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Eternal Durdles is a weekly Magic: the Gathering podcast, focusing on the Legacy format, hosted by long-time MTG veterans Zac Clark, Nathan Golia, and Phil Blechman.
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Eternal Durdles is a weekly Magic: the Gathering podcast, focusing on the Legacy format, hosted by long-time MTG veterans Zac Clark, Nathan Golia, and Phil Blechman.

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Episode 150—Vintage Champs Semi-finalist Bryan Hockey
Nate, Phil and Zac interview Vintage Championship Semi-finalist Bryan Hockey. Brian Offers his experience in Vintage Champs, Eternal Weekend and some insight into the best and worst flavor text.  https://stonesmtg.com/article/modern-horizons-flavor-review
1:21:08
November 6, 2019
Episode 149— A New Format
Phil and Zac wax on about Pioneer. They take a look at recent spikes in prices, and previous deck in the Pro Tour to see what we can expect in the early weeks of this format.
1:24:20
October 25, 2019
Zac top 8's the Mana Drain Vintage Open
Zac takes his Rug Threshold deck to the semi finals of the Man Drain Vintage Open. Nate and Zac talk about the tourney, how it's so much more than other normal events. They look at the state of Vintage in prep for eternal weekend. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1tucn1ebLakKSgLwyKzHDE_M5veUFPlQE
53:44
October 15, 2019
Episode 147—Throne of Eldraine Set Review-Watch the Throne
Nathan Phil and Zac get some help from our friends for a Throne of Eldraine set review. Kory's 2 Card Monte! Artifact (21) 1x Ensnaring Bridge 3x Grindstone 3x Helm of Obedience 3x Lion's Eye Diamond 4x Lotus Petal 3x Mox Opal 4x Wishclaw Talisman Instant (4) 4x Dark Ritual Planeswalker (4) 4x Karn, the Great Creator Land (18) 4x Ancient Tomb 1x Blast Zone 4x City of Traitors 8x Swamp 1x Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth Sorcery (6) 2x Collective Brutality 4x Thoughtseize Enchantment (4) 4x Leyline of the Void Creature (3) 3x Painter's Servant Sideboard (15) 2x Collective Brutality 2x Ensnaring Bridge 2x Fatal Push 1x Grindstone 1x Helm of Obedience 1x Lion's Eye Diamond 2x Massacre 1x Mycosynth Lattice 1x Painter's Servant 1x Pithing Needle 1x Tormod's Crypt
1:44:17
October 10, 2019
Episode 146—CyrusCG, the People's Champion
GP Atlanta Winner Cyrus Corman-Gill talks about the human side and emotional ride of reaching a long time goal. 
1:18:38
October 2, 2019
Episode 145—Nate's Atlanta Recap
Nathan and Zac go over Nate's weekend in Atlanta. original: www.mtggoldfish.com/archetype/legac…ht-95267#online 4 Phyrexian Dreadnought 3 Stratus Dancer 3 Fathom Seer 4 Ponder 1 Preordain 4 Brainstorm 4 Daze 4 Force of Will 2 Force of Negation 4 Stifle 2 Vision Charm 4 Scroll of Fate 4 Flooded Strand 8 Island 4 Misty Rainforest 4 Wasteland 1 Vapor Snag SB: 1 Back to Basics 2 Echoing Truth 2 Pithing Needle 2 Surgical Extraction 1 Teferi's Realm 1 Tormod's Crypt 2 Engineered Explosives 1 Vendilion Clique 1 Hydroblast 1 Saheeli, Sublime Artificer 1 Dovin, Hand of Control
1:00:26
September 24, 2019
Episode 144—Reports and Old School Combos
Nathan Zac and Phil, recap their tourneys this week (WE ALL PLAYED). Zac takes us back to 1999 to reveal the hottest combos of the 20th Century!
52:17
September 11, 2019
Episode 143—Chatter on the Meta
Nate, Phil, and Zac look at the "adventure" card type. Zac gets some new old school tech and Phil unloads about some new/old decks.
1:01:55
September 4, 2019
Episode 142—Aint No Cure for the Summertime Brews
Zac, Nate, and, Phil discuss some brews. The some discussion about Old school. Zac goes on a rant about edges and grinders seeking advantage.
1:02:53
August 25, 2019
Episode 141—A Hot Take on Fetchlands
Phil proposes an errata to our favorite scapegoat in order to fix future design.
1:02:26
August 19, 2019
Episode 140—Deeper Exploration
Zac and Nate discuss the next level of Legacy meta adjustments after the impact of planeswalker bombs. Note: Nate shares some personal news up until [[[5:00]]]
44:47
July 29, 2019
Episode 139—NYSE VIntage Breakdown w/ Gordon Fjeldsted
Zac interviews Gordon Fjeldsted about NYSE Vintage Zac's Rug Plus Jailer Threshold 20 LANDS 4 Misty Rainforest 3 Scalding Tarn 1 Badlands 1 Underground Sea 1 Strip Mine 1 Taiga 1 The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale 2 Tropical Island 3 Volcanic Island 4 Wasteland 7 CREATURES 2 Yixlid Jailer 2 Collector Ouphe 2 Snapcaster Mage 3 Tarmogoyf 23 INSTANTS and SORC. 1 Ancestral Recall 1 Ancient Grudge 1 Brainstorm 1 Dig Through Time 4 Force of Will 3 Lightning Bolt 2 Mental Misstep 1 Ponder 2 Preordain 1 Pyroblast 1 Spell Pierce 1 Time Walk 1 Treasure Cruise 10 OTHER SPELLS 1 Black Lotus 1 Chandra, Torch of Defiance 3 Dack Fayden 1 Mox Emerald 1 Mox Ruby 1 Mox Sapphire 2 Wrenn and Six SIDEBOARD 1 Chandra, Torch of Defiance 2 Energy Flux 4 Leyline of the Void 1 Lightning Bolt 1 Managorger Hydra 1 Mindbreak Trap 1 Nature's Claim 1 Pyroblast 2 Ravenous Trap 1 The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale Gordon's Survival Deck 4 Hollow One 4 Force of Vigor 4 Bazaar of Baghdad 3 Mental Misstep 1 Mox Jet 1 Mox Emerald 1 Mox Sapphire 1 Black Lotus 1 Ancestral Recall 1 Time Walk 3 Tropical Island 2 Bayou 4 Vengevine 2 Bazaar Trademage 4 Survival of the Fittest 3 Collector Ouphe 1 Wonder 4 Deathrite Shaman 1 Yixlid Jailer 4 Basking Rootwalla 1 Leovold, Emissary of Trest 2 Elvish Spirit Guide 2 Windswept Heath 2 Verdant Catacombs 3 Misty Rainforest 1 Forest 1 Mental Misstep 1 The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale 4 Ravenous Trap 2 Yixlid Jailer 1 Mindbreak Trap 1 Nature's Claim 2 Energy Flux 2 Assassin's Trophy 1 Treasure Cruise
52:44
July 25, 2019
Episode 138—Current Meta & Karn, The Great Creator
Phil and Zac look at the current meta and then theorycraft decks that Karn should be seeing play in. UW Show N Tell 19 LANDS 2 Ancient Tomb 2 City of Traitors 4 Flooded Strand 5 Island 2 Plains 4 Prismatic Vista 3 CREATURES 3 Emrakul, the Aeons Torn 30 INSTANTS and SORC. 4 Brainstorm 3 Cunning Wish 1 Flusterstorm 4 Force of Will 2 Impulse 1 Intuition 4 Ponder 4 Preordain 4 Show and Tell 3 Spell Pierce 8 OTHER SPELLS 1 Back to Basics 4 Omniscience 3 Teferi, Time Raveler SIDEBOARD 1 Arcane Artisan 1 Back to Basics 1 Boseiju, Who Shelters All 1 Disenchant 1 Eladamri's Call 1 Firemind's Foresight 1 Monastery Mentor 1 Nature's Chant 1 Release the Ants 2 Rest in Peace 1 Trickbind 2 Vendilion Clique 1 Wipe Away
56:10
July 14, 2019
Episode 137—Wrenn & Six Piles
Zac, Phil, and Nate wax about the sudden rise in Wrenn and Six in the Legacy Meta. Spoiler alert Phil goes on a rant!
