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!

The dorks begin this episode by discussing the MTG Arena State of the Beta announcement. There are elemental cats, a Battle Pass, and the Historic format. Oh, and the London Mulligan and Core Set 2020. Those are important too I guess.

After that, the dorks turn their attentions to the full set of Core Set 2020. We're checking out the rest of the mythics and cycles that weren't finished last episode, then jumping around and looking at whatever catches our eye. Hate cards, colored artifacts, legendary creatures, you name it! This Core Set looks really awesome!

Core Set 2020 Card Image Gallery - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/core-set-2020
MTG Arena State of the Beta - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/magic-digital/mtg-arena-state-beta-june-27-2019


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First, we have another adorable Sam Quiz! Then Mike & Brian do their brief recap of their time at MagicFest Washington DC. After that we're talking about a gift that we got from a longtime listener after well over a year of work!

And then we get to the main topic, going over Core Set 2020 previews! These cards are pretty nuts for a Core Set, and we're very excited to dig our teeth into them!

At the end there's a bit of a tangent about year-round school vs. a huge summer break, pretty much out of nowhere. Because we're cool like that.

Opening the Mystery Package - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4suED1FIoMk
Core Set 2020 Card Image Gallery - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/core-set-2020


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We begin this episode with brief discussions about losing power. Then we're off to review the three new versions of Chandra that were revealed recently. After that we realized we sort of forgot to mention the upcoming animated Netflix MTG series on this show! 

The main topic of this episode, however, is a Mythic Conscription for Weatherlight! Since we just wrapped up a years-long storyline, we thought we'd go back to the beginning of the original years-long storyline! 

M20 Chandras reveal article - https://io9.gizmodo.com/get-to-know-magics-most-famous-fire-mage-in-these-brand-1835412320
Magic Netflix show announced - https://ew.com/tv/2019/06/03/netflix-magic-the-gathering-series-joe-anthony-russo/


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The dorks are back with a listener Mad Lib, even more Modern Horizons cards to talk about, and a whole slew of completely pointless truisms!

There's also the full list of Horizons mechanics - but can Chewie read through it all in one breath? Or will he die trying? He better not, otherwise no one's getting this episode!

Modern Horizons Mechanics - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/modern-horizons-mechanics-2019-05-31
Modern Horizons Tokens - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-preview/modern-horizons-tokens-and-art-series-2019-05-30
Modern Horizons Card Image Gallery - https://magic.wizards.com/en/products/modernhorizons/cards


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We're back with more Modern Horizons previews! I've been saying it for a couple weeks now, but this set really is Time Spiral all over again. There's a ridiculous amount of old mechanics coming back, and so many cards are not only good on their own, but are also references to many things throughout the history of Magic. It's so great!

Modern Horizons Card Image Gallery - https://magic.wizards.com/en/products/modernhorizons/cards


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