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Ultimate Masters: MMI Review
  • posted a message on Commandering preview Wilderness Reclamation
    I want to do this in constructed:
    Turn 2: Growth Spiral
    Turn 3: Wilderness Reclamation
    Turn 4: Circuitous Route
    During opponent's next end step: Nexus of Fate.

    Then drop a Emergency Powers or humongous Hydroid Krasis during the first of my next two consecutive turns.
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  • posted a message on Ravnica Allegiance Promos and Packaging
    Lavinia makes me glad that I ramp the old-fashioned way: With lands.
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  • posted a message on Ultimate Masters & Box Topper Promos + PSA regarding sealed Box Topper Boosters
    Quote from Kman »

    Smile Well there goes the price on my Invention Mana Vault and my Foil Snapcaster hehehehehe


    Invention Mana Vault is WAY prettier than this new one.
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  • posted a message on Ultimate Masters & Box Topper Promos + PSA regarding sealed Box Topper Boosters
    Gaddock Teeg makes the most sense as the final multicolored card.

    The final question now is Mox Opal or Mana Crypt or perhaps a different card between Engineered Explosives and Platinum Emperion.


    Well, no, the other "final question" is whether Kozilek is #2 or #3. If #2, then Ugin, the Spirit Dragon is in. If #3, then Karn Liberated is in.

    I would personally hope for it to be Ugin with the Ugin's Fate promo art because that would look amazing with this foil full-art treatment.
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  • posted a message on Ultimate Masters & Box Topper Promos + PSA regarding sealed Box Topper Boosters
    I wonder if they're going to do something similar to what they have been doing the past few years during the holiday season -- special boosters for buying a box. This seems to take the special promos to a whole new level beyond those alt-art flip lands from last year, though.
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  • posted a message on Does anyone know what site will the Mythic Edition be for sale on.
    Quote from AlecPyron »
    The whole experience was a mess. I guess that's not much different from past occurrences; however, this was a bit product with a huge shift in terms of distribution.

    Maybe they should have let Amazon fill the orders, after all what's the point of ceasing distribution to LGS and letting Amazon do it if Hasbro can't handle a mere spike in traffic?

    Every system inside Hasbro website and customer service were overwhelmed. They clearly didn't put any effort in this. They should have expected that as they barely can handle SDCC orders.


    I completely agree. Is WotC that out of touch that they didn't see this product being the type to sell out very quickly? A lot of people who believed that they had successfully ordered the product found out that they didn't actually get it, even though their bank account was charged (the charges are later reversed). I had to order the product three times before it finally went through, even though I got a confirmation order the second time through.

    It's no longer 2001, and Wizards/Hasbro can't act like they have any justification for these type of website problems, even without the launching of the Mythic edition. There is no excuse for the massive technical problems the site experienced today. They'd better be prepared for the Ravnica Allegiance Mythic Edition. After today, there's no saying that the traffic levels were unexpected.
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  • posted a message on Does anyone know what site will the Mythic Edition be for sale on.
    I went to the website to try to see what this "exclusives" page was, and when I just tried to go to the main page, I got this message:

    So yeah, they should really get their website up to snuff before making it the exclusive place to buy such a heavily-hyped product.
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  • posted a message on GRN Planeswalker decklists
    The walkers themselves are typically worth something, so it's not throwing away money as much as most of the intro packs were back in the day.

    Honestly, I don't mind paying $15 for one of these if the walker is at least playable in EDH (e.g. Nissa, Nature's Artisan, Tezzeret, Master of Metal, etc), and to be honest, I run one Nissa, Nature's Artisan in my Standard deck because BR/mono-R aggro is so prevalent (your opponent is tripping over themselves to get rid of Nissa when you start +3'ing every turn). But it seems like Wizards has been toning down the power level of these walkers even more in recent sets, so I don't know if it's really worth picking these up anymore.
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  • posted a message on Omnispell Adept Commanderin' preview
    Quote from pierrebai »
    Does she really lift the sorcery-speed restriction? I assumed not.


    I would assume that you are correct, and that timing restrictions still apply to sorceries you cast. I guess we'll have to wait for the official ruling on this.
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  • posted a message on Knight of Autumn
    Quote from Kman »
    So its a Charm spell that they through on a body, interesting.


    A charm that you can blink with Oath of Teferi.
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  • posted a message on Nightveil Predator and Integrity//Intervention ZiggyD youtube
    Oh look, a better 4-drop than Vraska. That didn't take long.
    Quote from Impossible »
    Quote from MrTheNilbog »
    The vamp is a Pack 1, Pick 1 in limited. It's simply bonkers.
    I'm not sure it is. You have to be pretty committed to Dimir before this card becomes attractive. Unless I am grossly underestimating the Limited fixing (I don't think I am) quad colored mana symbols is a real cost here.

    Oh, it is certainly bonkers. Flying is hard to deal with in Limited. Hexproof is VERY hard to deal with in Limited. Together? The thing is going to either end games or stall them out long enough to give you the advantage. It's a great card. And the mana cost shouldn't scare anyone away.
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  • posted a message on Vraska, Golgari Queen - TCGPlayer
    Quote from scottjhebert »
    Sultai with Hatching Plans here we go!

    But yeah, it's nice... not too sure I like the restriction on her -3, but heh... she can kill Ixalan Jace.


    I guess Induced Amnesia is the way to go in Standard?
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  • posted a message on Vraska, Golgari Queen - TCGPlayer
    Quote from headminerve »
    The card is underwhelming. The +2 is really bad/do nothing on an empty board

    Your board is never empty, you can sac lands.


    Unless I'm flooding out, I would be hard-pressed to sac a land to her ability. Vraska requires a build-around deck to be playable.
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  • posted a message on Vraska, Golgari Queen - TCGPlayer
    The card is underwhelming. The +2 is really bad/do nothing on an empty board. The -3 played it way too safe; they could have made it "CMC 4 or less" without making the card too strong.
    Ultimate is good, but they're making all of Vraska's ultimates slight variations on one another.
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  • posted a message on [RNA] - Art Previews for the other five Shocklands
    Aaaand the Tweet was deleted.

    Art is superb, continuing the trend of Godless Shrine artwork being consistently good.
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