The Salt Mine Episode 15: GP Vegas Wrap-Up feat. Alex Jay Chen and Ethan Gaieski of Team Mongoose

Welcome dear listeners to another episode of The Salt Mine! On this episode Steve, Sean and Matt are joined by streamers Alex Jay Chen and Ethan Gaieski to talk about GP Vegas. They banter about the results, Alex and Ethan’s runs, as well as a variety of other topics, such as where Alex and Ethan see themselves with Magic, the nature of content creation and the typical ragging on Sneak & Show. Enjoy!

Ethan Gaieski’s GP Montreal Top 8!
http://magic.wizards.com/en/events/coverage/gpmon17/top-8-decklists-2017-05-21

Alex (Grixis Delver) vs. Tom Ross (Infect)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EeejG2PVPI

Alex and Ethan’s stream!
https://www.twitch.tv/alexjchen

Andrew Calderon’s interview by Thraben University:
http://www.thrabenuniversity.com/?p=1145

Trent Clarke’s 4c Control Report:
https://thesaltminesite.com/2017/06/13/the-fair-way-into-top-8-top-8-of-legacy-masters-with-4c-control/

Who is PewDiePie? Here is PewDiePie’s YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/PewDiePie

Josiah’s tournament report:
https://www.reddit.com/r/GoblinsMTG/comments/6irlyh/gp_las_vegas_legacy_goblins_tournament_report/

NLG Dandenong Eternal Weekend metagame breakdown:
https://thesaltminesite.com/2017/06/26/nlg-dandenong-legacy-masters-metagame-breakdown/

Songs, in order of appearance:
“Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley
“Fuckin’ Problems” by A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar

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Twitter: @SaltMinePodcast

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The Salt Mine Episode 14.1: Australian Eternal Masters Weekend Preparation

Happy one year anniversary to The Salt Mine! This time last year we were running through our preparation for the Australian Eternal Masters event (our equivalent of Eternal Weekend) and this year, we’ll be doing the same, thinking about what we’ll be playing and what decks will be out in force. Enjoy!

General Games Legacy Top 8:
http://www.mtgtop8.com/event?e=15713&f=LE

General Games Coverage:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/147681899

Lukas Diem (ANT) vs. Hamish Gould (Junk Depths)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srFEk50hsiY

The Brainstorm Show’s recent episode, featuring their new Storm list:
http://www.thebrainstormshow.com/podcasts/episode-032-storm-reborn/

Steve’s Team Australia:

Creatures: (12)
4 Deathrite Shaman
4 Delver of Secrets
2 Tombstalker
2 True-Name Nemesis

Non-Creature Spells: (29)
4 Brainstorm
1 Counterspell
4 Daze
2 Fatal Push
4 Force of Will
4 Lightning Bolt
1 Spell Pierce
1 Spell Snare
4 Stifle
4 Ponder

Lands: (19)
1 Badlands
4 Polluted Delta
4 Scalding Tarn
1 Tropical Island
3 Underground Sea
2 Volcanic Island
4 Wasteland

Sideboard: (15)
2 Ancient Grudge
1 Flusterstorm
1 Diabolic Edict
1 Dread of Night
1 Forked Bolt
1 Grafdigger’s Cage
1 Marsh Casualties
1 Pyroblast
1 Red Elemental Blast
1 Set Adrift
2 Surgical Extraction
2 Thoughtseize

Sean’s Grixis Angler Delver:

Creatures: (12)
4 Delver of Secrets
4 Deathrite Shaman
3 Gurmag Angler
1 True-Name Nemesis

Non-Creature Spells: (30)
4 Brainstorm
4 Ponder
4 Daze
4 Force of Will
4 Stifle
2 Spell Pierce
2 Spell Snare
4 Lightning Bolt
1 Dismember
1 Fatal Push

Lands: (18)
4 Polluted Delta
4 Flooded Strand
3 Volcanic Island
2 Underground Sea
1 Tropical Island
4 Wasteland

