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Episode 573 – The Return of the Story Circle

The dorks are back with a big episode all about Commander! First off we have to discuss all the Commander products that were announced for 2020. We’ll also address the potential for supplemental product fatigue that might come from these products, but it’s not as bad as you might think at first blush. Plus, find out who finally has a suggestion of legs after all these years…

From there, we’re turning our attention to The Mana Pool Story Circles. Turns out it’s been over a year since we did one! We’ll spend a good while discussing how the changing design of legendary creatures over recent years has affected the Story Circle.

But then it’s time to do the thing! I found a perfect candidate for a Commander to build around, not too narrow but not too wide open – Kykar, Wind’s Fury! Twitch chat even got in on the action and helped us flesh out more cards for the deck!

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Episode 563 – Commander 2019 Eggstravaganza

It turns out Commander 2019 was too big for one podcast! So we’re back this week with our look at the Naya Populate deck and the Rakdos Madness deck! And we’re joined by Chase from Best of 3, who you might remember from our War of the Spark prerelease episode. She’s really into eggs. Like…REALLY into them. Like damn.

And I assure you we didn’t actually kidnap her. She was totally on the show of her own free will. Seriously! 

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Episode 562 – Commander 2019, Part 1

Commander 2019 is upon us! And since our Mike can’t be with us this week, we grabbed another Mike to join us – L2 judge and cohost of the Best of 3 podcast, Mike Moore!

It turns out that talking about Commander cards takes a while, so it turns out we’re only doing the first two decks this week – the Sultai Morph deck and the Jeskai Flashback deck. We’re going into detail on all the new cards in each deck and then taking a look at the reprints that make up the rest. Turns out the new cards are pretty good. Who’da thunk it?

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Episode 523 – Commander 2018 Live!

It’s a live episode! The dorks gathered at Brian’s house to play a game with the Commander 2018 decks! Will Chewie actually be able to play this time? Will the cats let us play the damn game? Will we be done in time for lunch? All these answers and more can be found in this episode of TMP!

Come join us in the future! The show will be live on Thursdays around 8pm(ish) Eastern time on twitch.tv/themanapool

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Episode 443 – Commander 2016 Live!

We spent the last two episodes telling you all about these decks, it’s high time that we actually play them!

The dorks gathered at Brian’s house just before the American Thanksgiving holiday to fool around, eat chili, and play some Magic! And since Mike picked up all the new Commander decks we just had to record a game with them, you know? Otherwise we’d have broken the streak, and we just can’t have that.

 

Commander 2016 Card Image Gallery – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/commander-2016
Commander 2016 Decklists – http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/commander-2016-edition-decklists-2016-10-28

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