EP.40 — The Cost Of Selection
Play • 1 hr 53 min
In this episode, the cast breaks down the cost of too many cantrips and tutors in a threat-dense Legacy format.
The Dive Down
The Dive Down
The Dive Down
Episode 113: Post-Ban Plans: Small Samples, Big Conclusions
So what next? This week The Three Friends talk about each of our favorite formats in the wake of what some have claimed is the biggest set of bans in MTG history. Is it? We don't know. BUT. We do know that there's new (and old) stuff going on in Modern, Historic, and Pioneer. We will be giving you a Break Down of ALL THREE formats, talk about our experiences playing the formats, and, of course, tell you what we'd play. Shane and Stan pivot table it up while Dave just reads some line graphs out loud. It's can't miss audio content! The Break Down: First Modern The Break Down II: Then Historic The Break Down III: Then Pioneer The Break Down IV: Yep, All Three 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: 1:28 - Housekeeping 4:32 - The Format-Palooza begins 6:16 - Modern post-ban event Break Down 13:47 - The winningest decks from Modern this week 19:00 - What's Modern about now? 22:26 - The NRG Open 31:39 - Stan's play experience 36:11 - Modern Cool Decks, Inc. 44:26 - What would we play in Modern? 47:21 - Historic post-ban meta Break Down 1:03:54 - Selensya Angels 1:14:26 - Golgari Elves 1:21:11 - What would we play in Historic? 1:25:14 - Pioneer post-ban event Break Down 1:39:41 - Pioneer Top 8s and Cool Decks, Inc 1:43:05 - Shane's play experience 1:46:00 - How is Pioneer different from Historic? 1:55:43 - What would we play in Pioneer? Links from this week's episode: 2/20/21 Modern Challenge: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/modern-challenge-2021-02-21 2/21/21 Modern Challenge: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/modern-challenge-2021-02-22 NRG Modern Open: https://mtgmelee.com/Tournament/View/4904 Selesnya Angels: https://mtga.untapped.gg/meta/archetypes/1041/selesnya-angels?format=historic&meta=current&rank=BRONZETOMYTHIC&tab=decks&wincon=bo3 Golgari Elves: https://mtga.untapped.gg/meta/archetypes/984/golgari-elves?format=historic&meta=previous&min-matches=100&rank=BRONZETOMYTHIC&tab=decks&wincon=bo3 2/20/21 Pioneer Prelim: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/pioneer-preliminary-2021-02-20 2/21/21 Pioneer Challenge: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/pioneer-challenge-2021-02-21 Grixis Release to the Wind: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3781283#paper 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
2 hr
Arena Craft Podcast
Arena Craft Podcast
Arena Craft MTG Podcast
Temur Turns & More New Standard Decks with DanyTLaw
Arena Craft continues another proud tradition by welcoming DanyTLaw back to the show! Dany's always plugged in to the Standard meta, especially at the beginning of a format, so we thought it was high time to get him back on the show. We discuss recent developments in the format such as Temur Taking Turns, Naya and Selesnya Toski builds, Naya and Showdown decks in general, and a lot of other meta stuff. It's a juicy episode, and you even get to learn Dany's middle name! >>> JOIN OUR DISCORD SERVER HERE! <<< ( https://discord.gg/7jVEmD9 ) Some decklists from the show: Chris Botelho's Temur Turns List ( https://mtgazone.com/deck/temur-turns-by-chris-botelho-february-kaldheim-league-weekend-rivals-league/ ) New Naya Adventures by Eli Kassis ( https://mtgazone.com/deck/naya-adventures-by-eli-kassis-february-kaldheim-league-weekend-rivals-league/ ) DanyTLaw's Simic Mutate, Kaldheim Edition ( https://mtgazone.com/deck/simic-mutate-by-danytlaw-kaldheim-standard/ ) Wet Gruul by DanyTLaw ( https://mtgazone.com/deck/wet-gruul-by-danytlaw-kaldheim-standard/ ) Naya Squirrel by Crokeyz ( https://draftsim.com/decks/standard-naya-squirrel-by-crokeyz/ ) Bant Aggro Toski by DanyTLaw ( https://aetherhub.com/Deck/bant-aggro-toski ) Arjuna's Selesnya Squirrel ( https://aetherhub.com/Deck/selesnya-squirrel/Gallery ) Find DanyTLaw on his Twitch ( https://www.twitch.tv/danytlaw ) stream and YouTube ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcEPNGW21KW-w8Ae4Bts2xg ) channel. 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/ )
