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By The Time I Get To Phoenix (S01E34) - More Spoilers - DP Chat - Shieldiest Shield

By The Time I Get To Phoenix (S01E34) - More Spoilers - DP Chat - Shieldiest Shield

July 12, 2021
We’re taking a deep dive into the upcoming Dark Phoenix expansion and talking about how it might change the modern meta in a chat that also includes two new spoilers from that very set. We’ll also be revealing the winner of the poll to find the shieldiest shield and giving out more details about our Dice Fight: XL online tournament. Oh, and someone’s running a marathon?!?
 

00:47 Spoilers!

12:05 Dark Phoenix Chat

Our comprehensive Dark Phoenix spoilers page

I'll add the spoilers from this episode in about 24 hours. 

In the meantime, here's the video

56:25 Shieldiest Shield Results

62:10 AoB - Dice Fight, Dice Fight XL, and Sponsor Spug

Save the date: Dice Fight XL, Saturday 14th August. Modern Constructed with up to 2 Dark Phoenix proxies. More details soon!
 
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Baby Got Back (S01E33) - Dice Masters - Shields, Spoilers, and Dice Fight XL

Baby Got Back (S01E33) - Dice Masters - Shields, Spoilers, and Dice Fight XL

June 28, 2021
We’re looking at cards with the shield energy type: we kick off with a quiz and then discuss what makes a shield, before putting forward our contenders for shieldiest shield - no prizes for guessing James’ favourite. We then reveal some latest Dark Phoenix spoilers (spoiler: more shields) before whetting your appetite for the next Dice Fight XL online tournament.
 

00:54 Shield Quiz

41:55 Shieldiest Shield Chat

 

50:03 Spoilers!

Our comprehensive Dark Phoenix spoilers page

I'll add the spoilers from this episode in about 24 hours. 

In the meantime, here's the video

56:53 AoB - Dice Fight and Dice Fight XL

Save the date: Saturday 14th August. More details soon!
 
 

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Just an Illusion (S01E32) - Dice Masters - Loki and Competition Winner

Just an Illusion (S01E32) - Dice Masters - Loki and Competition Winner

June 14, 2021
With the release of the new Loki series, we’re taking the opportunity to pick out some of the best iterations in Dice Masters of our favourite Asgardian mischief maker. And who will be crowned winner of the competition to win a playmat designed by the matmeister himself, our very own Peter?
 

0:37 Loki!

The Cards

41:55 Competition Winner!

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I Just Can’t Wait to Be Kang (S01E31)

I Just Can’t Wait to Be Kang (S01E31)

May 31, 2021
We’re revisiting the scores we gave in our review of the Infinity Gauntlet expansion to identify the cards we underrated and those that we over-hyped. Where did we go horribly wrong? We also reveal the details of a new competition that will net the lucky winner a mat on a theme of their choosing designed by our resident Dutch master.
 

0:29 Revisiting Infinity Gauntlet rankings

The original review

1:10 Underrated Cards

Rush Shields vid

How To Draft Online vid

Blitz vid I (featuring Rocket and the Iron Lad global)

Blitz vid II (featuring Kang and the Iron Lad global)

30:00 Overrated Cards

6x6x6 Overcrushing Octopus (featuring R Captain Marvel)

65:25 Competition Time

70:15 Rerolling and Spinning Vid

 

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Glory Days (S01E30)

Glory Days (S01E30)

May 17, 2021
We’re looking back to the early days of the game and considering which cards from the Avengers vs X-Men set might be ripe for a reprint. James then gives us some feedback from his testing of the once all-conquering Half-Elf Bard in the current meta, before we reveal the winner of our poll to decide the best two-cost card in modern.

 

00:54 AvX Retrospective

6x6x6 Overcrushing Octopus

43:45 Bard Report

Bard vs Bard I

Bard vs Bard II

51:48 Best 2-Cost Results

56:50 AoB/Dice Fight

20th May - Silver

27th May - DC 10/10 

The Orange Ban List

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All the Small Things (S01E29)

All the Small Things (S01E29)

May 3, 2021
What is the best two-cost card in the modern meta? We put forward our suggestions, apart from the crew members who decide to talk about their favourites instead. We also consider whether Half-Elf Bard would rule the roost in today’s removal heavy environment, before revealing the winner of the poll to discover the maskiest mask of them all.
 

00:56 Best (Favourite) 2-Cost Chat

45:22 Would Bard Still Beast the Modern Meta?

Blast from the Past Blog I - Bardy Bard Bard

Blast from the Past Blog II - Ultra Squirrels

Blast from the Past Blog III - Lashings of the Old Ultra

62:09 The Maskiest Mask Revealed

69:19 AoB/Dice Fight

6th May Legacy XIV 

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Behind the Mask (S01E28)

Behind the Mask (S01E28)

April 19, 2021
We continue our series on energy types by focusing on masks: what defines them, which ones buck the trend, and which is the maskiest mask of all? Which of us sees magic as a kind of science? Who enjoys watching his opponents suffer? And who shows his frustration with HXG and its ilk?
 

00:36 The Maskiest Mask Chat

The Fist Cast

Mimic Ramp video

Peter's Iceman/Turk Barrett team

54:41 News & AOB

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The Card Cheat (S01E27)

The Card Cheat (S01E27)

April 5, 2021
James reveals the painful reasons behind our unexpected hiatus before we delve into some recent tournament chat and pick out some interesting combos. And with a Silver Age format confirmed for Dice Masters’ stablemate HeroClix, we mull over how that could be introduced into our game and what older cards might finally be given the chance to shine.
 

00:38 Indiana Blore and the Appendix of Doom

03:20 MODPDM recap

Team Lists

14:53 TTTD chat

Drow Mercenary Inception

31:24 Silver Age speculation

52:32 AOB

James's Silver Age video

Dice Fight Legacy video

The Details Intro video

The Details 1: While Active and When Fielded

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Jimmy Jimmy (S01E26)

Jimmy Jimmy (S01E26)

March 8, 2021

Join us for a bumper length episode featuring an in-depth interview with Jimmy O’Brien, the voice of WizKids in the Dice Masters community. We quiz him on upcoming expansions, the card design process and a whole lot more before reflecting on what we have learnt. Also, who has won our YouTube subscriber competition?

 

00:37 Interview with Jimmy O'Brien

The 2016 Worlds Final - Guillermo vs Isaac

53:41 Reflections on the Interview

69:13 AOB including the Competition Winner!

The Competition Time Video

Ultimate Spidey Team-Up Video

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Team Weaver (S01E25)

Team Weaver (S01E25)

February 22, 2021

We explore one of the spoilers from the upcoming Kryptonite Crisis set that turns James all dewy-eyed about a card from the past. We then move into a team-building segment with ideas for using the super rare Spider-Man from Infinity Gauntlet, before rounding off with details of a not-to-be-missed competition with a very exciting prize.

 

00:38 Spoiler Chat

New Sets and Spoilers Page

10:00 Team Up Chat

Team Up v1 Video

Team Up v2 Video

14:54 SR Spidey Team-Building Challenge

Ben’s Lantern Team

Peter’s Phoenix Force v1

Peter’s Phoenix Force v2

Peter’s Phoenix Force v3

Spug’s Defenders

Spug’s Deadpool

40:16 Competition and AoB

The Competition Time Video

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Our theme tune is Ode to Joy – Heavy Edition, written specially for us by the most excellent dafteaux.

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