TurnOneThoughtseize

TurnOneThoughtseize

Description

Two competitive modern players who seek to have fun while playing magic. Join us as we speculate, brew decks and grind the game we love so much.

Episodes

Episode 93 - Tuning for Large Events

Dec 1, 2018 01:19:51

Description:

There are a lot of big Modern events coming up this weekend and next (first 2 weekends of December 2018) so we decided to do some good ol' fashioned number crunching! We're aiming to help you know what you are likely to run into and ways of tuning your 75 to get an edge out there right now.

Show notes:

1) Our sponsored link for Decked Builder is http://store.deckedbuilder.com/t1thoughtseize so go check it out!

2) Data was drawn from www.mtgtop.com and cleaned up/crunched by hand.

 

The Patreon is up so if you’ve ever thought “How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize” well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on TwitterTwitchFacebookYouTube and good ol’ email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

– Ahren & Zach

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael RileyBeefyTy Guenly and Tanner of The freakin’ Grammar Club remixed by me!

Episode 92 - Pro Tour Results

Nov 25, 2018 01:49:31

Description:

So you Top 16'd your first Pro Tour? What's next?! We're getting back into the swing of things after a wild few months. To that end, we cover:

Zach came in 13th at Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica (and hit Silver Pro in a single event) Metagame update What's going on with Modern Arclight Phoenix is lit A Spice Rack card Zach regrets

 

Show notes:

1) Our sponsored link for Decked Builder is http://store.deckedbuilder.com/t1thoughtseize so go check it out!

2) Zach's article is here: https://www.coolstuffinc.com/a/zachallen-11142018-jeskai-at-pro-tour-guilds-of-ravnica

3) Playmat proof  got approved so if you're interested: https://t1thoughtseize.bigcartel.com/product/turn-one-thoughtseize-playmat

4) The Runaway Red deck my friend won with is here: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/1479604#paper

 

The Patreon is up so if you’ve ever thought “How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize” well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on TwitterTwitchFacebookYouTube and good ol’ email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

– Ahren & Zach

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael RileyBeefyTy Guenly and Tanner of The freakin’ Grammar Club remixed by me!

Episode 91 - Break Even Challenge Results - Part 2

Nov 3, 2018 01:01:41

Description:

Production note: We are continuing the split episode format so make sure you download both!

Zach is back and we're going over:

Muppets The Break Even Challenge from SCG Charlotte Metagame update What's going on with Modern Listener questions What we would play right now A Spice Rack card to pick up!

 

Show notes:

1) Our sponsored link for Decked Builder is http://store.deckedbuilder.com/t1thoughtseize so go check it out!

2) The Jund list I played for the Break Even Challenge at SCG Charlotte is here

3) Top 32 decklists from the event are here 

4) Supporting evidence for the winner of the Best Muppet Poll is here

 

 

The Patreon is up so if you’ve ever thought “How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize” well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on TwitterTwitchFacebookYouTube and good ol’ email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

– Ahren & Zach

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael RileyBeefyTy Guenly and Tanner of The freakin’ Grammar Club remixed by me!

Episode 91 - Break Even Challenge Results - Part 1

Nov 3, 2018 42:51

Description:

Production note: We are continuing the split episode format so make sure you download both!

Zach is back and we're going over:

Muppets The Break Even Challenge from SCG Charlotte Metagame update What's going on with Modern Listener questions What we would play right now A Spice Rack card to pick up!

 

Show notes:

1) Our sponsored link for Decked Builder is http://store.deckedbuilder.com/t1thoughtseize so go check it out!

2) The Jund list I played for the Break Even Challenge at SCG Charlotte is here

3) Top 32 decklists from the event are here 

4) Supporting evidence for the winner of the Best Muppet Poll is here

 

 

The Patreon is up so if you’ve ever thought “How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize” well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on TwitterTwitchFacebookYouTube and good ol’ email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

– Ahren & Zach

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael RileyBeefyTy Guenly and Tanner of The freakin’ Grammar Club remixed by me!

Episode 90 - Junding for Dollars - Part 2

Oct 20, 2018 47:08

Description:

Production note: We are continuing the split episode format so make sure you download both!

Zach is taking the week off as he is knee deep in Pro Tour prep. Pro Tour competitor and Jund master Jadine Klomparens joins me this week to cover:

Candy The Break Even Challenge Update Guilds of Ravnica for Modern Aftershocks Attacking the SCG metagame Tireless Tracker replacements Mailbag and more... We even found another Spice Rack card in the new set!

 

Show notes:

1) Our sponsored link for Decked Builder is http://store.deckedbuilder.com/t1thoughtseize so go check it out!

2) The pre-order period for the new playmat will be ending on October 31st. Check it out here: https://t1thoughtseize.bigcartel.com/product/turn-one-thoughtseize-playmat

3) My current Jund list for SCG Charlotte is here: http://decks.deckedbuilder.com/d/2018-10-20/1lLO9VJwnUqEaLP_CAjUcQ==

4) Jadine's articles are posted on Star City Games every Tuesday, they can be found here: http://www.starcitygames.com/articles/tags/JadineKlomparens

5) To learn more about the coaching service I am using, contact Emma directly here: https://twitter.com/Em_TeeGee

Episode 90 - Junding for Dollars - Part 1

Oct 20, 2018 49:22

Description:

Production note: We are continuing the split episode format so make sure you download both!

Zach is taking the week off as he is knee deep in Pro Tour prep. Pro Tour competitor and Jund master Jadine Klomparens joins me this week to cover:

Candy The Break Even Challenge Update Guilds of Ravnica for Modern Aftershocks Attacking the SCG metagame Tireless Tracker replacements Mailbag and more... We even found another Spice Rack card in the new set!

 

Show notes:

1) Our sponsored link for Decked Builder is http://store.deckedbuilder.com/t1thoughtseize so go check it out!

2) The pre-order period for the new playmat will be ending on October 31st. Check it out here: https://t1thoughtseize.bigcartel.com/product/turn-one-thoughtseize-playmat

3) My current Jund list for SCG Charlotte is here: http://decks.deckedbuilder.com/d/2018-10-20/1lLO9VJwnUqEaLP_CAjUcQ==

4) Jadine's articles are posted on Star City Games every Tuesday, they can be found here: http://www.starcitygames.com/articles/tags/JadineKlomparens

5) To learn more about the coaching service I am using, contact Emma directly here: https://twitter.com/Em_TeeGee

Episode 89 - Turn One Wild NaKatl - October 2018

Oct 5, 2018 01:11:55

Description:

Zach and Kat are back and it is time for TEAMS! Since we last left our grinders, Kat joined Team Lotus Box and Zach is on Team RIW Hobbies for the Pro Tour.

