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Behind the Shield – Episode 88 – “May Ways to Play Magic”

Wizards of the Coast revealed this week a new multi-player way to play with Magic the Gathering cards. Explorers of Ixalan is still more than a month away, but Andrew and Amanda take the opportunity to talk about some of the variants of Magic play that Wizards has produced in the past.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 87 – “The Deluge Begins”

There are so many big new releases this week that we decided to dedicate most of the second half of the program to them. This is the beginning of what should be an absolute deluge of great new games in the next couple months as we lead into the holiday season. Al also interviews Riley about his experiences at the Magic Grand Prix last weekend.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 86 – “Spooktacular Streaming Plans”

You probably know already that we’ve been streaming some board games on our Twitch channel every Friday for a couple months now. As we start to ramp up our Twitch content Andrew and Amanda spend today’s podcast talking about the spooky games we’re planning to play live online in the month of October.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 85 – “Destiny and Tournaments”

There’s a lot to talk about this week! Andrew and Amanda talk about what to expect at a big game tournament and how to best enjoy yourself. Andrew also interviews Riley about Star Wars Destiny and what the new Empire at War set adds to the game.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 81 – “Introduce a Friend to Board Games”

 

The final episode in our series about introducing your friends to the games you love finds Andrew and Amanda in Saugus where they talk with Christa, Jess and Sarah about how to introduce your friends to board games and about board games in general.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 76 – “Games of the Year”

This week the “Oscars of Boardgames” – the Spiel des Jahres – were announced in Germany. In response we talk about some of the winners and also talk about a whole bunch of other great board games we’ve been playing. The guest interview with Ben, Steven, Fred and Sam is especially worth listening to.

 

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