Episode Archive

224 episodes of Yo! MTG Taps! since the first episode, which aired on October 9th, 2009.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #25 Silver

    November 20th, 2019  |  59 mins 19 secs
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, standard, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bhj speculate on the newly-announced product from Wizards, "Secret Lair." After discussing the recent bannings in both Standard and Pioneer, they take a look at some of the top Pioneer lists from the SCG Invitational, and then are joined by Vorthos Mike Linnemann to hear about the Magic Art Show happening now at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #24 Honk If You're Horned

    November 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 21 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, pioneer, podcast, standard, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bhj do a brief breakdown of Simic Whirza in Modern, and dig a bit into Pioneer, including reactions to last Monday's bans and predictions for the immediate future of the format. Then they discuss alternative solutions for fixing a broken Standard that don't involve banning cards.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #23 The Ballad of Field and Oko

    October 21st, 2019  |  48 mins 17 secs
    bo1, bo3, field of the dead, john lennon, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, mc5, mcv, modern, mtg, mtg arena, mythic championship, oko, podcast, standard, throne of eldraine, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bigheadjoe discuss the results of Mythic Championship V, the Banned and Restricted announcement, and the potential state of Standard post-Field of the Dead. Then they talk briefly about the new Pioneer format. No flips just fists.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #22 Stop Bitchin' Start Brewin'?

    October 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 15 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, standard, throne of eldraine, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bhj briefly discuss their Eldraine prerelease experiences and their current Standard/Modern decks before taking a deep dive into the history of bans in Magic: the Gathering, and the possible reasons for the recent sharp increase in demands for bans in Standard and Modern.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #21 Teferi Tale Theatre

    September 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 31 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, mtgeld, podcast, standard, throne of eldraine, ymtgt

    This week Joey and bigheadjoe basically ignore the fact that it's the 10 year anniversary of the first episode of Yo! MTG Taps! and dive right into Throne of Eldraine spoilers for the whole show.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #20 Get Me The Prime Minister!

    September 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 14 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, standard, throne of eldraine, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bigheadjoe speculate on what the announcement for the next year of set names means for the future of Standard (and our wallets), the changes to the Historic format on MTG Arena, and then dive into Throne of Eldraine spoilers! (but not that quickly!)

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #19 Planewide Celebration

    August 26th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    b&r, banned, bo1, bo3, faithless looting, hogaak, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, rampaging ferocidon, sfm, standard, stoneforge mystic, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bhj discuss the sweeping Banned and Restricted announcements and what they mean for their respective formats. Then they discuss results and drama from Magic Fest Las Vegas!

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #18 The Player Hater's Tour

    August 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 25 mins
    bo1, bo3, esports, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, player's tour, podcast, standard, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bigheadjoe discuss "The Future of Magic Esports" according to the eponymous article from magic.gg (which came out just as we were about to record and left us scrambling a bit). Then, we brought the hammers to Modern early in a new Fringe Division segment. Finally, we discussed what we expect the upcoming B&R announcement to look like, before doing a 30-minute deep dive into Joey's signature Azorius Control deck.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #17 MC Banhammer

    July 31st, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, standard, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bigheadjoe discuss the results of Mythic Championship IV - Barcelona (which if it were following horror movie sequel conventions would have been in space), then they debate whether or not banning just Bridge and not also Hogaak was a mistake. Finally, bhj reveals his controversial opinion on MTG Arena. Now! That's What I Call A Good Clickbait Sentence.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #16 Eldraine You

    July 18th, 2019  |  54 mins 7 secs
    bo1, bo3, faeries, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, standard, throne of eldraine, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bhj speculate on the newly released info for the Fall set Throne of Eldraine, then discuss post-Core Set 2020 Standard, post-Bridge from Below banning Modern, and post-tilt coping mechanisms.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #15 The Big Ban Theory

    July 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 11 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, standard, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bigheadjoe planned on mainly talking about the Banned and Restricted announcement and Core Set 2020 spoilers (and they did), but really spent a long time trying to decide if Arena is worth the grind or not. SPOILER WARNING: They are not sure.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #14 Red is Dead

    June 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins
    bo1, bo3, core set 2020, hogaak, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, standard, ymtgt

    This week Joey and bhj introduce their new Fringe Division segment with phenomenal music by The Phenomenal Ryan Germor, talk about the state of Modern now that Hogaak has taken over, and briefly discuss bhj's brief, miserable MCQ performance. Finally, they break down the first wave of Core Set 2020 spoilers, and incidentally gain 3 life.