- I'm a Commander and Cube enthusiast who occasionally delves into more competitive formats. My focus is on keeping things fun over anything else! I'm glad to talk about just about any format, so get in touch via Twitter or email!
About Author: CarlosGutierrez
Posts by CarlosGutierrez
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos builds a rebel Commander deck from the ground up, headed by --who else?-- Lin Sivvi. Read on to see his unique take on a classic archetype from years past.
July 23, 2012 7 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos develops another Second Sunrise deck, this time with Vish Kal at the helm. Find out how profitable sacrificing your own creatures can be.
July 16, 2012 2 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos develops a mono-white angels deck with Linvala at the helm. Read on to find out about Commander from a more casual bent than usual.
July 9, 2012 1 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezBack to form, Carlos discusses a combo deck that animates lands and puts them on the chopping block. How does one win after 'geddoning oneself into oblivion? Read on to find out.
July 2, 2012 0 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos wraps up his monocolored budget series with the color everyone loves to hate. Read on to see how monoblue can be built in Commander without griefing the entire universe.
June 25, 2012 2 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos ports the classic budget contender, mono-red burn, to the world of ninety-nine cards and proves firebreathing can be cheap and effective in Commander too.
June 18, 2012 2 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezIn the third episode of his mono-colored budget series, Carlos tackles green, the least budget-friendly color of them all.
June 11, 2012 5 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos continues his series on budget Commander decks with a mono-white legend of regal provenance. Read on to learn how Commander can be built on the cheap.
June 4, 2012 3 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezBack to form, Carlos builds another Commander deck right in front of our eyes. This time its a rather enchanting affair that showcases the power of Bruna, Light of Alabaster.
May 28, 2012 3 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos tackles one of the most difficult questions facing the Commander community today: How can we reconcile different expectations of competitiveness while ensuring everyone is having fun?
May 14, 2012 10 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos scours Avacyn Restored for some potential Commander sleepers, then walks us through a budget version of Balthor the Defiled.
May 7, 2012 1 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezAvacyn Restored offers many new tools for the enterprising Commander brewer. Carlos begins by matching up Tibalt, the Fiend-Blooded with an old favorite: Squee!
May 2, 2012 0 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos breaks from business as usual to tackle a Commander deck built for one vs. one. Read on to find out how Edric can dominate in this popular Commander variant.
April 25, 2012 1 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezUriah of CMDRDecks has a submitted a sweet Goblins Wort deck for suggestions. Can Carlos find some ways to push the themes and make the deck go bigger?
March 27, 2012 2 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezCarlos leads us through his trademark commander deck-building process yet again, this time with Damia, Sage of Stone at the helm and capped off by a maddening finish!
March 20, 2012 1 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezAs a rule Carlos isn't a fan of countermagic, but this weeks he goes off the deep end with a deck that tries to counter all the spells! Check out Ertai, the Corrupted and his horde of Merfolk minions!
March 13, 2012 1 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezThis week Carlos Gutierrez takes a turn toward the macabre. Dead creatures are everywhere, and Kresh and Company are right in the middle of the Morbid mess!
March 6, 2012 0 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezPlaneswalkers have always been a popular theme for EDH decks. This week Carlos gives his take on a five-color Planeswalker-themed monstrosity!
February 28, 2012 2 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezEveryone gets Deckbuilder's Block sometimes, regardless of what formats you play. In this article, we discuss some ways to force yourself to start thinking laterally, look at things differently, and, hopefully, figure out where you want your deck to go.
February 21, 2012 2 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezThis week Carlos delves into some of the more obscure or "unplayable" Commanders in the format in order to see what they have to offer! What kind of tricksy things can Yomiji do? Let's find out!
February 14, 2012 1 Comments
By CarlosGutierrezThe Zombie tribe has gotten a ton of new tools so far in Innistrad Block. After the release weekend, Carlos has some Gravecrawlers and a Grimgrin and can't resist taking them for a spin!
February 7, 2012 3 Comments