Brainstorm Brewery

An archive of Brainstorm Brewery episodes.

Brainstorm Brewery #20 – GenCon Withdraws

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!” — GenCon, GenCon, GenCon, get your proper dose of GenCon.? This episode is about our experiences at GenCon, the ups and downs along with some financials. — Watch out GenCon videos here.   Contact Us Brainstorm Brewery – website – email – twitter – facebook – YouTube…

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Brainstorm Brewery #19 – GenCon, Sidetracks & Tangents

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!” — GenCon Primer: the hosts talk about how to prepare for the Trader’s Paradise that is GenCon. Get tips on where to find the best deals, how to trade for the cards you want and protect yourself from theft. Also important topics like where to eat at…

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Brainstorm Brewery #18 – Booze Cubalooza!

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!” — Booze Cube Madness!!! The hosts have their submissions for the Booze Cube expansion, listen in to hear what they came up with and vote here on your favorite cards for the expansion.– Tournament heavy weekend with 3 GPs, MOCS and a MODO PTQ. Modern is still…

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Brainstorm Brewery #17 – Shotcalls & Eight Balls

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!” — M13 review time!!! Shotcalls with no Magic Eightball, well… usually.– Return to Ravnica will have the best prelease event ever, hands down, bar none; will make you say what’s a Helivault? — MODO’s new client is out as a preview but the hosts are far from…

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Brainstorm Brewery #16 – Kicking the Shit!

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!” — Sam Black creates a new Masterpiece Legacy deck for GP Atlanta using Goblin Bombardment, Faithless Looting, Gravecrawlers and other goodness, lots of synergy!!! — Merfolks, Merfolks, Merfolks!!! Corbin is ecstatic over his pet legacy deck winning the SCG Open with another Blue/Black Merfolk in 4th! —…

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Brainstorm Brewery #15 – Financially Sound Miscalls

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!” — No Shocklands in M13!!! Despite our miscall on the cast, selling Shocks was the financially correct move. We have a good debate on reprints & the future of Shocklands. — No Noble Hierarch in M13 as Mark Rosewater revealed that Exalted will only be on white…

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Brainstorm Brewery #14 – Invitational Woes

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!”   — Darin Minard goes over his last minute deck tech he came up with for the Standard Open where he placed 20th! Check out his decklist! — Corbin played a Naya deck in the standard portion of the SCG Invitational and Maverick in the legacy partition,…

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Brainstorm Brewery #13 – Lucky 13

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!”   Contest this week, 2 winners will receive a draft set of AVR, either MODO or Paper packs.   — The Reserved List gets debated by the hosts, would eliminating the Reserved List kill Magic, both sides of the argument present solid points, what do you think?…

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Brainstorm Brewery #12 – A Bachelor’s Farewell…

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!”   — The shards of Alara are returning in M13, does that mean a Noble Hierarch reprint, Tri-Lands? Looks like there will be 2 new planeswalkers in M13, also Shocklands are looking likely with Arbor Elf being reprinted. — There’s talk of Snapcaster, Delver and/or Ponder getting…

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Brainstorm Brewery #11 – Corbin’s Damn Dog!

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!”   Finance Corner — Brad Nelson 2nd GP Minnesota with a Grand Architect deck, will the card see a price spike? — MODO pre-releases are a scam, charging extortion prices to get the cards you want to play! — Avacyn Restored is breathing new life into Standard,…

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Brainstorm Brewery #10 – Diabolic Hallelujah

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!” Jason Alt (@JasonEAlt) from QuietSpeculation.com is our guest host this week!   Finance Corner Alexander Hayne won PT Avacyn Restored with his UW Miracle deck, fighting against a field filled with Sliverhearts. What cards do the host feel are good plays? Corbin will be competing at the…

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Brainstorm Brewery #9 – Tres Equis

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!”   Finance Corner — Floor traders face controversy stemming from misconceptions. Corbin & Ryan dispel myths and explain how traders are an integral part of Magic’s ecosystem. — Corbin’s first article on LegitMTG addresses the dilemma traders face on the floor and how trading strictly on a…

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Brainstorm Brewery #8 – Horn Swoggle

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!”   Finance Corner — Pre-Release weekend happened at it was eventful for all the hosts, listen in to their adventures. — Love it or hate it, the premium Helvaults created quite the stir within the community. — Pro Tours are being pushed back until after a set…

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Brainstorm Brewery #7 – Avacyn Impressions

“Top quality financial information & innovative deck brewing!”   Finance Corner — The full spoiler is out & the hosts pick which cards are over-rated, solid performers & sleepers. — Jonathan Medina (@MtgMedina) is our guest host and makes quality picks on the cast without the help from the Magic Eightball or a pair of…

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Brainstorm Brewery #6 – Cavern of WTF!?!

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!”   Finance Corner — Cavern of Souls is the elephant in the room; we weigh in on the impact of this incredible card! — Jeff Saturn joins us as a guest host and talks about his current venture with Ryan buying massive bulk collections. — Smack in…

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Brainstorm Brewery #5 – Padawan to a Jedi

“Top quality financial information and innovative deck brewing!” Finance Corner — Preview Cards Galore! the hosts go over most of the cards currently spoiled. — Sam Davis (@SamDavisBoyHero) joins us as a guest host; he does a mini AMA with Ryan & Corbin about what it takes become a trader and how to become better…

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Brainstorm Brewery #4 – Limited Gaming

“Top quality information direct from the source, pure uncut!” Jeffery Szelzki (@LimitedGaming) joins us as a guest host this week! Finance Corner — Jeff talks about being a card store and gaming in Canada. — Avacyn, Angel of Hope is previewed, how do the hosts react to the card?? What is the Angel/Dragon paradox when…

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Brainstorm Brewery #3 – The Mavericks of Tron

“Top quality information direct from the source, pure uncut!” Finance Corner — Shout Out to @OreoCorp for placing 76th at GP Mexico!!! — SCG Innovational with Naya Pod winning in standard and Maverick winning in Legacy.? In fact Maverick was 6 of the deck in the top 8 of Legacy open. . — Scavenging Ooze…

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Brainstorm Brewery #2 – Cards on the Table

“Top quality information direct from the source, pure uncut!” Finance Corner — Legacy has a new deck, Blouses, winning first place at SCG Sacramento. A relatively cheap deck for the format, it uses hexproof creatures, auras and disruption. — Ryan & Corbin both attended GP Nashville making trades all weekend. Peter “Bulk Rare Kid” Young…

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Brainstorm Brewery #1 – Alpha & the Omega

“Top quality information direct from the source, pure uncut!   Finance Corner — Ryan went to GP Indy, which was a Legacy event. Both him & Corbin discus Legacy and the rising cost of several key cards in the format and potential new meta cards for the new “in” deck, Maverick. — The hosts delve…

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