Episode 76 – Interview with Alex Gershaw

We review some of our choices from the Battle for Zendikar, and then have a chat with our Northern neighbour, Alex about setting up the Northern Legacy circuit, if legacy is too clique-y, and what I can only imagine to be one of the best monsters of the week ever! P.S. some of the audio…

Episode 75 – Oath of the Gatewatch Set Review

In this episode, we answer some listeners Emails, have a quick tournament report and esper mentor discussion before seeing what the new set, Oath of the Gatewatch holds in store for the legacy community. Which may well be, some cards. If you’re into MUD decks… Your Hosts: Stuart Pullin Stuart Taylor T: @legacybreakfast E: legacybreakfast@gmail.com…

Episode 74 – Delver Decks

Welcome back listeners! The wait is over, and we return by looking at a very popular family of archetypes, the delver decks. Whether they are Grixis or BUG flavoured, splash white or come at you from the midrange we look at the differences between these decks and some tips playing both with and against them….

New Show Next Week

Well hello there! We hope that everyone had a fantastic Christmas and New Year, and that everyones delvers flipped in time in that festive period. We’re glad to announce that we will back back ‘on air’ next week, taking a look at delver decks, their influence on the current meta and the subtle differences between…

Stu T.s BUG Pox List

A few of you were asking about the BUG pox list I referred to in the pox episode. So as a special Xmas present to you all, here it is! Now, don’t say that we never give you anything. See you soon for some more Legacy Breakfast! 3 Fulminator Mage 3 Snapcaster Mage 4 Baleful…

Legacy Breakfast back in the New Year

Well boys and girls, its been another fun legacy packed year, but due to work and other commitments we won’t be able to get any more out before Christmas time, so we’ll be back in the New Year for some more chit-chat, jokes about nether spirits, Cephild breakfast decklists, controversial card choices, mangling of foreign…

Episode 73 – GP Seattle/Tacoma Roundup

Hello. And… We’re back. This time with a round up from the recent GP in Seattle. We take a look at the day 2 meta, as well as decks that made it to the top 8. We also muse over the idea of planeswalker decks in legacy, and wonder where all the combo went….. Your…

Episode 72 – Deck Tech: A Pox on Both Your Houses!

After receiving what we can only describe as an unprecedented amount of emails about doing a pox deck tech, we finally relent and delve into the world of old school, mono black control, seeing what cards it can use, and seeing what place it has in todays fast-paced, er… blue meta :). Your Hosts: Stuart…

Episode 71 – Listener Catchup and Banned List Announcement

Hi guys. We take some time to tackle the mounting number of Emails we received over the last week, debate the possibility of doing magic seminars, wonder why we got so many requests for a pox deck tech (blatantly going to do one soon :D), and mull over the meta change that will happen as…

Episode 70 – Battle for Zendikar Set Review

Hello again! Another set comes rumbling around, and we try to determine which cards could be legacy playable. Only this time, we use the science! We also take a look at our last set review to see how accurate we were, and if any cards slipped us by… Your Hosts: Stuart Pullin Stuart Taylor link…

Episode 69 – A Day up North!

We take the legacy breakfast on the road this week! Our intrepid heroes (Stu T, Stu P. and Gaz) leave the comfort of the midlands to take on the finest the North has to offer. We discuss our decks, some matchups, some surprise cards we discovered and debrief the inaugural Northern Legacy League tournament. Your…

Episode 68 – Legacy Staple – Sensei’s Divining Top

In this episode (which we hysterically think is episode 69…) we answer a few more listeners Emails, and take a look at another card terrorising the top tables – Sensei’s Divining Top. We look at the decks it’s found in, top “tricks” and how to play against this powerful card. Your Hosts: Stuart Pullin Stuart…

Episode 67 – Catchup and Post GP analysis

After another little break we come right back at you with some more legacy chat! We discuss the GP and Stu P. gives us some tourney reports. Your Hosts: Stuart Pullin Stuart Taylor Email: legacybreakfast@gmail.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/legacybreakfast Twitter: @legacyBreakfast Link to podcast: https://legacybreakfast.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/podcast-67.mp3 Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/legacy-breakfast/id720253198?mt=2 Or Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/legacy-breakfast

Episode 66 – Interview with Alex Mortimer

HERE COMES A NEW CHALLENGER! Riding high from his success at GP Lille, we talk to Alex about all things Land-y, such as how the deck is developing, why non-blue decks are good and how to dodge combo matchups. Alex’s List: 6th @ GP Lille 2015 4 Punishing Fire 4 Gamble 4 Crop Rotation 4…

