MTG in 2023 - Year in Review | Command Zone #581

Dec 28, 2023 - Episode 581

MTG in 2023 - Year in Review | Command Zone #581

2023 will forever be remembered as the year Wizards censored the Pinkertons. Or wait, did the Pinkertons take down the MTG Ambassador Program? There were so many controversies these past 365 days that it’s hard to keep them straight! Well don’t worry, we’re going to cover all of it! This episode Jimmy, JLK and Rachel convene to break down the entire year of highlights, missteps, and controversies in the MTG community. With MagicCons, Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who, loads of Secret Lairs and more, there’s a ton to talk about. So strap in, everyone, because it’s time for the 2023 year in review! -------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! https://www.patreon.com/commandzone -------- GAME KNIGHTS LIVE w/ The Professor: The Professor is about to take Game Knights Live to school! Be there at MagicCon Chicago to watch the show and hang with us all weekend: https://mcchicago.mtgfestivals.com/en-us/badges/buy-badges.html -------- MANSCAPED: Try the new Performance Package 5.0! Get 20% off your order plus free shipping when you use code COMMANDZONE at https://www.manscaped.com. SHOPIFY: Power your business with Shopify. Go to https://www.shopify.com/tcz to start your one-dollar-per-month trial period today. STAR TREK FLEET COMMAND: Download Star Trek Fleet Command and start exploring the galaxy today! More info here: https://shorturl.at/agmC1 WHATNOT: Collectables, cards, community, and more. Sign up at https://www.whatnot.com/invite/command and get $15 dollars FREE to use anywhere on the site! FACTOR: Eat clean 24/7 with fresh prepared meals from Factor! Head to https://www.factormeals.com/command50 and use code command50 to get 50% off. -------- CARD KINGDOM: The Command Zone is sponsored by Card Kingdom! If you want to receive your cards in one safe package and experience the best customer service, make sure to order your Magic cards, sealed product, accessories, and more at Card Kingdom: http://www.cardkingdom.com/command ARCHIDEKT: Discover, build, catalog, and playtest on Archidekt, the deck-building website that makes it easy to brew new lists or manage your old favorites. Go to http://www.archidekt.com/commandzone to get started today! ULTRAPRO: Huge thanks to UltraPro for sponsoring this episode! Be sure to check out their PRO GLOSS eclipse sleeves and super classy MYTHIC COLLECTION deck boxes. If you want to keep your cards protected and support the show, visit: https://ultrapro.com/command -------- Relevant Links: The Pinkertons: https://www.polygon.com/23695923/mtg-aftermath-pinkerton-raid-leaked-cards Secret Lair Censorship: https://commandersherald.com/magic-removes-dong-from-secret-lair-stonecoil-serpent/ Troll & Toad Leaves Magic: https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/55253/troll-toad-backs-off-magic-the-gathering Ambassador Program: https://magic.wizards.com/en/news/announcements/what-is-a-magic-the-gathering-ambassador Hasbro Layoffs: https://techcrunch.com/2023/12/11/hasbro-layoffs-dungeons-dragons-wizards/?guccounter=1 Play Boosters: https://magic.wizards.com/en/news/making-magic/what-are-play-boosters The Financial Impact of Play Boosters: https://infinite.tcgplayer.com/article/The-Financial-Impact-of-Play-Boosters/d871fbfa-d040-4a5e-beaa-16982c0f8ca9/ Jimmy’s Personal Commander Decks | The Command Zone 579: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERcLhi1LTMU&ab_channel=TheCommandZone -------- Follow us on TikTok: @thecommandzone Follow us on Instagram: @CommandCast Follow us on Twitter: @CommandCast @JoshLeeKwai @jfwong @wachelreeks Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/commandcast/ Email us: commandzonecast@gmail.com -------- Commander Rules and Ban List: https://mtgcommander.net/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices