Scrubland #81 – Back For More

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  All the latest events including #GPABQ #GPKyoto #SCGPROV and PTQs in Albany and Philadelphia.  So strap in scrubs, we’re back and we’re [still] not holding back.   See you at the next weeks in PTQ Virginia Beach!     Contact Us! Your Hosts: DSale, Chris, and Casby Show’s Email: ScrublandPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @Scrublandcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScrublandCast…

Scrubland #78 – There’s Only Pain at the Maze’s End

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  Scrubland is back with talk about GP:Portland, How to slice an onion, PT Dragon’s Maze, Our love of pie, Terminator 2, Legendary rule changes, How to quit your job, and of course, The Beer of the Week!   C’mon guys, you know where you are, WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND!   Charles League guest hosts.  …

Scrubland #77 – Return to Form

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  Casby and DSale sit down for some Real Talk about Dragon’s Maze’s impact on Limited and Standard.  We’re not distracted in some restaurant, we’ve got actual show notes, we’ve got some extensive experience in the format, we’re not drunk (ok, we’re a little drunk), and WE’RE BACK BABY! Welcome to the Scrubland!   Limited…

Scrubland #76 – Clear a Path, it’s Dragon’s Maze!

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  Casby and DSale sit down for another roundup of thoughts on: Recent Modern Bannings, Dragon’s Maze, Reasons to Burn £1,000,000, Legacy Brews, Draft Strategies, and because it’s season 2… more food.   WELCOME TO THE SCRUBLAND!     Contact Us! Your Hosts: DSale, Chris, and Casby Show’s Email: ScrublandPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @Scrublandcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScrublandCast NOTE:…

Scrubland #75 – Farewell Bloodbraid, We Knew Ye Well

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After a long night of drinking, the boys get together to talk about the recent banning in Modern.  Hijinks ensue, as always.  Real talk starts around the 8:30 mark.   Featuring DSale, Casby, and Will Haas   Contact Us! Your Hosts: DSale, Chris, and Casby Show’s Email: ScrublandPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @Scrublandcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScrublandCast   NOTE: This…

Scrubland #74 – Gatecrash Hangover Brunch

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  Gather round for brunch with Casby, Eric Brown, and DSale as we sober up and gather our thoughts on the newest set: Gatecrash.  We drink a lot of water, talk about both limited and standard, and generally just try to not throw up our toast and quiche.  Hey, whatdya expect?  WELCOME TO THE SCRUBLAND!…

Scrubland #73 – Take a Deep Breath, It’s Modern Season

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  Casby and DSale sit down for some musings about the Modern format over breakfast.  Happy New Year!  ENJOY IT WITH THE SCRUBLAND!   In this episode: Grixis Delver, U/R Tron, Jund, The Bloodbraid Elf flowchart, How to get better at tournaments, Huevos Rancheros, Greek omelets, Blightning, Modern PTQs, and Breakfast beer.   Contact Us!…

Scrubland #72 – We’ve Seen Worse Formats

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  Join DSale, Casby, Charles League, and John Davis at the Mars Bar in Downtown Richmond as we discuss Magical cards.  Don’t forget, we post most of the deck lists discussed on the show on our Facebook page, check it out.   Topics this week include:  G/W aggro, Way to beat Thragtusk, 1/2 price quesadillas,…

Scrubland #71 – Mobile Adventures at GP: Charleston

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—-iTunes Explicit—- We have returned! Casby and DSale have some very enlightening discussions on the way home from GP: Charleston. The tournament was taken down by aggro, but that doesn’t mean everyone’s favorite beast Thragtusk didn’t show up in force. There is a LOT to talk about since we last casted.  We certainly didn’t get…

Scrubland #69 – An Elephant Has HOW MANY Tusks?

