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Jun 21, 2018

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Airdate - 6/20/18

First Pick
Liliana, Untouched by Death

Gather the Townsfolk
M19 Dragons
Arcades, the Strategist
Chromium, the Mutable
Palladia-Mors, the Ruiner

Erin’s Cards
Open the Graves
Mistcaller

Reuben’s Cards
Alpine Moon
Isareth the Big Tittied Goth GF

Evan’s Cards
Amulet of Safekeeping
Mirror Image

Grand Prix Vegas things:
Beta Draft!
Modern Top 8 in Vegas: 4 Ancient Stirrings decks in the Top 8 (2 KCI, 2 Tron)
5 more Tron in the Top 16
Is Ancient Stirrings the problem? Is KCI bad for the format?
Board the Weatherlight - streaming Friday on Saving Throw Show, uploading to YouTube as we speak!

Getting to the Core - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/making-magic/getting-core-2018-06-18

Desperate Ravings
MTG Arena - $800 and only 80% of the cards in Standard (90 packs opened per set)
https://www.reddit.com/r/MagicArena/comments/8sbp29/collection_result_after_2_months_of_play_140k/

LoadingReadyRun Preprerelease this weekend! Starring: MTG streamer Amyzonian, MTG artist Victor Adame, Twitch broadcaster & Hearthstone streamer Noxious, and MTG Brand Manager Matthew Danner (plus Graham, Kathleen, Cam, and Adam) https://twitter.com/coL_noxious/status/1009187212779507712


The Finisher
This week Mister Orange went and got himself a case of the the Touched by Death, after receiving Liliana Untouched by Death as the official Magic Mics preview, hashtag something corporate. As a result, we did not record out Top Tens episode this week. And since both Reuben and Erin are also still behind on their beauty rest and we had our live show a scant 4 days ago, this week’s live episode has a certain Sleepy element to it rather than the usual Dopey, Grumpy, and all the other relevant Dwarfs typically associated with the show. So put on a Happy face and tell me: once we’re better rested and some of us are recovered from The Plague, what thing are you looking forward to in next week’s high energy episode of Magic Mics?

Jun 13, 2018

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Filmdate - 6/11/18

 

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Jun 7, 2018

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Airdate - 6/6/18

 

Trumpet Blast

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NO LIVE SHOW NEXT WEEK

LIVE SHOW - 12PM PST - *NOT* BROADCAST LIVE, RECORDED

 

REUBEN - COMEDY SHOW - FRI 4PM

EVAN - STREAMING & COMMUNITY BUILDING - SAT 10:30AM

REUBEN - BOARD THE WEATHERLIGHT - SUN 3-6PM

 

SPELLSLINGING - THURS & FRI - NOON TO 4PM

 

And with that we kick it off with the First Pick and Giveaway.

 

Giveaway

$50 Gift Certificate to CoolStuffInc.com

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First Pick

Pro Tour Dominaria

 

Draft: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15ddUHzHt0bwMCBOINDTxnveQC6VxZnaxoWjBOwSMK8M/edit#gid=877065386

 

PT Team Series Update:

http://magicorganizedplay.tumblr.com/post/174637436751/2017-18-pro-tour-team-series-update

 

Gather the Townsfolk

What’s wrong w Battlebond - Prerelease & Promos

 

Battlebond PrePrerelease...during Release…

https://twitter.com/wizards_magic/status/1004039150675398656?s=21

 

Battlebond coming to MTGO

http://wizardsmtgo.tumblr.com/post/174580737494/battlebond

 

New show coming Thursday for MTG:

https://twitter.com/blakepr/status/1003705198785597440

 

Pauper playmats

https://twitter.com/ChannelFireball/status/1002198852122873857

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/410942703623208960/451996547018784768/Screenshot_20180601-013106.png

 

Arcbound Ravager original art sold - $45,200!

https://twitter.com/vorthosmike/status/1003461275207327752

 

Desperate Ravings

Enter the Battlefield: Dana

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUD66fsx9wc

 

Jonny Magic is 40 years old

https://twitter.com/LanielD/status/1004502427171770369

 

MTG Double in size in 5 years?

https://twitter.com/SaffronOlive/status/1003814116040028160

 

MTG Arena - Economy

https://forums.mtgarena.com/forums/threads/26770

 

Rob Alexander painting class at #GPVegas

https://twitter.com/ChannelFireball/status/1004004692236689408

 

Data-Driven Analysis of stream ad time:

https://blog.cardsphere.com/data-driven-analysis-of-magic-the-gathering-streams-and-advertising-durations/

 

WotC’s website is bad

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8p0tmg/wotcs_website_is_not_organized_well/?utm_source=reddit-android

 

Magic Team Coaches

https://twitter.com/ajsacher/status/1004128984446038016?s=21

 

Going Infinite

Splash Damage

Wizards & Ten Cent in MTG

https://venturebeat.com/2018/06/02/why-magic-the-gathering-picked-tencent-as-its-partner-in-china/

 

Puzzles & Dragons = Anime Chandra!

https://www.destructoid.com/puzzle-dragons-is-teaming-up-with-magic-the-gathering-gives-us-an-anime-chandra-504995.phtml

 

Roseanne Honorarily Suspended from Overwatch League:
https://thehardtimes.net/harddrive/roseanne-barr-honorarily-suspended-from-overwatch-league/

Overwatch players and burnout:

https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2018/05/25/overwatch-league-overwork-burnout-shanghai-dragons/

 

Giveaway Time!


Thanks to subscriptions

 

The Finisher

The Great Designer Search 3 wrapped up this week, with the winner being announced tomorrow. And in keeping the competitors on their toes, according to Mark Rosewater the final #GDS3 Design Challenge was a Dark Ascension Meeting where we had to change Seance at the last minute. 3 finalists there, 3 hosts here. So, Great Designer Mics: what's your pitch to replace Magic's most memeable enchantment before it trolls out the door?

Jun 6, 2018

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Filmdate - 6/4/18

 

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May 31, 2018

*NOTE - Small audio problem during the Finisher. Nothing I can do to fix :( 

 

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Airdate - 5/30/18

Giveaway

$50 Gift Certificate to CoolStuffInc.com

https://gleam.io/competitions/45rBL-win-a-free-50-gift-certificate-to-coolstuffinccom

 

First Pick

MTG Arena updates:

  • June 7th
  • Complete standard (Kaladesh block and welcome decks), along with the banlist of course
  • Free copies of a set of cards from Kaladesh block and the welcome decks to ease transition.
    • 2 of each Com & Unc
    • 1 of each Rare & Mythic
    • Complete Playset of the 15 most played cards (Fatal Push, Chandra, Aethersphere Harvester etc)
  • Draft available 24/7; only thing that will change week-to-week is the set you can draft.
  • Best-of-3 in standard and draft events
  • Singleton format. Test for a future format.
  • Rewards extended out to 15 wins
  • Gem/Pack bundles added to shop
  • Clearer matchmaking ranks
  • Some minor visual updates

 

Gather the Townsfolk

PT Dominaria draft

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KpyRFyoGPutIygVkJ4uUg7cj3PqhZpcvfqKUSlux3T4/edit#gid=0

PT invite list: https://magic.wizards.com/en/events/premierplay/protour/ptdom/invitations

Team lists: https://magic.wizards.com/en/events/protour/teamseries

 

Battlebond sales

 

Seb McKinnon’s Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/813866177/seb-mckinnon-magic-the-gathering-playmats-limited?ref=creator_nav

 

Prof reviews Cubeamajigs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DL6yzuxltaY

 

Spellslingers returns:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0byHoKcrBs

 

CFB “audio articles”

https://www.channelfireball.com/articles/what-did-happen-and-what-could-happen/

 

