For episode 42, Geoff Moes (@ThallidTosser on Twitter), Nat Moes (@GrandpaBelcher), and Josh Chapple (@joshchapple) welcome back Andy Probasco (@tmdBrassMan) to talk about Mystic Forge, a free preview card from Core Set 2020, provided by Wizards of the Coast!

Here’s the timestamped table of contents for your listening ease and enjoyment:
00:28 – Surprise! It’s Mystic Forge
Total runtime: 33:05

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Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian review Modern Horizons for Vintage.

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0:01:00: Announcements: The London Mulligan Adopted
0:25:50: Modern Horizons Mechanics
0:27:20: Collector’s Ouphe
0:42:44: Goblin Engineer
0:46:10: Urza, Lord High Artificer
0:55:51: Force of Negation
1:08:06: Shenanigans
1:14:18: Force of Vigor
1:26:30: Force of Despair
1:31:00: Mirrodin Besieged
1:37:10: Planebound Accomplice
1:42:42: Seasoned Pyromancer
1:44:50: Echo of Eons
1:52:03: Cabal Therapist
1:54:59: Bazaar Trademage
1:59:49: Scrapyard Recombiner
2:03:47: Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis
2:09:39: Wrenn and Six
2:23:36: Archmage’s Charm
2:25:06: Mox Tantalite
2:27:24: Horizon Lands
2:33:14: Prismatic Vista
Total runtime: 2:55:05
Show Notes
– Modern Horizons card gallery

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For episode 41, Geoff Moes (@ThallidTosser on Twitter), Nat Moes (@GrandpaBelcher), and Josh Chapple (@joshchapple) talk about Modern Horizons with Allison Medwin (@trulyaliem), who worked on the exploratory and vision design teams for that set. Nat was also on exploratory design and was the set’s lead editor. Then we also talk about…cats!

Here’s the timestamped table of contents for your listening ease and enjoyment:
0:00:31 – Peering Over Modern Horizons
1:03:47 – Cats? Necessary. Rails? Optional.
Total Runtime – 1:14:38

  • Hot take, but the Forgebots strategy is VERY good. Top-tier good.

    I don't think I have the complete list figured out yet, but the combination of speed and threat density is dumb (and possibly unique, historically)

    Of course, who knows what the rest of m20 will bring?

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  • Noted in another thread but this feels damn broken. I think beltcher/eggs shops is totally going to be a thing.

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  • This is nuts. I think this may be better than Citadel in its own deck now. I think you can just go full on beltcher/eggs now.

    4 Mystic Forge
    5 Moxen
    4 Mox opal
    1 Mox Diamond
    1 Lotus
    1 Sol ring
    1 Mana vault
    1 Mana crypt
    1 Lotus Petal
    1 Lions eye diamond
    4 Grim Monolith
    4 Sensei's Top
    1 Time Vault
    4 Manifold Key
    4 Foundry Inspector
    4 Beltcher
    4 Goblin Engineer
    4 Trash for Treasure
    1 Tinker
    3 Mishras Bauble
    4 Mishras workshop
    4 Ancient Tomb
    1 Academy

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  • I did check with the rules manager before bringing up the morph thing because it's so immediately not apparent. Basically it just has to be a colorless spell on the stack, which morphs are.

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