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Do you have a favorite MtG card? If so, what is it and why?

Mine is LED. I love the combos it enables, I love the art, I love the entire flavor of the cardeven the flavor text.

>> No.30099346

>discarding your entire hand for just 3 mana
>confirmed for shit card

What's your second favorite card? Chimney Imp?

>> No.30099360

>>30099346
Nah, my next favorite card is golgari grave troll, why?

>> No.30099412

>>30099346
I kekd

>> No.30099449
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>>30099309
I like the oracle rules text for LED too:
>The ability is a mana ability, so it is activated and resolves as a mana ability, but it can only be activated at times when you can cast an instant.
>Yes, this is a bit weird.

My personal favorite mana rock might be pic related. Sure it's not great most of the time, but in the right deck it can provide that extra little burst of mana you need some of the time. It fits into a unique little niche that many mana rocks miss. Heck, aside from mana generation, I even run one in a mutually-assured destruction deck in case I need a permanent to sacrifice in the early turns.

>> No.30099459

>>30099346
I feel like this is bait but
>LED
>shit

confirmed for noob. Even MaRo agrees
http://markrosewater.tumblr.com/post/75920427567/if-i-want-a-card-that-is-very-very-powerful-but#notes

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>>30099346
Low quality bait.

Mine has to be Ensnaring Bridge. So glorious to land with an empty hand and each edition has good flavor text. I love it. Mox Opal was a definite second.

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30099614

I couldn't decide between Goblin Game, Possibility Storm, Eye of the Storm, Hive Mind, Scrambleverse and Grip of Chaos so I'll pick as my favorite the one card that enables all of them.

Dream Halls is also pretty bitching.

>> No.30100482

O-Ring

>> No.30100721
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30100721

She's my waifu

>> No.30100842
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>>30100721
She's really kawaii.

>tfw you notice each of your decks are built around a waifu
>jhoira, thassa, tamiyo, jaya ballard

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>>30100842
>>tfw you notice each of your decks are built around a waifu

You speak the truth there, friend.

>Teysa, Jaya, Glissa, Zedruu, Kemba
>tfw 2/5ths furry

>> No.30101429

>>30101302
>>30100842
>tfw dredge, vintage dredge, reanimator, homebrew-dredgenimator.
welp. DEAD CHICKS CAN'T SAY NO.

>> No.30103865
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>>30099309

I have a lot of favorites but this was the first card I truly favored.

>> No.30104174
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30104174

First Mythic.
First planned EDH deck... until... yeah.
Other than that, he is just awesome. I hated how the "badguys" in AVR got shat on card wise. If it was blue or black, it sucked... but not Griselbisel, he was amazing.

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The art is silly, it's funny in EDH if it gets going, and thats about it. It's not great, there's better, but I like it for what it is.

Other than that, I'd have to say Dismember for its utility and ease of casting.

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30104454

great artwork, good body with vigilance and really versatile

>> No.30104493
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30104493

Because pinging and drawing is great.

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30104588

The shit it can wreck. Run it in my land destruction deck as the final nail in the coffin.

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This mofo plus Cadaverous Blooms into a Drain Life. I love BUG control

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I don't know why but I just like it. I really remember it for some reason but that might just be the art.

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30104671

Knight Exemplar. I love Knight tribal and this card just makes everything so much better. Pop two down and it'll be tough to get rid of your shit.

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This guy right here. It is an MVP in my Heliod EDH deck. Once I get this into play if you can't get rid of it, it means I pretty much have all the time in the world to do whatever I want

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Simply the Best

>> No.30104798
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>>30104588
I want a Nether Void so bad, but they're so expensiiiiivvvvvve. I don't have $200 to shell out for a stupid card.

What are the chances Wizards will re-release Nether Void in a product in the next few years? A lot of modern rare cards got reprints last summer, and some legacy rares get reprinted in Commander and stuff, right? Is Nether Void too powerful to be included in something like that?

Oh yeah, and one of my all-time favorite cards back when I used to play green/white: Armadillo Cloak, motherfuckers.

>> No.30104805

>>30104617
It used to be my favorite but nowadays, I've come to realize that winning the game simply becomes a formality after resolving it. The card feels cheap to me. It's hard to cast, sure, but defeat becomes almost impossible once you have it on board.

I now prefer Phyrexian Arena, it feels more fair.

>> No.30104862

>>30104721
last standard i was running 4 o rings, 4 d spheres and this. the time i got 2 out was glorious. Also ran a bunch of counters and gisela/niv mizzet win cons (cos i was new)

It was such a fun deck.

>> No.30104946

>>30104798
http://www.wizards.com/magic/tcg/article.aspx?x=magic/products/reprintpolicy

no nether void for you.

Also fuck the fucking reserved list.

>> No.30104954
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30104954

Celestial Crusader.
The art is absolutely wonderful, I just adore that armour design; The tone it sets with that lighting is great.
It has 4 awesome abilities, 3 of which have great synergy with one another. It has flying so with other anthem effects it can really get going, it has flash so I can save my mana for other things, and the Split Second in combination with the flash is just the best for saving weenies.
It's also one of the thematically best white cards in a block of amazing thematic white cards, and in my favourite tribe to boot. My one problem with it is that it's not a soldier or a knight given the art and the synergy it'd have with a deck I want to build, but I still love it.

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If you know what I mean...

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>>30104798
Nether Void probably is too powerful
And Wizards is cowards, the don't want to ruin collectors prices or piss off scrubs
What do you mean you dont have $200 just for one card?
Pic related, just got this

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30105041

Another one of my fav. cards.
>Dat Artwork
>Dat Flavortext
>Dat damage dealt to myself and not giving a fuck

>>30104798
Not a chance. Apart from being on the reserved list, Legends was a set full of cards that didn't fit into the color pie at all. Nether Void being one. You could settle for italian copies though.

>>30104805
How very noble of you. I often lose interest in casual decks that have become too strong and stop using them.

>> No.30105054

>>30099459
>http://markrosewater.tumblr.com/post/75920427567/if-i-want-a-card-that-is-very-very-powerful-but#notes
While I feel the need to mention how MaRo is no better than anyone else in this whole power level analysis thing, as seeing any creator fucking up with their creations should tell you, he is right on the money on this one.

>> No.30105127

>>30104946
>tfw only speculator kikes like the reserved list
If we remove reserved list from premises people would play legacy/vintage.
That almost makes me want to buy the fakes just to play them.

>> No.30105184

>>30105054
I remember when someone at a GP was desperate for a Liliana at the last second, he offered my friend an LED for her and he said "lol no, that card is terrible"

Granted he was super attached to her after pulling her from a draft side event the day before, but still...

>> No.30105216

>>30105054
MaRo is a moron.
But he's right.

>> No.30105295

>>30105127
Do it
I am

>> No.30105324

>>30105295
I won't on the basis that my play group actually lets use proxies and I have to take a 30m trip to play since I moved out.
Also
>Paying for something with no value.

