This week we talk the banning of Thassa's Oracle in Historic and the first post-ban Historic tournament. Then we head into The Dive Down to discuss the early Modern Horizons 2 previews, and then tackle some listener questions in The Wind Down!
The Break Down: Oracle Nomoreacle
The Dive Down: Horizons for Yerizons and Ear...zons
The Wind Down: Your Questions, Answered
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3:40 - Housekeeping
4:51 - The Break Down begins - Thassa's Oracle is banned in Historic!
19:30 - The Insight eSports 5k Invitational metagame breakdown
24:15 - Deck winrates
33:05 - The Top 8 and what Historic decks are winning right now
36:30 - The Dive Down begins: Modern Horizons 2 Spoilers!
37:46 - Grief
49:39 - Cabal Coffers
53:38 - Yusri, Fortune's Flame
57:20 - Flametongue Yearling
1:00:07 - Thrasta, Tempest's Roar
1:06:29 - Unmarked Grave
1:10:07 - Rishadan Dockhand
1:11:57 - Profane Tutor
1:15:55 - Timeless Dragon
1:18:40 - Dakkon, Shadow Slayer
1:24:08 - MH1 Reprints
1:26:15 - The Wind Down: listener questions!
1:26:35 - Is MH2 a "cash grab?"
1:31:48 - What does Death's Shadow need to win in Historic?
1:34:42 - How to move to a new game store?
1:38:46 - How are we REALLY doing, personally?
1:43:13 - Closing Out
Links from this week's episode:
5/19 B&R Annoucement: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/may-19-2021-banned-and-restricted-announcement
Insight ESports Tier 1 Invitational: https://mtgmelee.com/Tournament/View/5400
Modern Horizons 2 Spoilers: https://scryfall.com/sets/mh2?as=grid&order=spoiled
Our opening music is Nowhere - You Never Knew, and our closing music is Space Blood - Goro? Is That Your Christian Name?
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