Surging Tide: A New Age

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Wed, 2017-01-25 21:55
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Set 2 of 2 of the Nangjiao block
Cards: 183
Development & Design: marioware2
Announcement Date: January 25, 2017
Release Date: February 25, 2017


Swelling Sea

The First Assault
With a start, Ing'Wei snapped out of her meditation. Her room was pitch black, so dark even that she couldn't see her lap as she gazed downwards. The world lay still around her, entranced in a deep quiet that few would ever experience. Nothing moved nor made even a slight sound, yet she knew something was... off.

She strained her eyes. Out the window, she could faintly make out the rippling of water, lapping carelessly against the glass pane. Off in the distance, a faint flicker of light trickled downwards into the depths. Listening carefully, Ing'Wei heard a faint but clear roar. She broke the silence surrounding her with a harsh gasp.

Dragons.

Wasting no time, she shrouded herself in a bubble of Shigurei's remaining magic and floated to the surface, finding land on one of the many tiny, uninhabited islands that dotted the Flood Realm. Sure enough, off in the distance she could see the small outlines of eight dragons sieging one of the few above-ground temples in the realm.

Ing'Wei gritted her teeth. "They would attack now, in the dead of night? Have they no honor?" She shook her head as she muttered to herself. The preceding few weeks had been stressful, and war between the Realms was impending. It was her own fault for not anticipating a cheap trick from one of her many enemies. Still, she reasoned, I'm surprised it isn't the Demons who made the first filthy move.

She glanced up into the sky once more, and was greeted with a large, shadowed form. She let out another audible gasp. As she had been lamenting the situation, a dragon had spotted her from a distance and charged. With just a second to spare, she dove into the water, watching from below as a beam of fire razed the ground where she previously stood. She held her breath and summoned another bubble, wrapping herself as the dragon continued its siege.

Doombringer Dragon

After what seemed like hours, the dragon turned back towards the main fight and flew away, seemingly content with its destruction. Ing'Wei swam up to the shore and analyzed the destruction on the island. What trees there had been previously were burned to the ground, and the sand was blackened underfoot. A single tear slipped from her eye, trickling down her cheek and sizzling as it hit the ground below. This destruction was completely unprecedented for the plane of Nangjiao, and her emotions were preventing her from determining the proper course of action.

In her dismay, Ing'Wei failed to notice the dragon making one last round. It spied her from above, let out a deep shriek, and dove. The dragon's call broke Ing'Wei's concentration, but this time it was too late. There was nowhere to run, and nowhere to hide. Ing'Wei could do nothing but stare in horror as the dragon exuded a blazing pillar of fire, surrounding Ing'Wei and consuming her alive.

Concentrated Blast


Mechanics
There are two returning mechanics from Goliaths of Nangjiao and two new mechanics. The returning mechanics are:

Idolize

Ferocious

And the new mechanics are:

Persevere

Pseudomorph


Cool Mythics




A Long Walk
Ing'Wei held her eyes closed for what seemed like years. Perhaps, she thought, if she didn't open them, she wouldn't be forced to acknowledge her own death. Flimsy reasoning, but in times of peril any shred of hope is worth pursuing. She winced as the fire flashed in her memory as if perenially burned onto her corneas.

And yet... she didn't feel the fire. Had Shigurei's waning magic saved her one last time? It seemed unlikely, as she had been out of the water, but it was a comforting thought - the first of the kind she had thought in quite some time. Still, she feared opening her eyes would be akin to acknowledging her own death, so she kept them shut and continued hoping.

Suddenly, something caused her eyes to jolt open -- a tap on the shoulder. Ing'Wei's eyes slowly focused in on the face of a gritty man in front of her, adorned in a torn shirt and dirty breeches. He stared at her intently and she stared back.

Finally, he spoke. "Did ye hear me, miss?"

Ing'Wei sputtered, trying to make sense of the situation. Finally, she choked out a semblance of a word. "N-no?"

The man shook his head. "I sed, what are ye doin' aboard me boat?"

Boat? Ing'Wei began to put the situation together. She must have been knocked out from the dragon's fire, but not quite killed. At some point, a captain sailing past had seen her lying helpless on the island and come to her rescue. She breathed a small sigh of relief.

