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Wizard's Brew

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A Magic: the Gathering podcast about deckbuilding and good deckbuilding theory. Hosts Carl Jalm and Daniel Nyhuis guide you through tips and tricks for making your deck work exactly how you want it to.

A Magic: the Gathering podcast about deckbuilding and good deckbuilding theory. Hosts Carl Jalm and Daniel Nyhuis guide you through tips and tricks for making your deck work exactly how you want it to.
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A Magic: the Gathering podcast about deckbuilding and good deckbuilding theory. Hosts Carl Jalm and Daniel Nyhuis guide you through tips and tricks for making your deck work exactly how you want it to.

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@wizbrewcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Wizards Brew Ep36 - Mitigating Weaknesses

6/2/2017
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This past weekend was busy in the world of Magic. Carl and Danny are going to walk you through some of the innovation that we saw at the THREE major Modern events this past weekend, as well as go over a local 3v3 team tournament. Then for our main event we're giving you some tips on how to mitigate some of your deck's inherent weaknesses. Stay tuned to the end for a deck from Danny that could be his doorway into the Vintage scene! SCG Baltimore Top 8: http://mtgtop8.com/event?e=15695&f=MO...

Duration: 00:42:41


Wizards Brew Ep35 - Tweaking a Netdeck

5/26/2017
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This week we're taking a break from brewing to give you advice on how to improve your deckbuilding skills. Is there a particular deck that you want to play, but you're not sure how it'll hold up in your local metagame? Carl and Danny walk you through the steps you should take to prepare a top list for what you might run into at your LGS. MTGO 5-0 Decklists: http://magic.wizards.com/en/content/deck-lists-magic-online-products-game-info MTGTop8: http://www.mtgtop8.com/ MTGGoldfish Metagame:...

Duration: 00:52:38


Wizards Brew Ep34 - The Amonkhet Meta (pt 2)

5/21/2017
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This week Carl and Danny give you their thoughts on the Pro Tour results before going over the newer decks in the Amokhet Standard meta. And be sure to stay until the end for our Brew of the Week, focused on hand disruption and coming with a solid sideboard plan for Aetherworks Marvel. Standard Mono-B Eldrazi: https://deckstats.net/decks/85076/733973-mono-black-eldrazi Twitter: @wizbrewcast Carl's Twitter: @C_Jalm Danny's Twitter: @valsedar Email: wizardsbrewcast@gmail.com Music: "Happy...

Duration: 01:04:28


Wizards Brew Ep33 - The Amonkhet Meta (pt. 1)

5/13/2017
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With Pro Tour Amonkhet upon us, Carl and Danny take a look at the current Standard meta. In Part 1 of our meta overview we're going over the decks that survived or came back due to Amonkhet's release. Make sure to stay tuned to the end for our Brew of the Week! Standard Abzan Aetherworks: https://deckstats.net/decks/85076/727591-abzan-aetherworks/en Twitter: @wizbrewcast Carl's Twitter: @C_Jalm Danny's Twitter: @valsedar Email: wizardsbrewcast@gmail.com Music: "Happy Rock" - Bensound.com

Duration: 00:50:05


Wizards Brew Ep32 - What is... Control

5/8/2017
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In the second installment of our "What is..." series we take a long, hard look at Control and its history within the game of Magic. After discussing the Banned and Restricted announcement, Carl and Danny examine what makes a deck a Control deck before going over some historical lists throughout the years and featuring a new Control brew for Standard. "The History of The Deck" by Steve Menendian: http://www.vintagemagic.com/blog/old-school-magic-chapter-2-the-history-of-the-deck/ UW Tower...

Duration: 00:58:38


Wizards Brew Ep31 - Amonkhet Hidden Gems

4/28/2017
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Last week we talked about what cards from Amonkhet we think you should avoid when building decks. Now it's time to feature the cards you may have missed when looking through the new set. And, for the second week in a row, we have TWO brews for you so be sure to stay until the end! Standard Temur Ramp: https://deckstats.net/decks/85076/714819-temur-ramp Standard New Perspectives Combo: https://deckstats.net/decks/85076/714823-new-perspectives-combo Twitter: @wizbrewcast Carl's Twitter:...

Duration: 00:43:36


Wizards Brew Ep30 - Amonkhet Trap Cards

4/21/2017
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The full spoiler for Amonkhet is out! Carl and Danny go over some of the cards to avoid when brewing your decks before delving into TWO brews that utilize cards fresh out of the new set. Fling Colossus: https://deckstats.net/decks/85076/710656-fling-colossus/en Abzan Devoted Chord: https://deckstats.net/decks/85076/710156-abzan-chord-w-devoted-druid/en Twitter: @wizbrewcast Carl's Twitter: @C_Jalm Danny's Twitter: @valsedar Email: wizardsbrewcast@gmail.com Music: "Happy Rock" - Bensound.com

Duration: 01:02:21


Wizards Brew Ep29 - Back in time for Amonkhet

4/13/2017
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After an unplanned hiatus, we're finally back! And just in time to give our first impressions of Amonkhet! Make sure to stay tuned until the end for a new variation on a classic Modern combo deck. Milk and Eggs decklist: https://deckstats.net/decks/85076/708582-milk-and-eggs/en Twitter: @wizbrewcast Carl's Twitter: @C_Jalm Danny's Twitter: @valsedar Email: wizardsbrewcast@gmail.com Music: "Happy Rock" - Bensound.com

