Episode 446 – A Chill End to the Year

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For the final episode of 2016 we’ve decided to take it easy. We’re starting off with a listener-supplied Magic Mad Lib, sent in by Lvl99Luck. It’s pretty great. From there it’s on to a few more Aether Revolt previews. Then we’re going over some feedback on last week’s episode, both from Mike and the listeners! It turns out we came up with some entertaining and controversial ideas last week and several of you wanted to weigh in, which we love! Keep it coming!

 

Quicksmith Spy: http://media.wizards.com/2016/email/Uw4Ba8_aer_preview/Tn6Vw24gUi_AER_CardFrame_WAS.jpg
Consulate Crackdown: http://magic.wizards.com/en/products/aether-revolt-story
Tezzeret the Schemer: https://twitter.com/blakepr/status/810903551933292548

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Episode 445 – Our Aether Revolt Wish List

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First we have to talk about Ajani’s upcoming induction into the Gatewatch, since it was revealed today and all. We’re not sure how close we got when we made up an Oath for Ajani, feel free to let us know!

After that we’re looking forward to Aether Revolt! And we’re speculating WILDLY! We’re trying to figure out what exactly we’d like to see in the new set. We’re starting with the mechanics of Kaladesh and trying to determine how we’d like to see them (if at all) evolve when the Revolt happens. Between Fabricate, Vehicles, Energy, and even wilder speculation about other cards or mechanics we’ve got a lot of stuff to kick around. Let us know what you’d like to see in Aether Revolt!

Oath of Ajani & Standard Showdown Decks – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/standard-showdown-decks-and-oath-live-2016-12-15

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Episode 444 – We Did This To Ourselves

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We have Aether Revolt previews! But wait, Aether Revolt previews haven’t actually…started. And yet we have this stack of cards on the official site to talk about? I’m very confused. Clearly we did this to ourselves.

After we’re done with those we’re taking a look at various forms of vehicular transportation in Magic’s history and sort of trying to turn them into modern Vehicle cards. There are plenty of tangents along the way, with everything from coin-flipping to ante (and yes, Amulet of Quoz has both of those things) popping up to distract us. But it’s a lot of fun and we hope you all enjoy!

And by the way, Chewie is streaming video games on Twitch now! Come check it out at www.twitch.tv/themanapool!

Super sweet featured image is courtesy of @FPiringer!

 

Promo Cards – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/aether-revolt-packaging-promos-and-planeswalker-decks-2016-12-05
Card Gallery – http://magic.wizards.com/en/products/aether-revolt-cards
Gideon & the Airships – https://twitter.com/FPiringer/status/806508192087834624

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Episode 443 – Commander 2016 Live!

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We spent the last two episodes telling you all about these decks, it’s high time that we actually play them!

The dorks gathered at Brian’s house just before the American Thanksgiving holiday to fool around, eat chili, and play some Magic! And since Mike picked up all the new Commander decks we just had to record a game with them, you know? Otherwise we’d have broken the streak, and we just can’t have that.

 

Commander 2016 Card Image Gallery – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/commander-2016
Commander 2016 Decklists – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/commander-2016-edition-decklists-2016-10-28

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Episode 442 – The Moist Curse

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After an accidental week off during our ninth anniversary (whoops) we’re back to finish off what we started in the last episode! We’re taking a look at the rest of the new cards in Commander 2016 and poking around in the reprints to see what’s good there.

In the next episode we’re actually going to play a live game with four of these new decks, so be sure to come back then!

 

Commander 2016 Card Image Gallery – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/commander-2016
Commander 2016 Decklists – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/commander-2016-edition-decklists-2016-10-28
Crazy Yidris Turn – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UB2E4nPVt-c
Magic Collector’s Con – https://www.facebook.com/magicthecollectorscon

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