April 21, 2020

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The Temur Spells of C20

This is the fourth part of my analysis series concerning the Commander 2020 preconstructed decks so if you’re looking for the previous parts on the Sultai, Abzan or Jeskai decks, find them here So far, the Jeskai deck has been the absolute standout of all the decks so far. While the win conditions are not as game ending as one would like them to be, the average card quality and consistency of...


April 20, 2020

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The Jeskai Cycle in C20

This is the third part of my analysis series concerning the Commander 2020 preconstructed decks so if you’re looking for the previous parts on the Sultai or Abzan decks, you can find them here! With the Sultai and Abzan decks out of the way, we get to continue this cycle of decks with a few more cyclers! The Jeskai deck has a lot of people excited, so let’s take a look at why and if it’s...


April 17, 2020

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The Abzan Swarm in C20

This is the second part of my analysis series concerning the Commander 2020 preconstructed decks so if you’re looking for the previous part on the Sultai deck, you can find it here! After checking out the Sultai Mutate deck, let’s take a look at the Abzan deck more interested in utilizing its graveyard for value. We’ll be looking at out of the box power level, synergy, upgradability, and...


April 16, 2020

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The Power of Sultai in C20

This year giveth, and it taketh away. While we’re all stuck at home, Magic The Gathering is restricted to Arena, MTGO or using a webcam to stream your table to others. Despite this, our need for brewing and new Commander decks will keep us going and with the upcoming release of Commander 2020 and Ikoria, we have to see how the new set stacks up for our beloved format! We're going to start...


April 8, 2020

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Song of the Sea

Commander players often will develop their deck around a key theme or a tribe in Magic’s history. This can be Elves or Slivers or even Orcs! Today I wanted to go through a list of potential Commanders for if you’re looking at building a Merfolk Commander deck and the reasons to run each one (or if they’re better suited to another type of deck). Let’s go through every Legendary Merfolk and...


March 26, 2020

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Paying Attention to the Curve

One of the most common mistakes in deck building is the mana curve itself. It’s common to see an over-reliance on cards that cost three or more despite the deck running insufficient ramp or lands (34 or less) or too many cards at one converted mana cost. Let’s take a look at a decklist that isn’t particularly high in power level but still stays very conscious of its mana curve with a heavy...


March 18, 2020

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The Building Blocks

As we all rest at home and keep ourselves and the community around us safe, many of us will find the itch to interact with Magic in some way. This could be through Arena, MTGO or other digital programs that allow us to play the game. My personal favourite way to stay connected to Magic in times where I can’t play the game is brewing. Being able to create various different lists quickly is...


March 13, 2020

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Summoning Seance

One of the many ongoing jokes in the Magic community is the card . A card that requires a lot of setup to ever really do anything. With this kind of a barrier for entry, the Commander community always will step up to the challenge. No jank is too jank for us. Often times this will come in the form of a deck (made popular by MTGMuddstah) or a list that would probably prefer to not have the . Today...

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