"I assume your captain rescued me from the dragons."

The man shook his head. "No, ma'am. First o' all, I'm the captain o' this here vessel. Second o' all, ain't no such thing as dragons. They just a myth - erryone knows that!"

Ing'Wei sat in a stunned confusion for a second before the man spoke again. "So I'll ask ye one more time before I throw ye in th' brig - what are ye doin' aboard me boat?"

"I... I don't know." All Ing'Wei could do was look down in shame. Truth be told, she had no idea what was happening.

The man's cold stare slowly turned into a comforting gaze. "C'mon, lass. Let's get you somethin' to drink. You look thirsty." Ing'Wei just nodded as the man grabbed her by the hand and led her through the ship's interior and above board.

As they reached the upper deck, Ing'Wei was shocked to see that they weren't even at sea. Instead, she found herself in a bustling port filled with unfamiliar faces. And at that point, everything clicked.

The unrecognizable faces.

The strange ship.

Her mysterious change in scenery.

She had a few extensive conversations with Kiora about how Kiora had come to be on Nangjiao in the first place, where Kiora had taught her about the art of planeswalking. She had also learned that some planeswalkers first got their "spark", as they called it, in a moment of sheer terror or danger. And that's exactly where she had been when everything... changed.

"Come along now, darlin'!" The man beckoned her to the gangplank, where he was descending into port. She stood still, staring intently into his eyes. His look changed from comforting to worried. "You okay, ma'am?" He spoke with a slight quiver, sensing her change in stature.

After a while, she smiled. "Better than ever," she said, as she closed her eyes and planeswalked away.


It took Ing'Wei many tries to learn her new powers. Along the way, she found herself in a tundra filled with primal warriors, in the middle of a vast plains surrounded by what seemed to be gigantic lizards, and in the slums of what she sensed was an affluent city. Each time, she focused her senses, closed her eyes, and planeswalked again.

After what felt like a hundred attempts, she found herself in the same room where she had been meditating before the dragon attacked her. She waited with bated breath, staring out the window. To her relief, a flash of light shot through the water, indicating the dragons were still attacking.

For the first time since Shigurei fell, she felt truly happy. It was time for her to change the world.

IngWei


A New Age wrote:
Ing'Wei drew a deep breath and closed her eyes. Just like we had practiced.

The Flood Realm was in shambles. Islands still smoked from sieges weeks ago. Trees lay on the ground, trodden by beasts testing the new terrain. The water boiled with the anger of its inhabitants and the air stank of death. It was time for this to end.

She, Kiora, and Heping had devised a plan to end this once and for all. A plan that would show the world that the Flood Realm -- that she -- was not to be trifled with.

Heping had depleted his forces to stave off the Demon threat. This was a bit of good fortune for her, as they no longer seemed interested in her realm and had instead turned their sights on their on demonic greed once more. Left were the dragons in the north and the beasts in the south, both eager to expand their stomping grounds. Not on my watch.

With a stiff exhale, Ing'Wei slowly rose her arms. As she did, the water beneath her trembled, as if being dislodged from its eternal resting place. It fought, it twisted, and it turned. And then it, too, rose.

The southern half of the flood realm formed a monumental wave, bowing and beckoning at Ing'Wei's command. She smiled as she felt a connection with Kiora and the waters and knew that the northern half had done the same. It's time.

With a forceful push forward, the magical wave launched towards the Wild Realm. With no warning, a flood crashed down through the realm, rocking its inhabitants to their core and uprooting any beast that had dared walk on its ground. And just as it started, it stopped. Ing'Wei whipped her hands back, and the water poured from the Wild Realm back into the sea. After only a few seconds, everything was still again. But nothing would ever be the same.

With Kiora's help, Ing'Wei had sent a message. Those who coveted her land now knew that there was a new protector of the Flood Realm who would do anything in her power to eradicate trespassers in her territory.

This time, though, it was no goliath.

It was a woman.


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Wed, 2017-01-25 21:59
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Wow, a water world! Never seen that before

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Wed, 2017-01-25 22:05
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Just to get out in front of this, to reiterate what was said in the Skype chat: This is not a water world.

There's water here, sure! Tons, even. But this is the same old Nangjiao we all know and some of us love. Water just plays an important part in the second half of its story.

