Bob, Daniel and Anu have one of our deepest episodes yet, covering topics including the Legacy Format Panel, a Legacy without supplemental sets (aka Heritage), and discuss what decks have been doing well in the recent MTGO meta to get you ready for the Legacy Pit Open. We discuss how we think the ban decisions could be managed better, as well as the pros and cons of a Format Panel. We also deep dive into how to get an edge in Legacy in general, and why you should avoid groupthink and instead try to figure out what works for you.
A bit of a grab bag as the crew discuss MTG Finance, DMU spoilers for Legacy and touch on why (or why not) Modern is a one deck format
The crew is back from a long hiatus to discuss what we recommend for SCG Baltimore and beyond, as well as chat about the joys of home ownership and what proxy standards should be
Daryl Ayers joins Anuraag and Daniel to discuss the latest SCG Indy and Mulch Lands. His build features Crop Rotation and is much improved vs combo compared to non crop lists. Come find out what else went into his choices! Also Daniel has some mini monologues about random Delver thoughts
We have on special guest @Ozymandias172 to discuss his recent success with UR Delver in the ManaTraders series, as well as talk about some of the new cards in NEO that are making waves. Don't worry, everybody's favorite (most hated?) pay-to-win turtle is covered as Bob has been on a tear with UW Affinity
Crew is back together again to discuss the long long awaited bans! What's going to emerge from the rubble? We also discuss other cards that might have been hit, but weren't and what the outlook for Legacy is going forward
Whaddup fam, the crew is back together and discuss the upcoming Innistrad Crimson VOW spoilers as well as their thoughts on Legacy for the upcoming Eternal Weekend events
Daniel and Bob are joined by the recent Legacy Pit Open Champion Gary Wong who is on a heater after winning the recent Hunter Burton Memorial Open. Gary shares how he's been stacking up trophies and discusses his love of Legacy and the crew learns about the wonderful AZ Legacy community. Can't miss episode
Lands master @alli_on_mtgo joins Anu and Bob to discuss all things Tabernacle. We discuss how to win high level Legacy events with limited time as well as different lands match-ups that are misunderstood, and even delve into Lands deckbuilding. Can't miss episode for Lands aficionados. We also recommend checking out Albert's article here: https://pendrellvale.com/2021/09/03/how-to-compete-against-the-best-with-lands-by-alli/
The crew Bob, Anu and Dan time travel back to episode 24 and break down the latest Legacy Showcase and recent LCE's. Is Death and Taxes back? Anuraag certainly thinks so as blue decks underperform for the first time since MH2's release. Later in the show, we also talk about losing streaks and how we deal with them / what decks we gravitate towards
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Join Anu, Daniel and Showcase Champion Theo Jung (@wheredmyjuulgo) as they discuss the recent Showcase Challenge. Delver, Bant and Jeskai have cemented themselves as the top dogs, but which one is best?
Whaddup fam, elo punters is back from hiatus. We discuss the recent Legacy challenge, dominance of UR Delver, whether or not Daze needs a ban and cover the prominent goodies from MH2. If you missed us, don't worry, we're back!
Anu, Bob and Dan talk through the recent Legacy Showcase, dive deep into the ten flavors of Delver and finally interview the man whose biggest hobby is "thinking". This is a can't miss episode as we learn about wunderkind Gul_Dukat's humble beginnings and what to expect in this weekend's MOCS.
Another Legacy Super PTQ, another Gul_Dukat victory. It's basically old hat at this point, but we still get into a discussion about Daniel's RUG deck, how it beats snow and we also talk shop on some Kaldheim spoilers
The crew hangs out and talks about what's hot in Legacy lately. UW Bomberman? Check. Hullbreacher? Check. Snow and Snow Miracles? Check check check. There's also some discussion of the upcoming Legacy Showcase Finals and Daniel discusses why Young Peezy is the new thing in RUG Delver
Whaddup Elo Punters fam! It's ya bois Anu, Bob and Dan back at y'all with some sweet Legacy content. We discuss the Legacy Showcase, Anzid Invitational Results as well as Didgeridoo and Commander Legends spoilers. Will Monarch at 3 CMC break the format? Listen to find out!