1:04:49
July 8, 2019
Episode 136—Core Set M20 Review
Nathan Zac and Phil break down yet another set! Lotus Field 2:00 Chandra, Awakened Inferno 6:55 Vivien, Arkbow Ranger 8:45 Sephara, Sky Blade 10:25 Vilis, Broker of Blood 13:25 Drakuseth, Maw of Flames 17:50 Veil of Summer 10:45 Cavalier of Gales 24:40 Bishop of Wings 25:45 Agent of Treachery 26:30 Elvish Reclaimer 28:05 Brought Back 32:15 Drawn from Dreams 35:40 Embodiment of Agonies 37:00 Nightpack Ambusher 41:05 Chandra's Regulator 41:25 Shared Summons 43:00 Flood of Tears 43:35 Legion's End 46:45 Glint-Horn Buccaneer 49:30 Shifting Ceratops 51:15 Marauding Raptor 52:15 Starfield Mystic 55:05 Scheming Symmetry 57:15 Apostle of Purifying Light 1:03:25 Mask of Immolation 1:03:55 Yarok's Fenlurker 1:04:45 Audacious Thief 1:05:10 [Nate short rant about Kaalia] 1:06:15 Kethis, the Hidden Hand 1:09:20 Kykar, Wind's Fury 1:09:55 Yarok, the Desecrated 1:11:15 Corpse Knight 01:13:35 Creeping Trailblazer 01:14:05 Moldervine Reclamation 01:15:25 Risen Reef 01:15:45 Icon of Ancestry 01:16:30 Mystic Forge 01:18:05 Colossus Hammer 01:20:15 Manifold Key 01:21:15 Salvager of Ruin 01:22:30
1:28:03
July 3, 2019
Episode 135—Getting back in the Groove
Phil and Zac are excited for a 1k and Nate is excited about M20. Show notes stuff: Houston Legacy charity tournament: https://www.facebook.com/events/310872523183688 Sam Craven Griselbrands for good: https://blog.seemsgood.com/griselbranding-for-good/ TinFinvitational: https://tinfins.life/
48:22
June 25, 2019
Episode 134—Tournament Talk
Nathan and Zac Talk up the recent SCGCON results and a few Local Middle School and Vintage tourneys Nate played over the weekend. Nate’s Vintage Deck Creatures 4 Delver of Secrets 2 Goblin Cratermaker 2 Snapcaster Mage 1 Monastery Mentor Spells 4 Preordain 4 Force of Will 4 Mental Misstep 3 Spell Pierce 2 Lightning Bolt 1 Ancestral Recall 1 Treasure Cruise 1 Dig Through Time 1 Brainstorm 1 Ponder 1 Time Walk 1 Pyroblast Artifacts 1 Black Lotus 1 Mox Ruby 1 Mox Pearl 1 Mox Sapphire Walkers 3 Narset, Parter of Veils 2 Dack Fayden Land 1 Wasteland 1 Strip Mine 4 Scalding Tarn 3 Volcanic Island 4 Flooded Strand 2 Tundra 2 Island 1 Mountain Sideboard 2 Containment Priest 2 Flusterstorm 2 Ceremonious Rejection 2 Wear/Tear 2 Tormod’s Crypt 1 Null Rod 1 Pyroblast 1 Rest in Peace 1 Electrickery 1 Pithing Needle Nate’s Psychotog Middle School Creatures 4 Psychatog 2 Morphling Spells 4 Opt 4 Counterspell 3 Duress 3 Fact or Fiction 2 Miscalculation 2 Innocent Blood 2 Ghastly Demise 2 Impulse 2 Deep Analysis 1 Vendetta 1 Unearth 1 Funeral Charm 2 Intuition Artifacts 2 Powder Keg Lands 4 Underground River 4 Polluted Delta 2 Wasteland 2 Mishra's Factory 6 Island 5 Swamp Sideboard 2 Tormod's Crypt 2 Coffin Purge 2 Chill 1 Wonder 1 Energy Flux 1 Vendetta 1 Engineered Plague 1 Duress 1 Zuran Orb 1 Hibernation 1 Propaganda 1 Phyrexian Arena
53:57
June 13, 2019
Episode 133—Modern Horizons Breakdown
Phil Nate and Zac buckle down for a breakdown of the interesting cards from Modern Horizons Wrenn and Six 1:35 Echo of Eons 17:25 Horizon Lands 24:00 Prismatic Vista 32:00 Force of Negation 37:15 Giver of Runes 43:30 Force of Vigor 45:30 Collector Ouphe 48:15 Watcher for Tomorrow 52:45 Swords 55:30 Yawgmoth 1:03:55 Hall of Heliod’s Generosity 1:09:00 Plague Engineer 1:13:00 Goblin Engineer 1:14:33 Ice-Fang Coatl 1:17:30 Scale Up 1:27:30 Shenanigans 1:30:27 Ranger Captain of Eos 1:33:00 Shatter Asumptions 1:36:00 Scrapyard Recombiner 1:38:00 Ingenious Infiltrator 1:40:30 Mox Tantalite 1:41:45 Fist of Flame 1:44:45 Archmage’s charm 1:46:59 Ruination Rioter 1:49:35 Tribute Mage 1:50:45 Mirrodin Besieged 1:55:00 Tectonic Reformation 1:58:00 Aria of Flame 2:00:00 Kaya’s Guile 2:02:45 Unsettled Mariner 2:03:55
2:07:04
June 5, 2019
Episode 132—A Spoiler of Spoilers
Nathan Zac and Phil each choose one card to champion this cast. In the coming weeks we will be choosing our favorite cards from the set and highlighting them. Zac's Hollow-Stompy Creatures 4 Serendib Efreet 4 Sea Drake 4 Bazaar Trademage 4 Illusory Angel 4 Hollow One Instants and Sorceries 4 Force of Will 1 Intuition 2 Impulse 3 Mystic Confluence Other Spells 1 Umezawa's Jitte 4 Lotus Petal 4 Chalice of the Void 2 Back to Basics Lands 2 City of Traitors 4 Ancient Tomb 13 Island Nate's Pyromancer midrange value Creatures 2 Grim Lavamancer 4 Dark Confidant 3 Seasoned Pyromancer 4 Young Pyromancer Spells 4 Faithless Looting 4 Lightning Bolt 4 Cabal Therapy 3 Inquisition of Kozilek 3 Hymn to Tourach 3 Lingering Souls 2 Kolaghan’s Command 2 Collective Brutality 1 Sorin, Solemn Visitor Lands 4 Bloodstained Mire 4 Wasteland 3 Badlands 2 Marsh flats 2 Arid Mesa 2 Swamp 2 Mountain 1 Plateau 1 Scrubland Sideboard 2 Surgical Extraction 2 Tormod’s Crypt 2 Pyroblast 2 Pithing Needle 2 Kambal, Consul of Allocation 2 Liliana’s Triumph 1 Zealous Persecution 1 Marsh Casualties 1 Blood Moon
36:05
May 27, 2019
Episode 131—A Balanced Breakfast w/ Matt Hackbert
Friend of the podcast Matt Hackbert returns to discuss Cephalid Breakfast, Tin Fins variants, and life on the edges of Legacy. azeternalmagic.com Matt's Cephalid Breakfast, updated post-WAR Creatures:15 1 Hapless Researcher 4 Nomads en-Kor 4 Cephalid Illusionist 4 Narcomoeba 1 Laboratory Maniac 1 Angel of Glory's Rise Spells:27 4 AEther Vial 4 Brainstorm 3 Cabal Therapy 4 Ponder 4 Daze 3 Teferi, Time Raveler 1 Dread Return 4 Force of Will Lands:18 4 Flooded Strand 2 Island 1 Marsh Flats 2 Plains 3 Polluted Delta 3 Tundra 3 Underground Sea Sideboard:15 1 Stern Proctor 1 Chain of Vapor 2 Flusterstorm 1 Surgical Extraction 3 Swords to Plowshares 1 Celestial Purge 1 Disenchant 1 Echoing Truth 1 Hurkyl's Recall 1 Teferi, Time Raveler 2 Misdirection SI-tadel Combo Creatures:16 4 Ornithopter 4 Phyrexian Walker 4 Shield Sphere 4 Children of Korlis Spells:43 4 Chrome Mox 4 Lion's Eye Diamond 4 Lotus Petal 4 Culling the Weak 4 Dark Ritual 4 Cabal Ritual 4 Diabolic Intent 4 Land Grant 1 Goblin Charbelcher 4 Mastermind's Acquisition 3 Tendrils of Agony 3 Bolas's Citadel Lands:1 1 Bayou Sideboard:3 1 Goblin Charbelcher 1 Past in Flames 1 Tendrils of Agony ...so far
46:13
May 20, 2019
Episode 130—Chase "Stryfo" Hansen on 4c Dack
Zac and Nathan invite Chase "Stryfo" Hansen on to gab about 4 Color Dack control. Stryfo's Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/stryfo Stryfo's List: 21 LANDS 1 Badlands 1 Bayou 1 Bloodstained Mire 3 Grove of the Burnwillows 2 Island 4 Polluted Delta 3 Scalding Tarn 1 Swamp 1 Tropical Island 2 Underground Sea 2 Volcanic Island 8 CREATURES 4 Baleful Strix 1 Leovold, Emissary of Trest 3 Snapcaster Mage 24 INSTANTS and SORC. 1 Abrupt Decay 1 Assassin's Trophy 4 Brainstorm 1 Diabolic Edict 1 Fatal Push 4 Force of Will 1 Inquisition of Kozilek 1 Kolaghan's Command 4 Ponder 3 Punishing Fire 2 Thoughtseize 1 Toxic Deluge 7 OTHER SPELLS 3 Dack Fayden 2 Jace, the Mind Sculptor 1 Liliana of the Veil 1 Nihil Spellbomb SIDEBOARD 1 Assassin's Trophy 1 Hydroblast 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Nihil Spellbomb 1 Notion Thief 1 Pernicious Deed 1 Pulse of Murasa 2 Pyroblast 2 Rise / Fall 1 Spell Pierce 2 Surgical Extraction 1 To the Slaughter Edgar's List: 21 LANDS 1 Badlands 1 Bayou 1 Bloodstained Mire 3 Grove of the Burnwillows 2 Island 4 Polluted Delta 3 Scalding Tarn 1 Swamp 1 Tropical Island 2 Underground Sea 2 Volcanic Island 9 CREATURES 4 Baleful Strix 2 Leovold, Emissary of Trest 3 Snapcaster Mage 25 INSTANTS and SORC. 2 Abrupt Decay 4 Brainstorm 1 Diabolic Edict 4 Force of Will 2 Inquisition of Kozilek 1 Kolaghan's Command 3 Ponder 2 Preordain 3 Punishing Fire 2 Thoughtseize 1 Toxic Deluge 5 OTHER SPELLS 3 Dack Fayden 2 Jace, the Mind Sculptor SIDEBOARD 1 Diabolic Edict 1 Flusterstorm 1 Hydroblast 1 Kolaghan's Command 2 Nihil Spellbomb 1 Notion Thief 1 Pernicious Deed 3 Pyroblast 2 Surgical Extraction 2 Tarmogoyf
46:43
May 12, 2019
Episode 129—Take on Mee with Special Guest Jerry Mee III
Nathan and Zac give Jerry Mee III (recent Grand Prix Niagara Falls Top 8 competitor and host of Leaving a Legacy) the business. He talks about Sneak and Show during the GP, his thoughts on the London Mulligan and how the open letter from the MTG content creator community was received.
46:11
May 5, 2019
Episode 128—EPIC SIZE War of The Spark Set Review
Nathan Zac and Phil take a deep dive to look at War of the Spark. It's a big Episode. Here's a list of the cards we check out (in order of appearance): Jace Wielder of Mysteries Fblthp, the Lost Kasmina, Enigmatic Mentor Ilharg, the Raze-Boar Dreadhorde Invasion Massacre Girl Darviel, Rogue Shadowmage Dreadhorde Arcanist Awakening of Vitu-Ghazi Single Combat Flux Channeler Eternal Taskmaster Krenko, Tin street Kingpin Tomik, Distinguished Advokist Liliana’s Triumph Evolution Sage Gideon’s Triumph Aid the Fallen Nissa’s Triumph Banehound Kasima’s Transmutation Nicol Bolas, Dragon God Tezzeret, Master of the Bridge Domri, Anarch of Bolas Ral, Storm Conduit Teferi Time raveler Karn, the Great Creator Saheeli, Sublime Artificer Dovin, Hand of Control Chandra, Fire Artisan Solar Blaze God Pharoh’s Statue Sorin, Vengeful Bloodlord Storrev, Devksrin Lich Dreadhorde Butcher Angrath’s Rampage Dovin’s Veto Time Wipe Tamiyo, Collector of Tales Bond of Flourishing Finale of Promise The Elderspell Soul Diviner Deliver Unto Evil Huatli's Raptor Ashiok, Dream Render Finale of Eternity Casualties of War Finale of Revelation Blast Zone Price of Betrayal Tyrant's Scorn Gideon's Sacrifice Ugin, the Ineffable Finale of Devastation Narset, Parter of Veils Narset's Reversal Sarkhan's Catharsis
2:28:58
April 24, 2019
Episode 127—Legacy MCQ winner Michael Clifford
Nathan and Zac congratulate Michael Clifford, the winner of the Legacy MCQ. Michael's essay on ANT sideboarding https://twitter.com/cl1ffy81/status/1110368872702435329?s=19
42:39
April 15, 2019
Episode 126—Vintage Kicks & New Set Spice
Nate talks about a paper Vintage League in Texas and joins Zac to talk about from interesting hits from the new set! https://stonesmtg.com/ https://twitter.com/stonesvintage
42:40
April 8, 2019
Episode 125—Eric Vergo takes a Break
Nate, Zac, and Phil check in with Eric Vergo to discuss his up coming trip and how he feels about Legacy and Vintage right now. Eric's Blog operationcpb.com
57:04
April 1, 2019
Episode 124—Stoneforge Rises
Nathan and Zac discuss the recent uptick in Stoneblade. Why is this deck gaining steam in the current meta?
34:44
March 25, 2019
Episode 123—Delvering
Phil and Zac clash about Delver and Nate ponders Phoenix's future.
48:43
March 18, 2019
Episode 122—Great Expectations
The whole crew chimes in to guess what cards will spill over to modern from Legacy.
59:44
March 11, 2019
Episiode 121–Doing the Broken Thing
Zac's out this week. Nate top-8s a 1K with Phoenix. He and Phil continue developing LazavNought discussing how to balance the "combo plan" with the "backup plan". Phil tries to guess the most-played green card in the format. Nate's Delver Phoenix 4 Delver of Secrets 4 Arclight Phoenix 3 Dark Confidant 4 Brainstorm 4 Ponder 4 Preordain 4 Thoughtseize 4 Dark Ritual 4 Buried Alive 3 Cabal Therapy 2 Daze 2 Collective Brutality 3 Lotus Petal 4 Polluted Delta 3 Scalding Tarn 3 Underground Sea 1 Swamp 1 Island 1 Volcanic Island 1 Badlands 1 Bloodstained Mire 4 Tormod’s Crypt 2 Goblin Cratermaker 2 Spell Pierce 2 Echoing Truth 2 Fatal Push 1 Marsh Casualties 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Engineered Explosives Kjardan Uldahl's Esper Midrange (piloted by Zac Hardman at PCG 1K) 3 Gurmag Angler 3 Snapcaster Mage 1 Vendilion Clique 4 Brainstorm 2 Counterspell 1 Fatal Push 1 Flusterstorm 4 Force of Will 3 Inquisition of Kozilek 4 Ponder 3 Preordain 4 Swords to Plowshares 2 Thoughtseize 1 Toxic Deluge 1 Vindicate 1 Engineered Explosives 2 Jace, the Mind Sculptor 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 4 Flooded Strand 2 Island 1 Marsh Flats 1 Plains 4 Polluted Delta 1 Scrubland 1 Swamp 2 Tundra 3 Underground Sea 2 Containment Priest 2 Disenchant 2 Flusterstorm 2 Hymn to Tourach 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Painful Truths 1 Pithing Needle 3 Surgical Extraction 1 Toxic Deluge
59:12
March 4, 2019
Episode 120—Mulligan Opinions
Nathan and Zac wax poetic on the new mulligan rule. What does this mean for Legacy? The good, the bad, and the turn 1 chalice format that is likely to ensue (ugly).
42:03
February 24, 2019
Episode 119—Phil's LavazNaught
Nate, Zac, and Phil breakdown Phil's Recent iteration of LazavNaught that scored Phil a recent Top 8. Zac discusses the recent episode of Top Down Legacy Podcast. Creatures 4 Lazav, The Multifarious 4 dark confidant 4 Phyrexian Dreadnought 1 Baleful Strix 1 pteramander Spells 4 force of will 4 ponder 4 brainstorm 4 preordain 4 stifle 3 thoughtseize 2 push 3 hymn Lands 4 Polluted Deltadelta 4 Scalding Tarn 1 Marsh Flats 3 underground sea 1 island 1 swamp 4 wasteland Board 3 surgical Extraction 2 lilianna the last hope 2 flusterstorm 2 Diabolic dict 2 ratchet bomb 1 spell pierce 1 grafdigger's cage 1 pithing needle 1 blue elemental blast
52:42
February 18, 2019
Episode 118—Grixis Phoenix w/ Callum Smith
Nathan and Zac Breakdown Grixis Phoenix with Callum Smith. Cyrus Corman-Gil joins in for a comprehensive match recap of the latest Challenge finals. Callum's Grixis Phoenix Creatures 4 Arclight Phoenix 3 Dark Confidant 3 Young Pyromancer 4 Buried Alive 4 Cabal Therapy Spells 4 Ponder 4 Preordain 3 Thoughtseize 4 Brainstorm 4 Dark Ritual 2 Daze 3 Lightning Bolt 3 Lotus Petal Lands 1 Badlands 1 Bloodstained Mire 1 Island 4 Polluted Delta 3 Scalding Tarn 1 Swamp 2 Underground Sea 2 Volcanic Island Sideboard 2 Abrade 2 Echoing Truth 1 Engineered Explosives 2 Engineered Plague 2 Goblin Cratermaker 2 Spell Pierce 4 Tormod's Crypt
1:16:41
February 8, 2019
Episode 117—Day 2, UR Pteramander, and OP stuff
Zac celebrates a day 2 at GPNJ. Nate talks about a 5-0 with UR Pteramander. They break down the recent announcement about Organized Play and the Mythic Invitational. Nate's UR Pteramander 4 Delver of Secrets 2 Bedlam Reveler 4 Daze 4 Stifle 4 Brainstorm 4 Ponder 2 Polluted Delta 1 Flooded Strand 4 Wasteland 2 Island 1 Mountain 2 True-Name Nemesis 2 Spell Pierce 1 Spell Snare 1 Forked Bolt 1 Dismember 1 Preordain 4 Pteramander 2 Volcanic Island 2 Arid Mesa 4 Force of Will 4 Lightning Bolt 4 Scalding Tarn 2 Surgical Extraction 2 Pithing Needle 2 Smash to Smithereens 2 Flusterstorm 2 Tormod's Crypt 1 Price of Progress 2 Pyroblast 2 Echoing Truth
1:05:32
February 1, 2019
Episode 116—Underrated Stars
Zac, Nathan, and Phil point out some cards that they think are flying under the radar and might have a good home in Legacy.
1:10:03
January 28, 2019
Episode 115—Fireside Chat with Roland Chang
Nate and Zac invite long time friend of the show and Recent SCG WOR Open winner Roland Chang on to talk Grixis Delver, the power of representing Daze and Stifle and his thoughts on Vintage.
1:05:44
January 21, 2019
Episode 114—A call to Action
Nate and Zac discuss the Legacy's community letter, and Phil joins for the last of the spoilers.
52:51
January 15, 2019
Episode 113—Just the Hits
Zac Nathan and Phil, go over the recent spoiled cards from Ravnica Allegiance.
1:11:47
January 5, 2019
Episode 112—The New Guild Mechanics
Phil and Zac look at the new mechanics and speculate on future playables.
58:36
December 31, 2018
Episode 111—Lavinia, Azorius Renegade
Nate and Zac break down a full deconstruction on Lavinia, Azorius Renegade.
53:02
December 24, 2018
Episode 110—Lazav, Good Impressions
Nate, Phil, and Zac Look at some new brews as they look forward for SCG Syracuse in March. Phil and Zac discuss the recent MTG Arena Announcement and how it affects us. Phil's Shadow of Stifle-Naught 4 Lazav, The Multifarious 4 Baleful Strix 4 Phyrexian Dreadnought 4 Death’s Shadow 4 force of will 4 ponder 4 brainstorm 4 stifle 4 thoughtseize 2 fatal push 2 dismember 1 reanimate 1 preordain 4 polluted delta 4 blue fetch 2 black fetch 3 watery grave 3 underground sea 1 island 1 swamp Board 3 surgical extraction 3 dark confidant 2 pithing needle 2 Liliana, the last hope 2 hymn to tourach 2 engineered explosives 1 reanimate
1:11:09
December 10, 2018
Episode 109—A Montasy Meet-up
Nate and Zac met up at Montasy for a local this week! Nate narrowly misses the top 4 at Paragon City and Zac talks up some pet projects. http://www.cubetutor.com/viewcube/120793 Lands 4 Bloodstained Mire 1 Scrubland 3 Swamp 3 Badlands 4 Marsh Flats 2 Mountain 1 Arid Mesa 1 Plateau Planeswalkers 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Liliana of the Veil Creatures 4 Bedlam Reveler 4 Young Pyromancer 1 Scourge of Nel Toth Spells 2 Fatal Push 1 Collective Brutality 4 Cabal Therapy 2 Kolaghan's Command 2 Entomb 4 Lingering Souls 4 Faithless Looting 2 Diabolic Edict 3 Thoughtseize 3 Hymn to Tourach 4 Lightning Bolt Sideboard 2 Engineered Explosives 3 Surgical Extraction 1 Marsh Casualties 1 Alpine Moon 2 Pithing Needle 2 Damping Sphere 2 Wear/Tear 2 Pyroblast
48:46
December 3, 2018
Episode 108—Mardu (There is no Try)
Nate and Zac discuss a new Mardu build, and final thoughts on Ultimate Masters. 4 Bloodstained Mire 1 Scrubland 3 Swamp 3 Badlands 4 Marsh Flats 2 Mountain 1 Arid Mesa 1 Plateau 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Liliana of the Veil 4 Bedlam Reveler 4 Young Pyromancer 2 Fatal Push 1 Scourge of Nel Toth 1 Collective Brutality 4 Cabal Therapy 2 Kolaghan's Command 2 Entomb 4 Lingering Souls 4 Faithless Looting 2 Diabolic Edict 3 Thoughtseize 3 Hymn to Tourach 4 Lightning Bolt 2 Engineered Explosives 3 Surgical Extraction 1 Marsh Casualties 1 Alpine Moon 2 Pithing Needle 2 Damping Sphere 2 Wear/Tear 2 Pyroblast
36:24
November 26, 2018
Episode 107—Overlooking at Recent Cards
Phil and Zac look at some recent (and one not so recent) cards to see if they might make a wave in the meta over the next few months.
51:47
November 19, 2018
Episode 106—Heads Up Plays and Ultimate Masters
Nathan Phil and Zac talk about the play of the match in the finals of Eternal Weekend. Then deep dive into Ultimate Masters.
57:20
November 11, 2018
Episode 105—On the Scene at Eternal Weekend
Nathan checks in from Pittsburg Sunday night in the aftermath of Eternal Weekend. Zac and Phil listen in awe. Nate's Grim Discovery Run-it-Back 5-1 Creatures 4 Baleful Strix 4 Vampire Hexmage 2 Snapcaster Mage 1 Tombstalker Spells 4 Brainstorm 4 Ponder 4 Force of Will 4 Expedition Map 3 Hymn to Tourach 2 Grim Discovery 2 Thoughtseize 2 Inquisition of Kozilek 2 Fatal Push Land 4 Polluted Delta 3 Dark Depths 2 Underground Sea 2 Island 2 Swamp 2 Marsh Flats 2 Misty Rainforest 2 Thespian’s Stage 1 Wasteland 1 Creeping Tar Pit 1 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth Sideboard 2 Surgical Extraction 2 Flusterstorm 2 Bitterblossom 2 Engineered Explosives 2 Pithing Needle 1 Bokuja Bog 1 Karakas 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Diabolic Edict 1 Plague Mare
47:57
November 4, 2018
Episode 104—Eric Vergo on Eternal Weekend
Nathan and Zac welcome back Eric Vergo to talk about Eternal Weekend, what the meta looks like and how insane Paradoxical Outcome is.
1:02:58
October 29, 2018
Episode 103—Whats Eating Cyrus?
Zac, Phil and Nate invite Legacy grinder Cyrus Corman-Gil on to discuss whether the Eternal formats are in a good place right now.
