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  • posted a message on Secret Lair Artist Series: Mark Poole
    If I get this in foil then I reserve the right to sing Mmmm BOP! on repeat until it makes ppl's ears BLEED.

    'buster, loving their inner Hanson
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Stranger Things
    Quote from FlossedBeaver »
    You're wrong, let's fight.

    No thanks. I'd rather have a V8.

    Quote from boombox_smk »

    Quote from Flamebuster »
    You can have your little strawmen armies fighting each other all you want, but ultimately you do not control or dictate what people like or do not like. That's it. It' a shame people have to get vile to the point of dehumanizing behaviour but at the end of the day I like what I like and don't like what I don't like.

    'buster


    I'm not sure if this is directed towards what I posted or not, but didn't say what you should or shouldn't like. The closest I came to that is saying that I would be disturbed if someone complains about UB's while themselves playing with DBZ alters or similar ilk.

    It was not directed at you but the entirety of this thread. I've had friends cut pics of DBZ or even Sailor Moon and paste them on cards back in the early 2000s and honestly it wasn't a big deal then. Sure it was goofy at the beginning but you learned to adapt. Yes, sticking pics or making alters isn't the same as a card with the same name as the character alter but it's not a big deal overall.

    People need to let this go. The game is evolving, and this is how it's being done. You can either choose to participate or withdraw.

    'buster
    P.S: If ppl are uppity about UB but are fine with D&D, then I sense some hypocrisy here.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Dan Frazier is Back: The Allied and Enemy Signets
    I would run these in a Commander deck merely because I know the retro frame bothers my buddy so much. He literally hates the retro frame.

    Quote from penguinarmy »
    Here's hoping the surprise free card is Arcane Signet.

    Naw, I'd rather it be Jester's Cap

    'buster
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  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Mother's Day 2021— Four Mother of Runes
    Awesome. Now how about a Father's Day Secret Lair?

    'buster
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  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Dan Frazier is Back: The Allied and Enemy Signets
    Quote from Ryperior74 »
    even if this one is only foil thats pretty dang tempting since it feels like ye oldie art of the signets

    they feel like art is in the line of


    That's the vibe I got too. They look so sexy in the retro frame.

    Am I the only one who feels the Dimir Signet looks an awful lot like the Eye of Horus?

    'buster
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Secret Lair Artist Series: Mark Poole
    A foil original art counterspell and BOP among others? Sign me up!

    'buster
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Mother's Day 2021— Four Mother of Runes
    This is artwork that could be featured in an art gallery. Imagine that in foil up close. Wowzer.

    'buster
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Saturday Morning D&D and Special Guests: Jen Bartel and Fiona Staples
    The only one I'd want is the Refreshing one. Female power! Stellar artwork.

    'buster
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  • posted a message on [ELD] Revenge of Ravens
    Well it did enough damage to kill this necro'd thread that's for sure.

    'buster
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  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Stranger Things
    You can have your little strawmen armies fighting each other all you want, but ultimately you do not control or dictate what people like or do not like. That's it. It' a shame people have to get vile to the point of dehumanizing behaviour but at the end of the day I like what I like and don't like what I don't like.

    'buster
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on 2022 sets, return to x?


    During Kaledesh all I wanted to do was to see the rest of the plane beyond the metal and filigree of the big city.
    WBG 100%

    See that's the thing...there are so many planes that we know only a fraction of. We know dick all about Ixalan outside of the main continent and the Useless Island. We know very little about Ulgrotha, Amonkhet, Mercadia, Fiora...etc.

    Know what Id like to see happen? Checking the other planet in Dominaria's system, Jinoue.

    I'd love to learn more about what's out there beyond the central locations featured in our "introductory" visit. I get there's a multiverse of planes and universes to the nth degree, but let's try and get a feel for those that we already know of, or at least are hinting at revealing to us i.e. Shandalar, Vryn, Regatha, etc.

    'buster
    Posted in: Speculation
  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Stranger Things
    People are all about personal choice so long as it abides by their unique personal narrative.

    Magic is what people want it to be, regardless of what others say to the contrary.

    Quote from Dontrike »
    Folks doing what they wish in their own free time is definitely not the same as this.

    The world is an oblate spheroid.

    'buster
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Secret Lair: Stranger Things
    Speaking of power creep, MTG Historian had to remind people that Baneslayer Angel is in Standard. Baneslayer. A once OP card in its day.

    Have things gotten so powerful that people forgot about Baneslayer being in a format alongside things like Eugene and what have you?

    Quote from Dontrike »
    In the end as the crossovers become money makers it is far more likely that Magic will be an IP licensing vehicle more so than it's own thing. Companies don't stop when they make money and Hasbro/WotC see just how much they can make by pushing this out. They'll push it until something makes them stop either no more money coming in or, much like with loot boxes, regulations get thrown in and I don't see either happening any time soon with this.

    Companies squeeze out as much money from something if sales are any indication of such. Which is why we haven't been seeing settings like Kamigawa or Ulgrotha as main settings lately since their respective inceptions.

    However, I'm sure that if they were to one or both of those two back sales would be wild. (Although you could argue that Innistrad is the lovechild of The Dark and Homelands but I digress).

    The consumer base is very fickle; I don't think they even know what they want. A lot of this is driven by emotion. That also holds relevance: What is important to you may not be important to someone else. You don't determine what ought to be "standard" in Magic in terms of how or why things get played/bought. All you can do really is play along and choose to opt out when able. WOTC is easily and undeniably playing into the financial reasons for this. They know people will buy it for the sake of having something in pop culture represented in MTG form.

    Tired argument but it holds true. So who knows what will happen.

    'buster

    P.S: D&D is going to be a super popular set because of its tie in with D&D and that player base. It will probably be one of the best selling sets of all time. Watch.
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  • posted a message on Throne of Eldraine eBook
    Quote from Dusk707 »
    But will it be better than the WAR book?

    WAR had a book?

    'buster
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  • posted a message on [AFR] Flumph and Tasha's Hideous Laughter — DragonTalk Live previews
    Quote from Simto »
    That mill card is ******* insane!

    There goes a good portion of Mono Red/Mono White libraries!

    Flumpf is a cool name. Feels like the sound someone makes when the shuffler does stupid ***** giving land rather than the spell you need to win lol. As for mill, well, they have to make mill relevant once Throne-Theros-Ikoria-M21 leave standard in a few months. Yay?


    'buster
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
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