Quiz: How Much do you know about Commander history?

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Quiz: How Much do you know about Commander history?

Find out how much you know about Commander on this new quiz!

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Commander is an old format full of stories and mysteries, like most casual formats. In this quiz, we'll find out how much you know about the history of Magic: the Gathering's most played format!
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Commander is today's most popular Magic format, but it got its start in the underground scene. What is its origin?

Commander was created by independent game developers as a new Magic.Correct symbol

Commander was born out of a joke by the Wizards of the Coast development team.Correct symbol

Commander was created by judges as entertainment during events.Correct symbol

Commander was born in a gaming magazine and gained popularity until it became official.Correct symbol

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Commander can be seen as an evolution of a casual format called Elder Dragon Highlander. Who was the creator of the EDH?

Adam StaleyCorrect symbol

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Sheldon MeneryCorrect symbol

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Mark RosewaterCorrect symbol

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Richard GarfieldCorrect symbol

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What was the first Commander product released and in what year?

On tabletop Magic in 2011, with the product "Commander".Correct symbol

On Magic Online, in 2009, with the product "Commander Theme Decks".Correct symbol

With the product "Planechase", released on tabletop in 2009Correct symbol

In 2019, with Magic Arena's "Throne of Eldraine: Brawl Decks".Correct symbol

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Commander has several mechanics created for its releases. What was the first ability created for a Commander set?

EminenceCorrect symbol

MyriadCorrect symbol

LieutenantCorrect symbol

Join ForcesCorrect symbol

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The first four-color legends debuted in Commander 2016. Which of these legends isn't part of the original four-color legends?

Yidris, Maelstrom WielderCorrect symbol

Omnath, Locus of CreationCorrect symbol

Saskia the UnyieldingCorrect symbol

Kynaios and Tiro of MeletisCorrect symbol

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Some cards are so famous and special in their formats that they get promotional versions. In 2019, a card was the MagicFest Las Vegas promo and had a large thematic space for the format. Knowing that it is Commander's most used artifact, what is this promo?

Fellwar StoneCorrect symbol

Wayfarer's BaubleCorrect symbol

Sol RingCorrect symbol

Commander's SphereCorrect symbol

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Since its launch, Commander has been releasing several products annually. However, there was a year that there were no decks released, but a collection of cards. What year was that?

2013Correct symbol

2015Correct symbol

2012Correct symbol

2014Correct symbol

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For a brief period, the use of silver-bordered cards - the famous un-sets - was legal, which was a moment of great fun, joy and despair for some. What was the period in which the rules committee allowed them?

2017-2018Correct symbol

2016-2017Correct symbol

2020-2021Correct symbol

2013-2015Correct symbol

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Restrictions are an important part of the health of any format. Which of the reasons given doesn't justify banning cards in Commander?

The card hurts the format's philosophy.Correct symbol

The card belongs to the "ante cards" categoryCorrect symbol

The card is too powerful and allows you to win on turn 3.Correct symbol

The card was removed from constructed formats by Wizards of the CoastCorrect symbol

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Secret Lair products are always a reason for notoriety and, among its multiple releases, Commander had an exclusive deck. What was this deck?

Just Some Totally Normal GuysCorrect symbol

Secret Lair x The Walking DeadCorrect symbol

Heads I Win, Tails You LoseCorrect symbol

Ponies: The GallopingCorrect symbol

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