The Fast, The Furious, and The Duel Commander Super Series

The excitement building up for the Philippines Duel Commander Super Series has finally reached the South through its 3rd leg at Madcap Gaming. Duel Commander enthusiasts, fans, and hard-core players from all over flocked the scene hoping to bag a Top 4 finish and enter the finals for the Super Series. We witnessed great plays, new tech, and even greater fun and camaraderie all around. From Round 1 through the end, the event was definitely a rousing success.

The meta-game breakdown from the 32 different "Commanders" and their respective decks provided as interesting a battlefield as can be with Reanimator, Combo, Elfball, Tempo, Hexproof, Control, and fast death and slow death bringers being represented all around. One thing was clear as we reach the end of Round 6, it seems decks with fast kills of various means reigns supreme in a top-level highly charged tournament scene such as this.

And by that, nothing else would seem able to bridge the gap for win and annoyance factor alone than by throwing in huge fatties and/or swarms of creatures (tokens or not) onto the battlefield alongside huge card/time advantage plays. So yes, we are looking at you Esper, reanimated Griselbrands and Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur, Animar, Soul of Elements, The Mimeoplasm, Jenara, Asura of War, Prossh, Skyraider of Kher, Titania, Protector of Argoth, and the infamous Necrotic Ooze/Triskelion/Phyrexian Devourer Combo. We look forward to opposing your decks for the next tournaments to come.

Congratulations to all the winners!
Thanks to everyone who went and made the tournament as challenging yet as fun as we all expected!
Format: 1v1 Duel Commander
Timestamp: 1:00 PM, Saturday, 20 June 2015
French Banned list + Partial Paris + Swiss
and with no proxies allowed

The 3rd Leg of the Philippines Duel Commander Super Series at Madcap Gaming drew in a high-level tournament experience with a total of 49 registered players.

The breakdown of Commanders are as follows:
Anafenza, the Foremost (Janji Naling)
Anafenza, the Foremost (Raymond Macayan)
Animar, Soul of Elements (Jeffrey Leal)
Animar, Soul of Elements (Simon Bryan Floreza)
Animar, Soul of Elements (Teo Diaz)
Dragonlord Atarka (Jack Austin Derla)
Dragonlord Ojutai (Alvin Pilariza)
Dragonlord Ojutai (Benedict Co)
Dragonlord Ojutai (Gerry Ramos)
Dralnu, Lich Lord (Lawrence Errol Tales)
Ezuri, Renegade Leader (Chester Tolentino)
Ezuri, Renegade Leader (Gomer Caasi)
Geist of Saint Traft (Israel Rodriguez)
Grand Arbiter Augustin IV (Louie Siongco)
Grand Arbiter Augustin IV (Tomee Tomelden)
Grenzo, Dungeon Warden (Ian Emmanuel De Luna)
Griselbrand (Jed Berones)
Jeleva, Nephalia's Scourge (Kernell Laserna)
Jenara, Asura of War (Dondee Abad)
Jenara, Asura of War (Jose Peter Ang III)
Karador, Ghost Chieftain (Irwin Tabisora)
Maelstrom Wanderer (Edizon Tanyag)
Maelstrom Wanderer (Juin Paul San Juan)
Maelstrom Wanderer (Raffy Facultad)
Marath, Will of the Wild (Mark Edward Lasam)
Marath, Will of the Wild (Michael Guezzo Diaz)
Narset, Enlightened Master (Kenneth Paul Laurel)
Narset, Enlightened Master (Yves Bausa)
Nekusar, the Mindrazer (Robert Lopez)
Keranos, God of Storms (Jun Era Cabezudo)
Prossh, Skyraider of Kher (Chuck Lim)
Prossh, Skyraider of Kher (Don Bunag)
Prossh, Skyraider of Kher (Leorenz Jamias)
Rafiq of the Many (Mark Anthony Diaz)
Radha, Heir to Keld (Emil Gabriel Enriquez)
Rhys the Redeemed (Derrick Ponay)
Ruhan of the Fomori (Miko Abrina)
Ruhan of the Fomori (Nino Ruiz)
Sen Triplets (Earl Castel)
Sidisi, Brood Tyrant (Manuel Flor Jr)
Sigarda, Host of Herons (Christian Anthony Lim)
Talrand, Sky Summoner (Merlin Maisog)
Tasigur, the Golden Fang (Fedimarc Garcia)
The Mimeoplasm (Edwin Albert Jocson)
Thrun, the Last Troll (Joseph Edward A. Fuentes)
Thrun, the Last Troll (Ranier Maglantay)
Titania, Protector of Argoth (Hernani Bautista)
Titania, Protector of Argoth (Mark Toh)
Vendilion Clique (Alan Baculpo)