Prepare yourselves.  Scrubland has finally achieved something worthy of celebrating.  EPISODE 69!!  Yes, we’re really that immature.  Seriously, we couldn’t stop laughing.  Alright, real talk.  We get down to brass tacks about Yuuya Watanabe’s GP crushing Delver list, fart sounds, Brian Kibler’s Naya-Pod, various G and GR beatdown strategies, if Delver is healthy for the…

Scrubland #68 – Pregame

We’ve invited the infamous Charles League to the cast to discuss his performance at GP: Nashville.  DSale also tramples all over that hospitality by getting pretty wasted and talking about HIS performance at GP: Nashville.  Yeah… it’s going to be THAT kind of podcast.  We won’t be upset if you just skip to episode #69,…

Scrubland #67 – Grand Prix Musings

—iTunes Explicit— The boys chat about the current state of Grand Prix’s.  Phoning in these show notes, gotta go cube draft and prep for GP: Nashville.  Enjoy the show!  WELCOME TO THE SCRUBLAND! Contact Us! Your Host(s): Sale, Chris, and Casby Show’s Email: ScrublandPodcast@gmail.com NOTE: This Podcast may contain explicit and adult only language in…

Scrubland #66 – Arrrrriba

—iTunes Explicit— Join the Scrubs this week as they learn a very important lesson: What happens at the Arriba, stays at the Arriba.  Oh, also, Magic the Gathering, we talk about that too.  Standard, Modern, Banned Lists, Etiquette, Fart Jokes, and of course the Beer of the Week.  We’ve got it all folks!  WELCOME TO…

Scrubland #65 – A Return to Form

—iTunes Explicit— We’re baaaaack!  Did ya miss us?  This week we play catch up on the competitive scene.  Casby made day 2 of GP:Baltimore, so I guess he knows a thing or two about this game.  That or he’s got us all fooled and no-one has caught on yet.  Other serious issues such as: Making…

Scrubland #64 – Run For the Hills

—iTunes Explicit— The insanity continues the week as Casby & DSale recount the wild weekend they had at SCG Open D.C.  Later, we of course talk about Standard and take a peek at what’s in store for us in Dark Ascension.  Brace yourselves kiddies, the cast is pretty extreme this week.  We wouldn’t have it…

Scrubland #63 – More Magical Nonsense (the good kind)

—iTunes Explicit— We’re back again to talk about Conley & Chapins’ Standard brews from GP: Orlando.  Then later we chat about more Dark Ascension spoilers and drink some tasty brews! WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND! Contact Us! Your Host(s): Sale, Chris, and Casby Show’s Email: ScrublandPodcast@gmail.com NOTE: This Podcast may contain explicit and adult only language in…

Scrubland #62 – Ride With Me

—iTunes Explicit— DSale brings back the Beer of the Week, Casby gives some faeries a mustache ride, and Chris Bourroughs rides the magical Trafalgar Square Lion. Later, we talk about spoilers and answer your questions.  WELCOME TO THE SCRUBLAND! Contact Us! Your Host(s): Sale, Chris, and Casby Show’s Email: ScrublandPodcast@gmail.com NOTE: This Podcast may contain…

Scrubland #61 – Taking the Infernal Plunge

—iTunes Explicit— We told Chris Bourroughs to die in a fire.  He said he was going to jump off a building.  Does that make it an Infernal Plunge? Also: Modern decks, Christopher Walken Impressions, Banned List Updates, Tequila, Alex Bertoncini, and Soft Serve.  WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND! Contact us! We’re always taking feedback and show suggestions…

Scrubland #60 – Stocking Stuffers

—iTunes Explicit— Christmas comes early this year Scrubs!  You wanted the secret cast, well, it’s the holidays, so I spent some time making a very special episode just for the occasion this year.  This is our regular cast from last week, condensed down to 15 minutes of pure comedy and drunken story telling.  Trust me,…

Scrubland #59 – Do Something… Anything!

—iTunes Explicit— The boys are back, and, let’s be honest, there isn’t that much to talk about.  We share our thoughts on Standard, as well as the SCG Invitational coming up in Charlotte.  Very sorry for the abrupt cutoff at the end, apparently we need to get our master files put on to an external…

Scrubland #58 – Only a REAL Scrub Reads The Flavor Text

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  —iTunes Explicit— Worlds happened.  We’re here to talk about it.  We don’t have the full-deck rundowns like normal this week.  Instead, we’re going to talk in broad generalities and probably get everything wrong.  So… that’s a good reason to listen right?  Oh, c’mon, you know you love it.  WELCOME TO THE SCRUBLAND! Contact us!…

Scrubland #57 – Limited Interest

—iTunes Explicit— This week, we briefly check in on Standard before taking an extensive look at ISD limited.  Don’t worry, this episode is chock-full of ridiculous stories, offensive language, and at least one blatantly wrong card evaluation.  It’s just the way you guys like it!  WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND! Contact us! We’re always taking feedback and…

Scrubland #56 – The State of States!

