Lords of Limited

By Ben Werne, Ethan Saks

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Lords of Limited is a podcast about Magic: the Gathering strategy. It is primarily focused on playing Limited, including both draft and sealed. The podcast is designed to help listeners get an edge in their next draft or sealed event, especially on Magic Online.

Episode Date
Class is in Session - Episode 201
01:03:43

With a full weekend of drafting under their belt, your hosts are here to give you our first impressions of what Strixhaven Limited has to offer. We discuss our thoughts on Learn/Lessons, Magecraft (aka Bencraft), review all 5 colleges, specific over/under performers, and finish things off with a roundtable!

Draft Log: https://www.17lands.com/draft/aa1248aaa9b8468da6f5174601030401 

Apr 19, 2021
Hosts in the Hotseat - Episode 200
01:08:19

For our 200th (and second bonus) episode, we decide to shake things up on Lords of Limited. This week, your hosts are getting to know each other better with a back and forth interview style show to peel back the curtain and understand more about the men behind the Magic!

Apr 14, 2021
Strixhaven Crash Course - Episode 199
01:23:16

It's the first day of class and your hosts are here with a full syllabus ready to go! We talk through tons of big picture statistics for the upcoming format, then go through our biggest grading disagreements, and finish off with top commons/uncommons for each of the 5 colleges!

Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vRz-R6UwZ6xRWMuLz3PREPlvJAKY6wpq0oxS3Iaqt01m-Glou2VRYlzIHE49hZA2vH6yy5pY5tSWhiC/pubhtml 

Apr 12, 2021
Strixhaven Archetype Skeletons - Episode 198
01:01:46

With the full Strixhaven Spoiler here a week early, your hosts are jumping right in to the deep end with predictions on what the archetype skeletons will look like for each of the five colleges in the upcoming set. This will be a great companion piece to next week's crash course episode and will help you to start thinking about these cards in the context of each deck, not just in a vacuum. Enjoy!

Apr 05, 2021
50 KHM Takes in 50 Minutes - Episode 197
01:02:09

Your hosts are back again this week to send off Kaldheim in proper Lords of Limited fashion with another installment of "50 Takes in 50 Minutes." We've got a bunch of LoL official power rankings, the double-edged dichotomies of the format, cards that rose and fell in our estimation over the lifetime of KHM, and much more!

Mar 29, 2021
What's the Play? KHM Edition - Episode 196
01:01:19

Your hosts are back with one of their favorite episode styles: What's the Play? Kaldheim has a ton of interesting decisions from Keep or Mulligans, tap land sequencing, when to deploy card draw spells, and so much more. In this episode we explain our thought process through navigating a number of opening hands and in-game decisions.

Play along at home: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRmXKC3oIWV5PcmSYCx_QQcEt1XeyxGEtgvUiEfujZL6YUyypuOrx5NgCqdDEb4YCjhGJIAGYUibPZV/pub 

Mar 22, 2021
Goldvein Picking Deathsie's Brain - Episode 195
01:01:45

Our first monthly bonus episode is here with your hosts sitting down with known streamer, memer, and mythic drafter Deathsie! We discuss a wide range of topics including Best-of-1 vs. Best-of-3, how MTG pulled Deathsie back into full time streaming, how he innovates and iterates on a format, and, of course, Goldvein Pick!

twitch.tv/deathsie

twitter.com/deathsie 

Mar 18, 2021
To-log-gan Sledding Through KHM - Episode 194
01:05:49

Getting tired of these snow pun episode titles? We sure aren't! This week we're looking at two full draft logs, one where getting deeper into a color almost goes too far and one where snow seems like it could be the open lane for once...or is it?

Draft 1: https://www.17lands.com/draft/791d7f068555423ba86b61b2d6a62829

Draft 2: https://www.17lands.com/draft/d78bb92f90bd4ddc89b59ec09d44a270 

 

Mar 15, 2021
Avoiding the Iceberg - Episode 193
01:04:13

Kaldheim is one the most complex limited formats we've ever seen, which makes navigating the drafts incredibly difficult. Avoiding a trainwreck in KHM is one of the most important skills you can acquire to have consistent and positive results and that's exactly what we're here to help with this week!

Roundtable: https://www.17lands.com/draft/c7dce993e86a4cba94e65f44ec303bb2

Mar 05, 2021
And My Axe! - Episode 192
01:03:43

Boros is the name of the game this week on Lords of Limited. Your hosts look at everything this color pair has to offer, the range of possibilities from aggro to control, and how they're navigating their way into this strong and flexible archetype!

Draft Log 1: https://www.17lands.com/draft/9ad29c0c8d2046a5bab9189405a90741

Draft Log 2: https://www.17lands.com/draft/457fb344b28f41ce86289370f8d18b1a

Mar 01, 2021
Snow Drifts and Drafts - Episode 191
59:57

After a ton of preparation for the Arena Sealed Open, your hosts are back to talking about what they know best: draft! They take a chance to check in on how the metagame has shifted on the BO1 Ladder and then dive in to four different draft logs to show how they're currently navigating Kaldheim!

Draft 1: https://www.17lands.com/draft/e233df8c616c44da86f9192e7a5473c9 

Draft 2: https://www.17lands.com/draft/534cc6f03ff94e89883503eed2105aaf

Draft 3: https://www.17lands.com/draft/975808a93ea34d78863bbfed9d8f344d 

Draft 4: https://www.17lands.com/draft/806d47fc5f294e118664261ce19b706a 

Feb 22, 2021
The KHM Sealed Spectrum - Episode 190
59:25

With the Arena Open and Sealed MCQ around the corner, your hosts dive deep into the world of Kaldheim Sealed to get you prepped to win that $2,000 prize! We discuss big picture thoughts, the biggest changes from draft to sealed, and even walk through a sealed pool build that you can play along with at home!

Sealed Pool: https://www.17lands.com/pool/9f9f679884004aee8f8ed8401c912436 

Feb 15, 2021
Kaldheim Commons in Context - Episode 189
01:06:34

The power level of the commons in Kaldheim is extremely flat, and figuring out the best home for each of them can give you a real leg up on the competition. That's why we're here this week to discuss the considerations for every single common in Kaldheim and where they'll each perform at their best!

Roundtable: https://www.17lands.com/draft/6e732a8620b14fc7a62bcc47d06fce59

Feb 08, 2021
Let it Snow! - Episode 188
01:09:15

Fresh off of a weekend full of KHM drafts (and a victory in the Lords vs Resources Rematch), your hosts are here with as much of an info dump as possible on how to win in this super complex format! From big picture questions to why you're not taking snow lands high enough, biggest over and underperformers, the top commons in the set and more! We've got you covered on how to trophy your next draft!

Feb 01, 2021
Kaldheim Crash Course - Episode 187
01:25:36

Your hosts are back for their patented Crash Course style episode to welcome Kaldheim in to the spotlight! You can expect all the usual content to get you primed and ready for your first drafts of this format: creature vs. removal stats, mechanic and archetype support, card disagreements, common and uncommon rankings, and more! You won't want to miss this breakdown of this incredibly complex set!

Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSf0lXRDLEejjgG3vsJ_EiaY_zMEaggNskyuSXlbilRZCfz_jC6smKWD2jyDqkg-qVDXw2s0Me216a5/pubhtml

Jan 25, 2021
Kaldheim is Calling - Episode 186
01:09:45

With spoiler season in full swing, your hosts are this week to discuss as many commons and uncommons as we can get our hands on! We look at new and returning mechanics, speculate on how they might play out in the limited environment, return to our "great or garbage" segment, and more in this hour packed with KHM content!

Jan 18, 2021
Draft Templates - Episode 185
59:14

This week we're breaking down all the different ways your drafts can start and what possible routes you can take after a given P1p1. From "The Gold Rush" to "The Trainwreck" and everything in between, these blueprints are just what you need to help navigate your next draft! Plus, we've got Ben's free preview card for Kaldheim courtesy of WOTC!

CFB Kaldheim Release Party: https://shop.channelfireball.com/pages/kaldheim-release-party

Jan 11, 2021
Limited Level-Downs - Episode 184
58:04

Your hosts are kicking of 2021 with a unique take on a favorite style of episode: Limited Level-Downs. In this hour, we explore a number of level-ups and heuristics that are important in a magic player's growth but that are sometimes taken too far or not understood properly. When should you deviate from a heuristic or just level-down? Tune in and find out!

Jan 04, 2021
Live Twitch Q&A - Episode 183
01:10:57

We're sending off 2020 with a Live Q&A Episode from twitch.tv! Anything goes with questions from discord, twitter, and our live viewers! We talk about a wide range of topics from knowing when to pivot in draft to our favorite thing about the other co-host and everything in between!

Dec 28, 2020
Companion Cube - Episode 182
01:06:03

Your hosts are back with a full week of Arena Cube Drafts under their belts and are excited to share their findings of this incredibly fun format. We discuss Cube theory in general, what makes Arena Cube different, and our favorite archetypes and how to draft them! And don't forget our upcoming Live Q&A Episode on Sunday 12/27 at 10 AM EST over at twitch.tv/lordtupperware!

Dec 21, 2020
50 ZNR Takes in 50 Minutes - Episode 181
56:28

We're sending off Zendikar Rising in classic LOL style with our "50 Takes in 50 Minutes" episode! Who wins "The Forbidden Friendship Award"? What is the official gold uncommon power ranking? And why is ZNR not a contender for the GOAT format? All this and more packed into this hour!

Dec 15, 2020
Reasons vs. Rewards - Episode 180
01:01:29

This week we're breaking down card evaluations and grades under the lens of the four R's: Reasons, Rewards, Roleplayers and Replaceables. Using ZNR and KLR as examples, we look at putting the grading scale into words and how this concept can help to inform your decisions during a draft!

Roundtables: https://www.17lands.com/draft/6a56a3413b934f839ef67c85e5e492ae

https://www.17lands.com/draft/ba2582e0ba9d4f7a86e233fb9a4aab80 

Dec 07, 2020
What's the Play? KLR Edition - Episode 179
54:58

Your hosts are back with one of our favorite types of episodes: What's the Play? We look at a bunch of "Keep or Mull?" and in-game decisions from a number of tough spots in our recent KLR games! Follow along at home!

Keep or Mulls: https://imgur.com/a/x82Dj9z 

What's the Plays: https://imgur.com/a/HTHGGm0 

Nov 30, 2020
Improvising in KLR Draft - Episode 178
01:00:01

An extension of Best-of-3 KLR Drafts means more deep dives on this awesome format! This week we take a look at what we've been winning with and how we're finding our ways into the best late-game engines or some laser-focused aggression!

Ethan's Draft: https://www.17lands.com/draft/b7f2bc664d4c48fea220e80b3aaf2d6c

Ben's Draft: https://www.17lands.com/draft/632b6062b7af47c09dac304e40ffbdf9

 

Nov 23, 2020
Crewsing Through Kaladesh - Episode 177
01:00:31

Get in, losers, we're going to Kaladesh! Vehicles may not be as good as we remember, but that doesn't mean we aren't having a blast with this remastered set. With a full weekend of drafts under our belt, we're here to drop as much information as possible to get you maximum wins in your next KLR event!

Roundtable: https://www.17lands.com/draft/32c827e180f54818be470413985ea897 

Nov 16, 2020
Energized for Kaladesh Remastered - Episode 176
01:03:52

Another Remastered set comes to Arena and that means another Crash Course style episode from your hosts! Today, we discuss mechanics, big picture archetypes, and give an early ranking for our top commons to get you ready for your first weekend of KLR Drafts!

Full youtube Review: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAGXhegLhLehlqgVvuOHmTCGpar8KWSJ0

Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vScHJ0ZFBBbQuq4gSHcmvJn_a0r07ldd9BOKpeEhz71b2x5l3RfiB32s9_S1QCjPrkkK9auPGHH5-tv/pubhtml

Nov 09, 2020
ZNR Full 45 - Episode 175
01:01:40

Join your hosts this week as they go through not one but two entire draft logs from their latest attempts to ladder up in Mythic in Zendikar Rising!

