First Strike #30 – From Happy Metamorphosis To Hall of Fame Exclusivity
Click here to learn how to join the First Strike Nation!
KYT, Robert Lombardi, Bryan Gottlieb, and Vince D’Agostino get together to debate ch-ch-ch-changes! The changes of Metamorphosis 2.0 for new expansion set publishing, Hall of Fame eligibility, the MtG MMO, and predictions for the post-Pro tour Banned & Restricted announcement.
- (00:02:45) Three stand-alone large sets per year, to be drafted alone. How good is this for constructed? What does it mean for drafting?
- (00:07:00) What caveats should also be considered for Change 1?
- (00:15:48) Is the Core set really the go-to set for teaching new players Magic?
- (00:18:34) Less focus on the Gatewatch. It just couldn’t last forever, right?
- (00:22:18) Is fewer Masterpieces sets a year a good call?
- (00:25:35) Play Design, better late than never?
- (00:31:33) Are the Hall of Fame eligibility update changes still enough to keep the Pro Tour Hall of Fame exclusive? And by exclusive, does this mean exclusively no Chris Pikula?
- (00:44:04) Magic the Gathering MMO: surprise or stroke of genius?
- (00:51:26) Will there be any Bans or Unbans tomorrow?
You hosts on Twitter:
First Strike is a Magic: The Gathering debate-style podcast hosted by KYT that discusses the week’s hottest competitive and social topics of the game.