Card of the Week Contest #153: Kick Me!

Mon, 2017-01-30 12:58
Daij_Djan
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Welcome to the Card of the Week Contest! To participate in this Contest you'll have to design a card along the contest guidelines and throw it into the arena with other competitors' entries! At the end of each week, a winner will be determined by forum poll. The winner's card will be rendered and featured on the Welcome page, and the winner decides the challenge for the next week's Contest!

Here we go, competitors: our hundred and fifty-third challenge!


The winners of the "Class Action" poll were Aarhg (left) & Mort (right) with...

And the challenge issued by one of our winners was...

Aarhg wrote:
You'll get a kick out of this one. Design a card with Kicker or Multikicker.

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And now, time to begin the challenge!

Best of luck, competitors!


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Mon, 2017-01-30 14:15
Mahx Michael
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If a creature becomes sacrificed it counts as the creature dying, right?

Mon, 2017-01-30 14:19
Flo00
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@Mahx Michael: Yes, it does. We are not playing Yu-Gi-Oh (at least they did not count it in one episode where someone sacriifced it to avoid a die trigger or something).

And here is one of my all time favourite designs:

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Mon, 2017-01-30 14:18
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Falcon Strike 3 mana symbolWhite mana symbol
Instant Common
Kicker 2 mana symbolRed mana symbol (You may pay an additional 2 mana symbolRed mana symbol as you cast this spell.)
Create two 1/1 white Bird creature tokens with flying. If Falcon Strike was kicked, it deals damage to target creature equal to the number of creatures you control.


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Tue, 2017-01-31 02:00
Cajun
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Roundhouse Kick Blue mana symbol
Instant Common
Kicker Red mana symbolRed mana symbol
Return target creature to its owner's hand. If ~ was kicked, it deals 3 damage to that creature's controller.

there were no good roundhouse arts so have a space llama kicking an alien

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Mon, 2017-01-30 14:57
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(KICK IT BARACK) 1 mana symbolRed mana symbol
Legendary Creature - Human Knight Mythic Rare
Flying
(KICK IT BARACK) and other spells you cast have multikicker 1 mana symbolBlue/red mana symbol and enter the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter on them for each time they were kicked if they are permanents.
Blue mana symbol, Tap symbol: If you kicked one or more noncreature spells four or more times this turn, take an extra turn after this one.
1/1

This is really stupid, I know...

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Mon, 2017-01-30 15:05
ZephyrPhantom
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I love how all the Red mana symbol submissions so far are referencing actual kicks one way or another.

@ Neo - The concept's sound but the flavor reference is a little upfront even for my tastes. I'm actually wondering if this would look more graceful if you focused it on noncreature casting, like:

Quote:
(KICK IT BARACK) 1 mana symbolRed mana symbol
Legendary Creature - Human Knight Mythic Rare
Flying, prowess
Other spells you cast have multikicker 1 mana symbolBlue/red mana symbol. (You may pay an additional 1 mana symbolBlue/red mana symbol any number of times as you cast this spell.)
Blue mana symbol, Tap symbol: If you kicked one or more noncreature spells four or more times this turn, take an extra turn after this one. ~ doesn't untap during that turn's untap step.
1/1

Alternatively:

Quote:
(KICK IT BARACK) 1 mana symbolRed mana symbol
Legendary Creature - Human Knight Mythic Rare
Flying
Whenever you pay mana for a kicker cost, ~ gets +1/+1 until end of turn.
Other spells you cast have multikicker 1 mana symbolBlue/red mana symbol. (You may pay an additional 1 mana symbolBlue/red mana symbol any number of times as you cast this spell.)
Blue mana symbol, Tap symbol: If you kicked one or more noncreature spells four or more times this turn, take an extra turn after this one. ~ doesn't untap during that turn's untap step.
1/1

(Also, why does he have flying? I presume the character flies but the art + a quick google don't really seem to give an indication that he does. If anything given your use of +1/+1 counters I think Prowess might better suit what you're looking for.)

It's still overly quirky but the I think it gives the card better focus, if that makes sense. Also going to suggest you consider a "~ doesn't untap during that turn's untap step." limiter on the last ability since you could multikick a draw instant/sorcery and then start the cycle again next turn.


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Mon, 2017-01-30 16:02
Inverness
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I didn't have many ideas for this, but fortunately I had a Big Black Sorcery lying around in my spare designs file.

