Gerry Thompson

Throughout his tenure in Magic: The Gathering, Gerry has worn many hats. Tournament grinder, content producer, professional player, game designer, teacher, and broadcaster are part of the ways he's made MTG part of his life. Rather than flying to a tournament each weekend, Gerry enjoys his time trying to help the next generation of Magic players hone their skills and be positive members of the community.

To Unfinity and Beyond

Standard season marches on and the first seeds of innovation have been planted. Gruul Aggro, Bant, and Izzet Control have begun to make appearances, but there’s even wackier stuff going on if you’re willing to dig a little deeper. Plus, you know the boys love them some discourse–what’s their take on Unfinity preview season?

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Every Format in Magic

The boys are doing their best to diversify. Obviously there are post-Dominaria check-ins on Standard, Modern, and Pioneer. But would you believe the boys find the time to talk Limited and gasp Legacy this week!!?? Find out what’s got the guys waxing on every format in Magic, and why Scarwood hag is way closer to a masterpiece than a disaster.

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Dominaria United Top 10

Dominaria United is a difficult set to evaluate, but Gerry and Bryan are going to try. With several cards on the Top 10 list that are either busted or unplayable, it’s an episode that’s… interesting.

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Dominaria United First Results

Week 1 of Magic’s newest set is in the books, and the boys are hard at work reviewing the results. Find out what’s impressed so far in Standard, Pioneer, and even get a quick check in on Modern!

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RCQs March On!

As the qualifying season continues, Gerry and Bryan continue to keep tabs on all of the most important news and formats. This week, the boys are talking about Modern, Magic’s 30 anniversary celebration, and their favorite genres of music.

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A Pioneering Podcast

Despite already having his invite, Gerry hit the road to observe a few Pioneer PTQs this week. Hear what underappreciated tool he built his deck around as the boys weigh in on all the best decks in Pioneer. And this time around, they’re reading the front AND THE BACK of their cards!

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Dominaria United and a Pioneer Near Miss

The boys are back with a show covering a menagerie of topics, including their first impressions of Dominaria United! Also featuring Bryan’s PTQ top 8 flameout, how and when to goldfish, recruiting others to join your cult, and the importance of clear communication in Magic. Something for everyone!

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Gerry Wins An RCQ!

It’s been a while, but Gerry played paper Magic and won his first RCQ with the Omnath deck he’s been talking about for months. Is 4c Omnath the absolute best deck to be playing in Modern or are there weaknesses to exploit?

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