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Big Daddy Brews: Sultai Seasons Past

Welcome back to another installation of Big Daddy Brews. This week’s focus is not on a particular Commander but instead a particular card. This week we are building around Standard’s short-lived former all-star Seasons Past. Seasons Past far exceeded my expectations in Standard, and the same holds true in Commander.

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Big Daddy Brews: Seton Combo

Sol Ring, Ubiquitous Commander all star. If you’re not playing Sol Ring in your Commander deck then you’re generally putting yourself at a disadvantage before the game even starts because you can almost guarantee that every other deck at the table has included the one mana artifact. So this week’s deck building inspiration? Build a deck that can justify omitting Sol Ring.

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Boggsimus Builds: Dinos!

I think it’s an innate thing instilled into every little boy to have a fondness for dinosaurs. You know what? My love for dinos has not gone away! I am so happy that they have been brought into Magic and not as Beasts and Lizards, which they were categorized as before in the game.

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Big Daddy Brews: Tishana Merfolk

Welcome back, Big Daddy Brewers! The past couple of articles have been chalked full of new cards thanks to Ixalan, and this one will be too! Today we’re going to look at one of Magic’s oldest and most renown tribes in Merfolk. Tishana, Voice of Thunder is one Magic’s newest legendary Merfolk creatures, and I wanted to build a deck with her at the helm.

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In the Spotlight: Philo Game’s Mischief Media

Okay, you’ve heard the term, especially in this day and age: Fake News. But what exactly does that mean? Is that a buzzword used to illicit distrust in the media? Or is the media really pushing its agenda further by giving you a red herring to follow away from what’s actually going on? Well, the boys at Philos Games have turned this concept into a game of political deception. Ever wanted to flat out lie to your friends? This is your chance! Push your agenda by being a liar with pants that are on fire in this fast-paced game of social interaction and back-stabbery!

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Boggsimus Builds: Sram (Updates)

One of my favorite Magic: the Gathering Commander decks that I have built would have to be my deck in which I have called Sram’s Garage. The deck is a mono-white deck but it ramps like a green deck, draws cards like a blue deck, and reanimates like a black deck.

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My Top 5 Favorite Pathfinder Books

I’ve been playing Pathfinder ever since it was released back in 2009 by Paizo Publishing. By the time I had got my hands on the Core Rulebook, I had been an avid 3rd Edition Dungeons and Dragons player, which is the rule system that Pathfinder is based off (thanks to Wizards of the Coast’s Open Gaming License). Over these past years, Paizo has released numerous books on its popular setting. Each book offers its own unique spin on the world of Golarion, which Pathfinder is set in.

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Big Daddy Brews: Treasure Kess

Ixalan has arrived. Commander 2017 has been around for a little while now too. I have yet to focus on the newest Commander set, so I’m going to do that today. I’m also going to cover one of Commander’s newest win conditions from Ixalan: Revel in Riches. Today’s deck will also feature zero creatures outside of its legendary leader. What creature is best suited to lead a solo expedition for bounty beyond the imagination? Kess, Dissident Mage, of course.

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Big Daddy Brews: Ixalan Updates

Alright, we made it through all of the decks from our last Changes article just in time for, you guessed it (you probably didn’t guess), the newest Changes article! After some pretty boring land cuts last article and literal nothing from the new Commander set, Ixalan brings lots of new additions. Let’s break into them and take a look at the lists as they are right now!

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Boggsimus Builds: Ayli’s Sacrifices

I’ve built many different decks over the years, that’s for sure. But I always seem to come back to the white and black color combination. There’s something about it that really appeals to my style as a Magic player: synergy, which is something I often talk about in these articles.

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Big Daddy Brews: Feldon of the Third Path

Alright, people, we’re here this week with Feldon of the Third Path. So, my personal take on the deck is to focus more on artifact synergy and attrition than to build around Feldon’s activated ability. That’s not to say that we’re ignoring our Commander completely, of course. Feldon is the Commander of the deck for a reason, but he feels like an equal part of the 99 as opposed to the focal cog that drives the machine. Let’s take a look at the list and I’ll show you what I mean…

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Commander Kerfuffle: The Triumph of Aggro

In constructed formats, aggro is always a top competing archetype. It’s simple, offensive, and most importantly it’s fast. An aggro deck is meant to wallop a midrange or control strategy before they have time to set up or respond with removal. The Aggro player is the independent variable in the binary of constructed; they act first and the opponent then responds accordingly, making them the dependent variable. This being said, Aggro can be one of the hardest archetypes to adapt into Commander, because one mana two/ones don’t do anything in commander.

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Big Daddy Brew: Mono-Blue Omniscience

Annnnnnd we’re back! Last time I promised you guys that I would continue to give you a look at each of the decks that I personally own and will be covering in my “Changes” article each new set. This week’s deck is Mono-Blue Omniscience, led by Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir. I chose to build around Omniscience for a few very specific reasons: