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Jun 27, 2015

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In this episode...

 

** First Pick - 

Magic Origins stories -- Forgotten Realms telling the origin story of Jace and Co. for the first time.

 

We also discuss:

Relic Seeker

Languish

Honored Hierarch

Starfield of Nyx

Undead Servant

 

** Gather the Townsfolk 

- Blessed Spirits

- Managorger Hydra

Shift in art styles?

 

** Pass the Salt 

http://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3aq4yp/85k_games_of_standard_analyzed/ 

 

Is this bad for Magic?

 

** Splash Damage 

Spellslingers Season 3 trailer on Geek and Sundry

http://geekandsundry.com/spellslingers-season-3-trailer-magic-the-gathering/

 

http://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3ayyzh/spellslingers_season_3_premieres_wednesday_july/

 

** The Finisher

 

Last week, a Reddit thread featuring a realtor named Donna who created a custom Magic card as her business cards made the front page. What other professions should use Magic-themed business cards?

 

[for reference: http://www.reddit.com/r/mildlyinteresting/comments/3a81e8/this_realtor_has_magic_the_gathering_trading/]

Jun 20, 2015

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In this episode...

 

** First Pick

Women in Magic: http://www.starcitygames.com/article/31023_Women-In-Magic-the-Gathering.html

 

** Gather the Townsfolk

Magic Origins spoilers

 

** Pass the Salt

"Grabbing the pitchforks" 

 

** Splash Damage

E3 & it's related announcements re: MTG

 

** The Finisher: 

 

SCG’s latest adorable/absurd kitten-themed playmat is the newly released Magic Meowigins design. What’s the next tiny-kitty-and-medieval-fantasy themed playmat StarCityGames.com will come out with next?

Jun 12, 2015

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In this episode...

 

** First Pick

New Keywords, Loss of Keywords, New Spoilers

 

Hixus, Prison Warden ended up as a 4/4 - http://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/397pc6/hixus_prison_warden_is_a_44/

 

** The Red Zone - 

Suicide and Magic - JVL article

http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/perilous-research/magic-saved-my-life-2015-06-04

 

“Life Totals” by Danny West

 

 

** Pass The Salt - 

Magic artist etiquette 

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/393eao/some_thoughts_on_etiquette_when_you_see_an_artist/

 

** Splash Damage - 

Pascal Maynard’s famous Goyf finally sold… for $14k+. And it’s on Yahoo’s front page. https://games.yahoo.com/blogs/plugged-in/this-rare--magic-the-gathering--card-just-sold-for-nearly--15-000-174519106.html

 

MTG Thief caught in elaborate sting, profiled in the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2015/06/10/revenge-of-the-nerds-magic-the-gathering-thief-caught-in-elaborate-trap/

 

Good news, bad news though, with this other thread: http://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/39bzzm/so_the_washington_post_describes_us_as_a_nerdonly/

 

The Finisher: The Magic movie is coming. What other plots could there be for it? 

Jun 5, 2015

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In this episode...

 

** First Pick  

Recap of GP Vegas from Reuben / Erin. The Foil Goyf.

 

** The Red Zone

Clearly Huey Jensen, Reid Duke, and Owen Turtenwald’s reactions to the controversy. Both their original posts and their reversals/apologies.

 

** Splash Damage - 

Rollingstone article

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/inside-the-worlds-biggest-magic-the-gathering-tournament-20150603

 

** Blast from the Past - 

Peter Szigeti - the man, the myth, the legend. 

 

** The Finisher: 

The infamous foil Goyf from GP Vegas Top 8 is for sale on ebay for five figures, half of which goes to GamersHelpingGamers. My question is: What’s the next piece of magic history to find its way online for sale, and what charity will it go towards?

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