This entry is part 31 of 79 in the series Rival's Duel

Ericrdorange smallnolenew90Hello Everyone and welcome to another episode of Rival’s Duel. In this episode, Eric is under the weather and been doing Nyquil bombs before recording. However the show must go on. Rather than have some argument that Nole would easily win (seriously, you have no idea how much awkward pauses had to be cut out of here) the rivals decide rather to go retro and talk about Wizards’ first foray into the commander swimming pool and talk about how the original 2011 precon commanders have stood the test of time. Give it a listen and let us know what you think about the commanders in the comments below. As always, full shownotes after the break.

 
 
 

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0:00-6:40 Intro

There were no listener e-mails so instead we listen to Nole talk about actually playing Lord of Tresserhorn as well as their excitement for Modern Masters 2: Electric Bogaloo. (Seriously though, you should book your flights to GP Vegas now, it’s gonna be sweet.)

6:41-1:01:36 Get in the Wayback Machine, we’re going to 2011.

Wizards took a big step up in supporting Commander as a format in 2011 with the first Commander precons. While the decks themselves were iffy, the 15 new commanders we received were some of the best. We go back to 2011 and see if these 15 are still as interesting today as they were back then. (Note: wee ranked them based solely on personal preference, not any attempt at power level.)

1:01:37-End Outro

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