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Discussion in 'The Gazebo' started by Berekän, Sep 8, 2017.

  1. Dawkinsfan69 Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Bethestard

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    lol

    "Today's featured camwhore streamer is PussyfartsTTV! Go watch them play top 3 netdecks on twitch!"
     
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  2. spectre Arcane

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    Am I being retarded or did they drop Ranked Historic out of the list? Was this shit announced is is it part of their typical making a mess of things? I was two pips aways from my monthly grind to platinum ffs.

    Also, the fucking cunts robbed me of one mastery level (and that's a whole +0,3% to vault progress) cause they decided to just block mastery gains before dropping a new one.
    Do we really need to second guess how they're going to handle this shit every time?
     
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  3. new fucking guy Educated

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    They did mention that historic ladder was only temporary, until the THB release. They're replacing it with constructed event, bo3.
     
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  4. spectre Arcane

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    Right.
    Because it's fucking hard to have actual newsfeed information displayed in the client - this game mode is temporary will not be available after xx-xx.
     
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  5. spectre Arcane

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    BTW, the PlayTheros code works.
     
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  6. Multi-headed Cow Cipher

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    Apparently ranked Theros draft will start on the 31st. I'm torn between just dumping my gold to crack packs since I don't like playing limited, or actually holding on to it and trying to be a decent human bean since limited generally gets you more bang for your buck. Think I may lean toward draft just because I'll need some gems (Around 1,000 more I think) to cover the mastery pass for the set after Theros. Also means I'm not cracking open the 6 packs I've got from the code and that promo they ran a while back since I should avoid opening packs until I'm done drafting. Which also means I might go insane playing the game without any Theros cards for two weeks. Guess we shall see.
     
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  7. lukaszek the determinator

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    im not sure this still works
     
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  8. lobsterfrogman Educated

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    I'm pretty sure it does. I started finding gems in my boosters only after I had a playset of Eldraine rares so packs should be still redundancy protected.
     
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  9. Dawkinsfan69 Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Bethestard

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    WTF IS THIS BULLSHIT WHY CAN'T I SEE ALL MY FUCKING ENCHANTMENTS WHY WOTC WHY

    edit: also someone tell me how to remove the friends thing in the bottom left I have no friends I don't want any friends and I'll never have any friends!!!
     
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  10. lukaszek the determinator

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    this is for twitter friends. sure you want it?
     
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  11. lukaszek the determinator

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    lazav+kroxa duo finally made me embrace ubr
     
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  12. Dawkinsfan69 Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Bethestard

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    what?
     
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  13. Jason Liang Arcane

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    grixis should have had your soul at pirates:baka:

    (I'm pretty excited for Thaasa + Hostage Taker)
     
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  14. lukaszek the determinator

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    that ship sailed long time ago :negative:
     
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  15. new fucking guy Educated

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    I'm really into kroxa but I tried my brews and they sucked, so I'm waiting for some netdecks like a chump
    Doing esper hero in the meantime. It plays like a modern deck, I love it.
     
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  16. Jason Liang Arcane

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    In Pio/ Modern/ Historic it's Kroxa + Claim // Fame shenanigans

    Fuck I forgot Historic doesn't have Amonkhet yet

    You can also Hushbringer with Mardu

    Also if you have instant speed sacrifice you can sac Kroxa in response. Kroxa pies anyone? Or bounce him in response with say shepherds

    Kroxa also triggers Sarkhan's Unsealing (sadly the lesser ability) and other similar cards
     
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  17. Multi-headed Cow Cipher

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    Dawkins playing Azorious and using the new instant speed Ixalan's Binding, mmmm that's the stuff.
     
