This entry is part 181 of 539 in the series CommanderCast







Hello everyone and welcome to Commandercast Episode 178! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! We’re recording this on December 4th, 2014. This week William, Calvin, Mark, and Clay are joined by Cassidy from! The guys discuss the idea of playing 1v1 or French Commander as it’s better known as. We go over why you may want to play 1v1, the key differences between two formats, and cards you may or may not want to think about when playing!


Also William is drunk. Very drunk in fact.


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Commandercast Episode 176

December 4, 2014




Cassidy – Nondescript Local Store Owner


Cassidy’s article on Daretti


Favorite Commanders This Week:



Calvin –  Daretti the spider chair Pope


Clay – Sidisi, Brood Tyrant


Mark – Ghoulcaller Gisa


William – Ashling the Pilgrim


Cassidy – [card]Omnath,Locus of Mayonnaise[card]





Community Ban Poll


Column Schedule! In progress and currently recruiting!


Kenny McCormick (of Southpark, CO, made famous by the show Southpark) was officially invited to the Pro Tour.





Community: One on One chat


  • What sorts of experiences are we looking for



Strategy:  How does multiplayer affect your decision making when you switch to one-on-one?


–Lands that don’t come in tapped.


  • Duress


  • ponder






Calvin – planeswalker elspeth knighterrant


William – Winter Orb,  Winter Orb


Clay – Hyper-Efficient Mana Rocks, Mediocre effects that scale well in Multiplayer (Extort, Syphon Flesh, Syphon Mind)


Mark – Iona, Shield of Emeria, Tainted Strike,


Cassidy – [card]infernal darkness / contamination / serra ascendant /








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


Cassidy – fatstacksEDH(at)gmail(dot)com / @writerofwrong



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