Sunday, November 18, 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 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 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 the classic strategy of siding in an unexpected permanent type for The Old Switcheroo.
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.
What does it mean to be "results focused" and why does Mike thing we all should be (in the face of common, poker-descended, gamer wisdom)?
It’s the dawning of a new (or new-old) day here at ManaDeprived. Mike Flores is joined by SCG Regionals Champion Roman Fusco as he learns "How to Win a PTQ".
Roman and Mike take a look at Nick Spagnolo's treatise on how to win at Magic by playing the colour Blue.
Is Rogue deck building still relevant? Or at least Mike's take from nearly two decades ago? As usual, the Regional Champ weighs in with a modern perspective.