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—iTunes Explicit— This week on Scrubland we redefine standard!  Casby gives Tezzy some love, and Bourroughs played the best draft deck ever! DSale reintroduces us to an aggressive oldy but goldy, and tells the best troll story you’ve heard this month.  This one’s wacky guys!  Welcome to Scrubland. ***Please include logo Otwell!  Thanks!! **** Contact…

Scrubland #55 – Innistrad Grab Bag

—iTunes Explicit— We’re back with an episode chock-full of goodies for you.  Reach INN to the bag and you’ll find us chattering about the Philly Grudge Match, New decks for States, our thoughts on sweet cards from limited, and of course, plenty of story-telling.  Lawrence Creech guest hosts.  WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND! Contact us! We’re always…

Scrubland #54 – Out of the Darkness

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—iTunes Explicit— This week we say goodbye to Zendikar, hello to Innistrad, and then dish about the recent bannings to Modern.  It’s been a while, so we’ve got plenty of insanity to go around.  It’s good to be back guys, WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND! Contact us! We’re always taking feedback and show suggestions our Facebook Page:…

Scrubland #53 – Rocking the Metagame with Earthquakes

This week, we’re taking a look at various Nationals decks that sparked our interest.  Also, card alters, girls, and hard liquor.  Stick around for our very scary earthquake stories at the end of the show, we promise you won’t be disappointed. Contact us! We’re always taking feedback and show suggestions our Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Scrubland-Podcast/143331885705161 Also,…

Scrubland #52 – Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice

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—iTunes Explicit— The scrubs are learning that there is nothing more dangerous than a woman scorned. In this spill-over episode, Allison Medwin teaches the boys a thing or two about what it means to be a woman in the MTG community. DSale obviously already knows everything and attempts to take back the block, but we…

Scrubland #51 – So… It’s Come to This

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Scrubland #51 – So… It’s Come to This SHOW_FILENAME: Scrubland_051 —iTunes Explicit— This week, the Scrubs welcome girl and L2 judge Allison Medwin to the cast. We talk about judge/girly stuff for a while, then start breaking down the new Modern format. If you know anything about this podcast, it’s that drunken rants are the…

Scrubland #50 – Seizures!

—iTunes Explicit— This week the guys discuss U.S. Nationals and what that means for the meta while Bourroughs describes his adventure in Indianapolis. The best four days in gaming are over and Scrubland tries to figure out what the coming weeks have in store at your competitive level events. Contact us! We’re always taking feedback…

Scrubland #49 – The DCI Must Be Drunk… or at Least We Are

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—iTunes Explicit— Ever wonder how the heck your DCI total rating works? Scrubland is here to make some sense of that for you. Stick around because we’re also taking a look at results from Nationals around the world to keep you up to date on the latest developments in Standard. Also, we got very drunk…

Scrubland #48 – Wait, I Thought They Banned This Stuff…

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—iTunes Explicit— Join Scrubland as we look at various results from French and Australian Nationals, as well as the SCG Open in Seattle. But first, we’re giving away the secrets of how to Top 8 your PTQ with drunken behavior and minimal sleep. Also, DSale has a great new idea for sponsorship that he thinks…

Scrubland #47 – Chomp Chomp Chomp

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—iTunes Explicit— The new Standard metagame is here, and Scrubland gets down and dirty with the results from Japanese Nats and SCG Cincinnati. But first, we’ve got to talk about Overextended. It’s a week you have to hear to believe folks. WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND! Check out Overextended: www.mtgoverextended.com Contact us! We’re always taking feedback and…

Scrubland #46 – M12’s Secrets Exposed!

