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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

Mar 4, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Kyle McGregor
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - TBD Promo Pack
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and Kikkoman Soy Sauce
  3. Thanks
    1. @mcgregok - 1:12
    2. @MothershipGames - 2:40, 43:18
    3. @KikkomanKitchen - 6:15
    4. @Pattapit - 8:35
    5. @danaroach - 30:07
    6. @GingerJ0E - 49:30
  4. Ep 39 Community Spotlight:
    1. 603.2d
  5. Commander Rules!
    1. Obligatory Commander Social Disclaimer: Please do not judge Zack for running off color fetches. UUURRR on turn six is hard y'all
    2. Deck List - https://archidekt.com/decks/297545#Niv-Mizzy
    3. Changes - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ZbYCjuiEcp_2mxdFyyvttX-C5HraOcCnEqfGZy0Zltg/edit#gid=0
    4. https://scryfall.com/@commandersoc/decks/ab6c063e-9fd5-4960-a243-5d9fc96b94ac
      1. Link to episode: http://bit.ly/CS_ep_20
    5. The stable -> level up
      1. Near the end of 2017 I fell in love with Niv Mizzet, Parun. I’ve always loved drawing cards and being able to do damage to others was something I totally loved. 
      2. I don’t claim to be great at building decks, but back then the way I built decks was way different than I do now. I didn’t exactly do slot theory and it was mostly just slam in good cards and hope for the best. 
      3. I was doing pretty well with it for a while, but as time went on and I added more cards just for the heck of it the deck got worse and kind of fell out of favor. 
      4. Near the end of 2019 I had been trying to make a draw-all-the-cards and take-all-the-turns type deck. At first I thought this would be a good strategy for Emry, but then realized, hey why not revisit Niv Mizz.
      5. The new theme for niv was Draw all the cards, take all the turns, and wheels.
      6. I have played five games with Niv since I have revamped and won all five. 
    6. Niv Mizz, the Parun
      1. 1 Dictate of Kruphix Didn't love the symmetrical nature
      2. 1 Experimental Frenzy Didn't love how it played
      3. 1 Merchant Scroll removing tutors
      4. 1 Firemind's Foresight Never really knew what to fetch
      5. 1 Palinchron slotted in thinking i'd do a combo, but never did
      6.  1 The Mirari Conjecture didn't love how it played
      7. 1 Venser, Shaper Savant didn't love how it played
    7.  Cards I took out and why:
      1. 1 Arcane Signet Mana Fixing
      2. 1 Dictate of the Twin Gods double damage from things like commander and psychosis crawler
      3. 1 Expropriate Moar Turns
      4. 1 Insurrection Win Condition
      5. 1 Leyline of Anticipation Love instant speed everything
      6. 1 Mind's Eye Cheap Card Draw
      7. 1 Nexus of Fate Moar Turns
      8. 1 Thought Reflection Double Card Draw Double Damage
      9. 1 Torbran, Thane of Red Fell Extra Damage
      10. 1 Windfall Wheels
      11. 1 Dockside Extortionist Ryan said it was good
    8. Cards I added and why
      1. With the stable I can see what cards I’ve added and if something new doesn’t feel right you can always see what you removed.
      2. Decks need to have good synergies in them, not just combos or combos at all. Also just because a card is good, doesn’t mean it’s great for every deck. 
      3. What is the deck you’ve revamped the most? Did it work out for you? We want to know.
    9. Summary
  6. Main Topic - Updating your decks
  7. Thanks for watching / listening!  Keep it Social!
    1. Komiku - Battle of Pogs
    2. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  8. 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
  9. Contact Info
  10. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Feb 26, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Phillip Hlavac
    2. Patreon Contest - 1 TBD Collector’s Pack
    3. Patreon Brawl tournament - 1 TBD Collector’s Pack
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - Three Packs of TBD
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and for making a special appearance at GP Zack’s Big Ass House. 
  3. Thanks
    1. @dpkrausejr
    2. @GingerJ0E
    3. @CMDRCentral_Max
    4. @TRayburn
    5. @philliphlavac - 2:07, 41:37
    6. @chrisvondoom1 - 11:12
    7. @kanyewest - 11:12
    8. @taylorswift13 - 11:12
    9. @Kesswylie - 11:32
    10. @HellKatMTG - 11:55
    11. @CCOPodcast - 11:55, 49:48
    12. @CCOBrando - 11:55, 49:48
    13. @commanderinmtg - 14:41
    14. @UltraProIntl - 15:36
    15. @ladygaga - 24:15
    16. @TheKristenEmily - 25:43
    17. @CMDRCentral - 39:40
    18. @UrsaBearwalker - 51:35
  4. Ep 38 Community Spotlight:
    1. Introduction of GP Zack’s Big Ass House.
      1. Zack tells a story
      2. Shout out to Joe for getting things together
      3. Serendipitously turned out to be the same weekend of worlds
      1. Introductions
        1. Dan - Long time friend of the show
        2. Joe - Slid into our DMs and then our hearts in vegas. 
      2. Purphoros talk w/ dan
      3. Discuss how Joe helps kids
      4. Free form convo
    2. Dan / Joe
      1. Introductions
        1. Tim - Patron we met at MF Austin
        2. Max - Long time friend of the show
        1. Ask about sous vide machine
      2. Thank Tim about bbq
      3. Discuss Texas vs Wisconsin with Max
      4. Free form convo
    3. Tim / Max
      1. What has been your favorite play of yours or someone else this weekend?
      2. What’s been the most fun non-mtg moment of the weekend?
    4. Everyone
  5. Main Topic -GP Zack's House
  6. 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/ 
  7. 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
  8. Contact Info
  9. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Feb 20, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Haribo Weber
    2. Patreon Contest - TBD Collector’s Booster
    3. Patron Only Brawl Tournament - TBD Collector’s Booster
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - Three packs of TBD
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and Pure Moods CD Direct from Europe Feat. Enya and Enigma 
  3. Thanks
    1. Haribo Weber - 1:03
    2. @ladygaga - 13:24
    3. @Marshall_LR - 17:01
    4. @lsv - 17:01
    5. @BentzMr - 32:44
    6. @DougYnerd - 39:06
    7. @dolfo10564 - 39:25
    8. @KithandC - 39:40
    9. @scout_salvage - 40:10
    10. @CadPopCast - 40:26
    11. @DGrinas - 43:13
    12. @yearofedh - 43:25
    13. @wolfystar123 - 43:39
    14. @MonoWhiteBorder - 43:51
    15. @Xenozfan2 - 44:02
    16. @AllHailBolas - 45:18
  4. Ep 37 Community Spotlight:
    1. 704.3
  5. Commander Rules!
    1. Obligatory disclaimer - We’re not telling you how to feel. We are simply discussing the results of polling on the subject of milling and stating why we feel the way we do. 
      1. Millstone
      2. An alternate way to win, also a way to fuel your graveyard (ie your second hand)
    2. What is Milling?
      1. This tends to be especially true for newer players. I know I used to feel this way when I first started playing Magic. I also used to look at the top card of my library after mulliganing, I don’t do this anymore. To the folks out there, do you look after mulliganing?
      2. Ryan’s Dad: story about using Millstone
      3. I want to possibly convince folks out there that this isn’t that bad, and could even be a good thing. Here’s how I convinced Zack
    3. Some players really get upset when they get milled or Cards taken with Gonti/Grenzo
      1. Ryan asked these questions
        1.  Why are you sad when you get milled?
        2. Do you feel sad when you don’t draw a particular card during a game?
        3. Would you feel differently if the cards went to the bottom of your library instead of your graveyard?
        4. How would you feel if you could start with half of your deck in your graveyard?
        5. The mental energy you’re expending on thinking about the cards you could have drawn (or got milled), could be put to better use, like making a plan.
        1. Any number of possibilities could have been. Due to variance there is no way to guarantee the cards that would have milled would have been drawn.(Maybe a better way to phrase this is, it kinda just changes where your opponent cut your deck)
        2. The more you know what’s in your graveyard, the more you know about the other cards in your deck
      2. Zack said in general being milled made him feel slightly sad about the possibilities that could have been. 
        1. Cards in hands are actual possibilities 
        2. In this same way, cards taken with Gonti aren’t the same as cards taken with Blatant Thievery/Expropriate, cause you didn’t invest any resources like card/mana into the things being stolen
        3. Cards in your graveyard are a resource as well. Your opponent could cast Patriarch’s Bidding or Exhume for example
        4. Sometimes it does sting if your deck is built on a specific 2 card combo. I try not to rely on specific cards, because there’s no guarantee you’re going to see them during a game, unless you run a LOT of tutors, and that’s something I don’t frequently do.
      3. Being milled isn’t the same as discard
    4. This conversation started after a game with Zack and Ryan where Ryan played Mesmeric Orb and Zack expressed annoyance about being milled. 
      1. How does it make you are milled by an opponent
        1. Happy - 25%
        2. Indifferent - 47.4%
        3. Sad - 20%
        4. Responses - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LMNxiqw6fM1_9_x6yz_4x66ukUiJbFj54FD7S3sre00/edit#gid=0
        1. Happy - 24.4%
        2. Indifferent - 47.4%
        3. Sad - 28.2%
        4. Responses - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LMNxiqw6fM1_9_x6yz_4x66ukUiJbFj54FD7S3sre00/edit#gid=898744610
      2. How does it make you feel when an opponent's Gonti, Lord of Luxury targets you. 
    5. We polled twitter and the general consensus was…
      1. Information about what’s left in your deck
      2. Deck thinning?
      3. An increasing number of EDH decks revolve around some sort of graveyard strategy. 
    6. The upsides milling
      1. Run removal for the things that are milling you.
      2. Giant Eldrazi like Kozilek, Butcher of Truth or Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre
      3. You can run cards like Homeward Path 
    7. What to do if you are being milled are cards taken
    8. Summary - Being milled can actually be a good thing. So what do you think about being milled? Let us know how you feel on twitter or in the comments. 
