Cover image of 75 Card Pickup
(2)
Leisure

75 Card Pickup

Updated 10 days ago

Leisure
Read more

A Magic: the Gathering podcast for tuning and building constructed decks week to week. Primarily focused on Standard and Modern, especially on Magic Arena.

Read more

A Magic: the Gathering podcast for tuning and building constructed decks week to week. Primarily focused on Standard and Modern, especially on Magic Arena.

iTunes Ratings

2 Ratings
Average Ratings
2
0
0
0
0

iTunes Ratings

2 Ratings
Average Ratings
2
0
0
0
0
Cover image of 75 Card Pickup

75 Card Pickup

Latest release on Dec 27, 2019

Read more

A Magic: the Gathering podcast for tuning and building constructed decks week to week. Primarily focused on Standard and Modern, especially on Magic Arena.

Rank #1: Episode 22: Pioneer and New Standard

Podcast cover
Read more
With the release of the new format Pioneer, we cover the rules of engagement for building the first wave of decks and some of the shells that are most promising. Also with standard getting a ban, we discuss the best ways to attack Oko to avoid a one deck metagame.

Oct 23 2019

1hr 7mins

Play

Rank #2: Episode 23: Refining Pioneer Brews

Podcast cover
Read more
This week we take a deep look at six of the sweetest decks from the first Pioneer deck dump and how we can refine them to try and break the format open!
The deck dump can be found here: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/pioneer-league-2019-10-28

And the updated lists can be found here:
https://twitter.com/75CardPickup/status/1189834459283120130

Oct 31 2019

1hr 22mins

Play

Rank #3: Episode 9: Shifting to Beat Scapeshift

Podcast cover
Read more
Scapeshift took over Standard this weekend, almost out of nowhere! Is the deck so dominant that it will remain the de facto best deck, or can the metagame adapt? Baker and Nick talk about Scapeshift, and how to reconfigure decks and deck selection with this newcomer to the format in mind!

Jul 24 2019

1hr 2mins

Play

Rank #4: Episode 21: Mythic Championship Decklists

Podcast cover
Read more
We go over the finer points of the decklists from the Mythic Championship and the insights they offer into deckbuilding and how to attack the format.

Oct 18 2019

1hr 24mins

Play

Rank #5: Episode Eleven: Going Deep on Decisions

Podcast cover
Read more
We go deep on a 3 turn game of modern Nick played over the weekend, delving into the intricacies of sideboarding, mulliganing, and reading your opponent's hand that feed into playing optimally.

Aug 06 2019

1hr 8mins

Play

Rank #6: Episode 10: The Other One About Hogaak

Podcast cover
Read more
Hogaak ate one ban and immediately came back just as powerful. At least it's on flavor? We look at the different builds that showed up at the Pro Tour and do a deep dive on how to build it for the next month.

Aug 01 2019

1hr 6mins

Play

Rank #7: Episode Twenty: Beating Golos

Podcast cover
Read more
Now that Golos has emerged as the clear top deck, we explore the avenues each of us has been using to beat it, Nick with the mirror and Baker with Gruul

Oct 10 2019

1hr 9mins

Play

Rank #8: Episode 12: Boros Angels for the MQW

Podcast cover
Read more
We talk about what deck to play this weekend to try to qualify for the arena MC (boros angels to beat the creature decks) and how to build it, as well as how inbred MPL metagames might warp the world at large and why you probably shouldn't play esper even if they are.

Aug 13 2019

1hr 8mins

Play

Rank #9: Episode Nineteen: Building BG Aggro

Podcast cover
Read more
We work through the process of how Baker developed the BG aggro deck he's been crushing MTGO with and what we've learned about the format as its begun to take shape in the early weeks.
BG list: https://scryfall.com/@VTCLA/decks/eff495f9-8f4d-426f-bea6-1d815fa77431

Oct 03 2019

58mins

Play

Rank #10: Episode 8: All About Blue Tempo

Podcast cover
Read more
Baker and Nick are back to go deep on Blue tempo decks! After a look at the metagame following the first couple Standard tournaments of the season, they turn to the decks they've been having success with: aggressive and disruptive blue decks, both splashing another color to shore up weaknesses of the old Mono Blue decks.

Jul 18 2019

58mins

Play

Episode 29: Innkeeper and Urza

Podcast cover
Read more
Fresh off a top 16 in GP Portland, Nick talks how he felt about GB adventures, and what he'd change going forward. Meanwhile, Baker is prepping for the MOCS Playoff and goes over the specifics of how to build Urza decks.

Dec 27 2019

55mins

Play

Episode 28: Going Delirious in Pioneer

Podcast cover
Read more
In the wake of the Oko ban in Pioneer, we talk about how to attack the new format, with some special attention to a GB Traverse the Ulvenwald + Emrakul the Promised End shell that Baker has been working on. Also covered: trying to attack Urza in modern, and how to update your standard deck for GP Portland.
Baker's article with the GB list and his thoughts on it: https://magic.facetofacegames.com/where-to-go-next-in-pioneer/

Dec 20 2019

58mins

Play

Episode 27: GB Adventures Deep Dive

Podcast cover
Read more
Baker and Nick spent some time independently helping MC7 competitors Autumn Burchett and Ally Warfield prepare the Lucky Clover Adventures deck that they registered for the tournament, and now that decklists are public we're comparing notes on how to build the deck we think is the best in the room. Also, some talk about how to approach Pioneer after the latest wave of bans.

Dec 05 2019

1hr

Play

Episode 26: Jeskai Fires... in PIoneer?

