Hello and welcome to another very special episode of Commander ad Populum! Commander for the people, by the people, for the people.

This week, I have another Facebook-submitted topic. Following that, I delve into the technical section of the show: a quick look at some game rules or how to sharpen an edge, in-game. Finally, each episode concludes with an MtG set retrospective. A mini review of a set from Magic‘s past. Today’s community topic comes by way of the Commander ad Populum Facebook page. I discuss how I think about, and tackle, building a Commander deck on budget.

The technical section for today covers Magic’s priority system and using words to have you opponents do some of the work for you.


Today’s set retrospective: Chronicles! Did it ruin Magic, or did it grow it into the game it is today? Tune in to hear my thoughts on the matter.

If you’d like to give me your thoughts on today’s topics or Chronicles and The Reserved List, hit me up on Twitter @CadPopCast. You can find me on Facebook, here.

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