The Enlightenment of Narset
With her Ikorian incarnation, Narset, the set's third planeswalker, has come full circle, regaining all the colors of the Jeskai Way. What does this entail for the neuro-atypical kung-fu heroine? More importantly, what does it mean for the control decks that choose to embrace her Triome?
Three Mistakes to Avoid to Step Up Your Game
Magic players can be described in a number of ways, but one characteristic that we can all pride ourselves on is the fact that we strive to improve and play as well as possible. This article provides a handful of tips to help you avoid some common mistakes. It's time to really level up your game!
Yorion, Sky Nomad Rises in Modern
"Come slide down rainbows in the sky, let's fly away. Like a bird, you're free to see the boundless face of the earth. Let the wind blow you like a kite and glide away." This is what it feels like to try Yorion in Modern, where the sky is the limit and all your wishes come true by playing an 80-card deck.
#CMAskTheJudge Episode 85: Athreos and Mutants
Here's Episode 85 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 interaction between Athreos and merged creatures.
Famous Rules and Card Changes in Magic History
There's a debate raging at the moment over the possibility of fixing companions via an update to the rules. While unprecedented in recent memory, it would not be the first time cards changed their behavior after the fact. Let's take a look at some famous examples from Magic's past.
Interview with Artist Seb McKinnon
Seb McKinnon is one of the most prolific and possibly the most popular contemporary artist working on Magic: The Gathering. He is a true ambassador of the game's heritage, its past and present. In his work, he unites the deep fantasy flavor of the old days with today's more modern direction of Magic art.
The Certainty of Vivien
A minor subtheme of Ikoria seems to be the cheating of permanents from the library directly onto the battlefield, also known as what Grafdigger's Cage doesn't want you to do. Lukka proceeds onward to higher mana costs, while the new Vivien takes the opposite approach. Let's see how efficiently and to what end.
Piercing Prey in Modern with Gruul Obosh
Every time Ponza, the red-green posterboy of Modern, becomes viable, it disappears again rather quickly. Despite its upsides, it often struggles to close the game, while the prevalence of Astrolabe isn't helping either. Against all odds, it enjoyed a glorious return to the spotlight recently, thanks to Ikoria.
Upgrading Ruthless Regiment on a Budget
Humans? Check. Aristocrats? Check. The Ruthless Regiment preconstructed Commander deck is a great option to play straight out of the box. But it's easy to improve, even on a limited budget. Let's take a look at some affordable and effective upgrades, so that you can better hold your own in your Commander playgroup.
#CMAskTheJudge Episode 84: Godzilla's Butt
Here's Episode 84 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 Zilortha, Strength Incarnate's ability …