Episode 97— May 16th, 2022

Lands That Do Things: All About Fetch Lands

Pack 1, Pick 1 from LuckyLooter's Amonkar Desert Cube
What is a fetch land?
The benefits of fetch lands from a player perspective
The most controversial benefit of fetch lands: deck thinning
The benefits of fetch lands from a cube design perspective
Do fetch lands enable 4-5 color good stuff decks?
The downsides and costs of fetch lands

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Andy and Anthony are going deep on fetch lands. They discuss the long tail of exciting interactions, the powerful mana fixing, and the real costs to gameplay experience associated with them. What are their benefits as a player? What are their benefits as a Cube designer? What are their biggest downsides?

Our listener submitted pack 1, pick 1 this week comes from LuckyLooter’s Amonkar Desert Cube where players have to start making hard choices about lands from the first pack they open.

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