1:08:54
October 21, 2018
Episode 102—Paper Streaming w/ Tim Akpinar
Zac invites Tim Akpinar a well known Legacy Streamer to talk about a project he's working on Tim and Zac drop a few hot takes, and Zac goes on a rant about the recent update to the Old School event at Eternal Weekend. https://www.twitch.tv/efil4zaknupome Tim's Grixis Control/Reanimator Land 1 Badlands 1 Bloodstained Mire 3 Island 4 Polluted Delta 4 Scalding Tarn 2 Swamp 2 Underground Sea 2 Volcanic Island Creature 3 Baleful Strix 1 Griselbrand 1 Kess, Dissident Mage 3 Snapcaster Mage Planeswalkers 1 Dack Fayden 1 Jace, the Mind Sculptor Spells 4 Brainstorm 1 Counterspell 3 Entomb 3 Fatal Push 1 Flusterstorm 4 Force of Will 2 Hymn to Tourach 1 Izzet Charm 2 Kolaghan’s Command 4 Ponder 2 Preordain 3 Reanimate 1 Spell Snare Sideboard 1 Flusterstorm 1 Echoing Truth 3 Surgical Extraction 1 Hymn to Tourach 1 Vendilion Clique 1 Toxic Deluge 1 Lilliana, the Last Hope 2 Pyroblast 1 Blood Moon 1 Izzet Staticaster 1 Abrade 1 Engineered Explosives
50:27
October 14, 2018
Episode 101—Pot Luck Grab Bag
Phil Nate and Zac discuss their "hot takes" from the last week. Nate has a new deck, Zac and Phil are sweet on some Guilds of Ravnica cards 2 Mountain 4 Arclight Phoenix 2 Fatal Push 2 Entomb 4 Bedlam Reveler 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Collective Brutality 4 Cabal Therapy 3 Badlands 2 Hymn to Tourach 2 Kolaghan's Command 4 Bloodstained Mire 1 Scrubland 3 Swamp 1 Arid Mesa 4 Marsh Flats 3 Lingering Souls 4 Faithless Looting 2 Diabolic Edict 3 Thoughtseize 1 Plateau 4 Lightning Bolt 3 Young Pyromancer 1 Engineered Explosives 1 Scourge of Nel Toth 2 Pyroblast 1 Marsh Casualties 2 Blood Moon 1 Pithing Needle 1 Scald 1 Engineered Plague 2 Wear/Tear 3 Surgical Extraction
58:23
October 8, 2018
Episode 100—Our 100th Episode! and SCGBALT Recap
Zac and Phil recount their SCGBALT weekend. Nate grills them about match ups. We scientifically find that Zac's Deck Choice was correct. 19 LANDS 4 Blinkmoth Nexus 1 Forest 4 Misty Rainforest 1 Pendelhaven 4 Tropical Island 1 Verdant Catacombs 1 Wasteland 3 Windswept Heath 13 CREATURES 4 Blighted Agent 4 Glistener Elf 4 Noble Hierarch 1 Viridian Corrupter 27 INSTANTS and SORC. 2 Blossoming Defense 2 Berserk 4 Brainstorm 1 Crop Rotation 4 Daze 3 Force of Will 4 Invigorate 2 Ponder 1 Spell Pierce 2 Vines of Vastwood 1 Green Sun's Zenith 1 Dissenter's Deliverance 1 OTHER SPELLS 1 Sylvan Library SIDEBOARD 1 Crop Rotation 1 Umezawa's Jitte 2 Flusterstorm 1 Force of Will 1 Blue Elemental Blast 1 Karakas 1 Nature's Claim 1 Null Rod 1 Krosan Grip 1 Bojuka Bog 2 True Name-Nemeis 1 Shaper's Sanctuary 1 Teferi's Response
1:03:11
September 30, 2018
Episode 99—SCG BALT PREP Guilds of Ravnica Spoilers pt 2
Zac tries to decide what to play at SCG Baltimore. Nate discusses the rest of the cards from Guilds of Ravnica.
57:05
September 24, 2018
Episode 98—Guilds of Ravnica Spoilers pt 1
Nathan Phil and Zac look at the first week's offerings from Guilds of Ravnica and apply their knowledge to what will work for Legacy. 2:35 Assassin's Trophy 11:34 Mission Briefing 16:25 Arcbound Phoenix 19:19 Mausoleum Secrets 22:46 Lazav, the Multifarious 28:58 Lotleth Gia 30:24 Glowspire Shaman 32:55 Creeping CHill 33:55 Omnispell Adept 36:42 Ritual of Soot 38:49 Doom Whisperer 43:30 Connive // Concoct 45:27 Expansion // Explosion 50:16 Beast Whisperer 55:56 Goblin Cratermaker 1:01:44 Vraska Golgari Queen 1:16:43 Runaway Steam-KIn
1:24:31
September 16, 2018
Episode 97—The Richmond Revue
Zac and Phil talk about the top decks from GP Richmond and wax on how the meta is shaking out.
54:32
September 10, 2018
Episode 96—Tom Ellis on Elves
Tom Ellis joins us this week to talk about Elves after the loss of Deathrite Shaman.
52:59
September 3, 2018
Episode 95—GP Richmond Prep
Nate, Phil, and Zac look at the current meta and make decisions for what to play at the Grand Prix.
1:21:17
August 27, 2018
Episode 94—Jonathan Sukenik on Grixis Delver
Zac and Nathan grill Jonathan Sukenik on his top 8 finish at Pro Tour 25th. He talks Grixis Delver and his unique approach to the game. Jonathan Sukenik's PT 25th Grixis Delver LANDS 2 Misty Rainforest 3 Polluted Delta 3 Scalding Tarn 4 Underground Sea 3 Volcanic Island 4 Wasteland CREATURES 4 Delver of Secrets 3 Gurmag Angler 3 True-Name Nemesis INSTANTS and SORC. 4 Brainstorm 4 Daze 4 Force of Will 1 Forked Bolt 4 Inquisition of Kozilek 4 Lightning Bolt 4 Ponder 2 Preordain 2 Spell Pierce 2 OTHER SPELLS 2 Bitterblossom SIDEBOARD 2 Abrade 2 Diabolic Edict 1 Electrickery 1 Flusterstorm 2 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Marsh Casualties 2 Pyroblast 1 Red Elemental Blast 1 Snapcaster Mage 2 Surgical Extraction Jonathan Sukenik's SCG Philly Grixis Devler 18 LANDS 2 Misty Rainforest 3 Polluted Delta 2 Scalding Tarn 4 Underground Sea 3 Volcanic Island 4 Wasteland 12 CREATURES 4 Delver of Secrets 1 Grim Lavamancer 3 Gurmag Angler 4 True-Name Nemesis 30 INSTANTS and SORC. 4 Brainstorm 4 Daze 4 Force of Will 1 Forked Bolt 4 Lightning Bolt 4 Ponder 2 Preordain 2 Spell Pierce 2 Thought Scour 3 Thoughtseize SIDEBOARD 2 Abrade 2 Diabolic Edict 1 Echoing Truth 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Marsh Casualties 3 Pyroblast 1 Snapcaster Mage 3 Surgical Extraction 1 Thoughtseize
58:54
August 19, 2018
Episode 93—Ben Friedman talks Death's Shadow
Zac returns. He, Nate and Phil grill Ben Friedman about his Pro Tour 25th Anniversary deck, UB Death's Shadow. Ben's article: http://www.starcitygames.com/articles/37550_The-New-Best-Deaths-Shadow-Deck.html Ben's Pro Tour Death's Shadow Creature 4 Death's Shadow 2 Gurmag Angler 4 Street Wraith 4 Delver of Secrets Sorcery 4 Thoughtseize 4 Ponder 2 Preordain Instant 4 Force of Will 4 Daze 3 Stubborn Denial 4 Brainstorm 2 Fatal Push 1 Dismember 2 Snuff Out Land 4 Polluted Delta 2 Bloodstained Mire 2 Flooded Strand 4 Watery Grave 2 Wasteland 2 Underground Sea Sideboard 2 Flusterstorm 3 Surgical Extraction 2 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Bitterblossom 1 Hymn to Tourach 1 Toxic Deluge 1 Massacre 2 Ratchet Bomb 2 Diabolic Edict Josh's Pro Tour Death's Shadow Creature 4 Death's Shadow 4 Street Wraith 4 Delver of Secrets 2 Gurmag Angler Sorcery 3 Ponder 1 Preordain 4 Thoughtseize 2 Reanimate Instant 4 Brainstorm 4 Daze 4 Force of Will 2 Snuff Out 2 Fatal Push 2 Stubborn Denial Land 3 Watery Grave 2 Underground Sea 4 Wasteland 1 Marsh Flats 2 Bloodstained Mire 2 Verdant Catacombs 1 Scalding Tarn 1 Misty Rainforest 1 Polluted Delta 1 Flooded Strand Sideboard 2 Hymn to Tourach 2 Liliana, the Last Hope 3 Surgical Extraction 1 Nihil Spellbomb 1 Diabolic Edict 2 Throne of Geth 1 Engineered Explosives 3 Dread of Night
1:01:37
August 12, 2018
Episode 92—This Cast was Doomed from the Start
Nate and Phil talk about the Geekery Dual land Tourney and touch on the Pro Tour. Zac is at GenCon this week.
1:34:26
August 7, 2018
Episode 91—Into the Void w/Grayson Richings-Parker
Nathan and Phil interview Grayson Richings-Parker on the controversial Magic card Chalice of the Void. Zac takes the week off.
1:09:52
July 30, 2018
Episode 90—And Lo, The Egg Shall Hatch
Phil, Nate and Zac discuss SCG Worschester's results and start to determine the shape of the meta. GP Richmond early prep and sideboarding strategy are featured as well.
1:14:26
July 22, 2018
Episode 89—New Early Meta
Phil Nate and Zac look at the early meta and See what decks take the lead early on.
46:56
July 16, 2018
Episode 88—Shake It Up
Zac and Nate take a look at the new Meta and revel in the diversity of a new format. Nate's Infect 4 Glistener Elf 4 Blighted Agent 4 Noble Hierarch 4 Brainstorm 4 Force of Will 4 Invigorate 3 Daze 2 Spell Pierce 2 Berserk 2 Ponder 2 Blossoming Defense 2 Vines of Vastwood 1 Mutagenic Growth 1 Stifle 1 Become Immense 1 Crop Rotation 4 Misty 4 other green fetches 4 Trop 4 Inkmoth Nexus 1 Pendelhaven 1 Wasteland 1 Forest 1 Island 1 Wasteland 1 Bojuka Bog 1 Karakas 1 Crop Rotation 1 Krosan Grip 1 Umezawa's Jitte 1 Viridian Corrupter 2 Flusterstorm 2 Surgical Extraction 3 True-Name Nemesis Nate's Golgari "Vin"gence 4 Tarmogoyf 4 Dark Confidant 4 Grim Flayer 2 Scavenging Ooze 4 Thoughtseize 4 Fatal Push 3 Abrupt Decay 3 Inquisition Of Kozilek 3 Hymn To Tourach 2 Unearth 4 Mishra's Bauble 2 Bitterblossom 2 Umezawa's Jitte 2 Liliana of the Veil 4 Verdant Catacombs 4 Wasteland 3 Polluted Delta 3 Swamp 3 Bayou 2 Forest 3 Surgical Extraction 2 Dread of Night 2 Nihil Spellbomb 2 Krosan Grip 4 Thorn of Amethyst 2 Pernicious Deed
48:09
July 9, 2018
Episode 87—I'm with the Banned
Nate, Zac and Phil invite Eric Vergo on to navigate a long overdue move by WOTC to remove Deathrite Shaman and Gitaxian Probe from Legacy. What's it mean? What's Good? What's Bad? and Nate shares a song to bid DRS a long goodbye.
1:13:07
July 3, 2018
Episode 86—M19 Spoilers and BnR Predictions
Phil, Nate, and Zac look at M19 and talk about next week's BnR update.
1:07:59
June 24, 2018
Episode 85—Stomping or Locking
Zac and Phil looks at some recent tourneys and analyze Chalice Decks, when are they Stompy and when are they Prison?
