Tusk Talk

Team Tusk

Tusk Talk podcast, presented by Eternal Central, discusses Eternal Magic: The Gathering formats.

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Part two of a double feature on Eternal Weekend. Today we have Evan Nyquist (HymnYou), Branden Hagen (Seemsgood), and Special Guest from The Taxmen Greg Kraigher (Vintage Greg). We go deeper into Eternal Weekend following last episode’s coverage focusing on Vintage, and pivot to Legacy and our experiences playing at Eternal Weekend 2017. We also […]

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Nov 2017

1 hr 35 min

Part one of a double feature on Eternal Weekend. Hot Carl / Ponder? (Greg Mitchell), Nedleeds (Sean), and Vintage Champs Top 8 competitor Greedy Mike (Mike Kiesel) talk Vintage and food in Pittsburgh. Timestamped table of contents: 00:00 – Intro 02:30 – Vintage Champs Top 20’ish overview and thoughts 06:00 – Hot Carl’s failure 10:00 […]

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Nov 2017

1 hr 51 min

Welcome to another episode of Tusk Talk, with Team Tusk. Today we have Sean O’Brien (nedleeds), Evan Nyquist (HymnYou), and Josh Hand, breaking down the recent SCG Atlanta Team event, the SCG Atlanta Legacy Classic, ranting about defunct mail orders, and recapping the Tuskvitational 2. Total runtime: 1:38:04 Show Notes – O’Brien SCG Atlanta Team […]

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Sep 2017

1 hr 38 min

Welcome to another episode of TuskTalk with Team Tusk. Today we have Evan Nyquist (HymnYou) and Sean O’Brien (nedleeds), talking with Josh Hand, breaking down Grand Prix Las Vegas (2017 edition), upcoming events, the State of Vintage, Legacy After Top, and finally, touching on the newly released expansion Hour of Devastation. 02:00 – Intro 03:00 […]

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Jul 2017

1 hr 57 min

Welcome to another episode of TuskTalk with Team Tusk. Today we have Evan Nyquist (HymnYou) talking with Danny Friedman (@danny_friedman_) of Chicago’s Lords of the Pit. Danny is one of the few people who have as much or more enthusiasm for Old School as we do. Chicago’s scene has grown tremendously, and we dig deep […]

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May 2017

2 hr 11 min

Welcome to another episode of TuskTalk with Team Tusk. Today we have Evan Nyquist (HymnYou), Sean O’Brien (Nedleeds), and Josh Hand (Megadeus). Sensei’s Diving Top is now banned in Legacy. Gitaxian Probe and Gush are now restricted in Vintage. Reactions, analysis, small predictions, and bad cards. Legacy talk, Vintage talk, and then back to Legacy […]

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Apr 2017

1 hr 22 min

Welcome to another episode of TuskTalk with Sean O’Brien (Nedleeds), Shawn French (Frenchie), and Greg Mitchell (Hot Carl / Ponder). We discuss the recent EE6 and Card Kingdom Legacy series, Legacy Unleashed, and the recent Banned and Restricted non-announcement. 00:00 – Intro and EE6 20:00 – Legacy Unleashed 36:00 – The Future of Legacy Play […]

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Apr 2017

1 hr 20 min

Welcome to another episode of TuskTalk with Team Tusk. Today we have Evan Nyquist (HymnYou), Zack Wilson (DEEEEEEEEEEEED), and Brian Plattenburg (Alphastryk). We cover the latest release Aether Revolt from WOTC, digging deep in our world of fringe playables. We discuss the recent question asked on The Source, ‘Do you enjoy Legacy?’ We close out […]

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Feb 2017

1 hr 50 min

Welcome to another episode of TuskTalk with Sean O’Brien (Nedleeds), Evan Nyquist (HymnYou), and Josh Hand (Megadeus). We cover the recent Legacy GP in Louisville, the Banned and Restricted List announcement from January, and farm fresh food concepts. 00:00 – Intro 01:30 – The Forgotten GP, and lack of coverage 15:00 – What did you […]

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Jan 2017

1 hr 16 min

Welcome to a new episode of Tusk Talk with Evan Nyquist (Hymnyou), who speaks with Michael Caffrey of Tales of Adventure. We focus on the newly released TOA Legacy Circuit, talk some Legacy, and look towards the future of Eternal formats. Michael shares some of his thoughts on the format, their new platform for Legacy […]

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Dec 2016

39 min 5 sec

Welcome to a new episode of Tusk Talk with Evan Nyquist (Hymnyou), Sean O’Brien (nedleeds), and Greg Mitchell (phazonmutant, hotcarl, ponder?). We review Eternal Weekend results and bad beats. We cover our drinking choices and our deck choices. Then we look forward to Chiba and Greg regales us with tales of the Miracle of Science. […]

