Brendan McNamara

@brendanistan

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Top Five Cartouches

Brendan breaks down the top five cartouches of Amonkhet draft.

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Drafting Amonkhet in Richmond

Brendan reports from the day two draft tables at Grand Prix Richmond.

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Gift of Paradise

Brendan shows off a multi-color green Amonkhet draft deck featuring Gift of Paradise.

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Having an Embalm

Brendan reports from the Amonkhet prerelease. Shocking news: embalm is good.

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Busy, Busy, Busy

Times are busy, busy, busy. Magic and life come at you fast. Brendan tells you how to stay on your feet.

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Amonkhet Limited Mechanics, Part II

Brendan breaks down the remaining three mechanics of Amonkhet Limited: -1/-1 counters, Aftermath, and Trials/Cartouches.

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Amonkhet Limited Mechanics, Part I

Brendan breaks down the new Amonkhet mechanics and how they will influence Limited in both sealed and draft. Part I talks embalm, exert, and cycling!

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Fighting the Fundamentals

Aether Revolt sealed has proven to be a weak format. Brendan explains why based the fundamentals of sealed play.

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Card Evaluation in Context

Owen Turtenwald joined the latest episode of Limited Resources, and it’s one of the best discussions of draft theory. Brendan builds on Owen’s advice.

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A Tradition Like No Other

Brendan looks at Modern Masters sets of the past to help guide you through a Modern Masters 2017 draft.

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Setting a New Standard

Brendan shuffled up sixty cards for the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier last weekend and barely missed snagging a blue envelope with Temur Tower.

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Cards I Want in Modern Masters 2017

Brendan looks at the early spoilers from Modern Masters 2017 and picks some cards he hopes to see in the draft environment.