PlanesTalkers Standard MTG Podcast - Magic: The Gathering

PlanesTalkers Standard MTG Podcast - Magic: The Gathering

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A podcast by casuals - for casuals. We are dedicated to discussing Magic the Gathering and its Standard metagame including “Paper” and “Arena” Magic. You’ll get tips, tricks, news and information to hopefully take your game to the next level.


- Episode 69 - Surprise Banned and Restricted and Win a Box Update.
Aug 3 • 70 min
We had a surprise B&R today and pretty much dominated our conversation . We also went over how this changes our Win a Box event. Listen now…and get ready for the win a box event for Zendikar Rising. You can find us online: Support the show by visiting…
Promo for episode 69 - Surprise B&R Announcement. Tune in tonight 8:00 Eastern.
Aug 3 • 1 min
Will want to record a quick promo To entice you to watch tonight’s recording and engages in discussion about the latest banned and restricted announcement —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
Episode 68 - PT Results, Jumpstart, New Booster Pack in ZR and actual COMBAT!
Jul 27 • 70 min
This week we talk about the state of standard after taking a week off. We go over the new booster packs being setup for Zendikar Rising and if we feel it’s too many. We go over Jump Start and update you on our Win A Box tournament going on. You can find…
- Episode 67 - State of Standard, Banned and Restricted Talk, Wizards closes in-store events and the Win a Box.
Jul 14 • 71 min
You can find us online: Support the show by visiting https://www.patreon.com/planestalkers http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter PlanesTalkerPodcast on Twitch email: Podcast@planestalkerspodcast.com —- Send in a voice message:…
- Episode 66 State of Standard, MaRo put out an article today, Core 21 Giveaway info AND MORE
Jul 6 • 59 min
This week we discuss the state of standard and how decks did this weekend. We talk about an article by Mark Rosewater and whether we think Historic really has legs. We also talk about the Win a Box event which we are postponing a week due to a misspelled…
- Episode 65 - State of Standard, Ugin, Core 21, Arena and the Win a Box Game
Jun 30 • 70 min
This episode deals with the current state of standard, we talk about Core 21 and Ugin and then get into details about how you can win a box of Core 2021 for FREE! Email the podcast by Friday to enter. We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in…
Podcast - Episode 64 - Temur Rec, Players Tour, Core 21 thoughts, Jumpstart and MORE!!!
Jun 22 • 73 min
This week we discuss the new ‘hot’ deck going on and how it impacted the first online Players Tour, we talk about Core 21 and Jumpstart and even cover some news. We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in both Catskill and Poughkeepsie NY. Find…
- Episode 63 - Winota Historic Suspension, Core 21 Previews, and MORE!!!
Jun 22 • 70 min
Once Again Will shanks it. Realized this morning that Episode 63 never got up…so here it is. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
Podcast - Episode 62: New Banned and Restricted, some combat on the Companion mechanic and a talk about Core 21.
Jun 2 • 80 min
This week we talk about the bannings of Agent of Treachery and Fires of Invention and then discuss the Mechanic changes to Companion before Aramis and Will disagree in Combat about it. Finally we talk about Mark Rosewater’s teases for Core 21 and other…
Podcast Episode 61 - Surprise B&R for Monday 6/1, Player Banned for reporting, Combat too many products?
May 30 • 67 min
So you ever thought you did something but forgot? Well that’s Will this week. He thought he already put the episode online but didn’t. WHOOPS. Here’s our latest episode. IT was a good one. We spoke about Wizards surprise announcement right before we…
Episode 60 - Banned and Restricted Update, State of Standard, Magic 101 deals with Mulligans.
May 18 • 68 min
This week we talk about the recent bans handed down in Legacy and VINTAGE?!?!?! Incredible stuff. We also go over the state of Standard and talk about Mulligans and how to do them effectively. We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in both…
Episode 59 - Ikoria New Standard, Companion Combat, Magic 101 - The Stack
May 14 • 67 min
We talk more about the state of Standard and how Stores are operating as we go for the paper launch this week. We go over Companions and wonder if they should be banned and also talk about the Stack in our Magic 101 segment. We are sponsored by Kirwan’s…
Episode 58 - Planewalker points retired, Standard Deep Dive, Magic 101 Lesson on Mana, AND MORE!
Apr 28 • 61 min
We do a deep dive into the current meta standard on Arena, talk a bit about how stupid taking planeswalker points away is and we begin our “Magic 101” segment going over some of the basics. A great jumping on point for new players. We are sponsored by…
Episode 57 - Ikoria Mechanics Deep Dive, Combat deals with possible bans, Arena info and an update on our league.
