The New Kid in Town

Move over Mardu, there’s a new favorite in standard. With Amonkhet on the rise, being out for almost a month, the meta has begun to shift. At this point, the Pro Tour has three of the eight main decks centered on zombies, and they’re taking the top.  We could even say “zombies are rising”, (and … Continue reading The New Kid in Town

Martin Drafts Magic: Preference while drafting

Welcome back!  This week we will be discussing the importance of preference while drafting. So, let’s define preference in the context of a draft.  Preference is when you prefer a certain color combination or strategy over others.  Blind preference would be something like, “I always draft aggressive green decks.”  Informed preference could be, “in Kaladesh … Continue reading Martin Drafts Magic: Preference while drafting

Martin Drafts Magic: Introducing a new draft article series!

Hello everyone!  Welcome to my first article about drafting magical cards of goodness.  This will be a biweekly (every two weeks) column which focuses on improving our draft game.  I will be tackling four different types of articles as we progress. First will be articles like this one, which cover general draft strategy.  These articles … Continue reading Martin Drafts Magic: Introducing a new draft article series!