Scry Me a River

By Riley Knight & Denis Stranjak

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 Jan 8, 2020

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Scry Me a River is a weekly Magic: the Gathering advice podcast. Hosted by Riley Knight and Denis Stranjak, SMaR is here to solve your MTG-related questions, queries, and quandaries. Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Episode Date
Episode 23: Riley's Shameful Snack Secrets
2850

This week, Denis and Riley regnegotiate terms for the ownership of halfarsedhistory.com, explore the establishment and enforcement of house rules, how to become the villain in your playgroup (and why you should), share some top-shelf Power Moves, and uncover a deep, shameful secret that Riley had never before revealed to anyone.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!




Apr 02, 2020
Episode 22: This One's for the Trapmakers
3226

This week, Denis and Riley talk about ways to spice up a timid or inactive EDH playgroup, share some Empower and Power Moves, advise on how to get started in Magic commentary or broadcasting, and then just talk about cricket fielding positions for like fifteen minutes. 

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Mar 26, 2020
Episode 21: Frasier-Based Personality Tests
2859

This week, Denis and Riley offer their perspective on and experience with working from home, then get sidetracked and take Frasier personality tests instead. They go through a long list of both Power and Empower Moves, discuss streaming, and share suggestions on how to stay sane while confined to your home. 

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!




Mar 19, 2020
Episode 20: Dana Fischer's Premium Power Moves
2868

This week, Denis and Riley are joined by Dana Fischer, the Elves diehard who is also the youngest person to ever cash a GP! Dana offers her perspective on getting kids into Magic, giving advice to both adults and children, and shares some of the power moves she likes to pull on her opponents. Additionally, a new segment - Empower Moves - is introduced!

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Mar 12, 2020
Episode 19: How to Curse Your Opponent's Deck
2859

This week, Denis and Riley do the longest ad read they've ever done, advise on the best ways to improve as a brand new player, kick off Reverse Power Moves, talk about dealing with burnout when it comes to Magic, and share ancient secret techniques for how to curse a deck.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!




Mar 05, 2020
Episode 18: Riley Does an AMA
3638

This week, Denis is away, so Riley took the opportunity to get really self-indulgent with an AMA. He answers questions on everything from D&D house rules to his teaching career, as well as a bunch of nonsense about EDH, winding up Kiwis, and pizza.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!


Feb 27, 2020
Episode 17: Foley Secrets They DON'T Want You To Know
2821

This week, Denis and Riley share the fallout from the "scrybabies" blunder, advise on how to get a budget-focussed foothold in Pioneer and Modern, reveal the innermost secrets of the sound industry, and - of course - share a fresh batch of power moves. 

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Feb 20, 2020
Episode 16: Mashi Scanlan's Lasagne Opinions
3604

This week, Denis and Riley are joined by special guest Mashi Scanlan! The trio figure out the best ways to adapt to more competitive play, discuss how to deal with being shamed for playing Magic seriously, share some incredible Power Moves, and talk about their Magic origin stories.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Feb 13, 2020
Episode 15: Mark Boyd Strikes Back
2815

This week, Denis and Riley advise on how to keep a friend interested in Magic and on how to diversify your friendships' nerd portfolios, get absolutely steamrolled by a Mark Boyd Power Move, and finalise the debate over Batman's colour identity.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Feb 06, 2020
Episode 14: LSV Gets Hot and Juicy
4165

This week, Denis and Riley are joined by special guest Luis Scott-Vargas! The trio talk about bridging community gaps between formats, explore the play/draw rule, share some top-shelf power moves, and burn through an extremely silly AMA.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Jan 30, 2020
Episode 13: The Wisdom of Adam Savidan
5251

This week, Denis and Riley are joined by special guest Adam Savidan from Loading Ready Run! The three boys talk about balancing public Magic life with personal relationships, unveil some premium Power Moves, and then do an AMA for like way over an hour.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Jan 23, 2020
Episode 12: Please Don't Kill Me With Your Handshake
2773

