Brainstorm Brewery

An archive of Brainstorm Brewery episodes.

Brainstorm Brewery #38 – Gatecrash Set Review part 2

Join us for part two of our special two-part extravaganza that will be your definitive guide to trading and buying at the prerelease this weekend. Every Rare and Mythic is evaluated to bring you the entire gang’s views on whether or not these Rares will be bulk when Dragon’s Maze comes out. You won’t want…

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Brainstorm Brewery #37 – Gatecrash Set Review part 1

Join us for part one of our special two-part extravaganza that will be your definitive guide to trading and buying at the prerelease this weekend. Every Rare and Mythic is evaluated to bring you the entire gang’s views on whether or not these Rares will be bulk when Dragon’s Maze comes out. You won’t want…

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Brainstorm Brewery #36 – Look Ma! It’s a Merfolk

Disaster strikes as the piece of string connecting Corbin’s tin can to the rest of the gang is cut and he misses a week! Can the other members carry on without him? A new deck made a big splash in Atlantic City and the whole gang seems to really like it. Are there any cards…

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Brainstorm Brewery #35 – The Cipher Battalion

Join the whole gang, Marcel, Ryan, Corbin and Jason for their first cast of 2013. What’s the future of Legacy? What’s the ceiling on Deathrite Shaman? Will Merfolk EVER make an impact on Legacy again? Does Jason really have a hidden listening device hidden in Ryan’s bedroom? Find out all this and more on the…

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What’s It Worth Episodes 1- 34

Episode Card Name Price MODO Ryan Corbin Jason Marcel Guest List Owner Ep. 1 Dragonmaster Outcast 6 6.85 6 6 x 3.5 tix Spell Snare 12 2.5 12 9 x 4 Lighthouse Chronologist 4 5.71 5 4 x 6 Valdalkin Shackles s/o 20 24.75 25 15 x 33 Geralf’d Messenger s/o 10 3.87 10 10…

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Brainstorm Brewery #34 – Oblivion Ring Circus

The gang is back and better than ever, coming out of the gate with some info about upcoming Grand Prix Shardless Agent is selling for an obscene amount online. Someone has a ton of Chaos Reigns- what does the gang think he should do with them? How does the gang feel about Lotleth Troll right…

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Brainstorm Brewery #33 – The Worst Podcast Ever!

– Wait this is a Magic podcast right? The guys talk everything but Magic for the first few minutes. -Number 0 financial podcast on the internet…also the only. -User submitted e-mails to make the cast feel better! -Corbin’s man card is questioned….again! -The shape of the Metagame where every deck must beat a Thragtusk. -Chronic…

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Brainstorm Brewery #32 – Epic Comeback

It was a long wait, but it was worth it as the gang is in fine form on this episode of Brainstorm Brewery. Tune in to hear how a trip to Sonic can turn tragic, a brouhaha over a forgotten 7 drop and about how no one (not even Jason) expects anything good out of…

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Brainstorm Brewery #31 – In Thrag We Tusk

— Chas Andres (@chasandres), financial writer for Star City Games, joins us as a guest host this week. — Thragtusk is still the big bad wolf in the room, again, only this time top dominating the top 8 as previous weeks. Has the tide turned for the fearsome beast or is he the Boogeyman that…

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Brainstorm Brewery #30 – Thragtusk Orgy

— Thragtusk is the big bad wolf in Standard, seemingly everywhere in the Meta; is he worth the $25 sticker price? What part of Thragtusk make him so powerful? — Rakdos’s Return turns out to be a powerhouse as Ryan predicted and everyone else didn’t believe the hype. — We talk about the 2 GPs…

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Brainstorm Brewery #29 – Modern Money Masters

— Pro Tour: Return to Ravnica occurred this weekend in Seattle where Jund was the dominate player in the field. Stanislav Cifka masterly piloted “Eggs“, a jerkin’ with Jergens combo deck. — Aaron Foresythe announced Modern Masters at the Pro Tour.? It is a 229 card reprints set composed the key cards in Modern with…

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Brainstorm Brewery #28 – Paging Dr. Gavin

— Gavin Verhey (@GavinVerhey) member of Wizard’s Design Team, former co-host of Monday Night Magic & commentator on SCG Live joins us as a guest host this week! — If you don’t know Gavin you’ll get to know him as we ask him questions about working for Wizards, designing new cards, what it takes to…

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Brainstorm Brewery #27 – Everybody Loves Smitty

— Jesse Smith (@Smi77y) known for his deck brewing skill, member of the Community Cup and CEO of 60cards.com joins us as a guest host this week talking lots of brews & SCG?s Top 8. — Star City Games had the first Standard Open this weekend where Return to Ravnica was legal. Todd Anderson won…

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Brainstorm Brewery #26 – Judge, Jury & Executioner

— Arthur Halavais (@ahalavais), level 2 judge, PTQ grinder & finance guy joins us as a guesty host this week talking lots of Ravnica. We talk lots of Ravnica; Standard, Modern & Legacy. — Guessing with the Godslayer is back again, with Aaron attempting to stump the cast with modern cards, will he succeed? —…

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Brainstorm Brewery #25 – Ravnica Shotcallers!

— Return to Ravnica Set Review Episode!!! Jonathan Medina (@mtgMedina) member of The Eh Team and the man behind LegitMTG.com joins us as a guest host this week! — Calling Shots! Are they a financially good move? The hosts debate the legitimacy of called shots and if they are actually worth it. — Bulk or…

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Brainstorm Brewery #24 – Conley Does Ravnica

— Conley Woods (@Conley81), pro player, deck brewer extraordinaire from Channel Fireball joins us as a guest host this week! Congrats on representing the players at the Community Cup! — The full spoiler of Return to Ravnica is up a week early and we talk about the potential players in the set for Standard, Modern…

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Brainstorm Brewery #23 – Uncounterable Cash Cow

— Paul Feudo (@Plfeudo) financial writer for LegitMTG.com joins us this week as a guest host. — So many Return to Ravnica spoilers, many good cards! The hosts debate prices on this set that will be opened in record numbers; the value in this set is insane! — A cycle of uncounterable rares cards will…

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Brainstorm Brewery #22 – Spoils of the Planewalkers

— Shocklands are Back!!! Resident troll and devil’s advocate Ryan Bushard admits defeat.– Return to Ravnica spoilers galore, some juicy cards have been previewed and the hosts are divided on several of them. Which do they think are potential players in the new Standard? — Two new exciting Planeswalkers are debated on the cast, guess…

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Brainstorm Brewery #21 – Attack of the Izzly Bears

— “What’s It Worth?” has now become “Guessing with the Godslayer”, until someone submits and new name and claims the prize, anyone?!? — Ravnica spoilers and yes there are some juicy cards already. –Three of the host make calls on cheap rares that could potentially blow up if a creature with populate is printed. —…

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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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