Card Talk With The Sack Boys



Join the Sack Boys as they discuss the world of Card Fight Vanguard - including new releases, meta results, analysis, deck building, and much more!


  • Hiatus's Are Hard On Everyone

    05/10/2021 Duration: 01h32min

    After a job forced hiatus the Sack boys have returned to cover all of what they have missed. This includes Overdress set 3, the new banlist, as well as changes to fighters regulations all of which spell interesting things for the game of Vanguard going forward.

  • GHOSTS!?, Bottom text.

    05/08/2021 Duration: 01h33min

    After a slight break the boys are back to do some major catch up with Vanguard's sixth nation. Watch in Awe as Conor deals with temptation to buy into bind based game mechanics that he so much enjoyed during V. Afterward we return to the V-Premium booster where a lot of the cards seem kinda whelming but at least they all seem to draw a single card. 

  • Would Mr. Monster Strike Please Leave The Building

    15/07/2021 Duration: 01h26min

    A day later then expected but the boys return for another episode of Card Talk. Today Conor and Andrew have an extended conversation about card design before we jump back into Overdress set 2 to see what new tools our favorite decks have to play with. All the while actively going out of our way to avoid talking about Monster Strike because that's all we've gotten for like 3 weeks make it stop.

  • Omnimon? You mean his Omnimon, Their Omnimon, or Louis's tokens?

    30/06/2021 Duration: 01h36min

    Andrew goes away for another episode as the sackboys do their first episode of the newly biweekly schedule. Conor and Louis return to the digital world to discuss Digimon's 5th set which is full of Omnimon, Omnimon accessories, and a few other things like a meta defining pink knight who needs an errata.  

  • Two Old Dragons At the Retirement Home Again

    16/06/2021 Duration: 01h43min

    After taking another break from recording (we might as well be biweekly at this point) the boys return to talk about all the new D-set 2 releases. This includes some brand new faces, as well as the return of some old, ancient, and very not young units that caused an outrage at their reveal. Time to see what they actually do.   

  • We Still Don't Know What Kind of Podcast We Are.

    02/06/2021 Duration: 01h17min

    After a few minute long mumblefest mostly pertaining to Records of Ragnarok the Sackboys go over everything the new premium has to offer in terms of reprints for the included clans. Some  of them are pretty good others.......are not. Following that they talk about new reveals making Conor even more excited for the very existence of Bruce, all the while betraying his own common sense with his choice for springfest.  

  • Peter Has Gotta Eat A Hat.

    19/05/2021 Duration: 01h13min

    Conor takes a break this week as the rest of the boys discuss the things shown off in the latest Bushiroad strategy meeting. Along with a bunch of side tangents you have probably come to know and expect from us. Along with the return of some old friends some of us wish would have stayed gone just a little bit longer. 

  • Old Man Overlord!?

    12/05/2021 Duration: 59min

    The Sackboys are back continuing on with their discussions on the ever growing line up of Touken Ranbu. Following this the boys cheerfully celebrate the return of one of the most beloved aspects of Vanguard that was sadly missing during the V era......the lore. 

  • After Much Hiatus, Sword Boy Season 2021 edition

    05/05/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    Touken Ranbu makes it's long awaited return to vanguard much to the Sackboys glee, showcasing what they will bring to the game in the new Overdress era. Aside from that we have all the new cards from the new festival collection and uh.......not a lot of the new cards are good sad to say.  

  • Digimon Adventure 02(Still Not The Anime)

    28/04/2021 Duration: 01h23min

    Conor and Louis are back at it again for another wacky trip to the digital world. Join these who as they discuss set 4 of Digimon, and all the interesting new cards that set will bring. The answer is a lot of favorites for the two of them and the man, the myth, the legend Marcus Daimon which gets both of us hype.  

  • King Crimson Go BRRRRRR

    14/04/2021 Duration: 01h19min

    Reveals are finishing up today on Card Talk as the Sackboys make their way down the final reveals of the first Overdress booster all the while asking question and answering them with further questions. It eventually comes to a point where Conor has to do deploy his stand King Crimson more frequently then is usually required much to his annoyance, and amusement of the others.

  • Menacingly Holds Up Stapler

    07/04/2021 Duration: 01h16min

    While Conor is away Louis ,and Andrew will play in this two man episode. Actually it's closer to a two and a half man because they are joined by the successor to a very old friend while talking about reveals for the last week. Also something about League of Legends which has the two of them very excited.  

  • Bruce Is Looking To Crack Some Skulls

    31/03/2021 Duration: 01h15s

    Another week another episode of three guys going on tangents wile talking about Vanguard. This week the boys talk about all the new card Bushiroad has shown off for Overdress this includes field spell .deck, and their new favorite joke Eugene. They are however blown away by the new support Bruce has received, and now that man is ready to play some of the most violent sportsball of all time. 

  • Give Me Your Soul Conor

    24/03/2021 Duration: 01h05min

    All four Sackboys are together again to as per usual have about thirty minutes rambling and around twenty minutes(at most) of actual card game discussion as the new subthemes of Dark States, and Keter Sanctuary are revealed. All the while the boys are still riding the high of Zorga so these new sub themes have a lot to live up to.   

  • Who Put This Devil May Cry In My Vanguard?

    17/03/2021 Duration: 52min

    After many life and technical difficulties the sackboys are back ladies and non ladies, this time making a huge catch up on what they missed. This leads them down a new rabbit hole with the introduction of a new subclan that has all the sackboys extremely excited.

  • Louis Goes To Horny Jail

    10/03/2021 Duration: 01h13min

    Life things still holding the Sackboys back but they keep trucking through Overdress reveals. This week they look at the core cards from each start deck and rank how they feel about them. As it turns out the animals are starting to become a favorite among the crew.    

  • Front Triggers Suck

    15/02/2021 Duration: 58min

    Back for a second time this week as the Sackboys go over the starter deck lists that Bushi has handed down to us. Some of which sporting some wonky ratios, as well as the introduction of both the Overdress mechanic and we finally go over Persona ride.    

  • A Digimon Adventure(Not the Anime)

    13/02/2021 Duration: 01h42min

    Andrew steps away for an episode leaving Conor and Louis to discuss the Digimon series. After spending a bit of time riffing into Frontier the two of them enter into a long discussion about the current card game, and how much they enjoy it. Following that they get into a discussion of the relevant cards from 1.5 that will release next month(this was recorded before the restriction list we had no idea about the banlist).     

  • New Vanguard Who Dis

    22/01/2021 Duration: 01h33min

    Huge news everyone as Bushiroad reveals what Overdress is, leading to a whole new era for this game with many many changes. A lot of news to cover this week so much in fact that Peter returns to the show after an extended absence. Come join us as we wade through these paragraphs of info.

  • Lock, Ninjas and Jewel Knights, oh my

    08/01/2021 Duration: 01h25min

    Ladies and Gentlemen an old enemy of the entire vanguard community is back, but enough about shirayuki how about that Chaos Breaker support. Clan Selection continues today as we start to wind down on the first volume with the return of some old units who have left some deep scars on the game as a whole, and Jewel Knights i guess.

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