Episode 464 – At Enchantment Speed

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We begin this episode with a listener-supplied Magic Mad Lib, sent in by lvl99luck. We learn all about enchantment speed and refuse to name Balance. This Mad Lib is nothing to Murder at!

Then it’s time to get down to business. We’re following up the last episode and diving right into a Mythic Conscription for Guildpact. It turns out that the enchantment speed we learned about in the Mad Lib is a pretty big thing in Guildpact. Like a lot. It also turns out that Guildpact’s rares are actually… rares. So yeah, that’s a thing.

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Episode 463 – The Ravnican Conscription

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This episode is pretty simple. After the always-adorable Sam Quiz, we’re doing a Mythic Conscription of Ravnica: City of Guilds! Depending on how you look at it, this one is either really easy or really hard, because the power level seems to be concentrated in just a few cards. But don’t worry, there’s plenty of discussion to be had!

There are also some discussions about streaming, cruises, and outnumbering children. You’ve been warned.

 

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Episode 462 – History of the Banhammer, Pt 1

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With the weird out-of-sequence Felidar Guardian ban that just went down, we thought it would be a good time to look at the history of the Banned & Restricted Lists in Magic. Joining us for this adventure is none other than SCG writer, brewer, and longtime player Chris Lansdell! We’re starting at the very beginning, waaaay back in 1994, with the first B&R update that predated even the existence of formats! We’ll weave our way through the now-obvious and now-ridiculous additions to the list, giving you some historical reasons whenever we can.

Timeline of DCI bans & restrictions: http://mtg.gamepedia.com/Timeline_of_DCI_bans_and_restrictions

Check out Chris Lansdell’s articles: http://www.starcitygames.com/tags/ChrisLansdell

 

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Episode 461 – Amonkhet Prerelease Field Recordings

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The dorks are live from the Amonkhet prerelease! Who did well? Who went undefeated? Who’s the slow player? Who opened a shiny new Invocation? Who spat processed chicken parts at the person sitting next to them? Just how sexy is Sexy Jarod? All these answers (except the last one) and more are waiting in this very episode, recorded live from Lucky’s Card Shop in Greensboro, NC!

 

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Episode 460 – Duster the Crash Test Mummy

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There are a few bits of quick news that popped up over the last few days, but none of that matters. What matters is the full Amonkhet set is up! Sadly, you don’t get to hear us discuss the whole thing, because some manner of technical difficulty resulted in the loss of the last…hour? Or so? Sorry about that, I have no idea what happened or why. It sucks. Let the cavalcade of links begin!

Amonkhet Card Image Gallery – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/amonkhet
Amonkhet Tokens – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/tokens-amonkhet-2017-04-13
Ixalan etc – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/organized-play/ixalan-worlds-pro-tour-nationals-and-rptqs-2017-04-18
Commander 2017 – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/announcing-commander-2017-edition-2017-04-18
HasCon & Iconic Masters – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/hascon-and-kickoff-our-25th-anniversary-2017-04-20

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