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Your weekly source for all things Commander (aka EDH), a multiplayer Magic: The Gathering format, with hosts Jimmy Wong and Josh Lee Kwai. Focused on all aspects of gameplay and strategy from table politics, budget builds, to deck building and more!

Your weekly source for all things Commander (aka EDH), a multiplayer Magic: The Gathering format, with hosts Jimmy Wong and Josh Lee Kwai. Focused on all aspects of gameplay and strategy from table politics, budget builds, to deck building and more!
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Your weekly source for all things Commander (aka EDH), a multiplayer Magic: The Gathering format, with hosts Jimmy Wong and Josh Lee Kwai. Focused on all aspects of gameplay and strategy from table politics, budget builds, to deck building and more!

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English


Episodes

The Philosophy of Commander with The Professor l #278

7/17/2019
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Show Notes: In this special episode, Jimmy is joined by The Professor from Tolarian Community College to react to and discuss the Rules Committee’s newly released philosophy document. ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom! Make sure to use our affiliate link the next time you purchase Magic cards or products:...

Duration:01:16:23

Commander Summit 2019 Part Two l #277

7/9/2019
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Show Notes: It's the SECOND and FINAL half of the 2019 COMMANDER SUMMIT! Each year, we gather with prominent members of the EDH community to debate and discuss the hot button issues of the day.We're opening up the floor to Commander Luminaries from across the spectrum. We reached out to many dignitaries in the EDHsphere, from content creators to members of the CAG and Rules Committee, to get their thoughts on things like: Should PW be legal as Commanders? Should the hybrid mana rules be...

Duration:01:24:09

Reacting to the New Bans l #276

7/8/2019
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Show Notes: In this special episode, Jimmy and Josh give their thoughts and reactions to the Rules Committee’s most recent card bannings (and the unban!). ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom! Make sure to use our affiliate link the next time you purchase Magic cards or products: http://www.cardkingdom.com/commandzone Huge...

Duration:00:45:26

Commander Summit 2019 l #275

7/3/2019
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Show Notes: It's our fourth annual COMMANDER SUMMIT! Each year, we gather with prominent members of the EDH community to debate and discuss the hot button issues of the day. This time we are not limiting ourselves to only those who can get to our studio here in LA. No! We're opening up the floor to Commander Luminaries from across the spectrum. We reached out to many dignitaries in the EDHsphere, from content creators to members of the CAG and Rules Committee, to get their thoughts on things...

Duration:01:23:38

M20 Set Review l #274

6/25/2019
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Show Notes: Magic’s latest Core Set – M20 – is almost here! Jimmy and Josh go over all the new legendary creatures and then discuss which cards they think will make the biggest impact in Commander. Are there any spicy new effects for your favorite decks? Listen and find out! ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom! Make sure to...

Duration:01:56:13

Maintaining Your Meta l #273

6/20/2019
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Show Notes: DJ from Jumbo Commander is back to talk with Josh about a very important topic: How to Maintain Your Meta. Cultivating, organizing and fostering a healthy playgroup over the weeks and months can be challenging. Different people have differing personalities and expectations that can often cause problems over time. We’re going over some tips to make sure you and your friends are all on the same page and having the maximum amount of fun on your Commander nights. ---------- Support...

Duration:00:57:36

M20 Preview Card l #272

6/17/2019
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Show Notes: DJ from Jumbo Commander is back on the show to help unveil and discuss our exclusive M20 preview card! It’s Kykar, Wind’s Fury, a new legendary creature in the Jeskai (WUR) colors that offers a ton of different deck building paths to choose from. What are the possibilities we see and which choices do we think will be the most/least powerful? Watch and find out! ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more!...

Duration:00:46:38

Why Some Commanders Are(n’t) Popular l #271

6/14/2019
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Show Notes: The creator of EDHREC.com, Donald Miner, joins the show to examine some statistics and analyze some data regarding why certain Commanders become popular, while others do not. Can we use this information to predict which of the new legends from upcoming sets will become the next big thing, and which will be lost and forgotten? Let’s find out! ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more!...

Duration:01:21:50

Magic VS Hearthstone with Amaz l #270

6/4/2019
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On this episode we’re joined by the popular streamer Amaz, a player who has made waves in both the Magic and Hearthstone communities. We’re talking about how the two games are similar, how they’re different, what lessons can be learned in each, and how they can cross-apply to the other. ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom!...

Duration:01:09:37

Modern Horizons Set Review l #269

5/31/2019
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Modern Horizons is almost here! And it’s so good for EDH that many are calling it “Commander Horizons”. Jimmy and Josh discuss all of the new cards and which ones they think will have the biggest impact on the format. ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom! Make sure to use our affiliate link the next time you purchase Magic...

