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Defending the Commander Social Contract

Category: Erik Tiernan (Page 2 of 5)

Approaches to Deckbuilding

You’re excited to build a new deck. You have some ideas, a couple hidden gems, and the joy in your heart that only deckbuilding provides. But how do you get from your ideas to a fully-built deck?

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CC with ET – Radiant’s Judgment

Hey it’s Commander Comments, an homage to Aaron Forsythe’s Random Card of the Day – I click “random” on the Gatherer and talk about the potential uses of one of the thousands and thousands of possible cards in our beloved format. And today…

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Removing and Rebuilding Banned List Pillars

When I wrote my last article, I was aiming to tackle some of the problems in the Commander banned list approach the Rules Committee (RC) uses.

Then, Wizards made a giant change to Commander for MTGO.

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CC with ET – Scrounge

Commander Comments is an homage to Aaron Forsythe’s Random Card of the Day – so here’s the deal. I click “random” on the Gatherer and talk about the potential uses in our beloved format. Isn’t variety grand?

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CC with ET – Vedalken Blademaster

Here’s the deal. Commander Comments is an homage to Aaron Forsythe’s Random Card of the Day – I click “random” on the Gatherer and talk about the potential uses in our beloved format. And today…

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CC with ET – Mountain

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Using Marginal Gains Theory in Commander

Improving is hard. Like really hard. When you rarely see any meaningful changes it can dissuade you from continuing to invest hard work. To challenge the urge to give up,  you should create different ways to set goals and measure progress. Many tournament players do this. They focus on improving a single matchup and measure results, or they focus on learning the archetypes in a limited environment to know what they should seek. But focused improvement is something that Commander players tend to engage in only passively. To actively engage in improving, we need to change our approach.

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CC with ET – Bloodbraid Elf

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Staying Ahead of the Curve

It’s preview season! This means we posture and conjecture wildly about which cards will break which formats or that none of these are true. This tradition carries into EDH where players are making claims about which cards will become new staples or potentially even become as ubiquitous as Sol Ring.

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CC with ET – Wolf Pack

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