The Third Power: The Third Power - Episode 84 - Multitalented and Multicolor, The Third Power's Double Masters 2022 Preview Episode!
1:54:021a.png 198 KB 1b.png 182 KB 2a.png 188 KB 2b.png 170 KB In this episode of The Third Power, Anthony and Usman discuss their two preview cards from Double Masters 2022, catch up on time past and discuss multicolor cards in cube.Thanks Wizards of the Coast for the free previews!Approximate timeline:20:30 - Catching up45:00 - A WILD SODA APPEARS59:00 - Discussion of Multicolor cards in cube.Usman's Twitter Usman's Linktree Anthony's Twitter Anthony Old Man Yells at Clouds articles on CubeCobra: 1, 2, 3George Carlin - What is Irony?
The Third Power: The Third Power - Episode 83 - Value and Creatures, The Third Power's Midnight Hunt Preview Episode!
1:01:10Thank you to Wizards of the Coast for this free preview card for Midnight Hunt! Dennick_Pious_Apprentice_EN(1).png 177 KB Dennick_Pious_Apparition_EN.png 178 KB Dennick_Pious_Apprentice_EN.png 175 KB Dennick_Pious_Apparition_EN(1).png 179 KB In this episode of The Third Power, Usman and Anthony talk about our Midnight preview, the legendary Dennick, Pious Apprentice! Not every creature that provides value does so in the usual enters-the-battlefield trigger style, and we briefly discuss how this can impact your cube's metagame by talking about how creatures can live on in the face of dying to removal. Find Anthony on Twitter @Antknee42 and Usman on Twitter @Usmantherad! Check out these discords for Cube discussion!
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The Third Power: The Third Power: Episode #82 - Dragon's Rage Channeler - The Third Power's Exclusive Preview for Modern Horizons 2!
1:17:44Dragons_Rage_Channeler_EN.png 192 KB In this episode of The Third Power, Usman and Anthony talk about our Modern Horizons 2 preview card - Dragon's Rage Channeler! Thanks, Wizards of the Coast, for the free preview! We discuss Dragon's Rage Channeler in the context of red's role of beatdown in cube, how Dragon's Rage Channeler's myriad of keywords play together, how red does other things than just beatdown and burn and a smattering of other tangents (as usual.)Tattermunge Maniac preview article.Red aggro 1-drop Tier List (courtesy of Kactuus, whose CubeCobra list is here) - Goblin GuideMonastery Switftspear (better in burn heavy red aggro lists, also great in tempo)Grim Lavamancer (better with non singleton fetches and burn heavier lists, also great in most midrange decks)Soul-Scar Mage (better in burn heavy red aggro lists, also good in tempo)Akuom Hellhound (requires a lot of fetches and does not want to be mono C aggro)Bomat CourierZurgo BellstrikerFiredrinker SatyrFalkenrath GorgerJackal PupLightning BerserkerVillage MessengerFervent ChampionRigging Runner (better in very creature heavy red aggro lists that attempt to spam out 1 drops)Foundry Street Denizen (better in very creature heavy red aggro lists that attempt to spam out 1 drops)Stromkirk NobleGhitu Lavarunner (higher ranking in burn heavy red lists)Fanatical FirebrandReckless WaifLegion LoyalistScorch SpitterTorch CourierSkitter of LizardsHall Monitor
The Third Power: The Third Power - Episode #81 - Izzet a Strixhaven Cube-worthy Preview?
1:04:32Electrolyze, coming soon to Historic and in a fancy new look for cube! In this episode of The Third Power, Anthony and Usman once again return to talk about our new-to-Historic Strixhaven preview card from the Mystical Archive, provided by Wizards of the Coast! Thank you, Wizards!In this episode, we talk about cats, soda, old music, and our favorite Izzet cards in cube. Enjoy!Usman's Cube Review of Zendikar Rising: https://www.coolstuffinc.com/a/usmanjamil-03152021-zendikar-rising-cube-review
The Third Power: The Third Power - Episode #80 - Cube a la Mode - The Third Power's Exclusive Zendikar Preview Cards and Flexibility in Cube!
48:06Kabira_Plateau_EN.png 156 KB Kabira_Takedown_EN.png 167 KB Kazuuls_Cliffs_EN.png 187 KB Kazuuls_Fury_EN.png 197 KB In this episode of The Third Power, Anthony and Usman preview our first exclusive new preview cards for Zendikar Rising! We talk about the role of flexibility and modality in cube and how they play an important role in cube (and how these kinds of cards are better than they look!)MTG Cube Brainstorming Discord, where we talk about cube and Usman posts a bunch of cat pictures.Anthony's Twitter, where he occasionally posts pictures of cats.Usman's Twitter, where he also occasionally posts pictures of cats.The occasionally-updated blog for The Third Power podcast.Usman's Cube articles.Anthony's Cube articles.
The Third Power: The Third Power - Episode #79 - Don't Blink or You'll Miss Our Double Masters Previews!
21.7.2020In this episode of The Third Power, Usman and Anthony reveal our exclusive Double Masters previews! Tag team! Back again! Thanks to Wizards of the Coast for the free previews for Double masters!Usman's Ikoria Review on CoolstuffincWizards.com article on Baneslayers and Mulldrifters and Mike Flores' article that references Patrick Chapin's original article about the concept.