Spiteful End

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Spiteful End 9 mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbol
Sorcery Mythic Rare
Kicker 4 mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbol (You may pay an additional 4 mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbol as you cast this spell.)
Target player loses the game. If Spiteful End wasn’t kicked, you lose the game.
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

And yes, I know this card would never actually be printed, but damn if it doesn't look cool (I think, at least).

Mon, 2017-01-30 16:47
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Spiteful End + Hive Mind would make for some hilarious political shenanigans.


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Tue, 2017-01-31 00:09
Xenagos
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I had this idea a few days ago - what do y'all think?

Capricious Cloning 1 mana symbolBlue mana symbolRed mana symbol
Instant Rare
Kicker 1 mana symbolBlue mana symbolRed mana symbol
Create a token that's a copy of an artifact or creature that entered the battlefield this turn. If Capricious Cloning was kicked, create three of those tokens instead.

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Edit : Thanks @Inverness for correct wording

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Sun, 2017-02-05 14:16
Mahx Michael
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@Flo00
Well, in the anime (Watch Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters) they break the most essential rule already in episode one, by playing a Blue Eyes White Dragon on an empty table (even though its an 8 star creature), so I would hardly use the series as referance. I don't know how sacrificing creatures works in Tu-Gi-Oh, but in other slot dependant games such as Cardfight!! Vanguard, you can't retire a creature unless either you do it as a cost or by replacing it with another one.
Anyways, thanks for helping out A happy smile


Here is my entry, plase don't hate me:

entry wrote:
Crown of the Martyr White mana symbolWhite mana symbol
Instant Mythic Rare
Multikicker White mana symbol (You may pay an additional White mana symbol any number of times as you cast this spell.)
When you cast Crown of the Martyr, you may sacrifice an attacking or blocking creature for each time it was kicked.
Create a 4/4 white Angel creature token with flying for each nonblack creature you controlled that died this turn.

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Change Log
  • Changed kicker cost from 1 mana symbolWhite mana symbol to White mana symbol.
  • Changed wording (change only applied in render).

Design Philosophy
According to the Magic lore, angels are creatred by manifesting holy spirits into bodies of white mana (I'm using this simple wiki as source for now, but will replace it with where I first read it when I have time to trace it back).
Anyways, that made me think that to get a holy spirit, a saint would suffice, and some of the most famous saints in various religions where also hailed for their martyrdom.
Most of all, I desired this design to be able to at least create a single angel token befor turn 6, wich is literally impossible unless you get a very lucky combo with Angelic Favor, a lucky shot with Moonsilver Spear at turn 5, or a very efficient ramp to a Sigil of the Empty Throne, wich is also rather slow. And gambling on a miracle isn't the best option either...
Concidering the fact that Angelic Favor is illegal in modern, allmost impossible to combo, and totally worthless without a combo, sacrificing a creature to get a single angel token is the best alternative that could ever happen. And multiplying it would be really sweat as well!

Tue, 2017-01-31 05:59
Asthanius
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Bottle Up 1 mana symbolBlue mana symbolBlue mana symbol
Instant Rare
Kicker—Exile another spell you control (You may exile another spell you control as you cast this spell.)
Counter target spell.
If Bottle Up was kicked, draw three cards.

Mon, 2017-01-30 17:54
Inverness
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Xenagos:

I think that would have to be worded "Create a token that's a copy of..."

Zephyr:

Oh man, that would be absolutely silly. It becomes a matter of who targets who, since the copies on the stack would start eliminating people. Hahahaha, I want to see this happen now!

Mon, 2017-01-30 17:53
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@Asthanius: Sacrifice is for permanents. It'd be 'Exile a spell you control' or 'Put a spell you control into your graveyard (It doesn't resolve.)'

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Mon, 2017-01-30 18:17
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@ Inverness - If I ever play an EDH game it's definitely one of the first things I'll try to run. Stick out your tongue

@ Flo00/Mahx Michael - Fun fact, the show didn't actually start aligning with the actual rules of the game until about 2-3 years ago, and even then, there are still slipups since Konami and the writers seem to be busy fighting right now. They didn't even have a dedicated rules manager on the writing team in earlier seasons, which is why the show in general is really messy when it comes to following proper rulings. Stick out your tongue


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Tue, 2017-01-31 17:38
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How about an Un- card? I predict that the 3rd Un- set will be named Uncorked. I can't show you my interpretation of the expansion symbol, as I can't seem to understand how to work the symbol editor how I'd like to, so I'll just describe it. Picture a comical U, with a somewhat exaggerated serif of the left branch & tail, rotated clockwise 45°. From out of the concavity, there is a rush of motion-lines, above which is a representation of a cork, as of a bottle of champagne just being opened. Above the whole assemblage are three circles, arranged in a triangular fashion, to simulate the bubbles of intoxication.

