Commander Spotlight: Sisters of Stone Death

Everything old is new again. It’s a phrase that doesn’t seem to make a lot of sense, and yet it has an earworm-like characteristic that ensures its phrasing and its meaning continues from one decade to the next. From literature...
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Commander Spotlight: Assemble the Legion

What does it take to be the winner? If you only every believe uplifting stories and inspirational pep talks, the desire to win itself is the driving factor that’ll push you over the finish line. To many die hard competitors,...
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Commander Spotlight: Hostile Realm

It’s hard to do something for 25 years and not repeat yourself at some point. Whether it’s the plot structure of an author’s latest political thriller, one of the myriad Hollywood reboot films, or the lure of many industries that...
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Commander Spotlight: Noxious Vapors

As wonderfully complex and open-ended as Magic has become over the years, it’s not infinite when it comes to creating every concept you can dream up using the cards you want in the format you want. Despite a constant stream...
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Commander Spotlight: Omnibian

No one denies that Magic is a complex game. Most players tend to take the majority of the core game concepts and turn structure for granted once they’ve become familiarized, but ask anyone trying to pick it up for the...
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Commander Spotlight: Absolute Law

There are a variety of reasons why most Commander decks are multicolored. Having two or more colors opens up all manner of thematic and strategic combinations that may not be as robust (or even possible) with a single color. It...
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Commander Spotlight: Game Preserve [Repost]

Editor’s Note: Due to a combination of local power outages from last week’s storms and game conventions attendances, we had to adjust our schedule a bit to compensate. In the meantime, enjoy this aptly-titled Monday Magic article, which was originally published in November 2017....
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Commander Spotlight: Throne of the High City

As we approach the 25th anniversary of Magic, one of the most intriguing things to look back on is what the market was like when it first debuted. In 2018, the ever-dwindling subgenre of collectible card games effectively consists of...
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Commander Spotlight: Teleportal

A few years ago, when the big debate in the Magic community was ongoing between the use of Hexproof versus Shroud, one of the often cited arguments by Magic R&D in their decision to go ahead with the more intuitive...
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Commander Spotlight: See The Unwritten

With eyes soon turning towards the release of Dominaria, celebrating Magic: the Gathering’s 25 year anniversary and a return to the plane that started it all, 2018 is going to be a year where you’re bound to see a lot...
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