Top 8
1 Sen Triplets (Earl Castel)
2 Animar, Soul of Elements (Teo Diaz)
3 The Mimeoplasm (Edwin Albert Jocson)
4 Jenara, Asura of War (Jose Peter Ang III)
5 Prossh, Skyraider of Kher (Leorenz Jamias)
6 Prossh, Skyraider of Kher (Chuck Lim)
7 Animar, Soul of Elements (Simon Bryan Floreza)
8 Titania, Protector of Argoth (Mark Toh)

Raffle Winners (6 Rounds - 6 winners)
Sarkhan Unbroken
Flor, Manuel Lance
Baculpo, Allan

Mini Snap Commander Cases
Leal, Jeffrey
Cabizudo, Jun Era
Fuentes, Joseph Edward

FOIL Ojutai's Command
Caasi, Gomer
Philippines Duel Commander Super Series 3rd Leg
Top 8 Decklists

Earl Castel - Sen Triplets
Artifacts [2]
Expedition Map
Sensei's Divining Top

Creatures [9]
Ashen Rider
Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite
Griselbrand
Iona, Shield of Emeria
Kederekt Leviathan {Unearth}
Rune-Scarred Demon
Snapcaster Mage {Flash}
Sphinx of Uthuun
Sun Titan

Enchantments [3]
Animate Dead
Necromancy
Phyrexian Arena

Instants [20]
Complicate {Cycling}
Counterspell
Dismember
Fact or Fiction
Far // Away
Forbid {Buyback}
Forbidden Alchemy {Flashback}
Force of Will
Flash
Into the Roil {Kicker}
Intuition
Lim-Dul's Vault
Mana Leak
Memory Lapse
Miscalculation {Cycling}
Mystical Tutor
Muddle the Mixture {Transmute}
Skeletal Scrying
Swords to Plowshares
Thirst for Knowledge

Planeswalkers [2]
Jace, the Mind Sculptor
Liliana of the Veil
Sorceries [22]
Buried Alive
Careful Study
Chainer's Edict {Flashback}
Council's Judgment {Will of the council}
Damnation
Deep Analysis {Flashback}
Demonic Tutor
Drown in Sorrow {Scry 1}
Duress
Exhume
Grim Tutor
Inquisition of Kozilek
Night's Whisper
Reanimate
Sickening Dreams
Show and Tell
Supreme Verdict
Thoughtseize
Toxic Deluge
Unburial Rites {Flashback}
Wrath of God
Zombify

Lands [41]
Adarkar Wastes
Arcane Sanctum
Boseiju, Who Shelters All
Bloodstained Mire
Cavern of Souls
City of Brass
Command Tower
Drowned Catacomb
Fetid Heath
Glacial Fortress
Godless Shrine {Plains Swamp}
Hallowed Fountain {Island Plains}
Mana Confluence
Marsh Flats
Misty Rainforest
Nimbus Maze
Polluted Delta
Reflecting Pool
River of Tears
Scalding Tarn
Scrubland {Plains Swamp}
Secluded Glen
Skycloud Expanse
Temple of Enlightenment {Scry 1}
Tolaria West {Transmute}
Tundra {Island Plains}
Underground Sea {Island Swamp}
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
Wasteland
Watery Grave {Island Swamp}
Windswept Heath

