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The Astrolab

Joe Dyer & Scott Campbell

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The Astrolab

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Joe Dyer & Scott Campbell

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Welcome to the Astrolab! The podcast that everyone seems to want to ban, because it's just too good at fixing mana and drawing cards!Hosted by Joe Dyer (@volrathxp) and Scott Campbell (@MTGPackFoils), join the Astrolab as we talk about a wide variety of Magic: The Gathering related topics!

Latest Episodes

Procedure X-13: FIRE

Joe and Scott talk about GenCon Online and the recent BnR announcements. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast BnR Announcement - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/august-8-2020-banned-and-restricted-announcement Turbo Muxus - https://twitter.com/CalebDMTG/status/1289970349619048452 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

118 MIN3 d ago
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Procedure X-13: FIRE

Procedure X-12: Repudiation

Joe and Scott talk about non-Magic stuff, as well as Zendikar Rising Set Boosters. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast Set Boosters - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/making-magic/set-boosters-2020-07-25 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

112 MIN1 w ago
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Procedure X-12: Repudiation

Procedure X-11: Duplication

EJoe & Scott are back from break time! Talking about BnR, Legacy, Double Masters, and more! Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast BnR Announcement - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/july-13-2020-banned-and-restricted-announcement-2020-07-13 Double Masters Ongoing Spoilers - https://scryfall.com/sets/2xm?order=spoiled Deck of the Week: Modern Azorius Stoneblade - https://youtu.be/bUVWZbR6JXI Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

107 MIN2 w ago
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Procedure X-11: Duplication

Procedure X-10: Omniscient

EJoe and Scott sit down with King Omni (Brandon Miller), a local friend and content creator, and talk about his streaming efforts from MTG Arena to even cooking streams! We also make some predictions about the upcoming BnR! Our deck of the week as well is Modern Dredge w/ Silversmote Ghoul. Note: There might be some weirdness w/ the audio in this one, one of the audio tracks accidentally recorded all of the audio instead of individually, is nbd, we'll press forward. Also, we're out on break next week and will be back in two weeks! Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast http://anchor.fm/theastrolab King Omni on Twitter - https://twitter.com/Karpe_Omnia King Omni on Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/king_omni BnR Announcement: https://twitter.com/wizards_magic/status/1280564682009399296 Modern Dredge: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3167772#paper Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

73 MINJUL 10
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Procedure X-10: Omniscient

Procedure X-9: Historic

EJoe and Scott talk about Historic and deck history itself in an Independence Week tribute to Jeskai decks. Scott also learns the joys of Sharkstill. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast Cards Legal in Historic: https://scryfall.com/search?as=grid&order=name&q=legal%3Ahistoric Sharkstill - https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3150788#online Worldgorger 1st Place Challenge - https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3150776#online Joe’s Rarity Deck - https://scryfall.com/@volrathxp/decks/233aabf3-37e7-436a-997a-72cee7e771e7 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

113 MINJUL 3
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Procedure X-9: Historic

Procedure X-8: Injunction

Joe and Scott overview JumpStart cards amidst technical difficulties, plus some talk about a 5 Tix Legacy Deck. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast JumpStart Spoiler - https://scryfall.com/sets/jmp?as=grid&order=set Tim Schulz 5 Tix Legacy - https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3124896#online Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

69 MINJUN 26
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Procedure X-8: Injunction

Procedure X-7: Teferied

Joe's back from vacation, Scott's on stay-cation, so we decided to talk about Core Set 2021 spoilers! Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast Core Set 2021 Set List - https://scryfall.com/sets/m21?as=grid&order=set Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

92 MINJUN 19
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Procedure X-7: Teferied

Procedure X-6: Intrusion

EJoe and Scott give a statement on #BlackLivesMatter, and we also talk about the 6/1 BnR, Double Masters and Spellbooks, and MagicFests being cancelled. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast To Speak or Not to Speak by Elizabeth Rice (https://twitter.com/ellieoftheveil) - https://blog.cardsphere.com/to-speak-or-not-to-speak-content-creators-role-in-socioeconomic-and-political-affairs/ Open Letter to Wizards by Lawrence Harmon (https://twitter.com/LawrenceHarmon) - https://twitter.com/LawrenceHarmon/status/1268255676150820872 June 1st Banned and Restricted - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/june-1-2020-banned-and-restricted-announcement?asp=4 Double Masters Announcement - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/announcing-double-masters-2020-05-21 Magic Fest Cancellation - https://magic.gg/news/magicfest-cancellation Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

95 MINJUN 5
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Procedure X-6: Intrusion

Procedure X-5: Interdiction

EJoe and Scott sit down with Drew Pierce (aka BeyondtheMachina) to talk about a variety of topics from art prints and playmat work to an obsession with the Rob Bliss art of the card "Pacifism". Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast Beyond the Machina on Twitter - http://twitter.com/beyondthmachina Beyond the Machina on Inked gaming- https://www.inkedgaming.com/collections/artists/beyond-the-machina Beyond the Machina on Patreon- https://www.patreon.com/beyondthemachina Legacy Pit Remote Player Series w/ Joe Dyer - https://www.twitch.tv/videos/630941525 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

102 MINMAY 29
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Procedure X-5: Interdiction

Procedure X-4: Deevolution

Joe and Scott follow up on the Banned/Restricted announcement from this past week, as well as talk about some cool closed formats such as Old School 93/94, Middle School, and Pre-Innistrad Legacy! Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast B&R Announcement - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/may-18-2020-banned-and-restricted-announcement Old School 93/94 Rules Set - https://www.eternalcentral.com/9394rules/ Middle School Rules Set - https://www.eternalcentral.com/middleschoolrules/ Pre-Innistrad Legacy Discord - https://t.co/qpARPRjGu4?amp=1 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

