MH2/AFR #20. Five new brews with Esper Sentinel, and a frank conversation about Jumpstart Horizons and the Hasbro earnings report.
Month: July 2021
The Definitive Guide to Velomachus in Modern: Matchups, Sideboarding, and Future Directions
David Helfenstein (MrRaeb on MTGO) presents a comprehensive primer and sideboard guide for Modern’s best combo control deck, 4c Velomachus Turns.
Breaking Bard: Legendary Combos for Bard Class in Modern and Pioneer
MH2/AFR #19. Bard Class provides an insane 1-card combo, pairing free mana with unlimited card draw. The deck is already good in Pioneer, but can it make the jump to Modern?
Modern Innovations: 7 Decks That Are Reshaping the Format
MH2/AFR #18. Hammertime sits at the top of the meta, but innovations continue apace. We look at Hard Evidence Velomachus, Kruphix’s Enchantress, Ragavan’s Kitchen, and more.
Goblin Zombardment: Infinite Combos with Shambling Ghast
MH2/AFR #17. Modern Goblin Bombardment got a surprising new toy in Shambling Ghast, an unassuming 1 drop that creates infinite loops with Liliana, Untouched by Death.
Breakout Cards of the Forgotten Realms in Modern and Pioneer
MH2/AFR #16. Ingenious Smith powers up Modern’s best deck, Tasha’s Hideous Laughter mills 30 cards, and Portable Hole gives Urza a new toy. Also: Demilich and The Book of Exalted Deeds.
Emrakul to the Face: Brainstone Combos with Calibrated Blast
MH2 #15. What’s better than Emrakul with haste? 15 damage directly to the face! Calibrated Blast offers some sneaky combo decks with a little help from Brainstone and friends.
Set Review: Brewer’s Guide to the Forgotten Realms, Part 2
MH2/AFR #14. Part 2 of our full set review of D&D Adventures in the Forgotten Realms, with a focus on brew-around potential in Modern and Pioneer.
Carth the Lion & The New Superfriends
MH2 #13. Don’t look now, but Modern has a new Superfriends deck. Carth the Lion offers a Niv-Mizzet quality value engine, with a bit of planeswalker combo mixed in.
Set Review: D&D Adventures in the Forgotten Realms, Part 1
MH2/AFR #12. Rakdos Lurrus and Glimpse of Tomorrow in Modern, plus Part 1 of our full set review for Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms.