1.XO - New Magic Format

Discussion in 'Casual Decks/Variants/Etc' started by WickedBoy6, Dec 17, 2002.

  1. WickedBoy6 Captain of the Atog Army

    Just an Idea I had one day that might make Magic just a bit more familiar to older players whom are still in a rush to keep up with the new players:

    Type 1.XO - Extending-Originals

    Permitted Sets

    4th Ed.
    5th Ed.
    Arabian Nights
    The Dark
    Fallen Empires
    Ice Age

    Banned Cards

    Amulet of Quoz
    Ancestral Recall
    Black Lotus
    Black Vise
    Bronze Tablet
    Chaos Orb
    Contract from Below
    Demonic Attorney
    Demonic Consultation
    Demonic Tutor
    Enlightened Tutor
    Falling Star
    Hurkyl's Recall
    Jeweled Bird
    Library of Alexandria
    Mana Crypt
    Mana Vault
    Mind Twist
    Mox Emerald
    Mox Jet
    Mox Pearl
    Mox Ruby
    Mox Sapphire
    Mystical Tutor
    Sol Ring
    Strip Mine
    Tempest Efreet
    Time Walk
    Timmerian Fiends
    Vampiric Tutor
    Wheel of Fortune
  2. train The Wildcard!!!...

    Not bad... But give me a break!!!...

    Chaos Orb has to be legal somewhere!...;)
  3. theorgg Slob

  4. train The Wildcard!!!...

    But - I mean DCI supported...:(
  5. WickedBoy6 Captain of the Atog Army

    1.XO isn't DCI-Supported...Hell, it's probably not even a third-thought in the typical DCI member. This is pure "Chipatog, Inc."-style. I just took what was banned in 1.5 (My favorite format).
  6. train The Wildcard!!!...

    So it's DCC(chipatog)- supported??...

    Just make an exception for Chaos orb and i'll be happy!!!...
  7. Mikeymike Captain Hiatus

    Dude, you have to allow Chaos Orb. It was banned more because of its Chaotic ruling issues in tourneys, not for its power level (cough Balance cough). Being that your format is casual, you should permit it.
  8. train The Wildcard!!!...

    Chaos Orb!
    Chaos Orb!
    Chaos Orb!...;)
  9. WickedBoy6 Captain of the Atog Army

    Well, seeing as how this IS Casual, you can make up th lists how you see fit, the banned list is just a suggestion. I have decided to alter the banned list. The following cards have been re-instated, unless someone can prove otherwise:

    Enlightened Tutor
    Mystical Tutor (I never understood why these tutors were banned)
    Strip Mine (or this)

    ...and finally...

    CHAOS ORB! (Just because DCI doesn't like it's rulings doesn't mean something so fun should be banned...Look at Chaos Confetti)
  10. train The Wildcard!!!...

    *Train rushes out to the car, speeds home, bursts into the apartment, rushes to the closet, digs out the dust-covered top-loader with his sleeved Chaos Orb inside and begins rejoicing!!!*
  11. WickedBoy6 Captain of the Atog Army

    Glad you like it...I don't have *chomp* a Chaos Orb of my own, but I bought, like, 12 Chaos Confettis when they were only a quarter a pop. Those are also fun, and they get the HUGEST reactions from the crowd when played, you'd think Richard Garfield walked in with a bag full of Browbeats.
  12. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    The tutors were probably banned because they can fetch other restricted cards, effectively doubling the occurance of it from 1 to 2.

    Strip Mine was banned because they were a staple in every deck when they were legal because it was an uncounterable Stone Rain.
  13. WickedBoy6 Captain of the Atog Army

    Well, Spidey made an intersting point about Strip Mine, but I have hope for the Tutors. Anyone else want to plead the cases?
  14. train The Wildcard!!!...

    The tutors/ strip mine are elementary lingo for: here let me beat your @$$!!!...

    Chaos Orb is just Cool!!!...

    That $35 I paid for it is no longer a waste!!!...
  15. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    I'm just saying why there were banned in tourney play. In casual, it shouldn't be too big a deal. At the most they should be restricted.
  16. WickedBoy6 Captain of the Atog Army

    I should've made a restricted list to it, but I felt following the 1.5 ideal of just banning offending cards was easier...I may just restrict some cards & ban only ante-related ones, like in T1.
  17. train The Wildcard!!!...

    There you go again... stepping on toes - there's nothing wrong with ante!...

    I actually have a collection of Ante cards - I pick up as many as possible...
  18. WickedBoy6 Captain of the Atog Army

    So, should I just have a restricted list?
  19. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    Yeah. Unless you really want to ban the P9.
  20. train The Wildcard!!!...

    That would be cool!...

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