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Creative Mechanics by Isabella Billingman - Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:11:07 EST ID:Ukhdv34i No.27800 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey /tg/, so I was talking with some friends about what defines a set or a block based on themes within cards. We talked about the obvious things such as the storyline, characters, land, and creature types. One of my friends mentioned that the most defining themes come from the mechanics they create within each set, like how the set will have an overall theme and then they try to define that theme by building mechanics for cards that would seem sensible within that theme. For example in the time spiral block, almost all of the mechanics have to deal with manipulating time and such. Soon we were thinking about every set we played in and how the mechanics helped to define what was going on in each set's storyline.
After a while we just started coming up with really weird and interesting card mechanics that we would like to see on cards and then we would argue about whether they were balanced or how we could balance them.

I thought it might be interesting to see what /tg/ would prefer to see in card mechanics. So post your neat card mechanics.

I had an idea for one that was sort of based on "Split Second". I call it, "Resolution" and it basically is, "This spell always resolves first on the stack."
I thought it would be neat to have some spells an creatures that can have their abilities always resolve before anything would attempt to interrupt and/or stop them. Think that would be too broken?
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Priscilla Buzzhall - Wed, 04 Nov 2015 14:52:50 EST ID:ytAfteas No.27806 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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yeah, it's pretty uncommon though. it's a lot more common for the game not to care that an opponent is targeting the creature. these cards combo well with the en-kor ability of "0: redirect 1 damage from ~ to target creature you control".

not all of them have good effects though. a good number of them bounce or have to be sacrificed if they are targeted. only a few of them do something interesting like gain toughness (like daru spiritualist).
Pirate Barter - Sat, 02 Jan 2016 05:46:27 EST ID:ytf7uERj No.27891 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Please allow me for a brief moment to break your cycle of fun in this card game.
I promise i will not leave it permanently sealed but you will think of the game differently if you commit it to heart.
Every mechanic has a clear renumeration or distribution of it's affects
And yet they always print some shit that doesn't even have an effect or some shit that needs other cards to have any effect.
And some bozos always nick that shit from wheeling pools.
So why not drink with the young when you can feel well hung
Because those cards are starting to become their vocabulary.
You can turn any noun into a verb, they've begun to realize a process in the proverb. Their theme is a distribution of well fit words, such as trick and bind. but never is there anything i would describe more as a bind than a trick, though the trick is that you view the bind as a trick, where the real trick is moves you make when you're tapped out, and that's why control mirrors do come down to skill over a generic "style", and that has to do with counting cards and playing 1 ofs and shuffling hamster style and using nonidentical lands and only shuffling once and KNOWING THE BEST CARDS IN THE FORMAT and streamlining the quicksliver and feinting them out and pulling on lands like you're thinking about it and NOT flicking your cards and distracting them aimlessly and all that good shit that good magic players told you they'd never do.
If you've played spellweaver, almost all the "instants" have split second unless they have an instant. But this also totally gives their hand away and is why autotimer games are ALWAYS seeded with bot matches and even if they weren't it's why you can tell when they don't have a card and thus get hidden information from the automatic lack of free will that they programmed into their fucking game. No man, the only true way to play magic online is cockatrice through woogerworks servers and that is because magic is a pointless game if you guys cannot agree on the rules and that right there is where most cheating occurs.
And the first rule, with online games, is that your opponent should be moving as fast as fucking possible so you know how sure of his move he is and therein, (the speed of play) is how you make cards into mechanics instead of QED'ing optimal moves from your pseudo-randomized batch of options. And why would you make mechanical motions if you weren't smooth like an operator.

slipstream- if your opponent can't read your cards from the table, flip them over for him
dripstream- if your opponent reads upside down, drop his deck next time you cut it, and scribble the shape it falls
tripstream- if your opponent is high, make a repeating noise that he can barely notice louder until he thinks he's hearing things
cripstream- bush the happy go lucky chump on his way out
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Archie Chiffingleck - Sat, 02 Jan 2016 15:46:04 EST ID:TBSld9oh No.27892 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Pirate Barter - Sun, 03 Jan 2016 06:15:51 EST ID:ytf7uERj No.27894 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You couldn't make a worse post if you tried.
A Wizard - Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:51:53 EST ID:LIYDj9tN No.27912 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Wow that's over complicated its like poker if the person your playing against loses you get the money

quick question by Hugh Fiffingbane - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:43:36 EST ID:70/O62qs No.27761 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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is "casting a spell" in terms of playing a creature card the same as simply putting it on the battlefield from your hand?

