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Hypotheical: Take all the current Planeswalkers. Teamed up. Who'd be where and what would happen?

Team Bolas: Sarkhan, Tibalt, Tezz, Rakka, Baltrice, Bolas

Versus: Jace, Garruk, Ajani, Sorin Gideon, Chandra, Elspeth, Karn, Koth

Rogue: Liliana, Nissa

Have at it!
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This can't possibly end well...


How about more one-on-one. Although that could be even worse. And give Keeper ideas...


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Was I the only one that pictured all of the walkers as Japanese high schoolers violently butchering each other?

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Was I the only one that pictured all of the walkers as Japanese high schoolers violently butchering each other?



No, but then again I also flashed to Deadman Wonderland and the Hunger Games too so....

I propose we talk about individual matches and damn the consquences.

Nissa vs Koth go.

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Might I suggest a more meaningful match. Last time Nissa saw Sorin, he looked at her and said, " Nice move, dip****! You just doomed your world!" A vanished with finger in the air. I think she's got something for him if they cross paths again.
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Might I suggest a more meaningful match. Last time Nissa saw Sorin, he looked at her and said, " Nice move, dip****! You just doomed your world!" A vanished with finger in the air. I think she's got something for him if they cross paths again.
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That one won't end well for Nissa.
Either she crosses swords with him and the Parasite Blade kills her living vine sword, making her rely entirely on magic, or Sorin sings a little ditty and Nissa ends up as elf pudding on the ground.
Nissa v Koth I also don't see going well for lady elf.

To summarize, hammer meet leaf.
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Nissa v Koth I also don't see going well for lady elf. To summarize, hammer meet leaf.



Hammer meet Naturalize
The lady is an expert at breaking things.

Seriously though, Koth and Nissa are fairly evenly matched.
Good points. So who'd take out Sorin? I'd think only Bolas, Karn, or Jace would really have a chance.
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Good points. So who'd take out Sorin? I'd think only Bolas, Karn, or Jace would really have a chance.



Lysene could take him out with the power of their loooooove.

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Good points. So who'd take out Sorin? I'd think only Bolas, Karn, or Jace would really have a chance.



Jace is hard to say. They both specialize in mental magics, but Jace, while naturally powerful doesn't have the finesse beings like Bolas or Sorin do. I wouldn't give it to Jace.
I think Liliana could throw down hard with Sorin. Garruk might be able to do it as well. Sarkhan has a chance.

Karn would provide a challenge for Sorin's normal strategy. Aside from that, I don't think Karn could beat anything unless he was trying HELP THEM.
Hypotheical: Take all the current Planeswalkers. Teamed up. Who'd be where and what would happen? Team Bolas: Sarkhan, Tibalt, Tezz, Rakka, Baltrice, Bolas Versus: Jace, Garruk, Ajani, Sorin Gideon, Chandra, Elspeth, Karn, Koth Rogue: Liliana, Nissa Have at it!


this would turn ugly pretty soon
Gideon and Chandra don't work all too well on the same team anymore
Nissa might actually side with team Bolas to have a shot at Sorin
Baltrice and Tezzeret will be up against Jace, giving him a hard time
Karn will most likely find something stupid to do that makes everything worse, most likely, he will just walk away
Elspeth and Ajani go emo and cut themselves
Garruk will be occupied with Liliana
that leaves Koth alone to deal with Sarkhan, Tibald and Rakka
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Hypotheical: Take all the current Planeswalkers. Teamed up. Who'd be where and what would happen? Team Bolas: Sarkhan, Tibalt, Tezz, Rakka, Baltrice, Bolas Versus: Jace, Garruk, Ajani, Sorin Gideon, Chandra, Elspeth, Karn, Koth Rogue: Liliana, Nissa Have at it!


this would turn ugly pretty soon
Gideon and Chandra don't work all too well on the same team anymore
Nissa might actually side with team Bolas to have a shot at Sorin
Baltrice and Tezzeret will be up against Jace, giving him a hard time
Karn will most likely find something stupid to do that makes everything worse, most likely, he will just walk away
Elspeth and Ajani go emo and cut themselves
Garruk will be occupied with Liliana
that leaves Koth alone to deal with Sarkhan, Tibald and Rakka



I have no clue where you are getting Rakka from.
Do you mean Ral Zarek? Might as well throw Kiora Atua in there as well.
In addition, Tamiyo is not present.
Tibalt has no interest in fighting, he's about... the artistry of pain, not the brute of it.

Still, single by single cases would be much much more appropriate.

My match-ups:

Jace and Garruk team up buddy-cop style against Liliana and Tezzeret.  The fighting is punctuated by Garruk trying to rip Lilly to shreds while she tries to appeal to Jace's feelings for her.  Unfortunatley, Jace is busy trying not to get choked out by Tezz, who has picked up a rather dangerous mental minefield courtesy of Bolas.  Upper hand currently going to Team Tezziana.