Sideboard: (15)
2 Submerge
2 Surgical Extraction
2 Thoughtseize
2 Ancient Grudge
2 Forked Bolt
2 Pyroblast
1 Flusterstorm
1 True-Name Nemesis
1 Winter Orb

Julian’s incredible breakdown of MKM Frankfurt!
http://itsjulian.com/too-much-information-mkm-series-frankfurt/

Phil Gallagher highlights where D&T is going:
http://www.thrabenuniversity.com/?p=1054

Eternal Masters Legacy Event 2015
http://www.mtgtop8.com/event?e=10602&f=LE

Eternal Masters 2017 details:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1231830370264964/

Catch us on:

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RSS Feed: https://thesaltminesite.com/category/podcasts/feed/
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Songs, in order of appearance:
“There She Goes My Beautiful World” by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
“#billyocean” by Rollergirl!

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Twitter: @SaltMinePodcast

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The Salt Mine Episode 13: Sensei’s Divining Top Banned feat. Dice_Box

Well, we’re finally back for a cast! After a long bit of hiatus thanks to work basically killing all of us, we regroup with Sean, Matt, Steve and third-time guest Dice who look towards the Top banning and its ramfications on Legacy. How did we all feel about the ban? What will the metagame look like once it’s gone? We also briefly discuss other random topics, with Dice touching on Vintage, Sean speaking about Blood Moons and other things. Enjoy!

Ander’s articles on The Library at Pendrell Vale:
https://thelibraryatpendrellvale.com/rants-and-reflections-after-ew-2017/
https://thelibraryatpendrellvale.com/all-hail-the-king-but-kill-the-kingmaker/

European Eternal Weekend 2017:
http://www.mtgtop8.com/event?e=15180

EE6 Top 8:
http://www.mtgtop8.com/event?e=15189

Bob Huang’s Episode on Leaving a Legacy:
http://mtgcast.com/mtgcast-podcast-shows/active-podcast-shows/leaving-a-legacy/leaving-a-legacy-ep-126-ee6-with-bob-huang

Bob’s article on Miracles:
https://www.channelfireball.com/articles/does-legacy-need-a-new-ban/

SCG Worcester Top 32:
http://sales.starcitygames.com/deckdatabase/deckshow.php?event_ID=20&t%5Bevent%5D=3&start_date=2017-04-08&end_date=2017-04-09&city=&order_1=finish&limit=8&t_num=1&action=Show+Decks

Tusk Talk Episode 18
http://www.eternalcentral.com/tusk-talk-podcast-episode-18-top-banned-gush-probe-restricted-and-team-tusk-going-off/

minniehajj’s blog post “A Treatise on Miracles, Legacy and Me”:
https://minniehajj.wordpress.com/2017/04/29/a-treatise-on-miracles-legacy-and-me/

Phil Gallagher’s first article on Death & Taxes post-Top ban:
http://www.thrabenuniversity.com/?p=973

Bob Huang’s “Deathrite Is Next” article:
https://www.channelfireball.com/articles/deathrite-is-next/

Rodrigo’s “Fuck You Green”:
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Feline Longmore’s Sensei’s Divining Top viking funeral:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_EtDaA_nyM

The Legacy Premier League:
http://itsjulian.com/category/legacy-premier-league/

Australian Eternal Masters weekend:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1231830370264964/

New Zealand Representationals:
http://www.mtgadept.com/representationals-1/

Songs, in order of appearance:

“Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead!” from The Wizard of Oz
“Burn the Witch” by Radiohead
“Wake Up, Get Up, Get Out There” from Persona 5
“Suicide Is Painless” covered by The Manic Street Preachers

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RSS Feed: https://thesaltminesite.com/category/podcasts/feed/
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Twitter: @SaltMinePodcast

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The Salt Mine Episode 12: CanCon 2017 Legacy Round-Up feat. Winner Stephen Tang!

