Megahaulin' A Star Realms Podcast







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It's holiday season and this episode, Rick and Dustin discuss memories of the White Wizard Game Fair in 2017, a new contest, FOUR new Frontiers cards --- AND we talk strategy, answering a new player's questions about deck synergy!

Direct download: Megahaulin_93.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 7:28pm PST

Originally Released 8/17/2015

This week on Megahaulin, Dustin and Matt discuss the appearance of a Bases and Battleships icon in the digital app. Remy "AWEberman" Gibson gives us a rundown of the top BGG Players by ELO rating. Learn about the merits of Conceding as well as the MOST underated card under the current TYPE-S Meta. Join in!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_27.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Originally Released 8/10/2015 

This week we talk about the results of the GenCon Tournament!

We also discuss Tournament and League winners as well as upcoming events.

STRATEGY: In strategy, we talk about how to manage your shuffle! It's an important topic and you can count on Megahaulin to do it up right!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_26.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Originally Released 8/3/2015

This week Matt and Dustin interview Three Time Platinum Tier Champion FlyingArrow from the Board Game Geek League!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_25.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 1:38pm PST

This episode Dustin and Rick talk about the brand new Legend Series champion from Spiel 2020, new Star Realms High Alert Card Previews and a bunch of Halloween discussion!

Highlights include:

  • Rick's awesome comeback game on Stream
  • Two new SR High Alert cards: The Fusion Bot and Arsenal
  • Discussion of the Spiel 2020 Legends Series and it's new champion
Direct download: Megahaulin_92.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 1:46pm PST

Originally Released 7/27/2015

This week, we discuss all things tournaments, we visit the MAIL BAG and discuss how to Hate Draft in Star Realms!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_24.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Originally Released 7/19/2015

This week we cover news, tournaments and a BRAND NEW META BUILD! Tune in for this week's Megahaulin!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_23.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

This episode Dustin and Rick discuss new Star Realms Frontier Cards focusing on the double ally and newly dubbed "Markdown" Mechanic. All this and detailed coverage of the Online competitive Star Realms community! Listen in!

Direct download: Megahaulin_91.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 7:41pm PST

Originally Released 7/6/2015

This week we talk News and welcome Community and Tournament leader Nathan Jochum (ozmethod) to the cast to discuss the future of online tournaments and more!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_22.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Originally Released 7/1/2015

WOHOO! Megahaulin' is LEGAL. This week we talk news, tournaments and revisit core deck types including discussion of the expansion and promo cards! Join in!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_21.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 7:44am PST

This week, Dustin and Rick discuss some newly leaked SR cards as well as the evolution of MEGAHAULIN.COM. We also learn the winners of our ARENA Scenario Contest. Winners taking home AUTOGRAPHED MEGAHAULERS. Did you win? Take a listen!

Direct download: Megahaulin_90.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 8:23pm PST

Originally Released 6/22/2015

It's our 20th Show!! Big news on GenCon! We also discuss game phases in vanilla and Gambit/Promo decks. Join in!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classics_Ep_20.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Originally released 6/15/2015

This week Dustin and Matt cover new Expansion sets for Star Realms. We also interview Top Ranked Digital Player Chris Shaner who reveals his strategies and secrets of victory. 

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classics_Ep_19.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Originally Released 5/29/2015

SPECIAL EPISODE!!! We welcome Top Online player, MazerRackham, to provide his insights on the Gambit Expansion. We get some special insights and card analysis regarding the promo cards. Great discussion and interview!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classics_Gambit_Special.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 4:57pm PST

Originally released 6/3/2015

This week we preview the forthcoming Digial App Update. Matt tells us how to deal with a losing streak!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classics_Ep_17.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 4:22pm PST

This episode, Dustin and Rick interview the most recently crowned winner of the Legend Series, Matt "Ominous" Dyal. We also discuss a new "Kickstarter Concept" to get much requested features into the Star Realms Digital App!

Direct download: Megahaulin_89.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 8:10pm PST

This week its our preparatory coverage for the upcoming Frontiers Promos. These are in the beta and should be in the app soon. Beware, the Colossus Cometh!

Direct download: Megahaulin_88.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 3:13pm PST

This week Dustin and Rick tackle a bunch of topics:

- New Feature Requests for the SR Digital App!

- Talking about the most influential articles in the history of the Megahaulin Strategy Blog 

- Reviewing the most recent online Star Realms Legends Tournament


Direct download: Megahaulin_87.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 4:21pm PST

Originally Release 5/25/2015

This week Matt and Dustin discuss all the news and what's new in tournaments. We also cover how to prepare for Live Star Realms tournaments. 

