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Hello everyone and welcome to Commandercast Episode 196! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! We’re recording this on April 23rd, 2015.

This week, to wrap up Red Month, William, Calvin, Mark, and Aaron talk about playing Aggro! the guys discuss the ideas of spreading damage vs focused damage, ways to get away with being the aggro player, and a few personal favorite cards we like to play when we plan to head into the red zone! Plus, we discuss a few underrated legends you may want to give a shot next time you’re building for assault!


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Commandercast Episode 197


April 23rd, 2015




Favorite Commanders This Week:


Aaron –  Wort, the Raidmother


Calvin – Keranos, God of Storms


Mark – Eron the Relentless (Commander ’95!)


William – Atarka!!!!!!



Community Ban Poll




Mythic Clique

FNM Path to Exile – July


Community: The Damage Sharing Program


Aaron’s article proposes re-discussing “spreading the love”.  So let’s do that!


Strategy:  Playing around removal and threats


Just how far do you go to keep yourself from overextending or avoiding removal?


Technology:  You Never Saw Them Coming


We’ll discuss lesser known or less popular commander options for aggressive decks

(Food for thought: Sean Patchen’s “Life After Combo – A Commander’s View of Competitive Aggro” on Legit MTG)


William – Gahiji, Honored One


Calvin – Dong Zhou, the Tyrant, Lieutenant Kirtar


Mark – Sygg, River Cutthroat,


Aaron – Akuta, Born of Ash






William – Email: wiehernandez(at)gmail(dot)com // twitter: (at)blueram1409


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


Clay – Twitter: (at)edhpanda // Reddit: /u/EDHPanda // Cockatrice: Remillo


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


Aaron – Email: unclelanddrops(at)gmail(dot)com // Twitter: (at)UncleLanddrops


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