This entry is part 13 of 454 in the series CommanderCast

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The last thirteen weeks of work have all been leading up to this hour and a half podcasting EVENT! Andy, Adam and Jeremiah sit down to close out our first season with a battery of topics that strike near the hearts of every Commander player out there. This includes our most-requested topic of all, a segment on the ‘Spirit of EDH’ and what it means for us, as well as a bit of discussion on the future of the format. We tried to keep somewhat in line with this topic as the theme for the whole podcast, also hitting up cards that made us feel like assholes and prison lock decks.

I would like to thank all of our listeners, supporters, and contributors for making this into a surprisingly productive experience. It is only because I have had the whole CommanderCast team backing me up, along with dozens of listeners keeping it real and sending it feedback, that the show has any kind of following today. This started with the concept of being a community-oriented podcast, and has blossomed into substantially more. I pride myself on keeping this one of the most interactive, accessible, and listener-oriented shows available on MtG and that would mean nothing without the feedback and support of our listeners.

We will be taking a scheduled break between this episode and our return for Season 2. I will be incommunicado for one week as of today, and will return to respond to all e-mails, Tweets, and the like as per usual. We will be producing work like articles, podcasts, and videos prior to Season 2 going live so we have a stockpile of content in case of unforeseen events. This will help keep the wheels turning so all you fiends are satisfied.

So, if you are somebody who has helped us out in the past with topic suggestions, feedback, or other ideas, please keep them coming. They’re the lifeblood of the show. If you have an interest in guest hosting, let me know. I will get back at you about it as soon as possible. If you know of or run a blog, YouTube channel, or some other form of media related of Commander or even just casual Magic, let me know about it so we can pimp it. It’s what I want to do. Most of all, if there’s another mode of interaction you would like to have with me or other members of the team, please let us know. We want to be on point like that.

I have some very exciting plans for Season 2, including but not limited to…

  • EVEN MOAR guest hosts!
  • Free-for-all Roundtables… with KNIVES
  • A live streaming, call-in episode of CommanderCast
  • More articles from more different writers

…and so on. If you’re reading this, you probably don’t need any coercion to come back in a few weeks. We’ll see you then. I hope you bring friends.

Show notes and links below. Enjoy.

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This entry is part 14 of 454 in the series CommanderCast
Posted by ANDY aka GHoooSTS
EXPLODING into action, CommanderCast is back on deck for another season of all things EDH! Following the act of last season will be difficult, but I think my (rapidly expanding) team is up to the task. We have some very ambitious ideas on the go for this set of episodes, and will be trying to keep all our listeners informed on what’s brewing. As usual, your feedback is what keeps the show moving forward, so don’t hesitate to follow some of the contact information at the end of the show to let us know what’s what.
For our season two premiere, I am rolling deep with Carlos, Adam and Donovan. In a slightly expended podcast we are visiting topics ranging from rage-quits to cards from The Dark. Secret Tech makes another triumphant return with a new format (don’t worry, the old style will return with each guest host). As always, the show notes below will guide you on an adventure of spiritual and scholastic growth as we yell at you for about an hour and a half.
Show notes and pertinent links below. Enjoy.

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This entry is part 15 of 454 in the series CommanderCast
Posted by ANDY aka GHoooSTS
CommanderCast’s weekly installments continue as S2E2 belches fourth from your speakers. Relish the belching, my people. We are joined this week by Mr. Nicholas Walsh, author of ‘There Can Only Be Fun’ over at 02drop.com. Nick has provided his insight on a few topics this week, along with the usual goodness we’re running. Our episode this week is mostly based around his e-mailed topic submissions, so it only seemed natural to have him pop onto the show to dish on this stuff in person.

Otherwise, this week is the same CommanderCast stuff that we do every week. Your opinion on that being a good or bad thing is obviously subjective, but you’re here for a reason I assume.

Show notes and links below.

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This entry is part 16 of 454 in the series CommanderCast
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This week CommanderCast’s team of goons (consisting of myself, Carlos, and Jeremiah) is being joined by the decidedly more civil Adam Styborski, author¬†of various championship-caliber articles series like Serious Fun on WotC’s official site and on Mananation.com. Adam is here to share his perspective both as a connoisseur of Commander gameplay and consummate casual gameplay commentator. When Adam’s article on Arms Races in EDH hit the streets like crack cocaine (only instead of the streets, it’s the internet, and instead of ruining lives, it provided a rich reading experience) we knew we should have him on the show. Preferably without kidnapping him. Fortunately, no masks or guns with serial numbers filed off were required as he happily agreed to speak on the subject with us.

So enough about this guy. What else is going on this week? Well, for starts, how about a little bit of a rundown on prison decks from your main Strategy man, Carlos? But wait, there’s more… SECRET TECH (this week lacking in recklessness and collateral damage via Inferno)!

Show notes and pertinent links below. Enjoy.

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This entry is part 17 of 454 in the series CommanderCast

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In a VERY SPECIAL CommanderCast episode we’ve managed to track down Alex, aka Ban Ki-Moon, who is a member of the mysterious and quite possibly treacherous Commander Rules Committee. When he agreed to come on the show, we asked around for what you guys wanted to know about the RC… and today we’re asking your questions (along with a few of our own). I was worried about his fabled RC school internet techniques, so I brought Adam, Donovan and Byron as human shields. They proved to be pretty good in discussion as well as protecting my person, which is valuable knowledge.

Of course that’s not all we’re up to this week. We’re also talking to Alex about theme decks, as he is rolling with perhaps the most ballinest EDH theme deck in recent history, the H.P. Lovecraft Adventure deck. There’s some other typical stuff in here too. You probably know how we roll at this point.

Show notes and links below. Enjoy.

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This entry is part 18 of 454 in the series CommanderCast
Posted by ANDY aka GHoooSTS
CommanderCast is back with another ear-soothing saga of cards, mans, and the women who love them. Minus the last part (there’s no girls on the internet!). On the mic this week spitting into this cipher of HOT FIRE, I am joined by Byron, Carlos (emerging from the Arcane Lab covered in… stuff), and newcomer Levi who is my new Japanese connect. Levi is a longtime listener and also has a pretty sweet accent, so you know that’s a HUGE plus.
As a heads up, this is a ‘canned episode’ we recorded during the transition between seasons 1 and 2, so there’s nothing time-sensitive or anything in here. Don’t be expecting cutting-edge news or topics here, even if I did just get back from Pax East (which was awesome).
Show notes and links below. Enjoy.

 
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