Commander Theory
Commander Theory
Commander Theory
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Expert analysis of the Commander format of Magic: the Gathering
Zendikar Rising Set Review - Part 1
IT IS TIME. That's a lot of spoils! In this massive episode Nick and Zak get into what Zendikar Rising will mean for Commander, and what individual cards could slot into your deck. This is a long one so hit that 2 times speed and enjoy....
Sep 10
2 hr 33 min
Sac, Bounce, Copy, COMBO! How To Build With Common Combo Engines (That Are Really Fun)
Ever wonder what it's like to have infinite mana? Ever realize your deck was full of combos and none of them were intentional? Are you afraid of combos or think that they're too antisocial? Well this episode is for you! Nick and Zak get into some of...
Sep 1
1 hr 6 min
Commander Legends - First Look!
On this episode, Nick and Zak talk about the flood of information about Commander Legends. Commander Legends will be a draftable commander-like experience with a whole 71 new legends, 41 of which have partner(!!!) What does that mean?!? What will the...
Aug 25
48 min
Top 5 Combo Decks for Historic Brawl
You might have noticed it's kind of hard to play magic in person in the US right now. Nick and Zak did too! So what is there to do? How about some Historic Brawl on Arena! Aggro was easy, control had all the right tools, but combo was harder to piece...
Aug 17
36 min
Lets Make A Deal! Advice For Better Political Play
On this episode Nick and Zak dive into table politics! There's more to a game of commander than just technical skill and knowing the cards. You have a few other players who can be resources all on their own too! So how do you make a deal that sticks? If...
Aug 10
36 min
First Look At Zendikar Rising and Set Boosters!
This week was the SDCC 2020 at Home panel for Magic presented by Mark Rosewater, head designer of Magic. There weren't any cards spoiled, but there was a lot of content that has a very large impact on how we will consume magic in the future spoiled!...
Jul 27
38 min
The Big 100! Where Is Commander Today, And Where Are We Going?
We made it to triple digits! Thank you everyone for your support and for listening! In this episode, we're joined by friend of the show, Alex Whiteclay of Commander Manifesto to dig into trends we've seen in the format. What has the RC and CAG done...
Jul 10
1 hr 45 min
JUMPSTART - Set Review and Discussion
WOW! These are a lot of spoilers! This week Nick and Zak get into builds for the jumpstart commanders, and where the maindeck cards should go. There are also some points about how the format has changed, how much MTG really needed something like this,...
Jun 29
1 hr 16 min
M21 Set Review - Part 3 With Charlotte Sable
On this episode Nick and Zak are joined by friend of the show Charlotte Sable! A level 3 magic judge, CAG member and owner of the Magic Judge blog on Tumblr, and we finish the last of the new cards, as well as make predictions on what we think will see...
Jun 23
45 min
M21 - Set Review Part 2 With Charlotte Sable
On this episode, Nick and Zak are joined by friend of the show, Charlotte Sable: level 3 magic judge, CAG member and owner of the Magic Judge blog on Tumblr to get through most of the M21 spoils! They discuss builds for even more new commanders, and...
Jun 18
1 hr 37 min
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