5 Commanders that Love Baldur’s Gate Backgrounds in the 99

Kristen Gregory Commander

While there are many options for Commander and background pairings, Backgrounds are still great in the 99. Kristen highlights five Commanders that get a lot of mileage out of backgrounds in the 99.  Backgrounds are an exciting new mechanic from Battle for Baldur’s Gate. While they are primarily used as an enchantment that works like a Partner in the Command …

10 Commander Cards That Overperform

Kristen Gregory Commander

This week, Kristen covers some EDH cards that tend to overperform. These Commander cards aren’t quite staples, but are perhaps worth another look.  Like many of you reading this, I play a lot of Commander. One thing I love about the format is the sheer number of cards you have to choose from when building a deck. There are plenty …

You Should Be Playing More Board Wipes

Kristen Gregory Commander

Kristen sets out to get the record straight on board wipes. How many should you run? Should you hold back on casting them? There’s been a lot of chatter in recent times around how many board wipes you should be playing in Commander. Whilst traditional deck building templates have indicated as many as five to seven board wipes, the current …

Draconic Dissent Precon Upgrade Guide

Kristen Gregory Commander

Firkraag, Cunning Instigator helms the Draconic Dissent precon from Battle for Baldur’s Gate. Kristen is here to review the precon and offer tips for upgrading it. Firkraag, Cunning Instigator Firkraag is a cool Dragon, that’s for sure, and if you’ve ever played with dragons before, getting new ways to brew with them is always nice. Card draw in the Command …

The Best Commander Cards from Battle for Baldur’s Gate

Kristen Gregory Commander

Battle for Baldur’s Gate is upon us, so it’s time for another set review. Today, I’ll break down what’s hot from the set. I won’t be going over what’s not, and it’s likely I’ll skip over any super niche cards that don’t impact your collection enough. I’ll also briefly cover the better cards from the Preconstructed Commander decks worth picking …

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 …

Streets of New Capenna Review: Best Commander Cards

Kristen Gregory Commander

Streets of New Capenna is upon us, and many Commander players just want to know what the best cards in the set are. Fear not – today, I’ll break down what’s hot from the set. I won’t be going over what’s not, and it’s likely I’ll skip over any super niche cards that don’t impact your collection enough.  While there …

10 of My Favorite EDH Cards That Everyone Should Play More

Kristen Gregory Commander

Some cards seem like they should be staples in EDH, and yet never quite catch on. Kristen runs down her list of cards you should play more! I’ve been on a bit of a roll with EDH recently. I completed building Shalai Voice of Plenty, Zara, Renegade Recruiter, Isshin, Two Heavens as One, Hofri Ghostforge, Massacre Girl and Ayli the …