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Nov 2016

1 hr 30 min

Welcome to a new episode of Tusk Talk with Evan Nyquist (Hymnyou). Today we speak with two members of the EV grinder squad “The Taxmen,” straight out of the ATL. We interview EC Old School 2016 Champion Daniel ‘Hit&Quit’ Humphreys and Stephen ‘Rosenblade’ Rosenthal (both founding members of the Taxmen). We discuss the Old School […]

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Nov 2016

2 hr 11 min

This episode of Tusk Talk features Greg Mitchell (Hot Carl, Ponder?, and Phazonmutant), Sean O’Brien (nedleeds), and Tusk Ally Greedy Mike. We cover the Vintage for Byes events at GenCon, and the overall state of Vintage. We also cover the logistics and ins and outs of GenCon. Greg combines the Miracle of Science. We look […]

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Sep 2016

1 hr 28 min

Welcome to another episode of TuskTalk with Sean O’Brien (Nedleeds), Brian Plattenberg (Alphastryk), Zack Wilson (Deeeeeeeeeeeeed) and Evan Nyquist (HymnYou). We review Conspiracy 2 spoilers and their impact on eternal magic. We dive deep into creature types, jobs and vehicles. This was recorded the week of the 15th of August. 00:00 – Intro and return […]

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Aug 2016

1 hr 33 min

Welcome to another episode of TuskTalk with Morgan Cooper (Handlebars), Josh Hand (Megadeus) and Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung). In Episode 9 we give a overview on the mystical Enchantress deck in the Legacy metagame. We also go over a Top 8 that leads into a discussion about Soldier Stompy and a Thing in the Ice deck. […]

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Aug 2016

1 hr 9 min

In this episode of Tusk Talk Brendan Hagen (Seemsgood), Josh Hand (Megadeus), and Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung) skim the surface of the Legacy deck Maverick in the new metagame. Results from SCG Columbuus Legacy Classic are examined, along with the MTGO Legacy Champs, and the GigaBites Legacy Quarterly tournament for a Mox Ruby. This leads to […]

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Aug 2016

1 hr 11 min

Tusk members Andrew Polk (Pants), Brian Plattenberg (Alphastryk) and Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung) try to go over some of the buyout madness, which ends up going into the Reserve List. What happens if Wizards of the Coast changes course? We go over some of the new juice from the new set Eldritch Moon. Miracles in Legacy […]

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Jul 2016

1 hr 15 min

Welcome to Episode 6 where Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung) and Andrew Wright (biglongjohns) ramble about some of the recent changes in the meta, go over some ‘bad decks,’ predictions for Eternal Masters, Eternal Weekend, briefly touch on 93/94, SE Eternal teams, and more. 0:00:00 Intro 0:05:06 Chatting about Tezz and 12 Post 0:31:45 What Andrew’s been […]

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Jun 2016

1 hr 37 min

Shawn French (Frenchie), Zack Wilson (DEEEEEEED), and Sean O’Brien (nedleeds) are joined (late) by blue afficienado Greg Mitchell (hotcarl) for the fifth episode of Tusk Talk. In this episode we take a look at the various BBQ styles, the April 4th banned and restricted announcement, and the pile known as Tin Fins. 00:00: Intro and […]

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Apr 2016

1 hr 56 min

Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung), Andrew Wright (biglongjohns), Brendan Hagan (seemsgood) are joined (late) by Sean O’Brien (nedleeds) for the fourth episode of Tusk Talk. This episode we take a look at the Giga-Bites Quarterly Duel for Duals, Elfs, Blood Moon, Elfmill, GP Atlanta and Seattle, the Eternal scene in the Atlanta are,a and touch on some […]

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Jan 2016

2 hr

Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung), Andrew Wright (biglongjohns), Sean O’Brien (nedleeds) are joined (late) by Miracle aficionado Brian Plattenburg (alphastryk) for the third episode of Tusk Talk. This episode we take a look at the SCG St. Louis results, the announcement that SCG Sunday prize support is being eradicated, hero worship, and the Game of Chaos. 00:00: […]

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Nov 2015

1 hr 38 min

Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung) and Andrew Wright (biglongjohns) are joined by two time SCG Top 8 Choke Artist Josh Hand (megadeus) for the second episode of Tusk Talk. In this episode we take a look at the emerging Legacy metagame post-Dig Through Time, the SCG Atlanta results, and cover Josh’s 9th place failure with Enchantress. 01:21: […]

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Oct 2015

1 hr 14 min

Sean O’Brien (nedleeds), Evan Nyquist (Überwucherung), and Andrew Wright (biglongjohns) present the premier episode of Tusk Talk. Tusk Talk is an Eternal Magic podcast hosted by members of Team Tusk. This episode’s topics include the September 28th Banned & Restricted announcement, Battle For Zendikar, Stone Rain, and other inane topics. 0:02:00: Dig Through Time gets […]

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Oct 2015

1 hr 33 min