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Modern Masters Block Draft | #128 04/17/2017

Coming to you live(ish) from Hi De Ho Comics in Santa Monica, the Modern Masters podcast hosted a Modern Masters Draft! Which Modern Masters You ask? All of them? Pack 1 MM2013, Pack 2 MM2015, Pack 3 MM2017, with Special guests, Jimmy Wong, Josh Kim, and Marshal James, with cameos from Alex Sheftel, Sam Abramowitz, Paul Gritsch. Will Kessler or Ben come out on top? Will people pull sweet, sweet, value? What archetype is the…

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Amonkhet Preview: Neheb, the Worthy & Deck Tech | #153 04/10/2017

We’re diving into our NEW PREVIEW card: Neheb, the Worthy and discussing how Jimmy built a deck around the idea of discard. NEHEB, THE WORTHY 1BR – Legendary Creature – Minotaur Warrior – 2/2 First Strike Other Minotaurs you control have first strike. As long as you have one or fewer cards in hand, Minotaurs you control get +2/+0 Whenever Neheb, the Worthy deals combat damage to a player, each player discards a card. Decklist:…

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GP San Antonio and Team Unified Modern Tournament Report | #127 04/08/2017

Ben was joined by Ryan Skonnar (Death’s Shadow) and Stephen St Clair (Infect) at GP San Antonio for Team Unified Modern. He took the sweet brew below, and did live recordings, so Kessler and Ben listening to the tournament and provide color commentary. Creatures:11 2 Jace, Vryn’s Prodigy 4 Simian Spirit Guide 1 Goblin Dark-Dwellers 4 Greater Gargadon Spells:28 3 Ancestral Vision 4 Chalice of the Void 3 Engineered Explosives 1 Tormod’s Crypt 1 Beck…

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Melissa DeTora and The Professor Battle it OUT! l Game Knights #5 04/08/2017

The Knights suit up for battle the with mono-colored legendaries from Aether Revolt! Wesley Ruttle joins the show with his awesome Sram equipment deck. Vinny is back with a new Yahenni brew. Josh tries to up his mono-green win rate with Rishkar. And Jimmy is representing his favorite color with mono-red Ragavan..errr, Kari Zev. Who will emerge victorious? ONLY ONE MAY STAND!! Huge thanks to UltraPro (www.ultrapro.com – @UltraProIntl) and CardKingdom.com (www.cardkingdom.com/GameKnights) for sponsoring this…

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Amonkhet Preview card and Top Ten Black Cards in Modern | #126 03/30/2017

In a surprise twist of events, the Masters of Modern Podcast gets to release their preview card right now! It is the long awaited reprint of Aven Mindcensor. This is followed by the podcast finishing the first Top Ten cycle in the show’s history “Top Ten Black cards” Top Ten Lists: Kessler: 1) Liliana 2) Thoughtseize/Inquisition of Kozilek ​3) Dark Confidant 4) Viscera Seer 5) Fatal Push 6) Griselbrand 7) Goryo’s Vengeance 8) Tasigur/Gurmag Angler…

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Spice up your Commander Night! / Modern Masters 2017 Draft | #152 03/28/2017

This week we’re breaking down a bunch of different ways to play Commander/EDH so you can keep things fresh in a playgroup! Try out some of these variants and let us know your favorites. We also go over our experiences with the Modern Masters 2017 draft format so far. What We Mentioned on the Show: Two Headed Giant: http://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/two-headed-giant Planechase: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/rules-revealed-2009-08-10 Vanguard: http://magic.wizards.com/en/vanguard Archenemy: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/archenemy-rules-revealed-2010-05-17 Star: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/serious-fun/star-power-2008-08-05 Kingdoms: https://www.reddit.com/r/EDH/comments/3x0zvs/kingdom_magic_simplified_xpost_from_magictcg/ What We Mentioned on the End…

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KessCo and Mental Magic | #125 03/27/2017

Ben Interviews Kessler about the big project he has been working on all year, KessCo. They go over what Kessler’s start up is trying to do, talk about the process he went through to create and launch a game line, and give a sneak peak of the 4 game titles they are releasing this August. Then they both play a game of mental Magic! Follow us on youtube! youtube.com/topdeckingTV Follow us on Twitch for future…

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The Commander Deck Building Template | #151 03/21/2017

Deck building in EDH can be a daunting task, especially early in your Commander career! Today we’re tackling how to approach each EDH deck with a basic template when brewing. What We Mentioned on the Show: EDH Essential Cards: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/commander-edh-starter-deck-the-essentials/ Card Advantage and Card Draw episode: https://collected.company/2016/10/18/card-draw-card-advantage-127/ Mana Base episodes: https://collected.company/2015/04/07/mana-bases-part-12-39/ and https://collected.company/2015/04/09/mana-bases-part-22-40/ Prof’s Mana Base Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DSddyFCqPk Quadrant Theory episode: https://collected.company/2014/09/02/card-evaluation-animar-with-marshall-sutcliffe-9/ What We Mentioned on the End Step: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of…

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Team Unified Modern | #124 03/18/2017

Kessler and Ben go over the unique format of GP San Antonio “Team Unified Modern” a format where teams of three compete, but no decks can contain the same cards. They also announce which MMcast listeners will be Ben’s teammate at the GP and talk Lord of The Rings. 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 MMcast Merch: https://www.dmtwclothing.com/collections/masters-of-modern/products/the-masters-of-modern-playmat…

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Tasigur, the Golden Fang with Jeremy Noell | #150 03/14/2017

We welcome Jeremy Noell from StarCityGames to the show to discuss his projects and his awesome Tasigur, the Golden Fang brew, which aims to cast Villainous Wealth as many times as possible. Tasigur Decklist: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/tasigur-villainous-wealth-jeremy-noell/ Where to Find Jeremy: http://www.twitter.com/jeremynoell www.youtube.com/starcitygames Commander Vs Split Second Mini Masters Vs What We Mentioned on the End Step: Xenoshyft 7 Wonders Sushi Go Epic Card Game We’re On YouTube! All of our video podcasts are now online. Get…

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