Brainstorm Brewery

An archive of Brainstorm Brewery episodes.

Brainstorm Brewery #50 – A-Maze-ing Spoilers

Which cards are the gang unable to agree on? Are there any 5s in the set? What should you target this weekend at the prerelease? Where in the world did Jason get the numbers he was using the first half of the cast? Will Corbin get a word in edgewise? Where does Marcel run off…

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Brainstorm Brewery #49 – Deep in the Dragon’s Maze

How many times will Jason have to tell the same story before Corbin’s mic starts working? What did people in Oklahoma thinks was happening during this weekend’s earthquake? Marcel’s been cheating on Brainstorm Brewery- but which podcast made him stray? How hard do you cringe during the uncomfortable silence after Ryan gets done talking? Find…

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Brainstorm Brewery #48 – Shut Up, Corbin

Who’s not excited about the new planeswalker and who’s not excited about the new mechanic? Your guess just may be wrong this time. Is Dragon’s Maze shaping up to be an exciting set or will it continue a trend of lackluster third sets in decent blocks? Find out all this plus get some top notch…

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Brainstorm Brewery #47 – Marcel’s Mailbag

Will the gang be able to carry on without Marcel? Who nearly charges headlong into oblivion, threatening to cut the cast short before a crucial segment is completed? Why does Jason’s mic sound like garbage (no, really, we want to know! He paid a lot for it!) Which cast member steps up to replace Marcel,…

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Brainstorm Brewery #46 – Scotty Mac Attack

So who is this Scotty fella anyway? Whose internet cuts out right at the end, stranding him from the rest of the cast (the answer may surprise you). Will Corbin ever learn it’s a bad idea to write down his “pick of the week” pick in the show notes where everyone can see them? What…

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Brainstorm Brewery #45 – Typical Derailed Podcast

Who’s on the chopping block this week as the potential next host to be fired? Will Marcel ever learn non-Modo prices? Will the other guys learn Modo prices? Who gets accused of cheating during What’s it worth? You’ll have to listen to another episode jam packed with so much goodness that they had to leave…

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Brainstorm Brewery #44 – Way of the Binder

It’s a cat-astrophic episode of Brainstorm Brewery! What crazy idiomatic expressions will threaten to derail the entire cast? What was the meaning of all of Corbin’s cryptic tweets about bad news on the cast last week? Whose pet cat makes his debut on the brewery? Will Ryan ever pick a card that?s in stock for…

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Brainstorm Brewery #43 – Ravnica in the Rough

What other than magic cards seems like a solid investment right now, spawning its own brand new finance hashtag on twitter? Is this the last episode for one of the gang? Who’s responsible for the “Shambleshark” account? Jason has a $50 bounty out for every copy of a specific card all you listeners can ship…

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Brainstorm Brewery #42 – Mi Casa Es Su Casa

Brainstorm Brewery is proud to be joining Gathering Magic as an official podcast. What Modern and Legacy staple did Marcel never learn how to pronounce? Why would a full art Mutavault make Jason rage? What’s the new promo card for the World Cup and who thinks it’s ugly? What does Corbin mean by “Leave 10%…

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Brainstorm Brewery #41 – Pro Tour Redemption

Could Jason actually be wrong by over $60 on a “What’s It Worth?” pick? What card is Ryan hoarding this week? Is a new Twitter account coming out soon? Find out what exciting developments are in the works, get thoroughly schooled on the MTGO economy and laugh until you pee a little bit, this is…

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Brainstorm Brewery #40 – Binder Twine Fiasco

It’s a no holds barred edition of Brainstorm Brewery. Which cast member is going to be made an honorary hood chef? What’s responsible for the spike in Ryan’s number of Twitter followers? What?s the new best budget Legacy deck? Can you guess which deck does well when Corbin isn’t around to talk about it? Pull…

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Brainstorm Brewery #39 – Raw & Uncut!

Will Corbin ever figure out how technology works? Has Ryan actually broken Modern? What’s the best name for a deck with Griselbrand and Boborygmos? Did Marcel managed to edit this cast into something that resembles continuity? Will Jason talk another 5 minutes with his mic turned off? Find out all this and more on another…

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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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