The dorks are back from a two week podcasting break, and we’re coming out firing! We’re giving the Mythic Conscription treatment to a notoriously overpowered set, Urza’s Saga! In this discussion we’ll point out the difference between powerful cards and, well, design mistakes. Which color is loaded with potential mythics? Which color just doesn’t seem to have much for the discussion? And what about Tolarian Academy?Continue reading
It’s Prerelease time again! Chewie, Mike, Brian, and Sam (!) all went to House of Cards in Winston-Salem NC to play! First, Chewie tells the story of the weekend of Scott’s wedding and the horrible, horrible sunburn while he & Mike are in the car on the way to the shop. We didn’t get any pre-tournament recordings with Brian & Sam because they were playing a game of Brawl.
Once the tournament begins you’ll get to hear from us all between rounds as we discuss how the games went. Which dork will be undefeated? Which dork couldn’t win even if his opponent left halfway through the round? I guess you’ll just have to listen!Continue reading
The dorks dive once more into the Throne of Eldraine previews! We’ve got plenty of cycles to finish – hybrid cards, lands, uncommon knights, legendary creatures and artifacts, lots of stuff! While we’re at it we’re bouncing around and hitting whatever other good stuff we can find, whether it’s super flavorful, an obvious fairy tale reference, or blatantly powerful. We’ll even hit that one blue mythic (yeah, you know the one) and discuss reasons it could be mythic and just how powerful it really could be.Continue reading
The dorks are back to discuss even more Throne of Eldraine cards! You like fairy tales? What about knights? What about fairy tales…with knights? What about flavorful cards? Or billy goats? Big bad wolf? Excalibur? Trolls? The Questing Beast? The way every fairy tale begins? Randomly suplexing bears? Is any of this sounding good yet?
…what if I offered you a Bog Naughty?Continue reading
Throne of Eldraine is almost upon us, so we’re here to talk about as much of the new stuff as we can! We’ve got Adventures, we’ve got Food, we’ve got Knights, we’ve got Brawl legendaries…there’s a lot going on here. And all of it looks neat! So join the dorks as we discuss the cards, the flavor, and the art of a bunch of the Eldraine set!Continue reading