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The Philosophy of Commander with The Professor l #278

Jul 17, 2019 - Episode 278

The Philosophy of Commander with The Professor l #278

Show Notes: In this special episode, Jimmy is joined by The Professor from Tolarian Community College to react to and discuss the Rules Committee’s newly released philosophy document. ----------

Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom! Make sure to use our affiliate link the next time you purchase Magic cards or products: http://www.cardkingdom.com/commandzone Huge thanks to UltraPro (http://www.ultrapro.com - @UltraProIntl) for sponsoring this episode and providing awesome prizes for our giveaways! Find UltraPro on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UltraProInternational/ Purchase a Game Knights t-shirt (available for a limited time): http://bit.ly/GKShirt ---------- Rules Committee Philosophy Document:http://mtgcommander.net/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=19170&sid=b47444c21262ff503bf27cee339170be Sheldon Menery’s Article discussing the Philosophy Document:https://www.starcitygames.com/articles/38858_The-Latest-Commander-Philosophy-And-Banned-List-Update.html ---------- What we talked about in THE END STEP: Keyforge:https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/keyforge/ “How to Play” Keyforge video by The Professor:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5mtpGmXiIg ---------- Find The Professor online:Twitter: @TolarianCollegeYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/tolariancommunity ---------- Follow us on Twitter!@CommandCast@JoshLeeKwai@jfwong Email us:commandzonecast@gmail.com ---------- Huge thanks to Geoffrey Palmer for providing some of his amazing Living Cards animations for our videos. Follow him here:https://twitter.com/livingcardsmtghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIuqWt79_d0hUK-dRhzFtAQ Check out our sister podcast - The Masters of Modern:http://collected.company/category/the-masters-of-modern/ Commander/EDH Official Rules, Banlist, Forums, and more:http://mtgcommander.net/rules.php

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Commander Summit 2019 Part Two l #277

Jul 9, 2019

Commander Summit 2019 Part Two l #277

Show Notes: It's the SECOND and FINAL half of the 2019 COMMANDER SUMMIT! Each year, we gather with prominent members of the EDH community to debate and discuss the hot button issues of the day.We're opening...
Reacting to the New Bans l #276

Jul 8, 2019 - Episode 276

Reacting to the New Bans l #276

Show Notes: In this special episode, Jimmy and Josh give their thoughts and reactions to the Rules Committee’s most recent card bannings (and the unban!). ----------

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Commander Summit 2019 l #275

Jul 3, 2019 - Episode 275

Commander Summit 2019 l #275

Show Notes: It's our fourth annual COMMANDER SUMMIT! Each year, we gather with prominent members of the EDH community to debate and discuss the hot button issues of the day. This time we are not limiting...
M20 Set Review l #274

Jun 25, 2019 - Episode 274

M20 Set Review l #274

Show Notes: Magic’s latest Core Set – M20 – is almost here! Jimmy and Josh go over all the new legendary creatures and then discuss which cards they think will make the biggest impact in Commander. Are...
Maintaining Your Meta l #273

Jun 20, 2019 - Episode 273

Maintaining Your Meta l #273

Show Notes: DJ from Jumbo Commander is back to talk with Josh about a very important topic: How to Maintain Your Meta. Cultivating, organizing and fostering a healthy playgroup over the weeks and months...
M20 Preview Card l #272

Jun 17, 2019 - Episode 272

M20 Preview Card l #272

Show Notes: DJ from Jumbo Commander is back on the show to help unveil and discuss our exclusive M20 preview card! It’s Kykar, Wind’s Fury, a new legendary creature in the Jeskai (WUR) colors that offers...
Why Some Commanders Are(n’t) Popular l #271

Jun 14, 2019 - Episode 271

Why Some Commanders Are(n’t) Popular l #271

Show Notes: The creator of EDHREC.com, Donald Miner, joins the show to examine some statistics and analyze some data regarding why certain Commanders become popular, while others do not. Can we use this...
Magic VS Hearthstone with Amaz l #270

Jun 4, 2019 - Episode 270

Magic VS Hearthstone with Amaz l #270

On this episode we’re joined by the popular streamer Amaz, a player who has made waves in both the Magic and Hearthstone communities. We’re talking about how the two games are similar, how they’re different,...
Modern Horizons Set Review l #269

May 31, 2019 - Episode 269

Modern Horizons Set Review l #269

Modern Horizons is almost here! And it’s so good for EDH that many are calling it “Commander Horizons”. Jimmy and Josh discuss all of the new cards and which ones they think will have the biggest impact...
Modern Horizons Preview Card l #268

May 21, 2019 - Episode 268

Modern Horizons Preview Card l #268

On this episode we unveil our Modern Horizons preview card! Straight up, it’s one of the most powerful legendary creatures we’ve ever seen. Let’s explore just how broken the new Urza can be. PLUS, in the...
The Power of Priority (and The Stack) l #267

May 14, 2019 - Episode 267

The Power of Priority (and The Stack) l #267

On today’s episode we’re diving deep on a complex and often misunderstood topic: The Stack and Player Priority. We’ve got L2 Judge Danny Simard in studio to help us explain how these rules intricacies...
Commander Variants with LoadingReadyRun l #266

May 7, 2019 - Episode 266

Commander Variants with LoadingReadyRun l #266

Graham Stark and Kathleen De Vere from LoadingReadyRun join the show to talk about Blind Commander, Oathbreaker and their favorite EDH Variants. ---------- 
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