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>>30104977
But they're only 100. I traded a Tezz 2.0 for one when they were 30 and he was 50. Best trade of my life.

Anyways, this is one of, if not, my favorites. One of the first rares I ever opened, Art from who is now my favorite artist, and the flavor text is great. Too bad the card kinda sucks, but it's not too terrible. Just terrible enough.

>> No.30105588
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30105588

My favorite soft counter in the whole game. My opponents can never tell when I'm holing one.

>> No.30105682

>>30105324
>implying value isn't based upon the individual or a group.

>> No.30105734

>>30105682
That's the thing, let me explain, nowdays I mostly play online for the ease of playing and not having to move all the way to the store which takes me 5 euros to go, and 1h, and since normally I play non-tourney (tourneys are cheated as hell, I won 2-1 lost 1-2 and won again 2-0 and somehow I didn't make it to the top 3 when it was some dudes doing 2-0 1-2 and 1-1 (draw/pact))

>> No.30105913

>>30099309
I started in avacyn restored, so tihs might be why, but my favourite card has to be champion of lambholt, love that bitch.

>> No.30105938

Personally, this is what I wish WotC will do:

1.) Make packs not be sorted by rarity. You can get 15 mythic rares if you become the sex slave of lucifer, but it is still possible.

2.) For the price of a pack, and then with multiples due to rarity and how old the set is, you can get any card directly from them. Black Lotus? 5*3*37, get a copy of the lotus from us.

3.) Sell sets of cards. As in, a whole set. 249 single cards for your enjoyment. Only sale the last five, seven sets, but still. You want one of all those cards? Pay up and you get it.

Done, you solved everything wrong with current magic. Other than WotC thinking their players are idiots, I mean.

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I love the flavor of this guy. Zombies all fallin' outa his guts n' shit.

>> No.30105982

>>30105588
>>30105588
I hate Daze so much, it's why I stopped playing UWR Delver/RUG Delver in Legacy

I would start with it maybe once per tournament, and always topdeck into it after brainstorming 2 or 3 times by turn 4 or 5 so it was useless. It hated me, so I hate it

I play TES/ANT now, much much better. Sold all my Tundras but kept all my Volcanics/Tropicals just in case something bad happens to Storm

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>>30105913
>Champion of Lambholt
I run her with pic related. Especially nice when you were able to use Vraska's ultimate and have the assassins ready.

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>>30105960

>> No.30106119

>>30106020
I ran her with deadeye navigator. I played blue green using the blue for draw and counter spells, and deadeye navigator as the only reature, and literally all my other creatures had an ETB, or benefited from other creatures entering the battlefield. Im talking thragtusk, master biomancer, champion, elvish visionary, experiment one. Shit was so cash.

>> No.30106132

>>30105982
oh.
So the next ban?

>> No.30106143

>>30105938
but that would be terrible for limited.

you're an idiot.

>> No.30106262

>>30106132
What would they ban though? They already banned Mystical Tutor, and there are plenty of ways to stop ANT, less ways TES though. At the same time, TES is so fragile that if you stop it once then it has a hard time recovering depending on your deck

I guess if TES got too good then maybe Burning Wish? But that's all I can think of.

>> No.30106279

>>30106262
The ban ad nauseam.

>> No.30106296

>>30106279
Well then ANT would be boned and TES would be fine

>> No.30106309

>>30106296
They ban Dark ritual and tendris too.

>> No.30106323

>>30106309
Never gon happen mang

>> No.30106339

>>30106323
It can if wizards turns his all loving tempo eye towards legacy anon.

>> No.30106413
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Its everything I could want in a card. It cantrips, its at instant speed, and its lets me use it again later. So simple, yet it does so much.

>> No.30106416

>>30099309
Laboratory Maniac.

It was one of the first rares I pulled, it works so well with both my love of drawing cards and my johnny side, and it isnt terrible to boot!

>> No.30106429

>>30106339
Tempo already has a decent matchup vs Storm decks though. The only thing that really beats it is a T1/2/3 combo off leading with Duress/Cabal Therapy with Probe

If they make it to turn 4 it's really hard for Storm

>> No.30106490
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I am a huge fan of Standstill.

The gameplay of the card is very interesting. Both players put on the table 3 cards, and whoever makes the first move is punished.
It's such a powerful effect to tempt your opponent with.
The art is a little funky in perception, but the flavour text is perfect. "Take your time."

>> No.30106591

>>30106490
>The art is a little funky in perception
the art is perfect.
It's a dude.
You follow me?
It's a dude.
Taking his time.

>> No.30107069
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Favorite card overall is probably this bad boy

>> No.30107130

>>30099346
You realize that discarding your entire hand, which may be nothing or crap you don't actually need, is the only thing that differentiates the LED from a Black Lotus?

>> No.30107154

>>30107130
The problem is that you cant cast anything since it is no longer in your hand.

The benefit is that your hand is now in your graveyard, which is a good place for a hand to be.

>> No.30107188

>>30107154
>The problem is that you cant cast anything since it is no longer in your hand.
hail dredge.
All powerful rapist of scrubs.
Bane of the shitplayers.

>> No.30107191

>>30107154
Or play LED+Rituals then chain Infernal Tutors then Tendrils for lethal

>> No.30107213

>>30107191
How do you get the Infernal Tutor in hand?

>> No.30107245

>>30107213
You play the Tutor, then in response crack LED

>> No.30107257

>>30107245
Ah, gotcha.

>> No.30107265

>>30107213
>Cast the Infernal Tutor.
>With Infernal Tutor on the stack, activate LED.
>Find Ad Naus, Past in Flames, etc...
>Tendrils for 20

>> No.30107287
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First booster I ever opened had a foil one of these inside. It'll always have a special place in my heart.

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Jace is my home boy!

>> No.30107314

>>30107287
Phyrexian Firebreathing is so strong.

>T1-5: Normal RDW
>T6: This guy
>T7: Swing in, Pump for lethal

>> No.30107328

>>30107314
I just wish it was on a 2-3 drop, though I suppose that would be too strong, even as an aura

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>>30107287
Oh man, look what I just found.

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>>30107328

>> No.30107440
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i like old cards with their crazy nonsensical design

>> No.30107444

>>30107425
Well shit.

Brb, making a modern deck out of this.

>>30107425
>>30107418

>> No.30107461

>>30107440
That almost makes it legit.

She certainly is Legends-tier.

>> No.30108299

>>30100721
People have mtg waifus?

>> No.30108544

>>30108299
plebeians who don't even eternal.

>> No.30108557
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>>30108299
People don't?
>inb4 we summon Phyrexians to this thread

>> No.30108591

>>30108557
>a filthy waifu
>not a strong colorless husbando to hold you dear as you whisper "Shhh no tears now monocorme baby"
Love me some MUD babe.

>> No.30108594
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>>30099604
BUDDY!

>> No.30108664

>>30108591
monocorme?

And which husbando are you talking about?

Karn?

