Top Level Podcast (standard)

Mage-Ring Network is a powerful innovation in Esper control decks, facilitating Ugin, the Spirit Dragon and great flexibility

Direct download: mage-ring-network.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 11:18pm EDT

Patrick Chapin and Michael J. Flores go over three new-ish and cool Standard decks, two of which feature Battle for Zendikar uncommon Jaddi Offshoot.

Direct download: jaddi-offshoot.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 11:11pm EDT

"Double Strike" is a double-length podcast going over all the Top 8 decks from Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar + additional interesting decks

Direct download: double-strike.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT

Emeria Shepherd is one of the few awesome white cards that ISN'T talked about in the most recent Open Top 8. Don't worry, we riff on Emeria Shepherd anyway!

Direct download: emeria-shepherd.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 9:53pm EDT

Patrick and Michael talk about the new Battle for Zendikar Standard strategies, but mostly Atarka Red; and largely about how Arashin Cleric isn't enough.

Direct download: arashin-cleric.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 11:35pm EDT

This week Top Level Podcast takes on Ob Nixilis Reignited, his role in the Abzan archetype, or anywhere really.

Direct download: ob-nixilis-reignited.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 2:23am EDT

Catacomb Sifter just might be the sleeper card of Battle for Zendikar. Find out what makes this Eldrazi Drone (and the rest of the Eldrazi) go in this cast!

Direct download: catacomb-sifter.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

Battle Lands! Find out the amazing synergies between Battle for Zendikar's new battle lands and longtime favorites, fetch lands. Best mana in seven years :)

Direct download: battle-lands.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

Hangarback Walker strikes again! The most widely played card from Magic Origins met itself in an Abzan Aggro mirror match in the finals of Grand Prix London

Direct download: hangarback-walker.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 10:20pm EDT

Sphinx's Tutelage is the true "scissors" of Standard (sorry Ensoul Artifact). Find out why some decks perform exceedingly well from the top tables

Direct download: sphinxs-tutelage.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 10:38pm EDT