Hero Bae

https://twitter.com/MishrasFotoshop/status/1001488516755443714

 

GP Vegas Commander Playmat - Sol Ring

https://old.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8ncxy9/gp_vegas_commander_championship_playmat_unveiled/

 

Desperate Ravings

Promo Arts of Will & Rowan Kenrith

 

RPTQ Woes:
https://twitter.com/misterorange/status/1001927361242296320


Tolarian Winds - Masters Sets Suck

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhoBpA-AjMc

 

Magic Story’s Future:
http://www.gatheringmagic.com/jayannelli-05292018-nic-kelman-and-magic-storys-future/

 

Alex Bertoncini - at it again?

https://blouke.blogspot.com/2018/05/once-cheater-always-cheater.html

 

Battlebond in MTGO Treasure Chests  on 7/9

https://twitter.com/mtg_lee/status/1000114639517159424

 

Going Infinite

Splash Damage

TotalBiscuit passes https://twitter.com/Totalbiscuit/status/999787845127634944?s=19

 

Heroes of Dominaria Cheaper

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40493/magic-the-gathering-heroes-dominaria-price-decreases

 

Burnout in Overwatch:
https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2018/05/25/overwatch-league-overwork-burnout-shanghai-dragons/

 

Puzzles & Dragons

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8mj4ag/mtg_to_have_a_collaboration_event_with_puzzle/



Giveaway Time!

 

The Finisher

 

Reddit user evil_henchmen correctly predicted more than 12 months ago the timing of Dominaria and now our return to Ravnica, several months before the official announcements for either. His official prediction for planar visit after Ravnica? Vryn, Jace Beleren's home plane, because as they state "whatever happens on Ravnica will concern Jace, and it would be logical to investigate it further." So, now that it's all but assured that we'll be getting going back to the ol' Mage Rings with Jacie and Michelle’s High School Reunion, what's other worlds are you hoping to see Magic go to in the future?

May 30, 2018

You'd be surprised by how much fun you can have with no rules text!

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Filmdate - 5/28/18

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May 24, 2018

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Airdate - 5/23/18

 

Trumpet Blast

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We do have a Trumpet Blast this week!

 

Come join the Indiana Magic Community as we celebrate the life of Ben Lavender with a memorial weekend of tournaments June 23 & 24, at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville, Indiana. Events include Vintage, Modern, Legacy, and Pauper, with prize pools increasing with attendance. All proceeds go to benefit his wife and children in their time of grieving and recovery. With great vendors and great formats and all for a great cause. So please join us in the celebration of Ben's life by playing the game we all love!

 

And with that we kick it off with the First Pick and Giveaway.

 

Giveaway

$50 Gift Certificate to CoolStuffInc.com

https://gleam.io/qjhve/win-a-free-50-gift-certificate-to-coolstuffinccom

 

First Pick

Battlebond Preview! Grothama, All-Devouring!

 

 

Gather the Townsfolk

Battlebond Spoilers

 

Biggies: Arena Rector, Spellseeker, Doubling Season

 

Also: Seedborn Muse, Land Tax, True-Name Nemesis

 

Partner With (always in the same booster):

  • Pir, Imaginative Rascal & Toothy, Imaginary Friend
  • Will & Rowan Kenrith
  • Krav, the Unredeemed and Regna, the Redeemer

 

Preprerelease

https://twitter.com/loadingreadyrun/status/997236882101518337

 

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/2018-spring-announcement-day-2018-05-18

Announcement Day

  • Guilds of Ravnica - Oct 5th, 2018
  • Ravnica Allegiance - Jan 2019
  • Ravnica None Yo’ Business - later 2019

 

WTF Chinese products - Global Series: Failure Pile in a Sadness Bowl

Global Series: Jiang Yanggu & Mu Yanling

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/global-series-meet-jiang-yanggu-and-mu-yanling-2018-05-18

 

Buy A Box promo continues!

