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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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On the Throne



On this episode, Maria and Meghan put on their prediction hats in a heroic attempt to make some big called shots when it comes to Throne of Eldraine – Magic’s new Fall set! Find out how they design the new Fey planeswalker Oko, what new mechanics they invent for this fairy tale plane, and – most importantly – what they will end up being 100% right about. PLUS: What does Modern post-Hogaak look like? And will it survive the advent of Historic? Hear our hosts’ thoughts and hot takes!

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Aww, Craps!



On this episode, Maria and Meghan recap the wild and wacky fun that was MagicFest Vegas! From chaos side drafts to cheating to winning money at the craps table – our hosts did it all! PLUS: They’ll update you on the winners of all the big events, break down the changes coming to Modern after the Banned & Restricted announcement, and a look back at the year that was in Magic through Mark Rosewater’s “2019 Year in Design” article!

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Divide the Cookie



On this episode, Maria and Meghan break down the HUGE changes coming to Magic the Gathering Organized Play. What exactly are the changes? What do they mean for the future of the game? How will they impact how you play? This show answers all of those questions and MORE! After listening, you’ll have an excellent grip on what Magic will look like coming up next year. If you were confused reading the 20-page article posted on the Mothership – you’re not alone! But you’ll feel much better after listening to this episode. ALSO: very important cookie battles.

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Speedy Delivery



On this episode, Maria and Meghan dip into the GLH5 mailbag to answer listener questions! Find out who they’re excited about in Commander, what their favorite ice cream flavors are, and why Meghan gets up on her high horse about Hogwarts houses. PLUS: Modern Horizons MadLibs and a whole lot of jokes that’ll keep you company for your favorite hour every week. Remember to head to the Arena channel on our Discord if you’re a Patron to sign up to battle Maria on Thursday evening!

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Commanding 2019



On this episode, Maria and Meghan head for the waters of Commander 2019! They’ll share two *exclusive* GLH5 preview cards with you and let you in on all the secrets of the Morph pre-con deck featuring Kadena, Slinking Sorcerer. PLUS: an in-depth discussion on the London Mulligan (or should we just say “the mulligan”?) after living with it for a few months. Is it too busted? Is it busted in just the right ways? Is it making game play better or worse? Find out! You’ll also get details about a GP Minneapolis Meet & Greet with the ladies!

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City of Butts



On this episode, Maria and Meghan recap the wonderful week that was Mythic Championship IV in the beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain! Find out about all of the best Modern decks, spicy new decks, and if Hogaak should get the ban hammer or not. Oh, and everyone has a nice butt. It must be a rule or they kick you out of Barcelona. PLUS: Modern Horizons draft insights from the MC and Maria & Meghan play a super fun game of Guess That Deck in a brand new Flavor Text Theatre!

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Down the Eldraine



On this episode, Maria and Meghan are HYPED for the announcement of Magic the Gathering’s new set: The Throne of Eldraine! They’ll talk about the new art, booster packs, and special goodies you can expect in this upcoming Dark Fairy Tale set. PLUS: The hype level only intensifies as soon as our two hosts discuss this weekend’s marquee event: Mythic Championship IV! It’s Modern Horizons booster draft! It’s Modern! It’s a big tournament and stuff! Find out who our hosts think will take the whole thing down and which decks will end with excellent records. SPECIAL BONUS: screaming owls and a chance to win an amazing prize package!

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