  6. Main Topic - Learning to Love Mill
  7. Thanks for watching! Keep it Social!
    1. Komiku - Battle of Pogs
    2. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  8. 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
  9. Contact Info
  10. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Feb 12, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: David Saunders (@Xenozfan2)
    2. Patreon Contest - Theros Beyond Death Collectors Booster
    3. Patron Brawl Tournament - Theros Beyond Death Collector’s Booster
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - Three packs of Theros Beyond Death
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Zack - BeardedMTG (@infecthall) Sent us some beard balm
      1. https://www.etsy.com/shop/BeardedMTG
  3. What’s been going on in your personal life?
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and Polysorbate 60
    2. Intern TH Elliot for helping make the final cuts in this deck
  4. Thanks
    1. @Xenozfan2 - 0:46
    2. @infecthall - 3:13
    3. @MothershipGames - 55:42
    4. @scryfall - 56:36
  5. Ep 36 Community Spotlight:
    1. 700.5
  6. Commander Rules!
    1. Let’s talk about a brand new Commander from Theros Beyond Death
      1. Decklist: https://scryfall.com/@greenegeek/decks/a759686f-0f14-492d-9e6f-d495b24e773d
      1. Lands 37
        1. Spinerock Knoll
        2. Endless Sands - If you really like this, you can run Safe Haven as well
        1. We really want a decent amount of Mana Rocks, cause Purph costs 5, and lots of colorless mana will allow us to use his ability more than once/twice a turn
        2. Solemn Simulacrum is a sweet 3 mana ramp spell + card draw once your commander is online
        3. Dockside Extortionist will probably be very excellent in this deck 
      2. Ramp 10
        1. Magus of the Wheel is a 5 Mana Wheel effect with Purph in play
        2. Sandstone Oracle
        3. Dragon Mage
        4. KnollSpine Dragon
        5. Korvath’s Fury can draw a lot of cards and punish those Reliquary Tower players, gonna be sweet to cast this after your boy ZT Cyclonic Rifts
      3. Card Draw 10
        1. Ancient Stone Idol
        2. Angrath’s Marauders
        3. Archwing Dragon
        4. Bloodfire Colossus is kinda a 4 mana Wrath with your Commander out
        5. Hellkite Tyrant
        6. Hoarding Dragon
        7. Thundermare
        8. Worldgorger Dragon does some fun things on Defense, or in response to a wrath
        9. Homura, Human Ascendant can flip very easily in this deck
      4. Big Bois 17
        1. Feldon of the Third Path
        2. Goblin Engineer
        3. Stuffy Doll is a Fantastic Surprise Blocker, or sweet to Purph out into a Blasphemous Act or Chandra’s Ignition
      5. Other Creatures 4
        1. Cloudstone Curio
        2. Sundial of the Infinite
        3. Erratic Portal
        4. Conjurer’s Closet
        5. Lifeline
      6. Keep my Stuff 5
        1. Chandra’s Ignition
        2. Blasphemous Act
      7. Mass Removal 4
        1. Chaos Warp
        2. Duplicant
        3. Meteor Golem 
      8. Single Target Removal 5
        1. Fires of Invention
        2. Flameshadow Conjuring
        3. Sneak Attack
        4. Mimic Vat
        5. Final Fortune
      9. 4Flex 7
    2. Here’s the Slot breakdown:
      1. This deck is pretty sweet. There’s nothing better than having a Sneak Attack in the command zone. What do YOU think of this deck? Did we miss anything, does this sound like something you’d want to play? Hit us up on the twitters
    3. Summary
  7. Main Topic - Deck Tech: Purphoros, Bronze-Blooded
    1. Komiku - Battle of Pogs
    2. https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  8. 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
  9. Contact Info
  10. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Feb 5, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Commander’s Brew
    2. Patreon Contest - Theros Beyond Death Collector’s Booster and Patron only Brawl tournament (Need to run a new legend from Theros Beyond Death) and another collector’s Booster
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - 3 Theros Beyond Death booster packs
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and reminding Zack to renew his Quicken subscription
  3. Thanks
    1. @CommandersBrew - 1:25, 13:22
    2. @dpkrausejr - 2:18
    3. @scryfall - 11:24, 15:30
    4. @edhquarters - 14:18
    5. @edhrec - 15:14
    6. @jumbocommander - 42:05
    7. @OrzhovDunn - 51:04
    8. @themmcast - 51:04
    9. @BashBrosPodcast - 51:04
    10. @ChannelFireball - 53:26
  4. Ep 35 Community Spotlight:
    1. 705.1-705.2
  5. Commander Rules!
    1. Disclaimer: We’ve both got pretty deep collections, and so we know a lot of times our content isn’t super Budget-Friendly, but we wanted to bring you some Budget Friendly content
      1. Start with a Commander Precon Deck
        1. You can’t windmill slam a Cyclonic Rift in. 
      2. With between $5 to $10 in upgrade money from each session you had to get creative with the cards you put in. 
      3. With this restriction you’re forced to find cards you might not have considered otherwise that might end up being really good.
