One-Two Punch: Golgari

September 12, 2014

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series One-Two Punch

By Dodo Bird Commander writer Ryan Zeitz

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Hey everyone, Rhyno here charging at you with the seventh installment of “One-Two Punch”, a 10-part series where I show you 3 powerful card pairs, one 2-color guild at a time.

These are NOT combos in the traditional sense that they instantly K.O. (cuz that’s below the belt). Instead, they’re the jab and the uppercut you need to get back in the fight when your opponents have you cornered.

Green-black is Golgari…Let’s go!

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This entry is part 132 of 377 in the series CommanderCast

 

 

 

 

Every once in a while, our schedule is going to get a little…changed around. If you listened to last week’s show with Bennie Smith of SCG then you heard a show that was recorded AFTER this one. We go over the final guild in our Return to Ravnica Review: Golgari! Just what did the masters of life and death bring us this time around besides a new all-format star in Deathrite Shaman? We’ve brought our last Commandercast writer Brian on to go into it.

In keeping with the Golgari theme, we also talk about things that creep us out (it’s spiders for me, personally) but some good discussion comes out of recursion. Yes, it’s great in Commander to have recursion, but do you rely on it too much? I honestly can’t remember so I think I’ll be listening to this right along with you! Not only that, but the Golgari do a great job of providing for the poor and downtrodden of Ravnica, providing free food to those who need it. You can help by donating to Gifts Given 2013~! Check out the link, as well as the shownotes after the Ib.

 

 

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This entry is part 22 of 23 in the series Savor That Commander Flavor

By William aka BlueRam
“I will trade life for life with the insurgents. Our resources, unlike theirs, are limitless.”
—Davvol, Evincar of Rath (Attrition)

Enter those who are starving and sick. You are welcome among the Swarm when the rest of Ravnica rejects you. (Golgari Guildgate)

“Are you going to remake my deck?”

“Shut up, Ghave.”

“No, really, when are you going to remake my deck?”

“I’m not, so shut up.”

You might know that I have a plethora of decks in my arsenal. You might also know that a certain fungus shaman was decommissioned not only for being way too powerful, but for creating combos that hurt my head.

It didn’t take him long to start demanding his position again, but after the unsatisfying victories he led too, I was reluctant to give in…at least, that was the case until From the Vaults: Realms came out, and I finally had a Murmuring Bosk. I don’t like not using special edition cards like FTV, so I really only had one thing I could do with it…

“Now you HAVE to remake my deck.”

“……God damn it, Ghave.”

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