Episode 104: Must-Knows For (Today's) Modern Tournaments


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This week we take a journey into the ManaTraders Modern Tournament Series. We talk about the decks we played with and against, potential mental and strategic approaches to events like these, and some hot hot takes about Modern and Magic. We also spend some time talking about Stan's recent successes, and the first batch of Kaldheim spoilers!

The Break Down: Stan's Satellite Results!
The Dive Down: Our Manatraders Results!
The Wind Down: Kaldheim Spoiler Results!

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3:29 - Housekeeping
6:02 - The Break Down begins: Stan’s SCG Tour Online Report
14:20 - New Insights on Historic Neostorm
25:12 - The Dive Down begins: Introducing the Manatraders Modern Qualifiers
34:30 - Who’s Playing in Manatraders Qualifiers?
39:50 - N=31 Metagame Analysis
46:30 - Trying to qualify with Elves, Bogles, and Ponza
52:38 - Trying to qualify with UR Prowess
1:01:16 - Trying to qualify with Mono-Red and GW Titan
1:15:36 - Let’s Talk About Modern…
1:22:38 - Tournament Takeaways
1:36:15 - The Wind Down begins: Kaldheim Spoilers, part 1

Links from this week's episode:
The December Manatraders tournament: https://www.manatraders.com/tournaments/9
Ongoing Kaldheim Spoilers: https://scryfall.com/sets/khm?order=spoiled&as=grid

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