Tyler Nightingale, Jeskai Fires, Eldrazi Tron

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(1:00) Tyler Nightingale joins the show fresh off his WPNQ Finals win with Jeskai Fires.
(8:15) Our own Andy also won his WPNQ Finals with Jeskai Fires as well. The two break down the deck.
(30:55) What’s #mtgfitness?
(44:10) Why does Tyler love wrestling? Is there something to be learned from how wrestling uses their branding?
(53:10) Discretionary invites
(1:03:00) Pioneer and Modern analysis with the God of the Graveyard

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Shaheen Soorani – https://twitter.com/ShaheenMTG

Guest:
Tyler Nightingale – https://twitter.com/@tylernightinga3

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

Shaheen Soorani & Andrew Huska

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(0:45) What Happened? – Andy’s MC Richmond performance
(6:00) Asking Shaheen about Eli’s top 8 performance, lifetime split
(12:00) Reactions to Pioneer ban
(28:35) Shaheen’s suggestion for Standard
(29:55) finalnub’s Pioneer deck seeing notable success
(44:00) Top 16 MC competitor Andrew Huska joins the show!
(57:00) Andrew had the best Constructed record at the MC
(59:15) What Andrew thinks is the best deck from here on out

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Andy Robdrup – https://twitter.com/AndyAWKWARD
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Shaheen Soorani – https://twitter.com/ShaheenMTG

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

MC5, Post-Ban Standard, Early Pioneer Ideas

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(1:00) Reaction to #MythicChampionshipV
(6:40) Reaction to Field of the Dead ban
(13:45) Where is Andy’s head at for Standard as he preps for MC6
(21:00) Pioneer talk, early ideas
(32:20) The future of digital MTG

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Elliot Fortier – https://twitter.com/elliot_fortier
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Jonathan Zhang – https://twitter.com/finalnub
Shaheen Soorani – https://twitter.com/ShaheenMTG

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

Shaheen Soorani, Golos Standard, Best Emry in Modern

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(1:00) Shaheen joins the show to talk Standard
(18:50) Is Emry the new KCI? Shaheen thinks Oko green version is better than Ascendancy
(25:00) How hard is Emry to play? finalnub felt overwhelmed at MagicFest Montreal
(31:00) With a PTQ top 8, how does Andy now feel about Bring to Light Scapeshift?
(39:50) Mystery Packs?!

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Kar Yung Tom – https://twitter.com/kytmagic
Elliot Fortier – https://twitter.com/elliot_fortier
Andy Robdrup – https://twitter.com/AndyAWKWARD
Jonathan Zhang – https://twitter.com/finalnub
Shaheen Soorani – https://twitter.com/ShaheenMTG

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

Legacy Hogaak, Updated Modern Neoform

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(1:15) Tariq comes back on the show after a SCG Open and GP top 8 with Legacy Hogaak
(7:50) Tariq feels his deck has a 90% win percentage against fair decks
(25:35) What does the crew think about fractional invites?
(46:00) Has Jon broken it with a new version of Neoform?
(54:35) Which deck has Andy been crushing online with? Bring to Light Scapeshift?!

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Andy Robdrup – https://twitter.com/AndyAWKWARD
Jonathan Zhang – https://twitter.com/finalnub

Guest:
Tariq Patel – https://twitter.com/TariqPatel10

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

Talking Ad Nauseam Tendrils with THE CHAMP

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(2:00) Cyrus won GP Atlanta last weekend. How did he decide on Ad Nauseam Tendrils?
(11:50) What happened to Miracles in the format?
(24:15) What’s next for Cyrus in terms of content production?
(40:00) BIG NEWS! KYT talks WPN Qualifiers and announces F2F Open+ events now give invites to Players Tour Regional
(46:15) Jon regrets dropping the ball at his first Pro Tour and urges Cyrus not to make the same mistake

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Elliot Fortier – https://twitter.com/elliot_fortier
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Jonathan Zhang – https://twitter.com/finalnub

Guest:
Cyrus Corman-Gill – https://twitter.com/CyrusCGmtg

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