Episode 27 – Preparing for GP Birmingham

This week we gather intelligence on 6 PPTQs TAU Gaming Ltd, Mana Gaming, Games Den, Element Games, The Games Shop, and Dartford Model Shop. Simeon and I go through all of the results to give you the heads up on what the standard format looks like ahead of the first premier paper event of the … [Read more…]

Episode 26 – First results from Dominaria Standard

This week we gather intelligence on 2 PPTQs, AC Comics and Tea@Hart, as well as looking at what the online metagame shows us may be in store for us at GP Birmingham. Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod

Episode 24 – Rivals of Ixalan Retrospective

Simeon and I gather intelligence on 2 PPTQs, Nerd Shak and Grumpy Goblin Gaming Emporium. We then have a look back at the evolution of the format, while also looking forward to next season. Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod

Episode 23 – Red is back in Black

This week we gather intelligence on a PPTQ at the Mug and Meeple, where Simeon competed. We also discuss playing at an RPTQ. Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod

Episode 22 – Top Picks for Dominaria Standard

With no tournaments to report on, Simeon and I talk through the cards we think will make an impact in standard. Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod

Episode 21 – Simeon’s highest finish… So far

We gather intelligence on 4 PPTQ’s this week, Game’s Den, Black Kat, Element Games, and Dark Sphere. We also have special guest Jon Partridge to talk about our coverage as well as Simeon’s hot run at the same PPTQ.

Episode 20 – Servo Facts of Life and Death

This week Simeon and I look into two PPTQ top 8s from AC Models and Freaking Awesome. Our deep dive is on a deck which makes use of a strategy we said on last weeks show would be one to consider when facing off against UB Control and Mono-Red – tokens! But not the sort … [Read more…]

Episode 18 – Broadening the Meta

We’ve spent the last couple of weeks talking about the Mono-Red menace. This week, we notice the indications that the metagame has maybe begun to turn back and we might have space opening up at the top. Simeon has also had a look at the conversion rates for the decks at the one PPTQ we … [Read more…]