>> No.30108684

>>30108664
Ulamog

>> No.30108725

>>30108664
>>30108684
neither

>> No.30108769
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>>30108684
Are you sure it's a he?

>> No.30108795

>>30107444
Back.

Those two work really well in Soul Sisters.

>> No.30108817

>>30108769
>Ula
>Male or female
heterofag, please.

>> No.30108848

>>30108817
go back to tumblr

>> No.30108886

>>30108848
>Aberation past space and time
>"sex" "gender" or "Sexuality."
Here you have them
>Sex
IT.
>Gender
You don't really dare to ask
>Sexuality
Fuck everything you have up. Hard.

>> No.30108894

>>30108848
Man I'm not him but it's a creature that transcends mana and who's presence unravels reality. You don't try to give Yog Sothoth a sex, why would you an Eldrazi?

>> No.30108923

>>30108886
this is what I'm talking about

You tumblr faggots derail every single thread

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>>30108923
I see you're pretty /pol/.
I'm pretty /pol/ myself.

>> No.30109858

>>30100721
Mine 2 I run her as a EDH gen gen I have her foil and in a hot pink shiny card sleeve.

>> No.30109921

>>30108769
>>30108817
>>30108848
>>30108886
>>30108894
>>30108923
To settle this dumb argument, the gods of zendikar that are based off of the Eldrazi titans DO have genders, and of them, Kozilek and Ulamog's ARE referred to as male

>> No.30109952

>>30109921
>dumb argument
but anon >>30108886 already gave them genders and sexuality.

>> No.30110004

>>30104174
Hate to tell you this, but in the lore Lilliana pretty much hand waves him away after he gets released

>> No.30110287

>>30110004
As Nekron did to both the Anti-Monitor and the Spectre.

I feel the disappointment.

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Recently taken a liking to this little spell.

>> No.30110843
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This motherfucker right here first mythic I opened and damn near shit my pants, HOLY SHIT PROTECTION FROM EVERYTHING HOW CAN I LOSE!!!!! Currently have an edh deck with him as the general for fun multiplayer games

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Cool, intelligent, noble, and suave looking one one side.
Frightening, powerful, and utterly foreign on the other.
Everything a vampire should be. Plus, it's really not that hard to get 5 vamps on the field, despite what people say.

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This guy right here. Need I say more? He's amazing.

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Move over nerds and take your gay shit with you. The true king of cool cards is here.

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This card has got to my recent favorite due to Oloro decks in EDH. Also, the expressions on these guys crack me up every time.

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>>30108299
Yes. Yes they do.
and mine is the purest

>> No.30111529

>>30111486
10/10, perfect waifu material

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>>30108299
>2014
>not having an mtg waifu

shit anon get it together

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>>30108769
>>30108684
>>30108664
>being THIS bad

>> No.30111636
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muh combos

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>>30111486
Don't you mean the most compleat

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>>30099309
>dat art
>dat flavor
>dat name
>dat comfy feeling knowing your opponent can't hit you without serious consequences
>tfw playing this in EDH
The only thing that gets even close to the joy of playing this card is throwing Pariah on an indestructible.

>> No.30111698
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Can I join the colorless party?

>> No.30111758

>>30111663
>throwing pariah on your oversouled sigarda
>then dropping sterling grove

Enchantments can be fun.

>> No.30111817

>>30111758
Or Pariah on Stuffy Doll. My go to was Privileged Position, but now that I know about Sterling Grove.... why not both?

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>>30111698
YES.
POST LEWDS.

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>>30111647
Well, I'd rather just say she compleats me

>> No.30112071

>>30110945
Shit nigga, he's so fucking good. I can play and flip him turn 4 in my mono-black Vamps if I play it right.

>> No.30112907
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pic related won me my first ever tournament
>final round, game 3
>I play first, drop a swamp, and play stone-throwing devils
>opponent plays an island and passes
>I swing with the devils, dark ritual, dark ritual, hatred for +19/+0
>opponent just says Are you fucking kidding me?
We were bros after that, it was good times.

>> No.30113130

>>30106143
>terrible for limited
I'm back to tell you I don't think you understood how little shit I care about Limited, which is not going to attract new people as they hit the wall that finding out deck building (on the fly no-less) is very hard and stop playing.

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>>30099309

I'm so glad I finally finished off my playset of LED's a few months ago. I love it.

But my favorite card has got to be Lotus Petal. It's so much more versatile than LED, and fits my super fast combo preference perfectly. I've got 8 decks built right now between Legacy, Modern, and Casual, and I have Lotus Petals in 4 of them. And the only reason I don't run it in my Modern deck is because it's not legal, and I have to use Simian Spirit Guide instead.

>> No.30113843

>>30111822
God, that shit is so broken. Thats why I use it in all of my EDH decks.

>> No.30113922

>>30113843
That and bazaar of baghdad are my favorite cards.
Nothing better than place them and say "GG. NO re."

>> No.30113979

>>30105938
I personally think this is a fantastic idea. Also, that the reserved list is retarded.

>No, don't reprint powerful cards because now we can't resell them at higher prices.
>The best plan is make the powerful cards keep going up in time so that new players have less and less of an opportunity to get a hold of them.
Like, what the fuck? Magic is the game. Why the hell are there "never print again" cards that can still be played?

Also, instead of releasing new sets, they should reprint old sets. Like literally re-release 10th edition, which is the Greatest set Of All Time.

>> No.30114040

>>30113979
>10th edition
>good
noob go.
They should re-edit the whole reserved list in a set named "From the vault: Prohibited", it isn't limited.
The kicker?
The new art sucks SUCKS. IT'S SHIT. IT'S DRAWN BY MARO WITH A BRIGHT SHARPIE.

>> No.30114061

>>30113979
I heard from somewhere that they made the reserve list because they had made some set that released pretty much all the old cards at one point and collectors were pissed. They said they wouldn't do it again, and made the reserved list to prove it. If they go back on it at this point, they lose a lot of trust from people, as they went back on their word. The reserve list is here to stay anon.

>> No.30114173

>>30114061
Oh yes.
Because so much eternal players just *love* the list and even better, the speculators play so much magic and just buy *ALL* the sets, right?!

>> No.30114191

>>30114061
Reprint them but make them not tournament legal. Make them extremely hard to tell apart from the originals.

>> No.30114266

>>30113979
Thank you for agreeing, and I also hate the reserved list, but I cannot phatomn what makes you think the 10th is the best set (even if it had a good selection of cards).

>>30114040
I would pay money for that.

>>30114061
>>30114173
Collectors being a tiny minority which doesn't actually buy most cards. They prey upon ignorant people to buy cards cheap, hoard them, then sell them for a lot of money. They are the scum of the game and should be exterminated.

>> No.30114286

>>30114061
I know that. See
>No, don't reprint powerful cards because now we can't resell them at higher prices.

They were pissed that they had to buy those cards at a slightly higher price just before Chronicles shoved all the prices back down.

