What makes a card playable in Pioneer? David Roberston breaks down the fundamental pillars with which any new card must profitably interact.
Author: David Robertson
Daily Brew: Abzan Counters with Luminarch Aspirant
Luminarch Aspirant is doubly explosive with a Hardened Scales effect. David explores the interaction in an Abzan Pioneer deck with eight Sneks.
Daily Brew: Mardu Vampire Channeler
Kaya’s Guile is good right now, and we love super medium Mardu decks. With Magmatic Channeler as our card of the week, the pieces started to click into place.
Daily Brew: Ninja Rogues in Modern
A Rogue Ninja is not like all the other Ninjas. Rogue Ninjas are independent, free thinkers. Not like all the Normie Ninjas. Baaa, Ninja Sheeple!
Daily Brew: Golgari Lands in Pioneer
BG Lands got some nice upgrades from Zendikar Rising, from Lotus Cobra to Nissa of Shadowed Boughs. David tries to put them all together with a little inspiration from Sam Black.
Daily Brew: Sea Gate Stormcaller in Neoform Combo
David can’t stop copying Naru Meha, Master Wizard. Can Sea Gate Stormcaller give this deck the boost it needs to compete?
Daily Brew: Forsaken Monument in Pioneer
Magic in 2020 has been ruled by big mana engines. Is Forsaken Monument a worthy successor to the mana doubling crown?