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Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 215! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology hosted on and our homesite:! We’re recording this on Sep 3rd, 2015. This week the crew is joined by The Rules Guy and The Game Lore Guy of The Mana Pool, Mike. We kick things off by blowing Marks mind with the Expedition Rares set to be included in the up coming Battle for Zenikar. We then move on to talk about playing a reanimator style deck and how you can make the dead rise to help you devour your opponents. 

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CommanderCast Episode 215

Sept 3rd, 2015




Mana Pool Mike!


Favorite Commanders This Week:


Mike – Sydri, Galvanic Genius


Mark – Ephara, God of the Polis


Clay – Tasigur, the Golden FangFrench Banana King Control


Calvin – Kresh the Bloodbraided


William – Ghoulcaller Gisa




Weekly Schedule


Monday – CommanderCast Prime (Subscribe to our main site for up to date episodes!)

Tuesday – Journey to Somewhere/Deckbuilder’s Spotlight

Wednesday – Strategy

Thursday – Free For All Articles/Rival’s Duel and The Stack, w/ Uncle Landdrops & Grandpa Growth

Friday – Technology/ Squirecast!




Community:  Zendikar Expedition




Strategy:  Reanimator Primer


Two major groups of cards:

  1. One to put things in the ‘yard
  2. One to dig them out


Popular Commanders:

Karador, Ghost Chieftan

Sidisi, Brood Tyrant

Sedris, the Traitor King

The Mimeoplasm

Sharuum the Hedgemon

Volrath the Fallen

Yore-Tiller Nephilim?


Technology:  Spells/Enablers/COUNTER HATE


Mike – Victimize, Recall, Cauldron of Souls


William – Dread Return, Miraculous Recovery, Endless Obedience


Calvin – Dawn of the Dead, Apprentice Necromancer Coffin Queen


Clay – Corpse Dance, Fated Return, Gravespawn Sovereign, Memory’s Journey


Mark – Rite of Consumption + your ‘goyf of choice, Necrotic Sliver, Children of Korlis




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


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


Clay – Email: EDHPanda(at)gmail(dot)com // Twitter: (at)EDHPanda // Stream Twitch, Tumblr, Twitter: (at)Pandalpaca


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


Mike – Email: dorks(at)themanapool(dot)com // Twitter: (at)themanapool // Youtube: youtube(dot)com(slash)c(slash)themanapool




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