EDH IMHO: Rating Your Ramp, Once you BOP…

Welcome to EDH: IMHO. A diverse haven for passionate, casual weirdos who want to create stories with their friends through a game of Commander! This is our second in an as-of-yet-unlimited series where we evaluate some of the nearly-countless ramp options in commander. So much of a game of commander can be determined by those crucial first few turns, while a failure to launch can be annoying and unforgettably unpleasant. Last week, we looked at the godfathers of EDH ramp, and . This week, I would like to look at another beloved piece of ramp technology. Every week, we have

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EDH IMHO: Rating Your Ramp, The Measuring Stick

One of the first pieces of advice I got when I began commander was the following: “In commander, the worst thing that can happen to you is to not hit your first six lands drops.”               Ok, so obviously not the actual worst thing that can happen, but still pretty unpleasant. In commander, getting lands could be the determining factor between a game where you burn out early, or last late into the game to affect the outcome. Welcome to EDH: IMHO. A diverse haven for passionate, casual weirdos who want to create stories

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EDH IMHO: Chaos is not a pit

A couple years back, I quit buying booster packs. I was living on my own for the first time, and I decided that I could really only afford to spend money on cards I knew I would use. This was before commander really exploded in popularity. At that time it was known as the ‘cheap,’ format. The dollar rare box was your best friend. My decision to abstain from boosters was definitely the right decision for the time, considering what most of my card needs were. But still, there was something missing. Whenever my friends got packs, I begged them

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EDH IMHO: Killin’ it

I mulled down to six, begrudgingly satisfied with my starting hand. Four lands, but all three of my colors, with a and a . (If you’re in blue and you’re not running Recurring Insight…re-examine your life.) As far as the hand goes: Not bad, not great. If I can get to six mana, I’m golden.   Oh wait, I started with six cards; I get to scry. Maybe I’ll get some help. I go to scry, and I see my girl…. Hello, beautiful. Suddenly I’m excited. I’m gonna get there. It’s gonna be all right. Oracle is awesome and…. My friend

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