In this excellent breakdown of the role of counterspells (and their helpers), Sheldon Menery talks about the art of saying "no!" He also shares some of his favorite counterspells and permission cards! What are some of yours?
Sheldon Menery opens up his quarterly Q&A to answer questions about bans, unbans, his travels, his health, and the latest on the planeswalkers as commanders discussion!
The Do Over Project continues! Sheldon Menery's original build focused on Demons, but this go-round, he sees the Angels, and he'll lead them to your door...
In multiplayer Commander, threats get hammered down by the rest of the table. Sheldon Menery explains the Philosophy of Second Best and offers an array of tricks to keep your opponents' attention and attackers aimed elsewhere!
The Jund fever has taken over Sheldon Menery! He's trying out a new do over deck starring one of his oldest Commander stars!
Uncle Sheldie is laying down the law! He's assembled a list of 25 recent and classic "Can't Get Angry" cards in Commander. Even if you think you're playing fair Magic, if you cast one of them and it gets targeted (or you do!), re-read the title!
Some players have a motto for constructing Commander decks: "Just build it!" But for some, it's not enough to "just build it." Sheldon Menery shares how to think about thinking about 100-card lists!
Zegana was probably a tricky deck to try to redo...at least it was until Rivals of Ixalan! With lots of new fish in the Commander sea, Sheldon Menery is free to take a deep dive! Make a splash at your next EDH pod with this one!
You know, if they keep making great sets like Rivals of Ixalan, Sheldon's Commander deck collection is never going to stop growing. Get the latest updates for his deck library here!
There are sets that are good for Commander, and then there are sets that are great for it! Rivals of Ixalan is one of the latter! So which cards are fueling the fun? And could this be the best Commander set of all-time?
Sheldon Menery starts his writing year off by answering the important questions about Commander's existence and its maintenance by way of philosophy!
Sheldon Menery has a Do Over Project problem: he put most of the good cards in the first version of Ruric Thar, the Unbowed! But that just gave him a reason to include some unusual cards you can get for your own Commander games!
When Admiral Beckett Brass agrees to an interview, Sheldon Menery listens! Enjoy a flavorful look at the commander and the 100-card deck she helms!
Sheldon Menery is mashing monsters and rigging Contraptions! He's ready to unleash Grusilda, Monster Masher on the world, and trust us, you're not ready, but you should click anyway...
The Godfather of Commander speaks! He shares his insight into how the official debut of silver-bordered cards in Commander came to be and gives his exhaustive review of the set! You won't want to miss this one!
Sheldon Menery continues his Do Over Project by making a new deck around one of his favorite commanders, leading one of his earliest builds: Intet, the Dreamer!
With Thanksgiving Day tomorrow in the USA, Sheldon Menery has a lot to be thankful for! You, the reader, are on the list, but there's plenty more involving Magic, Commander, and the great life that surrounds them!
The Godfather of Commander lays down the law: Commander is only as expensive as you want it to be! Get his insights into the cards that make it cool to be cheap!
Sometimes a set of 100 cards just isn't up to snuff. That's when you call in Sheldon Menery, Deck Doctor! But today's Vorosh, the Hunter patient is a special case...
Mardu sometimes struggles to find its Commander identity, but Sheldon Menery is onto something this time! Sheldon has the list, plus everything you need to decide if she's right for you! Hail to the Queen!