Commander Focus — Varina, Lich Queen

Digital Queen It’s been a long, long time since Mon Mothma received the nano-immortality treatments. Every once in a while, she has to take the augmented reality mask off of the gilded thaumetallic contacts in her face to ease the overload of thought conductivity along the supercomputing fiber woven into her hair. It took a […]

#discard, #draw, #lifegain, #shadowborn apostle, #token, #tribal, #varina lich queen, #zombie, #Zombie Tribal Read More »

60 to 100 – Brudiclad, Clad in Twins

Twin to Win Well hello there! Welcome back to another edition of 60 to 100, the quickest article series around! Not that the articles go by fast, necessarily. However, this week we’re definitely breaking down some rapid fire combo decks. Don’t believe me? Well, it doesn’t take a combo player like DM Cross to appreciate […]

#brudiclad telchor engineer, #commander 2018, #copies, #copy, #token Read More »

Uncommonders – Battle Mages, Spellslingers, and Caster Tokens!

Silver Spellslinging Hello again, all you lovely cardboard-slinging wizards and warriors! My name is Seth Cross (call me “DM”) and this is another installment of the Uncommonders series! For the past few months, we’ve been looking at the unique phenomenon of legendary creatures printed at the uncommon rarity rather than rare or mythic. The idea […]

#adeliz the cinder wind, #blue red, #dominaria, #izzet, #paradox engine, #storm, #token, #tokens, #wizard tribal Read More »

Commander Focus — Brudiclad, Telchor Engineer

An Army of Securitrons Once upon a time, there was a very helpful character who had access to an unlimited supply of battle robots. Unfortunately, these robots did not have the necessary software driver updates to be able to fire their rocket launchers or their grenade machine guns. The task fell to one wandering courier […]

#artifact, #artificer tribal, #brudiclad, #feldon of the third path, #izzet, #mimic vat, #soul separator, #spellslinger, #token Read More »

Weird Harvest — Control Denied

It’s that time again! Welcome back to Weird Harvest, where misfit commanders wield forgotten spells to create head scratching situations. This week we tackle a reader request from Darrenn E Canton! He asked if we could break Ertai, the Corrupted. We’re going to shatter this jank commander or die trying. Ertai: Just Add Oil This […]

#black, #blue, #control, #counterspells, #enchantments, #ertai, #ertai the corrupted, #esper, #sacrifice, #token, #white Read More »

Commander Focus — Wasitora, Nekoru Queen

Some people like cats. Some people like dogs. Some people like both cats and dogs, so there’s a bit of overlap on that Venn diagram. But what, you presumably ask, about the people who like both cats and dragons? Wasitora, Nekoru Queen is a hard-working mother who just wants to feed her litter of cute […]

#black, #cat, #dragon, #green, #jund, #land destruction, #red, #sacrifice, #token, #wasitora nekoru queen 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 »

Underdog’s Corner — Oviya Pashiri, Sage Lifecrafter

This article is Round 7 of the Underdog’s Corner, a series spotlighting various lesser-used commanders and their place in the format. Each article makes the argument for a single commander that deserves more play, as well as highlighting key cards and synergies. Hello and welcome to our newest installment of the underdog’s corner! Normally I try to […]

#artifacts, #casual, #mono green, #oviya pashiri sage lifecrafter, #power, #tap, #token Read More »

Partner Focus —Tana, the Bloodsower

Shout out to those 1/1 Saprolings! While Tana, the Bloodsower doesn’t have the same immediate impact on the board state as the ubiquitous Avenger of Zendikar, now all you belligerent botanists and red-loving hydroponics engineers can role play a commander that suits your interests. Tana has a few different moving parts, so let’s take each in turn. She has to […]

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