The Mindcrank Podcast

Listen to the Mindcrank podcast, a competitive Magic the Gathering podcast focusing on metagaming and deck selection. Hosts Maxwell Brown and Connor Bryant talk strategy, decklists, rulings, and all the latest Magic: The Gathering news and information. Occasionally features guests from the MTG community.

Mindcrank Podcast Ep 43 - Bannings by the Minute

Published May 11, 2017

Matt and Connor sit down to discuss the new bannings but get some breaking news during the podcast about further bannings. Tune in for their ...


Mindcrack Podcast EP 42 - Amonkhet Additions

Published April 17, 2017

Matt and Connor go over the Amonkeht spoiler and talk about all of their favorite cards from the new expansion.


Mindcrack Podcast EP 41 - Early Amonkhet Impressions

Published April 10, 2017

Matt and Connor get together to discuss the first few Amonkhet cards that were spoiled and to go over Connor's experience at Grand Prix New Jersey.


Mindcrank Ep 40 - A Shadow over Modern

Published February 24, 2017

Connor and Matt come on to go over the results of GP Vancouver and Brisbane. The guys pick through the decks that caught their eyes. Enjoy!!


Mindcrank Ep 39 - Gabbing with Bryan Gottlieb

Published February 10, 2017

Bryan Gottlieb comes on to discuss the most recent Organized Play announcements, along with the Standard format going forward. Enjoy!!


Mindcrank Ep 37 - Success in Legacy, Standard Bannings and Week 1

Published January 20, 2017

Connor and Matt welcome Nate Barton onto the cast to talk about his Top 4 finish at GP Louisville with Grixis Delver. The guys then discuss the rec...


Mindcrank Ep 36 - The Revolt Begins

Published January 09, 2017

Connor and newly minted cohost Matt Hart discuss the newest cards spoiled from Aether Revolt. Enjoy!!


Mindcrank Ep 35 - Interview with Worlds Top 4 Competitor Oliver Tiu

Published September 15, 2016

Rookie of the Year Oliver Tiu joins the Mindcrank Podcast to discuss his performance at Worlds and his incredible season. The guys even discu...


Mindcrank Ep 34 - Eldritch Moon Musings

Published July 26, 2016

Max and Connor discuss the open ended build-around cards in Eldritch Moon.


Mindcrank Ep 33 - Eldritch Moon Rising

Published July 15, 2016

Max and Connor discuss the heavy hitters of the new set.


Mindcrank Ep 32 - Plains for Days in Standard

Published April 14, 2016

Max and Connor discuss the first week of standard results and the post- eldrazi modern results as Connor battles some sort of Virulent Plague.


Mindcrank Ep 31 - Modern Gets a Face lift, New Standard

Published April 09, 2016

Max and Connor discuss the B&R announcement and NEW Standard. Shadows over Innistrad has the guys hyped.