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!

Hey look, we're finally gonna talk about the Prerelease!  Oh shut up, it was worth the wait to have Squanto on episode 250 and you know it.  As you may know, ALL FOUR of the host dorks were at the Return to Ravnica prerelease!  Dirk (of all people) even did TWO!  We had Azorius, Rakdos, and Golgari represented at the one we all did together at Lucky's Card Shop in Greensboro, NC.  How'd we all do?  Well you're gonna have to listen for that one, aren't you?  And that's the majority of the episode, of course.

That's not all though!  We also took a look at the new Standard now that RTR is available.  Of course this isn't anything in-depth or even useful, we just wanted to poke at it and see what's changed.  My old favorite Kamikaze deck is still alive and kicking, in three different major variations!

We also have major problems with time dilation, time slipping slipping slipping, into the future, and Time Reversal being more than just a card.

Also, I got a ridiculously awesome gift from Wizards of the Coast and 360 Public Relations, and I have to take my final thought to explain it and thank everyone that might have had anything to do with it!  It's a Tablet of the Guilds print signed by a bunch of RTR's Design and Development team members!  Holy crap!  You can click on the link down there that says "This episode's post" to see the picture!

Also, I reveal the source of all my power!


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