September 6, 2018

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Should we ban Ancient Stirrings?

That Tron deck just always casts Karn on turn three! That deck still combo’d me after all the graveyard hate I sided in! That Amulet Titan player just turn three’d me after I d him! Ban ! Rawr! We’ve all heard this before. Whether at your local game store, a competitive REL event, or just from some streamer on Twitch. Modern is by no doubt Magic: The Gathering's premier format for...

August 28, 2018

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Why you should be playing Jund Shadow, and not Grixis

Hello fellow Modern Grinders, my name is Peter Shmanka. Just like yourselves, I'm looking for edges to win local tournaments to qualify for RPTQ’s. I won’t bore you with specific details, or a matchup analysis in this specific article. Instead, I’m going to begin by explaining my overall philosophy of the deck and Magic in general. Then I'll present my rhetoric that if you choose to sleeve...