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!

More Conspiracy! We're poking around the full set, looking at all the cool stuff that wasn't out last week! This includes plenty of cards that do stuff during the draft, the Council's Dilemma cards, and the super-ridiculous money reprints. Oh, and the big dumb awesome reprints. And basically all the other stuff. There are a lot of really interesting things going on in this set, so we hope you all enjoy this episode!

Conspiracy: Take the Crown Card Image Gallery -http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/conspiracy-take-crown
The Other Card Image Gallery - http://magic.wizards.com/en/content/conspiracy-take-crown-cards

 

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The latest version of Conspiracy brings with it a fascinating new meta-game. Not metagame like "what should I put in my sideboard?" but a new layer of game within the game. Much like the show on HBO, it's a Game of Delicious Potato. Who wants to be the Monarch? EVERYONE!

In case you can't tell, we're doing Conspiracy: Take the Crown previews. There are some doozies.

Conspiracy: Take the Crown mechanics - http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/conspiracy-take-crown-mechanics-2016-08-15
Conspiracy: Take the Crown Card Image Gallery - http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/conspiracy-take-crown

 

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It's that time again! We’re heading back into Brian's Magic RPG to figure out what's happening with the plane of Trivester, which we're all conveniently trapped on. Join Alaric, Karim, and The Angel as we explore the city we discovered at the end of Episode 423. Maybe I'll finally be able to get a sword!

Be sure to let us know what you think! Remember, this is only our second time in Brian's world, and he's only done this once before (on the previous episode!) and we're still getting a feel for what's going on. So we’re basically all new at this. Be kind and give us some feedback!

 

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After being unable to record last week because Skype hates us, we're back! Skype still hates us, but we outsmarted its hate. If this episode sounds funny, it's because Chewie recorded it using his game capture software instead of something that hooks into Skype directly.

We begin this episode with a guest! Joe Hout, a local player and first-time game designer, is an awesome guy. And he's doing a Kickstarter for his first game, Dragon Draft! We go into lots of details about the game on the episode. For all the information you could want, check out the links below. I really hope some of you guys help Joe out on his Kickstarter, it's SOOO close and ends VERY soon!

Then, because of all our technical difficulties, we couldn't really do what we wanted to do this week. So instead we're taking a look at From the Vault: Lore. We're gonna go through all the cards in it and talk about how they fit into their various stories, our experiences with them, and whether or not there could be some better choices to represent the story. It was a good discussion that was a lot of fun, so let us know what you guys think of FTV: Lore!

FTV: Lore - http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/vault-lore-2016-08-01
Dragon Draft on Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1664474840/dragon-draft
Dragon Draft on Twitter - @DragonDraftGame
Dragon Draft on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/dragondraft/

 

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