Ethan's Draft: https://www.17lands.com/draft/7cff78722f7f4a348e3347e97515b6dd

Ben's Draft: https://www.17lands.com/draft/3426d36bacbd4bf5ac21c278af325637 

Nov 02, 2020
Synergy Theory - Episode 174
01:04:17

This week your hosts are breaking down Ben's brain child of Synergy Theory. By using this concept and looking at cards under the four lenses of Mechanics, On-Color Cards, Off-Color Cards, and Strategy Compatibility, you can unlock the hidden potential of a number of sleeper hits in the format!

Oct 26, 2020
What's the Sequencing, Kenrith? - Episode 173
58:47

MDFCs, Party, Kicker, and Landfall all add a ton of complexity to an already difficult-to-master MTG concept: Sequencing. This week, your hosts break down considerations for sequencing and planning out your turns in advance and then look at a number of in-game situations to apply these concepts.

Episode 173 Companion Images - https://imgur.com/a/RkolSU7 

Oct 19, 2020
Don't Landfall Into the Trap! - Episode 172
01:01:15

This week we're taking a look at some of the lesser decks in the format, namely Gruul and Selesnya, and when/how we're finding our way into those archetypes. We also check in on our evaluations of MDFCs and revisit some specific card evaluations.

Draft Logs: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vQM83TK04pEOiGUQL1BcvPh6vwegDKmZR7ay7kch2TpDyOkQkmls7R64KFL5QpCPCeuxj7KU6suLrlC/pub 

Oct 12, 2020
Crashing the Party - Episode 171
58:26

It's party time for the Lords of Limited as we take a look at all the ways we've been finding ourselves getting into the decks that maximize this mechanic! We discuss the concept of "glue" cards and which ZNR commons most fall in this category. We also review a couple draft logs where we backdoor our way into a party deck!

Draft 1: https://www.17lands.com/draft/1eb1d33cae58456ab74ff4dc22681739

Draft 2: https://www.17lands.com/draft/9b909d9aad434dc6ae1aa306f00c0571 

Oct 05, 2020
ZNR Draft Expeditions - Episode 170
56:10

With the new format beginning to settle, your hosts take this opportunity to look at a bunch of different drafts to show how they're navigating the rocky terrain of Zendikar Rising, specifically the raw power of MDFCs vs. the synergy that the top decks in the set provide.

Draft 1: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=igT2aB6O4bPip1e9gfYkOVqD-PM

Draft 2: https://www.17lands.com/draft/12aaf766d1144468872a44305f8abf67

Draft 3: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=hGPv-VaPyB4QHEz927G6Nq3jMNY

Draft 4: https://www.17lands.com/draft/2fd74c64186d4500a8161054d6e7d9e2 

Sep 28, 2020
You Down With MDFCs? (Yeah You Know Me!) - Episode 169
01:01:27

Fresh off of their first weekend of ZNR drafts, your hosts run through as much as they possibly can of this amazing new format! We go deep on discussing MDFCs, answering Big Picture questions, re-evaluating individual cards, Rare Encounters, and re-ranking top commons!

Sep 21, 2020
Zendikar Rising Crash Course - Episode 168
01:15:29

The ZNR Crash Course is finally here to get you primed, prepped, and ready for your first weekend of drafts of this new set. We're talking all things big picture like removal vs. creatures, tribal and archetype support, top 3 commons in each color and much more!

ZNR Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSm_HsLXtccmVvsaLNgzsU0Tu9dCXDED18ZnyP3nrJVFcpE8n51i2HTiRLfPFyZyYBYOzWS16PMrvXq/pubhtml

Set Review with Chord_o_Calls: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAGXhegLhLejTxaiYWH2Q6151VOBP3PZz 

Sep 14, 2020
Zendikar Rising Previews - Episode 167
01:07:18

With Zendikar Rising Preview Season in full swing, your hosts look at many of the commons and uncommons spoiled so far including their very own official free preview card courtesy of WOTC. We're bringing our thoughts on how big your Party will be, why Modal Double Faced Cards are so busted, how many lands we think decks will want, and much, much more!

Sep 07, 2020
50 M21 Takes in 50 Minutes - Episode 166
54:49

It's time to send off Core Set 2021 in LoL style with our 50 takes episode! We summarize the format with a number of power rankings, thoughts on the best decks and strategies, many love letters to Drowsing Tyrannodon, and much more!

Aug 31, 2020
Ode to Pick Orders - Episode 165
01:02:34

This week we're talking about all things pick orders, tier lists, and common rankings! We explore the importance of doing this kind of homework ahead of your drafts, the ways to use these lists and rankings, and the need to re-evaluate these picks as the format matures. We then put it all into practice in an AKR Roundtable discussion!

Roundtable: https://www.17lands.com/draft/0acbd9f97d0c44a8bb366e1de4f04e0d

Aug 24, 2020
Amonkhet Remastered Refresher - Episode 164
56:31

Fresh off of their first few drafts of this new format, Ethan and Ben are here with the tools you need to get 7 wins in Amonkhet Remastered! With their patented big picture approach, archetype breakdown, and common rankings as a framework for their discussions, your hosts explore as much as they can about this remastered format to prime you for your next draft!

Aug 17, 2020
M21 Full 45 & What's the Play? - Episode 163
57:53

This week we check in on Double Masters briefly with a P1p1 and then dive into a full M21 draft log. Afterwards, we take a look at the deck and some interesting in-game decisions that came up in the three matches Ethan played out on MTGO.

2XM Draft: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=3_tcR_4yEYLOqWIu_yJuGjoQJdg

M21 Draft: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=E97YiCvV-Xc2FD_2LSlqcpXttQw

M21 What's the Plays: https://imgur.com/a/FEwYjx4

Aug 10, 2020
Double the Masters, Double the Fun! - Episode 162
01:04:18

Fresh off the first weekend of Double Masters Drafts on MTGO, your hosts drop as much information about the format as possible. We explore all Ten Color Pair Archetypes, rank commons and colors, and have a great discussion on the value (or lack therof) of pick orders!

Roundtable: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=AZTIknF_JraY6BOHsfr6gkZ6Kdk

Aug 03, 2020
Dominaria Domination - Episode 161
01:01:36

With Dominaria returning to MTG Arena this upcoming week, Ben and Ethan take a trip down memory lane to prepare for these drafts! We talk top commons, big picture, Wizards, Saprolings, Saga synergies, and what Best-of-1 might change about this format. All this and more in this jam-packed episode!

Jul 27, 2020
Rise and Shrine! - Episode 160
59:07

This week we're taking a look at the all the sweet brews and interactions that M21 Limited has to offer! We explore the 5-Color Shrines deck, infinitely looping your library with Epitaph Golem, Peering into the Abyss, Deathtouch Pingers, and more! If you want to shake things up in M21, this is the episode for you!

Draft Logs: https://www.17lands.com/draft/b38241081adc4d5a967d4a9e93f2296e

https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=tdmVvexriPNaKDIT3DGfhWdHNFc

Jul 20, 2020
Aggro is Sooo Last Week - Episode 159
59:30

This week we're taking the opposite approach to our last episode and looking at the reasons to draft non-aggressive decks in M21: what cards push you into these archetypes, what are the traps for these decks, and what are the best tools for surviving into the mid-to-late game. Also, Ethan gives a primer on ranking up in Best-of-1 in MTGA!

Roundtable: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=rZS40u5ph14xcfbccWX0dPO4NQY

Jul 13, 2020
Ag-growing Up in M21 - Episode 158
01:03:11

Aggro is the name of the game in M21 and your hosts are here to break down exactly how to draft and leverage your play skill with aggressive strategies. Learn about the strongest color pairs, creatures that scale with the game, picking your spots with combat tricks, and more!

Draft Log: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=keqZgZ7enYmi_eDGylO20e1hNHE

Jul 07, 2020
Getting to the Core of M21 - Episode 157
01:09:28

This week, your hosts are fresh off of a weekend full of drafting Core Set 2021 and bring with them all the most up-to-date information they can! Discussions range from big picture thoughts to nitty gritty movers up and down, a re-ranking of the top commons, archetype tiers, sweet combos, and more!

Jun 29, 2020
M21 Crash Course - Episode 156
01:19:43

The Core Set 2021 Crash Course is here! We take you through our usual statistics looking at creatures and removal, archetype support, mana sinks, and more! We then discuss the cards where we had the biggest grade disagreements and rank our top commons and uncommons in each color. If you want to get a jump on this draft set, this is the episode for you!

Grading Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vRLe-w766ohsaMNA8ygfqrfeKCGYOkPHepn8vt_0loj6ZYQmwMgdJtROZhAVKuUKYIFYlo7L5P0nlYU/pubhtml

Jun 22, 2020
50 IKO Takes in 50 Minutes - Episode 155
01:00:21

We're sending off Ikoria in traditional Lords of Limited fashion with our patented "50 Takes in 50 Minutes." We summarize the format, look at over and under performers, color rankings, synergies, and much, much more! We also unveil our official M21 Preview Cards. Thanks to WOTC for the free preview content!

Jun 15, 2020
Streamer Showdown Synopsis - Episode 154
01:05:48

Join your hosts as they walk through all eight draft logs from the most recent "Battle of the Top 4" Streamer Showdown featuring PrediMTG, M0bieus, TheHamTV, NumottheNummy, BenS, LegenVD, LordTupperware, and MisterMetronome!

This draft made possible by twitch.tv/justlolaman

Drafts and Decks: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vQ4xp4c13XRFFeCEBaWmKxExue9N7MkFdiuaxCMnexOfRr4LdPuG6-cqyr1rR7QQpaRYsNdCnYj5xR0/pub

Jun 08, 2020
Mardus and Mar-don'ts - Episode 153
01:03:51

This week, we dive into the other half of the Commons in Context from IKO Limited and look at White, Red, and Black. We also explore the overlap of synergies that these colors have to offer and why you should be ending up here a good portion of the time in this format!

Roundtable - https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=3rXPerXVNgyWAGqmhlLAsJ7SN1Q

Jun 01, 2020
The Great Mutate Debate - Episode 152
01:01:42

This week, your hosts dive deep into Mutate: how to draft, build, and play optimally with this powerful mechanic. And what is leading Ethan into those decks much more than Ben? We then bring back the "Commons in Context" segment for IKO starting with Blue and Green!

Roundtable: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=hEC8-W1JBLxf7DybKZv0jGBz19E

May 25, 2020
Diamond is Forever - Episode 151
01:06:09

Your hosts are back with another episode jam packed with up-to-date information on IKO limited! They discuss their experience ranking up to Mythic on MTGArena, what considerations they're making for BO1 vs BO3, and what underrated archetypes there are left in the format!

Roundtable - https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=SW46rrWeF2EK_32sJu-9mUPQRxQ

BO1 Land Stats - https://twitter.com/Sierkovitz/status/1261082781926469632

May 18, 2020
Eight is the New Seven - Episode 150
56:54

Companions have completely taken over constructed formats, but what is their impact on Limited? Your hosts have the answers, dedicating an entire episode to these 10 rares! Which ones are worth hard forcing, which should you pivot for later in a draft, how to maximize them, and when to move off of them. All this and more in LoL's 150th episode!

May 11, 2020
All's Flare in Love and Cycling - Episode 149
01:04:21

Your hosts are here this week to talk anything and everything cycling as it pertains to IKO limited. Learn the ins and outs of drafting this deck when to force it, when to move off of it, how to pilot it, and how to defeat it!

May 04, 2020
Give Me Synergy or Give Me Death - Episode 148
01:00:55

This week your hosts dive deep on how to think about synergy, payoffs, and enablers in the context of Ikoria limited. They take you through each color and macro-archetype in broad strokes and then frame their discussions by going through 4 draft roundtables!