Podcast cover
Read more
With Mono Black and Field of the Dead dominating Pioneer, Baker and Nick try to crack the code for beating both of them with the help of some dragons and one of the best cards left standing from Standard. Also: a discussion on the next move in standard with the MC coming soon
Decklist here: https://imgur.com/a/tGzpXE3

Nov 28 2019

1hr 8mins

Play

Episode 25: Post Ban Standard

Podcast cover
Read more
In the wake of the latest wave of bans this year, we talk about what cards are primed to shine with Oko and Veil gone, how to adapt decks from the previous meta, and some theory discussion on the strength of Temples in a midrange meta

Nov 22 2019

1hr 7mins

Play

Episode 24: Special Guest Felix Sloo

Podcast cover
Read more
Baker is out for the week, and replacement MTGO grinder and deckbuilder extraordinaire Felix Sloo (probably better known as xfile) joins Nick to chat his PTQ win over the weekend, beating the Oko mirrors, and the state of Pioneer after the first ban announcement and big paper tournament

Nov 07 2019

1hr 6mins

Play

Episode 23: Refining Pioneer Brews

Podcast cover
Read more
This week we take a deep look at six of the sweetest decks from the first Pioneer deck dump and how we can refine them to try and break the format open!
The deck dump can be found here: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/pioneer-league-2019-10-28

And the updated lists can be found here:
https://twitter.com/75CardPickup/status/1189834459283120130

Oct 31 2019

1hr 22mins

Play

Episode 22: Pioneer and New Standard

Podcast cover
Read more
With the release of the new format Pioneer, we cover the rules of engagement for building the first wave of decks and some of the shells that are most promising. Also with standard getting a ban, we discuss the best ways to attack Oko to avoid a one deck metagame.

Oct 23 2019

1hr 7mins

Play

Episode 21: Mythic Championship Decklists

Podcast cover
Read more
We go over the finer points of the decklists from the Mythic Championship and the insights they offer into deckbuilding and how to attack the format.

Oct 18 2019

1hr 24mins

Play

Episode Twenty: Beating Golos

Podcast cover
Read more
Now that Golos has emerged as the clear top deck, we explore the avenues each of us has been using to beat it, Nick with the mirror and Baker with Gruul

Oct 10 2019

1hr 9mins

Play

Episode Nineteen: Building BG Aggro

Podcast cover
Read more
We work through the process of how Baker developed the BG aggro deck he's been crushing MTGO with and what we've learned about the format as its begun to take shape in the early weeks.
BG list: https://scryfall.com/@VTCLA/decks/eff495f9-8f4d-426f-bea6-1d815fa77431

Oct 03 2019

58mins

Play

Episode Eighteen: Removal Tests in Eldraine Standard

Podcast cover
Read more
We discuss how different removal in a format can impact which cards you're willing to play in a format, and how the key new cards from Eldraine like Murderous Rider, Bonecrusher Giant, and Wicked Wolf will impact our deckbuilding

Sep 27 2019

1hr 7mins

Play

Episode Seventeen: Breaking the Cauldron of Eternity

Podcast cover
Read more
The Cauldron of Eternity looks absurdly powerful if enabled, and Emry, Lurker of the Loch seems like just the tool for the job. Join as us we build the deck we think uses these terrifying new tools best

Sep 19 2019

1hr 6mins

Play

Episode Sixteen: Throne of Eldraine Previews

Podcast cover
Read more
It's basically Christmas morning and new cards have arrived! We talk about new potential standouts, how to abuse Shimmer Dragon and Rankle, and what RW Knights may look like as the standout aggro deck in the new format.

Sep 13 2019

49mins

Play

Episode 15: Rebuilding SFM Decks

Podcast cover
Read more
Now that we've had a week to try out Stoneforge Mystic and see what works (and what doesn't), we talk about what we don't like about them and how to build with SFM going forward (mana dorks and infinite combos)

bobinchese's Devoted Druid primer: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14KrgjrermN7tjW0CTVk4oA4GWArqt1kXhdc-2vFsCaQ/edit

Baker's 4c Saheeli: https://imgur.com/a/phDbzbz

Sep 05 2019

1hr 6mins

Play

Episode 14: Building with Stoneforge Mystic

Podcast cover
Read more
We discuss all the card choices to best leverage the newly unbanned Kor Artificer in modern UWx decks

Aug 29 2019

1hr 5mins

Play

Episode 13: Hogaak visits Legacy

Podcast cover
Read more
Now that the MCQ is over, Baker's sights have turned to a new format, and unsurprisingly a recurring villain continues to be stupidly broken in this format as well

Aug 21 2019

52mins

Play

Episode 12: Boros Angels for the MQW

Podcast cover
Read more
We talk about what deck to play this weekend to try to qualify for the arena MC (boros angels to beat the creature decks) and how to build it, as well as how inbred MPL metagames might warp the world at large and why you probably shouldn't play esper even if they are.

Aug 13 2019

1hr 8mins

Play

Episode Eleven: Going Deep on Decisions

Podcast cover
Read more
We go deep on a 3 turn game of modern Nick played over the weekend, delving into the intricacies of sideboarding, mulliganing, and reading your opponent's hand that feed into playing optimally.

Aug 06 2019

1hr 8mins

Play

Episode 10: The Other One About Hogaak

Podcast cover
Read more
Hogaak ate one ban and immediately came back just as powerful. At least it's on flavor? We look at the different builds that showed up at the Pro Tour and do a deep dive on how to build it for the next month.

Aug 01 2019

1hr 6mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

2 Ratings
Average Ratings
2
0
0
0
0