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>> No.21416456


stop what you are doing immediately

and never make a custom card again

>> No.21416485



>> No.21416495
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>> No.21416509

Nigger do you not know there are equipment for lands?

>> No.21416539


Fortifications would require equip costs in order to make it not broken.

>> No.21416545

It's not equipment, it's clearly an Artifact Enchantment Aura.

>> No.21416557
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>> No.21416558

>Artifact Enchantment
Why? What function does this serve?

>Colorless CMC 1 Mana ramp
No, this is Green's shit.

Ridiculously overpowered for what 1 colorless mana should get you.

Additionally, the flavor makes no sense at all.

>> No.21416561


Which would make it useless as a mana accelerator, basically

>> No.21416568

>Ridiculously overpowered for what 1 colorless mana should get you.

>Sol Ring

It's worse than Sol Ring early on, better than Sol Ring later.

>> No.21416595

It's also vulnerable to more types of removal, and requires you to enchant a land to avoid shenanigans.

>> No.21416604

Sol Ring is already ridiculously overpowered for what 1 colorless mana should get you, it's banned or restricted in every format. "Better than Sol Ring ever" is not a good thing.

>> No.21416618
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>artifact enchantment

>> No.21416624

This is Future Sight level bullshit, and not in a good way.

>> No.21416638


Well, it's debatably better.

Like I said, vulnerable to many types of removal, and requires you to give up a land. As such, getting it out early is a hassle, and you can't cast multiple without giving up multiple lands, and any colored mana you require from those lands.

Manawise, it's comparably better to Sol Ring.

>> No.21416649


Not to mention it requires at least 7 cards in the graveyard to tap for four. This requires either significant effort or time, which would be helped by colored mana.

>> No.21416671
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H. Crab's deductive reasoning skills have found that this card is awful and you should feel awful.

>> No.21416685

Ever heard of Nimble Mongoose?
Yeah, threshold ain't no thing.

>> No.21416689
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How about this?

>> No.21416695

Here's a hint, OP: If everyone but you thinks your card is bad, it's probably bad.

>> No.21416702
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>An unhealthy obsession with 4

>> No.21416718

except if the equip cost is 0 and says "only equip once per turn"

>> No.21416732

Pretty damn powerful. Look at it this way: Lava Spike is a 4-of in every burn deck that can run it. This is more powerful than that.

>> No.21416734
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>> No.21416748
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>Here's a hint, OP: If everyone but you thinks your card is bad, it's probably bad.

Righto. Just experimenting, sorry to rile people up.

Here's another one.

>> No.21416753

Could you post the base art for that card?

>> No.21416755
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>> No.21416756

It's a Lightning Bolt with a creature attached. Move the mana cost up to 1R and it's a decent common.

Needs to have only 4 lines of rule text, and 4 instances of the number 4 on the card.

>> No.21416769
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sure thing brah

>> No.21416773

It's a sorcery speed Bolt that can turn into a free shock.

It's pretty good.
This. Legacy burn would go nuts for this.

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>> No.21416779

>can only be blocked by black or artifact creatures with flying or reach and power/toughness both 4 or greater
Jesus fuck, just make it unblockable.

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>> No.21416788

>vulnerable to many types of removal
Get this, the two colors that can destroy Enchantments can already destroy Artifacts. It being an enchantment is usually going to be irrelevant. That's not an efficient balancing factor.

Why do you think 1 colorless mana should get you an additional 3 colorless mana ever? Artifacts shouldn't produce mana so efficiently no matter how supposedly fragile you make them.

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>> No.21416795

Haha oh wow, I'm getting flashbacks to Elderscale Wurm now. fucking like 20 7's.

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>> No.21416819
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Anyone have an opinion on this? Not sure if the mana cost and rarity are right.

>> No.21416824
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OP or useless?

>> No.21416830

Stop using that fucking website. Go download MSE and at least your cards won't be as visually offensive.

>> No.21416832

Indestructible is not a keyword. You have to say "CARDNAME is indestructible."
See above. The same thing applies to unblockable.
Regenerate is also not a keyword. You have to template it "B: regenerate CARDNAME."

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>> No.21416844

Use counters, not shitty 'more shit to keep track of's.

>> No.21416867
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>Stop using that fucking website. Go download MSE and at least your cards won't be as visually offensive.

