Brainstormbrewery #244: Boom, Flavortown

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The cast returns from their Vegas adventures with personal tales of finance, giant sandcastles, remote desert weddings, and trips to (un)fine dining establishments.  DJ explains how to find bargains at large events.  New standard spoilers lead to discussions of potential EDH specs.  Join the cast for breaking bulk, pick of the week, Mighty Duck movie…

Brainstormbrewery #243: The Vegas Pre-Game Show

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As the group prepares to head west, they discuss the state of standard and the pitfalls of standards bans.   DJ calls for a common to be banned.   Breaking bulk covers more EDH infect and lifegain cards.   DJ gives a breakdown in the changes to TCG’s fee structure and listing practices, and how it might impact…

Brainstormbrewery #242: Take A Look, Its In A Book

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With Vegas only a week away, the cast gets hyped for the grand return and discusses their Vegas plans.   Standard discussion covers potential shakeups from bannings and Hour of Devastation; this draws the usual ire from DJ. Breaking Bulk runs a wide range from casual core set rares to intro deck picks.   Pick…

Brainstorm Brewery #241: Jason Has Three Birthdays

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Corbin returns to share the dangers of basketball crossovers.   Jason discusses the logistics of mailing large quantities of pint glasses and naming your child after a planeswalker.   DJ shares news about a career change.   Also, the cast answers your emails about craigslist, long-term collection management, and what to do with your Japanese Dragon’s Maze…

Brainstorm Brewery #239: The Return of the Pridemage

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Corbin is tired from PT Amonkhet and Jason hijacks the start of the cast.   The evolving standard meta and best moment in player interviews are discussed. Someone gives Doug an excuse to talk about Pokemon.  Breaking bulk covers odd tokens and old core sets.  Jason talks about which EDH decks Amonkhet cards are influencing. Douglas…

Brainstorm Brewery #238: I Really Just Want My House To Catch Fire

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This week, Jason talks through offering a bulk rate for all of a store’s unwanted cards.  Find out how Doug is going to process 600,000 bulk cards over the summer.  Listener emails cover card alters, invocation pulls and sealed Modern Masters boxes. Douglas Johnson is our guest (@Rose0fthorns) Breaking Bulk Listener Emails Pick of the…

Brainstorm Brewery #237: The Picking Paper Pauper Prices Pod

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Corbin made top 8 at an event, and receives the expected amount of recognition from his cast-mates.  The cast debates the nature of potential future bans.  The most recent SCG standard results are discussed, and DJ convinces the Corbin of the power of paper pauper to impact card prices.  Welcome to this week at the…

Brainstorm Brewery #236: Its French for Chicken-of-China

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This week we check in on the cast’s prerelease experience, and hear which cast member is least helpful in their stores whenever they vend.   Jason shares some second-level thoughts on what will be good in EDH in light of Protean’s hulk unbanning.  DJ gets two shots at breaking bulk.   Like everyone else, we were blown…