This entry is part 289 of 313 in the series CommanderCast

Hello everyone and welcome to the real CommanderCast Episode 277! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on MTGcast.com and our homesite: CommanderCast.com! The guys are back this week. Mark and Adam go over Office Color Deck ideas. This week it’s all about Aggro! A Deck based on the idea of going into the red zone. So what’sthe catch? Well they guys are doing it in blue… Yeah…

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This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Up! Your! Deck!

378127_10150441621792624_1477312954_n“I don’t get it!” whined Bones as he stared at the board in frustration.

“What? How to play the game? I thought you knew the rules,” said Scotty with a wry grin.

“Shut up,” Bones growled before adding, “I know this Grimgrin, Corpse-Born deck is good. I have seen it do well. But every time I try to play it, it falls apart.”

“Well, maybe you just suck at playing control,” Scotty shrugged at him.

“How can you suck at playing control? It’s just removal and counter spells!” Bones said with frustration. 

“Is it?” Scotty asked him, shrugging his shoulders again.

Bones just gave the board another frustrated look before sighing loudly.

Boldly going where no Frankenstein rip off has gone before...

Boldly going where no Frankenstein rip-off has gone before…

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This entry is part 30 of 37 in the series Generally Speaking

By Imshan AKA Sinis

(Editor’s Note: I know a lot of you are expecting an article from Gibson Haynes AKA KaipaLin, but we haven’t got it for you.  We’re not sure what happened.  Please enjoy this article by yours truly, instead.)

When Magic 2013 came out, I wasn’t terribly excited, except for a few cards.  If the reported draft attendance at my local game store was any indication, no one else was excited either.  The only cards that caught my eye were Void Stalker, Omniscience, Ranger’s Path, and Odric, Master Tactician.  When I saw Odric, I knew he had real potential; in one run-on sentence, Odric gave players with a handful of creatures real options in combat.

Last week, I ran through a typical Mono White Control list with Akroma, Angel of Wrath at the helm.  The list – which admittedly has its holes, as one commenter pointed out – is of a very traditional variety.  Last week’s deck tries to gain a leg up through Wrath of God effects and ‘rules’ cards, which prevent opponents from taking certain actions until it can play Akroma and dish out the punishment.  This week, Odric, Master Tactician will take the helm in an aggressive control build.  This deck will certainly not be like Akroma’s. Read the rest of this entry »