Top Level Podcast (modern)

Two big topics on this week's cast! 1: We revisit Schools of Magic per a Sean O'Brien Patreon request, and 2: Blossoming Defense and more Kaladesh in Modern

Direct download: blossoming-defense.mp3
Category:Modern -- posted at: 11:22pm EST

Is new Kaladesh card Madcap Experiment too good in Modern? Learn about a sweet one-card combo that might just make it so!

Direct download: madcap-experiment.mp3
Category:Modern -- posted at: 12:44am EST

Wild Nacatl potentially pushes Naya Burn from "Lava Spike Deck" to "Red Aggro" in terms of macro archetype. What are the trade-offs for this move in Modern?

Direct download: wild-nacatl.mp3
Category:Modern -- posted at: 5:25am EST

Goblin Dark-Dwellers. 3RR. Creature - Goblin. Menace. When Goblin Dark-Dwellers enters the battlefield, you may cast target instant or sorcery card...

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Category:Modern -- posted at: 10:42pm EST

The Gitrog Monster allows you to win on turn five, immediately. Here’s how…

 

Dakmor Salvage + Seismic Assault + The Gitrog Monster

Direct download: the-gitrog-monster.mp3
Category:Modern -- posted at: 11:18pm EST

Eye of Ugin was banned in Modern this week!

 

 

The macro storyline here is this: The Eldrazi deck in Modern was too good. It was the best on a number of dimensions, but most folks looking in would identify a deck full of Sol Rings pumping out de facto undercosted threats. Something was going to give (and almost certainly from the mana front).

 

Direct download: eye-of-ugin.mp3
Category:Modern -- posted at: 10:13pm EST

Reality Smasher smashed its way into six of the Top 8 best performances from PT Oath of the Gatewatch! Learn about these decks & how to beat Reality Smasher

Direct download: reality-smasher.mp3
Category:Modern -- posted at: 9:50pm EST

Abbot of Keral Keep (aka "the red Snapcaster Mage") is one of several new cards from Magic Origins that is poised to perform in the Modern format.

Direct download: abbot-of-keral-keep.mp3
Category:Modern -- posted at: 9:48pm EST

Michael J Flores and Patrick Chapin talk new Magic Origins card Kytheon, Hero of Akros / Gideon, Battle-Forged; Patrick's 9th Place Grixis, and more Modern!

Direct download: TLP0031.mp3
Category:Modern -- posted at: 10:36pm EST

Patrick Chapin and Michael J Flores chat Become Immense and the Pantheon decks of Pro Tour Fate Reforged, but not before spontaneously brewing Standard!

Direct download: Become_Immense_and_Gurmag_Angler.mp3
Category:Modern -- posted at: 10:31pm EST