#207 Brainstorm Brewery – Kaladesh Set Review

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:41:51 — 93.4MB)This is the Kaladesh set review! Corbin still insists on reading every card! Jason still has to drink to get through them! Ryan and Marcel luck out and don’t have to suffer the indignity of the exercise!   To help out, the gang enlisted the help of two guests – …

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Brainstorm Brewery #206 DJ JLK

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:18:32 — 71.9MB)Josh Lee Kwai takes a break from opening expeditions to join perpetual guest DJ Johnson, Corbin and Jason to discuss Kaladesh, masterpieces, and the best Disney sports movie franchise.   Breaking bulk covers casual and EDH gems, and pick of the week elevates your brain.   Cabe Riseau produced the …

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Money Draught #59 – Fake Chiropractic Adjustment Compilations

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:27:27 — 80.3MB)Topics include: Some Kaladesh cards and mechanics, MTGO Legacy Cube changes, draft leagues, using Conspiracy cards in cube, Mental Magic, so-called “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response” a.k.a. “head orgasms”, Puppy Pregnancy Syndrome, Paris Syndrome and other recent examples of mass hysteria. ** This cast is for mature listeners ** Your Hosts: …

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Brainstorm Brewery #205 – Casale Pride

Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:20 — 51.8MB)http://traffic.libsyn.com/brainstormbrewery/Brainstorm_Brewery_205.mp3   Jim Casale (@phrost_) was our guest on the podcast. The gang talks finance, the Pro Tour (for which Jim is qualified), Modern and even a little NHL news to boot. You’ll hear tons of finance tips, Jim’s philosophy about the Pro Tour, a special announcement about where to …

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Brainstorm Brewery #204 – A New Era

Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:56 — 52.3MB)We had a bit of a shakeup on the cast and moving forward the names and voices will be a little different but the quality will be the same. Marcel and Ryan will be back frequently for the Brainstorm Brewery After Hours podcast and we’re going to be having a …

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Brainstorm Brewery #203 – All Good Things…

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:15:07 — 69.0MB)…must come to an end, it was a pleasure. Contact Us! Brainstorm Brewery – Website – E-mail – Twitter – Facebook – RSS – iTunes – Stitcher Ryan Bushard – E-mail – Twitter – Facebook Corbin Hosler – E-mail – Twitter – Facebook – MTGPrice Jason E Alt – E-mail …

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Money Draught #58 – Based on Instinct

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:17:46 — 71.6MB)Topics include: “Buyout” personalities, the impact of recent TCG pricing changes, Pokemon Go, Vintage Cube, cards that might be good in JR’s imaginary 20-life multiplayer format, and sleep paralysis. ** This cast is for mature listeners** Your Hosts: Jason Alt — @JasonEAlt Slick Jagger — @slickJagger JR — @time_elemental Money …

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Brainstorm Brewery #202 – Future Sight

Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:46 — 44.8MB)You will not get your typical dose of Magic: the Gathering on this week’s episode, instead we talk about the future of technology. Joining the discussion is the prophetic Kevin Kelly (@kevin2kelly) talking about his new book The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future. We …

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Brainstorm Brewery #201 – Eldritch Moon Set Review

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:30:12 — 82.8MB)It’s the Eldritch Moon Set Review, no artificial fillers.   Not episode 200 Support our Patreon! DO IT. You know this cast makes you more than $1 a week Need to contact us? Hit up BrainstormBrew@gmail.com   Contact Us! Brainstorm Brewery – Website – E-mail – Twitter – Facebook – …

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Money Draught #57 – Bigger Than Ever

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:26:27 — 79.3MB)Topics include: The UK referendum, Eldritch Moon design choices, favorite spoilers, a possible objective way to measure power creep, JR’s confusion of Commander ethics as seen through the prism of Words of Waste, Eternal Masters draft impressions, the Japanese “Herbivore Men” phenomenon, and gun control. ** This cast is for …

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Brainstorm Brewery #199 – We’re Not Gonna Make It

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:14:26 — 68.3MB)You are absolutely getting an episode 200 extravaganza. We’re going to put together your favorite clips of the best moments from the last 100 episodes since the last extravaganza at episode 100 (which was, like, the 106th episode we did, but, whatever) and you’re going to love it. It will …

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Brainstorm Brewery #198 – Bulk to Binder

Podcast: Download (Duration: 59:47 — 54.9MB)We asked and you delivered! Listeners helped us name our new segment – Bulk to Binder, and it’s going to be a regular part of the rotation from now on. We may have even remembered to directly credit whomever came up with the name, so that’s obviously upside. With spoilers …

