How did they....that's not good. Nope, no way. Please, for the love of all that is the health of the Magic game, MTGSalvation community, I urge you not to try to enhance this photo further. Instead I really think we should be focusing on the here and now of Hour of Devestation and let Wizards determine how to best resolve this matter.
Spoilers aren't good for us, and is certainly even worse for Wizards. Think about all the time and effort they put into spoilers, promotional campaigns, set teases and the like: entire careers are built on spoilers being prevented. This is Godbook unprecedented, and I am VERY concerned as to how someone got their hands on a full rare/Mythic sheet. I'm dumbfounded, and don't even care about these spoilers.
It's not THAT big of a deal. Yugioh sets are released in Asia 4 months before the rest of the world yet it still sells well.
Yeah. Let's get some perspective. WotC waaaaay overestimates the value of surprise in building up excitement. Keeping things in the dark and then revealing in a calculated manner may not have zero utility, but it's hardly a huge factor.
How about...a Standard that doesn't suck? That would go much further than ersatz tension-buildup in generating authentic excitement.
Well, this leak has got me super hyped for the set. I'm seeing so many cards I want already. I haven't got to play Magic in a while, but maybe this set will get me back into it and be the first set I get a box of in a long time.
I can't speak for anyone else, but I think I am going to avoid anything Ixalan until the official spoiler season begins. If you care at all about M:TG, you'd do the same. A small handful of cards builds hype, but that many, this early is not fun, at all.
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It's about time for the reserved list to die, for the sake of Vintage and Legacy (And Commander).