Uncommonders – Let’s Kick it While I Hallar at Ya!

Uncommon in both rarity and strategy, Hallar literally kicks things into high gear!

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Ravnica Allegiance Set Review – Simic

Simic Ascendancy by Izzy (@izzymedrano) Welcome to the Combine Hey readers! I am super stoked to be writing the Simic review for Ravnica Allegiance! If I had to pick a single guild that best represents me as a person, it’s most deifnitely the Simic Combine, full of aquatic organisms, a desire to explore and experiment, […]

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Making the Cut – Taking on the Dump, Part 2

Optimizing a Pile Last time on Making the Cut, we looked at an initial dump of cards for a Lazav, the Multifarious +1/+1 counter deck featuring as many cheap creatures as possible, and then did an initial cut based on the archetypes we knew the deck was going to need in the final version. To start […]

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EDHRECast Ep37 – Accounting +1/+1 Counters 101

This week on the REC (don’t call it that) Joey, Matt and Dana talk +1/+1 counters in EDH and take a look at the theme on EDHREC and examine some of its most popular cards and commanders.

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Replacement Commanders – When in Doubt, Jund ’em Out (with Reanimated Tokens!)

Wake Up, Corpses! Hello again, dedicated readers! My name is Seth Cross and this is Replacement Commanders, an annual series dedicated to shining the spotlight on the alternative legendary creatures from Wizards of the Coast’s annual Commander precon products. Each year, we get amazing commanders like Edgar Markov, Meren of Clan Nel Toth, and Atraxa, […]

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Replacement Commanders – Thantis, the Warweaver

She’s Creepy, Crawly, and She’ll Spin You Right Round! Here we go again, my lovely readers! My name is Seth Cross and this is a very personally interesting installment of Replacement Commanders! This series works to highlight the new legendary creatures that appear in each of the annual Commander products that are NOT the face […]

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Uncommonders — Simic Silver Value Fish!

Hello, lovely readers! It looks like it is about that time again, where we look at some of the most interesting legendary creatures in the game. Of course, I am talking about those that did not come with a rare or mythic rarity, but the silver-stamped uncommon commanders known as Uncommonders (at least, here that […]

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60 to 100 — A Less Constricted Muldrotha

Well hey there party people! It’s been a while hasn’t it? Hopefully you didn’t miss our forays and fun too much. I’m back this week with a deck that, of course, I love because if you’ve been listening to the EDHRECast(which you should be!) you’ll know that I was so confident in this being the […]

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Commander Showdown — Marath vs Ghave

Counters, Tokens, and Combos When people think of Commander cards, there are often a few EDH-specific cards that come to mind. Sol Ring, for example, or Cyclonic Rift. One of the biggest is Doubling Season, a card whose price is exorbitantly high and whose demand comes almost exclusively from Commander players. While it’s true that […]

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Commander Showdown — Mairsil vs Experiment Kraj

Some Assembly Required Magic: the Gathering is filled to the brim with abilities. We have triggered abilities, as seen on cards like Eternal Witness and Phyrexian Arena. There are mana abilities, famously found on lands, artifacts, and mana dorks such as Gilded Lotus and Llanowar Elves. Then we have static abilities, like the classic Glorious […]

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