Island - 3
Plains - 1
Swamp - 6

Teo Diaz - Animar, Soul of Elements
Artifacts [ ]

Creatures [ ]

Enchantments [ ]

Instants [ ]

Planeswalkers [ ]

Sorceries [ ]

Lands [ ]


Edwin Albert Jocson - The Mimeoplasm
Artifacts [2]
Lion's Eye Diamond
Sensei's Divining Top

Creatures [17]
Birds of Paradise
Eternal Witness
Griselbrand
Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur
Massacre Wurm
Necrotic Ooze
Phyrexian Devourer
Primeval Titan
Rune-Scarred Demon
Satyr Wayfinder
Skithiryx, the Blight Dragon {Infect}
Snapcaster Mage
Sylvan Primordial
Terastodon
Triskelion
Venser, Shaper Savant {Flash}
Woodfall Primus {Persist}

Enchantments [6]
Animate Dead
Dance of the Dead
Exploration
Necromancy
Survival of the Fittest
Sylvan Library

Instants [22]
Abrupt Decay
Catalog
Counterspell
Daze
Fact or Fiction
Flash
Forbidden Alchemy {Flashback}
Force of Will
Frantic Search
Grisly Salvage
Impulse
Intuition
Lim-Dul's Vault
Mana Leak
Miscalculation {Cycling}
Muddle the Mixture {Transmute}
Mystical Tutor
Remand
Spell Pierce
Stifle
Sultai Charm
Thirst for Knowledge
Planeswalkers [1]
Liliana of the Veil

Sorceries [14]
Buried Alive
Careful Study
Damnation
Demonic Tutor
Duress
Exhume
Inquisition of Kozilek
Life from the Loam {Dredge 3}
Personal Tutor
Ponder
Preordain {Scry 2}
Reanimate
Thoughtseize
Toxic Deluge

Lands [37]
Bayou {Forest Swamp}
Bojuka Bog
Boseiju, Who Shelters All
Breeding Pool {Forest Island}
Cavern of Souls
Cephalid Coliseum {Threshold}
Command Tower
Drowned Catacomb
Flooded Grove
Flooded Strand
Hinterland Harbor
Homeward Path
Marsh Flats
Misty Rainforest
Overgrown Tomb {Forest Swamp}
Polluted Delta
Reflecting Pool
Scalding Tarn
Sunken Ruins
Tolaria West {Transmute}
Tropical Island {Forest Island}
Twilight Mire
Underground River
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
Verdant Catacombs
Wasteland
Watery Grave {Island Swamp}
Windswept Heath
Wooded Foothills
Woodland Cemetery
Yavimaya Coast

Island - 1
Snow-Covered Forest - 1
Snow-Covered Island - 1
Snow-Covered Swamp - 1

Jose Peter Ang III - Jenara, Asura of War
Artifacts [6]
Birthing Pod
Sensei's Divining Top
Skullclamp
Sword of Feast and Famine
Sword of Fire and Ice
Umezawa's Jitte

Creatures [31]
Avacyn's Pilgrim
Aven Mindcensor {Flash}
Birds of Paradise
Bloom Tender
Edric, Spymaster of Trest
Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite
Elvish Mystic
Eternal Witness
Fyndhorn Elves
Gilded Drake
Glen Elendra Archmage {Persist}
Karmic Guide {Echo}
Linvala, Keeper of Silence
Llanowar Elves
Mother of Runes
Noble Hierarch {Exalted}
Phantasmal Image
Qasali Pridemage {Exalted}
Reclamation Sage
Reveillark {Evoke}
Scavenging Ooze
Scryb Ranger {Flash, Protection from Blue}
Snapcaster Mage {Flash}
Sower of Temptation
Stoneforge Mystic
Sun Titan
True-Name Nemesis
Vendilion Clique
Venser, Shaper Savant {Flash}
Voice of Resurgence
Weathered Wayfarer

