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  • posted a message on Weird Spirit Cycle
    These need some discussion...

    Ancestral is strong but probably fine. It is immensely strong if you can pair deathtouch and first strike but at 1/1 it should be mostly reasonable.

    Arcane is unprintable as is because I think it does weird things with global +X/+X effects... besides, what do you mean anyway? Highest power or toughness? Both? But we might be able to use "base" technology (Diminish, for example)...

    This creature has base power equal to the highest base power among Spirits and base toughness equal to the highest base toughness among Spirits.

    This is too good for one mana. Look at Eldrazi Mimic, I guess. That only lasted for a turn.

    Veil is completely broken and format warping at 1 mana. I have no idea what this should cost, maybe like 4 to 6...

    Ire is interesting but I'm not sure. Likely fine but could lead to some degenerate combos.

    Soul... No.

    But, change it to squirrels and maybe you can work it into the next Un-set (Unplugged) in 2024.
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on First Post! Hello All! - "Bloodstained Hurricane"
    While I'm sure there are "easier" versions that exist (agreed the ones you cite are more elegant), I'm not sure it's a math nightmare as you say it is.

    It's all players responsibility to take note of currently "marked" damage on creatures in play. If it was not, then how could any one kill a creature from multiple sources of damage (and -X/-Y effects) in a turn? First / Double Strike? Combat damage, and damage post combat? How would Inflame work? Ogre Enforcer? Etc.

    This would simply double the damage marked on it and add more if the discard effect was used.
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on Browsing the Archives
    Might be best suited for a repost / link in the Custom Card Ruling forum, but the idea seems fascinating.

    How or does it work with cards revealed from your library? Future Sight and similar.
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on Some top-down designs
    These are awesome and seem well balanced. Nice job.

    Staycation is a bit non-ituitive since we've only seen explore tied to a creature, when a creature comes into play or something similar. So... did you mean "target creature explores" or did you mean you explore which would probably change the rules:

    (Reveal the top card of your library. Put that card into your hand if it's a land. Otherwise, put a +1/+1 counter on this creature, then put the card back or put it into your graveyard.)

    The bolded part wouldn't make sense. But omitting it would still work with a rule change, then you would print this reminder text on this card.

    Also, this should trigger once per combat (barring being hit by first strikers) not once per creature, yes?
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on silly theory
    (snicker... heh... makes troll face)

    Uhhh... this? -> https://www.mtgsalvation.com/articles/49713-the-true-history-of-dominaria

    I need to know before I make another comment...
    Posted in: Magic General
  • posted a message on What does it all mean? Strange flavors explained: Rivals of Ixalan edition
    I just read both of these, and enjoyed them a lot! Nice work. A Pirate

    Whippoorwill... poor thing can't fly...
    Posted in: Magic Storyline
  • posted a message on Color shifts into blue
    I have some (hopefully) helpful thoughts I think no one has yet touched on, but I don't think I can get to them today.

    I'll be back soon, or you can message me if I forget!
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on Update Magic Set Editor 2.0 to M15
    http://magicseteditor.sourceforge.net/forum

    Have you checked this out? Yeah, I know - another forum I guess you would have to join, and it looks like there is not a lot of activity, but there are some blokes mucking about there.

    Failing that, there is a Contact link to the left.
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on Ten curse related cards
    Something is wonky with Final now. Are you saying if they can't reattach to someone not you, then they lose the game? So if they are the last opponent, they lose? Or if you are playing 1 vs 1 they just lose? No way, no sir or madam.

    The self reanimate clause needs an cost. It's too easy to dump or self mill into the grave really early, and then 4 life is automatic every turn (depending on how you are fixing the above problem).

    Also advice: Try to keep the old versions of your ideas in your posts at the bottom or spoiler tagged. It's always weird to read feedback that doesn't make sense then come upon "changed everything" notes.

    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on Very Cryptic Command
    I hate it.

    I appreciate every Unglued, Unhinged, and Unstabled card so far, but I just don't get this one.

    But that's okay... Unstable has been amazing so far!
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Amateur Auteur
    I don't hate this.

    I hate the Very Cryptic Command.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on 12 cards
    Quote from FreezingPoint »
    Accelerated Growth 3G
    Sorcery
    Double the number of counters on target permanent.

    Inspired by Doubling Season


    Accelerated Growth and Growing have a problem according to Wizards, and that problem is planeswalker counter doubling. There is a reason very few cards since Doubling Season haven't had the clause where it lists all permanent types except planeswalker.

    Is it balanced at 4 mana and an one shot? Yeah, probably. But Wizards wouldn't do it. They seem okay with incremental counters (Proliferate) but the doubling seem to be non-set releases for now... Deepglow Skate for example.

    I would say it can be non-planeswalker and be 1 cheaper like everyone else, or it can stay but be more green or 1 more to cast.

    False Guide I like better as Loyal Sentry.

    The rest seem cool!
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on Competitive Magic - Rental only philosophy?
    I assume any kind of rental, card sharing, or account sharing via a third party violates the MTGO Terms of Service?

    If it's not your account, then maybe the risk to you is low if it's pay per month.

    Correct me if I am wrong, I'm just curious.

    EDIT: Is it this?
    https://www.reddit.com/r/MTGO/comments/627pum/manatraders_rental_service/
    and
    https://www.reddit.com/r/MTGO/comments/60ltz4/renting_mtgo_cards/
    Posted in: Magic General
  • posted a message on Primer Decks: 10-Land Stompy (Lowland Stompy)
    A Pirate <--- this guy from some place called Ixalan dropped this off. Any thoughts on (reads)... Old-Growth Dryads?
    Posted in: Casual Primers
  • posted a message on Black political boardwipe
    Quote from Crypt Rat »
    Quote from TheWarden »
    How do you choose an opponent in multi-player? I assume changing "an" to "target" should fix.
    It works like Fact or Fiction. You choose the opponent on resolution.


    Huh. How come I never noticed that? I play FOF. Weird, but thanks for letting me know.
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
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