Podcast Episodes

Episode 62: Gerry! Gerry! Gerry!

The Magic: the Gathering World Championship was this weekend as you may…or may not… have known. With GerryT choosing to sit this one out in protest of WotC’s treatment of pro players and organized play, we’ve got Serious Thoughts about what this means for Magic. Plus! Collins played some big colorless monsters this weekend and CCR goes into his European experience. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Episode 61: Guilds of Ravnica Constructed Set Review

CCR is back from Germany, just in time to review the hottest new set around. Whether you’re excited about hyper aggressive Boros builds or the most value heavy Golgari deck this side of an EDH table, Guilds of Ravnica has something for you–and we’re going through all the constructed hopefuls. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Episode 59: Reid Duke, Reactive Decks, and Return to Ravnica

This week! We’re talking GP Reid Duke and how totally rad coverage was this past weekend. Slightly less importantly: we’ve got Guilds of Ravnica Spoilers! And since spoiler season is starting we’re going to take some time to talk about the cards that are leaving the format, what holes we’re trying to fill, and what we’re looking for in spoiled cards.

Come hang out! Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Episode 58: The Spirit of Modern

Modern’s moving faster than ever! With GP Prague and SCG Baltimore behind us we’ve got some new decks taking over the top tier of the metagame–are UW control, spirits, and hardened scales here to stay? And what’s the deal with Vengevine? Plus we talk about making mistakes and how to respond to them. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Episode 56: From Hardened Scales to Hard-to-Crack Metas

Fasten your seatbelts and harden your scales, because standard and modern are moving quick! But we’re here to break the formats down and take a look at the latest tech popping up in tournaments all over the physical and digital realms. Plus: what to do when you feel like your metagame calls keep falling short, even while other people seem to succeed again and again.

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music!

Episode 54: Modern Madness!

SCG Indy is over and done, and brought some huge changes to the modern format! So this week we’re talking Militia Bugler, Wizard’s Lightning, and Drogskol Captain. Even a little Vengevine for spice! Plus we settle once and for all whether Jeskai Control is unplayable in Modern. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Episode 53: Of Horses and Humans

This week we’re talking two maindeck cards that completely transform tough matchups: Vine Mare in monogreen and Militia Bugler in modern humans. Plus looks at the latest in standard and modern and thoughts on when not to make the intuitive play. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Episode 52: It’s Easy Being Green

CCR managed to top 8 the MODO ptq this weekend with standard’s hottest deck: Steel Leaf Stompy! Chris and Collins talk about its place in the meta and how to attack standard. Plus! Week one legacy results are in and we take a look at how everyone’s getting along without their favorite mana elf and free peek. Come hang out! Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Episode 51: And Featuring Zan Syed as Himself!

Friend of the show Zan Syed took down SCG Atlanta with Infect, so we had to get him on! We talk tournament prep, from brewing strategies to learning new decks, dealing with disappointment, and what’s next for team Lotus Box. Come hang out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.

Episode 50: On Probes and Poison Counters

Man, have we got some stuff to talk about today! From WotC’s great decision to ban Gitaxian Probe and Deathrite Shaman, to WotC’s questionable decision to invite Hearthstone streamers to an 8-man with 150k in prizes, this has been a busy week. Plus, we talk some modern, especially infect of both the BG and UG varieties. Don’t miss out!

Thanks as always to Wave Sunray for our music.