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Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 255! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on MTGcast.com and our homesite, CommanderCast.com! This week Mark is joined by Clay and Adam as they discuss when is it a good time to drop and older deck or card in favor of the newer hotness. 

 

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CommanderCast Episode 255

Posted: August 1st, 2016

 

Intros: (No “favorite commanders segment”)

 

Clay

Mark

GUEST: Adam

 

Patreon

 

YouTube

 

REDDIT

 

Community:

 

Tired, Fired, and Retired: when & why you decide to put a deck out to pasture.

 

Adam:

  • Not fun for me anymore
  • Won’t work without becoming homogenous

 

Strategy:

 

How do you go about retrofitting/updating an old deck?  From scratch? Card-by-card? Just replace the old busted with the new hotness?

 

Adam:

  • Card -by-card
    • Evaluate new sets
    • Evaluate existing card lists for where a card may fit
    • Look for something to take the weakest card

 

Technology:

 

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: discuss cards we used to love that have either been outclassed by new cards. (Give one pair of cards each and then talk about your feelings.  It’s OK, it’s 2016.  Nobody’s gonna judge… Well, maybe a little, but you can take it.)

 

Clay: OUT: Pacifism IN: Prison Term, OUT: Clone IN: Phyrexian Metamorph, OUT: Overrun  IN: Craterhoof Behemoth

 

Mark: OUT: Collective Unconscious, IN: Shamanic Revelation OUT: Clone, IN: Gigantoplasm

 

Adam: OUT: Sisay’s ring, IN: Hedron Archive; Out: Clone, IN: Clever Impersonator

 

Outtro/Contacts:


Guests:

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

Clay – Email: EDHPanda(at)gmail(dot)com // twitter: (at)EDHPanda // Stream on Twitch: Pandalpaca (on twitter as (at)Pandalpaca)

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

Adam: (at)squire9999, squire1mtg@gmail.com

 

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