This entry is part 114 of 406 in the series CommanderCast

 I just know you’ve all been waiting for it, so here it is the long awaited review for “Return to Ravnica”!

 

….wait a minute.

 

Nope, FIRST we’ve got a core set to deal with! The Captain and I are joined by Chris B, formerly of Massive Art Attack in order to take on a set review not as long as Time Spiral, but still pretty darn long.

 

I know there was SOMETHING special about this core set, but I can’t for the life of me remember what it was…

 

 

 

Eh, I’m sure I’ll figure it out at some point.

As always, shownotes, links, and download link are below.

 

 

 

 

 

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This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series Journey to Nowhere

by Judson AKA GUDoug

GUDoug

As 2012 comes to a close it is hard as a writer in search of content to not look back at what the year had to offer.  It seems like there has already been lots of talk on the flagship podcast about all the goodies that “Twenty-Doz” did or didn’t bestow on us.  Regardless of what you thought of the sets Return to Ravnica, M13, Planechase 2012, Avacyn Restored, and Dark Ascension had to offer they definitely had their fair share of hits, role players, and maligned cards.  I found plenty of cards to play in this years sets; some of which rank among my favorite cards printed, and some of which I hate just as much as any card ever printed

For me while Dark Ascension offered little in the form of cards for me to play it had two of my most favorite new cards in form of Requiem Angel and Jar of Eyeballs.  They both fit perfectly into my favorite strategy of sacrificing creatures for profit by adding even more profit.  Like most people I found a wealth of cards to play from Avacyn Restored, and was quick to spit piles of hate on everyone’s favorite easy button Deadeye Navigator.  Planechase surprisingly had many fun new cards to offer, many of which I have obtained but have yet to build a deck for.  I didn’t find a whole lot to work with in M13 but Trading Post is sure to become King of anyone’s durdlefest.  Lastly in Return to Ravnica I wish I had found more cards to play but still found plenty. Read the rest of this entry »

This entry is part 97 of 406 in the series CommanderCast

Posted by ANDY aka GHoooSTS
You want a set review? Well, it’s going down rightwise in this episode. Charging into the fray of an hour-plus set review of a really mammoth set for EDH, Avacyn Restored, I’ve assembled a crack team of ballers to help me analyze the poop out of this set from many angles. On my side, I’ve got two staff members–Justin and Max–and backing us up is the Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion of Commander Streaming, Beardy of BeardyPlays. It’s an elite group to help me hold things down since, as usual, I have no clue what I’m talking about.

However, it’s not that the set review is the only thing on the show–far from it. We put on our thinking caps and engage in gentlemanly discourse over a variety of topics in the first hour of the show, including a truly stirring debate on that defines the format’s greatest decks and a lively discussion on the merits of recreating the Enchantress archetype in Commander.

Show notes and pertinent links below. Enjoy.

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This entry is part 75 of 406 in the series CommanderCast

Posted by ANDY aka GHoooSTS
Well, we recorded this like a week before Griselbrand got banned so a lot of the bitching in the one segment doesn’t seem terribly current today. But that’s ok, because the rest of the episode should still be good. It’s like the ultimate too-slow news outlet: COMMANDERCAST. Just pretend things are in the state they were like four weeks ago and I’m sure you’ll be nodding with approval.

But aside from that segment, this episode contains two epic-sized joints. Make sure you’ve hit the washroom prior to listening (or listen in there, I don’t even give a shit [oh no sick pun]), because there’s so much information it’s possible you’ll have to jettison weight elsewhere to retain it. Myself, Donovan, Carlos and Scotty Mac deliver some club bangers this week. I’m referring to our Commander Profile on Child of Alara (again, a general everyone on the show has played extensively but me), where we look at it from all kinds of angles and builds, followed by an exhaustive hands-on review of Innistrad. By exhaustive, I mean it’s like 45 minutes. Which cards did we love, and which were stinkers? How about the new Legends? Which of the new cards can be called staples?

Show notes and pertinent links below. Enjoy.

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