First Strike #69 – KYT’s birthday saga

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KYT, Robert, Derek, and Andy invite the First Strike viewers to help celebrate KYT’s birthday by looking at Modern decks, Standard tournaments, and the newly-previewed Dominaria enchantment card cycle, the Sagas!

  • (00:01:57) First Strike has brand apparel now! Check it out at http://manadeprived.com/apparel/, and there is a discount for the First Strike Nation Patreon members!
  • (00:04:38) F2F Quebec City was won by Tribal Zoo, packed with some controversial creature choices: Why Kird Ape? Where is the Modern metagame going?
  • (00:12:27) The MTGO Standard PTQ this past weekend was won by Green-White Tokens, did it get lucky or has the metagame shifted?
  • (00:24:42) What’s the best deck to take into a Standard tournament this weekend?
  • (00:28:32) So how did WotC handle the Dominaria Release Notes document leak? And how about that Phyrexian Scriptures Saga card that was spoiled today???
  • (00:42:13) There’s going to be a new Karn planeswalker…! Is it busted, or just decent? What decks will it fit into?
  • (00:53:00) What do the guys think of the new Legendary sorceries mechanic?
  • (01:01:09) How big of an impact will the upcoming removal of the Planeswalker redirection rule have? Is it the right move for the future of Magic? Will Andy ever figure out what Searing Blaze does now?

Your hosts on Twitter:
Kar Yung Tom – @kytmagic
Robert Lombardi – @AnarKisTMTG
Derek Pite – @misplacedginger
Andy Peters – @AndyAWKWARD

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

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