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The Most Open Modern Metagame Ever?

It's been a bit since my last article, and while I have sat back and kept a general eye on how Modern has been going, so much of the Magic Twitter drama has been focused on other formats. While it's been quieter about Modern, one of the most common refrains I have been hearing the last couple weeks is just how wide open the format feels. Sure you can register one of the Top 10 decks I will be discussing today (at least according to Goldfish) and probably have a decent night against a lot of opponents, but even decks outside the Top 10 can show up and wreck face. Modern is definitely a format where your matchups matter....a LOT...but given how in the last few years we would often see multiple decks above 10% of the meta and 4 or 5 taking up over 60% just by themselves, it's refreshing to see more variety.

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Disney+ MCU Reflections Issue #32: “What If…” Episode 9

It's the conclusion of the first two-parter in "What If..." and boy is it a doozy. This episode is a culmination of everything we have seen this season. Infinite Ultron presents a threat to the entire multiverse, but he's not the only one. When we left off last week, the Watcher decided to break his oath. Now we pick up with the consequences of that decision.

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Disney+ MCU Reflections, Issue #31: “What If…” Episode 8

Watcher. Comics fans will remember Uatu, a member of the race of Watchers, immortal beings of great power whose duty is to observe events, but never intervenes. In this episode, however, The Watcher not only observes events but finds himself participating when Ultron threatens the existence of every universe. The Watcher becomes a character rather than simply a narrator, and must decide whether or not to violate his Prime Directive.

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A Modern Take on Magic’s Third Trip to Innistrad, Midnight Hunt

Greetings programs!! We have a new set out in the world, and it's our third time visiting the gothic-horror plane of Innistrad. Midnight Haunt focuses on the Werewolf side of things, and the upcoming Crimson Vow set is built around a vampire wedding. I wanted to take a look at the new set and see what cards I thought would be strong in Modern, as well as the usual chunk of cards that are questionable or really need things to align for them to do much. I've been avoiding other articles and results so I can give my opinions untainted. Let's go ahead and dive in. You can see the whole set here on the Mothership or over at Scryfall.