Join us and hear more about the nitty gritty of grinding Magic and making content!

 

Show notes:

1) Team RIW was announced between the recording of this episode and the release. The lineup is: Zach, Corey Burkhart, Ari Lax, Max Mcvety, Tyler Hill and Stu Parns!

2) You can learn more about Team Lotus Box here.

3) Check out the V Clique podcast as well at https://soundcloud.com/vcliquepodcast

 

Episode 88 - Guilds of Ravnica Modern Set Review - Part 2

Sep 28, 2018 01:46:46

Description:

Production note: We are experimenting with a split episode format for this so make sure you listen to both! This is Part 2.

This episode we cover:

New show sponsor Decked Builder! Gerry T's Worlds Protest The Break Even Challenge A tiny bit more about Assassin's Trophy Guilds of Ravnica for Modern We even found a Spice Rack card hidden in the new set!

 

Show notes:

1) Our sponsored link for Decked Builder is http://store.deckedbuilder.com/t1thoughtseize so go check it out!

2) The Reddit thread with Gerry's statement is here: https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/9hqyav/im_gerry_thompson_a_professional_magic_player_and/

3) To learn more about the coaching service I am using, contact Emma directly here: https://twitter.com/Em_TeeGee

4) The full Guilds of Ravnica spoiler is here: https://scryfall.com/sets/grn?order=set

Episode 88 - Guilds of Ravnica Modern Set Review - Part 1

Sep 28, 2018 51:04

Description:

Production note: We are experimenting with a split episode format for this so make sure you download both!

This episode we cover:

New show sponsor Decked Builder! Gerry T's Worlds Protest The Break Even Challenge A tiny bit more about Assassin's Trophy Guilds of Ravnica for Modern We even found a Spice Rack card hidden in the new set!

 

Show notes:

1) Our sponsored link for Decked Builder is http://store.deckedbuilder.com/t1thoughtseize so go check it out!

2) The Reddit thread with Gerry's statement is here: https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/9hqyav/im_gerry_thompson_a_professional_magic_player_and/

3) To learn more about the coaching service I am using, contact Emma directly here: https://twitter.com/Em_TeeGee

4) The full Guilds of Ravnica spoiler is here: https://scryfall.com/sets/grn?order=set

 

Episode 87 - Play More Basics

Sep 15, 2018 02:17:54

Description:

In this episode we talk about the metagame and a bunch of interesting high level play topics and tournaments and...who are we kidding, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT ASSASSIN'S TROPHY!

We do talk about the ban list and unbans (our last discussion for the forseeable future btw), a sweet blast from the past archetype set for a comeback and a Spice Rack card built for the grind!

Show notes:

1) The SCG VS Series with Twin vs. Humans that I reference in the show: http://www.starcitygames.com/articles/37707_UR-Twin-VS-Humans.html

2) Guilds of Ravnica Spoilers: https://scryfall.com/sets/grn?order=spoiled

3) Some people have asked if Turn One Wild NaKatl with Zach and Kat (the pilot that ran in the feed as Episode 86) is going to replace a regular Turn One Thoughtseize episode in our monthly release schedule. NOPE! The support of our Patrons allowed me to shift some responsibilities so we can focus on bringing you MOAR CONTENT!

4) Playmat pre-order is up at https://t1thoughtseize.bigcartel.com/

5) Check out https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize to join The Thoughtseize Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

 

Get at us on TwitterTwitchFacebookYouTube and good ol’ email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

– Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael RileyBeefyTy Guenly and Tanner of The freakin’ Grammar Club remixed by me!

Episode 86 - Turn One Wild NaKatl Pilot

Sep 7, 2018 01:11:21

Description:

A new monthly feature appears! We are pleased to have Kat Light, noted SCG Grinder and Twitch streamer, join our own newly minted Bronze Pro Zach for a backstage look at grinding events and creating content.

Kat is a Top 100 SCG Leaderboard point holder with a 2nd place Team Open finish in Modern with her signature Bant Spirits deck earlier this year. Her Twitch channel is going strong with over 1k followers and she is also part of the brand new VClique podcast alongside a boatload of fantastic female players. Check them out at here!

Show notes:

1. This show contains some amount of strong language.

2. Follow Kat on Twitch Twitter

3. Follow Zach on Twitter

 

 

 

Episode 85 - No Bans, Team Modern, Brews

Aug 24, 2018 02:01:33

Description:

We tackle the earthshaking decision to make no changes to the Banned & Restricted List, trace out some possible bans/unbans, touch on the real prep you should be doing for Team Modern, quick hits from the internet, then my Sultai Shadow list update and Zach talks about the Nexus of Fate Turbo Fog deck he brewed up for SCG Baltimore this weekend. All that and an angelic Spice Rack card!

 

Show notes:

1) Jim Davis' Sultai insights - https://youtu.be/eEpCH12FWZI

2) My Sultai Death's Shadow list - https://t.co/w3LlLxCJGG

3) We will put out Zach's Turbo Fog list after SCG Baltimore this weekend

 

 

We have a Patreon now so if you’ve ever thought “How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize” well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on TwitterTwitchFacebookYouTube and good ol’ email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

– Ahren & Zach

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael RileyBeefyTy Guenly and Tanner of The freakin’ Grammar Club remixed by me!

Episode 84 - Bridge Below Troubled Water

Aug 10, 2018 02:23:34

Description:

Clever(?) show names return because BridgeVine is doing so much nonsense that it inspired me. In this episode we cover: 

Pro Tour Results

Decks on the rise

Brew development updates

Perspectives on learning a new deck

When to throw away a match up

And a throwback Spice Rack from beyond the grave!

 

We have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me! 

 

Episode 83 - Team Modern Prep

Jul 29, 2018 02:01:58

Description:

 Team Modern is coming and it won't stop coming listen to this ep so you hit the ground running. Doesn't make sense not to play for fun your play gets smart but your deck gets dumb...

This ep we cover Team Modern basics, SCG Philly, event results, listener questions, RUG Delver brew update, Top 8 Lands in Modern AND the Spice Rack!

 

We have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me! 

Episode 82 - KCI gotta GO

Jul 18, 2018 01:46:17

Description:

This episode has it all: NaCl about KCI, listener mailbag, the Core 19 cards YOU will be playing against this week and a Spice Rack card so transparent you'll never see him coming!

 

We have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me! 

Episode 81 - Core 19 Previews

Jun 28, 2018 02:00:02

Description:

Core 19 is coming soon. What are our Modern picks!

The metagame is all over the dang place. What shall we do?

