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Apr 18, 2018

Matt Nass wins GP Hartford with Ironworks Combo.  We ponder if there will be looming bans before the team Pro Tour.  Wizards released the upcoming Magic Online events for flashback formats, Brawl, and even hinted at a new initiative.  What could it be?  We share our favorite, least favorite, and speculation picks from Dominaria.

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  • GP Hartford - 1:45
  • Magic Online news - 11:37
  • Dominaria picks - 30:27
  • Cardhoarder Deck Challenge - 52:19
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 57:29

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

 

Apr 11, 2018

Podcaster and streamer Ethan Saks (aka LordTupperware) joins the show this week.  He shares why he started the Lords of Limited podcast.  We discuss how to be a better coach for Magic and give our quick takes on ghosting.  Other topics include Dominaria spoilers, how limited can be improved digitally, and our favorite vacation experiences.

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  • What drove Ethan to start a limited podcast? - 4:38
  • Coaching in Magic - 14:44
  • Ghosting - 30:17
  • How can limited be improved digitally? - 38:03
  • Dominaria spoilers - 43:56
  • Cardhoarder deck challenge - 1:03:23
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 1:06:27

Ethan's Twitter: @lordtupperware | Twitch: Lordtupperware

Ben's Twitter: @mistermetronome

Lords of Limited Podcast Twitter: @LordsofLimited

Lords of Limited Patreon

UR God-Pharaoh's Gift decklist

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Apr 4, 2018

Arena has been getting all the attention lately.  Magic Online is still the go to platform especially with Dominaria looming.  We break down which events you should play and which queues you should avoid on MTGO.  How will events look like on Arena?  Dave challenges Conor to play a spicy Modern list.  Stay tuned next week for the results!

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  • GP Amsterdam - 1:46
  • Arena marketing - 8:55
  • Favorite Magic Online events - 13:56
  • What events should you play? - 18:32
  • How will Arena improve the event framework - 40:15
  • Cardhoarder deck challenge - 53:33

Colorless Eldrazi decklist

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

 

Mar 28, 2018

With the Arena NDA dropped, we assess if Arena is a failure so far.  Was all the negative feedback from the community fair criticism?  Wizards created a new format for paper and Magic Online!  Will this format stick around for the long term?

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The Lotus Club YouTube Channel

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Mar 21, 2018

We are back!  We catch up on the Dominaria leaks.  Humans took down GP Phoenix.  Modern is actually balanced after the unbannings?  Conor shares his struggles in Legacy.  Arena NDA drops this week.  We also take a look at the M25 draft format and what the Magic Online economy looks like since the release.

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  • Dominaria leaks - 4:04
  • GP Phoenix & Modern metagame - 14:25
  • Legacy struggles - 21:18
  • Arena NDA dropping - 25:43
  • M25 impressions - 36:32
  • LSV game - 44:41
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 1:05:33

Lifetime Bans in MTG - Lotus Club YouTube Video

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

 

Mar 7, 2018

Fellow Irishman Fergus Looney returns to the cast.  He updates us on the health of MTG from a game store perspective.  We share our thoughts on the MOCs Modern metagame, Legacy, and whether Deathrite Shaman is ban worthy in Legacy.  Other topics include WOTC coverage, the rise of Fortnite, and much more!

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  • Name that video game clip - 1:21
  • Gus working at a game store - 8:46
  • Magic Online Championship - 12:25
  • Legacy & SCGWOR - 29:32
  • Is DRS ban worthy? - 34:30
  • The rise of Fortnite on Twitch - 44:26
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 53:59

Gus's Twitter: @fergus_looney | Nerdai Irish Nerds podcast

WCW vs NWO Podcast

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Feb 28, 2018

Wizards has released spoilers for Masters 25 and the decklists for the newly branded Challenger decks.  The community asked for reprints.  Now the community is swarmed with them.  The release of Iconic Masters was just 4 months ago.  How far will Wizards continue to push reprints?  We also take a look at the current prices with the Price is Right game. 

