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What the Elk?!



On this episode, Maria and Meghan are joined by special guests: Pro Tour Historian Emeritus Brian David-Marshall and Wizards of the Coast R&D member (and former pro player) Melissa DeTora! Hear all the behind-the-scenes info from Mythic Championship VI – including what the best non-Oko decks were! PLUS: Melissa and Brian share stories from the Magic good old days, Melissa shares insights on how Oko happened from inside R&D, and everyone cracks a super exciting Mystery Booster!

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Rolling the Rock Uphill



On this episode, Maria and Meghan welcome extremely special guest & Head Designer of Magic the Gathering: Mark Rosewater! Mark talks about the process of designing Throne of Eldraine and how the set was more than a decade in the making. Hear lots of behind-the-scenes stories! Mark also answers burning questions from listeners, plays a rousing game of Flavor Text Theatre (he used to write tv shows, after all) and lets everyone know his favorite meat.

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Cool Game



On this episode, Maria and Meghan are joined by super special guests Adam Savidan and Ben Ulmer from Loading Ready Run! Our hosts chat with the guests about everything Magic: what decks they’ve been playing, what formats are currently tops in their hearts, and how fun it is to say “Must Be Nice.” PLUS: Tons of listener questions are answered and Maria & Meghan go Trick-or-Treating Eldraine-style in Flavor Text Theatre!

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5-Star Podcast



On this episode, Maria and Meghan give you an amazing behind-the-scenes report from Mythic Championship V! What was it like to work at that competition with some of the biggest and the best names in Magic? What were the best decks? Whose build did Maria like best? What moments stood out for Meghan? Find out! PLUS: Surprise!! There’s a brand new format in Magic called Pioneer! The hosts take you through some deck ideas that will help get you started in this brave new format. SPECIAL BONUS: Why do restaurants have Michelin stars, anyway?

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Zombies, Golos & You



On this episode, Maria and Meghan dive face-first into the new Standard metagame after the release of Throne of Eldraine. What are the top Standard decks? What should you be playing if you want to win? Are Golos decks just *too* good? Find out! PLUS: what the top competitors will be playing at Mythic Championship V and what rogue decks in the tournament just might take down the whole thing. There’s definitely some spice! SPECIAL BONUS: Find out if Meghan owes Maria a package of Reese’s Pumpkins!

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TOE Action



On this episode, Maria and Meghan are here to give you all the info you’ll need to ace your next Throne of Eldraine draft! They’ll break down the key color pairs, what commons and uncommons you should look out for, and what combos they believe are strongest. PLUS: Hear about the next great tv show or film before anyone else in Flavor Text Theater Movie Pitches, help support a good cause (and also Meghan) by donating to GLH5’s fundraising campaign as part of The Chalice, and Meghan lets the greatest accidental euphemism of all time fly.

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Slipper on a Tower



On this episode, Maria welcomes friend of the show Amateur Pro Greg on to sub in for Meghan as co-host! Maria and Greg share stories from their Throne of Eldraine prereleases and let you know what cards overperformed and underperformed as well as their thoughts on the speed of the format and whether it’s bomb-driven. PLUS: tons of flavor fails and flavor wins from Eldraine, our hosts have a Flavor Text Theatre Superfight and exactly how much do YOU know about cow’s necks?!

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Eldraine Rules w/ Judge Rob!



On this episode, Maria and Meghan welcome very special guest Judge Rob back to the show for the GLH5’s Throne of Eldraine Rules, Tricky Cards & Mechanics show! Get ready for your prerelease this weekend with Rob’s advice about new cards in the set that might trip you up! Be prepared with a discussion about new and returning mechanics! Feel like a champion with info about rules that not might be intuitive (some stuff messed Maria up real good!) With this episode in your pocket, you’ll be ready to snackrifice some Food Tokens and gobble your way to victory this weekend. Thanks, Rob!

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The Delicate Cycle



On this episode, Maria and Meghan dive into the reasons behind the design decisions for Magic the Gathering’s newest set: Throne of Eldraine! How did the design team decide on mechanics like Adamant, Food tokens, or Adventure? Discover the story behind the design of different cycles of cards that will be printed in the new set and hear about some of our hosts favorite preview cards so far! PLUS: Has Meghan’s never-ending dream of drawing cards sparked an unhealthy hallucination?! Find out!

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Whip That Mouse



On this episode, Maria and Meghan stick their nose into a book to read you a fairytale about Throne of Eldraine! Our brave hosts will walk you through all the new mechanics in the set, take a peek at some exciting new cards, and get into a fight about pumpkin carriages. PLUS: Find out about all the upcoming sets for Magic in 2020 (BIG HYPE!!) and what Meghan and Maria are personally most pumped for. SPECIAL BONUS: see exactly how close these two came with their Eldraine predictions! In some cases, it was pretty scary!

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