Commander Showdown — Vona vs Ayli vs Karlov

Triple Showdown Back in June, I wrote Commander Showdown — Ayli vs Karlov, tackling the two lifegain-based Orzhov commanders, Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim and Karlov of the Ghost Council. Then Ixalan happened, throwing a new black-white lifegain commander into the mix. By now you’re probably already familiar with her: it’s Vona, Butcher of Magan. Yes, once again, […]

#axis of mortality, #ayli eternal pilgrim, #edh law of inertia, #exile, #karlov of the ghost council, #licia sanguine tribune, #lifegain, #orzhov, #precon effect, #reconnaissance, #repay in kind, #selenia dark angel, #vona butcher of magan Read More »

Ultra Budget Brews — Ixalan

Hello and welcome back to Ultra Budget Brews, the column that plays EDH decks unsleeved like a godless savage, because sleeves are more expensive than the actual cards being played. I could use the previous sentence to segue into a joke about ‘protection’, but I’d want to find a gif for that and as I […]

#axis of mortality, #belligerent brontodon, #blinding fog, #Bloodcrazed Paladin, #Boneyard Parley, #budget, #captivating crew, #conqueror's galleon, #crushing canopy, #deckbuilding, #edh review, #field of ruin, #goring ceratops, #herald of secret streams, #ixalan, #river's rebuke, #shapers of nature, #sunbird's invocation Read More »

EDH Political Science — Guns, Germs, and STEAL

In the Aztec year of one Reed, the people of Tenochtitlan welcomed the second coming of their god, Quetzalcoatl. The man that came was named was Hernan Cortes. He would be their downfall. Wizards announced Ixalan as the world of dinosaurs fighting pirates; however, there is much more than that in our new plane. There […]

#axis of mortality, #black, #debtors knell, #evangelize, #new blood, #orzhov, #politics, #smallpox, #strategy, #swords to plowshers, #vona butcher of magan, #white Read More »

Ixalan EDH Review — White

Ixalan has almost crashed ashore and you know what that means? Set reviews! I’ll guide you through the winding plains, staying out of the way of giant dinosaurs, and finding the best white cards in Ixalan for Commander. What cards will conquer your playgroup in the coming months? Let’s explore together! Ashes of the Abhorrent […]

#ashes of the abhorrent, #axis of mortality, #bellowing aegisaur, #bishop of rebirth, #edgar markov, #ixalan, #ixalan's binding, #kinjalli's sunwing, #legion's landing, #mavren fein dusk apostle, #priest of the wakening sun, #selenia dark angel, #settle the wreckage, #tocatli honor guard, #wakening sun's avatar, #white Read More »