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Good Luck High Five

Good Luck High Five is a podcast about Magic the Gathering. Whether you’re a new player, a player who likes to sling spells at the kitchen table, an Arena buff, or someone who loves competition and dreams of the professional circuit – GLH5 is for you! Fun decks, tournament updates, absurdly funny segments – every episode is full of at least 1,000 laughs…and some excellent tips and knowledge.

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Cool Game

On this episode, Maria and Meghan are joined by super special guests Adam Savidan and Ben Ulmer from Loading Ready Run! Our hosts chat with the guests about everything Magic: what decks they’ve been playing, what formats are currently tops in their hearts, and how fun it is to say “Must Be Nice.” PLUS: Tons of listener questions are answered and Maria & Meghan go Trick-or-Treating Eldraine-style in Flavor Text Theatre! Become a Patron Today! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Subscribe to The Upkeep: the-upkeep.blubrry.net/feed/podcast/ Check out our Board Games channel: http://www.youtube.com/glhfboardgames Check Out Our Magic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Enter our October Swag Giveaway: https://gleam.io/jeUCE/glh5-october-swag-giveaway Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with GLH5 Gear: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf

55mins

29 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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205: Mailbag Madness – A 2016 Year in Review

Listener questions answered!

28 Dec 2016

Rank #2

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307: A Brave New Worldspine Wurm

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 request for Singleton decks to battle in a special Listener Challenge! Show Us Some Love this Holiday! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Sub to our NEW Board Games YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbEL4YYltPjKeTbpkfmg5vw Enter our December giveaway: https://gleam.io/svdOr/glhf-december-swag-giveaway Sub to our epic vids: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Read our cool newsletter: https://t.co/gyXIzQ6pvP Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with our playmats: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf Great MtG Gear: http://www.ultrapro.com

1hr 24mins

12 Dec 2018

Rank #3

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291: Goodnight and Good Luck High Five

On this episode, Maria and Meghan share their thoughts on the 2018 Magic the Gathering Hall of Fame! Who will they vote for and why? What players impress them the most? Find out! PLUS: Our two hosts share their favorite Magic memories, look back at the past year in Magic’s successes and lessons learned (using Mark Rosewater’s latest article), and talk about the REAL Golden Age of television…the early 90s. Yup. Join the MtA club & support the show! http://www.patreon.com/mtacast Enter our August giveaway: https://gleam.io/SAjbj/mta-august-swag-giveaway Sub to our epic vids: http://www.youtube.com/mtacast Read our cool newsletter: https://t.co/gyXIzQ6pvP The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/mtacast Great MtG Gear: http://www.ultrapro.com Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mtacast Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/mtacast Throw down with our playmats: http://www.magictheamateuring.com/shop Sub to our stream: http://www.twitch.tv/magictheamateuring

1hr 1min

21 Aug 2018

Rank #4

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Eldraine Rules w/ Judge Rob!

On this episode, Maria and Meghan welcome very special guest Judge Rob back to the show for the GLH5’s Throne of Eldraine Rules, Tricky Cards & Mechanics show! Get ready for your prerelease this weekend with Rob’s advice about new cards in the set that might trip you up! Be prepared with a discussion about new and returning mechanics! Feel like a champion with info about rules that not might be intuitive (some stuff messed Maria up real good!) With this episode in your pocket, you’ll be ready to snackrifice some Food Tokens and gobble your way to victory this weekend. Thanks, Rob! Become a Patron Today! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Subscribe to The Upkeep: the-upkeep.blubrry.net/feed/podcast/ Check out our Board Games channel: http://www.youtube.com/glhfboardgames Check Out Our Magic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Enter our September Swag Giveaway: https://gleam.io/qObWE/glh5-september-swag-giveaway Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with GLH5 Gear: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf

1hr 21mins

24 Sep 2019

Rank #5

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267: Mechanics Forever: Part I

On this episode, Maria and Meghan hunker down inside their podcasting log cabin (complete with roaring fire and creepy bearskin rug) to wait out the raging snowstorm outside. While curled up by the fire, they decide to go through a bunch of Magic’s old, obscure mechanics and have a guess at what they do! Why don’t you join them for a hot toddy and a rousing night of discussing Banding, Phasing, Flanking or Horsemanship! It’s a snowed-in party like never before! PLUS: updates from the Magic Online Championship (go, Bogles!) and our two heroes discuss all the old-timey goodness that’s packed inside Masters 25. Become an awesome member of the show: http://www.patreon.com/mtacast Enter to win our March giveaway: https://gleam.io/BcpRD/mta-march-giveaway Buy “Magic for Her” Battle Decks: ckmagicforher.causevox.com/  Sub to our epic vids: http://www.youtube.com/mtacast The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/mtacast Get great MtG gear: http://www.ultrapro.com Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mtacast Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/mtacast Throw down with our playmats: http://www.magictheamateuring.com/shop Sub to our stream: http://www.twitch.tv/magictheamateuring

1hr 2mins

6 Mar 2018

Rank #6

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233: Peasantly Surprised

Building your own Peasant Cube, HOU prerelease recap!