Instants [18]
Brainstorm
Counterspell
Daze
Eladamri's Call
Enlightened Tutor
Force Spike
Mana Leak
Mana Tithe
Mental Misstep
Miscalculation {Cycling}
Nature's Claim
Negate
Remand
Spell Pierce
Stifle
Swords to Plowshares
Unexpectedly Absent
Worldy Tutor
Enchantments [3]
Song of the Dryads
Survival of the Fittest
Sylvan Library

Planeswalkers [1]
Jace, the Mind Sculptor

Sorceries [4]
Ancestral Vision {Suspend 4}
Council's Judgment {Will of the council}
Gitaxian Probe
Green Sun's Zenith

Lands [36]
Adarkar Wastes
Arid Mesa
Breeding Pool {Forest Island}
Brushland
Cavern of Souls
City of Brass
Command Tower
Flooded Strand
Glacial Fortress
Hallowed Fountain {Island Plains}
Hinterland Harbor
Marsh Flats
Misty Rainforest
Polluted Delta
Razorverge Thicket
Reflecting Pool
Savannah {Forest Plains}
Scalding Tarn
Seachrome Coast
Stirring Wildwood
Sunpetal Grove
Tectonic Edge
Temple Garden {Forest Plains}
Treetop Village
Tropical Island {Forest Island}
Verdant Catacombs
Wasteland
Windswept Heath
Wooded Bastion
Wooded Foothills
Yavimaya Coast

Forest - 1
Island - 2
Plains - 2

Artifacts [5]
Coalition Relic
Sensei's Divining Top
Skullclamp
Talisman of Impulse
Talisman of Indulgence

Creatures [23]
Acidic Slime
Birds of Paradise
Blood Artist
Courser of Kruphix
Deathrite Shaman
Den Protector {Megamorph}
Dryad Arbor {Creature Land - Forest}
Elvish Mystic
Elves of Deep Shadow
Eternal Witness
Fyndhorn Elves
Purphoros, God of the Forge {Indestructible}
Llanowar Elves
Lotus Cobra {Landfall}
Primeval Titan
Reclamation Sage
Rune-Scarred Demon
Sakura-Tribe Elder
Scavenging Ooze
Sylvan Caryatid {Defender, Hexproof}
Sylvan Ranger
Wood Elves
Xenagos, God of Revels {Indestructible}

Enchantments [7]
Bitterblossom
Contamination
Fecundity
Goblin Bombardment
Phyrexian Arena
Survival of the Fittest
Sylvan Library

Instants [10]
Abrupt Decay
Beast Within
Crop Rotation
Diabolic Edict
Hero's Downfall
Hit // Run
Kolaghan's Command
Skeletal Scrying
Tainted Pact
Terminate
Sorceries [13]
Beseech the Queen
Damnation
Demonic Tutor
Duress
Green Sun's Zenith
Hymn to Tourach
Inquisition of Kozilek
Night's Whisper
Read the Bones {Scry 2}
Rolling Earthquake
Thoughtsieze
Toxic Deluge
Yawgmoth's Will

Planeswalkers [4]
Garruk Wildspeaker
Liliana of the Veil
Sarkhan Vol
Xenagos, the Reveler

Lands [37]
Arid Mesa
Bayou {Forest Swamp}
Badlands {Mountain Swamp}
Blood Crypt {Mountain Swamp}
Bloodstained Mire
Bojuka Bog
Cavern of Souls
Command Tower
Dust Bowl
Gaea's Cradle
Homeward Path
Kessig Wolf Run
Llanowar Waste
Mana Confluence
Marsh Flats
Misty Rainforest
Overgrown Tomb {Forest Swamp}
Phyrexian Tower
Polluted Delta
Reflecting Pool
Scalding Tarn
Stomping Ground {Forest Mountain}
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
Verdant Catacombs
Wasteland
Windswept Heath
Wooded Foothills
Woodland Cemetery

