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 Post subject: Re: Ixalan - Zombie Pirates riding Dinosaurs!!!
AgePosted: 2017-Sep-04 2:28 pm 
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My guess is to make it less confusing for new players? Since the card changes type when it transforms, perhaps the reminder text is there so new players know which side goes face up in the graveyard?


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AgePosted: 2017-Sep-04 2:35 pm 
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They are DFC's, yes (confirmed on MaRo's Tumblr). They're not as common as Innistrad, you're not guaranteed to get one per pack. \

They are also confirmed to always be land on the back side, although he's not answering/is deflecting questions about whether they are all artifacts on the front side.

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I'm very much liking the look of this set for commander. Lots of useful cards, yet nothing disgustingly overpowered.

Conqueror's Foothold does look pretty silly with Time Warp effects, but it's both expensive to use and requires you attack with a non-haste creature that requires *other* creatures to be around in order to attack. All in all, if that ends up being the most groan worthy card in the set, I think we're doing pretty well.

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Other than Conqueror's Galleon, which seems relatively simple to transform, these new DFCs feel like the old Zendikar quest cards.


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Yaaaay another Maze of Ith variant....

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2? I'm in. Too bad the transform is non-optional.

And Dinosaurs might be bad, but screw it, they're fun.

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I like " / " a lot! Well, it's not exactly , but it's close enough.

Speaking of bad mythics...

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I don't know why they didn't make this an Instant. 7 mana to draw at sorcery speed is a bit much regardless of the number of cards, so as it is you'd need to play this for free (through , , , ...) to make it viable.


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are these DFCs going to be in foil too? Will we have the triple rare packs?

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Overflowing Insight isn't an instant because is still Standard legal.

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I don't quite know about terrible. I've played and enjoyed and and this seems at worst comparable to both.


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