This week, Denis and Riley talk about how to get started in building your first Commander deck, explore how best to politely avoid the handshake when necessary, unleash a fresh batch of power moves, and reignite an old feud between Denis and Mashi.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Jan 16, 2020
Episode 11: Cracking Packs and Playing Optimally
2737

This week, Denis and Riley figure out the best way to crack spare packs when you can't get a draft together, unveil another boatload of premium power moves, and discuss the best way to deal with how Magic almost forces us to try and play other games optimally at all times.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Jan 09, 2020
Episode 10: No Edits This Week
2485

This week, Denis and Riley get stuck into how to introduce new players to the game without overloading them, unpack a boatload of power moves, discuss how best to deal with cards in exile, and decide exactly what kind of river the one in the show's name actually is.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Jan 02, 2020
Episode 9: The Adventures of Denis and Scrooge
2573

This week, Denis and Riley offer a total of 50% enthusiasm for a Christmas-themed episode. Bah humbug! They talk about the best and worst gifts they've given and received, advise on Magic-themed Christmas decorations, and get absolutely riggedy-wrecked as they showcase more power moves. 

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Dec 26, 2019
Episode 8: Kickflipping into Casual Commander
2582

This week, Denis and Riley figure out the best way to ingratiate yourself into an established EDH playgroup, explore the wild world of Magic slang, share more listener-submitted power moves, and advise on how to deal with opponents that tilt off thanks to your deck choice. 

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Dec 19, 2019
Episode 7: Tabasco is the Monopoly of Hot Sauce
2640

This week, Denis and Riley discuss the link between outwear and the death of US presidents, explore how and when to tell a bad beat story, question the rules about tapping things clockwise or counter-clockwise, and get stuck into some of the best MtG Power Moves you're likely to come across.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Dec 12, 2019
Episode 6: In Which Denis Frames Riley for Cheating
2971

This week, Denis and Riley chase down the elusive owner of www.knight.com, explore ways to combat assumptions about how casual a player might be, kick off a new segment called POWER MOVES, and discuss gift-giving when it comes to Magic. 

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Dec 05, 2019
Episode 5: El Coolio Magnifico
2494

This week, Denis and Riley let you behind the curtain to Denis' lies and Riley's punctuality, tackle how to handle pre-game chat in a game of Commander, share their respective dark histories with online handles, and discuss how colour pie breaks affect Magic.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Nov 28, 2019
Episode 4: I Block With My Honda Accord
2602

This week, Denis and Riley explore how video games can make you feel old, go through  the best ways to overcome reluctance to playing Commander, explore the role of survivorship bias in content creation, examine the relative merits of using a Honda Accord as a token. 

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Nov 21, 2019
Episode 3: Don't Talk at the Draft Table
2698

This week, Denis and Riley finalise the rhino vs. hippo debate, advise on how to equip yourself for your first Commander game, talk about not talking while drafting, and tackle the question of how to get a salty sea dog to start taking ownership of their mistakes.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Nov 14, 2019
Episode 2: Dwayne Johnson Fights a Crocodile
3104

This week, Denis and Riley discuss the ethics of angle shooting and how to deal with it both inside and outside the game, unpack the mess that is the relative power and toughness of Magic's creatures, and highlight the importance of being mindful when using gendered language.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Nov 08, 2019
Episode 1: Solving Slow Play
2720

This week, Denis and Riley introduce the show and get stuck into the questions. They solve the issue of slow play, advise on how to manage the power level of your Commander group, and discuss ways to convince parents that MtG is a force for good in education.

Got a question, query, or quandary? Find us on Twitter - @rileyquarytower or @stranjak - where you can either @ us or slide into our DMs!

Scry Me a River is sponsored by Channel Fireball - the best cards and content in the multiverse!

Theme Music: "Shine" by Joakim Karud - find his music here!

Nov 01, 2019