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    Combat Phase before Main Phase?

    I've been aware of Ertai's Meddling for a long time, and wondering if anything interesting
    - moreso than just ​ ​ ​ "the other spell does nothing, even though that other spell would normally do...
  2. Thread: 4 Card Blind

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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    (I realize it's 2 weeks later now, but:)
    I too had kept checking this thread for anything more on the season, since my reply
    had been the only one to the Thassa's Oracle consequence that jfb...
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    I like jfb's suggestion for the hand/land rule:

    "If an effect an opponent controls would cause a card to
    leave your hand or a land you control with no other card
    types to leave the battlefield,...
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    other thing: ​ Would basic lands be exempt from banning?
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    For Sirocco and Tyrannize, should this instead be, they are affected by the special rule if and only if the player can't pay the life? ​ (due to either not having enough or Platinum Emperion)


    Is...
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    I've now thought of some ways, and then realized that even the original can be clarified: ​ Do we take the "force" part seriously?

    (The alternatives I see are ​ "can't cause" ​ like Tamiyo,...
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    Meddling Mage ​ / ​ Curse of Silence ​ ​ ​ could be handled by adding roughly

    "If an effect would prevent spells with a chosen name from being cast, or increase the cost of such casting, this ​ ​...
  8. Re: 4CBS13: a 4-cards blind backbuild bannathon season

    I got curious about the Goblin Game problem (per FTW's post), so I wrote my own Python code for it.
    The outcome is,

    FTW is correct that 27 life is enough for Player A to kill with 4 Goblin Games...
  9. Re: "the sacrificed creature" ​ when 2 were sacrificed

    4 tokens ​ vs ​ 2 tokens ​ ​ ​ was due to me getting Geralf, Visionary Stitcher mixed up with a different card.
    I'm guessing you think your answer remains correct after my change to ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ 2...
  10. "the sacrificed creature" ​ when 2 were sacrificed

    On the battlefield, there is

    Brutal Suppression
    and
    at least one nontoken creature with a ​ "sacrifice a creature" ​ activated ability...
  11. Re: 4CBS13: a 4-cards blind backbuild bannathon season

    Does that mana just not empty normally, or
    is it also immune to things like Mana Short?
    What about Kruphix, God of Horizons?


    For ban-option a, note that

    even with no draws, it's still...
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    My understanding is that that's ​ ​ ​ declining to take an action ​ ,
    rather than ​ ​ ​ taking an action ​ , ​ ​ ​ so still results in a draw under the MTR.
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    The recent-ish discussion about loops was on pages ​ 250,251,252,253 . ​ ​ ​ According to the rule that established, neither Basalt Monolith
    nor Nomads en-Kor draw the game by themselves, but...
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    I haven't tried working this out, but your explanation makes me
    suspect that you're missing the Loops rule from this thread's OP:
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    disagreement:



    I get that you do when you are OTP:
    Don't bother with Tendrils or Flashback, and only use Pendelhaven defensively.

    maxx can't cast T1 PF, so you untap before maxx can cast...
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    disagreement:



    Why can't Asthereal make progess? ​ Asthereal double-attacks, and if
    you block then Asthereal pumps whichever one you block. ​ That means
    Asthereal's Squirrels never die, so...
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    4. me: ​ ​ ​ Dwarven Ruins ​ , ​ Gods' Eye, Gate to the Reikai ​ , ​ Tremble ​ , ​ Tremble




    1. Asthereal (TO): Blooming Marsh, Chatter of the Squirrel, Pendelhaven, Mind Rake ​ DL 1-4
    and...
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    These are both Layer 6 effects, neither is
    from a characteristic-defining ability, and
    there is no dependency between them.
    Accordingly, the later timestamp wins here. ​ I don't
    know what this...
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    At least it didn't take until the _very last_ round, when the banning
    no longer matters, unlike Goblin Welder in I forget which season. ​ :-)
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    Tezzeret doesn't stop you from continuing to make Squirrels, so I think you win both of these.
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    @dte: ​ ah, right
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    9. me: ​ ​ ​ Otawara, Soaring City ​ , ​ Piracy Charm ​ , ​ Sand Silos ​ , ​ Tezzeret, Artifice Master





    2. dte: Blooming Marsh, Chatter of the Squirrel, Pendelhaven, Mind rake ​ WW 6-0
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    Note that, if nothing else changes in silkster's results, then ​ ​ ​ OTP me ​ vs ​ silkster OTD ​ ​ ​ _will_ affect the bannings.
    With that in mind, we should decide how we will, going forward,...
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    8. me: ​ ​ ​ Mercadian Bazaar ​ , ​ Mercadian Bazaar ​ , ​ Red Sun's Zenith ​ , ​ Crackle with Power




    1. Asthereal (TO): Azorius Chancery, Faerie Conclave, Energy Field, Detention Sphere ​ LL...
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    Re: 4 Card Blind

    I don't know what normally determines set legality, so I can't comment on the "should" part, but Scryfall

    lists Black Market Connections as legal in those 3 formats
    and
    is what I use (rather...
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