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Commander Social is a podcast about the Magic: the Gathering variant, Commander! Your hosts Ryan, and Zack attempt to entertain you with interesting anecdotes about the game of Magic, including their experience running a Commander league.

Check Us Out on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/commandersocial

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/commandersocial/

Contact us on Twitter @commandersocial
Ryan - @greenegeek
Zack - @z4ck38

Email: cast@commandersocial.com

Dec 25, 2019
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: CardTyrant (@CardTyrant on Twitter)
    2. Patreon Contest - Throne of Eldrane Bundle
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - Throne of Eldraine Promo Pack
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. January 10-12 2020
    2. https://www.cfbevents.com/events/MTGAustin
    3. 3 day pass is $80 - https://my.cfbevents.com/tournament/7941
  3. We’re gonna be guests at Channel Fireball’s Magic Fest Austin!!!
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and Choco Tacos
    2. Lee for help with the awesome spreadsheet charts and number crunching
  4. Thanks
    1. @CardTyrant - 2:39
    2. @ChannelFireball - 3:50, 38:17
    3. @jimmyfallon - 13:38
    4. @dpkrausejr - 17:35, 27:20, 41:40, 43:29, 45:00
    5. @danaroach - 21:16, 51:10
    6. @EDHRECast - 21:16
    7. @MothershipGames - 23:41
    8. @jumbocommander - 31:34
    9. @GingerJ0E - 38:32
  5. Ep 29 Community Spotlight:
    1. 101.4
  6. Commander Rules!
    1. I recorded all of my games for the entire year of 2019, and I think this is something listeners might enjoy doing, and if not that, at least be interested in hearing about my games for the year
      1. Listeners, we want to know if you enjoyed this type of episode, and we’d love to hear if you start recording your games!
      1. Explain how I recorded all the results
        1. Take notes with Phone, and then transfer to a spreadsheet at the end of the year (Might be better to start off with a spreadsheet at the beginning of the year)
        2. I’ll make a template from my spreadsheet and share it with all of you! - http://bit.ly/CS_gamelog
        1. Date
        2. Location
        3. Player 1 (usually me): Deck Played
        4. Player 2: Deck Played
        5. Player N: Deck Played
        6. One or two sentence summary of who won, and how they won
      2. An entry looks like so:
    2. Methodology
      1. Zack makes a guess at all of these:
        1. How many games played?
        2. How many games Zack played with me?
        3. Where did I play most often?
        4. What percentage of games were 2,3,4,5,6 player?
        5. Which deck I played the most? How many times?
          1. Dive in a bit here
        6. Which deck had the best win percentage?
        7. How many different decks I played?
        8. How many different people did I play against this year?
          1. Who did I have the best record against? (played 5 or more times)
          2. Who did I have the worst record against? (played 5 or more times)
        9. Notable win/loss ratios against people?
        10. My overall win/loss percentage?
        11. Zack’s overall win/loss percentage?
    3. To the Numbers!
      1. It was really fun and interesting to record all of my games for the year. I really do encourage listeners out there to do this. It all started with a question to myself “How many games of Commander do I actually PLAY in a year?” Audience, was this interesting? Please let us know. Hope everyone out there has a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful Holiday season.
    4. Summary
  7. Main Topic
  8. Commander Social Intro and Outro Theme
    Raindrop by Declan DP https://soundcloud.com/declandp Licensing Agreement 2.0 http://www.declandp.info/music-licensing
    Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/LbIb9_5_qNE
    1. Komiku - Battle of Pogs
    2. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  9. Zack Gets it Together Theme
    1. Consider becoming a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/commandersocial
    2. You can check us out at commandersocial.com
    3. YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/CommanderSocial
    4. You can email us directly at cast@commandersocial.com
    5. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/commandersocial
