Category Archives: Podcasts

Episode 194 – Draft Analysis: Modern Horizons

This week we’re reviewing every pick from Shuhei Nakamura’s Top 8 Draft (which Ben was also a participant in!!) from GP Washington DC – follow along here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ZRAvRJk2PT3_vGCn8bj7u_gWJGSJ_cAMn-ByhkQxdKk/

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Episode 193 – Modern Horizons Limited

This week we’ve been doing some Modern Horizons drafts and we’re sharing our thoughts about which archetypes are strong in the format, and the implications the metagame may have for particular cards in draft.

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Episode 192 – New Decks on the Horizon

Modern Horizons might bring new decks to the forefront of Modern, or breathe fresh life into older decks that have stagnated as the format’s power level has creeped upwards. Find out some archetypes we think might be among them, and which cards we’re most interested in building around in these new and existing strategies.

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Episode 191 – The Mulligan

This week’s episode is all about the Mulligan – largely focused on one controversial mulligan in particular made recently by Ross Merriam. Here’s the post he made about it, which we reference heavily during the show: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qJ-c6wVr09evcVdTim09lE_EiHPMSRUkFniyMV0PlMk/ – huge thanks to him for making this reasoning public, which made this episode possible!

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Episode 190 – On the Horizon

This week we’re taking a look at some of the first spoilers from Modern Horizons! We also share our initial thoughts about the overall design and direction of the set. Find out which cards we’re excited in for both existing and new-to-Modern archetypes!

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Episode 189 – The MPL and the MOCS

This week we’re diving into some current events – changes in the structure/composition of the MPL, the Arena Mythic Championships, and our thoughts on the direction of competitive Magic! We also discuss the upcoming MOCS, which is this weekend!

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