Episode 64 – GP Lille Prep

We take a look at the upcoming GP at Lille, seeing what people will be likely to be playing, various match-ups from the perspective of both infect and miracles, a quick brew and a question from a listener. Your Hosts: Stuart Pullin Stuart Taylor Philip Schönegger’s Article StuP’s 100% untested brew that probably dies horribly to…

Episode 63 – Show and Tell (sortof…)

This week we each bring a decklist that has caught our eye for one reason or another from recent tournaments. We also discuss how we did at the MTGuk legacy event and review some listeners questions. Please excuse the cough! Your Hosts: Stuart Pullin Stuart Taylor StuP’s Deck: here StuT’s Deck: Here Follow us on Twitter…

Episode 62 – MTGUK Eternal Weekend Part 2

It’s……. part 2, where we continue our exploration of the eternal weekend through interviews and chat. Thanks again to everyone who made the weekend what it was, and a special thanks to Barney from 7th City Collectables, Jim, Andy Quinn, Benn Shirly and Chris Cooper who all graciously allowed themselves to be interviewed by us….

Episode 61: MTGUK Eternal Weekend Part 1

So thanks everyone for your patience as we had to sort out a couple of very special episodes that we have lined up for you. We recently took part in the MTGuk eternal weekend, and on the Saturday we took the time to do some gonzo reporting. Because it was the vintage day (we both…

Episode 59 – General Chit Chat

In todays episode we pay homage to our glorious new overlords government and also look at a recent tournament we played in at Fanboy3. Card choices and matchup analysis abound! Also, we review some of our previous choices of cards to watch from new sets, and see where we were right and where we were…

Episode 58 – Storm Archetypes

Well hello there! Me and Stu get together again and discuss storm. We look at popularly represented archetypes (not to mention some, er…. less well represented ones) and see the history of them, as well as their philosophy, construction, how to play them, what they are susceptible to, and some general hints and tips on…

Episode 57 – GP Kyoto Meta

After finally being reunited, our intrepid pair of Stus have a look at the meta from the first Japanese legacy Grand Prix. We have a run down of the decks represented on day 2 (SPOILER – it was quite, quite blue…) and look at the specifics of the Top8 deck lists. And we don’t butcher…

Episode 56 – SCG Invitational Top8 Catchup

*SpecialBonusFun Episode!* Despite posts saying that we were on a break… Stu P. takes some time out of his globe-trotting millionaire playboy lifestyle, and joins us from Thailand to discuss our recent tournaments and also to talk about the recent Invitational results. Top8 “Legacy” Decklists* *We didn’t mention it on the show, but the Top8…

Easter Break

Hello! We don’t have an episode this week- or for the next couple of weeks sadly…  StuP is off on his holidays so the show is taking a little break…  We’ll be back soon! Have fun watching #PTDTK!

Episode 55 – A Chat With Dr Rob Wagner!

After Stu T. bravely fights off the gremlins* in his audio system, we are back! And this week, we go all UK-centric on you all and talk to the Pro-Touring, Blue Envelope podcasting, Tundra slinging wizard that is Rob Wagner. We chat about a more competitive approach to legacy, and what its like coming to…

Episode 54 – Dragons of Tarkir Set Review and Tournament Report

We trawl through Dragons of Tarkir in order to find some new legacy playable cards. And then (SPOILER ALERT), because there aren’t any, you get a bonus mandatory fun tourney report from both our experiences at the Fanboy3 legacy tournament. We discuss how we are thinking about developing our decks, Sneak&Show and Infect. Email: legacybreakfast@gmail.com…

Episode 53 – Tournament Preparation

This week, we take a look at the steps you should take in order to have an enjoyable and productive tournament experience. From testing and deck choice through meta considerations to tournament logistics. How to try and avoid tilt, when to call a judge, how to watch for slow play and cheating. We also consider…

Episode 52 – Breaking into Vintage

We have a quick tournament report from the weekend, and see how Stu T. is honing his infect deck. Then we turn our minds to vintage for an episode. We have a look at the differences between legacy and vintage, the vintage meta, and how to think about adapting (unpowered) legacy decks to compete in…

An Opinion on the Reserved List

In Episode 51 we briefly discussed the reserved list, and mentioned that we weren’t really qualified to make a comment on the legality of it or otherwise.  Corentin Dolivet, one of our lovely listeners, is training to be a solicitor, and emailed in his own view of the reserved list. He’s requested that it should…

Episode 51 – Finance

With the cost of legacy staples being what they are, we take a look into good times to buy for your legacy collection, factors that might influence card price and the trends that cards undergo in terms of their price and availability. We also see what would happen if Stu T. were to MC the…

Episode 49 – Deck tech pt1. – RG Combo Lands

Time to stop talking about blue things! We have a run-down of the tournament(s) we were involved in over the weekend, have a catch up with listeners and talk about one of Stu T.’s most favourite decks ever – lands! Learn more about the history and philosophy behind this most unusual of archetypes. RG Combo…

