One-Two Punch: Selesnya

October 24, 2014

This entry is part 10 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 tenth and final installment of “One-Two Punch”, a 10-part series where I show you 3 powerful card pairs, one 2-color guild at a time.

I’ve had a blast writing this series and hearing about the awesome one-two punches you guys are playing in your own decks.

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-white is Selesnya…Let’s go!

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This entry is part 127 of 406 in the series CommanderCast

Posted By William/Calvin

 

 

 

 

 

Hello Commandercast faithful! This week is the Selesnya review special for Commandercast! We’ve got Nole on deck with us as we also talk about what sort of decks players should bring to large social events like Grand Prixs. Did you know most people are annoyed by the turn three super-combo-lock out special? Who knew?

We’re also going to give a listener a hand by offering some advice with his Riku of Two Reflections deck. There’ll be a link to that deck in the shownotes, which you can find after the IB.

So let’s all sit in a nice, peaceful community circle and find some inner peace with ourselves. It’s showtime!

 

 

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This entry is part 17 of 23 in the series Savor That Commander Flavor

By William aka BlueRam

 “Elspeth’s squires do not seek advancement. For them, no knightly glory could surpass the glory of serving their champion.” -Dauntless Escort

It’s perfectly normal to start getting close to your cards. I do it all of the time. People might look at you funny when you start telling them that you consider some of your cards to be your very own special “partner”, but there are also people who understand that feeling. I’ve had plenty of comments and the like of people sharing stories about their generals, and I’ve loved reading them all!

But when you start having conversations with your imaginary versions of these characters? I think it’s safe to say that you might be in a little deep. Currently, I’m up to hips. What do I mean by that? Well first, let’s have a quick re-cap.

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This entry is part 16 of 23 in the series Savor That Commander Flavor

By William aka BlueRam

 

“We will grow an army large enough to withstand the Izzet’s madness.”
             -Trostani (Growing Ranks)

I’ll be honest with you. I was going to write a nice narrative this week that paralleled my experience at the Return to Ravnica pre-release, with a title drop and everything. But a few days before the deadline, I decided to scrap it in order to give what I feel is a truer sense of just how special the event was for me. There’s a time for epics recounting the class of demon and dragon, but I’m afraid that today’s story mandates that I recount what actually happened.

Don’t worry, there’ll be a narrative next week (different from the one I was going to post), but today I’m going to recount the amazing events that transpired, and introduce you to the amazing general who blessed me with her very hands.

What’s that? You already know who I pulled? Well if that’s the case, I’d like to direct your attention to this special apparatus in my totally not-digitized hands.

VVWHUUN!

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This entry is part 15 of 23 in the series Savor That Commander Flavor

By William aka BlueRam

“The Selesnya are gathering armies. Do you still believe they aren’t preparing for war?”
—Teysa, to Isperia -Horncaller’s Chant

In just a few short days, players everywhere will be cracking open packs, tearing through booster boxes, and making Wizards wish they’d printed waaaaay more packs. Seriously, did you SEE the prize support for the pre-release? I don’t know about you, but my store’s was pitiful.

I’m sure plenty of you had the luck to open some legends. I was lucky enough to get not one, but two different guild masters at the pre-release. What did I get? Well, I was lucky enough to pull copies of Trostani, Voice of Selesnya in my Selesnya guildpack, and two copies of Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord in the packs I won.

I think the universe might be telling me something.

Of course, this gives me the perfect opportunity to use both of these guild leaders to talk about something any true guild member should pursue: The ultimate guild deck.

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