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Hello everyone and welcome to Commandercast Episode 163! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! We’re recording this on August 21st 2014. This week Calvin is at it again. With William still AWOL, Calvin digs into the guest bag and pulls out JT, Clay, and a new guest from Twitter, Ryan!


This week we talk about Play styles that could make you “The Problem”. We then move on to “The Leech”, A type of player who knows his group so well he can build a deck to leech of off his play group. After that We wrap things up with a Secret Tech. All this plus you get to hear Robot Calvin a few times and find out who touches men at their tables. All you have to do is Click the IB!!





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Commandercast Episode 163


August 21st 2014



Ryan- Legendary EDH Plays


JT Kamp – Novice Writer and Grand Durdler Poombah


Clay – fledgling writer, Magic scrub


Favorite Commander This Week:


Ryan- DDoran, the Siege Tower via a Soul Sisters Build!


JT Kamp – Sydri, Galvanic Hermione Cosplayer, Now Featuring Proliferate!


Clay – Yisan, the WanderING Bard , Yore-Tiller Nephilim


Community Ban Poll


Email sent by Donovan aka D0su, former Commandercast Admin


Discussions heating up!



– Building/Playing decks in multiple meta games. On top of that, “Are You The Problem?” aka, does your play style or deck choice clash with the group?




– Playing as “The Leech” aka, playing in such a way that you play into strengths of other established decks. Example: Playing Waste Not in a group that has a Nath of the Gilt-Leaf player.



Calvin – Cryptic Gateway & Symbiotic Deployment


JT – Guided Passage & Blitz Hellion


Ryan – Storm Cauldron & Anvil of Bogardan


Clay – Hallowed Ground & Nature’s Chosen




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Clay – Twitter: (at)EDHPanda


Ryan – Twitter: // (at)RyanSainio // Blog:


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