Apr 20 • 63 min
We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in both Catskill and Poughkeepsie NY. Find out more at https://www.kirwansgamestore.com You can find us online: Support the show by visiting https://www.patreon.com/planestalkers…
Episode 56 - Final Ikoria previews, what card we think will break standard, talk about the State of Arena announcements today and the giveaway bracket.
Apr 13 • 69 min
So we went over the final round of previews of the new set releasing on Arena this Thursday, went over what we thought would have the biggest impact on Standard and broke down the State of the Game Announcement from Arena today. Finally we revealed the…
Episode 55 - Ikoria Previews, Talk about new mechanics and cards, Arena Card giveaways, Ikoria Booster Box giveaway info and Cube plus MORE!
Apr 6 • 75 min
Talked about Ikoria mechanics and cards, the Arena Cube, gave away some Arena packs and updated Ikoria box giveaway info. SIGN UP THIS WEEK!!!! Email us if you’re in the US to get your shot. We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in both Catskill…
Episode 54 - Covid Update, Changes for LGS’ and Ikoria Release Date, Godzilla??, How to win an Ikoria Booster Box.
Mar 30 • 70 min
We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in both Catskill and Poughkeepsie NY. Find out more at https://www.kirwansgamestore.com You can find us online: Support the show by visiting https://www.patreon.com/planestalkers…
Episode 53 - Covid Changes to events, Combat over online Magicfest costs in this climate, and how we are giving away Ikoria Booster Box .
Mar 23 • 65 min
We speak this week on how Covid is changing things…then go over the MagicFest being played online and whether the cost is too high or not. Finally we talk about how we are going to be giving away the Ikoria Booster. Listen and follow the instructions to…
Episode 52 - Covid19 and Wizards and the LGS community response and the infamous 52 to 1 story.
Mar 16 • 70 min
We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in both Catskill and Poughkeepsie NY. Find out more at https://www.kirwansgamestore.com You can find us online: Support the show by visiting https://www.patreon.com/planestalkers…
Episode 51 - SCGRegional coverage, B&R Update
Mar 9 • 64 min
This week Will and Aramis go over their time as commentators for the SCGRegional in CatSkill NY, they go over the B&R that was done today and then talked a bit about the changes coming to Arena. We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in both…
Episode 50 - Retrospective, B&R Announcement Speculation, Control Combat and Arena Historic
Mar 2 • 66 min
This week we talk about the show and look back on our first 49 episodes. In addition we talk about the B&R announcement for next week and speculate on possible targets. We then read a listener email and talk about the state of control in the current meta…
Episode 49 - Ikoria Box Tops, Netdecking and Arena News. TUNE IN NOW!!!
Feb 24 • 73 min
This week we go through the Ikoria Box Tops and JumpStart product and then talk about whether we think Wizards is putting out too much product. We then combat on NetDecking before talking about Arena and doing letters from listeners. We are sponsored by…
Episode 48 - Worlds Recap, Challenger Decks and Arena Thoughts
Feb 17 • 65 min
This week we go over the World Championship and PVDDR’s fabled win. We then go through some of the challenger decks and talk about Arena and the shortcomings we see. We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in both Catskill and Poughkeepsie NY.…
Patreon Preview - Ride Home with Will - A Patron exclusive podcast - Sample Episode
Feb 11 • 35 min
Hey all; We’re sending you an example of what you can expect should you become a patron of PlanesTalkers Podcast. Once or twice a week Will is going to record a podcast for patrons only while driving home. He could talk about ANYTHING geek related. This…
Episode 47 - New Standard decks, Collectors Boosters worth it and MORE!
Feb 3 • 72 min
This week we discuss some of the newer decks or deck tech from the Theros Beyond Death set, we go into a deep dive on the Collector’s Booster and give away some more Arena Packs. We are sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store located in both Catskill and…
Episode 46 - New STandard, Worlds Previews, Email and MORE!
Jan 27 • 66 min
This week we talk about the state of Standard and also what we think will happen with Worlds now that drafting is confirmed to be a part of the mix. You’ll want to listen all the way to the end. Will has a comedic breakdown on air. We are sponsored by…
Episode 45 - Theros Prerelease Event recaps, Talk about new cards, Arena Issues and MORE!
