A Detektor Blip: Size Counters

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Sizeshift 
Instant
Put three size counters on target creature. (Creatures with size counters on them are X/X, where X is the number of size tokens on them.)
"Well, I should like to be a little larger, sir, if you wouldn't mind," said Alice: "three inches is such a wretched height to be."


Scale Sprite
Creature - Insect Faerie
Flying
Scale Sprite deals damage to creatures in the form of size counters. (Creatures with size counters on them are X/X, where X is the number of size counters on them.)
"What size do you want to be?" it asked.
"Oh, I'm not particular as to size," Alice hastily replied; "only one doesn't like changing so often, you know."

1/1

More to come?
I really like Scale Sprite.

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Yeeeees more "deals damage in the form of" cards.

This is a very clever concept, too, with some intriguing design potential. 
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isn't scale sprite just deathtouch?

 
120.6. Some effects replace card draws.
I was expecting a "Put a 2/2 counter on target creature. (That creature is 2/2)", but of course that would have problems with counters of different sizes.

I really like your idea. I'm not sure I like the name of the counters, but I can't think of anything else.

Cool stuff. I might nominate it for the card of the week thread. :>
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isn't scale sprite just deathtouch?

 

And, no.
"The body is but a vessel for the soul, a puppet which bends to the soul's tyranny. And lo, the body is not eternal, for it must feed on the flesh of others, lest it return to the dust from whence it came. Therefore must the soul deceive, despise and murder men."The Durai Papers

isn't scale sprite just deathtouch?

 



It deals damage in the form of size counters, not in addition to them.
Brilliant.
isn't scale sprite just deathtouch?

 



It deals damage in the form of size counters, not in addition to them.


oh

neat

 
120.6. Some effects replace card draws.
It's probably the cleanest and most elegant version of this mechanic that I've seen in this forum, good job! ^.^ You should make cards that can produce these counters (on the same creatures?) again and again, because one-shot effects don't make use of the full potential of this mechanic.. For example, what decisions would that create when you attack + block with a 1/6 creature with vigilance and this mechanic again and again?
Yeah, size counter on walls are funny:

Watermelon Patch    
Creature - Wall
Defender
Watermelon Patch deals damage in the form of size counters.
"Well, you see, we WERE going to kill him, but those damn watermelons were so fresh.  We sat and ate them for a few days, but look!  We're big and strong now!"
1/3

All joking aside, I like this idea.  Combos nicely with Prodigal Sorcerer type enchantments and proliferate.
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Well, now I wish I had made the second card a 1/3.
I find this concept extremely erotic
I make a set with +1/+1 counters and -1/-1 counters in it, and people complain. You make an entirely new type of counter, and it's fine. I don't get it.

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I find this concept extremely erotic



I'm now going to quote you out of context in my sig
I find this concept extremely erotic



I'm now going to quote you out of context in my sig



Is your goal to quote people out-of-context in your sig until it forms a complete story?
I find this concept extremely erotic



I'm now going to quote you out of context in my sig


Ditto.

All cards I make have artists credited in the appropriate places. Artist names in "quotes" are DeviantArt usernames unless otherwise mentioned.

"I play a Grave Betrayal. I get all your dead things now, mwahahahaha!"
"Okay. I play a Phage the Untouchable. Piss me off and I will sac it."
"... ... ... so guys, remind me again how to sac my own enchantments?"

I find this concept extremely erotic



I'm now going to quote you out of context in my sig


Ditto.



That's not what out of context means. Or quote.
If I didn't like my sig so much, I'd change it into

Ditto.



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Anyway...
I don't really like the mechanic, but I'm not entirely sure why, so I'm just going to put it on me being irrational for me right now. Might be something with how it doesn't really fit any color when you make it into a changing quantity.

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I think it's a little too good.

I like the ability, but I feel 1/X creatures are a bit mean utilizing it. I really feel that 2/X is the base with this mechanic. I like it, I just don't like it on 1/X things. I don't know why,
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That's not what out of context means. Or quote.


It is out of context...I see no context. And it is a quote...just with more added :P .

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"Okay. I play a Phage the Untouchable. Piss me off and I will sac it."
"... ... ... so guys, remind me again how to sac my own enchantments?"

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Creature - Human Adviser
First Strike
~ deals damage in the form of Size Counters.
1/2
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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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I think Keeper should do a contest for cards that "do damage in the form of"

Also, Doctor, your jester made me laugh in real life. Which I guess is what Jesters are supposed to do anyway? So. . . points?

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