Arena Exploits: Adventures in Mythic/Simic
Maintaining a Top 100 Mythic rank on MTG Arena's ladder is a tough grind, especially in today's Standard where all decks fight on plenty of axes and most matchups are fifty-fifty. How about a deck that's as broken as it gets, more consistent than many, and almost too much fun to play?
Arena Exploits: A Theros Beyond Death Draft Walkthrough
Recently, I peaked at #2 on MTG Arena's ladder. Along the way, I recorded all the decisions from one of my Drafts, so that you can see how it's done. While it's not as easy to exploit the bot behavior anymore, there are tricks to Theros Beyond Death Limited with general application even outside the program.
Data from Grand Prix Lyon: Who Beats Whom in Standard?
We don't get much in the way of data nowadays. But the most recent Grand Prix in Lyon gave us some. For example, we can glean a little information about how the major deck archetypes of current Standard match up against each other. Who beat whom? Look here — there's insight inside!
Limited Lessons from Prerelease Weekend
Sealed Deck is a different animal than Booster Draft. Nonetheless, it's the best way to get acquainted with a lot of new cards quickly, to learn the parameters of a Limited environment, and to find recurring patterns. Here are some lessons from having played with twenty Sealed Decks!
Countdown to Christmas 2019: Sorceries
Today, we reveal the final pieces of the puzzle posed by our Christmas contest. Things end with fireworks, as we take a look at the four most popular sorcery cards of the year. We have a list of winners too, and of course there are some Christmas presents to hand out.