And now, the card:

Here Honey, Give Me Some Luck 1 mana symbolBlue mana symbol
Instant Uncommon
Kicker 1 mana symbol
Target person outside the game shuffles your library. If ~ was kicked, that person blows on it before handing it back to you.
Draw a card.

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Mon, 2017-01-30 19:00
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sdfkjgh:

I got a good chuckle out of that. I actually quite like it. I don't remember if I've ever voted for an Un-Card before, but I'm a bit tempted to for this one.

Mon, 2017-01-30 19:08
Mahx Michael
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@Inverness, @Zephyr
Laugh Out Loud You will never have enough mana to pay that kicker cost, even in EDH! You might be able to cast it if you get to ult Tamiyo, but I don't think you can kick it if you play it without mana cost, can you?

@sdfkjgh
Can you force that other person to blow on your deck? What if the person don't want to? Maybe you should change the wording to "... that person may blow on it..."
Anyways, the card was hilarious, I really like it Thumbs up

Mon, 2017-01-30 21:43
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Kickboxer Prodigy 2 mana symbolRed mana symbol
Creature - Human Warrior Rare
Kicker 2 mana symbolRed mana symbol
~ enters the battlefield with two +1/+1 counters on it if it was kicked.
At the beginning of each end step, if you kicked a spell this turn, ~ deals damage equal to its power to target creature or player.
2/2

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Mon, 2017-02-06 11:05
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You might be surprised that I, a known fan of simple, clean mechanics, someone who made cycling evergreen in my custom sets and considers flashback the single best mechanic ever designed, don't much like kicker. I think it's a bit too clean and all-encompassing, and I'd argue that making it constitutes a mistake because it forces people to see many other mechanics (buyback, overload, exploit and conspire, to name but a few) as narrower subsets of itself. It is the all-consumer, that godless Charybdis that swallows design space by the hour into its yawning maw.

So I went with multikicker instead, and made a Spikey rare. Still subject to some balancing.

Knifewind Assassin Black mana symbolBlack mana symbol
Creature - Human Wizard Assassin Rare
First strike
Multikicker - Pay 2 life.
When Knifewind Assassin enters the battlefield, destroy target creature with converted mana cost equal to the number of times Knifewind Assassin was kicked.
2/1

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EDIT 1/2/2017: 1 mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbol 3/1 -> Black mana symbolBlack mana symbol 2/1 first strike. Changed ability to key off CMC instead of power, as I'm trying to push this as Constructed-tier removal and a lot of the business creatures in Modern and Legacy have high P/T for their CMC. This also lets you not kick the Assassin at all and still kill a token or morph. Cut reminder text from the render to free up space - I think this is alright at rare.

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Mon, 2017-01-30 20:55
Daij_Djan
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Original concept:

Render below
??? Blue mana symbol
Instant Uncommon
Kicker White mana symbol and/or Black mana symbol
Tap target creature. If ??? was kicked with its White mana symbol kicker, you gain lifelink equal to that creature's toughness. If ??? Was kicked with its Black mana symbol kicker, that creature's controller loses life equal to its power.


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Mon, 2017-01-30 21:17
Mahx Michael
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@Daij_Djan
You may rephrase this to sound like the hybrids usually do:

Quote:
Kicker White/black mana symbol
Tap target creature. If White mana symbol was spent to pay ~'s kicker cost, you gain life equal to that creature's toughness. If Black mana symbol was spent to pay ~'s kicker cost,that creature's controller loses life equal to its power.

Notice that you have written lifelink instead of life. Also, if what you're trying to do is to give your cards two kickers, you have to do it another way, or it won't make much sense, but you may try wording:

Quote:
Kicker White mana symbol, kicker Black mana symbol
Tap target creature.
If ~ was kicked with White mana symbol, you gain life equal to that creature's thoughness, and if ~ was kicked with Black mana symbol, that creature's controller loses life equal to its power.

These are both just ideas, I'm not really sure what you really wanted with it.

