Commander Cube First Pick #4

Which card do you first pick and why? Assume that your group has decided to draft your generals at the end instead of at the beginning. How would that pick change if you had drafted a certain general beforehand, instead?

[card]Baneslayer Angel[/card] [card]Cryptic Command[/card] [card]Vengeful Pharaoh[/card] [card]Furnace of Rath[/card] [card]Concordant Crossroads[/card] [card]Double Negative[/card] [card]Crucible of […]

Commander Cube First Pick #3

Which card do you first pick and why? Assume that your group has decided to draft your generals at the end instead of at the beginning. How would that pick change if you had drafted a certain general beforehand, instead?

[card]Martial Coup[/card] [card]Equilibrium[/card] [card]Diabolic Tutor[/card] [card]Vicious Shadows[/card] [card]Indrik Stomphowler[/card] [card]Darksteel Forge[/card] [card]Caves of Koilos[/card] [card]Congregate[/card] […]

Dark Ascension Set Review

Coda: Innistrad was a resounding success for Wizards of the Coast. Not only did it absolutely nail the flavor and feeling of classic gothic horror, it’s provided one of the most engaging Limited formats of all time and given greedy little EDHers like us some pretty spectacular cards to work with. Falkenrath Noble, […]

Commander Cube First Pick #2

Which card do you first pick and why? Assume that your group has decided to draft your generals at the end instead of at the beginning. How would that pick change if you had drafted a certain general beforehand, instead?

[card]Akroma’s Vengeance[/card] [card]Vesuvan Shapeshifter[/card] [card]Diabolic Edict[/card] [card]Shatterstorm[/card] [card]Mighty Emergence[/card] [card]Unburial Rites[/card] [card]Vedalken Orrery[/card] [card]Reflecting Pool[/card] […]

Jenara Gets Serious

If I could change one thing about her, I'd make her cost 1 more and give her vigilance. Wait, that's two. Whatever.

For those curious about the deck I’m talking about, you can see it here.

Jenara is without a doubt, my favorite deck. It’s also my most powerful, yes, but the deck […]

Commander Cube First Pick #1

Let’s say this is the first pack you open in a cube draft. What do you first pick and why? Assume that your group has decided to draft your generals at the end instead of at the beginning.

[card]Iona, Shield of Emeria[/card] [card]Arcane Laboratory[/card] [card]Phyrexian Arena[/card] [card]Disaster Radius[/card] [card]Krosan Tusker[/card] [card]Golgari Signet[/card] [card]Relic of Progenitus[/card] […]

EDH Deckbuilding Fundamentals: Too Much Good Stuff

One of the few cards that genuinely should go in every deck.

Most seasoned EDH deckbuilders know the feeling. You’ve got this great idea for a deck, say for instance a crazy BUG spirit tribal deck. Your mind whirls with the possibilities as you feverishly pick out all the cards that would go […]

Armageddon (or how I learned to stop worrying about losing and love the bomb)

Back in high school, a couple friends of mine and I started playing a little known computer game that goes by the name of Dwarf Fortress. It’s possible that none of you have heard of it, but if you have, you’ll know that it has a wonderful motto: “losing is fun.”

I wish that […]

Commander Cube Version 1.2.03942

Ok, you caught me, the last five digits on the current Commander Cube version number are kinda BS, but I do have a point to make.

I love this guy, I really do, but sometimes doing something else is even more fun.

Last Tuesday (Candy has already told some of the awesome stories of […]

The Cube is Not a Lie

I swear we’re not going to turn this into the All Commander Cube, All the Time blog, but damn, that shit is a lot of fun. Sam was out of Portland for the past several months because of university, but he’s back now, and that means for a glorious month, we get to Cube draft […]