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/buy-box-preorder-promotion-continues-2018-05-18

 

Rosewater explains: http://markrosewater.tumblr.com/post/174045396603/are-you-aware-how-it-must-appear-when-one-promise

 

More Cardstock Followups / how the sausage is made:

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/playing-card-board-2018-05-17

 

Desperate Ravings
Cubeamajigs Reusable Cube Packs KS

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cardamajigs/cubeamajigs-reusable-gaming-packs

 

PV shows off Spikes Academy

https://spikesacademy.com/

 

GP Toronto coverage cancelled...and no one said why? https://twitter.com/tirentu/status/997883251858403328?s=21

 

Spellslingers returns - https://twitter.com/GeekandSundry/status/997522403478585344

 

Foil playmat best playmat - https://twitter.com/TheManaSource/status/997589651857735683?s=19

 

Teferi, Hero of Dominaria in Vintage!

https://twitter.com/chubby_rain1/status/997981461075677184?s=19

 

Andrew Boswell to make MTG trophies? Please?

https://twitter.com/KaolinTiger/status/997146536772538368

 

Going Infinite

Splash Damage

$100M(!) in prizes for Fortnite

https://twitter.com/FortniteGame/status/998597013196427266?s=19

https://twitter.com/benyupoker/status/999325882207514624

 

Jack in the Box and TCC

https://www.facebook.com/TolarianCommunityCollege/posts/1743994118972140

 

Hasbro and Overwatch

https://twitter.com/Benjamin_Taylor/status/999001003927089152?s=19

 

Giveaway Time!


Thanks to subscriptions

 

The Finisher

This weekend the world watched the wedding of Prince Harry and Princess Meghan with pomp, circumstance, and British tax payer dollars live on television and across social media. And with Battlebond coming out celebrating more high-powered pairings in the near future, I thought it might be nice to ask: what’s the next power couple you’d like to see from Magic: The Gathering?

May 23, 2018

Let's chat about our favorite (non-Aura) Enchantments!

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Filmdate - 5/21/18

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May 17, 2018

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Airdate - 5/16/18

 

Giveaway

$50 Gift Certificate

https://gleam.io/1Cfrx/win-a-free-50-gift-certificate-to-coolstuffinccom

 

First Pick

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/future-brawl-2018-05-10

 

Unbanned: Aetherworks Marvel, Felidar Guardian, Attune with Aether, Rogue Refiner, Rampaging Ferocidon, and Ramunap Ruins

 

Banned: Baral, Chief of Compliance and Sorcerous Spyglass

 

Colorless Commanders

We talked over the options, and decided on the following rules change: if you have a colorless commander, you can play any one type of basic land in your deck.

 

The other cards in your deck, including whatever nonbasic lands you want to play with, are all still subject to the original rule: "Cards in your deck can't include any colored mana symbols in mana costs or rules text that aren't found in the mana cost or rules text of the deck's commander."

 

STARTING LIFE TOTAL CHANGE (ONE-ON-ONE ONLY)

As the final balance change we're announcing today, the starting life total for one-on-one Brawl games will now be 20 life, lining up with one-on-one Standard play.

 

Gather the Townsfolk

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8iapnj/received_a_survey_from_the_mothership_about_a_new/

Received a Survey from the Mothership about a New $32 Bundle Box that could include 20 Foil Basic Lands and Exclusive Alternate Art Rares

 

Announcement Friday!

https://twitter.com/trickmtg/status/996080336810356738?s=21

 

Gary Campbell wins GP Birmingham

https://twitter.com/jdbeety/status/995419395924135937?s=19

 

Heroes of Dominaria Details

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/try-out-heroes-dominaria-official-release-2018-05-15

 

Dumb Team Open Rule -

Sit in wrong seat? Get a game loss. :-|

https://www.channelfireball.com/articles/a-rule-that-doesnt-rule/

 

Desperate Ravings

Michelle and #MTGDOM Story

https://twitter.com/ninox_morpork/status/996124324456161280

 

