Uncompetitive Spirit — Chase

Welcome to December’s first installment of Uncompetitive Spirit! Here we celebrate not only the holidays, but also the quirky ways to play EDH with our friends – format variants! In this article series, I discuss the basic rules and strategies for each of these variants, and I also throw out a deck generated by this […]

#black, #blue, #gameplay, #grixis, #kess dissident mage, #red, #strategy Read More »

Intellectual Offering — Kess, Dissident Mage

This week in Sam vs. The Internet I take on a deck that pushing up the popularity charts week in and week out since its release. Kess, Dissident Mage is not normally the kind of commander I like to write about as she doesn’t facilitate a specific strategy and instead supports generic “goodstuff” style control […]

#black, #blue, #grixis, #kess dissident mage, #mystic confluence, #rakdos charm, #red, #spellslinger Read More »

Turning Data into Decks part 2 — Creating Chaos!

Hello my fellow mad scientists! Kya here again! I’m overjoyed with the response and feedback across the net about my first article. There are definitely those who have strong opinions about both Net Decking and Group Hug. I expected Net Decking to turn a few heads, but the real surprise was those against the concept of […]

#black, #blue, #chaos, #child of alara, #Data, #Data into Decks, #five color, #green, #hive mind, #kya, #Maniac, #Quiz, #red, #scrambleverse, #white Read More »

60 to 100 — The Greatest (God-Pharaoh’s) Gift

Smell that? No, not your weird uncle and his “cologne”, that he keeps hanging from his rear-view window. Yes, that other smell. The good one. It’s that post-Pro Tour smell. Some innovation popped up like I told you it would, and, since I am a man of my word, I’m here to jam the most […]

#academy elite, #angel of invention, #bant, #blue, #cataclysmic gearhulk, #champion of wits, #cloudblazer, #faerie artisans, #God-Pharaoh's Gift, #green, #merfolk looter, #mulldrifter, #roon of the hidden realm, #tempest caller, #white Read More »

Replacement Commanders — Activating Abilities with the Great Pretender

Ladies, gentlemen, changelings…here we are again! Another installment of Replacement Commanders, the series where we look at the “other guys/girls” from Commander 2017 and break down some different strategies that may have not been represented well with the precons. We look at what you, the people are building with the help of EDHREC.com, the site’s […]

#artifacts, #black, #blue, #c17, #colorless, #grixis, #red, #tribal commander decks, #wizard tribal Read More »

Commander Showdown — Sygg vs Sygg

Sygg-nature Move In honor of the recent release of Duel Decks: Merfolk vs Goblins, we’re going to do something fun for this week’s Commander Showdown. Normally this series compares and contrasts commanders with similar abilities. For example, Tishana vs Zegana focused on two Simic card drawing powerhouses, and Hapatra vs The Scorpion God honed in on commanders that use -1/-1 […]

#azorius, #black, #blue, #dimir, #intruder alarm, #merfolk, #protection, #rogue, #stonybrook schoolmaster, #sygg river cutthroat, #sygg river guide, #tribal, #unblockable, #white, #wizard Read More »

Weird Harvest — Cyclonic Rift is my Commander!

Welcome back to Weird Harvest, the column devoted to all things jank. This week we have our sights set on an Esper commander that tries to do something on its color identity. I know, the notion shocked me as well when it initially occurred to me. As I contemplated this thought for a bit it […]

#black, #blink, #blue, #celestial dawn, #control, #darkest hour, #dromar the banisher, #esper, #mana breach, #shifting sky, #warped devotion, #white Read More »

Low Market — Malicious Intet

Intet, the Dreamer art by Dan Scott Don’t Let Your Dreams Be Dreams… Greetings thrifty shoppers, and welcome back to Low Market, a series on budget Commander deckbuilding. Not all that long ago, I sat down to play some Commander with a friend using Intet, the Dreamer as their commander. Intet is part of a five-card-turned-ten-card […]

#blue, #eldrazi, #green, #intet the dreamer, #red, #temur, #tribal Read More »

Turning Data to Decks — Embracing New Players

Hello Everyone! Kya here! Also known slightly better as The Girl with the Lotus Tattoo! Who am I you ask? The same as you, a Commander player who enjoys spending my spare time slinging spells and talking smack while doing so. Okay…well maybe you’re just into that first part about slinging spells, but I just […]

#bant, #blue, #green, #group hug, #join forces, #kya, #net deck, #phelddagrif, #themes, #white Read More »

60 to 100 — Train Sucks, Soul Sisters Doesn’t

Welcome yet again to another edition of 60 to 100, your favorite series on taking 60 card archetypes and bringing them to the world of Commander. This week I’m taking another reader request to cover a deck, and it happens to be one that I really enjoy this time! In case you missed the last […]

#aetherflux reservoir, #black, #blue, #crested sunmare, #dovescape, #esper, #lim-duls vault, #no mercy, #norns annex, #oloro ageless ascetic, #soul warden, #souls attendant, #suture priest, #white Read More »