From Around the Web
Playing the Legacy event at Grand Prix Las Vegas? Make sure you have the latest snapshot of the metagame. MTGGoldfish is the most reliable outlet for that kind of analysis, and you’ll want Sean Brown’s latest briefing at the ready.
The metagame has adjusted for Zombies, but knowing the deck and matchups inside and out will still get you through tough games. Zen Takahashi at MTGMintCard covers how to play Mono-Block Zombies against each of Standard’s major players.
Travis Allen of MTGPrice covers a few cards he expects to go up in value.
White-Black was the go-to choice for control just a few formats back, and it’s still got some appeal. Raphael Levy has a build he thinks can compete in the new Standard.
Being Transgender and Playing Magic: the Gathering: An Interview with Emma Handy, by Jason Coles, and Katie Roberts
At the risk of blowing up my comment section again, I’m going to double down on my apparently controversial statement that we should all work to make Magic a more inclusive game. Jason Coles and Katie Roberts interview Emma Handy on her experiences in Magic. Check it out.
ICYMI: 5 Posts from ChannelFireball
Some cards just have a knack for making players look foolish. LSV ranks the 8 most striking examples.
PV walks you through the process that lead him to play Temur Marvel at the PT, and his updated deck list going forward!
EDH comes to Magic Online in the form of 1v1 Commander. Learn the ropes from streamer and VSL competitor Rachel Agnes!
Mashi and EFro count down the 8 greatest tribal decks in Magic history!
Be a fly on the wall as CFB Fire discussed their evaluations of the rares and Mythics of Amonkhet Draft heading into Nashville!
Whenever my coworkers ask how my weekend was, I just say "good" because "I got manascrewed in Canada" requires too much explanation.
— Pat Cox (@wildestnacatl) May 22, 2017
After taking into account draft lessons at the Pro Tour, I've started to approach this format differently. pic.twitter.com/9YS0BrgcVd
— Luis Scott-Vargas (@lsv) May 20, 2017
I absolutely HATE marvel + ulamog together in standard. Spin, hit ulamog? Ok you win. Great game. Good job R&D, very enjoyable games! #vomit
— Martin Jůza (@MartinJuza) May 20, 2017
My opponent on MTGO just repeatedly reminded me that my victory was luck only. No skill. Getting lucky is precisely my plan. He gets it!
— Brian Braun-Duin (@BraunDuinIt) May 19, 2017
Research by William Lamping.