Oh my what a great idea! I'm sure there's no reason I haven't already done that!

No reason at all.

Thanks for the minor insult, too~

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>> No.21416879

Should probably be "skip all draw steps" instead

>> No.21416885

It runs on toasters, is a very small download, and is easy and simple to use.

The only reason you wouldn't is if 1) that's not your own computer, or 2) you're a lazy fuck.

I'm guessing 1, and going for "Underage" as well.

>> No.21416895


Nah, there are ways to draw cards that don't involve the draw step. This is meant to cancel all draws for the rest of the game, since drawing a card would cause the drawing player to lose the game.

>> No.21416918

>Oh my what a great idea! I'm sure there's no reason I haven't already done that!

Like I'm supposed to know what that is? All I can see from my side of the screen is that your cards look like shit.

>> No.21416922

Wizards doesn't do legendary lands anymore except when the story desperately calls for it. Having a basic land type is OP, because you can use fetchlands for it. God, there's so much going on with this card. Just make it:
"CARDNAME enters the battlefield tapped.
T: add W to your mana pool.
WW, T: put a loyalty counter on target planeswalker."

>poison counters
You'd better have a set themed around poison to put that in, because it's really unnecessary to use poison counters on a one-off card.

I like it, but word it "Whenever a spell targets CARDNAME, exile that spell." At first I thought "it" was referring to the creature.

>> No.21416937

You're right, it does seem a bit busy. I'll change it to that, thanks.

>> No.21416957

Oh, and should it stay as Land - Plains or what?

>> No.21416963

Should probably tap, otherwise an infinite mana engine means you just win.

Serra Avenger.

>If there are no cards in play, the game is a draw!
Interesting concept but VERY poor execution. Look at cards like Possessed Portal - they specifically include themselves in their own effect so that if the game grinds to a halt, the effect will end and you can start playing again. This needs an out.

>> No.21416969

Your regeneration templating is still incorrect.
Only planeswalkers get to use gendered pronouns.
You have an infinite sac outlet with two of them if you do it right. If you ever have two of them in the graveyard both return to the battlefield (it's mandatory) and just kill each other by the Legend rule, or if you have four then two will return, kill each other, then the other two come in and kill each other, then the original two would trigger again and come in and kill each other and I hope you're getting the idea.

>> No.21416971
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Fixed it like you suggested, I can see how the old wording would cause confusion.

Same questions about mana cost and rarity for this one. Intended to make auras less of a 2-for-1 for your opponent.

>> No.21416975

Just Land. No need for legendary, no need to be a Plains. That allows people to use things like Arid Mesa to search for it. Not necessarily broken, but it is the reason shocklands are so damn expensive.

>> No.21416989

I changed the wording in the program, I just didn't bother to resave the card images.

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>> No.21417001

It's a replacement effect, so instead of "when" it should say "if." Also, in a reverse of my last comment, this card can probably use "it," since there's only one card being interacted with.

>> No.21417012

Could I get a comment on this? Would love any feedback at all, even if it's just "eh" or "garbage delete it."

>> No.21417016

Seems powerful. I'd maybe bump it up to UU, if only because there's precedent in cards that are "Counterspell, but conditionally." See Stoic Rebuttal.

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>> No.21417024
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My personal favorite custom card

>> No.21417026

>nteresting concept but VERY poor execution. Look at cards like Possessed Portal - they specifically include themselves in their own effect so that if the game grinds to a halt, the effect will end and you can start playing again. This needs an out.

Thank you for the advice, and point taken, but the main thing about this is that there is no out. It's an eight-mana endgame spell which seals the rest of the game. It can be countered, but once it's resolved, that's it. Either someone wins based on what's in play, someone loses, or it's a draw.

>> No.21417035

seems like it should be 2GWU to me

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>> No.21417055


>5 CMC

>Draw 5 cards, gain 5 life

This is assuming you have only lands, and cast it on the first turn possible. This is ridiculous.

>> No.21417063

Seems pretty weak for a 7-mana tricolor legendary creature.

>> No.21417066

How should I balance it?

>> No.21417069

If every aura has totem armor, they'll all be destroyed. It wouldn't just destry one at a time. Keep that in mind.

