TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Discuss our latest podcast about Magic: The Gathering.
User avatar
Graham
Super Moderator
Posts: 15038
Joined: 09 Mar 2004, 19:37
Location: Victoria, BC
Contact:

TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby Graham » 16 Dec 2014, 13:58

This week Graham, Kathleen and James take you through the entire Khan's of Tarkir set and appoint every card a nickname.
User avatar
JayBlanc
Posts: 806
Joined: 18 Dec 2011, 13:54
First Video: That thing with the thing and that stuff

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby JayBlanc » 16 Dec 2014, 15:03

For "Despise" I would have gone with...

Image
User avatar
jkefka
Posts: 244
Joined: 28 Oct 2013, 07:08
First Video: Does Desert Bus count? Feed dump if not

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby jkefka » 16 Dec 2014, 18:20

First of all this is amazing.

Second of all please do this for every set that comes out and/or retroactively for sets you know well, because I had to pause it once or twice due to being doubled over with laughter.

Also Flying Crane Technique has sometimes been referred to as "Overjump," but I also like and have seen your solution.
When the upkeep takes longer than the main phase, I know I've done my job well.
User avatar
Duckay
Posts: 3706
Joined: 05 Jun 2011, 00:57
First Video: Man Cooking
Location: Central Coast, Australia

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby Duckay » 16 Dec 2014, 18:30

Flying Crane Technique has the dubious nickname of "That's an instant" among my playgroup. For reasons best left unexplained.
Psithief
Posts: 47
Joined: 25 Nov 2010, 08:40
First Video: Unknown
Location: Australia

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby Psithief » 16 Dec 2014, 18:47

Is anyone tempted to put each of these as a nickname into Autocard Anywhere?
I sure enjoy watching LRR!

I wouldn't want to meet them though. I'm very allergic to cats and fun.
User avatar
DericWadleigh
Posts: 55
Joined: 21 Dec 2011, 22:43
First Video: Crapshots Ep. 25 - The Punishment
Location: Spokane Valley, Washington

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby DericWadleigh » 16 Dec 2014, 19:00

Jeskai Student is wielding a halberd, not a knife. Look under his right arm, there is the base of the staff. Just had to point that out.
"Hi! I'm the Doctor! Do everything I tell you, don't ask stupid questions, and don't wander off!"
S.K.Ren
Posts: 2
Joined: 16 Dec 2014, 19:14
First Video: It's Magic

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby S.K.Ren » 16 Dec 2014, 19:29

A few suggestions

Murderous Cut: "One [Swamp/Black], One Kill" because being able to cast it with only one B up has saved me numerous times.

Sultai Charm: "One in the Yard" because no matter which mode you pick, something hits the graveyard.

also I busted a gut when you called Throttle "Comcast". Great job!
User avatar
Kapol
Posts: 6120
Joined: 25 Nov 2010, 03:31
First Video: Whisky Tango Foxtrot
Location: The ever-shifting landscape of the mind

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby Kapol » 16 Dec 2014, 19:52

For the crack-a-pack, I feel that 2-mana enchantment that gave flying seems pretty decent. I wouldn't say that it's amazing. But there was only 1 flying creature in that pack. And said flying creature was pretty bad. There also didn't seem to really be removal. I don't know the set that well, so I'm just basing it off that one pack (as I would in real life), but it seems like it'd be a fine card for limited.

That said, the 2/2 that just gets bigger and bigger seems like the easy pick. I think I'd either take the pridemage or the RG equipment second. But it seems like that'd have been a weird format to play in with no real fixing. Alternatively, just take the mythic and go full ham.

For those looking for a list of nicknames, here they are. Cause I have nothing better to do apparently... Also, to not go insane, I added some of my own comments for fun.

