Hardcast: Commander - Episode 0207 is now live!

Hardcast: Commander - Episode 0207 is now live!

Commander, Gameplay, Hardcast: Commander, Magic, Magic: The Gathering, Theros: Beyond Death

Hardcast: Commander is back for a second season, the show all about playing the best Magic: The Gathering format, Commander (or Elder Dragon Highlander for the classic aficionados). The gods are angered with the underworld's upheaval with all manner of creatures escaping from Erebos' clutches. Will Kroxa eat everyone's hand? Will Heliod gain enough life to create an unstoppable army? Will Uro flush his master with mana and cards? or will Polukranos just destroy everything in its wake? Find out on this Theros Beyond Death episode of Hardcast: Commander Don't forget... you decide what decks the team will be playing... Read More...

Like a God: How do they Compare?

Like a God: How do they Compare?

Analysis, Commander, Hardcast: Commander, Magic: The Gathering, Standard, Theros: Beyond Death

'Theros: Beyond Death' is right around the corner now, and with all of the cards inside spoiled, we can finally take a look at all the new God cards being printed in this set. It's not rocket science to assume that these God cards are going to be game-winning, identity-defining powerhouses, but how do they stack up to their original design? This is not the first time we've seen Gods of this design in magic, in fact it's not even the first time we've seen these specific Gods. The original 'Theros' set defined itself by using the Greek and Roman (in... Read More...

Theros: Beyond Death, or Theros: Beyond Redemption?

Theros: Beyond Death, or Theros: Beyond Redemption?

Magic, Theros: Beyond Death

Flavour-wise, Theros has to be my absolute favourite plane in all of Magic: the Gathering. The colourful aesthetic of the Nyxborn, Enchantment-typed creatures each blessed by one of the many gods and given power beyond most mortals, coupled with its juxtaposition with the darker set that was very dominant at the time, Innistrad, really drew me into the world and digging into it's lore proved exceptionally fulfilling. As a kid, I grew up very interested in mythology, and the Greeks were a civilisation I would return to many, many times in my research. Wizards took their own liberties with it, but there's no... Read More...

Why we're excited for Theros: Beyond Death

Why we're excited for Theros: Beyond Death

Magic, Magic: The Gathering, Theros: Beyond Death

This article was first posted on the Vault Games website. We're still a month and a half from the next Magic: The Gathering set, but we're already getting excited to return to Theros and explore the underworld. So here's a few reasons why we're excited for Theros: Beyond Death. Elspeth is back baby! That's right. The God-killer herself, is coming back from the dead. Since she sacrificed herself for Daxos at the hands of Heliod, she's been roaming the underworld of Theros, searching for a way topside. And seeing that a mono-white extended art version of her has been spoiled,... Read More...

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