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Episode 536 – Allegiance and Vengilance

Ravnica Allegiance has started peeking out from the Christmas presents, so we’re looking at the mechanics! Remember this was recorded on Thursday, so we didn’t have the Azorius mechanic yet. Sorry about that. We’re also checking out the promos and whatnot while we’re on the Allegiance kick.

Then it’s time for reflection. We’re going to look back at Magic’s 25th anniversary, for better and worse. After trying to make sense of it all, let’s take a look forward. What are we expecting or hoping for in 2019? What are YOU hoping for next year?

Thank you all so very much for everything! We hope you have a fabulous holiday season if that’s your thing, and we’ll see you all next year!

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Episode 526 – The Medieval Edgelord & the Good Kitty

The full Guilds of Ravnica set is up, so the Dorks are poking around in there to find all the best and neatest stuff! There’s a listening stick, a very friendly beast, and a chance for glory! We’ve got angels, vampires, bugs, and…lockets? This set looks SO sweet!

Oh, and the open beta for Magic Arena begins soon! You know, if you’re interested at all.

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Episode 525 – Why Did It Have to be Spiders? (Exclusive GRN Preview)

Our exclusive (and free) Guilds of Ravnica preview is here! It hits a note for all four dorks, which is pretty neat for a single card. After that there are a lot of sweet Guilds cards to talk about, so we’re gonna spend the entire episode doing that!

Our exclusive preview card, Hatchery Spider – http://themanapool.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Hatchery_Spider_EN.png

Guilds of Ravnica Card Image Gallery: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/guilds-ravnica-2018-09-17
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Episode 524 – Pranked by the Dimir

It is time once again to return to Ravnica. Or return to Return to Ravnica. Ravnica 3: Secret of the Ooze. But enough with the jokes, Guilds of Ravnica is here! The dorks (minus Mike) are going over the guild mechanics and all the sweet promos that have been revealed thus far! We’ve got an enormous wurm with dainty little feet, Emmara on keto, super sweet basic lands and even sweeter Masterpiece-like Planeswalkers!

Look out for our exclusive Guild of Ravnica preview card on Monday, September 17!

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Episode 519 – Arterial Spritz

This episode we’re taking a look at ALL the rest of the cards in Commander 2018 that we missed last episode! This leads to discussions about the HR manager in charge of hiring Humiliators, the Bane of enchanters, how the Ravenous Slime uses its skulls, and of course the titular arterial spritz of the Bloodtracker. We may or may not have been extra silly this episode.

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