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Now displaying: June, 2020

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

Jun 24, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Tyler Coats
    2. Patreon Contest - Post a picture of your favorite alter in the contest channel of slack and be entered to win an altered Isolated Chapel from @dmpalters
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - Reply to tweet with a picture of your favorite alter in the contest channel of slack and be entered to win three packs of Ikoria.
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Zack - Played with vEDH with Erin and her boyfriend, Nick. Also played with Andy and Coyle from Guardian Project Podcast
    2. Ryan - (Say #MtGDad) Knock knock jokes (with audio)
  3. What’s been going on in your personal life?
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering - The charcuterie board
  4. Thanks
    1. https://store.mothershipatx.com
    2. SOCIALSHIP - free shipping on orders of $50 or more
    3. SOCIAL10 - 10% off in stock MTG singles
      1. spelltable.com
      2. https://discord.gg/MMXQJqf
    4. Thursday nights come play at mothership!
      1. MOTHERSHIP BOOKS AND GAMES 
    5. https://www.cfbevents.com/magicfestonline
  5. Our LGS has setup an online store!
    1. @DMPAlters - 2:13
    2. @Kesswylie - 3:12
    3. @CMDRCentral_Max - 3:12
    4. @OriginalOestrus - 4:06
    5. @GuardianPod - 4:35
    6. @commandcast - 10:52
    7. @MothershipGames - 40:26
  6. Ep 53 Community Spotlight:
    1. Secret lists
  7. Main Topic - Core 2021 Top 8
  8. Thanks for watching! Please remember to Like and Subscribe, and you can follow us on Twitter, @commandersocial, @greenegeek, @z4ck38. Keep it Social!
    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 2020 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Jun 17, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patreon Contest- Pictures of your favorite alters (not proxies)
      1. DMP alters - @DMPalters 
        1. Isolated Chapel
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
      1. Prize - 3 Packs of Ikoria
    4. Twitter contest - Pictures of your favorite alters (not proxies)
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and hard disk platters
  3. Thanks
    1. https://store.mothershipatx.com
    2. SOCIALSHIP - free shipping on orders of $50 or more
    3. SOCIAL10 - 10% off in stock MTG singles
      1. spelltable.com
      2. https://discord.gg/MMXQJqf
    4. Thursday nights come play at mothership!
      1. MOTHERSHIP BOOKS AND GAMES
    5. https://www.cfbevents.com/magicfestonline
  4. Our LGS has setup an online store!
    1. @OriginalOestrus
    2. @magicmicscast - 0:43, 1:12:19
    3. @loadingreadyrun - 1:26
    4. @DMPAlters - 4:47
    5. @Revelens_Light - 5:32
    6. @ATXFestival - 13:21
    7. @MothershipGames - 17:09, 13:20
    8. @SpellTable - 17:50, 36:45, 58:45
    9. @ChannelFireball - 18:34, 36:45
    10. @EthanFleischer - 22:11
    11. @LennyWooley - 28:24
    12. @CMDRCentral - 39:35
    13. @MTGStocks - 45:04
    14. @cardhoarder - 47:10
    15. @CoolStuffInc - 48:44
    16. @goberthicks - 55:53, 58:11
    17. @HobbesQ - 55:53
    18. @goblinlorepod - 55:53
    19. @MTG_Lexicon - 57:52
    20. @ManaCurves - 57:52
    21. @GuardianPod - 58:30
    22. @infinitokens - 1:10:30
    23. @BentzMr - 1:12:44
  5. Ep 52 Community Spotlight:
    1. Commander death and exile triggers rules change
      1. Why do we think this is?
        1. Maybe because Commander is a way to express yourself, and that’s something people need now more than ever
        2. I’ve had more time to talk with folks while we play, and I’ve gotten to know more people, more intimately
        3. There’s almost always this time after the game, where we all turn the cameras to our faces, and just chat. Find out what things folks are struggling with in their lives, and hear their successes 
    2. Commander is an inherently social game, and we’ve seen the community come together during these trying times.
      1. It’s cool that we are getting to play with so many people we would rarely get to play with. We’ve gotten to play with many patrons, and it feels like a silver lining
      2. Shout out to SpellTable for developing a platform designed specifically for playing Magic via webcam
      3. Getting to play decks that are not part of our normal Meta
    3. Webcam magic becoming the new norm
      1. Let’s talk about it
    4. Erin got a chance to play in CFB’s CommandFest Online
    5. Finance
  6. Main Topic - The Positive Power of Commander

 

  •  “Second, it seems that the bigger card stores (f.i. SCG) have a small amount of available stock of popular cards left. Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, people will have more logistical trouble selling their collections at LGS's but also at MagicFests and other venues. This could result in a lower supply of secondary market cards. The demand for popular cards could surpass the supply much faster than during normal circumstances. This causes the stock to dry up and prices to rise due to organic demand. Not because cards are in higher demand, but in lower supply. Do note that this is speculation on my part, based on what I see and hear on the socials.”

 

        1. Source: https://www.mtgstocks.com/news/361
      1. Commander staples on Magic Online are going up
    1. More people are streaming
      1. Specifically playing Commander
      2. Personal life
    2. What have your experiences been like so far during quarantining and social distancing the past few months?
  1. Thank Super Patron - Andy Bently
    1. https://store.mothershipatx.com
    2. SOCIALSHIP - free shipping on orders of $50 or more
    3. SOCIAL10 - 10% off in stock MTG singles
  2. Our LGS has setup an online store!
  3. Thanks for watching! Please remember to Like and Subscribe, and you can follow us on Twitter, @commandersocial, @greenegeek, @z4ck38. Keep it Social!
    1. Komiku - Battle of Pogs
    2. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  4. 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
  5. Contact Info
  6. © Copyright 2020 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Jun 10, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Christopher Dewitt
    2. Patreon Contest - Pictures of your favorite alters (not proxies)
    3. DMP alters - @DMPalters 
    4. Isolated Chapel
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - Pictures of your favorite alters (not proxies)
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and Circuit City gift card
  3. Thanks
    1. https://store.mothershipatx.com
    2. SOCIALSHIP - free shipping on orders of $50 or more
    3. SOCIAL10 - 10% off in stock MTG singles
      1. virtualEDH.com
      2. https://discord.gg/MMXQJqf
    4. Thursday nights come play at mothership!
      1. MOTHERSHIP BOOKS AND GAMES
    5. https://www.cfbevents.com/magicfestonline
  4. Our LGS has setup an online store!
    1. @danaroach
    2. @GingerJ0E
    3. @EDHRECast - 0:20, 1:09:18, 1:10:47
    4. @CMDRCentral - 0:20, 1:10:47
    5. @DMPAlters - 3:50
    6. @RobbieSTrevino - 6:00
    7. @LennyWooley - 6:59, 47:29, 1:03:28
    8. @chrisvondoom1 - 6:59, 47:29, 1:00:59, 1:03:28
    9. @MothershipGames - 15:06, 47:03
    10. @Jon_Favreau - 14:28
    11. @ChannelFireball - 17:13, 1:06:08
    12. @thespikefeeders - 20:36
    13. @lannyt - 24:35
    14. @CommandSphere - 27:19
    15. @CCOPodcast - 28:33, 1:03:28
    16. @loadingreadyrun - 30:00
    17. @weirdcards - 30:00
    18. @PlayingPowerMTG - 32:44
    19. @PKP_Magic - 34:28, 1:08:47
    20. @TheKristenEmily - 34:49
    21. @BentzMr - 40:28, 1:01:49, 1:04:42
    22. @edhrec - 46:50, 1:10:47
    23. @CCOBrando - 47:29
    24. @CMDRCentral_Max - 56:41
    25. @BWWings - 58:35
    26. @MBorchik - 1:04:42
    27. @SpellTable - 1:05:26
    28. @infinitokens - 1:07:54
    29. @MagicwithZuby - 1:08:47
    30. @JosephMSchultz - 1:09:18
    31. @ManaCurves - 1:09:18
  5. Ep 51 Community Spotlight:
  6. Main Topic - 0051 -  Commander Social Jeopardy
  7. Thank Super Patron - Andy Bently
    1. https://store.mothershipatx.com
    2. SOCIALSHIP - free shipping on orders of $50 or more
    3. SOCIAL10 - 10% off in stock MTG singles
  8. Our LGS has setup an online store!
  9. Thanks for watching! 
  10. Keep it Social!
    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 2020 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Jun 3, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Lenny Wooley-Broder (@LennyWooley Ajani’s Gay Pridemate)
      1. Prize -Ikoria Collector’s Booster
    2. Patreon Contest- Your favorite picture of you playing magic with friends
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
      1. Prize - 3 Packs of Ikoria
    4. Twitter contest - Your favorite picture of you playing magic with friends
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and phonograph
  3. Thanks
    1. https://store.mothershipatx.com
