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Commander Focus: You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

Credit: Michelle Lizak One of the things that eluded Magic in the beginning was a sense of ownership, a sense of place in the game for the protagonist, aka the player. The original backstory of Magic explained that you were...

Commander Focus: Poxwalkin’ on the Sun

Hi everyone! Welcome back to another Commander Focus: Budget edition! I'm your host, Loxi, and today we'll be bringing you the latest in fun and affordable deck techs. I'll actually be starting a mini series-within-a-series (within...a series?) where we...

Commander Focus: Two’s a Party

Hi everyone! My name is Will, but you'll see me around by my alias, "Loxi." I've played Magic since Return to Ravnica and Commander for the past 7 or so years. I've always been passionate about the game being...

Commander Focus: Golos, A token of my appreciation

Golos, Tireless Pilgrim. Credit: Joseph Meehan, Wizards of the Coast Modern Horizons 2 is out and one of the things the set revealed is a renewed focus on "named tokens," with abilities that trigger off of them. Let's review the...

Commander 101: Winning a Negative-Sum Game

In this week's Commander Focus we're kicking off a limited multi-part series on the basics and core principles behind Magic's Commander format. Each week we'll cover a different key element and dive into the dynamics behind it and how...

Commander Focus: A Pirate’s Life for Me, Part 1 – Malcolm and Breeches

Credit: Ferris, Jean Leon GEROME/Private Collection/BRIDGEMAN IMAGES The distribution of power throughout the tribes of Magic: the Gathering is - at best - uneven. For most of Magic's history Elves have probably been the strongest, with the combination of cheap...

Magic the Gathering: Zendikar Rising Round-up

Magic's newest expansion dropped last week - Zendikark Rising, a new set in the very popular world of Zendikar. The Eldrazi are long defeated and the plane is at rest... or is it? New machinations are afoot as Nahiri seeks to...

Commander Focus: Omnath, Locus of Creation

Credit: Chris Rahn, Wizards of the Coast One of the more exciting cards to come out of Zendikar Rising for Commander players is probably Omnath, Locus of Creation. We might call this Omnath the IV, or Omnath's fourth iteration. Hopefully,...

Zendikar Rising EDH/Commander Review: The Lands are back in town

Zendikar Rising has a theme of “lands matter” much like Theros had “enchantments matter”. So there’s a number of creatures with landfall abilities that will probably make a splash in commander, especially in less competitive games. Potential Commanders Tazri, Beacon of...

Commander Focus: Slay Queen Marchesa

Image credit: Kieran Yanner, Wizards of the Coast In Commander Focus, Pseudanonymous looks at key Commanders, how to build around them, and what makes their decks work. In this first installment, he’s looking at Queen Marchesa. Queen Marchesa represents a stable platform...