The Mana Pool
Join Brian, Mike, Dirk and Chewie as they discuss all things Magic: The Gathering. Since there are plenty of tournament and strategy podcasts out there, we've decided to focus on the fun of the game in all its many forms, from Prereleases to multiplayer free-for-alls to whatever else we can come up with. Give us a listen!

After a brief discussion about being the biggest idiot ever, the dorks head right into the Magic 2014 cards they showed the freakin' night after we recorded the last episode. It's just one per color, so it doesn't take that long.  ZOMG Fish Illusion!

Then Mike and Brian tell us all about a PTQ they went to at Atomic Empire in Durham North Carolina. It's a great shop, you should check it out.  If that's not funny to you, you need to listen to more Cluze. Just sayin'.  Non-spoiler: Mike finished a game in such an amazing way that I can't even bring myself to type it here. Just listen.

After a musical break, it's time for the topic Chewie has been trying to do for a month now.  We're taking a look at the various key elements of the guilds from the original Ravnica block and comparing them to the same elements in Return to Ravnica in an effort to determine which one is just, well, better.  This episode we're focusing on the hippies of the Selesnya guild.  So what's better, old weed-smoking hippies or new hemp-wearing hippies?  Let us know what you think!

Magic 2014 Card Image Gallery: http://www.wizards.com/magic/tcg/article.aspx?x=mtg/tcg/magic2014coreset/cig
Red Hexproof deck Mike liked so much: http://www.wizards.com/magic/magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/deck/1251
Nostalgia Critic videos: http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thatguywiththeglasses/nostalgia-critic



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