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#1 Rhooke

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 08:58 PM

Does anyone else play? I have been playing steadily for about 4 years now and want to find more people who play. If you do what is your favorite colour/colours to run?

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 09:22 AM

I gave up a few years ago

I dont have a color preference, the color is usually chosen by the deck im building

EX: My main deck [for milling] is blue/black for Glimpse the Unthinkable [2 mana, 10 card mill], Circu, Dimir lobotomist [remove and cant play copies of non-land cards], Psychic Drain [Mill X cards, gain X life], and Traumatize [half cards, rounded up]

I usually use black for cheaper decks [Morality Shift and Mortal Combat = instawin], and will throw a couple Door the Nothingness' into my all-colored decks

But I find it funny I still have my first deck, white bird deck with Commander Aesha [protection from creatures] and 4 Unquestioned Authority's [enchant that gives protection from creatures]

Im actually selling all my cards... I need to come up with a list

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 10:47 AM

I've only really played the PC games. I did play a little in college though. In the PC games I prefer a green deck, and then just use an Overwhelm strategy.

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 12:40 PM

Ah green...

the color of "FUCK YOU, MY SHITS BIGGER AND HAS TRAMPLE"

oh, and resurrection

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 01:11 PM

Yessss trample. I love facing the AI and ending up with something that has 45 attack power.

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 05:09 PM

been a long time since i played the card game. the computer games iv played more recently. nothing quite like having 5 llanowar elves mass your mana while you just spam giants growth 20 or 30 times before using overrun

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 05:03 PM

I used to play, but I never owned cards. I built decks out of my friends cards and then destroyed them with them. ^_____^

Green/white was my jams.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:12 AM

I recently(2 days ago) started playing again. So far have built 3 decks. a black/red a white/green and a straight blue. About to make a fourth once i decide what i want it to be.

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me-- and there was no one left to speak for me.


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 02:01 PM

I play, not as if anyone will read this.

I have an azorius deck, which i use to arrest my opponents.



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Posted 22 May 2013 - 06:35 PM

I play, not as if anyone will read this.

I have an azorius deck, which i use to arrest my opponents.

Shows what you know! I read it and its only been up here a couple of hours. I currently have a gruul deck. I am building an izzet deck. The izzet deck will be very interesting i think. 


My gruul deck generally swings for game on turn 4 or 5.


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Then they came for me-- and there was no one left to speak for me.


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Posted 01 June 2013 - 06:44 PM

My favorite types of mana are blue and black.
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Posted 15 June 2013 - 05:17 PM

Made my first magic deck with a friend today. It's Black/White and based on life steal and life gain.


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Posted 17 June 2013 - 01:24 PM

Has anyone played with planeschase cards? A friend bought a bunch of them online the other day and we played teams. Those things change the whole damn game. I feel like I've been out of the game for too long, we heard the other day that they got rid of the mana burn rule.


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#14 Jaz

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 07:51 AM

I looked them up, they sound pretty awesome >.>

 

I have been out of the game for a while now, too. Actually had to sell all my expensive cards lately



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Posted 18 June 2013 - 03:59 PM

Oh man! Best card game ever! I have alot of old classic cards left, when I started playing back in 1997 or something. I have an old Black combo deck with Spirit of the night and recurring nightmare thing.

 

But, I refuse to play with the new cards and series. The are ugly and extremely unbalanced. Its the old cards that rule the new Magic sucks major. + the cards looks so megabad nowdays with the computer imaging.



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 07:21 AM

That's cool, just regular whites and blacks or white/black guildpact?

I have no idea what the difference is. >.>

A RL friend has been teaching me how to play.


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Posted 19 June 2013 - 11:59 AM

I have no idea what the difference is. >.>

A RL friend has been teaching me how to play.

normal white/blacks would be white cards and black cards separately. Guildpact was an expansion that emphasized dual-colored cards, so I use it to refer to cards with two colors. Not much of a difference, but it gives you an idea of what the deck is geared towards.

 

And that's cool, playing with RL friends is the best way to learn and to play. I have boxes of cards both old and new [I use them for everything from coasters to props], I would be happy to mail you a bunch of cards if you want. They do me no good seeing as I don't play anymore.



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 01:16 PM

Oh man! Best card game ever! I have alot of old classic cards left, when I started playing back in 1997 or something. I have an old Black combo deck with Spirit of the night and recurring nightmare thing.

 

But, I refuse to play with the new cards and series. The are ugly and extremely unbalanced. Its the old cards that rule the new Magic sucks major. + the cards looks so megabad nowdays with the computer imaging.

Bro.... You're claiming the old cards were better balanced? Time walk, CMC 2. 1 blue 1 colorless, take an extra turn after this one. Ancestral recall, CMC 1. ! blue mana draw three cards or force opponent to draw 3 cards. Time vault, 2 colorless artifact tap to take another turn after this one, it doesnt untap normally, you can skip a turn to make it untap. However you can also use abilities/spells that untap it. Making an infinite loop of turns with this is ridiculously easy.

Older cards had no such nonsense as "balance". And while certain types of decks are overpowered now there is also no winning on turn 1 like there was back in magic's earlier days.


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Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me-- and there was no one left to speak for me.


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 03:15 PM

normal white/blacks would be white cards and black cards separately. Guildpact was an expansion that emphasized dual-colored cards, so I use it to refer to cards with two colors. Not much of a difference, but it gives you an idea of what the deck is geared towards.

 

And that's cool, playing with RL friends is the best way to learn and to play. I have boxes of cards both old and new [I use them for everything from coasters to props], I would be happy to mail you a bunch of cards if you want. They do me no good seeing as I don't play anymore.

Looks like a pretty healthy mix of dual and single colored cards to me. 

 

You don't have anyone around there to sell them to?


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Posted 22 June 2013 - 03:48 PM

Bro.... You're claiming the old cards were better balanced? Time walk, CMC 2. 1 blue 1 colorless, take an extra turn after this one. Ancestral recall, CMC 1. ! blue mana draw three cards or force opponent to draw 3 cards. Time vault, 2 colorless artifact tap to take another turn after this one, it doesnt untap normally, you can skip a turn to make it untap. However you can also use abilities/spells that untap it. Making an infinite loop of turns with this is ridiculously easy.

Older cards had no such nonsense as "balance". And while certain types of decks are overpowered now there is also no winning on turn 1 like there was back in magic's earlier days.

Well, those cards are very hard to find, and they are highly expensive, the power nine are great cards, but noone ever plays with them anyway. But it was more balanced in the way that it was funnier to make combos back then. Now they make the cards very boring, and they look like shit. No feeling left. Also they make cards the same in all colors, like there is a green "ball lightning" and a red "giant growth" and stuff like that. Well its not really fun anymore. Who won on the first draw anyway? It was like 0,1% chance and you had to have just the right cards.