Cultivated content

Cultivated Content is hand-selected by the Commander RC to feature pieces that are significant to the format or we think is simply worthwhile and you might otherwise miss.

Wednesday, 14 December

We’re putting up only two pieces in Cultivated Content this week, not because of a lack of things to check out, but because we think that both of these will generate enough discussion to keep folks extra busy. As always, we encourage you to come over to the RC Discord, pop into the appropriate channel, and talk about what you’ve seen or read.

Mana Curves and EKPlaysCards delve into some thoughts on format etiquette.

Playing with Power’s Ryan Street makes a case for banning Drannith Magistrate. (Note that posting this argument implies neither RC support for nor rejection of Ryan’s conclusion; it’s simply a well-argued position)

Monday, 5 December

CAG member Kristen Gregory is back and has thoughts about Treasure in Commander.

The Professor asks a question that we’re probably going to snap answer yes to, but please judge for yourself.

Cosplayer Anna Margaret offers some ways to maximize your Magic convention experience.

EDH and Hijnks continues to demonstrate why it’s the most appropriately-named Commander game play series out there.

Commander Sphere offers a look into their philosophical differences regarding the format over a three-year span.

Thursday, August 11

After hijacking the RC in their last episode of last season, the crew from Quest for the Janklord is back. You can really tell a certain group is is having lots of fun.

Showing the true spirit of the Commander community, the folks at Monarch Media ran a fundraiser to support mutual friend Anomolee, who’s having some family medical challenges. You can check out some of the game play here.

MTG in Quarantine offers a recap of Command Fest Bellevue which includes some discussion of cosplaying at cons.

Rebell turns a Modern deck–4C Money Pile–into something for Commander.

Stormy Daniel assembles a stacked lineup (literally, since it includes StackedEDH, Mental Misplay, and Justin Parnell) for some high-powereed play.

Tuesday, August 2

Lynn Frank and Bobbie-Christine check your bulk and talk about the one-drops that you might find interesting.

Deryk from One More Mana gets after it with his Runo Stromkirk Sea Monsters deck.

Slipping back to one we might have missed from a previous week, Tomer from MTGGoldfish joins Commander Mechanic to examine budget options for big green finishers (that aren’t Craterhoof Behemoth).

How can we resist MTGMuddstah’s Ramos x Ramos x Ramos x Ramos birthday bash?

Friday, July 29

Mandi Stevens offers up guidance for LGS’s, helping them become more safe and welcoming spaces. This is important stuff.

Everyone’s favorite Commander Mechanic, Chris, has something to say about running interaction–and maybe not the kind you’re thinking about.

Friend of the format Rebell introduces us to the somewhat advanced concept of stickiness.

The Spike Feeders (Alex, Eliot, Jan, and Jim) run with the Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur’s Gate precons.

It’s not quite content yet, but we want to alert you to this coming weekend’s Stream for Productive Rights, benefitting the National Abortion Federation. HobbesQ, Queen of Cardboard, kilnfiendpotter, DoodlesDevs, and CommunityofCardboard are leading the charge.

Monday, July 18

We’re trying something new with Cultivated Content. We’ve formed a Content Search Team who has scoured the web to offer you several selections that we all think are worth checking out.

Elder Dragon Hijinx demonstrates that it’s the most appropriately-named Commander channel.

There’s plenty of uncut video from the folks who put together the #phyrexiansforuvalde charity this past weekend.

Kingdoms TV runs with a Commander Melee, Walking Dead Edition

MTG in Quarantine chats with the always-entertaining Nathan Jones (@TheHermitDruid).

Veil of Death offers up a MLC Recap

With guest Ken Baumann (@StackedEDH), Play to Win not only offers up game play, but amusing color commentary.

Thursday, June 30th

CAG member Greg Sablan recaps the Alter Artist project from last year which saw the RC and CAG partner with a global force of artists!

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Our friends from Kingdoms TV offer up some fun and compelling game play.

Monday, 10 January, 2022

In her first-ever article, Haiyue Yu offers some keen insights on breaking down Magic’s gender barriers.

Monday, 10 January, 2022: Bonus Edition

We keep going back to the Kristen Gregory well because she has a lot to say. This time, it’s all about the Angels.

Monday, 27 December, 2022

CAG member Kristen Gregory is back with her thoughts on the underplayed Commander cards that came out his year.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Scott Cullen shares his experience and thoughts regarding a year plus of playing webcam Magic, courtesy of the folks at Card Kingdom.

Monday, 18 October, 2021

Commander Advisory Group (CAG) member Kristen Gregory is back, this time talking about what she finds to be some of the best budget equipment in the format.

Monday, 4 October, 2021

Commander Advisory Group (CAG) member Kristen Gregory has a mood when it comes to deck-building. Is it anything like yours?

Monday, 2 August, 2021

Lenny Wooley makes Urza, Lord High Artificer, seem a little less scary in a new column on EDHRec. Urza winning through combat damage? You have to see for yourself.

Sunday, 27 June, 2021

Chris from Commander Mechanic has a few words out the intention you set out with in your deck. A brief but worthwhile piece.

Monday, 26 April, 2021

Kristen Gregory has some compelling thoughts on new psychographics for Commander players.

Wednesday, 14 April, 2021

Alex from The Spike Feeders has a strong take on problems and solutions.

Wednesday, 31 March, 2021

Commander Advisory Group member Charlotte Sable offers some advice to new students at Strixhaven.

Saturday, 27 March, 2021

Commander Advisory Group member Jim LaPage offers some thoughts and context on outside-the-game cards in a Spike on the Mic video.

Thursday, 18 March 2021

Corbin Hosler expresses a controversial take on tutors in Commander.

Thursday, 11 March 2021

The Professor from Tolarian Academy has some thoughts about managing pre-game expectations for your games.

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

CAG member Charlotte Sable tells us how to smile at death.

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