MTG Fast Finance is our weekly podcast covering the flurry of weekly financial activity in the world of Magic: The Gathering. MFF provides a fast, fun and useful sixty minute format. Follow along with our seasoned hosts as they walk you through this week’s big price movements, their picks of the week, metagame analysis and a rotating weekly topic.
Show Notes: Oct 28th, 2016
Segment 1: Top Movers of the Week
Note: Price movements reflect posted NM prices, and may not represent prices players have paid.
Needle Spires (Oath of the Gatewatch, Rare)
Gain: +$2.00 (+80%)
Summary Dismissal (EMN, Uncommon)
Gain: +$0.80 (+67%)
Flickerwisp (Foil, Eventide, Uncommon )
Gain: +$9.00 (+75%)
Selfless Spirit (Foil, EMN, Rare)
Gain: +$5.50 (+53%)
Gideon, Ally of Zendikar (Kaladesh, Rare)
Gain: +$5.00 (+20%)
Segment 2: Cards to Watch
- “The Nephilim”, (Guildpact), Confidence Level 7: $0.75 to $5 (+500%, 0-12+ months)
Disclosure: Travis and James may own speculative copies of the above cards.
Segment 3: Metagame Week in Review
The guys talked over the Top 8 decks from Standard GPs in Providene and Kuala Lampur. In Asia, the story was all about UW Flash lists, while the story in the USA was a mix of R/W Vehicles, BG Delirium and UW Flash.
At the SCG Modern open in Milwaukee, Caleb Durward took home the trophy with his innovative Collected Spirits list. Bushwacker Zoo and UWr Mid-Range decks also made Top 8 out of left field.
James Chillcott is the CEO of ShelfLife.net, The Future of Collecting, Senior Partner at Advoca, a designer, adventurer, toy fanatic and an avid Magic player and collector since 1994.