Card of the Week #169: Squandered Resources

Card of the Week #169: Squandered Resources

marioware2
4% (1 vote)
Cajun
0% (0 votes)
Asthanius
4% (1 vote)
Flo00
0% (0 votes)
Aarhg
11% (3 votes)
TheBrokenUrn
0% (0 votes)
Mrchristianpunk
0% (0 votes)
spazlaz
26% (7 votes)
Yoshi
0% (0 votes)
Vunik
4% (1 vote)
bazzboda
0% (0 votes)
Mahx Michael
4% (1 vote)
sdfkjgh
0% (0 votes)
Kajarak32
0% (0 votes)
fluffyDeathbringer
7% (2 votes)
Neottolemo
7% (2 votes)
Mocandragon5
0% (0 votes)
Inverness
0% (0 votes)
Daij_Djan
11% (3 votes)
Ziolang
4% (1 vote)
ma_rul
4% (1 vote)
Vulgard
0% (0 votes)
Gurfle
4% (1 vote)
Robot_Face
0% (0 votes)
Kiku
0% (0 votes)
finofashark
0% (0 votes)
Gorgonzola
4% (1 vote)
Kagerowrs
0% (0 votes)
one1eye1
0% (0 votes)
Pixi-Rex
0% (0 votes)
grishnax
4% (1 vote)
Wapulatus
4% (1 vote)
Fermat
0% (0 votes)
ZephyrPhantom
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 27
Mon, 2017-05-29 20:16
Daij_Djan
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Challenge wrote:
Magic is a game of resources. Mana, life, cards in hand - many of the most powerful cards in history have been little more than efficient exchanges of resources. Some sets have experimented with adding new resources to the game - Rise of the Eldrazi gave us Eldrazi Spawn, Shadows Over Innistrad gave us Clue tokens, and, most recently, Kaladesh rested heavily on energy counters as one of its flagship mechanics.
Your challenge is to design a card that introduces a new resource to Magic, without being parasitic. This challenge is vague on purpose, and it's up to you to decide exactly how to interpret it - maybe your entry adds something completely new, from a new counter type to a recurring kind of token, or maybe it turns something you wouldn't normally think of as a resource into one.

Please remember: You're not allowed to vote for yourselves. For further information please look at the CotW Rules.

marioware2

Cajun
Shred Minds 2 mana symbolBlue mana symbolBlack mana symbol
Instant Uncommon
As an additional cost to cast Shred Minds, exile the top X cards of your library. X can't be 0.
Put target creature into its owner's library X cards from the top. ]

Asthanius

Flo00

Aarhg

TheBrokenUrn
Forced Datacrunch 1 mana symbolBlue mana symbol
Sorcery Rare
Delete 2 (You may cast this spell if you exile two cards that share a color with this spell from your graveyard rather than paying its' original mana cost. Exile it after it resolves.)
Choose one --
:: Draw a card.
:: Tap target permanent.
If you casted this spell by deleting cards, choose both instead.

Mrchristianpunk

spazlaz

Yoshi
Almond Cookie Batch 2 mana symbolBlack mana symbol
Enchantment Uncommon
When CARDNAME enters the battlefield, bake four cookies. (You get four cookie counters. At the beginning of your upkeep, you may consume two cookies to put a +1/+1 counter on a creature you control.)
Whenever you consume one or more cookies, target creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn.
"But I have a nut allergy!" -Lucy, Student, last words

Vunik
Embrace Fear 2 mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbol
Instant Rare
As an additional cost to cast ~, your vitality becomes 13. (A player's life total can't go above their vitality score.)
Creatures gets -13/-13 until end of turn.

bazzboda
Desperate Looter 2 mana symbolRed mana symbol
Creature - Human Rogue Rare
At the beginning of your end step, if you did not play a land this turn, discard a card, and draw a card.
2/2

Mahx Michael

sdfkjgh
Nulltivator Sliver Blue mana symbolBlue mana symbolRed mana symbol
Creature--Sliver Wizard Spellshaper Uncommon
Blue/red mana symbol, Counter target spell you control: ~ deals damage to target creature or player equal to the countered spell's converted mana cost.
1/2

Kajarak32

fluffyDeathbringer
Impetuous Cub 1 mana symbolGreen mana symbol
Creature - Beast Common
Intrusive Green mana symbol (If you would draw a card, you may instead cast this spell for its intrusive cost.)
The abstract boundaries of man are invisible to nature's eyes.
2/2

Neottolemo
Harsh Fumecaster 1 mana symbolRed mana symbol
Creature - Human Wizard Common
When Harsh Fumecaster enters the battlefield, you get a skill counter. (You may pay skill counters as though as they were Colorless mana symbol to activate abilities.)
2 mana symbol: Harsh Fumecaster gets +1/+0 until end of turn.
1/3

Mocandragon5
Vantage Point 2 mana symbolWhite mana symbol
Enchantment Rare
At the beginning of each of your end steps if you haven't attacked with a creature this turn, you get a vantage counter for each creature you control.
Pay one vantage counter: Target creature gains protection from the color of your choice until end of turn.
Pay three vantage counters: Target creature you control gets +3/+0 and gains first strike until end of turn.

Inverness

Daij_Djan

Ziolang

ma_rul

Vulgard

Gurfle

Robot_Face
Probably Not a Good Idea Black mana symbol
Creature - ? Rare
Remove an emblem you control from the command zone: ~ gets +5/+5 until end of turn
1/1

Kiku

finofashark
Rabid Bileslinger 2 mana symbolBlack mana symbolBlack mana symbol
Creature - Horror Uncommon
Consume 6 (When you cast this you may exile the top 6 cards of your library)
When ~ enters the battlefield if you paid it's consume cost target creature gets -2/-2 until end of turn.
2/2

Gorgonzola

Kagerowrs
Shaking Colossus 4 mana symbol
Artifact Creature - Golem Uncommon
Taskforce of 2 (You may tap two creature tokens you control as you cast this spell. Those creatures doesn’t untap during your untap step while you control Shaking Colossus)
Trample
When Shaking Colossus attacks, if there are less than 2 creatures in the taskforce for this creature, sacrifice it at end of combat.
5/6

one1eye1

Pixi-Rex

grishnax

Wapulatus

Fermat
Haphazard Plans 4 mana symbolRed mana symbol
Sorcery Rare
Despair 1 mana symbolRed mana symbol (You may cast this spell for its despair cost. If you do, skip your next turn.)
Each player discards his or her hand, then draws seven cards. ~ deals 3 damage to you.
"So, um, I think we'll have to scratch that."
—Chandra Nalaar

ZephyrPhantom
Arjola, Apex Hunter 3 mana symbolRed mana symbolGreen mana symbol
Legendary Creature - Human Archer Mythic Rare
At the beginning of each upkeep, you may pay 1 mana symbol. If you do, create a colorless Salve artifact token with "2 mana symbol, Sacrifice this artifact: Target creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn."
Red mana symbolGreen mana symbol, Sacrifice an artifact: Arjola, Apex Hunter fights target creature.
4/4

Note: Added ZephyrPhantom's entry to the poll. ~Daij_Djan

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