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We Are All Monsters



On this episode, Maria and Meghan check in on Standard following last weekend’s MPL and Rivals League play! Do we have any exciting new decks with the release of Kaldheim? PLUS: A look back at Time Spiral ahead of the release of Time Spiral Remastered. What exactly WAS Time Spiral all about anyway? Get a refresher! And a check in on all the latest news (and drama) in the Magic community. There’s a lot of it!

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College Bound



On this episode, Maria and Meghan dive into the world of Strixhaven! After a surprise info drop from Wizards of the Coast detailing the five Colleges of the famous Magic school, our intrepid hosts break down the unique attributes of each (and which they’d join!) PLUS: An update from the Arena Open and the VML and a check-in of Kaldheim draft, as we venture deeper into the format. And it’s a very, very good format!

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The How of Kaldheim



On this episode, Maria and Meghan take a deep dive on the creation of Kaldheim – Magic the Gathering’s newest set! Find out how the set came to life and why it took so many years to see the light of day. PLUS: super interesting behind-the-scenes information on the development of specific cards (did you know Toralf went through FIVE different names?!), Mark Rosewater answers questions about the set, and Maria has a memory mind flub of epic proportions.

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Is Standard Too Standard?



On this episode, Maria and Meghan break down the top decks hitting Standard – just a few days after the set’s official release! Kaldheim has added a few cards into the mix (too few? ask our hosts) and we’ll investigate anything new or spicy you might encounter on the ladder — or want to play yourself! Meghan might just have found her love match! PLUS: an update on Meghan’s run through the VML, Maria shares her newest love in Historic, Kaldheim Storytime, and a stunning revelation as to how Wizards came up with the name “Kaldheim” in the first place.

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Kaldheim Draft: First Thoughts



On this episode, Maria and Meghan dive deep into Kaldheim draft! It’s one of the most complicated draft formats in recent memory and there’s tons to explore, so you’ll definitely want to get as much input as you can on what cards are over-performing and which are under-performing early on in this format. Celebrate Magic the Gathering’s newest set by cracking some packs and passing to the left, friends! Find out what commons and uncommons our hosts think should make every deck, if you’re in their colors. The more you know!

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Kaldheim Rules w/ Judge Rob!



On this episode, Judge Rob returns to give us all the info we’ll need to know ahead of this week’s Kaldheim prerelease! Get the lowdown on new and returning mechanics and learn how to navigate tricky new cards that are sure to stump even the most pedigreed of players! Fret not, Judge Rob is here to help! PLUS: Maria and Meghan named Cutest and Grossest card of Kaldheim. Be prepared for the new set, friends!

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How to Play Arena for Free



On this episode, Maria and Meghan welcome very special guest Tyler Mills to the show! Tyler, besides being an awesome dude in real life, is also a guru of how to play for free on Magic Arena. (He’s also got a 67% win rate in Limited! No big deal…) Tyler will teach you how you can play Arena for basically no money at all (really!) and grow your collection at the same time. He’s only spent $20 on the game, and he’s been going strong for more than a year. Even if you’re not super interested in playing for free, Tyler’s got lots of tips that will help max out your Arena value – saving you a few bucks here or there, or maximizing your return on cards for your collection. A super eye-opening episode, friends!

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Don’t Skip Leg Day



On this episode, Maria and Meghan talk everything Kaldheim! They’ll give you the lowdown on the lore (there’s lots of it), the new preview cards (there’s lots of them), and show off two preview cards of their own (there’s two of them.) Get hyped for Magic’s newest set with an introduction to the new and returning mechanics and a look at the first Kaldheim Magic story with Meghan. It’s a show so metal, platinum won’t know what hit it.

Thanks to Wizards of the Coast for the free preview content.

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Sandwich Alignment



On this episode, Maria and Meghan ring in the new year with a bunch of questions from listeners! Find out what set they’d invent if they could, what their favorite books of 2020 were, how Maria would fix white, and what to do about a briefcase full of spaghetti. PLUS: Meghan preps for the upcoming Venus and Mercury League by testing Standard – find out what spicy deck she’s bringing to the table this Friday! SPECIAL BONUS: Maria…SWEARS…?!?!

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The 2020 Chrimbys!



Happy Holidays, everyone! On this episode, Maria and Meghan hand out the most prestigious of Magic the Gathering awards: The Chrimbys! Getting a Chrimby is the equivalent of an MTG Oscar, so they are preeeetty important. Find out which cards win Overall Cutest, Best 23rd Card in Draft or what deck wins Deck of the Year or which moment takes the crown as Best Magic Moment of 2020. It’s been a true rollercoaster of a year for GLHF and we are so happy you stood by us amidst everything. Yes, we just used the word “amidst.” Here’s to a better 2021!

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