Click to Expand
Abomination of Gudul - "DC comics presents Man-Bat" or "Man-Bat"
Abzan Ascendancy - "Three cheers for dying!"
Abzan Banner - "Abzanner"
Abzan Battle Priest - "I kick ass for the lord"
Abzan Charm - "Pillar of blood preperations" or "A Charms"
Abzan Falconer - "Bird-man"
Abzan Guide - "Giraffe Rider"
Act of Treason - "BAD KITTY!"
Ainok Bond-Kin - "Stab dog"
Ainok Tracker - "Snow dog"
Alabaster Kirin - "Ghost horse"
Alpine Grizzly - "Swole bear"
Alter of the Brood - "Wait, what does this do?"
Anafenza, the Foremost - "Anafenza, the Goatmost" or "Goat There" or "Anafenza the most goat" or "Scapegoat"
Ankleshanker - "Cousin Stabby"
Arc Lightning - "Warrior Killer"
Archer's Parapet - "Tower Defense"
Arament Corps - "Counter Commandos"
Arrow Storm - "Our arrows will blot out the sun"
Ashcloud Pheonix - "Surprise bird"
Avalanch Tusker - "The Downhill Super E" or "The Shreadaphant"
Awaken The Bear - "Bear form" or "Release The Beast"
Barrage of Boulders - "Look out Bellllllloooooooow"
Bear's Companion - "Bear fraand!"
Become immense - "Get Swole"
Bellowing Saddlebrute - "The Orcish Yelling Brigade"
Bitter Revelation - "Dig Through Grime"
Blinding Spray - "Pocket sand"
Bloodfell Caves - "Dark hole"
Bloodfire Expert - "The Human Torch" (The Efreet Torch?)
Bloodfire Mentor - "Kneel my son" or "Got your face!"
Bloodsoaked Champion - "Arther "Two-Shields" Jackson"
Blossoming Sands - "Flower dune"
Brave The Sands - "Deeeeeep hurting"
Briber's Purse - "Payola"
Bring Low - "Eff this snowman"
Burn Away - "Burn the yard"
Butcher of the Horde - "Big Butch"
Cancel - "Nope"
Anyon Lurkers - "Lenny and Lonna Axe"
chief of the Edge - "Pointy"
Chief of the Scale - "Blunt"
Clever Impersonator - "I'm Yooooou!" or "Clever girl"
Crackling Doom - "Doom Crispies"
Cranial Archive - "Brain bottle"
Crater's Claws - "Ferociball" or "Shockball" or "RAWR"
Crippling Chill - "Lick the flagpole"
Dazzling Ramparts - "The razzle dazzle castle"
Dead Drop - "Feeding time"
Death Frenzy - "Crocidile rock"
Debilitating injury - "Game time decision"
Defiant Strike - "How Dare you?" or "What gives you the right?"
Deflecting Palm - "Talk to the hand"
Despise - "Helmsmash!" or "Staring contest"
Dig Through Time - "Neat vape trick" or "Dig for answers"
Disdainful Stroke - "Counter target spell you care about"
Dismal Backwater - "Sad pond"
Disowned Ancestor - "Weird uncle Dave"
Dragon Grip - "Grip and sip" :(
Dragon Throne of Tarkir - "Bonethrone AKA the comfy chair" or "Bonethrone" or "The Comfy Chair"
Dragon's Eye Savants - "Free information"
Dragonscale Boon - "Countersurge"
Dragon-style Twins - "Supertwins"
Duneblast - "I choose you!"
Dutiful Return - "Would you care for some butt fruit?" or "Would you care for some colon/intestine fruit?"
Efreet Weaponmaster - "Karate kid"
Embodiment of Spring - "The bumble"
Empty The Pits - "Everybody get out"
End Hostilities - "Everybody calm down"
Erase - "Ffffsssshh"
Feat of Resistance - "Olm's Law"
Feed The Clan - "Dinner Time"
Firehoof Cavalry - "Hot Trot" or "Hot to trot"
Flying Crane Technique - "FLYING CRANE TECHNIQUE" (must be said in kung-fu voice)
Force Away - "Force push"
Frontier Bivouac - "Skull tent"
Ghostfire Blade - "The perfect crime" or "Handle with care"
Glacial Stalker - "Let's build a snowman"
Goblinslide - "The goblin bobsled team" or "Gobsled team"
Grim Haruspex - "Brain toucher"
Gurmag Swiftwing - "Batkroma"
Hardened Scales - "Gortex
heart-Piercer Bow - "I poke you"
Heir of the Wilds - "Death Bear"
Herald of Anafenza - "Harald"
High Sentinels of Arashin - "Hawk men! DIVE!" (Said in best Brian Blessed impression)
