First Strike #20 – From Team Unified Modern to Gods of Amonkhet


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First Strike welcomes the Expensive Sorcery Master himself, none other than Shaheen Soorani, as he joins Robert Lombardi and Vince D’Agostino to debate all the Magic news from Team Unified Modern to new Amonkhet cards.

  • (00:01:39) Why Shaheen should learn to listen to Pascal Maynard.
  • (00:07:16) Deck positioning for Team Unified Modern. What is the best combination?
  • (00:13:26) Is Shaheen’s UW Control deck viable in Modern outside of Team Unified constructed?
  • (00:17:56) Should Jace, the Mind Sculptor be unbanned in Modern?
  • (00:22:44) Are team events better than individual events?
  • (00:43:42) What does Shaheen think of the Amonkhet cycling dual lands? Are they better than the Temple lands?
  • (00:59:10) So how about those Invocation masterpiece frames?
  • (01:09:24) Amonkhet spoiler review: Hazoret, the Fervent
  • (01:16:13) Amonkhet spoiler review: Trial of Knowledge
  • (01:22:08) What do the First Strikers think of the new split card mana cost rules?

You hosts on Twitter:

KYT – @kytmagic
Shaheen Soorani – @shaheenmtg
Robert Lombardi – @RobertLombardi0
Vince D’Agostino – @daggr4

First Strike is a Magic: The Gathering debate-style podcast hosted by KYT that discusses the week’s hottest competitive and social topics of the game.