Ryan Sainio


Shattered Perceptions

Reduction of the Innocent

Ryan looks back at his journey from kitcken table brewer to Magic writer.

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Dark Avengers

Ryan takes a look at the beloved trope of an Avengers team of super-villains and applies that logic to create an anti-super-friends deck with all the comic book parallels you could hope for!

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Undying Notions

Ryan tries to bring Living End to Commander.

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Kumena’s Tyranny

Ryan had no choice but to explore the newly-spoiled Merfolk legend from Rivals of Ixalan, Kumena, Tyrant of Orazca.

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Becoming a Hipster

Ryan reflects on his journey of becoming.

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Bittersweet Black and White

Did you know Ryan hasn’t written about an Orzhov Commader yet? Well now he has.

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Deep Analysis—Commander Cards

Ryan has a list of Commander cards which seem to be broken. How else to explain why they are so underplayed?

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Generally Silver

Ryan runs through the fun generals to come out of Unstable.

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Cages of the Pretender

Ryan goes deep on cage counters in this fun Mairsil, the Pretender list.

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Examining Un

Ryan reflects on the history of un-cards in Magic and Commander.

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Cao Ren, Dark Stalker

Ryan goes to the dark side of horseback riding for this week’s flavorful Cao Ren deck.