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Hello everyone and welcome to a New Year with us here at CommanderCast.com! Today we bring you Part 4 of our CommanderCast Awards 2021!  Today we pass out awards to see what is the Best new land cycle, what cards are the Most linear and the Most flexible new commanders, the Best new staple, what we think is the Most “Commander” card, and more! With 10 major set releases and a ton of Secret Lairs we have a lot to go over! So much so we will be back next week with even more things to pass out awards for.

All that, plus our usual interstitial fodder, and all you have to do is Click the IB!!!

 

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2nd Annual CommanderCast Awards, part 4

Posted: January 31, 2022

 

Intros

 

Adam

 

Mark 

 

Keep up with the conversation on Facebook & Twitter.

 

Last episode we talked about:

 

Best Needed Reprint (“The List” doesn’t count)

 

Best Out-of-Nowhere Reprint

 

Best mythic reprint no one was asking for (The Tree of Redemption Award)

 

Best better-than-functional reprints (i.e., Best new reason to stop running X (Clone/Divination/Darksteel Ingot/etc.—)

 

Best O.G. Callback to an old card/character 

 

Best new honorary Cronenberg

 

Best New Boros Card

 

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Best new land cycle

 

Best new staple

 

Most linear new commander

 

Most flexible new commander

 

Most “Commander” card

 

Our favorite new commanders of the year

 

Adam:

 

Mark:

 

Our favorite new cards of the year:

 

Adam:

 

Mark:

 

Interstitial fodder, part 4

  1. Adam’s top 3 (video games, comics, and movies) of 2021
    1. Video games
      1. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
      2. Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
    2. Comics/books
      1. Sandman audiobook
      2. X-men HOX POX→Inferno
      3. X-tinction agenda
    3. Movies
      1. Spider-Man: No Way Home
      2. Shang Chi
      3. New Mutants

 

  1. Mark’s top 3 (video games, comics, and movies) of 2021
    1. Vidja games:
      1. Pathfinder: Kingmaker & Wrath of the Righteous
    2. Comics/Books:
      1. “The White Darkness” (novella/article) by David Gran
      2. Depressing realism pick: 
        1. The Afghanistan Papers, by Craig Whitlock
      3. Fun pick:
        1. Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History, Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, Jon Peterson, Sam Witwer
    3. Movies/TV shows:
      1. Dune
      2. Runner up: Mare of Easttown

 

Outtro/Contacts:

 

CommanderCast  – Email: commandercast(at)gmail(dot)com // twitter: (at)CommanderCast

 

Calvin – Email: captainredzone(at)gmail(dot)com  // twitter: (at)CaptainRedZone

 

Mark – Email: mahlerma(at)gmail(dot)com

 

Adam – (at)squire9999

 

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And a big thanks to everyone here at the CommanderCast Network. We’ll see you next week with more community, strategy, and technology. Until then, LET’S GET IT!

 

*Musical transitions shamelessly borrowed from the following ‘60s TV shows:

 

  • Thunderbirds
  • Hawaii Five-O
  • Batman
  • The Green Hornet
  • My Favorite Martian
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • The Munsters
  • The Addams Family
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