    2. SOCIALSHIP - free shipping on orders of $50 or more
    3. SOCIAL10 - 10% off in stock MTG singles
      1. virtualEDH.com
      2. https://discord.gg/MMXQJqf
    4. Thursday nights come play at mothership!
      1. MOTHERSHIP BOOKS AND GAMES
    5. https://www.cfbevents.com/magicfestonline
  4. Our LGS has setup an online store!
    1. @LennyWooley - 1:11
    2. @JoshLeeKwai - 1:56
    3. @chrisvondoom1 - 4:50
    4. @dpkrausejr - 4:50
    5. @GingerJ0E - 4:50
    6. @MothershipGames - 8:49, 1:13:43
    7. @SpellTable - 9:56
    8. @ChannelFireball - 10:41
    9. @wizards_magic - 49:58
    10. @BentzMr - 1:15:15
  5. Ep 50 Community Spotlight:
    1. 702.138
  6. Commander Rules!
    1. Companions have caused quite a stir. Let’s see if we can find some good ways to use them in Commander
      1. Note: We are not including Lutri, the Spellchaser because it is banned, and we are also not including Yorion, Sky Nomad because you cannot meet the condition to play this card with a 100 card deck.
      1. Jegantha, the Wellspring {4}{R/G}
        1. Slivers is probably obvious, but I wanted to go a different route.
        2. Commander: Sisay, Weatherlight Captain
        3. Summary: WUBRG Legends
          1. Niv-Mizzet Reborn
          2. Cromat
          3. Horde of Notions
          4. O-Kagachi, Vengeful Kami
          5. The First Sliver
        4. Cards:
          1. Shadowspear
          2. Sword of the Animist
          3. Umezawa’s Jitte
          4. Konda’s Banner
          5. Blackblade Reforged
          6. Sunforger (Not legendary
        5. Ways to ramp up Sisay’s Power
          1. Many Commander staples are single-dipped
            1. Cyclonic Rift
            2. Kodama’s Reach
            3. Putrefy
            4. Rhystic Study
            5. Rampant Growth
            6. Smothering Tithe
          2. Samut, Voice of Dissent
          3. Najeela, the Blade-Blossom
          4. Faeburrow Elder
        6. Bonus Cards:
        1. Note: You can use a changeling Commander, ala Morophon
          1. Cat - 209
          2. Elemental - 463
          3. Nightmare - 59
          4. Dinosaur - 114
          5. Beast - 415
        2. Commander: Marisi, Breaker of the Coil
        3. Summary: Cat Tribal! Plus, Goad is awesome!
          1. Skyhunter Prowler
          2. Mirri, Weatherlight Duelist
          3. Mirri, Cat Warrior (Forestwalk!)
        4. Cards: Flying cats y’all
      2. Kaheera, the Orphanguard {1}{G/W}{G/W}
        1. Commander: Kelsien, the Plague
        2. Summary: Mardu Pingers
          1. Gorgon’s Head
          2. Basilisk Collar
          3. Goblin Sharpshooter
          4. Fire Ants
        3. Cards:
          1. Enlightened Tutor
          2. Steelshaper’s Gift
          3. Wayfarer’s Bauble
          4. Gisela, Blade of Goldknight
          5. Dictate of the Twin Gods
          6. Repercussion
          7. Vicious Shadows
        4. Bonus Cards:
      3. Obosh, the Preypiercer {3}{B/R}{B/R}
        1. Note: 
          1. You may have one companion in the Commander variant. Your deck, including your commander, must meet its companion requirement. Your companion is not one of your one hundred cards.
          2. 2020-04-17, Gatherer Rulings
          3. Pharika could be interesting (Enchantment)
          4. ReaperKing could be interesting (Artifact)
          5. Golos (Artifact)
          6. Kethis, the Hidden Hand (All Legendary creatures, double discount)
        2. Commander: Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord
        3. Summary: What’s better than ensuring your commander has NOTHING but creatures in the graveyard. And each creature is cheaper to cast. Self Mill theme.
          1. Underrealm Lich (bonus flavor points)
          2. Izoni, Thousand-Eyed
          3. Nyx Weaver
          4. Hermit Druid
        4. Cards:
          1. Ravenous Chupacabra
          2. Acolyte of Affliction
          3. Golgari Findbroker
          4. Syr Konrad, the Grim
        5. Bonus Cards:
      4. Umori, the Collector {2}{B/G}{B/G}
    2. Ryan
      1. Keruga, the Macrosage {3}{G/U}{G/U}
        1. Commander: Kruphix, God of Horizons
        2. Summary: Ramp like crazy, store up mana with your commander, play eldrazi
          1. Removal: Reclamation Sage
          2. Mana Ramp: Gyre Engineer
          3. Protection: Mystic Snake
        3. Cards
      2. Gyruda, Doom of Depths {4}{U/B}{U/B}
    3. Zack
  7. Main Topic - Companions in Commander