Number, not amount. Also I'm sure there's a better way to template this, either by using X (where X is equal to the number of permanents you control) or "for each permanent you control, draw a card and gain 1 life."

>> No.21417075

Thanks, I'll try to buff it some

>> No.21417090

Is there any way to change the wording so each is destroyed? Could I just replace all with each or is it not possible?

>> No.21417091

6/15/2010 If a permanent you control is enchanted with multiple Auras that have totem armor, and the enchanted permanent would be destroyed, one of those Auras is destroyed instead -- but only one of them. You choose which one because you control the enchanted permanent.

from the gatherer

>> No.21417093


I suggest knocking the CMC down one and making it specify nonland permanents. The color seems a bit off, too. Green and white can have draw, too. Just very specific draw. I would replace blue with green.

>> No.21417103

Or i could just abandon the totem thing and say "If CARDNAME would be destroyed, instead destroy an enchantment attached to it" or something to that effect, obviously inserting a clause about it having none attached to it

>> No.21417105

I think the application is narrow enough for it to be fair. It's similar to Flashfreeze. Stoic Rebuttal is literally "Counterspell if metalcraft." For one thing, this card can never counter colorless spells. Having a UU manacost would somewhat betray it's intended purpose (which is to be played in a deck with a variety of colors.)

>> No.21417112

no its fine, totem armor covers that
see >>21417091

or http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=198304

4th ruling down

>> No.21417121

That's really nice. Good job.

It's generally a bad idea to force a draw. Seriously, that's just boring as hell. Again, the concept is interesting, but if it leads to boring gameplay it's just not a good card.

Huh. Interesting. The way it's worded made me think the opposite. Thanks for pointing out my mistake.

>> No.21417131
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Lands never have color, right?

>> No.21417140
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Commons are fun

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>> No.21417161

Yeah, I get it, but again, you can just have Progenitus in your hand and counter literally any colored spell for 1U. Perhaps if it specified that you had to reveal a monocolored card? Either way it definitely has to be nerfed a little.


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You are correct the caster of diffusion gains life even if the spell isn't countered, right?
Also, yes you're right. Commons are fun.

>> No.21417201
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I mean to say, you are 'aware' the caster..
Sorry for the confusion.

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>> No.21417245

I swear Ihad no idea

>> No.21417270

Yes, but that requires you to be playing Progenitus in your deck and to draw it. The power of a card is limited by the amount of decks that can properly use it. For example, Corrupted Resolve can counter anything for 1U, but only Infect decks can run it.

>> No.21417330
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My first custom walker.

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>> No.21417498


Might want to name your tokens there buddy.

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>> No.21417544

Why can this take nonland permanents? Black, blue and red all have trouble interacting with Enchantments, and all Red wants to do with artifacts is smash them. Being able to permanently snatch Planeswalkers is also pretty ridiculous. It being Legendary is irrelevant, since you'd never really care about having two of them at the same time.

I think it would do better as:
T, exile ~: Gain control of target creature. That creature becomes Legendary in addition to its other types, its name becomes ~, and it gains this ability.

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Might have gone a bit overboard with this one.

>> No.21417714

>On permanent spells
That just straight up doesn't work.

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>> No.21417774

Whoops. Could have sworn I put "instant or sorcery" in for the ult.

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Is it too much to ask that I want Morph to be tricky again?

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Strictly better than giant spider.

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>> No.21418466

>destroy target permanent, then gain a free untapped dual land
>4CC, unco
It's also very confusing and a headache for judges everywhere.

>> No.21418598
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More cascade custom cards!

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I really like stab wound so I thought I'd make a beefed up version.

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>> No.21418804


>was casted

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>> No.21418829

I like the card, but it's spelled all wrong!

>> No.21418832
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Sorry, english is not my first Language

>> No.21418836
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Not sure on the mana cost.

>> No.21418843


Couldn't you cast this infinitely in response to itself?

It needs split second.

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>> No.21418888

Mania - Choose two instead if no mana was spent to cast ~.

>> No.21418916

You'd better change that text on Mania to "play without paying its mana cost" because the very DEFINITION of "casting" a card is playing it by paying its mana cost. That's why copies don't count towards storm and such.

>> No.21418948

Wrong. Well, about the whole 'definition of casting' thing. Copies don't count towards storm sure, but the spell you cast from Cascade would. Hence why Cascade says "Cast that spell.. etc."

