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HORDE OF NOTIONS
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Horde of Notions is brought to you by: Face to Face Games
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#70 - GATECRASH EVENT (DECK) HORIZON

MARCH 9, 2013: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

With Will busy punting the semis of a PTQ, Chris, Travis and Adena go over the event decks from Gatecrash! Which one has the most value? Which is the better deck? Which one makes Chris think of Conjurer’s Closet? Whose Moment of Geekery involves a standoff? Find out in episode 70!

Event decks
Thrive and Thrash: http://www.wizards.com/magic/tcg/productarticle.aspx?x=mtg/tcg/gatecrash/eventdecks#deck1
Rally and Rout: http://www.wizards.com/magic/tcg/productarticle.aspx?x=mtg/tcg/gatecrash/eventdecks#deck2

Moment of Geekery
Fruit ninja: http://fruitninja.com/
A Memory of Light: http://www.amazon.com/A-Memory-Light-Wheel-Time/dp/0765325950
Travis: http://static.themetapicture.com/media/funny-George-R-R-Martin-quote.jpg


#69 - POD-O-WON

MARCH 6, 2013: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

With Chris lost in the wilderness of small-town Newfoundland, the crew muddles through without him to discuss PT Gatecrash, GP Quebec City and Modern! They also look at logistics of large GPs and how the latest successful decks might impact the FNM scene.


#68 - FANTASY PRO TOUR EXTRAVAGANZA

FEBRUARY 16, 2013: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

It’s Pro Tour time, and the gang is all back together to play Fantasy Pro Tour! Chris, Adena, Will and Travis go through the poplular Fantasy Pro Tour Facebook app and explain their picks across the categories. The gang also talk about what they think will be big at the event, and who they hope to see do well.

Picks by category!

Planeswalker
Travis – Liliana of the Veil
Adena – Jace Architect of Thought
Will – Garruk Primal Hunter
Chris – Garruk Relentless

Will – Thragtusk
Adena – Thragtusk
Travis – Thragtusk
Chris – Thundermaw Hellkite

Chris – Boros Reckoner
Adena – Boros Reckoner
Travis – Rhox Faithmender
Will – Hellrider

Adena – Gravecrawler
Will – Burning-Tree Emissary
Chris – Ash Zealot
Travis – Avacyn’s Pilgrim

Travis – Aurelia’s Fury
Will – Searing Spear
Adena – Searing Spear
Chris – Boros Charm

Adena – Pillar of Flame
Chris – Mutilate
Travis – Bonfire of the Damned
Will – Pillar of Flame

Will – Rancor
Adena – Rancor
Travis – Blind Obedience
Chris – Blind Obedience

Travis – Trading Post
Will – Runechanter’s Pike
Adena – Chromatic Lantern
Chris – Gruul Keyrune

Chris – Sacred Foundry
Travis – Sacred Foundry
Adena – Cavern of Souls
Will – Stomping Ground

Adena – Blind Obedience
Travis – Boros Charm
Chris – Boros Reckoner
Will – Stomping Ground


#67 - MARSHALL THE HORDES!

FEBRUARY 2, 2013: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

Chris, Will and Travis are finally joined by podcaster, commentator and writer extraordinare Marshall Sutcliffe of Limited Resources, Limited Information and GGSLive coverage. While Chris attempts to avoid fainting away, the guys chat about Modern in the wake of the bannings and talk about their initial take on the Gatecrash limited format.


#66 - GATECRASHING THE MODERN PARTY!

JANUARY 8, 2013: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

Chris, Will and Travis make their picks of Gatecrash cards that will impact the Modern environment. Got something different? Let us know!

William
Master Biomancer
Blind Obedience
Skullcrack
Illness In the Ranks
Boros Charm

Travis
Vizkopa Guildmage
Zameck Guildmage
Duskmantle Guildmage
Thespian Stage
Burning Tree Emissary

Chris
Immortal Servitude
Aetherize
Spell Rupture
Duskmantle Seer
Dimir Charm


#65 - GATECRASHING INTO STANDARD

JANUARY 23, 2013: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

Chris, Will and Travis make their picks of Gatecrash cards that will impact the Standard environment. Got something different? Let us know!

William
Unexpected Results
Boros Charm
Gideon, Champion of Justice
Biovisionary
Domri Rade

Travis
Aurelia’s Fury
Crypt Ghast
Prime Speaker Zegana
Zivkopa Guildmage
Duskmantle Guildmage

Chris
Duskmantle Seer
Obzedat, Ghost Council
Nightveil Specter
Firemane Avenger
Blind Obedience


#64 - IS THIS ETHEREAL LIFE? IS THIS JUST GEISTY?

