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Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 328! This week, the celebration of Magic reaching 25 years of age reaches it end with Mark and Adam going over some of the cards they enjoy from Kaladesh to Rivals of Ixalan  blocks.


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CommanderCast Episode 328

Posted: July 30








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“Aristocrats” theme?


Banlist update: no changes


Commander 2018 deck colors/themes released (why is this a thing?):

  • Izzet (Blue-Red) Artifacts “Exquisite Invention”
  • Jund (Black-Red-Green) Lands “Nature’s Vengeance”
  • Bant (White-Blue-Green) Enchantments “Adaptive Enchantment”
  • Esper (White-Blue-Black) Top of Library Matters “Subjective Reality”




25 years of M:tG strategy:


What strategies have the past few sets enabled or enhanced?


  • Red “impulse” card draw/rummaging
  • Vampire tribal
  • White equipment card draw
  • Dinosaurs in magic (no love for pirates?) [nope, they still suck]
  • Colorless removal




Two favorite cards from each set:




Commander 2016


Aether Revolt




Hour of Devastation


Commander 2017




Rivals of Ixalan




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