Deckbuilding

Flavor of the Month: Magic's Wordiest Cards

Magic cards just keep getting wordier, so why not build a deck to get as wordy as possible and pay homage to House of Leaves?

How They Brew It - Adric's Super Flashback Machine

Pair Adric, Mathematical Genius with The Fugitive Doctor for this crazy flashback focused Commander deck from Michael Celani!

Legends Legends - Angus Mackenzie

Angus Mackenzie is a fog on a stick and one of the first Bant legendary creatures ever printed. How does he hold up in Commander today?

Conditions Allow - Moira and Teshar EDH

Moira and Teshar might have fallen to Phyrexian oil, but they're still a potent Orzhov combo and perfect for your next Commander deck!

Satirical

"Traditional" Parents Raising Children To Play Magic With Ante

"We're a simple folk," explained Hunter while doing the back-breaking daily labor of organizing his draft chaff.

Pro-Life Protesters Swarm Pauper Tournament After Card is Banned Before Release

PISA, Italy - This week's Paupergeddon tournament should have been a safe haven for those penniless Magic players Welcome to the Black Parade was talking about. Instead, it's become an…

Theseus Claims His Commander Deck is Definitely Still a Precon

Fremont’s Magic scene has been rocked by Curtis Theseus’s paradoxical claim that his expensively upgraded Sevinne deck is actually still a precon.

Ob Nixilis Dropped His Spark In The Toilet Again

“It happened to my girlfriend too but that was after her god damn skin turned inside out. She didn’t leave it in her back pocket with her keys.”

Budget

Pauper Commander - Golden-Tail Trainer

Alejandro builds a Pauper Commander Deck with a new commander from Modern Horizons III, Golden-Tail Trainer.

Modern Horizons 3 Set Review - Budget

Alejandro reviews the uncommons and commons from Modern Horizons III, and finds a landscape full of fantastic cards!

Five More Budget Commanders and Their Combos

You don't need much money to combo off and win a game of Commander. Check out these five affordable commander combos!

Pauper Commander - Abdel Adrian, Gorion's Ward

Alejandro uses Commander Spellbook to create a pauper combo deck with Abdel Adrian that can win in the blink of an eye!

cEDH

Play The Surveil Lands In Your Commander Deck!

They have basic land typing, they enter tapped and they surveil. Here’s why they’re a perfect addition to any Commander deck, even in cEDH!

Brewing Nadu, Winged Wisdom in cEDH

Nadu, Winged Wisdom might be way too powerful for casual Commander, but it's perfect for cEDH! Sam Black brews the bird.

Modern Horizons 3 - A cEDH Set Review

Is Modern Horizons 3 the biggest set in the history of cEDH? Jake FitzSimons says yes! Find out about all the best new cards in the cEDH set review.

Modern Horizons 3 Cards For Tournament cEDH

Modern Horizons 3 looks like it'll have a massive impact on Commander, but how will it effect the top decks in tournament level cEDH?

Opinion

Am I The Bolas? - How to Handle the Most Hated Cards

Fan of Oko? Smokestack? Armageddon? How do you deal with players that would really rather not play against infamously hated cards?

Play The Surveil Lands In Your Commander Deck!

They have basic land typing, they enter tapped and they surveil. Here’s why they’re a perfect addition to any Commander deck, even in cEDH!

Am I The Bolas? - Conceding With Game Actions

Are you the Bolas if you include cards that let you lose on purpose in order to concede at instant speed without the usual connotations?

Am I The Bolas? - Is This Bad Threat Assessment?

Are you more likely to complain about value engines or the most pressing threat on the board at any given moment?

Art

Magic Cards With Confusing Art

You probably thought Signal Pest was a robotic chicken, didn't you? Nick Wolf goes over all the Magic art you've been misinterpreting!

Magic Cards Where Artists Misunderstood the Brief

Ever noticed a Magic card with art that doesn't match the card's name? You're not alone, Nick Wolf has compiled the most egregious examples!

Magic in Miniature II - Celebrating Magic's Art and Artists

Take a look inside Magic in Miniature II, the art gallery of MTG artist proofs and the history of Magic artwork.

Flavor of the Month: Text is for Nerds

Enough with all this reading. Chester Spitz, resident Cool Guy, has taken over the column this month for a textless-themed Commander deck.

Vorthos

The Five Worst Things That Happened To Ajani

Ajani hasn't always had an easy run of things, and Ciel Collins is here to chronicle the worst five things that ever happened to the big cat.

The Flavor Gems of Modern Horizons 3

Modern Horizons has a history of throwbacks and references and immaculate flavor, so Jubilee is here to guide you through the gems of MH3!

Atraxa, Praetors' Voice Commander Deck Tech | Spreading Contagion and Poisonous Power

Spread the glory of the Phyrexians and infect the Commander table with this Atraxa, Praetors' Voice EDH deck.

What Would They Play: Kuwasi Balagoon

What would Kuwasi Balagoon, author of A Soldier's Story: Revolutionary Writings by A New Afrikan Nationalist play if he played Commander?

Rules Resources

The Basics of "Battle" - New Card Type Explained!

What is a Battle card? How do they work? Judge and CAG member Charlotte Sable breaks down Magic’s newest card type.

How To Enforce Competitive REL in Multiplayer Games

Enforcing the rules is hard enough for judges at the best of the times, but what happens when they're adjudicating multiplayer games?

Common cEDH Tournament Issues

What sort of issues do cEDH players and judges run into at tournaments? Kevin Sugihara speaks with the Head Judge of Silicon Dynasty.

The Best and Weirdest Combos from Phyrexia: All Will Be One

Phyrexia: All Will Be One has arrived with a whole host of new combos! Myles Schaller of Commander Spellbook runs us through the best and weirdest.

Profiles

Interview: Lucas Kunce, Magic Player and Missouri Senate Candidate

A conversation with Missouri Candidate for U.S. Senate Lucas Kunce about his stance on how how Magic has changed, and how he has changed with Magic.

An Interview With Dr. Wendi Sierra, Bethesda Scholar, On Magic's Fallout Decks

A interview Dr. Wendi Sierra, Assistant Professor at TCU and scholar of Bethesda games, about how Magic adapted Fallout.

Green Mages: An Interview with Principal Packaging Lead at WOTC, Veronica Ruggenberg

Ever wondered what Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro are doing about making Magic more sustainable? Veronica Ruggenberg is on it!

cEDH, Being A Good Person & Not Giving a Shit with Thraben U

"I guess for me right now, I don't give a shit about being the best."