[GTC-ICD] Basilica Guards

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Basilica Guards
Creature - Human Soldier (C)
Defender, Extort
"None may pass... for free."
1/4

Basilica Guards

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Cool art. Sideboard in Esper control?
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Front: PigKnight, One Line Poster (3W) Legendary Creature - Boar Knight Vigilance When this creature dies, return him to play and transform him. (2/3) >(5/3)< Back: (Black)ZombiePiggles, Eater of Tomato Sauce Legendary Creature - Boar Knight Zombie Trample, Intimidate B: Regenerate this creature. When this creature is the target of a white spell, transform this creature. (5/3)

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basilica guards
creature - human soldier
defender, extort
"None may pass.. for free."
1/4 
192884403 wrote:
firstrike
56965458 wrote:
97820278 wrote:
56965458 wrote:
97820278 wrote:
Ceci n'est pas une pipe.
This definitely doesn't mean what you think it means.
I was referring to the painting The Treachery of Images.
I know.
Orzhov is making a strong contention for my second favorite guild. Azorius is cool and all but this ability is just diamonds.

This is one of my favorite kinds of cards to draft. 

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Surely a strong common representing the Orzhov mechanic. And playable in monowhite to boot.
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Orzhov is making a strong contention for my second favorite guild. Azorius is cool and all but this ability is just diamonds.




They do share a color.

 
Resident Piggles Zombie piggy is eatin' your sigs om nom nom (>*o*)>
MTG Card
Front: PigKnight, One Line Poster (3W) Legendary Creature - Boar Knight Vigilance When this creature dies, return him to play and transform him. (2/3) >(5/3)< Back: (Black)ZombiePiggles, Eater of Tomato Sauce Legendary Creature - Boar Knight Zombie Trample, Intimidate B: Regenerate this creature. When this creature is the target of a white spell, transform this creature. (5/3)

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Cant wait to draft this with Golgari cards. Defender love!
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Oh this is going to be annoying. 
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This is insane in limited in the decks that want it. I love this card.

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192884403 wrote:
surely one can't say complex conditional passive language is bad grammar ?
not bad at all.
Simple yet good with great flavor.
realy liking the extort mechanic so far.  simple yet effective.
Cheap extort creatures and cheap removal and hand control. Fun times.
This could be a pain in limited.
Nice, a wall that does more then just sit there! BONUS!
I was wondering what a white creature with extort would look like.  It's so nice to see a color that is constantly associated with "good" show it's true colors, as it were.  Orzhov should be plenty of fun in limited.
This one has the potential to be pretty irksome. I like it. It should be fun to use.
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Just a quick note on the MMORPG as an insult comparison... MMORPGs, raking in money by the dumptruck full. Many options, tons of fans across many audiences, massive resources allocated to development. TTRPGs, dying product. Squeaking out an existence that relys on low cost. Fans fit primarily into a few small demographics. R&D budgets small, often rushed to market and patched after deployment. You're not really making much of an argument when you compare something to a MMORPG and assume people think that means bad. Lets face it, they make the money, have the audience and the budget. We here on this board are fans of TTRPGs but lets not try to pretend none of us play MMORPGs.
90571711 wrote:
Adding options at the system level is good. Adding options at the table level is hard. Removing options at the system level is bad. Removing options at the table level is easy. This is not complicated.
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56902838 wrote:
Something like Tactical Shift is more magical than martial healing.
Telling someone to move over a few feet is magical now? :| I weep for this generation.
Given the laziness and morbid obsesity amongst D&Ders, being able to convince someone to get on their feet, do some heavy exercise, and use their words to make them be healthier must seem magical.
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I was really hoping for some mono-white humans with Extort, but I wish he didn't have Defender.  Not the greatest drop for an aggro deck.  I'll wait until spoilers are done, but I haven't discounted this guy yet.  Not too shabby.
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I don't really think Extort is best suited for aggro though.
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I don't really think Extort is best suited for aggro though.



I'm hoping for a 4cmc human with Extort, because my curve ends at 4.  Which means I could pay the Extort cost on any play after T4, and that could help push me toward the win when I start losing momentum from spot removal, or a stalemate.
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I was really hoping for some mono-white humans with Extort, but I wish he didn't have Defender.  Not the greatest drop for an aggro deck.  I'll wait until spoilers are done, but I haven't discounted this guy yet.  Not too shabby.



Defender is half the fun of it though. This with Axebane Guardian, Gatecreeper Vine maybe some Ogre Jailbreaker.

Sit back and extort all day long.
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Decent card going to be annoying to play against in limited.

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Monowhite extort seems like it will be good against RDW.  Hopefully they tack Extort onto an enchantment of some kind.
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