1:12:24
June 18, 2018
Episode 84—Getting Dark and Stormy with Cyrus Corman-Gill
Nate invites Cyrus a known storm grinder on MTGO on. Zac and Phil emerge from the parking deck with questions. LANDS 1 Bayou 4 Misty Rainforest 4 Polluted Delta 1 Snow-Covered Island 1 Snow-Covered Swamp 1 Tropical Island 2 Underground Sea 1 Volcanic Island INSTANTS and SORC. 1 Ad Nauseam 4 Brainstorm 4 Cabal Ritual 3 Cabal Therapy 1 Dark Petition 4 Dark Ritual 3 Duress 4 Gitaxian Probe 4 Infernal Tutor 2 Past in Flames 4 Ponder 2 Preordain 1 Tendrils of Agony 8 OTHER SPELLS 4 Lion's Eye Diamond 4 Lotus Petal SIDEBOARD 2 Abrupt Decay 2 Chain of Vapor 1 Empty the Warrens 2 Fatal Push 2 Flusterstorm 2 Ground Seal 2 Hurkyl's Recall 1 Tormod's Crypt 1 Xantid Swarm twitch.tv/cyruscg
46:35
June 11, 2018
Episode 83—SCG REGIONALS prep and SCGCON speculation
Zac and Phil Head off to Regionals, Nate looks at the meta this week. Zac's Twitch: www.twitch.tv/durdlemagus Nate's Twitch: www.twitch.tv/thefrozendivide Phil's Book is still on audible! Check that out! Use the First Link for his book, the second is our promo code for Audible. If you sign up it helps support the show. Of course you can always subscribe to our Patreon as well. https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Portal-World-Audiobook/B07CJ28KQ2 www.audibletrail.com/eternaldurdles www.patreon.com/eternaldurdles
44:36
June 4, 2018
Episode 82—BattleBond Reactions
Zac and Nate cover Battlebond for desirable legacy offerings. Apologies this week for Zac's low volume. He's got that worked out so you can expect a better average next week. Zac's Twitch: www.twitch.tv/durdlemagus Nate's Twitch: www.twitch.tv/thefrozendivide
53:43
May 28, 2018
Episode 81—Phil's Birmingham Recap & MTG Finance Advice
Phil's Back from England, Zac and Nathan Are getting interested in Premodern, Zac has some MTGFinance tips that he hopes saves you a few bucks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YWOaIJ6zBM&feature=youtu.be Phil's Book is still on audible! Check that out! Use the First Link for his book, the second is our promo code for Audible. If you sign up it helps support the show. Of course you can always subscribe to our Patreon as well. https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Portal-World-Audiobook/B07CJ28KQ2 www.audibletrail.com/eternaldurdles www.patreon.com/eternaldurdles
1:00:59
May 21, 2018
Episode 80—Predictions Before Birmingham
Zac and Nate, take some bold guesses that pay off immediately about GP Birmingham. Phil's out this week, Playing in the GP! Good Luck Phil!
45:15
May 14, 2018
Episode 79—Matthew Hackbert Turbo Depths
Phil's traveling this week. Nate and Zac interview Turbo Depths aficionado Matthew Hackbert. They scour his thoughts on the deck, how to play it and ways to attack it. "Stock" GB Turbo Decklist Main: Lands - 23 3 Bayou 4 Verdant Catacombs 4 Dark Depths 4 Thespian's Stage 3 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth 1 Sejiri Steppe 1 Bojuka Bog 1 Ghost Quarter 1 Swamp (S-C if ItN) 1 Forest (S-C if ItN) Creatures - 11 4 Vampire Hexmage 4 Elvish Spirit Guide 3 Sylvan Safekeeper Other - 26 4 Lotus Petal 4 Thoughtseize 4 Duress 4 Crop Rotation 4 Sylvan Scrying 2 Expedition Map or 2 Into the North (Map usually over ItN) 3 Pithing Needle 1 Flex (This is often S. Library or 3rd Map/ItN) Sideboard - 15 1 Pithing Needle 1 Karakas 1 Dryad Arbor/Mishra's Factory 2 Thorn of Amethyst 2 Surgical Extraction 2 Rite of Consumption 3 Abrupt Decay 3 Flex SB Flex is often some combination of the following: More Thorns/Spheres Decay/Grip effect Surgical Bosejiu for vs U/x Control Card Advantage (Bob/S.Library, etc.) Bitterblossom --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BUG "Negator" Depths - This variant designed and championed by Tom Hepp Main: Lands - 28 4 Dark Depths 4 Thespian Stage 4 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth 4 Misty Rainforest 3 Verdant Catacombs 2 Bayou 1 Underground Sea 1 Tropical Island 1 Bojuka Bog 1 Sejiri Steppe 1 Wasteland 2 Flex Spots (Some combo of Gemstone Mines and/or a Forest) Creatures - 4 4 Vampire Hexmage Other - 28 4 Mox Diamond 4 Crop Rotation 4 Brainstorm 4 Thoughtseize 2 Duress 2 Inquisition of Kozilek 3 Sylcan Scrying 2 Pithing Needle 2 Expedition Map 1 Stifle Sideboard - 15 3 Flusterstorm 3 Surgical Extraction 2 Krosan Grip 2 Abrupt Decay 2 Pithing Needle 1 Dryad Arbor 1 Ghost Quarter 1 Karakas Join us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/eternaldurdles Our Tee Shirt: https://teespring.com/shop/eternal-durdles-brew-crew?aid=marketplace&tsmac=marketplace&tsmic=search#pid=46&cid=2742&sid=front www.audibletrial.com/Eternaldurdles Phil's voice on a book: https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Portal-World-Audiobook/B07CJ28KQ2?ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=ZQNQDDQP24MQDTJCJH6D&
1:10:12
May 7, 2018
Episode 78—Meta Updates
Zac Nate and Phil look at a the first week of Dominaria being legal, check out a couple of deck innovations and get a quick snapshot of the meta. Join us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/eternaldurdles Our Tee Shirt: https://teespring.com/shop/eternal-durdles-brew-crew?aid=marketplace&tsmac=marketplace&tsmic=search#pid=46&cid=2742&sid=front www.audibletrial.com/Eternaldurdles Phil's voice on a book: https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Portal-World-Audiobook/B07CJ28KQ2?ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=ZQNQDDQP24MQDTJCJH6D&
50:09
April 30, 2018
Episode 77—Dominaria Legacy Picks
Phil, Nate and Zac look at Dominaria now that its out and see what gems they can find. You can support the show several ways: Join us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/eternaldurdles to directly support the show audibletrail.com/eternaldurdles for a free audiobook with your subscription ALSO Phil narrated a book that came out on Friday. It's Portal World by J.L. Ender. Perfect choice for your first free book.
1:24:25
April 23, 2018
Episode 76—What the Fudge is a Pillar?
Phil Nate and Zac react to the BnR update. Then dissect @MTGAARON's "Pillars of the Format" tweet.
1:15:49
April 17, 2018
Episode 75—Last (Sha)Man Standing
Nate Phil and Zac discuss the top 8 of GP Seattle. What this means for the health of the format, and answer a series of conundrums related to Deathrite Shaman.
1:12:55
April 8, 2018
Episode 74—Black to Basics and Other News
Phil takes Back to Basics and puts is in a Dimir shell. Zac plays Temur Shift in a Modern 2k. Nate goes full mentor in a Legacy 4k. http://www.audibletrial.com/eternaldurdles www.patreon.com/eternaldurdles Phil's Black to Basics Creatures 4 Baleful Strix 3 Snapcaster mage 2 Vendilion clique 1 Tasigur, The Golden Fang Spells 3 Jace, The Mind Scupltor 4 Force of will 4 Ponder 4 Brainstorm 1 preordain 4 Thoughtseize 4 Fatal push 2 Counterbalance 1 counterspell 2 Back to Basics 1 Diabolic Edict 1 Toxic Deluge 4 Polluted Delta 2 Misty Rainforest 2 Scalding Tarn 1 Flooded Strand 5 Island 3 Swamp 2 Underground Sea SideBoard: 3 flusterstorm 3 surgical extraction 2 vampire hexmage 2 pithing needle 2 dread of night 1 dragonlord silumgar 1 hostage taker 1 notion thief Zac's Shift LANDS 2 Breeding Pool 1 Sheltered Thicket 2 Forest 3 Island 4 Misty Rainforest 1 Mountain 3 Wooded Foothills 4 Steam Vents 3 Stomping Ground 1 Cinder Glade 2 Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle CREATURES 4 Sakura-Tribe Elder 1 Snapcaster Mage 1 Primeval Titan SPELLS 3 Cryptic Command 1 Explore 1 Farseek 1 Izzet Charm 1 Lightning Bolt 3 Prismatic Omen 4 Remand 4 Scapeshift 4 Search for Tomorrow 2 Jace, the Mind Sculptor 2 Search for Azcanta SIDEBOARD 2 Anger of the Gods 2 Abrade 2 Relic of Progenitus 2 Negate 1 Engineered Explosives 1 Jace, the Mind Sculptor 3 Obstinate Baloth 2 Vendilion Clique
1:05:13
April 4, 2018
Episode 73—When Brewing Goes Right
Phil Nate and Zac talk about what defines a brew, and when its right to brew.
52:42
March 26, 2018
Episode 72—What if Fetchlands got Banned?
The crew takes a queue from the community and guess the chaos that would ensue with a ban on fetchlands. www.audibletrial.com/eternaldurdles
1:15:28
March 18, 2018
Episode 71—Discussing Dominaria Leaks
Phil, Nate, and Zac take a look at the recent Dominaria leaks and try to find spoils for eternal formats. There are some gems!
