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Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir CoverageU


Pro Tour Decklists

  • Three of top lists are Jeskai Wins, three of top lists are some form of Abzan (two midrange, one aggro), one Jeskai Ascendancy Combo list, one UB control list (#idontneednogreen)


You Know What Really Grinds My Tears?





Pro Tour Fantasy Draft - Mike won! Yay!


Direct download: AYES61.mp3
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  • Newest MTGO Fail of the Week

    • Half of the top 8 had auto-submitted 80 card decks.

    • Winner was asked by Mike Turian to re-play the finals, which he declined.

    • There will be a make-up top 8 played on Nov 2nd for another slot.




  • No Standard last week as SCG was off for GP Orlando (limited).


  • Won by Eugene Hwang, playing Mardu.

    • Solid top 8 headlined by the adorable duo of Melissa Detora and Frank Lepore. Other notables included Harry Corvese, Pierre Mondon, Sol Malka.

    • Tom Ross dominated the tournament until the final 2 rounds, where he took his only losses.

    • What do we think of the limited format, from what we have seen so far?



  • SCG Fall States

    • What are we all planning on playing?

    • Is the expected metagame any different now that we have some results?


  • At Your End Step Fantasy Pro Tour


Qualified Players:


Top 25 last year:



  1. Yuya Watanabe

  2. Josh McClain

  3. Patrick Chapin

  4. Stanislav Cifka



  1. Jeremy Dezani

  2. Owen Turtenwald

  3. Josh Utter-Leyton

  4. Jon Finkel



  1. Shuhei Nakamura

  2. Jared Boettcher

  3. Melissa DeTora

  4. Yuuki Ichikawa




  1. Reid Duke

  2. William Huey Jensen

  3. Tom Martell

  4. Tomoharu Saito

Direct download: AYES60.mp3
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  • SCG Coverage Discussion

    • New Jersey had fine coverage, Indy eh….

      • No Deck Techs

      • No Feature Match Area

      • No Top 8 Profiles, etc.




  • Dual SCG Opens


  • How Did We Do?

    • Jordan and his awesome top 8, Mike Cashed

    • Format Discussion, AYES decks going forward



  • Legacy Opens

    • Indy top 4 featured 4 Elves decks. Riley finished top 4 while Bobby Colegrove took it down.

    • NJ was taken down by Bob Huang playing UR Delver featuring 4 Monastery Swiftspear and 4 Treasure Cruise. (Khans immediate impact on Legacy).

Direct download: AYES59.mp3
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Khans of Tarkir New Standard Preview




  • Prerelease: Mike - Mardu, Jeskai, Dave - Temur. Morgan - Abzan

  • Thoughts on

    • New seeded rares/pack

    • Sealed Format

    • Outlook on Draft Format





Strategy Mailbag


Chase asks thoughts on Wingmate Roc in Abzan Midrange?


Zeb wants to know if a deck featuring Hardened Scales is possible?


Min wants more info about Jeskai - Jeskai burn specifically


Mike wants to know about Ktk  Wedges vs Shards Wedges (more fetches)

RG wants to know if any of the outlast cards are good enough with Ajani Steadfast?

Direct download: AYESEpisode58.mp3
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Khans of Tarkir Spoiler Extravaganza!




  • The Community Cup

    • The Community winning means we get promos and formats

    • Coverage was entirely unwatchable

  •  Cube Invitational

    • Mike crushes it and all those who opose







Work through the colors hitting notable cards. (Discuss playability in Standard, Modern, Limited, Cube, Battlebox)


  • White - 0:21:00

  • Blue - 0:45:00

  • Black - 1:05:00

  • Red - 1:23:00

  • Green - 1:43:00

  • Multicolor, Artifacts, Lands -  1:54:00
Direct download: AYES57.mp3
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  • The PAX Party

    • Cards Announced -

      • New Clan Charms - Utilizing New Formatting

      • All 5 Mechanics

        • Jeskai - Prowess

        • Mardu - Raid

        • Temur - Ferocious

        • Azban - Outlast

        • Sultai - Delve

      • Clan Enchantments

      • New Walkers: Sorin, Solemn Visitor, Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker

      • 5 Mana Wrath and more!

  • Reveal of Fate Reforged -

    • Sarkhan goes back in time to save Ugin

    • Connection to Zendikar/Eldrazi

    • Nicol Bolas spotted in the art

    • Pre-Mending Walkers?



Direct download: AYES56.mp3
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Mike, Dave and Morgan are back this week to discuss GP Kobe, SCG Washington, DC and the recent changes made to Standard rotation and block structure.


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Direct download: AYES55.mp3
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Hello boys and girls!

Mike, Jordan, Morgan and Dave are back this wekk to talk GenCon and the new Kahns cards that were spoiled. We also discuss the PTQ that happened in Columbus, as well as discuss a hot button issue in the community. You'll have to listen to see which one it is!

Direct download: AYESepi54.mp3
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Morgan, Dave, Mike and Jordan discuss the organized play changes as well as discuss the Pro Tour in depth!

Direct download: AYESEPI5320-2083A63A142C2012.5920AM.mp3
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Mike Jordan Morgan and Dave are back again this week to discuss new info on Khans and check out the newest decks form #SCGKC and #GPBOS. Also we do another Going to Turns!



  • San Diego Comic Con:

    • Khans of Tarkir Block

      • Time travel element/storyline.

      • Large-small-large block structure

        • Draft structure will be 3x Khans // 2x Khans, 1x middle set // 1x middle set, 2x 3rd set.

    • Khans of Tarkir Specifically

      • Wedge set - New wedge/clan names (like, dislike?)

        • WBG Abzan

        • URW Jeskai

        • BGU Sultai

        • RWB Mardu

        • GUR Temur

      • Each clan gets own mechanic - total of 6 new mechanics for Khans.

        • Morph is one of them, but not the only returning mechanic.

      • 40 possible prerelease rares

    • Commander Product - out Nov 7th

      • Mono-colored product

      • Planeswalker as commander, 5 new mono-colored planeswalkers

        • Teferi, Temporal Archmage revealed

      • Cycle of mono-colored legends from Magic’s past that never got a card (ex. Ghoulcaller Gisa)

    • Vs Decks

      • Reprints

      • Elves vs. Goblins, Jace vs. Chandra, Divine vs. Demonic, and Garruk vs. Liliana

    • Duel Deck - Speed vs. Cunning:

    • FTV: Annihilation spoilers

      • Armageddon*, Rolling Earthquake, Cataclysm*, and Living Death* officially confirmed. * = new art

      • Leaked images from back in April show Upheaval, Firespout*, Child of Alara, Virtue’s Ruin, Wrath of God*, Smokestack*, Burning of Xinye, Decree of Annihilation, Fracturing Gust, Terminus, Martial Coup.



GP NotBoston:

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Direct download: AYES52.mp3
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