Episode 148

Events, Reanimator, and Crimson Vow Spoilers


November 3rd, 2021

1 hr 44 mins 54 secs

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About this Episode

The title says it all! We first talk the MOCS, the SCG Invitational, and some Modern Challenges to try to wrap our head around the Modern meta. Then Shane makes up for being off last week with a discussion of Esper Reanimator. Then we go over the first batch of Crimson Vow spoilers and talk about some Cool Cards, Inc.

The Break Down: Several Events
The Dive Down: Esper Reanimator
The Dive Down, cont: Crimson Vow Spoilers

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3:32 - Housekeeping
7:25 - The Break Down - A lot of events
8:12 - The MOCS
18:03 - The SCG Invitational
29:30 - Saturday's Challenge
38:30 - Sunday's Challenge
39:19 - Takeaways from these events
44:18 - The Dive Down begins - Shane on Esper Reanimator
51:53 - What Esper Reanimator is doing well
54:32 - What it isn't doing as well
1:06:00 - The bottom line on Reanimator
1:10:46 - The mechanics of Crimson Vow
1:19:22 - The cards begin - Manaform Hellkite
1:22:06 - Path of Peril
1:24:53 - Cemetery Protector
1:27:11 - Chandra, Dressed to Kill
1:31:01 - Dig Up
1:31:50 - Geist Lightsnare
1:34:40 - "Bedsheet Elemental"
1:36:04 - Dread Fugue
1:38:18 - Change of Fortune
1:40:01 - Grolnok, the Omnivore
1:41:07 - Demonic Bargain
1:43:30 - Closing out

Links from this week's episode:
The MOCS: https://magic.gg/decklists/2021-magic-online-champions-showcase-season-2-modern-decklists
Randy's Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xmJkCX2mpIoVFd8TTwqE44LARRNevUeSSqJUdAjAV4s/edit#gid=0
SCG Top 8 Decks: https://old.starcitygames.com/decks/results/format/28/event_ID/21/start_date/31-10-2021/end_date/31-10-2021/start/1/finish/8/w_perc/0/g_perc/0/r_perc/0/b_perc/0/u_perc/0/a_perc/0/order_1/finish/limit/25/start_num/0/
Saturday's Challenge: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/tournament/modern-challenge-12351480#paper
Sunday's Challenge: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/tournament/modern-challenge-12351484#paper
Esper Reanimator: https://www.streamdecker.com/deck/IfleifZ9n

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