News and Set Reviews
- Official Release of Innistrad—Bring on the rotation and release parties! Innistrad is officially ready for primetime!
- Innistrad Buy a Box Promo—Early birds get the . . . foil Devil’s Play.
- Innistrad Set Review White—LSV kicks off his pun-laden reviews with white and provides ratings for both limited and constructed play.
- Danger in Innistrad—Paulo Victor Damo de Rosa lists Liliana and Skaab Ruinator amongst the most dangerous cards in Innistrad.
Standard and Block
- Innistandard, Part Two (SCG$)— Gerry Thompson wasn’t done last week, so he’s back with whole new slew of deck lists including his likely choice for this weekend’s open.
- How to Prepare for States—Tim Landale sets forth his three rules for navigating uncharted waters, including , “Don’t play aggro.”
- A Variety of Decks—It’s no surprise that Heartless Summoning is one of the cards to catch Nick Spagnolo’s eye.
- Time to Brew with Innistrad—Adam Prosak works the angles on Grand Architect and Burning Vengeance.
- The Innovator’s Guide to Standard (SCG$)— Patrick Chapin give you the low down on Snapcaster decks, the Birthing Pod archetype, and even a couple of lightning fast red decks. Read part two here.
- Human After All—Jacob Van Lunen touts his GW human tribal deck as one of the fastest in the format.
- A Token Innistrad Deck—Travis Hall is excited to build around Parallel Lives.
- Haunted Humans in Standard—Craig Wescoe splashes blue in his newest WW build.
- I am a Forbidden Alchemist—Alexander Shearer flashes back on powerful card filterers from the past and shares a Standard list that takes full advantage of the new instant.
- Boneyard Mill—Mike Cannon teams a Boneyard Wurm with Spliterfright in this budget UG brew.
- Making Monsters—Lee McLeod jumps headfirst into a format where Innistrad’s flavorful tribes will see immediate play.
- Thoughts on Innistrad Sealed—Kyle Boggemess on how to play around the limited board sweepers and combat tricks in the format.
- Exploring a New Sealed Format—Jon Agley weighs his options and then builds a UW deck from his prerelease pool.
- The Ins and Outs of Innistrad Limited—Richard Bland builds a few sealed pools and drafts RB Vampires.
- Limited Information: Innistrad—Carrie Oliver lists her top five commons/uncommons for each color.
- The Problem with Green—Gregory Marques use M12 to demonstrate that Green needs a smoother curve and a first-pickable commons.
- Packing it In—Chas Andres prices out some retro drafts.
Vintage, Legacy, and Modern
- The Gang Cracks the Format—Paul Rietzl and some heavy-duty brewers served up some a spicy Splinter Twin list.
- Innistrad in Modern—Gavin Verhey searches high and low for Innistrad cards worth maindecking in Modern. Read part two here.
- Innistrad Vintage set Review—Brian DeMars discusses eternally relevant cards. (Hint: Most all of them can be pitched to Force of Will). Read Mark Hornung’s thoughts here.
- A Brave New Format—Christopher Walton discusses how the banning of Mental Misstep will unwarp the format.
- Dartsinnistrad—Adam Barnello digs up the eternally playable cards for his Legacy set review.
- Dredging up Dredge—Marius Van Zundert looks at an archetype famous for bending the rules of Magic to the breaking point.
Casual and Variant Formats
- Innistrad’s Commanders—Jeremy Blair makes a difficult decision as he chooses between a zombie warrior, a pair of saintly clerics, and a grandiose vampire.
- All that Glitters—Adam Styborski carefully chooses the Gold cards that make the cut for his Commander box. A useful resource for all Commander players looking for multi-colored inspiration.
- Casual Overview of Innistrad—Abe Sargent is digging on cards like Creeping Renaissance and Olivia Voldaren.
- Innistrad and Pauper—Alex Ullman has the inside track on the hot new cards for the all-commons format.
- Repel the Dark—Ertai’s Lament reviews the WG precon centered around teamwork and some humble weaponry.
- The Financial Value of Innistrad (SCG$)— Ben Bleiweiss’ financial set review is always a must read. There’s no two ways about it.
Theory and Miscellany
- A Review of Innistrad—Mike Linnemann and MJ Scott join forces to review the artwork and flavor text that bring the plane of Innistrad to life. Read day two here.
- How the Titans Ruined Standard—Frank LePore discusses how the powerful cycle of six drops is limiting deckbuilders and leading to a stagnant format.
- Fetishes in Magic ?!?!—Jesse Dana looks at the strange collections that spring up around Pet Cards and alternate art.