We answer these questions and test out a new cold open and some fancy transitions AND have a red hot Spice Rack card so check it!

 

We have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me! 

Episode 80 - PT Dominaria post mortem with Kevin Jones

Jun 6, 2018 27:47

Description:

Zach was on site for PT Dominaria and he sat down with Kevin Jones to talk about the event, decks AND of course, Modern.

 

Both of us will be at SCG Con this weekend so if you are there as well, say hi!

 

Also, we have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me! 

Episode 79 Bonus - Battlebond Preview Card Times Two

May 24, 2018 18:57

Description:

 

The Summer "Draft Innovation" set, Battlebond, is nearly upon us sporting a hefty cycle of the great reprints and a focus on Two-Headed Giant (2HG) gameplay!

We were given two Modern staples to show off: Beast Within and Spell Snare. Join us for a quick and fun discussion of these sweet cards!

 

We have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

Episode 79 - Kitesail Freebooting

May 24, 2018 01:13:30

Description:

The regular episode for this week is a meditation on the Human condition, with deep ponderings on what is a counterspell. Is a discard spell a counterspell? What the hell is tempo?

Our Spice Rack is the stone cold nuts mirror breaker for a very prominent matchup so don't miss it at the end of the cast!

 

We have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me! 

Episode 78 - Dominaria in Modern Week 1

May 5, 2018 01:18:16

Description:

The first week of Dominaria's Modern legality was very eventful. Cards from the new set are popping up everywhere!

Adam over at Brew City MTG broke Teshar already so we run that down.

We talk about SCG Atlanta, switching decks, picking land destruction, a sweet Dominaria Spice Rack card and more!

 

We have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me! 

Episode 77 - Dominaria Modern Set Review

Apr 20, 2018 02:22:23

Description:

Nothing is sweeter than a homecoming, except when the homecoming is to Dominaria and the set looks bonkers amazing.

We (mostly Zach) winnowed the list from the 40 cards I picked to a much more reasonable but still hefty list of cards to keep an eye on.

The set looks *BONKERS*. Do yourself a favor and play it.

Also, we have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join The Cabal! Signed cards, Discord, swag, we got it all over here!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me! 

Episode 76 - Dominaria Preview Card

Apr 9, 2018 30:05

Description:

We have the pleasure of unleashing unto the world Torgarr, Famine Incarnate from the upcoming Magic: The Gathering set, Dominaria!

 

Torgarr, Famine Incarnate

6BB

Legendary Creature — Avatar

As an additional cost to cast this spell, you may sacrifice any number of creatures. This spell costs {2} less to cast for each creature sacrificed this way.

When Torgaar, Famine Incarnate enters the battlefield, up to one target player’s life total becomes half their starting life total, rounded down.

7/6   We cover some possible homes in Standard, Brawl, a fair Modern shell and, of course, a few spicy takes on ways to combo off with some sweet older cards!

Episode 75.5 - Dominaria Spoiler Minisode

Mar 14, 2018 54:04

Description:

* This episode is ALL spoilers so if you are avoiding them, don't listen to this for a few weeks * 

A bunch of Dominaria got spoiled due to an internal mix up. Normally we don't discuss leaks but in this case since the information wasn't stolen or anything and the doc ended up being posted officially we will hit some of what caught our eye.

(Spoiler of the spoiler: the set looks insane!) 

Scryfall Visual Spoiler

Dominaria Release Notes

 

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

Episode 75 - Everything Bloodbraid Elf

Mar 14, 2018 01:35:23

Description:

Sometimes we hit, sometimes we miss. Turns out Jace is kinda meh and Bloodbraid Elf is our new overlord!

Jund is back in a big way but is that the best home...? Elves, Goblins, decks, and a weird Spice Rack card. 

* This episode contains ZERO talk about Dominaria leaks/cards *

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

 

INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me! 

 

Also we did something a little different for the mastering and editing of this episode so any feedback about the audio quality, editing, etc. would be greatly appreciated. If you don't notice a difference or it doesn't matter to you, we'd like to hear that too.  Thanks!

Episode 74 - Impromptu Unban Cast

Feb 17, 2018 01:10:39

Description:

So...yeah...we got some stuff to talk about...

Announcement Date: February 12, 2018

Modern:

Jace, the Mind Sculptor is unbanned.

Bloodbraid Elf is unbanned.

Effective Date: February 19, 2018

Magic Online Effective Date: February 14, 2018

Link to full announcement

Short cast, we tried to keep it pretty practical. TL;DR - RELAX.

 

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

Episode 73 - Modern Pro Tour AFTERMATH

Feb 13, 2018 01:58:08

Description:

Modern Pro Tour happened. Lantern won. How did we get there? Where are we now? What even is life?

We go over the Pro Tour results, review the nuts and bolts of playing against Lantern, strategies for successful sideboarding and as a special treat, since this was (obviously) recorded prior to the B&R you get to listen to our 25% correct predictions toward the end.

All that and a charming Spice Rack card!

 

NEW INTRO SONG FEATURING The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

Episode 72 - Modern Pro Tour Hype Machine ENGAGE

Jan 30, 2018 01:50:56

Description:

WHOOP WHOOP BEEP BEEP MODERN PRO TOUR INCOMING BEEP BEEP BEEP

This is not a drill people! We are throwing the switch on the Hype Machine in preparation for the upcoming Pro Tour in Bilbao, Spain.

We go over the weirdly short history of the Modern Pro Tour, make some realistic predictions, some wild speculation and have a *totally fair* Magic card as our Spice Rack thanks to an intrepid Redditor...

 

 NEW INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

Rivals of Ixa-Tron - Episode 71

Jan 10, 2018 02:14:43

Description:

A red sun rises with Rivals of Ixalan is on the horizon. We cover our Modern picks from the newest set and a Spice Rack card from beyond the grave!

 NEW INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

Wot in Karnation?! - Episode 70

Dec 19, 2017 01:56:41

Description:

Biiiiig Mana is all over the dern place. We talk about what to expect at your next shootout at the T-R-O-N Ranch and how to beat the tar out of 'em.

By request we got deck lists a' plenty and we managed to settle on a great Spice Rack card!

 

NEW INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

Niiice - Episode 69

Dec 4, 2017 02:06:43

Description:

This episode we are talking tournament prep and metagame categories, decks we are working on, being nice and we spout off about a sick Spice Rack card!

NEW INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

Modern Sideboard Tech and Sequencing - Episode 68

Nov 15, 2017 01:44:09

Description:

This episode we are covering sideboard tech for SCG Baltimore, Zach talks about sequencing your plays and a sweeeeet Spice Rack card!

