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In a world...where Magic the Gathering seems too complicated...two enthusiastic amateur players break it down for the rest of us. Each episode, Maria and Meghan dive face-first into new Magic rules, cards, and strategy. Did we mention they're obsessed with this game? They are. And - if you listen - you will be, too! Unless, much like a Gobbling Ooze, you were born without a soul. Or arms. Or eyes.

In a world...where Magic the Gathering seems too complicated...two enthusiastic amateur players break it down for the rest of us. Each episode, Maria and Meghan dive face-first into new Magic rules, cards, and strategy. Did we mention they're obsessed with this game? They are. And - if you listen - you will be, too! Unless, much like a Gobbling Ooze, you were born without a soul. Or arms. Or eyes.
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In a world...where Magic the Gathering seems too complicated...two enthusiastic amateur players break it down for the rest of us. Each episode, Maria and Meghan dive face-first into new Magic rules, cards, and strategy. Did we mention they're obsessed with this game? They are. And - if you listen - you will be, too! Unless, much like a Gobbling Ooze, you were born without a soul. Or arms. Or eyes.

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English


Episodes

312: RNA Rules w/ Judge Rob!

1/15/2019
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan welcome Judge Rob back to the show! He'll get you prepped for the Ravnica Allegiance prerelease this weekend by letting you in on the rulings for tricky cards, weird interactions, and brand new game mechanics. Want your question about Electrodominance answered? Look no further! How about your query on Captive Audience? Rob's got you covered! Want a truly unique and maybe even delicious oeuvre derve recipe that Maria made up on the spot? Then you're in luck...

Duration:01:17:42

#311: Stirrings Up Debate

1/8/2019
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan preview a BRAND NEW and 100% EXCLUSIVE Ravnica Allegiance card! We'll give you a hint about it: it's great. Want more info? You'll have to listen to the show! PLUS: A deep dive on Modern and a debate about whether or not Krark-Clan Ironworks (KCI, for short) needs to be nerfed. Your intrepid hosts will also highlight other top decks in Modern, run through some of their favorite preview cards for the new set, and Maria is secretly a remote-controlled robot....

Duration:01:05:07

310: The 2018 Chrimby Awards

1/1/2019
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan hand out the 2018 Chrimby Awards! With categories like Best Set, Best Art, Best Flavor Text & more, this is one awards show that's not to be missed! Think the Oscars but with no commercials, fancy dresses, or presenters making really, really awkward jokes with a teleprompter. What categories did we get right? Which did we get horribly wrong? Let us (and the Academy!) know! And Happy New Year, everyone! Become a GLH5 Member in 2019!...

Duration:00:56:05

309: The Polio Vaccine

12/25/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan get ready for Ravnica Allegiance by diving into the new mechanics from the set! Find out what they think about Rakdos' new mechanic of Spectacle, the Simic's re-hashed Monstrosity, Gruul's ability to SMAAASH!, and the Azorious' continuing love of legal documentation. PLUS: Brand new Ravnica Allegiance preview cards, a look at the fun formats on Magic Arena, and our hosts try to remember the facts about the polio vaccine. Show Us Some Love this Holiday!...

Duration:01:02:46

308: Christmas Dinner Chips

12/18/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan share a METRIC TON of Magic news! They give you all the behind-the-scenes highlights from the (sadly) last ever World Magic Cup (they were both there, nbd), dive deep on all of the latest news with the Magic Pro League, and hit the highlights from the shiny new Arena updates (hello, bot personality friends!) PLUS: Our intrepid hosts try a bunch of strange British potato chips that are Christmas dinner themed. Gross or Good? You decide! Show Us Some Love this...

Duration:00:52:37

307: A Brave New Worldspine Wurm

12/12/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan invite Pro Tour Historian Brian David-Marshall onto the show to talk about all the upcoming changes to Magic’s future. How do we feel after last week’s gigantic announcement? What are we most excited about? What do we still have questions about? And, most importantly, when do we get $10 million dollars?! PLUS: A preview of the upcoming World Magic Cup (complete with a sock bet!), a round-up of the week’s news (there was A LOT), and Meghan and Maria put out a...

Duration:01:24:00

306: Ravnica Allegiance Predictions

12/4/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan take out their crystal ball and make some predictions about what will appear in the next Magic set: Ravnica Allegiance! What will the new guild mechanics be? Which guilds will fall to Bolas' dark will and which will stand strong for their plane? Will Maria and Meghan EVER agree about anything ever again? Find out! PLUS: Stay in-the-know with Magic news, get ready for holiday downtime with a Guilds of Ravnica draft update, and stick around for some truly...

Duration:01:01:35

305: Buy Our Fast-Action Tips Now!

11/27/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan each give you their top 3 best, actionable, really-good tips for you to immediately improve your Magic game. No wishy-washy tips here! Only things you can log onto Arena tonight and put into action! PLUS: Magic news to keep your week afloat, a look at the draft archetypes in Ultimate Masters (there miiiight be auras??), our hosts get on their soapbox to deliver an important message, and what would you bring me if I asked you for a Pop Tart? Give the Gift of...

Duration:01:06:33

304: Pro Tour Joys & Boggly Boys

11/20/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan welcome Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica champion Andrew Elenbogen! Andrew tells the story of his Magic journey, makes us cry with some of his favorite Magic memories, and makes us laugh as we discuss his favorite social deduction games. PLUS: A recap of Grand Prix Milwaukee & what it means for the top decks in Standard, BRAND SPANKIN' NEW Ultimate Masters preview cards (thanks Wizards of the Coast!) and all the Magic News you can (personally) use! Don't miss this...

