Commander Spotlight: Bend or Break

It’s been stated several times here before, but there are certain tactics and play styles that generally go over poorly with the casual multiplayer community. Overly abusive combos, routinely targeting the same person from one game to the next, and...
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Commander Spotlight: Null Brooch

Time and again we run into arguments over what specific colors can and can’t have access to. Like clockwork, the Magic community goes through a cyclical, repetitive conversation every few months over what, precisely, is within each color’s toolbox of...
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Commander Spotlight: Urza’s Factory [Repost]

Editor’s Note: We’re off today in celebration of the US holiday. Enjoy this Monday Magic article, which was originally published in September 2013.. The topic of land in Commander is always an interesting one. Depending on the individual player and/or...
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Commander Spotlight: Vanish into Memory

Not every Magic card is destined to be super complex, unique, or even all that interesting. Based on the volume of cards that Magic releases every year, the game would rapidly destabilize in its appeal to casual and non-rotating Eternal...
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Commander Spotlight: Torrent of Souls

Researching can be hard, even if that research is for cards in a game that you use to entertain yourself during your free time. Research is time consuming and can take you down many different avenues of information that you...
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Commander Spotlight: Mage-Ring Network

Throughout the the course of history, the number of times someone has come up with an idea well before their time is innumerable. Whether it’s limitations of their physical location, social standing, need for capital, or the technological limitations of...
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Commander Spotlight: Jeskai Charm

When it comes to designing a game, one of the most important aspects is cohesiveness. If a game is too tightly bound to its framework and leaves little room for the players to make weighted decisions, then the game can...
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