Month: March 2016

Otherworldly Journey – MTG in the Middle Kingdom

The great Chinese philosopher Laozi once said: “the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” and true now as it was then my [card]Otherworldly Journey[/card] into the MTG scene in Asia started with a chance encounter with the greatest game ever made. I boarded the cardboard crack train like many others.  With the…

Brainstorm Brewery #187 – Previews, Baby!

We are previewing our card! If you’re not a regular listener of the case, we threw our explanation and analysis of the card into the front of the episode so you don’t have to skip to the end. We want to make things convenient for you because we already counted your traffic. Whether you listen…

Brainstorm Brewery #186 – We’re a Real Podcast

Marcel is gone but he is not forgotten in this bite-sized episode where the remaining team digs into the mailbag. Announcements are made, help is requested, e-mails are read, things of the week are picked. Just listen.   Brainstorm Brewery is getting a Shadows preview card! Tune in next week for an early episode Mailbag!…

Mono Brew #2 – Ignoring Reality

It’s been a few months since the first edition of Mono Brew, which I ended with the promise that my next article would be a primer on my Modern pet deck, “Bringing Gifts” (five color [card]Gifts Ungiven[/card] with [card]Bring to Light[/card]). Much has changed in the world of Magic since then, as the release of Oath of the Gatewatch turned Modern season into “Eldrazi Winter”. I’m sure that most of…

Brainstorm Brewery #185 – The One Corbin Didn’t Listen To

The gang is joined by resident 5th Host Ray Perez Jr. (@rayfuturepro) to talk about Modern, how much Ray doesn’t like Modern, what could get unbanned in Modern, what will get banned in Modern, which GPs and PT events Ray will go to if it means playing Modern and Modern. It felt like that was…

Deepfathom Skulker’s Potential in Commander

This is the second article in my series about cheaper alternatives to more expensive cards. First, I want to write a little bit about some of the feedback I got on my pilot article, which received some helpful critique, specifically on the title of the article: Is Stoneforge Mystic Really that Good? Many people disliked…