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!

Getting Into Modern Part 2. Entry Points

Nov 1, 2021 - Episode 36

Getting Into Modern Part 2. Entry Points

Continuing from last week we welcome Michael back to the show to discuss the various entry points to modern. Everything from pure budget to semi budget decks with upgrade paths. Ben Bateman is going on tour! Show dates and tickets here: https://benbateman2021tour.bigcartel.com Want to pick up Battle Bosses? Click the link for more details: https://www.kess.co/battlebosses 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 How to play Mono U Tron - https://tkos7.github.io/Mono-U-Tron/ ---- Contents ---- 0:00 - Intro 00:11:54 - Trivia 00:15:31 - Semi Budget Decks 00:40:20 - Brewing and Speculating 00:58:40 - Purely Budget Decks 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: @BenBatemanMediaac 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
How To Get Into Modern. Feat. Tolarian Community College

Oct 25, 2021 - Episode 35

How To Get Into Modern. Feat. Tolarian Community College

This week we are thrilled to have Tolarian Community College's own The Professor join us to, hopefully, answer the biggest question new players face. Many Magic the Gathering players ask the question,...
Great Cards To Buy Right Now To Get Into Modern

Oct 18, 2021 - Episode 34

Great Cards To Buy Right Now To Get Into Modern

Rotation has just happened, paper modern events are coming back, and you need cards. This week we take a look at what cards seem like good pickups for those who want to get into modern. Ben Bateman is...
Has Faithful Mending Changed Modern? with Zach Allen

Oct 11, 2021 - Episode 33

Has Faithful Mending Changed Modern? with Zach Allen

This week we are joined once again by Zach Allen to talk about all things graveyard in Modern. What kind of splash has Faithful Mending made in the format and what can you do to fight against all the new...
Innistrad Midnight Hunt Modern Set Review Part 2

Oct 4, 2021 - Episode 32

Innistrad Midnight Hunt Modern Set Review Part 2

This week we finish off the set review for Innistrad Midnight Hunt. Looking specifically at enchantments, walkers, instants, and sorceries. Did we miss any of your favorites? Let us know in the comments...
Innistrad Midnight Hunt Set Review: Part 1

Sep 27, 2021 - Episode 31

Innistrad Midnight Hunt Set Review: Part 1

Midnight Hunt is here! This week we take a look at some of the creatures and artifacts that they believe will make a splash in modern. What cards do you think we missed? Comment them below. Part 2 coming...
WalkerFight 2021, round 1!

Sep 13, 2021 - Episode 330

WalkerFight 2021, round 1!

Which Planeswalker would win in a 1-on-1 fight to the death? Alex set up a 64 seed battle royale and put this question to the Twitter Magic crowd. This week, the guys go over the results and argue who...
If You Don't Like It, Don't Buy It - Magic 2022 Schedule Revealed

Aug 30, 2021 - Episode 328

If You Don't Like It, Don't Buy It - Magic 2022 Schedule Revealed

The 2022 Product Release schedule has dropped and our favorite game as a lot of exciting stuff dropping, and some controversial items as well. What will this mean for our favorite game and formats?! Want...
Would Temporary Unbans Benefit Modern? Plus Banlist Review Pt. 2

Aug 23, 2021 - Episode 27

Would Temporary Unbans Benefit Modern? Plus Banlist Review Pt. 2

This week the guys finish off their review of the modern banlist. They debate which cards could come off and which ones will stay there until the end of time. They also discuss what if cards came off the...
326 Re-Examining the Modern Banlist Pt.1

Aug 16, 2021 - Episode 26

326 Re-Examining the Modern Banlist Pt.1

In response to the discussion about modern bannings the guys take a look at the current modern banlist and debate whether certain cards could come off and not wreck the format. Part 2 coming next week! Ben...
Modern is Dominated by 2019-Present! Is that a Bad Thing?

Aug 9, 2021 - Episode 325

Modern is Dominated by 2019-Present! Is that a Bad Thing?

Over 75% of all cards seeing play in Modern these days were printed in the last 3 years. What does that mean for this supposedly non-rotating format? Plus, we discuss the Elemental Incarnations in depth! Join...
Historic Horizons, Magics Brave New World

Aug 2, 2021 - Episode 24

Historic Horizons, Magics Brave New World

In light of the Historic Horizons news Kess and Ben discuss what this will mean for Historic and how this will affect Magic as a whole going forward. Ben Bateman is going on tour! Show dates and tickets...