Join Patrick Chapin and Michael J. Flores on a Magical review of 2016.
You know if you follow us on Instagram that Eldrazi Aggro is our deck of the year…
… But what about other categories?
Can Michael dislodge Patrick’s call for creature of the year?
How about Planeswalker, Artifact, or Sorcery?
In addition to their calls for the year’s best decks, cards, and even players this podcast is a rare master class in deck game design and game theory.
For instance, why is Yawgmoth’s Will an interesting card in Napster but not an interesting card in Vintage? Or, why was Cascade interesting in Standard but generally combo-abusive as an end point in larger formats?
Or, why should R&D explore more “Eldrazi Temple”-type cards even as it is forced to ban the “Eye of Ugin” style?
One way to find out: