EDH Political Science — Straw Man and Threat Assessment

Politics wouldn’t be the same without lying. There is a precedent for it. Lying as part of any political system exists simply because there are clear advantages to doing so. A politician can get caught lying and still come out ahead. The fact that information is out there is more important than if it was […]

#arcane adaption, #black, #blue, #enchantment, #esper, #political, #rooftop storm, #ulamog the ceaseless hunger, #white, #zur the enchanter Read More »

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 »

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 »

Commander Focus — Edgar Markov

The eminence ability allows us to play a commander that is lurking behind the scenes, making the team stronger, and only entering the fray when an urgent decisive strike is needed. With these characteristics, Edgar Markov is literally “The Man“. He’s an authority figure in the patriarchy, he’s white, he has his own private army […]

#black, #edgar markov, #mardu, #red, #token, #tribal, #vampire, #white Read More »

EDH Political Science — Guns, Germs, and STEAL

In the Aztec year of one Reed, the people of Tenochtitlan welcomed the second coming of their god, Quetzalcoatl. The man that came was named was Hernan Cortes. He would be their downfall. Wizards announced Ixalan as the world of dinosaurs fighting pirates; however, there is much more than that in our new plane. There […]

#axis of mortality, #black, #debtors knell, #evangelize, #new blood, #orzhov, #politics, #smallpox, #strategy, #swords to plowshers, #vona butcher of magan, #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 »

Ixalan EDH Review — White

Ixalan has almost crashed ashore and you know what that means? Set reviews! I’ll guide you through the winding plains, staying out of the way of giant dinosaurs, and finding the best white cards in Ixalan for Commander. What cards will conquer your playgroup in the coming months? Let’s explore together! Ashes of the Abhorrent […]

#ashes of the abhorrent, #axis of mortality, #bellowing aegisaur, #bishop of rebirth, #edgar markov, #ixalan, #ixalan's binding, #kinjalli's sunwing, #legion's landing, #mavren fein dusk apostle, #priest of the wakening sun, #selenia dark angel, #settle the wreckage, #tocatli honor guard, #wakening sun's avatar, #white Read More »

60 to 100 — Weenies for Everyone

Here we are, Ixalan is finally out for everyone to see! Dinosaurs, pirates and vampires, oh my! You know, everything that totally makes sense in a Magic: the Gathering world. Soon we’ll have a Rampaging Ferocidon crewing Heart of Kiran next to zombies and a Crested Sunmare. Seems reasonable right? Does it seem weird to […]

#boros, #captain lannery storm, #humans, #iroas god of victory, #mentor of the meek, #minds eye, #red, #shared animosity, #sigarda herons grace, #white, #white weenie Read More »