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    Today, 03:47 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    The deadline for round 1 has passed, and we're at 5 entries. I'm at work and I've got actual things to do, so I can give you guys 3 more hours.
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    Yesterday, 04:24 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    About 20 hours until the deadline for round one, and I'm at just 2 entries. I thought this was one of the easier rounds. Guess not? EDIT: a...
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    07-15-2019, 08:47 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I was clicking around in there and didn't see the options I wanted. Perhaps I was just "looking with my nose", as the Dutch say. :tongue:
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    07-15-2019, 05:40 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Good thing you can prepare ahead of time, as all metas for the rounds are known at the start. :cool: @Whoshim: Thanks for posting these links!...
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    07-12-2019, 02:51 PM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Ghost Quarter maybe, but I feel like we can work around even that.
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    07-12-2019, 10:56 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Yup, no more recycling decks. :wink: Good thing there's gatherer.wizards.com. :cool:
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    07-12-2019, 09:49 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Welcome to SEASON THREE of 4CB - The Block Tour! This season we will visit the regular blocks, starting with Mirage block. Every round we play a...
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    07-12-2019, 06:20 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Preliminary standings for the final (12th) round: Rank. Player: score - season points: 1. FTW: 36 - 6 2. Asthereal (TO): 21 - 3,5 3. Tylert: 19...
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    07-11-2019, 08:39 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I fear you may have missed the fact that Deputy says "nonland permanent." :wink: EDIT: FTW already mentioned this. I should read all posts before...
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    07-10-2019, 11:03 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Yeah, infinite life doesn't actually do much in 4CB, as you have to name a number, and there's no time limit, so whatever life total one ends up...
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    07-10-2019, 06:51 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Holy sh!t. Talk about finishing in style! :eek:
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    07-10-2019, 06:16 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Asthereal results for the final round: 1. Asthereal (TO): that's me: SUPERCAT STRIKES!! (again) Savannah, Steppe Lynx, Fastbond, Selesnya...
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    07-10-2019, 06:05 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    DECKS FOR THE FINAL ROUND (12) OF THE VINTAGE BANNATHON: 1. Asthereal (TO): Savannah, Steppe Lynx, Fastbond, Selesnya Sanctuary 2. Wrath of Pie:...
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    07-08-2019, 11:08 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    About 36 hours until the deadline, 5 entries so far. Don't miss out on the final round! :smile:
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    07-06-2019, 07:37 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Granted, when I went for the Inkmoth-Shoal combo deck, I played Hammerheim instead of Mountain, just because I could. :cool: Still, fun facts....
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    07-05-2019, 06:45 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I agree with the idea that we shouldn't add cards to the blocks. The blocks will provide us with options, we just have to get a little creative here...
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    07-03-2019, 06:25 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Nah, there are much better options, but I won't spoil any, in case people convince me te start with Ice Age and Alliances without an additional set...
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    07-03-2019, 06:07 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Ah right, I may have missed that bit. I personally really hate the fact that they added Coldsnap from 2006 to a block from 1995. Also, I'm not a...
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    07-03-2019, 03:52 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Actually it wouldn't be. We would need to make the "win all" score + bonus bigger, so that the optimal strategy is to win every game. Also, the...
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    07-02-2019, 11:59 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    This is correct. First week/round would be the old Ice Age block, so without the new crap. Second week/round would be Mirage block, and so on. So...
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    07-02-2019, 08:25 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    I have a few questions before I launch the final round, as it matters for my preparation for season 3: 1. How do you guys like the system for...
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    07-02-2019, 07:56 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Scores for the penultimate round for the Vintage Bannathon (round 11, for those who prefer numbers). Rank. Player: score - season points: 1....
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    07-02-2019, 07:40 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    You're right, I missed the protection from everything clause, which of course includes Maze. So this goes: A: Land, Encroach Tabernacle H: Muta...
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    06-26-2019, 04:18 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Asthereal results for round 11: 1. Asthereal (TO): that's me, but no combo?! Encroach, Force of Despair, Hexdrinker, Blooming Marsh 2. Whoshim:...
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    06-26-2019, 04:09 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Lemon, welcome to 4CB! DECKS FOR ROUND 11 OF THE VINTAGE BANNATHON: 1. Asthereal (TO): Encroach, Force of Despair, Hexdrinker, Blooming Marsh...
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    06-24-2019, 10:16 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    About 36 hours until the deadline for round 11, and we're at 4 entries. Will we find ways to stop the unstoppable force that is FTW? PS. Don't be...
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    06-21-2019, 06:42 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Two more rounds! Who will catch FTW? :wink: Round 11 of 4CB Season 2, the Vintage Bannathon, has started! I have PM'ed myself my deck for...
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    06-21-2019, 03:37 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Preliminary standings for round 10: Rank. Player: score - season points: 1. FTW: 28 - 4,7 2. Asthereal (TO): 22 - 3,7 2. GoblinSmashmaster: 22...
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    06-20-2019, 05:46 PM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Yeah. Maybe. Depends on the decks you expect to see. If you fear a fast flyer, you might just lose the race because of the extra life-loss. Not...
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    06-20-2019, 10:50 AM
    Asthereal replied to a thread 4 Card Blind in Community Board
    Tropical Island was already banned, though. So you had to choose between: Breeding Pool + Hexdrinker or Tundra + Student of Warfare. That doesn't...
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Legacy player. Recently got into Modern. Weird format with all the cool stuff banned, but it's more fun than expected. Other than MtG I play chess and badminton, both competitively, albeit at amateur level. I also read fantasy and SF and I am a huge movie freak. Anything to flee away from real life, apparently. :-P
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