Welcome to another episode of The Salt Mine! After all our international guests we take it back to Australia and talk about the recent tournaments we’ve been to. With the large Guf Ballarat tournament in the rear view, we talk about our preparation for CanCon 2017’s Legacy event, how our tournaments went and other general banter about our experiences in the nation’s capital and where the metagame is going. Enjoy!

Guf Ballarat Metagame Breakdown:

chart

Tang’s Report and list:
https://thesaltminesite.com/2017/01/30/spin-it-to-win-it-lucksacking-into-first-place-at-cancon/

Brad Nelson’s DeathBlade article:
http://www.starcitygames.com/article/29004_Death-Defining–An-Esper-Deathblade-Primer.html

Philipp Schönegger’s Miracles primer:
http://www.mtgmintcard.com/articles/writers/philipp-sch%C3%B6negger/legacy-lessons-a-new-miracle

Philipp Schönegger’s Flusterstorm article:
http://www.mtgmintcard.com/articles/writers/philipp-sch%C3%B6negger/legacy-lessons-all-about-flusterstorm

Where’s my report? It’s here! Sean’s Death & Taxes report:
https://thesaltminesite.com/2017/02/15/a-love-that-keeps-on-giving-top-8-at-cancon-2017-legacy-with-death-taxes/

Pro Tour Aether Revolt controversy:
http://magic.wizards.com/en/events/coverage/ptaer/disqualification-in-round-5-of-pro-tour-aether-revolt-2017-02-03

Seinfeld “The Opera” snippet:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K94YCsOIv40

CBR MTG Legacy videos:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPwhBsqJDTTuQALSr0mxkbQ

CanCon 2017 Legacy metagame breakdown:

breakdown

NZ Eternal announcement in the “MTG NZ Eternal Magic” Facebook Group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/211644605657328/

Prostate cancer charity event – “Duals to Protect the Jewels” – Facebook Event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/369318940116309/

Jonathan Alexander’s Dark Thresh list:
https://theweeklywars.wordpress.com/2017/02/10/theweeklywars-17-an-elf-a-human-and-a-mongoose-walk-into-a-bar/

Kai Sawatari’s 6-0 with Dark Thresh:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BQXbJrHBM2b/

Sean’s Dark Thresh:
https://deckstats.net/decks/82103/669640-dark-thresh/en

Graham King’s MonoBlue Painter:

Lands: (19)
10 Island
4 Flooded Strand
2 Polluted Delta
2 Ancient Tomb
1 Academy Ruins

Creatures: (8)
4 Painter’s Servant
3 Trinket Mage
1 Spellskite

Non-Creature Spells: (33)
4 Whir of Invention
4 Ponder
4 Brainstorm
4 Counterbalance
4 Sensei’s Divining Top
3 Grindstone
1 Pithing Needle
1 Ensnaring Bridge
4 Force of will
2 Blue Elemental Blast
2 Hydroblast

Julian’s Legacy Challenge Videos:
http://itsjulian.com/legacy-challenge-videos-with-elves/

Songs, in order of appearance:
“Sponge State” by Sløtface
“Shooting Stars” by Bag Raiders

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The Salt Mine Episode 11: GP Louisville Round-Up feat. Julian Knab

A stray comment on Twitter about Show and Tell has lead to the eminent Julian Knab joining The Salt Mine for this very special episode! We concentrate on wrapping up the events, decks and lack of coverage at GP Louisville and where the metagame and coverage will be going in future. We also speak about a lot of other things – some Aether Revolt cards, Julian’s JKEternal event, our Guf Ballarat experience and the future of Magic Online.

Enjoy!

