Episode 50: How to Casual Spike a New Deck

The Dive Down

Nov 27 2019 • 1 hr 39 mins

The crew tackle a level-up topic: how to overcome the challenge of picking up a new deck! The Break Down: GP Columbus The Dive Down: That Fresh Deck Smell The Dive Down, cont.: Those Fresh Deck Plans Become a citizen of The Dive Down Nation!: http://www.patreon.com/thedivedown Now get 15% off your first 3 months of ManaTraders! https://www.manatraders.com/?medium=thedivedown and use code "thedivedown" Timestamps: 2:16 - Housekeeping 4:45 - The Break Down begins - GP Columbus 7:07 - The day 1 meta 17:20 - The day 2 meta 21:38 - The top 8 and our thoughts on Modern at the end of 2019 31:30 - The Dive Down begins - how to learn a new deck 33:10 - What we like about picking up a new deck 40:10 - What we don’t like about picking up new decks 45:59 - How do we learn about new decks 54:58 - Thinking about a deck’s plan - the early game 1:05:38 - The mid-game 1:11:03 - The late-game 1:13:25 - What is your deck trying to do better than other decks 1:19:00 - Looking for card synergies in your deck 1:21:24 - What is your deck’s position in the meta? 1:23:44 - What’s the role of your deck? 1:31:52 - what can you lose to? 1:37:50 - closing out Links from this week's episode: CFB's MF Columbus Coverage: https://coverage.channelfireball.com/event/42 Who's The Beatdown?: https://articles.starcitygames.com/premium/whos-the-beatdown/ Our opening music is Nowhere - You Never Knew, and our closing music is Space Blood - Goro? Is That Your Christian Name? email us: thedivedown@gmail.com (mailto:thedivedown@gmail.com) twitter: https://twitter.com/thedivedown