Episode 98 – … I say hello

Episode 98 – … I say hello

 
 
00:00 / 01:27:44
 
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This week we talk about the next set of tournaments that will qualify players for the newly designed Players Tour, specifically the updated list of events for the UK. Then we discuss our top 10s from Throne of Eldraine.

News: 1:50
Deep dive: 21:00

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Fabled Passage by Howard Lyon.
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 97 – You say goodbye…

Episode 97 – You say goodbye…

 
 
00:00 / 01:06:52
 
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This week we talk about the next set of tournaments that will qualify players for the newly designed Players Tour, then we go through the cards and decks that we are going to miss, as well as the ones we aren’t.

News: 1:00
Deep dive: 16:00
“Discussion”: 49:20

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Nexus of Fate by Mike Bierek.
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 96 – Rotation Proof

Episode 96 – Rotation Proof

 
 
00:00 / 01:12:02
 
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This week we look at whats been going on in the world of magic and then have a chat about how we approach rotation, and what we look to when picking decks for the new and drastically changed world. It wont actually make you rotation proof but it could help you pick a deck for early tournaments.

News: 1:00
Deep dive: 42:30

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod
Art: Arcum’s Astrolabe by Igor Kieryluk.
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 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.