Jan 20 • 60 min
This week we go into the Theros Prerelease events we attended over the last weekend and talk about the issues impacting Arena and then talk a little about ways it could improve. We even have a special guest - Will’s son Nicholas logs in and talks about…
Episode 44 - Theros Beyond Death previews, sealed strategies for prerelease, Booster Box Giveaway and MORE!
Jan 13 • 67 min
This week we go over the last of the Theros Beyond Death previews. We then go into some possible strategies for this week’s prerelease events. We then giveaway a box of Theros Beyond Death to a lucky listener. A fun show was had tonight with lots of…
Ep 43 - Theros Spoilers, Catchup of 2019, 1 Year Anniversary and Theros Beyond Death Booster Box giveaway
Jan 6 • 75 min
Greetings All; Welcome to 2020 and as we start our second year of broadcasting we have a great show. We go over some of the Theros Beyond Death preview cards, we recap 2019 and talk about our first year broadcasting and we have information about how you…
Episode 42 - Theros spoilers, game event, Brawl paywall and more.
Dec 18, 2019 • 66 min
Don’t forget to leave us an itunes review to be entered into the drawing for free Arena packs. Our show is sponsored by Kirwan’s Game Store in Catskill and Poughkeepsie NY. Go to http://kirwansgamestore.com and use the promo code planestalkers for 5$ off…
Ep 41 - Cornucopia show. Talk about anything and everything plus gave away arena codes.
Dec 4, 2019 • 68 min
Slow news week so we talked about stuff and gave away three Arena codes. If you want to see if you won…listen to the ep. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
Episode 40 - New Standard fun, Secret Lair, New Arena Historic and MORE!
Nov 26, 2019 • 70 min
This week we go over the state of the new Meta, look at what the secret Lair product is and discuss its merits and then talk about Arena Historic before going into the mailbag to read your mail. Don’t forget to leave us an iTunes Review this week to have…
Ep 39 - Bannings galore, new standard and MORE!
Nov 18, 2019 • 63 min
Tonight we discuss the new oko and other bannings that happened today and go over what it means for the meta. We investigate what the new ‘hot decks’ should be and announce a new ‘sister’ show Tune in now. —- Send in a voice message:…
Episode 38 - Elks Elks everywhere, Pioneer B&R, Theros Leak and contest results
Nov 4, 2019 • 70 min
This week on the Elkstalkers podcast Will and Elkamis talk about the elktastic world of Oko and how his elks have warped meta to a point of crisis. We also discuss the pioneer ban announcements and some more information. Finally we draw for the 7 free…
Episode 37 - State of the meta, MCQVII, ElktoberFest, Brawl, Arena, Big Giveaway and MORE!
Oct 28, 2019 • 70 min
This week Will and Aramis discuss a post Field of the Dead meta, where Oko stands and talk about Pioneer and Arena. There’s also a contest afoot…listen to the end of the show to find out how to win 7 Throne of Eldrane decks in Arena. You can find us…
Episode 36 - Ding Dong - Field is Dead, B&R update, new format, Oko and MORE!
Oct 21, 2019 • 60 min
Aramis and Will talk about the FNM they did Friday at two different stores, go over the field of the dead ban and what it could mean for standard and also talk about the new Pioneer format. You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker…
Episode 35 - Banned and Restricted, Arena News, Field of the Dead and MORE!
Oct 14, 2019 • 63 min
You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter PlanesTalkerPodcast on Twitch email: Podcast@planestalkerpodcast.com —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
Ep 34 - New Standard Meta Talk - Ban Field of the Dead? - Arena Event and Emails
Oct 7, 2019 • 69 min
This week we talk about the new standard meta game, go over whether we think FOTD should be banned and talk the Arena event before diving into your mail. Tons of info to go over so listen to us now You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker…
Episode 33 - Throne of Eldraine Pre Release Recap, New Decks, Collector Boosters, Arena Win Every Card.
Sep 30, 2019 • 70 min
So this week we go over our experiences at pre-release, go over what we pulled, talk about new standard decks, combat over the collector boosters and talk about the Arena Win Every Card event. Tons of info to go over so listen to us now You can find us…
Episode 32 - Pre-Release Strategies, Throne Deluxe Edition, and MORE!
Sep 23, 2019 • 67 min
Tons of info to go over so listen to us now You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter PlanesTalkerPodcast on Twitch email: Podcast@planestalkerpodcast.com —- Send in a voice message:…
Episode 31- Throne spoilers, Hall of Famer and Arena discussion.
Sep 18, 2019 • 75 min
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Episode 30 - Throne of Eldrane Previews, Arena Brawl, Arena 2020 Standard and more.