1:00:10
March 12, 2018
Episode 70—Top 32 at SCGWOR/DRS & Legacy
Phil places in the top 32 at SCGWOR with Esper Mentor. The Gang gets into a heated debate about DRS's life expectancy in the format. Creatures (12) 2 Baleful Strix 4 Deathrite Shaman 4 Monastery Mentor 2 Snapcaster Mage Planeswalkers (1) 1 Jace, the Mind Sculptor Lands (18) 1 Island 1 Plains 1 Swamp 4 Flooded Strand 2 Marsh Flats 4 Polluted Delta 1 Scrubland 1 Tropical Island 1 Tundra 2 Underground Sea Spells (29) 4 Brainstorm 2 Fatal Push 4 Force of Will 2 Spell Pierce 4 Swords to Plowshares 4 Cabal Therapy 4 Gitaxian Probe 4 Ponder 1 Unearth Sideboard 1 Nihil Spellbomb 1 Pithing Needle 3 Disenchant 2 Flusterstorm 1 Hydroblast 2 Surgical Extraction 2 Zealous Persecution 1 Tasigur, the Golden Fang 1 Unearth 1 Forest
1:11:23
March 9, 2018
Episode 69—Vintage, Masters 25 and SCGWor Prep
Zac's Apple City Vault Lands 1 Spire of industry 2 Mana Confluence 3 City of Brass 4 Seat of the Synod 1 Tolarian Academy Planeswalkers 1 Saheeli Rai 1 Tezzeret the Seeker 1 Dack Fayden 1 Jace the Mind Sculptor Spells 1 Time Walk 1 Time twister 1 Ancestral Recall 3 Thoughtcast 1 Brainstorm 1 Yawgmoth’s Will 2 Paradoxical Outcome 1 Thirst for Knowledge 1 Tinker 1 Dark Petition 1 Demonic Tutor 1 Vampiric Tutor 1 Transmute Artifact 1 wheel of Fortune 2 By Force 1 Flusterstorm 4 Force of Will Creatures 2 Goblin Welder 1 Inkwell Leviathan Artifacts 2 Voltaic Key 1 Memory Jar 1 Time Vault 4 Mox opal 1 mox pearl 1 mox jet 1 mox sapphire 1 mox ruby 1 mox emerald 1 Black Lotus 1 Sol Ring 1 Lotus Petal 1 mana crypt 1 Mana vault Sideboard 1 Mental misstep 2 Ancient Grudge 2 Yixlid Jailer 2 Illness in the ranks 1 Xantid Swarm 1 Hurkyl’s Recall 4 Nature’s Claim 2 Misdirection Nate's Blue Hollow One 4 hollow one 4 flameblade adept 4 insolent neonate 4 street wraith 4 basking rootwalla 4 vengevine 2 hooting mandrills 1 wonder 4 faithless looting 4 lightning bolt 2 careful study 2 izzet charm 2 chain lightning 1 life from the loam 3 scalding tarn 3 wooded foothills 2 misty rainforest 1 tropical island 2 volcanic island 2 taiga 1 island 1 forest 1 mountain 1 lonely sandbar 1 barbarian ring 3 pyrostatic pillar 2 flusterstorm 2 surgical extraction 2 pyroblast 2 ancient grudge 1 echoing truth 1 pyroclasm 1 tormod’s crypt 1 sulfur elemental
58:20
March 1, 2018
Episode 68—Hollow Him Wherever He May Go
Nate is back, talking Hollow One... IN LEGACY! Phil and Zac go over a recent clash: Pile vs Miracles. Nate's Legacy Hollow One: 4 hollow one 4 basking rootwalla 4 vengevine 4 flameblade adept 4 insolent neonate 4 street wraith 2 hooting mandrills 1 anger 4 faithless looting 4 lightning bolt 2 firestorm 2 life from the loam 2 sudden shock 1 dead/gone 4 wooded foothills 3 taiga 2 mountain 3 bloodstained mire 1 misty rainforest 1 forest 1 tranquil thicket 1 forgotten cave 1 barbarian ring 4 pyrostatic pillar 2 ancient grudge 2 mindbreak trap 2 REB 2 surgical extraction 1 tormod’s crypt 1 pyroclasm 1 magistrate’s veto
43:10
February 22, 2018
Episode 67—Masters 25 Predictions
Zac introduces Phil Blechman our new substitute co-host, Nate's sick this week. Phil and Zac take pot shots at the contents of M25 one guess from each set!
1:59:02
February 14, 2018
Episode 66—Solo Mission
Nate's Sick this week. Zac covers the top 8 decks this week, the Pro Tour and his recent Interview with WotC President Chris Cocks
23:40
February 8, 2018
Episode 65—Team Trios Recap
Zac recants a fun weekend in Philly Nate Shares his week at the local. Nate's No BUG 4 Deathrite Shaman 3 Coiling Oracle 2 Leovold, Emissary of Trest 1 Veteran Explorer 1 Reclamation Sage 1 Progenitus 1 Dryad Arbor 4 Force of Will 4 Brainstorm 4 Gitaxian Probe 4 Cabal Therapy 3 Natural Order 3 Green Sun's Zenith 2 Fatal Push 2 Daze 2 Smuggler's Copter 4 Misty Rainforest 4 Verdant Catacombs 3 Tropical Island 2 Underground Sea 1 Bayou 1 Polluted Delta 2 Forest 1 Island 1 Swamp 2 Surgical Extraction 2 Flusterstorm 2 Abrupt Decay 1 Dragonlord Atarka 1 Ruric Thar, the Unbowed 1 Sentinel Totem 1 Massacre 1 Engineered Explosives 1 Xantid Swarm 1 Vendilion Clique 1 Pithing Needle 1 Jace, the Mind Sculptor Zac's Infect Deck 19 LANDS 1 Forest 4 Inkmoth Nexus 1 Pendelhaven 4 Tropical Island 1 Wasteland 4 Windswept Heath 4 Wooded Foothills 13 CREATURES 4 Blighted Agent 4 Glistener Elf 4 Noble Hierarch 1 Viridian Corruptor 28 INSTANTS and SORC. 1 Become Immense 2 Berserk 1 Blossoming Defense 4 Brainstorm 1 Crop Rotation 3 Daze 1 Flusterstorm 3 Force of Will 2 Gitaxian Probe 1 Green Sun's Zenith 4 Invigorate 2 Ponder 1 Shaper's Sanctuary 2 Vines of Vastwood SIDEBOARD 1 Dissenter's Deliverance 1 Flusterstorm 1 Blossoming Defense 1 Force of Will 1 Sylvan Library 1 Hydroblast 1 Krosan Grip 1 Nature's Claim 1 Sorceror's Spyglass 1 Surgical Extraction 1 Sylvan Library 1 Teferi's Response 1 Crop Rotation 1 Bojuka Bog 1 Viridian Corrupter
46:56
February 2, 2018
Episode 64—SCG Philly Prep + MTGO Discussion
Nate and Zac talk about prep for SCG team trios in Philly. ED talks about benefits of using MTGO for reps.
46:32
January 24, 2018
Episode 63—Rivals of Ixalan Review
Zac and Nate look at the spoils from Rivals and look for gems. A few interesting roleplayers are offered.
1:05:20
January 12, 2018
Episode 62—Big Delva
Nate and Zac ring in the new year and talk about Nate's new deck. Big Delva 4 Deathrite Shaman 3 True-Name Nemesis 2 Snapcaster Mage 1 Ramunap Excavator 1 Rhox War Monk 1 Leovold 4 Brainstorm 4 Stifle 4 Swords to Plowshares 4 Ponder 4 Force of Will 3 Daze 2 Umezawa's Jitte 2 Abrupt Decay 1 Spell Snare 1 Spell Pierce 4 Wasteland 4 Polluted Delta 4 Flooded Strand 2 Tropical Island 2 Underground Sea 1 Scrubland 1 Tundra 1 Horizon Canopy
46:43
January 5, 2018
Episode 61—GPNJ and New Year Predictions
Zac talks GPNJ sides and Nate prompts Predictions for the next year!
50:30
December 22, 2017
Episode 60—Leading into 2018
Zac gets upset about Side event payout structures, Nate Romances RUG, and ED gets some interesting new in the new year.
39:26
December 15, 2017
Episode 59—Interview w/ Brian Andersen
Nate and Zac interview Brian Andersen, owner of Paragon city games to announce the Legacy Syposium
29:49
December 7, 2017
Episode 58—We're Back!
Nate's Faeries Deck 4 Snapcaster Mage 4 Spellstutter Sprite 4 Ponder 4 Brainstorm 4 Force of Will 4 Fatal Push 4 Thoughtseize 2 Umezawa's Jitte 2 Bitterblossom 2 Ensnaring Bridge 2 Spell Snare 1 Go for the Throat 1 Collective Brutality 4 Cavern of Souls 4 Mutavault 4 Underground Sea 4 Polluted Delta 3 Misty Rainforest 1 island 1 swamp 1 Bloodstained Mire 2 Flusterstorm 2 Surgical Extraction 2 Vendilion Clique 1 Sorcerous Spyglass 1 Chill 1 Echoing Truth 1 Engineered Explosives 1 Ratchet Bomb 1 Collective Brutality 1 Marsh Casualties 1 Liliana, the Last Hope 1 Diabolic Edict
45:07
November 30, 2017
Episode 57—Eternal Afterthoughts
Nathan and Zac talk about the writing on the wall after Eternal Weekend.
54:28
November 3, 2017
Episode 56—Eternal Weekend Warrior Eric Vergo Interview
Zac and Nate interview Eric Vergo after his double top 8 in the main events for Eternal Weekend.
1:10:55
October 26, 2017
Episode 55—Pardon The Percentage! EW Predictions
Nate poses several questions about the top 8 of Eternal Champs to Zac. What will the answers be?
41:07
October 20, 2017
Episode 54—BnR Course Charting
Episode 54—BnR Course Charting by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
55:15
October 12, 2017
Episode 53—Steady as She Goes
Nate and Zac look at the steadying of the meta and how to pick it apart now that it's stable.
35:13
September 29, 2017
Episode 52—Ixalan Treasure Hunt
Nate and Zac scour Ixalan for format roleplayers and come up with some interesting finds!
1:23:49
September 22, 2017
Episode 51—Back From HasCon/EE7 Chat
Episode 51—Back From HasCon/EE7 Chat by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
1:02:17
September 15, 2017
Episode 50—I Can HasCon
Nate and Zac muse on the contents of Iconic Masters talk about Hascon and Eternal Extravaganza.
43:35
September 7, 2017
Episode 49—Getting the Banned Back Together
Nathan asks Zac "What is the philosophy behind the BnR list?"
1:31:32
August 25, 2017
Episode 48—Playing Infect for Fun and Profit
Zac recounts his top 8 finish to Nathan at the Bearded Dragon. 19 LANDS 1 Forest 4 Inkmoth Nexus 3 Misty Rainforest 1 Pendelhaven 4 Tropical Island 1 Wasteland 3 Windswept Heath 2 Wooded Foothills 13 CREATURES 4 Blighted Agent 4 Glistener Elf 4 Noble Hierarch 1 Viridian Corrupter 28 INSTANTS and SORC. 1 Become Immense 2 Berserk 4 Brainstorm 1 Crop Rotation 3 Daze 1 Flusterstorm 3 Force of Will 2 Gitaxian Probe 1 Green Sun's Zenith 4 Invigorate 2 Ponder 1 Spell Pierce 3 Vines of Vastwood SIDEBOARD 1 Sylvan Library 1 Spellskite 1 Blue Elemental Blast 1 Krosan Grip 1 Flusterstorm 1 Force of Will 1 Grafdigger's Cage 1 Nature's Claim 1 Pithing Needle 1 Spell Pierce 1 Grafdigger's Cage 1 Surgical Extraction 1 Submerge 1 Sylvan Safekeeper 1 Umezawa's Jitte
47:18
August 14, 2017
Episode 47—Commander 2017 Spoilers
Nate and Zac look at the offering from this years Commander set. Are there any considerations for the greatest format?
57:51
August 11, 2017
Episode 46—Live! Paper Tourney Catch-up
Nathan and Zac look at the weeks paper events and extrapolate the data.
33:01
August 4, 2017
Episode 45—Why Ban Deathrite Shaman?
Nate and Zac ponder what to axe in the next Banned and Restricted announcement.
1:00:39
July 27, 2017
Episode 44—Looking a Pro Tour in the Mouth
Nathan and Zac discuss the announcement of the 25th Anniversary Team Pro Tour, with Legacy. Zac thinks the Reserved List is a real drag.
47:46
July 21, 2017
Episode 43—An Hour (and twenty mins) of Devastation
Nate and Zac look at the offerings that come from Hour of Devastation.
1:21:26
July 4, 2017
Episode 42—Interview w/Miracles' Sweetheart Sam Roukas
Zac and Nate Welcome Sam Roukas to the cast this week, hot off his 9-0 day 1 run with Topless Miracles. Sam shares some insights to the deck and his thoughts on why he did so well, and where this deck is headed.
