Episode 22 – Creating a Commander League

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Creating a Commander League

 

  1. Thanks
    1. Mike Condon for the music and editing
    2. Tiffany for the logo/icon
  2. Community Spotlight
  1. @TolarianCollege – 00:17:39
  2. @ketjak – 00:18:14
  3. @SheldonMenery – 00:18:14, 00:46:52
  4. @z4ck38 – 00:39:00
  5. @Google – 00:49:06
  6. @discordapp – 00:51:08
  7. @SlackHQ – 00:51:08
  8. @MTGGoldfish – 00:59:30
  1. Main Topic – Commander League
    1. We have a league!
    2. Rules
      1. Season 1 rules summary
        1. Season 1 Rules
        2. Tolarian Community College video “Achievement Unlocked
          1. Google Docs link from the TCC video above (pdf of all the achievements)
      2. Season 2 rules changes from season 1
        1. Each player received a two-color combination
        2. 80$ budget
        3. No Black achievements
        4. No Red achievements
        5. No points for kills
        6. 1 point for participation, 1 point for 2nd place, 2 points for winning
      3. Season 3 rules summary
        1. Same as season 2, but no budget, and deck can change each game.
        2. No Upgrades each week
    3. Tips for running your own league
      1. Have the list of dates ready up front! (And try REALLY hard not to change them)
      2. Have a Commissioner (and don’t be afraid to rotate it)
      3. Be transparent!
      4. Try to go light on the rules (if you can)
      5. Have a place for people to communicate online (sites.google.com) a Discord Chat, or a Slack Channel
  2. Sub-Topic
    1. AJ’s Top 5 cards to pick up from Iconic Masters when it goes live on November 17th
      1. Thran Dynamo
      2. Cryptic Command
      3. Archangel of Thune
      4. Sheoldred, Whispering One
      5. Lightning Helix
    2. Ryan’s list
      1. Urabrask the Hidden
      2. Sheoldred, Whispering One
      3. Consecrated Sphinx
      4. Oblivion Stone
      5. Knight of the Reliquary
  3. How to inspire more communication? Foster more discussion?
  4. For the folks at home: Do you have a league? If so, TELL US ABOUT IT! Are you thinking of starting a league?
  5. Signoff
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    3. You can email us directly at mail@brotherswarcast.com
    4. On twitter @brotherswarcast
    5. Ryan individually @greenegeek
    6. AJ individually @ajbwcast