Ajani and Koth go at it gladiator-style for days.  Gideon officiates. Neither is willing to admit defeat and both are a scant few seconds from just collapsing in each other’s arms in the manliest of bro-hug power naps.  Gideon wanders off to find Chandra because this is turning into a sausage fest.

Nissa convinces both Chandra and Elspeth to go with her in a Charlie's Angels style beat down on Sorin.  Sorin, for his part, is perplexed as ****, but lays down the pain with the best of them.  While the girls have the numbers advantage, Sorin has been doing this sort of thing for eons.  Toying with a trio of impulsive, angry ladies with emotional issues seems like a solid way to spend an afternoon.  During the fight Sorin manages to confront each girl with their inner-most fears of inadequacy.  After a major breakthrough, they decided to stop fighting, and all go out for karaoke instead.  Sorin pays.

Nicol Bolas spends the day gnawing on Karn.  Karn spends the day not caring.  In the end, Sarkhan is all "Hey, are you two done yet?" and both of them are all "Nah, we cool."  And then they both spend some time talking about grand plans that they were part of that ended in catastrophic failure.  Bolas muses about how Karn manages to fit all those powerful artifacts and parts of other planeswalkers inside himself.  Karn reveals to Bolas that he is a Time Lord.

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@biotech66 aren't you the boss anyway? isn't "DO IT OR I FIRE YOU!" still an option?

@mikemearls I think Perkins would throat punch me if I ever tried that. And I'd give him a glowing quarterly review for it.

Rakka Mar is a Walker from Alara Unbroken. She was Bolas' servant who fought along side Sarhkan before he met Bolas himself.
I'm still of the opinion that Tibalt will get snatched up by Bolas.
Tamiyo's on the sideline chronicling the battle.

Personally, I think Tibalt will remind Elspeth of the Phyrexians and she'll go to town on him.
I'd even speculate Lil, Jace & Garruk team up on Tezz & Baltrice for the " Greater Good" the Garruk turns on Lili after. (He did start their fight)
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Rakka Mar is a Walker from Alara Unbroken. She was Bolas' servant who fought along side Sarhkan before he met Bolas himself. I'm still of the opinion that Tibalt will get snatched up by Bolas. Tamiyo's on the sideline chronicling the battle. Personally, I think Tibalt will remind Elspeth of the Phyrexians and she'll go to town on him. I'd even speculate Lil, Jace & Garruk team up on Tezz & Baltrice for the " Greater Good" the Garruk turns on Lili after. (He did start their fight)



She wasn't a walker. Hence the reason why Rakka Mar is a creature card.
She received Elder Mastery for following the dragon and then Ajani Lightning Helixed her.

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@Azure: That was all just.... just terrible.

I know.  I should feel sorry or ashamed or....something, but I don't.

@mikemearls The office is basically empty this week, which opens up all sorts of possibilities for low shenanigans

@mikemearls In essence, all those arguments I lost are being unlost. Won, if you will. We're doing it MY way, baby.

@biotech66 aren't you the boss anyway? isn't "DO IT OR I FIRE YOU!" still an option?

@mikemearls I think Perkins would throat punch me if I ever tried that. And I'd give him a glowing quarterly review for it.

Garruk trying to rip Lilly to shreds while she tries to appeal to Jace's feelings for her.



Yes, Garruk gets very mad when Liliana tries to appeal to Jace's feelings for her.
Garruk trying to rip Lilly to shreds while she tries to appeal to Jace's feelings for her.

Yes, Garruk gets very mad when Liliana tries to appeal to Jace's feelings for her.

It's clearly because he secretly loves her but can only show his feelings through murderous rage.

@mikemearls The office is basically empty this week, which opens up all sorts of possibilities for low shenanigans

@mikemearls In essence, all those arguments I lost are being unlost. Won, if you will. We're doing it MY way, baby.

@biotech66 aren't you the boss anyway? isn't "DO IT OR I FIRE YOU!" still an option?

@mikemearls I think Perkins would throat punch me if I ever tried that. And I'd give him a glowing quarterly review for it.

Garruk trying to rip Lilly to shreds while she tries to appeal to Jace's feelings for her.

Yes, Garruk gets very mad when Liliana tries to appeal to Jace's feelings for her.

It's clearly because he secretly loves her but can only show his feelings through murderous rage.



Uh uh... HELL NO. That beach can get it on with Jace or whoever her tacky words may get her with, but not mah bb Garruk.

POP OFF DEATH MAGE. POP OFF.

/troll
Ok. Here's my real question. Whose gonna take out Bolas. Odds are even with everone's combined forces, they won't kill him.