      4. This also levels the playing field in terms of expensive cards
    2. We’ve often played in Budget Commander Leagues
      1. Commander’s Brew - https://www.commandersbrew.com/
      2. Commander’s Quarters - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-w5MNByr4SNy3z2232sj0g
    3. Other Budget conscious content creators
      1. Looked at the Top 100 cards from EDHRec, and 23 were less than $1
        1. Most of the 23 cards broke down into a few categories:
          1. Mana Dorks
            1. Llanowar Elves
            2. Elvish Mystic
            3. Avacyn’s Pilgrim
            1. Rampant Growth
            2. Farseek
            3. Signets: Golgari, Gruul, Selesnya, Simic
          2. Ramp
            1. Mortify
            2. Putrify
            3. Terminate
          3. Removal
        1. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Gehr29fObCCFCRkDQcEh5lBw86RAhtGo6Ui9bO3_BgM
      2. Spreadsheet used in this episode
    4. Data from EDHRec
      1. Commander is becoming more and more popular, and that is making it more and more expensive to play, but Budget options exist, and they can be quite potent. Additionally, it’s always fun to try and level the playing field, and get your playgroup to make a budget deck or two, or do a league with the precons
      2. Listeners: What are some of YOUR favorite budget cards? Let us know via twitter!
    5. Summary
  6. Main Topic - Budget Commander
  7. 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/
  8. 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
  9. Contact Info
  10. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Jan 29, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Tim Rayburn
    2. Patreon Contest - 6 Boosters of Theros Beyond Death
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - 3 Boosters of Theros Beyond Death
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and wooden clogs
  3. Thanks
    1. @TRayburn - 0:52, 16:30, 19:55
    2. @mathimus55 - 2:00
    3. @ChannelFireball - 5:25, 6:46, 17:43
    4. @Stranjak - 5:45
    5. @rileyquarytower - 5:45
    6. @boltthebirdmtg - 7:47, 18:16
    7. @officialyoungmc - 8:30
    8. @philliphlavac - 9:16, 18:16, 19:55
    9. @danaroach - 9:16
    10. @SeanTabares - 13:10
    11. @MothershipGames - 13:54, 33:38, 50:39
    12. @CommanderReplay - 16:31, 19:55
    13. @HenryStukenborg - 19:55
    14. @mcgregok - 19:55
    15. @RealJoeyPants - 26:29
    16. @CMDRCentral_Max - 39:23
  4. Ep 34 Community Spotlight:
    1. Thanks to Channel Fireball
      1. Want to shout out Denis Stranjak (@Stranjak)
        1. Podcast called Scry me a River with @rileyquarytower 
          1. https://www.channelfireball.com/all-strategy/author/scry-me-a-river/
        2. Tell the story about Zack sending Ryan a podcast link called Scry Me a River
      2. Also, want to shout out Brandon (@boltthebirdmtg) for making us feel so welcome
    2. Went to dinner with Tim, Brian, Elliot, PJ, Vanessa and had some good tacos and good conversations
    3. Also went to dinner with Phillip and Lucas, at a Thai restaurant. We talked about a lot of things, including a deep dive on Pokemon
    4. Summary ; MF Austin was a blast!
  5. MagicFest Austin
    1. https://archidekt.com/decks/355785#Self_Mill
    2. Deck idea: The idea was to make the dream of a mill deck in EDH work. Usually with three opponents this is super hard, but then I thought… What if I mill myself? The following is what Ryan and I came up with. 
