Episode 81 – Confront the Unknown

Hi there!

In this week’s Back in’t’Day, Rob takes us back to the invitational in which Antoine Ruel created Ranger of Eos – did you know that was an Invitational card when you were fetching up two Figures of Destiny?

The three-part tournament report by Jeff “Ffej” Cunningham can be found here, here and here, and it’s well-worth a read.

We have another crack-a-pack this week, before delving deep into the world of Time Spiral draft – this month’s MTGO flashback draft format.

On the topic of the Confront the Unknown challenge, we’ve had a few entries since we recorded in which the number of clues has gone infinite… so we’re now looking for the most interesting infinite combo! If you want to have a go, here’s the challenge:

  • It’s Shadows over Innistrad limited (SOI cards only, 40 card deck, no limit on number of copies of each card).
  • You’re on the play
  • What’s the biggest confront the Unknown you can case on turn 6?
  • Bonus question (seeing as we’ve had a few infinite entries): what’s the biggest confront you can by using only 1 copy of any given card, and without repeating the same action more than twice in a turn (i.e. without going infinite)

No Matt this week, so no Trash to Treasure, but Neil’s word of the day is Lucky Charms.

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Thanks for listening,

The Blue Envelope team x

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