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Sometime Magic Pro GCB and semi-competitive magic enthusiast Chris brings you unreliable reports, questionable opinions, and metagame-inappropriate decklists 2-3 times and month

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English


Episodes

Episode 40: Pickpockets, Silvers, and Gifts

8/9/2016
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Last month some time, GCB and Chris speculated about things that have now taken place and proven them wrong. Also, we give away a mint Undeground Sea. Really.

Duration: 01:37:36


Episode 39: Flippin' Coins, Flippin' Tables

3/26/2016
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We play a new game in which Chris asks GCB and our guest, Seamus Campbell of Tiny Heavy Labs, for "quick takes" on hot MTG subjects. Chris then insists we talk about one of our quick takes for 45 minutes. Also, we play games, talk Eldrazi in every format, GCB is full of himself, and Chris invents the worst version of "5 drop or Zombie" ever played. (Shout out to Limited Resources.)

Duration: 01:34:50


Episode 38: Games, Games, Games!

1/13/2016
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In our annual holiday episode, Chris makes up a bunch of games to play, because a podcast about games should have games!

Duration: 01:34:20


Episode 36: Thrill of Victory, Agony of Defeat, Where are my Keys?

11/11/2015
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Chris and GCB are old, so they are up to old tricks. What cards does Chris inexplicably think are going to become valuable next month? How did GCB fail to cash another PT? Where are your keys?

Duration: 01:18:29


Episode 35: Deck Techs, Pro Tours, and Magic's Most Handsome

9/11/2015
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Duration: 01:24:25


Episode 34: Post PT PT Previews, Love for LSV, and Mana Entitlement

8/3/2015
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Duration: 01:16:52


Episode 33: Role Reversals and the Kolos Invasion

7/24/2015
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GCB plays along with the speculation game for once, putting Chris into a tizzy. Conrad Kolos joins us for some discussion of Origins limited and constructed first impressions.

Duration: 01:18:40


Episode 32: Renewals, Origins, and Goblin Cakecutters

7/9/2015
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GCB & Chris find another reanimation spell for the world's greatest Magic: The Gathering Podcast.

Duration: 01:11:28


Episode 31: Thespians!

12/22/2014
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Chris & GCB cast Resurrection on The World's Greatest Magic: the Gathering Podcast to discussirrelevant formats, announce stuff that already happened, and puzzle through the Magic Online tournament interface.

Episode 29 - BOMBALICIOUS

6/2/2014
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On this most "recent" episode, GCB and Chris make pathetic excuses for why they fail at scheduling. GCB explains the difference between two identical draft decks, and gives strategy advice on Theros block drafting (spoiler alert: Open King Macar). Chris invents a new game based on card value, GCB bristles but plays anyway. GCB's beautiful girlfriend shows up to distract them both.

Duration: 01:30:53


Episode 28:, Badgers, Judges,& Humblebrags

1/13/2014
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Our special guest this week is by far the most reputable person to ever join the podcast, but don't hold it against him.

Duration: 01:16:54


YAHTZEE!

12/4/2013
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Chris & GCB talk about talking about RTR limited, tell some bad beat stories, play new versions of old games, and bring Skylr Chamberlin back for a probing interview. Also, we demonstrate how basic lands were collected in the early days.

Duration: 01:26:20


Lost & Found

11/25/2013
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Find out where GCB disappeared to for 2 months, which cards he made Chris speculate on, how long Chris will be homeless, and how to harass us on Magic Online! Also, we join in the kvetching about Magic Online's many problems and make lots of empty promises!

Duration: 01:08:35


Episode 22: Streaming, M14 Limited, and Sound!

8/21/2013
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Chris & GCB win a moderately disasterous M14 draft, discuss all the important cards rotating out of Standard, and make it a whole lot easier for you to listen to us thanks to good man Seamus Campbell.

Duration: 01:16:32


Episode 21: Promises, Confessions, and Magic 2014

8/4/2013
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Chris says "scooze" a whole bunch while GCB mumbles about something. We play a little new standard with a spicy aggro Jund deck courtesy of Henry Romero, and tell some good beat stories. Also, we're going sooo social media! Follow us on the twitter, @CardTalkMTG

Duration: 01:02:04


Episode 20: Modern, M14, and Moral Conundrums

7/13/2013
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Warning: the audio after the break is terrible, like and ant crawled inside the microphone. GCB and Chris talk about GP Vegas, play some games, and announce the winner of our iTunes promotion!

Duration: 01:25:39


Episode 19: Does anyone remember what this podcast is called?

6/13/2013
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GCB & Chris reveal a new name for the cast. Chris confesses to speculating on some cards that didn't work out. GCB disappoints himself and others. Chris talks so loud that there's a lot of echoing on the recording. The babbling almost never ends in this long-awaited resurrection of a once semi-regular podcast!

Duration: 01:27:34


Episode 18: The Greatest Podcast in the World attends Nevinyrral's Disco

4/12/2013
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In this episode, HOLY SHIT! Earth is shattered by news! Love us on the interwebs! https://www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestMTGPodcast

Episode 16: Snap, Caracal, Pop! Cosby's effect on Standard and Disney's eff

1/18/2013
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Chris & GCB welcome their first guest, the much-talked-about Skylr Chamberlin, inventor of a deck that has made some noise recently on the PTQ circuit. We talk Gatecrash spoilers and learn Skylr's keys to deck innovation. This is probably our most coherent and educational 'cast to date, but we promise it won't become a trend.

Episode 15: Our most modest receptacle

1/5/2013
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GCB & Chris talk about big wins, new mechanics, and if there's anything to do in Standard other than Thragtusk. Happy New Year! Also, when we discuss Cipher, the answer is: "It's not horrible."
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