    6. On twitter @commandersocial
      1. twitch.tv/greenegeek
    7. Ryan individually @greenegeek
    8. Zack individually @z4ck38
  10. Contact Info
  11. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Dec 18, 2019
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Ursa, Bearwalker (@UrsaBearwalker)
    2. Patreon Contest - Throne of Eldrane Bundle
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - Throne of Eldraine Promo Pack
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. January 10-12 2020
    2. https://www.cfbevents.com/events/MTGAustin
    3. 3 day pass is $80 - https://my.cfbevents.com/tournament/7941
  3. We’re gonna be guests at Channel Fireball’s Magic Fest Austin!!!
    1. 31 different content creators are each giving away a prize every day in December!
    2. Enter to win here: https://www.31daysofchristmas.com/enter-to-win
  4. Exotic MTG’s 31 Days of Christmas Giveaway (Our video is already out, but there’s still time to enter and possibly win other content creator’s giveaways)
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and Meat Thermometer 
  5. Thanks
    1. @UrsaBearwalker - 0:32
    2. @ChannelFireball - 4:30
    3. @ExoticMTG - 7:41
    4. @scryfall - 14:37
    5. @BWWings - 16:36
    6. @kanyewest - 16:36
  6. Ep 28 Community Spotlight:
    1. 207.2c
      1. Slaying Fire {2}{R}
      2. Instant
      3. Slaying Fire deals 3 damage to any target.
      4. Adamant — If at least three red mana was spent to cast this spell, it deals 4 damage instead.
  7. Commander Rules!
    1. Zack - Sometimes I have trouble knowing when to use removal, and I thought maybe other folks out there might feel the same
      1. New players sometimes use removal as soon as they have it to cast
      2. These are somewhat generic scenarios, and the stuff we talk about this episode can be generally applied, but there are always exceptions
      1. Early Sol Ring
    2. Are Mana rocks worth destroying?
    3. Vorinclex - optimal time to remove
      1. When a scary thing on the stack which is better?
    4. Removal vs Counterspell
    5. Destroy a creature that is hurting the table(ie Collector Ouphe), but not you? 
      1. Ryan has a series of questions here
    6. Rest in Peace and there’s an Emry or other graveyard using player at the table.
    7. When to use a board wipe?
    8. When to use a single target removal?
    9. Destroy a PW now or closer to an ultimate? (maybe someone else will take care of it)
    10. Holding removal in case someone else does your dirty work for you (in the business we call this a Ryan move)
    11. How to tell what is the one thing you should remove? (Enchantments and artifacts example)
      1. When to use removal as a political tool?
    12. Removal and politics
  8. Main Topic - Using Removal Effectively
  9. Thanks for watching! Please remember to Like and Subscribe, and you can follow us on Twitter, @commandersocial, @greenegeek, @z4ck38. Keep it Social!
  10. Commander Social Intro and Outro Theme
    Raindrop by Declan DP https://soundcloud.com/declandp Licensing Agreement 2.0 http://www.declandp.info/music-licensing
    Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/LbIb9_5_qNE
    1. Komiku - Battle of Pogs
    2. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  11. Zack Gets it Together Theme
    1. Consider becoming a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/commandersocial
    2. You can check us out at commandersocial.com
    3. YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/CommanderSocial
    4. You can email us directly at cast@commandersocial.com
    5. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/commandersocial
    6. On twitter @commandersocial
      1. twitch.tv/greenegeek
    7. Ryan individually @greenegeek
    8. Zack individually @z4ck38
  12. Contact Info
  13. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Dec 11, 2019
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Zane Thorp
    2. Patreon Contest - Throne of Eldrane Bundle
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - Throne of Eldraine Promo Pack
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. 31 different content creators are each giving away a prize every day in December!
    2. Subscribe to us on Youtube and turn on notifications to see our video on Dec 15th.
    3. Enter to win here: https://www.31daysofchristmas.com/enter-to-win