Apr 27, 2020
Breaking Ikoria Draft - Episode 147
01:03:01

It's the first week of a phenomenal new limited environment and your hosts are here with a huge info dump from their experience with Ikoria. Big picture thoughts, archetype outlines, and card re-evaluations are all here to help you crush your next draft!

Round Table - https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=E98v95DnNiqzMhdWE0NSz9G7upQ

Apr 21, 2020
Ikoria Crash Course - Episode 146
01:25:57

Ikoria is here and with it comes our patented Crash Course style episode! We've got stat breakdowns, card evaluation disagreements, and top common/uncommon rankings!

Grading Sheet - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQG3o3qIJtPq4RJP4dYb8rt-vbfhopo1LpBxBCRj8MpP15olhVW_WFHnwaH_zxK3viuTwuA1wGIgnDO/pubhtml

Apr 13, 2020
Ikoria Previews - Episode 145
59:15

It's Preview Season!!! Your hosts are here with the most up to date look at the uncommons and commons previewed for Ikoria. We talk about new and returning mechanics and give our first impressions of the cards, archetypes, and interactions we've seen so far! Thank you to WOTC for the free preview content as well!

Apr 06, 2020
Brewing with Sam Black - Episode 144
58:59

This week we're pleased to welcome a man of many talents to the show: Sam Black. Sam's resume as a content creator and professional Magic player is extensive and his prowess for brewing decks and discovering niche archetypes in limited is one of the many things we explore with him on this episode!

Roundtable: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=9zkVOTZBrHgl0h9kosgAJB5ElA8

Mar 30, 2020
50 THB Takes in 50 Minutes - Episode 143
58:16

The time has come to send off THB in fashion with the patented LoL 50 Takes Episode. Your hosts wrap up the format with 50 different takeaways from their months of experience drafting Theros Beyond Death!

Mar 23, 2020
Top 8 Lessons Learned - Episode 142
58:22

This week, your hosts take a look back at some of the biggest takeaways from previous episodes. From Making Your Own Luck to Building Decks with Optimism, they give new perspectives to some old level-ups!

Roundtable: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=3sLKWewJq8ap0zipA8RIAGLbVxs

Mar 16, 2020
The Full 45 THB Edition - Episode 141
01:07:52

In this episode, your hosts dive in to not one but two entire draft logs from their recent escapades in Theros Beyond Death. Listen to their reasoning behind each and every pick as they go deep on considerations for drafting and deckbuilding.

Draft 1 - https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=IWOYwftJMZWKzvw2HKkZIgaDeuc

Draft 2 - https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=eXDUx76WJGIx5rbXEkLrR92xFTo

Mar 09, 2020
The Escape Hatch in THB - Episode 140
01:01:58

This week, your hosts are talking about the newest craze sweeping THB Limited: 5 Color Control! There's a lot of moving pieces to this deck so you won't want to miss this deep dive on one of the most fun ways to draft this format!

Roundtables: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=zIMFd2zkH2CklS_r8EF1k7ATlws

https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=Gf8i1Sg9zJiUc6AeSzLczO0gl3E

Mar 02, 2020
Commons in Context - Episode 139
01:01:40

With the flat power level of a lot of cards in THB, your hosts decide to discuss and categorize each and every common in the set to better understand where they're at their best, and where they don't belong. Don't miss it!

Roundtable: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=AgZvr-GIGcindz5I9g2mecn_UAM

Feb 24, 2020
Theros Arena Bots and Beyond! - Episode 138
01:04:08

This week, your hosts shift their focus to MTG Arena and any possible exploits to be found in drafting against the bots. They also do a rundown of a number of cards that have moved up or down for them as the format solidifies.

Roundtables: https://www.17lands.com/draft/7e3dd7db39e544fb8c7e2875486a8b37

https://www.17lands.com/draft/fe5ba1e48d934b1293558ca790e5ad72

Feb 17, 2020
PT Phoenix Draft Dissection - Episode 137
01:03:19

Fresh off the heels of PT Phoenix, your hosts dive in to all four featured drafts! You won't want to miss their discussions of these drafts at the highest level of competition!

All 4 deck images: https://imgur.com/a/9ekPZeD 

Feb 10, 2020
THB = THreats on Board - Episode 136
01:04:28

This week, the Lords dive into some general format updates after having their hands on the set for a few weeks. They then move on to breakdown three archetypes in the format: UG Constellation, Wx Aggro, and Blue Draw Gull.

Roundtable - https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=32Gny4KbNu2al05eq2rRBu1CnZg

Feb 03, 2020
Sealed Success at GP NJ - Episode 135
01:00:21

Your hosts are here to share all they learned in preparation for this past weekend's limited Grand Prix in New Jersey. Both Ben and Ethan started day 2 at 8-1 and share stories from the weekend as well as their strategies for success in THB Sealed!

Roundtable - https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=B_VDvQPPIY0Mdkz0uGzm-7sNwbk

Jan 28, 2020
Escape-ades in THB - Episode 134
59:11

It's week one of THB limited and your hosts are here with a HUGE info dump! With the MTGA Early Access Event and MTGO drafts and sealeds already under their belt, they've got big picture questions answered as well as big movers up and down!

Roundtable - https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=-JObafGnLstHYAKuEdZr9Aoyi1s

Jan 20, 2020
Theros Beyond Death Crash Course - Episode 133
01:29:07

Ben and Ethan explore all that THB has to offer! From big picture statistics to individual card disagreements and their top commons in each color, this episode is jam packed with what you need to know to crush your first events of the format!

Grading Spreadsheet - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSQ4Zen7pgDzKNMUMA9--rzq9aCEeYg1P4gd_qS87NVUnh0k7Ah7GaCnSFUVGwjIRWjRt6JZIn-BfhG/pubhtml

Full Set Review - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO3YvDywF1A&t=7562s

Jan 13, 2020
Aura You Excited for THB? - Episode 132
58:07

Theros Beyond Death Spoiler Season is in full swing and your hosts waste no time diving in to the commons and uncommons that have been revealed so far and what they tell us about the upcoming limited environment!

Jan 06, 2020
THB Preview Cards - Bonus Episode
04:11

The Lords discuss the two preview cards they've received for Theros Beyond Death. Thank you to WOTC for the free preview content!

Jan 03, 2020
Holiday Mail Bag - Episode 131
01:00:45

This week your hosts take on the almighty Listener Q&A! Folks in the LoL Discord and on Twitter reached out with questions ranging from personal achievements to MtG level-ups and everything in between!

Dec 30, 2019
50 ELD Takes in 50 Minutes - Episode 130
57:17

This week, your hosts bid a very fond farewell to their favorite draft format of all time with the patented LoL 50 takes style show. Whether your brand new to ELD or wrapping up the format with us, you'll enjoy this episode jam packed with takeaways.

Lords of Limited Cube Episodes: 10, 25, 52, 78

Also #51 - Building Mana Bases in Limited

 

Dec 23, 2019
Lords of Limited 129 - Bot Design with Ryan Saxe
01:00:49

Episode 129 is here with three time returning guest Ryan Saxe! After a brief update on the current exploits for drafting on MTGA, Ryan joins your hosts to discuss his very own Magic Bot and how it approaches drafting.

Roundtable: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=1_fn_hicUYtWQyvXSbjjhtsIy1k

More Bot Drafts: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=xg0h8Jo41w2TcHNwwAQ-_UlxxFQ

https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=9GymyrTy70YDYfHiKh2HRvNodao

Ryan's twitter: https://twitter.com/rcsaxe

Dec 16, 2019
Lords of Limited 128 - Keep or Mull and Sideboarding
59:21

Episode is 128 is here packed to the brim with more discussions of in-game decision making. This time around your hosts are talking "Keep or Mull" with a variety of opening hands and Sideboarding with some Throne of Eldraine specifics. 

Roundtable: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=xE_BNdo6kFEVh209B92l-WpZJl4

Dec 10, 2019
Lords of Limited 127 - What's the Play? Eldraine Edition
57:43

Episode 127 is here with the Lords of Limited patented "What's the Play?" episode! Your hosts walk through nine in-game situations and share their thought process to solving each puzzle. Don't miss this opportunity to level-up in your limited gameplay.

Follow along at home: https://imgur.com/a/dv8KNFY

Dec 03, 2019
Episode 126 - Build-A-Roundtable
01:08:04

Episode 126 is here with your hosts looking back on some themes and cards they missed on in their initial review of the format and what has changed in their evaluations.

Roundtable: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=QkRjVOzZdD9y3eaYpuS-e4KEhNI

Nov 25, 2019
Lords of Limited 125 - Making the Final Cut
01:02:52

Episode 125 is here with your hosts diving deep on one of the most difficult processes for a limited player: how to decide on the last cards to include or cut from a draft deck. Looking at six categories, they give best practices for making sure your 40 cards are a well oiled machine!

Roundtable - https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=g6g9XVISzWkCkLlRFQw3FeYL4SI

Deck Review - https://imgur.com/a/vPMSylm

Nov 18, 2019
Lords of Limited 124 - MC VI Draft Dissection
58:46

Episode 124 is here with an analysis of the Day 1 feature pod draft from Mythic Championship VI! See how the pro's view of the format stacks up against your two hosts!

Link to all 8 deck pics: https://imgur.com/a/jyZ9BPB

 

Nov 11, 2019
Lords of Limited 123 - Eldraine Full 45
59:15

Episode 123 is here with the Lords of Limited patented Full 45 episode taking you through a complete review of one of Ben's Draft Logs. After a brief update on the state of the format, your hosts dive into an entire draft, explaining their reasoning and decisions for every single pick!

Draft Log: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=EX9lhbEe-xyQzm73I95papmGrBo

Deck Progress Images: https://imgur.com/a/fiejBe0

Nov 04, 2019
Lords of LImited 122 - The Secret(keeper) to the ELD Bots
01:01:45

Episode 122 is here to give you the best strategies to exploit the draft bots on MTGA. With 40 Arena drafts between your hosts, they take you through underrated strategies and cards and dive in to a couple roundtables to put their theories into practice. If you're looking to rank up to Mythic  and beat the bots, this is the episode for you!

Draft 1: https://www.17lands.com/draft/5db0855cd8f7c5cc9bbcf6a6

Draft 2: https://www.17lands.com/draft/5db4ea2ed8f7c5cc9bcf3b53

Oct 29, 2019
Lords of Limited 121 - Eldraine Sealed Prep
57:54

Episode 121 is here and brings with it everything you need to know to crush your next sealed event! Your hosts go through general sealed points about the format and then walk you through building two pools on the episode.

Deck 1 - https://imgur.com/a/weH4Oiy

Deck 2 - https://imgur.com/a/GiECnZY
Deck 3 - https://imgur.com/a/2pcM31J

 

Oct 22, 2019
Lords of Limited 120 - Finding your Eldraine Lane
01:03:15

Episode 120 is here and explains how you should try to find the optimal lane for your seat in ELD draft. We outline some basic principles and then go 8 picks deep on a few drafts to help put the concepts into practice!

Log 1: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=f_gW3CIUg97__4weIAeaB3bcQFI

Log 2: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=sHunf5azJv5L7ndRGvQjAXg8qrA

Log 3: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=tUJKMWWMJKC0jQCQU0HG_pLNqBo

Oct 15, 2019
Lords of Limited 119 - Breaking ELD Mono Color at a Time
01:01:28

Episode 119 is here, and the Lords of Limited Discord broke it wide open again for ELD Draft! The name of the game in this format is to attempt to be mono colored, and your hosts break down the optimal way for you to do that while avoiding pitfalls along the way. Additionally, we rerank some of the top commons and give you artifact tier rankings that are crucial to the success of drafting mono colored.

 

Links to Mono Colored Decision picks: https://imgur.com/a/h5OwIvn

Oct 08, 2019
Lords of Limited 118 - ELD Early Impressions
01:02:05

Lords of Limited 118 is here and brings with it everything we've learned about the format with close to 20 drafts and 4 trophies between your two hosts. We go over the optimal draft strategy for ELD and best decks, as well as cards that have moved up/down in value. Finally, we rerank the top commons. Don't miss out on the info you need to 3-0 your next ELD Draft! This is on the short list for an all-time great format!

Round table: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=SgfCqyiBwiRHVirKhQL1yGNnlRs

Oct 01, 2019
Lords of Limited 117: Throne of Eldraine Crash Course
01:23:38

Episode 117 is here with all of the stats you could possibly want about Throne of Eldraine to get you prepared for the new set! Additionally, your hosts go over cards they graded significantly differently, and they rank their top commons and uncommons. Don't miss out on the info you need to get a head start in the format and crush your Prerelease!

Link to grades: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1v1O-I97lqPFO6JvHRKgM3BkgXTTiASncZBaR3XvKZJU/edit?usp=sharing

 

Sep 24, 2019
Lords of Limited 116: Throne of Eldraine Predictions
59:06

Lords of Limited 116 is here and brings you Ben and Ethan's predictions for the Throne of Eldraine limited environment. We take a look at many of the commons and uncommons that have been previewed so far as well as the archetypes that they support.

Draft archetypes: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-preview/adventuring-standard-and-limited-2019-09-13

Mechanics: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/throne-eldraine-mechanics-2019-09-04

Sep 17, 2019
Lords of Limited 115 - Drafting the Bot Way
58:01

Episode 115 is here with an homage to the famous BenS "Drafting the Hard Way" article. We give you our best effort to summarize what we believe is the optimal approach to drafting with the bots on Arena. This episode is intended to be format agnostic and stand the test of time. Additionally, we go over our 4 Throne of Eldraine preview cards at the beginning of the episode - don't miss out!

Round table: https://www.17lands.com/draft/5d703e0ad8f7c5cc9bc5e5e6

https://www.channelfireball.com/articles/stark-reality-drafting-the-hard-way/

Sep 10, 2019
Lords of Limited 114 - M20 50 Takes in 50 Minutes
01:00:33

Episode 114 is here and brings you 50 of the hottest takes about M20 in the same amount of time. Whether you want to affirm your thoughts on the M20 format currently, or you want a refresher when it comes back as the Ranked draft on Arena months from now - this episode is for you. 

Sep 02, 2019
Lords of Limited 113 - Live from GP Las Vegas
01:01:58

Episode 113 is coming at you live from Las Vegas! As a tribute to #MTGVegas, we briefly discuss overlap from poker to MTG. Following that, we take listener questions from our live studio audience as well as some write in questions from folks that couldn't make it out to Vegas. 

Round Table: https://www.17lands.com/draft/5d5ca53cd8f7c5cc9b802673

Aug 27, 2019
Lords of Limited 112 - Ben Stark Talks Draft
01:08:33

Episode 112 is here to drop some knowledge from one of the all-time limited greats: Ben Stark. Your hosts interview BenS about his draft strategy on Arena and tips for how to get as good as he is at limited. 

Arena Round Table: https://www.17lands.com/draft/5d5a03c1d8f7c5cc9b770f74

Find Ben Stark:

https://twitter.com/BenS_MTG

https://www.twitch.tv/bens_mtg

https://spikesacademy.com/p/the-limited-way-by-ben-stark

Aug 20, 2019
Lords of Limited 111 - Winning with White in M20
01:02:18

Episode 111 is here and teaches you how to win with the worst color in M20! If you can win when you open a white rare or are forced into white, you can win with anything!  We take a look at several white draft logs and give you a behind the scenes look into the LoL Discord Trophy Hype by examining stats from 99 White Trophy decks.

Link to trophy decks: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1kfTpu_jQdof6CxEZjGYl4WAITHWObzKt?usp=sharing

Round Tables: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=hzufMKkJ0WOoXdt9_AEwh0H5_SI

https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=pUIkQTCdApRyXxquzKzNNig-OPE

https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=s7VMWA2mtbct3iaztsYdPVagrog

Aug 13, 2019
Lords of Limited 110 - Go(lgari)ing Deep in M20
01:03:20
Aug 06, 2019
Lords of Limited 109: MC4 Draft Review
01:01:38

Episode 109 is here and breaks down everything from the Day 1 Featured Draft Pod at the Mythic Championship. Your hosts go deep on the first 3 picks of every drafter and the cascading effect they have on the other members at the table. Don't miss out on the chance to put yourself in the shoes of the pros in this episode! Also, mark your calendar to join in the first ever live recording of LoL at GP Vegas on Friday, August 23, 10 AM Las Vegas Marriot Hotel.

Links to day 1 Featured draft pod decks: https://imgur.com/a/SEFis6E

Jul 30, 2019
Lords of Limited 108 - M20 Arena Bot Breakdown
58:38

Episode 108 is here to give you the most up to date info on how to beat the bots on Magic Arena in M20 draft. Your hosts go over overrated and underrated cards as well as navigate a couple bot roundtable drafts. Don't miss out on the info you need to crush your next Magic Arena draft!

Roundtable 1: https://www.17lands.com/draft/5d347354d8f7c5cc9be38d57

Roundtable 2: https://www.17lands.com/draft/5d3360e1d8f7c5cc9bdfdcff

Jul 23, 2019
Lords of Limited 107 - M20 Metagaming: The Mono Red Menace
58:24

Episode 107 is here to break down the new menace in the draft format: Mono Red. This deck started gaining traction throughout the course of the week, and it is one of the best ways to keep the Sultai/Temur value decks in check. Your hosts break down the deck as well as how to get into it with some notes and logs from Alex Nicolic, aka Chord_o_Calls.

Round Table 1: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=Jgeft51DNueJmBHmjGgZovM7sik

Round Table 2: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=Azea3x1ROlW_YXyWGj_7LfQwPwE

Jul 15, 2019
Lords of Limited 106 - Discord Breaks M20
59:42

Lords of Limited Episode 106 is here, and the LoL Discord broke M20 wide open to start the format! Your hosts have 27 drafts and 10 trophies between them already, and the Discord has many players on top of the leaderboard as well as sporting dominant winrates. Your hosts break down how in the episode where they give you the top decks, top commons, and top colors as well as a wealth of other information on how to win in the format. Don't miss out on the info you need to get your next 3-0!

Jul 09, 2019
Lords of Limited 105 - M20 Crash Course
01:13:08

The Lords of Limited patented M20 Crash Course is here to teach you everything you need to crush your Prerelease or first draft!

Link to Grades Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Hv9im1QmsXGQhwgay0dTKHJJPy4hhyYDpXPO_1EVaOk/edit?usp=sharing 

Lords of Limited t-shirts are now available as well over at https://www.coalesceapparel.shop/products/lords-of-limited-choose-your-side-shirt

Check them out and Choose Your Side!

Link to WotC article on M20: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/making-magic/core-point-2019-06-17

Jul 02, 2019
Lords of Limited 104 - WAR 50 Takes in 50 Minutes
58:03

Episode 104 is here, and it is unfortunately already time to say goodbye to WAR draft. M20 is just around the corner, but before it arrives, we give you 50 takes on WAR to help you 3-0 your last few drafts on Arena or MTGO! 

Link to Arena Data: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aWwQV_4pZ9jPqqLIUMJhxoEYBu7eYR13xF3oOSUOINI/edit?usp=sharing

Jun 25, 2019
Lords of Limited Bonus Episode: M20 Preview Cards!
04:13

M20 Preview cards are here! Check out Ben and Ethan's take on their four preview cards in this short bonus episode. Thanks, as always, to WotC for the free preview content!

Jun 20, 2019
Lords of Limited 103 - The Definitive MH1 Sealed Guide
56:24

Episode 103 is here to get you prepped and ready for your next Modern Horizons Sealed GP or next sealed event at your local shop! Your hosts have jammed 20 sealed pools to learn what makes the format tick and bring you advice from folks who Day 2'd Sealed Grand Prix from the LoL Discord!

No interaction deck: https://twitter.com/lordtupperware/status/1139330837445402624

9-0s GP Copenhagen: https://twitter.com/ChannelFireball/status/1140163370970230784

Multiple Builds: https://twitter.com/lordtupperware/status/1138930231769571328

Jun 18, 2019
Lords of Limited 102 - Winning is on the Horizon
59:20

Episode 102 is here with everything you need to know about how to win your next MH1 draft! Your hosts are 26 drafts deep already between them and have honed in on the keys to success after a rocky start to the format. They reevaluate the top commons (correctly!) and give you a framework of combining synergy vs. power to explain this complex and deep format. Don't miss out!

Jun 10, 2019
Lords of Limited 101 - Modern Horizons Archetypes 101
59:03

Episode 101 is here with you everything you need to get ready for Modern Horizons coming to MTGO this Thursday! We give an overview of each of the 10 archetypes as well as rank the top commons for each color - don't miss out on the info you need to 3-0 your first draft!

Jun 03, 2019
Lords of Limited 100 - The Highlights of 100
01:09:36

Episode 100 is here with an homage to Seinfeld as we take a look back at the growth of the podcast over 100 episodes. We sprinkle in clips from some of our best episodes as we remember how we got to episode 100. This should be a trip down memory lane for our dedicated listeners and a list of suggested episodes to check out for our newer listeners!

May 27, 2019
Lords of Limited 99 - Drafting Green Multicolor and RB in WAR
01:03:53

Episode 99 is here with all of the information you could ever want on drafting GBxxx decks as well as our exclusive LoL Modern Horizons preview card! We also welcome RB master Alex Nikolic, aka chord_o_calls, to break down the archetype that is leading him to an absurd 80+% winrate in the format. Don't miss out on the info you need to 3-0 your next draft!!

Alex twitch: twitch.tv/chord_o_calls

Alex twitter: twitter.com/Chord_O_Calls

May 21, 2019
Lords of Limited 98 - What WAR Winning With
01:05:24

Lords of 98 is here, and if you make it past our clever pun in the title, this episode is stacked with info on how to build 4 of the best decks in the format. Your hosts already have over 60 drafts and more than 20 trophies between them, and they break down the secrets to their favorite decks to help you get an edge over the competition! Don't miss out on the info that will help you get your next 3-0 or 7-x depending on where you play your drafts!

May 14, 2019
Lords of Limited 97 - Breaking WAR Draft
01:02:11

Episode 97 is here, and the Lords of Limited Discord broke War of the Spark draft wide open at the start of the format! We lay out how in this episode that will teach you both what to do and what to avoid in order to win in this complex and bomb-heavy limited format. We go over big picture format thoughts as well as over/under performers and re-rank the top commons. If you've been struggling, this is the episode for you!

May 07, 2019
Lords of Limited 96 - WAR Sealed Impressions
01:02:26

Lords of Limited 96 is here, bringing everything your hosts have learned jamming over 20 Sealeds between them on both MTGO and Arena. We talk general keys to the format, over/underrated commons and uncommons, as well as rares we've encountered that are difficult to evaluate. Use this info to hop in the draft queues and crush the bots or MTGO draft pods - happy drafting all!

Apr 30, 2019
Lords of Limited 95 - WAR Crash Course
01:26:43

Episode 95 is here with all of the detailed analysis a person could want of War of the Spark and more! We talk removal and difficult cards to evaluate as well as give you a list of our top commons and uncommons for the format to get you prepped for your Prerelease!

Link to grades spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qPjpuNjZghWtUmBCNi7rbhBPekdAHilr-tqZSkQgnwQ/edit?usp=sharing

 

Apr 22, 2019
Lords of Limited 94 - WAR Previews Deep Dive
01:01:01

Episode 94 is here and your hosts go ham on all things pertaining to the WAR of the Spark limited environment so far! We discuss color pairs, individual cards, depth of commons in each color, and much more!!! This gives you a leg up on the format before the crash course drops next week. War of the Spark hype, let's go!!!!!

