Podcast Episodes

Grindcast Episode 128: Noko, Nopal, and, uh, Nycosynth Lattice

Oko is banned from modern, and he took some friends with him! This week we’re joined by Mox Opal aficionado Lee McLeod as we go over what these huge bans mean for the modern format going forward. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music!

Grindcast Episode 126: New Decade, Old Format: Modern Discussion and THB Spoilers!

It’s the new year! But still the same old modern, with Urza at the top of the heap. We’re talking mirrors, emry vs coatl, and even a bunch of new (and extremely noteworthy) Theros spoilers. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Grindcast Episode 125: Players’ Championship Palaver with Zach Allen

Collins is fresh off the PC, and we’re joined by Zach Allen to give a non-LotusBox perspective on the tournament and testing process. Lots of inside looks at the biggest little tournament of the year. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Grindcast Episode 123: The Player of the Year on Pioneer

ZAN WON PLAYER OF THE YEAR!! And unfortunately he can’t share much in the way of insights on the PC formats. But he joins us to talk all about the PC race, Team LotusBox’s evolution over the past year, and what he’s excited about for Pioneer now that everything’s banned. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Grindcast Episode 122: Burning Inquiries

Since Collins’s PC prep is hush-hush, we figured we’d do a mailbag episode! We cover everything from Collins-sized geese to smoochable planeswalkers. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Grindcast Episode 121: Got there.

Collins did it! After a long, hard-fought year he’s secured his spot in the SCG Players’ Championship. This week we’re talking about the Invi, locking in that spot, and what we’re looking at in all the PC formats that have just gone through HEAVY bans.

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Grindcast Episode 120: Going Ballistic: Invi Prep in the Lotus Box House

We’re working really hard on pioneer! And…not totally forgetting modern. The invitational is tomorrow so we’re bringing you everything we’ve learned in the run up to the biggest pioneer tournament yet!

Grindcast Episode 119: Pioneer Post-Ban Postmortem

They warned us, and they weren’t kidding! A whirlwind week, as we get Pioneer for the invitational, and then a swift ban of its two best decks. We’re breaking down what’s been working for us and what’s been whiffing in Magic’s shiniest new format. Come hang out!

 

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Grindcast Episode 118: Going for Br-Oko in Atlanta

The boys really did it this time, breaking modern in half by playing just a boatload of standard cards. Lotus Box put 4 players into the top 8 at SCG Atlanta, and Collins made the finals! So we’re talking about the Urza deck that got them there, and then we’re not able to help ourselves and switch gears to Pioneer. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Grindcast Episode 117: *Insert Pioneer Pun Here*

Well, that was a hell of an announcement, wasn’t it? Wizards of the Coast went out of their way to keep us from having to play historic, and we’re here with all the wild speculation and hot takes we can muster up. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.