Squee Draft

Ever face that hard choice in a draft? The tough call between the card you should take and the card you want to take? You tell yourself “It’s a bad idea, but it’d be so cool if it worked!” Squee, the Goblin Nabob with season tickets to the nearest graveyard, has no qualms with taking the splashy choice and trying his damnedest to make it work. Squee does his best to show you how to get out of sticky situations by running head-first into them and flailing as only a death-prone goblin should. Sometimes he’ll get there. Sometimes he’ll fizzle. Sometimes he’ll even find a way to Goblin Grenade himself right out of the game. Whatever the case, it should be a fun ride.

Squee GTC Launch Sealed: Bombs Away

Some days you just can't get rid of a bomb

Squee fails at preparing for GP Charlotte by opening an absolutely absurd pool of cards that no one should ever see in a large event. You know you’ve got something when Mad Skills stays in the sideboard and Borborygmos isn’t even considered for a slot in the deck. Rather than the typical Squee voice, you’ll instead be treated to the smooth sounds of ambient videogame music in the background throughout each round as things get progressively more absurd. More or less every bomb in the format makes an appearance in the deck or on the other side of the virtual table, so this is your chance to get a top-level view of the format’s high points. Round 3 in particular has an absurd turn of events that you know left someone swearing profusely. Sounds like a Squee Sealed!

 

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Squee AVR Launch Sealed: Angelic Density

Angel of Glory's RiseShe's much nicer than Selenia...

How many angels does it take to make Squee a decent threat in a 16 man event? Squee breaks in Avacyn Restored by entering a 4 round swiss sealed event during the MTGO Launch Party. Like all Sealed Swiss events, this means Squee plays out a full four rounds with the deck he puts together using the contents of six packs of Avacyn Restored. Not to spoil too much, but some of the challenger decks include a flyer-heavy card draw deck and a deck that takes the Soulbond mechanic to terrifying extremes. Armed to the teeth with most of the good non-mythic angels and homo sapiens, Squee will channel his inner lightning helix and summon an aggressive Boros build in pursuit of the coveted (if somewhat absurdly drawn) Avacyn, Angel of Hope avatar, a bunch of packs, and some points for a tournament no one gives a damn about. Stay tuned!

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Squee Draft #6 – Spooky Murder

Murder of CrowsA what of crows?

The truth is out there. Prerelease prices suck and Squee is long overdue for a draft, so everyone’s favorite goblin cook dives one last time into the belly of Dark Ascension before the Helvault cracks open and reasonable draft prices fall out. Squee finally gets a chance to travel down the Drogskol Captain path after three months of settling for zombie and vampire captains, but will his captain stand well against a Drogskol Reaver in the early rounds?  Squee takes advantage of the quirkiness of the 4-3-2-2 crowd to construct a morbid engine out of Stitcher’s Apprentice accompanied by Murder of Crows, Selhoff Occultist, and Undead Alchemist. This episode also features the debut of special effects! See if you can spot Madden-style visual queues whenever Squee does something monumentally goblin-like and marvel at his ability to flail under pressure as Squee bids adieu to flip cards, Fateful Hour, and his good friend Undead Alchemist. Will Avacyn Restored draft be an amazing experience of style and substance? I want to believe!

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Squee Draft #5 – Squee Finds a Shovel and Keeps On Digging

havengul lich

Everyone’s favorite goblin (except for those Slobad fans, weirdos) is back with another DKA-ISD-ISD 8-4 draft from MTGO.  Squee loved his mill deck from the last Squee Draft video SO MUCH (but not as much as his toy of course!) that he decided to give it another shot, especially since he was able to find the BEST pieces for it!  Anyway, I’ll leave him to it so he can tell you all about it.  Don’t forget, you can follow Squee on Twitter @SqueeGoblnNabob and I highly recommend it, he’s definitely entertaining! – Chewie

Squee lucks out and manages to draft two of his favorite cards in the block for a return to the fabled zombie mill archetype. Not to go unchallenged, Squee once again faces off against a rival mill machine in the very first round. Squee employs mythic monsters, dabbles in undead alchemy, and toys with the Brink in an attempt to assemble a terrifying force of zombie horror. One way or another, Squee is here it pick at your brain and embrace the strange interactions available within the world of Innistrad.

 

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Squee Draft #4 – Squee Hates Libraries

Geralf's MindcrusherOh THAT'S what you do with a Jar of Eyeballs. Duh.

Let us take another trip down Squee Draft Lane, shall we?  Squee hits us with another DKA-ISD-ISD 8-4 draft.  If you enjoy these jaunts into draft-with-style land, you should follow Squee on Twitter @SqueeGoblnNabob. When he’s not busy being a cabin hand, a Nabob, or apparently a deli owner (just look at his picture!), he’s quite entertaining.  Man these HD videos are cool.  It’s like I was really there!  Sitting at Squee’s computer.  Instead of sitting at my computer.  Yeah, that would have been pretty cool… – Chewie

Squee takes on the color blue by diving into a does-everything-blue-can-do deck. Bounce? Check. Mill? Check. Zombies? Check. Delvers? Check. Really stupid mythic daggers that may or may not work? Check. Solid mana curve? Ha, like blue has those… Whatever the case, Squee engages in the rare and often impressive Mill Mirror Match. Who will run out of cards first? Find out!

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