Mon, 2017-01-30 21:20
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@Mahx: Daij's wording is fine. Source: Anavolver

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Mon, 2017-01-30 21:34
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@Yoshi
Sorry, didn't know. That card was before my time
Anyways, rephrasing it might be less confusing, idk. WotC have rephrased the old wordings in several other scenarios, but maybe the only problem is my logic, and not the wording...


But it's still true that you wrote lifelink instead of life. Where you using a tablet or cellphone when writing?

Mon, 2017-01-30 21:54
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Hybrid mana tends to count as an additional mechanic when it's actually used. For Daij's purposes I don't see a need to revise it.


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Mon, 2017-01-30 22:03
Daij_Djan
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Mahx wrote:
WotC have rephrased the old wordings in several other scenarios, but maybe the only problem is my logic, and not the wording...

Well, WotC actually reworded this kind of "double kicker" twice in the past - I'll stick with the current wording, though.

Mahx wrote:
But it's still true that you wrote lifelink instead of life. Where you using a tablet or cellphone when writing?

Cellphone indeed - this'll obviously be changed on the render Winking smiley

EDIT: Here we go:


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Mon, 2017-01-30 22:41
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Back from the Dead 2 mana symbolBlack mana symbol
Sorcery Rare
Kicker 2 mana symbolGreen/wite mana symbol
Put target creature card from a graveyard onto the battlefield under your control. You lose life equal to its converted mana cost. If Back from the Dead was kicked, you gain life equal to its converted mana cost instead.

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Tue, 2017-01-31 01:47
WindyDelcarlo
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You can kick a spell cast without its mana cost. You can pay any additional costs, but no alternate costs.

Tue, 2017-01-31 04:12
Gurfle
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Went with some blue shenanigans, dunno how good/balanced it is really.
Feedback appreciated and welcomed.

Edits:
-Took huw's advice, it actually made logical sense to me
--reduced cost and made stats 1/4 for good defense
--lowered CMC, raised Kicker cost

Also @thehuw I'm glad someone made the joke about that

Things I'm considering:
-Finding better creature class type, unsure if citizen was a special cycle of things that I shouldn't play with
-Bumping to uncommon (This I probably won't do because evacuation effects are usually rare, but it's just on the list because P/T, but again, it's just something that probably won't happen.)

Prehuw

Things I'm considering:
-Upping cost on CMC and/or Kicker, unsure of power level compared to Cyc. Rift
-Reducing stats to 3/4, if cost(s) left as is
-Finding better class than "Citizen"-- it just fit, but I'm not sure if that was a cycle of things

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Tue, 2017-01-31 02:09
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@Gurfle: Well, I know who I want to take me home.

I think that, if you want the kicker, this is a tad expensive - and if you don't, it's really not very exciting as a simple 4/4 for five mana. I'd actually be inclined to make this a cheapish creature with a reasonable body (given the flavor, defensive stats would make sense, like a 1 mana symbolBlue mana symbol 1/3 or something) and a rather expensive kicker to get the Evacuation.

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Tue, 2017-01-31 02:58
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@thehuw
Feedback noted, changes made, joke laughed at, I think we're done here. I'd repost the card, but if you're too lazy to scroll up one whole post, I think you have other problems, my friend (not you in particular, just anyone).

(Ignoring the fact if anyone has some sort of illness/condition, I don't want to sound offensive and this is the internet, just covering my bases)

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Sat, 2017-02-04 04:00
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had an idea for an entire small set of color shifted cards and characters. havnt touched it at all, but the idea that spawned it seems appropriate here

Edit: altered ability, changing multikicker to kicker for simplification.

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Tue, 2017-01-31 06:39
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Izzet Bolt Blue mana symbolRed mana symbol
Sorcery Rare
Multikicker Red mana symbol and/or Blue mana symbol
~ deal X damage to target creature or player, where X is 1 plus the number of times the Red mana symbol kicker was paid. If X is 6 or greater, ~ deals that much damage to target creature or player. (You may choose new targets for this effect)
Draw Y cards, where Y is one plus the number of times the Blue mana symbol kicker is paid, then if Y is 5 or less, discard that many cards.

Tue, 2017-01-31 06:45
bazzboda

@Touhoufanatic, I would look at flame servant for reference, phrasing and power level. Maybe also buff all red non combat damage, more to do with that. Further have you considered putting this in the colour or plane shifted frame?

