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Theros Beyond Death Review for Commander, Part 1

ConstructedBy RJGiel (2020-01-27)

We are kicking off 2020 with the return to a familiar plane. The original Theros offered lots of goodies for Commander players, including Gods, enchantment-matters cards, and the devotion mechanic. Will Theros Beyond Death provide sweet additions to the format on the same level?

Why You Too Should Play European Highlander

ConstructedBy Ratix (2020-01-06)

Before Commander caught on, players had already been enjoying a singleton format for years. It was named Highlander — originally for the catchphrase of the 1986 cult classic which stipulates that "There can be only one," but the format also seems to want to live forever.

Identifying Commander Decks: It's Easy as ABC

ConstructedBy RJGiel (2019-05-20)

Let's look at the wild wild west that is Commander with its infinite ways to build Commander decks, but only certain ways to fit specific playgroups and play styles. What decks are considered "casual" and what makes a deck competitive?

Behind the Tag - Deck Stories Part 3

EntertainmentBy ChristopherB (2019-03-28)

Have you ever asked what a mill deck has to do with The Four Horsemen? Why is a deck named after a Monty Python sketch? Read more about these and more as Christopher brings you four more stories of tags and their origins.

When a Hug Doesn't Mean Love: Kynaios and Tiro Deck Tech

ConstructedBy RyanS (2018-11-27)

Ryan is back with more Commander deck techs. This time he's playing politics with a group hug pet project. Join him as he explains the art of the "deal."

Rock Around the Cube

LimitedBy SanchoN (2018-05-18)

A good mana rock gathers no moss – it is often an early pick in a Cube Draft. Some mana rocks are even first picks every time and considered too good for many a limited environment. In this installment of Cube for Squares, we climb the Big Rock Candy Mountain and survey the landscape for pebbles, boulders, and paleolithic power tools to include or leave out of your Cube.

Cube Picks: Dominaria Top 10

LimitedBy SanchoN (2018-04-17)

What hidden treasures does the cornucopia of Dominaria have to offer cube builders? Jump on the nostalgia bandwagon with Cubes for Squares as we pick our top ten cube cards from Magic’s most eagerly awaited new expansion.

Zero Thrill: The Pact of Negation Story

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-03-14)

Were Force of Will available in Modern, the format would be dramatically altered. And yet, Modern does already contain a piece of non-conditional zero-cost countermagic, and while it's not played as much as Vintage and Legacy's signature counterspell, it's been tentatively around since Modern's early days.

Bringing Commander 1v1 From The Kitchen Table to the Tournament Table

ConstructedBy Elric (2018-03-12)

Born as a causal format and intended for funny multiplayer games, today Commander 1v1 has garnered a large community and needs to move forward. This article will examine the major distinctions between the main Commander 1v1 formats and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.

The Two Sides of Legacy's Top 8

Event CoverageBy CabalTherapy (2018-01-16)

The dust has settled after the first stop of the MKM Series 2018 in Frankfurt. Among the over 1,800 registered participants who entered the four main events and various trials during the weekend, 380 players sleeved up their Brainstorms, Force of Wills, and Chalices of the Void to duke it out in the widely diverse Legacy format.

Sunday, Bloody Sunday

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2018-01-10)

There is always room for innovation!

Amazing 2-Drops

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-10-09)

What costs two and is amazing?

Returning Legacy decks

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-05-20)

Legacy will probably remain in an experimental phase for some time.

Infinite Power

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-03-23)

Mana will always be the defining resource of the game. Therefore having an abundance of mana is awesome!

Happy New Year - 2017!

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-01-02)

I don't know whether you are into new year resolutions or not, but my favorite resolution each year is to never stop learning.

Reserved List Madness

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2016-02-24)

The Eternal Masters induced reserved list speculation has reached its second phase now.

Urza's Legacy

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2020-01-16)

Artifacts are always a great choice, because they can potentially appear in very different decks, which means that they are more resilient to metagame shifts than cards with heavy colour commitments.

Valuable Insight

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2020-01-27)

Today we will highlight an Insight success story by one of our users.

The Great Distortion

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2020-01-27)

Just when I thought this would be a slow week, reality was distorted and we were hit by surprising news!

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Vintage

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Highlander

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