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!

We're back at GP Las Vegas!  As always, I’m asking Three Questions to anyone willing to answer them, whether they’re a listener, judge, pro player, innocent bystander, or just someone that catches my eye.

The real purpose of this show, like most of the stuff I do, is to entertain you – the listener.  Rather than asking the same old questions that everyone else does, I’m looking to give you a slightly more off-the-wall look into these Magic players and judges and what-have-you by catching them off guard and putting them on the spot.

This episode covers the third bit of Day 1, from the end of round 6 until round...8 or 9, I can't really tell.  This time around I'm talking to listeners, high-level judges, Twitter people, and an angel that was walking around the building.  I've also got the writer and one of the actors from Top Decking, a live-action series on YouTube that I recommend you watch.  Oh, I talked to a few pro players too - Roberto Gonzalez, Alexander Hayne, Sam Black, and Melissa DeTora.

Hope you enjoy!  Let me know what your answers would be!  And keep an eye out for the next batch of Three Questions from Grand Prix Vegas coming soon!


Your host: Chewie
Twitter: @TheManaPool
Music: The Journey Continues by Kazunaka Yamane (from Double Dragon)

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After falling into a time warp, the dorks are looking at all the stuff from Return to Ravnica and Magic 2014 that rotated out of Standard recently.  All those cards that Chewie got sick of talking about on Monday Night Magic and the ones Mike and Brian got sick of seeing at Friday Night Magic.  We've got the whole week covered!

After that we're telling you all about the Khans Sealed PTQ we went to last weekend.  A good time was had by all!  Find out who did well and who did REALLY well!


Patrick Chapin's Gerry Thompson's article about Jeskai Ascendancy:


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