February 5, 2016
Hey guys! I’m here to bring you my brand new project: The Alpha Build!
What’s the Alpha Build you might ask? Simply put, it’s where I take a commander and make their deck out of just Alpha cards. Then I add cards to my pool one set at a time. I recorded five videos for you this week, the deck tech, three games, followed by the wrap up.
I’m super excited to finally put these videos out there and to hear what you guys have to think!
You can find the rest of the video links after the break.
February 4, 2016
Hello everyone and welcome to another episode of Rival’s Duel. Apologies for the lack of an episode last time, it seems Kozilek distorted the audio into sometHing unrecognizable to anything but his eldritch brood. HowEver, after a brief negotiation with our new “business partners” (and I’m typing that under no coercion whatsoever), we are happy to bring you our Oath of the Gatewatch review, as weLl as answer some listener emails. What cards from OGW already have sPots in yoUr decks? Give us a liSten and let us know in the comments below. As always, full shownotes after the break.
February 4, 2016
It happens to every group at some point. Tensions start running high, and maybe people need something inanimate to take that out on. I like it, because it appeals to the game designer in me. Quite a few video games ship with level editors these days, but very few board games do. Horde gives a unique outlet for that creative urge. In my second (of what I hope to be many) sporadic articles about my adventures in Horde design, I’m going to discuss the first horde I built: Zombies.
By Eric, AKA Grandpa Growth
Here on “In General” I don’t normally address the topic of strategy in multiplayer. This month I’m going on an extended binge into the fascinating world of multiplayer. Politics, intrigue, unique play structures, and strategies that exist nowhere else in the multiverse. This week I’ll begin by looking at some of the most entertaining and innovative multiplayer play structures. Some of these game types/play structures/what have you are their own format, like Stack. Others are just a special set of rules to add to your favorite format. Just for the sake of imagination, I’m going to assume we’ll be playing these with regular Commander decks, but they could work decks built for other formats. Rather than focus on more established multiplayer formats like Two-Headed Giant, Star, or Emperor, I’m hoping to show you a few things you haven’t seen before. Let’s jump in.
February 1, 2016
Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 234! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on MTGcast.com and our homesite, CommanderCast.com! We’re recording this on January 28th, 2016. This week William, Calvin, and clay are joined by Sheldon, former judge and current member of the Commander Rules Committee! We discuss the recent rules changes and the current league Sheldon and his playgroup are doing using the recent Commander product.
So sit back, relax. and as always…
Click the IB!
January 27, 2016
Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 233! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on MTGcast.com and our homesite, CommanderCast.com! We’re recording this on January 21st, 2016. This week William, Clay, and Mark are joined by Cassidy (and his beard) from TCGplayer.com. We go over the latest set, Oath of the Gatewatch! So sit back, relax, and …
click the IB!