      1. Ashiok, Dream Render - Mill yourself, exile everyone else's graveyard.
        1. Prevents others from getting incidental value from Mesmeric Orb. 
      2. Traumatize
      3. Whispering Madness
      4. Fleet Swallower is cool - played in muldrotha and milled myself with it. 
      5. Leveler - if you have labman and a way to draw you win
      6. Stinkweed Imp - Dredge 5!!!!
    3. Mill Package
      1. Narcomoeba
      2. Vizier of Many Faces
      3. Increasing Confusion
      4. Kederekt Leviathan
      5. Corpse Connoisseur
      6. Stinkweed Imp Golgari Thug
      7. Dread Return
      8. Morgue Theft
      9. Deep Analysis
      10. Forbidden Alchemy
      11. Rags/Riches
    4. Cards that function from the graveyard
      1. Kederekt Leviathan - Just Dope! flood of tears on a creature, possibly twice. why haven't I been playing this card!
      2. Thassa, Deep-Dwelling - bounce Atris
        1. The Pile:
        2. Thought Scour
        3. Laboratory Maniac
        4. Deep Analysis
        5. Anticipate
        6. Reanimate
      3. Doomsday
    5. Cool Cards
      1. corpse connoisseur + golgari thug / stinkweed imp
      2. Tunnel vision / demonic consultation + conjurer's bauble / dig through time / anticipate / impulse / narset 
      3. Dread Return + Narcomoeba 
      4. Conjurer's Closet + Thassa deep dwelling
    6. Cool stuff this deck can do
  6. Main Topic - Atris, Oracle of Half-Truths Self Mill
  7. 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/
  8. 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
  9. Contact Info
  10. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Jan 22, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Jacob Taylor
    2. Patreon Contest - 6 Boosters of Theros Beyond Death
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - 3 Boosters of Theros Beyond Death
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and petri dishes
  3. Thanks
    1. @CMDRCentral_Max - 19:00
    2. @GingerJ0E - 19:00, 31:50, 49:48
    3. @MothershipGames - 19:30, 47:20
    4. @TolarianCollege - 46:50, 50:40
    5. @loadingreadyrun - 50:40
  4. Ep 33 Community Spotlight:
    1. 305.7
  5. Commander Rules!
    1. Magic is the greatest game and full of the best people. We should all be ambassadors and work to grow the game and bring in more great people. 
      1. We should foster a community of inclusivity
        1. Everyone deserves respect
        2. Spending time with folks with a different background or perspective, can give you a different perspective, and we think that’s a good thing
        3. Zack - Australia mail story
        1. Ryan tell a story
      2. Speak up when others are doing not cool things
    2. A Magic Player is a Magic Player period. 
      1. Kids could be present
      2. Others might not know you as well, and might not know when you’re joking. Sometimes, even innocent things, said with no ill-intent can be taken out of context
    3. Be aware of your surroundings
      1. Ryan does this. 
      2. Learn other’s stories
    4. Invest in those around you
      1. Ask if they want advice. It’s better than just offering, as sometimes a player may be salty, and getting advice might be the last thing they want.
      2. Maybe give some of your draft chaff to a newer player.
      3. Be willing to teach
    5. Help newer players
      1. Tokens, dice, life counter
      2. Knowing your deck
    6. Come prepared
      1. Crack fetches on not your turn
      2. Top responsibly (Cheer’s with a top)
    7. Play faster
      1. Pay attention
      2. Don’t be on your phone
    8. Invest in the game
      1. Lift people up on twitter
      2. Look for opportunities to be positive
    9. Be a positive role model in the community
      1. Spend money there, if you can
      2. Try and make sure the folks you play with have a good time, so they want to come back and play again
    10. Support your LGS
      1. Donate your bulk to kids clubs
      2. Participate in Charity functions, if you can
    11. Give back the community
      1. There are many ways to enjoy magic and they are all valid. 
      2. One should find people who enjoy magic the same way they do to play. 
      3. Be honest
      4. This will ensure that everyone has the most amount of fun
    12. The Talk
      1. Be the kind of person you want to play against
    13. Use your empathy hat
    14. Summary - Magic is the best game, but we can make it better. Be excellent to each other 
  6. Main Topic - Making Magic Better
  7. Thanks for watching! Please remember to Like and Subscribe, and you can follow us on Twitter, @commandersocial, @greenegeek, @z4ck38. Keep it Social!
  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
Jan 15, 2020
  1. This is part 3 of the 4 part Epic Crossover
    1. Monday CMDR Central 
      1. https://cmdrcentral.libsyn.com/174-the-epic-theros-set-review-crossover-creatures
      2. All non-legendary creatures
      3. With Guest Brando from CCO
      1. https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/commandercookout/episodes/2020-01-13T22_16_27-08_00
      2. Instants, Sorceries, and Planeswalkers with guest Zack Taylor
    2. Tuesday Commander Cookout
      1. With Joey Schultz
      2. Ryan Peneff
      3. Max Crandell
      4. Ryan Greene 
    3. Be sure to tune in on Friday to EDHRec cast, where the EPIC crossover is happening and we’re gonna talk about all the Legendary Creatures from the set. HYPE!
    1. Patron of the week: Carlos Ovalle (@cjovalle)
    2. Patreon Contest - 6 Boosters of Theros Beyond Death
  2. Patreon
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - 3 Boosters of Theros Beyond Death
  3. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and Werther’s Original Hard Caramel Candies