59:21
June 22, 2017
Episode 41—Pivoting before the Grandprix and Reax to MTG Announcement Week
Zac and Nate look back on their week in legacy and realize that sometimes its better to be Lucky than good. UR DELVER 16 LANDS 2 Bloodstained Mire 1 Island 4 Misty Rainforest 1 Mountain 4 Polluted Delta 4 Volcanic Island 13 CREATURES 1 Bedlam Reveler 4 Delver of Secrets 4 Monastery Swiftspear 2 Stormchaser Mage 2 Young Pyromancer 31 INSTANTS and SORC. 4 Brainstorm 4 Chain Lightning 4 Daze 1 Fireblast 4 Force of Will 4 Gitaxian Probe 4 Lightning Bolt 4 Ponder 2 Price of Progress SIDEBOARD 2 Flusterstorm 2 Grafdigger's Cage 1 Null Rod 1 Price of Progress 2 Pyroblast 1 Pyrokinesis 1 Smash to Smithereens 2 Submerge 1 Sulfur Elemental 2 Surgical Extraction Junk Loam 4 Dark Confidant 3 Knight of the Reliquary 1 Scavenging Ooze 1 Gaddock Teeg 1 Deathrite Shaman 1 Grim Flayer 1 Dryad Arbor 4 Chalice OTV 4 Mox diamond 3 Liliana of the Veil 3 Collective Brutality 3 Abrupt Decay 2 GSZ 2 Loam 1 Toxic Deluge 4 verdant catacombs 4 wasteland 2 windswept heath 2 bayou 2 scrubland 1 savannah 1 forest 1 swamp 1 cabal pit 1 thespian's stage 1 dark depths 1 karakas 1 ghost quarter 1 maze of ith 1 tranquil thicket 1 barren moor 1 riftstone portal 4 leyline of the void 3 thalia, guardian of thraben 3 swords to plowshares 2 ethersworn canonist 1 golgari charm 1 reclamation sage 1 sylvan library
54:31
June 13, 2017
Episode 40—Where do we go from Vegas?
Nate and Zac go over options in the meta and what to expect at GPVegas and after.
36:08
June 9, 2017
Episode 39—Miracles Reborn
Zac recants his GPT over the weekend. Nate notices a new ... old friend creeping up the top 8.
47:14
May 31, 2017
Episode 38—Leaning into Tilt
Nate and Zac talk about their weeks in MTG, and their calls for the meta right now.
40:38
May 16, 2017
Episode 37—Keep the Hope Alive
Nate and Zac talk about SCG's seasonal schedule and how some players over look legacy.
30:40
May 11, 2017
Episode 36—PostNuclear Breakdown!
Nate and Zac talk first impressions of a world without Miracles
59:34
May 2, 2017
Episode 35—Format Nuked!
Nate and Zac react to the banned and restricted announcement! Hey friends! Nathan and I have settled on our first goal for our patrons! When we hit $100 Monthly we will be featuring deck techs and deconstructions for the top 8 most played legacy decks. Our hope is that this will be of use to legacy veterans as well as a nice entry point for folks new to the format. The goal is to be as comprehensive as possible, build options, match-ups with the other top 8 decks and of course extensive sideboard discussion. Of course, we will be offering some raffles in the next couple of weeks for out patrons as well! We’re excited to be able to offer this to our legacy community, and moreso excited to have you listening. This week we talk about the rest of Amonkhet and then our Predictions for Monday’s banned and restricted announcement. www.pateron.com/eternaldurdles www.paragoncitygames.com
53:45
April 27, 2017
Episode 34—Amonkhet Spoilers round 2 & BnR Predictions
Hey friends! Nathan and I have settled on our first goal for our patrons. When we hit $100 Monthly we will be featuring deck techs and deconstructions for the top 8 most played legacy decks. Our hope is that this will be of use to legacy veterans as well as a nice entry point for folks new to the format. The goal is to be as comprehensive as possible, build options, match-ups with the other top 8 decks and of course extensive sideboard discussion. Of course, we will be offering some raffles in the next couple of weeks for out patrons as well! We're excited to be able to offer this to our legacy community, and moreso excited to have you listening. This week we talk about the rest of Amonkhet and then our Predictions for Monday's banned and restricted announcement. www.pateron.com/eternaldurdles www.paragoncitygames.com
52:35
April 20, 2017
Episode 33—Amonkhet Spoilers & More Nerco Tech
Zac and Nate talk Amonkhet playables. Then they keep harping on Necropotence like a couple of Tourach disciples. www.pateron.com/eternaldurdles www.paragoncitygames.com
49:22
April 6, 2017
Episode 32—Invocations & What to Ban in Legacy
Nathan and Zac are confused by kartooshes. Also they can't wait until Necropotence comes back to Legacy!
1:13:47
March 30, 2017
Episode 31—Relecting on EE6
Zac takes Pushproof on the road but the match-up gods did not favor him. Nate brings up concerns in Vintage.
40:04
March 23, 2017
Episode 30—GPNJ Side Event Victories
Zac and Nate cover GPNJ as well as the lack of a ban in Legacy/Modern/Standard. RuG Delverless LANDS 4 Flooded Strand 4 Polluted Delta 3 Tropical Island 3 Volcanic Island 4 Wasteland CREATURES 3 Hooting Mandrills 4 Nimble Mongoose 3 True-Name Nemesis Spells 4 Brainstorm 1 Counterspell 4 Daze 1 Sylvan Library 1 Dismember 4 Force of Will 1 Life from the Loam 4 Lightning Bolt 4 Ponder 2 Spell Pierce 2 Spell Snare 3 Stifle 1 Jace, The Mind Sculptor SIDEBOARD 2 Ancient Grudge 1 Electrickery 1 Flusterstorm 1 Gilded Drake 1 Null Rod 1 Red Elemental Blast 2 Sulfric Vortex 2 Submerge 1 Grafdigger's Cage 1 Surgical Extraction 2 Winter Orb
36:58
March 15, 2017
Episode 29—Pushproof RUG and MMA Thoughts
Nathan and Zac talk about MMA2017 and Zac's adventures with Pushproof RUG 18 LANDS 4 Flooded Strand 4 Polluted Delta 3 Tropical Island 3 Volcanic Island 4 Wasteland 9 CREATURES 2 Hooting Mandrills 4 Nimble Mongoose 3 True-Name Nemesis INSTANTS and SORC. 4 Brainstorm 1 Counterspell 4 Daze 2 Dismember 4 Force of Will 1 Life from the Loam 4 Lightning Bolt 4 Ponder 1 Spell Pierce 3 Spell Snare 4 Stifle 1 Jace the Mind Sculptor SIDEBOARD 1 Ancient Grudge 1 Electrickery 1 Flusterstorm 1 Forked Bolt 1 Null Rod 3 Pyroblast 1 Spell Pierce 1 Submerge 1 Sudden Demise 1 Surgical Extraction 3 Winter Orb
33:59
March 9, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 28—The Bearded Dragon 2.5K
Zac and Nate talk about the EE satellite event at Bearded Dragon, in NJ. Including Zac's First Feature Match. Then talk about The First Day's Modern Masters spoils LANDS 4 Misty Rainforest 3 Wooded Foothills 1 Scalding Tarn 3 Tropical Island 3 Volcanic Island 4 Wasteland CREATURES 2 Tarmogoyf 4 Nimble Mongoose 2 True-Name Nemesis 4 Delver of Secrets 1 Grim Lavamancer INSTANTS and SORC. 4 Brainstorm 4 Daze 1 Dismember 4 Force of Will 1 Life from the Loam 4 Lightning Bolt 1 Sylvan Library 4 Ponder 2 Spell Pierce 1 Jace, The Mind Scupltor 3 Stifle SIDEBOARD 1 Ancient Grudge 1 Electrickery 1 Gilded Drake 1 Grafdigger's Cage 1 Sulfur Elemental 2 Sulfuric Vortex 1 Grim Lavamancer 2 Surgical Extraction 2 Winter Orb 2 Pithing Needling
57:22
February 28, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 27—Legacy on the Cheap
Zac and Nate go over some great Budget options for Legacy covering 5 decks under $500. Budget Merfolk Lands 12 Island 4 Mutavault 4 Wasteland Creatures 2 Merrow Reejerey 2 Phantasmal Image 2 Master of Waves 2 True-Name Nemesis 4 Cursecatcher 4 Master of the Pearl Trident 4 Silvergill Adept 4 Lord of Atlantis Spells 3 Standstill 4 Misdirection 4 Aether Vial 2 Spell Pierce 3 Daze Sideboard 1 Llawan, Cephalid Empress 2 Spreading Seas 2 Dismember 2 Relic of Progenitus 2 Echoing Truth 2 Vapor Snag 2 Submerge 2 Pithing Needle Budget Sneak and Show Lands 4 Spirebluff Canal 4 Island 2 Steam Vents 4 Mountain 4 Crystal Vein Creatures 3 Griselbrand 3 Emrakul, the Aeons Torn Spells 4 Preordain 4 Misdirection 4 Daze 3 Spell Pierce 2 Gitaxian Probe 4 Ponder 4 Show and Tell 4 Lotus Petal 4 Brainstorm 3 Sneak Attack Sideboard 2 Defense Grid 2 Sulfur Elemental 3 Echoing Truth 3 Gut Shot 3 Red Elemental Blast 2 Pyroblast Budget Reanimator Lands 5 Island 5 Swamp 2 Watery Grave 4 Polluted Delta Creatures 1 Sphinx of the Steel Wind 1 Blazing Archon 1 Iona, Shield of Emeria 1 Sire of Insanity 1 Grave Titan 3 Griselbrand Spells 3 Duress 1 Show and Tell 4 Misdirection 4 Lotus Petal 4 Brainstorm 4 Daze 4 Exhume 4 Reanimate 4 Careful Study 4 Entomb Sideboard 3 Echoing Truth 3 Show and Tell 2 Dispel 3 Massacre 2 Disfigure 2 Collective Brutality Budget Berserk Landfall Lands 1 Dryad Arbor 3 Forest 1 Overgrown Tomb 2 Plains 1 Selesnya Sanctuary 2 Temple Garden 1 Wasteland 4 Windswept Heath 4 Wooded Foothills Creatures 4 Deathrite Shaman 2 Knight of the Reliquary 1 Qasali Pridemage 4 Renegade Rallier 4 Scythe Leopard 4 Steppe Lynx Spells 3 Green Sun's Zenith 1 Become Immense 4 Berserk 4 Groundswell 4 Swords to Plowshares 4 Oath of Nissa 2 Seal of Strength Sideboard 2 Choke 3 Containment Priest 1 Dismember 1 Gaddock Teeg 3 Krosan Grip 1 Scavenging Ooze 1 Sylvan Library 3 Tormod's Crypt Budget MonoBlack Creatures 4 Deathrite Shaman 4 Dark Confidant 2 phyrexian arena 4 Gifted Aetherborn 1 Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet Spells 4 Fatal Push 3 gatekeeper of malakir 2 Hymn to Tourach 3 Cabal Therapy 4 Duress 2 Dismember 2 Diabolic Edict 3 Smuggler’s Copter 2 Chrome Mox 6 Swamp 4 Wasteland 3 Mishra’s Factory 4 Bloodstained Mire 3 Overgrown Tomb Sideboard 3 Abrupt Decay 3 Faerie Macabre 2 Yahenni’s Expertise 2 Pithing Needle 1 Krosan Grip 2 Dread of Night 2 Ratchet bomb
1:05:46
February 21, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 26—Renegade RuG