Apr 16, 2019
Lords of Limited 93 - WAR Planeswalkers & Limited Mini Games
01:06:17

Episode 93 is here and brings all of the War of the Spark hype you could hope for along with it! For the first time ever on Lords of Limited, your hosts discuss spoiler cards ahead of the Crash Course episode. More specifically, we take a look at cards that cause mini-games to happen in a game a limited and how the WAR planeswalkers are going to create their own mini games. Then, we give you the tech to win the mini-game and defeat your opponents' planeswalkers - don't miss out! 

Apr 09, 2019
Lords of Limited Bonus Episode: WAR Preview Cards!
06:08

Your hosts received not 1, not 2, not 3....but FOUR War of the Spark Preview cards thanks to the generosity of Wizards of the Coast providing free preview content for Lords of Limited! Check out the first impressions of these cards in this short and sweet bonus episode!

Apr 05, 2019
Lords of Limited 92: Breaking Bad Draft habits
59:08

Episode 92 is here to up your limited game with cautionary tales about bad draft habits and how to avoid them! Your hosts are the doctor, and you are in for a draft check-up!

Apr 02, 2019
Lords of Limited 91 - RNA 50 Takes in 50 Minutes
57:49

Lords of Limited 91 is here, and your hosts now have well over 200 drafts between. Using this experience, they summarize the most important parts of Ravnica Allegiance drafts in 50 takes - don't miss out on this succinct summary of how the Lords of Limited community broke the format wide open!

Mar 25, 2019
Lords of Limited 90 - Drafting with Bots
59:40

Lords of Limited 90 is here with the inside scoop on how to beat the bots on Arena draft! Bot drafting is a different ballgame than drafting in pod, and your hosts give you the winning strategy in this episode!

RNA MTGA Uncommon Print Run: https://pastebin.com/hyuBERmk

Mar 19, 2019
Lords of Limited 89 - What's the Play? RNA Edition
56:54

Episode 89 is here and brings you 4 different RNA draft in-game scenarios that your hosts discuss in great detail!

WTP 1: https://www.streamdecker.com/deck/MszouFeEC

https://imgur.com/a/7djTlxb

WTP 2: https://imgur.com/a/ZqNnQJM

WTP 3: https://www.streamdecker.com/deck/WN3ExpWt_w

https://imgur.com/a/JhvUMbe and https://imgur.com/a/FbfHGJS

WTP 4: the deck https://imgur.com/a/LWp49KS

https://imgur.com/a/VwrBU0w

Mar 12, 2019
Lords of Limited 88 - RNA Draft - The Full 45
53:01

Lords of Limited 88 is here with all 45 picks of a Ravnica Allegiance draft navigated on air by your hosts who are now over 130 drafts deep with 36 trophies between them, not mention Arena drafts galore!

Draft Viewer: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=-oxEkdT1LLzftZ2f8m48ZeWixHw

Final Deck: https://imgur.com/a/lWwuSut

Mar 05, 2019
Lords of Limited Announces - The Magic Arena Podcast
02:18

Check out this short announcement about Ethan and Ben's new podcast coming soon on Brew.com - a listening platform hosting exclusive new podcast content. The Magic Arena Podcast will be solely focusing on all things Magic Arena including drafting with the bots and the hottest new standard brews. Stay tuned for more info to come!

Feb 27, 2019
Lords of Limited 87 - MC Cleveland Limited Review
01:09:12

Lords of Limited 87 is here with a complete analysis of the Day 2 Draft Pod from the Mythic Championship! Also included is Ethan's recap of the the GP portion of the Magic Fest, giving you an inside look at a day 2 GP experience!

Feb 26, 2019
Lords of Limited 86 - RNA Sealed Prep
01:01:20

Lords of Limited 86 is here with the first ever episode solely dedicated to sealed! Your hosts jammed 20 sealed pools on MTGO to help Ethan prepare for GP Cleveland and bring you the results of their labor including the top 10 cards that get better in sealed. In addition, they go over builds for a few sealed pools with imgur links below so you can follow along at home.

Ethan sealed: https://imgur.com/a/viZyZ8F

Ben sealed: https://imgur.com/a/FVLSro9

9-0 sealed decks from GP Strasbourg: https://twitter.com/ChannelFireball/status/1096923772660137984

 

Feb 19, 2019
Lords of Limited 85 - Trophy Deck Statistics and Sideboarding
01:03:27

Lords of Limited 85 is here and brings you detailed statistics from 210 3-0 decklists in the Lords of Limited Discord. Your hosts also go deep on how to sideboard properly for the various matchups you are likely to face in the format!

Link to sideboarding example: https://imgur.com/a/8po4TbP

Feb 12, 2019
Lords of Limited 84 - To Gate or Not To Gate
01:01:43

Lords of Limited 84 is here with the most up-to-date information on how to crush this format for your next 3-0! With 100 drafts and 26 trophies between them, your hosts go deep on tough draft picks involving gates deeper into the draft. RNA is one of the most complex draft formats we've seen in a while, and we help break down how to know when you should commit to the various archetypes!

RNA Treasure Hunt: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rWEVn4iSRAR9hq3JtrTDXMQr5WKJvRyWu2nS-HSa0UE/edit?usp=sharing

Feb 05, 2019
Lords of Limited 83: Gatebreaking the Format
58:44

Lords of Limited 83 is here with over 50 drafts and 15 trophies worth of information from your hosts. In this episode, we break down the Gate Deck, Dovin's Acuity Deck (the best in the format?!), and the Cavalcade of Calamity Deck as well as have in-depth conversation about what makes this format tick. Don't miss out on the most up-to-date info to help you 3-0 your next draft!

Jan 29, 2019
Lords of Limited 82 - What's Winning Early in RNA
01:05:02

Lords of Limited Episode 82 is here and lets you know what cards are winning RNA games early! With 16 drafts and 16 sealed pools between them, your hosts give you the top commons, overperformers, underperformers, and the enchantments that are dominating draft. Don't miss out on the info you need to 3-0 your next draft!

Link to Top Commons: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rYn3ZBYNk_-stNZIXWVOIFJexMcZ9qApLXQgLd9iPuA/edit?usp=sharing

Jan 22, 2019
Lords of Limited 81 - RNA Prerelease Crash Course
01:29:20

Episode 81 is here and brings a detailed statistical analysis of Ravnica Allegiance! Additionally, your hosts have some hot takes on the top commons and uncommons as well as discussing tricky cards to evaluate. Don't miss out on the chance to get a huge leg up at your local RNA Prerelease!

Link to Grades Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NyP_rQxB5QluiIVCxyMbsQbeqyiRcXd7vxqhc02NH80/edit?usp=sharing

Jan 14, 2019
Lords of Limited 80 - The Art of Card Evaluation
55:58

Episode 80 is jam packed full of info to improve your card evaluation skills using the "VAST" method (Vanilla Test, Analog Comparisons, Set Context, Testing in Game). After breaking down this method of evaluating cards, we put our exclusive Ravnica Allegiance preview card under the VAST lens!

Jan 08, 2019
Lords of Limited 79 - 50 GRN Takes in 50 Minutes
55:05

Episode 79 is here to close out 2018 with 50 hot takes about GRN as a way to say goodbye to the format! Your hosts give you everything you need to know to crush one last GRN draft whether it is on Arena or MTGO or at your local FNM!

Dec 31, 2018
Lords of Limited 78 - The 12 Picks of Cubesmas
01:06:50

Lords of Limited 78 is here to give you a taste of the Vintage Cube on Magic Online! Your hosts lay out The 12 Rules of Cubesmas and then guide you twelve picks deep through a draft analyzing each card along the way! This is a great way to get a feel for drafting cube without the pressure of the Magic Online clock ticking down on you - don't miss out on learning the best way to draft out there!

Draft Log: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=OUo6IkHD1d20isI6sj4qnCoDZ8M

Dec 25, 2018
Lords of Limited 77 - Drafting Aggro with Ryan Saxe
01:04:58

Episode 77 is here with our first ever repeat guest, Ryan Saxe, and brings all of the SCG limited creators together in one place to talk drafting aggro! If you are prone to durdling around, this episode will be sure to raise your ability to draft and play aggro decks in limited! 

Link to the Philosophy of Fire: http://www.starcitygames.com/magic/standard/7157_The_Philosophy_of_Fire.html 

 

Ryan: https://twitter.com/rcsaxe

Dec 18, 2018
Lords of Limited 76 - UMA Draft Discoveries
01:00:05

Episode 76 is here to help you break the UMA draft format wide open! With 16 drafts and 7 trophies between them in just a few days, your hosts go over everything they have learned so far to help you win in UMA including top commons, top archetypes, and cards that have overperformed. Spoiler alert: RG is actually great, and we apologize formally on the show!

Dec 11, 2018
Lords of Limited 75 - Ultimate Masters Crash Course
01:07:27

Lords of Limited Episode 75 is here and contains everything you need to know about how to crush your first Ultimate Masters Draft. Your hosts go deep on the expected main archetype for each color pair as well as possible alternate archetypes. This is going to be a synergy driven format, and this episode shows you how to put the pieces together!

Dec 04, 2018
Lords of Limited 74 - Playing Counterspells in Limited
59:46

Episode 74 is here with a look at how to play with and against counterspells in limited in general, as well as specifically in GRN. With over 190 GRN drafts between them, your hosts break down specific scenarios from some of their GRN games. Additionally, they take a quick check-in on how to crush the Modern Cube on MTGO!

What's the plays:

#1: https://imgur.com/a/DwmQl6C

#2: https://imgur.com/a/VEwrTdS

#3: https://imgur.com/a/sJ4oKoO

Nov 27, 2018
Lords of Limited 73: What's the Play? GRN Edition
57:54

Lords of Limited Episode 73 is here with five "What's the Play?" scenarios for you as well exclusive Ultimate Masters preview cards! With over 170 drafts between them, your hosts break down these game play situations for you in detail to help you play tight enough to get your next 3-0!

What’s the play #1 https://imgur.com/a/RXtrDc8

What’s the Play #2 https://imgur.com/a/Nia2w0c

What’s the play #3 https://imgur.com/a/nPCSTXr

What’s the play #4 https://imgur.com/a/89Lp0ij

What’s the play #5 https://i.imgur.com/JSSCIkV.png

Nov 20, 2018
Lords of Limited 72 - PT GRN Draft Dive
01:04:26

Episode 72 is here and brings an entire breakdown of the featured pod on Day 2 of PT GRN! With over 160 drafts between them, your hosts go over signals from each drafter and how that impacted player's drafts down the line. Don't miss out on this unique chance to see how signals impact pros with all of the information from an entire pod!

The Decks from Pod 1, Day 2: https://imgur.com/a/adsbBuv

Draft Viewer: http://gatherer.wizards.com/magic/draftools/draftviewer.asp?draftid=11_10_2018_1

 

 

Nov 13, 2018
Lords of Limited 71 - Pivot Points in GRN Draft
59:48

Episode 71 is here with tough decision points in GRN draft about whether to stick with your Guild or move into a new one! With almost 150 drafts of experience between them, your hosts break down key points in 4 of their toughest drafts to help you figure out when it is right to pivot into a new guild mid-draft. Learning this skill in GRN Draft is critical for finding the open Guild so that you can get your next 3-0!

