From Around the Web
Pauper Mono-Black gets another value creature from Rivals of Ixalan in a card that harkens back to archetype staple Phyrexian Rager. Alex Ullman at Gathering Magic takes a look at the possibilities for Dusk Legion Zealot.
Jake Vyper at Epic Stream offers a quick analysis of ascend, one of the new mechanics from Rivals of Ixalan.
If you rank ’em we’ll share ’em. I’m not sure it’s a hard rule, or even a good one, but you can’t go wrong with utter subjectivity on this site. Lauren Orsini at Forbes looks at the funniest cards in Unstable.
LSV covered the blue archetypes in Vintage Cube here, and if you’re looking for a deep dive on one of them, Justin Robb at MTGMintCard has U/R Splinter Twin covered.
The terrible cards make Magic just as special as the great ones do. Caliban at MTGGoldfish reviews a few of the worst cards that haven’t yet been rendered in full digital glory.
How large will your next Grand Prix be? Frank (attempts to) run the numbers.
PV offers 7 critical tips for first time Legacy players heading to Grand Prix Santa Clara!
Cube can be a daunting format, but master of the format LSV is here to guide you through the fundamentals.
Join Andrea Mengucci for another Legacy video as he pilots the original green-white rogue brew, Maverick!
Magic TV: LSV, Mashi, and TBS relive the 8 best moments in Magic last year!
I would like to apologize to the three people who I just absolutely manhandled in Cube with this saucy little number: pic.twitter.com/8dquW54YnB
— Owen Turtenwald (@OwenTweetenwald) January 2, 2018
Ive only suggested putting one banned card in a constructed deck so far in 2018. Not bad.
— William Jensen (@HueyJensen) January 3, 2018
C'mon, just once? pic.twitter.com/lUvyWTCa4G
— Marshall Sutcliffe (@Marshall_LR) December 26, 2017
The deck… Will I win a game?? pic.twitter.com/eKjeeFvrRA
— Paul Cheon (@HAUMPH) January 1, 2018
I just don't get Sneak Attack (I understand what the card does and how it wins) and why it is ALWAYS in the #VintageCube. Not fun to play with or against.
— Brian David-Marshall (@Top8Games) January 3, 2018
Research by William Lamping.