NEW INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

* Quick note: We reference a "Call a Judge" segment but it was a casualty of a cat induced data loss. We'll add it to the next episode.

TurnOneThoughtseize Episode 67 - Tribal Nines

Oct 30, 2017 01:49:08

Description:

In this episode, "Mr. Ninth Place" and I talk about Tribal decks! 5c Humans and UG Merfolk had great showings at the last SCG event so I brewed up Tribal Warriors with a bunch of new tools and cover some of the other "almost there" tribes.

There were some rumblings of unbannings with the last announcement and we speculate about what that could mean for the future of our beloved format!

There's Gitrog Monster Loam Pox, a sweet playmat giveaway and a NEW INTRO SONG FEATURING Shael Riley, Beefy, Ty Guenly and Tanner of The freakin' Grammar Club remixed by me!

Get at us on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and good ol' email!

Thanks for listening and make sure to tell a friend!

- Ahren & Zach

Episode 66 - Gateways to Modern plus Caleb Durward

Oct 11, 2017 02:21:32

Description:

This week is a listener inspired topic: getting into Modern from Standard! In addition, we answer listener questions, talk about Ixalan's Pirates and interview Caleb Durward about Bant Spirits, streaming and Indian food.

See Caleb on Twitch, follow on Twitter and see his work at Channel Fireball!

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on Twitch on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening, -Ahren + Zach 

Ixalan's One Playable Dino - Episode 65

Sep 20, 2017 01:57:41

Description:

By popular demand (aka Twitter poll) we bring you our potentially playable Ixalan cards, metagame breakdown and some sagely advice from Zach about perseverance.

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on Twitch on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening, -Ahren + Zach 

Cryptic Snakes on a Plane, Destination LAX - Episode 64

Sep 5, 2017 02:31:42

Description:

 

This week is the return of the popular "Live Brew" episode format where we pick a card and make a deck around it. Our choice this time: Cryptic Serpent! What's better than a 6/5 for 7? A 6/5 for 2!

I also tested this deck on Twitch for the Saturday Morning Breakfast Stream. You can watch the replay HERE.

Stay tuned after the regular show for our interview with Ari Lax where we delve into Death's Shadow: past, present and future!

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on Twitch on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening, -Ahren + Zach 

Pizza Blasted Combos - Episode 63

Aug 21, 2017 01:40:16

Description:

Storm is on the rise and cheap fatties are stomping their way through the format!

We cover the up to date Tier 1 and discuss strategies for interacting (or not interacting if you prefer) so you can crush your next event.

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on Twitch on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening, -Ahren + Zach 

Doubling Stevens - Modern Focus Minisode

Aug 12, 2017 55:43

Description:

Noted streamer, SCG Leaderboard Leader and gentleman about town Todd Stevens joins us to discuss TWO very important decks: Eldrazi Tron and GW Value Town!

 

Follow Todd on Twitter and Twitch

 

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on Twitch on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening! -Ahren + Zach

 

 

 

Caleb, God of Storm - Modern Focus Minisode

Aug 1, 2017 50:08

Description:

Welcome to the first in our Modern Focus series where we interview prominent pilots about their signature decks. 

This week talk to Caleb Scherer, a name synonymous with the Storm mechanic about well, Storm!

 

Follow Caleb on Twitter and on Twitch

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on Twitch on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening, -Ahren + Zach

Eldrazi Rule Errything Around Me - Episode 62

Jul 18, 2017 01:58:20

Description:

Eldrazi are everywhere. New cards are all over the place. You asked for it, you got it:

 

- ACTUAL best Hour of Devastation cards for Modern

- What deck you should play

- Tournament report

- Spice Rack

- Other stuff

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on Twitch on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening, -Ahren + Zach

GP Vegas Graduation - Episode 61

Jul 3, 2017 01:31:38

Description:

I'm finally back from Vegas and the work trip that followed 3 days after >.

GP Vegas Prep School - Episode 60

Jun 11, 2017 01:30:59

Description:

It's GP Vegas Prep Week here on Turn One Thoughtseize!

We cover deck choices, rules for making changes, testing methods, what I will probably bring to the event and more!

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on Twitch on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening, -Ahren + Zach

 

Back with Zach - Episode 59

Jun 3, 2017 01:26:27

Description:

 

Zach Allen joins me as the new permanent co-host of Turn One Thoughtseize!

In this episode: tournament reports, our Officially Unofficial Modern Ban Watchlist and decks we are playing & working on.

We'd love for you to join us!

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening!

-Ahren + Zach

 

 

Fintastic Jen and the Red Baron - Episode 58 Part 2

May 11, 2017 01:50:52

Description:

This is the second of 2 combo episodes that contain 2 potential co-hosts!

In this ep, I am first joined by Jen a.k.a. Mrs. Mulligan, noted streamer and Merfolkist and then TJ a.k.a. Red Baron MTG on Twitch and commentator for Geek Fortress.

We would love to hear any constructive feedback or thoughts that may help decide who will be the next Turn One Thoughtseize co-host.

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening!

-Ahren + Chris

 

The Krizening and a Zach Attack - Episode 58 Part 1

May 11, 2017 01:45:25

Description:

This is the first of 2 combo episodes that contain 2 potential co-hosts!

In this ep, I am first joined by Kriz, formerly of The Girlfriend Bracket, and Zach Allen, a die hard Modern grinder.

We would love to hear any constructive feedback or thoughts that may help decide who will be the next Turn One Thoughtseize co-host.

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening,

-Ahren + Chris

Turn One Thoughtseize - Episode 57

Apr 22, 2017 01:31:55

Description:

We have a -1/-1 co-host counter after this episode so the instructions for auditioning are contained within, along with our Amonkhet Modern set review and some brews.

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email as always thanks for listening, -Ahren + Chris

Mo Betta Meta - Episode 56

Mar 24, 2017 01:28:35

Description:

You asked for it, so you're gonna get it. We break down how best to attack the current metagame, which decks are surfacing and what we are currently playing.

Thanks to Modern Masters 2017 it is much easier to get into Modern right now and we break down the types of things you might see more of as a result.

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

 as always thanks for listening,  

-Ahren + Chris

 

March Modern Madness - Episode 55

Mar 5, 2017 01:27:42

Description:

 

Man have you seen Modern Masters 2017? The set is nuts and we help break down what it means for the format. 

We also go over what a "Fair" deck really is to different people and are certain decks, Death's Shadow "Fair".

