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Episode 38 March 15th, 2021

Cubers Anonymous with Justin Parnell

Andy and Anthony welcome Justin Parnell on this week’s episode of Lucky Paper Radio. Justin was one of the first Magic writers to write about Cube and graciously shares stories from the format’s earlier days. From curating his own cube to designing environments for open, competitive play, we get a glimpse into how Justin thinks about Magic.

Our listener submitted pack 1, pick 1 this week comes from Dan’s “Ancient Times” cube. Thanks, Dan!

Discussed in this episode:

Timestamps:

  • 0:53 Introduction
  • 9:18 Listener Submitted p1p1
  • 26:10 How Justin First became Interested in Cube
  • 42:23 Cube in the Time of Covid
  • 53:11 Thinking as a Player vs. Thinking as a Designer
  • 1:05:26 Designing Cubes for Different Contexts
  • 1:20:08 The Player’s Cube
  • 1:26:09 Outro

You can find the hosts’ Cubes on Cube Cobra:

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Musical production by DJ James Nasty.

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