This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series Journey to Nowhere

by Judson AKA GUDoug

GUDougEDH is much more graveyard heavy than most other formats.  It doesn’t seem to matter if you are a super casual n00b or an overachieving tournament washout try-hard, you’re probably going to lean on your graveyard at least a little, if not a lot or even “all in.”  Everyone seems to at least try to dip their dirty little fingers into that sweet zone of necro goodness.  It all starts off very unassuming with just a single harmless little card like Eternal Witness or Regrowth, and the next thing you know you find yourself labeled as a necromancer or even worse, a Hermit Druid combo player.   The graveyard is said to be just like a second hand by almost anyone who has ever played EDH, and many times represents a zone that is much easier to interact with cards in than your library or hand.  With the prevalence of such a large amount of graveyard interaction in EDH I thought I would take a look at graveyard hate from the very beginning of the game, to when I started playing and building EDH decks, and what it looks like currently. Read the rest of this entry »