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Hey folks,

My name is James Hsu, I'm the co-founder of CardBoard.Live and creator of the Humans of Magic podcast.

I'm a complete Vintage scrub, just making videos for fun in times of COVID-19.

Here's my initial foray into PO with my CardBoard.Live co-founder Wilson Hunter. Wilson's a Legacy/Vintage fanatic with some Legacy GP Top 8s and Pro Tour appearances. He's also played in a couple of Eternal Weekend events.

Here's our playthrough together. I run Wilson's 75. He tells me how to actually play the deck. Much fun was had.

https://youtu.be/g9NAQqxx5KE

If you like this sort of stuff, please follow my YouTube channel and/or Twitter @james_hsu. Cheers.

Recorded April 1, 2020

Decklist: https://twitter.com/james_hsu/status/1245385009109712896

0:36 Wilson Hunter -- background
2:05 Paradoxical Outcome -- deck overview
15:45 Match 1 vs. Doomsday
58:38 Match 2 vs. Dredge
1:18:56 Match 3 vs. Oath of Druids
1:56:10 Match 4 vs. HollowVine
2:13:45 Match 5 vs. 4c Walkers
2:45:28 Post mortem & tweaks to decklist

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@ian-mars No worries! MODO clock is fair and part of the game, I didn't mind at all.

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Thank you all for watching! Just recorded another League with a friend, this time on PO, and looking forward to releasing soon.

Advance warning that the play wasn't super high-caliber (99% me), but the series is meant to introduce decks to new players, so appropriate 🙂

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@brass-man I loved making the video, and Roland is always great to talk to. In fact, I've played quite a number of matches since this video, so I would say that I have officially gotten hooked on the format 🙂

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Hey folks,

First time poster on TMD, despite being a longtime member of The Source. My name is James Hsu, I'm the co-founder of CardBoard.Live and creator of the Humans of Magic podcast.

A few years ago I interviewed Roland Chang for Humans of Magic. We kept in touch. Fast forward to March 2020. In the midst of COVID-19, I decide to step into Vintage for the first time AND catch up with Roland. 2 birds, 1 stone.

Here's our playthrough together. I run Roland's 75. He tells me how to actually play the deck. Much fun was had.

https://youtu.be/GlowVQHGgI0

If you like this sort of stuff, please follow my YouTube channel and/or Twitter @james_hsu. Cheers.

Recorded March 23, 2020

Decklist: https://twitter.com/james_hsu/status/1241908048060243968

2:47 BUG Midrange -- deck overview
5:38 Roland Chang -- background
9:00 Match 1 vs. Golos Stax
46:40 Match 2 vs. 4c Control
1:42:35 Match 3 vs. Dredge
2:17:12 Match 4 vs. Paradoxical Outcome
2:40:53 Match 5 vs. Jund Walkers
3:23:05 Post mortem & tweaks to decklist
3:29:32 Bonus analysis -- BUG Midrange lists