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This week Mike and Adrian talk about multiformat staples as they discuss burn. Sadly, much like a good game with the deck, this episode’s over pretty quickly. Mike also takes some time to ask some questions about Adrian’s taste in Ravnicans.

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This week we’re playing catchup on all sorts of magic news, but manage to talk about a WB midrange deck that piqued our interest. Also, we manage to incorrectly predict everything in Iconic Masters! (This episode was recorded on Thursday, so pardon the goofs)

Deck Tech List: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/751008#paper

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It’s that time of year again! We’ve got a set review, and it’s not pretty this time around…

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Welcome to one of our longest, most tired episodes to date. 93 minutes of pure audio bliss and rambling about the two sets coming out soon!

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We’re back after a one week absence to talk about misplays, punts, goofs, whatever you want to call em. Those minor decisions that you might be making mistakes with!

We’ve also updated our Patreon to simplify things and also added a patrons-only discord channel!

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We had some slight audio issues, but here it is, 25 years of Magic condensed into one delightful masters set. We’ve got reprints of pricey cards, downshifts, all sorts of goodness, so join us as we look forward in pauper by looking back across the history of Magic!

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It’s the live episode. Watch in horror while our flesh forms writhe and shout at you through the magic of the internet! We discuss the possibility of bans in pauper, and whatever wound up coming up in discussion!

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This week begins our short series serving as an introduction to the pauper metagame, the decks you’ll face, what they play and how to play against them.

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Episode 3 of our series covering the metagame of pauper, the big decks, the not so big but fan favorite decks, what they do and how to beat them!

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We’re returning to a topic we haven’t broken down in almost a year and half! It’s brewing and how to go about it!. No deck tech this week.

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Red Black midrange is on the brain today, as well as git! We’re going through a 5-0 list of an offbeat nature, then discussing a new approach to deck building modeled off of a version control system. If none of this makes sense, don’t worry, we try to explain it better than that as we go!

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We’re calling the end to the year and looking back on the changes, shake ups and wild year that was 2017! Enjoy the last show of the year and we’ll see you in 2018!

Deck list: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/archetype/pauper-wu-43811#online

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Those crazy WotC kids are at it again! There’s another change in how 5-0 results are being reported. Instead of 5 per day, we get a weekly dump, which leads to some complications. We talk for a while about possible fallout of this decision as well as a spicy list that showed up in the first batch of decks!

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This week we’re discussing an interesting Black Red burn list that showed up, and then go deep on a card that we both think needs a little more time in the spotlight.

Deck List: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/1272869#paper

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We’re talking about MBC? What year is this? Or has the meta finally just stabilized post Modern Masters 2017? We’re talking about a list from GLnemesis, who piloted it to a very impressive finish in last week’s challenge.

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First, apologies for audio this week. Adrian had a glitch on his end so we used backup audio which isn’t perfect. This week we discuss the testing Adrian’s been doing for legacy and lessons to be applied to our format, then we discuss differences between MTGO and paper card pools and our opinions on the cards missing online.

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WotC really shocked us this week, we’ve got a bunch of new cards AND the online release of IMA all in one day! We’re going in on each of these new cards and talking about Seeker of the Way.

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One week in to our new patreon and we’ve already tackled one fan request! This week we’re talking about Vinestorm, the only storm based combo deck still allowed by the format. We then delve into the subgenre of fringe and fragile combo decks and the reasons they don’t see repeated success in the format

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Adrian’s out of the country, and that means one thing and one thing only. Mike found a guest! This week we’ve got Usman Jamil of various and assorted types of fame. It’s a bit outside our usual wheelhouse but hopefully you enjoy!

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Episode 2 of our series covering the metagame of pauper, the big decks, what they do and how to beat them!

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We’re back with that good good audio quality! This episode we’re debating whether our format has become dependent on the release of Supplemental sets including the Masters series as well as Commander and Conspiracy releases.

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Hot on the heels of our discussion of pet jank, we’ve got the resident brewer extraordinaire, Anynewprovince. Jeff has been brewing all sorts of odd and unique decks within pauper and came on to help us get in touch with our love of all things janky and out there!

Jeff’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt6mC0IHKlsxLVQ6d27mZ2g

Jeff’s Twitch: https://twitch.tv/anynewprovince

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Kendra, the be all end all in terms of Elvish Excellence is joining us to talk about being the SCG pauper classic champion, the overall experience of one of the largest pauper events to date, and her subtle and nuanced takes on Land Grant in pauper elves.

Kendra’s stream: https://www.twitch.tv/themaverickgirl

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Kendra’s articles on HotC: https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/common-origins/

Streamer Kendra couldn’t remember: https://www.twitch.tv/zmagic94

 

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It feels like these episodes happen every month now, but here it goes! Core Set 2019 is fully spoiled and we’re here to talk to you about the commons in the set. As usual, we’ve excluded reprints and vanilla creatures. Enjoy!

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Adrian has returned! This week we’re cracking into the first juicy morsels of Dominaria. After discussing magic’s big homecoming, we’re talking Zuberas!

Deck Tech list: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/articles/playing-pauper-zubera-storm

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