  4. Thanks
    1. @mathimus55 - 0:0:10
    2. @CCOPodcast - 0:0:23, 56:15, 58:30, 1:05:52
    3. @CCOBrando - 56:15
    4. @CMDRCentral - 0:0:23, 1:05:52
    5. @EDHRECast - 0:0:23, 1:05:52
    6. @edhrec - 0:1:14
    7. @cjovalle - 4:47
    8. @joss - 7:41
    9. @scryfall - 17:20
    10. @Artofryanyee - 20:00
    11. @victoradameart - 28:40
    12. @TolarianCollege - 28:40
    13. @CommandersBrew - 48:43
    14. @JosephMSchultz - 0:3:26, 58:00
    15. @BentzMr - 1:01:25
  5. Ep 32 Community Spotlight:
    1. Tolarian Community College video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD8dS55veKg
      1. Preview Card: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhBGyhh9ZQQ
      2. Odric video (How does this have only 900 views?!?!?!) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52knenkwOoE
    2. Commander’s Brew
  6. Media Links
    1. 611.1, 611.2c
  7. Commander Rules!
    1. Here’s the search we used:
      1. https://scryfall.com/search?as=grid&order=name&q=-type%3Acreature+%28type%3Aartifact+OR+type%3Aenchantment+OR+type%3Aland%29+set%3Athb
      1. Elspeth Conquers Death
      2. Enigmatic Incarnation
      3. Escape Velocity
      4. Furious Rise
      5. Hydra’s Growth
      6. Kiora Bests the Sea God
      7. Minion’s Return
      8. Omen of the Hunt
      9. One with the Stars
      10. Setessan Training
      11. The Akroan War
      12. The First Iroan Games
      13. Treacherous Blessing
      14. Underworld Breach
    2. Enchantments
      1. Altar of the Pantheon
      2. Nyx Lotus
      3. Shadowspear
      4. Soul-Guide Lantern
    3. Artifacts
      1. Friendly Temples, eg. Temple of Enlightenment
      2. Labyrinth of Skophos
    4. Lands
  8. Main Topic - The Epic Theros Set Review Crossover: Artifacts, Enchantments, and Lands
    1. Here’s where we each talk about our favorite card from the set (no matter the type!)
    2. Matt - Dryad of the Ilysian Grove
    3. Zack - Nyxbloom Ancient
    4. Ryan - Wavebreak Hippocamp
  9. Through-line
  10. Thanks for watching! Please remember to Like and Subscribe, and you can follow us on Twitter, @commandersocial, @greenegeek, @z4ck38. Keep it Social!
  11. 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/
  12. 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
  13. Contact Info
  14. © Copyright 2019 Leaky Dinghy, LLC
Jan 8, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: FrugalBrutal
    2. Patreon Contest - 6 Boosters of Theros Beyond Death
    1. Ryan - @greenegeek
    2. Zack - @z4ck38
    3. Together - @commandersocial  
    4. Twitter contest - 3 Boosters of Theros Beyond Death
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and Pancake Robot
  3. Thanks
    1. FrugalBrutal - 1:12
    2. @jfwong - 9:12, 50:38
    3. @JoshLeeKwai - 9:12, 50:38
    4. @GavinVerhey - 9:12, 17:00, 22:05, 50:38
    5. @edhrec - 17:45
    6. @MothershipGames - 46:44
  4. Ep 31 Community Spotlight:
    1. 106.4, 106.4a-b
  5. Commander Rules!
    1. What do we know?
      1. https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/big-things-are-coming-commander-2020-2019-10-30
      2. 2020 Commander video from Command Zone and Wizards of the Coast - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1ncWcr7Pks
        1. 5 Decks
        2. 71 Brand new Cards
        3. aligning the Commander decks with Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths. They'll release with Ikoria on April 24, and you'll even be able to try them (in casual play, of course) at the Ikoria Prerelease April 17–19!
        4. All the new cards in the decks are set in the world of Ikoria. (The reprints can be from anywhere.)
        5. the 71 new cards are not also found in Draft Boosters
      3. Commander (2020 Edition), 
        1. 2 New decks 
        2. 3 new cards per deck
      4. Zendikar Rising
        1. 8 Reprints
          1. Our Predictions
            1. Chord of Calling
            2. Cultivate/Kodama’s Reach
            3. Eternal Witness
            4. Sylvan Caryatid
            5. Greater Good
            6. Beastmaster Ascension
            7. Rampaging Baloths
            8. Sakura-Tribe Elder
        2. Two versions: a premium (foil) and a regular edition
      5. Commander Collection: Green
        1. Over 70 brand-new legends for you to build decks with
        2.  20-card packs, with a foil and two legendary creatures in every single pack
        3. Cards can be from anywhere in space and time in the Multiverse
          1. Each has three new cards not found in boosters
        4. Two Commander Decks w/ Commander Legends
      6. Commander Legends
      1. Ryan - A Selesnya or Rakdos Commander will be printed that Ryan wants to build around
      2. Zack - Sanctioned 1v1 tournament brawl
        1. Z - Planeswalker Commanders in C20
      3. Zack - All Planeswalkers will be legal as Commanders 
      4. Ryan - Over 100 new commanders (882 Current cards can be your commander)
      5. Ryan - tournament modes on arena (spectator mode)
      6. Zack - Magic Legends is in beta by the end of the year
      7. Both - Netflix cartoon will release in 2020
    2. Serious
      1. Zack - Primeval Titan is unbanned and included in Commander Collection: Green
      2. Zack - Golos, Tireless Pilgrim will be banned in Commander
      3. Ryan - Monstrosity mechanic will be reprinted in Ikoria
      4. Ryan - We will see the return of some Eldrazi in Commander Legends
        1. R
          1. Teferi’s Protection
          2. Lightning Greaves
          3. Mirari’s Wake 
          1. Rhystic Study
          2. Toxic Deluge
          3. Merciless Eviction
        2. Z
      5. 3 Reprints we will see in 2020
    3. Fun
      1. Ryan - No human drafts in 2020
      2. Both - Brawl available 24/7 for free
      3. Zack - Historic Brawl will become prominently played. 
    4. Arena
      1. 2020 will be a #HellaLitDopeFam year of commander, like the biggest year EVER! We’re totally stoked about it and can’t wait to see what WotC throws at us!!!