Highland Game - "Wild game stew"
Highspire Mantis - "Ahh, seen here, a rare Boros nope"
Hooded Hydra - "Five snakes in an overcoat"
Hooting Mandrills - "Hootie and the Mandrills"
Horde Ambusher - "Freddy Falter"
Hordeling Outburst - "Goblin Babies"
Howl of the Horde - "Lightning Scream"
Icefeather Aven - "Icefather"
Icy Blast - "It's a wet cold"
Incremental Growth - "Cone of counters"
Ivorytusk Fortress - "The elephant and castle"
Jeering Instigator - "Got yer hat!"
Jeskai Ascendancy - "Guardians of the Galaxy"
Jeskai Banner - "Capture the flag"
Jeskai Charm - "Gripblast"
Jeskai Elder - "Kung-fu Granny"
Jeskai Student - "Impracticle Knife"
Jeskai Windscout - "Hawk Man
Jungle Hollow - "Old Trees"
Kheru Bloodsucker - "Nightmare Fuel" or "Got your Face"
Kheru Dreadmaw - "Hungry hungry crocodile"
Kheru Lich Lord - "Gravetiller"
Kheru Spellsnatcher - "Snakebender"
Kill Shot - "Ooomph"
Kin-tree Invocation - "Belch of the Conclave"
Kin-tree Warden - "The national guard" or "Forest Service"
Krumar Bond-Kin - "and Krumar" (From Herald of Anafenza joke)
Leaping Master - "Jumpsman" or "Croutching Tiger" (I prefer Kicksman The Third)
Lens of Clarity - "Oh look, a tiger!"
Longshot Squad - "Sniper Elite"
Mantis Rider - "Lightning Mantis" or "I'm riding a mantis the size of a house. Your arguement is invalid"
Mardu Ascendancy - "Why did we all come up here?"
Mardu Banner - "The Dega Pennet"
Mardu Blazebringer - "Ahhh! Fire bad!"
Mardu Charm - "Raise the slash duress...?"
Mardu Hateblade - "One-drop warrior"
Mardu Heart-piercer - "Shock trooper"
Mardu hordechief - "Bring a friend"
Mardu Roughrider - "Come at me bro" or "Bubblegum rhino"
Mardu Skullhunter - "Raid rat"
Mardu Warshrieker - "Orcish Announcer"
Master of Pearls - "Kevin...?" (Home Alone joke...okay)
Master the Way - "Ta-daaaaa!"
Meandering Towershell - "Durdle Turtle" or "Turtle McDurdle"
Mer-Ek Nightblade - "Orcish Stabbist"
Mindswipe - "Counterball"
Mistfire Weaver - "Gin and Tonic"
Molting Snakeskin - "Feels bad, man"
Monastery Flock - "Ivan"
Monastery Swiftspear - "Taylor Swiftspear" or "Taylor"
Murderous Cut - "Slice" (Dive-n-cut?)
Mystic Monastery - "Monk House"
Mystic of the Hidden Way - "Shadowcat" or "Help, I'm stuck"
Narset, Enlightened Master - "Michelle Yo"
Naturalize - "Bone-B-Gone"
Necropolis Fiend - "Bad gargoyle disguise"
Nomad Outpost - "Bad tent"
Opulent Palace - "Nice place"
Pearl Lake Ancient - "Nesse"? or "That guy from Dark Souls. The big dude with the head that talks to you from... makes the clicking noises with his teeth. Big snake creature. Primordial snake"
Pine Walker - "The fresh scent of death" or "Why isn't this a tree-folk?"
Ponyback Brigade - "I want my ponyback ponyback ponyback" or "Goblinhorse"
Quiet Contemplation - "Shhh, I'm thinking"
Raiders' Spoils - "We tooks their stuff" (said dumbly)
Rakshasa Deathdealer - "Bad kitty"
Rakshasa Vizier - "Scabby cat"
Rakshasa's Secret - "Kitty whispers" or "Daddy's Got you"
Rattleclaw Mystic - "Darth helmet"
Retribution of the Ancients - "Ghost fight"
Ride Down - "Trample except not because that's a keyword"
Rite of the Serpent - "I can't watch"
Riverwheel Aerialists - "Wivaweew Aweiwest"
Roar of Challenge - "Fercious Belch"
Rotting Mastodon - "Topsy's Revenge"
Rugged Highlands - "Sharp hill"
Rush of Battle - "What a rush!"
Ruthless Ripper - "Ruth" or "Ruth the Ripper"
Sage of the Inward Eye - "Oh neat! A glowy thing" or "Dinklebot"
Sage-Eye Harrier - "Ambien Bird"
Sagu Archer - "Snake Bowman, PI"
Sagu Mauler - "Clear Cut"
