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    Today, 03:00 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I think in the vein of how we've been banning multiple discard, it should probably go. Its easier to cast than Hymn and arguably more powerful,...
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    Today, 12:30 PM
    With this hitting creatures as well, I can see it being fringe playable if you're not also in green.
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    06-03-2020, 04:41 PM
    Yep, realized this a few years back. Made things a lot more fun. Recently I've played more Hyperextended and June 2006 Legacy than anything else and...
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    06-03-2020, 04:37 PM
    No, but if you have the 9 mana you can crack however many LEDs before using the "put in hand" ability, and LED can always pay for that ability
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    06-03-2020, 03:29 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Man, my deck keeps being worse. I'll update.
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    06-03-2020, 01:20 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    SSG is better vs discard, although I think Gemstone Mine is better vs taxing effects, as it can be used to pay an extra mana for each of the deck's 3...
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    06-03-2020, 09:27 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    You're right, and that applies to both of my "mirror"s. I'll update above.
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    06-03-2020, 08:51 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    1. Asthereal (TO): Forest, Swamp, Dreadhorde Invasion, Assassin's Trophy Dreadhorde Invasion comes down early and can't be Pacted safely, so I...
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    06-02-2020, 04:49 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I tend to agree, the Ice Age block decks I tried to build just didn't make the cut. I'm interested to see how many different blocks we actually...
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    06-01-2020, 09:18 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I'm fine skipping ice age block, but we should definitely clarify that now (I had been assuming it was an option).
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    05-27-2020, 11:42 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I thought this would be the Island Sanctuary meta as well! expected few flyers given the deck you must lose to is flyers. I guess maybe I was...
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    05-27-2020, 09:33 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I do believe it! I just hadn't discovered this yet. And now for this round, which definitely has a lot of unique and creative decks: 1....
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    05-22-2020, 12:56 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Peasant is a pretty interesting variation to think about as well. Having 4CB to play as a weekly puzzle has been a lot of fun in these strange...
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    05-22-2020, 08:45 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Will revisit this now, but my math is more likely to be wrong than right. Edit yep, I lose that one. Another time my misreading of Savage Swipe...
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    05-20-2020, 12:34 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    OK, clearly my brain is not turned on today lol.
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    05-20-2020, 11:35 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Doh. My Scryfall search somehow excluded that. I guess because it didn't include the word "return" and uses "puts" instead. In that case,...
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    05-20-2020, 11:20 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    My evaluation was that having to use a 4 cost white reanimation spell (Breath of Life or Resurrection) just made the deck too slow / the mana not...
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    05-20-2020, 10:16 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Reading is tech. I missed that clause on Savage Swipe. Time to redo my results. Edit: Updated my results.
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    05-20-2020, 09:29 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    My results for round 7. Theres a lot of combat math and decisions this round, so I'm likely going to mess it up. 1. Asthereal (TO): Ancient...
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    05-15-2020, 03:33 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Empty doesn't beat Leyline, as all the goblins but one get singled out by the legend rule.
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    05-15-2020, 08:39 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    This is my problem with it essentially, its a little format warping and makes the new rules for each round less relevant.
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    05-13-2020, 04:47 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I *think* that it doesn't matter how big the Ballista is to kill the Griffin, I can always bounce my own Griffin in response to Ballista being cast...
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    05-13-2020, 04:15 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    You're right, updating my post now. I somehow wrote out the right logic but the wrong result whoops.
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    05-13-2020, 12:56 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Just thought of another card that would have been a pretty interesting include this last round - Faerie Macabre. Its graveyard hate, and then can be...
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    05-13-2020, 10:57 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I agree, I keep coming back to it because it is such a low investment and effective answer to the format, definitely seem to hurt diversity. Maybe...
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    05-13-2020, 09:52 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    The entire PM system is super confusing for sure.
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    05-13-2020, 09:38 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I don't have any major feelings either way on letting silkster make the swap, but it sounds like that's not something thats been allowed in the past,...
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    05-12-2020, 04:07 PM
    There's no chance they're banning baubles folks, lets be real. It's Lurrus for sure.
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    05-12-2020, 03:50 PM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    That's definitely one of the harder ones I think. I've been trying to plan out my decks for future rounds when I have time since each round is its...
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    05-11-2020, 08:55 AM
    alphastryk replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Since we're leaving all the storm stuff banned, for fun here's the best storm decks I came up with: Lotus Petal, Dark Ritual, Lion's Eye Diamond,...
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