Commander is such a popular format that sometimes we forget that it is completely casual. This means that unless we are playing online or at events, we are free to try out variations on the game. No Commander Rules Police will show up and slap the cards out of our hands and mace us for not following the rules on mtgcommander.net to the letter. The rules were written to give an example of how to keep the intended flavor and casual level of Commander.
Hey folks! Welcome to Lens of Clarity; the name for my regular monthly article, where we look under the morph overlay card to see whether that pesky 2/2 creature is an Akroma, Angel of Fury, a Willbender, or a Scornful Egotist!
…Okay, more accurately, we’ll look at how some of the interactions we love and hate work under the hood. I like the image of examining something by peering intently through a monocle, and somehow the art for Lens of Clarity appealed to me, so I thought it might be apt to use it as my column name.