—iTunes Explicit— Jump on the train to the land of Make-Believe kids!  We’re exploring the world of M12 and playing the guessing game for what’s good and what’s not.  Stick around until the end, we’re having tea! Beer of the Week: Lancaster’s Strawberry Wheat Beer – http://www.lancasterbrewing.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=115&Itemid=189 Contact us! We’re always taking feedback and show…

Scrubland #45 – Unplugged

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—iTunes Explicit— In a more relaxed setting, Scrubland takes a look at what the future holds for Magic as we enter the bravely step back into the world of Valakut.  The couch has plenty of random stories in store, so kick back and relax fellas, WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND! Beer of the Week! — Oak Barrel…

Scrubland #44 – Give ‘em the ol’ One-Two Punch

—iTunes Explicit— Two, count em, TWO cards have been banned in STD, and the Scrubland really has some mixed feelings about it all.  But never fear!  Chris Otwell has flown himself across the country to help us sort through our emotions during this complicated time in our lives… or just drink some beers.  We weren’t…

Scrubland #43 – Caw-rection

This week, Scrubland has invited former Pro and ’99 U.S. National Champion Kyle Rose on to chat about Caw-Blade and the various answers that exist in the format.  Later, DSale makes yet another argument for the banning of Jace, and then we break it down with our terrible crowd-sourced BUG deck.  Fuzzy Porn, Comical Blue…

Scrubland #42 – Life, The Universe, and Everything

That’s right folks, we’ve got the answer.  Scrubland is shaking up the format by putting the ball in YOUR court this week!  Check us out on Facebook for the first part of our community driven deck building project.  It’s a guided experience that has us all on edge as we search for the elusive answer…

Scrubland #41 – Cleric-al Error

Sale, Casby, and Chris are back at it again this week, with some in-depth looks at what did well in Louisville, and the first SCG Super IQ.  We’ve also got local store owner Rick Ralsten with us to talk about running big events, attracting new players, and MTG in general! Decklists discussed this week can…

Scrubland #40 – New Decks…in Standard?!

The time has come to put up or shut up.  Can Caw-Blade be defeated?  Join Casby, Chris, Todd, and JJ “badjuju” Griffin as we explore the first week of Standard with New Phyrexia.  Later, haunted hot pockets, random drunks, and more bumper music than you can shake a stick at.  WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND! Beer of…

Scrubland #39 – News Flash! Casby Killed by Cyborgs!

SWell, we’ve finally gotten a chance to get our hands on the new cards.  Join DSale, Bourroughs, and guest host and Level 1 judge Topher Hickman as we talk about some of the hits, misses, and general impact of New Phyrexia.  Later, we get into our thoughts on Future Standard, the Judge program, and multi-layered…

Scrubland #38 – Welcome Evil Overlords, Would You Like a Drink?

Scrubland jumps into the New Pyrexia spoiler this week, picking some of our favorite new cards and discussing their potential impact on Standard and Draft.  Yep, that’s it.  Nothing else to see here.  Promise.  …  OK, we might be drinking and wander off into other stuff, but c’mon, that goes without saying by now right? …

Scrubland #37 – Introducing the Standard Roundtable

Hold the phone! Scrubland needs to get a word in edgewise about the state of standard and the “best deck” trend.  DSale and Bourroughs host notable local players in the community to talk about this stale format and what we can do to fix it.  With NPH just around the corner we discuss the changing…

Scrubland #36 – Regionals ’11

Join Casby, DSale, and Chris as they go through some of the more innovative decks from the Regional National Qualifiers, and also give a report on how they did.  Later, we get into the nitty gritty of meta-games, spoilers, fantasy artwork, and colored jizz.  What’dya expect?  WELCOME TO SCRUBLAND! Beer of the Week – Tyskie…

Scrubland #34 – To Pre, or not to Pre, Ordain is the Question

This week, Scrubland takes an in-depth look at everyone’s favorite Scry 2, Preordain.  Caw-Blade variants are all the rage, so with GP Dallas coming up, we finally take the time to discuss what this deck is all about.  JJ is here, and managed to win himself the Worst Guest of the Week award!  All this…

Scrubland #33 – Deck Selection

Everyone is back, and we’re here to share our thoughts on how to pick a deck for your next big event!  We cover everything from net-decking, putting together a play test group, getting the most out of your time, and even knowing when to let go.  Oh, that’s all in the second half by the…

Scrubland #32 – The Judge’s Front Pocket is NOT the Exiled Zone

It’s been a rather quiet week for new deck development on the National level, so Scrubland is looking to the SCG IQ held in their own back yard for inspiration.  We’ve got James Plier with us to talk about his U/B Tezzeret Poison deck, which earns our Worst Deck of the Week title, but still…

Scrubland #31 – Do They Make Blindfolds for People’s Mouth’s?