>>30114040
Not good from a modern/vintage perspective, but all the legitimately cool cards are in there.
White:
>Wrath
>Pariah
>Story Circle
>Windborn Muse
>Beacon of Immortality
Blue:
>Time Stop
>Time Stretch
Black:
>fucking Phage
>Royal Assassin
>Knight of Dusk
>Head Games
Red:
>Manabarbs
>the legendaries
>Relentless Assault
>Furnace of Rath
Green:
>Birds
>Piper
>solid elf tribal
>GRIZZLY BEARS
>Good, green-defining rares
Art:
>Doubling Cube
>Howling Mine
>Coat of Arms
>Platinum Angel
Pithing, Whispersilk, Ornitho, crucible, painlands, fuuuuuuck I want 10th again.

>> No.30114304

>>30114286
Except all of those are shit.
Maybe wrath isn't.
The rest?
S-H-I-T.

>> No.30114364

>>30114304
Like I said, outside of modern and vintage. Those are cards that open up extremely fun deck possibilities.

In 10th, it felt like all the cards from each color actually defined their color. They were each good choices for the set.

Also, last I checked, Elvish Piper was far from shit. Especially with the eldrazi out there now.

>> No.30114402

>>30114304
Out of curiosity though, which single set would you consider the greatest? Alpha takes second place for me, ranked lower only because black lotus, fireball, and channel was an actual thing then.

>> No.30114420

>>30114402
Unglued, of course.

>> No.30114424

>>30099309
I have a top three

1. Painter's Servant. Not for the combos it enables, but for the unique way it completely changes the game and how you interact with it.

2.Warp World
It's a great board wipe/card advantage spell disguised as a "wacky red chaos card". I also enjoy build around me cards, and this takes the cake.

3. Venser, the Sojourner
another build around me card. I love how powerful his first ability is, and I have fond memories of him in standard.

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>>30114420
Extremely valid rebuttal.

>> No.30114444

>>30114364
>Those are cards that open up extremely fun deck possibilities.
EXCEPT THEY REALLY DON'T. 10th edition isn't really that great, it's a normal edition. Better than 8th, but a normal one.
>Also, last I checked, Elvish Piper was far from shit. Especially with the eldrazi out there now.
You are a shitty scrubqueer, come back when you know magic, this is not a "dies to removal epic meme" this is where "dies to fucking removal" IS a valid complain.

>>30114402
If I wanted a reprint?
Fuck it, eternal masters. Blotus, duals, baghdad, tarmo, etc...
In a realistic mood?
UNSETS.
MAKE. UNSETS.

>> No.30114490
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After all these years, the Skull still has a place in my heart. Not straightforward as Bargain, but still powerful.

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>>30114444
>which single set should they reprint
>one that includes cards from various sets
That's not reprinting a single set, anon.

>> No.30114528

>>30114518
If I can dream, I shall dream big.

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>>30114528
Hey, more power to you. The world needs more people thinking outside the system.

>> No.30114688

>>30114286
Um Chronicles destroyed values of a lot of cards. Quite a bit of the sought after cards were even printed at lower rarity. It was a terrible mistake that pissed a lot of players and collectors off.

They shouldn't have gone to the extremes of "we will never print these again", but Chronicles was a terrible thing that made a lot of people leave magic.

>> No.30114694

>>30114518
Implying modern masters isn't a set...

>> No.30114716

>>30114435
Hey, I had the most fun I've ever had with magic playing with that set. Well, actually, Unhinged was actually better because it was actually, you know, playable, with its tupsy-turvy, mana screw, and enter the dungeon decks, but dieorama was fun as well.

>> No.30114811

>>30114688
Why were players leaving? Was it just a matter of their stuff not being worth as much for trades anymore, or feeling cheapened?

Hell, what cards were there even to be pissy about in it? Most of it just looks like Legends guff and a few artifacts.

>> No.30114846

>>30114811
back then it was OH SO HORRIBLE because, you know, MAGIC JUST STARTED.
Right now? Fuck it. No one plays legacy anyways.
The best thing is that wizards give 0 shits, but we all know wizard<3SCG

>> No.30114870

>>30114694
The premise of the question was reprinting an old set. My choice was 10th. Is yours Modern Masters?

>>30114688
Explain how it's a mistake.
>Chronicles destroyed values of a lot of cards
IE. Good cards became cheap, now with a white border. This is beneficial to the game. New players can now access them for cheaper. Older players shouldn't be speculating on the market like it's an investment. It's a card game. Wizards was already open about reprinting cards for accessibility, so why was this a surprise?

>Quite a bit of the sought after cards were even printed at lower rarity.
"Desired cards were more accessible." Okay, how is that a bad thing? It has 0 impact on the significance of the card in a tournament.

>Chronicles... made a lot of people leave magic.
There, this is a valid point. But those people are also retarded for speculating. "My imaginary resale value of my cards has fallen. I am done playing the actual card game itself."

And because of Wizard's retarded reaction to this, we now have things like the chinese fake reprints. I don't like the fakes at all, but it is a necessary evil that Wizards had coming for them.

>> No.30114894

>>30114846
I was talking about Chronicles. What are you trying to say? Sorry if I'm an idiot but I don't see what you're specifically replying to.

>> No.30114908

>>30114894
I'm talking about chronicles and why it was bad THEN.
You're an idiot
and I don't know how to express myself

>> No.30114956

>>30114688
I thought more people left Magic because of Homelands that was released the same year. It was said that the set almost killed Magic.

>> No.30114966

>>30114908
I just meant... I don't understand how Magic just started=everyone hating a reprint set. And then you say
>Right now? Fuck it. No one plays legacy anyways.
What? What does Chronicles have to do with Legacy? And then your last comment seems to be about the reserve list(?) and something called 3SCG? What does Wizard's give 0 shits about?

>> No.30115004

>>30114966
You're the mongoloid of 10th ED right?
Alright, I don't have much time.
In short
Then was bad, because imagine, that right now, in standard/modern they church out a modern masters okay? But instead of being 10 boxes (limited) it's 1000 boxes (obscenely high) all those cards become scraps, which makes players boomed about "I just wasted 2k euros in my deck!", but the actual legacy speculators are small and most players, well kinda they want to play the fucking game.
The problem with
ALso it's SCG you shit head WIZARDS (the guys who make magic) <3 (love sign) SCG (speculator prime)

>> No.30115018

>>30115004
No, I'm the mongoloid of the 10th. See me >>30114870.

>> No.30115056

>>30114870
Most of the people who left wernt what you'd consider speculators today. They were simply people who had to buy a card at $X when they wanted it, and then shortly thereafter saw it's price drop to nothing. It makes you lose faith in the game as a whole. You feel ripped off by wotc, combined with LGS which had just started doing the singles thing lost a ton of value; some closed, some had to eat huge margins, some stopped carrying mtg all together from then on.

>> No.30115088
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>157 posts
>no grizzly bears
/tg/ you have failed me

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>>30115088
I'll see your Grizzley Bear and raise you a MAGIC Grizzley Bear.

