I wasn't talking about that one. I clearly remember that a DCC in November was won by an identical card. It was called Banshee's Wail. MDenham, you remember that one? Bad at using the forum search function.
I remember this one. Because it was mine. Posted on October 25th
That said bloodbond wasn't even an intriguing mechanic. There are probably some variants on the idea I would have rather voted for.
Well that might be the problem, because I think it's best to go for a simple cards when doing a new mechanic, so often will go for commons and uncommons when designing cards for new mechanics. I think they shine better on solid, efficient creatures than splashy complicated ones.