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

 as always thanks for listening,  

-Ahren + Chris

Back With a Vengeance - Episode 54

Feb 10, 2017 01:32:06

Description:

 

With a whole mess of data to pick through thanks to the SCG Regionals, we get to break down what to look out for, what's good again, and some sweet lists that you can have fun with.

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

 as always thanks for listening,  

-Ahren + Chris

Traverse the Unknown Metagame - Episode 53

Jan 27, 2017 01:51:19

Description:

 

How will you react to the new Modern landscape? Hopefully we can help, in this episode we go over some recent tournament results and go over how best to approach a new and unknown metagame. We also dissect our own strategies and deck transformations going forward.

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

 as always thanks for listening,  

-Ahren + Chris

Git Out Trolls - Episode 52

Jan 13, 2017 01:51:08

Description:

 

With a very shaking B&R update and the release of Aether Revolt around the corner, we have a lot to talk about in this episode:

Which cards to we think will affect modern the most?

What are our favorite AER cards to brew with?

How will the new modern landscape look with the new changes?

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

 as always thanks for listening,  

-Ahren + Chris

Live Brew Number 3, Bulk Rare Edition - Episode 51

Dec 30, 2016 02:10:06

Description:

We go back to the original live brew format where we have literally no idea what is in store for us. A card so bulk neither of us had ever heard of it. Behold: 

Earth Surge

 

We touch on Frontier and SCG results so come have some fun with us!

 

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so

 

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

 

as always thanks for listening,

 

-Ahren + Chris

Modern Memory Lane - Episode 50!

Dec 3, 2016 01:51:37

Description:

 

After nearly 2 years and over 100 hours of content we have hit episode 50. We take a look back and see how modern has changed since we've started after several big bans and a large design shift by WotC.

Thanks to everyone who has stuck with us, and to everyone who has given us a listen even if you haven't stuck around. We appreciate all of the support and look forward to doing many more episodes.

If you would like to get in touch with us you can do so

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

as always thanks for listening,

-Ahren + Chris

The Sky is Falling! - Episode 49

Nov 19, 2016 02:15:02

Description:

The rumors of modern's death have been greatly exaggerated. In this episode we dissect some of the recent large tournament results and see how interactive decks are competing in this proactive meta game.

We also look at the format to see what cards could be safely unbanned and if anything really needs to be banned for the health of the format.

Lastly, we talk about Grixis Delver and Temur Delver as our current decks of choice.

As always that you so much for listening, if you would like to get in touch with us you can do so:

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

 

Thanks again,

-Ahren + Chris

How to Deal With Aggro? - Episode 48

Nov 2, 2016 01:43:11

Description:

TurnOneThoughtseize is coming to you now from several remote locations, as we talk about the ever growing Aggressive threat in the modern format. Looking at Caleb Durward's recent run with Bant spirits, does this show a trend for more lower to the ground creature based midrange and tempo strategies? We dissect some recent tournament results and break down how you can still play what you want in this faster modern meta.

If you'd like to get in touch with us, you can do so:

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

Thanks again for listening,

-Ahren + Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 47 - The Best Modern Decks?

Oct 15, 2016 01:46:15

Description:

In this episode we talk about a series of articles by Brian Demars about how to be good at modern, and how brewing is not the best idea if your number 1 goal is to win. We also cover why brewing is important and how to brew correctly for the results you want.

Link to the Author

If you'd like to get in touch with us, you can do so: on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

Thanks again for listening,

-Ahren + Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 46 - Best of Kaladesh

Sep 30, 2016 02:06:52

Description:

 

Today we run down each of our top picks for Kaladesh cards in modern, as well as our top 5 cards we are excited to brew around, and how many gear hulks we can slam into one deck.

There was a B&R announcement (Spoiler Alert: nothing happened) that we quickly cover.

As always if you want to get in touch with us you can do so:

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

Thanks for listening!

-Ahren + Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 45 - Evaluating Preview Cards

Sep 16, 2016 02:11:51

Description:

 

In this episode we closely breakdown a couple Kaladesh cards for modern and go over the best ways to evaluate new spoilers. 

Ahren also gives his GP Tournament Report running Mardu Midrange.

As always if you would like to get in contact with us, you can always do so:

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

thanks for listening,

-Ahren + Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 44 - The New Tier One

Aug 26, 2016 01:58:13

Description:

How many timely 90s-00s music refferences can we make in one episode? Find out as we talk about the new kids on the block when it comes to tier 1-1.5 in modern. We delve into what these decks are trying to do an how they got to the top tables recently, as well as what you can do to beat them.

We'd also like to give WotC huge props for Conspiracy 2 and the implications it has for the future of reprints.

Lastly, Ahren is off to GP Indy this weekend, if you seem him, tell him "Swamp. Thoughtseize. Go." (or "Hey, I like your podcast) and you can get some sweet card giveaways.

As always thanks for listening,

If you would like to get in touch with us please do so:

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

-Ahren + Chris

Episode 43 - Crisis on Infinite Chrises

Aug 13, 2016 55:33

Description:

Chris is on a work trip so I called on Kriz from The Girlfriend Bracket podcast to sit in for him. We chit chat about event prep and how we are getting ready for GP Indy!

 If you would like to get in touch with us please do so:

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

Also check out Kriz, and the other ladies of The Girlfriend Bracket on iTunes and via RSS.

As always thanks for listening,

-Ahren+Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 42 - Answering the Meta

Jul 29, 2016 01:46:46

Description:

Ahren is getting ready for GP Indy, so we break down the expected modern meta game and go over how to build your deck for the best possible results at a large tournament.

Looking at the recent tournament results though modern seems to be more diverse and healthy than ever before and we dive into some sweet deck lists.

As always thanks for listening,

If you would like to get a hold of us you can do so:

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

-Ahren + Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 41 - EMN Modern Review

Jul 15, 2016 02:32:31

Description:

Our Modern set review for Eldritch Moon, and picks top 5 modern playables.

Now featuring time stamps!

White - 6:00

Blue - 20:00

Black - 32:00

Red - 52:00

Green - 1:14:30

Colorless - 1:38:00

Top 5 - 1:48:00

As always if you want to get a hold of us you can do so:

on Twitter on Facebook on YouTube or Email

Thanks for listening, -Ahren + Chris

 

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 40 - Tier Two Time

Jun 30, 2016 02:04:22

Description:

After last weeks look into the Tier 1 of the format, we delve into the second string, but these decks are still incredibly powerful, and very popular so be prepared.

We also had a great opportunity to play in 2 SCG IQs over the weekend and we break down our tournament process and prep.

As always if you want to get a hold of us you can do so:

on Twitter
on Facebook
on YouTube
or Email

Thanks for listening,

-Ahren + Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 39 - Top Tier Time

Jun 16, 2016 01:54:17

Description:

 

In a little bit of a thought exercise, we break down the Tier 1 decks currently, and their good and bad matchups, and the general strategies you need to use to beat them.