Thu, 2017-01-26 02:46
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Nangjiao is giant sponge confirmed


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Thu, 2017-01-26 04:50
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Swelling Sea is an awesome design. I love cards that just stand out as a story in itself. Is it supposed to be able to bounce itself? Probably should otherwise it would stall the game out after that level.

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Thu, 2017-01-26 23:08
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Yeah, the intent is for it to bounce itself on six counters. Makes it much less oppressive and flavorfully represents the rise and fall of the tide.

Fri, 2017-02-10 23:16
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With a start, Ing'Wei snapped out of her meditation. Her room was pitch black, so dark even that she couldn't see her lap as she gazed downwards. The world lay still around her, entranced in a deep quiet that few would ever experience. Nothing moved nor made even a slight sound, yet she knew something was... off.

She strained her eyes. Out the window, she could faintly make out the rippling of water, lapping carelessly against the glass pane. Off in the distance, a faint flicker of light trickled downwards into the depths. Listening carefully, Ing'Wei heard a faint but clear roar. She broke the silence surrounding her with a harsh gasp.

Dragons.

Wasting no time, she shrouded herself in a bubble of Shigurei's remaining magic and floated to the surface, finding land on one of the many tiny, uninhabited islands that dotted the Flood Realm. Sure enough, off in the distance she could see the small outlines of eight dragons sieging one of the few above-ground temples in the realm.

Ing'Wei gritted her teeth. "They would attack now, in the dead of night? Have they no honor?" She shook her head as she muttered to herself. The preceding few weeks had been stressful, and war between the Realms was impending. It was her own fault for not anticipating a cheap trick from one of her many enemies. Still, she reasoned, I'm surprised it isn't the Demons who made the first filthy move.

She glanced up into the sky once more, and was greeted with a large, shadowed form. She let out another audible gasp. As she had been lamenting the situation, a dragon had spotted her from a distance and charged. With just a second to spare, she dove into the water, watching from below as a beam of fire razed the ground where she previously stood. She held her breath and summoned another bubble, wrapping herself as the dragon continued its siege.

Doombringer Dragon

After what seemed like hours, the dragon turned back towards the main fight and flew away, seemingly content with its destruction. Ing'Wei swam up to the shore and analyzed the destruction on the island. What trees there had been previously were burned to the ground, and the sand was blackened underfoot. A single tear slipped from her eye, trickling down her cheek and sizzling as it hit the ground below. This destruction was completely unprecedented for the plane of Nangjiao, and her emotions were preventing her from determining the proper course of action.

In her dismay, Ing'Wei failed to notice the dragon making one last round. It spied her from above, let out a deep shriek, and dove. The dragon's call broke Ing'Wei's concentration, but this time it was too late. There was nowhere to run, and nowhere to hide. Ing'Wei could do nothing but stare in horror as the dragon exuded a blazing pillar of fire, surrounding Ing'Wei and consuming her alive.

Concentrated Blast

Sun, 2017-02-12 02:57
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Nobody is safe when dragons are around!

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Thu, 2017-02-16 21:47
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The first story blurb didn't draw many eyes - let's try mechanics!

Mechanics of Surging Tide

There are two returning mechanics from Goliaths of Nangjiao and two new mechanics. The returning mechanics are:

Idolize

Ferocious

And the new mechanics are:

Persevere

Pseudomorph

Thu, 2017-02-16 21:52
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I'm a little concerned about Persevre's viability in an environment like this where having high power fatties and spamming +1/+1 counters is generally the norm. Is the idea to hold back from sacrificing your Idols to try and mind-game your opponent regarding which Persevere creature you'll use them on?

Pseudomorph seems about right - I think a good portion of us have been wanting to see Spellmorph in a set for quite some time now. Interesting that the rules technically have nothing against casting from the battlefield...


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Thu, 2017-02-16 21:56
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Pseudomorph possibly causes some timing issues, since unmorphing something is a special action and might interfere with the stack, but I'm sure that could be fixed with an appropriate comp rules patch.

Persevere is an interesting one, and kind of hard to evaluate. How many ways will this set have to damage your own creatures? That could make persevere an awful lot more nuanced, and I hope there'll be opportunities for it.

