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February 12, 2018 Banned and Restricted Announcement

For those of you unfortunately enough to reside underneath a rock, just a heads up, Modern got a few tweaks.

From Around the Web

The 12 February 2018 B&R Announcement

We’re facing a new world of Modern, but Eduardo Sajgalik’s article at MTGMintCard included his thoughts as recorded before the announcement. If offers some fun insight into just how surprised he must have been by the announcement, considering that he had both Jace and Bloodbraid Elf included under “Best Avoided (not necessarily oppressive, but Modern is better without).”

Returning to Magic: The Gathering, Two Decades Later

It’s the 25th anniversary of Magic this year, and we’ve all met that person who, upon hearing about your secret hobby, proclaims “Oh! Magic! I used to play that game. I thought about trying it again but, there’s so many new abilities now…” Charlie Hall at Polygon jumped in anyway, and recorded the results of his experience.

Why My Favorite Deck is Bad

Yeah, we’ve all been there. You invest a ton of time into the deck you like best, only to realize that it just doesn’t play out how you dreamt it up.

Brewing with Jace and Bloodbraid Elf

We’ve all got some ideas kicking around with the “new” cards in Modern, and the former World Champion doesn’t waste any time either, breaking out a few brews of his own with Jace and Bloodbraid.

The Return of the Modern Pro Tour

Get a quick rundown of the results of the Pro Tour from Filipe Rodrigues.


Welcome Back, Bloodbraid Elf

The master of midrange weighs in on the unbanning of the most terrifying weapon in Jund’s arsenal.

Jace and Bloodbraid UNBANNED: The Biggest Winners & Losers in Modern

Who comes out on top and who gets owned in the wake of Wizards’ announcement that Jace, the Mind Sculptor and Bloodbraid Elf are coming off the Banned & Restricted list in Modern?

Rivals of Ixalan Draft #2 | Channel BenS

Dive into another Rivals of Ixalan Draft with one of the greatest Limited minds in Magic!

Modern: It Ain’t Broke. Here’s Jace, the Mind Sculptor to Try and Fix It

Wizards introduced a monumental change to Modern with the unbanning of Bloodbraid Elf and Jace. Do they know what they’re getting into?

It’s a Calamity!

Ascend to the top of the food chain with Zacama!

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