>> No.30115144

>>30115056
Makes some sense, but it doesn't change
>Wizards was already open about reprinting cards for accessibility, so why was this a surprise?

Also, that pretty much repeats exactly what I said in >>30114286, that you disagreed with.

>They were pissed that they had to buy those cards at a slightly higher price just before Chronicles shoved all the prices back down.
With the added note: The gameshops that also did so to sell singles now lost money.

>>30115088
see >>30114286
>GRIZZLY BEARS
Ctrl + f next time, chief.

>> No.30115282

>>30101302
>>30100842
>>tfw you notice each of your decks are built around a waifu

Only half of mine are built around waifus
>Oona, Kemba, Marath, Rafiq

>> No.30115336

>>30104798
>Armadillo Cloak
I love that thing.
Double lifelink is lovely

>> No.30115369

>>30104798
>>30115336
The best is throwing that on an opponent's creature. It essentially does 0 damage to you, like a non-suicidal Pariah.

>> No.30115424

>>30115369
or you block all its damage and you actually gain life

>> No.30115436
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>>30115424
This guy, right here.

>> No.30115551
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This

>> No.30115567
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>>30115551
And this. Because I used to love group games while simultaneously wanting to show everyone just how much I hate them.

>> No.30115773

>>30115144
>Wizards was already open about reprinting cards for accessibility, so why was this a surprise?
Well yes and no, wizards had no official reprint policy. Did they have the ability to, of course, did they say they would, no.

>> No.30115775

>>30115282
>Rafiq
But I thought he always went at it alone. And twice in one sitting.

>> No.30115889
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>>30105041
LIKE FIRE?
HELL FIRE!
THIS FIRE IN MY SKIN!
This Burning...
Desire...
Is turning me... To... SIN

>> No.30115949

>>30115773
The fact that the first three sets were essentially reprints of each other makes it pretty clear.

>> No.30118661
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All day erryday.

>> No.30118714
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fuck the haters

>> No.30118764

>>30099346
i bet you are the local dredge players fucktoy arn't you?
because your sweet ass is gonna get reamed every time by one of them if you think that card is shit.

>> No.30119900

>>30118714
Does that work in DH?

>> No.30119993

>>30119900

If you mean EDH.

Yes, yes it does

>> No.30120422

>>30105734
Assuming these are sanctioned events, tell your tournament organizer that that is against the rules. Then if they do nothing about it, threaten to report them, and follow through on that threat if they don't comply.

>> No.30120466

>>30115336
Armadillo Cloak does not grant lifelink, it has a triggered ability that goes off when the creature does damage that causes you to gain life. This kind of life gain will stack, so double Armadillo Cloak is cool. How ever, lifelink doesn't stack since lifelink is not a triggered ability, it modifies how damage is dealt.

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Unrelated note, but did not want to make a thread for it.

Do any of you know what deck protectors these are? They were used in the Super Sunday Championship yesterday.

>> No.30120527

>>30120508

Looks like it is made Legion or the a Japanese company which name escapes me

>> No.30120617

>>30105960
I love Grave Titan, but this card right here has won me so many games and I just love the idea of there just suddenly being a horde of zombies. Gravecrawler would probably be my next favorite just because he's the traditional slow zombie that just keeps coming back, and he allows for some crazy sac trigger shenanigans.

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>>30120617
Also, it helps to post a pic.

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>>30105938
1. This is an incredibly bad idea. For one, it would fucking kill limited. It would also suck for most players, because most people really like to see what the rare in their pack is, it gives them some excitement.
2. What's wrong with buying singles from stores? In most cases you'd be paying less than your proposed model. And for most cards it wouldn't be worth the money to have stuff printed on demand, which would have to happen at some point. And with print on demand, you'd have cards that would look too good to be from old sets, and most people would assume it was a fake.
3. You can do this if you have get on MTGO and buy up a complete set of whatever it is that you want, and then redeem it for a physical copy.

>>30113130
>I don't care about limited, so fuck everybody that enjoys it.
Hey fuck you too buddy.

>> No.30120661

>>30106490
>Both players put on the table 3 cards, and whoever makes the first move is punished.
I seriously hope that's not how you think this card works.

>> No.30120709

>>30120527
I've looked through all the websites I know of and can't find it.

I'd really like to get those... but doesn't look like that's going to happen.

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>>30099309
Nobody? Really?
It's just so versatile. I can't not love it.

>> No.30120793

>>30120709

Do you have a link for the video/picture

>> No.30120804
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>>30114688
>Um Chronicles destroyed values of a lot of cards. Quite a bit of the sought after cards were even printed at lower rarity. It was a terrible mistake that pissed a lot of players and collectors off.

I think recent events have put paid to the usefulness of the Reserved List. We've had Duel Decks reprinting old cards, the Commander products, and Modern Masters. They all seem to show that you CAN reprint stuff without it devaluing the older versions.

Just look at Thoughtseize. Right now the Theros printing is about $15, while the Lorwyn printing is $40.

>> No.30120809
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This guy became my new favorite the moment it came out. I really wanted to believe he could work in Bob Gush. He's not terrible though. He's a black lotus that swings for two, Though my old favorite was invoke prejudice just because of how they will never reprint this card ever.

>> No.30120810

>>30120793

The Super Sunday Champ, it's on twitch. Can't post links to twitch on here.

At 1:31 game with Duke Vs Vargas.

>> No.30120845

>>30118661
I hate that art soooooo much

>> No.30120856

>>30109858
My waifu too, I have her foil in a hard sleeve

>> No.30120885

>>30099309
Sunforger because being able to grab any answer I want from my deck is hilarious.

>> No.30120929

>>30120709
>>30120508
>>30120527


Aha, I found them! Thanks for the help anons, it was a Japanese company.

>> No.30120975

>>30120929

Was just about top link the site, well here it is for anyone else

www[.]maxprotection[.]net/

>> No.30120984 [SPOILER] 
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Speaking of waifus....
<3

>> No.30121098

>>30120975
They're shit, don't buy them

They deteriorate and split at the first shuffle.

>> No.30121171 [DELETED] 

>>30120804
To get down to brass tacks, here's the reason Wizards will never repeal the reserved list. They made a promise, and people have bought power 9 and such on the secondary market under the assumption that promise was genuine. Wizards has thought about getting rid of the reserved list before, but their legal team told them that's a really bad idea because there's a good chance they could get sued by those players due to promissory estoppel laws. It's also important for a company to retain the trust of its customers, and you do exactly earn trust by going around breaking promises.
Yes the reserved list sucks and 99.9% of players as well as many employees of Wizards want it gone but it would be a really dumb and bad business decision.

>> No.30121193

>>30120804
To get down to brass tacks, here's the reason Wizards will never repeal the reserved list. They made a promise, and people have bought power 9 and such on the secondary market under the assumption that promise was genuine. Wizards has thought about getting rid of the reserved list before, but their legal team told them that's a really bad idea because there's a good chance they could get sued by those players due to promissory estoppel laws. It's also important for a company to retain the trust of its customers, and you don't exactly earn trust by going around breaking promises.
Yes the reserved list sucks and 99.9% of players as well as many employees of Wizards want it gone but it would be a really dumb and bad business decision.