How's this Jace telepathically tells Tamiyo of Tezz's Manablade left on Kamigawa. She retreives it. Koth retreives Venser's corpse, which Lili reanimates. Undead Venser pulls a Nightcrawler style attack with the manablade. Then Karn sacrifices Mirrodin by drawing all its mana into himself, and right after everyone else runs like hell from holy water, goes Supernova right in ol' Niky's face.
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Ok. Here's my real question. Whose gonna take out Bolas. Odds are even with everone's combined forces, they won't kill him. How's this Jace telepathically tells Tamiyo of Tezz's Manablade left on Kamigawa. She retreives it. Koth retreives Venser's corpse, which Lili reanimates. Undead Venser pulls a Nightcrawler style attack with the manablade. Then Karn sacrifices Mirrodin by drawing all its mana into himself, and right after everyone else runs like hell from holy water, goes Supernova right in ol' Niky's face.



It's definitely going to be a team effort since neowalkers have been nerfed. I remember Skibo reminding me that Ajani was able to temporarily beat Bolas because he was backed by the power of the Conflux (please feel free to correct).

You bringing up Karn... it actually won't be that farfetched, I mean they would be hitting 2 birds with one stone if ever. But isn't Karn busy with other things tho? :/



Your right about Ajani and the Conflux Maelstrom.

Karn is currently hulking out on the Phyrexian infestation of Mirrodin, but in this instance... Let's just say her realized Tezz was associating with the Phyrexians and traced him back to Bolas.

Karn finally says, "You know what...**** it. Urza made me go blow **** up. Bolas!!! Tag....your it!"
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Ok. Here's my real question. Whose gonna take out Bolas. Odds are even with everone's combined forces, they won't kill him. How's this Jace telepathically tells Tamiyo of Tezz's Manablade left on Kamigawa. She retreives it. Koth retreives Venser's corpse, which Lili reanimates. Undead Venser pulls a Nightcrawler style attack with the manablade. Then Karn sacrifices Mirrodin by drawing all its mana into himself, and right after everyone else runs like hell from holy water, goes Supernova right in ol' Niky's face.


Skibo will insist it will be Jace with very little to back that up other than MaRo likes the Heroes Journey and since Jace is the icon of Magic that must mean he's on the Hero's Journey... DESPITE the fact that nothing about his story coincides with it.
Jace is not the Hero.

Venser is almost dead certainly going to stay a rotting withered piece of crap magic rock. I think you also overestimate Liliana's skills. She can animate the dead. She can't make them act like they did in life. They're meat puppets, not beings.

Jace still has the Manablade btw. Even then... it's a dragon. A knife will do little.
Karn also no longer has the ability to sacrifice Mirrodin. The power that it took to create is what it would take to destroy.
Aside from all that, they won't cross the Phyrexian and Bolas streams.


You're right about Ajani and the Conflux Maelstrom. Karn is currently hulking out on the Phyrexian infestation of Mirrodin, but in this instance... Let's just say her realized Tezz was associating with the Phyrexians and traced him back to Bolas. Karn finally says, "You know what...**** it. Urza made me go blow **** up. Bolas!!! Tag....your it!"


Tezz isn't the problem, the Phyrexians are. That would be like attacking the fly that is buzzing around the bloodthirsty lion.
If he knew Tezz was told to keep them destabilized, he might LOOK for Bolas to help.
My theories for Bolasdeath (likely not impending at all)
1) Impaled on the bowsprit of a Skyship
2) Tries to mess with the Eldrazi and gets unmade by his own scheming
3) Arrow through the eye, fired by a nonwalker notable.
4) Beatdown conga that sees massive forces arrayed against him all get their hits in.  For instance "Liliana lures him to plane X, Gideon binds his winds so he falls, Chandra and Koth tag-team him with magical attacks, and Elspeth rides in for the kill in melee"

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I'm leaning towards Jace killing him in some contrive manner (Something akin to spirit Bolas)

Unless Creative wusses out, in which case Jace will just weaken Bolas, and Tezzert will kill him.

Then again, my storyline predictions tend to suck.

Edit: Hmmm... Barinellos knows me too well. I stand by my prediction.
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My prediction is that Bolas will be defeated by something or someone found within his vast past that he underestimated and believed he had killed but it came back with a vengeance, killing him without much effort at all.

This entity will probably become the new big bad. Something that can't be scoffed at and be akin to Doomsday/Apocalypse in demeanor and power level.
My prediction is that Bolas will be defeated by something or someone found within his vast past that he underestimated and believed he had killed but it came back with a vengeance, killing him without much effort at all.

This entity will probably become the new big bad. Something that can't be scoffed at and be akin to Doomsday/Apocalypse in demeanor and power level.



Doomsday and Apocalypse actually gets scoffed at regularly now. Like... a LOT.
What you probably want to shoot for is Darkseid. Maybe Thanos.
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Karn finally says, "You know what...**** it. Urza made me go blow **** up. Bolas!!! Tag....your it!"

I'm pretty sure the Null Moon orbital laser has had a sufficient amount of time to recharge. 

@mikemearls The office is basically empty this week, which opens up all sorts of possibilities for low shenanigans

@mikemearls In essence, all those arguments I lost are being unlost. Won, if you will. We're doing it MY way, baby.

@biotech66 aren't you the boss anyway? isn't "DO IT OR I FIRE YOU!" still an option?

