This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Deckbuilder's Spotlight

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Yeah, this is the face I made when I first read the name of this deck, too:

But trust me, this is surprisingly SFW.  Definitely no sex toys here.  Honest.  You can trust Charmander.

 

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This entry is part 22 of 23 in the series Deckbuilder's Spotlight

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I’m just going to throw this out there: if you call yourself a “Hate Seed,” the least you could do is be a damn plant.  I mean, I get the “hate” bit, but where does the “seed” come in? Granted, I don’t know much about the reproductive cycle of your average Hellion, but I feel safe in saying that it’s probably far more violent & kinky than most germination methods I know of.  If you have personal experience with any of this, please–for the love of God–don’t feel the need to expound upon this in the comments section.

 

That being said, Nick’s deck is totally sweet.  I bought a full playset of Last-Ditch Effort after our conversation and proceeded to murder someone with a single red mana the following week.  It was definitely money well-spent.

 

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This entry is part 21 of 23 in the series Deckbuilder's Spotlight

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Ya know all those other cards that make Eldrazi Spawn tokens that are still sitting in your pile of draft fodder from the original Zendikar block?  Did you ever wonder what would happen if you jammed them all into a deck and threw caution to the wind?  Well, wonder no more, folks.  Anybody can throw together a deck, slot in Ulamog or Kozilek at the top of the curve, and smash face, but it takes balls to play Nest Invader with a straight face, son.

 

Give it a listen, if you think you’ve got the stones.

 

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This entry is part 20 of 23 in the series Deckbuilder's Spotlight

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Remember the days when using a Planeswalker as your general was a heretical idea? Remember when flipping over creatures was just for werewolves and poorly thought-out science experiments? Well, Sam does and he says to hell with your nostalgia! (Not really. He’s just a super nice guy who brewed up a sweet new deck, but it sounds way more dramatic if I phrase it this way.)

So sit back and listen to us spin a yarn about the one of the commanders most likely to give Andy fits.  For what it’s worth, brother (wherever you are), I’m sure it wasn’t personal on WotC’s end.

 

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This entry is part 19 of 23 in the series Deckbuilder's Spotlight

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Fear not, dear listeners, for whereas this episode could easily have plummeted to the very depths of the hipster abyss, Adam was here to save you folks by putting together a sweet (and deceptively powerful) deck around one of the O.-est of G.’s in all of Commander. Even though there’s a disturbing lack of cards from Homelands in here, I somehow found it within my heart to forgive him.  I think I have Tolsimir Wolfblood to thank for that.

Also, Adam is a boss and teaches me about the joy of delayed triggers.

Enjoy.

 

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This entry is part 18 of 23 in the series Deckbuilder's Spotlight

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Howdy, folks.  It’s been a while, but DBS is back and ready for a new season of deck talk and special guests.  (I never actually intended to break this into seasons, but it’s a shorter way of saying, “I got way too busy to record these shows for the past two months,” so I’m sticking with it.).

This week Ben walks us through the ins & outs of everybody’s favorite demonic dragon – or is draconic demon? – Malfegor. He’s a creature so badass, he doesn’t need a title, or even a last name.  He’s like the Cher of the Magic universe. Hmmm, I might want to walk back that last analogy…

In any case, listen up, guys & gals, because this episode is a real treat.

 

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