>> No.30121223

>>30121193
Some of the cards just don't make sense to me.
Brushwagg?
Karn?
wtf wizards

>> No.30121266

>>30121223
>Brushwagg?
2much swag for the masses

>> No.30121271

>>30121266
Dont you mean
~shwagg~

>> No.30121289

>>30120984
>last booster of the only Fat Pack I've ever bought had this card in it

So many tears. I wanted Sheoldred since I prefer black, but an Elesh Norn was fine too.

>> No.30121880

>>30121223
The list included all the cards from Alpha that had rotated out of print before Fourth Edition along with all the uncommons and rares from Antiquities, Arabian Nights, and Legends. In addition, from Ice Age through Urza’s Destiny, all the rares had only one opportunity to get reprinted in a base set and after that they were added to the reserved list, never to be printed again. It was never about power level, it was about collector value.

>> No.30123155

>>30120638
1.) Again, I don't care about limited (and quite honestly don't see how having the possibility of having more good cards is going kill it). Furthermore, the possibility of gaining more rares than normal is actually going to be better for more players, as any study about reward to effort shows that irregular rewards for the same effort makes animals and people not only more willing to do said activity but feel happier once they hit it big. Science disagrees with you, bucko.

2.) WotC recieves no money from singles costing 500 dollars and such high prices only discourage people from formats where they hate the reserve list and all things it represents. And with print in demand you will have people who are truly collectors rather than speculators flock to old cards while new players will be more than happy to use the new cards everyone knows WotC prints and therefore has no reason to think they are fake. Second strike.

3.) BWAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. So you are saying "This can already happen if you do a series of steps under a completely unrelated steps". Third strike, you are out.

And hey, fuck me all you want, you are still wrong.

>>30121193
This tiny group of individuals who everyone agrees is a cancer to the community are not the ones WotC should try to gain the trust of.

Additionally, while possible, promissory estoppel laws in this case would have a very hard time being proven considering there was no consideration involved from WotC. I cannot claim estoppel from Dell after buying it from a friend because I heard owners of their computer would get free life-time insurance on their products but then changed policies. Now, if WotC had sold them directly, it would be a completely different manner, but in this case? Not really.

>> No.30123376

>>30099614
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEzhxP-pdos

>> No.30123612

>>30104174
>7 life
>7 cards
>7 Power
>7 Toughness
>8 CMC
It hurts.

>> No.30123637

>>30123155
The possibility of having more good cards is exactly what would kill limited. There are certain things that they reserve for uncommon and up, rare and up, and mythic only. If a player gets a bunch of rares in their sealed pool, guess who's winning that tournament? Granted, it may not affect draft as much, but it would destroy sealed.

Like I said, in most cases it wouldn't be worth the money for them to print cards on demand. You'd have to be mentally deficient to honestly think I meant that there would be no profit from print power 9 and the like to order. However they make more money doing what they do now, because either players or stores have to be buying a ton of boosters to crack the cards they want to play or sell. Wizards' profits would fucking plummet because people that care more about playing the game than collecting would just buy the 20 or so cards they need from the new set and then buy nothing else until the next set comes out. There's also the reserved list, but I'll get to that later since you still don't understand why they can't go back on that.

How are the steps unrelated to getting your set of cards if that's what they lead to?

Now to the reserved list again. Promissory estoppel can be claimed by a third party, the right is known as jus tertii.

Now get out of here with your shitty outlived baseball joke and complete lack of knowledge of business and law.

>> No.30123746

Flamecast Wheel. It seems like they have a 20+% chance to be shiny, and they always make it around in drafts. Soon I'll have enough foil FCWs to coat an entire wall of my room.

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My favorite method for ending games in BW

>> No.30125338
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What a badass.

>> No.30125524

Elsewhere Flask.

>> No.30125931
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It's like a big "fuck you" to all the players who don't have Wrath or similar and I love it for that.

>> No.30129048
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30129048

Mah Favourite.

>> No.30129826
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30129826

Not even joking, I really love this card, time walk, celestial prism and white knight.

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>>30129048

>> No.30130854

>>30123637
-This is exactly what people keep saying in regards to limited: the pool somehow affects who wins. Sadly for you, it doesn't work that way, it hasn't worked that way, and I really doubt it will work that way. The ability to see pools and construct decks is the skill being tested in limited, and if you think because more rares are available that will somehow change then you haven't played limited for too long.

-It's like you cannot read: pricing it based upon boosters would ignore what you are saying and leave only people with the big desire to buy those cards to pay for the premium you are asking for a single card. If I need 20 cards and price them at higher than a booster, I have just made as much or more money in that regard, and with the rarity-less packs involved it actually will turn out to be a more economical bet to buy packs, in addition to the whole "variable reward" thing I mentioned which keep people doing things which aren't truly beneficial to them economically based upon other options.

-Getting a MTGO account, proceeding to get the cards, and then waiting until they can get you physical copies doesn't sound unrelated to the whole playing thing?

- No, my friend, jus tertii has nothing to do with that as far as my admittedly small experience as a legal clerk has shown, and you wouldn't be able to use it to make a solid case of Promissory estoppel in this situation because there was no promise attach to it to you, the secondary buyer, because that's not even related. But hey, /tg/ legal adviser, I want to see you make a brief where you somehow manage to even get a judge to give the time of day to your case in the USA legal system. Other place's incidental beneficiaries (if you can even call them that in this case) have different rights.

In other words, fuck off, you ignorant self-aggrandizing twat.

>> No.30131210

>>30123746
I like you.

>> No.30132061
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30132061

This sexy beast

No better feeling than casting this into the 1 worldspine wurm in your deck

>> No.30132267
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30132267

Olivia Voldaren just because she would be my MTG Waifu and I like turning into a machine gun with Illusionists bracers Basilisk's Collar.

>> No.30136433
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30136433

>>30129826

My nigga! I still have a casual deck dedicated to that awesome enchantment. >>30129048 is a VIP in that same deck too.

Time magic ain't what it used to be.

>> No.30136738

>>30104174
Are you me? Love demons, and he is the best.

>> No.30138525

>>30104977
I was lucky enough to get that in a booster of saga back in the way back.

>> No.30139848

>>30123612
He was originally going to be 7 CMC but got nerfed during internal testing because he was too powerful at 7 mana.

Turns out he is too strong regardless so they could have kept it at 7 and had that flavor atleast.

>> No.30140213
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30140213

I love low-down dirty tricks.

>> No.30140239

>>30120804
Directly before it got printed, lorwyn was ~$75.

>> No.30140422
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30140422

I really love when flavor is built into the card's abilities.

I also really love imagining this card's face when Squirrel Nest plus Earthcraft happens, he can't block everything, and he goes down under a tide of fur and claws.

