Episode 91 – Standard Cycle in the MPL

Episode 91 – Standard Cycle in the MPL

 
 
00:00 / 01:13:30
 
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We check in on modern still doing modern things at a couple of local events as well as the results for the GP Minneapolis. Then Jon wants to talk about whats going on with the MPL metagame at the standard split.

News: 1:00
Local results: 24:20
Deep dive: 39:40

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Monastery Swiftspear by Steve Argyle.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.

Episode 90 – Checking in on standard

Episode 90 – Checking in on standard

 
 
00:00 / 01:25:29
 
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This week, we look at all of the local results from across the UK, and notice a distinct difference between the top 8 at the MCQs and the EMSQs. We then have a look at whats been going on in standard to give you a bisic overview of where the format stands ahead of the MCQ at Magic Fest Birmingham or the Team Trios at the upcoming Axion Now Mega Magic Weekend.

News: 1:40
Local results: 27:20
Deep dive: 48:20

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Scapeshift by Daniel Ljunggren.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.

Episode 89 – Mythic Championship IV Recap

Episode 89 – Mythic Championship IV Recap

 
 
00:00 / 01:09:46
 
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This week Jack and Jon discuss last weekends big results in modern, looking at this new world we currently exist in. As they quickly discover, the new world looks a lot like the old one.

Deep Dive: 1:40

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger by Michael Komarck.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.

Episode 88 – Pre Mythic Championship IV chat

Episode 88 – Pre Mythic Championship IV chat

 
 
00:00 / 01:06:49
 
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The podcast is now joined permanently by cohost Jon Partridge. This week we talk about Standard in Denver, Modern at home, and the Mythic Championship Barcelona.

News: 1:20
Local Results: 22:40
Deep Dive: 37:00

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Wrenn and Six by Chase Stone.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.

Episode 87 – Best practices for buying and selling cards

Episode 87 – Best practices for buying and selling cards

 
 
00:00 / 01:21:00
 
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This week we have guest host Dan St Hall-John on the show. We talk about new standard decks and the modern metagame. Danny then gives us his views of the different ways to buy and sell Magic cards, some tips and points out some potential pitfalls for selling cards as a way of supporting your hobby.

News: 3:20
Deep Dive: 25:40

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Force of Negation by Paul Scott Canavan.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.

Episode 86 – Modern without Bridge

Episode 86 – Modern without Bridge

 
 
00:00 / 01:28:56
 
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In a bit of a longer than usual show, this week we have Nikolas Ek on in the guest host chair. We talk about modern now that Hogaak has been banned as well as some interesting standard decks that have started pooping up on our radars.

News: 3:20
Deep Dive: 25:40

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis by Vincent Proce.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.

Episode 85 – First impressions of 2020

Episode 85 – First impressions of 2020

 
 
00:00 / 01:32:02
 
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In a bit of a longer than usual show, this week we have Jon Partridge on in the guest host chair. We discuss last weekend’s European Modern Series results, and what we think are going to be the most impactful cards from Core 2020 on the Standard format.

News: 2:10
Local Results: 30:00
Deep Dive:47:40

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Sorin, Imperious Bloodlord by Chase Stone.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.

Episode 84 – Magic Burnout

Episode 84 – Magic Burnout

 
 
00:00 / 01:14:26
 
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We look at some more previews from Magic 2020, and then have a discussion about Magic burnout, what can cause it and what you can do to help it. We also have some news on Simeon’s future with the Podcast

News: 1:10
Deep Dive: 33:40

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Chandra’s Outrage by Christopher Moeller.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.

Episode 83 – the surprise failures of WAR standard

Episode 83 – the surprise failures of WAR standard

 
 
00:00 / 01:03:23
 
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This week we talk a bit about the previews from Magic 2020, and then have a look at decks that didn’t make it, even in the incredibly diverse WAR standard, and maybe see if we can figure out what they were missing.

News: 1:10
Deep Dive: 36:40

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Judith, Scourge Diva by Wesley Burt.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.

Episode 82 – Reading Standings

Episode 82 – Reading Standings

 
 
00:00 / 01:18:32
 
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This week we go through the news and results from this week, and then go through how to read swiss standings at tournaments. We go through an example standings set from a recent MCQ to help explain some of the concepts we are discussing. These examples can be found over on StandardIntelligence.uk.

News: 1:30
Local Results: 9:20
Deep Dive: 25:30

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Mass Manipulation by Anthony Palumbo.
This podcast is supported by our patreons at Patreon.com/SIcast, as well as our sponsors, Axion Now. Head to AxionNow.com to find out about upcoming events and find singles on sale.