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Hello everyone and welcome to Commandercast Episode 174! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! We’re recording this on November 6, 2014. This week we get the chance to go over something we wanted to talk about for a long time… Calvin dressed as the Joker!

Joker Cent

Happy Halloween!!

…But seriously, We’re here to talk about Mana! All the Mana! We talk about building a mana base on a budget, the land count for your decks, mana rocks, mana fixers, mana dorks, and everything in between we and think of. All this and more awaits with the click of an IB!







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Commandercast Episode 174


November 6, 2014





Favorite Commanders This Week:


Mark –  Glissa, the Traitor


Clay – Kurkesh, Onakke Ancient


William – Kaalia of the Vast (Dusters Edition)





Community Ban Poll


Duel Decks: Elspeth Vs. Kiora


Fate Reforged Spoilers



Dragons of Tarkir


Titania email


Community: Building your Mana Base Budget



Strategy:  How to Build Your Mana Base


Sean’s Article on GDC



Technology:  Mana Tech


Calvin – Ravnica Karoo lands, Worldwake man-lands, Filter Lands (Shadowmoor/Eventide), Vivid Lands (Lorwyn), Bloom Tender, Guildgates, Refuges, Urza-Tron


Will – Burnished Hart[card], [card]Realmwright, Silverglade pathfinder


Clay – Riftstone Portal, Lair and Attendant cycles, Lotus Vale


Mark – City of Brass, Phyrexian Altar, Thawing Glaciers, Pain lands, Tainted lands





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


Clay – twitter: (at)EDHPanda


Calvin – Email: captainredzone(at)gmail(dot)com  // twitter: (at)CaptainRedZone


Mark – Email: mahlerma(at)gmail(dot)com



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Thanks to everyone who contributes to our site, you’re all wonderful people. Thanks to Judson and Calvin for manning our facebook page. Music for our show is the “X meets Heavy Metal” series by 331Erock. We’ll see you next week with more community, strategy, and technology. Until then, LET’S GET IT!

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