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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 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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Behind the Shield – Episode 78 – “Introduce a Friend to D&D”

The second in our series about how to get your friends into the games you love. Today Sam and Al in Norton and Amanda and Andrew all talk about our love for Dungeons and Dragons and how best to introduce new players to the game and other role-playing games.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 75 – “Why We Do It”

 

We take on a big, important, topic today: Why do people game? From social interaction to the challenge of learning something new there are a lot of reasons that gaming is important to all of us at Battleground.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 74 – “60 Minutes of Devastation”

Amanda gets a chance to talk about the story of Hour of Devastation as well as the art and flavor that backs it up. She and Andrew are super bummed that they’re going to miss the Magic pre-release weekend, but are determined to provide our listeners with a lot of information about what’s going on and what’s coming out this week.

 

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