Ultra Budget Brews — Neheb, the Worthy

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Ultra Budget Brews, the article series where we build an entire EDH deck where no card costs more than $1. Normally this ends up costing right around $30, so for the cost of around 30 McDoubles from McDonalds, you can have a functional deck that will last you UNTIL […]

#big game hunter, #black, #budget, #deckbuilding, #delirium skeins, #didgeridoo, #disrupt decorum, #felhide petrifier, #grave upheaval, #hazorets monument, #key to the city, #neheb the worthy, #painful quandary, #rakdos, #red, #waste not Read More »

Burning Inquiry — Taking a Break from Magic

We’ve all been there. At some point this game which once inspired such lustful joy becomes a frustrating grind. Somewhere between the reserved list and the banned list, netdecking and token promos, boundless infinite combos and constricting real-life circumstances; it is here that players must reconsider the spaces for Magic: The Gathering in their lives. […]

#azorius, #black, #blue, #casual, #chronatog, #deckbuilding, #ishai ojutai dragonspeaker, #izzet, #kraum ludevic's opus, #rakdos, #red, #vial smasher the fierce, #white Read More »

Ultra Budget Brews — Sek’Kuar Deathkeeper

Welcome back to Ultra Budget Brews, the article that desperately wants to be named Dollar General, but can’t, serving as a grim reminder that I have nice things. This article series builds EDH decks that only contain cards that cost less than $1, hopefully saving you money so that you can have nice things, like […]

#betrothed of fire, #budget, #deckbuilding, #dictate of erebos, #elemental bond, #emrakuls evangel, #goblin bombardment, #jund, #nether traitor, #ogre battledriver, #parallel lives, #purphoros god of the forge, #sekkuar deathkeeper, #thunderfoot baloth Read More »

Pure // Simple – Get More Cards in All Colors

Welcome back to Pure // Simple, the article series that takes the mystery out of card choices in Commander. Commander is usually a game of attrition. Wrath of God-like cards destroy your creatures, you use your Chaos Warp to deal with an opponent’s big threat, and maybe Neheb, the Worthy has been making you discard […]

#card draw, #damnable pact, #deckbuilding, #ephara god of the polis, #mentor of the meek, #mulldrifter, #oracles vault, #outpost siege, #scrying sheets, #shamanic revelation Read More »

EDH Political Science — Breaking Bolas

Heroes are what write books, and get movies onto the silver screen. Villains keep us enthralled and hooked. Foils are vastly more intriguing than protagonists. Dracula, Darth Vader, and The Joker are the figures that we remember more vividly than heroes. Through history villains have had more appeal than their fictional counterparts. The attention that […]

#archfiend of ifnir, #blood moon, #deckbuilding, #grixis, #nicol bolas, #nicol bolas god-pharaoh, #nicol bolas planeswalker, #politics, #the locust god, #the scarab god, #the scorpion god Read More »

Ultra Budget Brews — Tibor and Lumia

Welcome back to Ultra Budget Brews, the article series that builds EDH decks where every card costs less than $1. Up to this point, the decks I brewed for this column are ones that I personally owned and played. Writing about these decks was fairly easy, because I had a decent amount of real world […]

#archetype of imagination, #blue, #budget, #charisma, #deckbuilding, #dismiss into dream, #gravitational shift, #izzet, #metallurgic summonings, #neko-te, #red, #sphinx-bone wand, #sword of kaldra, #tibor and lumia, #willbreaker, #young pyromancer Read More »

Ultra Budget Brews — Horobi, Death’s Wail

Hello, and welcome back for the 6th edition of Ultra Budget Brews, the column where we build EDH decks that only contain cards that cost less than $1. So far we have built decks that correspond with a number of different archetypes. We have built Aggro, Burn, Combo, and Mid-range. One kind of deck that […]

#black, #budget, #control, #deckbuilding, #horobi deaths wail, #mono black Read More »

Burning Inquiry — Silas & Bruse Fidget Spinners

Reality can be heavy with burden, and, at times, feel like you’re entrenched by your circumstances. School, work, the responsibilities of life; each has the potential to become menial tasks we’re perpetually chained to. Of course there are ways to cope with this stark truth. Some people break from traditional norms after becoming romanced by […]

#artifacts, #black, #blue, #bruse tarl boorish herder, #deckbuilding, #eggs, #fidget spinners, #red, #silas renn seeker adept, #white, #yoretiller Read More »

The Chopping Block — Vorel of the Hull Clade

Hello ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the first article in The Chopping Block. My name is Josh Coleman, and I’m here to bring you some Commander insight. I’m an avid Commander player with over a decade of experience in the format. From my first red-white cool-art deck, to my turn-two-win Teferi, Temporal Archmage deck, I’ve […]

#blue, #chopping block, #counters, #deckbuilding, #elves, #green, #liquimetal coating, #mycosynth lattice, #part the waterveil, #simic, #stax, #super friends, #tangle wire, #vorel of the hull clade Read More »

Pure // Simple – Outside the Pie

Welcome back to Pure//Simple, the article series that tries to take the mystery out of card choices. Knowing what cards are good in Commander is one of the first steps towards becoming well-versed in the format, but knowing why certain cards are good is even more important. Sometimes, after building a deck and playing a […]

#color pie, #deckbuilding, #gate to phyrexia, #glacial crevasses, #glorious end, #homarid spawning bed, #mana tithe, #song of the dryads Read More »