Playmat Icons: Demons
Tormentor of souls, brokers of deals, or just plain deliverers of vicious brutality, Demons often make for the scariest presence on the battlefield. They come in all sinister shapes and horned forms, and black is their favorite color. So if you're willing to strike a bargain with them, be ready to plunge into darkness.
Three Modern Decks to Play After the Bans
Last week, five more cards have been banned from Modern in one of the biggest announcements in recent memory. This caused quite a stir, killing some strategies and making others (even) better. Which decks can we expect to see rise to the top now? We can quickly come up with at least three!
Elves Making a Comeback with Kaldheim
With Kaldheim giving us so many new Elves, it's no surprise how everybody thought the tribe was finally making a big return. However, it's been out of the meta for so long that everyone lost count. It would probably take a miracle … Are the new cards, together with the most recent bans, just that?
#CMAskTheJudge Episode 118: Boasting Beast
Welcome to Episode 118 of Cardmarket's AskTheJudge series. Each episode includes a video that poses a question regarding the rules of Magic. Watch the video, comment with your answer, and then check your work below. This week's question is about the new boast ability and one peculiar interaction …
Legacy After the Bans: Winners and Losers
The ban hammer has hit Legacy hard, resulting in a much-needed upheaval of mythic proportions. With the metagame in turmoil, it's time to let old staples fall by the wayside and to resurrect even older staples. Here's a look at the future of the format, at losers, winners, and decks to play!
The Ultimate Guide to Cryptic Command
Cryptic Command has always been a part of Modern, albeit important to different extents. It's been a tool of control decks for a very long time, performing a key function as both interaction and card advantage. Let's explore the card fully and unlock all of its potential for beginners and advanced players alike!
VIDEO: Every Kaldheim Commander Ranked From A-E
Kaldheim is finally here! This set has some of the most unique mechanics we have ever seen attached to a legendary creature. A new Doubling Season, a discard commander that steals permanents and a leader that turns excess burn damage into a win condition.
Commander Deck Tech: Orvar of the Oh-So Many Tokens
Move over, Mistform Ultimus! Orvar, the All-Form is here to replace you as the ultimate Shapeshifter commander. Unlike other Shapeshifters who can become copies of other permanents, Orvar plays more like a spellslinging commander with the added benefit of creating tokens—a unique design space.
VIDEO: What the Hell Happened to Pioneer
Just over one year ago, Pioneer was the fresh and new Magic format that everyone was excited about. Showing promise of a return to the golden age of Khans of Tarkir Standard, Pioneer gave us hope of being able to play some of our favorite cards from recent memory again.
The Finest Vintage: Breach
The time has come to take a look at a deck that does what most people want to do when they think of Vintage. After Dredge and Shops, it's time to examine the blue part of the Vintage metagame and what is currently its most prominent representative. It's time to power up and jump into the breach!