Monthly Archives: February 2014

Episode 050: Without A Net

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Topic this time: Mostly rambling.

We celebrate making it to 50 episodes by doing an episode without show notes!

  • Musings about the PT and various formats
  • Listener email
  • Big news about our new website!
  • Ok, the site isn’t much to speak of, but it exists… See the link at the bottom of the show notes.

Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission. Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)
@lacluyze
Rich McCann
@MindM4ge

Show website: http://www.cardadvantagecast.com
Show email:
mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed:
@cardadvantage
Our decklists:
http://tappedout.net/users/mtgcardadvantage/
Show RSS feed:
http://mtgcast.com/topics/mtgcast-podcast-shows/active-podcast-shows/card-advantage/feed

Episode 049: Modern Banding

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(Original posting date: Feb 10 2014)

Episode Title: Ep049 – Modern Banding
Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com

Topic this time: Modern!
With special guest, Jeremy Schofield @J_Schofield

Pre-Release BotGs thoughts
History of bannings in Modern
Recent Modern bannings
Modern archetypes impacted
Some listener email

Some links of note:
Timeline of card bannings:
http://wiki.mtgsalvation.com/article/Timeline_of_DCI_bans_and_restrictions
Current metagame for Modern:
http://www.mtgtop8.com/format?f=MO

 

Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission.  Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)  @lacluyze
Rich McCann  @MindM4ge

Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed: @cardadvantage
Our decklists:  http://tappedout.net/users/mtgcardadvantage/
Show RSS feed: http://www.mtgcast.com/topics/mtgcast-podcast-shows/active-podcast-shows/card-advantage/feed

Episode 048: Born of the Previews

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(Original posting date: Feb 4 2014)

Episode Title: Ep048 – Born of the Previews
Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com

Topic this time: Born of the Gods!

We talk about some of the cards in the new set, just in time for the set to drop.

 

Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission.  Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)  @lacluyze
Rich McCann  @MindM4ge

Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed: @cardadvantage
Our decklists:  http://tappedout.net/users/mtgcardadvantage/
Show RSS feed: http://www.mtgcast.com/topics/mtgcast-podcast-shows/active-podcast-shows/card-advantage/feed

Episode 047: Magic Without Borders

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(Original posting date Jan 25 2014)

Episode Title: Ep047 – Magic Without Borders
Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com

With special guest, L3 judge Nicholas Sabin @team_sabin and www.teamsabin.com

Topic this time: A history of card borders and fake cards

 

Animated gif comparison of old and new frames:

http://imgur.com/a/LsXsO

 

Some links you may want to look at for card legitimacy:

http://www.quietspeculation.com/2014/01/insider-spotting-fakes/

http://www.apathyhouse.com/fake/

 

Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission.  Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)  @lacluyze
Rich McCann  @MindM4ge

Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed: @cardadvantage
Our decklists:  http://tappedout.net/users/mtgcardadvantage/
Show RSS feed: http://www.mtgcast.com/topics/mtgcast-podcast-shows/active-podcast-shows/card-advantage/feed

Episode 046: This Must Be Thursday

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(Original posting date: Dec 22 2013)

Episode Title: Ep046 – This Must Be Thursday.
Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com

Topic this time: Promo Cards!

 

Gifts from WotC! The history and some notable examples.

Some resources about promos:

Magic Rarities: http://www.magiclibrarities.net/rarities.html

Promos on MTG Salvation: http://wiki.mtgsalvation.com/article/Promotional_cards

Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission.  Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)  @lacluyze
Rich McCann  @MindM4ge

Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed: @cardadvantage
Our decklists:  http://tappedout.net/users/mtgcardadvantage/
Show RSS feed: http://www.mtgcast.com/topics/mtgcast-podcast-shows/active-podcast-shows/card-advantage/feed

Episode 045: More Complicated Than You Might Think

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(Original posting date: Nov 29 2013)

Episode Title: Ep045 – More Complicated Than You Might Think
Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com

With special guest:
Daniel Schoenbach magicshoebox on Twitter magicshoebox@gmail.com
Judge, player, SCG coverage guy

Topic this time:
Coverage!

We talk with Shoebox, one of the SCG Live crew, about the trials and tribulations of coverage. What does it take to bring matches to the folks at home?

Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission.  Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)  @lacluyze
Rich McCann  @MindM4ge

Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed: @cardadvantage
Our decklists:  http://tappedout.net/users/mtgcardadvantage/
Show RSS feed: http://www.mtgcast.com/topics/mtgcast-podcast-shows/active-podcast-shows/card-advantage/feed

Episode 044: You Tell Us What Color It Should Be!

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(Original posting date: Nov 24 2013)

Episode Title: Ep044 – You Tell Us What Color It Should Be!
Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Topic this time:
Mono colored decks!
We talk about some old, established mono-colored decks as well as the current Devotion based mono-colored decks.
Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission.  Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)  @lacluyze
Rich McCann  @MindM4ge

Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed: @cardadvantage

 

Episode 043: Perfectly Normal Paranoia

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(Original posting date: Nov 7 2013)

Episode Title: Ep043 – Perfectly Normal Paranoia
Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
With special guest, Sheldon Menery! @sheldonmenery
Topics this time:
Commander 2013
New Commanders
New mechanics and interactions
Should you accept a Tempting Offer? Find out Sheldon’s answer…
Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission.  Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)  @lacluyze
Rich McCann  @MindM4ge

Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed: @cardadvantage

Episode 042: That Quite Definitely Is The Answer

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(Original posting date: Oct 13 2013)

Episode Title: Ep042 – That Quite Definitely Is The Answer
Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
With special guest, Shawn Main @shawnmain
(From WotC R&D)
Topics this time:
We talk to Shawn all about the design and development process, and specifically Theros!
Also, new Commander product.
Oh, and some listener feedback. Which is nice.
So you want to play Legacy? Try this flow chart! http://polishtamales.tumblr.com/image/63100855304
We had a few audio issues on this one. Sorry. But we think the content is worth it. The sound quality got very wonky after Rich briefly dropped from the call. No idea why. Sorry.
Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission.  Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)  @lacluyze
Rich McCann  @MindM4ge

Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed: @cardadvantage

Episode 041: Life, The Pro Tour, and Everything

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(Original posting date: Sept 29 2013)

Episode Title: Ep041 – Life, The Pro Tour, and Everything
Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
With special guest, Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa @PVDDR
Topics this time:
We talk to Paulo about what it’s like to be a Pro Tour player.
You can find Paulo’s articles and videos over at: http://www.channelfireball.com/author/paulo-vitor-damo-da-rosa/
Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission.  Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com

Your hosts:
Aaron LaCluyze (Cluze)  @lacluyze
Rich McCann  @MindM4ge

Show email: mtgcardadvantage@gmail.com
Show Twitter feed: @cardadvantage