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Card Kingdom Commander, Products

Commander 2018 release day is less than two weeks away, and we’re sure you can’t wait to pick up the newest singles and preconstructed decks. But at times like these, it’s easy to focus on the cards you want to buy and completely forget that you need a new deck box or a fresh set of sleeves. Today, we’re going …

An Intro to Commander

Card Kingdom Commander

Editor’s note: This article was updated on July 23, 2019. The release of Commander 2019 is right around the corner, and fans of the format can hardly wait to see the newest cards. But for many Magic players, the preconstructed decks of Commander 2019 will serve as their introduction to the Commander format – that first deck that they’ll play, …

Let’s Brew: Arcades, the Strategist

Aaron Durbin Commander

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Let’s Brew! Much like Magic Origins, Core Set 2019 is once again taking up the narrative gauntlet as we learn the history of bad ol’ Bolas and his Elder Dragon brethren in a not-quite Dominaria follow-up. Today, we’re going to build a deck around another value-driven, two-bird-killing stone that is sure to be a …

Pir and Toothy, Commander Companions

Adam Klesh & Bradley Rose Commander

Adam: Hello and welcome to this blog post! I’m your writer, Adam Klesh, also known online as madolaf. Brad: And I’m your other writer, Bradley Rose, also known online as Bradley Rose! Adam: I was tasked to write a post about making a Commander deck using Battlebond cards, and I thought, “This would be much more fun if I could get …

Captain Jhoira’s Combos

Aaron Durbin Commander

As new captain of Sisay’s old ship, the Weatherlight, Jhoira is drawing one of the most nostalgia-inducing parallels in our long-awaited return to Magic’s home plane. Connecting history with a storied crew and the stories of old has put her at the center of the new era of Dominaria – but what does Jhoira look like at the helm of …

Let’s Brew: Evra, Halcyon Witness

Aaron Durbin Commander

With a whole crew of new legendary creatures coming in Dominaria, Commander players everywhere have a massive metagame shift to look forward to at the end of the month. In preparation, I’ve started brewing again, and I hope you are too! Today, we’re going to check out a list built around Dominaria’s Serra Avatar extraordinaire: Evra, Halcyon Witness. WHY EVRA? …

Colorless Real Estate

Aaron Durbin Commander

Welcome back! We’ve all heard that the best ventures involve buying low and selling high, so after calling for the evisceration of all lands a few weeks ago, it’s time to invest! Today, we’ll be talking about some of our most colorless manabase buddies: lands with no color identity, which can fit into any deck. The goal here is to …

The Case for Land Destruction

Aaron Durbin Commander

Greetings readers, and defenders of the Commander Social Contract! People have many reasons for playing Commander, and it is our prerogative as players to seek differing viewpoints to understand other players’ idea of fun – for understanding’s sake, and also become better Magic-playing humans. To this end, I’ve done my best to prepare the most logical argument on behalf of …

Partner Up!

Aaron Durbin Commander

Happy Valentine’s Day! In honor of significant others, we’re going to be analyzing a few of Commander’s most popular partners, as well as a few of Magic’s most interesting character couplings and the decks we build around them. TIBOR AND LUMIA The “High School Sweethearts” of Commander, Tibor and Lumia have always brought a warm, youthful spirit to the casual-competitive …

Energy in Commander

Aaron Durbin Commander

Every so often, I like to take the “best” deck in Standard and see how it’d fare in Commander, and building an Energy Commander deck was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. The Energy archetype had been on my radar for a while, but hadn’t heard of or seen any lists that were successful. With the most popular deck in …