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Episode 11: Worth Wollpert – Lava Tubes




Episode 10: Jimmy Cooney – Dice City Games


Sweet poster for 2018 Back to the Past tourney

W/R Sunglasses.draft.dec


Fungal Enchantress, format staple.


Board state from EW 2017 after Jimmy Phantasmal Terrained my Factory to turn on his 2 Dandan’s (and the Control Magic in my hand.)



Episode 9: Kirwan’s Tourney Recap Plus More on Atogs with Will Magrann




Will’s Atog List from Kirwan’s


“12 creature” RUG Tog (EC)


8 Creature U/R Tog (EC)


All-in Berserk Tog (Swedish)


Howling Mine Tog (Swedish)



Episode 8: Swedish Banned and Restricted List Update – Svante Landgraf




My Kids’ Decks


So I have a new project.

I am generally VERY careful about pushing Magic onto my kids.  Nothing would enrich my life more than if they fell in love with the game, but I do not want to force it on them and risk turning them off.  So I have been treading lightly (arguably too lightly.)  But my 3 oldest kids are 6, 7, and 9 now, so I think it is time to finally dive a little deeper.  As such, I have built them 5 different mono color, 40 card, Old School legal decks.  Just 4 copies of 6 different cards + 16 basic lands for now.  About as simple as it gets, although I did include pump knights over regular knights and some slightly more complicated stuff like Fireball and Berserk, just to add a little bit of spice as mono vanilla creatures is boring AF.

The plan is to let them get their feet wet by playing these for a few weeks/months.  Then, once they learn the ropes and start to get bored of the same ole’ decks, I will show them an assortment of other/better cards they can add or swap into their decks.  All Old School legal of course.  I plan on recording all the changes they make, and seeing how things evolve over time.  I will post all their changes here.

Also before you complain about the lands not being Old School legal, please note that my 500+ Alpha/Beta basics are already in the Broken Draft and my other 23 Old School decks.  Plus I love Mirage/Urza’s/Tempest lands.  Sue me 🙂

Episode 7: Alpha.dec – Paul DeSilva



Paul’s Instagram (8bit_mtg)






Episode 6: Noobcon – Eliot Davidoff



Eliot’s Noobcon Deck


Eliot’s Deck from Kalle Nord’s Saturday “Main Tournament”


Pic of final turn of the epic battle with Lord of the Pit Danny Friedman


Standard Lich deck winning turn: lots of restricted cards and a fireball.


Kristoffer Arlefur’s 2017 Noobcon winning deck sporting Nightmare!



Episode 5: Noobcon – Dave Firth Bard



DFB’s All-Alpha deck for the Wizards Tourney


DFB’s Noobon Deck



Episode 4: Sindbad

Just learned this card was not called “Sinbad” after googling it to find a pic.






Am not running Timetwister here, which may be a mistake.  I give up the broken early Twisters to not draw a dead card later when I been doing work filling up the yard.  Deck could also run a Transmute or two, but that would likely mean cutting lands for Fellwars, and I wanna keep my land count high for Sindbad.  Channel also a consideration.  Ring of Renewal is real spicy here as well.



When laying out this Enchantress deck I realized it is likely too hungry for U and G mana to really run Land Tax (again if only Enchantress cost G1!)  I did keep white in the deck for Spirit Link, which seems counterintuitive, but Spirit Link is good on turn 5 while Land Tax gets a lot worse as turns go by.  Deck should certainly pay Tutor as well, but wanted more room for the spicy stuff.



Episode 3: Mirrorball

Mar 20, 2018

This episode I interview combo master Svante Landgraf about his Mirrorball deck from Arvika, as well as combo in general under Swedish rules.


Svante’s Mirrorball Deck


Svante’s article from Arvika