The Lair League – Commander MTG


That’s right Commander fans, we will have organized play for everyone’s favorite multi-player Magic Format at The Hidden Lair.

This will be the first League to start at The Hidden Lair and will be subject to change over time. This will also be structured differently than the other Leagues because of the way the games will be played. Please contact the store to sign-up, 217 864 1851

Background: Commander is a modern name for a game known as EDH or Eldar Dragon Highlander. The game is simple in nature, but don’t be fooled it is very complex. The rules are pretty simple; assemble a 100 card deck or more, with 1 of those cards being a legendary creature labeled your commander. This commander will sit in your general zone and not be shuffled into your library. You may cast this general at anytime you have mana but after he dies, the casting cost will increase by 2 colorless mana. Your commander is important because the colors used to cast him/her are the only colors you may use in your deck; so choose him carefully. Once your commander is selected, you can start the process of building your deck. Assemble 99 cards, excluding basic land, no two cards are the same. There is a ban list specifically for this format so you want to avoid those cards. You have now created an EDH deck!

The standard league rules apply which can be found here.

Day of the week: Saturday
Start time: 7:00pm

Each Saturday we will play a Minimum of Two games and that day will be treated as One Round. At the end of the night, the Top Two players will receive a Store Credit to be used on Singles or Packs then at the end of Four Rounds, Top spots will be paid out again.

Points Per Game will go as follows:

1st Place- 5 Points, 2nd Place- 4 Points, 3rd Place- 3 Points, 4th Place- 2 Points, 5th-Last Will Receive 1 Point each.

Points Per Round will go as follows:

1st Place- 8 Points, 2nd Place- 6 Points, 3rd Place- 4 Points, 4th Place- 3 Points, 5th-Last will Receive 1 Point each.

Gamers Choice Award-At the end of the Night each player will vote for who they thought the best player was and that player will receive 5 Points.

Achievements for the First League:

First Blood- Do The First Damage to a Player (Per Game) 2 Points (Awarded Once per Game)

Leadership- Most General Summons (Per Round) 5 points (One Per Round)

Prosperity- Control 12 or More Lands (Per Game) 5 Points (Everyone Can Earn This)

Down Goes Holyfield- KO Player with General Damage (Per Game) 2 Points (Everyone Can Earn This)

Multi Kill- KO 5 Players with General Damage in One Round (Per Round) 5 Points (Everyone Can Earn This)

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