Geekspective Presents

Extra Turn: Drop the Hammer

So uh…how about those bans? WotC just dropped the hammer on eight decks across three different formats; this after two years that already saw more bans than in the previous two decades. What should a Magic player think about this unprecedented mess? We’re here to help! We’re talking about what makes these bans so historic, what they mean going forward, and whether paper Magic is long for this world.

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Duel Decks: Superfriends vs Arcane Artifice

You know it, you love it! It’s a Winston Cube Draft, this time with Matt and Kenny building focused synergy decks! This episode features combos, new wave rock band Talking Heads, spooky skeletons, and bread.

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s2e27 Pasta Problems

Spaghetti Men, Pasta People, Something Noodle Related is going on with them and it can’t be good. It’s time to see if the demi-gods will finally do something about their biggest foe yet!

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WotC, Please Listen to Ryan Normandin

Today we discuss a truly excellent article by @RyanNormandin about how Magic went from banning one or two cards from Standard every 5 years to banning 20+ in the last three—and what they can do to right the ship. This episode features anime theme songs, design talk, Starcraft, and actual research, and some random first impressions of M21 cards (we record far in advance).

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79 – Book of Summer – Session 0 – Pt 2

It’s part 2 of Book of Summer session 0 which was recorded live on twitch.tv/geekspective!

Apologies for the downgrade in audio quality. We are no longer recording in the studio and we also ran into some technical hiccups.

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A Game of Asterisks

The day has come for the closing chapter of our latest Cube Draft saga! The evil Kenny looks to clinch the title wielding his usual counterspell dense bullshit, while Veronica looks to unite the goblin tribes and bring balance back to the world (aka make it a three way tie).

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s2e26 Custody

What a daring rescue the demigods pulled off. However, there is just one thing in their way. The SSU (Special Sorcery Unit)!

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Permabanned

This episode features 3 big news stories (from awhile back), birdists, the halflife of memes, and a look into the shady underworld of professional Magic.

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