Month: November 2015

Brainstorm Brewery #172 – Mashed Potatoes Elemental

http://traffic.libsyn.com/brainstormbrewery/Brainstorm_Brewery_172.mp3 Whipped Potatoes – 1) boiled potatoes that are blended using a whisk or an electric mixes to integrate air into the mixture. the process creates a creamier texture compared to mashed potatoes.   2) potatoes too timid to stand up to their wife.   The gang is lost without Marcel Tournament results PES a…

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Best Laid Plans #8 – Woo Bad, Lennys Good

Streaming is a lot like a first date. You better watch what you say, and you can’t take it back. The Plan address a crummy incident and tries to find some sense in the nastiness and find a lesson in it all.   We stop pretending we are smart and drool about Overwatch. Em is…

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Money Draught #49 — The Most Depressing Beef Wellington

Topics include: The Eldrazi mana spoilers, Legendary Cube, the value of incremental trades, and why JR considers Wil Delvoye the greatest artist. (JR was incorrect in stating that the American Airlines 587 crash was due to a bird strike. It was pilot error.)   ** This cast is for mature listeners **   Your Hosts:…

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Brainstorm Brewery #171- Corner Cases

Magic sure is funny. GP Atlanta was a Commander 2015 release party. Wizards doesn’t want MTG Goldfish providing MODO match data. Patrick Chapin is a corner case. It’s a weird children’s card game we play and weird stuff happens.   GP Atlanta recap There was a middle part to this episode. I just re-listened and…

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A Veritable Mixed Bag: Looking Back at GP Seattle

Woah. What a week it’s been for the format. In the week running up to GP Seattle, Legacy seemed to go from being relatively quiet and keeping to itself, to exploding with energy and buzz. I was hoping to do this week’s article on the new Jace and his place in Legacy but a lot has…

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Jolrael and her Killer Lands

Land Destruction (it’s not what you think) People generally hate land destruction in EDH and I think that’s okay. Land destruction is not terribly fun for the affected and tends to make games last forever. So we’re a no go on land destruction – but what about land DESTRUCTION? As in, destroying people with your…

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Money Draught #48 — Cloaca Maxima

Topics include: A dalliance with Legacy, publishing match-up percentages, Legendary Cube, The Force Awakens fears, Slick’s gaming and e-sports outlook, video game nostalgia, JR’s Daily Fantasy Sports legal update, multiplayer Magic, the Goiânia accident, and the “Baghdad Battery”.   ** This cast is for mature listeners **   Your Hosts: Jason Alt — @JasonEAlt Slick…

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Brainstorm Brewery #170 – Drafte Chafe

chafe (verb) 1.(of something restrictive or too tight) make (a part of the body) sore by rubbing against it. “the collar chafed his neck” 2.rub (a part of the body) to restore warmth or sensation. noun wear or damage caused by rubbing. “to prevent chafe the ropes should lie flat” 2.archaic a state of annoyance….

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BFZ – Standing in the Way of Control

Control decks have lost their way in BFZ Standard. They currently represent Less than five percent of the winning meta game. Control often flounders in the early meta because the deck is made of answers. If the threats haven’t stabilized in the meta, it is hard to know which answers to include. There are a number of…

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Money Draught #47 — Expeditions, Mapped

Topics include: Breaking news on pack-mapping to locate BFZ Expeditions, population growth and economics, the CNBC debate fiasco, some Commander 2015 cards, Shadows over Innistrad, Star City’s diminished Legacy support, and the Travis Woo fiasco. ** This cast is for mature listeners **   Your Hosts: Jason Alt — @JasonEAlt Slick Jagger — @slickJagger JR…

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Best Laid Plans #7 – Tulle Fans Are The Worst

Are we listening yet?   Kudos to WotC about pushing optics. Supervillain Trump. Live reading from TMZ. Streaming is harder than it looks. Don’t lose your keys.   Love you, boo.   Contact Us! Best Laid Plans – @BestLaid_Plans Ken – @Load3r Tommy – @T_Moles Em – @sheMehay Shane  – @CreatureMystery

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Brainstorm Brewery #169- 2nd Place Best Place

Personally, I thought Josh Lee Kwai (@JoshLeeKwai) from the Command Zone podcast was a great idea for a guest. He sent us an e-mail asking a great question about finance and we invited him on the cast to talk about it. Simple. Then GP Indianapolis happened and Ray Perez Jr got second place. Second. Not…

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Miracles with Mr Miyagi: A Look Towards GP Seattle

Well it’s been quite an interesting couple of weeks. The banlist update really did give Legacy a new breath of life, not that it needed one but it’s certainly a great time to be playing the format. In the past two weeks alone, we’ve had an MKM Series in Prague and an SCG Open in…

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Money Draught #46 – “Halloween Episode”

Topics include: if you need to know anything about Hasbro’s earnings call, Twitter’s growth, whether Ingest is less fun as a mechanic than Annihilator, The Dust Bowl, Love Canal, the “Dog Suicide Bridge” of Scotland, The Changeling and Yale alumni obituaries from 1923, investing in “haunted houses”, and Commander 2015 anticipation.   ** This cast…

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