Category Archives: Podcasts

Episode 202 – Sunset over the Horizon

Modern Horizons was an extremely important Magic set for the state of the game, and this week we’re taking a retrospective look at it. Was the idea good? Was the implementation good? How would we like them to proceed with the Modern Masters legacy going forward?

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Episode 201 – Board Games with Jon Stern

Jon Stern joins us this week to talk all about a shared passion we share outside of Magic – Board games! Here’s a list of the games we talk about in this episode:

Hanabi

Biblios

Onitama

7 Wonders Duel

Puerto Rico

Quacks of Quedlinburg

Clank!

Bridge

Spirit Island

Agricola

Join us again next week for more of your regularly scheduled MTG content!

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Episode 200 – The Hogaak Showgaak

Find out the full scoop on the Hogaak deck that Ben and Sam played at the Mythic Championship, as well as the other variants of the deck. We also cover the directions this powerful archetype can be taken in upcoming Modern tournaments – at least until the next Banned & Restricted announcement!

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Episode 199 – Modern in Barcelona

This week, Sam breaks down the decks he was considering for the Mythic Championship that’s getting underway in Barcelona! This episode was recorded a while in advance for scheduling reasons, so we’ll catch back up with Sam and Ben next week to see how their team’s thinking evolved between the time of the recording and the tournament.

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Episode 197 – Philosophy of the Banlist

This week, Bridge from Below was banned from Modern. We’re using this to lead into a larger discussion of what kind of cards should be banned in which formats and the types of cards we expect to see banned going forward.

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Episode 196 – Scapeshift in Standard

This week we’re taking a look at a new strategy that is exciting in Standard – Scapeshift! Enabled by Field of the Dead, Scapeshift can create a horde of Zombies as a one-card win condition. Find out how we think that deck might look in this episode!

Here’s a link to the article discussed in the Patreon Question of the Week: https://arxiv.org/abs/1904.09828

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