Top Level Podcast (standard)
Direct download: thraben-inspector.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 11:18pm EDT

Always Watching. 1WW. Enchantment. Nontoken creatures you control get +1/+1 and have vigilance. 


MichaelJ and Patrick go over a ton of new decks featuring this card as well as Jim Davis's Bant Collected Company deck, all from last weekend's Open.

Direct download: always-watching.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 10:15pm EDT

Hardened Scales came seemingly out of nowhere to place multiple finishers in the Top 8 of Grand Prix Houston. Find out what finally made Hardened Scales.

Direct download: hardened-scales.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 9:38pm EDT

Pulse of Murasa is a cheap and easy splash for a surprising number of decks. It can help break rules and help fight beatdown decks... Surprise!

Direct download: pulse-of-murasa.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 10:04pm EDT

Pro Tour Champion and Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin joins MichaelJ in a discussion of the Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) Standard decks.

Direct download: MOCS.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 9:47pm EDT

Mike and Patrick talk tons and tons about Thopter Engineeer, but also Rally the Ancestors, Reflector Mage, and Collected Company decks and more in this cast

Direct download: thopter-engineer.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 9:53pm EDT

Reckless Bushwhacker is a new Goblin Warrior Ally from Oath of the Gatewatch that helped win the very first StarCityGames.com Standard Open, once made legal

Direct download: reckless-bushwhacker.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 9:45pm EDT

Gather the Pack is great setup in Standard! Even when it "misses" it can give Spell Mastery to acceleration like Nissa's Pilgrimage. Plus, sometimes it hits

Direct download: gather-the-pack.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 12:06am EDT

Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim is a Legendary Creature - Kor Cleric rumored to be in Oath of the Gatewatch. Patrick and Michael chat about Ayli and Standard Naya.

Direct download: ayli-eternal-pilgrim.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 10:37pm EDT

In addition to Standard chats about green two drops, Patrick and Michael peruse the recent Modern results and talk a little about the math and matchups of that format.

Direct download: heir-of-the-wilds.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 9:28pm EDT