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  • posted a message on [KHM] Battlefield Raptor and Story Seeker— Kitboga previews
    Pretty strong in limited. Especially if that bird gets equipped.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [KHM] Axgard Braggart, Fearless Liberator, and Vault Robber— Jim Davis previews
    Really digging the boast keyword... even on commons it feels pretty powerful. Even the white boast common here feels stronger than the uncommon w/ boast. The white one get's pseudo-vigilance with a +1/+1 counter that keeps growing.

    The treasure making dwarf is cool, as red normally doesn't play w/ red creatures in the graveyard, so should be a great way to make treasure tokens.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [KHM] In Search of Greatness— Duende Gaming preview
    Just about the worst looking art I have seen in a while... it's looks like it was done by a grade-school student w/ Sharpie markers and an ink pen.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [KLD] Foretell keyword interactions & a cure for the confusion I feel for it
    Trying to see what older cards interact w/ a face-down, not yet in the game creatures. First I was thinking Riftsweeper, but that's face-up.

    To hone in my research, what zone would a card w/ foretell be in when it's placed face down? Or is it just in limbo such as cards that have been phased out.

    Is it considered exiled? And when should it be countered: when it's place faced down or when the rest of it's cost is played? I think the core question is when the foretell cost is initially played, how can the owner of the card or the opponent interact with it?

    Posted in: Rumored Card Rulings
  • posted a message on [KHM] Feed the Serpent— The MaverickGal preview
    So, a common is now (for the most part) better than a popular rare (Vraska's Contempt), as the 2 life gain doesn't make this any less than the rare version. Talk about the power creep, lol...
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Kaldheim & the years of the Vikings!
    I am always entertained when themes in media appear. In the past volcano-based movies have appeared twice in one year, while another year had insect-based cartoons hit the theaters ("A Bugs Life" and "Antz"). I don't know if it's a coincidence or somewhat planned (art imitating life and/or vise versa?)

    Even though (technically) Assassin's Creed: Valhalla was released Nov. 2020, it is really a 2021 title; with players just now digging into the game & critics writing and/or publishing articles (just a read a review in Game Spot).

    Then we have this new set that looks jaw-dropping fun, Kaldheim being released in the cold month of February (wondering if that was planned for the flavor of it...?).

    And (hopefully) a game that I am one of the designers for has a 2021 release, which is aptly titled Twilight of the Gods (it has been out for 5 years now, but a new expansion for this expandable card game [you get all of the cards in the set when you buy it, no booster packs; just a different style of distribution of the product]. Now Twilight of the Gods (TotG for short), is not just about Norse mythology, but incorporates many Gods & mythical beasts from our own worlds religions, civilizations & mythologies. And no, this isn't meant to be a plug for my game; we haven't even been told when the Kickstarter is happening (we, the design team) only got an email from our publisher telling us that production of their various games is starting up again after a very sluggish 2020 & we're now part of the pipeline of their release calendared).

    BTW (this part is sort of a plug...): you can look us up, Twilight of the Gods, on Amazon and the boardgame website, boardgamegeek.com

    But back to my topic, anyone else agree this is the year of the Vikings? Am I missing any other Viking inspired or related media coming out this year?
    Posted in: Magic General
  • posted a message on [KHM] Ravenform - Ben Bleiweiss preview
    Quote from PigmyWurm »
    Is appears to be the first time blue gets to permanently destroy/exile an artifact. Not bounce/tuck/steal/counter but actually get rid of it. Not sure how I feel about that.


    I wouldn't necessarily say it break the color wheel. I think there are some very creative ways to give out of color abilities and synergies while still keeping the flavor. I remember when Unyaro Bee Sting came out in Mirage I thought it's too bad green doesn't have decent creature removal, just a sorcery that cost 4 & cards like this... then green got the fight mechanic and the ability for a creature to deal damage equal to it's power to another.

    Here we have an exile effect, such as it is found in white, getting a blue spin on it. Reminds me of Afterlife, but trade instant speed for sorcery speed, but also able to hit artifacts.

    This might be one of my new favorite blue commons; will probably go in ALL of my Commander decks that run blue.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [KHM] Ravenform - Ben Bleiweiss preview
    Ummm... chase common, lol? Quite a power house at common for blue. Hell yeah I'll trade you down your massive beast or combo artifact piece for a measly 1/1 flyer.

    Maybe not right away, but I expect foils in this to hit the $1+ range.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Where to find kaldheim previews
    How come the Kaldheim visual spoiler hasn't been updated since Dec. 30th of last year (get a kick out of saying "last year"...)? It's as if the "leaked" cards aren't considered 100%.. but I really see it as lazy mods. This website used to have much more active mods. Feels like the ghost of what it used to be... On the bright side, at least it's more active than the other pseudo site, MTG Nexus... that's place has les life than Bodi Ghost Town.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [KHM] Calamity Bearer (LEAK)
    Just want to know what's up with the slow roll in the spoilers. If someone cracked some packs early, post them all at once & stop with the cutesy passive-aggressive one at a time business.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [KHM Leak] Righteous Valkyrie
    A 2/4 flying body for 2W... that alone is bonkers!!!
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on eBay Flash Sale Thread
    I know no one really posts here anymore, but curious if anyone has seen any eBay discount promotions? Since we're coming upon the end of the year and we have a new set coming, it'd be nice to be able to get it for less than retail.
    Posted in: Market Street Café
  • posted a message on [KHM] Leak. Vorinclex, Monstrous rider
    So, what are the rules/laws here w/ "accidental" cards ending up in current packs? We know WotC does this to slip previews into the masses; but what would happen if the owner of both of these wanted to take advantage of "owning" the ONLY KHM singles a month in advance by throwing them on eBay? Can the owner put them on eBay and sell Vorinclex for $50? I know may would jump on the chance to play w/ one of these casually ahead of time.

    Gray areas... gray areas...
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [KHM] Halvar, God of Battle | Sword of the Realms
    Hey Wizards, please thank your design team for making even more tough decisions, lol... Love the card but will have a hell of a time deciding which side to play.

    On a Commander note.. do we now have an equipment that can be played as our Commander (for when we cast it, I know it's the Legendary God side when in the Command Zone)?
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [CMR] Plague Reaver— Andrea Mengucci preview
    Quote from Xcric »
    way too many ways to sacrifice, kill, or bounce creatures in just about every single deck in the format.

    it can be devastating if it sticks, and help neuter hands... but i just don't see it getting to that point very often outside of super casual we don't run no interaction type pods.

    neat idea at least.


    But it played in a Blinn deck, you'll be handing off a lot of uglies. By time you cash this they could have already depleted their hand of removal. I would also throw a little bit of bounce that can work be found in red, black and colorless, such as Dead // Gone or anything else that could be thought of. So they can either keep it on the board, save up two cards to discard and then get it sent back to them or you can help them out and get rid of their biggest nasty, returning to their hand.

    There are so many other crazy evil cards that you can donate to them too. This is just part of the arsenal of "you're gunna hate me." When I build this deck, that's what I'm going to call it, lol.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
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