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 […]

#down//dirty, #eternal witness, #in the margins, #naya charm, #nostalgic dreams, #noxious revival, #reclaim, #regrowth, #reviving melody, #treasured find Read More »

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 »

Commander 2018 Set Review – Blue

‘Twas the Night Before EDHmas, and All Through the House… Welcome to the season we call Commander Christmas, where boys and girls and those that are neither or both wake up evil-eyed and squirrel-tailed to see what gifts Gavinclaus left in their backpacks the night before. Will it be a Breya deck, for those that […]

#aminatou's augury, #archetype of imagination, #c18, #echo storm, #estrid's invocation, #ever-watching threshold, #loyal drake, #mtgc18, #octopus umbra, #ponder, #portent, #primordial mist, #saheelis artistry, #thopter spy network, #vedalken humiliator, #vow of flight Read More »

In the Margins – Evolving Wilds/Terramorphic Expanse

Currently, there are 86,182 decks in the EDHREC database running Evolving Wilds and another 69,144 running Terramorphic Expanse, and not a single one of them should have either as part of the 99. Welcome back to In the Margins, a periodic column where I tell you how 100,000+ decks are doing it wrong. Also, my car […]

#ash barrens, #evolving wilds, #fetch lands, #filter lands, #mirage, #odyssey, #overplayed, #pain lands, #shock lands, #terramorphic expanse Read More »