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  • posted a message on [IKO] [CUBE] Lurrus of the Dream-Den
    Great in aggro. There are enough decent high impact cards at 1-2cc for this to be crazy abusable. Selfless Spirit, Seal of Cleansing, Animate Dead.

    Slam dunk for me.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO][CUBE] Lutri, the Spellchaser
    Will try this, but my worry about this card is that it could be annoyingly consistent. It benefits red more than blue given the consistency benefit and proactive copy ability.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [C20] Curious Herd
    I love this in my artifact cube!!!
    Green even has a token theme with Doubling season and Parallel lives.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [IKO][CUBE]- Crystal Giant / Mechagodzilla
    For fun factor, I want to try this in my artifact cube. The trigger is before combat, so by its first attack, it would have gained 2 keywords already. Not sure of it will last, though.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO] [CUBE] Luminous Broodmoth // Mothra, Supersonic Queen
    I’m interested. It feels like a giant Selfless Spirit (note the nonbo though). Both protect you for overextending. i dont have the persist combo but it can appear from time to time. Mothra art is insane.

    EDIT : I still have Exalted Angel, replacing that with Mothra!!
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO][Cube]- Mass Extinction
    Splashable and potentially asymmetric, plus it exiles. That said, it is too inconsistent. This is much worse than Languish, IMO.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [IKO] [CUBE] Fiend Artisan
    This is goong to make Survival/Recurring/GSZ decks more consistent. Will probably remove birthing pod now. Will try to replace deathrite shaman or dare I say a golfari removal.

    Also a Lhurgoyf that feeds itself as a bonus. Decent in aggro then provides late game utility as well.

    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE] The Great Henge
    Quote from Daemion »
    It's an artifact - I like the interactions it has with Goblin Welder and Daretti, Scrap Savant Grin


    Will definitely be in my artifact Cube. There are many artifact cost reduction (blue), power boost (equipment), cheats (welder, transmuter) for this to work. Plus green has great high power cards in Hidden Guerillas or Verdurous Gearhulk. Works with Modular, Ballistas. Green has a +1/+1 counter theme so this is in theme. Plus it’s an overall powerful card.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on Chandra's Spellbook and Secret Lair Ultimate Edition (Enemy fetches) announced.
    I though “ultimate” would have put in great cards like Force of Will or Tarmogoyf, but fetchlands seems
    So boring. I know fetchlands are staple powerful cards but it certainly lacks the “ultimate” feeling.

    The Chandra “flame frame” seems like some Lame alter, but these 2 are already valuetown. Past in flames
    Droppin in price is great. Hopefully for the “common” slots we get cubable burn cards in the new “any target” templating.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on That “mutate” mechanic offical confirm for ikoria
    My guess is a sorcery speed Ability that will make a creature gain a choice of certain keyword, or permanent stat change. The choices differ from creature to creature.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Secret Lair - International Women's Day 2020
    Great theme and art. If there were cube playables like Thalia, Braids, Kari then I would be interested. But it’s a pass, and I am oddly glad about it.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [XLN][CUBE] Carnage Tyrant
    I delayed putting it in because I thought something better might come along, but alas, I was wrong.

    I woudn’t call it boring. I like that other colors have different moods. Blue can deny or trick you, red comes out of nowhere and outrun you. But green: here am I! Ready to smash you! What are you going to do about it??? I love the inevitability that comes with it.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on 2/14 Secret Lairs: Theros Stargazing
    I’m interested to see the “full sky” with 15 gods. Seems interesting.

    My gripe with secret lair is just its so hard to obtain in certain regions (Philippines for example). I would either bother my friends in the US and have them bring home that bulky box, or just buy in the secondary market. But ultimately it is fine missing out on these.

    I just might get Purphoros as a single if someone sells them locally at a fair price.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on 5 New Secret Lairs to be announced on Feb 14
    Personally it has gotten to a point where I simply cannot catch up with all the products/formats. Some of my decks have become stale and have no interest in updating them. I have sold some of my collections because they are simply too hard/expensive to complete given some rare Buy a box, judge, or secret lair limited print.

    My guess is that many will behave the same. Streamlining their collection, sticking to a format or two (maybe a pet EDH deck). Wizards is trying to upsell us but if we are disciplined with our budget, then we wimply wont spend more in Magic. There is a magic product at every price point/lifestyle.

    Overall I believe more cards, more products is good for all.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Set (P)review - My top 20 Theros Beyond Death cards for the cube!
    I love it when the top cards of cube are cheap. May get the top 2. Woe Strider makes me lean towards an Aristocrat theme more, while supporting Stax and tokens/go wide. Free sac outlet makes this card great.

    Its a great set but not for small cubes, and even then there ia not much impact (this and another Wrath).

    Phoenix of Ash and Underworld
    breach are great in Red Graveyard strategies, the former being solid if not for my red token theme. I dunno if there is enough space for both archtypes in small 450 cubes.

    Great article ad usual! Thanks!
    Posted in: Articles, Podcasts, and Guides
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