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Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 239! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite,! We’re recording this on March 2nd, 2016. This week we’re down one co-host again, but William and Calvin are up to the task at hand! First they discuss the “worst” color in Commander, then they move on to discussing what  a card has to do in order to make it into a deck over other similar cards. In the technology segment, we discuss a few cards that we’ve enjoyed playing but have fallen off over time!

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CommanderCast Episode 239


Posted: March 2nd, 2016


Favorite Commanders:


William – Nekusar, the Mindrazer


Calvin – Meren of Clan Nel Toth









Community: Is there still a “worst color”?


Magic’s come so far in giving each color ways to play in multiplayer. Is there still a worst color? If so, which is it?


Strategy: Bar of Entry


How do we look at cards we’re considering for our deck vs. what they’re worth

Also, when old favorites just don’t cut it anymore.


  1. ex) Akroma in Kaalia
  2. ex) Serra Angel in Avacyn?


Technology: Breaking Up is Hard to Do


  • Discuss cards we used to love that have either been outclassed by new cards or that we discovered weren’t as boss as we originally thought they were.


William – Akroma (Red and White), Cancel, Rith, the Awakener


Calvin – Ajani Goldmane, Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord





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