• posted a message on Speculation for Commander/EDH 2015 Product
    Quote from willdice »

    Everyone from Wizards who has said something about the yearly Commander products.

    Commander's Arsenal was something rushed up when they realized "holy crap, people are buying the Commander decks so much, let's make more!". Arsenal was probably a repurposed From the Vault set or something similar. If they had anticipated such success sooner, they'd make another set of five decks that year instead.


    They could do something different once? Maybe, but with each release of decks being successful while Arsenal was very criticized, I'd guess they would like to just play safe and keep releasing what they know people want, until perhaps it starts losing steam.

    Was not aware that anything official had been said about them actually being decks.Last I had seen it was just a yearly product.

    What I think Wizards needs to realize is WHY people were upset about Aresnal. They were upset because an "elite" product was brought to a largely casual format. It contained cards that many people wanted to play with but not nearly enough of them were made.

    Oh well, it was an idea.


    As for what we are getting, it's probably going to be 2 color decks then and hopefully not just ally colors.
    Posted in: Baseless Speculation
  • posted a message on Speculation for Commander/EDH 2015 Product
    *clears throat*

    If you'll allow me the pleasure I'd like to play just a bit of devil's advocate here and suggest something that nobody has brought up yet. Who says we're getting decks next year?

    How quickly did we forget that The Commander Arsenal was also a summer commander release. I've been saying for a long time that something half way between the Arsenal and a Deck builder's Toolkit would be a really awesome product. Each box could contain say 80-100 cards with old staples like Command Tower, Opal Palace, Sol Ring, and that bunch. But it could also have a cycle of 4 color legendaries and other goodies that the community has been asking for but that have been very difficult to build decks around. They could even throw in another colorless legend.
    Posted in: Baseless Speculation
  • posted a message on List of all tokens for each deck?
    Quote from Jason Justis »

    I had the decks in front of me and were flipping over the tokens in my hand as I was making this list, so I'm 99.9% sure it's accurate. The only way it's not is if I got a faulty copy. I wasn't missing any cards that I could tell though.


    I just cracked all five of my decks excited to see double sided tokens and mine all line up with what you posted so I think we can call that list 100%.

    I think it was an ace idea to do double sided for the decks, it makes it easier to have proper tokens (reef worm I'm looking at you), and should keep the board state much cleaner.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Packaging Errors
    I haven't opened any of my decks yet (waiting to get the other 2) but the store I work at has a green deck with the oversized card upside down in the box.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Next set is Fate Reforged
    At first I was very confused by the art because I thought I was looking up through a portal of somekind. The horns started to look like all kinds of pointy arms and I started to wonder "slivers" or "Eldrazi" depending on the scale.

    Now that I see the wings and that they are horns (not arms) then Yes we are looking at Ugin, why else would he be getting mentioned in card names and flavor texts if he wasn't coming back.

    Personally I don't care if Ugin is a planeswalker card (red could use some diversity) or a Legendary Creature (Yea! new dragon Commander) part of me wants him already.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Red and Black planeswalker?
    Quote from Narvuntien »
    It depends on Sarkhan... whether he is RB Sarkhan the mad or RG Sarkhan Vol. His clothes suggest he is RB but story hints suggest he is aligned with Temur which is Green Red Blue suggesting he will be RG.

    the images are in this thread if you want to look.
    http://www.mtgsalvation.com/forums/magic-fundamentals/the-rumor-mill/558499-khans-of-tarkir-revealed


    We were told at the SDCC panel that Sarkan was a part of the Mardu before leaving.
    Posted in: Baseless Speculation
  • posted a message on [New Info] Khans of Tarkir Teaser video
    http://www.mtgsalvation.com/forums/magic-fundamentals/the-rumor-mill/558499-khans-of-tarkir-revealed
    Best info is in this thread but as for the Khan colors for reference.
    Abzan WBR
    Jeskai URW
    Sultai BGU
    Mardu RWB
    Temur GUR

    Quote from Morphling »
    +1 for Nagas. 100% likely.

    This spoiled art also strongly hints at Rakshasas.


    Really looking forward to learning more about this plane.

    Naga are a part of the Sultai.
    We are also getting Rakasha that are said to be "at home in a cat or demon deck" (paraphrased from watching the panel last night).
    Quote from Mowagh »
    It's funny, I told my boyfriend that I wondered if this set would have nagas as soon as it was announced. I'll be so happy if one of my favorite fantasy races finally makes it to Magic. <3

    Also, is the Sultai khan male or female? I originally thought female, but it seemed more male in the trailer.

    The Sultai Khan is FEmale.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [KTK] Ally Color Swords
    Quote from orlouge82 »


    No, we'll see them. Mark Rosewater gave his trademark "Maybe :)" response to a question about them I asked back in January:

    http://markrosewater.tumblr.com/post/74027015463/will-we-ever-see-a-cycle-of-allied-colored-swords-e-g

    "Maybe :)" means "yes, they will be coming out at some point in the future." Khans seems like as good a plane as any to introduce the allied-colored swords.


    It's also Maro and the swords could just as easily be in Commander 2014, Commander 2015, or next year's summer release and he would give the same answer. Heck the swords could be nothing more then scribble's on a notepad in The Pit which means we won't see them for 2 years.

    All "Maybe :)" means is that they haven't forgotten about those cards and they are something that a set or product could use sometime in the future.
    Posted in: Speculation
  • posted a message on Preeminent Captain + Odric
    Quote from Rafig »
    No, odric only triggers if you attack with two other creatures and in magic when we say attack we mean declared as an attacker and whatever you bring it isn't declared as an attacker.

    Short version, ya too late.

    Okay, Odric could be worded clearer but that's why I double checked.
    I thought maybe I could stack the Captain's ability above Odric but was fairly sure it was too late.
    Posted in: Magic Rulings Archives
  • posted a message on Preeminent Captain + Odric
    Preeminent Captain
    Odric, Master Tactician

    So I attack with Odric, the Captain, and one other creature. I use the Captain to put a forth attacker out, do I get to use Odric's ability, or is Odric an attack trigger and thus too late?
    Posted in: Magic Rulings Archives
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