About the show

A Magic: The Gathering podcast for the budget-conscious player, focusing on constructed and singleton formats with hosts Scott Cullen and Emma Partlow.

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Episodes

  • Episode 71: 3 Crimson Vow Brews For Modern

    November 18th, 2021  |  40 mins 34 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Innistrad: Crimson Vow is here, and with it comes new brews! The crew talk about 3 new budget decks for Modern, Emma has an important announcement, and Scott explains some important Irishisms....

  • Episode 70: Crimson Vow 2: Back For Blood

    November 11th, 2021  |  37 mins 15 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    The crew are back again this week with the second half of the Crimson Vow preview season. They talk about their favourite cards from the set, Emma gushes about the red Thraben Inspector, and Scott screams bloody murder over Blood tokens...

  • Episode 69: Crimson Vow Previews

    November 4th, 2021  |  53 mins 23 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Emma has disappeared. Scott & Angelo tried to find her, but failed and decided to talk about Crimson Vow preview season instead! They talk vampires, Slug Horrors, and what they think is Emma's hottest take...

  • Episode 68: Modern Highlights: 8 Whack

    October 28th, 2021  |  42 mins 51 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Return of the Whack! Scott & Emma dive into one of the fastest, cheapest, and most underrated decks in Modern. They talk matchups and sequencing, and they reveal the Secret Lairs they'd be willing to buy...

  • Episode 67: All Your Burning Questions Answered

    October 21st, 2021  |  37 mins 33 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Scott & Emma take a break from regular episode scheduling to answer all the important questions from the wonderful listeners. You'll find out their favourite Legendary Elephant, their secrets to lasting 8 rounds at a GP, and even who the third member of the Cast would be...

  • Episode 66: The Return of Pioneer & Challenger Deck Upgrades!

    October 14th, 2021  |  41 mins 8 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Scott & Emma are talking about Pioneer this week, and how it's starting to make its return to the spotlight. They also talk about the new Pioneer challenger decks, how to upgrade them, and why Scott doesn't watch GBBO...

  • Episode 65: Powerful & Affordable Modern Decks!

    October 7th, 2021  |  37 mins 8 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Modern can sometimes feel like it's pay-to-win, but that's not the case! Scott & Emma put their heads together to bring you five of the best affordable Modern decks; whether you're trying to find the right way into the format, or find a sweet backup deck, they have you covered!

  • Episode 64: Rotation Pickups for Commander & Modern!

    September 30th, 2021  |  38 mins 50 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    The BM Cast crew are back once again to talk about rotation! They dive into each set that's leaving Standard, and give you a list of the best cards you should pick up for Modern and Commander. Scott also attempts to alleviate the symptoms of his first hangover in a very long time...

  • Episode 63: Innistrad: Spoopy Edition w/ The JesGuy!

    September 23rd, 2021  |  59 mins 48 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    He's back, and he's made a mess of the show notes! Angelo Guerrera (@Thejesguy) joins Scott & Emma for a full rundown of the Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Commander Preconstructed decks & upgrades, and they all weigh in on the recent Golos ban...

  • Episode 62: More Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Previews!

    September 16th, 2021  |  44 mins 31 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Scott & Emma break down the Innistrad: Midnight Hunt previews, and talk about their favourite cards from each colour. They also talk about Pauper's recent ban announcement, their favourite Magic content, and Scott's real opinion on The Simpsons...

  • Episode 61: Innistrad Midnight Hunt Previews!

    September 9th, 2021  |  43 mins 32 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Scott & Emma tackle the start of the Innistrad Midnight Hunt previews, talk about air fryers, and whether they'd prefer to be a vampire or a werewolf...

  • Episode 60: The Next Year In Magic

    September 2nd, 2021  |  41 mins 28 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Scott & Emma pull apart the recent announcement for Magic: the Gathering in 2022. They talk about from Commander Legends 2 to Fortnite, and everything in between!