Episode 45— May 3rd, 2021

Smells Like Synergy

Listener submitted pack 1, pick 1
What is synergy?
Anthony’s Beta Cube with Rare Sauce

Our Strixhaven set review episode is coming to you next week. We weren’t able to do the episode in a timely fashion due to life circumstances, but we’re going to make sure we bring the quality. Thanks for your patience!

On this week’s episode, Andy and Anthony talk about Cube and synergy. Synergy means many things to many different cube players and designers and is used to talk about both environments and decks. We tease out a few ways to define synergy, and how we use it to frame our goals as cube designers and how it’s part of our strategies as players. We discuss how ‘synergy’ overlaps with structured, low power, cubes with color pair driven archetypes and high power combo strategies. Anthony shares his enthusiasm for a new cube with its own set of ’rares’, and his excitement about small doses of radically draft warping cards.

Our listener submitted pack 1, pick 1 this week comes from Ryan’s Peasantish Cube. Thanks Ryan!

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Musical production by DJ James Nasty.

Thank you to Tahlofor annotating this episode!

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