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  1. 100% pick up the Astrolabes in foil if you can find them under $5 and if you have the money for it. They’re rising rapidly and being used in modern too!
  2. Thank you, I'm glad to hear it! There certainly will be more of these to come, challenger decks, pauper cube and more. Plus trying to bump up the production value each time too!
  3. MTG Challenger Decks Gameplay Second Sun Control v Counter Surge Loads of people have been asking for gameplay so here is the first one I've worked on as a collaboration with TOTALmtg! This was so much fun to film and edit! There are some technical aspects to improve for the future ones I end up doing, but overall I'm pretty proud of the initial result. Magic: the Gathering have brought out some great challenger decks to get people into the standard format at a low cost price. Today we take two of these decks for run and see how they perform! Get ready for Second Sun Control v Counter Surge - who do you think will come out on top? If you enjoyed the video and want to see more of this content, hit that like button to show us how much you do! If we can get over 200 likes we will make another one! Also let us know in the comments section what you think about these mtg challenger decks and if you enjoyed the gameplay style. Really would love to hear from you all!
  4. The problem seems to be getting worse where players are losing games/matches in sanctioned events due to cards visible warping even when double sleeved and being able to tell where in the deck the card is. Round 12 of a GP this weekend was one of the incidents I noticed over the weekend. It's just not good enough really - players shouldn't get penalised for wotc's issue.
  5. Moving on from the last budget MTG Cube build a long episode where we looking at the cube's skeleton. In this episode we are building upon that and put some meat on the bones by looking at the colour roles in the cube and pushing that further into archetypes. This stage will determine the primary and secondary role(s) you want each colour to achieve. Whether this is Aggro, Midrange or Control. From here we look to diversify these to really add some individuality to your cube. We also look to see what I will be doing for the channel's pauper cube. What the colour roles I've set and which archetypes I'll be trying to achieve. Missed any of the previous episodes you can find them here:
  6. So I got to go to my first ever MTG Grand Prix here at GP London! Thanks again to Channel Fireball inviting me down to the event. I had a great time there and learnt a lot about myself. So here is a recap of my experience over the weekend! Let me know in the comments section below whether you enjoyed this style of video and if you'd like to see more footage at future GP's and Events! The more you like the video the more I'll know it's something that you've enjoyed!
  7. pauper

    I know I'm biased looking at it from a cube point of view, but this 2/1 for 1 in black with very little downside is my favourite card from the set - straight into my pauper cube! Plus what a hat!
  8. Thank you both! It was really fun to make and I'm attempting to take the visuals of the channel higher too. ManCaveMTG - I think I've answered you elsewhere but it's premiere for editinb and after effects for the graphics.
  9. Hi all, Wizards of the Coast kindly sent myself and other UK creators a Rivals of Ixalan pre-release kit to open up. I tried to do something a little different with the video, so would love to get your thoughts on it and whether you enjoyed this compared to other openings I've done. Definitely took me out of my comfort zone, which is a good thing. Video linked below:
  10. cube

    I'd definitely recommend the 4x each common/ 2x each uncommon/ 1x each rare/ 1x each mythic approach to a set cube, it works out so much better. Plus I'd also pop in a copy of booster tutor in for good measure
  11. Rivals of Ixalan Prerelease is just around the corner and Wizards of the Coast have kindly sent me a prerelease kit to open up on the channel for you all! In this video there will be a prerelease guide for the day and deck building tips for you all. Plus I'll build a deck from the rivals of ixalan sealed pool I open up and there will be a deck tech for it at the end! Let me know in the comments section below if you're going to pre-release this weekend. Are there any cards that you're hoping to open up? And if you are watching this after prerelease, let me know how you got on! I've tried out a new style with the video, let me know if you enjoyed those elements! I have learnt a lot and certainly need to purchase more kit if I want to do more of this in the future. Thank you all for watching!
  12. After what has been an amazing year for myself and the channel I wanted to say thank you and create a giveaway for one lucky viewer to have an even better christmas! The winner of the competition will receive an amazing Andreas Rocha limited edition playmat. Each playmat is individually numbered and there will only be 50 ever printed. You will get the Number 1 playmat and can own a very special Magic: the Gathering Accessory! Enter Here:…/life-begins-at-20-christmas-2017-giveaway Prize pictured below:
  13. cube

    What size should my mtg cube be? This is a question I've head a lot since starting the channel. With so many different drafting types and sealed options, Magic: the Gathering cube sizes can differ massively! So in this video we talk about how you can decide how big you want to make your cube and why your playgroup and gameplay choices help to make this decision.
  14. cube

    I wasn't saying it was, I was just saying while shadow is a pretty powerful mechanic in cube, cards like gitaxian probe and others mentioned are also just as powerful.
  15. In all honesty, it's getting to the point for me that either I delete twitter and carry on making content or think about stepping away from this game. I'd still create content but probably for another hobby of mine, but ever since I've been creating there really hasn't been many days where drama or politics hasn't taken over my twitter feed. This forum has been a safe haven and I've met and talked to a lot of great people, but in all honesty the current situation is getting out of hand and it's hard to want to stay connected to a game with a community that is this problematic (again I'm talking about twitter not this forum or the people on it).