Let's talk Eldraine! Can it stand the test of time?

Let's talk Eldraine! Can it stand the test of time?

Commander, EDH, ELD, Throne of Eldraine

Throne of Eldraine was released on Australian shores on October 4th, 2019. That's almost an entire year ago now, and its impact on Standard has not really wavered since. Since its release, there have been three mainstream-series packs, with a new supplementary set, Jump-Start, releasing very recently. Although, with powerhouses like Uro, Nature's Wrath released from the recent Theros set and Shark Typhoon (yes, really) doing mad work in Standard, Throne of Eldraine chase cards seem to be finally taking a break from the spotlight. Oko, Thief of Crowns has been locked away for good in Standard, so he must prove very... Read More...

Hardcast: Commander - Episode 0206 is now live!

Hardcast: Commander - Episode 0206 is now live!

Commander, Gameplay, Hardcast: Commander, Magic: The Gathering, Throne of Eldraine

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 Throne for Eldraine is up for grabs with our special Eldraine Legendary episode. Will Emry succeed at crowning a victor through the dubious distribution of her swords? Will Torbran stoke the flames of his enemies? Will Ayara drain the others of their will to continue? Or will Linden hold strong against the onslaught? Read More...

Oko, Thief of Formats

Oko, Thief of Formats

Bans, Magic, Magic: The Gathering, Oko, Standard, Throne of Eldraine

Whether you play Modern, Commander, Vintage or Standard, you've probably heard of the problematic trickster, Oko, Thief of Crowns. Released in the most recent MtG main set, Throne of Eldraine, Oko is a great example of a card being fairly balanced in theory but heinously powerful in practice. On the eve of his possible ban, let's look at the case for his removal from the standard environment. Let's break him down. For 1GU, only 3 mana strong, you get a 4 loyalty planeswalker with 3 different, yet powerful abilities. This isn't an insanely new development in Magic's history by far, in fact it almost follows... Read More...

Hardcast: Throne of Eldraine - Prerelease

Hardcast: Throne of Eldraine - Prerelease

Gameplay, Magic, Magic: The Gathering, Prerelease, Throne of Eldraine

Dylan is joined by Trent from Hardcast: Commander to bring you a special Pre-Prerelease video with the new Magic: The Gathering set, Throne of Eldraine. Throne of Eldraine sees your creatures off on adventures as fairy-tales fight back in the brand new set for Magic: The Gathering Find your local prerelease at https://locator.wizards.com/ Don't forget to get your booster box, bundles, planeswalker decks, and all other Throne of Eldraine products from Vault Games at http://vaultgames.com.au/ Don't miss out on every video from Vault Games, including the new 'Brew House' series. Subscribe to the channel and make sure you get the... Read More...

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