Overview of Magic constructed formats

At every MKM Series event, we offer many tournaments that follow the rules of the various constructed formats you can play Magic: the Gathering in. Learn more about these formats by clicking on any of the links below.

Modern Format

Modern Format

Modern is a non-rotating format with steadily increasing popularity. Almost every card that has been printed in a Standard legal expansion can be played…

Standard Format

Standard Format

Standard is the smallest widely played format in which Magic is played – in terms of card pool size. The latest 3 blocks make up the pool of legal cards…

Legacy Format

Legacy Format

Legacy is one of the “eternal formats”; in principle, every Magic card ever printed is playable, with the exception of a few banned cards…

Vintage Format

Vintage Format

Any card that does not use the outdated ‘Ante'-mechanic, or requires dexterity is allowed in Vintage, although the most powerful are restricted to one copy per deck…

Old School Format

In the words of one of the biggest fans of Old School: This format is played just for the love of the old cards, the style of the old game “Magic”, and not for big tournaments or winning prizes…

Commander Format

Created and popularized by fans, the Commander variant is usually played in casual Free-for-All multiplayer games, although two-player games are also popular…

Highlander Format

There can only be one! In Highlander, every card can only be included in your deck once. On top of that, the minimum number of cards in your deck is 100.

Learn more over at http://www.highlandermagic.info

Pauper Format

The Pauper Format originally gained popularity in Magic Online, so much so that it turned into one of the official Constructed Formats. The only cards legal in this format are Commons.