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Hello everyone and welcome to Commandercast, Season 13 Episode 5! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! This week, lets talk about life and how to get one…. or two… hundred of them in the form of points! Life gain is usually looked down on from must Magic players and today we’ll be talking about how that isn’t always the case.


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This week William is joined by MTGRadio Tom, and our own Brain to discuss Oloro, Lifegain, tech for all the five colors, and more! If you’re ready to stay alive, Click the IB! 



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Commandercast season 13 Episode 5


May 15’th 2014



Brian – Commandercast staff


Tom( – Commander streamer

Favorite Commander This Week:


Brian: Child of Alara


Tom: Oloro, Ageless Ascetic



Conspiracy spoilers!

Community: Does it really matter as long as you’re not dead?


We discuss life gain’s perception in edh.

T-great question

Strategy: Life gain as a strategy?

Incidental Life gain vs. Deliberate Life gain

Ex) Serra Ascendant and Whip of Erebos vs. Shattered Angel and Sangromancer


Oloro and other Lifegain generals

Technology:Life Tech


We’re each going to talk about some of the cards we consider to be good life gain cards for you deck. Things that help you gain life, but play well into other functions too.

White: Razor Hippogriff, Wall of Reverence, Faith’s Fetters, Celestial Mantle


Blue: Delusions of Mediocrity, Illusions of Grandeur


Black: Whip of Erebos[/card, [card]Crypt Ghast


Red: Game of Chaos? Game of Chaos!


Green: Primeval Bounty, Bow of Nylea,


Gold: Treasury Thrull Filigree Angel


Artifact: Venser’s Journal, Wurmcoil Engine, Sword of War and Peace, Sword of Light and Shadow



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


Brian – Email: chaosmtg(at)gmail(dot)com // twitter: (at)chaosmtg


Tom – Email: // twitter: @mtgradio


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