Commander Spotlight: Clockwork Dragon

It makes sense that Magic: the Gathering has to continually find ways to keep the game from becoming even more of the unwieldy lumbering behemoth than it already is. For a game this old, its requisite parts are legion. There...
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Commander Spotlight: Savage Knuckleblade

There is a truism about Magic: the Gathering that most new players inevitably come to grips with, a fact which seems completely baffling at first but then becomes grudgingly understandable thereafter: Not every card is designed to be the best...
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Commander Spotlight: Cultural Exchange

Traveling can be a scary thing to a lot of people, especially if it’s to a place outside of your own neighborhood. This means being immersed in a part of the country or part of the world that isn’t filled...
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Commander’s Spotlight: Obzedat’s Aid

Play Magic: the Gathering long enough, and you’re bound to hear the same cyclical arguments crop up now and again. Complaints about inconsistent mana dictating the outcome of the game. Complaints about a particular card, combo, or mechanic being unbalanced...
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Commander Spotlight: Balancing Act [Repost]

Editor’s Note: Due to a scheduling error and convention travels, this week’s Monday Magic article wasn’t able to go up this morning. However, since there is (again) an uptick in confusion over the EDH B&R list, enjoy this still ever-timely...
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Commander Spotlight: Invert the Skies

As we’ve moved past the 250 article mark and towards other numbers beyond, this week I thought I’d share a bit of a behind the scenes look at exactly how the process of the weekly card selection is chosen. Because...
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Commander Spotlight: Pain Magnification

When it comes to getting your point across, there are benefits to being succinct and direct. Its message is concise, it’s easily conveyed, and above all, it usually increases the odds someone is going to actually pay attention to it....
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Commander Spotlight: Peacekeeper [Repost]

Editor’s Note: We’re off today in celebration of the holiday. In the meantime, enjoy this thematically color-appropriate¬†Monday Magic article, which was originally published on 1/19/15. From a nostalgia standpoint, I am admittedly a bit of a grumpy old timey Magic...
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