Tusk Talk Podcast Episode 13: The Miracle of Failure

Welcome to a new episode of Tusk Talk with Evan Nyquist (Hymnyou), Sean O’Brien (nedleeds), and Greg Mitchell (phazonmutant, hotcarl, ponder?). We review Eternal Weekend results and bad beats. We cover our drinking choices and our deck choices. Then we look forward to Chiba and Greg regales us with tales of the Miracle of Science. What will Sean 0-2 drop with in Chiba?

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Tusk Talk Podcast Episode 7: Legacy and Lists

Tusk members Andrew Polk (Pants), Brian Plattenberg (Alphastryk) and Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung) try to go over some of the buyout madness, which ends up going into the Reserve List. What happens if Wizards of the Coast changes course? We go over some of the new juice from the new set Eldritch Moon. Miracles in Legacy is then discussed, and if it is too strong for the format. With the upcoming Banned & Restricted List announcement, will anything in Legacy move? Also, Slivers: a tribe for the ages.

This episode is dedicated to Owen Tusk.

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Tusk Talk Podcast Episode 3: SCG St. Louis, Grand Prix Expectations, SCG Open Changes, and More

Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung), Andrew Wright (biglongjohns), Sean O’Brien (nedleeds) are joined (late) by Miracle aficionado Brian Plattenburg (alphastryk) for the third episode of Tusk Talk. This episode we take a look at the SCG St. Louis results, the announcement that SCG Sunday prize support is being eradicated, hero worship, and the Game of Chaos.

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A Word on Testing and Grand Prix Lille

Grand Prix Lille will be here soon, and it’s time to find 75 cards that you are willing to take into battle. But how does one identify which deck to play, and more importantly, which cards to play in this very deck? There are a couple of things I’d like to talk about when it comes to testing, and how to choose a deck. I am well aware of the fact that they won’t cover everything, but they should give you a good impression of what I believe to be important for tournament deck choice, and should be giving you with an idea or two in order to help improve your own testing process. And with GP Lille on the horizon it can’t be of any harm, I suppose.

A Reward for Patience – 2nd Place at SCG Cleveland Legacy Premier IQ

“Have the patience and you’ll be rewarded with an absolutely amazing experience from the tournament where you will never have to say I was unlucky.” — Tomáš Vlček on learning Miracles

When I heard this listening to Everyday Eternal’s Miracle Men podcast, I thought I was on the verge of such an experience. And then it happened on April 26, 2015 at the SCG Cleveland Legacy Premier IQ.

Ovinogeddon 9 Report – 2nd Place with Miracles

Like many others, I have heard a lot about the legend of Ovinogeddon. It is the second largest non-WotC run Eternal tournament in Europe (only behind the grand Bazaar of Moxen). It takes place every year in Milano, Italy’s most expensive city. Luckily my good friend Igor Panigada, who lives in Prague, is originally from the Lombardia’s capital. He was going and wanted us to attend as well. He told us about extremely cheap return tickets from Easy Jet (they were only 55 Euros!), and got us an amazing hotel not far from metro, only 10 minutes by foot away from the site. He even started and edited a private Facebook page where he told us literally everything we needed to know about Italy, Milano and playing Magic in Italy. Otherwise we wouldn’t have watched several videos about the airport pickpockets, and wouldn’t have researched 25 Top 8s of past Italian Legacy tournaments. It is amazing to have such a friend, so thank you Igor!

Everyday Eternal Podcast Episode 28: Dega Rules, Mardu Drools!

In episode 28 of #EverydayEternal Matt Pavlic (sdematt) and Sean O’Brien (nedleeds) talk Khans of Tarkir spoilers, and Sean’s Vintage experiences at GenCon 2014. They’re later joined by Julian Knab (@itsJulian23) to talk about Matt’s recent port of Sean’s Dega Vintage deck in to Legacy. But Julian isn’t convinced. Between Miracles and Elves, is there room for such a deck in the format?

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Everyday Eternal Podcast Episode 21: Bazaar of Miracles

In episode 21 of #EverydayEternal, Matt and Sam are joined by Julian Knab (@itsJulian23 on Twitter) to discuss predictions for this weekend’s Bazaar of Moxen. We expect Miracles and Team America to be the strongest contenders, with Jund as a possible spoiler deck. In our continuing discussion on Team America, we do a deck deconstruction and discuss the core of the deck and how to deal with it. This is part 2 of this week’s DOUBLE EP release! Check out part 1 here.

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Everyday Eternal Podcast Episode 17: The Europeans Take Over

In episode 17 of #EverydayEternal, Grand Prix Paris semifinalist Philipp Schönegger and Bazaar of Moxen 2013 champion Julian Knab (@itsJulian23) chat with Matt and Jacob (@mtgkoby) about their experiences at Grand Prix Paris.

We jump around a bit, but the main focus for today is the specific choices made in Philipp’s Miracles decklist. Julian and Phillip also regale us of several stories of interesting and tight play from throughout the weekend. Philipp ensures us he’ll be playing in the next prerelease.

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There and Back Again – Miracles Philosophy & Sideboarding

Hello, and welcome to my second article here on Eternal Central. My last article was about my success at GP Paris with my beloved Miracles deck. It is arguably the best deck in the metagame as of now, but somehow it’s still lacking popularity, especially in the US. But why is this?

Miracles is a difficult deck to play (especially playing quickly enough for tournament constraints), even though it might not look like this all the time. In the following articles I will talk about certain philosophies of this deck, as well as certain approaches on the most important matchups. But enough of useless babble, let’s get it going.

Grand Prix Paris Finalist Report with UWR Miracles

After my incredible run I felt an obligation to write a report. I would have been glad to say win, win, win, win, win, win, and win, but it will only be win, win, win, win, win, win…and loss. I ended up finishing second at the Grand Prix in Paris.

First of all, I will make a short introduction of myself. I am Maxime Gilles, and I have played Legacy for several years. I am currently an administrator on legacy-france.org, and a member of the team GT Paris (even though I moved to Lyon last year).