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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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Behind the Shield – Episode 73 – “Some Devastating Speculation”

This weekend feel like it’s going to be one of the most packed few days of gaming outside of PAX for Battleground. Andrew is all by his lonesome as he talks about all the many things going on. After that enjoy a lengthy interview with Al, Andrew and Craig in Norton as they review some of the mechanics and notable cards in the new Hour of Devastation set of Magic cards.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 71.2 – “A Podcast Continued”

 

Here is the promised second half of episode 71. During the Warhammer 40k 8th edition launch party in Abington Andrew interviews a bunch of people about 40k, the new edition, the new figures, the new rules and general painting and preparation.

 

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