Category Archives: Podcasts

Episode 212 – Musings on Pioneer

There’s a whole new format that’s been announced since we last Podded – read all about Pioneer here:

We’re examining the format’s crucial characteristics – what is the mana like? What are the cards legal in this format that are banned in others? What’s the removal like?

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Episode 211 – A Rose in any other Format

The exact same Magic card can vary wildly in value from format to format. This week we’re examining the factors that cause this fluctuation, as well as some specific card examples that have gone from unplayable to premium between the years.

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Episode 210 – Common Mistakes in Limited

This week we’ve identified some of the most insidious types of errors we see people commit in Limited, and we’re unpacking them all! If there’s anything you think we missed, let us know and we’ll mention it next week!

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Episode 209 – First Decks of the Format

This week, after a healthy amount of nonsense and Happy Birthday singing, we covered the 8 decklists in the MPL this weekend. Here is a link to those lists if you’d like to follow along:

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Episode 208 – Eldraine Limited Primer

This week we’re taking a look at the archetypes in Throne of Eldraine – the payoffs, the enablers, and the color combinations they work best in! Of course we haven’t played any games yet, but hopefully this episode will give you a good starting point for your first few drafts of the format.

Be warned, there’s some heavy nonsense for the first 15 minutes – skip ahead if you want to get straight to the main topic!

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Episode 207 – Witch Cards are Good?

This week we’re examining more Throne of Eldraine cards – it turns out that the ones we’re most interested in talking about are almost all Black, so if you’re a fan of Swamps, this episode is for you!

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Episode 206 – The Tale Begins

This week we’re talking about more Throne of Eldraine cards, while Sam is on a weird thing about “The” correctly being used or omitted in card names.

Here are the cards we covered this week: Witch’s Vengeance, Opportunistic Dragon, Epic Downfall, Greedy Impulse, Harmonious Archon, Giant Killer, Charming Prince, Robber of the Rich (with a tangent into Outlaws’ Merriment), and Once Upon a Time.

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