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PostSubject: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:10 pm

So far, this new set's kind of dissapointing. I've only really seen what I played with/against in the prerelease, and a modified Esper precon, but frankly I'm really not liking forced 3 colour decks. It's kind of silly, and not in a good way. I like 2 colour, and I don't mind 2 colour gold. But 3? I admit, coloured artifacts are pretty neat, but that's all I'm liking out of the set so far. The Ultimatum cycle looks impossible to run, and the mythic rare idea is just a pissoff. also, losing a common for a land? Fail.
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:28 pm

I was looking at shards and I too am not too happy.

Some fun cards, some wacky ones.

But i do disagree with the multiple colours, a coiple or mono is good, but thats just unfair Sad

I hate how monocoloured is being left in the dust
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Mon Oct 27, 2008 2:45 pm

Actually I made a couple monocoloured decks in Shadowmoor style that work alright, even though technically a lot of the cards are really hybrid. Even so, you can still run them with ease in single colour format. I definitely liked Shadowmoor block's multicoloured style better than the new one's. I'd like to draft Shards regardless however, I haven't had the chance yet.
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:40 pm

good ole Shadowmoor / Eventide I built a red/white monocoloured deck, lol

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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Wed Oct 29, 2008 8:39 am

I win with red/green/white/black monoblack Razz I'm looking for the blue/black spirit avatar to finish the collection Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:34 am

I am so making a blue/black/white deck.
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:27 pm

Well from a constructed standpoint I find the set to be terrible. It does add a few good cards but all in all its not that great.

But from a draft standpoint its alot of fun haha.
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:33 pm

I've decided now the set's got some fun in it. I build a mws Ultra-Affinity deck using mirrodin and shards. Basically you run up your artifacts like crazy, then drop the "artifact creatures have artifact affinity" card, then drop a colossus and a platinum angel ^_^ I wanna test the deck out but it looks fun. There's 2 Broodstars and NO ravagers.
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Fri Oct 31, 2008 2:10 am

ill play u sometime, message me here or just add me on msn

oh and are u thinking

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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Thu Nov 06, 2008 7:57 am

Why yes I am, and how do like it, now that you've seen it in action? Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Thu Nov 06, 2008 12:06 pm

I shouldve played my mill deck Razz

Or my Howling Mine deck, that wouldv't just made things very complicated.

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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Wed Nov 19, 2008 12:12 am

O-rings are gay...
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Wed Nov 19, 2008 8:55 am

ZeratulsDownfall wrote:
O-rings are wonderful...

Fix'd for accuracy Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Shards of Alara ~ What Do You Think?   Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:09 pm

Clean.Leet wrote:
ZeratulsDownfall wrote:
O-rings are wonderful...

Fix'd for accuracy Razz
Don't make me make more broken decks...
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