@mikemearls I think Perkins would throat punch me if I ever tried that. And I'd give him a glowing quarterly review for it.

Pretty sure the Null Moon orbital mana battery has a big honking hole punched in it from when the Legacy Weapon flew right through the middle of the thing.

Also, Bolas can only be killed by a Hammer of Bogardan. Hey, it worked the last time, no?
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In only slightly related news: Jace V Professor X. I know X is much more powerful and skilled, but his powers are based on some physical thing in his brain (I assume), meaning he has to get to the mind through the target's brain. Jace shouldn't have this problem. So does the difference matter? Or would it only matter with someone closer to Jace's power/skill level.
Actually ib AoA its depicted that Jace simply is a telepath. His ability is enhanced by mana and magic but its not a skill he "learned "
That said... I think its ans even match.
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Not even close.

Maybe it would have been close before the films but as soon as Patrick Stewart was cast as Xavier then he became immortal and all powerful.

True fact. 
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Given how composed Picard was and the fact that Patrick Stewart was a classically trained shakespearean actor, it is absolutely flooring to hear the crap he's willing to say.
Of course, there again, this is the guy who actively WANTS to be cast as Spider Jerusalem if they ever make a live action adaptation of Transmetropolitan so...
"I would have Jean braid your hair"

I mean come on, that was an amazing line 
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Reassembling the Legacy Weapon seems like it could provide plenty of interesting stories for an ensemble cast while providing a nod to pre-Mending history.
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Moriok Rigger does absolutely nothing to boost other riggers. You are incorrect.
Moriok Rigger is not a Rigger in print. Only in Errata WHAT NOW! (yes, I did put that phrase in for that exact reason)
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Reassembling the Legacy Weapon seems like it could provide plenty of interesting stories for an ensemble cast while providing a nod to pre-Mending history.



Reassembling the Legacy Weapon is easy. See, watch, I'll do it right now.

Hey Karn! C'mere for a second!
Reassembling the Legacy Weapon seems like it could provide plenty of interesting stories for an ensemble cast while providing a nod to pre-Mending history.



Reassembling the Legacy Weapon is easy. See, watch, I'll do it right now.

Hey Karn! C'mere for a second!


 Karn: what do you want? don't you see i'm trying to give enougth f*cks to save mirrodin or new phyrexia or whatever the hell the call it these days
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Reassembling the Legacy Weapon seems like it could provide plenty of interesting stories for an ensemble cast while providing a nod to pre-Mending history.



Reassembling the Legacy Weapon is easy. See, watch, I'll do it right now.

Hey Karn! C'mere for a second!


 Karn: what do you want? don't you see i'm trying to give enougth f*cks to save mirrodin or new phyrexia or whatever the hell the call it these days



Too bad. I'm all out of ***** to give.

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Rancor dies to in-response removal.
Yeah... Until next game, where it'll be right back. Seriously, there's no way to deal with Rancor in any format. It should be banned, except Gleemax is a lobbyist for the Rancor party, so that'll never happen.
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You might want to actually talk to the Flavor & Storyline Board people... since, you know, our whole reason for playing Magic is the flavor. I'm willing to bet you'll get a lot more interest there than in General.
Indeed, both posters down there would be thrilled.
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When talks about banning Jace first started, I was thinking that I would see him banned come June 20th. But as I think more about it, I don't really think that Jace is the problem anymore. Sure his power level leaves very little to the imagination (opening Jace is like opening a refrigerator box with a naked girl on the inside), and sure his price does have a strong impact on what players choose to play (playing Jace is like being intimate with a woman and she doesn't charge you in the morning), but it is not the source of all the problems in Standard.
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How do people think saving room to print more abilities on cards is dumbing down the game?