 

  • Commander: Zur the Enchanter 
  • Summary: Self Mill
  • Cards:

 

  1. Mill: Psychic Corrosion

 

  • Mill: Dreamborn Muse

 

    1. Win-Con: Thassa’s Oracle, Jace, Wielder of Mysteries
  1. Zirda, the Dawnwaker {1}{R/W}{R/W}

 

  • Commander: Kenrith, the Returned King or Golos, Tireless Pilgrim
  • Summary: Ramp / Value
  • Cards

 

      1. Mana Rocks: Arcane Signet
      2. Mana Dorks: Sylvan Caryatid and Birds of Paradise
      3. Win Con: Maze’s End. Field of the Dead
      1. Commander:Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim
      2. Summary: Aristocrats
        1. Tutor: Entomb
        2. Sack Outlet: Viscera Seer
        3. Zack Favorite:  Blind Obedience
      3. Cards:
    1. Lurrus of the Dream-Den {1}{W/B}{W/B}
    1. How do you feel about Companions in Commander?
    2. Have any of you built a deck in Commander that uses a companion?
    3. Do any of these decks spark your interest? Would you be interested in us doing a full deck tech on any of these? Perhaps we’ll make a Twitter poll
  1. Wrap it up 
  2. Thank Super Patron - Andy Bently
    1. https://store.mothershipatx.com
    2. SOCIALSHIP - free shipping on orders of $50 or more
    3. SOCIAL10 - 10% off in stock MTG singles
  3. Our LGS has setup an online store!
    1. Komiku - Battle of Pogs
    2. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  4. 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
  5. Contact Info
  6. © Copyright 2020 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
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