Budget Ruses: Going 3-1 with Midrange Red under 15$
Jun24

Budget Ruses: Going 3-1 with Midrange Red under 15$

So a few posts ago, specifically this one Budget ruses: Building under 15$ I went to FNM to try it out. Ending the night 3-1 with this deck 4x Archetype of aggression 3x Awaken the Ancient 4x deathbellow raider 3x Ember beast 2x Fall of the hammer 4x Fanatic of Mogis 3x Hammer of Purphoros 4x Lightning Strike 24x mountain 3x Oracle of Bones 1x Rollick of Abandon 2x Thunderous might 3x Twinflame ——- 3x Armed / Dangerous 4x...

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Tribal Elves EDH
Jun24

Tribal Elves EDH

Selvala, Explorer Returned may not be most people’s first, second or even third choice as a general in a tribal EDH deck but after toying around for awhile and evaluating all the facts I think she might be the best tribal general yet! The first thing to note about Selvala is her color identity.  Selvala’s color identity is both green and white allowing the deck access to cards typically not seen in other tribal elves decks...

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Get a Life: A Trostani, Selesnya’s Voice Primer
Jun17

Get a Life: A Trostani, Selesnya’s Voice Primer

Life gain. It’s wonderfully frustrating for your opponent’s to play against. Nothing feels better than stealing a win away from someone because you played a Loxodon Hierarch or a Thragtusk. In Commander, we all start at 40 life, which is no small number by any means–it’s twice what we get to deal with in competitive formats–but some of us simply don’t think that’s enough. Why stop at 40? Why...

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Counterbalance
Jun16

Counterbalance

Commander is a format that demands versatility in its cards. Some cards are more versatile and useful than others and these cards become Commander staples, others are useful too but aren’t considered to be a Commander staple. Counterbalance is the latter and hopefully after this article it will become what I believe it to be and that is a Commander staple. At first glance this card doesn’t look like much more than...

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M15 A Look Forward
Jun13

M15 A Look Forward

Magic 2015 Core Set spoilers are just on the horizon and today we got a sneak peak at two of them.       With every new spoiled card I like to look at the viability of that card for EDH. Soul of Zendikar and Soul of Ravnica both start out as very solid cards as they are both 6/6 for 6 mana, but EDH is more than just CMC to x/x. It’s about abilities!  Both Soul of Zendikar and Soul of Ravnica offer up three abilities each...

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