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 24: Modern Highlights: Eldrazi Tron

    December 10th, 2020  |  34 mins 22 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    We have another Modern Highlights episode this week, where Scott & Emma take us through Eldrazi Tron!

  • Episode 23: Modern Highlights: Martyr Proc

    December 3rd, 2020  |  38 mins 19 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, content creation, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Modern Highlights is a new miniseries where the BM Cast crew run a profile on unique & niche strategies in Modern. This week, they take on Martyr Proc!

  • Episode 22: Content Creation

    November 26th, 2020  |  51 mins 44 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 takes a break from budget talk to focus on something personal: content creation.

  • Episode 21: Awesome and Affordable MTGO Decks

    November 19th, 2020  |  39 mins 49 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Scott & Emma tackle playing on Magic Online, the different options available, and some weird off-meta decks to take people by surprise!

  • Episode 20: Commander Legends Pt.2

    November 12th, 2020  |  48 mins 56 secs
    budget, card, card game, commander, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    In the second part of their Commander Legends exploration, Scott & Emma tackle all of the newest cards to hit the Pauper format, as well as the best reprints!

  • Episode 19: Gavin Verhey Talks Common Sense

    November 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    budget, card, card game, commander, core2021, edh, game, historic, magic, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    We have a very special bonus episode for you! Scott & Emma sit down for a chat with Gavin Verhey, Senior Magic Designer at Wizards of the Coast, for some Pauper talk!

  • Episode 18: Commander Legends Pt.1

    November 5th, 2020  |  45 mins 45 secs
    budget, card, commander, core2021, edh, game, historic, magicthegathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    It's preview season again! Scott & Emma take a look at the new Commander Legends set, and find you all the best budget cards!

  • Episode 17: Our Top Three Budget Decks Ever

    October 29th, 2020  |  44 mins 28 secs
    budget, card, commander, core2021, edh, game, historic, magicthegathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Scott & Emma each talk about their top three budget decks of all time!

  • Episode 16: Modern Mana Bases

    October 22nd, 2020  |  53 mins 55 secs
    budget, card, commander, core2021, edh, game, historic, magicthegathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    An introductory primer to building a Modern mana base on a budget.

  • Episode 15: The Budget Modern Artifacts Primer

    October 15th, 2020  |  50 mins 51 secs
    budget, card, commander, core2021, edh, game, historic, magicthegathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    The perfect primer for playing artifacts on a budget in Modern!

  • Episode 14: Pauper Commander

    October 8th, 2020  |  42 mins 12 secs
    budget, card, commander, core2021, edh, game, historic, magicthegathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    This week, Scott and Emma take a look at one of the many quirky community-made formats in Magic: Pauper Commander!

  • Episode 13: Commander, Rotation & You (Feat. Angelo Guerrera)

    October 1st, 2020  |  48 mins 10 secs
    budget, card, commander, core2021, edh, game, historic, magicthegathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pauper, pioneer, standard, tcg, zendikar

    Scott and Emma are joined this week by Angelo Guerrera, aka The Jesguy (@thejesguy), as he takes them through all of the rotating cards that are worth snagging for Commander!