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Hello everyone and welcome to Commandercast Episode 162! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on MTGcast.com and our homesite: Commandercast.com! We’re recording this on August 14th 2014. This week William os missing and we have Calvin as the host of the show. Calvin is joined by Mark from last weeks episode and a new guest, Rowe. Rowe has recently talked his group into trying out Planeswalkers as the commanders for their decks.

We talk about Mono color and Dual color decks, the thing that make the decks work, and a variety of things Walker related. All this plus the randomness you could expect from Calvin hosting. All this and more is just an IB Click away!

 

 


 

 

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Commandercast Episode 162

 

August 14th 2014

 

 

Guests:

 

 

Rowe – Our lead expert on Planeswalkers as Commanders

 

Mark – fledgling writer, Magic scrub

 

Favorite Commander This Week:

 

 

Rowe – sarkn Vol

 

Mark – Godo, Bandit Warlord

 

Calvin – Balthor the Defiled

 

News:

 

 

Community Ban Poll

 

Email sent by Donovan aka D0su, former Commandercast Admin

 

Discussions heating up!

 

Captain WAS RIGHT!!

 

New cards spoiled from Khans & Commander 2014

 

Khans of Tarkir: Thousand Winds & Mardu Heart-Piercer

 

Commander 2014: Stitcher Geralf

 

 

Community:
We sit back and ask Rowe a few questions about him, what made him try this out, ups and downs to this format change, and any other rule changes he uses for this alteration.

 

Strategy:

 

Strategy is about the usage of Planeswalkers as Commanders. Deck ideas and more in depth play styles. The Mono color and Dual Color decks Rowe and his play group used.

 

 

 

Technology:

 

Rings of Brighthearth

Gilded Bairn

 

All the extra turns… (you all know what cards we’re talking about)

 

Counter Hatin’

Hex Parasite

Vampire Hexmage

 

A lot of proliferates…

Inexorable Tide

Contagion Clasp Engine

Spread the Sickness

Volt Charge

Fuel for the Cause

Tezzeret’s Gambit

Plaguemaw Beast

Throne of Geth

 

Planeswalker Hatin’

Hero’s Downfall

Dreadbore

 

[cardPropaganda[/card] effects that actually work against Planeswalkers

Blood Reckoning

Sphere of Safety

 

And of course: The Chain Veil

 

 

Outtro/Contacts:

 

Commandercast(at)gmail(dot)com  // twitter: (at)Commandercast

 

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

 

Rowe – Email:paperboy311(at)yahoo(dot)com // twitter: (at)paperboy311

 

Mark – Email:mahlerma@gmail.com

 

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Thanks to everyone who contributes to our site, you’re all wonderful people. Thanks to Judson and Calvin for manning our facebook page. Music for our show is the “X meets Heavy Metal” series by 331Erock. We’ll see you next week with more community, strategy, and technology. Until then, LET’S GET IT!

 

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