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Is Modern a Turn 4 Format? | #157 09/21/2017

After last weekend’s Star City Game tournament results, Kessler and Ben analyze the value of fast mana, and why it is important (or unimportant) that Modern be a turn 4 format.​ Modern Ban List: http://magic.wizards.com/en/gameinfo/gameplay/formats/bannedrestricted To Download Lifelinker: https://collected.company/lifelinker/ To unlock our sweet MMcast LifeLink Background donate to the MMcast Patreon!!!!. https://www.patreon.com/themmcast Follow us on YouTube! youtube.com/topdeckingTV Follow us on Twitch for future streams: twitch.tv/themmcast To buy the sweet playmat along side other sweet future…

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Ixalan 2 Headed Giant w/ Magic the Amateuring l Game Knights #10 09/20/2017

We’re searching for buried treasure and exploring the brand new world of Ixalan! It’s podcast vs podcast when Meghan & Maria from Magic the Amateuring set sail for an epic showdown against Jimmy & Josh in a sealed two-headed giant battle for the ages. Who will emerge victorious? ONLY ONE (GIANT) MAY STAND! Own a piece of Game Knights history! Check out our shirt here: http://bit.ly/GKShirt (How would you build it? Full decklists and card…

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Commander 2017! Ur-Dragon, Edgar Markov, Arahbo, and Inalla l Game Knights #9 09/20/2017

It’s Cats vs Dragons vs Vampires vs Wizards in the latest episode of Game Knights featuring the brand new Commander 2017 pre-con decks! Mel Li is back, alongside newly-knighted former Magic game designer Shawn Main, for an epic tribal showdown with Jimmy and Josh. Who will emerge victorious? ONLY ONE MAY STAND! This episode is brought to you by Card Kingdom. Support the show by using www.cardkingdom.com/GameKnights for all your Magic and card game related…

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Ixalan SET REVIEW for Commander | #179 09/15/2017

Our Ixalan Set Review is here and it’s time to get Tribal with it! From Dinosaurs to Merfolk to Pirates and Vampires, there’s plenty to dig into here. What will make the cut in your next Commander deck? What We Mentioned on the End Step: ABSOLUTELY NOTHING We’re On YouTube! All of our video podcasts are now online. Get notifications when we post a new video by subscribing to us. Click Here. Huge thanks to…

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Masters of Modern 3 Year Anniversary Special | #156 09/13/2017

With a new audio recorder setup, The Masters of Modern venture forth into their 3rd year of podcasting! This weeks episode asked you loyal listeners to send in your questions, and Kess and Ben each answer them as thoroughly as they are able. Modern Ban List: http://magic.wizards.com/en/gameinfo/gameplay/formats/bannedrestricted To Download Lifelinker: https://collected.company/lifelinker/ To unlock our sweet MMcast LifeLink Background donate to the MMcast Patreon!!!!. https://www.patreon.com/themmcast Follow us on YouTube! youtube.com/topdeckingTV Follow us on Twitch for future…

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IXALAN MYTHIC: Axis of Mortality | Ramos, Dragon Engine Deck Tech | #178 09/13/2017

Our Ixalan Preview is here and it’s got a very powerful effect – but the real question is, does the card actually work well in EDH? Afterwards we break down Jimmy’s deck brew for Ramos, Dragon Engine. Axis of Mortality: Ramos Decklist: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/ramos-dragon-engine-jimmy/ What We Mentioned on the End Step: Stranger Things Season 2 We’re On YouTube! All of our video podcasts are now online. Get notifications when we post a new video by subscribing…

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SPELL PIERCE Ixalan Preview and Top 8 Perma-Banned Cards | #146 09/06/2017

The Masters of Modern are proud to present to you their preview card for Ixalan: SPELL PIERCE, in Standard for the first time and ready to counter instant and sorceries (As long as your opponent’s don’t have 2 open mana). Kess and Ben then break down their Top 8 picks for cards that can never be unbanned. Ban Watch List: Hot: Street Wraith Mox Opal Death’s Shadow Mishra’s Bauble Warm: Devoted Druid Simian Spirit Guide…

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Mairsil, The Pretender DECK TECH | #177 09/05/2017

Josh has been brewing around one of the new Commanders Mairsil, The Pretender. Can he steal ALL the activated abilites? Make sure to check out the decklist below. Decklist: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/mairsil-the-pretender-l-jlk/ What We Mentioned on the End Step: Improv Games! We’re On YouTube! All of our video podcasts are now online. Get notifications when we post a new video by subscribing to us. Click Here. Huge thanks to Geoffrey Palmer for providing some of his amazing…

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Ixalan Mechanics & the Beginner’s Guide to a Modern RPTQ | #145 09/04/2017

Special guest Alex Sheftel joins Ben as they review the new mechanics and rules changes incoming with Ixalan, and they discuss the process of getting into Modern for a Limited player that qualified for a Modern RPTQ with no Modern experience. Modern Ban List: http://magic.wizards.com/en/gameinfo/gameplay/formats/bannedrestricted To Download Lifelinker: https://collected.company/lifelinker/ To unlock our sweet MMcast LifeLink Background donate to the MMcast Patreon!!!!. https://www.patreon.com/themmcast Follow us on YouTube! youtube.com/topdeckingTV Follow us on Twitch for future streams: twitch.tv/themmcast…

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Is Kess, Dissident Mage better than Snapcaster? Deck Tech | #176 09/01/2017

Alex Kessler joins the show to discuss his namesake card and a deck he might brew with it. Decklist: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/kess-dissident-mage-alex-kessler/ KEY CARDS: Dark Ritual (Mana Geyser) Ancient Excavation Time Warp Metallurgic Summonings Increasing Ambition/Increasing Vengeance /(no Increasing Confusion?) Secrets of the Dead Mizzix’s Mastery Docent of Perfections Cruel Ultimatum CARDS WE MIGHT THINK ABOUT THAT AREN’T ON THE LIST: Pyromancer’s Goggles Epic Experiment Signets? Or more Rituals? Brainstorm, etc More self mill? Cycling Deck What…

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