LRR & Road Quest Funding ends Friday

https://twitter.com/loadingreadyrun/status/996413526053801984?s=21

http://loadingreadyrun.com/info/roadquest/

 

GP Vegas Anniversary Playmats - FOIL PLAYMATS?!

https://www.grandprixvegas.com/anniversary-playmats

 

GDS3 Update - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/great-designer-search-3-judging-design-tests-2018-05-15

 

Going Infinite
“Premodern”

https://twitter.com/JoelLarsson1991/status/994584469318307840?s=19

http://premodernmagic.com/

 

“GP Expenses”

https://twitter.com/Skyl3lazer/status/994976192846532608

 

Maro on BFZ vs EMN: less is more with Eldrazi

http://markrosewater.tumblr.com/post/173787751703/i-loved-eldritch-moon-i-felt-it-was-the

 

Splash Damage

Overwatch Oopsies

https://twitter.com/Slasher/status/995718154679672832?s=19

 

Giveaway Time!


Thanks to subscriptions

 

The Finisher

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/magic-story/return-dominaria-episode-10-2018-05-16

This week, Vorthoses rejoiced as we finally got to the Slimefoot origin story in Return to Dominaria’s tenth chapter from Martha Wells. With all of the attention paid to the famed Stowaway online and the social media marketing campaign #WheresSlimefoot, we’re excited to finally say: #TheresSlimefoot. So now that we have official canon on the Weatherlight’s most loveable Thallid, where would you like for the viral (or should I say “fungal”) marketing campaign have Slimefoot show up next?

May 16, 2018

Let's discuss our favorite MTG Artists!

 

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Filmdate - 5/14/18

 

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May 10, 2018

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Airdate - 5/9/18

 

First Pick

M19 Spoilers: https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8h557z/some_early_m19_spoilers/

 

https://twitter.com/wizards_magic/status/992445001362825216

 

https://twitter.com/GavinVerhey/status/991687355453984768

 

Gather the Townsfolk

A New Era

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/new-era-2018-05-03

 

Magic wins in 2018 Spectrum Awards, Industrial category:

http://www.gatheringmagic.com/vorthosmike-news-05082018-magic-takes-gold-and-silver-in-spectrum-awards/

  • Stasis (Seb McKinnon) wins Gold
  • Moaning Wall (Piotr Jablonski) wins Silver
  • 4 of 7 nominees were MTG, with Vraska, Relic Seeker (Chris Rahn) and Dinosaur Hunter (Tianhua) also nominated.

 

Commander Anthology Vol II

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/commander-anthology-vol-ii-legends-and-decklists-2018-05-08

 

Desperate Ravings

Early PT Decklist Request - to fight scouting:

https://twitter.com/OwenTweetenwald/status/992127913599356933

 

Sperling Sick of It - Dominaria

https://www.channelfireball.com/articles/sperlings-sick-of-it-dominaria/

 

MTGO Muting coming

https://twitter.com/mtg_lee/status/992055201371586562?s=21

 

#WheresSlimefoot

https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/wheresslimefoot/

 

https://twitter.com/AEMarling/status/992414301288722432

 

MaRo on leaked M19

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/410942703623208960/442907149925089282/Screenshot_20180507-003345.png

 

Going Infinite
Raph Levy on Mulligans:

http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/article.asp?ID=14612&writer=Raphael+Levy&articledate=5-3-2018

 

Splash Damage

Mark Winters to Valve

https://twitter.com/MarkWintersArt/status/991803213119672326

 

Women in eSports:
https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2018/05/08/being-a-fan-of-esports-pioneering-women-is-complicated/

 

Pink Mercy skin:

https://twitter.com/OverwatchTXT/status/993929425371697152?s=19

 

Riot Wins Sports Emmy

https://blitzesports.com/lol/article/3384/riot-games-wins-sports-emmy-2017-worlds-championship-broadca

 

Red Zone

 

Giveaway Time!