>> No.21418960

This guy is right.There is nothing wrong with the wording of the MANIA keyword. Cast and Play are the same things

>> No.21418967

Untrue. See cards like Force of Will that say "You may cast ~ without paying its mana cost." Errata on Cascade (Which I am assuming is what this guy wants to abuse) even says:
>When you cast this spell, exile cards from the top of your library until you exile a nonland card that costs less. You may cast it without paying its mana cost. Put the exiled cards on the bottom in a random order.
>You may cast it without paying its mana cost.

>> No.21418974


Only if you had an infinite mana supply. It doesn't say "You can cast this from your graveyard without paying its mana cost", just that if you're below 5 you can cast it no matter where it is (except your library).

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>> No.21418988
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What do you think about the other cascade cards I posted.

>> No.21419027
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>> No.21419029
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>> No.21419072
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this one needs a better name

>> No.21419081

No. It would have to resolve and be put into your graveyard before you could cast it again, at which point you're no longer in the Fateful Hour. (it could also use the Fateful Hour keyword)

>> No.21419230
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>> No.21419291

Try this:

"When Utopia enters the battlefield, tap 3 untapped lands you control and empty your mana pool. If you don't sacrifice Utopia"

>> No.21419293
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A worse Chromatic Lantern?

>> No.21419303

I used the wording i did specifically so that you couldn't have utopia enter the battlefield, spend mana as if it was any color, and then let utopia die.

>> No.21419315

chromatic lantern won't let you spend colorless mana produced by artifacts or other things as if it was mana of any color

>> No.21419365

You're trying very hard to make a land that behaves like a spell. This is a bad goal. >>21419293 is vastly better designed.

>> No.21419654
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I know there is an existing card named omniscience. That card should not be named omniscience. This is omniscience.

>> No.21419735

5UU: Win the game unless you're retarded

>> No.21419798

Bah, you call that omniscience? Come back when the card lets you tutor any card you own from outside the game.

(Well, ideally it should let you tutor *any* Magic card, but there are logistical issues with that plan.)

>> No.21420626
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How's it look?

>> No.21420674

Elegant, useful and probably fair.

>> No.21420725
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Here's another.


>> No.21420867
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May as well post some more.

>> No.21421173
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>> No.21421369 [DELETED] 
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Here's a new attempt at a card.


>> No.21421390
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Here's a new attempt at a card.


>> No.21421795

good Common.

>> No.21421845
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Yeah, you don't think it would be too powerful at common? I guess Centaur Healer proves that you can have a few really powerful commons in a set.

And this guy's not crazy either, I guess you would just make sure that the limited format has a few solid commons in the other colors too.

Fixed my dumb mistake.

>> No.21421880


Black has Hidden Horror, a 4/4 for 1BB that makes you discard a creature card, and that's
1)Not green
2)A card from the days in which creatures were worse

>> No.21421932
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Guess that is fair. I don't think getting this guy out turn two's gonna bust any drafts in half.

Anyway, here's another card.

>> No.21421976

I may be tainted because I mostly play EDH, which is full of bombs. In a draft, I see it being pretty good, but not close to an unconditional first pick.

That being said, I'm a horrible drafter.
How do I save a single card in MSE as a picture, or do I have to printscreen and crop?

>> No.21422008


anybody mind telling me how good/fuckawful this is?

>> No.21422049

Oh, it would have to be a very underpowered set for it to be unconditional first pick. But I wouldn't want everyone leaning green because the rest of the set is balanced, but green has this big early beater.

But I think it is fine.

Export card image.

It is put, not place. A bit too top-down for me, with strange abilities. Essentially detains creatures with a weird bit of counters stuff and mana fixing.

I don't care for it, but it is powerful without seeming gruesomely busted.

>> No.21422074
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Why the mana ability? I can't really see you using it much at all. Otherwise, it's interesting.

Thanks! Now point at my card and laugh!

>> No.21422077

It's good, but I don't think it's "legendary" good (by the way, you should make him legendary). I'd say the best solution would be to give him an untap condition of some kind.

