Archive for January, 2018

Behind the Shield – Episode 103 – “RPG Talk in Norton”

It’s been a while since we’ve had a chance to visit the Norton location for our podcast so this week Andrew and Amanda made a road trip to Norton to talk to folks there. It was a particular joy to speak with Sam and catch up on the world of new Role Playing systems and games.



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Behind the Shield – Episode 102 – “Rivals Vorthos Time”

Just in time for the Rivals of Ixalan Bundle Rumble Andrew and Amanda get a chance to talk about the new set. Andrew talks about what he built for the pre-release, then they review their favorite new cards and interactions as well as catching up on the Magic storyline.



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Behind the Shield – Episode 101 – “Prepare to Paint and Model”


Our original plans for this episode didn’t pan out so instead Andrew and Amanda talk about the upcoming resurrection of the Battleground Painting and Modeling Competition. We talk about lessons learned from our inaugural competition and what we’ve changed to prepare for the new one starting soon. Get ready for “Winter’s End.”



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Behind the Shield – Episode 100 – “New Year’s Games”

For our first episode of 2018, and our 100th episode over all, we find Andrew and Amanda snowed in during his birthday. We take the opportunity to talk a little about the upcoming Rivals of Ixalan set for Magic and about our favorite games of 2017 and what we’re looking forward to in 2018. We also have interviews from the Saugus store with some gamers who were there on New Year’s Day for the board game marathon.


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