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Lords of Limited is a podcast about Magic: the Gathering strategy. It is primarily focused on playing Limited, including both draft and sealed. The podcast is designed to help listeners get an edge in their next draft or sealed event, especially on Magic Online.

Lords of Limited Ben Werne, Ethan Saks

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    • 4.8 • 251 Ratings

Lords of Limited is a podcast about Magic: the Gathering strategy. It is primarily focused on playing Limited, including both draft and sealed. The podcast is designed to help listeners get an edge in their next draft or sealed event, especially on Magic Online.

    Limited Format Power Rankings - Episode 218

    Limited Format Power Rankings - Episode 218

    Our July Bonus Episode has us looking at all 17 limited formats since starting the podcast and ranking them from worst to best! Take a trip down memory lane with us as we discuss the best deck in each set, what worked, what didn't, and which sets fully inhabited the 8 characteristics of a great limited format!

    • 58 min
    Taking the Blue Pill - Episode 217

    Taking the Blue Pill - Episode 217

    This week we're examining the outcast of Adventures in the Forgotten Realms: Blue. What are the reasons to draft and (more importantly) what are the reasons to not draft this color? What other colors does it pair best with and how should you be thinking about the commons and uncommons this color has to offer? Answers to all these questions and more in this episode!

    Roundtable: https://www.17lands.com/draft/adc76c5e6a704b37b058e5a0fc2debb3 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    You're Under Attack! - Episode 216

    You're Under Attack! - Episode 216

    It seems that in Adventures in the Forgotten Realms, aggro is the name of the game. With so many mechanics and cards that can snow ball from a fast start, how can you combat these tier 1 aggressive strategies? That's exactly what we're here to discuss this week. What cards and archetypes are best when battling the red menace and what are they keys to beating aggro in AFR? Look no further than this episode!

    Roundtable: https://www.17lands.com/draft/f5a73fb9510b4f7cab7452bdf237b450

    • 1 hr 1 min
    A New Format Approaches - Episode 215

    A New Format Approaches - Episode 215

    With a weekend full of drafts under their belts, your hosts are here to give you as much info as possible on AFR to help you get a critical hit on your AFR draft. In this episode, we take a look at re-evaluating dungeons and venture, speed of the format, what decks and colors we've been winning with, and re-ranking the top commons!

    AFR Tier List: https://www.lordsoflimited.com/tier-list 

    LOL Merch: https://www.lordsoflimited.com/merch 

    • 1 hr 1 min
    AFR Crash Course - Episode 214

    AFR Crash Course - Episode 214

    With only a day to spare before the release of Adventures in The Forgotten Realms, your hosts are here with their Crash Course episode to get you as prepared as possible! We take a look at how creatures size up against removal, the different mechanics and how often they show up, card grading differences, and top commons and uncommons for each color!

    Grading Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vR-K4xP3k3EAl4OR8ygV_Wbk00OpUQ2Y1Lco6q9aPd7W_WGLf8Sb-X1RJVwD64DLxRWTlrDpZo79qvX/pubhtml

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Cracking Chromatic Cube - Episode 213

    Cracking Chromatic Cube - Episode 213

    Our June bonus episode is here with an in-depth look at the new Chromatic Cube on MTG Arena. There is a definite recipe for success in this format and it's not like anything we've seen in Arena Cubes before. If you're looking to trophy your next Cube draft, this is one episode you won't want to miss!

    LOL Merch @ Teepublic: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/lords-of-limited?ref_id=23850&utm_campaign=23850&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=Lords%2Bof%2BLimited 

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
251 Ratings

251 Ratings

VirtualParagon ,

Learning from Lords of Limited

I found the Lords of Limited podcast entirely by chance, while scrolling through posts online. Someone had off-handedly recommended the podcast. They claimed that the show’s advice had been incredibly helpful to them in understanding the game. My first thought, based on the name alone, was that it was a YouTube channel focusing on limited. A quick google search proved me wrong, and it led me to listen to my first episode. The ninety-minute length is a bit daunting, and I had assumed it was going to be mostly useless commentary and fluff. I couldn’t have been more wrong. After listening to a few others, my first episode “Episode 199: Strixhaven Set Review” is still my favorite. My favorite, and perhaps the most useful, moments are the mechanic discussions between the two hosts. These segments not only build an extensive knowledge of an individual set, they also build the ability to make accurate judgments. Looking at your differences in grading and listening to your thought process in analysis have built up my own ability to make an assessment. Previously, jumping blindly into a new set was like a death sentence. Now, I feel confident in my capability to do well. And it shows in the results. Every single episode is filled with so much information and not a single second goes to waste. It’s no surprise there is a long list of new Patrons every time. I personally don’t have the means to become one of them myself, but the access to the community Discord makes it tempting. Further, the prospect of the in-dept community engagement is very enticing. Enough that I felt the need to write this review to encourage others and support the show. My only problem with the show is that it can quickly turn into a thick sludge of material. A veritable bombardment of advice. The episodes normally have the sponsor segment as the final topic, but I would appreciate it being somewhere in the middle to segment the hour and a half more cleanly. Also, I’m pretty sure Ethan is the only one who changes his grading on the excel sheet throughout the analysis. I hope Lords of Limited continues on just as successfully into the far future.

Sheephead4786 ,

The Best

A great show for both catching up with a format you are new to, and staying on top of the changes in a format you are deep onto. All love to Limited Resources, but they don't usually go nearly as deep into the nuances of the current format.

Jdpaul1 ,

Frequently turn off podcast

There is a lot of false statements made. They are only human but they are way to confident in how they present bad information.

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