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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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How Would a Spike Build Edgar Markov? | #175 08/25/2017

Josh Kim joins the show and brings a Spike’s perspective to taking Edgar Markov and how he might build the deck optimally. Decklist: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/01-08-17-mardu-v/ Want to see the pre-cons in action? Make sure to watch Game Knights Episode 9 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2vla4I0jCc Where to Find Josh Online: http://www.twitter.com/xelltweets NEW CARDS FROM THE PRE-CON YOU WOULD KEEP Path of Ancestry Kindred Boon New Blood Patron of the Vein CARDS WE MIGHT THINK ABOUT THAT AREN’T ON THE…

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Commander 2017 Review and GenCon | #144 08/24/2017

Back from GenCon, Kess and Ben break down the new Commander 2017 sets and pick out a few cards they wish would be printed into the modern format. Are their ​​favorite cards fair? What decks will they see play in? Do they have a chance to ever be reprinted? 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…

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The Best 5 Color Dragon EVER? CMDR 2017 Dragon Deck Review | #174 08/23/2017

Dragon Tribal is one of Magic’s oldest ongoing tribes, and they’ve just received a game changing update with Commander 2017! Find out what’s new and what needs changing in this review of the preconstructed deck. Want to see the pre-cons in action? Make sure to watch Game Knights Episode 9 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2vla4I0jCc CARDS TO ADD: (Cylconic Rift/Snapcaster Mage – duh) Also – the best Dragons are expensive. It’s just a popular tribe so…sorry. GIVE ME…

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Can Cat Tribal be Competitive? CMDR 2017 Cat Deck Review | #173 08/18/2017

Show Notes: It’s time to break down the Cat Tribal deck from Commander 2017 and tell you which 10-12 cards you can add to make it that much better! Do you think Cat Tribal can be a competitive Commander deck? Want to see the pre-cons in action? Make sure to watch Game Knights Episode 9 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2vla4I0jCc CARDS TO ADD: Value/Tutor Birthing Pod Sun Titan Fauna Shaman Protection: Asceticism Teferi’s Protection More Card Draw: Smuggler’s…

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Are Wizards Underpowered? C17 Arcane Wizardry Review | #172 08/16/2017

Show Notes: Commander 2017 is here, so let’s take a first look and overview of each of the decks so you can determine which one is best for your needs! Want to see the pre-cons in action? Make sure to watch Game Knights Episode 9 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2vla4I0jCc Show Notes: We’re tuning up the Arcane Wizardry deck featuring Inalla with just 10-12 easy replacements. Do you think the Wizards deck is underpowered? CARDS TO ADD: (Cyclonic…

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