1 hr 7 min
Commander Social
Commander Social
Ryan Greene & Zack Taylor
Warm Blankets - Ep84
* Patreon * * Patreon Contest - Which Magic card has the most metal name? You could win a Kaldheim collector’s booster. * We’re streaming with patrons most Thursdays now, so watch out for the message on slack to sign up to be eligible for that week.  * Ryan - @greenegeek * Zack - @z4ck38 * Together - @commandersocial   * You can find us on Twitter * https://store.mothershipatx.com * SOCIALSHIP - free shipping on orders of $50 or more * SOCIAL10 - 10% off in stock MTG singles * https://discord.gg/MMXQJqf * Thursday nights come play at mothership! * Our LGS has setup an online store! * @MothershipGames - 2:43 * Ep 84 Community Spotlight: * What is a warm blanket card?  * * Pretty much a reactionary card that can save your bacon. These will be at instant speed for the most part. * There’s nothing quite like that feeling when you’re holding one of these cards. Yeah, things can still go wrong for you, and yes counterspells exist, but knowing that you’ve got a plan for whatever comes you way, brings me a warm snuggly type feeling. * These types of cards are one of the big reasons I like playing at instant speed * Running a lot of these cards can bog your deck down, and they aren’t often great in aggro style decks. You want to make sure you don’t go too far overboard with these, because you can be left with a deck that “can’t loose” but doesn’t really have a “plan to win” and some folks don’t enjoy playing against decks like that. * Ways to protect your board, or protect your combo could go here as well. * One of the benefits of cards like this is that you only use them when you need to.  * This is kinda the other side of the boardwipe coin. Basically, most boardwipes, you have to divine your opponent’s intentions, and go ahead and use them if the board is getting a little bit messy, or if you’re in a meta with a bunch of “wild cards”. With these types of cards, you only use them when you’re being attacked.  * If you’re known for playing cards like this, people may less often attack into you when you’ve got open mana. This is pure gravy when you have other things you can do with your mana at instant speed, like say cast a stunt double, or activate Kenrith, the Returned King. Vedalken Orrery is a good card for a reason. * Often times, these cards can catch opponents unaware, and really leave them open for business * Building a reputation for “Always having an answer” * White * * Teferi’s Protection * Swords to Plowshares/Path to Exile * Comeuppance * Selfless Squire * Reverse Damage * Honorable Passage * Eye for an Eye * Selfless Spirit * Counterspells * Illusionist’s Gambit * Aetherize * Evacuation * Cyclonic Rift * Misdirection * Commandeer * Blue * Sudden Spoiling * Darkness * Simulacrum * Imp’s Mischief  * Black * Chaos Warp * Electrodominance * Tibalt’s Trickery * Sneak Attack * Red * Constant Mists * Arachnogenesis * Spike Weaver + Genesis in your graveyard * Obscuring Haze * Crop Rotation + Maze of Ith * Green * Deflecting Palm * Ice-Fang Coatl * Gold * Trading Post * Nuisance Engine * Artifact * Maze of Ith * Kor Haven * Kher Keep * Glacial Chasm * Land * Examples * Main Topic - Warm Blankets * Summary - Are you a warm blanket enthusiast? Do you prefer to forgo stuff like this for more aggressive potential? What are some of your favorite blankets? * Keep it Social! * Komiku - Battle of Pogs * https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ * Zack Gets it Together Theme * Consider becoming a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/commandersocial * You can check us out at commandersocial.com * YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/CommanderSocial * You can email us directly at cast@commandersocial.com * Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/commandersocial * On twitter @commandersocial * twitch.tv/greenegeek * Ryan individually @greenegeek * Zack individually @z4ck38 * Contact Info * © Copyright 2021 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
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