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@  Steevy Maximus : (30 November 2020 - 09:31 PM)

Wonderful audio separation and balance.

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 November 2020 - 09:29 PM)

For Transformers The Movie 86

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 November 2020 - 09:28 PM)

I will say, the blu ray remaster, especially the audio is pretty spot on. Watching it on Apple TV has been enlightening.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 November 2020 - 09:00 PM)

Vode An!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 November 2020 - 08:59 PM)

I do not overly care for the Bad Batch, but it will be interesting to see what the animated series will bring to the table.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 November 2020 - 08:59 PM)

Alpha, Delta Squad, Omega Squad, and the Muunilinst 10 are quite the contrast to what we have at present in Disney canon.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 November 2020 - 08:57 PM)

Who else here read the pre-2008 Clone Commandos and ARC Troopers back in the day?

@  tigerhawk : (30 November 2020 - 05:04 PM)

Monoliths in Utah and Romania.

@  Sabrblade : (29 November 2020 - 05:11 PM)

Also, the face of the black redeco is painted gray.

@  Sabrblade : (29 November 2020 - 05:09 PM)

To be a little fair, the original was also lacking in more detailed color. The Telemocha Series figure fixed that.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 November 2020 - 05:05 PM)

The unpainted face and all the greys make that look like a knockoff.

@  Sabrblade : (29 November 2020 - 05:01 PM)

One could headcanon this one as such.

@  Otaku : (29 November 2020 - 01:06 PM)

@Bass X0 Weird how they come close, with the likes of Onyx Primal and Nemesis Prime (Universe 2003), but no actual evil gorilla...

@  wonko the sane? : (28 November 2020 - 03:00 PM)

Oh my god! WFC ravage is adorable! Who's a pudgy kitty? Yes you are!

@  tigerhawk : (28 November 2020 - 09:50 AM)

The 86 line prevented made me reconsider a new years resolution.

@  unluckiness : (28 November 2020 - 04:33 AM)

And Devastator because I'm a sucker for combiners

@  unluckiness : (28 November 2020 - 04:32 AM)

Decided to stick with the main cast from 2007 and a few assorted ones here and there.

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 November 2020 - 02:02 PM)

I said I wouldn't buy a lot, now I have seven. And at least three might be on the culling pile.

@  tigerhawk : (27 November 2020 - 11:44 AM)

"I'll just get one" I said now I have almost twenty Studio Series figures.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 November 2020 - 11:19 AM)

The geese are fleeing... death comes soon...

@  unluckiness : (25 November 2020 - 07:20 PM)

Not even head, just a faceeven

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 November 2020 - 12:58 PM)

Just stick a Megatron head on Optimal Optimus.

@  Sabrblade : (25 November 2020 - 12:46 PM)

There was also an evil-looking black and gray redeco of the RobotMasters toy

@  Arazyr : (25 November 2020 - 11:54 AM)

That's KIND-OF what I consider the Throne of the Primes Primal to be...

@  wonko the sane? : (25 November 2020 - 11:16 AM)

I would buy the hell out a nemesis primal...

@  Bass X0 : (25 November 2020 - 11:15 AM)

I'm surprised there's not been a Nemesis Primal given all the Nemesis Primes.

@  unluckiness : (23 November 2020 - 03:17 AM)

The real Drifts were the Windblades we made along the way

@  PlutoniumBoss : (23 November 2020 - 02:25 AM)

Drift-kun 2 Electric Boobylube

@  ▲ndrusi : (22 November 2020 - 11:36 PM)

I'm pretty sure Drift 2 was Empire of Stone.

@  Sabrblade : (22 November 2020 - 10:06 PM)

I thought people said Prime Wheeljack was Drift 2.

@  tigerhawk : (22 November 2020 - 03:51 PM)

Windblade was Drift.2.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 November 2020 - 02:44 PM)

Drift with boobs.

@  Rycochet : (22 November 2020 - 11:50 AM)

I can't imagine a live action movie version of Windblade being all that different from Drift. Not my thing, but not the worst thing I've ever seen.

@  Bass X0 : (22 November 2020 - 09:54 AM)

The thought of Movie aesthetic Windblade makes me feel sick.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 November 2020 - 08:47 AM)

Though, the fact that Japanese people would pay for Windblade toys in the $30-40 range doesn't mean they'd pay however much MPs are going for now.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 November 2020 - 08:44 AM)

Back when I made a habit of checking Mandarake for pre-owned TFs, Windblade's toys went for surprisingly high prices. By which I mean not lower than the original price.

@  tigerhawk : (22 November 2020 - 08:15 AM)

If she's in the next movie you might get her.