Like does quicksilver amulet activate conduit of ruin's triggered ability thing? Am I casting him when I put him directly into play?
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Frederick Brinningville - Thu, 24 Dec 2015 21:09:33 EST ID:j6gBYCbE No.27867 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's a recent change to the rules to promote fun, interactive gameplay.
Cards like Condemn and Hinder were considered very good because you could tuck their commander into their 99 card deck, making it likely they will never see it again. Some commanders are very powerful and not being able to get rid of them permanently was a problem. However, making it easy to eliminate the commander made it less likely for people to build around their commander because their deck will be "dead in the water" without them. They decided to err on the side of fun and make this change so that if your deck needs your commander to function, you aren't immediately blown out by hinder and condemn.
Sidney Chambledale - Fri, 25 Dec 2015 01:43:09 EST ID:NiToNXAt No.27868 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Huh... Well although I understand them choosing the casual stance to make it more fun... However knowing those rules have changed in that way makes me want to redesign multiple of my EDH decks (I have twelve of them, I really enjoy EDH).
I kind of upset that they took away the commander being lost in the library rule. It was kind of fun and scary knowing cards like Condemn could swing the entire fight in one direction or another.

What I might end up doing is just setting this whole thing up with "House Rules". Like saying that the effect of the spells (whether beneficial or negative to the commander) are controlled by the caster. So Flicker form will work as it is supposed to as intended by the caster/controller, and the same would go for using Condemn, with the intention of the caster trying to get rid of the commander.
I'll just make that the ruling when I play with friends ( I play very casually so bending those rules will probably be okay with my friends).

Thanks for answering my questions nonetheless.
Beatrice Merrytune - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 19:21:46 EST ID:HNIRjY5M No.27905 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I have a commander question.
So I have a commander deck that uses Mimeoplasm as the main commander, but I just recently got my hands on a copy of "Tasigur, the Golden Fang". So is this Legendary creature at all playable as a commander of my "Mimeoplasm" deck, or is it not possible because his color identity is solid black?
A friend of mine told me he thought that the ability being blue and green would make him applicable as a commander for all three colors, otherwise he would be completely unplayable as a commander in any commander deck.
I can see him still being a playable card in my Mimeoplasm deck, just obviously not as a commander.
Some clarification on this would be awesome. Thanks ahead of time.
James Bepperhall - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:35:46 EST ID:ytAfteas No.27906 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>or is it not possible because his color identity is solid black
Tasigur's color identity is black/blue/green, so you can have the mimeoplasm in a deck where tasigur is the commander.

A card's color identity is is defined by all mana symbols that appear in its casting cost AND rules text. Take a look at the new card General Tazri. She raised a lot of eyebrows for being a 5 color ally general, which is something people had wanted.
Caroline Bardridge - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:52:20 EST ID:TDotvZlo No.27907 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thanks a ton for the info, that's awesome to know. I think Tasigur will be an amazing commander in my Mimeoplasm commander deck, so it's awesome to know that works, also knowing the proper ruling of color identity will give me the ability to keep my eyes open for other cool multi colored generals such as him. Thanks.

The last straw (GM rage) by Martin Clushway - Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:45:49 EST ID:KsxUfvOo No.25829 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>"Your player dies in screaming agony as the spyglass ejects razor sharp shards of metal and potent acid into their eye socket. The agony is so great, in fact that they piss themselves and evacuate their bowels while screaming for their mother, rolling on the ground and grinding their rapidly melting face into the ground in a futile attempt to save their worthless life until, at last they cease moving altogether, gurgling a bit as the last bit of air escapes their lungs."

>Shocked silence around the table.

>"Drew, roll up a new character. No more Mary Sue bullshit, no more trying to PvP, no more out of character shit storms, no more ERP and I swear to christ if you come back next week you had better have taken a shower or I'm kicking you out of this group and putting a notice up on the LFG board about all your bullshit."

