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 Post subject: Realmlord Bloodmage
PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:34 pm 
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Realmlord Bloodmage
Creature - Human Wizard (R)
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Whenever you tap a land for mana, you lose 1 life and add to your mana pool.
2/4

EDIT: Changed to 2/4 from 2/3.

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 Post subject: Re: Realmlord Bloodmage
PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:34 am 
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Any comments on this one?
I think that this is an interesting idea and we should see a few more cards like this in Magic proper. Black being able to double mana but ONLY for mono-black is weird.

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 Post subject: Re: Realmlord Bloodmage
PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:57 pm 
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How is that in any way weird? Black is a power hungry and selfish color so it gets to increase its mana production but only if you're using just it. As opposed to the more communal green which helps anyone.


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 Post subject: Re: Realmlord Bloodmage
PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:02 pm 
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If it said Swamp instead of land Id be on board.


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 Post subject: Re: Realmlord Bloodmage
PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:01 am 
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If it said Swamp instead of land Id be on board.

Why aren't you on board now? The whole idea of this card is to make black mana-doubling extent a bit beyond monoblack, while also feeling very black and not being free. Is this really such a bad idea? No other color has any ability that is restricted to only being useful for monocolored decks.

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 Post subject: Re: Realmlord Bloodmage
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Swamp fits better into the established mechanical precedent of this effect as laid out by the iconic Cabal Coffers, that's all. usually when Black gets stuff like this it's Swamp based, eg. Korlash, Heir to Blackblade. That said, then it's basically just Crypt Ghast, but is that really a bad thing?

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 Post subject: Re: Realmlord Bloodmage
PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:01 am 
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^ what Parad said, though you could expand that to "whenever you tap a land for " to include nonbasics that produce . That plays a bit more into the "the black gets better with itself"


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:30 pm 
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^ what Parad said, though you could expand that to "whenever you tap a land for " to include nonbasics that produce . That plays a bit more into the "the black gets better with itself"

I want mana doublers that can be played in UB or WB (or BR although obviously R is better at mana doubling) without having to worry about stupid manabase optimizing. But I don't want this to be easy because obviously black isn't supposed to be very good at mana doubing. So I make a doubler that also makes all your mana generation painful as a different sort of a drawback alternative to "only monoblack can use this". Black plays into iself, but black also gets leeway for a price, so I'm tapping into this side of Black here.

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 Post subject: Re: Realmlord Bloodmage
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That is fair then


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