Duration:01:57:11

Modern Horizons Preview Card l #268

5/21/2019
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On this episode we unveil our Modern Horizons preview card! Straight up, it’s one of the most powerful legendary creatures we’ve ever seen. Let’s explore just how broken the new Urza can be. PLUS, in the second half of the episode, we’re talking MTG Arena and War of the Spark draft. It’s a very complicated and difficult format that a lot of people are having trouble with. Find out our views on the limited format and get some tips on how you can up your win percentage. ---------- Support the...

Duration:01:20:53

The Power of Priority (and The Stack) l #267

5/14/2019
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On today’s episode we’re diving deep on a complex and often misunderstood topic: The Stack and Player Priority. We’ve got L2 Judge Danny Simard in studio to help us explain how these rules intricacies work in multiplayer and, more importantly, how understanding this stuff can help you make better strategic decisions about what moves to make and when. ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more!...

Duration:01:15:13

Commander Variants with LoadingReadyRun l #266

5/7/2019
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Graham Stark and Kathleen De Vere from LoadingReadyRun join the show to talk about Blind Commander, Oathbreaker and their favorite EDH Variants. ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom! Make sure to use our affiliate link the next time you purchase Magic cards or products: http://www.cardkingdom.com/commandzone Huge thanks to...

Duration:01:15:06

The Ultimate Guide to Planeswalkers in Commander l #265

5/3/2019
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Show Notes: War of the Spark is a planeswalker paradise! As a result, we expect to see a lot more of them on the battlefield for the foreseeable future. On today’s episode, Jimmy and Josh go over all of the best ways to utilize (and fight against!) this unique card type. ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom! Make sure to use...

Duration:01:09:33

War of the Spark Set Review l #264

4/23/2019
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Jimmy and Josh discuss the brand new cards from War of the Spark and which ones we think will make the biggest splash in Commander. And there are a lot of them! As a result of the sheer amount of crazy cards in the set, we’ve split up our review into two parts, so if you missed episode #263, where we discuss all the new planeswalker, be sure to check that out as well. ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more!...

Duration:01:28:20

War of the Spark Planeswalker Set Review l #263

4/19/2019
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War of the Spark is almost here! This set is so chock-full of splashy cards for Commander that we’ve decided to split our traditional review into two episodes. In part one, we’re analyzing all of the 37 NEW PLANESWALKERS in the set and breaking down which ones we think will have the biggest impact on the format. And be sure to check back soon for part two, where we discuss the rest of the EDH-playable cards in MTGWAR! ---------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our...

Duration:01:23:47

Firesong and Sunspeaker Game Knights Deck Tech l #262

4/11/2019
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On this episode we’re breaking down JLK’s Firesong and Sunspeaker deck from the latest episode of Game Knights. Y’all tried to troll him by voting that he had to play Boros, but the deck turned out really awesome and powerful. Let’s find out what makes it tick! --------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom! Make sure to use our...

Duration:00:44:29

War of the Spark Preview Card l Special Episode

4/7/2019
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It’s time to unveil our EXCLUSIVE WAR OF THE SPARK PREVIEW CARD! And this one is sweet. We’ve got an awesome new legendary creature named Feather, the Redeemed. Is this the best Boros Commander that’s ever been designed? Watch and then judge for yourself. --------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community, receive awesome rewards, and more! http://www.patreon.com/commandzone The Command Zone podcast is brought to you by Card Kingdom! Make sure to use our affiliate...

Duration:00:34:06

MOST WANTED REPRINTS in Modern Horizons l #261

4/5/2019
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Modern Horizon is…on the horizon (releases June 14th). WotC has announced that the set will only include cards that are NOT currently Modern legal. So, on this episode, we’re running down a list of our MOST WANTED REPRINTS. And, to help us out, we’ve brought in Modern expert Alex Kessler (from The Masters of Modern podcast) to give his opinion on just how likely it is that our chosen cards will appear in the set. --------- Support the show and become a Patron! Be a part of our community,...

Duration:01:17:19

How to Reach Mythic in Arena Tech l #260

3/26/2019
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The road to Mythic can be tough and discouraging. On the podcast this week, Jimmy and Josh talk about MTG Arena and, more specifically, they give out some great tips and tricks that will help you reach the top ranks. ---------- Order a set of exclusive GAME KNIGHTS THEMED TOKENS (Available for a limited time):https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1171224254/game-knights-limited-edition-tokens ---------- WANT TO BE THE NEXT FAN ON GAME KNIGHTS? Find out more info on how to audition by...

Duration:01:03:24