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The Finisher

It was confirmed this week that Gilfoyle, one of the main characters on the hit HBO comedy Silicon Valley, plays Magic: The Gathering when an Ixalan Fat Pack and MTG beer coozy appeared on his desk in the middle of a recent episode. Now it’s probably no stretch to say that five computer programmers living under one roof in the Bay Area might play Magic, but it is yet another feather in Magic’s cap of TV and film appearances. So what other pop culture crossovers are you looking forward to in the coming months?

May 9, 2018

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Filmdate - 5/7/18

 

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Filmdate - 5/1/18

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Airdate - 5/2/18

 

First Pick

Dominaria Success

https://twitter.com/mtg_lee/status/991062054856413184?s=21

 

Gather the Townsfolk

Kelly Digges, former content and narrative at WotC/MTG, no longer with company

https://twitter.com/kellydigges/status/990036631473156096

 

Stores/LGSs “lose” WPN status

https://twitter.com/HipstersMTG/status/991672514706395137?s=19

 

Maze Magic News: from MazeArcana Twitch (hosted by Austin Scoggin, “Vivid” Vivka Gray, and Milynn Sarley), beginners MTG show for D&D folks https://twitter.com/MazeMagicNews/status/988487103469236224

 

Concepts and Legends, art book

https://twitter.com/VIZMedia/status/991005274642108417

 

Walmart’s DOM Themed boosters

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8fc2zj/dominaria_themed_boosters_found_at_walmart/

 

Lots of info for GP Vegas out there….

https://www.grandprixvegas.com/side-event-announcement

 

...But none for Singapore

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8gml3h/less_than_2_months_from_gp_singapore_and_theres/

 

Gen Con changes Guest of Honor artist thing to Featured Artists (3)

http://www.gatheringmagic.com/vorthosmike-news-03272018-gencon-makes-changes-to-featured-artists/

https://www.gencon.com/experience/2018featuredartists

 

Desperate Ravings

The MTG Arena Economy

https://twitter.com/JeffHoogland/status/991003277935378434

https://twitter.com/mythictalesmike/status/991025675409731584

https://twitter.com/elektrotal/status/991553000308064256

 

Prof’s recent vid about Arena: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN5bUvB6ZEo&feature=youtu.be

 

MTGO Conduct Policy Update

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/magic-online/magic-online-conduct-update-2018-05-01

 

Is Brawl in trouble by being “broken” too soon?

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8g0920/the_entire_top_16_of_this_weeks_brawl_challenge/




Going Infinite

 

What does “broken” mean to you?

https://twitter.com/Murk_Lurker/status/991005545992605697

 

Splash Damage

 

HASBRO acquires Power Rangers

http://www.ign.com/articles/2018/05/01/hasbro-acquires-power-rangers-brand

 

Vampire: The Masquerade Fifth Edition coming in August

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/04/23/vampire-the-masquerade-creators-get-a-new-distribution-deal-for-5e/

 

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Last weekend at Grand Prix Bologna, cosplayer Atlas Alters unleashed his Karn cosplay upon the world, and the Scion of Urza made his commentary debut alongside Rich Hagon during coverage of the event. Now, we’ve been graced with the presence of some truly “legendary” folks on Magic coverage before, but what “historic” figures would you like to see make a cameo on the mic in the future?

Apr 26, 2018

First Pick

MTG Arena economy details: https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/2018/04/wizards-reveals-mtg-arena-economy-updates-the-cost-of-gems-constructed-and-draft-events-cost-payouts/

 

Gather the Townsfolk
Dominaria Sales vs Ixalan

 

“A Commitment to Excellence”

http://company.wizards.com/article/news/commitment-excellence

 

Packs in New Zealand revealed: https://i.redd.it/efo79bgc76t01.jpg

 

https://blogs.magicjudges.org/telliott/2018/04/23/policy-changes-for-dominaria/

Policy Updates

  • Kess Rule (foil replacement)
  • Lands in back, creatures in front (Dryad Arbor rule)
  • GRAVEYARDS



