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Magic: The Gathering "Prosper, Tome-Bound" Commander Deck Tech
Hello and welcome, players, collectors, and fans of Magic: The Gathering, the premier trading card game by Wizards of the Coast! With the prerelease of Adventures in the Forgotten Realms, Magic's next set, upon the horizon, Wizards is releasing four new decks for the Commander format to coincide with this set, based on their other big game, Dungeons & Dragons![...]
Magic: The Gathering Ulamog, The Ceaseless Hunger Commander Tech
Have you ever wanted to smash serious face in Magic: The Gathering's "most popular format", Commander, but didn't want to commit to a single color at all? Has the notion of tentacles firmly wrapped itself around the deckbuilding part of your brain, literally or otherwise? Well fret not, friends, for we have written up a deck[...]
Magic: The Gathering "Gyome, Master Chef" Commander Deck Tech
Hey there, Magic: The Gathering players, especially fans of the Commander format! We wrote up a new abridged deck tech based on a concept we mentioned in a little more than passing in our article covering the  "Witherbloom Witchcraft" preconstructed deck from Commander 2021, coinciding with Strixhaven: School of Mages This concept was a deck based on Gyome,[...]
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 "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 "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: 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[...]
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[...]
A Vial Smasher, the Fierce Deck Tech for Magic: The Gathering
This commander needs very little introduction to seasoned players of competitive Commander, but for those who don't know, today we are going over a deck tech for Vial Smasher, the Fierce. The art for Vial Smasher, the Fierce, from Magic: The Gathering's Commander 2016 expansion Illustrated by Deruchenko Alexander. But what about the Companion? Why is Vial[...]
Zaxara the Exemplary art mtg Simon Dominic
We recently went over a deck tech for a tribal Humans Commander deck, led by Jirina Kudro Now, we get a chance to look into the monstrous beings of Ikoria, through Commander 2020's Zaxara, the Exemplary. The artwork for Zaxara, the Exemplary for Magic: The Gathering, illustrated by Simon Dominic. Simply put, this deck is filled to the[...]
Jirina Kudro art mtg Magali Villeneuve
And today, we have written up a Human tribal deck tech in Commander, headed by Commander 2020's Jirina Kudro. The artwork for Jirina Kudro, a legendary creature in Magic: The Gathering, illustrated by Magali Villaneuve. Normally, we tend to shy away from writing deck techs with a heavily-tribal theme here because they end up a bit too[...]
Brokkos Apex of Forever art mtg
At any rate, this deck tech revolves around the apex predator of the Zagoth region of Ikoria, Brokkos, Apex of Forever. The Showcase variant for Brokkos, Apex of Forever from Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, illustrated by Daniel Warren Johnson. The decklist for this build I'm discussing below can be found here But back to the secret that[...]
Nethroi Apex of Death art mtg Tomasz Jedruszek
Today, we present you with a Magic: The Gathering Commander deck tech featuring one of the all-new legendary creatures from Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths With Wizards of the Coast delaying Magic: The Gathering's next set, it is a given that a majority of the cards in this deck will not be released for a little[...]
Brago King Eternal art mtg
Hello there, Magic: The Gathering fans and Commander players new and experienced alike! It's been a tough month and "March, March, March!" hasn't quite gone as fantastically as anticipated, but don't think I've forgotten about that aspect of the month. To be frank, I was conflicted about submitting this specific deck tech to Bleeding Cool's annals at the[...]
"Rafiq of the Many" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"
Hello again, loyal readers! It's still "March, March, March!", and that means that there are a few more Commander deck techs I'll be writing up for Magic: The Gathering To recap the deck techs written already for "March, March, March!", we here at Bleeding Cool have already covered Soldiers and Warriors To me, that means that today[...]