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How would the MtG playerbase react to a futuristic setting? Would it harm the game?

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>>26410613
shameless self bump

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>>26410613

Nope nope and nope - once a thread derails, always a thread derail.

Your question was obviously shit the first time around and it is still shit now.

Bondburger 2, the Superspy who Angus'd me.

>> No.26410715 [DELETED] 

>>26410688
Last night I Casino royale with cheese your sister?

>> No.26410723 [DELETED] 

Something tells me OP is trying to tell us something about the Bondburger with those two images.

Perhaps he is a traveller, here to warn us of the impending doom that hovers over our civilisation, which we are unaware of; and that our only hope is...THE BONDBURGER

>> No.26410738

>>26410613
There is already a "what if" that then spyraled into loads of MtG cards refluffed into a futuristic setting, but hell if I can remember the name right now.

I wish there were an actual sci-fi setting in MtG, I prefer that to generic fantasy.

>> No.26410752

>>26410738
How would you fit the scifi elements together with the five colours of magic?

>> No.26410754 [DELETED] 

>>26410613
Well, I think an increase in British Spies would be balanced out by American fast food thus allowing for interesting senarios such as 'I [Actor] [Object] your sister'.

>> No.26410785

>>26410752

http://1d4chan.org/wiki/Space:_The_Convergence

>> No.26410794

>>26410752
The best I can think of right now is magitek, hopefully distinct enough to not be "Izzet Guild: the plane"

>> No.26410801

>>26410794
err Izzet League

>> No.26410804

>>26410613
it's mirrodin.

>> No.26410831

>>26410804
Mirrodin a thousand years later?

>> No.26410847

>>26410831
>New Phyrexia a thousand years later?
ftfy

>> No.26410848

>>26410794
I think Ravnica did a pretty good job of "Magic in the future" overall. The whole plane was a city, and you even had the angle of the druids trying to reclaim the urban environment in Selesnya and Simic.
>>26410754
I love you /tg/. Never change.

>> No.26410860

The mechanics don't fit a future setting with tanks, bombers etc. Space the Convergence made that obvious imho.
Bring back Battletech. That was a fun game with cool mechanics.

>> No.26410867

>>26410785
Cool

>> No.26410885

>>26410847
oh yeah, forgot about the phyrexians

>> No.26410889

http://wiki.mtgsalvation.com/article/Thran_Empire

*Ahem.*

>> No.26410906

>>26410860
What if we stuck more to stuff like mechanical armour suits, guns (probably energy) Orbital drops and that sort of stuff.

>> No.26410930

>>26410831
No. Mirrodin right now. Is a sci-fi setting. Mirrodin when it was released.

>> No.26410960

>>26410930
Pretty sure mirrodin right now is a horror setting.

>> No.26410976

Mirrodin is vaguely scifi....in a way.

Ravnica is essentially Ank-Morporkian.

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>>26410613
Last night I bondburgered your sister

>> No.26411015

>>26410860
Pretty much the only thing that didn't get translated well that I remember right now is Flying.
Orbital makes sense mechanics wise, but I would add an itnermediate one in between, both for fluff and games reason.
So, we would have ground units (no keyword), atmospheric flight units (flying) and stuff that stays out the planet/battlefield (orbital)
Plus additional keywords for the different kind of Reach we can get now.

I think I might have complicated things a bit too much.

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>>26410960
Horror?

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>>26410613
At best, a sci-fi setting would be like DnD's Blackmoor. At worst, it would be a lazy fantasy reskin of sci-fi stuff.

I'm personally more interested in the Victorian Plane.

>> No.26411087

>>26411021
also her ther horror.

>> No.26411141

I'm actually looking forward to Zendikar 2: Eldrazi Boogaloo

>> No.26411145

>>26411064
victorian plane was already done. it was called innistrad

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We JUST had this thread and it turned out better than whatever discussion could come from it.

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>>26411184
Here let me end this proper discussion in favor of the better thread

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/BrokenBase

/thread.

Now back to trying to solve this most masterful of riddles.

>> No.26411344

>>26410613
>See Broken Base

pretty much all that would happen. Half would embrace it half would hate it. Hatred and flamewars would ensue. FNM's turned to bloodbaths.

I'd personally love it but many would complain that it would be the thing that ruined Magic forever. LIke slivers, eldrazi, allies, jund, rdw's, jace, Rancor, Casual players, banned lists, weenie decks, change in gamepace, anything after 7th edition, and anything else people choose to blame for the death of magic.

>> No.26411371

Rosewater's said the Mirrodin and Ravnica are as futuristic as we're ever getting.

>> No.26411390

>>26411344

I fucking hate Jace with all my heart. And not just his broken-as-fuck cards.

>Love the Ravnica cycle books as a kid
>Hey maybe I'll read Return to Ravnica
>FUCK YOU HAVE SOME MORE JACE, HE'S THE MAIN CHARACTER NOW, HE'S THE FAN FAVORITE

Fuck you, Wizards.

>> No.26412139

>last night i double-o burgered your sister

>> No.26412236

What?

>Urza's saga

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Someone mentioning Space: The Convergence always summons me. Anyone wants a card done up in space opera style?

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>>26411371
>actually believing in anything Rosewater says.

>> No.26414694

>>26411390
Magic: the Jacening.

Jace is gonna be in Theros, yo.

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