It’s Episode 115 of The GAM Podcast and regular contributor Cedric Phillips is filling in for an ailing GerryT! Cedric and Bryan were eye witnesses to the formation of the Standard metagame this past weekend, but what will happen at SCG Baltimore?
SCG Baltimore will feature a lot of Modern, a format we've seen little of since its last big banning! So how do you win SCG Baltimore when you've spent all your time on Standard? You just ask Emma Handy what to do!
Constructed isn't the only spot to find a lot of Gates! Ryan has gone to work on this fun and strange archetype so that you don't have to! Learn the signs, learn the cards, learn the methods! Instant 3-0!
Sheldon isn't just selling cards to hear himself talk over here, these are new cards he fully endorses! So much so that he's putting a lot of cards from this set into some of his personal favorites!
Sultai Midrange is the "best" deck by a thin margin, but you can still expect to see plenty of it at SCG Baltimore! Study these tips and matchup dynamics so you can come out on top!
Did you know that SCG Tour star Dylan Hand is a data engineer? That's right! What better expertise to have when breaking down how SCG Baltimore's Standard metagame is going to reveal itself?
Brand new set, same classic Commander VS fun! We're bringing the fab four into the studio to test out the power and leadership of some of the newly famous Ravnica Allegiance legends!
Ben made some gutsy calls, and uh...he got a few right! But more importantly, he wants to talk about what Indy means for SCG Baltimore and Standard this weekend! What kind of metagame can we expect in the coming month?
Azorius is always potent in Limited, thanks to its fliers and ways to protect them, but this is an entirely different kind of good! Ryan Saxe reviews the guild you may want to force next time you sit down to draft!
Today, we break down the Gate deck, the Dovin's Acuity deck (!), and the Cavalcade of Calamity deck, as well as have in-depth conversation about what makes this format tick! Don't miss out on the most up-to-date info to help you 3-0 your next draft!
Sultai may have been the biggest winner of the weekend, evolving from the Golgari Midrange decks of last year. We won't know what it's truly made of until Ross and Todd put it to the test for SCG Baltimore!
Think building around something this powerful is easy? Guess again! The restriction is making for a lot of creative deckbuilding in Commander, and Bennie is the latest (and greatest!) to take a shot!
The final hot takes are in! We're less than a day away from the SCG Tour unleashing the new format on tabletop Magic! Ross Merriam, Andrew Elenbogen, and Shaheen Soorani talk it over!
Todd Anderson will defend this deck until the day he loses! Which may be never since he's playing this deck! If anyone can take down this scary SCG Indy marquee strategy, it's Ross Merriam, our hero! Take it down, Ross!
In Episode 114 of The GAM Podcast, Gerry and Bryan break down the first published Standard results. What worked, what didn’t, and what’s the best builds of these decks going forward? Also, how the hell do you beat Mono-Red?
Shaheen is always one to believe in control, but can it really be a better strategy than the supposedly crazy things Wilderness Reclamation can do? SCG Indy is coming up quickly, Shaheen!
The masses must just be too proud. Or maybe they have bad memories of trying the tribe in last Standard. Whatever the case, Emma isn't having it, and she's telling you exactly why she thinks this is the deck for SCG Indy!
The acclaimed fast tutorials from Draftmaster Ryan Saxe keep on coming! This time, it's black and white's turn to get a once over! Learn these tricks to make sure you 3-0 your next queue!
Join Abraham Stein for a look at his favorite creature in the format! The combo decks can think they're safe, but creature decks like these don't give them a chance! Good luck this weekend!
Bennie Smith is a green mage at heart, but sometimes a card is too much to ignore! Rakdos is all the rage, and Demon tribal is finally possible without being an auto-lose! Curtain up...