This entry is part 174 of 538 in the series CommanderCast







Hello everyone and welcome to Commandercast Episode 172! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! We’re recording this on October 21, 2014. This week William, Calvin, Mark, and Clay are joined by Cassidy Silver from and The Grandfather of EDH from himself, Sheldon Menery!


Sheldon Menery


With the new Commander 2014 product coming up within a few weeks, we bring Sheldon on to ask him the questions you provided! How does the RC feel about Planeswalkers as commanders, what caused the banned list to go to banned or not and the lost of the banned as a commander list, and how the EDH RC and WoTC work together as a whole for multi-player cards? We then move on to talk about store leagues and the 75% rule of deck building!


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Commandercast Episode 172


October 21, 2014




Cassidy Silver – Store Owner


Sheldon Menery – Uncle of Commander


Sheldon’s previous episode



Favorite Commanders This Week:


Calvin – Iroas, God of Victory


Mark –  Olivia Voldaren


Clay – Ixidor, Reality Sculptor


Cassidy – Zurgo Helmsmasher


Sheldon – Karador, Ghost Chieftain




Community Ban Poll



OCT. 29’TH MARKETH THE DATE – Commandercast Preview Card!



Community: Interview with Sheldon


  • Planeswalker Commanders
  • Banlist Philosophy
  • FNM

Sheldon’s Proxy article



Strategy:  League of Commanders


What do successful leagues do?



Technology:  75% Theory


Take your deck’s most busted form, then only run 3/4’ths of it


Great Whale???





William – Email: Commandercast(at)gmail(dot)com // twitter: (at)Commandercast


Clay – twitter: (at)EDHPanda (at)SirFormerlyNotAppearingInThisPodcast


Calvin – Email: captainredzone(at)  // twitter: (at)CaptainRedZone


Mark – Email: mahlerma(at)


Cassidy – Twitter:  (at)WriterofWrong


Sheldon – Twitter:  (at)SheldonMenery // email: Sheldon.Menery(at)



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