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 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 around Magic 30's New Perspective Grant Program. ~ Guest Info ~ Amanda Stevens Twitter: @AmandaTNStevens Drop Dot D20 Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dropdotd20/drop-dot-d20-jumbo-dice In the wake of Roe v Wade being overturned we encourage everyone to donate to charities that help support those most affected by this ruling. Below is a link where you help support. https://events.softgiving.com/donate/WeWontGoBackMarathon Join in the conversation on our Discord! https://discord.com/invite/7zAZV8JK Ben Bateman is going on tour! Show dates and tickets here: https://benbateman2021tour.bigcartel.com 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 00:03:28 - Kickstarter Announcement 00:23:17 - Unfinity 00:49:18 - Dominaria United 01:08:53 - STORY SPOILERS 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
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...
The 10 Best Decks in Modern Right Now w/ BradenMTG

May 24, 2022

The 10 Best Decks in Modern Right Now w/ BradenMTG

How diverse is Modern right now? With pro play on the horizon BradenMTG joins us to talk about the 10 best decks in modern at the moment. ~ Guest Info ~ Twitter: @BradenMTG Lutri Decklist: https://www.moxfield.com/decks/14GvZAcSeEWExGj59G0OCg If...
Predicting the  22/23 Magic Release Schedule

May 17, 2022 - Episode 63

Predicting the 22/23 Magic Release Schedule

Last week WOTC gave us the release schedule plus a bunch of previews for some upcoming sets. On today's show we take a look at what we were shown and make some predictions for what we could see in the...
Streets of New Capenna Modern Set Review

May 10, 2022 - Episode 62

Streets of New Capenna Modern Set Review

New Capenna is out and it's already making waves in modern. What cards are you excited to play in modern? Let us know in the comments below! If you want to customize you deck even more check out the Alter...
Is Commander Magic's Main Format?

May 3, 2022 - Episode 61

Is Commander Magic's Main Format?

Is commander the face of Magic and if so what does that mean for the game? This week we are joined by Carson Masse (@Cmassive13) to discuss the discourse around the format as well as the upcoming Command...