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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 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 83 – “Opening Up About the Nova Open”

Right on the heels of Gen Con a couple weeks ago comes the Nova Open – a huge convention in the Washington DC area for fans of miniature gaming. We interview Brian Frost about his experience at the show which includes learning painting techniques from the experts at Games Workshop, playing in the X-Wing Mini nationals and even hands on with the new Star Wars: Legion 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 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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