Modern Institute of Technology

1st Place Modern PPTQ Report with Valakut Breach

Shawn shares his experiences sending Primeval Titan Through the Breach to win a Modern PPTQ.

42 Land Seismic Swans Won a State Championship

Shawn breaks down a sweet and affordable Seismic Swans deck that won Idaho Modern States, all for the price of a Grand Prix entry fee.

Vigorously Scrubbing Out

Shawn picks up Amulet Titan more than a year after Summer Bloom is banned. Read all about it in this not-quite-tournament-report.

Magic and Hoarding

Shawn returns to talk about the experience of liquidating the bulk from his collection.

On SCG Dallas

Shawn discusses the Top 32 of the SCG Dallas Modern Open and the prevailing narratives of the weekend.

Decisions, Decisions

Shawn contemplates decisions on what to play for the upcoming Modern PPTQ season.

Standard Grixis PPTQ Report

Shawn writes about his recent Standard PPTQ win playing Grixis.

Two PPTQs & Two GPs

Shawn discusses his experiences at two local PPTQs and recaps GPLA & GPCHAR

On the Bubble & SCG Indy

Shawn talks byes, Bubble Hulk, and SCG Indy.

The Problem With Two-Headed Giant

Here’s the problem with Two-Headed Giant: the the games are too damn long.

Two Plays

Shawn discusses two excellent play decisions he saw over the weekend, one in Modern at the SCG Open and one in Standard at a local gameday.

SCG Modern States, Part One

Shawn discusses the first wave of results from SCG Modern States.