Nate and Zac explore a new choice for RuG Delver players and looks and a new deck that placed 4th at Knight Ware. Renegade RuG Creatures 4 Delver of Secrets 2 Niram Renegade 2 Nimble Mongoose 2 True-Name Nemesis 2 Tarmogoyf Spells 4 Brainstorm 4 Lightning Bolt 4 Ponder 2 Spell Pierce 4 Stifle 4 Daze 1 Umezawa's Jitte 2 Green Sun's Zenith 4 Force of Will 1 Winter Orb Lands 4 Flooded Strand 4 Polluted Delta 3 Tropical Island 3 Volcanic Island 4 Wasteland Sideboard 1 Red Elemental Blast 1 Flusterstorm 2 Grafdiffer's Cage 1 Destructive Revelry 1 Pyroblast 1 Gilded Drake 2 Surgical Extraction 1 Ancient Grudge 1 Winter Orb 2 Pithing Needle Ad Naseum Lands 4 Ancient Tomb 1 Bojuka Bog 2 Boseiju, Who Shelters All 2 Dark Depths 1 Karakas 2 Maze of Ith 2 Polluted Delta 1 The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale 4 Thespian's Stage 4 Tolaria West 3 Underground Sea 2 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth 1 Wasteland (Land ) 29 1 Ad Nauseam 4 Chalice of the Void 4 Cunning Wish 1 Engineered Explosives 1 Grapeshot 4 Lotus Petal 4 Mishra's Bauble 3 Mox Diamond 4 Mox Opal 4 Urza's Bauble 1 Zuran Orb (Other ) 31 1 Abrupt Decay 1 Ad Nauseam 1 Diabolic Edict 2 Dread Of Night 2 Engineered Explosives 1 Fatal Push 2 Flusterstorm 1 Lightning Storm 1 Maze of Ith 1 Mindbreak Trap 1 Ravenous Trap 1 Tormod's Crypt Sideboard 2 Engineered Explosives 1 Maze of Ith 1 Tormod's Crypt 2 Dread of Night 1 Fatal Push 2 Flusterstorm 1 Abrupt Decay 1 Diabolic Edict 1 Lightning Storm 1 Mindbreak Trap 1 Ravenous Trap 1 Ad Nauseam
33:23
February 16, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 25—No News Would Have Been Better
Nate and Zac talk turkey about WotC's terrible decision to cut GPT's from the LGS's dwindling arsenal of possible Legacy events. https://www.patreon.com/EternalDurdles Zac's Gifts Lands 1 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth 1 Celestial Colonnade 1 Lumbering Falls 1 Creeping Tar Pit 1 Ghost Quarter 1 Tectonic Edge 1 Forest 1 Island 1 Swamp 1 Plains 1 Godless Shrine 1 Overgrown Tomb 1 Breeding Pool 1 Temple Garden 1 Watery Grave 1 Hallowed Fountain 3 Flooded Strand 3 Polluted Delta 2 Windswept Heath Creatures 3 Noble Heirach 2 Birds of Paradise 2 Jace, Vryn’s Prodigy 2 Kitchen Finks 1 Eternal Witness 1 Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite Spells 1 Maelstrom Pulse 3 Inquisition of Kozilek 1 Unburial Rites 3 Lingering Souls 3 Liliana of the Veil 1 Raven's Crime 1 Life from the Loam 2 Abrupt Decay 2 Path to Exile 3 Fatal Push 1 Damnation 4 Gifts Ungiven Sideboard 1 Golgari Charm 1 Iona, Shield of Emeria 1 Fracturing Gust 1 Supreme Verdict 1 Wrath of God 2 Stony Silence 1 Surgical Extraction 1 Relic of Progenitus 1 Terastodon 2 Duress 3 Timely Reinforcements Nate's Dark Smuggler Creatures 4 Deathrite Shaman 4 Dark Confidant 3 Gifted Aetherborn 1 Kalitas traitor of ghet Spells 4 Fatal Push 4 Liliana of the Veil 4 Thoughtseize 2 Cabal Therapy 2 Dismember 2 Diabolic Edict Artifacts 3 Smuggler's Copter 3 Sensei's Divining Top 2 Chrome Mox 1 Umezawa's Jitte 1 engineered explosives Lands 4 Swamp 4 Wasteland 3 Mishra's Factory 2 Polluted Delta 2 Bloodstained Mire 2 Marsh Flats 2 Bayou 1 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth Sideboard 3 Abrupt Decay 3 Surgical Extraction 2 Faerie Macabre 2 Yahenni's Expertise 2 Pithing Needle 1 Krosan Grip 1 Ensharing Bridge 1 Dread of Night
42:00
February 10, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 24—Once Bitten 'Trice Shy
Nate and Zac talk about jamming games on the Cockatrice Client as a way to get in some practice inbetween weeklies.
34:42
February 3, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 23—True World Order
Nate and Zac discuss the new meta under Aether Revolt. Zac's RuG TNN: 3 Tropical Island 2 Wasteland 2 Scalding Tarn 2 Wooded Foothills 3 Misty Rainforest 2 Volcanic Island 1 Taiga 3 Grove of the Burnwillows 1 Island 1 Forest 1 Baral, Chief of Compliance 3 Hooting Mandrills 2 Tarmogoyf 2 Edric, Spymaster of Trest 2 True-Name Nemesis 4 Noble Hierarch 2 Spell Snare 1 Dismember 1 Umezawa's Jitte 1 Sylvan Library 3 Jace, the Mind Sculptor 4 Force of Will 2 Ponder 4 Brainstorm 3 Daze 3 Lightning Bolt 2 Punishing Fire 2 Sulfur Elemental 1 Flusterstorm 2 Mindbreak Trap 2 Grafdigger's Cage 2 Pithing Needle 2 Submerge 1 Surgical Extraction 1 Red Elemental Blast 1 Pyroblast 1 Life From the Loam Nate's Degu Vehicles: 1 Nether Spirit 4 Daretti, Ingenious Iconoclast 1 Ajani Vengeant 4 Innocent Blood 2 Lingering Souls 2 Orzhov Signet 2 Rakdos Signet 2 Scroll Rack 4 Sensei's Divining Top 1 Skysovereign, Consul Flagship 4 Smuggler's Copter 1 Sword of the Meek 3 Terminus 2 Thoughtseize 2 Trading Post 3 Warping Wail 3 Ancient Tomb 3 Badlands 4 Bloodstained Mire 1 City of Traitors 2 Marsh Flats 4 Mishra's Factory 1 Plateau 3 Scrubland 1 Swamp 3 Duress 2 Ethersworn Canonist 2 Faerie Macabre 3 Thorn of Amethyst 2 Warmth 3 Wear // Tear
39:21
January 26, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 22—Online Dating
Nate and Zac Talk about Fatal Pushes impact on the Legacy Meta and Talk about Worth's departure from MTGO.
48:41
January 20, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 21—Contra BAN!
Zac and Nate talk about the fallout from the B&R updates.
1:14:35
January 10, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 20—Final Hours Before GP Louisville
Zac Clark Nate take a quick look at Spoilers from Aether Revolt and Nate talks about tomorrows plan for Grinders.
50:48
January 6, 2017
Eternal Durdles—Episode 19—Legacy Meta calls & Frontierrible
Zac and Nate make tweaks for the meta, then talk about the trending Frontier format.
1:02:02
December 15, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 18—Choosing a Deck for GP Lousiville
Zac recants his legacy weekly and decides to take RUG seriously for the next few weeks. Nate talks about the Meta from the last few big Legacy tourneys.
41:22
December 9, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 17-Vintage Fun and Legacy Finance Slumps
Nate and Zac talk about Zac's showing at the Comic Book Depot Charity Vintage Event, then talk MTG Finance and the current goings on in the Legacy finance market. Apple City Vault Lands 4 City of Brass 4 Seat of the Synod 2 Mana Confluence 1 Tolarian Academy Creatures 2 Goblin Welder 1 Inkwell Leviathan Planeswalkers 1 Tezzeret the Seeker 1 Dack Fayden 1 Jace, The Mid Sculptor 1 Saheeli Rai Spells 2 Paradoxical Outcome 4 Force of Will 1 Brainstorm 1 Thirst for Knowledge 1 Ponder 3 Thoughtcast 1 Vampiric Tutor 1 Demonic Tutor 1 Darkpetition 1 Yawgmoth’s Will 1 Transmute Artifact 1 Tinker 1 Wheel of Fortune 1 Ancestral Recall 1 Timewalk 1 Timetwister Artifacts 2 Voltaic Key 1 Time Vault 1 Mox Jet 1 Mox Ruby 1 Mox Pearl 1 Mox Sapphire 1 Mox Emerald 4 Mox Opal 1 Black Lotus 1 Mana Vault 1 Lotus Petal 1 Sensei’s Divining Top 1 Memory Jar 1 Sol RIng 1 Mana Crypt Sideboard 2 Yixlid Jailer 1 Hurkyl’s Recall 2 Xantid Swarm 2 Illness in the ranks 2 Misdirection 1 Ancient Grudge 4 Nature’s Claim 1 Balance
50:54
December 1, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 16—SCG Baltimore
Nathan and Zac talk about SCG Baltimore the EMA REPRINT and Interest in Vintage. You can find us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/eternaldurdles
29:01
November 18, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 15—EW Recap and BIG INTERVIEW w/Michael Caffery
Zac and Nathan talk EW and then get some big news from Michael Caffery of Tales of Adventure!
38:43
November 4, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 14—Euro Eternal Results Commander 2016 Spoils
Eternal Durdles—Episode 14—Euro Eternal Results Commander 2016 Spoils by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
52:26
October 28, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 13—EE Follow Up/Standard Rant
Eternal Durdles—Episode 13—EE Follow Up/Standard Rant by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
57:51
October 20, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 12—Guessing the Top 8
Eternal Durdles—Episode 12—Guessing the Top 8 by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
42:24
October 20, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 11—All the Young Brews
Zac and Nate talk about the Brews they played this week!
30:25
September 30, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 10—An ode to Herbert West
Zac and Nate Talk about bringing the dead back to life.
50:41
September 23, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 9—Leftovers and Masterpieces
Zac and Nathan talk about Masterpieces and the rest of Kaladesh spoilers.
31:39
September 16, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 8—Endless (spoiler) Summer
Eternal Durdles—Episode 8—Endless (spoiler) Summer by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
44:53
September 9, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 7—It's a CONSPIRACY, DON'T BUY INTO IT
Zac and Nate talk about why you should just buy the singles.
26:48
September 1, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 6—SCG Jersey Conclusions/Leovold
Zac and Nate talk about what we learned at the Legacy Classic in SCG last weekend.
35:47
August 26, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 5—SCG Jersey Prep and Conspiracy
Eternal Durdles—Episode 5—SCG Jersey Prep and Conspiracy by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
51:07
August 19, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 4—Vintage Thoughts and EMN in Legacy
Eternal Durdles—Episode 4—Vintage Thoughts and EMN in Legacy by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
36:23
July 28, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 3—B&R Update/SCG WOR
Eternal Durdles—Episode 3—B&R Update/SCG WOR by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
31:49
July 22, 2016
Eternal Durdles—Episode 2—Buyout-Gate
Eternal Durdles—Episode 2—Buyout-Gate by Zac Clark/Nathan Golia
50:02
July 12, 2016
Eternal Durdles — Episode 1 — EMA W/ Nate Golia
Eternal Durdles Episode 1 with Nathan Golia Topics covered Eternal Masters Reactions and The Master Format
53:00
June 6, 2016
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