Draft 1: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=fUUo8g4d2yPjyMF6FASEKSuVdMI

Draft 2: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=VHMBp9ou0_3JgyjT1kXhy6C75cU

Draft 3:  https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=e6gYj_6dOKluFdTOuCbcVXfw6Ho

Draft #4: https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=AjagSkD2GqydG7DKdNi1r_7iV0g

Nov 06, 2018
Lords of Limited 70 - How to Draft GRN, pt. 3
01:03:20

Lords of Limited Episode 70 is here to teach you how to draft one of the trickiest, yet rewarding archetypes in the format: the Gate Deck, which features format powerhouse Glaive of the Guildpact. With over 125 drafts of experience between them, your hosts analyze what makes this deck and Selesnya tick as well as when to draft them. Don't miss out on the chance to get your next trophy with all of the colors!

Link to Gate Deck examples:

https://imgur.com/a/I5Eu3AU https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=m53Ko_nJniBmNKDzLmDFDUY2J-Q


https://imgur.com/a/jF6IxJk  https://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=Xvnqk3QV0JvgQvnCD2ffEwwZ4ok

 

Oct 30, 2018
Lords of Limited 69 - How to Draft GRN, pt. 2
01:02:23

Lords of Limited Episode 69 is here with almost 100 drafts and 27 trophies of experience from your hosts. In this episode, Ben and Ethan go deep on how to draft Boros and Dimir to perfection. Don't miss out on the chance to help you 3-0 your next draft with two of the best guilds!

Ethan’s Article on Reading Signals: https://blog.cardsphere.com/does-dimir-like-me-or-does-it-just-want-to-be-friends-a-guide-to-reading-signals/

Ethan’s Tweet with 4 Dimir Trophy Decks: https://twitter.com/lordtupperware/status/1053020892522053634

Oct 23, 2018
Lords of Limited 68 - How to Draft GRN pt. 1
01:01:53

Lords of Limited Episode 68 is here! With 65 drafts and 17 trophies between them, your hosts give you a detailed analysis of how to draft and build Izzet and Golgari decks to get your next trophy! In addition, the much anticipated Guilds of Ravnica Treasure Hunt list is released!

Link to GRN Treasure Hunt: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1C1l3MFxG3hKewC22Rm5wmn2nifPVn0uzTGWBXcwlWG4/edit?usp=sharing

Link to Ryan Saxe Izzet article: http://www.starcitygames.com/articles/37843_The-Right-Ways-To-Play-Izzet-In-Guilds-Of-Ravnica-Draft.html

Oct 16, 2018
Lords of Limited 67 - GRN Guild Breakdown
57:25

Lords of Limited Episode 67 is here and brings with it everything you need to know about the strategy and key cards for each guild to succeed in GRN! With already over 30 drafts and 11 trophies between them, you hosts give you insight on how to 3-0 with any of the guilds. Top Commons are re-ranked as well as underrated cards and overperformers - this episode is jam packed with info to help you win your next draft!

Oct 09, 2018
Lords of Limited 66 - GRN Sealed Impressions
01:06:07

Episode 66 is here and brings a bundle of exciting news for the podcast including sponsorship by starcitygames.com! Your hosts dive into their experiences with over 10 sealed leagues between them on Magic Online and prepare you for the start of the format. Get a head start on the competition when you sit down for your first draft in paper or on MTGO with our list of overperformers/underperformers - don't miss out!

Round Table (draft): https://imgur.com/a/ECuzQgc

Oct 02, 2018
Lords of Limited 65 - GRN Prerelease Crash Course
01:26:37

Lords of Limited 65 is here and brings a detailed statistical analysis of GRN! Your hosts use this to hypothesize about how to get an edge at the beginning of the format. Additionally, tricky cards to evaluate as well as top commons and uncommons are discussed. Don't miss out on the chance to get a huge leg up at your local GRN Prerelease!

Link to grades spreadsheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1DMZ3kxUPTEaxZGB_7g7fvoWsmcJ4xlYBcZsE22-T9-E/edit?usp=sharing

Sep 25, 2018
Lords of Limited 64 - M19: Lessons Learned
57:01

Episode 64 is here and gives your hosts a chance to reflect on M19 and what the broader takeaways for limited in general are! With over 175 drafts done between them, your hosts help look to the future based on their M19 experiences. Don't miss out on the chance to learn a few lessons before GRN drops!

Sep 18, 2018
Lords of Limited Bonus Episode: GRN Preview Card!
03:11

Your hosts reveal their GRN Preview Card, Conclave Guildmage, and discuss possibilities for it in the new limited environment in this short bonus episode!

Sep 13, 2018
Lords of Limited 63 - M19 Draft - The Full 45
59:48

Lords of Limited Episode 63 is here and M19 makes its triumphant comeback with your hosts going "the full 45" (we're making it a thing) picks deep! Learn how Ethan and Ben think about navigating an entire M19 draft as well get their updated opinions on cards - don't miss it!

Image after pack 1: https://i.imgur.com/KzJUS7O.png

Image after pack 2: https://i.imgur.com/g7mb97W.png

Final build (add submerged boneyard in 9/7 split): https://i.imgur.com/WQ08uw0.png

Sep 11, 2018
Lords of Limited 62: Transitioning from Constructed to Limited with Zach Allen
01:01:06

Episode 62 is here and brings insight from Modern Specialist Zach Allen who hosts the podcast "Turn One Thoughtsieze." This episode is geared towards Constructed Players looking to make the transition to Limited and the various pitfalls to avoid along the way! Additionally, your hosts bring some exciting updates to the Patreon reward system!

Sep 04, 2018
Lords of Limited 61 - KTK Flashback Primer
01:04:09

Episode 61 is here and just in time for the Khans of Tarkir flashbacks on MTGO! Your hosts bring a wealth of experience from having drafted Khans a ton back in the day to show you how to crush your very 1st KTK flashback draft - don't miss out on this chance to get a leg up on the competition!

Aug 28, 2018
Lords of Limited 60 - Getting Good at Limited with Ari Lax
01:01:26

Episode 60 is here and welcomes Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir Champion Ari Lax on the show to talk about his journey towards getting good at limited. Ari brings six key points breaking down how to get good at limited that are discussed with your hosts, Ethan and Ben. Don't miss out on this chance to take your limited game up a notch!

https://twitter.com/armlx

 

Aug 21, 2018
Lords of Limited 59 - What's the Play? M19 Edition
54:59

Episode 59 is here! This episode features 5 unique "What's the Play?" situations to help you up your level of in-game decision making. With 150 drafts between them, your hosts break down these situations in detail for you in the context of their M19 experience. Links to board states:

1. https://imgur.com/a/V08OCTE

2. https://imgur.com/a/mk5gjyS

3. https://imgur.com/a/mk5gjyS

4. https://i.imgur.com/1HXAkLB.png and 

https://i.imgur.com/AaQ5wNQ.jpg

5. https://i.imgur.com/J7CuSRV.png and https://i.imgur.com/YryAgZz.png

Aug 14, 2018
Lords of Limited 58 - M19 Combat Tricks and Tips
57:54

Episode 58 is here and goes deep on combat tricks in general as well as in the context of M19! Your hosts also give you general M19 tips based on over 130 drafts of experience - don't miss out on the chance to get an edge on your competition!

Aug 07, 2018
Lords of Limited 57 - GP Minnesota Draft Analysis
56:49

Episode 57 is here and allows to you take a virtual seat at the featured drafts from GP Minnesota and navigate them along with your hosts who bring over 100 drafts of experience with them! Don't miss out on the chance to compare your draft game to the pros. Also, please check out this M19 What's the Play article by our very own LordTupperware written for Cardsphere.

https://blog.cardsphere.com/m19-whats-the-play-vol-1/

Jul 31, 2018
Lords of Limited 56 - M19 Archetype Breakdown
01:02:47

Episode 56 is here and brings along a complete breakdown of every draft archetype in M19! With over 70 drafts of experience between them, your hosts go deep on archetype plans, signal cards for archetypes, and filling out your deck with cards become better when played in a certain archetype. Don't miss out on this info to help you 3-0 your next draft!

Jul 24, 2018
Lords of Limited 55 - Drafting Synergy in M19
57:35

Episode 55 is here and is jam packed full of information about how to crush your next M19 draft! With over 35 drafts between them already, your hosts break down what is winning and why!

 

Link to stats spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ovEEBKfWeF1jrZsnfqOQeCjGtClFbcyZ-6Nl5UsU55s/edit?usp=sharing

Create a copy of the spreadsheet to be able to input your own data.

Jul 17, 2018
Lords of Limited 54 - M19 Sealed Impressions
01:01:54

Episode 54 is here and brings your hosts' 1st impressions of the sealed format after doing a combined eleven 5-round Competitive Sealed Events on MTGO with a 72.5% winrate! Over-performers and under-performers are discussed as well as why X/1s might be something to avoid in Sealed and maybe even draft. Don't miss out on this chance to get a leg up on the competition when you sit down for your 1st draft!

Jul 09, 2018
Lords of Limited 53 - Core Set 2019 Prerelease Crash Course
01:28:45

Episode 53 is here and contains everything you need to know about Core Set 2019 to crush your Prerelease! The Lords of Limited Crash Course will give a big picture view of the format based on statistics compiled by your hosts as well as dive into the details of card analysis and top commons! 

Link to statistics spreadsheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1O59jip5dwGVttv65Yl63kSQLZLkWaeLIMZHMH30moIw/edit?usp=sharing

Jul 02, 2018
Lords of Limited 52 - Caleb Durward on Cube
59:24

Episode 52 is here and brings Cube Specialist Caleb Durward on to talk Vintage Cube! You can find Caleb online at twitch.tv/calebdmtg where he streams most nights. Don't miss out on his experience to help you 3-0 your next Cube Draft!

Also, check out this article written by our very own Ethan with his predictions for M19 limited here!

https://blog.cardsphere.com/back-to-beard-for-m19/ 

Jun 27, 2018
Lords of Limited Bonus Episode: M19 Preview Cards
07:23

Check out our M19 Preview cards in this shorter special edition of Lords of Limited where your hosts take you through a powerhouse uncommon from each color!

Jun 21, 2018
Lords of Limited 51 - Building Mana Bases in Limited
01:09:15

Episode 51 is here and brings with it your hosts' advice on building mana bases in DOM from over 250 drafts of experience. Don't miss out on learning about an often overlooked edge in limited to help you get your next 3-0!

Links to decks' mana bases:

https://imgur.com/a/05veWuD

https://i.imgur.com/c74yltJ.png

https://imgur.com/a/rtmXXIG 

https://i.imgur.com/Mxr28uf.png

https://imgur.com/a/EM43jGx

https://imgur.com/a/V7toUtq

https://imgur.com/a/ZwJmOEz

https://i.imgur.com/CEee2dO.png 

https://imgur.com/a/uHmwEgy

https://i.imgur.com/Wrq0OO1.png

Jun 20, 2018
Lords of Limited 50 - 50 DOM Hot Takes in 50 Minutes
56:37

Episode 50 is here and brings 50 Hot Takes from your hosts' 240 combined drafts of experience! We dive into the details of the format that will help you get your next 3-0 on lock! Come celebrate this milestone of the podcast with us!

Jun 11, 2018
Lords of Limited 49 - Pro Tour DOM Draft Analysis
01:05:04

Episode 49 is here and gives you a chance to put yourself in the shoes of the pros as your hosts take you through five Round Table discussions from drafts at PT DOM! With over 200 drafts of experience, your hosts tell you what they would have done at the PT!

Day 1 draft viewer:

 http://gatherer.wizards.com/magic/draftools/draftviewer.asp?draftid=6_1_2018_1

Day 2 draft viewer:

http://gatherer.wizards.com/magic/draftools/draftviewer.asp?draftid=6_2_2018_1

Jun 06, 2018
Lords of Limited 48 - What's The Play? DOM Edition
01:03:18

Episode 48 is here and brings your hosts analyzing some in-game decisions from DOM with over 175 drafts of experience! Ethan and Ben also outline the top 8 ways to improve your winrate in DOM! 

