Thanks for the responses! I can see why this planeswalker may not make the cut except for as a fringe card drawing spell. I admit that when I saw it, I was thinking about all the other great 3 mana Planeswalkers, not realizing that this Jace might as well just be a Jace Beleren.
I feel like this could still be an option along side Jace Beleren for hitting islands in a Stasis deck, but that’s pretty far from the mainstream competitive metagame.
There’s actually a black land with this effect already. https://scryfall.com/card/eld/241/castle-locthwain
I would absolutely love premodern Vintage — in fact I actually already brew decks for such a format because it’s enjoyable for me to handle the cards from this era and fully anticipate it to be a thing in the near future.
I already am very enthusiastic about premodern and middle school and strongly dislike the new art, the new borders, Planeswalkers, and OP hatebears that dominate the modern vintage meta. I keep up with Vintage just for traditions sake, but actually playing modern vintage just isn’t remotely appealing to me.
Eh bro’s whatchu mean Vintage isn’t for budget players?
Vintage 4 every1
In all seriousness, with 10-15 proxy Vintage is the cheapest format to get into. And if I didn’t have any money, I’d probably want to play the maximum number of $1 Grafdiggers Cages/Weathered Runestone and then go from there.
I’ve listened to the first couple of hours of this podcast and I’ve become more excited about Vintage than I’ve been in a while. I really hope we get to revisit some of these nostalgic formats of the past, but I’m also open to the idea of playing modern Vintage again and embracing what comes next!