Episode 144

The Road To Las Vegas: Murktide v. Burn


October 7th, 2021

1 hr 44 mins 23 secs

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About this Episode

In the first episode of a new miniseries (???), Stan and Shane talk about their experiences testing two of the top decks in the format in their preparation for the CFB Vegas event in November. How do Izzet Murktide and Boros Burn perform right now? Why are they good, and what might be their fatal flaws? Only one way to find out!

The Break Down: Dave's Not Here, Man
The Break Down, cont: Some Good Good Challenges
The Dive Down: Matchups and Putdowns

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3:07 - Housekeeping
6:16 - The Break Down begins
15:00 - Sunday's Challenge
21:30 - What these Challenges tell us
25:04 - Cool Deck(s), Inc.
27:35 - The Dive Down begins - The Road to Vegas
34:41 - Stan on Izzet Murktide
38:44 - Why has Murktide been successful, and how is it positioned right now?
42:32 - Murktide's matchups
1:01:13 - Some final thoughts on Murktide
1:06:40 - Shane on Boros Burn
1:07:31 - What's up with Burn?
1:10:32 - Burn's matchups
1:32:10 - Some thoughts on Burn
1:40:46 - What to try next?
1:43:00 - Closing out

Links from this week's episode:
Saturday's Challenge: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/tournament/modern-challenge-12344224#paper
Sunday's Challenge: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/tournament/modern-challenge-12344230#paper
Mardu Midrange: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/4342367#paper

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