>> No.21422082

This is horrible. This is an awful card. Someone will play this and it'll create situations where both players have creatures that don't trade or trade off equally. Then, when both players don't have any creatures, any cards and any further draw steps, you just sit across from from another guy saying "go" back and forth

>> No.21422124

>8 mana: if you are competent at building a deck you win the game

>> No.21422162

>Tooth and Nail

The fact that you can win the game with it isn't an issue. It's the fact that you can force an excruciating draw through it that's the issue.

>> No.21422186
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Not serious cards, just proofs of concept for a design question.

What do you think should be the cost difference between committing to a choice at the start of a multi-payment cost, and making the choice at the end?

>> No.21422308

at least those two allow for answers to be played after they resolve, just off the top of my head you could just slap down the three eldrazi titans and win when you swing.

>> No.21422314

Not sure I formatted this correctly. Thoughts on that/balance? I tried to make something I wouldn't mind playing in EDH.

Depends on the risk involved. With a multipayment cost for example, you often run the risk of not getting whatever it is you want, because the mechanism is removed before you can. There are definite advantages to getting everything upfront, so this should probably cost slightly more.

>> No.21422326
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>> No.21422383
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Tinkering around with low CMC planeswalkers
low starting counters is obviously a mus

>> No.21422413

His second ability is useless, since you can do that by just not attacking your turn

>> No.21422438
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His -1 seems useless, since you'll never be able to play it during an opponent's turn.

>> No.21422460

Might be a little overpowered if used in conjunction with particularly powerful 'X to cast' spells. There's also the fact that you can chuck additional counters on it after it's cast.

Shroud is outdated but it'll prevent the possibility of pumping it up from other sources.

Maybe change the casting cost to two XXgg?

>> No.21422479

why not go full 5 color?
also seems a bit too much, maybe just 2 cascade or knock off the haste

>> No.21422498

Could go either way quite frankly. Need to see how powerful the actual creature is.

>> No.21422552
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Hmmm. I think it might be very difficult to play for XX.

How about this?

>> No.21422585
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Does the first ability properly set up a delayed trigger with this wording.

>> No.21422596

I would go more for Exile target Permanent. When CARDNAME leaves the battlefield, return all cards exiled with CARDNAME to the battlefield under their owner's control.

>> No.21422604

I believe it is, I would check the wording on O ring to see if you did though

>> No.21422684

A little more reasonable. There's still the issue of extra counters being added to it from other sources though. Actually I'm not sure if this is a real problem...

Also, how does this card work if I cast something like 'Bonfire of the Damned'? Not a criticism but I am curious.

>> No.21422695
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>> No.21422742

You would announce the value of X, and then calculate the total cost based on that value and the reduction.

So x=4, and there's 3 counters on Earth King. Total cost of Bonfire would be 8RR, reduced by 3 to 5RR.

>> No.21422764

Switch the position of the second and third ability. Also, I think you need to specify that the X in casting cost is the X on the counters.

Dunno whether it's overpowered or not.

>> No.21422773

Ah ok, cheers. Always nice to learn more.

>> No.21422888


Happy to help!
As for adding counters to it, I think that's a plus. It provides a nice incentive for interaction.

>> No.21423036

Odd colors, but the concept of a reverse Kraj is definitely doable.

I don't know whether it would work at all in its current form.

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>> No.21423327
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>> No.21423421

That ability should read 'Sacrifice a land: Destroy target nonland permanent an opponent controls.'.

Should read 'B/W, Tap: Put a 0/1 black and white Human creature token with exalted called Sublime Human onto the battlefield.'

This is prooobably undercosted for what it does.

>> No.21423447

I just flipped Search Warrant. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

>> No.21423451
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>> No.21423528

Lifegain is weaker than lifeloss. And gold cards can be more powerful than monocolored.

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>> No.21423570





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>> No.21423609
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>> No.21423620
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Demolition X, when this creature attacks it deals X damage to all creatures, including itself and all creatures you control.

>> No.21423628
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>> No.21423631

Did someone just forget Dryad Arbor?

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>> No.21423668

What is Donate?

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>> No.21423688
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>> No.21423742
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>> No.21423749
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>> No.21423753
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transforms from

>> No.21424539
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>I have no idea of what I'm doing.

>> No.21424559

Horribly UP.

Since it dies with no effect as soon as it ETB.

>> No.21424576

Holy shit I don't play Magic that much and I can tell this is a terribly designed card.