Duration:01:18:35

303: Rookie of the Year

11/13/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan talk everything Pro Tour! If you want to know the inside info about what happened at PT Guilds of Ravnica - this show is for you. Our hosts dive into the top decks, the fringe decks, the top strategy for draft, and some of the best stories to come out of the big tournament. PLUS: special guest Rookie of the Year Sam Ihlenfeldt stops by along with pro tour competitor and Amateur Pro Greg Michel! Find out what it's like to play on the PT and how it feels to...

Duration:01:04:02

302: Is Lightning an Object?

11/6/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan give you the full rundown in the week of Magic news - and, this week, there's a lot to unpack! Hello, Ultimate Masters! (Cue the drooling). PLUS: Grand Prix Atlanta gives us new decks in Modern & Meghan is NOT here for Bant Spirits, our hosts prep you for this weekend's Pro Tour with their spicy predictions and a classic #sockbet - but, this time, you can join in on their brackets, too! And, hey...have you ever see a flea circus? Send an email to play our...

Duration:01:06:25

301: Meghan Hates Mono Red

10/30/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan give you a deep dive on current Standard ahead of the Pro Tour (just two weekends away!) It'll help you decide what to play at FMN, a PPTQ, or what to build on Arena. If you're waffling between decks (or want to know what your opponent is playing) this episode will be a great guide. Limited is also not left out! Our hosts give their thoughts on Guilds of Ravnica draft now that we're deep into the format. What guilds are the best? What are some of the top...

Duration:00:59:47

300: A Very Musical High Five!

10/23/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan put on their headphones, turn up the mics and dust off the keyboard - it's time to celebrate 300 episodes with a musical! You'll hear songs about everything from Maria's favorite deck archetype, to Meghan's unique problem with Commander, to cracking boosters alone, late at night. You don't want to miss this celebration of everything Good Luck High Five, in somewhat competent song! ...In our defense, all songs were written in under 20 minutes. Some under 5!...

Duration:00:36:34

299: Team Good Luck High Five

10/16/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan have a MEGA announcement to make! They invite a special guest on the show to explain in more detail...but we'll give you a hint: you just might want to keep a close eye on the Pro Tour Team Series this season!! (Whaaaat?!) PLUS: A deep dive on new Standard as Maria flexes her Boros muscles with the help of Aurelia and a certain Bugler, Meghan dishes about the Magic Bracket that endeavors to name the most "Magic" card in all of Magic history, and we all take...

Duration:00:56:13

298: The Goblin Slap

10/9/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan introduce the world to new Standard! What exciting new decks have the first tournaments revealed to us? What has the addition of Guilds of Ravnica wrought? And can mono-red continue to reign supreme?! PLUS: a deep dive on what you should be drafting and building in Sealed with Guilds Limited (find out which guilds are best!), Flavor Text Theatre brings you some much needed advice in the new game of Advice Panel, and we were certainly ALL wondering about the...

Duration:00:56:10

297: Rollercoasters & Controversy

10/2/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan share the awesomeness that was their Guilds of Ravnica prerelease! What decks did they build? What cards over-performed? Which ones were disappointments?! Find out! PLUS: Arena enters Open Beta and our hosts are OBSESSED, Cutest Card and Grossest Card in Ravnica are crowned, and a somber discussion of our hosts' reaction and personal opinions about the controversy from the Magic World Championship - which hits pretty close to home. OH...and also Old Timey...

Duration:01:18:13

296: Guilds of Ravnica w/ Judge Rob!

9/25/2018
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On this episode, Maira and Meghan are joined by the all-knowing, all-seeing, all-around great guy (and Regional Coordinator for the North), Judge Rob! Judge Rob will walk you through all the new Guilds of Ravnica mechanics and tricky card interactions you might run into at your prerelease this weekend. Don't leave home without listening to this episode! PLUS: A quick recap of the World Championship, Arena enters Open Beta, and the 2018 Hall of Fame class is revealed! Support More High Fives!...

Duration:01:20:45

295: Ben Franklin Facts

9/18/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan get geared up for the 2019 Magic the Gathering World Championship! Our hosts draft a team of players (whose team will win?!), chat about the formats, and make some guesses as to what the biggest tourney of the year will hold. PLUS: More Guilds of Ravnica preview cards, all the Magic news you need (a Player of the Year playoff?! Sweeeeeet), and several "facts" about everyone's favorite inventor of the U.S. Postal Service. Support More High Fives!...

Duration:00:50:39

294: Aggro on My Soul

9/11/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan release their EXCLUSIVE Guilds of Ravnica preview card given to them by Wizards of the Coast! What is it? All we can say is that it's mean, green, and ...has one of Maria's favorite keywords. Wink, wink! PLUS: Esteemed guest Magic Von Expert the Magic Expert drops by the studio to give us a few hints about Guilds and promote his new book, Maria and Meghan craft a new un-official "Official" Guild Quiz (find out your guild for the Prerelease!) and our hosts...

Duration:00:54:16

293: Meghan’s Legion

9/4/2018
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On this episode, Maria and Meghan welcome Amateur Pro (and newly minted TWO-TIME Pro Tour competitor) Greg back to the show! The trio talks spicy new preview cards and mechanics for Guilds of Ravnica (Greg might like Selesnya a biiiit too much...) and Maria and Meghan take an official quiz to figure out their guild alignment. SPOILER ALERT: This quiz goes very poorly for one of our hosts! PLUS: Standard chat ahead of the World Championship, brief Modern chat ahead of Grand Prix Detroit, and...

Duration:01:09:00