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!

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 became what Legacy was when Modern began. 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 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
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...
Breaking Down Maro's State of Magic Design 2022

Aug 9, 2022 - Episode 72

Breaking Down Maro's State of Magic Design 2022

It is a Kess one man show this week as we breakdown Maro's State of Magic Design article. What did he have to say about the last year in design and do we agree with his assessment? Want to read the article...
How Do You Feel About The Modern Magic Aesthetic?

Jul 19, 2022 - Episode 70

How Do You Feel About The Modern Magic Aesthetic?

In the last year we've seen everything from computer chips, mechs, and Tommy Guns to gods from other IPs show up in Magic sets? Is this too much of a departure from the core Magic aesthetic? This week...
Does Modern Actually Need a Banlist?

Jul 12, 2022 - Episode 69

Does Modern Actually Need a Banlist?

Modern has an extensive banlist that houses some of the most powerful cards in Magic's history. But, does everything on that list need to be there? This week we take a look at what we believe can and should...
Are There Too Many Set Releases In Magic?

Jul 5, 2022 - Episode 68

Are There Too Many Set Releases In Magic?

Lately it seems as though there is a new product every week. This week we discuss why that is, if it's a good thing, and what should be done about Magic's current release schedule. In the wake of Roe...
Modern Singleton Format and More

Jun 21, 2022 - Episode 66

Modern Singleton Format and More

This week we take a look at a version of Canadian Highlander that uses the Modern card pool and discuss what a no reserve list singleton format would look like. Plus early Double Masters previews and MTG...
New Capenna and Baldur's Gate Artisan Commander Set Review

Jun 14, 2022 - Episode 66

New Capenna and Baldur's Gate Artisan Commander Set Review

This week Marshall is back and he is joined by fellow Artisan player Tony Houst to take a look at where the Artisan Commander format is following Baldur's Gate and New Capenna. ~ Guest Info ~ Tony Houst @Houstofcards...
Baldur's Gate Cards We Want to See In Modern

Jun 7, 2022 - Episode 65

Baldur's Gate Cards We Want to See In Modern

Commander Legends Baldu's Gate just dropped. With that in mind we take a look at some cards that we think would be great in Modern. Did we miss any? Let us know! Ben Bateman is going on tour! Show dates...