First Strike #2 – From Eldrazi Tron to Frontier MtG

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Welcome to the second episode of First Strike podcast! First Strike is a Magic: The Gathering debate-style podcast that discusses competitive and social aspects of the game.

In this episode, Captain Canada himself moderates the debate between two high-level Canadian Magic the Gathering players, Doug Potter of Edmonton and Robert Lombardi of Toronto.

  • (1:29) F2F Montreal Open Results. Surprise! They BOTH love Vincent Thibault’s Eldrazi Tron.
  • (9:44) GP Chiba. All VIP Entries, good idea or too far?
  • (21:01) Limited. Kaladesh best Pack 1 Pick 1 common?
  • (29:50) Old PTQ vs Current PPTQ system?
  • (42:35) New Format: Frontier MtG (M15 onwards). Yea or nay?
  • (55:08) Biggest pet peeve

You hosts on Twitter:

KYT – @kytmagic
Doug Potter – @DougPkr
Robert Lombardi – @RobertLombardi0

First Strike #1 – World Magic Cup to Underrated Players

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Welcome to the inaugural episode of First Strike podcast! First Strike is a Magic: The Gathering debate-style podcast that discusses competitive and social aspects of the game.

In this episode, Captain Canada himself moderates the debate between two high-level Canadian Magic the Gathering players, Doug Potter of Edmonton and Robert Lombardi of Toronto.

  • (02:54)  What do you think of the new structure of the World Magic Cup tournament?
  • (13:00)   Modern: Which deck is the best deck in Modern right now?
  • (22:24)  How accurate can you be with Modern metagaming? Bonus: Is Suicide Zoo still a Tier 1 deck?
  • (28:17)  Standard: GB Delirium vs UW Flash… one best deck, or two top decks?
  • (37:55)  Where are the other decks in Standard? Does anything need to be banned?
  • (42:22)  The Standard Showdown: good idea or waste of time?
  • (50:22)  Who is the most underrated Magic player in Canada right now?

You hosts on Twitter:

KYT – @kytmagic
Doug Potter – @DougPkr
Robert Lombardi – @RobertLombardi0