Frank and Ali discuss the latest Magic policy changes along with each of their Top 5 Magic origins cards for brewing purposes.
Frank's Top 5 Magic Origins cards: 5) Alhammarret's Archive, 4) Woodland Bellower, 3) Archangel of Tithes, 2) Relic Seeker, 1) Thopter Spy Network
Ali's Top 5 Magic Origins cards: 5) Starfield of Nyx, 4) Demonic Pact, 3) Dark Petition, 2) Pyromancer's Goggles, 1) The Great Aurora
Frank and Ali discuss Ali's Invitational winner token, the latest developments in Modern, what should come off the banned list, and what some of their favorite combinations of cards are in the open format. Also included is an opening outtake!
Ali's Invitational Angel token: http://www.starcitygames.com/news/455_Ali+Aintrazi%E2%80%99s+Invitational+Winner+Token!
Frank and Ali discuss Ali's Grand Prix Charlotte experience, the Lantern Control deck from the event, the spoiled planeswalkers of Magic Origins, and supply some solid parenting advice.
Lantern Control from Grand Prix Charlotte: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1241565
The Spoiled Magic Origins Planeswalkers: https://www.facebook.com/MTGatTCGplayer/posts/858246397591558
Frank and Ali discuss Ali's win at the SCG Invitational, the success of the TCGplayer Invitational, and the new evergreen mechanics from Magic Origins.
Ali's Invitational winning Standard list: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1241153
Ali's Invitational winning Modern list: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1241189
TCGplayer Invitational Coverage Archive: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXvWVmmqyaqi3c2Kuzqocu8CEx0citquk
Mark Rosewater's article on Evergreen Mechanics: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/making-magic/evergreen-eggs-ham-2015-06-08
Frank and Ali talk about the foil Tarmogoyf pick from Grand Prix Las Vegas, the merits of obscure cards like Mystic Snake, and the potential of a deck with both Ugin, the Spirit Dragon and Nicol Bolas, Planeswalker.
Pascal Maynard's eBay auction for his foil, stamped Tarmogoyf: http://www.ebay.com/itm/MTG-Foil-Tarmogoyf-MM2-Stamped-GP-Vegas-Top-8-Pascal-Maynard-/261911963536
Frank's Bant Eternal Command article: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/article.asp?ID=12582
Ali's Esper Twix article: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/article.asp?ID=12585