Kaldheim Commander Spotlight: Moritte of the Frost

Scott Cullen Commander

Simic is a color pairing that’s brimming with powerful commanders, even at a budget level.  It’s no surprise that it’s so popular, either, thanks to the incredible ramp and card draw on offer. Today, we’ll be looking at a new card from Kaldheim that has the potential to become one of the most popular Simic commanders ever printed: Moritte of …

Common Sense: New Pauper Cards from Kaldheim

Scott Cullen Pauper

With the new year comes a new preview season, and this one is a breath of fresh (or frosty) air! From Jimmy Wong channeling his inner metalhead to the return of the snow mechanic, the past week has been full of surprises in Magic. Kaldheim seems to have also flipped the script on what cards are previewed and when: there …

5 Blue Cards You Should Play in Commander ($1 or Less)

Scott Cullen Commander

We are at the dawn of a new year, which means new hopes, aspirations, and goals. From the smallest change in daily habits to the most well-intentioned attempts to overhaul one’s diet, January is the time where most people look to improve their life in some way.  If you’re short on ideas for new changes to make this year, I’ve …

Magic in 2020: 10 Cards that Exceeded Expectations

Scott Cullen Community

2020 has been a wild ride for everyone, and not something that anyone could have predicted. As the year draws to a close, we can look back on Magic’s landscape and survey the aftermath. The Year of Commander has left its mark on the game forever, and the major expansions of 2020 brought increasingly powerful cards into Standard and beyond. …

Reviewing 2020’s Preconstructed Commander Decks

Scott Cullen Commander

The Year of Commander is nearing its end. There have been ups and downs, but most importantly, it’s been a key developmental time for Magic’s most popular format. From new legendary creatures in Standard sets to the hugely successful Commander Legends, there are now more ways than ever to build your own Commander deck. But building a Commander deck has …

Treasure Hunter: 10 Secret Commander All-Stars

Scott Cullen Commander

Now that Commander Legends is upon us, there’s no doubt that we’ll see many new decks over the next few weeks. Between the new generals and the reprinting of several “classic” commanders like Prossh, Skyraider of Kher, most of us have at least one new brew in mind. As I’m brewing new decks, I tend to encounter many obscure and …

Commander Legends Upgrade Guide: Reap the Tides

Scott Cullen Commander

The Year of Commander is reaching its peak, and with it come the latest preconstructed decks for Commander Legends. The beauty of these preconstructed decks is their potential; they are great to pick up and play, but they’ve also got a lot of room for upgrading and personalization. Today, I’ll be focusing on the Reap the Tides preconstructed deck, a …

5 Fun Partner Combinations in Commander Legends

Scott Cullen Commander

Partner is back, and it’s more widespread than ever. Forty-one new partners are entering Commander, giving us more than 1300 new combinations of pairings. This is as incredible as it can be overwhelming, so I’ve done some of the hard work for you by finding some of the most fun combinations. I’ve picked out and detailed five of my favorite …

Treasure Hunter: 10 Underplayed Commander Cards Under $5

Scott Cullen Commander

Everyone’s experiences with Commander are as unique as the decks they play. No matter whether you play cEDH or your favorite deck is Crab Tribal, two of your games will never play out exactly the same way. There’s an enjoyable feeling of transience to every game for me, knowing that each game you experience is unique. I also try to …

Is Commander Magic’s Best Budget Format?

Scott Cullen Commander

Magic is going through a particularly tumultuous patch at the moment, much like the rest of the world. If you’re feeling like there’s no escape from bans and metagame shifts, or that you’re finding it hard to connect with the game in the same ways you’re used to, know that you’re not alone. I felt the same until very recently, …