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The Main Phase is a premiere Magic: The Gathering fan-driven podcast dedicated to analyzing and reviewing all aspects of the game, primarily the Standard format, as well as share our favorite stories and memories we've had with the game, competitive game results, deck techs, and current MTG news. We love this game, and whether you are a newbie or a seasoned veteran, The Main Phase offers something for everyone.

The Main Phase is a premiere Magic: The Gathering fan-driven podcast dedicated to analyzing and reviewing all aspects of the game, primarily the Standard format, as well as share our favorite stories and memories we've had with the game, competitive game results, deck techs, and current MTG news. We love this game, and whether you are a newbie or a seasoned veteran, The Main Phase offers something for everyone.
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The Main Phase is a premiere Magic: The Gathering fan-driven podcast dedicated to analyzing and reviewing all aspects of the game, primarily the Standard format, as well as share our favorite stories and memories we've had with the game, competitive game results, deck techs, and current MTG news. We love this game, and whether you are a newbie or a seasoned veteran, The Main Phase offers something for everyone.

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English

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Episodes

A MTG Netflix Show? And Matt Speaks to his Success!

6/13/2019
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This week on the Main Phase, Matt comes back with JB and discusses his MagicFest experience and breaks down how he prepared for the event and how to win in certain matchups! Wizards of the Coast all announced that they are working with Netflix to create an animated #MTG show, with the Russo brothers as directors!

Duration:00:48:27

MagicFest KC Recap! Matt Day 2'd?!

6/6/2019
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MagicFest KC finally happened, and LandSayGo gets back on the horse! DBoe and JB get together to recap their experience over at the Grand Prix. Did Grixis Control get it done? How about Matt? How did he fair? Did he scrub out or go 8/0 on day 1? Find out on this week's episode of The Main Phase!

Duration:00:23:50

Controversial MPL Changes & Live Deck Building!

5/23/2019
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On May 13th, Wizards announced the replacements for Yuuya and Gerry in the Mythic Pro League: Savjz and Jessica Estephan. Both participated in the Mythic Invitational. Savjz has been playing Magic for a while and is a well-known streamer. Jessica is a successful pro player and had the highest pro points of any woman in the 2017-2018 pro season. With neither being the next in line based on pro points, the decision has drawn all sorts of attention. Matt and DBoe give their take on it. A while...

Duration:00:45:26

Preparing for GP KC & Analyzing Emerging Meta Decks for Competitive Play.

5/17/2019
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This week JB and Dboe get together to discuss how they are preparing for MagicFest/Grand Prix Kansas City and analyze emerging meta decks from the Magic Pro League and how they stand up in competitive play, as well as discuss the decks' secret techs against their worst match ups.

Duration:00:58:39

London Mulligan, Top or Flop? & New Standard Meta!

5/9/2019
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With the Mythic Invitational II come and gone, Matt and Jeremy have a thing or two to say about it. Not the games as much as the new rule introduced: the London Mulligan. Tron, Arclight Phoenix and more got a nice little boost to their results. Why was that? What are people saying about the London Mulligan? Also, we take a look at the first results of the new meta. Which decks are on the rise? Which ones are falling? Which ones didn't even show up? We talk about which ones we like the most...

Duration:00:39:42

#MTGWAR Prerelease Recap & Alleged Cheating at Mythic Invitational 2

5/2/2019
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#MTG War of the Spark prerelease finally came and went and the entire LandSayGo crew recap on their decks and what they found interesting or powerful in the sealed environment. Mythic Invitational 2 steeped in controversy and scandal when beloved Hall of Fame player Yuuya Watanabe was accused of marking his cards after a deck check was performed during the event and was subsequently disqualified from the event. LSG tackle this touchy subject in today's episode of #TheMainPhase.

Duration:00:45:27

Waxing Philosophical on #MTGWAR

4/25/2019
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This week, Dboe and JB are reunited for a fun and interesting episode about #MagictheGathering War of the Spark! They discuss key cards, interesting combos, and the set as a whole!

Duration:00:48:53

#MTGWAR Spoilers, Cards we want to play and Lore!

4/19/2019
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Ravnica spoiler season is in full swing and Dboe and Matt discuss the latest spoilers, the cards they want to play with, cards they feel are going to be an issue and shed some insight onto some standard lore.

Duration:00:33:52

FNM Field Reports and Fixing FNM Decks

4/11/2019
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Matt and JB went to First Fridays for FNM at their local game store, and had a 5 round tournament to win free packs. They analyze their decks and how they performed against their local meta as well as discuss interesting interactions they saw within their games. Finally, they discuss what they would change about their decks and how they think this would help their builds.

Duration:00:20:33

Was Duo Standard a Mistake? Mythic Invitational Impressions

4/3/2019
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In this episode of The Main Phase, Jeremy makes his triumphant return as Land Say Go breaks down their impressions of the Mythic Invitational and more specifically, Duo Standard. Also, Wizards of the Coast released the first spoilers for War of the Spark at Pax East. Land Say Go breaks them down and offers suggestions on how to build around a few of them.

Duration:00:51:08

Build Arounds Not Yet Tapped and New Arena Updates!

