TriHards EP57 – Past as Prologue

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Everything we’ve learned the past 8 days will affect Magic’s future for years.  What reactions do the ‘Hards have?  Who loves the non-Pros? Who did Matt banish to their parent’s basement?  Who needed an 80’s movie comeback/training montage just to make it this week?  What did we learn from the Triple GP Vegas weekend?  &…

TriHards EP56 – MarveLess

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Prescient.  That feeling doesn’t come around very often.  So why is one of the ‘Hards feeling it?  Overcoming adversity.  The TriHards had to do that to get this episode recorded & ready…Now WotC is asking Standard players to do the same by breaking out the Ban-Hammer* again! What do we think of the ban?  What’s…

TriHards EP55 – Repercussions

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A triple Standard weekend reveals Magic players are both lazy & inspired, love broken things & fighting against those same things. Duality I guess. Will this lead to bans & what does that mean to the community writ large? Were “leaks” used to frame consumer opinion? WotC’s not the Archenemy but they did give us…

TriHards EP54 – The Post Snowden World

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This week the Trihards sound off on Foreign v Local – what’s most important in your meta preparation?  Which ‘Hard is already testing for a post Marvel standard?  Matt surprises with a nomination for Most Important Release of the Year!  Stolen or Leaked?  & is it good for the game?  Are you special enough to merit…

TriHards EP53 – A Worthy Champion

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Why is Matt looking for a Manipulate Fate?  Who was deemed Worthy?  Is Marvel mere madness?  Are FNM Promos about to return to their former glory?  Competitive Magic research gets a seat at WotC’s R&D table & where would you hide the All-Spark?  A listener email prompts an investigation!  Grab a beverage to please your…

TriHards EP52 – Standard Happiness

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Have you been revitalized by PT: Amonkhet?  Some of the TriHards have!  Where is Magic in the wake of the latest PT?  Are we about to see a seismic shift under a new Global Dir of OP?  Does WotC believe their own hype surrounding the Pro Team format?  Add in 1 part raw emotional reaction,…

TriHards EP51 – Projecting

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Are you encouraged that WotC is polling for behaviors?  Is there a hidden message in SCG’s Season 2 schedule?  Who will the ‘Hards select in their Pro Tour Pick’em for PT:Amonkhet?  If you could have a single Invocation in Limited play which would you chose?  Crack open a beverage & join the TriHards as they…

TriHards EP50 – Cat Scratch Fever

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Do the Renton-dwellers owe the community-at-large more than we received after last week’s sloppiness?  Were we ready for a short notice post-Cat world?  What an earnings report revealed about the duality & possible future of our favorite game!  To celebrate Episode 50, Matt takes a look back at successes & failures In The Elevator!  Crack…