Vintage Leagues 'coming' to MTGO



  • @Supertimland said in Vintage Leagues 'coming' to MTGO:

    @Montolio Have you not thought that maybe the vintage playerbase is so small because it's either invest in a 700tix deck just for free play, or play in dailies where the time slot is unreasonable for a lot of the non-USA playerbase? That is what online vintage is currenly and something needs to be tried at least.

    We should be working towards bringing back those who migrated to legacy for leagues. And getting the main hub of online vintage players into competitive play.

    Agree.



  • In addition to expanding access to the rest of the planet, Leagues might also help save MTGO Vintage from the hopelessly inbred and narcissistic meta it has become.

    Who cares about preserving dailies? A 12 player event on a digital platform is pathetic, hardly worth saving at all. There's nothing to lose here.



  • @Supertimland said in Vintage Leagues 'coming' to MTGO:

    @kistrand I know 11 people personally at my one LGS that have vintage online, but we cannot play dailies as we all work whilst dailies are firing (11am-1pm).

    This is me with the added spice of working during the monthly events. I haven't played a match of online vintage in months now :/


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    @thecravenone said in Vintage Leagues 'coming' to MTGO:

    @Supertimland said in Vintage Leagues 'coming' to MTGO:

    @kistrand I know 11 people personally at my one LGS that have vintage online, but we cannot play dailies as we all work whilst dailies are firing (11am-1pm).

    This is me with the added spice of working during the monthly events. I haven't played a match of online vintage in months now :/

    I used to play a few Dailies a week at least. Partly I stopped because the changes to payouts and entry fees annoyed me, but mostly it has to do with the fact that as my son has gotten older he has needed my time even more than before. He used to go to bed earlier and it wasn't as exhausting because he was smaller.

    By the time the one daily I could possibly play in occurs it's 10 pm my time and I'm dead tired from work/parenting/cleaning the hurricane-like damage he causes in the house, etc. The thought of playing magic at that point is just not appealing. Every time I end up playing I'm not even really liking it whether I'm winning or not.

    Now if I could hop on and play a few league matches when I actually feel the desire to play I would be so much happier. I find the game enjoyable when I'm not half-asleep.

    Keep in mind that the power nine challenge would still be happening each month so there would be a monthly big tournament. AND I bet if the people who love those dailies and challenges could prove they'd fill up more than one a month they'd add another one. What if there was a league going at all the time and a Friday or Saturday night tournament as well? Seems like that could be arraigned.



  • Signed up for my first daily in months today.

    It's round one and I'm already bored of waiting for matches to finish.


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    @thecravenone this is why beer was invented.

    ... I think.

    My timeline might be a little mixed up.



  • @Brass-Man said in Vintage Leagues 'coming' to MTGO:

    @thecravenone this is why beer was invented.

    ... I think.

    Dropped after round two. It's national beer day. KBS became available for sale here today. Brash was selling everything at $3/pint.

    @thecravenone said in Vintage Leagues 'coming' to MTGO:

    Signed up for my first daily in months today.

    It's round one and I'm already bored of waiting for matches to finish.

    Posted this complaint on Twitter and Lee Sharp replied. Possible progress?



  • @thecravenone how is that progress? Months ago they said they were coming, and now they are still concerned about critical mass. They don't have any expectation to actually start them from what Lee just said.



  • @enderfall said in Vintage Leagues 'coming' to MTGO:

    @thecravenone how is that progress? Months ago they said they were coming, and now they are still concerned about critical mass. They don't have any expectation to actually start them from what Lee just said.

    I'm used to silence followed by nothing followed by silence.

    A WotC employee replying to something not directed at them, explaining the perceived problem(s), providing a possible solution, and requesting feedback is miles beyond what Vintage players usually get.



  • @thecravenone The more important question is: why are you drinking that light colored beer if you can get KBS for $3/pint?



  • @diophan said in Vintage Leagues 'coming' to MTGO:

    @thecravenone The more important question is: why are you drinking that light colored beer if you can get KBS for $3/pint?

    That's what @aniso said!

    I didn't notice they had KBS until my Pussy Wagon was half-poured. Rest assured, I switched to KBS afterward.


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