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  • posted a message on Digital only cards revealed
    You know now that I think about Perpetually

    That is in paper look at Praetor's Counsel and stigma lasher
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on 31 new digital-only cards for upcoming Jumpstart : Historic Horizon
    Slant I’m really having trouble seeing the digital only factor of these (besides seek)

    conjure: Garth one-eye is the paper way to do that you just immediately cast rather than adding to hand

    Davrial: Isn't the -2 just a persudo urza, academy headmaster

    And the “Perpetually” I would agree… If “For the rest of the game” didn't exist on a couple/few cards Praetor's Counsel and stigma lasher for example.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Digital only cards revealed
    Quote from Dontrike »
    I'm not really seeing why most of these have to be digital only.

    -Lumbering Lightshield is basically just Elite Spellbinder, how many times are you casting the same singular card repeatedly that's not Uro to see any use from that effect?
    -Davriel's Withering could have just been two -1/-1 counters. Seems like this is digital only strictly because they didn't want to do weird +X/+Y counters like we had long ago. I get perpetually affects a card permanently (not sure why they didn't use that word instead) but it feels weird.
    -Davriel is basically a new Urza with various effects, this makes sense.
    -Plaguecrafter's Familiar feels off not having to reveal what you did it to. Seems like this would have just been in Ikoria and given a deathtouch counter.
    -Subversive Acolyte is just Figure of Destiny styles of creatures, but you only get one choice. Why does this need to be digital only again? Was remembering this singular choice any worse than remembering if a creature is monstrous?
    -Seek not making you reveal does make sense in digital to some degree, but....why though?
    -Conjure is Hearthstone. 100% Hearthstone.

    Most of what is being seen here is barely worthy of requiring digital only. I'm just not seeing the reason past dipping their toe in before they unleash a deluge of digital only nonsense, like they did with Secret Lairs or UB.


    im with you the only thing digital only in there is seek

    and a better definition for conjure you can just do a similar ability that Garth one-eye has. It’s only digital exclusive due to adding the card to your hand for reals. Rather than just casting it right away like Garth.

    and the Acolyte phyrexian mode is nothing more than another loophole from the reserve list since that basically turn it into a phyrexian negator.


    edit oh and “Perpetually” actual does exist in paper and that’s the words “For the rest of the game” cards praetor's council and stigma lasher for example
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on STX- Strixhaven: School of Mages- Worldbuilding and Story Discussion
    heres for a shortcut to what wills leg looks like


    Posted in: Magic Storyline
  • posted a message on Dominaria United and Kamigawa Neon Dynasty - New Sets 2022?
    Quote from Flisch »
    Quote from Grixh »

    I'll amend: every non-spirit is dead.

    If it's 10,000 then to them the Kami war was almost as far back as the invention of agriculture is to us. Eiganjo Castle could be there Gobekli Tepe.


    Funny thing is, i'm willingly to bet with everyone that kami are going to be "dead" and won't return. Kami were too weird obscure for the western public and were badly received. They were also a parasitic mess mechanically. Also they don't mesh at all with the cyberpunk theme. So i think they won't be there.

    The problem with the kami wasn't that they were too weird and obscure. The problem was their high numbers in the set (roughly 50%) WHILE being weird and obscure. Weird an obscure stuff is present in all worlds/sets, just usually restricted to higher rarities. See Prowling Serpopard and Hundred-Handed One.

    If i were a betting man I'd bet money that kami will return, just in vastly reduced numbers (which, honestly, fits the lore as they only appeared in huge numbers during the kami war), probably a few one-offs here, a cycle there, mostly at higher rarities. And they don't need to have any of the parasitic mechanics. I do not expect spiritcraft and soulshift to return and if splice returns, then probably in its updated "splice onto instant/sorcery" form.



    I definitely think this is right on the money of whats gonna happen

    Now spiritcraft I do want to remind that probably possible mechanic for the commander precon for this set (if real ofcoarse) because we know if this is true you can safely wager the wait will end for a spirit tribal legend that's at least abzan

    (O-Kagachi, Vengeful Kami doesn't cut it since no support and fans have been want spirit tribal ever since commander 2017 and Morophon, the Boundless doesn't feel right to some people due to lore/flavor reasons)
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Dominaria United and Kamigawa Neon Dynasty - New Sets 2022?
    Oh one more thing I should have mentioned this

    https://imgur.com/a/lS6Qvrd

    Remember something we all lost the bet on in strixhaven


    The real right bet to where jin-gitaxas went is kamigawa because in this leak pretty much the core source of all the kaldheim, strixhaven and modern horizons 2 leaks

    it Said his name Reality hacker for his 2.0 card that fits for cyberpunk theme

    He probably hacks time to bring past to present for his distraction



    Ps sheoldred is alive as well she was intended for eldraine but cut back.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Dominaria United and Kamigawa Neon Dynasty - New Sets 2022?
    Quote from Grixh »

    I'll amend: every non-spirit is dead.

    If it's 10,000 then to them the Kami war was almost as far back as the invention of agriculture is to us. Eiganjo Castle could be there Gobekli Tepe.


    Funny thing is, i'm willingly to bet with everyone that kami are going to be "dead" and won't return. Kami were too weird obscure for the western public and were badly received. They were also a parasitic mess mechanically. Also they don't mesh at all with the cyberpunk theme. So i think they won't be there.



