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.
Hello again everyone. It's been awhile since my Modern Horizons 2 (MH2 the rest of this article) review and it was time to write something else about Modern, and I was having some issues with inspiration. Between a new job and my family, there hasn't been much of a Magic focus for me besides trying to acquire MH2 cards that don't cost unreasonable amounts. Stupid Ragavan. So I was thinking it was time to discuss the deck that I've played in various forms in formats all the way back to when I first started in '95'. Burn.
Welcome to the 4th and final piece of my set review of Modern Horizons 2 from a competitive point of view. I hope you have enjoyed what I've written so far, and just know, it's an awful lot of words, URLs, and images. It's also a lot of fun, so let's dig into the Black cards!
We're back, exploring the expansive world of Magic's latest set, injecting flavor and power directly into the most popular constructed format, Modern. Today's menu includes Artifacts, White, and Blue cards, and I hope you are saving room for dessert, because the final part will cover Black, Red, and Green, the colors of "Jund People" everywhere.
Everyone loves preview season, although it feels like one is always just around the corner these days with as much product as Wizards is producing. That's ok though, it gives us plenty of things to write about, and I always like getting to check out new cards. Prerelease events are the best, because then I'm getting to be one of the first people outside of Wizards to get to play with the new cards. Minus everyone playing online, because everything is there so much earlier now.