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Constructed Resources 9 – One-Ofs

This week on Constructed Resources Jon and Marshall tackle the tricky subject of One-Ofs. Sideboards, maindecks, different reasons and theories behind running them, mistakes and pitfalls as well.

The Opening Seven:

Screen Shot 2014-11-14 at 12.26.27 AMGP Santiago Top 8 Decklists: http://magic.wizards.com/en/events/coverage/gpsan14/top-8-decklists-2014-11-02#none

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Constructed Resources 8 – Ban Treasure Cruise (?)

This week on Constructed Resources Marshall and Jon take a close look at delve—specifically Treasure Cruise and Dig Through Time and discuss the mechanic and the effect it has had on all Constructed tournaments.

The Opening Seven:

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Ivan Chen’s Jeskai Token Combo Writeup: http://www.starcitygames.com/article/29679_The-Industry-Standard-Defeating-Standard-In-Oakland.html

 

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Constructed Resources 7 – Sidisi Whip Breakdown

This week on Constructed Resources Marshall and Jon talk Standard, and go in depth on a Sidisi/Whip deck that Jon is working on.

The Opening Seven:

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Jon’s Sidisi/Whip List:

4 Elvish Mystic

4 Sylvan Caryatid

4 Satyr Wayfinder

4 Whip of Erebos

4 Sidisi, Brood Tyrant

4 Nighthowler

4 Commune with the Gods

4 Courser of Kruphix

2 Mana Confluence

1 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth

2 Polluted Delta

1 Island

2 Swamp

1 Temple of Deceit

1 Temple of Mystery

4 Temple of Malady

4 Yavimaya Coast

4 Llanowar Wastes

2 Mogis’s Marauder

4 Hornet Queen

Sideboard:

1 Reclamation Sage

2 Doomwake Giant

1 Murderous Cut

1 Negate

1 Soul of Innistrad

1 Agent of Erebos

1 Phyrexian Revoker

2 Brain Maggot

1 Swan Song

1 Hornet Nest

1 Pharika, God of Affliction

1 Soul of New Phyrexia

 

1 Phenax, God of Deception

GP Stockholm Top 8: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/top-8-decklists-2014-10-26

TCGPlayer 50k Championship Top 8 decks: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck_search_result.asp?Location=2014+TCGplayer%2Ecom+MaxPoint+Championship

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Constructed Resources 6 – Sideboarding

This week on Constructed Resources Jon and Marshall tackle a great Level Up topic for Constructed: Sideboarding. Fundamental ideas about how and why to sideboard along with traps and pitfalls to avoid are all covered.

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Constructed Resources 5 – Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir Review

This week on Constructed Resources Jon and Marshall dive deep into the successful decks from Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir. The Top 8 decks are examined as well as some of the other successful decks in Standard. 

Top 8 Decks from the PT: http://magic.wizards.com/en/events/coverage/ptktk/top-8-decklists-2014-10-11

Standard Snapshot on Gathering Magic: http://www.gatheringmagic.com/nickvigabool-101314-standard-snapshot-pro-tour-khans-of-tarkir/

Temur Tempo article: http://www.themeadery.org/articles/temur-tempo-primer

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Constructed Resources 4 – Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir Preview and Predictions

This week on Constructed Resources Jon and Marshall take a look at the upcoming Pro Tour and the Standard format being played there. What decks to look out for, which cards have our eye, and what the big teams will be thinking as they test. 

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Constructed Resources 3 – Khans of Tarkir Standard Week 1

This week on Constructed Resources Jon and Marshall take a look at what did well in the first two big Standard tournaments of the new format! They also discuss a cool combo deck and a top 10 list from LSV.

LSV’s Top 10 cards for Constructed: http://www.channelfireball.com/articles/khans-of-tarkir-constructed-review-wrap-up/

SCG Indy Top Decks: http://sales.starcitygames.com/deckdatabase/deckshow.php?&t%5BC1%5D=1&start_date=09/27/2014&end_date=09/28/2014&start=1&finish=32&state=IN&start_num=1

SCG NJ Top Decks: http://sales.starcitygames.com/deckdatabase/deckshow.php?&t%5BC1%5D=1&start_date=09/27/2014&end_date=09/28/2014&start=1&finish=32&state=NJ

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Constructed Resources 2 – Khans of Tarkir Set Review

This week on Constructed Resources Marshall and Jon dive into Khans of Tarkir with the very first set review show! Cards are grouped in broad categories and discussed in detail. 

 

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Constructed Resources 1 – Goals and Introductions

This week on Constructed Resources Marshall and Jon debut the new show! We have been asked for years for a companion show to LR about Constructed Magic, and it’s finally here. Jon and Marshall take an episode to set the stage for the new podcast by outlining the goal of the show, and introducing themselves as well.

 

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