Historically Speaking — Sun Empire, Snakes, Dinosaurs and Birds!

Hello again! We’re going to be talking about the Sun Empire and its use of ‘feathered serpent imagery’, its roots in Mesoamerican culture, iconography and thought, and how that influenced the art-style of Ixalan in regards to the Sun Empire’s aesthetic. Also, dinosaurs! Lets get off to a ROARING start! Jurassic Petting Zoo Dinosaurs are […]

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Replacement Commanders —When the Hammer Comes Down

Well, readers, here we are. It feels like we just started on this journey together and we find ourselves at its end. This is the eighth installment of Replacement commanders, a series where we take a focused look at each of the eight new alternative commanders for the commander 2017 product, compile a “precon”-like list […]

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UN-derdog’s Corner — Dr. Julius Jumblemorph

I Hope You UN-derstand Hello, everyone and welcome to a special edition of the Underdog’s Corner! If you noticed the title, we are focusing on one of the silver-bordered legends from the newest set, Unstable! While silver-bordered cards are only legal until the banned and restricted announcement for Commander in January, I thought it would […]

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Commander Focus — Mirri, Weatherlight Duelist

  Typical Selesnya. Making everyone else play by harsh rules that they themselves gleefully ignore. It’s an unusual and non-standard definition of the word “duel” when one side of a dispute presents one champion and the other side gets to respond with their entire army. The Precon Effect At this “early” date, if we look […]

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Low Market — The Times, They Are A’ Changeling

Runed Stalactite art by Jim Pavelec A Silver Lining Welcome back folks to Low Market: bringing you budget Commander decks on EDHREC since 1993 2000 2017! This week, we’re breaking down borders. Silver borders. At time of writing, we’re smack-dab in the middle of spoiler season for Unstable, the first Magic joke set in 13 […]

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Replacement Commanders — Dueling is the Cat’s Meow

We are back (back again), readers! This is Replacement commanders, where we look at each of the eight new “other” legendary creatures released with the four tribal decks in the commander 2017 product. So far, we covered vampires, dragons and wizards, so there is only one tribe left…cats! I put up polls on Twitter for […]

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Low Market — Greatness, At Various Costs

Karametra, God of Harvests art by Eric Deschamps Greatness, At Various Costs Hopefully I don’t sound like a broken record when I tell you that I love building packages (i.e. groups of related cards that can be searched for by a central card) in Commander. “Really Bryce,” some of you might say, “I didn’t catch on […]

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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 […]

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60 to 100 — Mother Mirri and the Little Kid Aggro

Welcome to the post-Commander 2017 world! It’s where every player of every playstyle is stoked to jam with those new toys from WotC. Whether you dress up like a wizard and do Harry Potter cosplay while expressing your inner nerd (which we all are) or you’re setting out to bash some skulls and give swirlies […]

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Jumbo Commander — Upgrading Feline Ferocity

If you buy the commander 2017 preconstucted deck you are going to have a fun time. But eventually you will want to upgrade the deck and tinker with the other commanders. This video can guide you toward understanding some of the strategies hidden within the deck to better inform your purchase.

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