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A Look at the Top 16 Modern Decks from Cardmarket Series Barcelona

Event CoverageBy TobiH (2019-10-04)

As usual, the Modern field at the most recent stop of the Cardmarket Series was the most diverse. The Top 16 featured no less than 15 different archetypes! Let's take a look at the best of what the format has to offer now, after the departure of Hogaak and Faithless Looting plus the addition of Stoneforge Mystic.

Spicy Decks from Mythic Championship IV

ConstructedBy Rone (2019-08-30)

Modern is a new format after the recent banning and unbanning. People are looking to brew tons of new decks, but Rone decided instead to look back at Mythic Championship IV Barcelona. Sure, the decks were tuned for Hogaak, but maybe there were some gems that you could adapt in the new Modern.

A Beginner's Guide to Pauper Archetypes Part 1

ConstructedBy WileCoyote (2019-03-25)

Join Mark as he travels through the current Pauper meta and gives you a snapshot of a few of the hot decks right now. From Delver to Control to straight Creature-based Aggro, He's got the lowdown!

Define This: Tempo

ConstructedBy Moudou (2019-02-01)

In the current set of chapters on Define This, we are going into more specific notions of the vocabulary. While some words are easy to define, some have a sturdy theoretical background, or are simply not easy to describe as such. After going through CA and tiebreakers, let's work on a notion that isn't properly defined: tempo.

Potential Pauper Playables in Guilds of Ravnica

ConstructedBy WileCoyote (2018-10-23)

Guilds of Ravnica is out and like the majority of Magic the Gathering players, I was looking over the spoilers with interest. However, I was not looking for splashy mythic cards to wreck my bank balance to compete in Standard, I was looking for cool common cards that could become a force in Pauper.

Budget Decks to Get into Modern

ConstructedBy HansD (2018-05-16)

Modern can be pricey, and it’s not easy to figure out the right way to find an entry point into the format. While there’s plenty of resources about the topic on the Internet, I wanted to write this article to give a perspective about the topic of getting into Modern on a budget as another resource for those of you that find yourself in this position. I hope that you’ll find it helpful as you begin your Modern journey!

The 5 Most Underrated ETB Midrange Creatures

EntertainmentBy Kumagoro (2018-03-06)

Enters the battlefield is a Magic trigger that immediately catches our attention when we peruse the creatures of a new set. What better way to infuse value into a higher CMC critter than to add a juicy ETB clause? Let's see which ETB creatures have flown under the radar thus far.

Mardu Vehicles: Past, Present, and Future

ConstructedBy Rone (2018-02-19)

Mardu Vehicles has been a popular archetype in Standard since Kaladesh released. The deck has faced one of the most troublesome metas in Standard history with four separate ban announcements, one format rotation, and yet it has, through it all, managed to be a fairly well represented deck. Let’s crew it!

Back to Basic Lands: Mono Color Decks in Modern

ConstructedBy Rone (2018-01-31)

Starting over in Magic is always difficult, especially Eternal formats where there is no rotation, and card staples tend to be expensive. Fortunately, there are some budget archetypes that allow you to start playing Modern and then evolve into a tier deck. Today, we are going to break down some mono color decks for Modern.

5 Pauper Decks for Beginners

ConstructedBy RyanS (2018-01-29)

With the sudden spotlight on Pauper, the commons only format, a lot of new players want to give it a shot, but where to begin? What decks to play? Here I list 5 Pauper decks that are super cheap and provide a good introduction to the format, perfect for beginners.

GP Gift

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-07-25)

Show us your creativity and your mad skills in Prague!

Evolving Wilds

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-05-17)

Where is Standard headed after the Pro Tour?

FAILED UPLOAD: A Look at the Top 16 Modern Decks from Cardmarket Series Barcelona

ConstructedBy TobiH (2019-10-08)

As usual, the Modern field at the most recent stop of the Cardmarket Series was the most diverse. The Top 16 featured no less than 15 different archetypes! Let's take a look at the best of what the format has to offer now, after the departure of Hogaak and Faithless Looting plus the addition of Stoneforge Mystic.

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Cardmarket Decks

Standard

MTGO
MTGO Competitive Standard League
18.09.2017
6th
Nationals 2017 - Dominican Republic
17.09.2017
2nd
Nationals 2017 - Dominican Republic
17.09.2017
1st
Nationals 2017 - Russia
17.09.2017

Modern

5-8
Star City Games Classic Cincinnati
24.03.2019
5-8
Shadowy Thoughts Open @ Comic Kings
30.09.2018
5-8
Grand Prix Stockholm 2018
16.09.2018
MTGO
MTGO Modern PTQ
09.09.2018

Vintage

MTGO
MTGO Vintage Challenge
22.04.2018

Commander

5-8
ZAP Avril @ Palaiseau
21.04.2019
5-8
Master Zap @ Palaiseau (France)
06.01.2019
5-8
Snow-Covered Cup 2018 @Moscow
09.12.2018
2nd
EDH Noël Gob'l'Ain @ Ambérieu-en-Bugey
15.12.2018

Pauper

3-4
Dimagames Special Event Pauper @ Dimagames, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
13.04.2019
3-4
Dimagames Special Event Pauper @ Dimagames, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
13.04.2019
1st
RIW Hobbies Spring 1k @ Livonia Michigan
16.03.2019
4th
5k Pauper @ Ongkeco's Hobbyshop (Philippines)
16.03.2019

Highlander

7th
MGM 11 Berlin
03.03.2018
8th
Tiki Cup Frankfurt
21.10.2017
3rd
Metagame Masters #8 Berlin
04.03.2017
2nd
Metagame Masters #9 Berlin
03.07.2017
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