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  • Challenger decks - 2:32
  • Masters 25 - 14:12
  • Price is Right game - 36:27
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 56:43

The Future of Masters by Gavin Verhey

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Feb 22, 2018

Thankfully Jace has not broke Modern....yet.  The format has new life with Wizards releasing more Magic Online decklists.  We share some of our favorites.  Hipsters of the Coast posted an interview with Chris Cocks.  We look into the possibilities of Arena becoming an option for high level events.  Theros Draft comes back to Magic Online for the first time.  We rundown the best cards and archetypes in the format.  

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  • The state of Modern - 2:55
  • Chris Cocks interview - 8:00
  • Theros draft primer - 15:18
  • Cardhoarder After Dark -34:41

The Lotus Club YouTube Channel

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

 

Feb 14, 2018

Modern is perfect so lets shake things up!  Wizards has unbanned Jace, the Mind Sculptor and Bloodbraid Elf.  We put on our tin foil hats and try to explain this change.  Wizards also updated their policy on revealing more Magic Online decklists.  Is this a step in the right direction?  Other topics include chaos drafts, favorite hot takes, and guilty pleasures. 

The Cardhoarder Podcast is proudly sponsored by Cardhoarder.com

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Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Feb 7, 2018

We take a look at the big surprises and stories to come out of Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan including a nerd drama report by Dave.  Modern seems to be in a great place.  Are bans really necessary at this point?  Other topics include Pro Tour Team Series fantasy update, Korey McDuffie, and favorite hangover food. 

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  • PTRIX storylines and surprises - 4:49
  • Nerd drama report - 18:22
  • Possible bans in Modern - 29:19
  • PT Team Series fantasy updates - 40:12
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 45:11

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Jan 31, 2018

The details for SCG CON have been announced.  We share our thoughts on all the wacky formats and how this event can galvanize the Magic tournament scene.  Dave and Nathaniel square off in the Price is Right: Magic Finance Edition.  Who will prevail?  Other topics include Dave making Bronze, Twitch video producer changes, and party games. 

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  • Dave achieves Bronze pro level status - 3:05
  • SCGCON - 12:17
  • Twitch & YouTube changes - 21:38
  • Price is right - 36:00
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 1:01:30

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Jan 24, 2018

Version 1 of the MTG Arena economy has been revealed.  We share our praise and fears of Wizards taking a risk on a newly developed economy.  Conor recounts his experience directing a fighting game stream at Frosty Faustings.  We take a look at the fighting game scene and how it differs from Magic. 

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  • MTG Arena announcement - 3:53
  • Concerns about the new economy - 15:42
  • The fighting game scene - 49:15
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 1:00:37

Frosty Faustings vods

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

 

Jan 17, 2018

It's that time again. More cards banned from Standard.  We try to compare the situation and environment to previous bans.  Has Wizards learned their lesson?  Is Standard actually fixed now?  We also share our first impressions on the Rivals of Ixalan draft format.  Dave shares his hot take on why this format is one of the worst of all time.

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  • B&R announcement - 2:33
  • RIX draft impressions - 27:09
  • Why Dave thinks RIX is a bad format - 34:49
  • Best archetypes in RIX so far - 48:19
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 51:08

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Jan 10, 2018

Rivals of Ixalan will be on Magic Online before the paper prerelease.  Was this a good decision?  Team Cardhoarder had an impressive showing at GP Santa Clara by winning the Sunday PTQ qualifying for the Team Pro Tour.  The full spoiler for Rivals of Ixalan was released so we share our favorite cards and what concerns we have with the limited format. 