Jacob Wilson playing UB Reanimator:
http://www.channelfireball.com/videos/channel-jacob-wilson-reanimator-legacy/

Yeah, about that guy who beat Shahar Shenhar in BoM 2013…
http://www.starcitygames.com/article/27386_28-1-2-With-Elves-Winning-The-Bazaar-Of-Moxen-Part-1-.html
http://www.starcitygames.com/article/27386_28-1-2-With-Elves-Winning-The-Bazaar-Of-Moxen-Part-1-.html

Helene Bergeot talking about GP Louisville:
https://twitter.com/HeleneBergeot/status/809886420475068416

What Is “Old Yeller”?

Magic on ESPN2!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L95mhQF2mu0

Suzy Q’s Twitter where you can find some coverage of GP Louisville:
https://twitter.com/suzythegnat?lang=en

The movie (and book) about Hitler in 2016 – “Look Who’s Back”:

They’ve seen the outcry in “The January 9, 2017 Update”:

Matt mentions Fishpond, a notoriously poor online book seller in Australia:
http://www.fishpond.com.au/

The Elf with Reach and a cantrip – Silkweaver Elite!

“No Johns”!
https://www.ssbwiki.com/John

MaRo on the Reserved List:
https://twitter.com/maro254/status/812041301361184768

Steve’s 4c Delver:

Creatures: (14)
4 Deathrite Shaman
4 Delver of Secrets
1 Gurmag Angler
2 Snapcaster Mage
1 Tombstalker
2 True-Name Nemesis

Non-Creature Spells: (27)
3 Abrupt Decay
4 Brainstorm
1 Counterspell
4 Daze
4 Force of Will
4 Lightning Bolt
2 Spell Pierce
1 Spell Snare
4 Ponder

Lands: (19)
4 Flooded Strand
1 Misty Rainforest
3 Polluted Delta
2 Tropical Island
3 Underground Sea
2 Volcanic Island
4 Wasteland

Sideboard: (15)
1 Ancient Grudge
1 Diabolic Edict
1 Dismember
1 Grafdigger’s Cage
1 Painful Truths
2 Red Elemental Blast
1 Sudden Demise
1 Sulfur Elemental
2 Surgical Extraction
3 Thoughtseize
1 Umezawa’s Jitte

The stack war versus Miracle of Science:

Sean’s Death & Taxes:

Lands: (23)
2 Cavern of Souls
1 Horizon Canopy
3 Karakas
9 Plains
4 Rishadan Port
4 Wasteland

Creatures: (26)
4 Flickerwisp
1 Mirran Crusader
4 Mother of Runes
3 Phyrexian Revoker
2 Recruiter of the Guard
2 Sanctum Prelate
2 Serra Avenger
4 Stoneforge Mystic
4 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben

Non-Creature Spells: (11)
4 Swords to Plowshares
4 Aether Vial
1 Batterskull
1 Sword of Fire and Ice
1 Umezawa’s Jitte

Sideboard: (15)
1 Containment Priest
2 Council’s Judgment
2 Ethersworn Canonist
1 Faerie Macabre
2 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
1 Leonin Relic-Warder
1 Palace Jailer
2 Path to Exile
1 Pithing Needle
2 Rest in Peace

Bradon Owen’s UB DepthStill

Lands: (25)
1 Bayou
4 Dark Depths
1 Island
4 Polluted Delta
1 Swamp
4 Thespian’s Stage
1 Tolaria West
3 Underground Sea
2 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
4 Wasteland

Creatures: (4)
4 Vampire Hexmage

Non-Creature Spells: (31)
4 Brainstorm
4 Force of Will
1 Intuition
3 Ponder
1 Preordain
2 Spell Pierce
3 Thoughtseize
2 Crucible of Worlds
3 Expedition Map
4 Mox Diamond
4 Standstill

Sideboard: (15)
3 Abrupt Decay
2 Dread of Night
2 Flusterstorm
4 Pithing Needle
3 Surgical Extraction
1 Toxic Deluge

Jonathan Alexander’s RUG Delver:

