Metagame

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Who Beats Whom in the Current Standard Metagame?

Unfortunately, Brian DeMars won’t be able to play his local MagicFest with the COVID-19 cancellations, but he won’t let his preparation for Standard go to waste either! He’s got a matchup matrix for each of the most popular decks in the format.

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The Best Decks in Standard Right Now

This is one of the most diverse Standard formats we’ve seen in some time, with aggro, midrange, control, and combo all viable. Martin shows you the best decks in the format, and his top 3 picks for this weekend.

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Pauper at the Start of 2020

Alex Ullman takes an in-depth look at the Pauper metagame to start the year. We know Tron rules the format, but are there legitimate challengers?

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There Are 3 Viable Builds of Mono-Red

Standard events are starting in full swing, and Silvestri has Red pegged as the archetype to play, but there are three good options. He breaks down Mono-Red, Medium Red, and Bigger Red.

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Pauper Boros Guide

Through changing bans and metagames, Boros has been a dominant force in Pauper. Brian DeMars does a deep dive on the archetype, breaking down the variants and his favorite lists.

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