Brainstorm Brewery #84 – The Greatest Fool of All

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  We don’t mean to spend so much time talking about Reddit even though so much happened this week that we really feel like we have to. We’ve got spoilers, spoilers, spoilers! The gang talks about more than three cards, but I didn’t want to keep writing “spoilers”. Here’s another spoiler – you only have…

Brainstorm Brewery #83 – Gathering Magi

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  The cast is celebrating an actual milestone—this marks this point when more episodes were recorded on GatheringMagic than not. To help celebrate, the usual gang of miscreants is joined by GatheringMagic’s Con-tent Manager and Head Honcho Adam Styborski (@the_stybs). With price spikes and new card borders to discuss, the gang gets down to business…

Brainstorm Brewery #82 – 2013 Retrospective

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  2013 is in our rearview mirrors, and what a year it was. There were a lot of financially-relevant happenings in the year gone by, and the gang reminisces. What happened in 2013, and how can that help us look at 2014? What will we be ready for when history repeats itself? Tune in for…

Brainstorm Brewery #81 – Armchair Speculation

  What do you do when a Travis Woo brew does the voodoo that a Woo brew do? That’s one of the questions on everyone’s minds this week as a card in Modern quintuples up overnight. Who’s buying these cards between $2 and $10? Is it a good buy at $10 anticipating $20? Should those…

Brainstorm Brewery #80 – Sticking Your Neck Out

  The cast turns eighty, which is old enough to drive a car into a farmer’s market and blame it on the floor mat. This episode starts with a bang—do financiers tend to hedge their bets because they’re afraid to be wrong? It doesn’t let up, as the gang goes down a laundry list of…

Brainstorm Brewery #79 – How the Cookie Crumbles

  Some big news in the world of Magic Online has broken and everyone is wondering how the market will be affected. Has Wizards finally gotten it together and fixed the MODO problem? Does any of the gang have confidence in MODO going forward? How do we respond to sudden price spikes in Modern and…

Brainstorm Brewery #78 – Apparently Sesquicentennial Means 150

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  Not a whole lot happened in the last week outside of a temporary decline in MODO prices brought on by the unscheduled maintenance and a lack of confidence in the long-term viability of MODO, but prices have already returned to normal mostly. The gang doesn’t want to take any of that out on you…

Brainstorm Brewery #77 – If It’s Broke, Don’t Fix It

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  The cast is interrupted by breaking news- Magic Online events have been suspended so the whole system can be fixed. In the wake of the disastrous weekend where the MOCS and a PTQ both crashed on MODO the community reacted badly- will the backlash from taking MODO down to fix it be worse? The…