Replacement Commanders – Once an Apprentice, Now a Combo Master!

An Artificial Apprenticeship Alright, my beloved readers, it is time to return to this year’s Commander product and shining the spotlight on those Replacement Commanders, the legendary cards that were the right colors to be in the command zone, but found the deck’s directions to not be as supportive for their abilities as the face […]

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Commander Showdown — Jhoira vs Jhoira

Back to the Future, Forward to the Past Our trip through the Dominaria preview season has been topsy-turvy, wibbly-wobbly, and of course, timey-wimey. From Muldrotha, the Gravetide to Firesong and Sunspeaker, this legendary plane has more legendary creatures than we’ve seen in a long time. Still, one of them stands out from all the rest, […]

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Ultra Budget Brews — Kurkesh, Onakke Ancient

Hello, and welcome back to another edition of Ultra Budget Brews, the article series that (fondly) remembers when fast food places had actual dollar menus instead of ‘value menus’. You aren’t fooling anyone with that nonsense. Also, tangentially related, this is the article series that builds entire EDH decks that contain no cards that cost […]

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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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60 to 100 — Train Sucks, Soul Sisters Doesn’t

Welcome yet again to another edition of 60 to 100, your favorite series on taking 60 card archetypes and bringing them to the world of Commander. This week I’m taking another reader request to cover a deck, and it happens to be one that I really enjoy this time! In case you missed the last […]

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Commander Showdown — Kess vs Dralnu

Flashback Attack Almost exactly eleven years ago, the Time Spiral set was released, shaking the world in ways players never expected. ‘Timeshifted’ cards like Lord of Atlantis and The Rack brought the past into the present as temporal rifts threatened to destroy the beloved plane of Dominaria (which we’ll return to next year.) If you’d like […]

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