Lower Power Commanders

Looking for Inspiration? Play a Lower-Power Commander

Kristen Gregory Commander

Sometimes, it can start to feel like you’re playing the same game of Commander over and over again. The players in your playgroup haven’t refreshed their decks for a while, you’re wise to their tricks, and you’re stuck on what to try building next. If you’re lacking inspiration, then maybe it’s time to play some low-power Commander.  Decks Feeling Stale …

Precon Deck Upgrade Guide Aura of Courage

Forgotten Realms Commander Upgrade Guide: Aura of Courage

Kristen Gregory Commander

Voltron’s back with a brand new precon. Adventures in the Forgotten Realms’ Aura of Courage sees the first new Bant Voltron commander since 2018’s Tuvasa the Sunlit. Can Galea, Kindler of Hope kindle hope for us? Let’s find out in this precon review and upgrade guide.  GALEA, KINDLER OF HOPE First things first, let’s look at the commander. A 4/4 …

Best AFR Cards for Commander

Adventures in the Forgotten Realms: Commander Review

Kristen Gregory Commander

Adventures in the Forgotten Realms might be a relative power-down when it comes to Standard, but that doesn’t mean it lacks great Commander cards. Join Kristen as she goes over her favorite pickups from the set.  It’s already that time again — let’s review my favorite picks from Adventures in the Forgotten Realms. If you didn’t catch my Modern Horizons …

Guardian of Faith

Guardian of Faith is the Vanguard of a Paradigm Shift

Kristen Gregory Commander

Adventures in the Forgotten Realms is a set that’s bound to get Dungeons & Dragons fans excited. So far, there have been some really great flavor wins, and the D20 dice-rolling mechanic is a fun way to bridge the gap between D&D and Magic. As someone with only a passing interest in the D&D franchise, Adventures in the Forgotten Realms …

Underrated Voltron Cards to Try in Commander

Underrated Voltron Cards to Try in Commander

Kristen Gregory Commander

Voltron is a fan favorite when it comes to EDH. We all love casting haymakers and equipping them with legendary Equipment, but what cards might have flown under your radar? Today, Kristen has a few picks worth considering. Voltron There’s something supremely satisfying about strapping up a sizable soldier, and I have to admit that Voltron has always been one …

What’s Better in Commander: Card Draw or Ramp?

Kristen Gregory Commander

Join me today as I wrestle with the age-old Commander question: What’s better, ramp or card draw? It’s a question that has a little more nuance than you might think, and in the process of coming to a conclusion, I think I’ve hit on some key heuristics that can help you decide which is best for you.  Ramp & Card …

Commander Decks to Put Your Fetchlands In

Commander Decks to Put Your Fetchlands In

Kristen Gregory Commander

If there’s one type of card that always needs a reprint, it’s fetchlands. In demand for Modern, Legacy, and even Commander, these prize game pieces are much sought after from players of all kinds. Thanks to a reprint in Modern Horizons 2, the enemy fetchlands will be readily available in a booster product for the first time since 2017’s Modern …

Talk about Green in MH2

Modern Horizons 2: Where Is Green Headed in EDH?

Kristen Gregory Commander

Modern Horizons 2 preview season has been a blast, and we’ve seen many funky, fresh, and even irreverent designs. What’s got most people talking, though, is the fact that green seems overpowered. It’s an all-too-regular refrain if you follow releases, but what exactly is at the heart of this debate? Green Gets Good Cards  Though the other colors have had …