Episode 3 – Mulligans in Commander


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Mulligans

 

  1. Thanks
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering, including editing, and music!
    2. Tiffany Greene for the logo and icon
  2. Main Topic – Mulligans (Thanks to Tiffany for the suggestion)
    1. History of the Mulligan
      1. http://mtg.gamepedia.com/Mulligan
        1. No Mulligan
        2. In 1994 the dci created the All or No land mulligan
        3. Paris mulligan in 1997
        4. Vancouver Mulligan in 2015
        5. CPops mulligan
      2. General idea of a mulligan is “Is this hand better or worse than the AVERAGE hand for my deck?”
      3. How will the first few turns go?
      4. Tiffany’s season 2 deck
      5. http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/episode-2-0010-tiffany-league-season-2-wrexial/
      6. A few sample hands
        1. Darksteel Ingot, Mind Stone, Counterspell, Jace’s Archivist, Shadowmage Infiltrator, Island x2
        2. Induce Paranoia, Swamp x3, Island, Windfall, Silumgar’s Command
        3. Island x3, Swamp, Windfall, Silumgar’s Command, Altar of the Brood
        4. Epiphany at the Drownyard, Island x 3, Dismal Backwater, Treasure Cruise, Grisly Spectacle
        5. Aquitect’s Will, Windfall, Swamp x2, Jace’s Mindseeker, Trepanation Blade, Intellectual Offering
      7. Ryan’s season 2 deck
      8. http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/episode-2-0010-ryan-league-season-2-brago/
      9. A few sample hands
        1. Venser, Shaper Savant, Island, Plains, Cloudform, Fabricate, Cloudblazer, Deadeye Navigator
        2. Plains x3, Island, Momentary Blink, Swords to Plowshares, Vanish Into Memory
        3. Keeper of Keys, Conjurer’s Closet, Whirler Rogue, Command Tower, Azorius Chancery, Evolving Wilds, Esper Panorama
      10. AJ’s season 2 deck
      11. http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/episode-2-0010-aj-league-season-2-lazav/
      12. A few sample hands
        1. Island, Swamp 2x, Gonti, Lord of Luxury, Stunt Double, Notion Thief, Avatar of Woe
        2. Life’s Finale, Psychic Strike, Dreadship Reef, Swamp, Sepulchral Primordial, Duskmantle Guildmage, Undead Alchemist
        3. Salt Marsh, Island x2, Swamp, Szadek, Lord of Secrets, Rapid Hybridization, Arcane Denial
  3. Signoff
    1. You can check us out at brotherswarcast.com
    2. You can email us directly at mail@brotherswarcast.com
    3. On twitter @brotherswarcast
    4. Ryan individually @greenegeek
    5. AJ individually @ajbwcast

Brothers’ War Episode 2


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Announcement Week

 

  1. Thanks
    1. Mike Condon for the music and editing
    2. Tiffany for the logo/icon
  2. Main Topic – Announcement Week
    1. Monday http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/making-magic/metamorphosis-2-0-2017-06-12
      1. Change #1—The Fall, Winter, and Spring Sets Will All Be Large Sets That Are Drafted Alone
      2. Change #2—The Summer Set Will Be a Revamped Core Set
      3. Change #3—A Different Approach to the Gatewatch
      4. Change #4—The Masterpieces Series Will Revert to Being in Fewer Sets
      5. Change #5—We’re Changing Things Behind the Scenes
    2. Tuesday
      1. Aetherworks Marvel is banned.
        1. http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/june-13-2017-banned-and-restricted-announcement-2017-06-13
      2. Magic Duels is cancelled
        1. http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/magic-digital/magic-digital-next-update-2017-06-13
      3. partnered with Cryptic Studios—creators of games like City of Heroes and Neverwinter—to produce a Magic: The Gathering massively multiplayer online game. BE A PLANESWALKER
    3. Wednesday
      1. http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/25th-anniversary-announcement-day-2017-06-14
      2. The 25th Anniversary Pro Tour Will Be a Special Team Trios Event
      3. Pirate Vraska battles Dinosaurs – Ixalan!
      4. Explorers of Ixalan – 4 60 card decks…
      5. Duel Decks: Merfolk vs. Goblins, which releases November 10, 2017
      6. From the Vault: Transform November 24, 2017
      7. On April 27, 2018, Return to Dominaria
      8. 25th anniversary–edition Masters set on March 16, 2018
      9. Unstable releases December 8, 2017.
    4. Thursday
      1. Unpinning the Pro Tour
        1. http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/organized-play/playing-pro-tour-2017-06-15
    5. Friday
      1. 5 defeats of the Gatewatch officially spoiled, but overshadowed by HUGE Ixalan leaks
  3. Signoff
    1. You can check us out at brotherswarcast.com
    2. You can email us directly at mail@brotherswarcast.com
    3. On twitter @brotherswarcast
    4. Ryan individually @greenegeek
    5. AJ individually @ajbwcast