>> No.21424624

If you look at the card it transforms from and look at the insane hoops that must be jumped through it's not really very bad at all. It's pretty weak for such an easily preventable sequence, to be honest.

>> No.21424774

>Supposed to explode upon dealing combat damage
>Cannot deal combat damage because 0 power
>0/1 Defender with no notable abilities because Demolition will never happen without + to power

Perhaps "whenever this creature receives combat damage..." as the trigger condition would serve you better.

>> No.21424823

Donate can't target permanents you don't control.

>> No.21424916
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This is hard to do justice in a single card.

>> No.21424941
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>> No.21424974


Tokens are replacement markers for permanents. Counters are replacement markers for intangible modifiers on permanents.

>> No.21425058
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Fix'd. Thank you kind sir.

>> No.21425060
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>> No.21425089
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forgot the colors of the tokens that are created

>> No.21425104
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forgot power & toughness

>> No.21425183

How about "protection from creatures with nightmare counters on them". Or is it purposeful that you don't want to allow it to go through unblocked and have protection from activated abilities?

>> No.21425198

Protection from creatures with nightmare counters on it.
BB: Put a nightmare counter on target creature.

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>> No.21425687
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First custom card ever. Been playing magic for less than a month.

This was for fun.

>> No.21425803
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all aboard the fun train

>> No.21425879

If you replicate it, it kills itself...

This is bad. Please no. Replicate does not belong on creatures. The first effect does not belong on creatures. The last effect does not belong on creatures.

Just give it a damn kicker.

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>> No.21425901

I might actually do something along the lines of Archangel of Strife style.

Seems like a fun idea though.

>> No.21425927
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>> No.21425947
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Aw shit, I forgot the p/t.

>> No.21425954

this is terribad

>> No.21425967
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>> No.21426001

I may be wrong, but it sounds like you can cast the spell as many times as you want as long as the card remains exiled, so if the enemy casts anything that deals damage you'd instantly win, kind of like an imprint

>> No.21426015
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>> No.21426016

After a spell resolves, it is always put into the graveyard. Even when you first cast it, it is moved onto the stack.

So you only get to cast it once.

>> No.21426034

Oh right, it's been a while, I forgot that spells are single instances

>> No.21426052
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I'll just change it until it gets ridiculous.

>> No.21426054

I don't know how I feel about a RG creature with a guild-specific ability that isn't even in its colors.

>> No.21426066

This is now ridiculous, but has the disadvantage of having a very high CMC in colors that can't ramp, and will thus be played at a point in which most players will probably be topdecking.

>> No.21426068

Just make it a Multikicker 1.

And that last ability should be "You may exile a card from his or her hand"

And this is still bad.

>> No.21426080
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Yay for top down design.

>> No.21426081

Why would it have a kicker instead of an X in its manacost? It's the same thing with this card

>> No.21426084

>Insane BRS is black AND GREEN

forgot that.

>> No.21426086

Thanks for the feedback. I'm actually learning a bit about the game as I get feedback on my bad cards.

>> No.21426087

>at a point in which most players will probably be topdecking.

I know this sounds good, but stopping card draw on turn 7 isn't good by almost any measure.

>> No.21426098
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I'm learning even more things AND I'm having fun. ON /v/ even!

>> No.21426112

Fuck this is /tg/, I got confused with the other magic thread.

>> No.21426117

Here is just a general hint. If your card has more than about 3-4 lines, it probably isnt a good card. Find a single non-planeswalker card that has more than a few lines, and it is an oddity. Sure, we all want our cards to be cool, but often times, a simple but effective mechanic is better than several needlessly complicated ones.


>> No.21426125
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>> No.21426130
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okay whatever

wait until gatecrash

rules are meant to be broken

>> No.21426134


Five the emperor. Blood for the blood god and all that.

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>> No.21426181


Shouldn't it be "{T}, Remove a charge counter from Chromatic Mana Battery: yadda yadda blah blah"?

The way it is right now implies that you can activate the ability even when you have no charge counters, and the last part of it would just be countered. Or am I wrong? Sorry, novice here.

>> No.21426198

You would be correct. Not that it matters. Wizards already released that card, only better.

>> No.21426246


Oh wow, nice.

>> No.21426585

New thread


>> No.21426615

nope, you missed

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