This entry is part 73 of 79 in the series Rival's Duel

erdnHello and welcome to our regularly scheduled episode of Rival’s Duel. The rivals are back and they are trying something new. Most of the time when Eric and Nole take on a let’s build, it’s with a little bit of prep-work, or at least knowing what commander they are building. This time is different, as they have gone to EDHREC and hit the random button until they found a general that was somewhat interesting and somewhat not awful (Sorry to all you Lady of the Mountain fans). They finally settled on a little known (and we’ll admit it, probably tier 2 at best) Blue horse spirit from Kamigawa, because of course it’s from Kamigawa. Did our Rivals do justice to Cloudhoof Kirin? What did they miss in their flash building session? Give them a listen and let them know in the comments below. As always full shownotes after the break.
 
 

 
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This entry is part 72 of 79 in the series Rival's Duel

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Hello everyone and welcome back to Rival’s Duel. After our unplanned hiatus, we are back and raring to go. To make up for our time off, we have not one, but two new episodes for you today, including our Commander 2016 set review. We want to thank all the fans who either reached out to us, or sent words of encouragement while we were out. We are happy to be back in the saddle. So enjoy your two scoops of Rival’s Duel and we’ll be back to our regular, every other week schedule from here on out.

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This entry is part 71 of 79 in the series Rival's Duel

erdnHello everyone and welcome to another episode of Rival’s Duel. It’s that time again. We are off to a new plane and that means a new set and a slew of brand new cards. This time we are off to Kaladesh. Does this Indian inspired steampunk plane get Nole and Eric’s engines running? Is there a card that we overlooked that you are looking forward to playing in your commander decks? Give us a listen and let us know in the comments below. As always, full shownotes after the break.
 
 

 
 
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This entry is part 70 of 79 in the series Rival's Duel

erdnHello everyone and welcome to another episode of Rival’s Duel. Another two weeks, another…batch of spoilers, I guess? WotC’s announcement day has come and gone, giving us a new slew of products to speculate about. Kaladesh spoilers have also started, giving us new legends and planeswalkers to talk about. Some day we will get to do an episode that is not totally seeped in nothing but news, but today is not that day. Are you also struggling with spoiler burnout? Give us a listen and let us know in the comments below.

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This entry is part 69 of 79 in the series Rival's Duel

erdnHello and welcome to another episode of Rival’s Duel. It’s back to back set reviews as Conspiracy: Take the Crown has been (mostly) spoiled. The last Conspiracy set had lots of cool new cards for Commander and this set is no different. We also talk about some other products that has come out during our summer of weirdness, such as FtV: Lore (AKA: FtV: misnamed) and Duel Decks: Nissa vs. Ob Nixilis. Are we excited for the same cards you are from Conspiracy: Take the Crown? Give us a listen and let us know in the comments below. As always, full shownotes after the break.

 

 
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This entry is part 68 of 79 in the series Rival's Duel

erdnHello and welcome to another episode of Rival’s Duel. This week, Eric and Nole are playing doctor and looking at a fan’s decklist. This decklist tickles both of them in all the right places, as it’s somewhat unexpected, a control deck (Nole’s favorite flavor), and Eric’s 5 favorite colors (Red, Red, Red, Red, and Red).  Mono Red Control was the first deck Nole ever built and it’s still something that he jams on occasion, and Eric’s love of fire is well know by all (including the Ottowa fire department, we told you that that was a bad idea Eric!). Do you agree with the Rivals’ suggestions? Give us a listen and let us know in the comments below. As always, full shownotes after the break.

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