This week! We're talking GP Reid Duke and how totally rad coverage was this past weekend. Slightly less importantly: we've got Guilds of Ravnica Spoilers! And since spoiler season is starting we're going to take some time to talk about the cards that are leaving the format, what holes we're trying to fill, and what we're looking for in spoiled cards.Come hang out!
MTG Pro Tutor - Insights, Tips & Advice from Magic: The Gathering Pros
Reid Duke has an impressive record of 19 Grand Prix Top Eights with 5 wins and 2 PT Top Eights with 2 additional Top Sixteens. He’s lauded in the Magic community as a boon of positivity and a shining example of kindness. Reid is mentioned by several past guests of the show as a player they look up to. Reid lives in Sugar Loaf New York. Click to Tweet: I got a ton of value from Reid Duke when he shared his story on #MTGProTutor! Listen here: http://bit.ly/mtgprotutor-ep169 First Set 4th Edition Ice Age Favorite Set Shards of Alara / Ice Age Favorite Card Green sun's zenith Early Challenge Reid did poorly at his first several Pro Tour. He was used to PTQ level players when the Pro Tour had much higher caliber players. Worst Magic Moment Placing 2nd at World Championship in 2013. Reid was up 2 games in the finals and then lost 3 games in a row. Proudest Magic Moment Doing so well at Worlds 2013 and making it to 2nd place. Also, winning the mocs 2011. Magic Mentors LSV Advice for New Legacy Players Stick with the same deck. http://www.channelfireball.com/articles/legacy-guide-part-i-introduction-to-legacy2/ http://www.channelfireball.com/articles/legacy-guide-part-ii-overview-of-legacy/ http://www.channelfireball.com/articles/legacy-guide-part-iii-choosing-your-deck/ Biggest Mistake Players Make Players try to do too much. The more you get into Magic the more time management becomes important. How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event Reid starts about 3 weeks in advance. Reid will draft as much as possible and play practice games with locals and online What have You Learned from Magic Reid has learned, to be honest with himself and these around him. He has learned to not cut corners. Shortcomings Time management and deck building. Daily Habits Quality practice over quantity. Reid doesn't Improvement Suggestions Stick with Magic through the good and the bad.multiqueue or listen to music. Connect With Reid Duke Twitter:@ReidDuke Check Out Magic Story Magic Story brings the lore of the Multiverse to life in an audio presentation never before heard in the Magic community. Listen to Episode 1 here or on www.magicthestory.com Sponsors