Episode 17 - House Rules

Episode 17 of Flippin’ Orbs is a monster of an episode, it’s over 3 hours long(!). The topic is also sort of a monster, because today we will talk about different rules sets and house rules. The guests for today are Guillaume Denoix and Magnus “Mg” De Laval.

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Episode 16 - Sideboarding with Eliot

It’s time for episode 16 of Flippin’ Orbs! We are sorry that it has taken some time, but we promise we have some really nice episodes lined up for you in the coming months! In this episode we talk with Eliot Davidoff about the Beasts of the Bay and sideboarding. Hope you enjoy!

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Episode 15.5 - Grant & the Lords

This is a special episode of Flippin’ Orbs recorded before Grant decided that he needed to take a break from the podcast. And isn't it fitting that this last episode is all Grant? He sat down in a pub with fellow Lords Matt and Carter and had a short talk and her it is completely unedited! That means the sound is a bit bad, but we hope you like it anyway.

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Episode 15 - Underplayed?

This is episode 15 of Flippin’ Orbs and we have two amazing topics in this episode. First we talk about a bunch of underplayed cards and theorize if you actually can build something around them. After that we also talk about how to play old school over Skype and when the subject comes up we of course needed Dave Firth Bard to join us.

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Episode 14 - The Combolicious Episode

In this episode we first sit down with Svante Landgraf to talk about combo decks in old school. After that we also talk to Stephen Menendian about the same topic, how he got into old school and also about one of both his and Gordon’s favorite decks, UR Counterburn.

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The Swedish B&R Update Episode!

n00bcon has come and gone and that means it is once again time too take a look at the ban and restricted list too see if something should be changed. Last year we had the honour of having Magnus "Mg" De Laval coming on the podcast to tell us what changes it had been decided on and this year we make it a tradition! In this two hour long episode you can hear what is being changed and also Magnus reasoning behind it all. Btw these changes are now in effect if you follow the Swedish B&R. Hope you enjoy!

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Episode 12.5 - The N00bcon Experience

In this special episode of Flippin’ Orbs Gordon and Seb sit down with fellow Stockholm players, Björn Jonnie Bonnie Myrbacka and Yann Franzén to talk about their experience from n00bcon, as it were their first time there. We recorded this episode at a pub so the sound quality may not be the best. But we hope you can listen anyway. 

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Episode 12 - The Brothers of Fire

In this episode we sit down with Jonas Twitchen to talk about old school in the UK. Gordon, Seb and Grant also have a discussion about “all” the different combo decks in the format and what we think about them.

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Episode 10 - Generation Decks

Welcome to the season season of Flippin’ Orbs! In this episode we talk about how the ban & restricted list looked like in it’s first year and then we have an interview with Titus Chalk lined up for you guys. Titus is the author of the book generation decks and has a lot of knowledge about the early days of magic. Enjoy!

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Episode 9 - Season Finale

In the season finale we talk about TwiddleVault, highlander, removal and a Kickstarter that wants to bring a new high tech sleeve and certification service to the market for Magic players & collectors.

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Episode 8 - Eureka!

In this episode Shaman Ben joins us to talk about building an old school community as well as doing a deck tech about Eureka!

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Episode 7 - Prepping and collecting

In this episode we talk about how we prepare for a tournament, choosing a deck, testing, building a sideboard and more. Then Seb and Gordon talk to collector and player Marc Lanigra about him, his collection and his best tips for collecting Magic the Gathering cards.

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Episode 6 - Machine Gun & the Player’s Ball

This time we take a closer look at the deck UR Artifact Aggro. We discuss how it’s played, how the deck is different with EC rules and the Swedish B&R, it’s matchups, variations and why it’s sometimes called Machine Gun. After that you can listen to a interview Grant did with Matt, one of the finalists from the Old School Player’s Ball.

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Episode 5 - Brewing with Chambers

In this episode we talk to player and brewer David Chambers from New Zealand. We pick David’s brain on how he thinks when he start brewing a new deck and we also take a closer look on three of his unconventional creations. 

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Episode 4 - A Little Bit of Deck Tech

This time we are joined by Seb Celia from the Wak-Wak crew in Stockholm and we rabble about all sorts of things. But the main focus is discussing three decks we like to play, Erhnamgeddon, The Deck and Fork Recurrsion Combo. We also talk a little bit about White Weenie and brewing with Black Vise.

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Episode 3 - The Lords & The States

This is the third episode of Flippin Orbs and this time it's all Grant! Grant met up with old school personality Dom to talk a little about the Lords of the Pit and the rise of the old school scene in the states. Enjoy!

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Episode 2 - Playing Unpowered

In this episode of Flippin Orbs we talk a little about playing without power, or on a budget. We talk about what the main strategies are, what all the five colors have to offer when it comes to playing mono colored and also how to take it from there.

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Episode 1.5 - B&R Update!

This is a very special episode in which we have Magnus De Laval on to reveal the yearly changes to the Swedish ban and restricted list. Listen to learn what changes are being made for 2017!

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