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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by Forum Pirate on Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:32 am

    You must really hate blue red. Its everything blue is with reverberate and lightning bolt.

    I never see any mono blue at friday night magic, just blue black destroy and blue white bite me.


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    Post by SunlightCrusader on Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:34 am

    ^This. Pretty much describes my experiences. I see plenty of nonblue decks as well though.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by White Knight Wulf on Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:34 am

    no it was just n example they play every counter possible...and blue red doesnt give me as much trouble as the others do


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by Forum Pirate on Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:40 am

    Hah, you haven't played the deck I co-created with my roommate. Red mana spam and snapcaster is so freaking crazy. It can quite easily play 1 shock and hit 3 or 4 times, or gain control of every creature the enemy has at one and roll them with with them.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by SunlightCrusader on Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:41 am

    Blue white tends to be the best, followed by blue black, and recently blue red hasn't been half bad. Blue is pretty easy to work with in regards to building in standard. There are usually only so many cards you want to use.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by Uparkaam on Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:52 am

    Nearly all of my decks play blue, but none of them is monoblue.


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    Post by Forum Pirate on Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:00 am

    White and red are actually my most common. Blue white, red white, green, green black, another red white, all 5, red blue. thats 7 in total, 4 use white, 4 red, 2 blue, 3 green, 2 black.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by SunlightCrusader on Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:34 am

    I went to a local tournament tonight, went undefeated until finals, and lost in the finals. The winner was a new guy who played RUG Birthing Pod. He defeated pretty much all of our best players. He was a great player in addition to having a good deck though and he was also a really cool guy so I have no complaints. The best man won and we had a good and close game. He is the first person to ever beat me after being hit by my Mirran Crusader enchanted with Angelic Destiny (12 damage); he bounced it killing the aura, bounced it again later, and performed a beautiful bit of mtg in which he took me down by causing Huntsmaster of the Fells to flip. He had 4 life left in the end but what mattered was that I had 0. It was an amazing game.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by Extertionist on Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:51 am

    So there's like this new card called Omniscience, and like, it lets you play things for free.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:08 am

    Link to it?


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:20 am

    lol at 10 mana its never gonna see much tourney play. And in casual its not overpowered since ten mana cards are either turn 15ish when all the gamewinning stuff comes out/you have mana to pay for everything or you're a mana acceleration deck with it out turn 5 in whihc case you dont need it anyway.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by Extertionist on Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:25 am

    I know it's highly impractical but I think it's utterly awesome. Think of it's potential in a mana ramp deck with tons of big baddies to boast. I mean, if you devote half your deck to mana ramp to get this out and the other half to ridiculously expensive cards then things could get interesting pretty quickly, hell, throw a Gleemax in there.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:36 am

    Yeah if you used those non coloured 15 mana things (Elzarel or something) it could work.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by White Knight Wulf on Sat Jun 30, 2012 5:32 am

    dough is right its strong but highly impractical in most formats usually by the time u have that much mana the game is either over or the card is unnecessary


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    Post by ViralEnsign_ on Sun Jul 01, 2012 5:24 am

    Yeah I was shocked when I read it and though of the excessive possibilities of ..... well stuff.

    Then I saw the mana cost and my excitement died like a 1/1 green saproling token when it faces a Phyrexian Colossus without back up.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by Uparkaam on Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:20 am

    It will get banned from EDH. Just like Griselbrand already did.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by swordiris on Sun Jul 01, 2012 12:59 pm

    I play red mainly, not mono red though.

    I want to make a Red-black-Blue Vampire deck with my trump card being Blood Tyrant.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by SunlightCrusader on Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:45 am

    DoughGuy wrote:Yeah if you used those non coloured 15 mana things (Elzarel or something) it could work.

    The Eldrazi. I had a whole discussion with a friend who is obsessed with this card. As Uparkaam said it will get banned from EDH which is pretty much the only format I could see it being really good in. Nobody will make a deck around it though because one Naturalize or similar card and your entire plan just went out the window.

    Also Battle of Wits ....


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by Uparkaam on Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:22 pm

    If I pick that card in the prerelease... I'm so going to make a deck for it. All the cards from the six boosters and the rest is going to be a sh*tload of lands.


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    Post by SunlightCrusader on Wed Jul 04, 2012 1:36 am

    Somebody made a Lost in the Woods deck during the Pro Tour Dark Ascension. Just Lost in the Woods and a lot of forests. Scary part is it actually sort of worked. Sort of.


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    Post by Uparkaam on Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:57 am

    That deck needs a few Wood Elementals as a win condition.


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    Post by SunlightCrusader on Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:06 am

    As interesting as that would have been it was Innistrad Block format. It was more than a little amusing until people remembered Naturalize and Ray of Revelation which did away with that plan.


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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

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    Re: Magic the Gathering Officiated Thread, Welcome ye Plainswalkers

    Post by White Knight Wulf on Sun Jul 22, 2012 5:27 am

    lol srry i was away from this thread so long guys. oh sun ive almost have the wolf deck finished just have to get a few more cards. played a match with it a few days ago and it worked well for being incomplete


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