So Many Insane Plays Podcast – Episode 66 – A Star City Game Power 9 Retrospective

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Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian discuss the history and legacy of the Star City Games Power 9 Series. Contact us at @ManyInsanePlays on Twitter or e-mail us at SoManyInsanePlaysPodcast@gmail.com. 0:00:10: Announcements: Upcoming events, including NYSE 0:03:00: New MTGO Weekly Vintage Challenge 0:11:00: GP Vegas Eternal events 0:12:30: Swedish Old School Restricted List update: Maze of…

So Many Insane Plays Podcast – Episode 65 – Banned & Restricted List Updates, Mana Drain Open Results and Amonkhet Review

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Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian discuss the Restriction of Gush and Gitaxian Probe, the Mana Drain Open results and their review of Amonkhet for Vintage. Contact us at @ManyInsanePlays on Twitter or e-mail us at SoManyInsanePlaysPodcast@gmail.com. 0:01:00: Announcements: Eternal Weekend! 0:06:21: Banned and Restricted List Updates 1:02:00: The Mana Drain Open #18 Results 1:11:30: Aether…

So Many Insane Plays Podcast – Episode 64 – Amonkhet Preview, Eternal Weekend Results and a Restricted Mentor

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Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian discuss their Amonkhet preview card – Shadow of the Grave, the results of Eternal Weekend: Europe and the hypothetical world where Monastery Mentor is restricted. Contact us at @ManyInsanePlays on Twitter or e-mail us at SoManyInsanePlaysPodcast@gmail.com. 0:01:00: Shadow of the Grave 0:57:30: Eternal Weekend: Europe Metagame 1:24:00: Eternal Weekend: Europe…

So Many Insane Plays Podcast – Episode 63 – Where Do We Go From Here?

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Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian look at the Banned and Restricted list update, the Q1 Metagame and what they mean for the future of the format. Contact us at @ManyInsanePlays on Twitter or e-mail us at SoManyInsanePlaysPodcast@gmail.com. 0:00:00: Announcements 0:00:00: March 2017 Banned and Restricted List Update 0:54:40: Gitaxian Probe 1:07:00: Mental Misstep 1:25:15: Paradoxical…

So Many Insane Plays Podcast – Episode 62 – Aether Revolt Set Review

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Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian review Aether Revolt for Vintage, including their Kaladesh report card and VSL Updates. Contact us at @ManyInsanePlays on Twitter or e-mail us at SoManyInsanePlaysPodcast@gmail.com. 0:00:52: Announcements: NYSE 5, TSO Sandusky, Vintage Champs Europe, History of Vintage Chapter 4 0:09:00: Kaladesh Report Card 0:27:15: Aether Revolt: Mechanics 0:30:00: Hope of Ghirapur…

So Many Insane Plays Podcast – Episode 61 – Aether Revolt Preview Show

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When invited to preview Magic cards for new sets, authors must sometimes feel pressure to stoke enthusiasm and demonstrate exaggerated excitement for their subject, especially for flavorful cards that, sadly, have little chance of Top 8ing a Pro Tour or making a splash in tournament play. Although we would be honored to unveil any new…

So Many Insane Plays Podcast – Episode 60 – 2016 Year in Review

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Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian review 2016 and award their annual Moxies. Contact us at @ManyInsanePlays on Twitter or e-mail us at SoManyInsanePlaysPodcast@gmail.com. 0:00:17: Announcements: VSL Play-In Tournament, History of Vintage, Annual Vintage Playables Checklist 0:12:45: MTGO Metagame Update 0:22:00: Moxies: Categories 0:23:32: Best New Card 1:01:00: Best New Set 1:12:00: Best Story/Narrative 1:24:00: Best…

So Many Insane Plays Podcast – Episode 59 – 2016 Eternal Weekend Wrap-up

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Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian wrap-up Eternal Weekend 2016, including both Top 8s, the metagame, our Paradoxical Mentor deck and the future of the format. Contact us at @ManyInsanePlays on Twitter or e-mail us at SoManyInsanePlaysPodcast@gmail.com. 0:01: Announcements 0:11: Eternal Weekend Paris Top 8 0:15: Eternal Weekend Columbus: Attendance 0:20: Eternal Weekend Columbus: The Event…