Field of the Dead in Modern
Field of the Dead has been terrorizing a bunch of different formats in Magic over the past year, and it got itself banned from several. Recently, to the surprise of many, it has also had an increasingly meaningful impact on Modern. Let's explore the various Field shells that currently populate the format.
Taking Control of Pioneer with Azorius
Ever since Pioneer's inception last October, White-Blue Control has been a mainstay of the format. Though various flavors have been in vogue during that time. Let's take a closer look at what the archetype used to look like and what its position might be following the recent bannings.
BUG Control in Modern
Following the ban of Arcum's Astrolabe from Modern, control players have to rediscover the archetype and readjust to the new environment. "Skurtai Control" is waiting in the wings to take over, quite likely the best successor to the previously dominating snow control value machines.
The Most Relevant Resource in Magic – Tempo
Magic is a game of resource management with three resources at its heart: cards, life, and often overlooked — tempo. While cards and life are very much quantifiable, tempo is a much vaguer term that is often misunderstood or outright neglected. However, it's the most relevant nowadays and deserves a closer look.
How to Sideboard with Control Decks
In Magic, you play up to two thirds of all games postboard. If you want to win at Magic, it's imperative for you to be proficient at sideboarding. This article focuses on one archetype which the author is known to have mastered. Let's take a deep look at your control deck's fifteen, how to pick and how to use them.