B&R Update - no changes - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/april-16-2018-banned-and-restricted-announcement-2018-04-16?ac

 

First Woman to Win a Magic GP: https://kotaku.com/jessica-estephan-becomes-first-woman-to-win-a-magic-th-1825281025?utm_campaign=Socialflow_Kotaku_Twitter&utm_source=Kotaku_Twitter&utm_medium=Socialflow

 

Autumn Burchett wins MOCS open: https://twitter.com/AutumnLilyMTG/status/985684289009471488

 

LGBTQ shirt: https://www.customink.com/fundraising/lambert_mtg

 

Desperate Ravings
Hasbro’s First Quarter Report:

https://investor.hasbro.com/news-releases/news-release-details/hasbro-reports-first-quarter-2018-financial-results

 

MTGA Creators portal: https://creators.mtgarena.com/

 

Erin’s Going to VSL!:

https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/magic-online/team-vintage-super-league-decklists

 

Erin - Patreon steam this weekend

 

Going Infinite

MTGO foil problem

 

  • 38 foil legendary creatures not included
  • Only:
  • Josu Vess, Lich Knight
  • Muldrotha, the Gravetide
  • Darigaaz Reincarnated
  • Shalai, Voice of Plenty

 

Why are Garfield sets so special?

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8dq33l/why_are_richard_garfields_designs_special/

 

Splash Damage

Ben Brode leaves Hearthstone: https://us.battle.net/forums/en/hearthstone/topic/20762317811

 

Red Zone

Big Box / Target repacks

Giveaway Time!

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The Finisher

This is the first episode of Magic Mics since the Complete Dominaria Set Review. So with a week’s worth of rest and recharging under our belts, we’ve had some time to reflect. So in the future, what do you think we should add for the Magic Mics Complete M19 Set Review?

Apr 25, 2018

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Filmdate - 4/23/18

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Apr 20, 2018

The grand finale! Thank you so much for all the Kickstarter backers who made this happen! Let's talk about all of the Artifact, Gold, and Land Cards in Dominaria!

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Randy Buehler
Brian David-Marshall
Ali Aintrazi
Jeremy Noell

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Filmdate - 4/17/18

Apr 20, 2018

Let's talk about all of the Green Cards in Dominaria!

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Brian Kibler
Chris VanMeter
Mike Flores

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Filmdate - 4/17/18

Apr 20, 2018

Let's talk about all of the Red Cards in Dominaria!

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Graham Stark
Eric Froehlich
Patrick Sullivan
April King
Rhystic Studies

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Filmdate - 4/17/18

Apr 20, 2018

Let's talk about all of the Black Cards in Dominaria!

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Shaheen Soorani
Ilyon MTG
Vorthos Mike

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Filmdate - 4/17/18

Apr 19, 2018

It begins! Let's talk about all of the White Cards in Dominaria!

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Saffron Olive
Nate Holt
Maria Bartholdi
Minh Vu aka “Pharmacist Judge”

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Filmdate - 4/17/18

Apr 19, 2018

It begins! Let's talk about all of the White Cards in Dominaria!

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Jimmy Wong
Jeff Hoogland
Justin Parnell

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Filmdate - 4/17/18

Apr 14, 2018

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Filmdate - 4/10/18

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Apr 12, 2018

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Airdate - 4/11/18

First Pick

First 18-0 at a GP - Gan Yan - https://magic.wizards.com/en/events/coverage/gpsea18-standard

 

Gather the Townsfolk

Preprerelease - https://imgur.com/VPpcYji

  • Kelly Digges
  • Cube April
  • Nathan Holt
  • ProJared

 

DOM Spoilers -

  • Settle the Score
  • Blackblade Reforged
  • Yargle

 

Challenger Deck - Vehicles - First FNM for 4 years for Evan

 

GP Hartford - SOLD OUT @ 1800 players

 