Forest - 6
Swamp - 2
Snow-Covered Mountain - 1

Chuck Lim - Prossh, Skyraider of Kher
Artifacts [8]
Coalition Relic
Coat of Arms
Helm of Obedience
Sensei's Divining Top
Skullclamp
Talisman of Impulse
Talisman of Indulgence
Worn Powerstone

Creatures [15]
Deathrite Shaman
Dosan the Falling Leaf
Eternal Witness
Farhaven Elf
Flametongue Kavu
Joraga Treespeaker {Leveler}
Primeval Titan
Reclamation Sage
Sakura-Tribe Elder
Solemn Simulacrum
Somberwald Sage
Vampire Hexmage
Wood Elves
Xenagos, God of Revels {Indestructible}
Zealous Conscripts

Enchantments [9]
Beastmaster Ascension
Blood Moon
Contamination
Dark Tutelage
Leyline of the Void
Phyrexian Arena
Planar Void
Survival of the Fittest
Sylvan Library

Instants [9]
Beast Within
Dark Ritual
Demonic Consultation
Dismember
Fire Covenant
Nature's Claim
Skeletal Scrying
Tainted Pact
Terminate

Planeswalkers [2]
Garruk Wildspeaker
Liliana of the Veil
Sorceries [19]
Cabal Therapy {Flashback}
Cruel Tutor
Damnation
Demonic Tutor
Distress
Duress
Farseek
Green Sun's Zenith
Hymn to Tourach
Inquisition of Kozilek
Kodama's Reach
Maelstrom Pulse
Mwonvuli Acid-Moss
Nature's Lore
Night's Whisper
Rampant Growth
Search for Tomorrow {Suspend 2}
Thoughtsieze
Toxic Deluge

Lands [37]
Arid Mesa
Bayou {Forest Swamp}
Badlands {Mountain Swamp}
Blood Crypt {Mountain Swamp}
Bloodstained Mire
Cavern of Souls
City of Brass
Dark Depths {Legendary Snow Land}
Dragonskull Summit
Gaea's Cradle
Homeward Path
Karplusan Forest
Kessig Wolf Run
Mana Confluence
Marsh Flats
Misty Rainforest
Overgrown Tomb {Forest Swamp}
Phyrexian Tower
Polluted Delta
Rootbound Crag
Scalding Tarn
Stomping Ground {Forest Mountain}
Taiga {Forest Mountain}
Tarnished Citadel
Tectonic Edge
Temple of the False God
Thespian's Stage
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
Verdant Catacombs
Windswept Heath
Wooded Foothills
Woodland Cemetery

Mountain - 1
Swamp - 1
Snow-Covered Forest - 2
Snow-Covered Swamp - 1

Simon Bryan Floreza - Animar, Soul of Elements
Artifacts [2]
Birthing Pod
Skullclamp

Creatures [54]
Ancestral Statue
Arbor Elf
Birds of Paradise
Bloodbraid Elf {Cascade}
Bloom Tender
Cloud of Faeries {Cycling}
Coiling Oracle
Deceiver Exarch
Dream Stalker
Dryad Arbor {Creature Land - Forest}
Duplicant {Imprint}
Edric, Spymaster of Trest
Elvish Mystic
Elvish Visionary
Eternal Witness
Farhaven Elf
Fauna Shaman
Fierce Empath
Flametongue Kavu
Fyndhorn Elves
Gilded Drake
Glen Elendra Archmage {Persist}
Imperial Recruiter
Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker
Kozilek, Butcher of Truth {Annihilator 4}
Llanowar Elves
Llawan, Cephalid Empress
Lotus Cobra {Landfall}
Magus of the Moon
Man-o'-War
Mistcutter Hydra
Mulldrifter {Evoke}
Oracle of Mul Daya
Painter's Servant
Pestermite
Phantasmal Image
Phyrexian Metamorph
Phyrexian Revoker
Primeval Titan
Rattleclaw Mystic {Morph}
Raven Familiar {Echo}
Reclamation Sage
Sakura-Tribe Elder
Scavenging Ooze
Sea Gate Oracle
Shardless Agent {Cascade}
Spellskite
Sylvan Ranger
Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre {Indestructible, Annihilator 4}
Vendilion Clique
Venser, Shaper Savant {Flash}
Wirewood Elf
Wood Elves
Zealous Conscripts
Enchantments [5]
Blood Moon
Earthcraft
Survival of the Fittest
Utopia's Sprawl
Wild Growth