Creatures: (10)
4 Delver of Secrets
4 Nimble Mongoose
2 Tarmogoyf

Non-Creature Spells: (32)
4 Brainstorm
1 Counterspell
4 Daze
2 Dismember
4 Force of Will
4 Lightning Bolt
1 Spell Pierce
3 Spell Snare
4 Stifle
4 Ponder
1 Winter Orb

Lands: (18)
4 Flooded Strand
4 Polluted Delta
3 Tropical Island
3 Volcanic Island
4 Wasteland

Sideboard: (15)
1 Grafdigger’s Cage
2 Winter Orb
1 Tarmogoyf
2 True-Name Nemesis
1 Seal of Fire
2 Ancient Grudge
3 Pyroblast
1 Spell Pierce
2 Submerge

Julian’s Elves list:

Lands: (20)
4 Gaea’s Cradle
2 Dryad Arbor
4 Windswept Heath
3 Wooded Foothills
2 Bayou
1 Pendelhaven
2 Cavern of Souls
2 Forest

Creatures: (26)
2 Birchlore Rangers
4 Wirewood Symbiote
3 Heritage Druid
4 Elvish Visionary
3 Quirion Ranger
2 Craterhoof Behemoth
4 Deathrite Shaman
4 Nettle Sentinel
1 Reclamation Sage

Non-Creature Spells: (14)
4 Green Sun’s Zenith
4 Glimpse of Nature
3 Natural Order
2 Abrupt Decay

Sideboard: (15)
2 Surgical Extraction
3 Cabal Therapy
3 Thoughtseize
2 Abrupt Decay
1 Gaddock Teeg
1 Scavenging Ooze
1 Progenitus
1 Natural Order
1 Elderscale Wurm

Day[9]’s site with Hearthstone coverage:
http://day9.tv/

The plan for Magic Digital Next from Hasbro’s slides:

Steve’s Twitch channel:
https://www.twitch.tv/steve2112rush

Julian’s Twitch channel:
https://www.twitch.tv/itsjulian

Julian’s website, where all his content is hosted!
http://itsjulian.com/

Songs, in order of appearance:

“Go Go Power Rangers” by Ron Wasserman
“Du hast” by Rammstein

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The Salt Mine Episode 10: GP Louisville Megashow feat. Elton Wong

On this episode, we offer a comprehensive review of the metagame and decks to beat heading into GP Louisville! We talk about the decks individually, how they can be combated, what we would play, our deck lists and what our sideboards would look like if we were playing (or against) the decks to beat.

Gerry Thompson’s article on “False Tempo:”
http://www.starcitygames.com/article/29847_The-False-Tempo-Archetype.html

Jonathon Alexander’s fantastic blog on (mostly) Legacy: https://theweeklywars.wordpress.com/

The Decks to Beat thread on the source:
http://www.mtgthesource.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?23-Decks-to-Beat

Elton’s GP Seattle tournament report with MUD:
https://www.reddit.com/r/MTGLegacy/comments/3sdoem/gp_seattle_report_turbomud/

Sean’s Death & Taxes list:

Non-Creature Spells: (11)
4 Æther Vial
4 Swords to Plowshares
1 Batterskull
1 Sword of Fire and Ice
1 Umezawa’s Jitte

Creatures: (26)
4 Mother of Runes
4 Stoneforge Mystic
4 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
3 Phyrexian Revoker
2 Serra Avenger
4 Flickerwisp
2 Recruiter of the Guard
2 Sanctum Prelate
1 Mirran Crusader

Lands: (23)
4 Rishadan Port
4 Wasteland
2 Cavern of Souls
1 Horizon Canopy
3 Karakas
9 Plains

Sideabord: (15)
1 Containment Priest
2 Council’s Judgment
2 Ethersworn Canonist
1 Faerie Macabre
2 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
1 Leonin Relic-Warder
1 Palace Jailer
2 Path to Exile
1 Pithing Needle
2 Rest in Peace

Steve’s Death and Taxes list:

