Uncommonders — Flames and Forges

Hmm? Article? What do you mean arti- Oh, THOSE articles! Hello again, beloved readers! My name is Seth “DM” Cross and you guessed it; this is another installment of Uncommonder. This series was originally inspired by the fact that Dominaria came fully equipped twenty legendary creatures (also commonly referred to as commanders or generals in […]

#artifacts, #elemental, #hidden commander, #karn silver golem, #mill, #mono red, #red, #tokens, #valduk keeper of the flame, #voltron Read More »

Commander Showdown — Valduk vs Kemba

Red & White Equipment Red and white are frequently admonished for their weaknesses in the Commander format. Both colors have limited access to mana ramp and card draw effects, which makes for a difficult time in a multiplayer environment. In 1-on-1 games like Standard and Modern, Red and White make up for this lack of […]

#auras, #cat, #dragon throne of tarkir, #elemental, #equipment, #kemba kha regent, #mono red, #mono white, #skullclamp, #tokens, #valduk keeper of the flame, #voltron Read More »

Uncommonder — Zada Grinder of Hedrons

Well, hello again, friends! My name is Seth Cross and welcome to my second installment of Uncommonders, a series inspired by the (now fully revealed) 20 Uncommon Legendary Creatures of Dominaria. In my first article, we covered how uncommon commanders are nothing new to Magic: the Gathering, since the first 20 uncommon “Summon Legend” cards […]

#combo, #combo win conditions, #elemental tribal, #goblin tribal, #mono red, #red, #storm, #tokens, #tribal, #uncommonder, #zada hedron grinder Read More »

Underdog’s Corner — Kurkesh, Onakke Ancient

Call the Spirits Hello, everyone! I hope you all have been enjoying the Dominaria spoilers season as much as I have, because I am looking forward to explore many of the new cards! Before we get of ahead of ourselves though, welcome to the Underdog’s Corner! This series is dedicated to shining a light on […]

#artifacts, #combo win conditions, #gilded lotus, #kurkesh onakke ancient, #mono red, #red, #strionic resonator Read More »

Weird Harvest – Hot for Teacher

  Greetings jank enthusiasts and aspiring jank mages! Welcome back to Weird Harvest for our third reader request in a row. This is by far my favorite thing to do. Seriously, keep these requests coming because I have never had more fun writing this column as when I’m brewing your requests. I can’t thank you […]

#aggro, #control, #discard, #jaya ballard task mage, #mono red Read More »

Ultra Budget Brews — Kurkesh, Onakke Ancient

Hello, and welcome back to another edition of Ultra Budget Brews, the article series that (fondly) remembers when fast food places had actual dollar menus instead of ‘value menus’. You aren’t fooling anyone with that nonsense. Also, tangentially related, this is the article series that builds entire EDH decks that contain no cards that cost […]

#aetherflux reservoir, #artifacts, #budget, #chalice of life, #decimator web, #deckbuilding, #edh, #kuldotha forgemaster, #kurkesh onakke ancient, #lux cannon, #mimic vat, #mindslaver, #mono red, #oracles vault, #planar bridge, #titan forge, #trading post Read More »

Commander Showdown — Etali vs Grenzo

Stealing Things is Fun Rivals of Ixalan unleashed a cycle of new dinosaurs into EDH, from the enormous Ghalta, Primal Hunger to the terrifying Tetzimoc, Primal Death. However, one dino can still be heard above the rest: Etali, Primal Storm, the spinosaurus that bellows so loudly it shakes the top card of everyone’s library loose. […]

#aggravated assault, #bedlam, #break through the line, #disrupt decorum, #etali, #etali primal storm, #goad, #goblin war drums, #grenzo havoc raiser, #hellkite charger, #lantern of insight, #mono red, #neheb the eternal, #relentless assault, #scroll rack, #world at war Read More »

Spreading the Love — Bromances and Wolf Packs

Hello Everyone! Kya here once again to spread the love among our community once more. There was a lot of positive feedback in my last article, of which I couldn’t be happier. However, I know I went after a demographic that doesn’t pertain to everyone. For those who are not interested in mixing love and […]

#brothers yamazaki, #mono red, #social, #strategy Read More »

Weird Harvest — Turning Trash into Lannery’s Treasure

Pirates are here. Granted, they’ve been here but they haven’t really been a “thing”, if you know what I mean. Ixalan is finally upon us and we have all been summoned to explore the open waters to new uncharted lands. Lands filled with dinosaurs, lawful evil vampires, pirate Vraska, and half-naked Jace. Yes, it seems […]

#blade of selves, #captain lannery storm, #comqueror's galleon, #goblin charbelcher, #grenzo havoc raiser, #ixalan, #kazuul tyrant of the cliffs, #kiki-jiki mirror breaker, #mono red, #pirates, #red, #thaumatic compass, #total war, #treasure map, #vicious shadows Read More »

Fresh Meat — Neheb, the Eternal

Welcome to the first edition of Fresh Meat! You may read my bi-weekly series Dig Through Time where I review old sets of Magic and pull out underplayed gems. This series is going to be more infrequent. Whenever a new set comes out I’ll select an interesting new legend and walk you through some of the […]

#aggravated assault, #aggro, #burn, #double damage, #extra combat, #mono red, #neheb the eternal Read More »