Salt Road Patrol - "Salty" or "Mad salty" or "Salt goat patrol"
Sandsteppe Citadel - "Sand house"
Sarkhan, The Dragonspeaker - "TROGDOOOOR!" (I like Sir Dargon myself)
Savage Knuckleblade - "Big Knucks"
Savage Punch - "Bear punch"
Scaldkin - "Firebug"
Scion of Glaciers - "Elk hat"
Scoured Barrens - "Crap dunes"
Scout the Borders - "Scooty Booties"
Secret Plans - "Excelllllent"
See The Unwritten - "Invisble ink" or "Fang and claw"
Seek The Horizon - "Are we there yet?"
Seeker of the Way - "Hitchiker"
Set Adrift - "Castaway"
Shambling Attendants - "Shimble Shambles"
Shatter - "SNAP!"
Sidisi, Brood Tyrant - "Sidisi the Magnificant! Turning creatures into zombies before your very eyes!" or "Shade" or "Kalisi"
Sidisi's Pet - "Abu"
Siege Rhino - "4-of in Standard"
Siegecraft - "Put a house on it"
Singing Bell Strike - "Boop"
Smite the Monstrous - "Mastadon PUNCH!"
Smoke Teller - "Can't see shit, sir!"
Snowhorn Rider - "Let's play Oxen polo"
Sorin, Solemn Visitor - "Maximum brood"
Stubborn Denial - "No, I dunwanna"
Sultai Ascendancy - "You came to the wrong neighborhood"
Sultai Banner - "Help yourself to some fruit"
Sultai Charm - "Ultimate natural loot"
Sultai Flayer - "Skin is the best part" (ewwwwW)
Sultai Scavenger - "Sultai Scavengers, coming next month to the Discovery Channel!"
Sultai Soothsayer - "Needs more blue :("
Summit Prowler - "Borderland Yeti"
Surrak Dragonclaw - "Surrak Bearpunch"
Suspension Field - "Get in the Zorb"
Swarm of Bloodflies - "NOT THE BEES!"
Swift Kick - "Keeeyop!"
Swiftwater Cliffs - "Quick falls"
Taigam's Scheming - "Everybody stand back!"
Take Up Arms - "What's all this then?"
Temur Ascendancy - "Hoth is defended"
Temur Banner - "A burlap sac with mud on it"
Temur Charger - "Rocket Donkey"
Temur Charm - "Fight leak falter"
Thornwood Falls - "Green blue" (...really? Okay.) or "It's just... Thornwood Falls: it's a waterfall by a forest."
Thousand Winds - "Cyclonic dude"
Throttle - "Comcast" (XD)
Timely Hordemate - "Catch a Riiiiide!"
Tomb of the Spirit Dragon - "Bone Trench"
Tormenting Voice - "Shuddup, shuddup, I can't think!"
Trail of Mystery - "Nature trail to hell"
Tranquil Cove - "Quiet bay"
Trap Essence - "Got your dude!"
Treasure Cruise - "The love boat" or "Value Cruiselines"
Trumpet Blast - "Ffffffrrrrruuuuu" (???)
Tusked Colossodon - "Sure" (People at my LGS play proudly play it... that should tell you a lot about my LGS :() or "Colostomy" or "Tusked Colostomy" (ewwwwwww)
Tuskguard Captain - "Minature warrior"
Ugin's nexus - "Club ribcage" or "Club ribcage, the hottest new club"
Unyielding Krumar - "Orcish sword guy"
Utter End - "Kick you apart!"
Valley Dasher - "Guys, guys, I got this"
Venerable Lammasu - "Sky sheep"
Villainous Wealth - "Nemesis Wave"
War Behemoth - "Tow Truck"
War-Name Aspirant - "Gin and Juice"
Warden of the Eye - "Rookie of the Year"
Watcher of the Roost - "Protect yo nest"
Waterwhirl - "Bounce that bounce that." or "Keven Cosner" (I like "Worst waterpark ride ever")
Weave Fate - "Shouldn't this have been in Theros?"
Wetland Sambar - "Speed bump"
Whirlwind Adept - "Hey guys, check out my double sticks"
Wind-Scarred Crag - "Crag"
Windstorm - "Hurricane Surrak"
Wingmate Roc - "The Windmill Roc" or "Bird Bros" (Token is wing-man roc)
Winterflame - "The icy-hot patch" or "Icy-hot"
Witness of the Ages - "Old Robot"
Wooded Foothills - "Tree bump"
Woolly Loxodon - "A mammoth problem"
Zurgo Helmsmasher - "The orcish headpuncher"
User avatar
Lacerta
Affable Marmot
Posts: 245
Joined: 11 Nov 2006, 02:10
First Video: How to Talk Like A Pirate
Location: Thunder Bay
Contact:

