Pure // Simple — Lose Weight, Not Games Part Two

Last time on Pure//Simple, the article series that explores the why behind the best cards in the Commander format, I went over a few “I win” buttons. Cards that when you cast them in the right situations and you’re practically guaranteed victory. This time, I’m completing the list with a few more powerful Commander spells, […]

#blue, #colorless, #combo, #craterhoof behemoth, #green, #insurrection, #maelstrom wanderer, #nim deathmantle, #red, #strategy, #temur Read More »

EDHREC Rivals of Ixalan Set Review — Gold and Colorless

Blue/Green Merfolk Kumena, Tyrant of Orazca — If you read the stories on the Wizards web site, then you know that the Kumena character is actually a minor villain. If you don’t read the stories, then maybe you could infer that by the word “Tyrant” and the way his manic smile resembles Jared Loughner’s mug […]

#angrath minotaur pirate, #angrath the flame-chained, #angrath's fuiry, #atzal cave of, #atzocan seer, #colorless, #dinosaur, #elanda the dusk rose, #hadana's climb, #huatli radiant champion, #journey to eternity, #jungle creeper, #kumena tyrant of orazca, #legion lieutenant, #menfolk mistbinder, #merfolk, #metzali tower of triumph, #multicolor, #path of mettle, #pirate, #profane procession, #razor the lawbringer, #rivals of ixilan, #tomb of the dusk rose, #transform, #vampire, #zacama primal calamity Read More »

Weird Harvest — A New Hope…of Ghirapur!

Welcome back to Weird Harvest, where we strive to weaponize jank to our strategic advantage. This week I figured we would take a break from our regularly scheduled programming to spotlight a deck building concept that is the embodiment of jank. It’s no secret that artifacts are a critical component of our format, with just […]

#artifact, #colorless, #crawlspace, #damping engine, #hope of ghirapur, #junk diver, #kozilek the great distortion, #lifeline, #mana web, #myr retriever, #nim deathmantle, #scarecrone, #scrap trawler, #silent arbiter, #smokestack, #stax, #storage matrix, #trinisphere, #void winnower, #voltron, #ward of bones 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 »

Partner Focus — Kydele, Chosen of Kruphix

Kydele, Chosen of Kruphix and I have a special personal relationship, in that I was honored to be literally the first person to sing Kydele’s praises to the world. Since the Prophet of Kruphix left the stage, the Big K needs a new multi-armed wizard to represent his interests in the mortal world. {Tap}: Add {C} to […]

#blue, #card draw, #colorless, #green, #kydele chosen of kruphix, #simic, #X spells Read More »

Non-Basically Speaking — Vhati il-Dal Colorless Golgari

Vhati il-Dal EDH

Hello friends and fellow Predator Flagship crewmates, welcome back to EDHREC and our continuing biweekly column, Non-Basically Speaking, the series that strives to identify non-basic lands that should be considered valuable staples or hidden gems based on their EDHREC visibility. Assuming that the average reader has successfully tuned their decks with regards to mana base, […]

#colorless, #golgari, #nonbasic lands, #vhati il-dal Read More »