• Everyday Eternal Podcast Episode 14: Field Reports

    In episode 14 of #EverydayEternal, Matt Pavlic (sdematt) and and Sam Craven (@TheCravenOne) are joined by another tournament topping guest, Bob Huang (@silyaznfoo), who recently Top 16’ed both Grand Prix: DC and StarCityGames Providence Legacy Open.

    All three casters have tournament reports including Grand Prix: DC, The Vancouver Legacy Classic, and StarCityGames Providence. We do a bit more analysis on True-Name Nemesis, including the impact on Legacy and where we see the metagame going from here. We close out with a bit of listener feedback.
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  • Fighting the Blues: Introducing a New Perspective

    When I Used to be Blue

    I sigh deeply as I see a Flooded Strand enter the battlefield on the opponent’s first turn. It sits there mocking me; an overpriced un-cracked fetchland. The opponent passes with an unmistakable smirk on his face. Suddenly, the hand of Tarmogoyf, Lightning Helix, and Kird Ape seems not powerful enough to get there. What if he plays a Counterbalance on his second turn? Does he have a Force of Will to diminish my pressure? The dreaded Terminus may be looming on the horizon to null my entire deck of creatures and burn spells. My creatures, which were acquired through much saving and trading, now face an uphill battle as pound for pound, their card strengths don’t match those of the controlling opponent. Speed is the name of the game. If I were to rip one creature after another the game may be still mine. But the possibility of drawing lands makes me nervous. I untap, draw for my turn. Taiga smiles back at me, my fourth land. The hill just got steeper.
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  • Everyday Eternal Podcast Episode 13: Tournaments Galore!

    In episode thirteen of #EverydayEternal, Matt Pavlic (sdematt), Jacob Kory (@MTGKoby), and Sean O’Brien (nedleeds) have a very special guest. Joining the guys is Bazaar of Moxen Legacy winner, Julian Knab (@itsJulian23).

    We get reports from Julian and Sean about their trips to Bazaar of Moxen and Eternal weekend as well as some discussion about the events themselves. Of course, results are king! We analyze the metagame after the last few big tournaments and discuss how to prepare for that metagame just in time for Grand Prix: Washington, DC.
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