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AgePosted: 2017-Mar-19 10:56 am 

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Dusk // Dawn
2WW // 3WW
Sorcery

Dusk
Destroy all creatures with power greater or equal to 3.

Dawn
Aftermath - Cast this spell only from your graveyard, then exile it.
Return all creature cards with power less than or equal to 2 from your graveyard to your hand.

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Well ............ thats a new thing. But what the fuck was wrong with the split-card design?

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AgePosted: 2017-Mar-19 11:07 am 
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Looks like they are using orientation as a visual reminder that the Aftermath mechanic side can only be cast from the graveyard.

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Honestly, this layout looks atrocious. No room for art. Just... wall of text.

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I'm digging the idea... but I have to wonder if this is the right visual. I'd almost rather they continue with dual-faced cards that "transform" as they go to the graveyard.

OR! find a way to do a single piece of art that works for both cards...

But I'll forgive the look if all the cards are as neat as this one.

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Maybe something like this is the intended purpose?


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Pfffft, what's wrong with the tombstone icon from Odyssey block?

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That is, without doubt, the ugliest Magic card I have ever seen in my life.

And I'm going to have to get one for my dammit.

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(pretend those cheeks are going green, not red)

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That is indeed one ghastly card design... was not just a dumb joke then?


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Clearly, the intent is to have the card stick out of the graveyard the way Necrachilles showed.
It's ugly nonetheless.

If they really wanted to "split" the card, I think something closer to the Kamigawa flip cards (with one illustration at the top and one at the bottom) would have been much less of an eyesore.


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It's Bolas's plane. He's pure evil. He clearly designed these cards just to piss you all off.

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That is a funky layout alright... on the plus side, there's these;


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This was confirmed a while back; there are 4 different arts for each basic land type; 1 of those 4 arts is full-art, they are only the ones you showed above, and yes, they all have Bolas' horns in them.

Edited for clarity: The non full-art lands don't all have the horns on them, but all the full-art ones do

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A pity, those Bolas' horns.


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