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Episode 312 – Vignere Ciphers and Standard Jund

Confederate Cipher Disk

Warning: Chewie is sick.  So he sounds a little different than usual, and he’s muted a lot.

The dorks bring lots of news this week!  Since the last episode was a live one, we’ve got two weeks’ worth of stuff to talk about! They revealed an Event Deck, announced a new From the Vault, and teased us with a bizarre coded webpage.  Luckily, people much more motivated than us went ahead and decoded it, so we told you all about it.  Of course by now the official decoded page is up, but that’s to be expected, right?

So once we finished up the news, the discussion on Vigenère ciphers, and a new Penny Arcade comic, we actually had stuff to talk about!  Mike attended a Sealed tournament last weekend, so he’s gotta tell you how he did there.  Brian’s working on a Standard Jund deck to take to an SCG Invitational Qualifier, so he’s gonna tell us all about that.  It sounds pretty sweet though, I must say.  Links for all that stuff are below!

Born of the Gods Event Deck: http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/arcana/1424
FTV: Annihilation: http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/arcana/1426
MTG: Conspiracy: http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/arcana/1429
MTG on Penny Arcade: http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2014/02/12


Intro & Outro Music – Diamond by Swift – http://www.myspace.com/swiftband
Break Music – Callin In Sick by Weird Al Yankovic – http://www.weirdal.com/

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  1. February 17, 2014 at 11:25 am | Permalink

    For the art of the five on the conspiracy announcement, it looks like it’s in reverse wubrg order to me. I’d watch some deck building streams. As for the recorded game, I didn’t think the quality was particularly bad, but I also didn’t find it compelling to listen to, unlike the games you’ve recorded in the past.

  2. Myke Okuhara
    February 18, 2014 at 10:26 pm | Permalink

    I love the Dynasty Warriors series which is also based on the Romance of the Three Kingdoms. I’m pretty sure I’ve actually already left this comment several times on the site since Portal Three Kingdoms does come up occasionally.

  3. Nick
    February 21, 2014 at 3:35 pm | Permalink

    Chewie on your behalf I tried my best to hate your recording of the prerelease game, but as one who was unable to prerelease myself, I have to say it was actually quite enjoyable.

    Sorry to disappoint you 😉

One Trackback

  1. By Mike’s SCG IQ Top 8 Maze’s End Deck on February 17, 2014 at 11:03 pm

    […] Invitational Qualifier last weekend with Brian!  You heard Brian talk about his deck on Episode 312 (hopefully he’ll send me the final version to put up here on the site too), but Mike’s […]

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