118 MINMAY 22
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Procedure X-4: Deevolution

Latest Episodes

Procedure X-13: FIRE

Joe and Scott talk about GenCon Online and the recent BnR announcements. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast BnR Announcement - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/august-8-2020-banned-and-restricted-announcement Turbo Muxus - https://twitter.com/CalebDMTG/status/1289970349619048452 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

118 MIN3 d ago
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Procedure X-13: FIRE

Procedure X-12: Repudiation

Joe and Scott talk about non-Magic stuff, as well as Zendikar Rising Set Boosters. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast Set Boosters - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/making-magic/set-boosters-2020-07-25 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

112 MIN1 w ago
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Procedure X-12: Repudiation

Procedure X-11: Duplication

EJoe & Scott are back from break time! Talking about BnR, Legacy, Double Masters, and more! Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast BnR Announcement - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/july-13-2020-banned-and-restricted-announcement-2020-07-13 Double Masters Ongoing Spoilers - https://scryfall.com/sets/2xm?order=spoiled Deck of the Week: Modern Azorius Stoneblade - https://youtu.be/bUVWZbR6JXI Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

107 MIN2 w ago
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Procedure X-11: Duplication

Procedure X-10: Omniscient

EJoe and Scott sit down with King Omni (Brandon Miller), a local friend and content creator, and talk about his streaming efforts from MTG Arena to even cooking streams! We also make some predictions about the upcoming BnR! Our deck of the week as well is Modern Dredge w/ Silversmote Ghoul. Note: There might be some weirdness w/ the audio in this one, one of the audio tracks accidentally recorded all of the audio instead of individually, is nbd, we'll press forward. Also, we're out on break next week and will be back in two weeks! Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast http://anchor.fm/theastrolab King Omni on Twitter - https://twitter.com/Karpe_Omnia King Omni on Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/king_omni BnR Announcement: https://twitter.com/wizards_magic/status/1280564682009399296 Modern Dredge: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3167772#paper Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

73 MINJUL 10
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Procedure X-10: Omniscient

Procedure X-9: Historic

EJoe and Scott talk about Historic and deck history itself in an Independence Week tribute to Jeskai decks. Scott also learns the joys of Sharkstill. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast Cards Legal in Historic: https://scryfall.com/search?as=grid&order=name&q=legal%3Ahistoric Sharkstill - https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3150788#online Worldgorger 1st Place Challenge - https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3150776#online Joe’s Rarity Deck - https://scryfall.com/@volrathxp/decks/233aabf3-37e7-436a-997a-72cee7e771e7 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

113 MINJUL 3
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Procedure X-9: Historic

Procedure X-8: Injunction

Joe and Scott overview JumpStart cards amidst technical difficulties, plus some talk about a 5 Tix Legacy Deck. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast JumpStart Spoiler - https://scryfall.com/sets/jmp?as=grid&order=set Tim Schulz 5 Tix Legacy - https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/3124896#online Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

69 MINJUN 26
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Procedure X-8: Injunction

Procedure X-7: Teferied

Joe's back from vacation, Scott's on stay-cation, so we decided to talk about Core Set 2021 spoilers! Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast Core Set 2021 Set List - https://scryfall.com/sets/m21?as=grid&order=set Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

92 MINJUN 19
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Procedure X-7: Teferied

Procedure X-6: Intrusion

EJoe and Scott give a statement on #BlackLivesMatter, and we also talk about the 6/1 BnR, Double Masters and Spellbooks, and MagicFests being cancelled. Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast To Speak or Not to Speak by Elizabeth Rice (https://twitter.com/ellieoftheveil) - https://blog.cardsphere.com/to-speak-or-not-to-speak-content-creators-role-in-socioeconomic-and-political-affairs/ Open Letter to Wizards by Lawrence Harmon (https://twitter.com/LawrenceHarmon) - https://twitter.com/LawrenceHarmon/status/1268255676150820872 June 1st Banned and Restricted - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/june-1-2020-banned-and-restricted-announcement?asp=4 Double Masters Announcement - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/announcing-double-masters-2020-05-21 Magic Fest Cancellation - https://magic.gg/news/magicfest-cancellation Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

95 MINJUN 5
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Procedure X-6: Intrusion

Procedure X-5: Interdiction

EJoe and Scott sit down with Drew Pierce (aka BeyondtheMachina) to talk about a variety of topics from art prints and playmat work to an obsession with the Rob Bliss art of the card "Pacifism". Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast Beyond the Machina on Twitter - http://twitter.com/beyondthmachina Beyond the Machina on Inked gaming- https://www.inkedgaming.com/collections/artists/beyond-the-machina Beyond the Machina on Patreon- https://www.patreon.com/beyondthemachina Legacy Pit Remote Player Series w/ Joe Dyer - https://www.twitch.tv/videos/630941525 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

102 MINMAY 29
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Procedure X-5: Interdiction

Procedure X-4: Deevolution

Joe and Scott follow up on the Banned/Restricted announcement from this past week, as well as talk about some cool closed formats such as Old School 93/94, Middle School, and Pre-Innistrad Legacy! Relevant Links @volrathxp @mtgpackfoils @theastrolabcast B&R Announcement - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/may-18-2020-banned-and-restricted-announcement Old School 93/94 Rules Set - https://www.eternalcentral.com/9394rules/ Middle School Rules Set - https://www.eternalcentral.com/middleschoolrules/ Pre-Innistrad Legacy Discord - https://t.co/qpARPRjGu4?amp=1 Music by Joseph McDade - https://josephmcdade.com/music

118 MINMAY 22
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Procedure X-4: Deevolution
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