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MTGCast Episode 63: Summer of Magic and Lorwyn Tidbits!
"You read it somewhere else, but you heard it here first!"
This Week in Magic
Magic Game Day has come and past and the hosts talk about the tourney and how much loot they won. Wizards announces the "Summer of Magic", a series of limited format tournaments that allow players to win cool foil promo versions of Faerie Conclave and Treetop Village! More Lorwyn info with card scans of the Lorwyn basic lands included into the 2-player starter 10th Edition packs and scans of the Lorwyn and Morningtide novels (check out the logo!) penned by Cory Herndon (YES!) and Scott McGough. We also explore a piece of Magic history with the link to the archive of The Magic Dojo.
Fact or Fiction
Rumors that Lorwyn will heavily feature tribal (e.g. tribal spells like a "Goblin Sorcery"), an evolution theme and feature tribal lords!
We discuss a quick guide on how to listen to the show live, how to chat live and even how to call in live! See this thread for the rather in-depth guide and join us next week by checking out our live cast schedule!
Preview card of the week: War // Peace (split card with amazing art!)
Get ready for the upcoming Ah-Hoy! podcasts featuring major contributors talking about their favorite fan-made MTG set. And a forum member has offered to create some custom Ah-Hoy! card art!
Emails, Comments and Live Calls
Sinborn and JDSki are our first two live callers and talk about their Magic Game Day experiences. Sinborn gives us a great comment on our TalkShoe page. Chris Otwell of Otwell Road Warrior tells us about his worst magic trade. And Tom checks in with Jack-Henry about the local tribal scene and CunningBandit, a listener looking to check out the local card stores.
Tribal Time with Tom
Tribe of the week is Rats!
Check out the sample decklists from Tom (Sewer Suprise) and Sinborn (Mortal Komrat II) that try to explore the other facets of our furry friends. Some key rats include Nezumi Cutthroat, Crypt Rats, Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni, Nezumi Graverobber, Nezumi Shortfang, Ravenous Rats, and Relentless Rats! Some support cards explored are Portcullis and Bloodbond March. ProfetofTruth110 also sends in a nice Relentless Rats + Thrumming Stone deck that is soon to be Standard legal!
Tribe for next week: Birds
Tribe for next^2 week: Illusions
Combo of the Week
Dom : Key combos from his 10th Edition sealed deck
Tom : Scryb Ranger + Arcanis the Omnipotent
Gavin : Tamanoa + Manabarbs
Live Listener Shout-out!
Thank-you to aspectofthedonkey, DARKING, Sinborn, JDSki and everyone else who joined us to talk and chat LIVE!
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Take a look at our LIVE show schedule and you can listen live, make live comments and chat with our hosts!
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Dom & Tom & Gavin - Your Monday Night Magic news team!