Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian discuss six Vintage scenarios.

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0:01:00: Announcements
0:11:20: Scenario 1: Find the Win: Doomsday vs. Dredge
0:30:20: Scenario 2: Sequencing Artifacts: Shops vs. Unknown
0:39:40: Scenario 3: What to Take?: Dredge vs. Stax
0:56:03: Scenario 4: Focus on What Matters: Dredge Mirror
1:05:28: Scenario 5: Speed to Market: Doomsday Mirror
1:24:00: Scenario 6: Doomsday’s Necropotence: Doomsday vs. UWx Control
Total runtime: 1:36:57
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For episode 44, Geoff Moes (@ThallidTosser on Twitter), Nat Moes (@GrandpaBelcher), and Josh Chapple (@joshchapple) join David P. Baum, longtime owner of a card and comic book store in Northern Ohio. He doesn’t have a personal Twitter account, but (Pop! the store has one, as well as a Facebook page and Discord, if you’re interested.

Here’s the timestamped table of contents for your listening ease and enjoyment:
02:29 – Dave Discovers the Magic
17:39 – The First “Grand Prix” and SandCon
32:18 – Origins 1995
Total runtime – 45:39

As just a taste of the content, here's one of the first things we talk about: Dave gets his first boxes of Unlimited from a sports card dealer and sells them at a little sports card convention without knowing what they are. He opens some starters and “auctions” some singles, including Demonic Tutor. Did he sell a Black Lotus?

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    I have followed the instructions to the letter and I can not get the famous additional card and much less repeat the move, I know there is something there, but I do not see it.

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    Something complex, but it is understood after being contextualized.

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  • they're real cards in the same sense that CE/IE are real cards. i'd expect events to at most put them in the same bin, and possibly worse as the front looks different.

    the particular cards you mentioned:
    wasteland is the kind of card you should just own, they're $20 a card for real ones, you're not saving as much on them as you are on City and they're much less niche. Fow also looks to be $20-30 for gold border copies, at which point for your set of proxies you could get one real one and play with 3 sharpie proxies.

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  • I’ve been thinking about buying some gold border cards for premodern. Things like Wasteland, City of Traitors, and FoW are a fraction of their cost as gold border cards.

    I’m wondering for your typical unsanctioned vintage event, would gold border cards count toward the proxy limit?

    They’re real cards after all.

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