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Nethroi Apex of Death art mtg Tomasz Jedruszek

Nethroi: A Re-Inspection Of The Deck Tech For Magic: The Gathering

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

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.[caption id="attachment_1208835" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The art for Vial Smasher, the Fierce, from Magic: The Gathering's Commander 2016 expansion Illustrated by Deruchenko Alexander.[/caption]But what about the[...]

Zaxara the Exemplary art mtg Simon Dominic

A Deck Tech for Zaxara, the Exemplary, for Magic: The Gathering

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.[caption id="attachment_1200118" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The artwork for Zaxara, the Exemplary for Magic: The Gathering, illustrated by Simon Dominic.[/caption]Simply put, this deck[...]

Jirina Kudro art mtg Magali Villeneuve

A Commander Deck Tech For Jirina Kudro, For Magic: The Gathering

And today, we have written up a Human tribal deck tech in Commander, headed by Commander 2020's Jirina Kudro.[caption id="attachment_1199840" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The artwork for Jirina Kudro, a legendary creature in Magic: The Gathering, illustrated by Magali Villaneuve.[/caption]Normally, we tend to shy away from writing deck techs with a heavily-tribal theme here because they end[...]

Brokkos Apex of Forever art mtg

A Deck Tech for Brokkos Apex of Forever for Magic: The Gathering

At any rate, this deck tech revolves around the apex predator of the Zagoth region of Ikoria, Brokkos, Apex of Forever.[caption id="attachment_1192148" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Showcase variant for Brokkos, Apex of Forever from Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, illustrated by Daniel Warren Johnson.[/caption]The decklist for this build I'm discussing below can be found here[...]

Nethroi Apex of Death art mtg Tomasz Jedruszek

A Deck Tech For Nethroi Apex Of Death In Magic: The Gathering

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

"Brago, King Eternal" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

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"

"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[...]

"Najeela, the Blade-Blossom" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Najeela, the Blade-Blossom" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, fans of Wizards of the Coast's highly-acclaimed trading card game Magic: The Gathering and its Commander format in particular! Today, I have another deck tech for you as a part of what I've been calling "March, March, March!" For this event, I'm dredging up an old deck of mine from the days of yore (but[...]

"Saskia the Unyielding" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Saskia the Unyielding" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello, loyal readers and any fans of Magic: The Gathering (or even just the Commander format)! Today, we will be taking a stark departure from the sort of coverage that my competitive deck tech overview for The Gitrog Monster did, and instead, we will be looking at a commander who is fairly more straightforward This deck[...]

"The Gitrog Monster" Leap Day Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"The Gitrog Monster" Leap Day Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Ribbit.Errrrr, hello, loyal readers! Happy Leap Day! Normally we over here at Bleeding Cool would be ending the month with a silver-bordered Commander deck tech for Magic: The Gathering, but we have decided this month to do things a little differently Today we are going over my fellow Rochester Commander player Paul Toal's competitive list based on his[...]

"Muldrotha, the Gravetide" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Muldrotha, the Gravetide" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, loyal readers! Today I figured we would get down and dirty - and I do mean downright dirty - with a new Commander deck tech for Magic: The Gathering This deck tech will be showcasing one of the most disgustingly powerful commanders recently printed for the format, Muldrotha, the Gravetide.[caption id="attachment_1159393" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source:[...]

"Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, loyal readers! Today, I'll be going over a deck tech for another new Magic: The Gathering commander, who, like Kroxa, my previous deck tech's subject, is also an Elder Giant (and no, before you ask, I'm not engaging in any Changeling shenanigans here) Today, as my title suggests, we will be giving a[...]

"Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello loyal readers! It's been a bit of a while since I last showcased any Magic: The Gathering Commander deck techs for you, but today I will be returning to this with a new deck that is a great example of inspiration on my part.A lot of decks in Commander nowadays are built with optimization[...]

"Vilis, Broker of Blood" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Vilis, Broker of Blood" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hey there loyal readers! The other day I did an Oathbreaker deck tech featuring a friend's Aminatou, the Fateshifter deck Today, I'd like to go over one of the toughest Commander deck builds in Brooklyn, New York, to sate all of your competitive Magic: The Gathering needs!Today, we at Bleeding Cool are looking into a Vilis,[...]

"Aminatou, the Fateshifter" Oathbreaker Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Aminatou, the Fateshifter" Oathbreaker Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Happy New Year, everybody!Just because it's a whole new year doesn't mean I'm about to stop writing Magic: The Gathering deck techs, and just because its the Wednesday of an entirely new decade doesn't mean I'll be withholding any Oathbreaker content from you all And, to celebrate the coming of the new year and the[...]

The Last "Magic: The Gathering" Deck Tech of 2019!

The Last "Magic: The Gathering" Deck Tech of 2019!

As such, I have a new Commander deck tech to close out the old year - 2019, a year stricken with scandal, revelations, and apparently Wolverine's endowment? Thanks, Jude That's awesome To the fridge door it goes!Anyway Today's final Commander deck tech for Magic: The Gathering in 2019 pertains to a mountain of a man -[...]

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

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

Happy Winter, everybody! Today, we will be focusing on a special Magic: The Gathering deck tech to commemorate the season 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[...]

"Norin the Wary" Deck Tech - "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[...]