Episode 95 – London MCQ Results

Episode 95 – London MCQ Results

 
 
00:00 / 01:33:37
 
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So much to talk about this week. We talk about some global results from Magic Fests, then we get to compare them to local results from the MCQs hosted by Dark Sphere and Axion Now. We also talk about some of our favourite previews so far.

News: 1:00
Local Results: 26:30

Deep dive: 44:30

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Thought-Knot Seer by Svetlin Velinov.
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 94 – First Results Post B&R

Episode 94 – First Results Post B&R

 
 
00:00 / 01:15:05
 
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This week we take a look at how the formats have adapted now that the banned and restricted updates have come into effect. We take a look at modern and standard from the SCG, and decklists from the MCQ at Dark Sphere last weekend are available on the Standard Intelligence website.

News: 1:50
Deep dive: 18:40

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Urza, Lord High Artificer by Grzegorz Rutkowski.
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 93 – Big Banned and Restricted Updates

Episode 93 – Big Banned and Restricted Updates

 
 
00:00 / 01:28:27
 
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This week we have a lot to talk about. Standard and Modern have had a massive shake up with both the bans and unbans. This week we discuss our opinions on the targets as well as what we expect the effects to the metagames will be.

News: 1:00
Deep dive: 5:40

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Rampaging Ferocidon by Jonathan Kuo.
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 92 – New Competitive Magic System

Episode 92 – New Competitive Magic System

 
 
00:00 / 01:20:38
 
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Last week new information came out about the new organised play system to be introduced going forward, so we talk about that to hopefully explain how it all works and our feelings on the new system. We also talk a bit about card selection.

News: 1:00
Deep dive: 36:20

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Steel Leaf Champion by Chris Rahn.
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 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.