We also have out top 10 Favorite modern cards, thanks to Nick Tapio and The Masters of Modern for the suggestion.

If you want to share your Top 10 favorite modern cards you can reach us:

on Twitter

on Facebook

or Email

Thanks for listening,

-Ahren + Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 38 - The Sideboard

Jun 3, 2016 02:17:41

Description:

Today we cover GPLA and GPChar, both of which show off the format's diversity.

Our main topic is perhaps the most requested show topic since we started, how to sideboard in Modern. We break it down by the rules and guidelines you should follow get better at this essential task.

In paper we are playing a BW Eldrazi Midrange deck, and Abzan CoCo, and we go over our testing and results so far.

Don't forget to:

Subscribe on YouTube

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Thanks for listening!

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 37 - Tuesday Brewsday

May 20, 2016 02:20:37

Description:

This episode we cover some "Deck Sketches" or brews that are great building blocks and unique strategies that can scale to skill level and budget.

We run down the results of SCG Indy, which looked like a great event, and included a ton of awesome decks, and a certain breakout planeswalker.

Lastly, don't forget there is only one week left to preorder our new playmat, you can do so here.

Don't forget to:

Subscribe on YouTube

Follow us on Twitter

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Thanks for listening!

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 36 - A New Modern Landscape

May 7, 2016 01:55:57

Description:

Today we talk about the new modern landscape and how diverse it is, with a large host of fun yet competitive choices. We Cover Jund, Eldrazi taxes, Esper Spirits and Eeerie Abzan.

We also have our new website: turnonethoughtseize.com

and we have our pre-orders open for our first run of playmats available here: turnonethoughtseize.ecwid.com

Thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 35 - Werewolves Live Brew

Apr 15, 2016 02:08:36

Description:

In this episode we cover the new B&R update for modern, and go over some of the things we are excited for in this new Modern format.

We quickly run down the top decks at the SCG Modern Classic this past weekend to get a glimpse of what modern in the next few months could hold.

Lastly, you all voted and selected Werewolves as the tribe we are going to brew around on air, from start to finish. You can see the lists we came up with on our tapped out page here: tappedout.net/users/turnonethoughtseize

Once again thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 34 - SOI Hidden Gems

Apr 2, 2016 02:41:15

Description:

Our modern set review for Shadows Over Innistrad is here. We go over a whole bunch of cards we like in modern, and our top 5 picks for what we think are the most playable, or what we want to play the most.

We also have our upcoming decks to talk about like Esper Spirits, and a Doran the Siege Tower budget brew.

Don't forget to follow us on Twitch to watch our stream at twitch.tv/t1thoughtseize

Once again thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 33 - Spoilers over Innistrad

Mar 17, 2016 02:23:53

Description:

So far the spoiler season and flavor of Shadows Over Innistrad has been amazing, but how do some of the cards look with modern in mind? We sift through the hype and find some of our favorite modern contenders of SOI so far.

We have an interesting listener question about only being able to play one deck, but we don't believe we ever could. We cover some of the interesting brews we are working on currently.

Lastly, we have a ton of new content now! You can check out our Twitch at twitch.tv/t1thoughtseize

and our youtube at youtube.com/turnonethoughtseize

and if you aren't already following us on twiitter or haven't liked us on facebook those are the easiest ways to keep up with everything that we are doing.

Thanks again for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 32 - Interior Decorating

Mar 4, 2016 02:12:17

Description:

Today on TurnOneThoughtseize we cover Floors and Ceilings, and the investment needed to get the most out of every card. It's a useful tool for card evaluation with your exact deck in mind.

We cover a wide variety of decks this episode including: Goblins, Heartless Summoning Combo, and Mardu in modern.

Lastly, there are a ton of sets coming out, it almost seems like too much, but we break it down for the different players of Magic.

If you aren't subscribed to us on Youtube you can do so here www.youtube.com/turnonethoughtseize as we have some new announcements and some new content coming your way on the channel.

Once again thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 31 - Brewing Around Eldrazi

Feb 19, 2016 01:49:17

Description:

In this episode we give our advice for Modern players not playing in large tournaments who don't want to play Eldrazi: Don't worry, play something fun.

We Talk about our fun decks/brew ideas that we will be playing until April. We cover how Mardu might have it's day in the sun now that Abrupt Decay isn't necessaryin all midrange decks. Lastly, we answer your questions.

If you would like to see our lists that we talk about they are on our TappedOut page: tappedout.net/users/TurnOneThoughtseize

If you have any questions or podcast suggestions please send them our way on Twitter Facebook or email

Thanks for listening!

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 30 Pro Tour OGW

Feb 6, 2016 02:01:46

Description:

In this podcast we talk about the past year or so in Modern, and how wizards has been steadily printing quality cards for modern, that don't stretch the power level.

 

We also cover our predictictions for the Pro Tour, how we are preparing for upcoming tournaments, and how we think the metagame will settle in the long term.

 

Lastly, we answer your questions, sent by email, facebook, and twiiter. We thank you for listening and sending in your questions and topic suggestions and if you would like to hear us talk about something please just let us know.

Thanks again for listening,

-Chris+Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 29 Oath of the Ban Watch

Jan 23, 2016 02:39:34

Description:

In case you thought modern was getting too boring WOTC has decided to change that. We go over our top picks for cards from Oath of the Gatewatch to see modern play, and offer some interesting suggestions.

Later we discuss the new Banned and Restricted update and what the modern landscape may start to look like as the dust settles.

As always, thanks for listening, you can keep in touch or send us your questions via:

twitter

facebook

thoughtseizeyou@gmail.com

Thanks again,

Ahren + Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 28

Jan 9, 2016 02:00:17

Description:

This episode we cover the top decks at SCG Cincinnati, the first Open of 2016 and the largest in history. The results of SCG CIN show some interestings trends in modern and could provide some very interesting insight in to what to expect at the Modern Pro Tour. 

We are also now doing a Q+A at the end of our episodes where we answer as many listener questions as we can fit. If you have a question or topic suggestion please let us know at:

twitter.com/T1Thoughtseize 

facebook.com/turnonethoughtseize

or email us at thoughtseizeyou@gmail.com

Thanks for listening,

Chris+Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 27

Dec 27, 2015 01:40:56

Description:

In this episode we recap our modern adventures on MTGO and give some helpful advice on building MTGO decks. 

We also talk about the new breed of Black Eldrazi Tribal decks that are true contenders in the modern metagame.