Sep 13, 2019 • 58 min
We talk this week about the new set releasing soon, the Brawl event and the new core 2020 standard event. You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter PlanesTalkerPodcast on Twitch email:…
Episode 29 - Historically bad decisions, Throne Spoilers and MORE!
Sep 4, 2019 • 66 min
https://www.planestalkerspodcast.com Tune in now! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
Ep 28 - Bannings/unbannings, another DQ, PlanesCation combat and MORE
Aug 28, 2019 • 73 min
We talk about the latest unbannings and bannings. Share about the DQ from GP Las Vegas and even talk about the Magic Arena event. You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter PlanesTalkerPodcast on Twitch email:…
Episode 27 - New competition roadmap - New Arena Event - Deck submitted for Ask Aramis.
Aug 19, 2019 • 68 min
We speak of the new rules for MPL and events. Check out the release here: https://www.magic.gg/news/the-future-of-magic-esports —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
Ep 26 - FNM update, New Booster Combat and Ask Aramis.
Aug 13, 2019 • 72 min
This week we recap our night playing at our local game shop and what we saw in the meta. We talk about the Throne of Eldrane collector boosters and then have an Ask Aramis session with your burning questions answered. You can find us online:…
Ep 25 - Catchup-Core2020-Judges and more.
Aug 5, 2019 • 65 min
We catch up and talk about Magic 2020. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
Episode 24 - Wedding Prep/Core 2020/SCG Controversy/Arena Bannings
Jul 15, 2019 • 71 min
We talk this week of Will’s impending wedding, Core2020, some controversy from SCG Worcester and whether the banning of users in Arena seems fair or not. You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter…
Episode 23 - Core 20 Pre-Release, Mastery Tree and should prerelease still happen?
Jul 9, 2019 • 75 min
This week we’re back after another mini break. We go over Aramis’ FNM/PreRelease fun, talk about Arena Mastery Tree and whether current pre-release is still viable. Good to be back. Hope you enjoy You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker…
Ep22 - Core 20 spoilers, Mythic Championship III, and MORE!
Jun 24, 2019 • 62 min
This week we talk about our recent week off, Core 2020 spoilers and Mythic Championship III. Good to be back. Hope you enjoy You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter PlanesTalkerPodcast on Twitch email:…
- Episode 21 - Week off, FNM/MCQ, London Mulligan, To GoFundOrNot and More
Jun 10, 2019 • 59 min
This week the guys catch up after an unexpected week off. They talk about their experiences at FNM and the MCQ, go over the London Mulligan and other news and combat over GoFundMe for players going to Mythic Championships. You can find us online:…
- Episode 20 - MCQ talk, New Standard and Arena
May 27, 2019 • 62 min
We talk this week of the changes to Arena’s shufflers and how it’s impacted us. We talk the new Standard deck techs out there and how Aramis is preparing for FNM and the local MCQ happening this weekend. You can find us online:…
Episode 19 - Syracuse SCG Open Recap from Aramis, MPL news and commentary and MORE!
May 20, 2019 • 69 min
This week we discuss a lot of the SCG Open in Syracuse that Aramis participated in. He did ok going 4 and 5 but had a great time. You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter PlanesTalkerPodcast on Twitch email:…
- Episode 18 - MPL in trouble? Open Deck Lists, Prep for SCG Syracuse and MORE!
May 15, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode we find ourselves discussing Aramis’ prep for the SCG Open in Syracuse this weekend, we talk about the MPL and the dumpster fire it’s starting to turn into, pivot into whether open decklists should be done and even get into some of your…
Planestalker Episode 17 SCG Richmond, War of the Spark Standard and MORE!
May 6, 2019 • 61 min
We talk this week of SCG Richmond and what it means for Standard. We go over some War of the Sparks cards and MUCH more. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
- Episode 16 - Pre-Release info and results, some news AND MORE!
Apr 29, 2019 • 61 min
In this episode Aramis and Will talk about their pre-release experiences and also share some news and other info. You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter PlanesTalkerPodcast on Twitch email:…
Special episode - Kirwan’s gaming Pre-release event.
Apr 23, 2019 • 7 min
We have more information about this weekends pre-release event and the podcasts role in it. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
- Episode 15 - War of the Spark PreRelease plans, New Standard and email.
Apr 22, 2019 • 66 min
Tonight we discuss the new standard after War of the Spark drops. We go through some interactions and give tips on how to setup your sealed deck. We even got mail from listeners. You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on…
- Episode 14 - War of the Spark Previews, BIG ANNOUNCEMENT and MORE!
Apr 17, 2019 • 69 min
This week we talk about MORE spoilers from War of the Spark, we go over some FNM shenanigans and have a major announcement concerning pre-release and also dive into emails from the listeners. You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker…
- Episode 13 - War of the Spark Spoilers, FNM and Emails.
Apr 8, 2019 • 71 min
This week Aramis and Will discuss the latest War of the Spark spoilers, they recap their Friday Night Magic escapades and also dive into emails from the listeners. You can find us online: http://facebook.com/planestalker @planestalkerpod on Twitter…
- Episode 12 - Mythic Invitational Fallout, War of the Spark previews and MORE!
Apr 2, 2019 • 57 min
This week we break down the AMAZING Mythic Invitational held at Pax East this past weekend. We go over plays, talk about Arena Vs. Paper Magic and then get into some War of the Spark spoilers. A great episode you don’t want to miss. You can find us…
Episode 11 - Mythic Invitational Info - Arena Styles - MagicFest Kyoto decks AND MORE!!!
Mar 27, 2019 • 63 min
Will and Aramis discuss the latest news about the standard and arena metagame. There’s some pregame analysis of this weekend’s mythic invitational, they discuss Arena’s new card fashion and even argue over the state of decks. You can find us online:…
- Episode 10 - Challenger Decks, Modern Meta and MORE!
Mar 19, 2019 • 125 min
This week Aramis and Will talk about the new Challenger Decks announced on Monday and go in depth on what they are. They go over some of the weekend’s modern information and even go over current standard cards that will have an impact on War of the Spark.…
Planes talkers is changing hosts
Mar 19, 2019 • 2 min
Will goes live to update you on our host change. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
- Episode 9 - FNM, Nexus Not Banned - War of the Spark
Mar 11, 2019 • 57 min
Tonight we talk about the past Friday’s shenanigans at our local FNM, we then speak a little bit about the fact that Nexus was not banned and then go through our initial thoughts on the announcements about War of the Spark. —- Send in a voice message:…
- Episode 8 - MagicFest LA, Standard Meta Decks and MORE!
Mar 4, 2019 • 60 min
This week we talk about the recent MagicFest LA, what the new set could mean for Modern, we talk about Arena and how we keep losing and fight over the best decks in Standard. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
- Episode 7 - Mythic Championships, Blue Aggro and MORE!
Mar 3, 2019 • 59 min
This week we break down Autumn Burchett’s big win at last week’s Cleveland Mythic Invitational, talk about Blue Aggro and go over the new big announcements regarding London Mulligans and talk about the new Modern set being released. —- Send in a voice…
- Episode 6 - GP Coverage, Nexus, Trailer breakdown
Feb 18, 2019 • 61 min
This week Will and Aramis discuss GP Coverage, Nexus of Fate (this time we hope for the last time) and the banning and breakdown the War of the Spark trailer. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
- Episode 5 - Nexus of Fate, SCG recap and MORE
Feb 16, 2019 • 65 min
We talk about Star City Games Dallas and what it means to the meta. We combat over whether Nexus is really a big card and Will makes a prediction. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
- Episode 4 - Mythic Invitational, Duo Standard and Staples
Feb 6, 2019 • 76 min
Aramis and Will return after a brief hiatus due to Flu. They discuss the current meta, Duo Standard, Mythic invitationals and MORE! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/planestalkers/message
Episode 3
Jan 23, 2019 • 63 min
This week we go into our experiences with Ravnica Allegiance pre-release…we discuss the recent KCI ban and even discuss draft strategies for the upcoming draft weekend. You can subscribe at Stictcher, Google, Apple Store, Spotify and anywhere else you can…
- Episode 2 - RNA Spoilers, Pre-Release Strategy and Mythic Editions
Jan 12, 2019 • 73 min
In this week’s episode Aramis and Will break down the full release of Ravnica Allegiance spoilers, go over ideas for how to handle your pre-release (which set to get etc) and talk about the recent Mythic Edition announcement. Find us on the web at…
- Episode 1 - Intro, RNA Spoilers and Meta Game
Jan 7, 2019 • 60 min
Greetings and Salutations. In this episode Will and Aramis introduce themselves and talk about some of the latest spoilers for Ravnica Allegiance as well as the current Meta Game. Email us at podcast@planestalkerspodcast.com and find us on Twitch.TV under…