This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Up! Your! Deck!

378127_10150441621792624_1477312954_nWell done, Eric. So much for getting this article up last week. Y’know, like you said you would. 

You freaking dunce.

No, it’s cool. I can totally fix this!

How’s that? Did you not post the article because you were too busy building a time machine? That you can now use to go back and post the article?

… Noooo.

WELL THEN WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO, GENIUS!?

I was thinking I could make it up to them by giving them a preview of an upcoming theme week? In addition to the article?

… That might work. Maybe.

Okay, how about a preview, an article, and a deck list?

Alright, that will have to do. Oh, and Eric?

What?

Stop talking to yourself. It’s frigging weird.

I don't know what he's talking about, man. Seems perfectly healthy to me.

I don’t know what he’s talking about, man. Seems perfectly healthy to me.

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This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Up! Your! Deck!

378127_10150441621792624_1477312954_n“Maybe I should make Polukranos? He’s new and shiny,” Bruce muttered as he scrolled down the list of mono-green legends on Gatherer.

“What are you doing, Banner?” Thor asked him, pulling up a chair and looking over his shoulder at the computer screen.

“Trying to pick a new general to build. But I don’t know, there’s so many options. I could do Thrun, the Last Troll, or Omnath, locus of Mana, or maybe green Kamahl…” Banner trailed off as he continued to stare at the screen.

“Well, what sort of criteria does your general have to meet?” Thor inquired.

“Just two things,” Bruce said as he settled on a picture of Silvos, Rogue Elemental. “It has to be big, and it has to be green.”

The ability to smash is not a prerequisite. But it would be viewed as a positive.

The ability to smash is not a prerequisite. But it would be viewed as a positive.

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This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Commanding on a Budget

 Posted by ‘BRIONNE’ aka ‘FORK OF DOOM’

Today’s episode of Commanding on a Budget features Karston’s Stonebrow, Krosan Hero deck. It was in a game play on the channel and since then we’ve received a lot of requests to do a deck tech for it.

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This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series The Other 99

Posted by ‘KARSTON’ aka ‘TOPANDGO’

Hey everybody and thanks for watching another episode of The Other 99.  Today we tackle some mono-black goodness in the form of a Seizan, Perverter of Truth deck.  Now most mono-black decks that I have seen and played against have been pretty boring, featuring some variation of an Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth and Cabal Coffers ramp plan into a massive “X mana” spell, such as Exsanguinate.

This deck actually does run all three of the aforementioned cards, bu this deck’s strategy is completely different.  This deck plays with an archetype that I think may be a little bit underestimated in Commander: Pressure.  Ever have games that just seem to drag on forever, or have playgroups filled with control decks that stall the game?  Well pressure decks exist to speed up games by putting every player at the table on a clock that they either have to outrace or lose.  Sometimes this means that the pilot of the pressure deck ends up losing to his own clock, but the deck is usually built to try to bolster the its defenses against itself.

I personally think that this archetype deserves a little bit more love.  I personally have built a Zo-Zu, the Punisher pressure deck that I feel is a ton of fun to play.  Have you built a pressure deck of your own?

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 Posted by ‘BRIONNE’ aka ‘FORK OF DOOM’

It’s been over two months since I last posted anything on CommanderCast, and in that time I’ve come to realize that I’ve said almost everything I had to say about community issues. (Although I reserve the right to dredge up my Line in the Sand series if feel the need to get up on my soapbox.) With that in mind, I decided to start afresh. But what to do? It wasn’t until about two weeks ago that I finally realized that I really wanted to give videos a try. I’ve been helping with the videos on the Top and Go Productions channel for quite some time, but I’ve never made one myself. So I set aside my doubts about how hard it would be, and learned how to edit video.

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This entry is part 100 of 299 in the series CommanderCast

Posted by ANDY aka GHoooSTS
Welcome to CommanderCast’s 100th episode!

Two years after some humble beginnings, we’ve reached this point. The audioscape adventure across the once-wild frontier of EDH has rumbled through all kinds of strange and exotic territories now, picking up and dropping off co-hosts, guests, and contributors as it’s moved. I’d like to think in it’s wake, the virtual caravan has left everyone changed in some way for the positive–more enlightened, more social, better at the game, but above all else entertained and informed.

For this special episode, I’ve assembled CommanderCast’s Centurions: a legion of guests and co-hosts from across the history of the show who have answered the call specifically for this feature. Together, twenty different voices will attack a broad range of subjects. There’s something for everyone in these nine topics, with as many viewpoints as I could squeeze in recording them over almost three months. I hope to take EDH players everywhere into 2013 with a really unique experience. It’s a long one, and there’s a lot in the show notes, so you might want to just sit back and enjoy this one to the fullest with this page at the ready for links and such. Also, there’s lots of ways to get in touch with the various people you’re hearing here. Don’t hesitate to do so to further the discussion.

Thanks to everyone who helped out with the recording and production of the show! I know some of the times were a bit of a hassle so I appreciate all the Centurions putting in a little extra effort to be true Gs and make it to the recordings.

Show notes and pertinent links below. Enjoy.

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