Non-Creature Spells: (11)
4 Æther Vial
4 Swords to Plowshares
1 Batterskull
1 Sword of Fire and Ice
1 Umezawa’s Jitte

Creatures: (26)
4 Mother of Runes
4 Stoneforge Mystic
4 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
3 Phyrexian Revoker
2 Serra Avenger
4 Flickerwisp
2 Recruiter of the Guard
2 Sanctum Prelate
1 Mirran Crusader

Lands: (23)
4 Rishadan Port
4 Wasteland
2 Cavern of Souls
2 Flagstones of Trokair
3 Karakas
8 Plains

Sideboard: (15)
1 Cataclysm
2 Containment Priest
3 Ethersworn Canonist
2 Faerie Macabre
2 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
1 Leonin Relic-Warder
1 Path to Exile
2 Rest in Peace
1 Sword of Light and Shadow

Matt’s Burn list:

Lands: (19)
2 Wooded Foothills
3 Bloodstained Mire
4 Arid Mesa
9 Snow-Covered Mountain
1 Barbarian Ring

Creatures: (10)
4 Goblin Guide
2 Grim Lavamancer
4 Eidolon of the Great Revel

Non-Creatire Spells: (31)
4 Lightning Bolt
4 Chain Lightning
4 Rift Bolt
4 Lava Spike
1 Sensei’s Divining Top
4 Price of Progress
3 Searing Blaze
3 Exquisite Firecraft
4 Fireblast

Sideboard: (15)
1 Grim Lavamancer
2 Skullcrack
2 Vexing Shusher
2 Pyrostatic Pillar
2 Relic of Progenitus
3 Smash to Smithereens
1 Exquisite Firecraft
1 Searing Blood
1 Searing Blaze

Elton’s Imperial Painter list:

Non-Creature Spells: (13)
3 Ensnaring Bridge
4 Grindstone
3 Sensei’s Divining Top
4 Blood Moon
4 Pyroblast
2 Red Elemental Blast
3 Chandra, Torch of Defiance

Creatures: (17)
4 Painter’s Servant
1 Phyrexian Revoker
1 Spellskite
1 Goblin Welder
4 Imperial Recruiter
1 Jaya Ballard, Task Mage
1 Magus of the Moon
4 Simian Spirit Guide

Lands: (20)
4 Ancient Tomb
1 Arid Mesa
1 Bloodstained Mire
3 City of Traitors
9 Mountain
1 Scalding Tarn
1 Wooded Foothills

Sideboard: (15)
2 Faerie Macabre
3 Fiery Confluence
1 Goblin Rabblemaster
2 Red Elemental Blast
3 Sudden Shock
2 Surgical Extraction
2 Trinisphere

BONUS! Steve’s Goblin list (for the brave):

Non-Creature Spells: (5)
4 Æther Vial
1 Tarfire

Creatures: (32)
4 Gempalm Incinerator
1 Goblin Chieftain
4 Goblin Lackey
4 Goblin Matron
4 Goblin Piledriver
4 Goblin Ringleader
1 Goblin Sharpshooter
4 Goblin Warchief
1 Krenko, Mob Boss
2 Mogg War Marshal
1 Siege-Gang Commander
1 Skirk Prospector
1 Tin Street Hooligan

Lands: (23)
3 Bloodstained Mire
4 Cavern of Souls
4 Rishadan Port
4 Snow-Covered Mountain
1 Taiga
4 Wasteland
3 Wooded Foothills

Sideboard: (15)
1 Ancient Grudge
3 Ashen Rider
2 Faerie Macabre
1 Pithing Needle
3 Pyrokinesis
3 Relic of Progenitus
1 Stingscourger
1 Warping Wail

From all of us on The Salt Mine, we wish you all a Happy New Year and the best of luck in your future tournaments. Thank you for joining us in 2016, we look forward to bringing you some more banter about Legacy in 2017!

