Uncommon Creature from Lost Caverns of Ixalan Banned in Pioneer and Explorer

Wizards banned a slate of cards in several non-standard formats including an uncommon creature from the latest expansion.

Colorless Resistance in cEDH

Sam looks at some of the more powerful colorless options for helping you control cEDH games and when to take them and when to leave them.

What’s Wrong with Linear Commander Decks?

Lowry is here to look at the role linear strategies play in the Commander ecosystem.

The Raft of the Medusa

Donny looks at the world of a 19th century painting referenced in a common from Lost Caverns of Ixalan.

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Discovering Ixalan with Valerie Valdes

Dora dares to dive deeper into the lost dark, dank, daunting caverns of Ixalan with Magic story writer Valerie Valdes!

Drafting Control Decks in Lost Caverns of Ixalan

Sam discusses their approach to drafting control decks in Lost Caverns of Ixalan limited, going against the trend of aggressive decks.

Why is 1v1 Commander not Popular?

Lowry examines the 1-on-1 subculture of Commander, and how it relates to the wildly popular multiplayer foundation.


Ryan looks at desparked planeswalkers, and tracks their mechanical journey from their prior designs.

Our Dark Ritual

What’s your Dark Ritual? What little prayer to you whisper to unspeakable and unnameable gods in search of three black mana?

Into the Caverns

Rob dives into the deep caves of Ixalan past and present to talk about the design and context of the old and new Ixalan expansions.

The Politics of Information in Commander

Sam discusses their strategies for bluffing the counterspell to counter your opponent’s counter that is going to counter a threat.