Episode 48 – Banned Announcement and the New Meta

We return with some analysis of how we think that the post-banning meta will shake out, and what decks we shall be playing in the new era. And which is the best spellshaper :). Your Hosts Stuart Pullin Stuart Taylor Philipp Schonegger’s Miracles Article: http://www.starcitygames.com/article/30182_Legacy-Life-After-Treasure-Cruise.html Caleb Durward’s Banned Series (Worldgorger Dragon): http://www.channelfireball.com/videos/the-banned-series-worldgorger-dragon-and-black-vise/ SCG Premier IQ…

Episode 47 – SCG rundown/meta analysis and Kahns of Tarkir set review

Quick warning – This was recorded before the banned announcements, so don’t know how relevant looking at the meta is before the shift… And we also find some fun cards from the latest set. Some of which might be playable. Or not :). Your Hosts Stuart Pullin Stuart Taylor SCG Open in Philadelphia, January 2015:…

Episode 46 – Legacy Staple – Brainstorm (Pt 2)

Hello. We return with part 2 of our brainstorm special. After fighting some technical issues, we debrief our last win-a-duel tournament, and bring you some brainstorm situations hot off the press! Thanks for all the suggestions and situations guys, it was really helpful in finishing this two-parter off. Also – forgive the ramblings, I think…

HELP for Brainstorm Part 2

You’re our only chance… We need your situations to talk about for the second part of the Brainstorm Episode. If you can think of a question you’d like to ask us, or a particular situation that you think would be interesting to discuss – let us know! You can do that on twitter (@LegacyBreakfast), on…

Episode 45 – Legacy Staple – Brainstorm (pt1)

Happy New Year from sunny old England! We return after a slight leave of absence with a monster podcast for you all to enjoy. We catch up with listener’s Emails from over the festive season, and look at the history, uses, interactions and awesomeness of brainstorm. Finally, we get to grips with this format defining…

Episode 44 – GP NJ breakdown

We have a look at the meta breakdown and what that means, as well as examining two of the more oddball decks to come out of the weekend… We also find out that Stu P. is a ‘staff’ man… Your hosts Stuart Pullin Follow us on Twitter @LegacyBreakfast Email us: legacybreakfast at gmail dot com…

A very merry Christmas, and a happy new year!

Hi guys. We are, in fact, alive and well. I just dropped by to say that due to our busy lives and Stu P. being in Morocco (but im not jealous. At all. Nosirree.) we weren’t quite able to sneak the Xmas special, well….. out for Xmas… BUT fear not, we shall be back on…

Episode 43 – GP New Jersey Preview

A look forward to the upcoming GP in New Jersey, and our take on what the top decks might be, how to adjust to the new wave of delver based decks. We hope that it comes out in time to be useful to all the awesome people who are going! Your hosts Stuart Pullin Stuart…

Episode 42 – Emails, Commander14 and Eternal Weekend

Our semi-regular catch up with listeners (including a superawesome Legacy Breakfast Bingo game sent in to play along with :)). Also, we take a look at possible candidates for playable cards from the latest commander release and see what goings on were… going on over at the Eternal Weekend tournament and how the meta is…

Episode 41 – Elves? ELVES!! Feat. Charles di Castiglione

We have another deck tech, this time focusing on elves. With their recent(?) popularity, we examine why elves! has become a tier-one strategy, and look at individual card choices as well as problem cards for the deck and go through some sample hands. All with the help of that lovely chap, Charles :). Your hosts…

Episode 40 – Legacy Staple – Wasteland

We continue pouring praise on the new ‘Viking Funeral’ UR delver deck, and take a look at another pillar of the legacy meta – Wasteland. How does it fit into different deck types? When should I waste? How to play around it? We look at this often used card with some fresh eyes and try…

Episode 39 – Infect Situations

With cards from Kahns already making an impact on the format, we have a quick review of how the delve cards are doing and also take an in depth look at a deck thats been doing surprisingly well while no-one was looking – Infect stompy. Your Hosts: Stuart Pullin Stuart Taylor Brad Nelsons Legacy Infect…

Episode 37 – Planeswalkers

And no, not the zodiac rooster kind :). In this episode we look at the effect planeswalkers have had on the game of magic, from life before them and commonly played ones to ones that could maybe find places in more… fringe decks. Also we look at how to combat planeswalkers with the tools available…

Episode 36 – Catch up with our listeners!

After our short break, we take some time to go through the Emails that have been building up. So we answer some questions, ranging from Jund sideboard to the state of legacy and how to get into it to suboptimal plays we have made to looking forward to GP Lille. Your Hosts: Stuart Pullin Stuart…