Card of the Week Contest #198: Multiheaded, Multicolored

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Thu, 2017-12-14 18:30
TheBrokenUrn
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@BurningCreator: IMHO?

Uhm, no.
The only thing good about this card, imo, is that it is a legendary card, but that's it.

Increase rarity and CMC, then we may have a balanced card.

@EveryoneElse: If you know of a card with all of the buzzwords this guy has, let me know. To get to right, I have to be wrong. Prove me wrong!

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Thu, 2017-12-14 20:33
jacqui-pup
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@Sade: This card is kind of a baffler: it's basically "target player loses X life for Black mana symbolRed mana symbol," but it's on a hydra for some reason?

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Fri, 2017-12-15 02:14
Sade612
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It could probably be an Elemental instead, but the contest called for a Hydra. It's a fairly aggressive double-Profane Command if it gets through, especially if you have Ashenmoor Liege out. The counter removal effect gives it Lone-Wolf damage if it is blocked by a larger threat, or ideally damage comparable to double-strike with trample.

Sat, 2017-12-16 00:19
3 of 7

Technically not multicolor but I saw the art and had to make this card.

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:41
Daij_Djan
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Bumping this back into existence.

Fri, 2017-12-15 15:30
jacqui-pup
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Wait, I'm dumb, it's twice X because you can hit with it and then sac. NVM.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Fri, 2017-12-15 23:15
Liz the Goddess
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Kept you waiting, huh?

I like bears.

Sat, 2017-12-16 02:55
jacqui-pup
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Liz: Do you need the "1 mana symbol more for each creature" line? This is already really pricy (1 mana symbolWhite mana symbolBlue mana symbolBlack mana symbolRed mana symbol for a 1/1?)

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Sat, 2017-12-16 05:41
Tarvoc
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Its Martyr effect is also damn strong. But yeah, I also find the "1 mana symbol more" line weird.

My colors: Freedom (Red mana symbol) through Knowledge (Blue mana symbol) and Organization (White mana symbol).

Sat, 2017-12-16 10:40
Fermat

Narthex Hydra 3 mana symbolWhite mana symbolBlack mana symbol
Creature — Hydra Rare
Extort (Whenever you cast a spell, you may pay White/black mana symbol. If you do, each opponent loses 1 life and you gain that much life.)
Whenever you gain life, put a +1/+1 counter on ~.
"Simpler minds are easier to buy."
—Enezesku of the Ghost Council

4/4

Sat, 2017-12-16 17:03
BurningCreator
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Remade the contest card:

Spoiler:

The profile picture is an art by Mathias Kollros.

Sat, 2017-12-16 17:45
sdfkjgh
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@BurningCreator: I think I know who I'm voting for.

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Sun, 2017-12-17 13:20
Tarvoc
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Yup, this is definitely vote-worthy.

My colors: Freedom (Red mana symbol) through Knowledge (Blue mana symbol) and Organization (White mana symbol).

Sun, 2017-12-17 15:59
Pixi-Rex
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@BurningCreator: Pretty nice design. It would fit very well in a creature type based set. But it also being a strong flyer blocker, by nameing dragons, demons and angels. So it could see play in a commander deck too. Good job.

@thehuw: I like your tamohydra. But with that art you could make it a silver hydra. I would love to see that. Winking smiley

@...: Cool way to puut counters on a hydra. I checked the rulling and it sould keep the counters on it with phases out.

@Sade612: The way you going with this is good, but i fell it sould have a way to survive. You play the hydra, lets say X=4. Attack. Assume no block. Take 4. Remove 4 counters because it will die anyway. Loses 4.
If it just lost one +1/+1 counter per turn it would be a better desing i think. I dont think you would brack anything because Triskelion also exists.

Sun, 2017-12-17 16:49
sdfkjgh
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@Pixi: BurningCreator's entry specifies card type, not creature type.

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Mon, 2017-12-18 14:59
Daij_Djan
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This thread is now closed, the poll can be found here.

And here's the next challenge!