Do you really think, say, Akroma would ever be printed if she said, "Akroma can block by creatures with this ability and cannot be blocked by creatures without this ability.  If a creature without this ability would deal combat damage by Akroma would be destroyed, prevent all combat damage that creature would deal to Akroma this combat.  Attacking does not cause Akroma to tap.  If Akroma is blocked and deals lethal damage, it deals the remainder of its damage to the defending player.  Akroma may attack and use abilities that require tapping in the casting cost the turn it enters the battlefield.  Akroma cannot be damaged, enchanted, equipped, blocked or targeted by black or red sources" rather than her "dumbed down" wording she has?  No freaking way.  Keywording and shorthand allows them to make complicated cards easy to play with, allowing them to be printed in the first place.
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The creation of praetors was worth it just because now amoeboid changeling is a praetor.
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1. cast frankie peanuts2. ask opponent "will you concede the game this turn"? if they say yes, you win; if they say no, play a staying power
3. subsequently ask "will you attack this turn"? and "will you cast a spell this turn"? (using a Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir for the second question if necessary) to ensure they can't disrupt the combo
4. donate them a platinum angel
5. play a mox lotus and braingeyser them for every card in their library. play an opalescence and donate them a glorious anthem and a blacker lotus, then play enchanted evening. play and activate a mindslaver and then donate them a fastbond and the mox lotus (returning one of the donates to your hand with eternal witness or whatever)
6. during their turn, play every permanent in their hand (playing lands with fastbond) then (as yourself) cast mirrorweave on the blacker lotus, so every permanent becomes a copy of it. proceed to tear up every card they control, and hopefully do it before they notice that they aren't bound by staying power's ability anymore and can concede
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One part of the statement being true=/=the whole statement true.
Whatever. I'm still here about ten minutes away. Whenever you want to get destroyed in Magic, I'm available.
I would like to get destroyed in Magic, actually. Do you know anybody good enough?
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You're such an obvious troll that you have hexproof and : Regenerate.
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Dark Ritual being overpowered is determined more by what is done with it than the card itself.
True, but the fact that it enables so many ridiculous things is pretty telling. It's like, sure I can use a shotgun as a bludgeoning instrument, but that doesn't make it not a shotgun.
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Shortly before Serra died, she transferred her spark into an angel whose full name was Asha Avacyn Bolas. Her dragon father groomed her for her positions in Alara and Innistrad, and she's also been getting help from her uncle Ugin in the form of Urza, who was resurrected as Marit Lage to be the avatar as which she projects herself into material realms. Grieslbrand is a split personality who sometimes wanders the planes disguised as a human woman named Liliana Vess.
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Yeah that (Content Removed) really annoys me. Moderated by MY_self right about naahowwww!
93446159 wrote:
Dilleux_Lepaire just won the thread.
57461258 wrote:
And, as usual, Dilleux wins the entire thread. Nice work, sir, nice work.
99113151 wrote:
They need to make 9 layers of zones where cards go when they "die". Much like Hell.
56778328 wrote:
Wow, holy doggy poop, kids, obvious statement is obvious.
56776038 wrote:
122053101 wrote:
i don't think your geting it WotC is trying to kill the comption to make it so that there shity app is the only one left.
I haven't tried the app. How is its use of English grammar? Cheers!
57471038 wrote:
Everyone's life would be easier if players would, instead of coming to the 'net for help with a deck, just netdeck and be done with it. And I'm not talking about some Top 8 lists, for the Casualists, too, can benefit from netdecking. I've netdecked plenty of decks from the Casual Play forums from users such as Mown, Raedien, Floopfoot, and a few others. I snatched straight the heck out of my web browser. Yes, people, your original idea fell victim to a savage netdecker. You have been assimiliated. Suppose I wanted a Zombie deck. Why on earth would I spend time searching Gatherer for a decent list of Zombie cards when Raedien already did it for me? Taking time to be creative or waiting on people on the forums to tell you why your deck sucks or 'go to Casual forums' is a disasterous waste of time (to me).
56957928 wrote:
82423538 wrote:
If WotC started putting $100 bills in packs, the players would complain that they folded them wrong.
No, they just spam them with ban requests. That being said, Magic was ruined back in Alpha when they added all that rules and cards [Debutantes avert your eyes]. My friends and I still like playing it the "pure" way (Basically we go into the woods and hit eachother with wiffle bats while shouting made up obscenities. You know, the way Garfield wanted it to be played).
56957928 wrote:
Don't worry about it. I've come up with a list of changes to fix EDH. -First off, there's no commander. -The minimum deck size is 60 cards, and each deck can have up to four of each card, save basic lands and relentless rats. Also decks have no color identity. -Starting life total is 20. And voila, now things are balanced.
89522235 wrote:
Here's a clever play you can try yourself: -Convince friend to run relentless rats.dec in legacy tournament -Get a deck with lots of mill, yixlid jailer, and humility -Drop humility and jailer, wait for him to dump his hand, mill him out -All his rats now have no abilities. Call a judge because he's playing an illegal deck with more than 4 of a single card. -Get him/her banned from competitive magic play
142055101 wrote:
But how to mark them without making the individual sleeve different! You could buy a skunk and slam it's butt on you deck (pardon the french) Then after the game just sniff at your opponent's pile of cards and you will know if any of your cards are there!!!
141434757 wrote:
In Soviet Russia, Sorin opens You
71235715 wrote:
L, is for the leather gloves you weaaaar. O, is for the organs that guy could spaaaare. V, is very very, extraordinay. E, is for every vagrant i butchered in a wine cellar befooooore.
57052258 wrote:
The outer layer of the Magic: the Gathering box, the carton, or crust, is fairly thin and light, and contains largely aluminosilcates. Within that lies the middle layer, consisting of the familiar booster pack. Although solid, the booster packs' high temperatures allow them to acutally move around within the booster box. This flow, sometimes called convection, is cited by frustrated box mappers as one of WOTC's most genious uses of thermodynamics since the Ravnica block. No one knows what lies at the core of the booster box, but scientists theorize that it must be especially dense in order to make up for the large amount of fluff distributed amongst the booster packs.