12 Jul 2017

Rank #7

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260: Reveling in Rivals

On this episode, Maria and Meghan share stories from their Rivals of Ixalan prerelease! How sick were their pulls? Which cards over-performed? Which cards UNDER-performed? Which insane rare did Maria decided *not* to build around?! Find out! PLUS: Welcome to How to Build a Sealed Deck 101, our hosts give their opinions on the recent shakeup in Standard (so many bans!), and the movie pitches are top notch (and art house ready!) in this edition of Flavor Text Theatre. BONUS: an easter egg at the very end of the episode! Is your New Year’s Resolution to love MtA EVEN more?! http://www.patreon.com/mtacast Sub to our epic vids: http://www.youtube.com/mtacast The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/mtacast Get great MtG gear: http://www.ultrapro.com Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mtacast Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/mtacast Throw down with our playmats: http://www.magictheamateuring.com/shop Sub to our stream: http://www.twitch.tv/magictheamateuring

55mins

16 Jan 2018

Rank #8

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TOE Action

On this episode, Maria and Meghan are here to give you all the info you’ll need to ace your next Throne of Eldraine draft! They’ll break down the key color pairs, what commons and uncommons you should look out for, and what combos they believe are strongest. PLUS: Hear about the next great tv show or film before anyone else in Flavor Text Theater Movie Pitches, help support a good cause (and also Meghan) by donating to GLH5’s fundraising campaign as part of The Chalice, and Meghan lets the greatest accidental euphemism of all time fly. Become a Patron Today! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Help GLH5 win The Chalice: https://chalice2019.causevox.com/glhfmagic My Little Pony Fundraiser: https://hasbropulse.com/products/ponies-the-galloping-playmats-by-ultra-pro Subscribe to The Upkeep: the-upkeep.blubrry.net/feed/podcast/ Check out our Board Games channel: http://www.youtube.com/glhfboardgames Check Out Our Magic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Enter our October Swag Giveaway: https://gleam.io/jeUCE/glh5-october-swag-giveaway Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with GLH5 Gear: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf

51mins

8 Oct 2019

Rank #9

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Ted, the Power Creep

On this episode, Maria and Meghan talk all about power creep! Find out what it is, why Magic players constantly talk about it, discuss if it’s been getting out of hand in recent years, and what designers can potentially do about keeping it under control. PLUS: Mythic Championship VII happens this weekend and it’s for (pretty much) all the marbles. Who will stay in the MPL? Who will take home the huge prize? Who will you put on your team to beat Maria and Meghan’s teams?! Also, this episode is all about time travel. I hope you’re not a physics major. Become a Patron Today! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Subscribe to The Upkeep: the-upkeep.blubrry.net/feed/podcast/ Check out our Board Games channel: http://www.youtube.com/glhfboardgames Check Out Our Magic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Enter our December giveaway: https://gleam.io/sRqRx/glh5-december-swag-giveaway Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with GLH5 Gear: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf GLH5 MC 7 Fantasy Draft: https://tinyurl.com/mc7draft

48mins

3 Dec 2019

Rank #10

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Achilles Was a Punk

On this episode, Maria and Meghan climb aboard the hype train for Theros Beyond Death previews! Come hang out as they chat about their favorite new cards from Magic’s newest set as they get released. PLUS: Storytime with Meghan opens the book on Greek mythology and how it’s inspired several new cards in the set. I mean, c’mon, have YOU ever swallowed a stone you thought was a baby? We’ve all been there. Become a Patron Today! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Subscribe to The Upkeep: the-upkeep.blubrry.net/feed/podcast/ Check out our Board Games channel: http://www.youtube.com/glhfboardgames Check Out Our Magic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Enter our January giveaway: https://gleam.io/lytBr/glh5-january-swag-giveaway Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with GLH5 Gear: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf

47mins

7 Jan 2020

Rank #11

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261: Greg a Greg with a Greg

On this episode, Maria and Meghan welcome their new “Amateur Pro” Gregory Michel to the podcast! Greg will stop by from time to time to give insights into what it’s like to play on the Pro Tour, how to find a good deck for the current meta game or to break a limited format, or how to keep Magic and life in balance. (He’s also a really cool dude!) In this case, Greg pops by to talk prep for PT Bilbao (Modern), Grand Prix Indianapolis (Team Limited), and plays along with a spicy game of Flavor Text MadLibs. PLUS: Just *how fast* is Rivals of Ixalan draft, what’s Meghan’s plan for the Modern Super League, and Some BIG, gigantic, EXCITING news for MtA! Get your name on Ravnica’s wall: http://www.paypal.me/mtacast Help sustain the show: http://www.patreon.com/mtacast Sub to our epic vids: http://www.youtube.com/mtacast The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/mtacast Get great MtG gear: http://www.ultrapro.com Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mtacast Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/mtacast Throw down with our playmats: http://www.magictheamateuring.com/shop Sub to our stream: http://www.twitch.tv/magictheamateuring