      2. What do you think about our predictions? Do you have your own predictions? Let us know!
    5. Summary
  6. Main Topic - 2020 Predictions
  7. Thanks for watching! Please remember to Like and Subscribe, and you can follow us on Twitter, @commandersocial, @greenegeek, @z4ck38. Keep it Social!
  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
Jan 1, 2020
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: Bear Maulings
    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 the black eyed peas
  4. Thanks
    1. @BearMaulings - 2:46
    2. @ChannelFireball - 5:14, 26:31
    3. @CommandersBrew - 14:10
    4. @SeanTabares - 14:10
    5. @commandcast - 14:56
    6. @jfwong - 14:56
    7. @JoshLeeKwai - 14:56
    8. @AshlenRose - 14:56
    9. @MothershipGames - 16:35
    10. @OrzhovDunn - 21:50, 33:00
    11. @danaroach - 21:50, 24:02, 36:15
    12. @CMDRCentral - 21:50, 24:02, 36:15, 40:41
    13. @JasonEAlt - 21:50, 33:00
    14. @TinStHooligans - 22:59
    15. @dellchildrens - 24:02
    16. @CMDRCentral_Max - 24:02, 36:15
    17. @CCOPodcast - 24:02, 32:01, 42:16
    18. @CCOBrando - 24:02
    19. @GingerJ0E - 24:02, 26:20, 30:20
    20. @dpkrausejr - 24:02, 27:05, 30:20
    21. @CadPopCast - 24:02, 32:01, 42:16
    22. @PKP_Magic - 33:00
    23. @fishcastmtg - 33:00
    24. @HellKatMTG - 33:00
    25. @wisesquishy1 - 36:15, 40:41
    26. @Movember - 37:51
    27. @ExoticMTG - 39:18
    28. @maro254 - 40:41
  5. Ep 30 Community Spotlight:
    1. 514.1-514.3a
  6. Commander Rules!
    1. It’s been an awesome year for Commander and it’s been an awesome year for us! 
    2. June 11th - We launched Commander Social
      1. https://overcast.fm/+E4-y-VMzI
    3. June 11th - Zack guested on Commander’s Brew
      1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtAP2AY1hj8
        1. Command Zone episode 275: https://commandzone.collected.company/cf826dc0-3b8b-11e9-b293-9fdeb70c0232
        2. Command Zone episode 277: https://commandzone.collected.company/118a8910-a238-11e9-ba20-8b3082482149
    4. July 3rd - Command Zone 2019 Commander Summit
      1. Played some games of Commander and did a Core 20 prerelease, and just had fun interacting with awesome folks.
    5. July 5,6 - Rooster Teeth Convention in Austin
      1. https://www.patreon.com/commandersocial
    6. July 9th - We launched our Patreon
      1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnZfdlbrpK4&t=674s
    7. Jul 29, 2019 - Zack appears on Cult of Film with Dana Roach hosted by Jon Dunning to discuss 500 Days of Summer
      1. The Rotisserie - Raised $1740 for Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin
        1. Dana - From @cmdrcentral
        2. Max - From @cmdrcentral
        3. Ryan - From @CCOPodcast
        4. Brando - From @CCOPodcast
        5. Danny K - Friend of the show. Attender of GPs
          1. http://bit.ly/CS_ep_9
        6. Joe Hoffman - Friend of the show
      2. First ever Command Zone at a Magic Fest
      3. Commander Party
    8. August 22nd - MagicFest Las Vegas
    9. September - We hit 1000 Twitter Followers, and we did our first ever audience question episode
      1. http://bit.ly/CS_ep_13
    10. September 4th - We had Joe Hofmann (@GingerJ0E) and Dan Krause(@dpkrausejr) on our show, which we recorded in Las Vegas!
      1. https://overcast.fm/+R4VMPmx28
    11. September 4th - Ryan guested on Commander Ad Populum
      1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHDBK8yxwV8&t=1s
    12. Sep 17, 2019 - Zack appears on Supreme Verdict with Cody Smith(@fishcastmtg), Kat Light(@HellKatMTG), hosted by Jon Dunning(@OrzhovDunn) and Pixie Kitten (@PKP_Magic)
    13. October 24th - We did our first ever Twitch stream!
      1. https://cmdrcentral.libsyn.com/153-pet-decks-with-commander-social
    14. October 28th - Ryan and Zack on CMDR Central
    15. November - We participated in Movember, and raised $420 Dollars for charity
      1. https://www.31daysofchristmas.com/
    16. December 15th - Teamed up with ExoticMTG (@exoticmtg) and their 31 Days of Christmas Giveaway
      1. https://cmdrcentral.libsyn.com/166-head-to-head-possible-commander-rule-changes
    17. December 16th - Zack guests on CMDR Central
      1. Ep 8 - Top 10 Commander Skills - http://bit.ly/CS_ep_8
      2. Ep 17 - New to Commander - http://bit.ly/CS_ep_17
      3. Ep 20 - The Stable - http://bit.ly/CS_ep_20
    18. Our Top episodes?
      1. What a year it has been! Thanks to everyone for coming along on this ride with us.
      2. We try to focus on always improving, and so we want to know: What do you want to see us do next year? We’d love to hear from you! 
