Constructed Resources #2 - When to Beat 'Em, and When to Join 'Em
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When one deck stands above the rest, should you play it, try to beat it, or go even deeper? LSV and BK go over the different approaches, common traps, and what they'd do in the current Temur-dominated Standard.

Timestamps
03:10 - Decks of the Week
08:00 - Formats with a Best Deck
43:00 - How to Approach Current Standard

Social Media
Andrew Baeckstrom - @abaeckst
Luis Scott-Vargas - @lsv

Links
White Weenie in Standard
Vintage Paradoxical Bazaar

Arena Craft Podcast
Arena Craft Podcast
Arena Craft MTG Podcast
Kaldheim Constructed Set Review pt 2
Arjuna and Covertgoblue return to continue the exhaustive set review for Kaldheim in constructed! This week we're looking at such powerful options as Alrund's Epiphany; Vorinclex, Monstrous Raider; and Goldspan Dragon. This set continues to give us an epic amount of stuff to talk about. Also, a HUGE Arena Craft shoutout to Bottlebrush Games ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxA6gs7dEJBK6QnOJ2Ov0Hg ) for editing the video version of this show. WE FINALLY HAVE PICTURES!!! This is the most requested feature for our Youtube channel ( https://www.youtube.com/arenacraftpodcast ) , so we're stoked to finally have this. Massive thanks to them, please share the love for them in the comments and let them know you appreciate it! >>> JOIN OUR DISCORD SERVER HERE! <<< ( https://discord.gg/7jVEmD9 ) Find Covertgoblue on his YouTube channel ( https://www.youtube.com/user/danno029 ) and at his personal site ( https://covertgoblue.com/home ). Find Arena Craft on: * Discord ( https://discord.gg/7jVEmD9 ) * Twitter ( https://twitter.com/arenacraftpod ) * Twitch ( https://www.twitch.tv/arenacraftpodcast ) * YouTube ( https://www.youtube.com/arenacraftpodcast ) * Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/arenacraftpod ) * Email Us ( arenacraftpod@gmail.com ) This show features the track 'Cascade' by Kubbi which is licensed under a Creative Commons License ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ ). Find Kubbi's amazing music at kubbimusic.com ( https://kubbimusic.com/ )
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The Dive Down
The Dive Down
The Dive Down
Episode 107: Kaldheim Spoilers: Hot Takes on Cool Cards, Vol. 1
The first batch of Kaldheim spoilers have dropped, and we're here to provide our patent-pending hot takes. We answer important questions like: what Izzet card will Stan overrate, what Green 5-drop will Shane think just might work, and what reasonable stance will Dave take on every card we discuss? Prior to that we finish up our mutual journey through Zendikar Rising by finding some Cool Decks for our latest installment of Cool Decks, Inc. The Break Down: Gazpacho Decks, Inc. The Dive Down, pt 1: Cards Dave Loves The Dive Down, pt 2: Cards Shane & Stan Hate Download the FREE Untapped Companion to track your stats, see your decklists, get details on your performance and more! Use our link to help us out without spending anything: https://mtga.untapped.gg/companion?utmmedium=affiliate&utmsource=youtube&utm_campaign=divedown Become a citizen of The Dive Down Nation!: http://www.patreon.com/thedivedown Get 15% off your first 3 months of ManaTraders! https://www.manatraders.com/?medium=thedivedown and use code "thedivedown" Timestamps: 3:33 - Housekeeping 6:51 - The Break Down Begins: Cool Decks Inc 7:37 - Bant Snowblade 10:01 - Boros Land Destruction 13:39 - 4C Lutri 16:35 - The Dive Down Begins: Kaldheim Spoilers 19:03 - Kaldheim Mechanics 38:44 - Snow Duals 42:53 - Tibatl’s Trickery 48:49 - Alrund, God of the Cosmos 53:35 - Annul 54:21 - Behold the Multiverse 57:40 - Dragon Berserker 1:01:25 - Esika, God of the Tree 1:05:47 - Goldspan Dragon 1:09:00 - Kaya’s Onslaught 1:11:39 - Koll, the Forgemaster 1:15:19 - Niko Aris 1:18:47 - Old-Growth Troll 1:23:33 - Ravenform 1:26:23 - Rise of the Dread Marn 1:29:24 - Saw It Coming 1:33:37 - Spectral Steel 1:35:28 - Valki, God of Lies 1:43:37 - Our Parting Thoughts Links from this week's episode: Niambi Stoneblade: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3678247#paper Boros Land Destruction: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3678255 4C Lutri: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3671439#paper Kaldheim mechanics: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/kaldheim-mechanics-2021-01-07 Kaldheim spoilers: https://scryfall.com/sets/khm?order=name&as=grid Our opening music is Nowhere - You Never Knew, and our closing music is Space Blood - Goro? Is That Your Christian Name? Watch us stream our episodes every Monday night at 8pm Central: https://www.twitch.tv/thedivedown_shane email us: thedivedown@gmail.com (mailto:thedivedown@gmail.com) twitter: https://twitter.com/thedivedown
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