Rival’s Duel: Made Just For Me

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WotC is making cards designed for multiplayer. Is this actually good for Commander? They also answer a bunch of reader emails, as well as tease something bigger that is coming.

0:00-11:52 Introductions and News

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11:53-28:16 Reader Mailbag

The e-mails keep coming and they keep responding. This episode, in this episode, Eric and Nole take on Shroud vs. Hexproof, artifact vs. creature mana, the amount of basics you should be playing in your commander deck, and sealing the deal with aggro decks.

28:16-44:58 “I know your trying to help, but…”

It is obvious that WotC likes creating cards for multiplayer. Especially in recent years, cards like the gatecrash Primordials or the multiplayer releases show that WotC sees a need to support multiplayer magic. However, the topic of the day is whether or not these cards are actually good for the format. Eric says the they are not good, due to the fact that they are never well balanced, whereas Nole thinks that, even when they are bad, the fact that they exist means that Wizards cares about this demographic and that on its own is valuable. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below.

44:59-End Closing and Outro

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Rival's Duel

Rival's Duel

Rival’s Duel is a Bi-weekly Podcast that pits Eric Bonvie, stand-up comic and self-proclaimed Commander “Bad Boy” against Nole Clauson, enforcer, judge, and juror of the EDH social contract and all around good guy. Every episode, these two talk about the newest happenings in commander, as well as pick a topic that they disagree upon and fight it out between themselves. This is all interwoven with a great deal of self-deprecating humor and terrible puns.

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