Quote from SafeguardAlso, I would like to point out how annoying (and Rare(Thank god)) The Mirror match is.
I really wish there was a Llawan, Cephalid Empress in Modern.
Otherwise, usually whoever goes first wins.
Quote from VideSupraReally? Complete misunderstanding of the interaction then, mea culpa and my apologies. Enlighten me.
Is it because he's being targeted by the ability on a permanent rather than a spell? Is that ability considered colorless? So he can be pacified/oblivion ringed/aether adepted, etc?
What about Progenitus, does everything therefore include those colorless ability triggers making him actually immune?
Quote from KoopaYou actually can Clone him... and steal him with Sower.
Quote from hgoalie09Unfortunately Firespout is a conditional card. With cascade you are casting without paying its mana cost and because you don't meet either of the conditions the spell is cast with no effect.
I derped on the cage though. I'm running Surgical Extraction in my main and sideboard so Living End isn't really a problem for me.
Quote from hgoalie09I like the cage there for the storm, pod, and living end match-ups as well. If your really worried about them an extra jund charm to wipe the board/take their grave should do just fine as well. As already stated Finks are worth their weight in gold when it comes to aggro but I also have 2 Obstinate Baloth in my SB to help recover some life.
Quote from feathersPaulie, how is your Friday night?
Quote from feathersI happen to think you are very cool.
The zoot suit was a little much, though.
Quote from feathersWe'll get it eventually.
And you don't have to wait for the recordings to hit me up. I really enjoyed discussing Magic with you!
Quote from feathersThey just want Modern to be a true alternative to Legacy.
And I mean they really want Modern to be a true alternative to Legacy. Like any real similarity between them and they immediately step in.
Stoneforge Mystic, though, was a good ban for the time. Because of the recent success of CawBlade and Stoneblade most of the people of the format had defaulted to Stoneforge decks and the format was miserably homogenized.
Now, though? Delver is a solid alternative to Stoneblade and RG Tron would still beat Stoneforge decks, so it wouldn't make much of a difference. However, having TWO formats partly defined by Stoneforge Mystic and Delver of Secrets is bad, so I don't see it coming back unfortunately.
Quote from feathersNobody knows.
Quote from Ignithashttp://www.wizards.com/magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/ld/155
There you have the reasoning behind the banning of some cards (including SFM).