About the show

YMTGT is back! As of 2019, Joey and bigheadjoe have reunited and are releasing episodes on a bi-weekly basis. Join us as we discuss Standard, Pioneer, Modern, and the latest exciting news in the game.

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Episodes

  • 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.

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #13 Mage's Ark

    June 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 24 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, standard, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bhj welcome Cardhoarder as a new co-sponsor of the show, and introduce their new Fringe Division segment. Then they break down the details of the Red Bull Untapped tournament series, the London Mulligan going into effect with the release of Core Set 2020, and the just-announced Magic: the Gathering cartoon coming to Netflix! Finally, they dive into Modern Horizons spoilers!

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #12 Brewer's Paradise

    May 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, modern, mtg, mtg arena, podcast, standard, ymtgt

    This week, Joey and bigheadjoe discuss why the most recent Banned and Restricted Announcement was mostly a non-event (unless you play Pauper), and discuss why Standard is currently a "Brewer's Paradise." Finally, they run out of time for Modern Horizons spoilers, and decide to dedicate the entire next episode to them!

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #11 Little Dread Riding Horde

    May 8th, 2019  |  1 hr 11 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, mtg, mtg arena, mtgwar, mythic championship ii, mythic championship london, standard, war of the spark

    This week Joey and bhj discuss the results of #MythicChampionship2 London, including the London Mulligan, Yuuya Watanabe's DQ, and Neoform combo. BHJ vents about the power of the Gods in #MTGWAR Sealed. Then they talk about the results of #SCGRich and their Standard brews so far!

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #10 How to Wrangle a Raging Kronch

    April 24th, 2019  |  1 hr 53 mins
    bo1, bo3, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, mtg, mtg arena, mtgwar, mythic championship ii, mythic championship london, standard, war of the spark

    This week Joey and bigheadjoe discuss what they expect to see at Mythic Championship II: London and break down their top 10 favorite cards from #MTGWAR War of the Spark!

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #9 Planeswalkers, Pumping, Gas

    April 10th, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins
    arena, bo1, bo3, duo standard, esper control, magic, magic arena, magic the gathering, mtg, mtg arena, mtgwar, mythic invitational, previews, spoilers, standard, war of the spark

    This week Joey and bigheadjoe discuss the Mythic Invitational, bhj's hatred of Esper Control (as the pilot for a change!), and #MTGWAR War of the Spark spoilers! (Yes we call them "spoilers" not "previews" now and forever, Amen.) OH YEAH AND DID YOU KNOW THEY MADE A WAR OF THE SPARK NOVEL?

  • Yo! MTG Taps! YMTGT #8 Hashtag Banamorphose

    March 27th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    duo standard, magic esports, magic the gathering, manamorphose, modern, mtg, mtg arena, mythic invitational, serum powder, ymtgt

    This week Joey and bigheadjoe push back against the constant demands for bans in Modern, then immediately pull a swerve and call for the banning of Manamorphose. Next, they try to wrap their heads around why anyone would ever play Serum Powder. Finally, they discuss Duo Standard headed into this weekend's Mythic Invitational.