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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

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
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    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
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    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
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