Silence, Exile, and Cunning

Netdecking FNM

Derek puts together the Pro Tour winning deck off the net and takes it to his FNM. How does he end up?

All the Verdant Catacombs

Derek is obsessed with Black and Green, and looks to play Golgari in every format!

Breaking Bad Habits

What the hell is going on with my Limited game? How do I keep messing it up?

Standard Temur Report

I take Temur to battle at FNM, my first standard tourney in almost one year!

Khans Standard Metagame, Week One

Here I take a look at the new Standard metagame with Khans of Tarkir, along with some oddball decklists!

Extraction du Nord

I gotta get the hell outta New York, so I head to Montreal without mtg.

Brewing With Courser, Part Deux

My meditation on Courser’s impact in Khans of Tarkir standard continues!

It Begins With Courser

Where does standard go from here?

Team Draft League Update

Derek reflects on the summer of M15 and Team Draft League.

A Spike’s Wellness Primer

Derek applies systems he has studied over the past decade towards improving your EV at Grand Prix and PTQs.

My First PTQ in Ten Years

Derek hit a Modern PTQ this past weekend in Jersey, to see if his skills stood the test of time.