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…]

Episode 17 – GP Memphis vs Red

Thanks to TOs that battled the elements, ran events and got us deck lists, this week we gather intelligence on 5 PPTQ top 8s, Xtreme Trades, ACE Comics, Manaleak, Patriot Games, and Playnation. We also talk about the GP results and what that may mean for our conflicting meta game, as well as our look … [Read more…]

Episode 16 – How to use MTGO lists

This week we gather intelligence on a PPTQ top 8 at Murphy’s Vault, and then take a look at the changes to information we are getting out of wizards from standard leagues online, and what we as players can do to make the most of this information.