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  • posted a message on [C19] Thalia’s geistcaller
    Would she work with Sigarda, Heron's Grace? I guess not since Sigarda's token making is on exile rather than cast. She has good flavor for my humans deck though so I can still squeeze her in there.
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  • posted a message on Comander 2019 preview schedule
    Quote from 5colors »
    Someone else pointed out Leadership Vacuum doesn't target. Gets around hex proof and protection.


    Yup. Going to be useful against Uril and Sigarda especially. Player hexproof can save you though.
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  • posted a message on Comander 2019 preview schedule
    I am so ready! Bring on the previews!
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  • posted a message on Next set is called "Throne of Eldraine"
    I think they can still hit Excalibur and other legendary weapons without finishing the Sword of X/Y cycle. They can just be legendary equipment. I'm thinking like Blackblade Reforged. Hopefully we get a wizards staff legendary artifact too.

    I had to double check the new story book text box and there are two mana costs on it. So I am thinking some form of split or aftermath ability.
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  • posted a message on Next set is called "Throne of Eldraine"
    Quote from Gutterstorm »
    Why are we still talking about this? It's not important. The cards will work exactly the same if they have a white man or an Indian woman or a dragon or a cat person or whatever the hell else is on them. Would you people kindly stop talking in circles and either get back to the topic of Eldraine or GTFO?


    This is really what it boils down to.

    So far from what we've seen I'm excited for the set. The art seems top notch and I'm a sucker for high fantasy and fairy tales. I'm really curious to see what the new 'book' mechanic on the card textboxes will be.
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  • posted a message on Commander 2019 Theme Speculation
    Random thought I just had for this:

    What with the end of the Bolas storyline, there is likely to be little reason to revisit certain places meaning it is likely to see legendary creatures from these planes (Amonkhet, Kamigawa, etc.).

    I could possibly see a deck that included a two- or three-color version of "Hazoret, the God-Survivor," possibly in Boros / Naya colors?

    Not sure what they would do with it, but she didn't get a card in WAR, and with the story a return is unlikely but... The possibility to offer a vignette into current life on Amonkhet through a Commander product seems like an opportunity they might take.


    That is an interesting theory. They could also make tri colour legends out of the Scarab and Locus gods too. They are still alive and just warped by Bolas magic unlike the fully dead God-Eternals. Maybe they shift back now that Bolas magic is gone?
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  • posted a message on Sephara, Sky’s Blade - TCC spoiler
    Ah you are right. I hadn't see the Force of Virtue Angel in larger detail (so missed the hair).
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  • posted a message on Sephara, Sky’s Blade - TCC spoiler
    Flying getting a lot of Love is in the air lately.

    Another great angel tribal commander too! The art is amazing.

    EDIT: Looking at the art more closely. I wonder if she's the angel depicted in Force of Virtue?
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  • posted a message on Nightpack Ambusher; Wolfkin Bond - NOT A WOLF Facebook
    I was hoping with the new Tolsimir we would get more wolf support. Did not expect it this early so this is a nice surprise. Dare I hope that Commander 2019 has even more support?

    Now I'm just torn on if I want to put my Gruul werewolf tribal EDH deck back together for this lord or just slot him into my Tolsimir, Friend to Wolves EDH deck instead. Decisions, decisions.
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  • posted a message on Enemy Temples are back
    Quote from AnImAr_ »
    Damn. What has happened to Theros?


    Well, last we saw Theros, Ajani was spreading the truth about the gods as manifestations of belief (this is how Xenagos was able to become a god, after all) and telling people to stop believing in them, out of revenge for Heliod killing Elspeth. The temples have most likely been destroyed as a result of that.
    The temples don't look destroyed. Also, Theros is very adherent to its pantheon, I highly doubt Ajani accomplished as much as he'd like to believe he did.

    I do wish these had been the enemy cycle of the BFZ Tango-lands, or whatever we're calling them. I really wanted a UG one.


    Eh, they're not necessarily destroyed, but they're in bad shape and most of them look dilapidated. For example, compare the new art on Temple of Mystery to the original art - the branches on the trees making up the center of the temple are completely bare. This is pretty much true for the other temples (Temple of Malady is overgrown with vines and the cauldron is cracked, etc.), but Temple of Triumph looks just as, if not more impressive than before.


    It will be interesting when we go back because the nature of the Theros pantheon (fueled by devotion) makes them all very flexible. Depending on how eroded the beliefs are on the plane now all of the gods could be very different. And there may even be new ones!

    The art on these is lovely and makes me jealous we aren't getting allied pairs since I play those more.
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  • posted a message on Mothership Spoilers 6/17 - Cavalier of Flame, Chandra Stuff, and promos
    Thrilled that Rienne is the promo!
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  • posted a message on Mothership Spoiler 5/31 - Full Card Image Gallery!
    Those elk! Slowly but surely I'll get to have my elk/antelope EDH deck.
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  • posted a message on Talisman Cycle (Brainstorm Brewery preview)
    The art on these is so nice. Now I want them to re-do the allied cycle with updated art.
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  • posted a message on Mothership Spoilers 5-27 Yawgmoth
    So... he's way more handsome than i thought


    Yeah. Not sure how to feel about thinking that about the most evil being in MTG lore Laughing
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  • posted a message on Mothership Spoilers 5/23 Bear legend!
    The art for this is stunning!

    Between this and the new Tolsimir. I really think we are getting a Norse theme set soon with additional bear and wolf support.
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