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April 4, 2019

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Devious Machinations – Multiplayer Politics in EDH

Multiplayer Politics in EDH are an intense aspect of the format, so much so that you sometimes have to consider them as an additional part of your deck. Certain deck styles even promote this kind of plan, seeking to make other players act against their best interest to secure a victory. There are guides and theories on Commander Politics all over the internet, but I’m going to put out several...


March 7, 2019

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Displacing the Modern Meta with Eldrazi and Taxes

It doesn't take much to notice that the Modern meta has been undergoing a shift lately, and that's not even getting into the recent ban. The current top contenders are without a doubt Death's Shadow, Izzet Pheonix, Dredge, Burn, Tron, and Spirits. These decks are fast, reliable, and hard to disrupt. Of course, that is why to unseat them, we have to look towards aggressive disruption and timely...


February 27, 2019

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EDH Staples: Red

In a format where your commander will decide almost every detail of your deck, it is a bit strange to talk about staples. In fact there are examples of cards that could be considered “strictly weaker” than others that gain power with the right build (ie: vs in an Aristocrats style deck). So in order to alleviate all your worrying, this article will only cover spells that can go into any Red...


January 25, 2019

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EDH Staples: Black

In a format where your commander will decide almost every detail of your deck, it is a bit strange to talk about staples. In fact there are examples of cards that could be considered “strictly weaker” than others that gain power with the right build (ie: vs in an Aristocrats style deck). So in order to alleviate all your worrying, this article will only cover spells that can go into any Black...


January 18, 2019

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EDH Staples: Blue

In a format where your commander will decide almost every detail of your deck, it is a bit strange to talk about staples. In fact there are examples of cards that could be considered “strictly weaker” than others that gain power with the right build (ie: vs in an Aristocrats style deck). So in order to alleviate all your worrying, this article will only cover spells that can go into any Blue...


January 14, 2019

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EDH Staples: White

In a format where your commander decides almost every detail of your deck, talking about staples feels strange. In fact there are examples of cards that could be considered “strictly weaker” than others that gain power with the right build (ie: vs in an Aristocrats style deck). So in order to alleviate all your worrying, this article will only cover spells that can go into any White deck, and...


January 3, 2019

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EDH Deck Building: Understanding Power Level

Hi there! This article is part of a series on Deck Building in Commander! This post is Part One! A fundamental part of understanding both the vast format of EDH and how to properly attack it is coming to terms with the concept of Deck Power Level. You can find competitive tournaments with no-budget deck lists, or just play on your kitchen table with the cards you picked up a few years ago for fun...


December 24, 2018

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Feeling Vindicated: Threat Assessment in EDH

I think we’ve all played at least one game of Magic where the importance of threat assessment really rears its ugly head. Personally, I remember multiplayer games of Commander where someone resolves and chooses to exile my over an opponent’s . As mad as I am, at a certain level I do understand it. A 5/5 creature is scary to new players, and one damage per creature seems harmless. Of course, a...