What's the Play imgur links:

#1: https://i.imgur.com/WjrhZP2.png

#2 deck https://imgur.com/a/ffdDf4A

Keep or mull https://imgur.com/a/YhhA8gm

2a https://imgur.com/a/18iXlRp

2b https://imgur.com/a/kE4Lr0W

#3 Deck https://imgur.com/a/oe69khv

3a https://imgur.com/a/QZRDaDi

3b https://imgur.com/a/Mqq0Kx6

#4a https://imgur.com/a/yPGKtWb

4b https://imgur.com/a/n8kNKoT

4c https://imgur.com/a/nHjcbXC

May 30, 2018
Lords of Limited 47 - The Biggest Pitfalls in DOM
01:04:16

Episode 47 is here and brings you information about what not to do in Dominaria! With over 130 drafts between them, your hosts go deep on strategies and cards to avoid in Dominaria. Make sure you give this a listen to avoid the biggest pitfalls in DOM when you sit down to go for your next 3-0! Also included are our exclusive Battlebond Preview Cards - check them out!

May 22, 2018
Lords of Limited 46 - Starting DOM Drafts Right
01:08:17

Episode 46 is here with information gleaned from over 100 drafts by your hosts! In this episode, we analyze some tricky card evaluations and then go 8 picks deep on several Round Tables to help you get a handle on starting your drafts correctly. Don't miss out on the opportunity to raise your 3-0 percentage!

May 16, 2018
Lords of Limited 45 - Drafting Tier 1 DOM Decks
01:01:24

Episode 45 is here and brings a breakdown of some of the top decks in Dominaria! With almost 70 drafts between them already, your hosts give you the inside scoop on how they are winning DOM Drafts. Don't miss out on information that will help get you that next 3-0!

May 08, 2018
Lords of Limited 44 - GP Columbus & DOM Draft Breakdown
01:00:58

Episode 44 is here and brings with it the most up-to-date information about the Dominaria limited format! Your hosts and their teammate Matt recount what they learned about Team Sealed from the GP in Columbus. Additionally, with 50 drafts between them, they share what they know about how to win in the difficult draft format of triple DOM to help you get your next 3-0!

Link to Team Sealed card tiers spreadsheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1oF7bAypoEH_aWYLVuTPjhT4q1KgJjNwr_4Ah7KfQxUE/edit?usp=sharing

May 02, 2018
Lords of Limited 43 - DOM First Report
59:06

Episode 43 is here to give you the most up to date information after the 1st weekend of Dominaria! You hosts each did 4 sealed leagues on MTGO and some paper Prereleasing to start cracking open the format. Don't miss out on what they learned before you sit down to try to 3-0 your first draft!

Apr 24, 2018
Lords of Limited 42 - Dominaria Prerelease Crash Course
01:30:42

Episode 42 is here and brings a very detailed statistical analysis of Dominaria! Included below is a link to the spreadsheet with all of your hosts' grades as well as statistics about Creature CMC, Power, Toughness, Removal, Combat Tricks, and much more! Don't miss out on the opportunity to get a leg up on your prerelease competition with our rankings of the top commons and uncommons as well!

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jGPNgNXKPhtceWy00lYtRUw0nmv9P3Xe_TCTfnHxxcQ/edit?usp=sharing

Apr 17, 2018
Lords of Limited 41 - Learning New Formats + DOM Previews
01:06:17

Episode 41 is here and so are the Lords of Limited official Dominaria preview cards! We are excited to share our take on breaking down how to approach learning a new format such as the current limited set or even Cube, as well as give you a sneak peek of 3 preview cards from DOM! 

Link to spreadsheet of top Modern Cube Cards: 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IphGXXwgr1V261GIf8vT4z04Cl1FGK7-WvtW0JLqLOU/edit?usp=sharing 

Apr 10, 2018
Lords of Limited 40 - The Value of a Card
56:51

Episode 40 is here and brings a closer look into the value of a card! Your hosts go deep on how to maximize each card in your deck and the many different ways to acquire the coveted 2 for 1 in a game of Magic. Don't miss out on information that is sure to help you improve your next draft, whether it is RIX, Cube, or A25!

Apr 03, 2018
Lords of Limited 39 - Andrew Cuneo Draft Q&A
01:21:42

Episode 39 is here along with insight from Andrew Cuneo, one of Magic's best limited players and member of team Ultimate Guard! In this episode, your hosts walk Andrew through a couple of A25 drafts and then fire questions from Patrons at Andrew. Don't miss out on this chance to hear his advice on how to take your Magic game to the next level!

https://www.twitch.tv/andrewcuneo

https://twitter.com/AndrewCuneo

Mar 28, 2018
Lords of Limited 38 - A25 Draft featuring Amaz!
01:24:06

Episode 38 is here and features Amaz, a famous Hearthstone streamer (also crazy good at MTG), giving unique insight into Masters 25 and general draft strategy! Your hosts and Amaz already have over 30 drafts of experience combined to help you 3-0 your next draft! Don't miss out on Amaz and the Lords of Limited breaking down the Masters 25 draft format!

Amaz links:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-kezFAw46x-9ctBUqVe86Q

https://www.twitch.tv/amazhs

https://twitter.com/amaz?lang=en

https://www.facebook.com/amazhs/

 

Mar 21, 2018
Lords of Limited 37 - Masters 25 Crash Course
01:28:40

Episode 37 is here with a complete statistical analysis of Masters 25! Your hosts go deep into their spreadsheet (linked below for your viewing pleasure!) to give you the biggest possible advantage heading into your first draft on MTGO or at FNM! Don't miss out on our carefully compiled take on the format as well as cool archetypes and combos to explore! This set is going to be sweet!

Link to spreadsheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LTvMJfRe9ZurkHbFrKeY5fCUh8ObKMapYSdwQSXGJZc/edit?usp=sharing

Mar 14, 2018
Lords of Limited 36 - Choosing Your Plan in Draft
01:07:58

Episode 36 is here as a more in-depth follow up to our last episode, Drafting With a Plan! With over 240 drafts between them, your hosts go deep on how to choose the correct plan for your seat to help you 3-0 your next RIX Draft! 

Ryan Saxe R/B Midrange Link:

http://www.starcitygames.com/article/36671_Drafting-Digest-Special-The-Rise-Of-BlackRed-.html

Mar 06, 2018
Lords of Limited 35 - Drafting With a Plan
01:07:27

Episode 35 is here! With over 215 RIX drafts between them, your hosts give you guidelines about how to draft a good deck in this format. Following that, they break down those lessons in all 45 picks from one of Ethan's drafts. Fasten your seat belts and come along for the ride!

Link to Draft Viewer: http://magic.flooey.org/draft/show?id=1bwzRJGu8oWLK9I7TAjqL9F_1tM

Link to Final Deck: https://twitter.com/lordtupperware/status/966458317412405253

Feb 27, 2018
Lords of Limited 34 - Huat's the Play?
01:02:13

Lords of Limited Episode 34 is here and brings with it lots of in-game decision making analysis. With over 180 drafts and 50 MTGO draft trophies between them, your hosts give you insight into their decision making process. Links to in-game scenarios:

1a https://imgur.com/a/DjIuv

1b https://imgur.com/a/W26Nn

1c https://imgur.com/a/AHoWN

1d https://imgur.com/a/FYIXb

2 https://i.imgur.com/zfxls6r.png

3a https://imgur.com/a/DWhFW playing with verdict

3b https://imgur.com/a/0BWOC playing against verdict

https://i.imgur.com/Yv32jsV.png

https://imgur.com/a/NVlrm

 

Feb 20, 2018
Lords of Limited 33 - Sideboarding to Win in RIX
01:04:01

Lords of Limited Ep. 33 is here and diving into the details of sideboarding in RIX! With over 145 drafts between them, your hosts go over the current state of the format and how best to sideboard against some of the most powerful strategies in the format! Don't miss out on the information to help you get your next 3-0!

Link to Dustin Stern's Biggest Movers Chart:

https://twitter.com/dustin_stern/status/963073807484416002

Link to VoD of MisterMetronome/Eheh_dude Skype draft:

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/226786895 1:26:00 into VoD

 

Feb 13, 2018
Lords of Limited 32 - PT RIX Draft Review
59:27

Episode 32 is here with all of the Pro Tour Draft Analysis you can handle! With over 100 drafts between them already, your hosts show you how they would have navigated draft seats from the Pro Tour!

Links to Draft Pod Viewers and 6-0 Drafters:

http://gatherer.wizards.com/magic/draftools/draftviewer.asp?draftid=2_2_2018_1&player=3&pack=1&pick=1&showpick=false&alwaysshowpick=false

http://gatherer.wizards.com/magic/draftools/draftviewer.asp?draftid=2_3_2018_1&player=3&pack=1&pick=2&showpick=true&alwaysshowpick=false

https://magic.wizards.com/en/events/coverage/ptrix/6-0-drafters-pro-tour-ixalan-2018-02-03

 

Feb 06, 2018
Lords of Limited 31 - Avoiding the Aggro Trap in RIX
01:04:13

Lords of Limited Episode 31 is here with groundbreaking strategy about how to 3-0 your next RIX draft by avoiding the aggro trap! With 70 drafts between them already, your hosts share the details on how to beat the aggro menace consistently in RIX. Don't miss out on this format defining episode!

Jan 30, 2018
Lords of Limited 30 - How We're Winning RIX Drafts
52:21

Episode 30 is here along with the much anticipated return of the Lords of Limited Achievement List for RIX draft! With over 30 drafts between them and already at a combined 14 trophies, your hosts give you the specifics of the archetypes that have been performing the best for them. Don't miss out on the info you need to 3-0 your next RIX draft!

Jan 23, 2018
Lords of Limited 29 - RIX First Report
58:42

Episode 29 is here along with the new set, Rivals of Ixalan! Fresh off of several sealed pools each, your hosts dive into cards that have been impressive in the set as well as go several picks deep into a draft. Don't miss out on this valuable info before you hop into your first draft on MTGO or at FNM this week!

Jan 15, 2018
Lords of Limited 28 - RIX Prerelease Crash Course
01:20:05

Episode 28 is here and is jam packed full of statistics and rankings to get you ready to dominate your local prerelease and your first draft on MTGO! Your hosts make statistically informed predictions about the speed of the format and how that affects card performance. Don't miss out on the most detailed analysis of RIX!

Link to statistics spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IwcDCvRSYHB9XI1V0FgxD0_3Z8J_OspM-qGjFyhGE2E/edit?usp=sharing

Jan 09, 2018
Lords of Limited 27 - Cube and XLN and 2018, Oh My!
01:00:09

Episode 27 is here to usher in 2018 and wrap up Triple Ixalan Draft in style! For Cube aficionados and Vintage Cube 1st-timers alike, your hosts go many picks deep on a Cube Draft as well to help you get edge on your next Vintage Cube Draft on MTGO! Happy New Year, everyone!

Jan 02, 2018
Lords of Limited 26 - Ryan Saxe & Drafting With Preferences
01:05:29

Episode 26 is here and features Star City Games Writer Ryan Saxe on one of his favorite topics: Drafting With Preferences. Don't miss out on the chance to learn this unique draft strategy to help you 3-0 your next draft!

http://www.starcitygames.com/article/36290_Limited-Fundamentals-Maximizing-For-Your-Own-Preferences.html

https://www.channelfireball.com/articles/stark-reality-drafting-the-hard-way/

 

Dec 25, 2017
Lords of Limited 25 - Vintage Cube Crash Course
01:08:19

Episode 25 is here to usher in the Vintage Cube on Magic Online! Both your hosts are cube aficionados and with over 300 Vintage Cube drafts between them over the years, they give you the best information to get started and dive into the Vintage Cube with success!

Dec 19, 2017
Lords of Limited 24 - Round and Round
01:06:43

Episode 24 is here and is jam packed with draft analysis! With 270 Ixalan drafts between them, your hosts devote an entire episode to analyzing round table drafts from listeners and and their own drafts. Don't miss out on the most up-to-date XLN draft strategy!