58232598 wrote:
88993869 wrote:
Torpor Orb is absolutely godawful against Vexing Devil.
whoever is playing vexing devil is probably losing anyways
56957928 wrote:
I imagine [Ajani 3's] second ability involves him hurling the creature at your opponent Brion Stoutarm style, then the guy is just like "Okay, that may have worked, but don't- GOD DAMN IT!" as he does it again because cats don't give a **** :33.
56957928 wrote:
"Do or do not, there is no try." - Albus Dumbledore, The Lord of the Rings.
89522235 wrote:
68978039 wrote:
Its like that one time Elves broke out in a field of Jund. Elves became a resurgent hit, then died off again once Jund adapted to the rest of the field of G/W that it required mass removal that inherently pooped on Elves too. Submit to the menace. Delver can, and will blot out the sun.
Then we shall play in the shade.
89522235 wrote:
I'm sorry, this forum isn't for getting bad advice on mediocre decks, that's standard deck help. This forum is for starting ****storms.
97820278 wrote:
139359831 wrote:
Your advice would only lead me to make generic, boring, and unworthy content. It's of no use to me.
I just got this image of you as an architect, having finished a building suspended by only a small pole in its southwest corner, saying it's original. Then the building collapses.
56957928 wrote:
I for one love the flavor of legendary lands. "I remember my days as a youth at Tolarian Academy." "Wow, small multiverse, I actually went there too." "WAIT, DON'T- Well ****, there's $200,000 in student loans well spent."
56957928 wrote:
And flavor goes out the window when you cast a second copy of a planeswalker right after the first one dies, so... "Hey Nissa, I need a favor." "You just asked me for a 'favor' like thirty seconds ago, and it turned out to be having Sarkhan Transmogrify my only follower into a dragon like 5 times -which dickery aside also violates some laws of causality - and then you let me get beaten over the head by that hedron crab." "...I'll give you " "...Well all right then."
57150868 wrote:
GM, I don't think Dill is better than you. I KNOW it. Even if he wakes up every morning, clubs a baby seal, steals all the TV remotes from within a block's radius of his house and then robs hungry orphans of their food he'd be better than you, for the simple reason that he learns from his mistakes.
143211137 wrote:
57033358 wrote:
Tamiyo vs. Gideon
What would they have to fight about? Like, all I can think of now is Gideon going "Hey, long-ears! I'm gathering a group of 'Walkers together to fight some tentacle monsters.....you want in?" and Tamiyo going "Ew! Hentai no bakka Gideon-desu desu!" and flying away.
76783093 wrote:
I open 4 packs just to be on the safe side. Not only do I get more cards than everyone else, but I also get to spend the rest of the night off. Win Win.
191752181 wrote:
MaRo has a thing for people opening boosters with bad cards. But since he can only get so many bad cards printed in each set, he has found a devious way of getting more bad cards into circulation: He makes entire print sheets with just bad rares, then puts them onto the assembly line. He proceeds to wring his hands and twirl his evil mustache that he grew for twirling purposes as a lightning bolt strikes in the background. Afterwards, he goes to make sure that the good cards are only opened by everyone's friends, and that we all only get to open bad cards. He does this by memorising each booster, than switching them around accordingly. Whenever someone complains about a card, he immediately jumps out from behind a chair to yell "WELL, IT'S NOT FOR YOU!" before merging back into the shadows in order to devise new ways in which he can screw over players, then claim that he has valid reasons for doing so.
97820278 wrote:
192729031 wrote:
You open a booster pack, and staring back at you from the rare slot is a Lotleth Troll? At least I can stick him in my EDH deck and still have four for my standard constructed.
Because lol troll
56874518 wrote:
It helped that I more or less skipped most of GM_Champion's longer diatribes. I only have so many brain cells I'm willing to sacrifice each day.
192931349 wrote:
Mark Rosewater is sitting in a seemingly innocuous cable TV van, outside of Bankaimastery's house. Sitting nearby are two hardened criminal hackers, fresh out of prison, and filled with resentment at their lack of physical fitness. "Have you managed to hack his brainwaves yet? The set deadline's coming up fast." "We're almost through. It should be coming up on the screen any second." The hacker presses a button, and Kevin's thoughts flash onto the screen. Mark and the hackers stare in amazement at the sheer beauty, the elegance, and the raw truth of what they see. It's like the ending to 2001: A Space Odyssey. Brilliant light shines across the screen, the truth of existence is made clear to them, and they despair at their own foolishness, their own ignorance, their own inadequacy. And then they steal his ideas. As they return back to R&D, Mark sneers at a haggard old man chained to a cast-iron sphere. The man looks up from his laborious task of breaking rocks in the dungeon of Wizards of the Coast headquarters, and asks a question: "Kevin, my greatest student. He - he's all right, isn't he? You didn't hurt him?" Mark deals him a weighty blow with his boot. "Know your place, Richard. Get back to work."
57023768 wrote:
Now show me on the Garruk doll where Zac Hill ruined your enjoyment of Magic...
63711769 wrote:
I'm only opposed to it because it bears so little relation to how people actually play the game. The example of Miracles is actually a much better one then the Clone example I was trying to use. From the game's perspective, the card can move instantly from face down in the library to revealed in the hand and that's fine for the rules. But in real life, we can't actually do that, so the card spends a good bit of time in locations that are neither where that player's library is nor where that player's hand is. And that's fine for real life. What I don't want is the disconnect to be explicitly codified. Along the lines of
183664.697 A game of Magic as laid out by these rules exists only as a pure Platonic ideal, utterly unrealizable by fallible mortals limited by the confines of physicality and the ravages of evil and sin. 183664.698 The cake is a lie, too.
I know it's true, but I don't want the rules to actually straight-up tell me that.
147137503 wrote:
77120821 wrote:
Pfft this cant be serious can it? If it is please delete your account OP. Its not even close to ban worthy, considering what JTMS and stoneforge had to accomplish to get banned i see the WotC selling magic to aquire Pokemon before that ever happens.
I'm trying to imagine sorin markov as a gym leader in one of those pokemon games which you have to beat him to get his badge... somehow I imagine that he would stab you in the chest with his sword before giving you the badge, even if you beat his pokemon....
196239043 wrote:
Personally, I'd be fine with tea time but then I'm not gonna waste the mana summoning Emrakul, the Aeons Torn. He always takes all the sugar, drinks the whole pot of Earl Grey and doesn't even say thank you. SO. RUDE.

