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  • posted a message on Commander legends Leak...the Precon decks and the 3 new cards and 2 reprints in each
    Tatyova is a super pushed mistake card in colours that did not need it. So, let's print a much better version.
    Super disappointed. Why do they ruin edh with all this op ug crap?
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on More leaks commander legends scroll racl reprint
    Wow Rebbec is mindblowing. She was just a brief mention in the Invasion series novels of a past love of Yawgmoth.
    I had no idea they would actually make a card for her... strange that she is the one who was obsessed with artifacts and Yawg was a doctor, yet Yawg became uber artifact lord later and Rebbec became Gaia.
    Interesting stuff
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Banned and restricted announcement next week
    Cobra itself has always been strong in standard. Now in a format with 8 fetches and a downshift in rarety, I'm wondering if it wasn't a horrible mistake.
    Its the most powerful thing you can do at two mana and if it's not answered immediately then the tempo advantage can be insurmountable. It's the real engine imho.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] Grakmaw, Skyclave Ravager— @kawasakiMTG preview
    Quote from Drangsal83 »
    Quote from HighHolder »
    Am I only one completely bored with +1/+1 counter themes in every set? Cant we do some other means of creature enhancement for a change? For instance, threshold was super fun and unique.


    There was ‚Level up’ in Rise of the Eldrazi. But that mechanic was not so popular.

    I absolutely loved level up. I still use it in EDH all the time.

    The argument that threshold is too complicated to keep track of is complete nonsense.
    Also, for colours like red and white that have a hard time filling the yard, just print more cards like thrill of possibility
    or more simple white cantrips
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] Full set reveal
    what i was really surprised with, and I guess I shouldnt have been, is how amazing the full art basic lands are.
    These lands... make me want to actually draft this pile set more.
    Go figure.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNC] Land's Wrath precon— Bleeding Cool preview
    Neat card, but what the heck is that on his face?
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] Mothership 9/09— Relic Amulet and Relic Axe
    Quote from Ryperior74 »
    Hang on a minute
    Why is red not getting an inscription look at the numbers

    I guess because there's only four party-peoples and thus one color had to bite the bullet?
    ...man, that would suck as an explanation...
    White also has no Inscription, being the two colors with six kicker cards between them. They get rare enchantments with landfall instead.


    in that case, screw the inscriptions, those enchantments are way way better
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] Agadeem's Awakening//Agadeem, the Undercrypt— StarCityGames preview
    The different mana cost nonsense just ruins the card. Is patriarchs bidding that powerful?
    This set blows, this card was my last hope and they totally screwed it.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] Grakmaw, Skyclave Ravager— @kawasakiMTG preview
    Am I only one completely bored with +1/+1 counter themes in every set? Cant we do some other means of creature enhancement for a change? For instance, threshold was super fun and unique.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] Wizards Twitter's party
    Quote from Tormented »
    Quote from HighHolder »
    Quote from Xcric »
    This mechanic is not for me anyone and every single newly revealed party card inspires me everyone to save my money
    from this dumpster fire set


    Yikes...how many of the top cards in eldraine did you identify in the first 3 days of previews? I think the party mechanic is very, very strongly hated on - many of the cards are acceptable plays as a party of 1 - which in the case of creatures like malakir blood-priest is himself. Magical Christmas moments seem quite reasonable - a 1 drop 2/1 warrior for B into a 1 drop cleric and rogue turn 2 (thieve's guild enforcer + the random cleric) into turn 3 zagras into a double drop of blood-priest, acquistition's expert is very similar to the 1)fervant champion, 2) runaway steamkin 3) fervant, shock, light up the stage, anax 4) embercleave/thorban that I have lost to at least a dozen times this month.

    If you are looking at this set for modern or commander - the evaluations on cards change - but the splashiest cards are often the ones that we end up relegating to unplayable and it is those weird cards (thassa's oracle, growth spiral) that end up warping the formats. I find it hard to imagine that regardless of your preferred format - that you will be unable to find quite a few cards that you want to play. Enter into the equation things like the expeditions for free value - and this set will have an explosive impact on all formats solely by the amount of packs that will be opened.


    I play mostly standard and commander. Party is straight up unplayable in both formats imho. Kicker is just ok, more like a filler ablity.
    I love landfall, so hopefully they at least print some better cards with that. But I think someone in another thread mentioned that the things we liked best about Zendikar were traps, quests etc. Instead they decided to focus on the one trope that everyone hated, allies, and instead make it even worse.

    I cant even give away rare ally cards to my whole magic group, and these party guys will be even worse.
    If they kept them to uncommon rarity max I suppose I wouldnt care as much.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] Wizards Twitter's party
    Quote from Xcric »
    This mechanic is not for me anyone and every single newly revealed party card inspires me everyone to save my money
    from this dumpster fire set
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] Roiling Vortex—Eric Froehlich preview
    Absolutely love this and will put it in most of my red commander decks. I don't play mana crypt and other free rocks, nor do I play storm but I will enjoy punishing those who do.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] DFC lands — Huey Jensen previews
    I would play all of these in commander.
    Party looks absolutely horrible still, but at least I can open up these useful cards.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ZNR] Mothership 09/01 — A Party and the Mechanics of Zendikar Rising
    Party seems absolutely horrible. But I was wrong on companions so watch it suddenly dominate older formats...
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Next Year set's to be revealed on Tuesday
    Red country by Joe Abercrombie depicts a medieval west style world very well, so if they went that way it would be great. As soon as they add any sort of guns then it would fail.
    I personally loved the kamigawa setting and it's not the plane's fault that the cards sucked so bad. Hard pass on innistrad 3 please, for at least like ten years
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
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