This is the place to be if you like Constructed Magic: The Gathering. This category contains articles on Standard, Modern, Legacy, Vintage, Commander, and pretty much any other format where you pre-build decks and then play them against other pre-built decks. Read the latest competitive strategies on Magic’s most popular Constructed formats.
Rotation Grief: Throne of Eldraine, Part 1
The Standard rotation is upon us again! Time to acknowledge the disappearance from our decks of all the cards from the four rotating sets. We begin this journey of grief (or perhaps jubilation) by looking into the white, blue, and black cards Standard will lose when Throne of Eldraine rotates out.
Modern Is Effectively a Rotating Format Now
Magic players are absolutely in love with playing their pet decks for as long as they possibly can. Thankfully, Magic offers a wide selection of formats that allow for exactly such an experience. However, the most popular competitive format, Modern, seems to be losing this key feature.
Velomachus's Modern Moment
Modern has always been and continues to be a brewers' paradise. People's creativity is indomitable. This time is no different. Let's savor the moment and move quickly. Swoop in at high velocity, at least Mach 1. Then—lore and behold—we take all the turns, at least from now until the end of the game.
AFRaid? New Pioneer Tech: Blessed, Book, Bards
Such is the advantage of a smaller format unburdened by the weight of decades worth of Magic cards: With just a little aid from the latest set—AFR for short—the Pioneer landscape is three decks richer: Here's what Moon-Blessed Cleric, The Book of Exalted Deeds, and Bard Class are up to!