This entry is part 345 of 538 in the series CommanderCast

Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 325! This week,  Mark and Adam are joined Mike as they go over a few cards from the latest Core Set Magic 2019! Then the guys talk about burnout and rising from the ashes to relight your love for the game. We wrap up this week with a few cards that have inspired us in our darkest burnout hours and gave us a new reason to continue playing Commander.


It’s time to find your inner phoenix, rise up,  and click the IB!!!



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CommanderCast Episode 324


Posted: July 9










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M19 spoilers:


Elder Dragons:


Other rad Commanders:


Dope stuff!:


Reprint boner!


Mare cycle: thumbs up or thumbs down?



We’ve all been there.


How do you deal with burnout in magic?  Do you leave? Or try new deck building restrictions?  Maybe find new places to play? New formats? 2DH has been great for our group.  Dominaria commander drafts.




List of some cards that have brought us out of a burnout situation and inspired us to play EDH again.


MikeKorlash, Heir to Blackblade. – grandeur deck, Hallar, the Firefletcher, Devoid mechanic, The holy grail of Hive Mind into Morality Shift (with a Nivmagus Elemental on board to pull my copy off the stack) then living death and insurrection.


AdamGrothama, All-Devouring, The Gitrog Monster


Mark King Macar, the Gold-Cursed + Vehicles, Tana, the Bloodsower + Sidar Kondo of Jamuraa – (shoutout to Tawnos’s Wand), Soulfire Grand Master


See also: awful/awesome Reddit puns: “King Mah Cars!”, Stephen Johnson’s “I Get a Kick Out of Hallar” article




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