Modern Format Articles

  • Eldrazi Displacer
    Displacing the Modern Meta with Eldrazi and Taxes
    March 7, 2019
    Arca Gunay
    March 7, 2019
    It doesn't take much to notice that the Modern meta has been undergoing a shift lately, and that's not even getting into the recent ban. The current top contenders are without a doubt Death's...
  • Dark Depths
    The Difference Between Good Bans and Bad Bans
    February 18, 2019
    Kenny Keelan
    February 18, 2019
    No matter the format, whether it's competitive or casual, card legality is an important issue. Banlists are an important part of any format. While cards may be banned for a variety of reasons the reasoning...
  • Hydroid Krasis
    The Art of Magic: Choosing Your Deck
    February 11, 2019
    Kenny Keelan
    February 11, 2019
    There has been a lot of discussion over what makes someone a good Magic player. Some say that the deck makes the player, some say it's how the deck is played. Others go as...
  • Teferi's Protection
    The Art of Magic: Knowing Your Meta
    February 4, 2019
    Kenny Keelan
    February 4, 2019
    There has been a lot of discussion over what makes someone a good Magic player. Some say that the deck makes the player, some say it's how the deck is played. Others go as...
  • Archfiend of Ifnir
    Living End and A Lesson in Redirection
    November 7, 2018
    Cody McCowell
    November 7, 2018
    Hi there everyone! It's great to be back here writing for MTGCanada! I've taken a little over a month off from writing thanks to life, as happens sometimes. But I've had a lot of really...
  • Kolaghan's Command
    How Modern is getting more interactive
    September 27, 2018
    Darcy Hartwick
    September 27, 2018
    After a long road of bans and unbans, Modern seems to have finally arrived at its destination as a diverse format. Long gone are the format pillars of Splinter Twin and Birthing Pod. They've been replaced with decisively...
  • Archfiend of Ifnir
    First-Time SCG Experience: Syracuse, NY
    September 25, 2018
    Cody McCowell
    September 25, 2018
    Over the weekend of September 15 and 16th, I attended my first StarCityGames.com Open event in Syracuse, NY. It was nothing like what I expected and was an absolutely fantastic trip for my group...
  • Should we ban Ancient Stirrings?
    September 6, 2018
    Peter Shmanka
    September 6, 2018
    That Tron deck just always casts Karn on turn three! That Krark-Clan Ironworks deck still combo’d me after all the graveyard hate I sided in! That Amulet Titan player just turn three’d me after I...
  • Matter Reshaper
    The Modern Rogue Report - Colourless Eldrazi Aggro
    August 29, 2018
    Cody McCowell
    August 29, 2018
    Hey there everyone, and welcome back to 24th instalment of The Rogue Report! It's been a little while, but last time I promised to take a look at something more competitive for the current Modern...