The Third Power: The Third Power - Episode #77 - Part 3 of 3 - The CALM (Colorless, Artifacts, Lands, Multicolor)
23.8.2019Anthony and Usman complete their return from the graveyard to finish up talking about War of the Spark for Cube: its Colorless, Artifact, Land and Multicolor cards! 00:08:00 - Ajani (GW), Angrath's Rampage, Cruel Celebrant, Deathsprout 00:15:23 - Domri, Anarch of Bolas 00:18:03 - Dovin's Veto 00:20:45 - Feather, Enter the God-Pharaohs. Anthony's article about combat tricks in cube: https://www.quietspeculation.com/2011/08/scheming-the-cube-combat-tricks/ 00:21:38 - Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God 00:28:08 - Ral Zarek, Storm Conduit 00:29:36 - Roalesk 00:37:00 - Solar Blaze 00:39:45 - Teferi, Ruiner of Formats (aka Teferi, Time Raveler) 00:44:40 - Tolsimir, Friend to Wolves 00:45:55 - Tezzeret, Master of the Bridge 00:47:27 - Angrath, Captain of Chaos 00:50:30 - Kiora, Behemoth Beckoner 00:53:54 - Saheeli, Sublime Artificer 00:59:07 - Ugin, the Ineffable 01:02:40 - Blast Zone 01:04:35 - Karn's Bastion 01:07:00 - Mobilized District (there's a long tangent so don't expect this to be talking about the card for 40 minutes!)
The Third Power: The Third Power - Episode #77 Part 2 - The BeRG of War!
22.8.2019Usman and Anthony return from the grave... again, to cover more War of the Spark cards for cube! 00:00:00 - A... great* drink 00:13:00 - Bolas's Citadel 00:18:15 - Bleeding Edge, Dreadhorde Invasion, God-Eternal Bontu 00:21:45 - Liliana, Dreadhorde General 00:28:00 - Liliana's Triumph 00:30:20 - Chandra, Fire Artisan 00:34:00 - Finale of Promise 00:36:53 - Ilharg 00:48:30 - Krenko, Mizzium Tank 00:58:00 - Sarkhan the Masterless 01:00:45 - Tibalt, Rakish Instigator 01:15:40 - Arboreal Grazer 01:19:55 - Nissa, Who Shakes the World 01:31:46 - Vivien 01:33:28 - Vivien's Bow The MTG Cube Brainstorming discord, check it out! https://discord.gg/77kyYT *https://wolfsoup.com/2012/08/29/delicious-fungus-with-a-pleasant-smack-of-birds-nest/, which as it turns out, in retrospect, isn't that great.
The Third Power: The Third Power - Episode #77 Part 1 of 3 - The WU of War!
21.8.2019Usman and Anthony return from the grave to finally record an episode about War of the Spark! (This was actually recorded months ago, you'll find out during the episode how long ago.) This is part 1 of 3, with part 2 covering BRG, and the last part covering misc cards. From community response, these are being released in 3 parts. 00:07:55 - Soapbox about Planewalkers in cube. 00:21:50 - A WILD SODA APPEARS 00:34:40 - Soapbox continues 00:45:00 - Gideon Blackblade 00:58:30 - Finale of Glory 01:06:05 - Live preview reaction! 01:12:35 - God-Eternal Oketra 01:16:25 - Law-Rune Enforcer 01:22:39 - Prison Realm 01:26:10 - Tomik 01:37:30 - Callous Dismissal 01:42:00 - Commence the Endgame 01:46:20 - Crush Dissent 01:49:30 - God-Eternal Kefnet 01:55:00 - Jace, Wielder of Mysteries 02:04:10 - Narset, Parter of Veils (and a long tangent about RPGs.) Cube discord where I (Usman) spend most of my cube time these days: https://discord.gg/DZB7E9
The Third Power: The Third Power - Episode #76 - 2017 Retrospective Part 2, featuring Zakeel Gordon and Drew Bentley!
3:12:26In this episode of The Third Power, Usman and Anthony welcome our guests Zakeel Gordon and Drew Bentley again to cover the rest of 2017's cube sets: Commander 2017, Ixalan and Unstable. Commander 2017 00:07:15 - Alms Collector 00:08:20 - Curse of Verbosity 00:10:40 - Curse of Disturbance 00:12:26 - Curse of Opulence 00:14:33 - Territorial Hellkite 00:21:25 - Qasali Slingers 00:25:30 - Fractured Identity 00:29:36 - Kess 00:33:11 - Heirloom Blade - blog post with Usman's 3-0 cube rotisserie draft deck: https://thethirdpowerpodcast.wordpress.com/2019/03/13/wut-a-blog-post/ Ixalan 00:51:08 - Adanto Vanguard 00:59:13 - Ixalan's Binding 01:00:13 - Settle the Wreckage 01:14:21 - Legion's Landing 01:09:00 - Search for Azcanta 01:11:00 - Chart a Course, Siren Stormtamer 01:18:09 - Kitesail Freebooter 01:22:09 - Vraska's Contempt 01:26:12 - Rampaging Ferostodon 01:35:12 - Carnage Tyrant 01:39:58 - Growing Rites of Itlimoc 01:43:50 - Hostage Taker 01:48:10 - Sorcerous Spyglass 01:55:00 - Treasure Map 01:57:02 - Field of Ruin Unstable 02:06:34 - GO TO JAIL 02:09:27 - Knight of the Kitchen Sink 02:12:49 - Ordinary Pony 02:13:35 - Clocknapper 02:18:55 - Five-Finger Discount 02:20:06 - Crow Storm 02:23:15 - Hangman 02:30:00 - Over my Dead Bodies 02:33:20 - Spike, Tournament Grinder 02:37:45 - Two-Headed Goblin 02:40:24 - Earl of Squirrel, Ineffable Blessing 02:42:10 - Urza, Academy Headmaster