Posts made by John Cox
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I was thinking it would be more of a value play against MUD and BUG type decks.

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I've always liked this effect. Is it vintage playable in this form at 1cc?
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This is bad in vintage. You could play it in modern with that top deck tutor they just printed, I wonder if there is some design space they (WOTC) are trying to push?

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Are Entomb and Reanimate playable now?

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I would use a gitaxian probe in a combo list and maybe a mystical?

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Just want to mention that in a deck like this Grafdigger's cage is really good, asymmetrical, grave hate.

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I was looking at a draw 7 ish deck that uses a land mana base instead of rituals. Stuff like lotus vale is good too if use time spiral.

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Would Dredge play crop rotation if misstep was restricted?

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Summary

In modern there is a deck that uses Eldritch Evolution and Allosaurus Rider to get early Griselbrands. There is a lot of card disadvantage there. In vntage we have Skyshroud Cutter. This does not get Griselbrand, but there are still good options for a win con.

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This is the best card to get agaist most blue lists and may work against some Forge Shops lists.
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I like this guy against Dredge. Fetching a Glacial Chasm and Strip mine, before setting up a Dark Depth win is good.

Conclusion

I just wanted to let people know this is out here and encourage people to mess around with it. this is on par with flash hulk, and we have preordain now. I also think serum powder is worth trying.

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I really appreciate your commitment to good, consumable material and the community all these years. Thank you for these articles Smmenen.

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@wagner

Garruk is new Brian Kelly spice and that's where I think this fits in. I think it serves the same role to change tempo.

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Full disclosure this is a weird card that not everybody will appreciate.

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If you can reliably kill your opponents token it can ramp up and put on some pressure.
If you can't kill the token, you can still block it and be ahead. In a worst case scenario the combat math still improves for you. I think I would rather play this than Garruk, Relentless .

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I think the advantage with this card is turning dead cards into 2/2's

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Bit confused. What is prize structure? -Just curious ( I do not live anywhere near Texas).

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@thewhitedragon69 said in 7/10 split:

You could always check out "The Riddler" circa 2004 if you are into the mask/dreadnaught thing ;). I hear it was kinda decent back in the day, lol.

Deck list for reference.
https://www.mtgtop8.com/event?e=10860&d=262046&f=VI

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I think Eidolon of the Great Revel might be ok in today's meta. It seems decks either want to play everything on one turn (like this deck), or have a bunch of cantrips. At the very least I think its worth trying.