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Rules T&T - About and FAQ - Started by zammm

Welcome to the Rules Theory and Templating forum!What Belongs HereRules T&T is a specialized forum devoted to metadiscussion of the...

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zammm 4 years ago
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Why do some cards get fixed and others don't? - Started by DjVortex

I'm all but certain that when they designed Helm of Obedience, the intent was to write (the contemporary equivalent of):...

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Icewillowstudent 1 hour ago
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Anafenza, the Foremost - Started by Risky

Anafenza generated some interesting judge discussions at GP LA, and the end result appears to be that some Comp Rules entries may need...

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rocketnia 21 hours ago
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Sidisi and Milling - Started by Highwayman

Sidisi, Brood Tyrant has the wording...

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zammm 1 day ago
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Insurrection ruling. - Started by CardMasterShake75

i heard that if you insurrection twice in one turn you get to keep all the creatures? thats what sonmeone told me his reasoning was "...

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CardMasterShake75 2 days ago
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Gemstone Mine and Doubling Season - Started by MRHblue

I did search and found a few relevant threads, but none seemed specific enough. Doubling Season does not double the counters on a land...

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alextfish 2 days ago
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Spectra ward - Started by Olivier1o1

The current ruling on Spectra ward seems wrong to me. Currently, it's ruled as follows:...

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zammm 4 days ago
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Hardened Scales and multiple ETB replacements that add counters. - Started by 2goth4U

Mistcutter Hydra...

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rocketnia 9 days ago
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Whenever a player gains life - Started by Rhazgriz

This is more of an aesthetics preference than anything, but why aren't all instances of "Whenever [a player] gains life" on cards...

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Thorgor 9 days ago
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Suggested change for 717.1 - Started by Rhazgriz

This involves Selvala, Explorer Returned or Chromatic Sphere. Suppose I begin casting a spell, and realize during the time that mana...

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Bearberry 11 days ago
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Gatherer Oddities and Errors (again) - Started by SyntheticDreamer

Was looking through an old ruling errors thread from prior to M13 and noticed that a ruling error has not been fixed for the Mirage block...

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Rhazgriz 14 days ago
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Blocking for a planeswalker that's been removed from combat - Started by adeyke

There seems to be a contradiction in the rules....

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FezzHead 14 days ago
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Anti-redirection clauses - Started by SniffnoyNo2

Two cards, Lava Burst and Whippoorwill, were originally printed with effects that prevent damage from being prevented or redirected....

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spunit262 15 days ago
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Template of effects that put creature cards on the BF - Started by MadMageQc

Since KTK has been spoiled, I have on a couple occasions been asked the following question : "If I gain control of an opponent's Ashcloud...

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alextfish 18 days ago
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Incorrect 119.4 example - Started by Icewillowstudent

The second example in the CR for rule 119.4 seems to be incorrect....

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rocketnia 21 days ago
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Council's Judgment and voting - Started by Rhazgriz

So, Council's Judgment. Let's say I cast this and none of my opponents control any permanents. Clearly, this means that all permanents on...

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Rhazgriz 22 days ago
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Commander replacement effect - Started by Rhazgriz

Relevant rules:...

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Rhazgriz 22 days ago
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Can we eliminate 401.5? - Started by zaphod

It's a pet peeve of mine, but I call 401.5 the worst rule in Magic....

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evouga 25 days ago
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Gilded Drake - Started by rudolf

Gilded Drake has this rules text:When Gilded Drake comes into play, choose one - sacrifice Gilded Drake; or exchange control of Gilded...

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BaconCat 26 days ago
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All Hallow's Eve and Graveyard Order - Started by Mage24365

There exist dumb corner case interactions with All Hallow's Eve (such as Dryad Arbor and Land Equilibrium/Worms of the Earth) that cause...

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evouga 1 month ago
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Soulbright Flamekin - "this ability" - Started by Rhazgriz

Why is Soulbright Flamekin worded the way it is?...

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Rhazgriz 1 month ago
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Thelonite Monk - Started by TobyornotToby

Thelonite Monk. Should it actually use counters the same way Arbiter of the Ideal uses counters, without rules significance but a nice...

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alextfish 1 month ago
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Scry - Started by 2goth4U

Is the movement of cards in scry done as one action or two?701.18a To “scry N” means to look at the top N cards of your library, put any...

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2goth4U 1 month ago
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Spectra Ward and 702.16m - Started by Rhazgriz

[O] states that cards like Sun Titan can bring back Auras and allow them to enchant creatures enchanted by Spectra Ward. However, 702.16m...

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TobyornotToby 1 month ago
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Does 614.1 lack one template? - Started by DjVortex

Rule 614.1 lists all the wording templates used in replacement effects. However, there's one template that seems to be missing, namely:...

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zammm 1 month ago
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