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In this episode of In Contention, Reuben and Joey are joined by Yo! MTG Taps!'s own bigheadjoe to talk about M14 limited and the impact of M14 on Standard, just in time for the Team Sealed and Standard Opens this weekend at #SCGRICH! Also, Joey goes over his ballot for the MTG Hall of Fame, and the winners of our Ultra Pro contest are announced!
Don't forget, NEXT WEEKEND is the StarCityGames.com Invitational in Somerset, NJ, featuring MYTHIC MADNESS! Seven (7) copies of every Mythic Rare ever printed (including all the Mythics in M14) will be given out over the course of the weekend! Don't miss it!

ULTRA PRO CONTEST WINNERS!
If your name is on this list, contact us via Facebook or Twitter so we can send your prizes! Congratulations to all our winners, and thanks to everyone who participated!

dcapps84
13 mxh178
Lone gunman666
martates
tzitto7
Zachary Ohnemus
Croon4321
MTG Gatorpharm
Hustle83
IanDiamond

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Information for SCG Open Series: Richmond #SCGRICH
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130720_richmond_fact_sheet.html

In Contention on iTunes:
Direct download: 131_In_Contention_131_-_Start_Brewin.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

In this episode of In Contention, Reuben and Joey discuss Reuben's recent travels and the state of Standard following Grand Prix Miami. What defines the ideal Standard? Other topics include criticizing coverage criticisms, plus some discussion on the latest M14 spoilers!

WIN ULTRA PRO PRODUCTS! - Winners to be announced on the next episode!
Be sure to leave a review of the show's new RSS feed on iTunes to be eligible to win some Ultra Pro swag! We've got sleeves, deck boxes, and t-shirts to give away—all you need to do is search for the show on iTunes and leave a review on the show with the In Contention logo. (While you're there, be sure to subscribe if you haven't already!) Link to our iTunes feed: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/in-contention/id609701849?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

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Coverage for SCG Open Series: Philadelphia #SCGPHILLY
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130622_philadelphia.html

Coverage for Grand Prix Miami #GPMiami
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/280613_miami.html

Information for SCG Open Series: Worcester #SCGMA
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130706_worcester_fact_sheet.html

M14 Spoiler

Direct download: 130_In_Contention_130_-_The_Ideal_Standard.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

In this episode of In Contention, Kranny and Joey discuss the recent results of the SCG Open in St. Louis, Origins 2013, Modern Masters, M14 spoilers, and the recent run of the MTGO Beta. If you're currently on the new client, do you like it or dislike it? How do you feel about WotC's communication?

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Be sure to leave a review of the show's new RSS feed on iTunes to be eligible to win some Ultra Pro swag! We've got sleeves, deck boxes, and t-shirts to give away—all you need to do is search for the show on iTunes and leave a review on the show with the In Contention logo. (While you're there, be sure to subscribe if you haven't already!) Link to our iTunes feed: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/in-contention/id609701849?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

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Coverage for SCG Open Series: Columbus #SCGCOL
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130615_columbus.html

Coverage for SCG Open Series: St. Louis #SCGSTL
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130608_stlouis.html

Information for SCG Open Series: Philly #SCGPHILLY
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130622_philadelphia_fact_sheet.html

M14 Spoiler

Modern Masters Spoiler
http://www.mtgsalvation.com/modern-masters-spoiler.html

Yo MTG Taps! - More Like Goryo's Vengeance
http://iwantmymtg.wordpress.com/2013/06/12/yo-mtg-taps-more-like-goryos-vengeance/

Direct download: 129_In_Contention_129_-_Moxen_For_Mana_Drains.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

In this episode of In Contention, Kranny, Joey, and Reuben discuss the recent results of the SCG Open in Baltimore, M14 spoilers, summer tournament and the impact of Modern Masters.

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Coverage for SCG Open Series: Columbus #SCGBALT
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130601_baltimore.html

Information for SCG Open Series: St. Louis #SCGSTL
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130608_stlouis_fact_sheet.html

M14 Spoiler
http://forums.mtgsalvation.com/showthread.php?t=511134

Modern Masters Spoiler
http://www.mtgsalvation.com/modern-masters-spoiler.html

In Contention on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/in-contention/id609701849?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Follow us on Twitter!
@incontention - Show
@AffinityForBlue - Joey Pasco
@kstube - Matt Kranstuber
@MoxReuby - Reuben Bresler

Intro Music by Pretty Little Kennedy Curse
https://www.facebook.com/PLKCmusic

 

Direct download: 128_In_Contention_128_-_Scars__Stripes_Forever.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

Kranny, Joey, and Reuben get together to discuss all the action from Pro Tour Dragon's Maze, their thoughts on coverage, SCG Nashville, and the M14 Sliver redesign!

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Coverage for SCG Open Series: #SCGNASH
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130518_nashville.html

Information for SCG Open Series: #SCGDAL
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130525_dallas_fact_sheet.html

Coverage of Pro Tour Dragon’s Maze (#PTDGM):
http://www.wizards.com/magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/eventcoverage/ptdgm13/welcome

In Contention on iTunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/in-contention/id609701849?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Follow us on Twitter!
@incontention - Show
@AffinityForBlue - Joey Pasco
@kstube - Matt Kranstuber
@MoxReuby - Reuben Bresler

Intro Music by Pretty Little Kennedy Curse
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Direct download: 127_In_Contention_127_-_Magic_Mullet.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

Kranny, Joey, and Reuben are all three reunited for the first time in a long time and they have a lot to get off their chests, particularly about #MTGDGM for Limited, Standard, and Block!