We hope everyone had a good holiday and once again thanks for listening,

Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 26

Dec 11, 2015 02:25:20

Description:

In this episode we accidentally talk for nearly 2 and a half hours, without covering everything we wanted too (oops). 

Mainly we cover gauntlet testing, the easiest and cheapest way to do it, which you can find here. as well as why it is important, and tips to get the most out of it.

Then we answer your questions: from blood moon, to the ban list, to breakfast foods.

Thanks to everyone who sent in questions and suggested topics, it was a fun episode to record and we hope you enjoy!

Thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren 

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 25

Dec 1, 2015 02:08:28

Description:

Today we cover GP Pittsburg, delving deep into the Top32 and Day 2 metagame to look at how modern looks as a whole right now. 

We also go over Modern on MTGO, how to get in on the cheap and also what to expect as you are starting out. We even debate how worth it it is for players with extensive paper MTG collections to play MTGO.

Once again thanks for listening, and feel free to follow us at twitter.com/t1thoughtseize as well as liking us on facebook.com/turnonethoughtseize and check us out on our youtube channel, youtube.com/turnonethoughtseize

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 24 - Advanced Deck Building

Nov 14, 2015 01:37:20

Description:

In our third and final episode on deck building for Modern, we cover bottom up design, or designing around card interactions. Being able to use your powerful cards multiple times, and getting as much value out of every card in your deck are both important topics and ways to make your brews stronger. 

We also flirt with the idea of taking all the turns.

For further knowledge and reading to go with this Podcast we highly recommend this article by Jadine Klomparens.

Once again thanks for listening, and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes!

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 23

Oct 31, 2015 01:52:45

Description:

The second part of our deck building series delves into tribal synergy decks. We compare format staples to a couple fresh brews to cover the Do's and Don'ts of deck building synergy.

 

We are also happy to announce our Modern Gameplay Videos on youtube. You can find them on our channel or just by searching TurnOneThoughtseize. 

 

Once again thank you for listening, please consider Subscribing to us on our Youtube channel and donating on our website so we can buy more and better equipment for the Youtube series.

 

-Ahren + Chris

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 22 Champion Brewing

Oct 17, 2015 01:43:52

Description:

HOLD THE LAMB! This is the first episode in a series on deckbuilding. We took a random rare creature (Champion of Lambholt) and recorded our process of a deck around it. Synergy sometimes demands strange bedfellows (Blisterpod what?!) so give a listen!

Here's where we landed!

Thanks as always for listening and we hope you will find this a valuable exercise. Tweet us @t1thoughtseize with your take on it.

Don't forget to click on the ol' donate button on our website TurnOneThoughtseize.com if you are able. Every little bit helps us get t-shirts, playmats and finger puppets made sooner! A huge thanks to our most recent donor: Kennedy. YOU ROCK!

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 21

Oct 6, 2015 01:31:57

Description:

Today we gush about Battle for Zendikar cards and what we feel will see play in Modern or what may be the next sideboard tech card.

Join us and DJ Cat as we find the diamonds in the rough.

We will be doing another episode later this week to catch ourselves up to speed with the week we missed. Thanks again for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 20

Sep 26, 2015 01:51:43

Description:

In our 20th episode we talk about how to stay competitive in modern on a budget. We debunk the myth Modern is more expensive than standard, and at the end of the episode we talk about 3 modern decks that all cost less than a Tier 1 standard deck.

We also cover GP OKC and talk about Lantern Control. Is the deck good or is Zac Elsik just great with it?

Lastly, we are working on YouTube playtesting videos. The equipment is in, the studio is built and we start recording in a couple days. 

Once again thanks for listening and don't forget to follow us on Twitter @T1thoughtseize and like us on facebook.com/turnonethoughtseize and subscribe on youtube to our channel TurnOneThoughtseize.

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 19

Sep 4, 2015 02:00:30

Description:

We start this episode with some Battle for Zendikar spoilers as well as some of the sweet looking decks from World Championships and the SCG Open.

Our main focus today though, is becoming a better modern, and as a whole, magic player. We go over stories and tips that have helped us, and share listener suggestions. 

This is our first episode that will be available on our YouTube page. If YouTube is a better way for you to listen check us out at Youtube.com/turnonethoughtseize

Once again thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

 

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 18

Aug 21, 2015 01:43:48

Description:

In this episode we talk about the Modern PPTQ season and how the Meta has evolved over the last few months, and where we are today. We re evaluate some Origins cards like Day's Undoing, Collected Company and Abbot of Keral Keep.

We have some new brews now that the Modern PPTQ season is over: A cool deck based on a twitter question, how can we build a non blue aggro control deck? We also feature a new build of Black Control, and finally a Grixis Abbot of Keral Keep deck.

Once again thanks for listening and if you enjoy the show please consider supporting us by telling your friends or financially with our donate button at turnonethoughtseize.com

Thanks again,

Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 17

Aug 7, 2015 01:47:06

Description:

**Disclaimer** Certain audio defices have been having some soft crackling in the background of this episode, if you can here this it stops at around 13 minutes.

 

Today we discuss moving from one deck to another and how it can be a hard but rewarding change. Ahren is ditching The Racks for some Wild Nacatls as we explore Zoo and make some goyfless changes to the list for people who want too.

We also talk about a couple of brews we've been working on this week, including Jund burn, as we weigh in on which color is the best splash to RG.

Lastly, we have put a donation button on our website TurnOneThoughtseize.com if you would like to finiancially support us. We are buying into recording equipment for youtube and to have the cash up front to produce merchandise.

Once again thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

 

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 16

Jul 24, 2015 01:53:56

Description:

After some PPTQs this weekend, we talk about the decks we played, how the meta is shaping up, and how to combat it the best. We talk about Ahren's PPTQ Goblins deck featuring Blood Moon and upgrades to the list. Then we cover how to beat Grixis, Jund and Twin by tweaking your stratedgy. Lastly, we cover the promised GB Elves brews we started talking about, and honestly, the decks look sweet.

Once again thanks for listening,

You can find us on facebook.com/turnonethoughtseize

twitter: @t1thoughtseize

or email us at thoughtseizeyou@gmail.com

-Chris + Ahren

 

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 15

Jul 10, 2015 02:05:39

Description:

Our full MTG Origins Modern Set Review is up. We take a much more in depth look at the modern playables as well as talk about how certain modern decks might start playing differently.

We also cover some recent large Modern events and highlight some of the unique decks.

