Episode 30 – I See A Red Door And I Want It Painted Black

Episode 30 – I See A Red Door And I Want It Painted Black

 
 
00:00 / 01:28:36
 
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Back to our regular programming, even if we still have too much to say to get back to our regular timing. We look at PPTQs from IQ Gaming and Yard’s Games. We then take a deep dive on Red Black Aggro, the current defining deck of the format, looking at the various cards that could make it in and their pros and con in this current environment.

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod

Episode 29 – Top 16 at GP Birmingham

Episode 29 – Top 16 at GP Birmingham

 
 
00:00 / 01:55:50
 
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This week we have an extra long episode because we have a lot to talk about. We have not 1 but 2 special guests on the show, Chris Vincent and Rob Catton and then a full 6 PPTQ results to talk about from Harlequins Preston, Patriot Games, Playnation, Highlander Games, Chaos Cards, and Forge 26. We talk about the format with our guests, and then talk about what it took them to make the Top 16 at GP Birmingham in Standard. We close out the episode with some announcements.

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod

Episode 28 – Another weekend, another Best Deck in Standard

Episode 28 – Another weekend, another Best Deck in Standard

 
 
00:00 / 01:19:12
 
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Simeon and I talk over our experiences at the GP, how we did, take a look at the lists and then talk about what we would expect from this format going into the next set of PPTQs

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod

Episode 27 – Preparing for GP Birmingham

Episode 27 – Preparing for GP Birmingham

 
 
00:00 / 01:21:06
 
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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 season. We also grapple with the pronunciation of Dominaria.

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod

Episode 26 – First results from Dominaria Standard

Episode 26 – First results from Dominaria Standard

 
 
00:00 / 01:11:00
 
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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 25 – Team Standard with Autumn Burchett

Episode 25 – Team Standard with Autumn Burchett

 
 
00:00 / 01:04:26
 
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Fresh off her win in the MOCS, qualifying for PT Dominaria and the Magic Online Championship, Autumn Burchett joins us to talk about what she learned from the World Magic Cup that could be useful to you in preparing for this seasons RPTQ in Team Unified Standard.

Intro and Outro Music: Bit Quest by Kevin Macleod
News Theme: NewsSting by Kevin Macleod

Episode 24 – Rivals of Ixalan Retrospective

Episode 24 – Rivals of Ixalan Retrospective

 
 
00:00 / 00:59:46
 
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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

Episode 23 – Red is back in Black

 
 
00:00 / 00:55:12
 
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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

Episode 22 – Top Picks for Dominaria Standard

 
 
00:00 / 01:23:05
 
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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

Episode 21 – Simeon’s highest finish… So far

 
 
00:00 / 01:09:41
 
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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.