Two Sides of the Same Coin: Ob Nixilis, the Adversary
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 muc... Read more.
The Case For Unbanning Kethis
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 cre... Read more.
Breaking: Wizards Announces Return to Pro Tour, Beginning with Pioneer
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... Read more.
The State of: Four-Color Ascendancy Combo
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 As... Read more.
Like a True Pioneer! An Exploration of: A World Without Lurrus
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 opti... Read more.
Goodbye, Lurrus, My Old Friend
Lurrus of the Dream Den has been banned from Pioneer (and Modern). The PlayingPioneer community reacts here.... Read more.
The Impact of the Completed Triome Cycle
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... Read more.
Like a True Pioneer: An Exploration of Omnath, Locus of Creation
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... Read more.
Like a True Pioneer: An Exploration of Non-Black Midrange In Pioneer
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 s... Read more.
Pioneer Rakdos: The Good, The Great, and the Ugly Titan of Death’s Hunger
Rakdos has been a mainstay color pairing in Pioneer since the very beginning of the format. Starting with Rakdos Dreadhorde Arcanist (or Young Pyromancer), evol... Read more.