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  • posted a message on [STX] Commands, Mystical Archive, and the first look at Commander 2021
    These mystical archive cards are going to be quite cheap if you’re guaranteed to get one per pack, so I’m guessing that only a couple of them are going to be expensive chase cards while the rest will all be generic good cards that have already been reprinted into oblivion (like Swords to Plowshares).
    But since they’ll be available in all supported languages now, I’m willing to bet that Russian foil versions will give people an extra premium version to chase.

    Those Japanese cards look pretty sweet, though.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [Unverified LEAK] Strixhaven Blue Rare Dump
    Quote from Druki »
    If these are real, the card draw one seems a little weird. I imagine it'd use different wording, because its current syntax makes me think you could cast a sorcery on your opponent's turn with it.


    Yeah, and? It’s far from the first time that cards have been designed to let us cast sorceries on an opponent’s turn.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on (Leak) Strixhaven confirmed to have commander 2021
    Here’s to hoping that these decks will have more universally good EDH cards like the Ikoria precons did, rather than the ZNR and KHM ones.

    Quote from Ryperior74 »
    i totally called this one so part two of my prediction is each one is to a house and the face legends are their leaders


    Congrats, you are the king of low-hanging-fruit predictions
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  • posted a message on February 15, 2021 Banned and Restricted Announcement
    Quote from seilaoque »
    Quote from Mikefon »
    Arcanist in legacy was insane! Much stronger than snapcaster since it's repeatable and cast things for free! No surprise it's gone.

    this is not exactly true....
    yes, the card is strong, but it's an engine, while Snapcaster is just a tool
    snapcaster having flash is pretty crazy, as he transforms your entire graveyard into a toolbox at instant speed, while Arcanist must already be on the battlefield and needs to attack so he can cast something, you can actually see him coming.

    that said, yes.... Arcanist is very, very strong.
    T1: thoughtseize, take out the answer.
    T2: Arcanist
    T3: The Royal Scions

    can very well take over tha game just like that, but I'm still not sure that this was so much stronger than other stuff that's already pretty unfair in legacy to warrant that ban.


    Snapcaster can turn your graveyard into a toolbox at instant speed, but Arcanist can turn it into a toolbox for the rest of the game.
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  • posted a message on [KHM] Ban Coming? (Hint: Tibalt's Trickery is Lame)
    Quote from SilverWolf_27 »
    Quote from FlossedBeaver »
    Quote from Flamebuster »
    This is up to interpretation but we could be in for a ban shortly.

    I saw this go off and I'm like are you ******* serious? That's not good on WOTC's image right now. Another set with a consecutive ban (potentially)?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65YMJqtjDn4&t=2s

    'buster


    Nothing an errata can't fix with just 3 words.

    Too bad they try to avoid functional errata when possible. It would keep the red take on counterspell while avoiding the broken interaction, while with straight ban, the whole thing might be considered a failure.
    Seriously, how didn't they catch it before release?


    My guess is that they wanted to leave it open so that players could potentially abuse it to cheat out a big random thing, but they underestimated how quickly and consistently players could go off by streamlining the process.
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  • posted a message on Lunar New Year Promo Yuriko
    Not gonna lie, I’m way more excited about that Sethron promo than I ever will be about Yuriko
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Superdrop Smitten
    Quote from foam_dome »


    But then people wouldn’t be more incentivized to buy many multiples of them? From a financial standpoint, why would they do that?


    Customer satisfaction.

    WotC simply learned they can shave the balls of their customers and they will still buy into anything.

    And people that do deserve what they get.

    Anybody else will still complain, till they change something ... and if that doesnt happen, more will complain, just a matter of time.


    Exactly. As long as people are going to buy huge quantities of basic land secret lairs, Wizards is going to keep making them. It doesn’t matter how much people whine on forums; the only voice Wizards cares to hear is the one that comes from people’s wallets.

    If releasing a secret lair with only 1 of each basic land would encourage more people to buy many multiples of them, then why would they release a secret lair with 5 or 6 of each and risk cutting into their profits?
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  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Superdrop Smitten
    Quote from Ryperior74 »
    Oh the lands one

    GrrrAAAAAH those morons did it again just like with the snow land one


    MAKE 5 TO 10 OF EACH BASIC FOR SECRET LAIRS! NOT 1 OF EACH!!


    But then people wouldn’t be more incentivized to buy many multiples of them? From a financial standpoint, why would they do that?
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  • posted a message on [TSR] Cranial Plating
    Why does the copyright date on the bottom say 2020 instead of 2021?
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on 2021 promos: The Gitrog Monster and Nicol Bolas, The Ravager
    Yeah, not sure how I feel about that owl watermark on a card like Nicol Bolas or The Gitrog Monster.
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  • posted a message on [KDM] Warstorm surge reprint - Rootwater gaming
    Quote from Ryperior74 »
    So it’s offical Immersturm from plane chase is infact from kaldheim because...



    Warstorm surge is here and it depicted that plane chase card


    That was already confirmed last week when they listed Immersturm as one of the ten realms
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  • posted a message on [KHM] "Glittering Frost"— Weibo preview
    Quote from Courier7 »

    Snow Enchantment - Aura
    Enchant land
    Enchanted land becomes a Snow Land.


    I was wondering when an effect like this was going to happen. 2 snow permanents...but is the additional mana also snow mana, or just the one you get for tapping the land?


    I'm assuming the additional mana is also S, because it's generated by a snow source (this enchantment).
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  • posted a message on Two new planeswalkers Niko Aris and Tyvar Kell (bio only)
    "We wanted to create a nonbinary character whose entire story didn't revolve around their gender identity
    *proceeds to share in detail how Niko's backstory is representative of and inspired by nonbinary gender identity*"

    I don't think it's a bad thing, and it doesn't bug me, but I just found it kinda funny.
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  • posted a message on [KHM] Magda, Brazen Outlaw— Smoulder preview
    Quote from Ryperior74 »
    you could go 99 in dragon or artifact decks

    oh they made a mistake with getting any artifact with 5 treasures

    T1: mountain and sol ring
    T2: mountain this and dockside extortionist with atleast 5 artifacts or/and enchantments ( i know very very unlikely to happen)

    then what to cheat out turn 2 thats a artifact....





    Ah yes, a magical christmas land pipe dream scenario means that they made a mistake with the design of this card.

    The card seems quite good.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Kaldheim first look (with snow)
    "Kaldheim is coming to #*$&ing melt your mind hole."
    "Available basically &#^%ing everywhere – February 5"
    "They live here. It's $#%ing *$&#()."
    "We're also going to see and meet some pretty bad@$$ Planeswalkers."

    This is so horribly cringey and awful. "Hey guys, let's use symbols to denote censored swear words! We're so rugged and cool and METAL!"
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
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