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  • posted a message on [2XM] Mothership 7/29— Tokens
    Is that "Copy" token new? I love it.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Mothership 7/20 - boon and thought reflection
    Oof. Rough start for the rares - 0/4 I give a ***** about so far. Why would I play with either of the above when the Archive exists for any deck? https://scryfall.com/card/ori/221/alhammarrets-archive Sure, it doesn't double your initial card draw per turn like Thought Reflection I guess, but still. I think they printed these just because of the double theme, which I'm sure the article mentions, but I'm not dropping $300+ on a box where I don't care about the rares, only mythics. Bleh. Things better start picking up here.
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  • posted a message on Double masters preview schedule
    Quote from Dontrike »
    Quote from BestOfThree »

    I agree the VIP boosters are stupid expensive, as in the product has become lame.

    But the regular boosters seem packed full of value for $12-14 - that's not much more than I paid per pack for a box of Ultimate Masters and that was one of the most fun boxes I ever opened - and these have double the foil/rare slots.

    For $16+ bucks per booster the set is going to have to be filled to the brim with value else there will be many packs opened that have $5 in it. I'm alright blowing $4 to get a $1 rare, but when you quadruple+ the price it'll feel far worse to open $4 worth of cards.


    Well, it's hard to say with only 5 cards shown so far. Right now packs are about $13-14 (at least at my local game store and when I looked on Amazon just now). But the 5 cards we have seen all have much higher value than $14 - ranging from $18 (Atraxa) to the $40-70 range and higher (Mana Vault) so unless they already showed us the top 5 cards in the set (possible, I suppose, but that seems unlikely) I still disagree with the assessment I was quoting - that you said the product was "Awful" - unless you dislike Masters sets in general. They are all like this, though the price has been creeping up a few bucks per booster each time a new set comes out, which is bit annoying. But you will always open packs and get a bad feel moment or two, that's how gambling works. If you want the cards you want, buy them as singles. it's not an "awful" product, at least in my opinion so far.
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  • posted a message on Double masters preview schedule
    Quote from Dontrike »
    Quote from DodyShiratori »

    Without even seeing the spoilers, I'd feel this set will probably be something I would get excited about under more traditional circumstances.

    Honestly even if we had less products this year and this set hit it out of the park I'm probably going to say this set was awful strictly because of its price and the VIP boosters. There's no reason for either of them.


    I agree the VIP boosters are stupid expensive, as in the product has become lame.

    But the regular boosters seem packed full of value for $12-14 - that's not much more than I paid per pack for a box of Ultimate Masters and that was one of the most fun boxes I ever opened - and these have double the foil/rare slots.
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  • posted a message on Double Masters 2XM New reprint product
    Quote from Mishotem »
    Quote from happyjosiah »
    Quote from grokh »
    Some potential leaks here :

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Se8sBLlAVJE

    Karn Liberated
    Force of will
    Jace, the mindsculptor
    Tron-lands
    Thoughtseize
    Mox opal


    These have been known since May


    It's from the Historian, so of course he's reporting on old news.


    To be fair, the video seemed mostly just talking about the cards and their significance, rather than presenting them as big new reprints/news.
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  • posted a message on Banned and restricted announcement July 13th
    I thought this was supposed to be a huge announcement. Am I missing something?


    I believe the original tweet was just to announce the next time we would get an updated list, and then others just assumed it was going to be a huge deal for whatever reason.
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  • posted a message on Double Masters 2XM New reprint product
    Why is Grim Tutor worth 10x the cost of a Demonic Tutor, a card that's better in every way?
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  • posted a message on [THB} Shadowspear
    WOW. That's impressive. I like that better than previous equipment that gives trample/lifelink, mostly since it's a 1-drop and can remove hexproof. Good grief, what a power house.
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  • posted a message on [THB] Vexing Gull
    The name and art made me laugh out loud.
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  • posted a message on Mothership 1/3 - Haktos the Unscarred
    So it sounds like he's an absolute beast and an amazing card, is what I'm hearing.
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  • posted a message on Mothership 1/3 - Haktos the Unscarred
    He seems amazing to me, but I am unsure about his protection. Is he then always immune to CMC costs of 1, 5, 6, and higher? If so he seems like a freaking powerhouse.
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  • posted a message on [THB] The Commanders Brew Preview - Underworld Breach
    Use it with the artifact that let's you end your turn to avoid the end step, you can use it every turn! That's one advantage of it being an enchantment instead of a sorc.
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  • posted a message on THB Twitter preview- Allure of the Unknown
    So if this has to be cast immediately, the chosen card by your opponent would have to be an instant to get any use out of it, no? Or does it ignore timing restrictions?
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  • posted a message on 11/18/19 Big Bannings
    Cool. I got a Paradox Engine for $6 last week, I'll look forward to scooping up an Oko for my casual deck here in a few months. Smile
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