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Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 395! This week Mark and Adam are getting ready for the upcoming set, Ikoria, by going Beast Mode! This week the guys are going over some interesting Beast cards that may catch your interest. But first, some news about some changes with some of the up coming sets.

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CommanderCast Episode 395

Posted: March 30, 2020

 

Intros

 

Adam

 

Mark 

 

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Community

 

Ikoria news from the mother ship: “Changes To The Release Of Ikoria: Lair Of Behemoths

  • April 2 – Ikoria Debut, trailer launch, (7 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET/2 p.m. UTC) and the start of previews
  • April 10 – Last day of previews
  • April 16 – Ikoria released on Magic: The Gathering Arena and Magic Online
  • April 17 – Prerelease/release in Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong
  • May 15* – Prerelease/release in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Australia/New Zealand

 

Interstitial fodder: 

  • It’s too soon for those jokes
  • Don’t mess with Adam’s lamb and peas
  • “But Is it Metal?” AKA the Ronnio James Dio test for Magic cards
  • Turns out, FF7 is still really good.

 

Strategy

 

 

Why to build Beast tribal?

  • Do you own a pair of Hulk hands? If so, this is the deck for you.

How to build Beast tribal?

  • RAMP, draw cards, play big fatties
  • Evasion – trample, mostly
  • Mark’s bad idea: Enchantress sub-theme?

 

Commanders

 

 

Technology

 

Key Beast cards

 

Favorite beast cards

 

Outtro/Contacts:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Adam – (at)squire9999

 

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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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