Top 10 Throne of Eldraine Commander Cards

Robby Rothe Commander

Throne of Eldraine has given us several new toys to play with in Commander – and not all of them are legendary creatures. A few of the cards fit seamlessly into established decks, while others may help you develop a new strategy. Here are the top 10 cards from Throne of Eldraine (not countering the Brawl decks) that you’ll want …

Upgrading Commander 2019: Primal Genesis

Robby Rothe Commander

One of the best aspects of any new Commander product release is taking the new Commanders and building a new deck for them. Naya received three new Commanders, but I want to focus on the one on the front of the box: Ghired, Conclave Exile. Let’s examine how he works and talk about some cards that you can use to …

Top 10 Commander 2019 Cards

Card Kingdom Commander

Wait no longer, Commander fans: Commander 2019 is here! The new set includes four preconstructed Commander decks, each built around a classic Magic game mechanic. These decks include reprints of Commander staples, from Sol Ring to Solemn Simulacrum, along with a cast of new characters ready to command your next deck. If you’re still on the fence about which new …

Upgrading Commander 2019: Mystic Intellect

Bradley Rose Commander

And now you’ve reached the end of the article. Hah! Thanks for reading! What’s that? You didn’t see an article? Oh, geez. Let me check the chronospheres. Hold on… Okay! Ready to flashback the article in… 3…2…1…GO! So, you have the “Mystic Intellect” Commander 2019 deck and are ready to flash back as many spells as you can. But you’re …

7 Commander Decks You’ll Find at Your Next MagicFest

Tom Anderson Commander

Commander is Magic‘s most beloved casual format. It doesn’t rotate, there’s no restrictive legality rules, and it’s built with big, splashy multiplayer games in mind. Anyone can build a Commander deck, often at a fraction of the cost of competitive Constructed formats. Nowadays, Wizards even creates specific products to support Commander, like the Commander 2019 decks. Best of all, Commander …

Commander 2019: Upgrading Merciless Rage

Bradley Rose Commander

It’s 2007, and college me is looking at one of my Torment cards from high school. The movie 300 has been released recently, and I smile at a silly idea for a card alter. I draw a “no” symbol over the card’s keyword and write beside it: “THIS. IS. SPARTA!” The keyword on that card? Madness. Flash forward to now, …

Navigating the Politics of Commander

Michelle Rapp Commander

For many players (myself included), Magic is a hobby that helps folks relax in their off time. Whether you’re at an FNM, a side event at MagicFest, or on Arena, Magic can be an escape from the boring, banal realities of our 9 to 5 jobs. However, when it comes to multi-player formats (especially Commander), it can be super beneficial …

Commander 2019 Decks

Card Kingdom Commander

After a whirlwind week of previews, we finally know all the contents of Commander 2019. This new quartet of preconstructed decks feature fan-favorite mechanics morph, flashback, populate, and madness, and all four come packed with both exciting new cards and beloved Commander staples. Each of these decks contains four legendary creatures, which we’ll be referring to as primary, secondary, and …

Creating a Commander Playgroup

Tom Anderson Commander

Just a few days ago, we offered some tips on how to build your first Commander deck. If you’re still looking for ideas, the upcoming Commander 2019 precons are a perfect starting point! These decks come out of the box ready for high-powered multiplayer action.  But for the best Commander experience, you’ll want to find a consistent group of players …

Building Your First Commander Deck

Mara Katz Commander

Commander is a format that draws on the entire history of Magic for its card pool. This makes it exciting, since you can build a fun and functional deck around any commander or archetype. But it can also be overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the format. Here are some tips for building your first Commander deck in a way …