Bradcifer goes over what can be done with the *other* lords from Dominaria United in Pioneer.
Brad dives deep into the history of Rakdos Sacrifice in Pioneer, before looking at where the archetype is heading with the release of Dominaria United!
Brad explorers the sometimes frustrating color pairing of Dimir and how it may break into the current meta.
Bradcifer looks to decipher WOTC's ban philosophy - both recently and not-so-recently - and comes to an uncomfortable realization.
Our team drops their first impressions of the NEW Pioneer Challenger decks
An archetype requested with insane consistency to be a part of LATP, and one that is near and dear to many; Boomer Jund, has finally got its place in shine in todays LATP
Bradcifer goes over the struggles of mental health and how they are related to our favorite card game
Cycling has always been a fan-favorite mechanic in Magic: The Gathering. It’s simple, efficient, and just a really great mechanic overall. For the first time, I conducted a poll within our Patreon community to choose this month’s LATP entry, and they voted on Cycling!
New Capenna is upon us, and with it has come the return of Shards and the focus on these three-color pairings. The return to Shards also comes the return of both Charms and Ascendancies, the latter of which Bradcifer breaks down and brews here.
IslandGoSAMe and Bradcifer showcase the nuances of card evaluation by taking two sides on a planeswalker that has been spoiled for Streets of New Capenna to much hype by the Magic community: Ob-Nixilis, the Adversary
Bradcifer and Tyrant of Tales make the case for Kethis, the Hidden Hand to return from exile and rejoin a Pioneer meta that is largely prepared to deal with creature-based combo decks.
In an announcement made today, Wizards of The Coast has announced a return to the Pro Tour, with Pioneer as the first round of Regional Championships. The first Pro Tour will feature Pioneer and Limited.
Ascendancy Combo is a deck that has existed in some form or another in Pioneer throughout the existence of the format. Built around the namesake card, Jeskai Ascendency, the deck is arguably one of the fastest, most consistent combo-win decks in Pioneer.
Lurrus of The Dream Den is banned in Pioneer, which means that permanents of three mana or greater are finally back on the menu! Let's get into some of the options.
Lurrus of the Dream Den has been banned from Pioneer (and Modern). The PlayingPioneer community reacts here.
The triome cycle has finally been completed thanks to Streets of New Capenna and Pioneer is about to have an incredible mana base available to decks in three or more colors that can afford to run tapped lands. Let's look at the possibilities!
Everyone’s favorite elemental has seemingly been absent from the Pioneer format. A card so powerful, it was banned in both Standard and Historic. We’ve seen him pop up periodically over the course of his life in Pioneer, but currently there are no decks that are really made for Omnath. Here, Bradcifer brews three.
The goal is to find a deck that could fit the mold of a traditional midrange deck, but doesn’t play the color black. Is that viable, or do we need to either skew back into black or play a deck that is more combo centric masquerading as a midrange deck?
Rakdos has been a mainstay color pairing in Pioneer since the very beginning of the format. Starting with Rakdos Dreadhorde Arcanist (or Young Pyromancer), evolving into Rakdos Midrange, and lately, Rakdos Blood. So which variant is the best currently? And which variant best suits your play style?