Yes, I went overboard but after the last few months it was completely necessary. This guy was a massive creeper, constantly started shit with other players, kept trying to insert his fetishes, stalking one of my players until she told him she was going to call the police....I never saw them again after that little outburst and even a couple people in the group told me I went a bit nuts but I don't care.

In all my years I have NEVER run into a person who hit almost all the marks for a stereotypical "That Guy". The only thing that was missing was being a fat neckbeard.
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Ian Habblegold - Tue, 05 Jan 2016 09:04:48 EST ID:32zGS2L8 No.27895 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Never ever play with mark vogels, boy i tell u wot
Alice Diggledotch - Thu, 07 Jan 2016 01:19:05 EST ID:tyQN+Ppd No.27896 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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You know what, fuck it. I'm gonna vent over my DM for a little because as bad as shitty players are, nothing is worse than a shitty DM.

>4th ed
>First-time DM
>She doesn't know the rules very well and is constantly referencing from more knowledged players at the table for basic things like combat
>Setting is of her own creation
>Everything is supposed to be chaotic where logic doesn't exist
>House rules are loose and we're allowed to make a character from pretty much any universe (for reference, one player made a character from Dragon Age, another from Legend of Zelda) so long as they can be adapted to 4th ed.
>My character is a loose-cannon vietnam vet based off the Amethyst system.
>One of the other players made a munchkined as fuck gnome.
>DM lets them use their main stat for everything
>inexplicably better than every other character at everything because reasons
>DM doesn't care because lol chaos.
>I actually follow the ground rules set at the beginning of the campaign
>I specialized in things like 'vehicle', 'demolition, and science', with DM's reassurance they would be used in this semi-custom system
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Shit Fanwell - Thu, 07 Jan 2016 17:08:31 EST ID:KRuchFB0 No.27897 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This game sounds like a clusterfuck from the get-go. I feel like you shoulda seen this coming.

Also holy shit, this thread is old as fuck. /tg/ is crazy slow...
Cyril Grimfuck - Fri, 08 Jan 2016 16:10:36 EST ID:tyQN+Ppd No.27898 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It actually wasn't bad in the beginning but it's not really the same game anymore. There were two other players who dropped out and the game went on hiatus for a while. We started it back up because it was a lot of fun in the beginning and the power gamer expressed interest in playing so we let him join and since then, it just hasn't been as fun.
John Doffingford - Tue, 12 Jan 2016 16:44:22 EST ID:XBnl+FGi No.27901 Ignore Report Quick Reply

DM a game yourself bro, give this new DM an idea of how an actual game is ran. EVEN with the LOLNOLOGIC they have to have some balance and rules so people like that shitty as gnome can't metagame and ruin the experience for everyone.

>4th ed
>First-time DM
>She doesn't know the rules very well and is constantly referencing from more knowledge players at the table for basic things like combat

To be fair, that was me my first time DMing(3.5/completes). Less with combat and more with spells because I never really played a spell caster but I can tell some amazing stories and wanted to create an adventure. Luckily my group helped me.

>He's fucking cheating. I sit right next to him and he's bullshitting every single roll. He does that bullshit move where he picks up the die at an angle and rotates it in hand while reading it so it always comes up as a higher number, I can see it every time and nobody ever calls him on his bullshit

Yeah, you honestly should have said something along the line of "Dude.. come on man, this is just for fun" but the way you make this guy sounds it seems like he wouldn't be worth playing with anyways. Probably bitches when shit happens to him.

Like the other poster said, this is something you probably should expect, new DM's are just testing the water, chances are she's running it a bit better now. Good luck my dude.

MtG card recommendation by Nell Gorrymadging - Thu, 03 Dec 2015 03:31:25 EST ID:FKvqFRiI No.27825 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I was wondering if someone can recommend a good'n'cheap black or colorless resurrect/return-creature artifact or enchantment to go with cards in pic related? It can be one of those restricted like with only being able to affect creatures with ➂ or less mana cost.

what's a good search tool that can not only show you all the creatures in a type, but can also let you search through (and in a combination of) certain mana costs, colors/artifacts in a series/set, ability, skill, and other keywords?
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Esther Turveyfield - Sat, 19 Dec 2015 02:28:34 EST ID:j6gBYCbE No.27853 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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When you tap a land for mana, the mana sits in an imaginary place called your "mana pool" until you use it or it empties out at set times over the course of play.
That card puts an amount of black mana in your mana pool equal to the number of cards in your graveyard. It has nothing to do with swamps or lands at all. Swamps do, indeed, tap for black mana, but that is incidental and has no bearing on that card at all.

