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 12th, 2017
Segment 1: Top Card Spikes of the Week
Charmed Griffin (MM, Foil Uncommon)
Gain: +$4.25 (+567%)
Quicksilver Fountain (MRD, Rare)
Gain: +$4.00 (+400%)
Longtusk Cub (KLD, Foil Uncommon)
Gain: +5.25 (+233%)
Hunting Grounds (CMA, Foil Rare)
Gain: +16.00 (+178%)
Fiery Justice (MM, Rare)
Gain: +$4.00 (+133%)
Aether Flash (7th, Foil Rare)
Gain: +$7.00 (+117%)
Memory Jar (URL, Foil Rare)
Gain: +$215.00 (+116%)
Search for Azcanta (IXL, Rare)
Gain: +$8.00 (+114%)
Nicol Bolas (LEG, Rare)
Gain: +$28.00 (+104%)
Vraska’s Contempt (CON, Foil Rare)
Gain: +$5.00 (+100%)
Segment 2: Picks of the Week
- Thought-Knot Seer (OGW, Rare)
- The Call: Confidence Level 8: $7.00 to $20.00 (+13.00/185%) 6-18+ months)
2. Sigarda’s Aid (EMN, Foil Rare)
- The Call: Confidence Level 8: $3.50 to $10.00 (+6.50/+185%, 12-18+ months)
3. Aetherflux Reservoir (KLD, Foil Rare)
- The Call: Confidence Level 8: $5.00 to $15.00 (+10.00/+200%, 6-12+ months)
- Assemble the Legion (GTC, Rare)
- The Call: Confidence Level 9: $6.00 to $15.00 (+9.00/+150%, 6-12+ months)
2. Phyrexian Metamorph (NPH, Rare)
- The Call: Confidence Level 8: $9.00 to $20.00 (+11.00/+122%, 0-12+ months)
Disclosure: Travis and James may own, or intend to own, speculative copies of the above cards.
Segment 3: Metagame Week in Review
The Standard meta at the World Championships was the topic of the week, as the crew reviewed the continual narrowing of the meta into Red, Energy and UBx Control strategies.
Segment 4: Topic of the Week
Travis and James took a deep dive on the state of Magic: The Gathering branding and how it might impact the future of the game.
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.