Instants [2]
Chord of Calling {Convoke}
Worldly Tutor

Sorceries [1]
Green Sun's Zenith

Lands [35]
Arid Mesa
Bloodstained Mire
Breeding Pool {Island Forest}
Cavern of Souls
City of Brass
Command Tower
Flooded Grove
Flooded Strand
Gaea's Cradle
Hinterland Harbor
Karplusan Forest
Mana Confluence
Misty Rainforest
Polluted Delta
Rootbound Crag
Scalding Tarn
Shivan Reef
Steam Vents {Island Mountain}
Stomping Ground {Forest Mountain}
Sulfur Falls
Taiga {Forest Mountain}
Tropical Island {Island Forest}
Verdant Catacombs
Volcanic Island {Island Mountain}
Windswept Heath
Wooded Foothills
Yavimaya Coast

Island - 3
Forest - 4
Mountain - 1

Mark Toh - Titania, Protector of Argoth
Artifacts [4]
Expedition Map
Crucible of Worlds
Skullclamp
Zuran Orb

Creatures [28]
Acidic Slime {Flash}
Arbor Elf
Birds of Paradise
Boreal Druid
Courser of Kruphix
Craterhoof Behemoth
Devoted Druid
Dosan the Falling Leaf
Dryad Arbor
Elvish Mystic
Eternal Witness
Fyndhorn Elves
Joraga Treespeaker {Leveler}
Llanowar Elves
Lotus Cobra {Landfall}
Nylea, God of the Hunt {God, Indestructible}
Oracle of Mul Daya
Phyrexian Revoker
Polukranos, World Eater {Monstrosity}
Priest of Titania
Primeval Titan
Reclamation Sage
Regal Force
Scavenging Ooze
Sylvan Safekeeper
Terastodon
Thrun, the Last Troll
Wood Elves

Enchantments [7]
Concordant Crossroads
Exploration
Hall of Gemstone
Song of the Dryads
Survival of the Fittest
Sylvan Library
Utopia Sprawl

Instants [8]
Beast Within
Chord of Calling {Convoke}
Constant Mists {Buyback}
Crop Rotation
Harrow
Hunter's Insight
Nature's Claim
Worldly Tutor
Planeswalkers [3]
Garruk, Primal Hunter
Garruk Wildspeaker
Ugin, the Spirit Dragon

Sorceries [10]
Green Sun's Zenith
Harmonize
Kodama's Reach
Life's Legacy
Mwonvuli Acid-Moss
Nature's Lore
Primal Command
Reap and Sow {Entwine}
Search for Tomorrow {Suspend 2}
Sylvan Scrying

Lands [39]
Boseiju, Who Shelters All
Cavern of Souls
City of Traitors
Crystal Vein
Dust Bowl
Evolving Wilds
Gaea's Cradle
Gargoyle Castle
Ghost Quarter
Homeward Path
Misty Rainforest
Mosswort Bridge {Hideaway}
Mouth of Ronom
Mystifying Maze
Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx {Devotion}
Okina, Temple to the Grandfathers
Petrified Field
Tectonic Edge
Terramorphic Expanse
Treetop Village
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
Verdant Catacombs
Windswept Heath
Wooded Foothills
Yavimaya Hollow

Forest - 9
Snow-Covered Forest - 5



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