if you control 3 swamps and have 2 creatures in your graveyard, you can cast Song of the Damned to add BB to your mana pool. You could then tap your remaining two swamps to add another BB to your mana pool and use it to cast Squelching Leeches. The Leeches are a 3/3 because you control 3 swamps
Simon Banderkig - Sat, 19 Dec 2015 16:29:48 EST ID:FKvqFRiI No.27854 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Got it. I'm using 10 swamps with the rest being Piranha Marshes, Kabira Crossroads and Glimmerposts with Orzhov Basilicas to get some double duty out of the other non-swamps with the Basilicas' "return a land" cost (running some W/B-costin' stuff to trigger some W/B-used abilities with the Thiefs, Biles and Cutthroats).

when Beckon Apparition says "exile/remove target card from A graveyard" that pretty much means any graveyard, right??
Ebenezer Gorrydock - Sat, 19 Dec 2015 17:14:28 EST ID:4hBCzMCV No.27855 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>when Beckon Apparition says "exile/remove target card from A graveyard" that pretty much means any graveyard, right??
Yes. Otherwise it would specify "your" or "an opponent's".

If you're running corrupt with so many non-swamps, you might want a urbog, tomb of yawgmoth. and if you have a tomb, you might as well get some cabal coffers too

anyway, what's with the crossroads & glimmerposts? do you have stuff that triggers from lifegain in this deck?
George Fabblewud - Sun, 20 Dec 2015 07:02:42 EST ID:FKvqFRiI No.27861 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I only have 1 Corrupt (+ 3 Soul Burns & 3 Swallowing Plagues & a legendary Maga), but yeah, I'll probably switch out or add a few more swamps.

>do you have stuff that triggers from lifegain in this deck
Not really, just that most of what cards are in it either has take/gain lifepoint stuff going on so I figured might as well add life-gainin' mana since I got em, and the Basilicas & Crossroads are so I can have white mana not only for Benediction of Moons, but for cheap multi-colored Beckon Apparitions, Mourning Thrulls & Orzhov Guildmages which let me bring back Entropic Eidolons pretty much for free from my graveyard for casting a multi-colored spell.

Reuben Perrysterk - Sun, 20 Dec 2015 13:31:06 EST ID:4hBCzMCV No.27863 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I would think twice about gaining life for gaining life's sake (unless you have some infinite combo). You should focus on your win condition (getting your opponent's life total to zero), and gaining 1 or 2 life at the cost of your lands coming into play tapped severely hinders your ability to do that.

If you have cards that trigger abilities on lifegain though, that's another thing.

online board games? by Hannah Cirrystock - Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:05:37 EST ID:6gJM5sxz No.27835 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Could you guys recommend some free online board game/card game or similarly easy multiplayer games? I've been playing Dominion and Cards Against Humanity with some people but we're looking to branch out to some other games.
silent protagonist - Sun, 13 Dec 2015 22:08:07 EST ID:e5c04pd3 No.27836 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Pokémon TCG Online
Hex and all the other online TCGs
Tabletop Simulator
Boss Monster
Star Realms
Card Hunter
Ticket to Ride
Cornelius Classlechone - Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:27:07 EST ID:NgzKllm4 No.27841 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There's a banned fanmade multiplayer only version of Talisman.

And a pretty good solo Necronomicon card game in Flash on Newgrounds.
Thomas Billingford - Fri, 18 Dec 2015 12:57:48 EST ID:6p4cc9xk No.27849 Ignore Report Quick Reply

There you go. I think it's made for LAN.

