Brainstorm Brewery
By Brainstorm Brewery
About this podcast
Marcel White, Corbin Hosler, Ryan Bushard, and Jason Alt bring more than 20 combined years of Magic: The Gathering financial experience and tournament play to pricing, brewing, and speculating within the game.

You can see the topics covered with time stamps, additional resources and more at GatheringMagic.com!

Episodes (Total: 208 / Page: 1)
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This week at our listener’s request we delve deep into the land of Magic Online and how Magic Next might impact the environment.    Nathaniel Buckley-Wright of Cardhorder fame joins us to share his insights into the evolving MTGO economy, how to trade card spikes, and some lower risk ways to speculate.   Corbin could not join … Continue reading »
May 19, 2017 · 01:04:33
Corbin is tired from PT Amonkhet and Jason hijacks the start of the cast.   The evolving standard meta and best moment in player interviews are discussed. Someone gives Doug an excuse to talk about Pokemon.  Breaking bulk covers odd tokens and old core sets.  Jason talks about which EDH decks Amonkhet cards are influencing. Douglas … Continue reading »
May 12, 2017 · 01:06:17
This week, Jason talks through the offering a bulk rate for all of a store’s unwanted cards.  Find out how Doug is going to process 600,000 bulk cards over the summer.  Listener emails cover card alters, invocation pulls and sealed Modern Masters boxes. Douglas Johnson is our guest (@Rose0fthorns) Breaking Bulk Listener Emails Pick of … Continue reading »
May 5, 2017 · 01:11:26
Corbin made top 8 at an event, and receives the expected amount of recognition from his cast-mates.  The cast debates the nature of potential future bans.  The most recent SCG standard results are discussed, and DJ convinces the Corbin of the power of paper pauper to impact card prices.  Welcome to this week at the … Continue reading »
April 28, 2017 · 01:19:48
This week we check in on the cast’s prerelease experience, and hear which cast member is least helpful in their stores whenever they vend.   Jason shares some second-level thoughts on what will be good in EDH in light of Protean’s hulk unbanning.  DJ gets two shots at breaking bulk.   Like everyone else, we were blown … Continue reading »
April 21, 2017 · 01:42:25
Today we are incredibly lucky to be joined by Brian Braun-Duin for our Amonkhet set review.   Brian shares his insight into which cards are poised to have a large first weekend, and which ones are traps.   Join us for a look at the important cards in the set. Douglas Johnson is our second-most special guest … Continue reading »
April 14, 2017 · 01:12:19
This week we wander through a wide range of topics as listener email covers a variety of topics, including the best way to trade up at GPs, how Jason got screwed out of full-art Mutavaults, and which cast member has more pro-points.  Somehow Corbin works in football player Mark Sanchez and the butt-fumble.  Breaking bulk … Continue reading »
April 7, 2017 · 01:07:59
It is an odd week.  Two-thirds of the cast are holding children. Doug is on a different computer and as such can’t get to listener emails.  We podcasted while it was light outside.  Discussion moves through topics as wide ranging as Amonkhet spoilers, the League of Legends online community, damage on the stack, and the … Continue reading »
March 31, 2017 · 01:06:48
This week the cast discusses card grading in general and Doug shares his experience getting his Lotus graded.   Jason played vintage and tows the thin line between proxies and counterfeits.   Corbin tries to cheat at breaking bulk, and some aggressive listener mail is read.    Also, early news from Amonkhet set is covered. Douglas Johnson is … Continue reading »
March 24, 2017 · 01:04:12
A week into the release of MM3, we hear how Corbin had a crazy draft pool and threw away important cards.  The cast’s impression of the new set is discussed, as well as the price trajectory of sealed product.  Also, Corbin defends flat-earthers.   Join us for this week’s Brainstorm Brewery. Douglas Johnson is here and … Continue reading »
March 17, 2017 · 00:57:12
As a “thank-you’ to our many new Patreon patrons, we read listener email.  We read questions less than a 12 hours old before moving all the way back questions from last fall; listen and see if we got to yours! Douglas Johnson is here (@Rose0fthorns) Corbin is back We read emails Support our Patreon! Need … Continue reading »
March 10, 2017 · 01:10:07
Corbin is away this week, so we are joined by Edward Nguyen of Kirwins Game Store to discuss the shape of Modern and reprint in general moving forward.   Obscure foil prices, Reid Duke’s hockey career, and options for what to do with 100k are discussed.  Join us for this week of Brainstorm Brewery. Douglas Johnson … Continue reading »
March 3, 2017 · 01:14:16
The year is 2017; a strange new world where fetch lands are in special products and previous EV constraints are throw out the window.   Join us for a long discussion of MM2017 spoilers and potential inclusions just in time for you to see full spoilers.   Corbin has a new microphone that randomly mutes his castmates, … Continue reading »
Feb. 24, 2017 · 01:18:13
This week we have a Corbin excited by his favorite deck, a Doug excited by his biggest purchase, and a Jason made salty by the normal range of daily occurrences.    This week the nonsense takes over the first part of the cast.   Learn which cards to buy, which TNMT arcade game was the best, … Continue reading »
Feb. 17, 2017 · 01:06:42
  All shall crumble before our dark realms of majesty is either an album with heavy makeup and hair product, or a sweet multiplayer card. Join us as the cast goes further off the rails than normal into a deep discussion about long forgotten oversized cards.  Also, there is a new best standard deck that … Continue reading »
Feb. 10, 2017 · 01:26:34
In the aftermath of the protour, join us for a discussion about standard card prices, hear Corbin try to offend Jason and fail, and learn which new card Jason thinks should get the EDH ban-hammer.  We bless you with a longer cast than normal as old MTG personalities and events are remembered.  Join us for … Continue reading »
Feb. 5, 2017 · 00:39:26
There’s an unclaimed frontier out there and it’s an exciting time to be a magician as we get to explore a new format unhindered by a banned list and pro player pressure to break the format. Enjoy! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD It’s back, the show you’ve probably heard of but never had the chance to … Continue reading »
Feb. 3, 2017 · 01:01:00
Jacob Van Lunen joins us to share stories of epic victories using draft-chaff slivers, give his insights on the upcoming protour, and talk about standard brew ideas so cool that even DJ is interested.  Corbin makes the least tasteful joke of the episode, which is impressive considering Jason is back.   Join us for this week’s … Continue reading »
Jan. 27, 2017 · 01:06:31
  Jason is gone for the week but the spirit of interruption lives on.  JJ Jackson is our special guest as Douglas and Corbin  cover pre-protour specs strategy and then take questions from JJ about how a street-level financier with no storefront can get over.  Join us for this week’s Brainstorm Brewery.   Douglas Johnson … Continue reading »
Jan. 23, 2017 · 01:06:05
Life isn’t easy, you’ll never have it figured out. All you can do is try to be better, cause you can always do better. Love each other and yourself, it’s difficult to share what you don’t process; happiness is infectious. It’s back, the show you’ve probably heard of but never had the chance to listen … Continue reading »