 

JustTerrorIt wrote:

 

JuliusPringle wrote:

All I want to do is sit down and play magic, but when I walked in yesterday, (since I didn't talk to anyone) nobody talked to me and I silently bought what I wanted and walked out.


If you don't talk to anyone, that increases the odds that no one will talk to you.

 

JuliusPringle wrote:

So how do I just... introduce myself? "Hi, my name is Adam, wanna play magic with me?" Do I go to the counter and talk to the cashier?


Yeah. Talk to the cashier. Tell him/her that you want a Black Lotus, and if they don't have one tell them that the store isn't on par with what you expected.

 

Reach into your back left pocket. Pull out a deck list that you copied directly from some ChannelFireball top 8 Standard discussion, and ask for all the cards, as is, on that list. Then, ask for some random, probably terrible cards from whatever set is Standard legal. Say it's tech for the upcoming changes in the metagame.

 

Pull out a deck, and tell some random dude you wanna test (you have to use the term "test" for this to work) for Standard. Make sure that deck contains Kitchen Finks and Alluring Siren. Maybe throw in Nyxathid for good measure.

 

Finally, before you leave, spill (make it look like an accident) one hundred singleton, random cards onto the floor. Pick them up, put them in a pile, and say "EEE-DEE-AYCH".

 

I know this sounds dumb at first, but it will work. With the method outlined above, you will draw the attention of players that play older formats by asking for cards that no one on Earth can reasonably afford. You will get the attention of the wanna-be pro, Stomp-n00bz players by pulling out a well known decklist and declare that you have "tech" to make it better. You will get the attention of all the kind, helpful players by seemingly not knowing the most common format by having non-Standard legal cards in a deck that you claim is Standard legal. Finally, you catch all the rest of the Magic players by saying "EEE-DEE-AYCH" (EDH (or Commander)).

And there you have it. You will be talking to more people than you would have wanted to talk to in no time.

 

Smoke_Stack wrote:

EDH is the best format anyway


See, it's starting already.

 