GAME FINDER! by Basil Pavingfuck - Sat, 25 Jul 2015 02:54:51 EST ID:mCMdgato No.27656 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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doctor_shemp - Thu, 10 Dec 2015 05:38:46 EST ID:aX0BnF6N No.27833 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Cypher System (Numenera, The Strange, working on some homebrews in various established settings like Marvel, Firefly), working on getting into Fantasy Flight: Age of Rebellion in the near future

Most nights after 11PM Central

I'll be checking this thread for any takers. From there we'll be in contact via Roll20

If anything comes of this post we'd be playing on Roll20 and likely using voice video at some point
Cornelius Suvingshaw - Sat, 12 Dec 2015 04:55:02 EST ID:kHFm3y/Z No.27834 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>some homebrews in various established settings like Marvel
Unless I get to be the qt muslim girl, no chance in hell I'd visit any Marvel universe.
Esther Snodforth - Mon, 14 Dec 2015 21:36:01 EST ID:nsvjCWEi No.27838 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Who is this?
Cornelius Classlechone - Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:21:33 EST ID:NgzKllm4 No.27840 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Isn't that the third Ms. Marvel? The fangirl who writes Wolverine slash?
Cornelius Donkinnudge - Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:12:49 EST ID:kHFm3y/Z No.27846 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The 'current' Ms. Marvel, her name is Kamala. She's one of the new characters that came out of the weird 'totally not a reboot' that Marvel is pulling. God I wish Bendis would just fucking drop dead already. Is that too 'mad' of me? The man's a real life freaking troll, he's like Danny DeVito's mutant twin except he has Donald Trump's likeability and people skill.

I'm actually surprised that's one of the first things about her that pops up, but yeah. She plays a fictional MMORPG, she nerds out hard about superheroes and she writes fanfiction.

LCGs by Caroline Ginnerden - Tue, 24 Nov 2015 03:01:06 EST ID:BakEOQf2 No.27820 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I recently found out about a card game called Blue Moon Legends and it was described as a LCG with the expansions collected into one set. I was wondering if anyone knows of any more box sets of LCG's to avoid throwing cash into the money pits that they are.

pic related, it's Blue Moon because why not.

IDEAS OF HOW TO IRL TROLL MTG BUT NOT REALLY by Polly Cracklepidge - Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:16:18 EST ID:XFo/8awV No.27765 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I had this idea right? Sorry if I'm making too many threads or whatever. I'm trying to get as many of my cards signed as possible. Obviously this might not get accomplished. It probably won't. But I have two Rebecca Guay cards (elvish pipers). She sells signatures at 20 for 50 bucks.

Would it piss people off on any level if I were to play eldrazi cards signed by rebecca guay? I just know she has a fanbase and an anti-fanbase and a lot of people nowadays are shut in opinionated types. I mean I only need the pipers signed. Would this cause any sort of reaction whatsoever or am I just stupidly high?
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Eliza Breckleman - Sat, 17 Oct 2015 07:04:55 EST ID:K6NFXsDI No.27783 Ignore Report Quick Reply
eh true I guess I just wanted some silliness. I don't actually want to piss off anyone. Kinda want to make friends and actually play magic with people.
Wesley Shittingman - Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:04:19 EST ID:cQTwwVFU No.27813 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP here

just got a shiney expedition land.

I will never rip up 60 dollars for a little butthurt.
Edward Buncocke - Thu, 12 Nov 2015 22:11:52 EST ID:MNw09mwW No.27816 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i hate it when people have to announce every move they make. "and now i'll draw a card."

i can see you mouth breather.make your move shut your face
George Greenlock - Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:33:34 EST ID:kHFm3y/Z No.27817 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Even worse when they have some dumb drawn-out combo that takes forever, and they gleefully narrate each step.

It's always the ones with zits or neckbeards that do this. That's not prejudice, that's TRUTH.
Eliza Settinghood - Wed, 18 Nov 2015 03:53:59 EST ID:XrU8o3iw No.27819 Ignore Report Quick Reply
some people will just draw/sac/tap shit all willynilly and try to get away with cheating, or entirely misinterpret a card effect. Announcing helps catch/prevent it.
It's pretty annoying with friends with equal game/card knowledge, though.

It's a lot better than coming back to the game after 4 years and on turn 5 the dude just does some Monte Carlo shell game shit with 30 cards, taps all his lands, and says some nonsense like "merfolk wisplord, emblem, takki tutor, spectral essence. i win." then he gets all huffy when you actually want to see the cards played and read their effects instead of remembering the names, costs and effects of THOUSANDS of cards printed over 2 decades or just accepting on faith that he did everything right.

