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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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Feb 22, 2017

In Episode 63 mrben gives his first impression of Scenario 2: Grandmaster's Game. He also talks about tournament reports from two recent events.

Feb 19, 2017

In Episode 62 mrben hosts a round table discussion with members of the Geek City playgroup.

Feb 14, 2017

Happy Valentines day. Let's celebrate with a new format!

Feb 6, 2017

In Episode 60 mrben talks about another sortof spoiler released to the fb VS Collective and the Salt 16.

Feb 4, 2017

In Episode 59 mrben talks about an unusual sort of spoiler released to the facebook collective on Jan 31st.

Feb 1, 2017

 

In Episode 58 mrben runs down the roster for the first season of Build Phase League Play, ponders the future format of the show, and shouts out the Team Attack Podcast.

Jan 25, 2017

 

In Episode 57 mrben is joined by Danny and Ben from Super Awesome Games. It is decided that mrben is a big jerk, OVERRULED and OVERRULED are revealed as confirmed Main Characters, Build Phase League Play is discussed, and everyone is warned away from playing a no Character deck.

More fun than losing a FunK.

Jan 22, 2017

In Episode 56 mrben interviews Adam Logan about his second place Origins finish and the Luke Cage deck he piloted.

Jan 18, 2017

In Episode 55 mrben makes excuses for two week with no show, gives a brief recap of the funK, the 1K, and announces Build Phase League Play.

Dec 29, 2016

 

In Episode 54 mrben talks about OCTGN. A free program that acts as a tabletop simulator and allows users to play VS over the internet. Would you be interested in playing in a virtual tournament over OCTGN? Let us know at TheBuildPhase.com

Learn more about OCTGN here.

Dec 28, 2016

 

In Episode 53 mrben defines the common deck archtype terms of aggro, midrange, control, and combo.

Dec 25, 2016

Happy Holidays!
In Episode 52 mrben plugs some upcoming VS events and talks about resolving rules confusion.

MidWinter Gaming Convention

Origins size event

Rules spreadsheet

 

Dec 24, 2016

 

In Episode 51 mrben sits down with TheBuildPhase.com forum user Nvogt to discuss the Nov 13th tournament at Geek City. The conversation also touches on future events, Thanos, and of course some fantasy cards.

Dec 16, 2016

 

In Episode 50.5 mrben addresses some loose ends from the Episode 50 discussion and gets excited about upcoming events and releases.

Dec 16, 2016

 

Team Build Phase Assemble! In Episode 50 the entire team takes on the news we have all been waiting for.

Dec 9, 2016

In an episode that is NOT Episode 50 mrben tells everyone to read the recent post on UDE blog. Changes to Thanos. New set roadmap. Good stuff.

Coming soon, Episode 50 will feature all of Team Build Phase and our reactions to the news.

Dec 9, 2016

 

In Episode 49 mrben tries to make Captain America good by designing a fantasy Equipment card. Much like the Super Soldier Serum, this Shield makes Captain America more mighty than he was before.

 

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Dec 7, 2016

In Episode 48 mrben lays out a list of things the need cards need to do, and avoid doing. We also talk about the things happening in the background that add to immense pressure for the next expansion to really get it right.

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Dec 1, 2016

In Episode 47 mrben goes off topic and talks about stealing an idea or two from the Hearthstone tournament format. We then go further off topic and talk hype about the new Hearthstone expansion. And finally we go entirely off topic with a song about the overpowered MidRange Shaman.

Nov 30, 2016

In Episode 46 mrben sits down with DangerFord to discuss the November 13th tournament held at Geek City in Coralville.

Nov 24, 2016

In Episode 45 mrben interviews the Team Build Phase hype man extraordinaire, DangerFord.

Nov 24, 2016

 

In Episode 44 mrben talks about alternate formats, with a focus on the Planet modifiers from OldVS.

Nov 11, 2016

Just an update on the show, no new episodes until the 23rd.

Nov 4, 2016

In Episode 43 mrben explains why Green Goblin is the worst Main Character in the game.

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Nov 2, 2016

 

In Episode 42 mrben lays out a tier list of Main Characters in a world without Thanos. This tier list was drafted with a focus at the local meta at Geek City.

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