Dec 12, 2017
Lords of Limited 23 - Making Your Own Luck
01:17:18

Episode 23 is here and with it comes advice on making your own luck in both Magic and Life! With over 300 drafts between them in the past couple months, your hosts give you their wisdom about playing Magic in the optimal mental state to 3-0 your next draft. People/ideas discussed:

Dave Ramsey - The Total Money makeover/Financial Peace

Thomas J. Stanley - The Millionaire Next Door

Zig Ziglar - How to Stay Motivated: Developing the Qualities of Success

Jon Acuff: Quitter and Start

Geoffrey Colvin - Talent is Overrated

Channelfireball.com articles by Will Jonathan - sports psychologist who writes articles about how to improve your mental game in magic.

http://www.starcitygames.com/article/36159_Social-Currency.html by Gerry Thompson - his story about self improvement through Magic.

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig

 

Dec 05, 2017
Lords of Limited 22 - Top 8 Edges to Gain in IMA Draft
59:50

Episode 22 is here with a Buzzfeed-esque list of the Top 8 Edges to Gain win percentage with in your next IMA Draft! Your hosts have almost 40 IMA drafts between them already, and this episode gives you all the advantages they've uncovered so far. Don't miss out on the crucial information to help 3-0 your next IMA draft!

Nov 29, 2017
Lords of Limited 21 - Exploring Durdletown in Ixalan
01:06:14

Tired of drafting aggro in Ixalan? Episode 21 is here to lay out how to #durdleresponsibly and draft control/durdle decks in Ixalan! With over 250 drafts between them, your hosts give you the best advice on how to draft this niche, yet powerful, archetype in XLN to 3-0 your next draft. First Reports from IMA draft are also discussed near the end!

Nov 21, 2017
Lords of Limited 20 - Iconic Masters Crash Course
01:14:06

Episode 20 is here to give you everything you need to know to 3-0 your first Iconic Masters Draft! Your hosts dive into the color pair archetypes and go a few picks deep in a draft at the Round Table! Link to Ethan Saks and Ryan Saxe Set Review Grades:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/e/2PACX-1vTvbXO3Co4W66B3J3-Xnl-d3uFJ6vvYciU72_min1jD69gBxMIvqfwZK1o8w5l8WfW6l9I9BP8JhiXs/pubhtml

Nov 14, 2017
Lords of Limited 19 - PT XLN Draft Dive Down
01:07:38

Episode 19 is here with draft analysis from the Pro Tour and is returning as a staple of the show! With over 200 drafts between them, your hosts go over drafts from the PT to help you learn to draft like the pros! 

Link to eheh_dude's article:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11i6UcvU_2NmsUgqAgv_F4tWAONatVOfk5R72Vf7Temk/edit#gid=1513418709

Nov 07, 2017
Lords of Limited 18 - Ixalan Decision Paralysis
59:18

Episode 18 is here with a new style of episode! With over 175 drafts between them, your hosts dive into how to manage your resources to help make optimal in-game decisions in Ixalan draft. To help you follow along, imgur links have been included to each of the scenarios discussed in depth on the episode. Don't miss out on the chance to improve your play skill!

Opening Hand # 1: https://imgur.com/a/K0vZA

Opening Hand #2: https://imgur.com/a/6Xlmo

Decision Point #1: https://imgur.com/a/luqy3

Decision Point #2: https://imgur.com/a/f7Myg

Decision Point #3: https://imgur.com/a/ejC8R

Decision Point #4: https://imgur.com/a/dMdSI
Decision Point #5: https://imgur.com/a/9nWJK

Nov 01, 2017
Lords of Limited 17 - XLN: How to Draft and Win with BEARD
01:11:51

Episode 17 is here along with the answers to how to win in the challenging format of Ixalan Draft! Your hosts have over 150 drafts combined between them, and they lay out the BEARD (not BREAD!) philosophy to help you find the correct pick in your next Ixalan Draft.

Link to Ryan Saxe's EXCELLENT article on the Ixalan format:

http://www.starcitygames.com/article/36031_Diving-Down-Into-Ixalan-Limited.html

Oct 24, 2017
Lords of Limited 16 - Ixalan Sealed with Semulin
01:01:32

Episode 16 is here, and we have our first guest on Lords of Limited! Travis "Semulin" Sowers goes deep on sealed strategy and gives you advice for how to take down your next Ixalan sealed event. If you need your Tupperware fix, he is appearing this week on the Men from Modo podcast. 

Link to Michael Jacob sealed statistics: https://imgur.com/a/XTbVG

 

Oct 16, 2017
Lords of Limited 15 - Ixalan Color Pairs & Archetypes
01:02:24

Episode 15 is here! With 55 drafts between them, your hosts break down the specifics of each color pair in Ixalan draft as well as take a look at some niche archetypes that could help you 3-0 your next draft! Additionally, we run down our achievement list for #XLNtreasurehunt. Help cross off achievements to get MTGO booster packs and a potential 18-hour combined Lords of Limited stream!

Oct 10, 2017
Lords of Limited 14 - Ixalan Draft: First Report & GP Providence Recap
01:28:33

Episode 14 is here! It is jam packed with information from a combined 25 drafts by your hosts to help you 3-0 your first IXA Draft, including our most up-to-date ranking of the top commons! Initially, we take a look for the first 30 minutes into Ethan's preparation and experience at GP Providence, a team limited event. Following that, we share with you everything we have learned so far about the format from our first drafts.

Oct 03, 2017
Lords of Limited 13.2 - Ixalan Rare/Mythic Set Review Part 2
01:07:58

The Lords of Limited Ixalan Rare/Mythic Set Review Part 2 is here! Your hosts review every rare and mythic in the set to give you an edge when you join your first draft at your local shop or on MTGO. This episode contains reviews of Red, Green, Colorless, Gold, and Lands. Don’t miss out on help with the daunting Pack 1, Pick 1 of a new set to make sure you don’t overestimate your rare!

Sep 25, 2017
Lords of Limited 13.1 - Ixalan Rare/Mythic Set Review Part 1
01:15:25

The Lords of Limited Ixalan Rare/Mythic Set Review is here! Your hosts review every rare and mythic in the set to give you an edge when you join your first draft at your local shop or on MTGO. This episode contains reviews of White, Blue, and Black and will be followed by part 2 containing Red, Green, Colorless, Gold, and Lands. Don't miss out on help with the daunting Pack 1, Pick 1 of a new set to make sure you don't overestimate your rare! 

Sep 24, 2017
Lords of Limited 12.5 - Ixalan Green Common/Uncommon Set Review
59:14

The fifth and final segment of the Lords of Limited Ixalan Set Review is here! Your hosts evaluate every common and uncommon in Green, as well as colorless, multicolored, and lands to give you the best edge in your prerelease or first draft! Best of luck exploring the world of Ixalan!

Sep 22, 2017
Lords of Limited 12.4 - Ixalan Red Common/Uncommon Set Review
38:25

The fourth segment of the Lords of Limited Ixalan Set Review is here! Your hosts evaluate every common and uncommon in Red to give you the best edge in your prerelease or first draft! This episode will be followed by just one more – one for each color meant to be listened to as a collective group.

Sep 21, 2017
Lords of Limited 12.3 - Ixalan Black Common/Uncommon Set Review
43:34

The third segment of the Lords of Limited Ixalan Set Review is here! Your hosts evaluate every common and uncommon in Black to give you the best edge in your prerelease or first draft! This episode will be followed by two others – one for each color meant to be listened to as a collective group.

Sep 21, 2017
Lords of Limited 12.2 - Ixalan Blue Common/Uncommon Set Review
43:49

The second segment of the Lords of Limited Ixalan Set Review is here! Your hosts evaluate every common and uncommon in Blue to give you the best edge in your prerelease or first draft! This episode will be followed by three others - one for each color meant to be listened to as a collective group.

Sep 20, 2017
Lords of Limited 12.1 - Ixalan White Common/Uncommon Set Review
51:47

Arrrrrr, Matey, the first segment of the Lords of Limited Ixalan Set Review is here! Your hosts evaluate every common and uncommon in White to give you the best edge in your prerelease or first draft! This episode will be followed by four others - one for each color meant to be listened to as a collective group.

Sep 20, 2017
Lords of Limited 11 - HOU Send-Off
01:01:21

Episode 11 is here and Hour of Devastation is on its way out! Get your hosts final takeaways from the format after a combined 292 drafts between them as we usher out HOU in style!

Sep 13, 2017
Lords of Limited 10 - Introduction to Cube
01:12:00

Episode 10 is here, which means double digits of the podcast! In this episode, your hosts give you a primer for how to get into drafting Cube! Specifically, your Lords of Limited delve into some of the nuances of getting an edge in the Modern Cube that is coming out on MTGO!

Sep 06, 2017
Lords of Limited 9 - HOU Sideboarding and GP Indy Recap
01:03:34

Episode 9 is here! In this episode, Ben recaps his experience at GP Indy, which was his first ever GP, and Ethan goes deep on sideboarding advice in Hour of Devastation draft.

Aug 30, 2017
Lords of Limited 8 - State of the Format Address
59:42

Episode 8 has landed! With over 225 drafts combined, your hosts examine the general state of the HOU format after 6 weeks. Don't miss out on the most up to date information to help you 3-0 your next draft!

Aug 23, 2017
Lords of Limited 7 - Examining UR Spells in HOU
58:05

Episode 7 is here! With over 200 drafts completed between them, your hosts go deep on how to draft and play against public enemy Number 1: Blue/Red Spells. Don't miss out on learning about what many consider one of the best decks in the format!

Aug 16, 2017
Lords of Limited 6 - HOU to Draft 5 Color Decks
01:00:12

Episode 6 is here! Your hosts are closing in on a combined 200 drafts between, so don't miss out on the latest information into HOU draft. In this episode, a step-by-step guide is laid out to show you how to draft one of the sweetest archetypes in HOU: the 5 color control deck!

Aug 09, 2017
Lords of Limited 5 - PT Draft Analysis and AKH Changes
01:16:55

Episode 5 is here and jam packed with up-to-date info from over 120 drafts by your cohosts! In this episode, we analyze some of the drafts from the Pro Tour and go multiple picks deep on each draft! Additionally, card evaluation changes from Amonkhet in the new draft format are discussed. Don't miss out on information to help you 3-0 your next draft!

Aug 01, 2017
Lords of Limited 4 - Hour of Devastation Color Pairs
01:05:32

Episode 4 of Lords of Limited is jam packed with the most up-to-date information on how to successfully draft each color pair in Hour of Devastation based on information from over 75 combined drafts by your hosts. Also included is a comprehensive look at how deserts and desert payoffs function in the format. Don't miss out on the chance to 3-0 your next draft!

Jul 25, 2017
Lords of Limited 3 - Hour of Devastation Draft: First Report
01:16:00

Episode 3 of Lords of Limited is packed full of practical information to help you 3-0 your next draft of Hour of Devastation! Your hosts share information gathered from jamming over 35 drafts between them in order to give you their most up-to-date opinions on the draft format. Episode includes Pack 1, Pick 1 decisions, re-ranking of the top commons, and much more to help you improve your win rate in your drafts!

Jul 18, 2017
Lords of Limited 2 - Hour of Devastation Rare & Mythic Rare Set Review
02:17:12

Lords of Limited Episode 2 is here! In this episode, we evaluate every rare and mythic rare from the new set, Hour of Devastation.

Jul 11, 2017
Lords of Limited 1 - Hour of Devastation Common/Uncommon Set Review
03:20:04

Lords of Limited is a podcast about Magic: the Gathering Strategy. It is intended for players who enjoy playing limited magic such as draft and sealed, especially on Magic Online. This episode is a detailed review of all of the commons and uncommon cards from the new set, Hour of Devastation.

Jul 04, 2017