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  • posted a message on MTGNexus Requests
    I'd like to second the Scryfall part. If not possible, mirroring their border_crop collection server-side for easy good card image access without the need to stash them away somewhere when making primers would be nice.
    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
  • posted a message on End of an Era
    A quick note with regards to image sizing - there's an imgsize tag that does just that.
    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
  • posted a message on Starfield Mystic - Cardmarket Exclusive Spoiler
    We already had Heliod's Mattress Emporium in the last set. I wouldn't look too deep into it. But a return to Theros would be pretty nice if it did happen :p
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Kykar, Wind's Fury (Command Zone)


    Hey look, it's a thing in the same general ballpark of Feather, previewed by the same guys.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Sell me on a probably UGx goodstuffish commander that asks questions instead of answering until it combos
    Surprised nobody's brought up Maelstrom Wanderer yet. That thing weaponises goodstuff like a champ.
    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
  • posted a message on End of an Era
    Yeah, what a weird situation. Nobody wins - staying here may be convenient, but at the same time the core that helps keep the community going is pursuing the independent project. So you get a new site with fewer users than you'd otherwise get, and at the same time this place will likely wilt away because of the staff exodus.
    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
  • posted a message on Reliquary Tower
    Huh, so this is a general land base discussion thread now. Cool.

    I'm liking the mana base skeleton 3drinks has going on. So far the only reception Reflecting Pool has gotten in-thread was negative, but that thing is a house and I've shoed it into every single 2+ colour thing I ever built. True, it may not get you your missing colours, but it does tap for anything you already have available. And with a setup this elaborate, what you'll end up having is mostly anything you may desire.

    Some other good budget stuff would be the tapped triland or Path of Ancestry (still budget relative to fetches). I'd agree Exotic Orchard comes online with three colours to work with - someone will usually have something for you to use. I also agree that it feels unreliable at two. It's a pity there's no real budget alternative to

    (Fun fact - the one time I did a three colour deck I landed somewhere close to the 3drinks template, although with no ABUs/Cavern, sporting the triland and Orchard, and with pain lands instead of filters. That might have been deck specific, that thing gained so much life it ran Dark Tutelage over Phyrexian Arena for ease of casting it.)
    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
  • posted a message on Nissa's Spanish Inquisition!
    Ah right, my bad. I noticed it the first time around, but then forgot about it. If you're literally swimming in mana, Tornado's pretty decent actually. I've been running it in my mono green for years and it's perfectly fine.
    Posted in: Multiplayer Commander Decklists
  • posted a message on Nissa's Spanish Inquisition!
    If you're after pure hit-all'ness, there's also Meteor Golem.
    Posted in: Multiplayer Commander Decklists
  • posted a message on Nissa's Spanish Inquisition!
    Nature's Claim is nice and cheap too, that's an option as well. How good is Lignify? Its effectiveness for commander removal is severely hampered as they can just chump it back to the command zone.
    Posted in: Multiplayer Commander Decklists
  • posted a message on Ephara, God of the Polis - Flash Hatebears
    Pardon my potentially idiotic inbound responses, but sometimes it helps to get a complete derp to try to look at your deck for you to reassure yourself of what works.

    Is Trophy Mage worth running for its minuscule three-piece toolbox? Does Blasting Station accomplish much when you're not doing the combo? I'm not sure you actually want Winds of Abandon, it feels like a very game-end alpha wipe.
    Posted in: Multiplayer Commander Decklists
  • posted a message on Ephara, God of the Polis - Flash Hatebears
    The Sunforger point holds true for most sensible removal you could run in that shell. In my case, I could Isochron Scepter it for even more Fun Times TM. Plus it protects Paradox Engine. Dammit :p I won't let you besmirch Panic though, it may be a crap one-mana do-nothing instant with a hyper restrictive casting window, it may actively hamper the creature you cast it on, but it draws a card.

    Okay, enough Feather-related hijacking, sorry about that. I'd imagine Mox Diamond will probably be fine here, once you get a nice draw engine going you should be sitting on multiple lands in hand. It is quite high variance though, so you might have just ended up on the butt end of it the first time you crossed paths with it. You acknowledge Mistmeadow Witch as super slow, but it also does horrible things to people if you score a Containment Priest, so there's that?
    Posted in: Multiplayer Commander Decklists
  • posted a message on Ephara, God of the Polis - Flash Hatebears
    Huh. You're not the first person to sell Unexpectedly Absent quite hard, but I thought it'd be kind of obsoleted by the new one. Dammit, now I need to consider again whether I should carve out room for it in my Tomb-less Feather Wink
    Posted in: Multiplayer Commander Decklists
  • posted a message on Ephara, God of the Polis - Flash Hatebears
    Nice list, made me realise just how many of the top hatebears are in white. Somehow I always thought that you'd need other colours to really "pop off" in that direction.

    I'd probably put in Generous Gift if I were you, maybe over Unexpectedly Absent. Don't forget you can pop it on Ephara herself in an emergency to turn it into a cantrip.
    Posted in: Multiplayer Commander Decklists
  • posted a message on Reliquary Tower
    Quote from Pokken ยป
    Feather definitely wants ancient tomb. Turn 1 ancient tomb, turn 2 signet + land = turn 2 feather. One of the very few ways to do it actually (mostly sol ring/mana crypt related).


    Arguing in favour of a land that makes colourless in a deck as drastically colour-intensive as Feather because opening a hand with a two-drop rock lets you play it turn one doesn't really check out, sorry. Note that the literal actual signet is the only one that nets you more than one coloured from this elaborate operation. I run Reliquary Tower as the only non-coloured land in my mana base.

    That said, the sort of decks that want Reliquary Tower are indeed quite few and far in between. They're the ones that count on sheer card quantity to get the job done, or draw scarcely and massively. The opportunity cost of running it may be low, but that doesn't make it worth an automatic shoe-in.
    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
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