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Hello everyone and welcome to Commandercast Episode 196! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on MTGcast.com and our homesite: Commandercast.com! We’re recording this on April 16th, 2015.

In lieu of our regular Community, Strategy, & Technology format this week, we’ve assembled a panel of judges to assess the seven different brews entered into this year’s Iron Chef Optimization Challenge. Prepare for the carnage!

 

 

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Guests:

Nole – Judges events

Eric – Judges you

 

Favorite Commanders This Week:

 

Eric –  Prossh, Skyraider of Kher

 

Nole – Oros, the Avenger

 

Calvin – Marath, Will of the Wild

 

Clay – Scion of the Ur-Dragon

 

Mark – Sidisi, Brood Tyrant (also, check out Commander Theory’s Sidisi list that’s just empirically better than mine. It’s a great blog, too.)

 

William – Atarka old & young (because Will thinks it’s Burger King or something up in this joint).

 

News:

 

Community Ban Poll

 

RED MONTH

 

Follow this link to view all seven decks :MTG Salvation’s Iron Chef Deckbuilding Competition (you’ll need to scroll down a ways, but they’re all there. We promise.)

(Also, please enjoy this poem that we made Nole do a dramatic reading of: “It Is the Will of Zedruu” on MagicLampoon.com)

 

All scores range from 1-to-5 (with 5 being the best)

Deck #1: Zedruu the Kingmaker

 

Originality – 1

Power – 2

Elegance – 1

Zedruu – 3

 

Final Score – 7/20

 

Deck #2: Zedruu the Obvious!

 

Originality – 1

Power – 3

Elegance – 3

Zedruu – 3

 

Final Score – 10/20

 

Deck #3: Zedruu, the Cheesy Philanthropist

 

Originality – 4

Power – 2

Elegance – 2

Zedruu – 2

 

Final Score – 10/20

 

Deck #4: Zedruu, the Giving Enchantress

 

Originality – 5

Power – 4

Elegance – 4

Zedruu – 4

 

Final Score – 17/20

 

Deck #5: Zedruu, the Crouching Goat, Hidden Monk

 

Originality – 4

Power – 3

Elegance – 3

Zedruu – 2

 

Final Score – 12/20

 

Deck #6: Zedruu, the Pacifist

 

Originality – 1

Power – 4

Elegance – 2

Zedruu – 2

 

Final Score – 9/20

 

Deck#7: Zedruu, the Positive Phyrexian Arena

 

Originality – 1

Power – 4

Elegance – 3

Zedruu – 1

 

Final Score – 9/20

 

Outtro/Contacts:

 

William – Email: wiehernandez(at)gmail(dot)com // twitter: (at)blueram1409

 

Calvin – Email: captainredzone(at)gmail(dot)com  // twitter: (at)CaptainRedZone

 

Clay – Twitter: (at)edhpanda // Reddit: /u/EDHPanda // Cockatrice: Remillo

 

Mark – Email: mahlerma(at)gmail(dot)com

 

Aaron – Email: unclelanddrops(at)gmail(dot)com // Twitter: (at)UncleLanddrops

 

Eric – Email: EricBonvie(at)gmail(dot)com // Twitter: (at)ThatBonvieGuy

 

Nole – noleclauson(at)gmail(dot)com // Twitter: (at)MtGNole

 

 

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Thanks to everyone who contributes to our site, you’re all wonderful people. Music for our show is this month is from the metal band RED check them out on Youtube. We’ll see you next week with more community, strategy, and technology. Until then, LET’S GET IT!

 

 

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