This entry is part 437 of 437 in the series CommanderCast

Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 406! This week Mark and Adam go on a cleaning spree! Get ready to have that board wiped as the guy go over some of the best was to reset the board! But first, the guys go over WotC having a falling out with a long time Artist…Terese Nielsen.

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This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series The Power of the Dark Side

By Phil, AKA BeltFedWeapon

True power is achieved through blood and sweat. But mostly blood. -Vampiric Tutor

Part X: Paying Life

 

One of the best indicators to separate out novice magic players from those that have more experience is to gauge a player’s reaction when a Black card requires its caster to pay life.  Newer players tend to value their life as sacrosanct – something that should not be lost and is a measure of if you are winning or not.  More experienced players have realized that your life total is a resource to be used, just like the cards in your hand, graveyard, and in play.  True connoisseurs of Black think: “I’m at 3 life?  No problem, I can still cast my Sign in Blood to draw two cards.”

 

While Black’s strength in having the best tutors is obvious, its strength in being the best color at exploiting your life as a resource is far less so.  With the recent printing of so many very good Black cards that revolve around paying life, it behooves me to give the topic the full treatment.

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This entry is part 436 of 437 in the series CommanderCast

Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 405! This week Mark and Adam want to ask… does the”pushed” cards made by WotC actually make a difference in Commander? Sure there are some but are they the exception to the rule? Then later we go over Discard and try to see if we can find a place for it. We wrap it up a quick look at some of the non legendary cards from the new Jumpstart product and evaluate where they go.

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This entry is part 435 of 437 in the series CommanderCast

Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 404! This week Mark and Adam are talking about the Commanders coming in M21 and the new Jumpstart products! But first, WotC have finally made a keyword for an old mechanic we’ve been playing with for years. Then, a question that has been on our mines for awhile now… Do we need to have bad tribes in order to know what a good tribe is?

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This entry is part 434 of 437 in the series CommanderCast

Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast! This week in honor of Father’s Day Mark and Adam are taking a week off from the regular to give you something different. Instead of the usual CommanderCast episode that you have come to know and love, you’ll be receiving what is known as an off episode of CommanderCast. This week’s discussion will be involving Commander damage and its effects on the format.

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This entry is part 433 of 437 in the series CommanderCast

Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 403! This week Mark and Adam are talking about some new rules changes again! This time it’s the companions that got the stink-eye from WotC! But first, the Banned Hammer is swinging down and this time it’s on some cards you probably wouldn’t expect but once you hear why you’ll understand. The guys finish the episode off by discussing a few spoilers from M21 that tickle their fancy.

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