@digiman619, I might be wrong but couldn't this be phrased as

~ deals damage equal to the number of red mana spent to cast it to target creature or player, if that number is 6 or greater, choose an additional target.
Draw cards equal to the number of blue mana spent to cast ~, if that number is 5 or less discard that many cards.

Tue, 2017-01-31 06:44
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@Touhoufanatic: You also might want to give him something other than just the bonus damage, because if you don't kick him, he does nothing other than have a 5/4 body for 6 mana.

Tue, 2017-01-31 06:49
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@bazzboda: Theoretically, yes. But if I did, it wouldn't qualify for this challenge, would it?

Tue, 2017-01-31 07:59
bazzboda

@digiman619, you could still give it multi kicker instead of an X cost, especially in a set with kicker matters cards.
Also multi kicker is cleaner way of limiting the colour of mana being spent, rather than some, "X can only be payed with blue or red mana" rules.

Tue, 2017-01-31 09:26
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May I ask two questions concerning Magic rules?

  1. Does hybrid cards count as multicolored, since they have multiple options of colored mana cost (Red/green mana symbol = Red mana symbol or Green mana symbol). Or does the cost have to require you to pay multiple colors of mana to be multicolored (Red mana symbolGreen mana symbol)?
  2. Do you gain control of the cards attatched to a permanent when you gain control of that permanent? If I took control of an artifact enchanted with Mechanized Production, would it be me or my opponent who gets the triggers of the enchantment? (Who gets the copies and who gets the "win the game" trigger?)

Since noone has responded to my design yet: Does that mean it is perfect, or do everyone hate it so much they refuse to talk to me


Feedback:
@Flo00
I think your kicker cost might cost 1 mana symbol less.

@Cajun
Interresting art Thumbs up

@Neottomelo
Can noncreature spells get +1/+1 counters?

@Inverness
Is it possible to pay additional costs even if you cast the spell without mana cost? If not, I dont think this spell needs to be mythic (if not to reduce the amount of times people get it).

@Xenagos
Wonderfull!! I wish that card wash white and green for my Selesnya deck! Though im about to turn from green to blue, unfortunately I don't think I'll ever add red A sad 'frowny'

@Asthanius
Awesome! And maybe overkill with three cards. I've never tried exiling spells as a cost, so I'm not sure how high that cost is, but at it seems like the kind of cost you would choose to avoid unless you are really desperate A happy smile I think it's good!

@sdfkjgh
I could definetly use that card sometimes. I really hope it actually works Thumbs up

@thehuw
In other words, "Pay half your life total in order to get rid of a 5/5 creature". One life for each power is cost enough in my opinion. You can play Murder for the same mana cost you know.

@Daij_Djan
Nice render! The power of egyptian gods seem cheap for hire in the world of MTG it seams Laugh Out Loud. This card might fit really good into the next upcoming block! (I have not seen any of the cards yet, all I know about it is that it is desert themed.)

@Gurfle
Laugh Out Loud "Responsible Bartender!" Awesome flavor!!

@Touhoufanatic
Is this a sacrificer, ish?

@digiman619
Smooth card! Thumbs up

Tue, 2017-01-31 09:00
thehuw
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Hybrid cards are indeed considered multicolored.

You do not gain control of any permanents attached to a permanent you steal, unless a card effect says otherwise. Generally they will stay attached and are still controlled by their original controller. In the example you give, though, Mechanized Production reads "enchant artifact you control", so, if the artifact it's attached to suddenly has a different controller, it's no longer a valid target and Production will "fall off" into its owner's graveyard. (I think. Anyone with a better knowledge of the rules, please correct me on this sub-point.)

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Tue, 2017-01-31 09:33
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@thehuw
Ok,thanks! That makes sense. So taking control of the creatures serves its purpose in taking the enchantment away from the opponent, but removing the creature with a cheaper spell might be a lot more convinient than paying 3 mana symbolBlue mana symbolBlue mana symbol for a 1/1 thopter. Then again, I will get four extra Energy symbol...

Tue, 2017-01-31 12:56
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Yeah, my card tried to do too many things. I do love the idea of a thing that gives all your creatures the Apex Hawk cycle ability, but it probably wasn't the best place where to fit that ability it. Here's a new, streamlined version of my entry (which is probably still going to be replaced anyway).

