This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series The Power of the Dark Side

By Phil, AKA BeltFed Weapon



Mono-Black is known for a lot of things: the best tutors, board wipes, trading life for other resources, sacrifice effects, graveyard hate, reanimation, and a weakness to enchantments and artifacts.  It should be known for mass discard as well.


It has other tricks, but mass discard is a core function of every good Mono-Black deck that is very much underplayed out of either ignorance or for social reasons.  I’m here to educate & banish the ignorance, while also making a strong case for how such a strategy still functions within the social contract.


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This entry is part 260 of 396 in the series CommanderCast

Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 254! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite,! THis week Mark is joined by Calvin and Adam as they talk about how to fix Archenemy, and suggest a few cards for a werewolf deck. 


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This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Cooking With Oats

Posted by Mike aka Mightily Oats

O’, how the Mightily have fallen!

Welcome, gentle reader, to the most depressing episode of Cooking with Oats to date. Things have certainly gone pear-shaped for your favorite fictional food-based tycoon.  I am writing this missive from the soggy confines of my brand new, one bedroom cardboard box located conveniently in the alley behind Lou’s Diner in downtown New York City. I have found gainful employment as Lou’s new Pot Boy and he has graciously told me that if he catches me digging through his dumpster one more time he would feed me to his dogs, so it’s not all bad. Read the rest of this entry »