Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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.
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".
Mike introduces Roman to the concept of virtual card advantage.
Mike and Roman discuss the dangers and advantages of switching to a new deck for a tournament at the last minute.
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.
Mike and Roman talk about Chad Ellis's article on the tendency Magic players have to lose games because they are too fixated on doing something cool.
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.
Mike and Roman take a look at the classic strategy of siding in an unexpected permanent type for The Old Switcheroo.
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 take a look at Nick Spagnolo's treatise on how to win at Magic by playing the colour Blue.