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Lucky Paper Radio

85 EpisodesProduced by Andy Mangold and Anthony MattoxWebsite

Lucky Paper Radio is a podcast about Magic: the Gathering hosted by lifelong friends Andy Mangold and Anthony Mattox. Focused primarily on sandbox formats like Cube, which are free of banlists, rotation, and net decking, the show is about the best parts of Magic and how to get the most out of the ga… read more

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Hope Tender & Devoted Druid & Ragavan & Laelia

On this episode, Andy and Anthony are discussing a recent draft of Anthony’s “Regular” Cube, in which Anthony made a stupid amount of mana with Hope Tender, making Andy question all of the decisions he made in his life that led to that moment. This dovetails into a conversation about the nuanced differences in what Anthony and Andy value about Magic and how they capture that in their respective cubes. What is the difference between having conditional cards as enablers vs having conditional cards as payoffs? What is the difference between having a power outlier 1 mana value card vs a power outlier 3 mana value card? Is there any kind of proactive deck that can beat two 3/2s for 3 generic mana? On Sword of Hearth and Home, which color is “Hearth” and which color is “Home”?

Our listener submitted pack 1, pick 1 this week comes from listener Simon’s Cubus Color Correctus. Thanks, Simon!

Discussed in this episode:

Timestamps:

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 1:46 The pros and cons of an 8 person team draft
  • 7:29 Hope Tender and Devoted Druid — build around enablers vs build around payoffs
  • 25:52 listener submitted pack 1, pick 1
  • 41:00 Ragavan and the differences between really pushed one drops and really pushed cards at higher mana values
  • 52:37 Pedantry department: Sword of Hearth and Home
  • 56:56 Outro

You can find the hosts’ Cubes on Cube Cobra:

If you have a question for the show, or want us to do a pack 1, pick 1 from your cube, email us at mail@luckypaper.co. Please include how you’d like to be credited on air, your pronouns, and if you’re submitting a cube for the pack 1, pick 1, a link to said cube.

If you’d like to show your support for the show, please leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen.

Musical production by DJ James Nasty.

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