On an extremely pedantic note, I'm not actually sure if Sharpened Tusks qualifies for ferocious, since it just affects creatures with power 4+ rather than explicitly turning on if you control one? Hard to say - if you're using ferocious as a more generic "4-power matters", that's fair.

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Thu, 2017-02-16 22:05
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I imagine the way Psuedomorph would work is that you can only unmorph it if you have a valid target for its abilities, and it goes immediately onto the stack after choosing targets. It would require some comp rules patching as said, but I'm certain it could be done.

Persevere has a couple of interesting applications in a battlecruiser format. First of all, SUR is much less battleship than Goliaths was, so it's less of a problem than if Alpha was still here. That being said, it obviously plays well with Idolize and +1/+1 counters in general, as well as pump spells. There are some interesting ways to ping your own creatures and trigger persevere (Monumental Siege is of course one of them), but the main couple of persevere tricks still want your creatures to engage in combat.

Ferocious already got flexed a bit with Shaman of the Great Hunt, though that does still technically require 4-power creatures to activate - that said, I'm just using it here as a blanket check for 4-power creatures, which I believe to be still in the spirit of the keyword.

Thu, 2017-02-16 22:09
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"this way" not "in this way" in Monumental Siege, also "[target] creatures and/or players". And "his or her graveyard" not "the graveyard" in Deluge Crab. There's no "the graveyard", that's not how this works. I keep having to tell people.

Also I seem to recall isaac the awesome doing persevere as "survive" a while back and getting dumped on for it?

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Thu, 2017-02-16 22:13
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Do you recall what set that was, Fluffy? I'm curious as whether it was isaac's presentation/designs or the mechanic itself that caused the negative reaction.


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Thu, 2017-02-16 22:16
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Can't seem to find it. Maybe I'm misremembering.

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Fri, 2017-02-17 00:10
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Can I suggest Metamorph over Pseudomorph? Bit nicer name and what I'll be calling it soon

Also, spellmorph without regular morph loses a bit of its punch in combat because you lose a lot of the "2/2 becomes an Akroma" tension unless you do something like "when you turn ~ face up, destroy all creatures it was blocking."

@timing: As is, the only issue this should cause is fizzling under split second because it specifies cast instead of being placed on the stack. Morph only caring about priority and not timing means this can cast sorceries at instant speed so costs should keep that in mind.

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Fri, 2017-02-17 00:09
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(If anything he should totally call it Spellmorph because Delkor did that, but that technically puts it straight onto the stack rather than casting it so I suppose that's enough of a difference Stick out your tongue)


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Fri, 2017-02-17 00:15
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This is what happens when I read the forum thread and not the set file.

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Fri, 2017-02-17 02:16
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Idolize works really well with both ferocious and persevere.

Also I like all the other names for psuedomorph lol. But whatevs...

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Thu, 2017-02-23 02:26
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So I can't lie - this set is oooold. Like, most of these cards are many many months old. I'm having trouble reweaving some of this set together in my mind, and as such I'm having trouble writing the next little story blurb. So here, instead take some cool mythics.

(Mechanic renamed Metamorph.)

Cool Mythics




Thu, 2017-02-23 03:12
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Metamorphic Power Rangers!!!

That demon is awesome. I love the flavor...
Perplexing Turmoil is pretty cool but I don't really think that effect would be considered mythic.
Great Awakening is a really cool mythic!
Citadel...sigh...I don't know about this. Hard to tell with the colorless cost. I guess it is fine?

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Thu, 2017-02-23 05:19
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I feel like Seto San's minus abilities all cost 1 less than they should and that the plus should only generate one token.

Kai'Dwo, Perplexing Turmoil, and The Great Awakening are all really fun, cool cards I'd be excited to play.

On Citadel of Denial. I get that it's a "fixed" Karakas, but it's still a really powerful effect even at 1 mana symbolColorless mana symbol. maybe up the cost to 1 mana symbolColorless mana symbolColorless mana symbol?

Thu, 2017-02-23 16:48
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Karakas is still kinda insane dude.

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Thu, 2017-02-23 19:19
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@Jacqui-Pup yeah that's what i was ttying to get at as well; the effect is really strong, so even a "fixed" version like Citadel may still be busted.