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby Lacerta » 16 Dec 2014, 19:57

The proper way to cast Flying Crane Technique is to start singing "Everybody was Kung Fu Figh-ting..."
semper fidelis tyrannosaurus
User avatar
Lord Hosk
Posts: 6587
Joined: 07 Dec 2011, 08:30
First Video: Checkpoint: Into the breach
Location: Half and inch below the knuckle of the ring finger. MI

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby Lord Hosk » 16 Dec 2014, 22:53

Did Kathleens mike seem off this week? she seemed to be I dont know, peaking out or something?

oh as it went on they all seemed to be cracking.
Beware Bering Crystal Bears, Bearing Crystals. (Especially if the crystals they are bearing are, themselves, Bering Crystal Bears.) -Old, Stupid Proverb

[–]Graham_LRR
You hear that Khoo? We're almost better than the comic!
User avatar
RedNightmare
Posts: 1236
Joined: 25 Nov 2011, 02:56
First Video: The Job
Location: Your deepest fears

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby RedNightmare » 17 Dec 2014, 01:34

Two I came up with while watching:

- Mardu Charm: [in a distressed voice] That flame grew wings!
- Thornwood Falls: Prickly Water

EDIT: Just thought of another one

- Jeskai Charm: I burn you!
[Say that one out loud, you'll see]
"I wouldn't call myself an evil genius. Simply genius will suffice."

