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Magic: The Gathering "Meren of Clan Nel Toth" Commander Deck Tech
To give you all a reminder of the kind of spookiness we're capable of in the middle of April, we wrote up a deck tech based on Commander's own queen of reanimation, Meren of Clan Nel Toth. The full art for Meren of Clan Nel Toth, a legendary creature card from Magic: The Gathering's Commander 2015[...]
Magic: The Gathering's "Silverquill Statement" Deck Shows Promise
Wizards of the Coast's premier trading card game Magic: The Gathering has revealed yet another strong Commander deck coinciding with their newest expansion set, Strixhaven: School of Mages! This time, we have been treated to a black-white preconstructed deck, called "Silverquill Statement" The deck is remarkably political in nature, meaning that in a multiplayer setting deals will[...]
Magic: The Gathering "Quantum Quandrix" Deck Is Remarkably Neat
In the case of the "Quantum Quandrix" preconstructed Commander deck, the truth is not so simple Math is magic, you see, according to Quandrix, and as such, it can be hard to really grasp the truth behind the concepts In short, we're Silverquill fans here and math isn't our strongest suit After all, this is[...]
Magic: The Gathering "Sen Triplets" Commander Deck Tech
After all, magic break the solid rules of reality, so why shouldn't the game be overruled by the spells one casts? Today, we have an abridged Commander deck tech written up for your reading pleasure: Sen Triplets is a commander that delights in changing the flow of permissions in the game However, we decided to take[...]
Magic: The Gathering's "Prismari Performance" Performs Like Magic
Wizards of the Coast is further proving their adeptness in crafting Commander preconstructed decks! Previously, we reported how the "Lorehold Legacies" Magic: The Gathering precon shored up issues previously held by white and red decks, but the blue/red "Prismari Performance" deck has no such prior problems As such, this deck exhibits a relatively uninhibited example of[...]
Magic: The Gathering "Mairsil, the Pretender" Commander Deck Tech
Hello, Magic: The Gathering players, namely those involved in our favorite format, Commander! It's been a fair while, but now it's time to resume writing up abridged Commander deck techs for your viewing pleasure Today, we will be focusing on Mairsil, the Pretender, a legendary creature from all the way back in the Commander 2017 set[...]
Magic: The Gathering's Lorehold Precon Gives White And Red A Boost
Today, Magic: The Gathering-based YouTube channel The Command Zone, a channel known for Commander reviews and gameplay, showed off one of the five upcoming preconstructed decks to go along with the release of Strixhaven: School of Mages "Lorehold Legacies", the red/white precon of the coinciding Commander 2021 release, gives red and white decks alike a much-needed booster[...]
Magic: The Gathering's Land's Wrath Commander Decklist Revealed
The Land's Wrath Commander deck, tying in as one of two Magic: The Gathering precons with the game's newest upcoming expansion, Zendikar Rising, is being revealed right here, right now! And, to top it off, we have an exclusive interview with Gavin Verhey, Lead Deck Architect. Obuun, Mul Daya Ancestor, the face of the Land's Wrath[...]
Magic: The Gathering Reveals New Commander Legends Information
Wizards of the Coast, creators of their premier trading card game Magic: The Gathering, revealed some new information for a much-anticipated set today at CommandFest, a tournament-slash-convention that is being held online this weekend due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Commander Legends, a new set with the intention of drafting Commander decks (or perhaps Commander-style decks), will[...]
Magic: The Gathering Commander July 2020 Update: No Changes
Commander is one of those major Magic: The Gathering formats that needs to update every so often, even if whole sets don't necessarily follow a rotation schedule Today, the Rules Committee for the format spoke about their updates for the quarter, which included no changes – at least, nothing that wasn't already announced in the last[...]
Magic: The Gathering: A Different View of Tayam, Luminous Enigma
Hello, fans of Commander, the primary player-driven format for Wizards of the Coast's hit trading card game Magic: The Gathering! Today, much like we did with Nethroi, Apex of Death roughly a month ago, we will be re-inspecting a commander that we looked at not long ago through a second deck tech However, unlike that previous[...]
Magic: The Gathering Commander Rules Change Forthcoming
At the most recent CommandFest, taking place digitally today, the Commander Rules Committee revealed their plans to alter a major tenet of the rules for the player-driven Magic: The Gathering format With an official announcement to be made soon after the Core 2021 prerelease events conclude, Commander will now facilitate "death" triggers for commanders. The artwork for Kokusho,[...]
Nethroi Apex of Death art mtg Tomasz Jedruszek
Hello, loyal readers and fans of Wizards of the Coast's iconic trading card game Magic: The Gathering! Nearly two months ago, we here at Bleeding Cool wrote up a Commander deck tech for Nethroi, Apex of Death Well, now that Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths and Commander 2020 have officially been released worldwide, we decided to take another look at[...]
"Bontu the Glorified" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"
On the Drannith Magistrate ban, the card is clearly not meant to be legal in Brawl, as it consistently and reliably stops any deck built around its commander while not being symmetrical at all In this way, Brawl cannot be played the way it is intended to be played while the Magistrate is legal Some[...]
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Interested parties can pick up booster packs (both of the draft and collectors variety), theme boosters, and Bundles at the locations mentioned above, though that's not all! At the same time as Ikoria's release, Wizards of the Coast has also made the Commander 2020 decks available to stores. The boxes for Commander 2020's pre-constructed decks, available now. Commander 2020's[...]