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Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 217! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! We’re recording this on Sept 17th, 2016. This week the crew get together and takes a moment to look back to last years fall set, Khans of Tarkir! We take a moment to see which cards from that set still hold up and which ones disappointed us the most.


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CommanderCast Episode 217

Sept 17th, 2015




Matt, Goblin Guide of Squirecast


Ryan aka The Leech of Legendary Plays on tumblr


Favorite Commanders This Week:


Matt – Drana, Liberator of Malakir


Clay – Sidisi, Brood Tyrant


Calvin – Balthor the Defiled


William – Marath, Will of the Wild


Ryan – Isao, Enlightened Bushi




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!




Banner Poll!


Commanders:  The Commanders of Khans of Tarkir


Abzan – Anfenza, the Foremost


Jeskai – Narset, Enlightened Master




Alter for William by Kayla Ico


Sultai – Sidisi, Brood TyrantZombo Tribal


Mardu – Zurgo Helmsmasher


Temur – Surrak Dragonclaw


The Other 99:  Other cards to discuss from Khans of Tarkir


Ideally, a common, uncommon, and a rare! (Commons? WHAT commons?)


William – Dragon Throne of Tarkir, Take Up Arms, Treasure Cruise


Matt – Ainok Bond-Kin, Ride Down, Crackling Doom


Clay – Clever Impersonator, Meandering Towershell, Banner Cycle


Calvin – Ankle Shanker, Goblinslide, Ponyback Brigade


Ryan – Singing Bell Strike, Brave The Sands & Altar of the Brood




Utter End

See the Unwritten

Villainous Wealth

Murderous Cut

Thousand Winds

Charm Cycle (Sultai and Abzan)




Ugin’s Nexus (Infinite with Prototype Portal)


Final Summary


Final thoughts on the set


-THE wedge set.

-Where’s the dragons?




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


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