Break the Card
What is Break the Card?
Break the Card is a regular thread in the Cards and Combo Forum. Quite simply, the participants are given a Johnnystatic card (e.g. Xenograft) and are asked to build a deck around it. The winner and honorable mentions are sigged below. Get brewing!
Week 1 : Xenograft
This week's Break the Card was based around Xenograft. Thread : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/27681049/Break_the_card_:_Xenograft?pg=1 Winner : Axterix with his Vampdrazi deck. Finalist : Vektor480 with his Ally/Golem/Plant deck. Honorable mentions : Zammm for the Turntimber Ranger combo and TinGorilla for suggesting Sarkhan the Mad.
Week 2 : Mindlock Orb
Here's the link to the Mindlock Orb contest : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/27697565/Break_the_Card_:_Mindlock_Orb?sdb=1&pg=last#497536269 Winner : Axterix with his Maralen of the Mornsong deck. Honorable mentions : Void_Elemental.
Week 3 : Bludgeon Brawl
Here's the link to Break the Card : Bludgeon Brawl : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/27715169/Break_the_Card_:_Bludgeon_Brawl?sdb=1&pg=last#498208797 Winner : Vektor and his Grab the World deck. Finalist : Crandor with his Awesome Aliteration deck. Honorable mentions : RP Jesus with his Wat deck and Zix200 with his Signet Renewal deck.
Week 4 : Followed Footsteps
This week was Followed Footsteps : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/27748677/Break_the_Card_:_Followed_Footsteps?pg=1 Winner : Tevish_Szat with his Exponential Growth deck. Honorable mentions : Zix with his Carbon Copies deck and Escef with his Fungus of Speed and Time deck.
Week 5 : Delaying Shield
This week's card was Delaying Shield : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/27790101/Break_the_Card_:_Delaying_Shield Winner : Tevish_Szat. Finalist : Vampire_Bat. Honorable Mention : Zix200.
Week 6 : Painter's Servant
This week's card was Painter's Servant : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/27940861/Break_the_Card_:_Painters_Servant?pg=1 Winner : Tevish_Szat with his Paint it Black deck. Finalist : Wprundv with his Tiger, Tiger Painted Bright deck.
Week 7 : Venser, the Sojourner
This week's card was Venser, the Sojourner : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/27977489/Break_the_Card_:_Venser,_the_Sojourner Winner : Izzett with her "Venser, Trickster Trader" deck. Finalist : Wprundv with his "Tactical Sojourner Action" deck.
Week 8 : Personal Sanctuary
This week's card was Personal Sanctuary : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/28005461/Break_the_card_:_Personal_Sanctuary Winner : MrQuizzles. Honorable mention : Vampire_Bat and UbberSheep
Week 9 : Sundial of the Infinite
This week's card was Sundial of the Infinite : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/28038277/Break_the_card_:_Sundial_of_the_Infinite Finalist : Izzett with her "Afterlife Trespassers" deck. Winner : Xeromus with his "Fortune 500" deck.
Week 10 : Jace's Archivist
This week's card was Jace's Archivist : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/28063377/Break_the_Card_:_Jaces_Archivist. Finalists : Jentaru with his "Consecration of the Draw" deck and HereticSmitty with his "ADHD: The deck" deck. Winner : JaxsonBateman with his "The Archives Are Endless!" deck.
Week 11 : Search the City
This week's card was Search the City : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29518555/Break_the_Card_:_Search_the_City Finalist : Mown with "A Thousand Footsteps". Winner : Desolation_masticore with "Burn the City".
Week 12 : Fiend Hunter
This week's card was Fiend Hunter : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29530975/Break_the_Card_:_Fiend_Hunter Winner : Yuyu63 with "Carnival Hunting". Honorable mention : Dknowle's "Champion the Fiend".
Week 13 : Clock of Omens
This week's card was Clock of Omens : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29541549/Break_the_Card_:_Clock_of_Omens?pg=1 Winner : Dknowle's "The Myrs Go Marching".
Week 14 : Light of Sanction
This week's card was Light of Sanction : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29607219/Break_the_Card_:_Light_of_Sanction?pg=1 Winner : Zauzich's "Divine Plague".
Week 15 : Assemble the Legion
This week's card was Assemble the Legion : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29662307/Break_the_Card_:_Assemble_the_Legion Winner : JBTM's "Some Assembly Required".
Week 16 : High Tide
This week's cards were High Tide and/or Bubbling Muck : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29760427/Break_the_Card_:_High_Tide Winner : Mown's "Puppet Strings".
Week 17 : Illusionist's Bracers
This week's card was Illusionist's Bracers : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29776943/Break_the_Card_:_Illusionistss_Bracers Winner : Enigma256's "Tezzeret's Bracers"
Week 18 : Savor the Moment
This week's card was Savor the Moment : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29787235/Break_the_Card_:_Savor_the_Moment Winner : POSValkir's "A Savory Filibuster!"
Week 19 : Grinning Ignus
This week's card was Grinning Ignus : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29795547/Break_the_Card_:_Grinning_Ignus Winner : dknowle's "Luren' and Laughin'".
Week 20 : Transcendence
This week's card was Transcendence : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29806481/Break_the_Card_:_Transcendence Winners : Mown's "Transcending Timing Restrictions" and Dknowle's "Blinded by Greed", tied for the win.
Week 21 : Mortus Strider
This week's card was Mortus Strider : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29818471/Break_the_Card_:_Mortus_Strider Winner : SimonGlume's "Mortus Head".
Week 22 : High Priest of Penance
This week's card was High Priest of Penance : http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29917231/Break_the_Card_High_Priest_of_Penance Winners : JBTM's "Two Clerics and a Goblin walk into a (Bom)bar(dment)..." and POSValkir1's "Choke Their Rivers with Our Dead!".
Week 23 : False Cure
This week's card was False Cure :http://community.wizards.com/go/thread/view/75842/29964239/Break_the_Card_:_False_Cure Winner : Dknowle's "When Hippos Fly".

Week 24 : Akroan Horse

This week's card was Akroan Horse : http://community.wizards.com/forum/cards-and-combos/threads/4024821.

Winner : Dknowle's "Indian Giver".

Week 25 : Leylines

This week saw multiple cards being in the contest : all of the Leylines! http://community.wizards.com/forum/cards-and-combos/threads/4067621

Winner : POSValkir1's "Laying the Battle Lines".

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