    I know it’s it’s possible but your definatly gonna lose the bet

    “shadowrun” and “ghost in a shell” literally prove kami spirits can be in cyberpunk worlds

    Second there’s gonna be people who do/did like them (even western) and pretty much thee place to make the spirit tribal legend everyone has been asking for.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Dominaria United and Kamigawa Neon Dynasty - New Sets 2022?
    So... I think back to Kamigawa to think what I'd really want from a new set...and there's a surprising amount.

    Most of it is creature types, surprisingly. Ninjas, Samurai, 5-color spiirts, and tribal support for snakes and rats is always nice (never really got a taste for moonfolk/foxes and akki never really had a theme beyond land destruction).

    I hope for another attempt at arcane and/or splicing, I guess, as I think it can go well and we've seen a couple of successful attempts at Splicing onto instant and sorcery in MH1.

    I hope that there would still be a strong legendary subtheme, even though I doubt it could outdo Dominaria.

    Another cycle of hondens (or Zuberas if they want to go super deep) might also be nice, though that's a bit of a long-shot with the relatively recent cycle in a core set.

    Other than that... the block didn't have a ton of good ideas to utilize.


    one mitting rubber is the wait will come to a close for a spirit tribal legend (a 5-color one)

    there’s a minor correction for spirit tribal in kamigawa it’s more like Abzan spirits and blue and red are splashed colors in the tribe still powerful non-tribal support spirits in blue and red on kamigawa (and other planes)
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Dominaria United and Kamigawa Neon Dynasty - New Sets 2022?
    Quote from Grixh »
    "OK, fine, we'll go back to Kamigawa, but it's been 1000 years, so everyone from the first one is dead and it's become a cyberpunk world."



    close it might be 10,000

    and not quite everyone is dead fairly safe bet particular spirit legends that didn't get killed in the war are most likely alive most particular sisters of flesh and spirit (kyodai and Michiko Konda combined) and All-Consuming Oni of Chaos and Hidetsugu combined


    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Leinore, Autumn Sovereign - leak for innistrad commander decks
    Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/oqh35v/mic_potential_leak_for_innistrad_commander_found/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf



    found in a AFR commander deck

    set code is MIC probably code for Midnight innistrad Commander


    *huff* AFR just released today and we already got a leak for innistrad.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Speculation for both/either Innistrad set
    Getting the stage coach moving again

    if We are infact going back to
    kamigawa
    we could see a lot more spirit tribal support than you usually see from both visits


    Plus rattlechains and Mausoleum Wanderer as reprints

    infact The spirit tribal stuff from the last few sets have been a lot bigger than usual especially strixhaven with red tribal support
    Posted in: Speculation
  • posted a message on Dominaria United and Kamigawa Neon Dynasty - New Sets 2022?
    is this slightly different from before pretty much confirming?

    if not it’s no different it’s saffron olive and this guy finding are rumor.

    any way as long as we get selesyna/Abzan spirits (with splash of red and blue because of innistrad/kaldheim/strixhaven) and throw in a 5-color spirit tribal legend I'm good

    especially getting sisters of flesh and spirit (kyodai and Michiko Konda melded) and All-Consuming Oni of Chaos melded with Hidetsugu on cards

    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on The Book of Exalted Deeds emergency ban for standard 2022
    source: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/magic-digital/mtg-arena-announcements-july-14-2021


    In the Standard 2022 format, The Book of Exalted Deeds is now banned. This will happen with the MTG Arena release this Friday morning, July 16. It will not require a client update.

    When The Book of Exalted Deeds is combined with Faceless Haven, a player could control a land which prevented them from losing the game and it was highly unlikely the opponent had a way to remove it.

    While this deck was not dominant either by win rate or percentage of players playing the combo, running into it was a very frustrating experience. If both players were using it, the game would have no way to end until one player finally decided to concede. This is not the game play experience we are aiming to provide.

    It should be noted that this ban does not mean The Book of Exalted Deeds will be banned in Standard after format rotation with the release of Innistrad: Midnight Hunt.

    Standard 2022 is Best-of-One, which removes the ability to sideboard against the combo. It's also only a format on MTG Arena, which has different considerations than formats played in tabletop. And, of course, Innistrad: Midnight Hunt will be legal in Standard after rotation but is not available in Standard 2022.

    Note that wildcard grants are not used for bans in Standard 2022. The Book of Exalted Deeds can still be used in both Standard and Historic play on MTG Arena.


    yep this is exactly what I would predict would happen faceless haven combo with The Book of Exalted Deeds would get one of the two banned in standard

    so Sorry standard player your not even getting a chance to do this busted combo
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on July 2021 Commander Rules Committee Update
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4qyg3C6utg

    15:00

    from josh lee kwai an actual beta tester of commander legends said hullbreacher believe it originally said

    "until end of turn if an opponent would draw a card except the first one they draw in each of their draw steps, instead you create a Treasure token. (It's an artifact with "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color.")"

    so rumor is it was originally a one time ETB effect that is hands down more fair but it still should never have the word "instead"
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on July 2021 Commander Rules Committee Update
    Quote from Cranky »
    Once again proving that the RC is wildly out of touch and shouldn't be trusted with managing the health of the format. Sad day Frown


    You got to be kidding me/trolling/joking

    have you even seen a hullbreacher in action that wasn't owned by you? Or even played a game with one popping out.

    Hullbreacher was the dumbest mistake they have ever made in the history of magic and way to beyond broken and hated on tables maybe a legend

    1. It’s the wrong color should have been white
    2. Flash should have never been put on that card
    3. It could have have triggered from a ability/triggered ability to draw a card rather than spells/any draw/wheels

    this is one of the times they did a correct call just like with Lutri, the Spellchaser
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
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