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Jul 31, 2015

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In this episode...

 

First Pick - Magic Online prize changes:

https://twitter.com/cardhoarder/status/623970452436819968 

 

Desperate Ravings -

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3dr4lj/can_we_address_this_waste/ 

 

The Red Zone - 

Mark Nestico’s ‘Why PPTQs Are Bad for Magic,’ http://www.starcitygames.com/article/31242_Why-PPTQs-Are-Hurting-Magic.html

 

Gather the Townsfolk - 

Yu-Gi-Oh Defector

http://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3e423h/im_a_yugioh_defector_and_i_have_to_say_it_the/ 

 

Splash Damage - 

The disaster that was Hearthstone’s International Women’s Invitational: http://www.dailydot.com/esports/hearthstone-womens-tournaments/

 

The Finisher: In the most recent Uncharted Realms, “Catching Up,” planeswalkers Jace and Liliana catch up on their planeswalker things at the planeswalker pub. So which two characters from Magic do you want to see meet in the next episode?

Jul 18, 2015

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In this episode...

First Pick - 

http://blogs.magicjudges.org/telliott/2015/07/13/magic-origins-policy-changes/ 

 

Changing drawing extra cards rule - if you accidentally draw extra cards, your opponent looks at your hand and chooses a card to shuffle back in

 

No change to banned/restricted list 

 

Desperate Ravings - 

 

Terese Nielsen’s Akroma art from FTV: Angels

 

The Red Zone - 

 

Hall of Fame ballot

 

Splash Damage - World Series of Poker - Magic & Poker players.

 

Now, poker players are picking up Magic! Huck Seed 1996 World Champ, kids started playing so he’s now.

 

The Finisher -

 

A recent thread on Reddit reported that the average Modern deck now costs 25% more than it did a year ago. So just how expensive will Modern decks get?

Jul 5, 2015

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In this episode...

 

First Pick - 

New Mulligan rules for the Pro Tour, new video coverage rules, and layout changes.

 

http://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3biiz3/ori_new_mulligan_rules_and_other_rules_changes/

 

Should we ban cards for the sake of coverage? 

 

Gather the Townsfolk -

 

Discussing Magic Origins Spoilers:

Vryn Wingmare

Despoiler of Souls

Whirler Rogue

Molten Vortex

Priest of the Blood Rite

Disciple of the Ring

 

Official Judge’s blog, giving tips on how to manage your social media:  http://t.co/Ir5nGVhq5A

 

The Finisher: 

 

Reid Duke was supposed to play Grishoalbrand in Singapore, but lost his deck on the flight there.  He brought along Jund as backup... and made Top 4 with it. What other super powers does he possess?

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