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Isamaru Hound of Konda Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Isamaru, Hound of Konda" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello, loyal readers, and welcome to another Commander deck tech article Today, we will be going over a slightly more peculiar option in the realm of Magic: The Gathering decks that have the capacity to go tall and outspeed opponents This deck is capable of winning games quite early, with its average converted mana cost[...]

Ojutai Soul of Winter Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Ojutai, Soul of Winter" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

And just who is our commander for this Commander deck tech? Why, it's none other than the Soul of Winter himself, Ojutai![caption id="attachment_1137430" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ojutai, Soul of Winter, that is! Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]The decklist, as discussed below, can be found here.As it stands, this deck will contain a few different themes; two[...]

Norin the Wary Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Norin the Wary" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Brr!To help us begin to adapt to the idea of a whole new year (albeit a month early), we at Bleeding Cool have another Commander deck tech for Magic: The Gathering for you Today, we will be focusing on one of the mightiest, most powerful, and most attractive characters that red has to offer us[...]

Frankie Peanuts Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Frankie Peanuts" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

I'm going to try to make the messages behind this Commander deck tech as clear as a horse head at the foot of your bed Capische?As an addition to the end-of-month fun we had with Mary O'Kill and her beloved pet Killbots earlier today, today we are covering an elephant of a creature, a mob[...]

Mary OKill Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Mary O'Kill" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Happy end of November, loyal readers! We at Bleeding Cool get that November has been long-winded, cold, and unforgiving, much like our end-of-month Magic: The Gathering deck techs for the Commander format Personally, I think that as the months go by and winter rears its ugly head, it'll be great to just duck into our coats[...]

Thromok the Insatiable Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Thromok the Insatiable" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]As an added course to today's news feast, we have written up a Commander deck tech revolving around Thromok the Insatiable, because we can't resist making food jokes at this time of year.The decklist as discussed in this article can be found here.This deck is based upon a three-step process: First,[...]

Oko Thief of Crowns Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Oko, Thief of Crowns" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Happy Turkey Day to all those in the United States who celebrate! To commemorate this day of questionable decisions, both in history and on the third helping of stuffing, we at Bleeding Cool have written up another Oathbreaker deck tech for Magic: The Gathering. Oathbreaker, for those just beginning to read Bleeding Cool's deck techs on […]

Heliod God of the Sun Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Heliod, God of the Sun" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

There are a lot of cards that mention Serra in the overall life gain category of cards in this game, huh?[caption id="attachment_1124568" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]Heartstone - Sometimes it's easier to make tokens with your commander than it is to cast spells Heartstone allows you to do so at a discount[...]

Following Up on The Misprint Intellect Deck &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

Following Up on The "Misprint Intellect" Deck – "Magic: The Gathering"

You may remember my article from August covering Emiel van Daele's find of a misprinted "Mystic Intellect" deck from Commander 2019 This rare Magic: The Gathering deck had been printed with both sides of the printing on one face of each and every nonfoil card.[caption id="attachment_1124097" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Emiel Van Daele[/caption]We had interviewed Emiel and his colleague,[...]

God-Eternal Rhonas Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"God-Eternal Rhonas" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

It's a bit more advanced than the Rhonas the Indomitable decklist I posted earlier today, but being that the two decks share many of the same cards, it should be a reasonable second or third step that a newcomer can take to become a stronger Magic: The Gathering player.What do you think? Can this deck[...]

Rhonas the Indomitable Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Rhonas the Indomitable" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

This is a really simple deck, in all seriousness, and is probably a good deck for beginning players of Commander to learn with That said, here are some things for me to point out with this deck so that if you teach a new player with it, you can point these things out to them. Notable[...]

Ilharg the Raze-Boar Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Ilharg, the Raze-Boar" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

The original Titans (Kozilek, Butcher of Truth and Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre) are in here for the sake of the shuffle when you are worried about overdrawing your deck, but they're not useless by any means - just the opposite, or else they wouldn't be the Eldrazi Titans.[caption id="attachment_1121423" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Let's not forget Emrakul,[...]

Hazoret the Fervent Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Hazoret the Fervent" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

He is amazingly worth it as an alternate Commander option.Glint-Horn Buccaneer - I've discussed this dude of a card in my Torbran deck tech, I believe Even if so, it's still good for me to note that he's fantastic in any deck that thrives on discard of any kind The damage is pretty top-notch since[...]

God-Eternal Bontu Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"God-Eternal Bontu" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Not too long ago, we at Bleeding Cool wrote up a Commander deck tech revolving around Bontu, the Glorified, the black-aligned god of Amonkhet This article will focus on the eternalized version of Bontu, the aptly-named God-Eternal Bontu.[caption id="attachment_1119897" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]Bontu, now made into an Eternal warrior, embodies the flipside[...]

Bontu the Glorified Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Bontu the Glorified" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello friends! It's time again for another set of Commander deck techs styled after the best and worst of each color in Magic: The Gathering Today, we will be looking over black, a color which may be even harder to find compliments for than blue (and hey, don't hate me for saying so - blue[...]

Serra the Benevolent Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Serra the Benevolent" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

(Or, "Get In Nerds: The Party Bus Cometh!")Today in Oathbreaker deck techs, we have a Serra the Benevolent deck prepared especially for any Angel fans who wish to get into this illustrious format (created by the WeirdCards Charitable Club).[caption id="attachment_1118329" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]This deck tech is based on a Gisela, Blade[...]

Commander May Be Most Played Format &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

Commander May Be Most Played Format – "Magic: The Gathering"

In news which may absolutely floor a ton of Magic: The Gathering players while being completely predictable to a good many others, Commander may be the most played Magic format.[caption id="attachment_1076619" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]According to Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Mark Rosewater in an answer to a question posed on his Tumblr blog[...]

God-Eternal Kefnet Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"God-Eternal Kefnet" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

The very worst offenders among cards that facilitate such a board state may well be the ones that provide players extra turns of play.With that preamble, I'd like to introduce the other commander for my Magic: The Gathering deck techs today: the corrupted version of Kefnet the Mindful, the powerful legendary creature known as God-Eternal[...]

Kefnet the Mindful Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Kefnet the Mindful" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello friends! It's time again for another set of two Magic: The Gathering Commander deck techs Sometimes, I find it's best to step away from the battlefield when writing up techs for my readers and take a moment to be mindful of things like burnout, writer's block, and other similar worries But then I think[...]

Recap: Commander Tournament for Charity &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

Recap: Commander Tournament for Charity – "Magic: The Gathering"

I attended a Commander-format Magic: The Gathering tournament benefitting the ExtraLife charity on Saturday, November 9th The event, while fun as it could be, raises some concerns about what exactly constitutes a competitive Commander deck and what doesn't quite cut it.I had gone with using my Chainer, Dementia Master deck in this tournament - the very[...]