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 go back in time to 2005, after Mike wins a Kamigawa block constructed PTQ at Neutral Ground, to look at lessons learned while brewing a rogue deck for an established metagame.
“Asking Better Questions” provides a model to improve your own quality of information in Magic by… Well… Asking better questions.
Mike and Roman take a look at the classic strategy of siding in an unexpected permanent type for The Old Switcheroo.
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 learn ancient deck design wisdom from Mike Flores' 2007 article, "Bits and Pieces — The Traits of a Great Deck Designer".
Mike and Roman talk about how preparing a deck to beat the best deck can be the right strategy to take down a tournament.
Mike introduces Roman to the concept of virtual card advantage.
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.
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.