Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Roman and Mike go back in time to 2002, as Mike Flores of 2002 takes his own trip back in time to tell the stories of the ten most memorable matches of Magic that he had ever seen.
Roman and Mike go back in time to 2004, to look at one of the most important lessons a Magic player can learn: to see ones own mistakes.
Roman and Mike go back in time to 2005, to learn how intangible skill can add up over a game to make a player seem lucky.
Roman and Mike get together to pore over a 2010 article by Mike Flores about lessons learned from Hall of Famer Zvi Mowshowitz on how to think about the game of Magic.
Roman and michaelj are relegated to wandering the streets of Manhattan like a pair of recording vagabonds, so they talk about Roman's recent successes... All of which occurred as a result of the lessons taught by Ancestral Recall.
Roman and Mike learn ancient deck design wisdom from Mike Flores' 2007 article, "Bits and Pieces — The Traits of a Great Deck Designer".
Roman and Mike take a look at Nick Spagnolo's treatise on how to win at Magic by playing the colour Blue.
Roman and Mike take a look at Brian Hacker's hugely influential article on gambling and Magic, "The New Pool Halls"
Mike and Roman take a look at one of Mike's favourite Pro Tour Hall of Fame ballot articles, from the second year of the Hall of Fame, 11 years ago.
Mike and Roman take a look at the classic strategy of siding in an unexpected permanent type for The Old Switcheroo.