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Weird & Wacky Rules and Interactions | #441

Jan 19, 2022 - Episode 441

Weird & Wacky Rules and Interactions | #441

With a rules document almost 200 pages long, it’s not a stretch to say that Magic is the most complicated game ever created. This episode, Jimmy and JLK go over some of the more complex and easily misunderstood interactions in all of MTG. Take it from us, knowledge of these weird and wacky edge cases can often be an in-game advantage! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
How to Play with House Rules | #440

Jan 11, 2022 - Episode 440

How to Play with House Rules | #440

No two Commander playgroups are the same. They have their own personalities, playstyles, and some have their own rules! This episode, Jimmy asks members of The Command Zone staff to discuss the house rules...
Dear Commander Design Team | #439

Jan 6, 2022 - Episode 439

Dear Commander Design Team | #439

For better or worse, Commander has become the primary focus for Wizards of the Coast and their card design team. As a result, the format has begun to change and evolve at a more rapid pace than we've been...
The Best (and Worst) of 2021 | #438

Dec 28, 2021 - Episode 438

The Best (and Worst) of 2021 | #438

Show Notes: 2021 is almost out the door, but what a year it’s been! This episode Jimmy and Josh look back and reflect on a year full of ups, downs, new cards, amazing guest stars, and a ton of fresh content....
Cards We LOVED From This Year | #437

Dec 23, 2021 - Episode 437

Cards We LOVED From This Year | #437

We're bringing the whole Command Zone team to the table to talk about our favorite Commander cards that came out this year. See how our selections stack up against your own, or maybe discover something...
Why Do I Keep Losing Games? | #436

Dec 14, 2021 - Episode 436

Why Do I Keep Losing Games? | #436

In a game like Commander, you can’t win ‘em all, but it’s no fun to ALWAYS lose! This episode Craig “Mr. Infect” Blanchette joins Jimmy to answer the age-old question, “Why do I keep losing?” We’ll discuss...
Combo Masterclass w/ Jim LaPage (CAG, The Spike Feeders) | #435

Dec 8, 2021 - Episode 435

Combo Masterclass w/ Jim LaPage (CAG, The Spike Feeders) | #435

C-C-C-COMBOS! Like ‘em or not, there’s no denying combos are a huge part of Commander. This episode, JLK is joined by special guest and fellow CAG member Jim LaPage (The Spike Feeders) to talk about everything...
In the 99 Analysis - Crimson Vow | #434

Dec 2, 2021 - Episode 434

In the 99 Analysis - Crimson Vow | #434

Olivia’s Wedding has quite the legendary guest list, but now it’s time for the party favors! This episode we review the new cards for your 99 from Innistrad:Crimson Vow. We’ll tell you which ones we think...
Vampiric Bloodline Budget Precon Upgrade Guide - Crimson Vow | #433

Nov 23, 2021 - Episode 433

Vampiric Bloodline Budget Precon Upgrade Guide - Crimson Vow | #433

Commanding a legion of vicious vampires doesn’t have to mean breaking the blood bank! This episode, Josh Lee Kwai and editor Manson Leung bring you our 10-card budget upgrade guide for the new “Vampiric...
The Best New Mono-Colored Commanders  - Crimson Vow | #432

Nov 15, 2021 - Episode 432

The Best New Mono-Colored Commanders - Crimson Vow | #432

Wedding bells are ringing, and Josh and Jimmy are singing. Then we're telling you about the new monocolored legendary creatures from Crimson Vow! This episode, we look through the remaining commander contenders...
"Spirit Squadron" Budget Precon Upgrade Guide - Crimson Vow | #431

Nov 11, 2021 - Episode 431

"Spirit Squadron" Budget Precon Upgrade Guide - Crimson Vow | #431

The Spirits are willing, but the deck is weak, so it’s time for an upgrade! This episode, Jimmy and Game Knights editor Jake Boss bring you our 10-card budget upgrade recommendation for the new “Spirit...
Best New Multi-Colored Commanders from Crimson Vow | #429

Nov 5, 2021 - Episode 429

Best New Multi-Colored Commanders from Crimson Vow | #429

It's an event for the ages! Innistrad: Crimson Vow is almost here. Among the invited guests are many multicolored legendary creatures, any of whom could helm your next deck. This episode we break them...