Thu, 2017-02-23 23:51
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The reason Turmoil is a mythic is just for limited. This is really not the kind of card I would want to show up often in drafts at all.

I like the 1 mana symbolColorless mana symbolColorless mana symbol suggestion for Citadel, and it has been changed as such.

Seto San is intentionally pushed to fit into my personal standard format - I'll test her there before making any decisions on whether her power level needs to be tweaked.

Wed, 2017-03-08 22:03
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Ing'Wei held her eyes closed for what seemed like years. Perhaps, she thought, if she didn't open them, she wouldn't be forced to acknowledge her own death. Flimsy reasoning, but in times of peril any shred of hope is worth pursuing. She winced as the fire flashed in her memory as if perenially burned onto her corneas.

And yet... she didn't feel the fire. Had Shigurei's waning magic saved her one last time? It seemed unlikely, as she had been out of the water, but it was a comforting thought - the first of the kind she had thought in quite some time. Still, she feared opening her eyes would be akin to acknowledging her own death, so she kept them shut and continued hoping.

Suddenly, something caused her eyes to jolt open -- a tap on the shoulder. Ing'Wei's eyes slowly focused in on the face of a gritty man in front of her, adorned in a torn shirt and dirty breeches. He stared at her intently and she stared back.

Finally, he spoke. "Did ye hear me, miss?"

Ing'Wei sputtered, trying to make sense of the situation. Finally, she choked out a semblance of a word. "N-no?"

The man shook his head. "I sed, what are ye doin' aboard me boat?"

Boat? Ing'Wei began to put the situation together. She must have been knocked out from the dragon's fire, but not quite killed. At some point, a captain sailing past had seen her lying helpless on the island and come to her rescue. She breathed a small sigh of relief.

"I assume your captain rescued me from the dragons."

The man shook his head. "No, ma'am. First o' all, I'm the captain o' this here vessel. Second o' all, ain't no such thing as dragons. They just a myth - erryone knows that!"

Ing'Wei sat in a stunned confusion for a second before the man spoke again. "So I'll ask ye one more time before I throw ye in th' brig - what are ye doin' aboard me boat?"

"I... I don't know." All Ing'Wei could do was look down in shame. Truth be told, she had no idea what was happening.

The man's cold stare slowly turned into a comforting gaze. "C'mon, lass. Let's get you somethin' to drink. You look thirsty." Ing'Wei just nodded as the man grabbed her by the hand and led her through the ship's interior and above board.

As they reached the upper deck, Ing'Wei was shocked to see that they weren't even at sea. Instead, she found herself in a bustling port filled with unfamiliar faces. And at that point, everything clicked.

The unrecognizable faces.

The strange ship.

Her mysterious change in scenery.

She had a few extensive conversations with Kiora about how Kiora had come to be on Nangjiao in the first place, where Kiora had taught her about the art of planeswalking. She had also learned that some planeswalkers first got their "spark", as they called it, in a moment of sheer terror or danger. And that's exactly where she had been when everything... changed.

"Come along now, darlin'!" The man beckoned her to the gangplank, where he was descending into port. She stood still, staring intently into his eyes. His look changed from comforting to worried. "You okay, ma'am?" He spoke with a slight quiver, sensing her change in stature.

After a while, she smiled. "Better than ever," she said, as she closed her eyes and planeswalked away.


It took Ing'Wei many tries to learn her new powers. Along the way, she found herself in a tundra filled with primal warriors, in the middle of a vast plains surrounded by what seemed to be gigantic lizards, and in the slums of what she sensed was an affluent city. Each time, she focused her senses, closed her eyes, and planeswalked again.

After what felt like a hundred attempts, she found herself in the same room where she had been meditating before the dragon attacked her. She waited with bated breath, staring out the window. To her relief, a flash of light shot through the water, indicating the dragons were still attacking.

For the first time since Shigurei fell, she felt truly happy. It was time for her to change the world.

IngWei

Wed, 2017-03-08 22:11
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Roll credits!

Ing'Wei's -6 should say "face-up nonland..." instead of "face up", and is there any particular reason why it just doesn't target? I like the -2, though.

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Thu, 2017-03-09 12:04
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I think you should probably mention on the card that the face down cards are 2/2s.

Thu, 2017-03-09 15:03
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Ooh, that is pretty cool. I hope there is a way to bounce your own stuff.