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Coverage for SCG Open Series: #SCGNJ
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130504_somerset.html

Information for SCG Open Series: #SCGCHAR
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130511_charlotte_fact_sheet.html

Pro Tour Dragon’s Maze (#PTDGM) Event Information:
http://www.wizards.com/magic/tcg/events.aspx?x=mtg/event/protour/dragonsmaze13

Jon Johnson’s (@jjflipped) Article Series on #MTGRTR block constructed:
https://mtgshops.com/posts/building-rtr-block--daily-series--9--orzhov-control/103

Structuring Dragon’s Maze Limited, by Sam Stoddard (@samstod):
http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/ld/244

In Contention on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/in-contention/id609701849?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Follow us on Twitter!
@incontention - Show
@AffinityForBlue - Joey Pasco
@kstube - Matt Kranstuber
@MoxReuby - Reuben Bresler

Intro Music by Pretty Little Kennedy Curse
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Direct download: 126_In_Contention_126_-_Fun_Dip_Theory.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

Joey and Reuben are joined by SCG's new Online Content Coordinator, Cedric Phillips, to talk #SCGSEA, #WMCQDC, and some of the cards they're excited about in #MTGDGM!

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Information for SCG Open Series: Somerset, NJ
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130504_somerset_fact_sheet.html 

Coverage of SCG Seattle
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130420_seattle.html

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@CedricAPhillips – Cedric Phillips

@incontention - Show
@AffinityForBlue - Joey Pasco
@kstube - Matt Kranstuber
@MoxReuby - Reuben Bresler

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Direct download: 125_In_Contention_125_-_The_Ral_World.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

With Joey Pasco still out of the office, Kranny and Reuben needed some adult supervision. Unfortunately, all they could get was #SCGMD winner and StarCityGames writer Brad Nelson! Brad joins the cast to discuss The Aristocrats: Act Two, the Standard and Legacy metagame, Dragon's Maze spoilers, and more!

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Information for SCG Open Series: Seattle [http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130420_seattle_fact_sheet.html]

Information for World Magic Cup Qualifier Weekend in Washington, DC (#WMCQDC) [http://www.starcitygames.com/pages/events/wmcqdc]

Coverage of SCG Open Series: Milwaukee (#SCGMKE) [http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130413_milwaukee.html]

Top 16 decks from Classic Series Hagerstown (#SCGMD) [http://sales.starcitygames.com//deckdatabase/deckshow.php?&start_date=2013-04-14&end_date=2013-04-14&event_ID=36]

Dragon’s Maze Card Image Gallery [https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151423686112918.1073741842.174376972917&type=3]

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@fffreakmtg – Brad Nelson
@incontention - Show
@AffinityForBlue - Joey Pasco
@kstube Matt Kranstuber
@MoxReuby - Reuben Bresler

Intro Music by Pretty Little Kennedy Curse
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Direct download: 124_In_Contention_124_-_FFfreak_Tactics.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

In this episode, Kranny and Reuben are joined by newly crowned two-time Invitational champion Gerry Thompson to discuss his #SCGINVI win, the Standard and Legacy metagame, Dragon’s Maze spoiler season, and more!

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Information for SCG Open Series: Milwaukee (#SCGMKE) [http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130413_milwaukee_fact_sheet.html]

Information for SCG Classic Series Hagerstown (@SCGMD) [http://www.starcitygames.com/events/130413_hagerstown_fact_sheet.html]

Coverage of SCG: Atlanta featuring the Invitational (#SCGINVI) [http://www.starcitygames.com/events/060413_atlanta.html]

Top 8 decklists from #SCGINVI [http://sales.starcitygames.com/deckdatabase/deckshow.php?event_ID=21&start_date=2013-04-07&end_date=2013-04-07&state=GA&city=Atlanta&order_1=finish&limit=8&t_num=1&action=Show+Decks]

21-point or better Standard Decks from #SCGINVI [http://www.starcitygames.com/events/coverage/standard_decks_on_21_points_or.html]

Dragon’s Maze Card Image Gallery [http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151423686112918.1073741842.174376972917&type=3]

Special Invites and Sponsor’s Exemptions to Pro Tour Dragon’s Maze [http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/twtw/241]

Follow us on Twitter!
@g3rryt – Gerry Thompson
@incontention - Show
@AffinityForBlue - Joey Pasco
@kstube - Matt Kranstuber
@MoxReuby - Reuben Bresler

Intro Music by Pretty Little Kennedy Curse
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Direct download: In_Contention_123_-_Gerrymandering.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

In this week's episode, Kranny and Reuben are joined by Evan Erwin to battle it out in the age old cube debate of power VS no power. They review this year's April foolery and give some predictions for the Invitational based on results from the Opens in Orlando. 

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Reference Links
Information for SCG Invitational
http://www.starcitygames.com/events/.html

Coverage of SCG Open Series: Orlando
http://sales.starcitygames.com//deckdatabase/deckshow.php?&start_date=2013-03-31&end_date=2013-03-31&start=1&finish=16&event_ID=19

Wizards of the Coast April Fools
http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/mm/241c

Magic: the Newsening April Fools
http://www.starcitygames.com/article/25907_Magic-The-Newsening-Episode-23.html

Magic Online Cube - Gate Crash Update
http://www.starcitygames.com/article/25910_Magic-Online-Cube-Gatecrash-Update.html

Evan Erwin's Cube
http://www.cubedrafting.com/view-the-cube/

Kranny's Cube
http://forums.mtgsalvation.com/showthread.php?t=259831

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@incontention - Show
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Direct download: 122_In_Contention_122_-_The_Great_Cube_Debate.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30pm EST