E091 -- Okotoberfest 2022 Tournament Report

By Gemstone Mine

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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What happens when you bring a fringe deck 2-color deck with a Commander-centric combo to the largest in-person paper cEDH tournament in US history? John breaks down a round-by-round recounting of Okotoberfest 2022, where he piloted an Azorius Vhal, Candlekeep Researcher deck to a top 16 finish! Want to hear how this fringe deck managed to make it that far into the tournament? Want to sample the spice? You came to the right place!
- The Top 16 Decklist: https://www.moxfield.com/decks/R60kI-VduESalrcFSAhRYQ
- Azorius Vhal Untap Combo (maintained going forward): https://www.moxfield.com/decks/CCi1FRozW0-y7yflgpsdKw
- Shoutouts to Varless and Adam from SadNaus: https://www.youtube.com/@UCEj3F71Tx4qsIDYc8FO0Qgg 
- Shoutout to Surreal from Round 6 who knew *exactly* what kind of nonsense I was getting up to: https://twitter.com/ThisIsSurreal_
- Shoutout to Cyrus from Mental Misplay in the Semifinals, and condolences on Tevesh Szat's untimely countering: https://twitter.com/sluglordcyrus
- Our theme song is "Lonely Satellite" by Bio Unit licensed via Creative Commons
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- This episode is on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ltSP2UHMn5U