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Mon, 2017-03-20 19:44
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@fluffy - done and dusted. Thanks for the catch. There... was at some point a reason? I think it was mostly to catch hexproof things, so that she didn't just flop over to bogles and the like.

@simon - I removed that text from her since she's a mythic, and the standard ruling is that a face-down card is a 2/2 creature. Any other card that references turning something face-down notes that it is as a 2/2.

Let's get a quick finale in here:


Ing'Wei drew a deep breath and closed her eyes. Just like we had practiced.

The Flood Realm was in shambles. Islands still smoked from sieges weeks ago. Trees lay on the ground, trodden by beasts testing the new terrain. The water boiled with the anger of its inhabitants and the air stank of death. It was time for this to end.

She, Kiora, and Heping had devised a plan to end this once and for all. A plan that would show the world that the Flood Realm -- that she -- was not to be trifled with.

Heping had depleted his forces to stave off the Demon threat. This was a bit of good fortune for her, as they no longer seemed interested in her realm and had instead turned their sights on their on demonic greed once more. Left were the dragons in the north and the beasts in the south, both eager to expand their stomping grounds. Not on my watch.

With a stiff exhale, Ing'Wei slowly rose her arms. As she did, the water beneath her trembled, as if being dislodged from its eternal resting place. It fought, it twisted, and it turned. And then it, too, rose.

The southern half of the flood realm formed a monumental wave, bowing and beckoning at Ing'Wei's command. She smiled as she felt a connection with Kiora and the waters and knew that the northern half had done the same. It's time.

With a forceful push forward, the magical wave launched towards the Wild Realm. With no warning, a flood crashed down through the realm, rocking its inhabitants to their core and uprooting any beast that had dared walk on its ground. And just as it started, it stopped. Ing'Wei whipped her hands back, and the water poured from the Wild Realm back into the sea. After only a few seconds, everything was still again. But nothing would ever be the same.

With Kiora's help, Ing'Wei had sent a message. Those who coveted her land now knew that there was a new protector of the Flood Realm who would do anything in her power to eradicate trespassers in her territory.

This time, though, it was no goliath.

It was a woman.


Here is the set file for Surging Tide! Thanks for coming and checking out the story that ends Nangjiao's turmoil for good (or at least, for now). Next time we check in on one of our heroes, they'll be in Pheris, so stay tuned!

Mon, 2017-03-20 22:02
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Hypnotic Halo doesn't have "Enchant creature"

Mon, 2017-03-20 22:08
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Surging Tide, introducing the innovative new mechanic of Auras that can't enchant anything *ahem* a few things didn't, apparently. Fixed.

Tue, 2017-03-21 02:04
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I played a mini sealed event with Goliaths of Nangjiao and it was hella fun. Can't wait to check this one out.

Tue, 2017-03-21 04:47
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@Simon if you wouldn't mind sharing more, I'd love to hear how that went! I'm always looking for feedback and ways to improve my past sets. A happy smile

Tue, 2017-03-21 13:51
Simonbarsinister
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Well, pretty much every mechanic worked really well. If there was anything that didn't work quite as well as the rest, it was alpha. I always though the mechanic looked cool, but in actual play it was kinda clunky. It forced me to commit to using all of our mana at the beginning of turns, and was really vulnerable to removal. I get the feeling you kinda realized that though since you discontinued the mechanic in surging tide. I pretty much wanted to play every card I came across which made the games really fun. It also made deck construction really tough, which is a good thing in my opinion.

Wed, 2017-03-22 03:06
Simonbarsinister
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Creeping vines was also a little strong. It spawned so many 0/1 chumpers/tappers because of my token generation. Maybe make it only activate upon opponents casting creature spells? Unless your intent was for it to shut down token generation.

Wed, 2017-03-22 20:16
marioware2
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Creeping Vines in my set file says "Whenever a nontoken creature enters the battlefield under an opponent’s control, create a 0/1 green Plant creature token." Did yours say something different? Shocked

I'm glad the cards all looked fun! In sample drafts I've run, I've come across the same realization, which I think bodes well. A happy smile

Wed, 2017-03-22 20:34
Simonbarsinister
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Oops, must have just misread it. That game could have been a lot shorter .