Your weekly insight into Modern, a competitive Magic: the Gathering format, with hosts Alex Kessler and Glenn Jones. We break down all different aspects of the format from deck archetypes to new releases and predictions!

Is MTG Summit the Future of Magic Events?

Nov 22, 2022 - Episode 84

Is MTG Summit the Future of Magic Events?

We are back from another event, one that was very different from Magic 30. Magic Summit was incredible and in this episode we talk about the pros and cons of the event and ask the question is this what Magic events should be going forward? Join in the conversation on our Discord! https://discord.com/invite/7zAZV8JK If you want to customize you deck even more check out the Alter Sleeves link below! It really helps support the show. https://altersleeves.com/themmcast Want to pick up any of new cards you saw in this week’s episode? Click over to TCGPlayer.com using our affiliate link here! It’s a free and easy way to support the show. Thanks! - https://bit.ly/3fW7fqV Looking to pick up some of the cards we discussed today? Use our link below to help support the show! https://channelfireball.com?ref=alexkessler Opening animation was done by Geoffrey Palmer. Follow him on Twitter: @livingcardsmtg  @Living Cards MTG  Canadian Highlander Points List https://canadianhighlander.wordpress.com/rules-the-points-list-and-deck-construction/ ---- Contents ---- 0:00 - Intro Join The MMCast Patreon https://www.Patreon.com/TheMMCast Discord: https://discord.gg/fjYdTwS MMcast Twitch: twitch.tv/kesswylie Instagram: @TheMMCast Kess: Twitter: @Kesswylie Instagram: @Kess_Wylie Twitch: Twitch.tv/Kessco Ben: Twitter: @benbatemanmedia Instagram: @BenBatemanMedia Twitch: Twitch.tv/BenBatemanStreams Michael: Twitter @Dudardd Website: kess.co/themmcast Email: themmcast@kess.co Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/170382890167965/?ref=share Produced by Time Traveler Media - https://www.timetravelermedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Magic 30 Weekend Review Part 2 - Event

Nov 10, 2022 - Episode 83

Magic 30 Weekend Review Part 2 - Event

We're back from Magic 30 in Vegas! In part two of this MMCast review we breakdown the event from our perspective and try to determine what worked and what didn't? Were you there? Let us know what you thought...
Magic 30 Weekend Review Part 1 - Packs and Secret Lairs

Nov 8, 2022 - Episode 83

Magic 30 Weekend Review Part 1 - Packs and Secret Lairs

We're back from Magic 30 in Vegas! In part one of the special MMCast recap we talk about the Magic 30 packs and the Secret Lair drama. Were you lucky enough to grab a Secret Lair? Let us know! Join in...
Are These Cards Still Modern Playable?

Oct 25, 2022 - Episode 82

Are These Cards Still Modern Playable?

People talk about power creep a lot in Modern. This week we took a look at several cards that were once considered cornerstones of the format and ask the question, are these still playable? Do you agree...
What now that Yorion is Banned! with Mason Clark

Oct 19, 2022 - Episode 81

What now that Yorion is Banned! with Mason Clark

It finally happend, Yorion is banned! In the wake of this announcement we are joined by money pile expert Mason Clark to talk about what Modern looks like now that the sky noodle is no more. What is good...
Is Modern a Brewer's Format?

Oct 11, 2022 - Episode 80

Is Modern a Brewer's Format?

For a long time Modern was considered a deck brewers format. But with the printing of Modern Horizons and the rapid release of new Magic sets is that still the case. This week we are joined by friend...
Six Modern and Pioneer Deck Techs

Oct 4, 2022 - Episode 79

Six Modern and Pioneer Deck Techs

It's a one man show this week. Because of that, we are taking a look at a few Modern and Pioneer decks and breaking them down for you! Join in the conversation on our Discord! https://discord.com/invite/h2z9ZPPZ If...
Dominaria United Artisan Review

Sep 27, 2022 - Episode 78

Dominaria United Artisan Review

DMU has given us so many new legendary options many of which are Uncommon. With that being the case Marshall is back to talk about which cards from Dominaria United we think are going to make a splash...
What is the Future of Modern?

Sep 20, 2022 - Episode 77

What is the Future of Modern?

What would happen if new cards from supplemental sets were added to Modern? Following last week's discussion of Pioneer we look ahead to what Modern could look like if these sets were added and Modern...
State of Pioneer Post DMU with Jonathan Young

Sep 13, 2022 - Episode 76

State of Pioneer Post DMU with Jonathan Young

Dominaria United is out and the reprint of Liliana of the Veil means she is now legal in Pioneer! This week we are joined by Jonathan Young to discuss where Pioneer is as a format right now and what kind...
Dominaria United Modern Set Review

Sep 6, 2022 - Episode 75

Dominaria United Modern Set Review

Dominaria United prerelease was this past weekend. With the set officially out we take a look at what cards we believe will make a splash in Modern. Are there any cards you think we missed? If so let us...
Competitive vs Casual and Rule Zero EDH With Josh Kim

Aug 30, 2022 - Episode 74

Competitive vs Casual and Rule Zero EDH With Josh Kim

This week we are joined by long time friend for the pod Josh Kim to discuss the growing divide between casual and competitive Magic. ~ Guest Info ~ Josh Kim Linktree: https://linktr.ee/itsxell Drop Dot...
What Is Going On With Magic 30? With Amanda Stevens

Aug 16, 2022 - Episode 73

What Is Going On With Magic 30? With Amanda Stevens

Wizards has announced their Magic 30 kick off event in Vegas. This week we discuss Magic 30 and how we feel about its execution. Plus later in the show we are joined by Amanda Stevens to discuss feeling...