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Behind the Shield – Episode 93 – “Hype for Unstable”

While most of the Battleground staff is away at PAX Unplugged Andrew and Amanda are all alone. We talk about our new Affiliate status for our Twitch stream and streaming plans. Then we talk about the Iconic Masters set that comes out in our stores this Friday and about the upcoming Unstable set of Magic cards that’s coming out next month.

 

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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 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 84 – “Iconic Ixalan”

Amanda and Riley have a lot to say about Iconic Masters – the new Masters set of Magic the Gathering cards coming out in November. Amanda also talks about the flavor of Ixalan and how the stories are tying all the desperate parts of the next Magic set together.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 82 – Ixalan: Previews Not Spoilers

Preview season for the next set of Magic has begun and we all have a lot to say about Ixalan and about the difference between ‘spoilers’ and ‘previews.’

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 80 – “Introduce a Friend to Collectible Card Games”

Episode four in our “Introduce a Friend” series finds Andrew and Amanda talking about how to get friends into the collectable card game scene – with a concentration on Magic since that’s what we’re most familiar with. Also – discussion of Gencon and many, many games coming soon.

 

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