Much love,
Steven, Sean, Matt and all of our guests we’ve had in 2016:
Jimmy Hensworth;
Patty Robertson;
Adrian Kitto;
Dice_Box;
Tom Gilmore;
Justin Ventura;
Elton Wong;
and the people of the Melbourne Legacy scene!

Songs, in order of appearance:
“Stranded” by The Saints
“Original Sin” by INXS
“Invaders Must Die” by The Prodigy

Catch us on:

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/the-salt-mine/id1129888788?
RSS Feed: https://thesaltminesite.com/category/podcasts/feed/
Website: thesaltminesite.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSaltMinePodcast/

Email: thesaltminepodcast@gmail.com
Twitter: @SaltMineSite

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The Salt Mine Episode 9: Merry Christmas! We’re Back, Talking About Recent Sets, SCG and Coverage Changes feat. Justin Ventura

Merry Christmas from The Salt Mine! This has been a tough one to get out with everyone deep into work, but we’ve finally made it. Justin Ventura joins us to update listeners about cards from Kaladesh and Commander 2016, talk about the changes to SCG Classics and the coverage on GP Louisville and run down recent tournaments in Melbourne!

“Ode to Goblins” feat. Vial Smasher the Fierce and Goblin Spymaster
https://www.facebook.com/TheSaltMinePodcast/videos/633387976842124/

Reid Duke Paradoxical Storm videos:
http://www.channelfireball.com/videos/channel-reid-vintage-paradoxical-storm/

Julian’s upload of the Bob Huang and co.’s GP Chiba rebroadcast:
http://itsjulian.com/gp-chiba-english-rebroadcast-videos/

SCG Tour Changes:
http://www.starcitygames.com/article/33951

Eternal Extravaganza Satellite Series:
https://www.reddit.com/r/MTGLegacy/comments/5an5b9/eternal_extravaganza_satellite_series_2017/

James Hsu interview of Gerry Thompson:
https://soundcloud.com/humansofmagic/episode-021-gerry-thompson

The Smash Brothers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX9hbbA-WP4

Steve’s Wr Taxes

Creatures: (29)
4 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
4 Phyrexian Revoker
3 Containment Priest
3 Spirit of the Labyrinth
4 Magus of the Moon
4 Simian Spirit Guide
2 Thalia, Heretic Cathar
2 Sanctum Prelate
2 Vryn Wingmare
1 Scab-Clan Berserker

Non-Creature Spells: (11)
4 Swords to Plowshares
3 Stony Silence
1 Chalice of the Void
1 Black Lotus
1 Mox Pearl
1 Mox Ruby

Lands: (20)
4 Cavern of Souls
4 Windswept Heath
2 Flooded Strand
2 Plateau
2 Plains
4 Wasteland
1 Strip Mine
1 Karakas

Sideboard: (15)
3 Grafdigger’s Cage
2 Kataki, War’s Wage
2 Aegis of the Gods
2 Rest in Peace
2 Stoneforge Mystic
1 Leonin Relic-Warder
1 Goblin Sharpshooter
1 Batterskull
1 Umezawa’s Jitte

Sean’s D&T

Creatures: (26)
4 Mother of Runes
4 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
4 Stoneforge Mystic
3 Phyrexian Revoker
2 Serra Avenger
4 Flickerwisp
2 Recruiter of the Guard
2 Sanctum Prelate
1 Mirran Crusader

Non-Creature Spells: (11)
4 Swords to Plowshares
4 Aether Vial
1 Umezawa’s Jitte
1 Sword of Fire and Ice
1 Batterskull

Lands: (23)
4 Rishadan Port
4 Wasteland
3 Karakas
2 Cavern of Souls
1 Horizon Canopy
9 Plains

Sideboard: (15)
2 Council’s Judgment
2 Ethersworn Canonist
2 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
2 Path to Exile
2 Rest in Peace
1 Containment Priest
1 Leonin Relic-Warder
1 Palace Jailer
1 Faerie Macabre
1 Pithing Needle
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