Kess proxies at GP Seattle: https://i.redd.it/hiaijoc998q01.png

 

Dominaria World Map - https://jaredblando.com/prints/the-plane-of-dominaria-nexus-of-the-multiverse

 

Dominaria Saga Wall Scrolls - http://mtg-realm.tumblr.com/post/172836064151/magic-the-gathering-dominaria-scrolls-magic

 

R1 Feature Match hilarity: https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/8abd2v/wizards_please_stop_running_r1_feature_matches_at/

 

Rodrigo Togores 18mo banned - https://www.reddit.com/r/MTGLegacy/comments/89rzrv/rtogores_banned_for_18_months_due_to_the_shuffle/

 

Desperate Ravings

Shaun McClaren leaves SCG - http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1sqg8ae

 

Hoogland = Hootland - https://twitter.com/ToddStevensMTG/status/982683286689460224

 

Grand Warlord Radha - https://twitter.com/psycocat/status/983188696622096384?s=21

 

Aten’s Sick of It - https://www.channelfireball.com/articles/atens-angry-about-it/

More Content Please (Rebuttal): https://drawandgetabeer.wordpress.com/2018/04/11/more-content-please/

 

Harold McNeill escorted from GP Seattle:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/mtgartmarket/permalink/2003242636572612/?comment_tracking=%7B%22tn%22%3A%22O%22%7D

 

Going Infinite

Changing the card back

 

Splash Damage

Overwatch Oopsies (Predatory Allegations):

https://compete.kotaku.com/overwatch-league-player-suspended-after-being-accused-o-1825094762

https://twitter.com/BostonUprising/status/983408004128272384

 

 

Giveaway Time!

 

The Finisher

Next week the Magic Mics crew is convening to record the Complete Dominaria Set Review shows together in front of a live studio audience at Universal Studios, Florida. No, sadly that last part is not true, but we are all three going to be recording them together, in person. So since the day that the Kickstarter gods foretold all those weeks ago is finally upon us, what are you looking forward to most from the show?

Apr 5, 2018

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Airdate - 4/4/18

 

First Pick

Dominaria Preview - Gilded Lotus

 

Gather the Townsfolk

DOM Cards

 

Ghosting - is it ok?

https://twitter.com/nerdtothecore/status/980620896082845697?s=19

https://twitter.com/JohnnyHSauceMTG/status/980970162068258816

 

The perfect die roll: http://www.starcitygames.com/article/36873_Prepare-To-Die.html

 

Masters 25 Disappointment / in confidence

 

“Welcome Home” advertising

https://twitter.com/_SEV8/status/980819214398259206

 

Desperate Ravings

Copyright Claims on MTG Arena videos: https://twitter.com/SaffronOlive/status/981616443728060417?s=19

 

RhysticStudies on Seb McKinnon

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/88udh9/the_art_of_seb_mckinnon_by_rhystic_studies/

 

Going Infinite

Data Mining to Evaluate the MTG Arena Economy https://blog.cardsphere.com/data-mining-to-assess-the-magic-the-gathering-arena-economy/

 

MTG Color Pie as Emotional Mapping

https://medium.com/@ThingMaker/the-mtg-color-wheel-c9700a7cf36d

 

Splash Damage

Counterstrike Commentator drops racial slur: https://twitter.com/Kotaku/status/980128336755216384?s=19

 

Overwatch League Player Suspension

https://compete.kotaku.com/overwatch-league-player-gets-three-game-suspension-and-1824998023

https://twitter.com/PHL_Fusion/status/981653418753196033/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

 

Giveaway Time!

 

The Finisher

 

This weekend is the double Grand Prix in Seattle, in the homestead of Magic: The Gathering. Joining the fray will be many Magic folks, and one such attendee will be our own MoxReuby, spellslinging tomorrow and Friday. So since he’s in Vancouver’s Tijuana for the week, what should he be sure to do while he’s in the Emerald City?

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