Commander Spotlight: Ashes to Ashes

The more things change, the more they stay the same. It’s an old adage that bears meaning in any number of ways, from a reassuring notion that despite life continually changing certain elements remain constant, to an exacerbated critique that...
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Commander Spotlight: Cloud Cover

In any major conflict, there are innumerable moments where the entire outcome of the engagement can change based on something seemingly inconsequential. From a split-second change in decision, to accidental meetings, to a simple change in the weather, history is...
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Commander Spotlight: Shinka, the Bloodsoaked Keep

Playing EDH is a dedication for any Magic player, if nothing for the fact that it operates in several overlapping fields of complexity. Magic: the Gathering itself is not an easy game to become proficient at thanks to lengthy rules...
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Commander Spotlight: Deadbridge Chant

Fully understanding and comprehending the entirety of all Magic’s terminology is a complex, labyrinthine endeavor that’s challenging to experienced players and down right scary to newcomers. The game doesn’t just insist that you learn about the basic tenants of turn...
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Commander Spotlight: Prismatic Strands

We all have blind spots. Whether it’s something massive, such as your own naivety on some societal or cultural facet simply due to the fact that it doesn’t impact you, or something absolutely trivial, like completely overlooking owning a basic...
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Commander Spotlight: Kudzu

By modern board gaming standards, Magic is somewhat ‘old’. It came about in the mid 90s, at a time when the US was only just beginning to experience a resurgence in gaming as a hobby. It was around this time...
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Commander Spotlight: Quenchable Fire

As both Magic: the Gathering and the Commander format itself gets progressively more popular, so to is the indelible drive to make the game ever more powerful and complex as a means of keeping the player base happy. While the...
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Commander Spotlight: Ashnod’s Cylix

How do you start tackling a project? As you’d expect, the answer to that seemingly simple question is going to range wildly depending on the person being asked and the project being undertaken. If you’re in construction, for instance, you...
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Commander Spotlight: Phytohydra

Very soon the Magic community will be treated to the 8th set featured around the plane of Ravnica in 13 years, making it the second most recurring world in the game after Dominaria and the most frequented on this half...
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Commander Spotlight: Citadel of Pain

The act of gaming is rooted so much in social interaction, it should come as no shock that even the most trivial parts of a game can foster a few stories. Whether it’s key plays, amusing antics by those involved,...
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