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  18. Dawkinsfan69 Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Bethestard

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    nissa can suck my fat cock

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  19. Jason Liang Arcane

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    cross posting from the RIP Christopher Tolkien thread

     
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  20. lukaszek the determinator

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    forget ubr, with 5mana ashiok and scry land(finally) you can play dimir and not feel bad about your performance anymore.
    winning with opponent cards is just too good.

    climbing gold with this for now
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    Deck
    6 Island (ANA) 62
    7 Swamp (ANA) 63
    2 Murderous Rider (ELD) 97
    4 Duress (M19) 94
    2 Thief of Sanity (GRN) 205
    4 Thought Erasure (GRN) 206
    4 Tyrant's Scorn (WAR) 225
    2 Ashiok, Dream Render (WAR) 228
    2 Brazen Borrower (ELD) 39
    2 Drown in the Loch (ELD) 188
    1 Ashiok's Erasure (THB) 43
    4 Watery Grave (GRN) 259
    2 Castle Locthwain (ELD) 241
    2 Ritual of Soot (GRN) 84
    4 Disfigure (M20) 95
    4 Temple of Deceit (THB) 245
    3 Ashiok, Nightmare Muse (THB) 208
    1 Cry of the Carnarium (RNA) 70
    4 Mind Rot (M19) 109






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    actually main reason why i decided to go with dimir instead of ubr is after realising main reason i play it is carnival/carnage and i can just use mind rot instead
     
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  21. anvi Cipher Village Idiot

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    How reliable are you winning with that deck? It looks like my dream deck.
     
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  22. lukaszek the determinator

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    dont give in to temptations of light side
     
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  23. Dawkinsfan69 Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Bethestard

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    uhhh idk, I don't play enough to be able to tell if it's good or not but it's funny. It wins some and loses some in unranked, it probably sucks but here's the list if u wanna try:

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    9 Island (AKH) 258
    9 Plains (AKH) 256
    3 Verity Circle (RNA) 58
    4 Capture Sphere (GRN) 31
    4 Charmed Sleep (ELD) 40
    4 Starfield Mystic (M20) 39
    4 Ashiok's Erasure (THB) 43
    2 Sleep Paralysis (M20) 75
    4 Prison Realm (WAR) 26
    4 Shatter the Sky (THB) 37
    2 Clear the Mind (RNA) 34
    1 Jace, Wielder of Mysteries (WAR) 54
    4 Hallowed Fountain (RNA) 251
    2 Castle Vantress (ELD) 242
    4 Conclave Tribunal (GRN) 6


    there's probably a way to make it better I just threw it together real quick
     
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  24. anvi Cipher Village Idiot

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    Thanks =) I don't have most of the cards but I wanna try that.
     
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  25. spectre Arcane

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    I really like Ashioks's Erasure. Though I'm diddling with a more midrangey approach.

    If anything, I'd do away with all the Charmed Sleeps, Sleep Paralyses and Capture Spheres (flash saves this one a little bit, though why not just use Lawmage's Binding?). Instead, you have Oblivion Rings Banishing Lights which are just overall better,
    I realize some of those are there to facilitate draw with verity circle, but I would rather just use Thirst of Meaning instead.

    I think Starfield Mystic needs a bit of support as well to be the win condition you deserve, while it's hard to argue with a 2WW wrath, you could save them with Time Warp.
    In any case, it would be nice to actually have some enchantments go into the graveyard so it can grow a bit. As it is, your best bet would be to make him indestructible as you wrath, which isn't impossible, but
    feels like jumping through unnecessary hoops. The black -X/-X stuff is better synergy with him, so you may consider adding a color in your life. Green is another decent candicate with Setessan Champion,
    but doesn't seem to have that much to offer apart from ramp.

    If not adding a color, you have stuff like Dreadful Apathy and Heliod's Punishment which aren't super efficient, but there's a tiny bit more synergy to them.

    Another approach is picking a saga or two, which will go to the graveyard eventually. I'm not super hot on Elspeth Conquers Death for five, cause its cmc restriction misses a few important things, but it could work when discounted.
    Medomai's Prophecy takes its time to go through the chapters and I feel it could do a bit more.
    The off color sagas look a bit better, I would be quite partial to Elspeth's Nightmare, First Iroan Games can also be good value.

    Final thing to consider is Alseid of Life's Bounty. Keeps the Mystic Alive and gives a counter on sac, can also protect important enchantments. I would most definitely use them with setessans.
     
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