Episode 49

Ban is Just Another Word for Pioneer Justice


November 22nd, 2019

1 hr 39 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

This week, the Dive Down looks at some of Modern's bans throughout history, and examine how they shaped the format as it today.

The Beak Down: SCG Invitational, Modern and Pioneer results
The Dive Down: A history of bans and their impact on Modern
The Wind Down: The cards we liked in 2019

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1:59 - Housekeeping
3:44 - The Break Down Begins
8:00 - Modern Discussion
24:43 - Pioneer Discussion
40:55 - The Dive Down Begins
44:39- The First B&R
50:45 - Eggs Ban
57:36 - Eye of Ugin Ban
68:37 - KCI Ban
77:08 - Putting it All Together
91:54 - The Wind Down

Links from this week's episode:
SCG Pioneer Day 2 Metagame: http://www.starcitygames.com/events/coverage/4680_day_2_metagame_breakdown.html
SCG Modern Day 2 Metagame: http://www.starcitygames.com/events/coverage/4680_day_2_metagame_breakdown.html
SCG Modern Decks 7-1 or Better: http://www.starcitygames.com/events/coverage/4687_71_or_better_modern_decklists.html
The First B&R: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/explanation-september-2011-br-changes-2011-09-20-0
Eggs Ban: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/banned-and-restricted-2013-04-22-0
Eye of Ugin Ban: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/banned-and-restricted-announcement-2016-04-04
KCI Ban: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/january-21-2019-banned-and-restricted-announcement

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