Bennie Smith thinks that if you're going to be competitive in Commander, you should at least do it in style! Check out his new Jalira deck that preys upon other would-be spikes at the Commander pod tables!
Most Commander builders look at a card and say, "Why?" Bennie Smith looks at Mishra, Artificer Prodigy and says, "Give me 100 sleeves." Check out Bennie's take on Mishra here!
Bennie has been inspired! The Born of the Gods mechanic has been mostly forgotten, but now that Convoke is on the table, things are starting to get interesting! Check out Bennie's Inspiring Standard brews!
Bennie takes his first crack at one of Magic 2015's new possible Commanders, unpacking Yisan, the Wandering Bard at the helm of his own Commander deck.
Magic is pretty sweet right now, and has a lot of cool things competing for our attention - Vintage Masters, Magic 2015, Conspiracy, what's not to love? Bennie shares his thoughts on a wide variety of things that have struck his fancy lately...
Commander guru Bennie Smith is still waist-deep in Conspiracy hype for his favorite format, and he both gets a Conspiracy draft in and builds a new Commander deck around another Conspiracy legend, Brago, King Eternal!
Commander guru Bennie Smith is still waist-deep in Conspiracy hype for his favorite format! Read about his latest love and the list he has graciously composed around her.
Bennie Smith is as stoked about Conspiracy as the rest of us! In time for the set's release, Bennie has some ideas about how to take Grenzo, Dungeon Warden for a wild ride!
Disciple of Deceit has been doing some good dirty work for Bennie Smith! Check out the Standard list he piloted to a Top 4 Game Day finish and get some inspiration of your own ahead of #SCGINDY!
Bennie Smith has been monitoring Conspiracy closely, and it's hit his sweet spot! Get his takes on the set for draft as well as post-draft Commander and Eternal Constructed play.
Imagine opening one of the extremely rare "God Packs" of Journey into Nyx and the fun you could have with it! Bennie Smith did, and this week he brings a fun brew centered around the fifteen deities of Theros.
"Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?" Because they're fun! Bennie Smith crafts a Snake Tribal Commander deck led by Journey into Nyx deity Pharika, God of Affliction!
An unexpected Prerelease success has Bennie inspired! Get his thoughts on a new Zur the Enchanted build for Modern.
This week Bennie builds his first Journey into Nyx Commander deck, choosing King Macar, the Gold-Cursed to helm a deck filled with pure unadulterated greed.
Bennie shares his thoughts on some of the new Journey into Nyx cards that have caught his attention to get some conversation going in the comments.
Bennie Smith talks about the RUG Monsters deck he's been having success with at Friday Night Magic. Take a look and let him know what you think!
Today Bennie pivots back to Commander, building a deck headed by a nostalgic general with a boost from more recent sets to pull some nice synergies together.
Bennie gets back into Standard with a G/W Monsters deck of his own design. Will it help him get his competitive mojo back? Read on to find out!
Take a look at the five-color Child of Alara Commander deck that Bennie built around Surveyor's Scope and took to Grand Prix Richmond to try out!
In this week's article, Bennie talks about his experience at Grand Prix Richmond, where he got to play Modern, Draft, Standard, and Commander and more!