Insider: QS Cast 22 – Our Trip To The Pro Tour

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This week, Kelly and Doug talk about their experiences at the Pro Tour. They talked about doing coverage, watching the Eldrazi decks rise, and how the rest of the decks got mostly ignored.

The cast also talks about:

  • the Death’s Shadow aggro deck being really good and still under-the-radar
  • The Shadows over Innistrad Spoilers were not intentional
  • With Madness returning, Jace, Vryn’s Prodigy gets better (sigh)
  • This is the time to get rid of Eye of Ugin if you have them.


Douglas Linn

Doug Linn has been playing Magic since 1996 and has had a keen interest in Legacy and Modern. By keeping up closely with emerging trends in the field, Doug is able to predict what cards to buy and when to sell them for a substantial profit. Since the Eternal market follows a routine boom-bust cycle, the time to buy and sell short-term speculative investments is often a narrow window. Because Eternal cards often spike in value once people know why they are good, it is essential for a trader to be connected to the format to get great buys before anyone else. Outside of Magic, Doug is an attorney in the state of Ohio.  Doug is a founding member of Quiet Speculation, and brings with him a tremendous amount of business savvy.

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One thought on “Insider: QS Cast 22 – Our Trip To The Pro Tour

  1. Temple is the correct ban. You can’t have 2 Eyes in play. You can’t cast Thought-Knot Seer or Reality Smasher off Eye. Yeah you can have random 3 Mimic draws with Eye, but lots of decks in modern have very unlikely yet busted draws. The deck doesn’t become degenerate without Temple.

    Even all things being equal and looking at one vs the other, banning Eye also completely nerfs another archetype in Tron, which is just totally unnecessary.

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