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Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 297! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! This week Mark and Adam are going to talk about the new set spoilers for Ixalan! Plus there’s a point in the show where we have some technical issues but fear not because we got your back!

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CommanderCast Episode 297

Posted: September 11, 2017








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*Worth Reading: “Arena Is Magic: The Gathering‘s Answer To Hearthstone,” by Mike Fahey




  • Hascon/Iconic Masters
    • Future Sight lands reprinted
    • Just about everything else under the sun (maybe add two or three of our picks each?)
  • New Ixalan spoilers
    • Chupacabra, Merfolk in trees, enchantments that transform into lands…Has Magic jumped the shark?
    • Nicely done, WotC. I even like the dinosaurs




How much deck space should you allocate for each type of spell?


  • Ramp ~ 10
  • Card Draw ~ 5-10
  • Answers
    • Removal ~ 10
      • Targeted & board wipes
      • Counters
      • Artifact/Enchantment Hate
  • Threats ~ ???
    • Creatures
    • Direct damage spells




The Return of “Too Cute or Kinda Awesome?”





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