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  • posted a message on [CUBE][IKO] Cycling Wedge Tri-Lands
    I think I am going to dig out the Mirage slow fetch lands. It may seem like a slow combo but with 25 fetchable lands getting 15 ways to fetch them sounds like a great time. U/W and U/B manlands are shipping back to the gold section, which with all this perfect section will likely go back up to 4 from 3. I had planned on adding the canopy lands but I think I will put that on hold.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE][IKO][C20] Includes and Testing Thread
    Agreed. There is plenty of stuff that is fine. Nissa looks good but not better than the Nissa who shakes the world. Wilt is ok but I have dumped naturalize anyway for all creature based removal. Sharknado is good enough but in no way necessary. I like spells decks but it will never actually play out as the enchantment. There are a few more I might try like broodthmoth and Rielle which are good at a certain thing and would be fun but it is unlikely to be hugely impactful.

    I am interested in the tricycle lands. Anyone else going to play those. I think I might hack my land section to get them in.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO][CUBE] Winota, Joiner of Forces
    Agreed. I think it istime to bring back in Thalia's Lietenant at the same time. Many of the red and white great cube creatures just happen to be human but not all. So this card which fits the 'not all in' nature of cube tribal is perfect. Something like Lightning Helix is probably going to make more main decks but this is more what I want my gold cards to be doing. Payoffs and signposts.

    Obviously this has a low floor but in a curve out Boros deck I want to see how many times I get value the turn this comes into play. But after trying it, the performance probably needs to be equal or better than something like Hero of Oxid Ridge.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [C20][CUBE] Verge Rangers
    Very cool card but not good enough. Land tax was amazing because it was 1 mana. Once I have 3 land, I am off and running in most games. But the abilit on a 1 mana 2/1 and we are in business. This one is no courser of Cruphix
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO] [CUBE] Mythos of Vadrok
    Quote from Niphred »
    I like it, but I am not sure I will be cubing this. doing 4 damage and being able to hit players would have been better imo.



    I think 4 damage plus player option would make it better in red aggro, but as it is the extra damage gives you more flexibility in killing more targets which should prove to be better in the aggregate if red is doing more than aggro in your Cube. Think about killing an X/1 and 2 X/2s, or a planeswalker and one creature. The 5 splittable damage is going to lead to more blowouts.


    violent eruption is a card already and has madness and is instant speed. Triple red can be tough but it is con color. and I played it for a long time at the beginning of my cube. I think Fiery Confluence took its spot.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO] [CUBE] Luminous Broodmoth // Mothra, Supersonic Queen
    It's absolutely stupid with sneak attack, but anything else what sacs for value like the Ranger Captain of Eos gets another go around.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO][CUBE] Titanoth Rex // Godzilla, Primeval Champion
    I have certainly reanimated or natural ordered for Krosan Tusker before and this card is certainly a better threat. Tusker really was nice in the ramp deck though and was more reasonable to actually cast. I think it will preform quite well. A good role player in a lot of deck which makes me want ot stick one in my binder to try.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO] [CUBE] Fiend Artisan
    Quote from opterown »
    This looks like a durdly value engine to me. I'm not sure if I'm buying into the hype around this card?


    I'm with you. It's fine and wight of Prentice 6 was an ok body, I like that it is a hybrid and maybe I will squueze it in my rainbow section. But I am going to pull drs for Meren not this guy. It has a strong Yisan, the Wanderer Bard vibe. Interesting, maybe fun but a lot of set up, lot of turns, lots of mana. So there has to be an amazing game ending combo at the end of that rainbow to be worth it.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO] [CUBE] Mythos of Nethroi
    This is a great card and I would like the art in cube but I just son't need to burn the few slots I have for triple color cards on removal. Ohrzov already has vindicate, anguished unmaking, and utter end, and golgari might even be deeper on removeal. Plus I am already cutting great removal out of white and black.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO] Ikoria spoiler season begins on the Magic Twitch stream
    Agreed. These are some of the worst mechanics they have created in a while. I am not even speaking power level. Mutate is going to be hard for people to understand, and I was already so sick of auras and they invent another bestow mechanic. It is even worse than bestow because at least it wasn't parasitic and could interact with other enchantment related cards. Monstrosity was so much better from an understanding and play standpoint.

    And companion. Yes I wanted a mechanic in standard that opens the door for my opponent to check my entire deck each game . Frown
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Chandra's Spellbook and Secret Lair Ultimate Edition (Enemy fetches) announced.
    Funny I thought it was the best looking Marsh Flats yet. Then again I really like the basics from Lorwyn.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [THB][CUBE]- Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath
    After plenty of reps in standard, cube, pioneer, draft I think this card is great. Best in the set for me. Will likely stick for a long while unless wizards keeps drinking the simic koolaid
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [THB][CUBE]- Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath
    Quote from Fredo »
    First time I cast this guy I also had a Mimic Vat. Yeah, that was filthy.

    Even in normal circumstances, I'm very optimistic about Uro though. Love the design.


    I like that it feels very different from other cards in my cube while still doing all the things I like (undercosted fatties, card advantage, graveyard value, combo etc.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE][THB] Woe Strider
    I posted this in the Blood Artist thread - I changed my mind on this card. We’ll give it a shot and see what happens. I hate that black is so stacked at 3cc though...


    I actually wish they had inversed the card. Make a mightier 5 drop with a weaker version with a cheap 3 mana 2 card escape
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE] Shatter the Sky
    I would have said cutting Supreme Verdict is unthinkable, but I'm kinda getting swayed by the idea of freeing up that guild slot. I really like my gold slots helping to support interesting archetypes ...

    ... okay, a sweeper is good for control, but I'd rather see something a little more exciting if I can manage it. Maybe more flicker support, or thopter-Dovin, I dunno.


    There are at least 4 playable walkers, geist, 3 great removal cards,dragonlord, reflector mage... and on and on. Really one of the tightest guilds. I would need a huge section to bring back verdict
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
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