I'll collect a list of our episodes here and update the first post with the latest. Current Episode is Ep 16. I've been a bit delinquint we've posted Episodes 12-16 since the last bump! These episodes contain a design interview with Matt Newman, an interesting way to play Marvel Champions like Smash-Up and our latest episode is a New Players Guide!
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--== Latest Episode ==--
Episode 16 - New Player Guide
Welcome to Marvel Champions Monthly: A Fan Podcast about the game Marvel Champions designed by Caleb Grace and Michael Boggs at Fantasy Flight Games. Join hosts: KennedyHawk, Crimson, Lester, and Amerikano as we discuss our favorite card game. This episode is for all the new players thinking about trying out this game. We overview the game, discuss some tips for starting out and strategy tips for newbies. Later in the episode we discuss common rules questions/mistakes, ways to bling out your game, and community resources. Check out the time stamps below to jump to the segment you are most interested to hear. You can also check out our SHIELD Agent Training article series geared at new players with new articles being posted 1-2 times a month.
01:45 Overview of Marvel Champions
06:00 What to Buy?
12:40 Starting Out and Deckbuilding
24:20 Strategy Tips
36:00 Common Rules Mistakes/Questions
44:00 Component Upgrades
56:00 Community Resources (Link)
1:00:45 What other games might you enjoy?
--== Current Contest ==--
No current contest.
--== Episode List ==--
Episode 16 - New Player Guide (An entire episode devoted to helping new players make informed decisions and get up to speed on the latest Marvel craze).
Episode 15 - Xandarian Worldmind (May 2020 Community Interviews) (We interview 13-`15 community members and get their take on the state of the game and how they perform a mulligan)
Episode 14 - The Immortal Klaw (Villain Primer) (Our first villain strategy guide to #KlawYourWayThroughMay all about the Immortal Klaw)
Episode 13 - Super-Hero Smash Up (We present a 25 card deck for each aspect which can "smash-up" with any hero)
Episode 12 - Widow's Bite (Design Insight Interview with Matt Newman) Brief interview with lead designer from the Black Widow hero pack (Matt Newman form Arkham Horror LCG)
Episode 11 - The Widow's Web (Topic: Black Widow) (We've retooled the show and cut the topics down to 1-3 segments - each show is around 1 hour long, recorded every other week)
Episode 10: Hail Hydra! Campaign Box Discussion (In this episode we discuss the latest reveal - Rise of the Red Skull! We also welcome a 4th host to the show - permanently!)
Episode 9: Black Panther Beatdown or Wakanda For-Never (Black Panther Aggression Deckbuild, new RRG updates, Legions of HYDRA discussion, Wrecking Crew opinions, Dr. Strange spoiler round-up, nuff' said!)
Episode 8.5 - Notes from an Alpha Flight Crewmen (Recap Iron Man Leadership Deck, Discuss Iron Man Lore, Status card ruling quiz, Lester's Black Widow impressions)
Episode 8 - Iron Man "Deadly Solutions" (Discussing how to build a deck with an example, modular strategy for Doomsday chair, and Black Widow recaps)
Episode 7 - The Mightiest Avenger of All (Discussing FFG's spoiler on Thor and other recent topics) Dis
Episode 6: One-Shot Getting Wrecked (Discussing FFG's spoiler stream and article for the Wrecking Crew)
Episode 5: Gaming Mood (Discuss games with physical cards, Thor speculation, contest announcement, aspect reviews)
Episode 4: It's Almost Clobberin' Time (Discuss prerelease weekend events, review each hero in the core set, standard encounter set tips)
Episode 3: Investigative Journalism (Design team interview with Caleb Grace and Michael Boggs pre-launch)
Episode 2: One-Shot Embiggen' (Discuss Ms. Marvel spoilers)
Episode 1: Avengers Assemble (
Episode 0: First Appearances (Podcaster Intros, Discuss Comics and History with Card Games)