Lets talk about twisted decks and combos. by chronicthehemphog !.6Y6Ozl6tM - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 03:49:14 EST ID:ApypgaB3 No.26826 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Im a fan of magic because over the years its grown, there are so many loopholes and kinks in the game that it really makes it exciting. Im talking about when someone uses the games mechanics to their advantage. So lets talk about some of our craziest decks/ideas and our favorite combos.

I have a landfall deck where I use Fastbond and Horn of Greed along with other LF effects so I can basically keep drawing cards off my deck, dropping lands, and ramping up my resources. But I added a piece where essentially I suicide mill myself and bring it back to my hand (Praetor's Counsel) and keep ramping till I can drop an omniscience out and play all those mill spells for free and make them drop their decks that turn using all those cards in my hand. The deck only works out really well about 50% of the time but I do love it when people ask my why im Traumatize-ing myself.

>tldr- drop land, draw, drop land, draw, throw down a ramp, rinse and repeat until I pull a trick that same turn
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Sidney Settingchatch - Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:04:50 EST ID:2vgHtehX No.27693 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What a pleb way to play
Ian Blengerdire - Mon, 09 Nov 2015 10:08:02 EST ID:IsMUo2fu No.27811 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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commander 2015 is coming out this weekend, so i was thinking up some combos with the new commanders. this guy puts +1/+1 counters on all your creatures whenever a creature gets sacrificed. as far as i know, this will combo with persist. you control both triggers when someone you control dies, put the +1/+1 trigger first, then the persist, persist resolves first, creature ETB with a -1/-1 counter, and then +1/+1 counter resolves and gets rid of the -1/-1.

anyway, this can cause all kinds of shenanigans in GB. i'm going to add puppeteer clique to the GB commander deck, the creature has persist and says "when this ETB, put target creature in an opponent's graveyard onto the battlefield under your control".

with these two guys in play along with any sac outlet, things get out of hand quickly as you can infinitely recur puppeteer clique and clear out all the other yards of creatures. just using pieces in the BG precon, sac all these creatures to Blood Bairn to get her infinitely big, then sac her to jarad to kill everyone all at once. you can grow your vulturous zombie infinitely, cast a ridiculously huge mycoloth (depending on how many creatures are in opponents' yards, mill infinitely with extractor demon, or clear out everyone else's creatures with butcher of malakir.

yeah, this is a weak combo since it relies on having a few creatures out (one of which could be your commander), but if you pick your spot right, you can kill everyone in one shot. at least blood bairn has a ton of redundancy (nantuko husk, vampire aristocrat, etc), and the other pieces can be tutored with tooth & nail or defense of the heart.
Ian Blengerdire - Mon, 09 Nov 2015 10:14:07 EST ID:IsMUo2fu No.27812 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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someone piloted this deck to 2 wins in the big legacy tournament over the weekend. if you're going full on coin flip gimmick, at least add in some copies of mirror gallery so you can get multiple thumbs out. having a 75% chance of winning a flip is a lot better than 50%, but it gets pretty ridiculous if you have 2 or 3 thumbs out.
Cornelius Duckville - Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:47:46 EST ID:0h/CZ6Zf No.27818 Ignore Report Quick Reply
So I just built two different decks just recently out of boredom. One was a June style deck that is built out of classic "Devour" and "...when this creature dies..." Cards. The headliner being two "Protean Hulks". However I recently stumbled upon two copies of "Heartless Summoning" that I had no idea I even had. So I the those in there just for laughs.
I then built a second deck that was an esper style deck using blue black and white. That was nothing but beat down artifacts, the main guys being "Myr Superion", "Lodestone Myr", and "Master of Etherium", two copies of each.

Sadly the "Heartless Summoning" was killing off all my creatures in the June color deck and had no real synergy in the deck. I really wanted to abuse the Heartless summoning so badly though, I thought I would have to build a new deck just for it. I immediately went to look up combos for the card.
I then laughed and felt so dumb when the most commonly answered combo for the card was "Myr Superion", I didn't even think of that crazy shit! I immediately made space for it in the esper deck and now it has become so crazy scary it is ridiculous. A 4/5 on turn 2 for 0? Fuck yes.
Priscilla Mondleville - Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:14:31 EST ID:E/COhF60 No.27821 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Rotting Mastodon + Gift of Orzhova = Flying Vampiric Zombie Mastodon

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