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_16.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 5:27pm PST

Originally Released on 5/18/2015

This week Matt and Dustin cover news, tournaments and various "Levels" of strategy play within Star Realms. It's a fun packed show so let's get started!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classics_Ep_15.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 5:15pm PST

Originally Released on 4/20/2015

This week we cover all News Star Realms. We welcome Matt Newburg as a permanent co-host. We also discuss Trade Row Managmeent in a Post Gambit Star Realms. All this and more in this week's MEGAHAULIN!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_14.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Originally Released on 4/5/2015

Recorded a couple of weeks back, join Dustin and special guest co-host Matt "The Cutter" Newburg as they review the Digital Gambit Expansion including play techniques for the Crisis Expansion.

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_13.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

This week Dustin and Rick talk about the Online Legends Series, Hunting Unicorns, Ways to look at your Star Realms progress, Star Realms Glossary Updates and the current state of Online competitive Star Realms. 

It's a packed episode, so what are you waiting for?

Direct download: Megahaulin_86.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 1:04pm PST

Originally Released on 3/4/2015

This time on Megahaulin, Rob and Darwin of White Wizards Games talk about the GAMBIT EXPANSION as well as the future of Star Realms events and they discuss in a bit of depth their new TOP SECRET project! 

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_12.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 5:17pm PST

Originally Released on 2/10/2015

This week we cover News. A Game of the Year Nomination for SR. We also go deep into the mailbag to discuss Top Decking Strategies as well as a deeper dive on costing your opponents trade loss. All this and more on this week's Megahaulin'!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_11.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 5:07pm PST

Originally Released on 2/1/2015

This week we are joined by Matt "The Cutter" Newburg to complete our CRISIS Review with the EVENTS Deck. We also discuss early game buying strategies. Tournament Talk and More on this week's MEGAHAULIN'

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_10.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Originally released 1/18/2015 

We welcome Matt "The Cutter" Newburg back to help us continue our our review of the CRISIS Expansion continues. Matt and Dustin debate Fleet HQ vs Brain World for Best Card in the game. Tournament and League updates abound!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_8.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Originally released 1/11/2015

Special Guest Host Matt "The Cutter" Newberg join us. This week we review the Bases and Battleships deck as part of the our coverage of the new CRISIS Expansion! We also discuss Card advantage and the World Finals

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_7.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Originally Released 1/26/2015

This week we are joined by Matt "The Cutter" Newburg to discuss Star Realms in the Humble Bundle (, Livestreaming from the creators of the game. We also continue our review of CRISIS, this week discussing Heroes. We get an update on the tournament scene. All this week on Megahaulin'

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_9.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:00am PST

This week Rick and Dustin cover a TON of news. New cards. New Events in the Digital App. News on the online competitive scene and MORE!

Direct download: Megahaulin_85.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 2:09pm PST

Originally Released 12/23/2014

This week we are joined by our very special guest Darwin Kastle! Darwin is the game designer responsible for Star Realms. Join us in a very special episode!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_6.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 11:59am PST

Originally released 12/15/2014

This week we discuss THE GAMBIT EXPANSION as well as learn tips about how to play from behind. Additionally, we review THE RAM and have a special announcement for next week's show!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_5.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 11:47am PST

Originally released 12/8/2014

This week we welcome tournament champion Ben Gartner to discuss new cards, some awesome origin Fiction for Star Realms. We also get into deep strategy relating to factions and discuss THE EXPLORER as our Card of the Week.

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_4.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 11:23am PST

This week we pull a previously unreleased interview back from the historical tapes and present it for you. Derek "Aldaryn" Thompson is a long time member of the Star Realms online community and a guy with a lot of opinion that Rick assures me are correct. Listen in for some great insights from a top Star Realms Player!

Direct download: Megahaulin_83.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 8:58pm PST

Ep3 from 12/1/2014
This week we review the Stealth Needle as well as review the most recent card releases. We also start to give some basic discussion around codifying phases of the game as well as reviewing basic build types. 

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_3.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 9:34pm PST

Ep 2 from 11/24/2014

This week, we welcome our guest MATT NEWBURG to the podcast. Our big news is a brand new card premier with discussion. Card Of The Week is Recycling Station. Join in!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_2.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 9:30pm PST

Ep 1 from 11/19/2014

Let's get this party started! Join Dustin and friends to discuss STAR REALMS. In this episode, Dustin kicks things off by talking about the show, THE CARD OF THE WEEK and takes Questions from the MAIL BAG. Join in!

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_1.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 9:28pm PST

A brief note about the Megahaulin Classics project from your host, Dustin TheeMystic Clingman

Direct download: Megahaulin_Classic_Ep_0.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 9:21pm PST

Megahaulin is back with a discussion around the newly announced Star Realms expansion: RISE OF EMPIRE. Rick and Dustin discuss a wide range of topics include Rick's HERO Realms Champion Card, MEGAHAULIN Classic Episodes and the current state of online competitive Star Realms!

Direct download: Megahaulin_84.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 3:18pm PST