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STANDARD INTELLIGENCE
Standard Intelligence 05/12/2019
Episode 107 - Talking About Jeskai Fires Promo Image
We talk about the latest round of bannings in pioneer, results from Dark Sphere and Jeskai Fires. read more...
Standard Intelligence 28/11/2019
Episode 106 - The weaknesses of Cat-Food Promo Image
This week we look at some results from both MTGO and Athena Games. Then we look at the heir apparent to grindy green food decks - Cat Food decks. read more...
Standard Intelligence 21/11/2019
What should we play in the new new standard? Promo Image
Long episode this week and obviously our discussions are dominated by the Bannings but we also have a good look at the latest set of results from the local WPNQs and Prelims. read more...
Standard Intelligence 14/11/2019
Episode 104 - Last week of Oko? Promo Image
The weekend had the Mythic Championship, and we check out those lists and the statistics. We also take a look at the local results from Mana Gaming, and find some interesting developments on the Sultai food decks. read more...
Standard Intelligence 07/11/2019
Episode 103 - Pioneer Impressions Promo Image
This week we discuss recent results and give our early impressions on the hot new format, Pioneer. read more...
Standard Intelligence 31/10/2019
Episode 102 - Fighting the Oko Meta Promo Image
This week we discuss how to go about fighting the food decks, and talk about what we have found effective in testing. read more...
Standard Intelligence 24/10/2019
Episode 101 - Well... What now? Promo Image
Field of the Dead is banned! What does that do to standard? Did WotC go far enough? We discuss all of this while considering what standard is going to transform into. read more...
Standard Intelligence 17/10/2019
Episode 100 - 100 down, what about the next 100? Promo Image
Simeon returns! The three of us talk about the state of standard ahead of the first set of WPNQ level events. read more...
Standard Intelligence 10/10/2019
Episode 99 - Pitchforks out for Standard? Promo Image
This week I have guest host Dr Alex Watson on and we talk about the B&R announcement. read more...
Standard Intelligence 03/10/2019
Episode 98 - ...I say hello Promo Image
This week we talk about the next set of tournaments that will qualify players for the newly designed Players Tour, specifically the updated list of events for the UK. read more...
Standard Intelligence 26/09/2019
Episode 97 - You say goodbye... Promo Image
This week we talk about the next set of tournaments that will qualify players for the newly designed Players Tour! read more...
Standard Intelligence 18/09/2019
Episode 96 - Rotation Proof Promo Image
This week we look at whats been going on in the world of magic and then have a chat about how we approach rotation. read more...
Standard Intelligence 12/09/2019
Episode 95 - London MCQ Results Promo Image
This week we analyse the results of the most recent round of MCQs and give our thoughts on our favourite ELD spoilers read more...
Standard Intelligence 05/09/2019
Episode 94 - First Results Post B&R Promo Image
This week we take a look at how the formats have adapted now that the banned and restricted updates have come into effect. read more...
Standard Intelligence 28/08/2019
Episode 93 - Big Banned and Restricted Updates Promo Image
This week we have a lot to talk about. Standard and Modern have had a massive shake up with both the bans and unbans. read more...
Standard Intelligence 22/08/2019
Episode 92 - New Competitive Magic System Promo Image
New information came out about the new organised play system, so we talk about that! read more...
Standard Intelligence 15/08/2019
Episode 91 - Standard Cycle in the MPL Promo Image
We check in on modern still doing modern things at a couple of local events as well as the results for the GP Minneapolis. read more...
Standard Intelligence 08/08/2019
Episode 90 - Checking in on Standard Promo Image
This week, we look at all of the local results from across the UK, and notice a distinct difference between the top 8 at the MCQs and the EMSQs. read more...
Standard Intelligence 31/07/2019
Episode 89 - Mythic Championship IV Recap Promo Image
This week Jack and Jon discuss last weekends big results in modern, looking at this new world we currently exist in. read more...
Standard Intelligence 23/07/2019
Episode 88 - Mythic Championship IV chat Promo Image
This week we talk about Standard in Denver, Modern at home, and the Mythic Championship Barcelona. read more...
Standard Intelligence 18/07/2019
Episode 87 - Buying and selling cards Promo Image
This week we have guest host Dan St Hall-John on the show! We talk about new standard decks and the modern metagame. read more...