>> No.30140474

>>30140422
Though he blocks 100 of them, he only manages to kill 6 of the little bastards. It only takes 8 of them to take him down. Poor sod.

>> No.30141304
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30141304

Can you imagine if this were standard legal right now?

>> No.30141447

>>30107444
That's not how it works you little shit.

>> No.30141690

>>30141304
This is what Heliod, God of the Sun should be

>> No.30141720

>>30141690
You mean worse than he already is?
As it stands he gives everything Vigilance, not just soldiers and his clerics have 2 power instead of 1. Sure they cost W more but if you're spewing tokens you should have an engine somewhere.

>> No.30141730

>>30099309

So I have half of a large card box filled with these that I collected as a goof when I played back at my parent's house.

Should I check the price?

>> No.30141777

>>30141730
No, you should mail them all to me.

>> No.30142017
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30142017

waifu material

id love for her to lock me in chastity and make me suck her toes

>> No.30142051

>>30142017
What is it with 4chan and sucking toes?
Smacks of latent homosexuality to me.

>> No.30142099

>>30142051

you dont like female feet?

what a fag

>> No.30142128

>>30142099
Oh I like them, I just don't get off on fellating them.

>> No.30142210

>>30142128

You just have flawed logic then. If you equate toes to cocks, then when you're getting an amazing footjob from 10 sexy freshly pedicured feminine toes, you're just 10x the faggot for having 10 cocks touching your dick.

>> No.30142253

>>30142210
It's not that feet are inherently cock-like. A footjob is something I don't understand as being better than alternatives but if you're way into feet I can dig that.
What confuses me is the propensity for "I wish she'd tie me up and force me to suck stuff". It seems like a way to live out homosex fantasy without the guilt of actually sucking a dick willingly.

I think if you want to suck a dick you should be honest about it and suck a dick, not hide behind a toe fetish.

>> No.30142721

>>30132267
I see you like dracula penis

>> No.30143294

>>30130854
God damn it, I'm going to have to split this across multiple posts to explain to you how wrong you are.

Wow, you really must be a dumbass if you don't understand how having more rares would give someone more bombs in limited, and that if you have a lot of bombs in your deck it greatly increases your chances of winning. Are bombs the sole determining factor in who wins in limited? No, but it's a pretty big factor as it is, and somebody that gets 7 bombs in color is going to fair a lot better than the player that got all commons except for 5 uncommons. But then again, I shouldn't expect a person that admittedly doesn't care about limited to understand it either.

>> No.30143302

>>30130854
It's like you can't even do basic statistics or math. People won't go buying singles from Wizards unless the price is less then secondary market's price. And once enough people did that, it would eventually bring the secondary market's prices down to match. Eventually there would be no reason to buy directly from Wizards. And in the case of staple rares that still have a low price, for example the Temples from Theros block that go for about $5 on average, you'd actually be losing money in that case because the amount of money you'd make from off of how many packs would normally have to be opened for one of those to enter the wild is significantly less than the profit you'd make from selling one directly. And assuming you're talking about keeping the distribution of common:uncommon:rare:mythic the same, just spread over multiple packs instead of in a single pack, then your idea is actually economically indistinguishable from what they do now once a person has bought enough packs (my back of the envelope math shows around 15). And the variable reward thing is already present in multiple forms. For one there's the infrequency of mythics showing up in packs, then there are the chase rares compared to the non-chase rares, and the rares you are looking for versus the ones you don't care about.

Again, if it gets you to your goal, how is it unrelated to the goal? And you were talking about purchasing the cards, not playing them. Don't try to move those goalposts.

>> No.30143327

>>30130854
Just tertii has absolutely everything to do with why they haven't repealed the restricted list. Jus tertii applies when the third party (in this example, anybody who has bought or traded for things on the reserved list on the secondary market) is the intended beneficiary of the contract, and the third-party has acted on the belief that the promise or contract was made in good faith.

Just admit that Wizards has much more talented and experience people than you who know what they're doing, and that you have no idea what you're talking about and no experience operating a business.

>> No.30143503
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She's been one of my favorite cards ever since Kamigawa first hit the shelves. Stupidly, I sold her and all my magic cards when I moved, but only recently got back into playing EDH tournaments at my local hobby shop. I bought one of those "From the Vault" boxes with a bonus I received from work. Imagine my surprise when I pulled out a foil version of her. She now makes her home in my Dimir mill deck. And come hell or high water, I'm holding onto this card. Made the mistake of selling her once, it won't happen again.

>> No.30143960

>>30104737
>mfw I found three of those in a 50c uncommons bin at my FLGS

Good job I told the guy, he had a load of valuable stuff in there, he could have lost $$$

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30143974

>mfw this was an uncommon

>> No.30143979

>>30142051
>latent

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>>30143974
>mfw this is an uncommon

>> No.30144139

>>30144115

I hate Sol Ring. Or maybe I hate EDH. Hmm.

Do people still play "normal" casual?

>> No.30144171

>>30120750
This is mine as well. I even love its slower cousins searing spear and lightning strike.

>> No.30144212

>>30125338
Many seagulls, one porpoise

>> No.30144230

>>30144139
Yes... wow. Not sure you could sound more fucking hipster.

>> No.30144233

>>30144230

Not sure YOU could sound more of a prick.

>> No.30144248

>>30144233
See. That's actually how I felt about the first comment. So I'm glad I offended you.

>> No.30144274

>>30144248

Wow what a faggot. I give an opinion and ask a question, and you feel entitled to go off on one. What a fucking prick. I sincerely hope you die in considerable pain.

>> No.30144312

>>30143974
Reminds me I need to get a set of these. I used to have tons but I traded them all away because I hated black back then.

Is it dickish to put one or two of these in a casual deck? My playgroup already kind of struggles with T1 Dark Ritual Hypnotic Specter

>> No.30144328

>>30144312

Yes, Hymn (and random discard in general) has no place in casual. Try Chain of Smog, does something similar and is more multiplayer-friendly.

>> No.30144339
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30144339

My waifu.

>> No.30144345

>>30144339

I wish there was alt art for her, because I love her so very very much but that art makes her look like a cheap hooker.

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>>30099309
Got a few runner ups;
Phelddagriph, for being awesome
Null Brooch, for being one of the first card I spared money to acquire when I was a kid.
Hymn to Tourach, no reason needed.
And pic related as favorite, because I've played decks around it, and decks with similar effects for about 15years now.
Also got me into black.

>> No.30144377

>>30144345
>that art makes her look like a cheap hooker.
So it's accurate then.

>> No.30144390

>>30144377
She's not a cheap hooker, she's a high-class prostitute.

>> No.30144391
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My first love. This guys got me into mtg.

"Hey my horse is naked. What a minute, I'm naked too!"

>> No.30144402

>>30144377

Well arguably. But I hate seeing it.

>> No.30144427
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30144427

I've played black for as long as I can remember, so I was pretty pleased when my first booster from a Lorwyn fat pack contained this.