Welcome to the First Episode of the Brothers’ War Podcast



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Better Know a Brother.

Thanks:

  • Mike Condon for the music
  • Tiffany Greene for the Logo
  • Kelly Greene & Mike Condon for the editing

 

  1. The Dwarven card mentioned is Dwarven Warrior: http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=1285
  2. AJ’s favorite art:
    1. Underworld Coinsmith – http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=405427
    2. Crusader of Odric – http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=253730
      1. Amy Pond look alike art: http://i.imgur.com/2CfJzS3.jpg
  3. Ryan’s favorite art:
    1. Pixie Queen – http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=Pixie+Queen
    2. Vesuvan Doppelganger – http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=159820
  4. Ryan’s mono-red Commander deck
    1. http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/jaya-ballard-mono-red-commander-fire-ladies-1/
    2. Tweet @greenegeek and let me know of any other awesome fire art
  5. AJ’s Kemba deck
    1. http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/0003-kitties/
  6. AJ’s Brion Stoutarm
    1. http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/0003-aj-brion-stoutarm/
    2. To understand the Bri-OWN joke, check out the following link, skip to about 4:12 if you just want to hear the Brian part: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQ8BoYEgy1I
  7. Personalities, find them on Twitter:
    1. Bruce Richard – @manaburned
    2. LSV – @lsv
    3. Marshall Sutcliff – @Marshall_LR
    4. Jimmy Wong – @jfwong
    5. Josh Li Kwai – @JoshLeeKwai
    6. Gaby Spartz – @GabySpartz
    7. Brian David Marshall – @Top8Games
    8. Wedge – @TheManaSource
    9. Owen Turtenwald – @OwenTweetenwald
  8. Podcasts
    1. The Command Zone – https://collected.company/category/the-command-zone/
    2. Commanderin’ – http://www.commanderinmtg.com/
    3. Limited Resources – http://lrcast.com/
    4. Magic the Amateuring – http://www.magictheamateuring.com/
    5. Commander’s Brew – http://www.commandersbrew.com/
    6. Drive to Work – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/magic-gathering-drive-to-work/id580709168?mt=2
    7. Mtg Goldfish – https://www.mtggoldfish.com/series/mtggoldfish-podcast
    8. Brainstorm Brewery – http://brainstormbrewery.com/
  9. Link to Ryan’s Super Friend’s Deck
    1. http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/0003-ryan-super-friends/
  10. Magic the Gathering Mania! (Old School) quiz
    1. http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz/quiz2370201b23428.html
    2. Ryan’s score: 10
    3. AJ’s score: 10
    4. Tweet @brotherswarcast and let us know what your score is.
  11. Favorite member of the Gatewatch?
    1. The Professor’s “Office Hours” Videos from Tolarian Community College
      1. Nissa Revane – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UpZ3B0xP-U
      2. Chandra Nalaar – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sl7_WblWwDk
      3. Gideon Jura – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ag1W1cVlziI
      4. Liliana Vess – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0UNCOMN9gc
      5. Jace Beleren – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCWN6IgPj94
      6. Olivia Voldaren – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otQWE3DXURs
      7. Garruk Wildspeaker – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMBM4UNa9MI
      8. Sorin Markov – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-q0oLZmj8Y

 

Listener question:

  • What would you like us to talk to in future episodes?
  • Segment ideas you’d like to share?

 

Sign off:

  • You can check us out at brotherswarcast.com
  • You can email us directly at mail@brotherswarcast.com
  • On twitter @brotherswarcast
  • Ryan individually @greenegeek
  • AJ individually @ajbwcast