Card Advantage – Episode 098 – A Great Shop

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This week we are joined by JJ, one of the owners of Atomic Empire, in Durham, NC. (It’s a great shop, you should check it out.) She talks to us about how she got into the game store business, the early days, how Atomic became what it is, and where Magic fits into all of…

Card Advantage – Episode 097 – Redacted Mail

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It is time once again to catch up on mail and listener feedback. There might have been some editing involved…   Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission. Check out their stuff at http://ifightdragons.com Your hosts:…

Card Advantage – Episode 096 – Memory of Zendikar

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Before the Battle this Fall, we decided to take a look back at some of the mechanics and themes of the original Zendikar block. What worked? What didn’t? What do we think we will see again? We also probably forgot to talk about that one card that you really really liked from Zendikar. You know,…

Card Advantage – Episode 095 – What Flavor Is Five?

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Five Planeswalkers. Five stories. Five times the flavor to talk about! We take a look at the stories of the five Planeswalkers of MTG Origins. Joining us for our periodic look at lore are Mike from the Mana Pool (@themanapool or dorks@themanapool.com) and CJ from Judgecast (@cjshrader www.judgecast.com)!   Our intro and outro music is…

Card Advantage – Episode 094 – Jace’s Evolution

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Our recent discussions of the new transforming Planeswalkers got us to thinking about how the power and abilities of Planeswalkers have changed over time. To investigate this, we look at one Planeswalker who has had many versions, Jace.¬†How did he change? Which on was second best? Listen to find out! Sadly, this is not the…

Card Advantage – Episode 093 – Flippant Discourse

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The full set of MTG:Origins is out, so Rich and Cluze take a detailed (although not unbiased) look at some of the cards of the set.     Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth” by the awesome band “I Fight Dragons” and is used with permission. Check…

Card Advantage – Episode 092 – Lorwyn Flavored

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This episode was a tough one. The story of Lorwyn is all over the place, and we don’t really help much with that. But we do have Mike from the Mana Pool (@themanapool or dorks@themanapool.com) to help us with getting things not-quite-right.   Our intro and outro music is the track “The Geeks Will Inherit…

Card Advantage – Episode 091 – Shields Up (Redux)

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Tim Shields of Cascade Games is back, post Vegas, to discuss what when right, what went wrong, and even why prices for GPs are going up. Rich had a last minute conflict and couldn’t make it, but Cluze and Tim had a great chat. Join us to hear all about it! We are also back…