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  • posted a message on 2 player cube and draft method
    I really enjoy Impulse Draft as explained by wtwlf123 in his cube list thread. You see a lot of cards and hence can build very synergistic decks.
    Posted in: Pauper & Peasant Discussion
  • posted a message on [[Peasant]] The Peasant Cube Discussion Thread (C/U/)
    How would you rank...
    Scaled Behemoth
    Plated Crusher
    Warden of the Woods
    I really like the 7 toughess on the Behemoth, but the lack of trample concerns me...
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  • posted a message on M21 Previews and discussions
    Lifegain matters is always going to be an archetype that I abstain from adding to cube, no matter how much support it gets. It is intrinsically much better against certain decks where gaining life in itself is a reward (i.e aggressive strategies). I don't like to have a match up that is so polarizing that it feels hopeless.

    Good point

    Even outside of a dedicated lifegain shell Silversmote Ghoul might honestly be a strong card as it's above rate if you can get it back once, which isn't overly difficult if you make minor deckbuilding considerations.

    I just browsed through my list and maybe you are right. In white you have some lifegain and/or lifelink (eternalized Sunscourge Champion, Seeker of the Way with one prowess trigger). In black you also have your generic lifelink creatures plus Blood Artist et al.. As you said, even bringing him back once is already above average.
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  • posted a message on M21 Previews and discussions
    I am sure I wasnt talking to you.
    You have anything meaningful to add to the conversation?
    Anyhow, I totally missed Lilianas Devotee and will be sure testing him. Will be interesting to see whether he can be valuable outside of a BW or BR sacrifice deck.
    Also, a lot of lifegain matters card in the set but I guess we are far away from an archetype in this regard?
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  • posted a message on M21 Previews and discussions
    dude wtf, watcher of the spheres is super efficient??? what a bear holy moly.

    Everything okay with you? I never said it is super efficient, but a 2/2 flyer for 2 isnt that bad as a baseline in my books. I think I like my current UW options better, but nevertheless it is a card to consider dependent on your cube dependent on your configuration.

    man, one problem with this set is that i feel like i need to completely disassemble my cube and start again. there's just so many archetypes that work now, it's crazy.

    That is a problem I like to have ;-). But looking at your cube I think you already support most of the regular archetypes.
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  • posted a message on M21 Previews and discussions
    Tolarian Kraken: I like the effect, especially with all the new additions that care about drawing cards, but I think the card is too expensive.
    Falconer Adept: Nice effect, but the a 2/3 vanilla for 4 is just bad.
    Watcher of the Spheres: This is a very strong card especially if you support UW flyers. Comes down early as a 2/2 which makes the cost reduction ability very relevant. Also nice with Lingering Souls, Migratory Route, Battle Screech etc..

    I am not sure about the Conclave Mentor. I really like build-around / payoff cards that are good on their own. Can the Mentor be good in a cube that doesnt specifically support the +1/+1 archetype but only runs good cards that coincidentally give +1/+1 counters such as the Good-Fortune Unicorn?
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  • posted a message on M21 Previews and discussions
    The Concentrated Veteran is a trixky one. Adanto Vanguard is one of the best white tow drops we have. Like the Vanguard, the Veteran protects itself from most removal bar exile stuff and -x/-x but discarding a card is much worse than paying life (at leats in aggressive decks). On the other hand, the Veteran is a 3/1 also on defense.
    The question is, can we make use of the free discard outlet? I dont think the Veteran can cross-pollinate in Worm Harvest sytel decks as white as a color does not offer enough support. Besides ots role as an aggressive creature, the Veteran might perform as an Oona's Prowler in a BW reanimator shell?
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  • posted a message on [[Peasant]] The Peasant Cube Discussion Thread (C/U/)
    The cube may not be the most cohesive thing ever but I definitely disagree that there are "no clear archetypes". Have you tried u/w flicker?

    Sure my statement might have been hyperbolic, but more often than not you are drafting and playing against a 3-4 color good stuff deck. Maybe this is exactly what the creator aimed for, which is absolutely fine. I drafted the cube 4 times and often felt I had to take the generic good card because the synergy cards / pay off cards were missing. For example, why are there four to five additonal (!) removal spells in Orzhov and no Maw of the Obzedat or Hidden Stockpile? As a consequence, at least for me, drafting doesnt feel rewarding or exciting and the matches are often grindy like in a dragon cube. But then again, there is more than one way to build a cube and luckily perferences are individual.

    Besides my critique regarding the cube I noticed that Vivid Lands are really overpowered. Is this a general phenomenon or is it due to the nature of the Amaz Cube that they feel so overpowered as (together with Signets) they allow these multicolor good stuff decks?

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  • posted a message on [[Peasant]] The Peasant Cube Discussion Thread (C/U/)
    After playing a few more rounds I am the opinion that this cube is just bad. As pointed out by calibretto, this cube is just a pile of cards. There are no clear archetypes and the multicolor cards dont pull clearly in a direction. It is sad that this cube was chosen as it does not represent a well designed peasant cube at all.
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  • posted a message on M21 Previews and discussions
    I like the Whale. Dont underestimate the static ability. Also, its a better Sleight of Hand as the second hand goes to the graveyard.
    Stormcaller is way worse than Ghitu Slinger as it cant hit creatures.
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  • posted a message on [[Peasant]] The Peasant Cube Discussion Thread (C/U/)
    I heard that there is Amaz's Peasant Cube on Magic online atm has anyone checked it out?

    Unfortunately there is so much multicolor that the packs are almost dead after 7-8 picks and only 3+ color good stuff decks are viable...
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  • posted a message on MagicFever Peasant Cube - Visual Spoiler
    The cube got a huge overhaul (see 1st post).
    Posted in: Cube Lists
  • posted a message on [[Peasant Archetype]] Golgari Graveyard Value
    Did anyone had the opportunity to have some more playtesint with the deck and specific cards?
    What do we think about Skull Prophet? He ramps and thus can be played in any BG Rock deck and he is a repeatable source of self mill.
    Is Spider Spawning still underperforming?
    Posted in: Pauper & Peasant Discussion
  • posted a message on Rare Lands in C/Ube?
    A cycle that nobody talkes so far are the fastlands (seachrome coast), which would be especially interesting for aggro decks.


    Also, what do we think about the trioms? Probably only worth the upgrade to trilands if you run fetchlands, which might than offer too much nonsense fixing?
    Posted in: Pauper & Peasant Discussion
  • posted a message on [[Pauper]] The Pauper Cube Discussion Thread (Commons Only)
    Thank you everybody for the feedback! That was exactly what I was looking for.
    Posted in: Pauper & Peasant Discussion
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