Low Market — Lightning Strikes Twice

Saskia the Unyielding art by Greg Opalinski Lightning Strikes Twice Whether you’re a grizzled Magic veteran or a bushy-tailed new player, chances are good that at some point before learning to play you listened to someone discussing the game and said to yourself, “I recognize the words they’re using, but they may as well be speaking a different language.” […]

#aggro, #ball lightning, #black, #four-color, #green, #red, #saskia the unyielding, #white Read More »

Underdog’s Corner — A Thousand Years of Dissent

Every story needs its own underdog, and every underdog with a story needs their chance to rise to the occasion. When this series first started, I evoked the imagery of Rudy, the Toon Squad, and Gold-Medalist Olympic hockey team. These were all characters and teams that defied the odds and had their moment to shine. […]

#feldon of the third path, #godsire, #green, #kiki-jiki mirror breaker, #naya, #red, #samut voice of dissent, #somberwald sage, #tap ability, #untap, #white Read More »

Replacement Commanders — O-Kagachi, Where Art Thou?

Hello again readers and welcome back to Replacement Commanders. For this series, we look at all the alternative legendary creatures created for the Commander 2017 product and concoct some different brew strategies for them with the help of EDHREC.com’s endless data on what the cool kids are building for each Commander. I put up a […]

#black, #blue, #dragon spirit, #dragon tribal, #five color, #green, #o-kagachi vengeful kami, #red, #spirit tribal, #tribal commander decks, #voltron, #white Read More »

Commander Focus — Wasitora, Nekoru Queen

Some people like cats. Some people like dogs. Some people like both cats and dogs, so there’s a bit of overlap on that Venn diagram. But what, you presumably ask, about the people who like both cats and dragons? Wasitora, Nekoru Queen is a hard-working mother who just wants to feed her litter of cute […]

#black, #cat, #dragon, #green, #jund, #land destruction, #red, #sacrifice, #token, #wasitora nekoru queen Read More »

Commander Showdown — Hapatra vs The Scorpion God

V for Venom-Detta Voilà! In view, the vast valleys of Ixalan! However, now that we’ve arrived at this vivid, vibrant vista, we must veer our vessel back to Amonkhet! We volunteered to visit two voracious veterans before the Hour of Devastation vanishes, and they would be very vexed and vindictive if we vacated our vow. If you, valuable viewer, would rather […]

#-1/-1 counters, #black, #black suns zenith, #blowfly infestation, #carnifex demon, #contagion engine, #control, #crumbling ashes, #devoted druid, #dusk urchins, #everlasting torment, #flourishing defenses, #golgari, #green, #hapatra vizier of poisons, #infect, #jund, #kulrath knight, #necroskitter, #nest of scarabs, #Obelisk Spider, #quillspike, #rakdos, #red, #soul snuffers, #swarm, #the scorpion god, #tokens, #wither Read More »

Low Market — Cheap Date: [Super]friends with Benefits

Ramos, Dragon Engine art by Joseph Meehan The Power of [Super]friendship Welcome back to Low Market, a column for budget Commander deckbuilding! Every week, I gaze balefully at the perpetually empty “Planeswalker” subcategory of my deck template, yearning for the day that I will stuff it to the brim with planeswalkers. That day has finally come: […]

#artifacts, #black, #blue, #five color, #green, #mazes end, #planeswalkers, #proliferate, #ramos dragon engine, #red, #superfriends, #white Read More »

Intellectual Offering — Gishath, Sun’s Avatar

Welcome back to Intellectual Offering. This week I’m excited to let my inner Timmy ROAR and talk a little about Gishath, Sun’s Avatar. In case you haven’t had a chance to drink this beauty in here it is in all it’s glory: That thing is HUGE. Ok so it’s not Titanosaur huge: But I mean […]

#aura shards, #c17, #cream of the crop, #deathgorge scavenger, #dinosaur, #enrage, #gishath sun's avatar, #green, #Ixilan, #Kindred Boon, #kinjalli's sunwing, #marshals anthem, #naya, #noxious revival, #pygmy allosaurus, #rampaging ferocidon, #ranging raptors, #red, #ripjaw raptor, #scroll rack, #tribal, #volcanic fallout, #warstorm surge, #white, #XLN Read More »

Commander Showdown — Tishana vs Zegana

Prime Speaker of Thunder Ixalan is just around the river bend, which means we must turn our attention from the tribes of Commander 2017 to the tribes of this dangerous new plane. We have a ton of new and exciting legendary creatures headed our way, but there’s one in particular that stands out. Commander Showdown […]

#avenger of zendikar, #blue, #chasm skulker, #combo, #commander 2017, #craterhoof behemoth, #deadeye navigator, #draining whelk, #edric spymaster of trest, #elf tribal, #elfball, #eternal scourge, #food chain, #green, #ixalan, #kindred discovery, #kindred summons, #maro, #misthollow griffin, #mystic snake, #prime speaker zegana, #regal force, #simic, #tishana, #voice of thunder Read More »

Underdog’s Corner — Nazahn, Revered Bladesmith

Hello one, hello all, and welcome back to the Underdog’s Corner! It’s been a while since I have had the opportunity to write, but I am so excited to be back! A lot has happened during my small hiatus in the Magic: the Gathering world including the release of the highly anticipated Commander 2017. The […]

#artifacts, #casual, #equipment, #green, #hammer of nazahn, #inspiring statuary, #lithomancer, #nazahn revered bladesmith, #selesnya, #Uncage the Menagerie, #white Read More »

60 to 100 — Cat Dragon Stompy

Howdy folks! Thanks for coming back to 60 to 100, the articles where we transform a 60-card archetype into a deck fit for 100-card singleton commandering. This week we take another request from a reader to cover the casual favorite Dragon Stompy deck. So, since we did just get our new tribal decks in Commander […]

#black, #c17, #commander 2017, #dragons, #green, #jund, #red, #wasitora nekoru queen Read More »