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  • posted a message on [SCD] - [MH2][CUBE] Archon of Cruelty
    I think this guy may be better then Grisel?

    Paying 7 life after a Reanimate can be tough if you don't get the lifelink. It also is more castabel and more abusable with Sneak Attack and blinky stuff.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [MH2][CUBE] Timeless Witness
    Looks pretty good. I always dream of abusing Time Walk and with more cards like this...
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE][CMR] Hullbreacher
    Hullbreacher has been awesome for us! So many little combo's but draw seven are so mean with it Smile
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [AFR] [CUBE] Power Word Kill
    Quote from Breathe1234 »
    Quote from wtwlf123 »
    If you play any of the 2cc Terror variants still, this is very likely the best one. Unless your cube is especially heavy in one or more of those tribes, that is. But I agree with Breathe1234 that I dislike this kind of design.


    I like the intention of the Angel, Dragon and Demon clause. I think its important it a 2 CMC black terror variant needs some drawback. I will likely create a reference card to go with the card that lists all the cards with the creature type.

    People don't know an Angel when they see it? Or don't know Griselbrand is a Demon? I think using a reference card is way too much hassle for something players should know anyhow. And if they do'nt they will learn.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [Official] Altered/Pimp Cube Cards Thread
    Quote from BlackWaltz3 »
    Just opened my cube after about a month and all of the Seb McKinnon foils were pringles. I know foils curl over time, but geze....

    Did you manage to get them straigh somehow?
    Posted in: The Cube Forum
  • posted a message on [SCD] - [STX][CUBE] Kasmina, Enigma Sage
    For me the second abillity should have made 1+x/1+x to be good enough. Now you need to Scry 1 too much, which is relatively weak for a planes walkers main ability.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [KHM][CUBE] Firja's Retribution
    It has been performing quite well in our cube. White has a lot of angels and we support blink.

    It remains a multicolour card so we are always a lot more demanding of those, but when a card performs you can't complain.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [KHM][CUBE] Tibalt's Trickery
    You could theoretically play this on your self in a fancy deck manipulating combo deck and make it so that you get a huge finisher :p
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE][KMH] Rise of the Dread Marn
    This is the first card where I am really feeling Foretell as a real bonus. You can easily get this woven in between playing normal Magic. Stuff will always die naturally when playing Magic.

    This is a good card. Question is if it is cubable good though... Probably not, but I hope some people will test this one.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [KHM][CUBE] - Eradicator Valkyrie
    Very good lifelinker for black! Want to test this one out. Now to find a cut...
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [KHM] [CUBE] Koma, Cosmos Serpent
    Hard pass.
    Would need to have hexproof at the very minimum. Preferably trample as well and make a 3/3 when it hits. It is a multi colour card and costs 7 mana with 4 coloured symbols.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE][M21] Ghostly Pilferer
    We tried it but it felt a bit too durdly to be competitive in blue.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE][CMR] Hullbreacher
    HAd a great first show yesterday against me. I am a reanimator deck and have Dack Fayden in play. He responds to my +1 with Hullbreacher... On top of that my fatties were Consacrated Sphinx and Combustible Gearhul (a slighytly unususal fatty that keep performing for us).

    He seems to shut down a lot of cards. Very promising start here.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on Popular Cube Card that Under Performed. Discussion Thread 2021
    Quote from Breathe1234 »


    I feel is missing in the cube forum is discussions about the subpar cards like Deep Analysis, Mirari's Wake, Liliana of the Veil or Land Tax that are in the cube mostly because they been in the cube for so long and 1-2 people in your cube group loves it but you think its time has passed. There aren't really any SCD discussions really talking about them - People kinda just assumed they are staples that are never coming out.


    This is what rubs people the wrong way. You don't say these cards don't work any more in our group, no you say 'these cards are subpar' and cube owners that still run these only do it because they are conservative, nostaligic. Have some fate, other cube owners are not dumb. They might actually still like these cards because they are good cards (for their environment)! People with different oppinions on cards are not always wrong.

    Sure I get your drift. Power creep is a thing and cards do get pushed out over time because other more powerfull cards are printed. And we all are guilty of holding on to certain cards a bit too long at times. But cubes are so different and power level has evolved to a level where 'it depends on the enviroment' is not a way to kill discussions any more, but is just true a lot of times.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on Popular Cube Card that Under Performed. Discussion Thread 2021
    I think it is better to question the value of cards in their specific threads. The value of the discussion is much higher thanin a general thread like this.

    For example, OP said he think Acidic Slime is not cutting it anymore. To me this is ridiculous as the card is still a very high pick in our cube (high power cube,500ish,competitive Spike players). In a specific thread you can go into details (which archetypes, how much anti-artifact, anti-land does green need,...)

    In a thread like this things will either get lost in the discussion or end up with replies like 'Are you crazy! We still run it because it has been stellar for us'. Which helps nobody.

    I think Wtwfl came off a bit haughty, even if he ment well. A bit like the old Wtfl did but with a different take Wink We still need brutal card evaluation just as we did before. But Wtfwl has as point that the cube universe has grown tremendiously from when a lot of us 'old timers' started this niche Magic hobby. Back in 2009 or 2012 there were a lot clearer power levels. So working from the assumption that Cube managers want the most powerfull cards and the most powerfull archeytpes (allready we are losing a lot of cubes with these axioms), we could have a lot of good discussions about card X is better then card Y in those days.
    Nowadays, things are a lot muddier. People run a lot of different archetypes and packages. The number of cards that are powerfull enough to get into a 'Power cube' has grown tremendiously. We have a 500 cube, but there are at least 250+cards that are good enough to be played at that size. Back in 2010 there were clear power levels: a 360 card, a 450 card, a 650 card, and the hopefull (or insulting) 'I would play that in a 850 cube, maybe' remark.

    I for one am still open to discussing cards, but this format is unhelpfull. Before this meta discussion started, I had actually immediately decided to ignore this thread, because there was nothing to be learned here. As others have said on a psychological level this rubs a lot of people the wrong way. And a lot of people will ignore good remarks if you include what they consider staples in your list.'If he is dumb enough not to see hte value of card X, why listen to his reasoning about card A,B or C?'
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
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