Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Magic Box Podcast Episode 20

Usman, from SCG and the Third Power podcast, joins Eck & TSG in this episode to talk his cube, our cube, unrelated cubes, rubiks cubes... you get the idea.

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Sunday, June 23, 2013

The Magic Box Podcast Episode 19

Eck & TSG talk about recent happenings, GP Vegas, Modern Masters, and some upcoming changes to the cube following recent testing!

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Saturday, June 22, 2013

The Magic Box on CubeTutor

I've just added our cube list to, which is a great new resource for cube data and research. You can find it on the sidebar, or right here:

The Magic Box on CubeTutor

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The Magic Box Podcast Episode 18

This week's episode has Eck & TSG covering all manner of topics form the last week in magic, such as #MTG7 and the upcoming GP:Vegas, before diving headlong into red's philosophy, archetypes, and card choices!

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The Magic Box Podcast Episode 17

This week's episode has Eck & TSG breaking down their views on the fully spoiled Modern Masters limited environment, the first sample packs with the DGM update, and going in depth on green's design philosophy and card choices!

Note: This will likely be close to our new "normal" time slot. Due to school/work schedules the Wednesday afternoon recordings were no longer feasible, so for teh time being this is looking like the time slot.

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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Final Update Changelog for DGM- Updated 6/1

This is the final list of changes to the Magic Box Cube for Dragon's Maze. The reason the update is delayed as compared to when the set was released was due to the timing of the Cube League. All changes are already updated on TappedOut, and will be edited into the proper cube list shortly.

Final Dragon's Maze change list:

Pulse of the Fields -> Dismantling Blow
Momentary Blink -> White Sun's Zenith
Condemn -> Sunlance
Ranger of Eos -> Glowrider
Steppe Lynx -> Weathered Wayfarer
Descendant of Kiyomaro ->  Selesnya Guildmage
Leonin Relic-Warder -> Iona, Shield of Emeria

Oona, Queen of the Fae -> Clone
Aetherling -> Aeon Chronicler
Seal of Removal -> Rewind
Confiscate -> Persuasion
Probe -> Dismiss

Fleshbag Marauder -> Predatory Nightstalker
Reassembling Skeleton -> Bloodgift Demon
Ichorid -> Mirri the Cursed
Massacre Wurm -> Visara the Dreadful
Bane of the Living -> Carrion Feeder
Undercity Informer -> Dauthi Marauder
Graveborn Muse -> Drana, Kalastria Bloodchief
Blood Scrivener -> Fulminator Mage
Bartar in Blood -> Dark Ritual
Ultimate Price -> Sinkhole
Ambitions Cost -> Befoul
Grave Pact -> Icequake
Mutilate -> Diabolic Servitude
Decree of Pain -> Rancid Earth
Tainted Pact -> Rain of Tears
Victim of Night -> Raven's Crime

Devil's Play -> Demonfire
Flame Slash -> Aftershock
Firespout -> Sharpnel Blast
Stormblood Berserker -> Jeska, Warrior Adept
Crater Hellion -> Bogardan Hellkite
Tin Street Hooligan -> Frenzied Goblin
Pyrewild Shaman -> Goblin Goon
Plated Geopede -> Ogre Arsonist

Boar Umbra -> Vines of Vastwood
Nature's Lore -> Mutagenic Growth
Awakening Zone -> Moment's Peace

Grafted Skullcap -> Selesnya Keyrune
Wayfarer's Bauble -> Simic Keyrune
Etched Monstrosity -> Clearwater Goblet
Grid Monitor -> Worn Powerstone
All Is Dust -> Mindslaver
Thorn of Amethyst -> Platinum Angel
Artisan of Kozilek -> Lightning Greaves
Elixir of Immortality -> Ivory Tower

Sphinx's Revelation -> Overrule
Far // Away -> Soul Manipulation
Notion Thief -> Shadowmage Infiltrator
Skarrg Guildmage -> Burning-Tree Shaman
Olivia Voldaren -> Army Ants
Sigarda, Host of Herons -> Phantom Nishoba
Trostani's Summoner -> Mirari's Wake
Ral Zarek -> Hypersonic Dragon
Blood Baron of Vizkopa -> Mortify
Gerrard's Verdict -> Orzhov Charm
Turn // Burn -> Niv-Mizzet, Dracogenius
Catch // Release -> Damia, Sage of Stone

Taking out 10 Ravnica Block Bounce Lands For:
Woodland Cemetery
Isolated Chapel
Hinterland Harbor
Clifftop Retreat
Sulfur Falls
Bad River
Flood Plain
Mountain Valley
Rocky Tar Pit

Phyrexian Tower -> Tectonic Edge
Gaea's Cradle -> Kor Haven
Kjeldoran Outpost -> Academy Ruins
Bazaar of Baghdad -> Vesuva

The Magic Box Podcast Episode 16

In this week's (slightly delayed) episode, Eck & TSG go over the structure of a weekly cube league, what kind of sleeves and maintenance is needed for new cube owners, where WOTC will ever release a "cube" product, and more!

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