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The Best Ways to Play Trading Card Games (TCGs) Online: Insights from the AppalachiaTCG Podcast

In Episode 8 of The AppalachiaTCG Podcast, hosts Bigjohn (Smango) and Tony (Justtake3) dive deep into “The Best Ways to Play TCGs Online & More.” This episode is a treasure trove of information for trading card game enthusiasts, particularly fans of Magic the Gathering (MTG) and Flesh and Blood (FAB). Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to the TCG community, this episode offers valuable insights into online platforms, community building, and the latest releases in the TCG world.

Exploring Online Platforms for TCGs

One of the main topics discussed in this episode is the various online platforms available for playing TCGs. Here’s a breakdown of the platforms covered:

Spelltable

Spelltable is a favorite among the TCG community for its ease of use and accessibility. It allows players to connect via webcams and play their physical cards online. Bigjohn and Tony share their experiences with Spelltable, emphasizing its user-friendly interface and community features.

Magic: The Gathering Online (MTGO)

MTGO is a digital version of the classic Magic: The Gathering game. It’s perfect for players who want a comprehensive MTG experience online. The hosts discuss the advantages of MTGO, such as its extensive card database and regular updates that keep the game fresh and exciting.

Tailshar

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Tailshar is another platform highlighted for its unique features and growing popularity. Tailshar is completely focused on the Trading card game Flesh and Blood. Which has a small growing community in Eastern Kentucky. It’s also completely free and allows you to load up any deck from Fabrary.net.

Tabletop Simulator

Tabletop Simulator offers a versatile way to play various TCGs, including custom games. The hosts delve into the benefits of using Tabletop Simulator, such as its customizable features and the ability to create and join diverse gaming communities.

Building and Managing a Thriving Local Gaming Community

A significant part of the podcast is dedicated to community building. Based out of Magoffin County, Kentucky, AppalachiaTCG has cultivated a growing TCG community in Eastern Kentucky. Here are some key takeaways from Bigjohn and Tony on fostering a local gaming community:

Social media platforms are powerful tools for promoting events and connecting with the community. AppalachiaTCG effectively uses platforms like Facebook and Twitter to share updates and engage with their audience.

Encouraging New Players

Welcoming new players is essential for community growth. The hosts emphasize creating a friendly and inclusive environment where newcomers feel comfortable and supported.

Insights on Modern Horizons 3

The episode also features an in-depth discussion on the latest Modern Horizons 3 release. Bigjohn and Tony share their thoughts on the new cards, mechanics, and how this release impacts the MTG meta. Their analysis provides valuable insights for both competitive players and casual fans.

Tony’s New YouTube Channel

In an exciting update, Tony announces the launch of his new YouTube channel. This channel will offer a variety of TCG-related content, including gameplay videos, deck-building tips, and more. Tony’s enthusiasm for this new venture is palpable, and listeners are encouraged to check out and subscribe to his channel for more great content.

Conclusion: Join the AppalachiaTCG Community

The AppalachiaTCG Podcast Episode 8 is a must-listen for TCG enthusiasts. From exploring the best online platforms to sharing tips on community building, this episode is packed with valuable information and engaging discussions.

Join the growing community at AppalachiaTCG, based out of Magoffin County, Kentucky, and be a part of the exciting world of trading card games. Visit their website at AppalachiaTCG for more information, and don’t forget to tune into the podcast for the latest TCG news and insights.


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