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Episode 579 – Unemployed Cat & the Titan Leftovers

The dorks are back to cover the rest of the cards in Theros Beyond Death! Well, as many as we can get through in a single episode anyway. There are demigods, a new planeswalker, an elegantly designed cycle of Omens, a cycle of Interventions, a pair of Titans, plenty of analogues for Greek heroes, and more Sagas! Since this is apparently the wordiest set ever released, there’s a LOT to get through.

That cat needs to get a job though. Dang.

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Episode 578 – Still Beyond Death

For the first TMP episode of 2020 we’re continuing with Neverending Preview Season! We’re looking at all the sweet Theros Beyond Death stuff that has popped up since our last episode. This includes some crazy new gods, a “fixed” Yawgmoth’s Will, and a few neat Sagas. The new set looks pretty awesome!

Apologies for Chewie sounding weird in this episode. Something happened to his audio settings. To the stream audience he sounds normal, but he’s extra loud in the recorded file. Hopefully that’ll get figured out before the next episode, because it’s highly obnoxious.

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Episode 577 – Theros Beyond Punctuation

Neverending Preview Season has returned! We’re talking about all the Theros Beyond Death cards that had been previewed when we recorded! We’re covering the mechanics, the planeswalkers, and everything else! We’re also discussing (briefly but importantly) the lack of a colon in the title of the set, when the next set clearly has a colon in it. Chewie has a theory!

Also, it’s the last episode of TMP of 2019! We hope you all have a fabulous winter holiday and the end of your year is awesome! We’ll see you in 2020!

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Episode 576 – The Revelations of Icolnir

It’s time for another installation of Brian’s custom MTG RPG, Heirs of Trivester! The last time we saw our heroes they had barely taken out a vicious noggle mage controlled by Icolnir after making their way through a cavernous labyrinth. This episode picks up right there, with our weary travelers still bleeding on the floor of the cave.

We’ll hear all about what is happening on this plane, get a bit of a history lesson, and manage to pick up some sweet new gear! You know, since most of ours didn’t survive the boss fight. It’s one of our mostly-narrative RPG episodes, but it’s all stuff we’re gonna need to know to find our way off of this freakin’ plane!

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Episode 575 – Urza’s Mythic Legacy

The dorks are back after taking the week off for Thanksgiving, and we are in rare form. The actual point of this episode is simple – do a Mythic Conscription for Urza’s Legacy. Nice and simple, right?

But since the dorks were in such rare form, we sort of strayed off topic. A lot. Pretty much everyone says something that, in a perfect world, would be cut from the final podcast. But as this is not a perfect world, you get to hear all our nonsense!

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