Midrange Magic #32 – State Champ CoPilot

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  This week BDJ has a special cohost, friend of the show Wiley Mok. Wiley recently took down the TCG states tournament for Illinois and substitutes for Vijay this week to discuss the ever defining constructed format of Theros.   This week is all about standard and Wiley and BDJ go over the breakout decks…

Midrange Magic #31 – Hopelessly Devoted to Blue

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  Pro Tour Theros has come and gone and it seems like the new standard season has finally defined itself. The name of the game is devotion and BDJ and Vijay are devoted to bringing you a post mortem on a very exciting tournament.     Your hosts: Brian and Vijay Twitter: @turnemsideways and @vijaybangalore…

Midrange Magic #30 – Post-Prerelease Perspective

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  Well Theros is here and we’ve all had sometime to recover from our format rotation hangover. Vijay and BDJ give a rundown of there impression of the new set and discuss the hits and misses of the what we’ll play for the rest of 2013.   Plus there’s a fight.     Your hosts:…

Midrange Magic #29 – Theros Spoilers vol. 2

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  We’re back for part two of our Theros spoiler chat and boy are there some doozies. We got slow rolled hard this time, saving a bunch of the tasty morsels for the end of spoiler weeks.     Your hosts: Brian and Vijay Twitter: @turnemsideways and @vijaybangalore Show’s Email: midrangemagic@gmail.com Turn ‘Em Sideways on…

Midrange Magic #28 – Theros Spoilers Vol 1

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  Theros is almost here and the boys sit down to talk about what’s to come in the new formats of Standard and Limited. This is volume one of Theros spoilers.   Your hosts: Brian and Vijay Twitter: @turnemsideways and @vijaybangalore Show’s Email: midrangemagic@gmail.com Turn ‘Em Sideways on Facebook: www.facebook.com/turnemsideways chewieMore Posts – Website

Midrange Magic #27 – Can’t Take ‘Em With You

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  Its just about MTG Christmas time and so we soon will say goodbye to Innistrad. The power vacuum that will come this fall warrants some attention and so we need to reexamine constructed now that the most dominant set in recent history is behind us.   This week BDJ and Vijay review RTR Block…

Midrange Magic #26 – Unbirthdays!!!

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  We’re halfway through our first year and its a mighty good feeling!   This week we’re chatting about how to maximize your M14 experience. There’s still a lot to play and its still good everybody. BDJ shares a drafting strategy that’s been working really strongly for him.   Plus the beginning trickle of Theros…

Midrange Magic #25 – That Feeling of Success

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  With BDJ on break this week, Vijay is running the show and brings on a special guest, the person who got him into the game to begin with.   This week Vijay chats up about the importance of winning from a momentum perspective and how to keep chasing new and obtainable goals to climb…

Midrange Magic #24 – Interview with Gabe Carleton-Barnes

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  This week we chat with Pro Tour traveller GCB and get a sneak peek behind the Pro team testing regime.   Also some new deck lists below:     Mono-Red: 4 Stromkirk Noble 4 Rakdos Cackler 4 Ash Zealot 4 Burning-Tree Emissary 3 Lightning Mauler 2 Firefist Striker 4 Chandra’s Phoenix 4 Hellrider  …

Midrange Magic #23 – Brewskie Spectacular

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  This week we’re talking about more M14 limited and also we’ve got some new brews for you guys to check out!   GW Elves 4 Arbor Elf 4 Avacyn’s Pilgrim 4 Craterhoof Behemoth 4 Elvish Archdruid 4 Elvish Mystic 4 Elvish Visionary 4 Kalonian Hydra 2 Loxodon Smiter 4 Wolfir Silverheart Creatures [34]   4 Garruk, Caller of Beasts Planeswalkers [4]   10 Forest 4 Gavony…

Midrange Magic #22 – Recorded Live Show

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  Hey we broadcasted from Wanderer’s Refuge immediately after a mondo prerelease event. We’ve got guest host and charity brain child J.R. Honeycutt on the show to talk with us about the goodness that is M14. What was good, what was bad, and what yet has to be determined. This episode is full of three-way…

Midrange Magic #21 – M14 Spoilers vol. 2

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  Talking about all the new cards from M14 and getting you geared for prerelease. We got hate beasts and artifacts and combos, oh my!   And if you’d like to and a nomination for BDJ to play in this year’s Community Cup, follow the link and fill out a nom: http://www.wizards.com/magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/feature/251b   Your hosts:…

Midrange Magic #20 – 2014 Spoilers vol. 1

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  Core set 2014 is almost upon and time to talk about what’s in store. Some reprints, some new prints, but all-in-all there might be some tasty morsels. So far the verdict is clear, MTG if about to feel much different in a couple weeks.   And if you’d like to and a nomination for…

Midrange Magic #19 – Cheat the Meta

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  Last week we talked about the financial perils facing gamers in the future. But we at M&M don’t want to just make problems without solutions. So this week we’re tackling any validity that may exist in card similarity. Vijay and Brian review popular and competitive decks to see if card replacements that are easier…

Midrange Magic #18 – Real Talk, Your Voice

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  This week we get a little heavy talking about some serious turnabouts in the Magic community. Its important that we check in every once and a while to redraw the lines of acceptability and ensure that we as the players/ consumers of MTG are never left without a voice.   Also, M14 is coming…

Midrange Magic #17 – Legendary Cheat Codes

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  Wiley Mok is back to guest host as finally get around to clarifying the new Legendary rule WOTC slapped upon us. We discuss what this could mean for the future of the game and what implications major rule alterations hold for the growth of games in general.   In part two, we get down…

Midrange Magic #16 – Back with Brews

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  M&M is back with some more tasty brews for your FNM. This week we’ve got a Junk Tokens list and a very peculiar Golgari control deck.   Chicago competitor Wiley Mok stops buy to offer some really good insight into what needs to be done to step up your game. And Vijay talks about…

Midrange Magic #15 – Draft Punk

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  Pro Tour San Diego has come and gone and now its time to talk about what this means for the average player. With Block Constructed being such a uncommon format, the boys focus primarily on the new draft format.   BDJ’s Levels of Draft: Lvl 1 – Learn the cards in the format. Know…

Midrange Magic #14 – Talking ‘Bout Planeswalkers

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  With BDJ under the weather, it’s time to do something a little of color. This week, guest host Logan Upson steps up to help fill the lull week with a discussion about his favorite card type.   Planeswalkers are easily the most complicated and most powerful card type so Midrange Magic takes this week…

Midrange Magic #13 – Drafted into the Guild War

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  This week its all about drafting. Now that Dragon’s Maze is here, it’s back to some sweet three set drafting. While this may be new to some of you, we all could use a refresher. So the boys at M&M are taking time to walk through the choices one needs to make while drafting….

Midrange Magic #12 – Post Pre-Release Rundown

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  The Dragon’s Maze has been run and Vijay and BDJ debrief the masses on the new set and it’s prospects in Limited and Constructed. Plus, Vijay gives some post perspective on his trip to Portland where he got to draft against some West Coast pro players.   Let us know how you did at…

Midrange Magic #11 – Dragon’s Maze Spoilers Pt. 2

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  * Disclaimer *   This week Vijay jetted of to Portland so the boy sat M&M had to quick rig a Skype chat for this weeks episode. Audio quality is not what we usually deliver but there is a surprise for sticking through the whole thing.   Let’s talk about some more Dragon’s Maze…

Midrange Magic #10 – Spoiler Talk Pt. 1

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  Vijay and BDJ talk about the the upcoming set; Dragon’s Maze. What speculations and theories hold true? It’s time for another spoiler season kickoff full of tips and suppositions to get you ready for release.   Your hosts: Brian and Vijay Twitter: @turnemsideways and @vijaybangalore Show’s Email: midrangemagic@gmail.com Turn ‘Em Sideways on Facebook: www.facebook.com/turnemsideways…

Midrange Magic #9 – The Sideboard Episode (with prizes!)

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  It’s finally here. The episode where BDJ and Vijay talk about the all important sideboard. The boys discuss rules and tips for tuning that extra fifteen into an arsenal of secret weapons.   And wasn’t there a contest or something?   We’ll be announcing the winners of the Sideboard Challenge and telling you how…

Midrange Magic #8 – The True Meaning of Nyx

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  Sorry for the lateness, Vijay was on vacation and we were waiting for PAX East announcements. But now they are here and the boys are gonna chat up and speculate the Jee-Willickers out of the next year of upcoming MTG content. Get your fill and your news type info here this week.   Talking…

Midrange Magic #7 – Cookies and Cream

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  Buckle in for another decklist episode and BDJ and Vijay talk about a couple of Orzhov colored lists. Also, don’t forget that the Sideboard Challenge continues until the end of March so email us your top sideboard cards for a chance to win a prize.   Cookies and Cream   25 Creatures 2 Thrull…

Midrange Magic #6 – Beat the Best Cards in Standard

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  With standard starting to settle a bit, BDJ and Vijay examine the best cards in standard and discuss how to play them and how to play around them.   Also, Vijay introduces a new contest for the listeners with exciting prizes in tow!   Your hosts: Brian and Vijay Twitter: @turnemsideways and @vijaybangalore Show’s…

Midrange Magic #5

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  With the state of standard being so blisteringly fast, BDJ and Vijay talk about what can be done to stem the tides of aggro decks. Plus, Brian brings a fun deck submitted by a friend that finally gives a reason to play Master Biomancer.   The special topic this week has the boys talking…

Midrange Magic #4 – Post Pro Tour Meta

  Vijay and Brian bring two new decklists this week cause they each have an opinion on where Standard is headed. Also, a special Tip of the Week as Brian talks about “Cultivating your Hobby”   -BDJ’s Revised Jund Aggro- CREATURES: 4 Experiment One 3 Deathrite Shaman 4 Strangelroot Geist 4 Flinthoof Boar 4 Dreg…

Midrange Magic #3 – What the Pro Tour Means for You

  Vijay and Brian dissect the top eight decklists from Pro Tour Montreal and predict what these new power houses are foreshadowing for constructed. Which of these eight decks should you be building? It may not be the one you think.   Your hosts: Brian and Vijay Twitter: @turnemsideways and @vijaybangalore Show’s Email: midrangemagic@gmail.com Turn…

Midrange Magic #2

  In this episode of Midrange Magic, Vijay and Brian talk about the new state of Standard and introduce two new deck lists for those having difficulty getting all those new gatecrash cards.   Vijay’s Monogreen Fight Club // Deck: Mono Green (60)   // Lands 23 Forest   // Creatures 4 Arbor Elf 4…

Midrange Magic #1 – Podcrashing!

  Midrange Magic is a podcast structured toward the competitive casual player discussing deck building, strategy, and rules review. This show is for those players who hit the FNM scene every week and wish to either grow in skill, or dominate the scene entirely. Metagames vary from the Pro Tour to the kitchen table, and…