      3. We are so grateful and thankful for ALL OF YOU!
    19. Summary
    20. Wishing everyone a happy and prosperous new year. 
  7. Main Topic - Year in Review
  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 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!
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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
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  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
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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!
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  11. Thanks for listening and keep it social!
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Nov 27, 2019
  1. Patreon
    1. Patron of the week: T.H. The Intern
    2. Patreon Contest: Win a Brawl Deck of your choice
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    4. Twitter contest - Foil Kenrith, the Returned King
  2. You can find us on Twitter
    1. Mike Condon for audio engineering and a Metronome
  3. Thanks
    1. TH the Intern - 0:50
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    3. @chrisvondoom1 - 4:03
    4. @MaxBloomfield4 - 6:48
    5. @BentzMr - 22:59
    6. @kanyewest - 23:54
    7. @MothershipGames - 31:41
    8. @MetalMatReturns - 32:56
    9. @CommandersBrew - 37:08
    10. @KayJewelers - 41:05
  4. Ep 25 Community Spotlight:
    1. 601.2f, 601.2g
  5. Commander Rules!
    1. Having a plan Starts even before you sit down to a game
      1. It happens when you’re building your deck
        1. Decks should have a plan and ultimately, aside from everyone having fun while playing, this plan should end in winning.
        1. Games vary wildly, be ready to adapt your plan, or drop it all together
          1. Sometimes the board gets clogged up, and you need to wait on a Board Wipe before you commit anymore resource
          2. Sometimes an opponent casts Wheel of Fortune, or Windfall, and now you have to come up with a new plan, cause your old plan is in the graveyard
          3. Sometimes you may have to rely on resources outside your deck, like Politics
      2. Be ready for your plan to change at a moment’s notice
        1. Super Friends
        2. Poison counters
        3. +1/+1 Counters
      3. Some Commanders facilitate having a plan more than others. Example, Atraxa, Praetors’ Voice
      4. Some Commanders are harder: Example Ertai the Corrupted, Tatyova, Benthic Druid
        1. Zack - I have lots of ideas for decks and I’ll see cool commanders that have sweet synergies that allow me to do cool things like generate infinite mana, draw a bunch of cards, or do other things like that, but I always have a problem finishing games. 
        2. If you remember from two episodes ago, a slot ryan and I didn’t overlap in was wincons. This is because I like to specifically spell out what cards I plan to use to win, whether it be a combo or an eldrazi.
          1. Ryan - This is how I win :)
        3. Most games I kind of spin my wheels and do things, but I rarely win. 
      5. Plan for your win-cons
        1. Example: Ryan has an Aryel, Knight of Windgrace deck, and cannot win outside of the combat step. Glacial Chasm/Constant Mists are nearly impossible for that deck to beat
          1. Maybe add some cards like Skull Storm or Approach of the Second Sun, or Torment of Hailfire
          1. Maybe play a card like Meteor Golem (Thanks to Matt Jorgenson @MetalMatReturns)
          2. Maybe a Laboratory Maniac or Jace, Wielder of Mysteries
          3. Maybe Rite of Replication or Echo Storm
        2. Emry, Lurker of the Loch gets completely shutdown by Rest in Peace
      6. Maybe even have a backup plan or two.
      1. Attacking with fat creatures. Oftentimes this is accentuated with a little bit of the ole Craterhoof Behemoth, or Overrun, or Triumph of the Horde
        1. Mirrodin besieged
        2. Darksteel Reactor
        3. Revel in Riches
        4. Mortal Combat
      2. Alternate condition win cons
        1. Sharuum, Phyrexian Metamorph, Bitter Ordeal
        2. Exquisite Blood and Sanguine Bond
      3. Comboing out the table
      4. Milling Out someone, or Large amounts of mana and a Stroke of Genius
        1. Exsanguinate
        2. Torment of Hailfire
        3. Expropriate
        4. Past in Flames
        5. Mizzik’s Mastery 
      5. Big Mana/Spells
    2. So what are some common Win Cons?
      1. You’ll find games easier to navigate when you have a plan. It’s also a good idea to build in some backup plans, and maybe even some cards to counterspell or protect your primary plan. So plan on tuning into us next week for more Commander Content
    3. Summary
  6. Main Topic - Having a Plan
  7. Thanks for watching! Please remember to Like and Subscribe, and you can follow us on Twitter, @commandersocial, @greenegeek, @z4ck38. Keep it Social!
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  10. 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
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