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Breaking Boros | Winning with Red/White in EDH | #158 05/16/2017

It is well known that Boros (red/white) is the hardest color pair to have success with in Commander. On this episode, we discuss ways to make it viable and up that win percentage. What We Mentioned on The End Step: Magic: the Gathering Puzzle Quest http://m.onelink.me/5318602 Use this code and receive a free rare card: 1e2ct What We Mentioned on the Show: Alex Kessler’s Archangel Avacyn Decklist: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/archangel-avacyn-alex-kessler/ Boros Card List: High Priority: Hedron Archive…

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Magic Community Spotlight! | #157 05/09/2017

There’s a ton of awesome magic content out there but sometimes it can be hard to find. We’re hoping we can introduce you to some of our favorite stuff! Before we get into it – we are not trying to insult, marginalize, or make any statement about any creator that hasn’t made the list today! We certainly don’t know every piece of content out there, so please let us know if we’ve missed one of…

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Casting the Magic Movie | #130 05/08/2017

A few years ago, Wizards of the Coast announced that they were teaming up with Fox to develop the Magic movie! Likely this movie will star the Gatewatch, so Kessler and Ben walk through each Gatewatch member and give their thoughts on which actor would best play that character. 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…

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The Importance of Mana Curve | #156 05/02/2017

In this level up episode, Josh brings the idea of the Mana Curve to the table, and why it’s more important in Commander now than ever. “Aftermath” Playmat ON SALE for one month only: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1171224254/aftermath-limited-edition-playmat-from-the-command Game Knights #6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqalJabqJsA&index=1&list=PLyLzs6vB3Xk75kjIm45DQLrR8oT63_OvD What We Mentioned on the End Step: The Magic Castle in Los Angeles We’re On YouTube and Facebook! Find our FULL Video Podcasts on YouTube and subscribe by clicking Here. Follow us for updates on our…

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LEOVOLD BANNED! Amonkhet Set Review for Commander | #155 04/25/2017

Amonkhet and a new cycle of brand new Gods are here for Commander consumption! Let’s break down our favorite cards for EDH in each color. We’ll also discuss the Leovold banning and Protean Hulk unbanning at the beginning. “Aftermath” Playmat ON SALE for one month only: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1171224254/aftermath-limited-edition-playmat-from-the-command Game Knights #6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqalJabqJsA&index=1&list=PLyLzs6vB3Xk75kjIm45DQLrR8oT63_OvD What We Mentioned on the End Step: Nier Automata Giveaway! We’re On YouTube! All of our video podcasts are now online. Get notifications when…

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Modern Amonkhet Set Review | #129 04/25/2017

After getting a chance to play with all of the new Amonkhet cards during the pre-release, Kessler and Ben go through the different cards in the set they think are most likely to make it in Modern. What decks get a bonus, what new decks will be created, and what strategies may even get worse. Plus their thoughts on the limited format and all of the new mechanics. To Download Lifelinker: https://collected.company/lifelinker/ To unlock our…

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Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons Deck Tech (from Game Knights #6) | #154 04/21/2017

We promise no more snake puns! Josh’s build of Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons utilizes her snake creation potential to the max in this deck tech – and then don’t forget to check it out in action on Game Knights #6! “Aftermath” Playmat ON SALE for one month only: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1171224254/aftermath-limited-edition-playmat-from-the-command Game Knights #6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqalJabqJsA&index=1&list=PLyLzs6vB3Xk75kjIm45DQLrR8oT63_OvD Decklist: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/hapatra-vizier-of-poisons-jlk-game-knights-6/ What We Mentioned on the End Step: S-Town Podcast (from the creators of Serial): https://stownpodcast.org/ We’re On YouTube! All of…

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New AMONKHET Commander Gameplay with NFL Player Cassius Marsh & Mel Li | Game Knights #6 04/20/2017

Support the show by using www.cardkingdom.com/GameKnights for your next Magic purchase! Seattle Seahawks Defensive End Cassius Marsh joins the show along with former Wizards of the Coast story team member Mel Li. Wizards of the Coast gave us early access to some of the new legendary creatures from Amonkhet, so the knights are going toe-to-toe with exciting decks built around Samut, Temmet, Neheb and Hapatra. Who will emerge victorious? ONLY ONE MAY STAND!! Huge thanks…

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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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