In the Margins – Mortify

Superior Numbers – Cards Caring about Colors: Black

Some cards care about colors your opponents play… are they good enough for EDH?

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In the Margins – Divination

Superior Numbers – Land Counts

Ravnica Allegiance Set Review – Rakdos

Bedevil by Seb McKinnon (@sebmckinnon) Bedeck, Bedazzle, Bedevil Welcome to the Ravnica Allegiance, a set where no matter how many times I type it out, I still have to spellcheck Allegiance. This time around I get to review the Rakdos portion of the set. They’re Ravnica’s own Insane Clown Posse, except with acid and chainsaws instead […]

#Bedeck//Bedazzle, #Bedevil, #Blade Juggler, #Captive Audience, #Carnival//Carnage, #Cult Guildmage, #Dead Revels, #Drill Bit, #Fireblade Artist, #Footlight Fiend, #Get the Point, #Hackrobat, #Judith the Scourge Diva, #Light Up the Stage, #Macabre Mockery, #Rafter Demon, #Rakdos Firewheeler, #Rakdos Roustabout, #Rakdos the Showstopper, #Rakdos Trumpeter, #Rix Maadi Reveler, #Skewer the Critics, #Spawn of Mayhem, #Theater of Horros Read More »

In the Margins – Eternal Witness

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Can I Get a Witness? Currently, there are 55,404 decks decks in the EDHREC database running Eternal Witness, and not a single one of them should have it as part of the 99. Welcome back to In the Margins, a monthly Commander-centric column where I start by saying things that are patently untrue. We’re gonna refer […]

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In the Margins – Pacifism

A Non-Pacificistic Approach Currently, there are 2,696 decks in the EDHREC database running Pacifism, and not a single one of them should have it as part of the 99. Welcome back to In the Margins, a monthly Commander-centric column where I get to nerdsplain how your card choices, like your life choices, may not have been […]

#bonds of faith, #crystallization, #darksteel mutation, #imprisoned in the moon, #in the margins, #lignify, #metamorphic alteraton, #pacifism, #song of the dryads, #spectral grasp Read More »

Superior Numbers – Vedalken Orrery

A Clockwork Orrery Vedalken Orrery is a very popular card, as evidenced by its appearance in 14,588 decks on EDHREC. Is that number too high or too low? Welcome to Superior Numbers, where I try to do some numerical analysis on the popularity of a card using more math and less snark than in my […]

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Superior Numbers – Exotic Orchard

An Orchard Most Exotic Exotic Orchard is a really good card, as evidenced by having a home in 31,793 decks on EDHREC, and that number isn’t nearly high enough. Welcome to Superior Numbers, a column that you may never see again but that exists at least this one time because I decided to try and […]

#ancient ziggurat, #cavern of souls, #city of brass, #daxos of meletis, #exotic orchard, #forbidden orchard, #mana confluence, #sen triplets Read More »

In the Margins – Shatter

Currently, there are 367 decks in the EDHREC database running Shatter and not a single one of them should have it as part of the 99. Welcome back to In the Margins, a periodic column where I give you a chance to push your glasses up the bridge of your nose, adjust your fedora, and furiously type […]

#Abrade, #ancient grudge, #artifact mutation, #destructive revelry, #fury charm, #in the margins, #lathliss dragon queen, #rakdos charm, #shatter, #shattering blow, #shattering pulse, #smash to smithereens, #smelt, #tear, #wear Read More »