Month: April 2016

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

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? We can, that’s who.  …

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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

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 out. Here’s a list.  …

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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

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 out at GP DC with…

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Brewing With Shadows over Innistrad

Welcome back for Brewing With Shadows over Innistrad, and a new world order for Standard. With this latest set Standard is now a three block format that currently consists of Dragons of Tarkir, Magic Origins, Battle for Zendikar, Oath of the Gatewatch, and Shadows over Innistrad. This is a super exiting time, because screw [card]Siege…

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Brainstorm Brewery #189 – Modern Banhammer

I’d like to go more in depth with the show notes, but literally we only talked about Modern bans. We did Pick of the Week early, but we didn’t want that out there too much because we didn’t want people shutting the podcast off after they extracted our tasty knowledge morsels. That’s why we put…

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Ruric Thar Brings It Back To Reality

Sometimes, when things get a bit too ridiculous, a bit too unfair, one needs a return to the basics. A simpler time. A time when we just played sweet creatures and theme decks, with no wrath effects or busted artifacts. [card]Shivan Dragon[/card]s and [card]Craw Wurm[/card]s everywhere. Well, not for me, I played [card]Hamletback Goliath[/card] and…

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Brainstorm Brewery #188 – Shadows Over Innistrad Set Review

It’s a Set Review but this time Ryan had an idea to switch up the format, hope you like it.   Contact Us! Brainstorm Brewery – Website – E-mail – Twitter – Facebook – RSS – iTunes – Stitcher Ryan Bushard – E-mail – Twitter – Facebook Corbin Hosler – E-mail – Twitter – Facebook…

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