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Brainstorm Brewery #197 – Down to the Wire

Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:21 — 43.5MB)It’s almost Episode 200 and you know what that means! Or maybe you don’t. I personally think it means we’ll start labeling our episodes “198.5, 198.9, 199.0” etc. Still, just because this isn’t our Episode 200 extravaganza doesn’t mean this isn’t an action-packed episode. There are spoilers to cover, finance …

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Brainstorm Brewery #196 – Listening to Fans (For Some Reason)

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:01:40 — 56.6MB)Marcel is hit with a work/baby 1-2 punch leaving him unable to join the cast. Things get very interesting when Liliana Alt decides she wants to emulate her father’s night owl lifestyle and forces Jason to cast with her in his lap, contributing verbally but unintelligibly when the mood strikes …

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Brainstorm Brewery #195 – Stitched Together

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:00:16 — 55.4MB)Corbin had to leave early and Marcel had to show up late. It wasn’t ideal but neither was skipping another week. What were we to do? Record in two separate pieces and stitch it together with audio magic, that’s what! With Eternal Masters to discuss, a Merfolk deck winning a …

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Brainstorm Brewery #194 – Mailbag

Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:48 — 48.5MB)The gang talks about all of the announcements made by Wizards this week and discusses the financial relevance of each. After that, they do Pick of the Week. With the remaining time in the episode, they dig into the mail bag to read your e-mails and comments, so keep them …

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Money Draught #56 – Pipe Dreams

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:24:29 — 77.5MB)Topics include: Magic’s potential as an eSport and profession, Enter the Battlefield, the “top two” pilot errors resulting in aeronautic stalls, and an oddity within an oddity in avian evolution. ** This cast is for mature listeners** Your Hosts: Jason Alt — @JasonEAlt Slick Jagger — @slickJagger JR — @time_elemental …

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Brainstorm Brewery #193 – Justification After the Cast

Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:43 — 46.6MB)We’re so tantalizingly-close to episode 200 you can practically taste it. How are we spending our time until then? By producing the best possible podcast on the planet. Seriously, you’re getting this podcast for free. That’s value. If you only know one thing about MTG Finance and it’s “The best …

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Brainstorm Brewery #192 – Clash Royale

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:15:02 — 68.9MB)Sometimes we get on a good discussion before the cast gets started and 15 minutes in, we realize it’s too good not to include in the episode so we just roll with it. That happened this week. The gang got into a discussion about accessibility and affordability that needed to …

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Brainstorm Brewery #191 – Do They Call Them WotC the Bridgebuilder?

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:10:30 — 64.7MB)A lot happened in Magic. A good Pro Tour happened. A good Pro Tour documentary happened. A really terrible Pro Tour announcement happened. Cards spiked. Orders were cancelled. Casual formats went largely unnoticed. Players are out for blood. Who can help you navigate the crazy world of this card game? …

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Changing Tides

This piece was written by a guest writer, Jeremy Aaranson. Hey Guys! Due to school and work, I wasn’t able to write this article until a week after the GP ended. Hopefully, this still contains some financially relevant information. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments, or let me know on twitter @xemitsellsmagic …

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Brainstorm Brewery #190 – Pick of the Month

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:12:12 — 66.3MB)This cast is full of info but Corbin still manages to waste a ton of time on inane and frankly pointless stories. The cast is picking up speed heading into episode 200 and looking to retool a bit after that. Want to help? Listen to some older episodes and help …

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Fighting Back Against Persecution in Magic

This is a guest post from Mark Nestico Jr. and was not written by Denis Stranjak. While the subject of this article is a little different than the usual fare you’ll find on Brainstorm Brewery, we believe this is a subject that is vitally important to the Magic community at-large, and we want to thank Mark …

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Bad Commanders, Great Names

When it comes to choosing a general in EDH, you’ve got a lot of great legendary creatures to choose from. Budget or no, there are plenty of high powered, ready to kill, commanders that can have innovative and solid strategies built around them. There are also a lot of bad commanders and a quick look …

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Money Draught 55 – Not Unlike the Harlem Globetrotters Episode of Gilligan’s Island

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:35:23 — 87.5MB)Our friend Jack Wang (@JWang_MTG) joins us, and discussion includes: Artificial intelligence, AlphaGo and Magic, Primary prediction errors at FiveThirtyEight, the Hard Hat Riot of 1970, the structure of society, Marion Barry and the Hanafi Siege of 1977, Giraffe fighting techniques, Oliver Stone’s Talk Radio, bodybuilder Paul Dillet, and hanging …

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