Cardhoarder Podcast – 60 – GP Vegas & Team Pro Tours

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Grand Prix Vegas seemed to be a resounding success.  Dave had major problems with coverage however.  First time since 2006, there will be a trio Team Pro Tour in 2018 during the new core set release.  Has Wizards gone too far with team events?  Other topics include the 25th anniversary announcements, Battle of the Planes,…

Cardhoarder Podcast – 59 – Dave Qualifies for the PT & Metamorphosis 2.0

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Dave is qualified for Pro Tour Hour of Devastation in Kyoto Japan! He shares his long journey of near misses and the details of his RPTQ. Aetherworks Marvel is banned in Standard and we all rejoice. Metamorphosis 2.0 article was released by Mark Rosewater. Huge shakeups to the game with Core sets returning in the…

Cardhoarder Podcast – 58 – MTGO PTQ Changes & LSV Game Part 2

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Wizards announced constructed online PTQs will be changed back to the old system.  Conor adds a suggestion to the ongoing Magic Online Wishlist.  Dave and Conor face off in the thrilling conclusion of the Lets Stump Vargas game.  This time there is a winner.  Other topics include Mirrodin Throwback Standard Gauntlet, MTGO Challenge decklists, and…

Cardhoarder Podcast – 57 – Special Invites & the LSV Game

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Dave finished 13th at GP Copenhagen.  We go over his deck choice and future plans for his quest to qualify for the Pro Tour.  AmazHS, a popular Hearthstone streamer, received a special invite to Pro Tour Hour of Devastation.  Are special invites good for the game?  We end the show with an intense 3 rounds…

Cardhoarder Podcast – 56 – MTGO Fraud & Theft

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This week we discuss fraud and theft on Magic Online.  Recent cases have popped up so we share our stories and suggestions on how to avoid theft to your Magic Online account.  In other Magic Online news, we discuss the health of the 1v1 Commander format.  Last weekend was also the first weekend of the…

Cardhoarder Podcast – 55 – MTGO Era Begins

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Magic Online has a greater effect on the Pro Tour metagame with the new release schedule that was introduced for Amonkhet.  We discuss the pros and cons of this new era of Magic.  Gerry Thompson won PTAKH with Mono-Black Zombies.  PV released a vlog going over his testing process for the Pro Tour.  How valid…

Cardhoarder Podcast – 54 – New Challenges for MTGO

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This week on the Cardhoarder Podcast Conor, Nathaniel, and Dave share their thoughts on the 1v1 commander banned list.  The community was outraged over using the same list for multiplayer Commander.  New tournaments were announced every weekend on Magic Online for eternal formats even Pauper and 1v1 Commander.  The new Throwback Standard Gauntlet decklists were…

Cardhoarder Podcast – 53 – The State of Standard

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An emergency ban in Standard came out of nowhere.  Conor, Nathaniel, and Dave share their frustrations with the constant tinkering with Standard.  Fingers are crossed that the format will be improved moving forward.  Andrew Jessup won SCG Atlanta with Mardu Vehicles.  Other topics include deck of the week, deck names, and Dave trying to get…