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  • Magic Online RIX preview leagues - 1:48
  • GP Santa Clara & SCG Columbus - 16:37
  • Team Cardhoarder PTQ victory - 25:11
  • Rivals of Ixalan discussion - 35:10
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 1:03:03

Patrick Sullivan on Game Design

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Jan 3, 2018

Rivals of Ixalan is rapidly approaching.  We take a look at the 2 drop lords in Standard and if this set can make any breakthroughs in a energy dominated format.  2017 was a slight down year for Magic so we look ahead to 2018 and make a few predictions.  Other topics include Numot winning a MOCS Open, Vintage Cube, and Chaos Drafts.

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  • Numot winning the MOCS Open - 2:29
  • Vintage Cube - 8:37
  • Chaos drafts on Magic Online? - 12:32
  • Rivals of Ixalan spoilers - 17:43
  • Goals and predictions for 2018 - 42:13
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 1:00:05

Lee Sharpe's tweet about Chaos Drafts online

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Dec 20, 2017

We reflect on the most impactful changes to Magic Online in 2017.  Other categories include favorite set, favorite mechanic, and much more!

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  • Top 5 most impactful changes to MTGO in 2017
  • Honorable mentions - 2:08
  • #5 Worth leaving - 15:48
  • #4 MTGO Challenges - 19:10
  • #3 Constructed prize changes - 22:33
  • #2 Sets being released week one - 29:36
  • #1 MTG Arena - 34:38
  • Favorite and least favorite set - 41:54
  • Favorite and least favorite card - 46:27
  • Favorite and least favorite mechanic - 52:47
  • Final grades and resolutions - 56:50
  • Cardhoarder After Dark - 1:02:11

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

 

Dec 13, 2017

We discuss the latest developments from the Jeremy and Travis Woo bans.  Also the validity of Wizards seizing Magic Online accounts with or without compensation.  Loading Ready Run hosted the Unstable Pre-prerelease.  Mark Rosewater sat down for an interview discussing the development of Unstable.  We close out the show with a lengthy primer of Vintage Masters!

The Cardhoarder Podcast is proudly sponsored by Cardhoarder.com

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  • Wizards seizing Magic Online accounts - 3:27
  • The future of legislating digital gaming - 21:11
  • Mark Rosewater Unstable interview - 25:54
  • Vintage Masters Primer - 37:08

Dave on the MTGlife podcast

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

 

Dec 6, 2017

Dave is back from the World Magic Cup.  He shares his perspective on his teammate getting disqualified from the event.  Team Cardhoarder had a big weekend with Eli Kassis winning the SCG Invitational and Jack Kiefer winning the Iconic Masters online PTQ.  Vintage Masters is coming back to Magic Online!  Other topics include the Great Designer Search, Power 9 artwork, and favorite movie snacks.

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DQ announcement

Eli Kassis article on Starcitygames.com

Skullcraic Podcast with Dave Wolfe

Dave's articles on Troll Trader

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

  

Nov 29, 2017

With Christine Sprankle leaving MTG due to harassment online, we share our thoughts on the topic and discuss what can be done to decrease harassment particularly in digital games.  We revisit whether Magic Online is worth it for certain player groups.  How does Magic Arena change the dynamic for each group?  Other topics include previewing the World Magic Cup and ranking our favorite Marvel movies.

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  • Is Magic Online worth it? - 2:32
  • Is MTGO worth it for casual players? - 10:08
  • World Magic Cup preview - 29:41
  • Harassment and Bullying in MTG - 39:05
  • Cardhoarder after dark - 1:00:11

In Response: What We Owe Each Other - Video by Tolarian Community College

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Nov 22, 2017

This week we take a look at the Iconic Masters draft format and the implications of Masters sets going forward.  The price of the Modern format has decreased slowly over the past few years.  Is the overall price still too high for players?  Other topics include Unstable previews, embarrassing MTGO mistakes, and favorite Thanksgiving foods.  

