Commander Spotlight: Sprouting Vines

Whenever a new set comes out, the first aspects about it are dissected at length by the community. We want to know more story background about the new plane we’re visiting, or the conditions of an old plane we’re headed...
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Commander Spotlight: Knowledge Pool

It always seems like the more involved you get with any community, the more cyclical certain events become. Perhaps it’s that the same events occur at a regular schedule and feature the same faces. Or perhaps it’s listening to the...
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Commander Spotlight: Crumbling Sanctuary

As it has been stated innumerable times here and elsewhere, no Magic card is created in a vacuum. Each and every card is meticulously designed, developed, curated, and tested for its inclusion in any given set release, from the most...
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Commander Spotlight: Chronomantic Escape

Magic is a game of percentages. Like any system that leverages math, probability, and statistics to gauge your best course of action, beneath the exquisite artwork and involved storyline lies a game with an extensive latticework of number-crunching that will...
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Commander Spotlight: Scourge of Kher Ridges

Today is an ode to many things. It is an ode to meticulous research. To continuity. To the powerful forces of nostalgia. To the desire to always be pressing forward. To the clear devotion many fans have for a hobby...
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Commander Spotlight: Stoic Angel

At some point in their early Magic-playing lives, most people will learn about some of the game’s most basic creature abilities. These are the ones which largely showed up in the first few sets and have continued to make an...
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