This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series For Fun's Sake

 By JT Kamp

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If you are reading this, then congratulations! You’re a fan of EDH / Commander and have concluded that you are indeed a bad enough dude (or dudette) to read an article based on the format. I salute your bravery and hope to bring justification to your willingness to dedicate a portion of your morning, evening, or strictly monitored allotted federal prison PC use to peruse my very first commandercast.com article. Huzzah for you!

But who am I? As a self-proclaimed Magic durdler, I’m a random dude who found this website a few years ago, listened to some bad ass podcasts, played a bunch of Commander, and now decided to start writing about my favorite format. But what to write about…? There are plenty of other folks who offer competitive advice, deck building tips, strategies and commander choices… what ground is there left to tread? Ultimately I settled upon the topic you are about to read based on the simple fact that it is the single defining feature of what I love so much about this multiplayer-centric format: fun.

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Shoot, Spongebob beat me to it.

 

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This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series For Fun's Sake

 By JT Kamp

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When I first pitched my idea for an article series to the staff here at CommanderCast, I was immediately met with apprehension and worry. The main point of concern was that “fun” as a concept is too abstract, malleable and contentious. There are too many different factors that contribute to this topic of discussion, and it would be impossible to find a suitable middle ground with which to resonate with our readership.

Of course, these are the same people who dubbed me “KT Kamp” for my first published article on their Facebook cross-post.

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