>> No.30144461

>>30144312
Make sure you get all 4 different artworks so you can rape your unsuspecting buddies in style.

>> No.30144468

>>30144427

Lili has such great... cards. Yes, even Dark Realms, one of my favourite casual cards.
>KORLASH STRONG!

>> No.30144470

>>30144461
Bearded wizard is the only true Hymn art. I'm sorry, I won't get wolfmoon hymn.

>> No.30144494
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30144494

>>30144470
>bearded wizard

I'll let you live because you picked the correct best art, but calling mai husbando "bearded wizard" shows a worrying lack of respect...

>> No.30144500

>>30144139
Sol Ring is like the one overpowered card everyone and their mother's dog has access to, so you can't really complain about it being in a casual deck. I'm surprised it's still a 10 dollar card when the commander decks are shelfwarming everywhere.

>> No.30144517

>>30144500

Its not the power, EDH is all about broken stuff, its the massive handicap of starting with / without it in your hand. Its only broken the frst couple of turns, but BOY is it broken the first couple of turns.

The other staple I hate is Diving Top. The advantage it gives is pretty small, and it slows games down to a CRAWL when everyone is Top'ing every single turn.

>> No.30144599

>>30144517
>those faggots who watch SCG live coverage and emulate what they see
They think they're godlike smart mensa player as they top every turn and agonize over every decision. And they're so fucking bad at it they would have been better off topdecking from the start without wasting their mana and everyone else's time.

I hate Top because it makes bad players think they're good, and they feel justified in taking 5 minutes long turns because ALL THOSE DECISIONS MAN, I'M PLAYING NEXT LEVEL MAGIC HERE

>> No.30144622

>>30111577
I don't think I'm furry but I still would.

>> No.30144639
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30144639

>>30111577
My pure waifu

>> No.30144643

Why is there so few porn of MTG characters in general? You only see Chandra/Liliana/Ink Eyes smut around and the rest is so scarce

>> No.30144660
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>>30144639
>pure waifu
>not pic related

Two words: Indestructible. Hymen.

>> No.30144671

>>30144643

It doesn't have many characters. The best cards are not always even creatures.

>> No.30144679

>>30144643
>all Ink Eyes smut
That surprised me. Something of a pleasant surprise, too

>> No.30144694

>>30144671
Well there is Stasis rule 34, so that's apparently not a limitation.

>> No.30144704

>>30144694

I hope I never see this. In fact, I'm going to just forget I even saw your post.

>> No.30144715

>>30144671
>it doesn't have many characters
Now you're being silly, anon

>>30144679
Don't get me wrong, I like Ink Eyes too, but there are a lot of characters that haven't got a single picture.

tfw no Derevi smut

>> No.30144728
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30144728

The game completely revolves around this card the moment it hits the board. I don't know how it feels to play against it, but it's very exciting to play with.

>> No.30144742

>>30144728
tfw no Smokestack smut

>> No.30144769

>>30144728

How I love the Stack, there's nothing quite like it.
>mfw Crucible and Stack in play
>feels like... victory.
>very, very slow victory

>> No.30144771

>>30144742
Well, the smokestacks themselves look kinda like horsecocks. Does that count?

>> No.30144785

>>30144728
It makes me want to strangle the Smokestack player, it makes everyone at the table want him or her dead. Especially people who aren't even in your game

>> No.30144810

>>30144785

Just accept your defeat and surrender like a man, rather than be ground out slowly over twenty minutes like a milk-steak.

>> No.30144829

>>30144769
>playing stack without crucible
Feels like I'm playing against myself. But it's fun to try and stay ahead of it while still maintaining enough pressure to completely lock down the opponent.

I had a crazy multiplayer game where an opponent landed doubling season early on, and had 14+ spirit tokens by the time I actually got a Smokestack online. He went on to make half a dozen 5/5 wurms, and four 8/8 vigilance tokens. The stack ate it all. ALL OF IT.

>> No.30144840

>>30144728
>sacrifice Academy Rector to Smokestack
>fetch Grave Pact
>flashback Lingering Souls
>your turn

>> No.30144857

>>30142017
>sucking Iona's toes

I don't think you've ever actually taken a good look at her art.

>> No.30144862

>>30144829

The Stack has no appetite. The Stack IS appetite.

>> No.30145031
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30145031

I actually forced my self to add my most hated color (blue) to my mono green elf deck for this card..... and I never turned back.

>> No.30145042 [SPOILER] 
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30145042

>>30144704
Too late.

>> No.30145077

>>30145031
>hating blue
>loving green
>playing fucking combo elves
I didn't knew one person could suck so much cocks.

>> No.30145088

>>30144339
You're waifu a ssslllluuuuttt.

>> No.30145109

>>30145077
Where did he say he plays combo elves? Not all elves deck are combo elves, some people just run elf ramp with archdruids and Ezuri, or Rhys with Overrun, or any number of ways to play elves that usually involve making mana and making elves big.

My elf deck is all ramp and banefire / kessig wolf run

>> No.30145124

>>30145088

Yes. And?

>> No.30145188

>>30144715
tfw no Exava smut

>> No.30145232

>>30144679
>surprised at Ink-Eyes smut
Welcome to /tg/, friend.

>>30144715
>tfw no Derevi smut
Give it time.

I can't honestly believe there won't be any when there's porn of fucking Nicol Bolas and several of the Primeval Dragons.

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>>30145077
Well to be fair I don't really "hate" blue I more or less despise blue because when I first started playing magic. My friend would use blue and I used green. Anyways he found a card called "wash out" and not knowing any better we though that lands (including basic) had a color so when he would use wash out and chose green because he know it would piss me off. my entire field including lands would go to my hand and I could never recover. Lets just say that scared me from liking blue for quite some time.

>> No.30145290

>>30145109
lol, actually that's the kind of elf deck I run.(aka I don't run combo (filth casual here)) :)

>> No.30145403

>>30144694
That reminds me: Stasis + Smokestack + Crucible

>> No.30145481

>>30145403

What does Stasis add? Stack + Crucible is already a lock, and Stasis needs Kismet to work at its best.

>> No.30145719

>>30145481
Stack + Curcible ensures that you can always pay the U for Stasis. Obviously adding Kismet would make it even more bonkers, but I kinda thought would have gone without saying.

>> No.30145753

>>30145719

Yes but Stack + Crucible means they have no lands or permanents anyway, so why not just play something that will win?

>> No.30146029

>>30145753
Smokestack isn't about winning, Smokestack is about making the opponent miserable.

Chronatog is the best card to pair with Smokestack, so you can win without playing.

>> No.30146054

>>30145232
L-Link, please? For scientific purposes, of course.

>> No.30146091

>>30146054
rule34.google.net

>> No.30146313

>>30145753
Explain to me how you plan on bringing back enough land to sack to the stack if you go much over 1 counter on the stack.

>> No.30148240

>>30132267
>>30142721
Being a trap makes it easier to identify with her.

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