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Which Commander 2017 Deck is the BEST? | #171 08/13/2017

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 What We Mentioned on the End Step: Basketball! We’re On YouTube! All of our video podcasts are now online. Get notifications when we post a new video by…

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How to Sideboard in Modern in 2017 | #143 08/11/2017

Kess and Ben break down some tips and tricks to sideboarding in Modern, going through the different conceptual reasons to include cards in your 15, then taking each of the top tier decks in the format and explaining what the best sideboard tech against each deck is. 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…

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C17 Previews – Boneyard Scourge & Fortunate Few | #170 08/08/2017

Josh and Jimmy breathe some fire into their Commander 2017 preview cards, Boneyard Scourge & Fortunate Few! ================ Fortunate Few 3WW Sorcery Choose a nonland permanent you don’t control, then each other player chooses a nonland permanent he or she doesn’t control that hasn’t been chosen this way. Destroy all other nonland permanents. “… Is it over?” ================ Boneyard Scourge 2BB Creature – Zombie Dragon – 4/3 Flying Whenever a Dragon you control dies while…

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The Mono-Red Pro Tour & PPTQ Report | #142 08/01/2017

As the Mono Red filled Pro Tour went down this weekend, Ben went on the grind through 3 Modern tournaments with Superior Burning CoCo. Kessler helps him break down the deck’s Strengths and Weaknesses, while discussing what the deck can do to get to the next level. They also cover how great Fauna Shaman is. 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!!!!….

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How Many Infinite Combos Is TOO Many? | #169 08/01/2017

We’re answering some mailbag questions and addressing some controversial topics – how many infinite combos is too many? How do you handle take backs? What We Mentioned on the End Step: The Evolution of Trust: http://ncase.me/trust/ ================= 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 Living Cards…

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Comic-Con and Modern Pro Tours | #141 07/27/2017

Last week Wizards announced the return of the Modern Pro Tour while Kessler and Ben went to San Diego Comic-Con. So this week we break down what the Modern Pro Tour means for you, as well as all the happenings at San Diego Comic-Con. 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…

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Evaluating New Mechanics: Amonkhet / Hour of Devastation | #168 07/25/2017

With another block under our belt, it’s time to take a look back on the new and returning mechanics of Amonkhet and Hour of Devastation and see how they line up with Magic’s history and how usable they are in Commander. What We Mentioned on the End Step: San Diego Comic-Con ================= We’re On YouTube! All of our video podcasts are now online. Get notifications when we post a new video by subscribing to us….

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Friday Night Magic and Superior Burning Coco 2.0 | #140 07/18/2017

This Monday, Wizards of the Coast made a big announcement in regards to their in-store programs. The biggest change are the promos, changed from Standard Uncommons to foil double sided tokens. Kessler and Ben discuss each of the changes, as well as break down Ben’s most recent tech on Superior Burning Coco. DECKLIST: Creatures:26 4 Burning-Tree Emissary 3 Dark Confidant 2 Fauna Shaman 4 Myr Superion 1 Pack Rat 2 Scavenging Ooze 1 Selfless Spirit…

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Brewing with the New Gods (Locust, Scarab, Scorpion) | #167 07/18/2017

Hour of Devastation brought some really awesome Legendary Gods to the table, so Josh is bringing them all together and seeing how one might brew a deck with ALL of them in it! What We Mentioned on the End Step: Polaris Primetime on DXP: https://www.youtube.com/dxpofficial ================= 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…

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Hour of Devastation Modern Set Review | #139 07/12/2017

Nicol Bolas, the God-Pharaoh has arrived in style. After ten years of being in the background we are finally getting the Bolas themed set we’ve all wanted. Kessler and Ben review the most recent Magic release this week, discussing how a bunch of the new cards in the set could effect Modern and what strategies may get better moving forward with their introduction. Modern Ban List: http://magic.wizards.com/en/gameinfo/gameplay/formats/bannedrestricted To Download Lifelinker: https://collected.company/lifelinker/ To unlock our sweet…

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