"Play" vs. "Put onto the battlefield", with lands

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This question came up last night during a M12 draft with some of my friends: Does a card like Djinn of Wishes let you get around the "Only one land per turn" restriction, or any other restriction created by a card or ability? Does Genesis Wave?
Djinn does not
Genesis Wave does
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This question came up last night during a M12 draft with some of my friends: Does a card like Djinn of Wishes let you get around the "Only one land per turn" restriction, or any other restriction created by a card or ability? Does Genesis Wave?

Djinn: No.
Genesis Wave: Yes.
Djinn? no, also note that you can't play a land on an opponent's turn even via Djinn.

Genesis Wave isn't playing a land so it doesn't count towards the one per turn rule.

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The only way to "play" more than one land per turn is with spells and abilities that expressly say you can exceed this limit. However, an effect which puts a land card onto the battlefield isn't the same as "playing a land." Djinn of Wishes will not allow you to play a second land in a turn, but Genesis Wave will allow you to put any land cards revealed onto the battlefield.

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