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  • posted a message on [C20] Commander deck names
    Timeless Wisdom sounds intriguing to me
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Introducing Jumpstart
    Sounds like a set I’d only buy singles from, since I’d only want specific things. Assuming the blue themes are of interest to me. I’d love sea monsters but doubt it. I could see Merfolk and reprints for them being something. I prefer being able to choose the color.

    I’m not really feeling this so far but we will see
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  • posted a message on 2/14 Secret Lairs: Theros Stargazing
    Quote from Ryperior74 »
    My boxes arrived today in the mail. The Planeswalkers are still included, though it appears to be the old assortment still. This was my pull.


    Nice those look good

    Unfortunately for me I got a long wait the estimate is like all the way to April
    Why is that? I’m wondering how people can predict when their boxes may arrive? I didn’t receive any confirmation except that the order was placed
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  • posted a message on 2/14 Secret Lairs: Theros Stargazing
    My boxes arrived today in the mail. The Planeswalkers are still included, though it appears to be the old assortment still. This was my pull.
    Oh wow, that was fast. Congratulations! The cards look great. Here’s to hoping I pull Jace in mine. He’s the stained glass planeswalker I want most from these
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  • posted a message on 5 New Secret Lairs to be announced on Feb 14
    “The only worthwhile thing in this game are cards I can flip for profit.”
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  • posted a message on The Art of Magic the Gathering: War of the Spark
    After the backlash of The WAR I’m actually stunned they proceeded with this one instead of continuing to Eldraine. I’m not sure if Eldraine has enough material since it’s our first visit to a new plane, but definitely Theros on a second visit especially considering the first was three sets. Really looking forward to Theros
    Posted in: Magic Storyline
  • posted a message on Ikoria Lair of Behemoths promotional art from THB boosters
    It’s going to be Dark Crystal plane with creatures that have no true earth counterpart IMO


    radiation from crystals mutating creatures etc
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  • posted a message on 2/14 Secret Lairs: Theros Stargazing
    I also think $40 is too expensive for these. Justifying the price with foil prices of these cards is not appropriate. Foils of the original gods command that price because of scarcity. Their sets are no longer in print, and it was challenging to pull a foil mythic from draft boosters before collector’s packs. It’s not the same as a print-to-demand set selling three singles at a comparable rate to the secondary market that WOtC is evidently unable to acknowledge.

    I understand that having paid that rate for these, one could argue they’re worth what I was willing to pay for them. It was the pressure of these being exclusive and limited that really drove that decision, though. I was thinking about the future, not the present.

    These aren’t RL though. So it’s possible they could show up elsewhere regardless.
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  • posted a message on 2/14 Secret Lairs: Theros Stargazing
    For the record, I actually prefer the original set for all the gods, original Theros and Theros beyond death. I just bought these in the event I get that collector’s itch someday and regret doing it when they were still attainable. There will never be a Thassa art I love more than Zack Stella’s for THB and I love the vibrant colors of Jason Chan’s as well
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  • posted a message on 2/14 Secret Lairs: Theros Stargazing
    Okay, Flamebuster sent me his original post and here is my response to it, in case someone followed that subelement of this discussion:

    Me, in response to 'buster's original post, which referred to MTGS user Tiro of Meletis:
    "Haha! I believe he might have gotten a good laugh out of it. I guess I kinda get what the moderators were concerned with here, though, so yeah. Still a funny comment in my view."

    His post, in my view, was on topic and a funny reference to a well known member of this community.

    Someone mentioned me? I didn’t see anything. Now I’m curious what it was lol
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  • posted a message on The Art of Magic the Gathering: War of the Spark
    I want one for Theros Frown
    Posted in: Magic Storyline
  • posted a message on 2/14 Secret Lairs: Theros Stargazing
    Quote from Laughing Loa »
    The best selling ones will be ones like Eldraine Wonderland. As they are going to be the equivalent of the Guru lands in terms of expensive basic lands. Lands in general sell better than anything else because everyone needs them. Old school duals used to cost something like $4-20 now they are worth close to a thousand dollars.

    Unless its a secret lair with lands, it has at best a questionable market unless its artwork centric, like cats.

    Laugh
    These are artwork centric, are they not?
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  • posted a message on 2/14 Secret Lairs: Theros Stargazing
    Theros or bust

    Wait, this one is Theros? Well don’t mind me while I be the one to bust all over this then.

    AND THE BEST PART OF IT Allllllllll is Thassa, Ephara and Kruphixxxxxxx my three favorite gods all come together! But most importantly, most significant, above all else, is my darling precious dear Thassa having constellation frames for both her cards! Do I prefer the originals for all the gods? Yes. Does it matter? No because I want every version of all of them period. These are the best characters in MtG next to Jace for me and rulers of my favorite plane and they will all be had

    I will protect them like my children from the horrors of this world and no one will come for my babesh

    I feel that distinct pleasure of getting exactly what I wanted which is my fondest emotion in this damn world, and Theros gets me there every time my friends


    honestly this game needs more Thassa cards. It’s still not enough, but I shall enjoy the salty and sweet sauce of Thassa in a cosmic bikini and nothing shall prevent me from celebrating!!! AND HERE I THOUGHT MY THEROS FUN ENDED WITH THB BUT HERE WE ARE FOLKS!!!!! Grin Grin Grin
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  • posted a message on 5 New Secret Lairs to be announced on Feb 14
    It’s not necessary to have. Secret Lair benefits those who want it and is neutral for those who do not. Just as Un-sets are. The only issue I see here is more announcing of announcements, not revealing the content ahead of time, and there simply being a lot going on at once. None of which warrant pages of ranting.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on 5 New Secret Lairs to be announced on Feb 14
    I’ll agree the price point and lack of prior information to promote impulse decisions is in poor taste. I understand it fosters hype but it’s not the most genuine marketing.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
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