Episode 49 – The shape of Standard: GRN’s early leaders

Episode 49 – The shape of Standard: GRN’s early leaders

 
 
00:00 / 01:23:35
 
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This week we gather intelligence on a PPTQ at Xaos, have a look at the decks to take an early lead as front runners for potential tier 1 decks, and try to parse what the announcement from WotC means for competitive play next season.

News: 00:45
PPTQs: 31:16
Deep Dive: 36:26

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

Episode 48 – Guilds of Ravnica Top 10

Episode 48 – Guilds of Ravnica Top 10

 
 
00:00 / 01:16:53
 
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In the week before the first PPTQs, we discuss our top 10 picks for Guilds of Ravnica Standard.

News: 00:53
Deep Dive: 06:13

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

Episode 47 – How has Modern been this season?

Episode 47 – How has Modern been this season?

 
 
00:00 / 01:19:45
 
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This week we gather intelligence on 5 PPTQ top 8s from Beanie Games, Playnation, Games Den, Yard’s Games, and the Missing Geek. We also take a look back at how the modern format seems to have evolved this season, and discuss some recent events in the greater magic community.

News: 00:57
PPTQs: 29:24
Deep Dive: 50:36

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

Episode 46 – An interview with Alexander Gordon-Brown

Episode 46 – An interview with Alexander Gordon-Brown

 
 
00:00 / 01:00:02
 
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This week we gather intelligence on a PPTQ at Castle Comics and have a discussion with Alexander Gordon-Brown, top 4 GP Brussels, top 8 English Nationals, and winner of 2 PPTQs in the last 2 seasons.

News: 1:32
PPTQs: 10:11
Deep Dive: 14:33

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

Episode 45 – Card improvements with rotation

Episode 45 – Card improvements with rotation

 
 
00:00 / 01:02:51
 
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This week we gather intelligence from 4 PPTQs at Harlequins Preston, Area 51, Murphy’s Vault, and Sneak Attack. We also talk about a few of the older cards that improve with the rotation of Kaladesh and Amonkhet blocks. In the news we talk about the changes to PTs in 2019.

News: 0:53
PPTQs: 15:30
Deep Dive: 39:10

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

Episode 44 – Surprise cards from standard

Episode 44 – Surprise cards from standard

 
 
00:00 / 01:00:22
 
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This week we gather intelligence on 2 PPTQ top 8 results from Harlequins in Blackpool and Axion Now. We also talk about the cards about to rotate out of standard that had an impact despite what they appeared to be, as well as our usual discussion of the news over the last week.

News: 0:37
PPTQs: 11:44
Deep Dive: 25:50

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

Episode 43 – Cards that missed in standard

Episode 43 – Cards that missed in standard

 
 
00:00 / 01:19:01
 
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This week we gather intelligence on 3 modern PPTQs Dice and Destiny, Patriot Games, and Mug and Meeple. We also look back at cards that are rotating and looked good but never got much of a moment in the sun.

News: 0:39
PPTQs: 17:02
Deep Dive: 35:15

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

Episode 42 – English Nationals

Episode 42 – English Nationals

 
 
00:00 / 00:50:23
 
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This week we gather intelligence on 3 modern PPTQs Highlander, Tau Gaming, and Settlers. We also have another look in on the state of standard at English Nationals ahead of the RPTQ

News: 0:39
PPTQs: 11:18
Deep Dive: 22:38

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

Episode 41 – Standard from GP Brussels

Episode 41 – Standard from GP Brussels

 
 
00:00 / 00:53:37
 
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This week we gather intelligence on at PPTQ at Settlers and then talk about standard from what was seen in the GPs over the weekend. Simeon couldn’t be on this week, so I recorded with a sideboard host, Alex Watson.

News: 1:05
PPTQs: 4:39
Deep Dive: 8:58

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