We’re drowning in Grand Prix Trials!  GP: Dallas has Scrubland in Standard overload.  Join us as we take a look at the most recent results from tournaments around the country, then dive in to what you should play next week! To prove a point, Casby took a stab at putting together a deck that utilizes…

Scrubland #30 – Community

Show Notes The metagame keeps on moving, and Scrubland is here to capture the latest!  We discuss decks by Patrick Sullivan, Alix Hatfield, and Lewis Laskin.  Later, things get serious as we talk about some Richmond store rivalry that’s gotten out of hand.  It’s another week of slurred speech and controversy on the Scrubland Podcast,…

Scrubland #29 – From the Corner of 12th and I

Casby and Chris Bourroughs lived up to their scrub status this weekend at the SCG Open Weekend in D.C.  DSale provides color commentary as usual, but couldn’t be bothered to actually go to the event.  You can’t scrub out if you don’t go!  Later, we talk about real decks from: Gerry Thompson, Alex Bertoncini, Daniel…

Scrubland #28 – Do You Want a Cookie?

We kick it into high gear this week as we discuss the upcoming SCG Open Weekend in Washington D.C.  Join us as we discuss the metagame, our deck choices, and so much more.  Sorry, no time for detailed show notes this week guys, you’re just going to have to trust me, that cookie did more…

Scrubland #27 – Popping the Paris Piñata

Hosts DSale, Casby, and Chris Bourroughs have scoured the results from PT Paris, and are here to give you their opinions on the STD metagame.  We dive deep into U.B.r Tezzeret, U.W Control, G.W Quest, and Valakut.  New tech, old tech, and secret tech are all inside, so prepare yourself, you are now entering the…

Scrubland #26 – Blow It Out Your Mortarpod

Hosts DSale, Casby, and Chris Bourroughs discuss the SCG Open weekend in Indy, then move on to Sealed deck where the battle lines are drawn on Mortarpod. Join us as we discuss the SCG Open weekend in Indy, then move on to Sealed deck where the battle lines are drawn on Mortarpod.  Scrubland brings the…

Scrubland #25 – Do I Have To Pick a Faction?

Show Notes Faction packs were terrible, and Scrubland is here to tell you why.  Join us as we explore the ins and outs of the Mirrodin Besieged prerelease, from drafting, to sealed deck, and 2HG, Scrubland did it all.  Find out how it we did and more, this week on the Scrubland Podcast! 0:55 –…

Scrubland #24 – Keg Stands and Counterspells

Join us as we dive into the results from GP: ATL and find out just how diverse the metagame really is.  Later, we take a look at some stand out cards from Mirrodin Besieged, and round it out with the exceptionally bland taste of China.  It’s more shenanigans, more Magic, and a whole lot more…

Scrubland #23 – Confusion, Illusion, and Delusion

The Extended PTQ season is in full swing, and Scrubland is here to make sure you are up to date on what’s successful, what’s not, and where we’re going next.  Join us as Chris gives us a brief overview of Legacy, DSale shares his insights about Faeries, and Casby tells us all about what’s possible…

Scrubland #22 – The Wisdom of Three Philosophers?

Alright, we can take a hint, you guys don’t like Extended.  We jump back into Standard this week with a look at Conley’s take on U.G Scapeshift, get our minds blown by the success of Boros, and if there’s any time left, squeeze in some Extended PTQ lists.  Later, Chris Bourroughs declares Facebook isn’t JUST…

Scrubland #21 – Expanding on Extended

Extended is here, and Scrubland is ready for it!  Join us as we explore the first PTQ results, and define the metagame like nowhere else you’ll find.  Hint: Faeries is pretty good.  Later, Chris Bourroughs finds the keys to DSale’s secret deckbox, and unleashes an EDH deck like you’ve never seen before!  Casby and Sale…

Scrubland #20 – Near Death Experience

Join us as DSale, Casby, and Chris explain why nobody made it to the PTQ this weekend.  Then, we find out why the Steel Artifact deck’s days are numbered, decide if Land Destruction is really good enough for Extended, and plug some of our favorite Magic free-land artists.  Later, DSale breaks into Santa’s Private Reserve. …

Scrubland #19 – Magic and Beer Were Made for Each Other

This week, your favorite Scrubs take a closer look at some of the extended decks from their local metagame, and look ahead to where the format as a whole is going.  Later, DSale spills the hot new faeries tech, Casby finds out about DSale’s sister, and Chris makes a desperate plea for friends.  Also, we…