Duration: 01:19:41


Wizards Brew Ep28 - SCG IQ Report and Eternal Weekend 2016

11/11/2016
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After an exciting five rounds, Carl made it to the top 8 of a Standard SCG IQ with our Mardu Midrange list! This week we have a tournament report from that event as well as a look at Eternal Weekend with local Vintage afficionado Richard Grant. Standard Mardu Midrange: http://pastebin.com/DVgLU48u Legacy GB Turbo Depths: http://mtgtop8.com/event?e=13872&d=282002&f=LE Eternal Weekend Vintage Top 8: http://www.cardtitan.com/coverage Twitter: @wizbrewcast Carl's Twitter: @C_Jalm Danny's...

Duration: 01:23:42


Wizards Brew Ep27 - C16 and SCG Milwaukee

10/28/2016
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With the release of Commander 2016 (Four-Color Bonanza) on the horizon and the full spoiler up, Carl and Danny look at some of the cards that have potential in the competitive constructed formats. Then it's time to look at some of the top decks from SCG Milwaukee and check out a new twist on a classic Legacy deck. Sneak Attack Nic Fit: http://www.mtgthesource.com/forums/showthread.php?28548-Primer-Deck-Nic-Fit&p=972053#post972053 Arianrhod's current list:...

Duration: 00:55:07


Wizards Brew Ep26 - Pro Tour Kaladesh

10/21/2016
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Major changes to the standard rotation just got announced, extending the life of the Battle for Zendikar block in the format. Carl and Danny discuss the repercussions of this decision before diving into the standout decks of Pro Tour Kaladesh. We also have a new version of our Mardu deck from last month, so be sure to check out the list below. Mardu Midrange: http://pastebin.com/NzEPV5W7 Twitter: @wizbrewcast Carl's Twitter: @C_Jalm Danny's Twitter: @valsedar Email:...

Duration: 00:48:51


Wizards Brew Ep25 - Kaladesh for Commander with SeriouslyNathan

10/14/2016
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SeriouslyNathan joins us this week to talk about the Kaladesh prerelease and the cards we're excited to use in Commander. We're covering all the new legendary creatures and giving our personal top 5 lists for this set. Twitter: @wizbrewcast Carl's Twitter: @C_Jalm Danny's Twitter: @valsedar Email: wizardsbrewcast@gmail.com Nathan: SeriouslyNathan.com South Florida Magic: southfloridamagic.com SFM Twitch: twitch.tv/southfloridamagic SFM Facebook: facebook.com/southfloridamagic/ Music:...

Duration: 01:17:17


Wizard's Brew - Ep14 - EMN Spoilers And Our New Decks

7/9/2016
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Carl and Danny go over some of the spoiled cards from Eldritch Moon that they're excited to try out in decks across the constructed formats. Danny also takes some quality time to talk about his new Maelstrom Wanderer EDH deck and Carl brings up a Vintage deck he's looking to try out in the near future. Twitter: @wizbrewcast Email: wizardsbrewcast@gmail.com South Florida Magic: southfloridamagic.com SFM Twitch: twitch.tv/southfloridamagic SFM Facebook: facebook.com/southfloridamagic/...

Duration: 01:29:02


Wizard's Brew - Ep11 - Eternal Masters And 3 GPs

6/2/2016
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After wrestling with some technical difficulties last week, the Wizard's Brew is back! Carl and Danny take a brief look at Eternal Masters before catching up on the two Grand Prix events they missed out on last week. Then it's time to take a look at the direction of standard after Grand Prix Manchester. Twitter: @wizbrewcast Email: wizardsbrewcast@gmail.com Pro-Play Games: pro-playgames.com PPG Twitch: twitch.tv/ProPlayGamesLIVE PPG Facebook: facebook.com/proplaygamesllc/ South Florida...

Duration: 00:53:05


Wizard's Brew - Ep10 - SCG Indianapolis & Knowing Your Deck

5/20/2016
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Sorry everyone for the week-long hiatus, but Carl and Danny are now back. After talking about the decsk at SCG Indianapolis we're going to go over some tips on how to learn your deck and why it's such an important skill. Twitter: @wizbrewcast Email: wizardsbrewcast@gmail.com Pro-Play Games: pro-playgames.com PPG Twitch: twitch.tv/ProPlayGamesLIVE PPG Facebook: facebook.com/proplaygamesllc/ South Florida Magic: southfloridamagic.com SFM Twitch: twitch.tv/southfloridamagic SFM Facebook:...

Duration: 00:53:24


Wizard's Brew - Ep09 - SCG Milwaukee

5/6/2016
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Time to cover SCG Milwaukee! Standard, Modern, and Legacy all brought us some nice surprises so Carl and Danny are going to cover some of the standout decks from this past weekend. Mike Danto playmat: http://south-florida-magic.myshopify.com/products/mike-danto-playmat Twitter: @wizbrewcast Email: wizardsbrewcast@gmail.com Pro-Play Games: pro-playgames.com PPG Twitch: twitch.tv/ProPlayGamesLIVE PPG Facebook: facebook.com/proplaygamesllc/ South Florida Magic: southfloridamagic.com SFM...

Duration: 00:54:58