@  unluckiness : (22 November 2020 - 07:58 AM)

Japan didn't get most of the IDW comics and are the target market for MP. They basically know windblade from a few crappy pack-in comics and a show that wasn't particularly popular there. Unless they start cranking out Cyberverse MPs, it's not very likely.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 November 2020 - 04:24 AM)

Again, depends if she's popular enough in Japan to warrant it. Our view of which characters are popular is not the same as Takara's.

@  Bass X0 : (22 November 2020 - 01:53 AM)

So characters like Windblade then.

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 November 2020 - 07:19 PM)

They're complicated and expensive to design. By necessity, they're gonna be restricted to well-known characters who are more likely to sell.

@  Bass X0 : (21 November 2020 - 07:05 PM)

I don’t think Masterpiece toys should be restricted to only show characters.

@  Rycochet : (21 November 2020 - 03:09 PM)

If she wasn't in the Sunbow cartoon, Live Action movie or Beast Wars and can't be repainted from someone else, she's not getting an MP.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 November 2020 - 12:44 PM)

They'll make their money back if they include the metal thong...

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 November 2020 - 12:29 PM)

Is she popular enough in Japan that Takara would even try?

@  Paladin : (21 November 2020 - 11:23 AM)

depends. will that one also have a giant metal thong?

@  Bass X0 : (21 November 2020 - 11:10 AM)

Should there be a Masterpiece Windblade?

@  -LittleAutob... : (20 November 2020 - 12:46 PM)

EIGHT WORDS! THATS A RECORD! XD

@  wonko the sane? : (20 November 2020 - 09:08 AM)

So you were hired by a middle easterner! AHA!

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 November 2020 - 11:45 PM)

that's eight words


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#21 Daith

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Posted 16 January 2016 - 09:20 AM

THREAD NECROMANCY!

 

So I finally played in a tournament at the local hobby shop for the Oath of the Gatewatch Pre release. Only won about half of my matches, which was more than I expected. But I gotta say when it came to my pulls I won the jackpot.

 

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Posted 17 January 2016 - 06:48 PM

I only play for the waifus
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Posted 03 April 2016 - 01:51 AM

So this weekend was the Shadows over Innistrad Prerelease. Didn't come up with the same pull luck at all and had pretty crummy luck with my Werewolf deck I made up. Did get some good cards but nowhere near the caliber of the ladies last time.
 
One card did make me question something though. Tireless Tracker uses essentially a Landfall ability to pull up the Investigate ability but is not keyworded as Landfall. I get that Landfall is a Zendikar related theme but if your going to pull the same trick again one block later anyways why not make it a permanent keyword ability? Then again every Landfall card always spelt out the Landfall trigger too so why bother with the Keyword then?
 
So with Tireless Tracker Instead of the text before

 

Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, investigate. (Put a colorless Clue artifact token onto the battlefield with 2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

Instead we could go

 

Landfall - Investigate. (Put a colorless Clue artifact token onto the battlefield with  2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

Being a new ability for now I get the need for spelling out investigate but Landfall has been through at least 5 sets now. Why the need to spell it out?

But then also we could take some of the already printed Landfall cards like Oran-Reif Hydra and go from this

 

Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on Oran-Rief Hydra. If that land is a Forest, put two +1/+1 counters on Oran-Rief Hydra instead.

 

to this

 

Landfall —  Put a +1/+1 counter on Oran-Rief Hydra. If that land is a Forest, put two +1/+1 counters on Oran-Rief Hydra instead


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#24 mx-01 archon

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Posted 03 April 2016 - 02:19 AM

Wizards classes abilities like Landfall as "ability words".  They're not keywords as such, intended as an "evergreen" mechanic.  They're just otherwise normal abilities, with catchy header text just to help categorize and group them and help along the flavour of the given set.

 

Generally, to make sense as keyword, the ability needs to be able to stand on its own.  Landfall is meaningless without the follow-up text, so it doesn't qualify.



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Posted 05 April 2016 - 05:02 AM

Whoa, didn't expect to see this resurrected.

I sounded robotic because I was trying to effortpost and make a decent thread. I'm still playing, and have spent way too much on modern decks, although primarily so I can loan them out to the younger guys without the money to put together to make decks that are optimized, that play at my local store. Here's a rundown on what I have currently put together:

Goblins, a mono-red aggressive deck. Play goblins, turn them sideways, hope you win by turn four.

Naya burn: Cast spells that do three damage to your opponent, occasionally swing with a creature, hope you win by turn 4.

Mono Blue Tron: tutor for lands that make a lot of mana, cast a creature or planeswalker your opponents can't deal with, or lock them out of the game.