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  • Iconic Masters draft format - 2:00
  • Masters sets have gone too far - 5:14
  • The price of the Modern format - 25:00
  • Unstable previews - 36:30
  • Embarrassing MTGO mistakes - 48:03

Modern Prices, Masters Sets, and Reprint Equity - article by Saffron Olive

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Nov 15, 2017

Wizards is experimenting with the MTGO economy by offering discount Play Point bundles until the release of Rivals of Ixalan.  What impact will this have on the economy?  We also dive deep into Magic content.  We outline the common downfalls that content creators keep repeating.  Magic Online doesn't it make it easy for content creators but we share our tips to improve the viewing experience.  Other topics include full sets in Treasure chests, Dave's experience at GP Warsaw, and Mac and Cheese preferences. 

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  • GP Warsaw - 3:10
  • Play Point Bundles - 8:20
  • Full sets in Treasure Chests - 25:16
  • Magic content preferences - 32:46
  • Common downfalls of Magic content - 37:00
  • Social media & cross promotion - 59:33
  • How to utilize MTGO for content - 1:07:16

Social Currency - SCG article by Gerry Thompson

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

 

Nov 8, 2017

We discuss all the happenings from Pro Tour Ixalan including all the nerd drama.  No surprises from the Standard metagame.  The amount of player mistakes in the top 8 however was shocking.  Conor updates the fantasy Team Series standings.  Other topics include Throwback Standard Gauntlet decklists, slow play improvements, and Legos.

The Cardhoarder Podcast is proudly sponsored by Cardhoarder.com

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Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Nov 1, 2017

This week we look over the changes to the 2018 Grand Prix circuit.  Conor gushes how awesome Innistrad is.  The Innistrad Throwback Standard Gauntlet decklists were released.  Pro Tour Ixalan is coming up so we make our predictions and draft our picks for the PT Team Series.  We also discuss what is missing from the Team Series.

The Cardhoarder Podcast is proudly sponsored by Cardhoarder.com

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Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Oct 25, 2017

This week we discuss all the formats besides Standard.  The Eternal Weekend metagames triggered ban worthy discussions amongst the community.  Are these concerns valid going forward?  We take a look at Collins Mullen's 1st place Humans list from SCG Cincinnati.  The Modern metagame continues to evolve with new innovations from Ixalan.  We share our current thoughts on the Magic Online economy and which cards have drastically changed in price.  We close the show with our thoughts on MTG Arena gameplay. 

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  • Eternal Weekend - 3:45
  • Deathrite Shaman ban worthy in Legacy? - 9:43
  • SCGCIN Modern Open - 14:25
  • Magic Online economy update - 25:03
  • MTG Arena gameplay - 35:30

Eternal Weekend decklists

Collins Mullen's Humans decklist

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

Oct 18, 2017

Dave Murphy is the new Ireland National champion!  His good friend, Fergus Looney, joins the cast to share his experience running Irish Nationals.  Gus reminisces how he met Dave and how Dave grew as a Magic player.  Dave goes through his full Nationals experience.  He explains how he came to play Mono-Red and why it was the perfect choice for this tournament.  With the recent B&R announcement, we discuss the health of the various Magic formats.  We close the show with a few music suggestions.

The Cardhoarder Podcast is proudly sponsored by Cardhoarder.com

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  • How Gus met Dave - 2:43
  • Dave's deck choice for Nationals - 9:41
  • Swiss rounds report - 15:00
  • Drafting B/W Vampires - 20:30
  • Top 8 matches - 28:07
  • Improving Nationals - 33:34
  • B&R announcement & health of Magic - 47:01
  • Music suggestions - 1:00:30

Dave's tournament report on Troll Traders

First Strike Podcast w/ Canadian National Champion Kale Thompson

The GAM Podcast w/ Gerry Thompson & Bryan Gottlieb

Skullcraic Podcast

Follow Gus @fergus_looney | Nerdai Podcast | WCW vs NWO podcast

Music provided by Terrible Spaceship

Conor's Twitter: @conorpodonnell | Twitch: conor_od

Nathaniel's Twitter: @Cardhoarder | Twitch: Cardhoarder

Dave's Twitter: @DaveSea89 | Twitch: davesea

 

 

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