58mins

23 Jan 2018

Rank #12

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The Delicate Cycle

On this episode, Maria and Meghan dive into the reasons behind the design decisions for Magic the Gathering’s newest set: Throne of Eldraine! How did the design team decide on mechanics like Adamant, Food tokens, or Adventure? Discover the story behind the design of different cycles of cards that will be printed in the new set and hear about some of our hosts favorite preview cards so far! PLUS: Has Meghan’s never-ending dream of drawing cards sparked an unhealthy hallucination?! Find out! Become a Patron Today! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Subscribe to The Upkeep: the-upkeep.blubrry.net/feed/podcast/ Check out our Board Games channel: http://www.youtube.com/glhfboardgames Check Out Our Magic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Enter our September Swag Giveaway: https://gleam.io/qObWE/glh5-september-swag-giveaway Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with GLH5 Gear: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf

49mins

17 Sep 2019

Rank #13

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293: Meghan’s Legion

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 a Flavor Text Theatre that leaves both Maria and Greg pretty stumped. Support GLHF! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Enter our September giveaway: https://gleam.io/gSK7k/glhf-september-swag-giveaway Sub to our epic vids: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Read our cool newsletter: https://t.co/gyXIzQ6pvP The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf Great MtG Gear: http://www.ultrapro.com Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with our playmats: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Sub to our stream: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic

1hr 9mins

4 Sep 2018

Rank #14

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Arena Burrito

On this episode, Maria and Meghan go behind-the-scenes of Mythic Championship VII! They let you in on all the best decks (and which were their favorites), which players are heading (or staying) in the Magic Pro League, which are joining (or dropping down) into the Rivals League and how you can win a trip to see the World Championship in Hawaii! PLUS: Our hosts do a year-end AUA (“Ask Us Anything”) and answer your burning questions! Oh, we almost forgot to ask, have you ever played Arena inside a burrito? Become a Patron Today! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Subscribe to The Upkeep: the-upkeep.blubrry.net/feed/podcast/ Check out our Board Games channel: http://www.youtube.com/glhfboardgames Check Out Our Magic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Enter our December giveaway: https://gleam.io/sRqRx/glh5-december-swag-giveaway Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with GLH5 Gear: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf

1hr 4mins

10 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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Zombie Face

On this episode, Maria and Meghan get hyped for next month’s new set: Theros Beyond Death! Our intrepid hosts watch the new trailer for the set right alongside you, gentle listener, and give you their first impressions. They’ll also reveal all the new and returning mechanics and take a peek at some pretty darn exciting preview cards! PLUS: Magic gets its first MMO (more trailer watching!) and what exactly would you say is the future of paper Magic in 2020? A big topic with even bigger hot takes! Become a Patron Today! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Subscribe to The Upkeep: the-upkeep.blubrry.net/feed/podcast/ Check out our Board Games channel: http://www.youtube.com/glhfboardgames Check Out Our Magic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Enter our December giveaway: https://gleam.io/sRqRx/glh5-december-swag-giveaway Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with GLH5 Gear: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf

52mins

17 Dec 2019

Rank #16

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Theros Beyond Death w/ Judge Rob!

On this episode, Maria and Meghan welcome very special guest (and knowledgeable Magic Man) Judge Rob back onto the podcast! Judge Rob will answer all your questions about tricky new cards, card interactions and new mechanics from Theros Beyond Death. Wonder how auras work when they return from the graveyard? You’re not alone (and the answer will probably surprise you)! How about that new card Underworld Breach?! Oh yeah, that card’s gonna cause some problems. But fret not! Judge Rob is here to save you…and us all. Become a Patron Today! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Subscribe to The Upkeep: the-upkeep.blubrry.net/feed/podcast/ Check out our Board Games channel: http://www.youtube.com/glhfboardgames Check Out Our Magic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Enter our January giveaway: https://gleam.io/lytBr/glh5-january-swag-giveaway Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with GLH5 Gear: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Watch us play on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf

1hr 20mins

14 Jan 2020

Rank #17

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296: Guilds of Ravnica w/ Judge Rob!

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! http://www.patreon.com/glhfmagic Enter our October giveaway: https://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic/app/152351391599356/ Sub to our epic vids: http://www.youtube.com/goodluckhighfive Read our cool newsletter: https://t.co/gyXIzQ6pvP The best place to buy cards: http://www.cardkingdom.com/glhf Great MtG Gear: http://www.ultrapro.com Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/glhfmagic Our Insta: http://www.instagram.com/glhfmagic Be our friend: http://www.facebook.com/glhfmagic Throw down with our playmats: http://www.goodluckhighfive.com/shop Sub to our stream: http://www.twitch.tv/glhfmagic

1hr 20mins

25 Sep 2018

Rank #18