 

Once again thank you so much for listening,

Chris + Ahren

 

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 14

Jul 4, 2015 01:22:44

Description:

We sit down with The Innovator Patrick Chapin, to discuss his Grixis Control list he piloted to a 9th place finish at GP Charlotte, and some improvements he has made to the deck. As more Origins cards come out the set looks like more and more of a game changer for modern just as much as standard. We cover some of our new favorite cards and welcome out new elven overlordes.

Once again thanks for listening, you can check us out on twitter @T1thoughtseize and facebook.com/turnonethoughtseize

You can also find Patrick @thepchapin on twitter or www.facebook.com/pages/Patrick-Chapin-The-Innovator and of course starcitygames.com

Thanks again,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 13

Jun 26, 2015 01:57:27

Description:

Today we talk about grixis in modern as well as answer some of your sideboarding questions on twitter. 

We also cover some of the awesome and not so playable spoilers from Origins. A set we are both super excited to draft, even as modern constructed players. 

In this episode we highlight a black red midrange deck as well as Jund Land Death, our current modern projects.

Thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 12

Jun 13, 2015 02:44:05

Description:

Today we talk about the recent Modern price spikes and the market as it site. We sit dow to talk with CEO of Shelflife.net and writer for MTGPrice.com James Chillcott. We discuss solutions about how you the player can still build decks and play MTG in such a volatile market.

Thanks for listening,

Chris + Ahren

 

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 11 Part 2

May 29, 2015 01:21:25

Description:

In this episode we talk about the latest tournament results and their cool lists. Mostly we take listener suggested topics and talk about them: Unique decks, how to sideboard against newer decks, what makes a card modern playable and a whole lot more.

We'd like to thank you for your patience with the last episode and also thanks for listening,

Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 11 Part 1

May 23, 2015 54:00

Description:

Due to some major audio problems we had to cut episode 11 short, but we will be doing another podcast early next week to make up for it as episode 11 part 2. The topics are completely chosen by the listeneres so please give us your ideas or ask any questions.

 

Do so on facebook.com/turnonethoughtseiz

on twitter @t1thoughtseize

and email us at thoughtseizeyou@gmail.com

 

Thanks for listening and we are sorry for the inconvenience,

Chris+Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 10

May 7, 2015 01:49:28

Description:

This episode we talk about the most common reasons why people brew, the pitfalls and traps you need to avoid. We evaluate certain cards and ideas that you listeners submited, and we talk about some of our favorite cards to brew around right now, as well as our current brews.

 

We will be uploading our decks to tappedout.net/users/Turnonethoughtseize 

 

Once again, thanks for listening and thanks for being so active on our social media these past couple weeks.

 

-Chris + Ahren

 

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 9

Apr 24, 2015 01:46:38

Description:

Today we go over the major archetypes and the decks we feel are great entryways into the format that can be tweaked later. We talk about the Grixis Delve deck that didn't quite make it and Matt Simpson's version that has.

If you have any suggestions for an episode topic please let us know on facebook.com/turnonethoughtseize or email us at thoughtseizeyou@gmail.com

Thanks for listening,

Chris+Ahren

 

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 8

Apr 9, 2015 01:42:27

Description:

Today we have a more laid back episode, talking about preparing for a big tournament for your local meta, making informed main deck and sideboard choices to give yourself the best chances of winning.

We share some of our mistakes and victories and give praise to our new merfolk overlords. As well as share some unique deck ideas which you can of course find on our tapped out page tappedout.net/users/turnonethoughtseize

Once again, thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

Brewer's Challenge - Warriors!

Apr 4, 2015

Description:

Our next Brewer's Challenge comes from Facebook fan Jay Bussinger. He rightly pointed out that with so many Warrior creatures in Khans block that there should be plenty to choose from for...WARRIOR TRIBAL!

Follow us on Twitter @t1thoughtseize and use the hashtag #t1tbrews to add your thoughts.

TurnOneThoughtseize Ep 7

Mar 27, 2015 01:57:18

Description:

With Dragons of Tarkir officially out, we run down what cards might be making an appearance in modern lists near you.  We dabble in some talk on Pucatrade and thier Indiegogo campaign, and we talk about a ton of sweet brews.

 

You can check out our decklists for decks we highlight on our tappedout page for TurnOneThoughtseize here:

tappedout.net/users/turnonethoughtseize

 

Once again, thanks for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Episode 6

Mar 13, 2015 01:52:43

Description:

While at PAX East Ahren got the chance to interview WOTC R&D member and Journey into Nyx lead designer, Ethan Fleischer. We get to talk about MTG getting more creature based, some of his own design experience, the CMC philosphy on cetain kinds of spells and the magical day after tomorrow when Damnation finally gets reprinted.

We then go over the current metagame and why you should play Gifts Ungiven in your twin deck.

Thanks again for listening,

-Chris + Ahren

TurnOneThoughtseize Episode 5

Feb 27, 2015 01:59:37

Description:

Strap in for our longest episode yet, but with so many viable sideboard decisions to be made in modern, it is not something we can just glaze over.

We talk about correct sideboard construction and a ton of silver bullet cards for your consideration. We also go over all the problems Pros are having with the format.

Lastly, we talk about Wilted Junk, Infect, Death Cloud and Boros Hatebears.

Thanks for listening,

Chris + Ahren 

TurnOneThoughtseize Episode 4

Feb 12, 2015 01:24:59

Description:

Our mini episode gone awry. Our now full length podcast about the pro tour. We delve much deeper than the top 8 and disect the metagame and some of the interesting decks seen at the pro tour last weekend. 

Thanks for listening, both our influx of new listeners and those who supported us from episode 1,

-Chris + Ahren

T1T Episode 3

Feb 7, 2015 01:15:27

Description:

Today we talk about Spike mentality, and how decks that are under prepared for can take down an entire event. We discuss the current metagame of the modern format after two SCG Premium IQs, and discuss some of our favorite decks in the format. 

You can now see all the unique decks we discuss in our podcast at http://tappedout.net/users/turnonethoughtseize/ so you can easily see what we are talking about.

Thanks for listening,

Chris + Ahren

T1T Episode 2

Jan 24, 2015 01:28:53

Description:

Today we talk about what the modern landscape will look like with no Birthing Pod in the format. We explore what decks will be tier one, which archetypes get their time in the sun now that they are't stopped by Pod decks and we poke a little fun at Bogles.

 

As always thanks for listening, we appreciate all feedback and we now have a facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TurnOneThoughtseize

 

Until next time,

Chris + Ahren

T1T Episode 1

Jan 17, 2015 59:22

Description:

Today we talk about the current state of the Modern format, and speculate on what happens after the ban hammer comes down later this week. Join us as we look at what cards can be unbanned and how Modern can be the most interesting format possible. 

 

Thanks for listening,

 

-Chris + Ahren