Standard Intelligence 11/07/2019
Episode 86 - Modern without Bridge Promo Image
In a bit of a longer than usual show, this week we have Nikolas Ek on in the guest host chair. read more...
Standard Intelligence 04/07/2019
First impressions of 2020 Promo Image
In a bit of a longer than usual show, this week we have Jon Partridge on in the guest host chair. read more...
Standard Intelligence 27/06/2019
Magic Burnout Promo Image
We look at some more previews from Magic 2020, and then have a discussion about Magic burnout. read more...
Standard Intelligence 19/06/2019
The Surprise Failures of WAR Standard Promo Image
This week we talk a bit about the previews from Magic 2020, and then have a look at decks that didn't make it, even in the incredibly diverse WAR standard! read more...
Standard Intelligence 05/06/2019
Episode 81 - The Testing Process Promo Image
This week on the podcast we talk about GP Kansas, the news of the Redbull Untapped tournament, and other news read more...
Standard Intelligence 05/06/2019
UK MCQ V - The Semifinals Sideboarding Promo Image
Standard Intelligence's Jack Patten walks you through the sideboarding decisions of the last MCQ semi-finals of the season. read more...
Standard Intelligence 30/05/2019
Episode 80 - MCQ London Results Promo Image
With the first season of MCQs now finished in the UK, we have a look at what we think of the system! read more...
Standard Intelligence 23/05/2019
MCQ Sheffield Results Promo Image
After our second weekend of MCQs in the UK, held last weekend in Sheffield, we take a look at the results read more...
Standard Intelligence 16/05/2019
Episode 78 - MCQ Liverpool Results Promo Image
The first ever UK MCQ was held last weekend. We take a look at the top 8! read more...
Standard Intelligence 09/05/2019
Time-Travellers vs One Whirly Boi Promo Image
After weeks with no results to talk about, we finally get to flex our analysis muscles! read more...
Standard Intelligence 01/05/2019
Magic Fest London Recap Promo Image
This week we discuss Magic Fest London and how the weekend went all round! read more...
Standard Intelligence 18/04/2019
RNA Standard Retrospective Promo Image
This week we have some modern to discuss from Harlequins Preston and MKM Ghent! read more...
Standard Intelligence 11/04/2019
Abbie, Vince and Zuby: Being a creator Promo Image
This week we do something a little different - we have gathered together interviews from three content creators! read more...
Standard Intelligence 03/04/2019
But in the end, it doesn't even matter Promo Image
So much news to discuss! We talk about the Mythic Invitational, changes to GPs and the end to the first full season of arena ranked play. read more...
Standard Intelligence 27/03/2019
Mythic Invitational Preview Promo Image
This week we have a discussion of a lot of news! As well as a talk about what the meta was at a large event at Geeks and Gamers, we also have discussion of what we may see this weekend at the Mythic Invitational. read more...
Standard Intelligence 20/03/2019
Gruul Smash! Promo Image
This week we continue our exploration of powerful decks that didn't make a splash at the Mythic Championship, looking at Gruul midrange, and having a discussion of the many choices available to the deck. read more...
Standard Intelligence 14/03/2019
Episode 69 - A look at Selesnya Tokens Promo Image
This week we talk about the announcements made last week, and a slightly fringe but powerful deck in standard, Selesnya Tokens, which Simeon took to a win at a Standard showdown at the weekend. read more...
Standard Intelligence 08/03/2019
New Horizons in Modern with David Calf Promo Image
This week we gather intelligence on a Modern for Goodies from Axion Now, as well as discussing last week's announcements. read more...
Standard Intelligence 28/02/2019
An Interview with Paul White Promo Image
This week we gather intelligence on a Modern WAB from Harlequins Preston, and a Standard WAB from Axion Now, as well as discussing last week's announcements. read more...
Standard Intelligence 21/02/2019
What happened at the RPTQ and LCQ Promo Image
This week we have a discussion with Paul White about his amazing run at the LCQ/RPTQ weekend with Esper control. read more...
Standard Intelligence 14/02/2019
Standard Intelligence Podcast Promo Image
Standard Intelligence: This week we gather intelligence on the RPTQ and LCQ hosted by Axion Now. read more...