Your weekly source for all things Commander (aka EDH), a multiplayer Magic: The Gathering format, with hosts Jimmy Wong and Josh Lee Kwai. Focused on all aspects of gameplay and strategy from table politics, budget builds, to deck building and more! commandzonecast@gmail.com Link to survey: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com

Game Knights: Roundtable – Strixhaven | #10

May 10, 2021

Game Knights: Roundtable – Strixhaven | #10

The Roundtable is called to order! Strixhaven Game Knights was one of our biggest ever, with crazy plays, enormous stacks, and five college commercials to top things off. Guests Olivia Gobert-Hicks and TarmoKat weigh-in with our hosts to discuss deckbuilding, gameplay decisions, rules mistakes, and navigating our most complicated spell interaction ever. We’ll also discuss the making of the Strixhaven college commercials, with a ton of exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and info on our most amibitious production to date! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
C21 New Card Analysis (Part One) | #395

May 5, 2021 - Episode 395

C21 New Card Analysis (Part One) | #395

Commander isn’t JUST about the Commanders, so it’s time to dive in and take a look at the new non-legendary cards from the C21 Precon decks. In part one of our review, we tackle the new white, blue, and...
Witherbloom Precon - Budget Upgrade Guide | #394

Apr 29, 2021 - Episode 394

Witherbloom Precon - Budget Upgrade Guide | #394

Time to get your hands dirty! This episode, DJ is joined by cosplayer and Twitch streamer Ladee Danger for our "Witherbloom Witchcraft" C21 budget precon upgrade guide. We'll tell you the 10 cards (for...
Strixhaven Set Review (Part Two) | #393

Apr 27, 2021 - Episode 393

Strixhaven Set Review (Part Two) | #393

Show Notes: Class is still in session!! It's time for part two of our set review analyzing the new non-legendary cards from Strixhaven. This episode, we tackle the colorless and multicolored cards and...
Strixhaven Set Review (Part One) | #392

Apr 23, 2021 - Episode 392

Strixhaven Set Review (Part One) | #392

The Command Zone journeys to the campus of Strixhaven University to begin our review of the new non-legendary-creature cards from the set. We’ll give you our take on what gets a passing grade, and which...
Silverquill Precon - Budget Upgrade Guide | #391

Apr 19, 2021 - Episode 391

Silverquill Precon - Budget Upgrade Guide | #391

This episode we get political with our budget upgrade guide for the new “Silverquill Statement” C21 precon! Writer/Producer Jordan Pridgen joins us to go over which 10 cards to add (for about $30) and...
Strixhaven Traditional Commander Review | #390

Apr 16, 2021 - Episode 390

Strixhaven Traditional Commander Review | #390

Strixhaven is here and that means Elder Dragon Highlander is finally getting new Elder Dragons! Also students and a talking book? There’s a lot to be excited about! This episode we review the new non-MDFC...
Lorehold Precon - Budget Upgrade Guide | #389

Apr 14, 2021 - Episode 389

Lorehold Precon - Budget Upgrade Guide | #389

Grab your shovels and start digging up some artifacts! Today, editor Josh “Murph” Murphy joins us for the “Lorehold Legacies” precon budget upgrade guide. We're going through which 10 cards to add (at...
Quandrix Precon - Budget Upgrade Guide | #388

Apr 12, 2021 - Episode 388

Quandrix Precon - Budget Upgrade Guide | #388

Ready for some token-transforming mathemagic? Our “Quantum Quandrix” precon budget upgrade is here! We’ve done all the addition and subtraction for you, picking out which 10 cards to put in (for around...
Strixhaven MDFCommanders | #387

Apr 9, 2021 - Episode 387

Strixhaven MDFCommanders | #387

Sorceries? In the command zone? It’s more likely than you think! This episode we review the flexible new MDFCommanders from Strixhaven, and discuss which ones are worth playing, and which flips are just...
Prismari Precon Budget Upgrade Guide  | #386

Apr 7, 2021 - Episode 386

Prismari Precon Budget Upgrade Guide | #386

Want to show off some Prismari flair without breaking the bank? Our budget upgrade guide for the new Strixhaven “Prismari Performance” precon is here to help! We give you our suggestions for 10 cards to...
Lorehold Precon - Full Deck Reveal | #385

Apr 5, 2021 - Episode 385

Lorehold Precon - Full Deck Reveal | #385

Preview season isn’t over yet, in fact today we have a whole deck to preview! This episode we reveal the entire decklist for the upcoming “Lorehold Legacies” Strixhaven Commander precon, full of new cards,...
Strixhaven Preview Card | Tempted by the Oriq | #384

Apr 2, 2021 - Episode 384

Strixhaven Preview Card | Tempted by the Oriq | #384

Strixhaven is right around the corner, and we’ve got an exclusive new preview card to unveil! It’s a powerful piece of card advantage that can help you steal the lead on the right board, but just how strong...