JANUARY 18, 2013: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

Chris, Will and Travis try to get a grasp on some slippery ol’ Bogles and try to spot some hard-to-see Stalkers in classy hats as they tackle the Aura-based decks that have been doing well in Modern and Standard recently. What goes in the decks, how can they be beaten?

GP Atlantic City top 8 lists: http://www.wizards.com/magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/eventcoverage/gpatl13/welcome#0The Modern Bogle deck: http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/deck.asp?deck_id=1084753

Random Moments of Geekery:
http://themetapicture.com/lions-arent-very-good-climbers/
http://themetapicture.com/squirrels-coffee/


#63 - MAILING IT IN

JANUARY 8, 2013: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

Chris, Travis, and Adena start the new year off right by catching up with their listener emails and discussing deck ideas across the formats. Horde of Notions fans sent in some rather combo-licious deck ideas, so the hosts are happy to tweak and advise on how to make them even more disgusting. And by disgusting I mean AWESOME. Check it out.

Moment of Geekery
Blood Brothers: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mobage.ww.a759.Blood_Brothers_Android&hl=en

Blood Brothers Wiki: http://bloodbrothersgame.wikia.com/wiki/Blood_Brothers_Wiki

Travis’ Xmas presents:
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10101209391416975&set=a.10101158067675165.2740390.27414104&type=3&theater
https://twitter.com/i/#!/travishall456/media/slideshow?url=pic.twitter.com%2FL55gNNqD

Morgan Rice – A Quest of Heroes: http://www.amazon.com/Quest-Heroes-Book-Sorcerers-ebook/dp/B00AFROVQC/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1357527299&sr=8-2&keywords=quest+of+heroes+morgan+rice

Brandon Sanderson – The Wheel of Time - http://www.amazon.com/Memory-Light-Wheel-Time-Hardcover/dp/0765325950/ref=sr_1_cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1357527397&sr=1-1-catcorr&keywords=brandon+sanderson+the+wheel+of+time

Samsung Galaxy sIII: http://www.samsung.com/us/galaxy-s-3-smartphone/?cid=ppc-


#62 - HOLIDAY WISH LIST

DECEMBER 24, 2012: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

Chris, Will and Travis get together to discuss what they want out of Magic in 2013. From bannings and unbannings to GP locations and new products, find out what the guys are wishing for!


#61 - MODERN OPTIMUS PRIMER

DECEMBER 16, 2012: Horde of Notions is brought to you by Face to Face Games, Canada’s #1 source for MTG singles and products.

This week, in preparation for GP Toronto and the upcoming PTQ season, HON tackles the archetypes in the Modern format. Chris, Adena, Will, and Travis discuss what the best decks are, how they win, how to play them, and what to do to beat them. We also spend some time speculating about cards and decks that could come out of nowhere to surprise the meta. Among the archetypes discussed: Jund, Affinity, Storm, Tron, Eggs, and Infect.

Kibler’s GW Hate Bears:
2 Aven Mindcensor
2 Baneslayer Angel
4 Birds of Paradise
1 Gaddock Teeg
2 Linvala, Keeper of Silence
4 Loxodon Smiter
4 Noble Hierarch
3 Qasali Pridemage
2 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
4 Wilt-Leaf Liege

1 Dismember
4 Lingering Souls
4 Path to Exile

3 Forest
3 Gavony Township
1 Godless Shrine
2 Horizon Canopy
1 Misty Rainforest
1 Overgrown Tomb
1 Plains
4 Razorverge Thicket
2 Stirring Wildwood
1 Temple Garden
4 Verdant Catacombs

SIDEBOARD
3 Chalice of the Void
2 Creeping Corrosion
2 Dismember
2 Relic of Progenitus
1 Rest in Peace
2 Rule of Law
3 Stony Silence

Moment of Geekery:
Blood Brothers: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mobage.ww.a759.Blood_Brothers_Android&hl=en
Blue Stacks: http://bluestacks.com/
http://i.imgur.com/4SD0Y.jpg
http://themetapicture.com/deep-quote/
http://themetapicture.com/forty-five-cents-concert/
http://themetapicture.com/i-said-do-it/
http://themetapicture.com/this-polar-bear-can-dance/
http://thechive.com/2012/11/29/no-one-man-should-have-all-that-awesome-33-photos/awesome-so-hard-09/
http://themetapicture.com/nothing-much-just-chillin/
WONDER WOMAN returning to TV: http://www.myspace.com/whats-hot/2012/12/30/wonder-woman-is-returning-to-tv-and-here-are-12-actresses-we-think-could-play-her


 
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