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Magic the Gathering Arena

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

  1. lukaszek the determinator Patron

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    cant say im excited about it. My main hope for it were gaining high power zombies to make zombies brawl a thing. There are some but I guess my expectations were higher. Also no planeswalker to support them? Also a bit odd as commander deck seem to be dimir zombies focused, while regular set is all over the place with golgari and rakdos dips.

    Cool thing is that curses are back(although not very exciting) and pitching needle that will be banned in brawl anyway. Also dont quite like that its colorless
     
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  2. lukaszek the determinator Patron

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    changed my mind, new set is awesome and is savior is uncommon:
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  3. Scruffy The janitor Patron

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    Codex 2012 Torment: Tides of Numenera Codex USB, 2014
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    I haven't checked this thread much recently, but in case it was not posted:

    PARCELMYR

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  4. Multi-headed Cow Magister

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    I think they were doing double Innistrad sets, so maybe the next one will have more zombies. IIRC the general themes were werewolves first and then vampires so maybe vampires will lead to more zombies.
     
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  5. Multi-headed Cow Magister

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    Played more Jumpstart even after I said I quit. Been playing more historic too. Actually been playing more than the minimum "One or two wins a day for gold and quest progress", OHHHHHHHHH THEY'VE FUCKIN' GOT ME.

    :stunned:

    I will now take the opportunity to slightly bitch about coco, not that the card itself is too strong (It isn't, fuck control) but rather it almost feels like you're punished if you're playing creatures and not playing green specifically for coco. Been fucking around with wh*te supremacist humans, azorius flickering, dimir ninjas, and even though they can all manage to win games you're fighting an uphill battle by not using coco. And since I like turning creatures sideways that's a bit of a drag.
     
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  6. lukaszek the determinator Patron

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    yes. Example I really hate: rakdos sacc that is just inferior to green splash for coco

    in other news, It was common knowledge by now that arena state of the game is marketing article and not... well... discussing actual state of the game. It is especially hilarious though when state of the game does not mention anything about bugs and what would be expected timeline to resolve them.
    Not like they make it easy to spread awareness of them, just few things Ive learnt:
    - in general game is so buggy that support is 2+ weeks behind on responding to requests
    - % of player base cant log into their accounts
    - some players that reach mythic get reset to bronze
    - if you hit mythic while doing event, your progress is locked - win and losses are not registered once you are in mythic limited
    - matchmaking algorithms are not working
    - some bans are still not working
    - trackers are broken due to some stuff no longer being logged
    - mastery sometimes do not give awards
    - mastery awards are lost if you gain more than 1 level at once

    and at this point I decided to stop typing from my memory. One thing is for sure, do not buy mastery early on nor participate in drafts
     
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  8. Multi-headed Cow Magister

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    Nice, I might have to look at that again too. Hadn't been playing as much since while I dodged Golos I was getting tired of every single opponent playing Nicol Bolas. October 1st for cheap drafting on Innistrad, too. Not sure if I'll use gems just to let my depleted gold reserves fill back up, IIRC the only things that are much more favorably priced in gold are Jumpstart and historic anthologies and we're probably not going to get either of those soon.

    Completely unrelated to anything else, but if you haven't checked out the animation for the exquisite gelatinous cube sleeve you should. Saw that for the first time the other day and it cracked me up.
     
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  9. Multi-headed Cow Magister

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    Egg gibs were valakut awakening (Meh), elvish warmaster (S'ok, still haven't historic elfed but if I do I'll want him), witherbloom command (Eh), Volo guide to monsters (Eh), spectral adversary (No idea), curse of silence (No idea), rite of harmony (No idea), wake to slaughter (No idea), Liesa forgotten archangel (No idea), and pithing needle (Will want a few but I imagine they'll get passed in limited a lot so... Eh). EH I SAY.

    Mastery pass rewards are beefed up since we've only got a couple months until the next set though, so that's nice. PLAYMID for the 3 packs, although I just used it and didn't get packs so you know how it is. Guess I might finally try to find where MTGA support is so I can bitch at them since I didn't do it for rare ICRs not being added but I will bitch about 3 boosters falling into the ether.

    Edit: Apparently BORROWEDTIME will give 4,000 XP since they didn't reset the weekly XP meter like they were supposed to, though I'm not going to enter it yet myself. Did find where I can send them a ticket to yell about my packs.
     
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  10. lukaszek the determinator Patron

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    quick scouting shows that its often the case. For me, after prolonged server hang i received a single pack. We deserve this for trying to punch in codes during 1st day
     
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  11. Multi-headed Cow Magister

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    Possibly. I was actually thinking it was a bad idea for me to use the code but I did it anyway. On the bright side when I checked my packs now they did eventually all show up and my ticket is still in progress so either I'll waste their time or maybe they'll give me some pity packs for whining, which I'll gladly take due to the fucked up ICRs I never bitched about anyway. It is a bit odd how fucking shoddy MTGA seems to run compared to every other digital CCG with the possible exception of Gwent which may be the only one that feels buggier and more slapdash. Or did, maybe it's better now that the game's lost tons of players and it's years after release.
     
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  12. Scruffy The janitor Patron

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    Codex 2012 Torment: Tides of Numenera Codex USB, 2014
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    remember to use
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  13. Multi-headed Cow Magister

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    And WotC is on the ball when it comes to not over-awarding packs. They said that it's fixed now and no additional packs arrived. Funny how they're selectively effective. :argh:
     
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  14. Multi-headed Cow Magister

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    The leading authority of MTG has spoken, Luka. Zombies are on.



    (Don't think I've even played any standard since rotation hit but one day, one day)
     
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