http://www.twitch.tv/rednightmare7

Image
User avatar
HG Pelts
Posts: 8
Joined: 04 Feb 2013, 05:11
First Video: Imagine If You Will

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby HG Pelts » 17 Dec 2014, 02:01

I haven't really played this format very much, but I do remember from the prerelease that Dragon-Style Twins got named "Double Dragon" at my FLGS before the set even came out.
zombub
Posts: 27
Joined: 16 Mar 2012, 07:43
First Video: Friday Nights Commander one

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby zombub » 17 Dec 2014, 08:08

Great episode, I love nicknames. The 2 nicknames I've come up with that I can remember off the top of my head are Badtouch Bear for Heir of the Wilds and Woolly Bully for Woolly Loxodon
User avatar
romangoro
Posts: 314
Joined: 19 Feb 2014, 21:00
First Video: The Couch
Location: Buenos Aires
Contact:

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby romangoro » 17 Dec 2014, 10:28

I want Kathleen's explosive laugh at "Topsy's revenge" as my ringtone.
GNRC_SRNM
Posts: 17
Joined: 17 Mar 2013, 06:24
First Video: unskippable - blood on the sand

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby GNRC_SRNM » 17 Dec 2014, 10:28

I've got an improvement (I hope) on Grahams Arc Lightning nickname, which is "Take Down Arms".

I also thought your hit-to-miss-rate was quite high. There were a lot I could see myself using, even though immediately after listening to the episode I of course remember basically none.
User avatar
Yaxley
Posts: 2389
Joined: 02 Nov 2008, 14:38
First Video: Lock Out
Location: Pennsylvania

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby Yaxley » 17 Dec 2014, 14:57

I like Arthur "Two Shields" Jackson for the best composed joke, but "Comcast" wins for longest time I had to pause the video to stop laughing.

Oh, and I will be referring to Pearl Lake Ancient as Kingeeker Frampt from now on.
Bergie
Posts: 216
Joined: 09 Feb 2013, 18:24
First Video: Man Cooking: Meatshroom
Location: Alberta

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby Bergie » 18 Dec 2014, 17:04

Abzan Charm = Eye of Sauron?
User avatar
Clypheous
Posts: 271
Joined: 11 Jul 2012, 05:17
First Video: Checkpoint Episode One
Location: Newer Prahv

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby Clypheous » 19 Dec 2014, 11:09

This was absolutely epic!
mikeyjh
Posts: 161
Joined: 18 Oct 2014, 15:06
First Video: Friday Nights
Location: Des Moines, IA (U.S.A.)

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby mikeyjh » 20 Dec 2014, 08:28

Thanks for the video.

The name that sticks with me is Cousin Stabby.
User avatar
madman_oreo
Posts: 13
Joined: 29 Mar 2014, 09:11
First Video: Friday Nights The Return
Location: Here

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby madman_oreo » 20 Dec 2014, 10:43

I like "Head Lamps" for cranial archive, "Tree-Fiddy" for pearl lake ancient, and "Magical Mystery Trail" for trail of mystery.
Image
User avatar
BenMarc
Posts: 83
Joined: 11 Mar 2012, 08:08
First Video: Interrupt this Program

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby BenMarc » 20 Dec 2014, 11:30

Ankle Shanker looks kinda like a miniature Ganondorf.

My friends and I refer to Ponyback Brigade as "Bronyback Brigade", and we call the tokens it makes "Bronies".
Captain Technicality, away!!!
*makes whooshing noises with mouth*
susu.exp
Posts: 86
Joined: 09 Mar 2014, 09:44
First Video: FN - The Return

Re: TTC - Khan's of Tarkir Nicknames

Postby susu.exp » 20 Dec 2014, 22:21

Whenever I cast Treasure Cruise for U I simply state: "I cast Ancestral Recall".
Flying Crane Technique is Kung Fu Panda
Sidisi - MF Snake on this plane!

Return to “TapTapConcede”



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest