KYT, Andy, Derek, Jonathan, and Elliot explore what impact general entry fees might have on Grand Prix attendance, what deck to play in Modern for the upcoming RPTQs, the state of Standard, and a DQ at Grand Prix Warsaw.
KYT, Andy, Derek are graced by two thirds of the SCG Vegas Team Open winners, Markus Thibeau and First Strike's own Jonathan Zhang, as they look at making a team, the Standard metagame, and choosing Modern decks.
KYT, Andy, Derek, and Elliott make Standard predictions for Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica this weekend, talk frankly about Modern feelings, and welcome Jonathan Medina for his take on Ultimate Masters and those two dread words: Magic Finance.
David & Travis present the intro course for drafting. If you're not sure how to pick the "right" cards, or are feeling intimidated at the prospect of trying your first draft, this is the episode for you.
KYT, Andy, and Derek invite special guest Eli Kassis, winner of GP New Jersey to dissect his GP victory with Jeskai in Standard, why Green-Black had such a poor top end showing, and what impact this will have on Pro Tour Standard deck selection.
KYT, Andy, and Derek welcome Jonathan Zhang, aka Finalnub, to the show to look at something new in Modern, what's going on in Standard, and is the Standard format solved going into the Pro Tour in November?
KYT and Derek are joined by Edgar Magalhaes, Bryan Gottlieb, and Jonathan Zhang to look at a recent Canadian cheating scandal, why Amulet Titan is currently well-positioned in Modern, and can anything beat Black-Green in Standard?
KYT, Andy, and Derek are joined by the official new Team Face to Face Games captain, Shaheen Soorani. Together they share their early impressions of Guilds of Ravnica Limited, which cards they are excitied to play in Standard, and look forward to Grand Prix Montreal this weekend.
KYT, Andy, and Derek invite Elliot Fortier to help them uncover all of the surprises and drama of the World Championship. Then Andy, Derek, and Elliot pick apart each other's lists of the Top 5 constructed cards in Guilds of Ravnica, so you can know which cards to get at your prerelease this weekend!
KYT, Andy, and Derek couldn't help but bring back Dan Lanthier, who took his trusty UW Control to the top 8 of the SCG Syracuse Modern Open last weekend. Join them as they look at Modern, how the new Guilds of Ravnica cards will affect Standard, and the ramifications of cheating, or alleging cheating.
KYT and Derek welcome GP Detroit top 4 semi-finalist Dan Lanthier back to the show, and are joined by Edgar Magalhaes to discuss what they each gained and learned from Team Unified Modern, the changes to the Pro Tour for 2019, and then look at some of the previewed Guilds of Ravnica cards.
KYT and Andy get to welcome back First Strike alumni Bryan Gottlieb, as the three chat with newly-appointed Pro Player Consultant and Commentator Eduardo Sajgalik about Bryan's new HeadGAMe podcast, Eduardo's PT Hall of Fame ballot, and Pro Player feedback.
KYT, Andy, and Derek get together with Edgar Magalhaes fresh off a Standard top 8 at Grand Prix Providence, and none other than Gerry Thompson himself to talk about the GP, the Hall of Fame, cheating, and DreamHack in Montreal.
KYT and Andy welcome Pro Tour titans Jon Stern and Alex Majlaton to discuss Thursday's Organized Play announced changes, the differences between Pro Tour Club levels, Pro Players advising Organized Play, and their thoughts on the 2018 Pro Tour Hall of Fame ballot.
KYT and Andy are joined by Shaheen Soorani who helps deconstruct his team's 22nd place finish and the team Pro Tour experience, while Travis "Semulin" Sowers comes on to debate Limited's place on the Pro Tour and how his experiences growing as a streamer and digital content creator.
KYT is back! And he's joined by Derek and Andy, as well as Edgar Magalhaes, to look at the newest Modern Humans tech, Standard leading to the team Pro Tour, and the Commander 2018 preview of Vedalken Humiliator.
Elliot, Andy, and Derek meet to share their M19 Prerelease impressions and lessons learned, as well as to share what they have observed--and what they predict--for the impact the new Core Set will have on Constructed formats going forward.
Elliot, Andy, and Derek are joined by Edgar Magalhaes on the show after a nearly triumphant result at Canadian Nationals last weekend to take Dominaria draft, the Standard metagame, and where the banhammer did and didn't fall.
KYT, Andy, and Derek are joined by Kingston's Elliot Fortier (clandestine Level 2 judge) to talk about lessons learned at the Team Constructed RPTQ and Grand Prix Pittsburgh, as well as start the countdown to Canadian Nationals this coming weekend.
KYT and Andy are joined by Kelly Ackermann from F2F Toronto and Edmonton's Brian Ziemba, to get hyped about Canadian Nationals in two weeks, and even more hyped for Core Set 2019 with the free exclusive Core Set 2019 preview card from Wizards of the Coast, Alpine Moon!
KYT, Derek, and Andy take First Strike to the late night slot, with topics like how to next-level Raff Capashen in Dominaria draft, a new home for Geist of Saint Traft in Modern, and riding the Blue-Black train in Standard.
Andy and Derek welcome Keith Capstick, who has returned to Canada after a top 16 finish in Legacy at GP Seattle last weekend, as they talk Legacy plays, choosing a deck for the Modern metagame, and take a close look at the ManaDeprived's two official Dominaria preview cards: War-Cry Phoenix and Blackblade Reforged!
Brian and Mike convene on what is inevitably going to be the first of fifty-two 2018 Top 8 Magic podcasts. Topics include Brian's birthday, Brian's Kickstarter, different kinds of New York pizza, and, oh yeah! Magic: The Gathering Dominaria!
David & Travis have been playing and streaming the MTG Arena Beta for a week, and there is still more to discuss about this game! The boys have a chat about where Arena is now, and where they hope to see it go in the future.
KYT, Robert, Derek, and Andy invite the First Strike viewers to help celebrate KYT's birthday by looking at Modern decks, Standard tournaments, and the newly-previewed Dominaria enchantment card cycle, the Sagas!
KYT, Robert, Derek, and Andy welcome Karim Badrubin to the show to lay some Legacy wisdom on them. They cover the rest of the constructed formats by looking at Modern from the MOCS Championship and Derek wins a Standard PPTQ!
Theros returns to MTGO as a flashback draft format on Wednesday the 21st! Dave & Travis have a draft primer ready to go, so you can jump back in to the heroic world, or give this fantastic format a try if you missed it the first time around!
KYT and Rob Lombardi, are joined by Shaheen Soorani, Derek Pite, and Grand Prix Toronto virtual top 8 finisher Cody Gravelle to react to the news of the hot unbannings in Modern, tell stories from the Grand Prix, and look to the future of Modern.
KYT, Robert Lombardi, and Andy Peters get togther to discuss Rivals of Ixalan sealed from Grand Prix Indy, new Modern decks for Grand Prix Toronto, can new content segments save Grand Prix video coverage?