QS Cast 26: The Reflector Mage Summer

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Is a Thing in the Ice better than everyone’s hated U/W uncommon? Do you want to be Reflecting or breaking out a Thing in the Ice? Today, the show talks about:

  • why Thing in the Ice isn’t exactly a blue Tarmogoyf
  • Pia and Kiran Naalar, two unexpected beneficiaries of clue tokens
  • Vesuva as a post-Eye of Ugin ban target if Eldrazi Temple endures
  • The new Avacyn: playing dangerously with Eldrazi Displacer

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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3 thoughts on “QS Cast 26: The Reflector Mage Summer

  1. I haven’t heard the podcast, but seeing Pia and Kira Nalaar using clue tokens seems a bit farfetched : do you really want to sacrifice ‘draw two’ just to deal 2 damage ? I just don’t think that’s a scenario that will come up often.

    1. Considering Vesuva as a buy target, as I did, notice that TSP-flashback draft are just a few weeks away… (and will happen around the bantime lol)

      1. Clue tokens and Pia Kiran Nalaar / Thopter Spy Network is really interesting. We don’t know if the scenario will come up that often but we just wanted to highlight that the synergy is there.

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