We Need to Talk About Goad

Kristen Gregory Commander

Kristen returns this week with more than a few thoughts on Goad. She discusses its impact on Commander and some of the potential pitfalls of printing too much Goad. Why was Goad introduced? To solve problems in multiplayer, basically. Goad was introduced in Conspiracy: Take the Crown, a multiplayer draft format (one that I hope sees another sequel before too …

How to Make *Your* Favorite Card Work In Commander

Tom Anderson Commander

It may not be the case in other formats, but Commander deckbuilding is definitely more art than science. Self-expression has been baked into the format since its inception as “Elder Dragon Highlander.” It’s right there in the name: Sheldon Menery & friends were just excited to brew decks with these big dumb dragons! Of course, in the years since, we’ve …