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Hello everyone and welcome to Commandercast Episode 176! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! We’re recording this on November 21, 2014! This week Calvin  is joined by Mark, Clay, and JT as we go over the Commander 2014 Precon decks! William joins in a little later and we all go over the decks themselves! We discuss how they play, cards worth playing and removing from them, different strategies of how to play them, and if their worth your money to pick up!

Also, we will be gone next week for the American Holiday we all love… Black Friday!


… something like that… anyway all this and more awaits and all you have to do is click the IB!







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Commandercast Episode 176

November 21, 2014




JT – Some cool guy we like to have on



Favorite Commanders This Week:


JT – Titania, Protector of Argoth


Calvin –  Feldon of the Third Path


Clay – Nahiri, the Lithomancer


Mark – Teferi, Temporal Archmage


William – Ghoulcaller Gisa





Community Ban Poll


Column Schedule! To begin after Thanksgiving


Deritti full


Community: How do we think this year’s pre-cons were handled?


  • Second Wave sent out almost immediately
  • WoTC’s promise to sell “single deck cases” in case of sudden popularity
  • No “chase card” that makes a single deck more scarce over others
  • Awesome reprints



Strategy:  How the precons and their new commanders handled













Technology:  Misc. Card discussions to improve the decks/impressed us during play



Calvin – Scrap Mastery, Trading Post,


William – Abyssal Persecutor, Pontiff of Blight, Nirkana Revenant, Gravecrawler, actual removal, tutors, Endless Obedience


Clay – Equipment searching: Stoneforge Mystic, Stonehewer Giant, Steelshaper’s Gift, Enlightened Tutor.  Better equipment: Swords, Kaldra, Umezawa’s Jitte, Godsend, Manriki-Gusari, Sword of the Meek.  Fixing land drops: Weathered Wayfarer, Land Tax, Tithe


Mark -Impressed by:Teferi, Temporal Archmage, Aether Gale, Well of Ideas; Improvement suggestions: High Tide, Wake Thrasher, Deepchannel Mentor/Sun Quan, Lord of Wu


JT – Impress: Siege Behemoth, Song of the Dryads, Thunderfoot Baloth // Improve: Build the deck around Titania, Protector of Argoth: Constant Mists, Natural Balance, Overlaid Terrain, Zuran Orb, if you’re rich: Scapeshift, Crucible of Worlds, Azusa, Lost but Seeking







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


JT – khaoskontrol(at)hotmail(dot)com // Animerica: or



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