Episode 451 – Someone To Midnight Ritual With

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It’s time for a new episode of The Mana Pool! We’ve got a brand new Magic Mad Lib, except this one was written by Chewie for the first time ever! Be afraid, it’s based on some of his recent experiences.

After that we’re doing a Mythic Conscription of the first modern artifact-centric set, Mirrodin! This set is a little weird. So many of the rares are super lame and could never be Mythic…and then you get to the artifacts. Who’d have thought the artifacts in the artifact set would be massively overpowered?

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Episode 450 – We Have Returned! (MTG RPG)

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It is time! Karim, Alaric, and The Angel are back to track down the mysteries of Trivester! Not because we want to, but because we can’t freakin’ leave the plane and we’d really rather be somewhere else. Plus apparently the dice have decided that we’re going to have a nice easy time of it, and that is bothering Brian, our Game Master. Apparently he wanted us to suffer a bit more.

In case you’re completely lost, Brian created this MTG RPG and we periodically play it on the show. If you’d like to hear the previous installments, here are some links to get you caught up!

Part 1 – http://themanapool.com/podcast/episode-423/
Part 2 – http://themanapool.com/podcast/episode-430/

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Episode 449 – Aether Revolt Prerelease Reports

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It’s Aether Revolt prerelease time! Since we all went to different prereleases, there were no field recordings this time. But don’t worry, we did grab the one and only Chris Lansdell to join us, since he did 3x as many prereleases as the rest of the cast put together. Yeah, do that math and try not to let your jaw drop too far. Anyway, find out how everyone did and what we think of the set in general on this episode! Yay prereleases!

Check out Chris Lansdell’s articles on StarCityGames
Follow Chris on Twitter – @lansdellicious

Aether Revolt Card Image Gallergy – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/aether-revolt

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Episode 448 – Howard of Anguish

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We’ve got to talk about the big news first, of course. There were cards banned in Standard for the first time since 2011. This is big. Like really big.

But after that we’re back to more Aether Revolt! Yay new cards! And poor, poor Howard. I feel for that guy. But he does it to himself, so maybe I shouldn’t. But I can’t help it.

 

Banned & Restricted List Update – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/january-9-2017-banned-and-restricted-announcement-2017-01-09
Aether Revolt Card Image Gallergy – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/aether-revolt

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Episode #447 – What a Revolting Development

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We’re back for a new year and a new set! Of course Aether Revolt previews are going on, so that’s what we’re focusing on this episode! After a heartfelt talk from Chewie about his recent charity stream and depression and stuff that is.

We’ve got Aether Revolt mechanics, the Planeswalker Deck cards, plenty of new cards, and even some Star Wars Rebels to talk about this episode! All the links are down below, so be sure to tell us what you think of these cards!

 

Charity Stream video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHGizf1M2NE
Aether Revolt Card Image Gallergy – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/aether-revolt
Aether Revolt Mechanics – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/aether-revolt-mechanics-2017-01-02
Aether Revolt Planeswalker Deck Cards – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/exclusive-cards-aether-revolt-planeswalker-decks-2017-01-05
Star Wars Rebels New Season – http://ew.com/movies/2017/01/04/new-star-wars-rebels-video-teases-obi-wan-kenobi-rematch/

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