KICK IT BARACK

Tue, 2017-01-31 13:34
Inverness
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Mahx:

As WindyDelcarlo mentioned, you can pay a spell's additional costs even if you cast it for free (like off of a cascade trigger or something). That's why I needed the kicker cost to be so absurd. And the regular cost can't be too low either, or else games will just always end in a draw...

Tue, 2017-01-31 14:57
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Tolarian Strength Sand 2 mana symbolWhite mana symbol
Sorcery Rare
Kicker 2 mana symbolWhite mana symbol
Put up to three +1/+1 on up to three target creatures you control or put up to three charge counters on up to three artifacts you control. If ~ was kicked, do both.

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Tue, 2017-01-31 16:30
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@ Neottolemo - I like this version a lot better. A happy smile


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Tue, 2017-01-31 17:52
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@errbody: Thank you all for the kind words, & I'm glad you all liked it. @Mahx, I'm pretty sure no1 would object to giving you a little bit of extra luck, a la Vegas dice, if you kicked my entry. Here's hoping I can count on all of your votes.

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Tue, 2017-01-31 20:40
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@TheBrokenUrn:Not to be rude, but that is clearly an entwine cost masquerading as a kicker.

Tue, 2017-01-31 22:46
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Mahx Michael wrote:
@Daij_Djan
Nice render! The power of egyptian gods seem cheap for hire in the world of MTG it seams Laugh Out Loud. This card might fit really good into the next upcoming block! (I have not seen any of the cards yet, all I know about it is that it is desert themed.)

Thanks for your comments A happy smile The flavor is actually not inspired by Amonkhet (btw, there are no cards out so far) but by my own Egypt themed Pyramids of Atuum (which is why I use its set symbol, even though the card isn't part of it).


That aside: Sorry, guys. I'm still sick in bed, so last week's poll will be up tomorrow A sad 'frowny'


Haitus is finally over!

Wed, 2017-02-01 00:30
Wapulatus
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Unleash the Veil Black mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbol

Instant Mythic Rare

Multikicker- Exile a creature card from your graveyard. (You may exile a creature card from your graveyard any number of times as you cast this spell.)
All creatures get -2/-2 until end of turn. Then, for each time ~ was kicked, they get -1/-1 until end of turn.

Liliana laughed, a laughter suffused with rage and power. "I. AM. NOT. A. VESSEL!"

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I also made this so it could theoretically kill Emrakul even with the cast trigger.

render

Fri, 2017-02-03 00:39
Aarhg
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Since we're going to Amonkhet soon, I thought I'd give my card some fitting flavor.

Escape the Wrappings Black mana symbol
Sorcery Uncommon
Kicker 3 mana symbolBlack mana symbol (You may pay an additional 3 mana symbolBlack mana symbol as you cast this spell.)
Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. If Escape the Wrappings was kicked, return that card to the battlefield under your control instead.
Bolas paid little heed to the reverence of the dead. He would assemble his army, one way or another.

Old version

Escape the Wrappings Black mana symbol
Sorcery Uncommon
Kicker 2 mana symbolBlack mana symbol (You may pay an additional 2 mana symbolBlack mana symbol as you cast this spell.)
Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. If Escape the Wrappings was kicked, return that card to the battlefield under your control instead.
Bolas paid little heed to the reverence of the dead. He would assemble his army, one way or another.

Older version

Remove Wrappings Black mana symbol
Sorcery Uncommon
Kicker 2 mana symbolBlack mana symbol (You may pay an additional 2 mana symbolBlack mana symbol as you cast this spell.)
Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. If Remove Wrappings was kicked, return that card to the battlefield instead.
[i]Bolas paid little heed to the reverence of the dead. He would assemble his army, one way or another.

Wed, 2017-02-01 05:14
Aarhg
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Whoops, forgot to add "under your control" to my card. I'll fix that tomorrow.

Wed, 2017-02-01 15:47
ThisisSakon
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Changelog: As per fluffyDeathbringer's suggestions, kicker effect was tweaked to better fit Faithless Looting. Two cards as a cost also makes card selection less effective and tones down power level. A sweet new flavor text has also been added. Trample was added because I've lost all control on my life.

Oldie
Faithless Salvager 1 mana symbolRed mana symbolRed mana symbol
Creature - Human Rogue Rare
Multikicker-Discard a card. (You may discard a card any number of times as you cast this spell.)
When ~ enters the battlefield, draw a card for each time it was kicked.
"Learn to make the most out of any situation."
3/2