Hello!

A bit about me.

I’ve been back into magic for the last few years, I started getting into it again when Amonkhet had just been released, however, when it comes to magic, it’s been a constant presence in my life since I was a kid. I started playing originally in the year 2000, when I got an Invasion fat pack for Christmas at the age of 7. I didn’t really understand the rules and loved the big creatures that looking back had no real value. I remember thinking Skeletal Crocodile must be one of the best creatures to have ever been printed!

I then started playing again when the Kamigawa block was printed, I loved the artwork, unfortunately though, my pull towards big black/red creatures was still in full swing and I thought Kuro, Pitlord was incredible. 9 mana for a 9/9 that can be chump blocked and has a pretty bad upkeep cost each turn! What more could a kid ask for.

I played through Kamigawa and into Ravnica and then stopped again for a few years, I would still play with my friends but wasn’t getting any new cards.

Then around 3 years ago I started working from home, and I needed something to do to keep me from going completely insane, and I started brewing new decks. I’d only ever made casual decks where anything goes as long as it’s not too broken, I’d never even heard of Commander before! I brewed up some fun 60 card kitchen top decks and then discovered commander and instantly fell in love. I’ve always been referred to in my play group as the “Johnny combo” player.

When it comes to the commander decks I brew and post on here, I would like to be honest and say that I don’t own all of them and the ones that I do own are slightly budgeted versions of what I post. When I’m brewing a deck I like to try and make it as good as possible and then when purchasing it I will swap in some budget cards for the more expensive ones.

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Said on This deck has ......

#1

Rubina was the original commander, just mucking around with a few ideas, I might add her to the 99 but I’m not sure if having her as the general gives away the theme of the deck

The closet is an interesting idea, I’ll add it into the maybe board

Thanks

December 7, 2019 2:13 p.m.

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#2

Love the flavour

May I suggest Demon of Death's Gate as an alternative Durin’s Bane

December 6, 2019 9:32 a.m.

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#3

I’ve updated the list, I really like the idea of flickering things and I felt that the commander gave away the point of the deck, the theft was supposed to be a surprise, which doesn’t really work when the commander says “gain control of target”...

I’ve gone down the flicker route but kept the strong group hug theme to encourage people to go all out. Let me know what you guys think.

Thanks again for the upvotes :)

December 6, 2019 5:28 a.m.

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Thanks for the upvote bushido_man96

They’re all very good ideas, this draft is still very early stages so I’m going to have another tinker around over the next few days, this probably will be the next list I actually build on paper so I really appreciate the input.

I wish I could afford/justify a Gilded Drake !

Flickering is interesting but I’m not sure what I could cut out for that effect..

What would you think of using a different commander? I feel like, at the moment it sort of screams “I’m going to steal your stuff” and people may well think twice about what they put into play with Show and Tell or hold up counterspells. But if I used Roon of the Hidden Realm or even Phelddagrif then it make it more of a surprise when I cast Blatant Thievery , for example.

December 5, 2019 2:25 a.m.

If anyone wants to have a look at my latest build, just trying to build something a bit different. It’s a bit of a group hug deck with a twist.



December 4, 2019 8:42 a.m.

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You could potentially run Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx to help add a lot of mana if needed,

I’d recommend adding the like of City of Brass Mana Confluence to help fix mana and Exotic Orchard as you’re running 3 colours I can’t see you playing at a table where at least 2 of those aren’t available to you. You could just cut 3 basics to add those 3 in.

Kambal, Consul of Allocation could be of some use to you as well.

I like the idea of the deck, +1

December 4, 2019 8:40 a.m.

jdmdk123 Thanks for the upvote, yeah I’m quite pleased with the mana base I think it’s pretty efficient.

I did originally have the pillow fort enchantments in, and it took me a while to decide to cut them haha.

I’ll have a think and see what I’d cut to add t

November 27, 2019 5:16 p.m.

I’d maybe swap out Cabal Stronghold for a different land, it only counts basic swamps and costs more to activate than coffers of Nykthos, maybe something like Reliquary Tower or Maze of Ith ?

I can see Vilis, Broker of Blood in the maybe board and I’d say that would be a good inclusion in the main board, any spells you cast with your commander will draw you 2 cards minimum which is insane card advantage.

Ivory Tower could be a very good option as it only costs 1 mana and could gain you a fair bit of life back each turn.

Erebos, God of the Dead could also be a very good inclusion because it’ll give you card advantage and stops your opponents from gaining life.

November 24, 2019 12:12 p.m.

cascadien I’ve upvoted and I’ll leave a comment as quickly as I can, I love a good mono black build haha. I’ll leave a comment within the next few hours.

If anyone wants to take a look at my Chulane build then feel free, I know there’s a lot of chulane builds floating around but this is my attempt. I’m always up for tweaking and advice, I’ve been trying to build this since the card was previewed so please be gentle.



November 24, 2019 9:05 a.m.

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