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Now displaying: October, 2015
Oct 29, 2015

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First Pick - Patreon goal hit! http://patreon.com/magicmics

“This Always Happens” Theory
http://www.mtggoldfish.com/articles/battle-for-zendikar-and-the-this-always-happens-theory

Gather the Townsfolk - http://www.quietspeculation.com/2015/10/insider-sportsmanship-and-the-dreaded-good-game/

http://i.imgur.com/P3Zw4yT.png
^more on GG.

Going Infinite - http://www.starcitygames.com/article/31788_Three-Of-A-Kind.html

Splash Damage - https://twitter.com/cascadegamesllc/status/659171535488356352?s=09

The Finisher: The Great Wizards Chili Cookoff: http://wizardsmtgo.tumblr.com/post/132104385954/wizardsmagic-today-was-the-2nd-annual-chili What kind of chili would we make?

Oct 22, 2015


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First Pick - Pro Tour

Stagnant Metagame
Finkel (16th Top 8) and PVDDR (10th)
Break Formats - not doable
Human interest pieces (Brandon Burton & Autumn Burchett)
http://magic.wizards.com/en/events/coverage/ptbfz/the-best-team-at-the-pro-tour-2015-10-16

Gather the Townsfolk - ‘Playing Magic Together,’ http://www.channelfireball.com/home/playing-magic-together/

Going Infinite - http://www.starcitygames.com/article/31712_The-New-Green.html

Does Green ‘do everything’?

Splash Damage - http://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/2015/10/command-of-etiquette-coincidence-as-cover/

The Red Zone -

Reuben is History’s Greatest Monster (also new Snapcaster promo)
https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3pcmnq/building_a_new_deck_and_im_just_a_few_playables/

The Finisher:

One of the most popular Reddit threads from MagicTCG this week is from WhinyTortoise, who created an entire Star Wars Magic set with new abilities like Hate, Meditate and Space Flight. So what beloved movie series would you like to see get the Magic set treatment?

Oct 15, 2015

First Pick -

 

http://patreon.com/magicmics

 

http://markrosewater.tumblr.com/post/131186906308/will-oath-of-the-gatewatch-also-have-full-art

 

Desperate Ravings -

 

https://twitter.com/OwenTweetenwald/status/652522058799296512

and the ensuing discussion with rabble rouser Ari Lax

 

https://twitter.com/oarsman79/status/653412074563989504

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3of7oq/shots_fired/

Joe Lossett calls out Jeff Hoogland re: Legacy

 

Gather the Townsfolk -

“Unfair, Unfun, and Punishing”

http://www.mtggoldfish.com/articles/unfun-unfair-and-punishing-eighth-edition

 

The Nerdist, ‘Now Is the Perfect Time To Be a Magic the Gathering Player’ http://nerdist.com/now-is-the-perfect-time-to-be-a-magic-the-gathering-player/

 

Going Infinite -

 

http://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/2015/09/drawing-live-is-professional-magic-still-a-game/

 

Splash Damage (didn't cover) -

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/alexandre-dreyfus/video-games-online-poker_b_8285436.html

 

The Finisher:


This weekend, three new players will enter the Magic The Gathering Pro Tour Hall of Fame: Eric Froehlich, Shota Yasooka, and Willy Edel. When they finally make the Magic Media Hall of Fame, and you get in, what will your opening line in your Hall of Fame induction speech be?

Oct 8, 2015

Magic Mics 10/7/15

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First Pick - High price of fat packs, Jace is $80 a piece.

SCG Indianapolis - http://www.starcitygames.com/events/031015_indianapolis.html

Top 8 average price - $640

Gather the Townsfolk - Meet the women of Magic the Gathering: http://www.gadgette.com/2015/10/02/meet-the-women-of-magic-the-gathering/

Going Infinite - Canadian Highlander

https://canadianhighlander.wordpress.com/

Splash Damage - Theft recovered: http://www.fox9.com/news/27476251-story#

The Finisher:

One of MagicTCG’s top Reddit threads this week is from DJDrummer, who created a ten-foot tall balloon sculpture of Sliver Queen. So which Magic card would you like to see get the balloon sculpture treatment next?

Oct 1, 2015

Magic Mics 9/30/15

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First Pick - BFZ prerelease


Desperate Ravings - Unbanned Black Vise; Banning Dig Through Time in Legacy; Restricted Chalice of the Void & Dig Through Time; Unrestricted Thirst for Knowledge

Dig Through Time - bad for old formats, good for Standard?

Gather the Townsfolk - The Meadery offering free, easy to use Community Blogs

http://themeadery.org

Splash Damage -

Hex/WotC lawsuit settled out of court
https://www.hextcg.com/press-release-settlement/

The Finisher:

Today is International Podcasting Day! So in honor of unnecessary internet holidays, what made-up holiday are you looking forward to celebrating?

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