This Week in Popculture’s Cube: “How Not to Get Punched”
Here at The MTGYou, we recently got a question from a loyal listener asking if there is any particular etiquette involved in playing Commander/EDH – that is, any unwritten rules outside of those printed in the foldout “How-To-Play” document that comes with your standard pre-constructed EDH deck these days.
Indeed, there are a lot of unwritten rules concerning Commander/EDH. And, herewith, are the ones that I tend to think are most important.
1. Don’t Cheat
This should go without saying. But since there seems to be an endless stream of idiots who, apparently, think it’d be cool to be caught breaking the rules while playing on live-streaming Magic tourneys the world over, it sadly must be said. So, here goes: Don’t cheat. You’ve been warned. Cheatery can make you subject to tarring, feathering, severe chastisement, or being run out of town on a rail.