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Printing New Cards Directly Into Modern Failed

Roughly a year after its release, Modern Horizons‘ attempt to print new cards directly into Modern may have finally finished proving itself a mistake.

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Should Drannith Magistrate Have Been Banned in Brawl?

Drannith Magistrate did not need to be banned in Brawl two weeks ago. And the fact that it was says a lot about how Magic R&D expects players to build and play Brawl decks.

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For Me, There’s No Point to Pioneer … Yet

Two weeks ago, Wizards of the Coast announced a new, officially-sanctioned constructed format, and … for some reason people think it’s a big deal? They’re like, excited to brew new decks for it and stuff?

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Personally, I don’t think there’s any point to putting too much thought into the new Pioneer format just yet. And by the end of this article, you might agree with me.

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Matt Plays Modern – 1/18 Banlist Thoughts

Well then.

This weekend, Wizards of the Coast was forced to announce the Oath of the Gatewatch Banned and Restricted List updates early due to some players finding out about them through Magic Online filters. The news was pretty big for Modern:

Who knew that the last match from last week’s post was basically a sendoff for both decks? Continue reading “Matt Plays Modern – 1/18 Banlist Thoughts”