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  • posted a message on [THB] Possibilty of "God" Pack
    Have you been watching Rudy open THB Collector's Booster boxes? Upwards of 11 mythics (alone!) in the box of 12 packs... these are naturally in the shape of a God pack. The online EV of a booster box has dropped to the $60's/$70's because of this. As much as I'd like the chance for a God pack, it would be overshadowed by the current state THB is at.
    Posted in: Speculation
  • posted a message on Commander legends speculation
    Not going through the whole thread to see if anyone has posted this, but here are my wants/hopes:

    - ANY of the Uncommon legends from Legends, w/ updated themes and tribal love
    - Updates on the legends from Homelands, but (also) more synergistic love Irini Sengir anyone? Make Joven way more playable.
    - Revist Legendary Lands and see how they've evolved (Pendelhaven, Sorrow's Path, Sunhome, Fortress of the Legion (it was noted that MaRo had wished these were legendary. I know they we not in any of the last 2 return sets, but as a Commander product, would really make sense).
    - Return of Epic spells
    - Legendary cycle of tri-lands w/ all 3 land types (betting on friendly colors first)
    - In before anyone else (I hope!) the Nephilim from OG Ravnica. Didn't see them on the last two visits.
    - Some legendary Lords for unrepresented creature types, like apes, goats, horrors, nightmares, skeletons, scouts, archons, squid, homarrid (c'mon, bring on more crab people, lol), nymphs, ouphes, plants, viashino, etc...
    - As well as Lords about keywords, such as: enchantment creatures, deathtouch, prowess, haste, etc...
    - Support for preexisting creature types that are low on said creature type, like homarrids (if a lord is created), squid, satyr, dwarf, nightmare, viashino, etc...
    - Weapons/equipment that were named weapons that had just an ability/tap ability that didn't before: Sword of the Ages, Ring of Immortals, Staff of Domination, Celestial Sword, Runesword, Zelyon Sword, Dingus Staff, Proteus Staff, Staff of Nin, Staff of Zegon, Thunderstaff, Disrupting Scepter, Gustha's Scepter, Belbe's Armor, Flowstone Armor, Power Armor and Urza's Armor, just to name a few.
    - item types for equipment, such as swords, shields, lanterns, masks, etc...
    - Legendary equipment from old school legends that are on the reserved list, like Ertai's staff, Lord of Tresserhorn's axe, Angus Mackenzie's Staff, Bartel Runeaxe's axe, Lysa, Dawnbringer's polearm, Agrus Kos, Wojek Veteran's sword, Yorvo, Lord of Garenbrig's hammer [I know I said old school, but for sure newer legends can be represented too], or the two swords of Karona, False God.

    This is an amazing chance to tie in the old school and the new school, since a lot of the spotlight has shifted away from the 90's sets.
    Posted in: Speculation
  • posted a message on [THB] Atris, Oracle of Half-Truths— Brainstorm Brewery preview
    Can really take advantage of the discarded cards w/ reanimation options, flashback, and cards that play from the graveyard. Will make for an interesting Commander build.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on THB: Nadir Kraken
    I, for one, like that it's a 3cc that starts off as a 2/3. Kraken themed decks are slow and needed some quickness to survive. Not to mention it interacts w/ a lot of different casual deck styles, like card draw, tokens, +1/+1 counters, and sacrifice (the tokens, of course).

    Strange how many of the first responders here immediately point out the 2/3 body. It fills niches and I love the idea of independent tentacles breaking off and causing havoc.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Theros Beyond Death - what Gods do we see returning?
    So far (as of today) Athreos is the only returning God. What other Gods do we want to see returning? Is it just a hope/wish, or is there anything backing up your speculation? We do not have a book/story to back up any claims, so we must look for clues elsewhere, such as card flavor text (really late here on the west coast of the U.S., so I am not going to look myself).

    Posted in: Speculation
  • posted a message on Klothys, God of Destiny
    Wow!!! Red/Green graveyard hate. This feels very side-boardy. I can see main-decking 2 copies with 2 in the sideboard.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on 2019 Holiday Card Exchange!
    Ummm, Feyd.. you really outdid yourself... All are amazing. Really digging the Sterling Grove w/ the elven Santa and the fully decorated trees in the background. Kind of amazing how just adding drops to a scene can make it go from ordinary to festive (well... Jackson Pollack sorta made a name for himself out of it, lol).

    Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and a Happy Festivus for the Rest-of-Us!!!
    Posted in: Community Discussion
  • posted a message on 2019 Holiday Card Exchange!
    Quote from tappwater »
    I sent my PM a while ago, just thought I'd get on here to let others know I'm in and excited. I've got 18 cards ready to go out!


    18!!! Wow... way to go!!!
    Posted in: Community Discussion
  • posted a message on 2019 Holiday Card Exchange!
    OK, just as said before, will post the spoils of evil here once they arrive (page 1 is best, right {in a poorly attempted Russian accent}

    Bob, is Wednesday or Thursday a safe guess for when you will be sending out?

    Side-note: too bad there is only 10 of us participating out of ALL of the users. Would've hoped more Admin. (from either site) would've gotten involved. I did mine in one sitting, watching Youtube.

    *** NOTE: will edit out most of this to show off the bling-bling Grin Grin Grin ***
    Posted in: Community Discussion
  • posted a message on Theros beyond death the basics (well confirmed real actually)
    So mixed on these... love 'em AND hate 'em. Think there is too much "noise" going on. If they were only toned down a bit.

    Like taking the nice kid in school that gets along w/ everyone... them getting him hooked on Ritalin.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on (New MTG Video Game, MMO) Magic: Legends
    TAKE MY MONEY NOW!!!!! Well, good-bye sweet social life. The fiance's going to roll her eyes at this one.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Setessan Champion
    I like it, but really wish he was an enchantment creature.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Klothys's Design
    Casual fun; limited bomb. W/ devotion on the lose, looks like there'll be a push for mono-colored builds in Limited.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Full set of 40 Dual Lands : looking for advice
    Sorry if I'm late to the party (this advice can only help if you haven't sold them):

    Drop $50 on cards that are popular in Standard. Sell those cards on EBay, getting some positive feedback (no said this would be easy). You'll have some feedback as a reference. If the $50 in cards isn't enough, repeat the process until you have enough that you feel adequate and trusted.

    Now this is where you'll be going against your advice because selling 40 duals is a very big amount for anyone to spend at once. You might (and should) maximize the profits by selling play-sets of 4 on EBay. Sure, that's 10 packages instead of one. BUT I think it gives better odds of them selling and better odds of getting as close to market value as you can [a store, online or IRL will give anywhere from 50% to 70% of market value; selling apps like OfferUp and LetGo will mostly be low ballers (this includes FB marketplace and Craigslist)].

    Another option that might work in your best interest is some of the "high end" selling groups on Facebook.

    Good luck!
    Posted in: Market Street Café
  • posted a message on 2019 Holiday Card Exchange!
    ed and missed it last year... BUT not this year!!! Count me in!!!

    Realized a few days ago that I did make it... but it was a post-Xmas send out and had gotten some cool cards that were not sent to others.
    Posted in: Community Discussion
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