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Hello everyone and welcome to the real CommanderCast Episode 278! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on MTGcast.com and our homesite: CommanderCast.com! The guys are back this week. Mark and Adam go over Office Color Deck ideas. This week we heard your cries for artifacts. You wanted to see a Deck that used those lovely metal items, creatures, and bobbles. So what’sthe catch? Well they guys are doing it in black… Yeah…

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CommanderCast Episode 278

Posted: April 10, 2017

 

Intros:

 

Adam

 

Mark

 

Check out our YouTube channel and Rachel’s “Alpha Project.”

 

Keep up with the conversation on REDDIT & Facebook

 

Community:

 

More Amonkhet Spoilers! (definitely not brief)

 

Gods, Cartouches, and Cats, oh my!

 

Plus: Why aren’t there more Sphinxes in the Egyptian set? Is Wither going to be a thing again?

 

Strategy:  

 

Why is black normally bad at artifact decks?

  • Fewer artifact synergies
  • Fewer artifact matters cards

 

How to avoid generic black good stuff (Put down the Exsanguinate!)

 

How can artifacts matter be in black?

  • Tutors make combos easier to assemble
  • Rely on the few synergies that exist

 

Strategies:

Combo (eggs)

Stax

 

Commander

Geth, lord of the vault

Sidisi, undead vizier

King Macar, the gold-cursed

(*See also: Rival’s Duel Ep: 78 – King Macar Edition & Commanderin’ Ep: 73)

 

Technology:

 

Generic artifact matters

 

Liquimetal coating

Mycosynth lattice

Station combo

(Module combo?)

 

Benefit from sacs

Discard

 

Removal

 

Recursion

 

Artifact matters

 

Ramp

 

Card draw

 

King Macar

 

Vehicles

 

Outtro/Contacts:

 

CommanderCast  – Email: commandercast(at)gmail(dot)com // twitter: (at)CommanderCast

 

Rachel – Email: wiehernandez(at)gmail(dot)com // twitter: (at)Blueram1409

 

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

 

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

 

Adam – (at)squire9999 // (at)thetrinisphere

 

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And a big thanks to everyone here at the CommanderCast Network. We’ll see you next week with more community, strategy, and technology. Until then, LET’S GET IT!

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