Big Legacy weekend! 1,700 players played in Legacy Eternal Weekend and we're here to break down Anuraag's experience (two Top 8s) and Daniel's experience (he won half a painting and now needs to relocate and move in with the guy he split with). We delve into the results and then also offer a preview for Vintage Eternal Weekend
Do you like Gul_Dukat? A lot? So much that you would listen to him monologue for an hour? If so, we have the episode for you. Daniel regales the rest of the cast about his Legacy MOCS win, what it means, and delves deep into what it means to be a RUG player in 2020. Not for the faint of heart
Big grab bag of topics today! Our regular hosts Anu, Bob and Dan regale you with tales of Historic Arena opens, what decks are good in Legacy and some strategy advice for playing Wasteland in Delver. We learn about the plural of Muxus (Muxii) and how Stifle+Uro is the new midrange hotness in Legacy. Take a listen, and don't worry if you feel lost along the way, we are too
Total grab bag of random musings brought to you by Elo Punters Daniel and Bob, and honorary Elo Bunter Jarvis Yu. We discuss Standard, Historic, Modern and Legacy, what's good what's bad, why Muxus is a card and why set roulette is the new format to play. Check it out!
It's been a while, but they're back! Daniel, Anuraag and Bob go over the past few weeks, discussing the recent custom Legacy tournament Anu hosted and other MTG shenanigans
The crew goes over the recent Arena PT as well as M21 spoilers... Goblins abound! Is Goblins the new best tribal/Vial deck? Is Allosaurus Shepherd the real deal? When Barrin and Niambi take over Legacy? Find out as Daniel, Bob and Anuraag talk through M21 and Jumpstart
Anuraag, Daniel and special guest Jarvis Yu (www.twitch.tv/jarvisyu, www.twitter.com/jkyu06) discuss the recent companion mechanic changes and how the Legacy & Standard formats are affected by it!
On this fine episode, we reunite the OG cast and crew and discuss Yorion and Gyruda in Legacy. Anuraag thinks Yorion is bad, and we agree. Find out why! We also spend time discussing Austin Bursavich's ban, WOTC prize cuts and the announcement of the announcement of Companion changing
Bob and Daniel are joined by Francisco @fpawluszmtg to discuss the latest changes to Pioneer, Modern and Legacy! We talk about how Siege Rhino and balanced magic cards are long gone and how to adapt in a new world. Plus, we learn about our friend Francisco's path in MTG and how he got to where is today
Bob and Anuraag are joined by special guest Rugved Karhade in a deep discussion about the new Ikoria companions and how they've affected the Legacy metagame!
The crew goes through Ikoria spoilers and looks at some of the playable cards for Legacy and more! Also, a brief discussion on how to approach deckbuilding.
Title says it all! Bob, Daniel and Anu discuss some of the recent developments in the format!
WHAT'S GOOOOOOOOD?? Today we talk about our friendly neighborhood Elder Giant Uro, the Titan of Nature's Wrath as well as the elephant in the room - COVID-19 - and the ways you can still play MTG.... Online!
Join Daniel, Bob and Anuraag as they continue their discussion on the state of formats, what they'd do to improve them, and their thoughts on the what the gameplay in each format should be like.
UNDERWORLD BREACH IS IT! The combo deck is making big strides in the Legacy format, and today we go over some of the tools YOU can use to beat it. We also look back at some of our prior tournaments and explain a couple of the practices we take to prepare and level up! Thanks for being patient and waiting for this episode! Love you all.
Bob is back from his vacation in Puerto Rico - but it seems like not all is the same since he left. Theros Beyond Death is legal and alongside it a list of cards BANNED by Wizards of the Coast in the Modern format. Anuraag, Daniel, and Bob gather their thoughts on the matter and talk about just how strong Breach will be in upcoming events. ALSO MAD SHOUT OUTS TO OUR NEW EDITOR LIZ FOLLOW HER AT @elioftheveil!!!
Stefan's list, for reference:
4 Flooded Strand
4 Scalding Tarn
2 Prismatic Vista
2 Snow-Covered Island
1 Snow-Covered Plains
1 Snow-Covered Mountain
1 Volcanic Island
4 Lion's Eye Diamond
4 Lotus Petal
3 Enlightened Tutor
1 Seal of Removal
1 Seal of Cleansing
4 Brain Freeze
1 Thassa's Oracle
4 Underworld Breach
1 Grinding Station
4 Force of Will
1 Defense Grid
2 Orim's Chant
1 Pact of Negation
1 Spell Pierce
4 Swords to Plowshares
2 Monastery Mentor
2 Chain of Vapor
2 Wear / Tear
1 Force of Negation
Episode 1! Thanks for joining us (Anuraag, Bob, and Daniel) as we share their thoughts on a recent high-profile Legacy event and potential bans in Modern. A question for the listeners - do you agree or disagree with the ban evaluations? Any cards that could be safely unbanned? Send your thoughts to @EloPunters on Twitter! (Also yes, Daniel is getting a new mic, we apologize in advance about the audio!)