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The Build Phase

The Build Phase is a show dedicated to helping you build a better turn. VS System 2PCG can be a complicated game and that's why you need The Build Phase. Listen in as mrben breaks down the toughest turns, explains difficult plays, and interviews leaders in the community.
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Jul 12, 2019

tech talk

In Episode 174 mrben breaks down the top five or eight or so tech cards you should be planning to play around and considering for inclusion in your Worlds deck.

Jul 8, 2019

In Episode 173 mrben rejoices that the oppressive menace that is Wolverine has finally met its match against a deck we call...

The Sweet McGee

Original decklist by Adam Logan
Link-  https://www.facebook.com/groups/860168987351982/permalink/2259674804068053/

Jul 5, 2019

In this mini episode mrben realizes he now has the ability to ask for changes to the game... and they happen within a few hours.
Will he go mad with power?
Does this mean a Slapstick/Sister Grimm meta is inbound?
Only time will tell.

Mimic rules update--> https://www.facebook.com/superawesomegamesllc/posts/2531409406880569

Jul 5, 2019

In Episode 172 mrben talks about the newly revealed Mimic MC and his implications for the Gen Con 5k.

https://www.upperdeckblog.com/2019/07/h-a-m-m-e-r-time/

Jul 4, 2019


In a show recorded prior to the July 3rd HAMMER spoilers mrben breaks down the updates to the VS System game rules.

Jul 1, 2019

In Episode 170 mrben is very grumpy about not knowing what card balance changes and errata are incoming prior to Gen Con.

Check out C_Stacks!  https://www.youtube.com/user/SuperToa217

Jun 28, 2019

In Episode 169 mrben gives up on Xavier's dream of peaceful coexistence and instead brings dives deep into the stuff of nightmares with a fiendish combo deck.

Link to the decklist--> http://vs.tcgbrowser.com/#!/deck=4515

 

Jun 26, 2019

tier terrible

In Episode 168 mrben dives deep below the usual MC tiers worth discussing. In a a dark world beneath tier 3 there lies the MCs of Tier TERRIBLE!

Jun 24, 2019

dumpster fire

In Episode 167 mrben invites you to warm yourself around the flickering flames of a deck disaster.

Smores, anyone?

Link to the deck--> http://vs.tcgbrowser.com/#!/deck=4436

Jun 21, 2019

 

In Episode 166 mrben takes you into the depths of the evil Hank McCoy's laboratory and breaksdown a deck that does it's work hidden in back row. Then, when the Machines have been built, the Beast will strike!

Team Build Phase presents: like turbines in darkness.

 

Link to the decklist--> http://vs.tcgbrowser.com/#!/deck=4384

Jun 19, 2019

In Episode 165 mrben returns with a hot new deck list for the Children of the Atom format. Behold... Cotton Crush!

Link to the deck list--> http://vs.tcgbrowser.com/#!/deck=4353

Oct 31, 2018

In Episode 164 Joe gets bossy about deck tech in NYC.

Oct 10, 2018

In Episode 162 Joe and mrben discuss the upcoming tournament schedule and featured formats.

Sep 5, 2018

In Episode 161 mrben talks about the best Supporting Character in the Spider Friends expansion. And some other stuff too.

Aug 29, 2018

In Episode 160 mrben falls in love with the new Valkyrie MC revealed on the Upper Deck blog on Aug 29th.

Aug 15, 2018

In Episode 159 mrben sits down with Adam Logan to discuss his top 9 finish at Gen Con, the state of the meta, the health of the game, and the viability of a My Little Pony expansion.

Jul 18, 2018

In Episode 157 mrben says "Sinister" way too many times.

http://upperdeckblog.com/2018/07/vs-system-2pcg-sinister-syndicate-card-preview-sinister-sickness/

Jun 28, 2018

In Episode 156 mrben attempts to wrap his head around the newly revealed Scarlet Spider MC

Jun 20, 2018

In Episode 155 mrben reviews the Origins '18 tournament results.

Jun 18, 2018

In this episode Carlos from Team Attack asks for your help.

https://www.gofundme.com/hoettels-family-fire-recovery

Jun 13, 2018

In Episode 154 mrben goes to the kitchen table with a deck featuring the Singularity Main Character.

Mean Green Decklist

Jun 6, 2018

In Episode 153 mrben reveals the final unspoiled cards from the MCU Battles expansion.

The Playset

 

 

 

(except one)

May 19, 2018

In Episode 151 mrben refuses to shrink from the challenge of evaluating a very tiny and very large card in the same show.

May 18, 2018

In Episode 150 mrben heads to Tahiti.

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