Fifth Dawn Spoiler

Discussion in 'General CPA Stuff' started by Shiro, Time Devourer, Apr 22, 2004.

  1. Istanbul Sucker MCs call me sire.

    Skizzik can't be successfully Clamped...well, it can, but it's pricey.
    How about Jackal Pup?
  2. Notepad Seffy Sefro

    What do you mean it can't be clamped? It dies at the end of turn anyway. ;) :D
  3. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

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  5. Reverend Love New Member

    The Staff is obviously nifty, quite trixie that one is...however I hope I'm not the only one whom feels the staff's artwork is rather generic.

    Mr. Golden is pure love. He's coooo.
  6. Istanbul Sucker MCs call me sire.

    Thundercats, HO!
  7. Mr_Pestilence Wumpus

    Looks like more trade binder chaff to me. Unless, as Maro is hinting, there is way to generate LOTS of mana.
  8. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

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  9. Mr_Pestilence Wumpus

    Lessee here...(looks closely at Auriok Champion). Nope, no protection from the "artifact" block, no less.

    Which means that you will gain 1 life from each artifact baddie before it tears you a new one on the next (de-emphasis mine).

    More trade chaff.
  10. Mr_Pestilence Wumpus

    Elf Joiner - interesting, smells like combo material.

    Bringer of the whatever, ya da, ya da - solid card, but the art is awful. It looks like a giant, constipated cockroach.
  11. Notepad Seffy Sefro

    I agree with Mr_Pestilence that these preview cards just scream "HYPE HYPE HYPE!!!" and will turn out to be nothing more than binder stuffing.
  12. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    Because from today's article

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  14. mythosx Legendary Creature-Human

    all this talk about card advantage and card disadvantage...whatever, when you play burn normal rules dont apply. you roast them good for 4 or 5 turns it dont matter that my hands empty on turn 5 if your at negative 5 life.
  15. Istanbul Sucker MCs call me sire.

    They done LOST THEY MINDS.

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  16. Mr_Pestilence Wumpus

    I might normally agree, but...

    At 4 mana, it won't go off too soon, and you should have an answer for it.

    That being said, this could be extremely annoying. Imagine the following scenario:

    "Lessee, I've got 5 mana, so I'll cast Bidding, say the 'Magic" word, 'goblins', attack, and extend hand".

    "Say, why are tapping 4 mana?"

    "What's that? Wrath of Whom?"

    "Well, sheeoot"
  17. Notepad Seffy Sefro

    They Orrorey is just insane for vintage play. Not tournament, mind you, but in casual it is actually more than worth the cardstock. Those loser Wrath players will never be at the sour end of a political battle now...
  18. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    Wow, I disagree for "vintage"/casual players, with the mana acceleration out, you can get that bad boy out on turn 2 with a Sol Ring, more likely by turn three (heck, turn one with a Mana Vault and Sol Ring). Whether you can take advantage of it so quickly is another matter, but blue will like it since a lot of its card drawing was made into sorceries because of their unbalancing at instant speed.

    Opposing decks will definitely need to pack some artifact hate if they don't already :)
  19. orgg Administrator

    I've played the predicessor to the Orrory in Masques block in casual and simi-serious settings.

    The use of it is very similar to the 'Cap Removal Paradox' in Kung Pow!: Enter the Fist. You play it, and they take advantage of what is effectivly a wasted turn, OR you play out a good board position without its aid, and it's just making you 'win more.'

    Granted, with certain sorceries it'll be good... but unless circumstances are favorable, it's just a 'win more' card.

    Also, not having any of the newer cards-- is it just me, or do the washed-out Mana symbols in the text boxes look like utter excrement?
  20. rkoelsch Angel Boy

    Anyone that doesn't want their Auriok Champions I will take them.

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