  3. Exotic MTG’s 31 Days of Christmas Giveaway (5 days from when you hear this)
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering
  4. Thanks
    1. Zane Thorp - 1:10
    2. @MothershipGames - 3:03
    3. @ExoticMTG - 3:25
  5. Ep 27 Community Spotlight:
    1. 703.1, 703.2, 703.3,  703.4c
  6. Commander Rules!
    1. Disclaimer: These are OUR top cards, not necessarily the most powerful (but they might be!)
  7. Main Topic - Top 8 Commander Cards of 2019
  8. Commander Social Intro and Outro Theme
    Raindrop by Declan DP https://soundcloud.com/declandp Licensing Agreement 2.0 http://www.declandp.info/music-licensing
    Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/LbIb9_5_qNE
    1. Komiku - Battle of Pogs
    2. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  9. Zack Gets it Together Theme
    1. Consider becoming a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/commandersocial
    2. You can check us out at commandersocial.com
    3. YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/CommanderSocial
    4. You can email us directly at cast@commandersocial.com
    5. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/commandersocial
    6. On twitter @commandersocial
      1. twitch.tv/greenegeek
    7. Ryan individually @greenegeek
    8. Zack individually @z4ck38
  10. Contact Info
  11. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Dec 4, 2019
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Gabriel
    2. Patreon Contest - Throne of Eldrane Bundle
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter Contest - Throne of Eldraine Promo Pack
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. 31 different content creators are each giving away a prize every day in December!
    2. Subscribe to us on Youtube and turn on notifications to see our video on Dec 15th.
    3. Enter to win here: https://www.31daysofchristmas.com/enter-to-win
  3. Exotic MTG’s 31 Days of Christmas Giveaway
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and for the fried pheasant for Thanksgiving!
    2. Kelly for awesome pecan cheesecake!
  4. Thanks
    1. Gabriel - 0:52
    2. @TolarianCollege - 2:10
    3. @MothershipGames - 2:40
    4. @ExoticMTG - 3:27
    5. @CardTyrant - 4:18
    6. @scryfall - 12:00
    7. @EthanFleischer - 13:50
    8. @GingerJ0E - 17:38
    9. @CMDRCentral_Max - 20:31
    10. @CCOPodcast - 41:03
    11. @McDonalds - 41:43
  5. Ep 26 Community Spotlight:
    1. 716.4
  6. Commander Rules!
    1. Disclaimer: We didn’t necessarily pick the best/most busted Commanders. We picked our favorites.
    2. There were a total possible 79 Commanders from 2019. Here’s the search we used to generate that: https://scryfall.com/search?q=year%3D2019+-is%3Areprint+is%3Acommander&as=grid&order=name   (Thank you Scryfall!) 
    3. This was a hard list to pair down.
    4. Secret List
      1. Please let us know what your top 8 Commanders for 2019 are!
      2. Commander 2019 was an AWESOME year for Commander, and 2020 is shaping up to be an even MORE amazing year for Commander! If we do another show like this next year, it’s probably going to be a LOT harder :)
    5. Summary
  7. Main Topic - Top 8 Commanders of 2019
  8. Thanks for watching! Please remember to Like and Subscribe, and you can follow us on Twitter, @commandersocial, @greenegeek, @z4ck38. Keep it Social!
  9. Commander Social Intro and Outro Theme
    Raindrop by Declan DP https://soundcloud.com/declandp Licensing Agreement 2.0 http://www.declandp.info/music-licensing
    Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/LbIb9_5_qNE
    1. Komiku - Battle of Pogs
    2. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  10. Zack Gets it Together Theme
  11. Thanks for listening and keep it social!
    1. Consider becoming a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/commandersocial
    2. You can check us out at commandersocial.com
    3. YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/CommanderSocial
    4. You can email us directly at cast@commandersocial.com
    5. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/commandersocial
    6. On twitter @commandersocial
      1. twitch.tv/greenegeek
    7. Ryan individually @greenegeek
    8. Zack individually @z4ck38
  12. Contact Info
  13. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
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