3/28/2019
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This week on The Main Phase, Matt and Derek discuss build around cards that have yet to be tapped in Standard and how a player might build around them, including but not limited to Lumbering Battlements, Nykia, of the Old Ways, Liliana's Contract and more! Also, Matt and Derek discuss #MTGArena's announced cosmetic items for players to use to bling out their game play. What does this mean for online Magic players?

Duration:00:58:48

Grand Prixs, What to Expect and How to Prepare.

3/21/2019
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Grand Prix are big events and, if you haven’t been before, intimidating, too. Not to worry, Matt and DBoe got you covered in this week’s cast. We talk about plenty of logistics to be mindful of: where and how to get your tickets, what sort of events will be at the Grand Prix, what to put on your schedule, and all the little things you should do to prepare so you come ready. Later, we talk about one of the more daunting aspects of a Grand Prix: competitive REL (Rules Enforcement Level)....

Duration:00:56:23

36 Planeswalkers in War of the Spark; Cards to Buy Now

3/14/2019
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With War of the Spark, Wizards of the Coast has announced a total of 36 planeswalkers! Wow! Matt and Jeremy discuss the implications of so many planeswalkers as well as cards to buy now that have synergies with them! Matt and Jeremy also discuss a few cards that aren't seeing enough play in Standard and analyze why these cards are being pushed aside by the meta.

Duration:00:53:44

Build Standard Haunt of Hightower with Us!

3/7/2019
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This episode, Derek and Jeremy do something a little different. The Haunt of Hightower has been a mulling around LSG's heads for the past few weeks, so they decide to live brew a Haunt of Hightower Standard legal deck along with you! Land Say Go challenges you to try out the list and be sure to let them know how you do! Do you like this type of content, be sure to let us know on our socials! The final list: Creatures Thief of SanityHostage TakerThe Haunt of HightowerSpells Thought...

Duration:00:45:40

Mythic Championship! New Mulligans! Top Tens! Derek has a Birthday?

2/28/2019
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In this weeks episode, Land Say Go celebrates Derek's birthday with a fun look at the results of the first ever Mythic Championship (replacing the Pro Tour). It also looks like for the next Mythic Event, Wizards of the Coast will be trying out a new mulligan rule, the London Mulligan! Will seeing a fresh 7 every mulligan break the game? And what's this? Channel Fireball is doing video coverage? Amazing! And finally, a look at the top 10 cards being bought up in #MTGRNA standard. Want more...

Duration:00:48:53

Have we settled into a Standard Meta? More CFB Issues?!

2/21/2019
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This week, Land Say Go's newest contributor, Matt, joins Derek for his first podcast appearance! In this episode Derek and Matt talk about the most recent BnR announcement hitting best of one in Arena, cover more issues with Channel Fireball events, and then ask the question if we've settled into a Standard Meta. The episode is wrapped up with a discussion about impressions and theories derived from the release of the teaser for War of the Spark, coming out at the end of April. Want more...

Duration:00:38:57

CFB Lack of Video Coverage and Analysis of 5/0 MTGO Standard Lists

2/14/2019
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Channel Fireball has been participating in what looks like major cost savings measures; is this true or conjecture? How does the community feel about the lack of video coverage? What can be done? Land Say Go also takes a look at several of the 5/0 #MTGO deck lists, and break them down on strategy, key cards, interesting and new cards and archetypes, and how we would build to defeat (some) of them. Want more daily content? Visit us at www.landsaygo.com! Follow LandSayGo on socials, and...

Duration:00:52:29

Undefeated Gates Home brew & Duo Standard?

2/7/2019
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This week on The Main Phase, Jeremy and Derek break down Jeremy's Undefeated 4-Color Gates home brew. They take a look at the list, analyze the strategy behind playing it and how to play against it as well as look at some key plays that have occurred while playing the list. Wizards of the Coast also announced a new Esports format for the Mythic Invitational, 2019's million dollar cash prizes exhibition event, called Duo Standard. This is a weird and new frontier for Magic: the Gathering....

Duration:00:37:05

#MTGRNA Top 10 (or so) Favorite Cards

1/31/2019
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This week on The Main Phase, JB and Derek break down their top 10 (or so) cards and combos they are looking forward to in #MTGRNA Standard! Come join them on their journey through the set and learn a little more about how they analyze these cards and what they look for when building decks, whether it be for the Spike, Timmy, or Johnny. Want more content? Visit us at www.landsaygo.com! Follow LandSayGo on socials, and join the conversation; we want to hear your feedback! Twitter | Facebook...

Duration:00:54:03

#MTGRNA Pre-Release? Major B&R Annoucement?

1/24/2019
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This week on The Main Phase, Derek and Jeremy discuss last weekend's pre-release events, how they did, stand out cards they played with or against, and discuss the limited meta. Wizards of the Coast released a new banned and restricted announcement this past Monday shaking up the Modern format. Was KCI on the chopping block? Come join us this week on The Main Phase to find out. Follow LandSayGo on socials, and join the conversation; we want to hear your feedback! Twitter | Facebook | Land...

Duration:00:38:03