Combo Elves: green and white, get manadorks on the battlefield so you can make ludicrous amounts of mana, and either spend it on getting way too mana guys on the battlefield, or pump the guys up to ridiculous amounts and win as quick as possible.

Living End: cycle big dudes to graveyard, letting your opponent build up some dudes on the ground.cast a spell that lets you flip through your library until you hit Living End, destroy your opponents' dudes, bring your dudes back to kill your opponent.

Torpor Terror: get artifact out that lets you ignore drawbacks on creatures that enter the battlefield, cast undercosted overpowered dudes with giant drawbacks that are negated by that artifact, swing, win.

Amulet combo: 5-color deck that lets you play a lot of lands quickly and cast hard to block creatures or play an enchantment that copies all instants and sorceries for every player, then tick off your opponents by casting spells that make your opponents lose immediately.

Norin Soul Sisters: get out creatures that let you gain life for creatures entering the battlefield, then get out creatures that get bigger when you gain life, then swing to kill your opponents. If you get Norin out, get ready for a lot of bookkeeping.

GW hatebears: cast dudes that prevent your opponent from doing much, sometimes cheat dudes in for free.
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Posted 05 April 2016 - 10:07 AM

I have not played Magic hard core in a long time I did take my some my decks to a local turny for fun here a few months ago

And for fun we played a few games where I would wipe the floor with all of them

 

Red Burn was still very nasty and after turn three the other guy scooped.

But in team play White Life was so broken I had we had 190 life before the other team just quit it was quite funny because the next turn would have seen us triple that :D

 

My all chick deck is a little sluggish now but did make a few people scratch there head at some of the mechanics


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Posted 06 April 2016 - 02:42 AM

i had to explain banding to someone at the lgs once. fun times were had by none.


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Posted 06 April 2016 - 02:51 AM

Banding is the most convoluted load of irrelevant trash I've ever seen.  Giant wall of rules for very little practical gain.

 

Would've been better off just throwing the offending card on the ground.  Or tearing it up if you were feeling particularly brazen.  "Nobody ever talks about Banding!  Ever!" and traumatize the poor kid from ever trying to learn it ever again.  Net result would've been the same, and this way would've been a helluva lot more fun :p.

 

The most offensive thing about Banding is that a fair amount of creatures with that ability were creatures like Pegasus and Griffons that would logically make for great mounts.  So when the attack rules for Banding have you "combine" the creatures into a band, it's not a stretch to think that you're essentially "mounting up" your non-flying creature and essentially making a bigger flyer.  But nope.  Counter-intuitively, you've just nerfed your flyer.

 

Less offensive, but still unintuitive, is how the ability works subtly different depending if the banding creature is on offense or defense.

 

 

Oh, to go through the head of the dev who came up with that mechanic (Richard Garfield?).  Not sure what kind of imagery he was trying to conjure up with that mechanic, but it didn't work.


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Posted 06 April 2016 - 05:23 AM

At the old store where I learned to play, all banding cards were banned, just so nobody would have to explain it.

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 10:05 AM

Aw come on bandings not that bad there are worst ablitys and effects in magic besides Banding


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Posted 06 April 2016 - 10:50 AM

but its the one thats brought up all the time.  ive seen banding work, and work creepily well in commander games. its just the set up process involved with making sure everyone at the table knows what the damned thing dose. 



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Posted 06 April 2016 - 11:31 AM

Phasing isn't a whole lot of fun either.

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 11:36 AM

Phasing isn't that really that bad.  Minus the "when" of it, it works exactly as you'd think it does, by making the affected creature "untouchable and incorporeal" every other turn.



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Posted 16 May 2016 - 02:20 PM

Well Magic just put out the rest of their set plans until next January

Sept 2 - Nissa vs Ob Nixilis Duel Decks based around their Battle for Zendikar/Oath of the Gatewatch versions

 

Sept 30 - Next block begins with "Kaladesh" Chandras home Plane. Not familiar with it so not sure what the theme is going to be

 

Nov 11th - Commander 2016 with 4 color commanders :doh

 

Nov 25th - Planechase Anthology, a collection of every printed Planar card and all 4 of the 2012 Planechase decks

 

Jan 20th - Aether Revolt - part 2 of the Kaladesh set.

 

 

But things are getting tossed around for Kaladesh in ways of release. Starting with that set we get rid of the Intro Pack decks in favor of 2 new Planeswalker decks per set. Now while the decks are guaranteed to have a Planeswalker in it, the ones in the decks won't be found in the main set and will be under-powered competitively.

 

Each Planeswalker deck will also have

Two copies of a rare spell that has an effect and also tutors for the specific planeswalker

Three copies of an uncommon permanent that is enhanced by having the planeswalker on the battlefield

Four copies of a common flavored to the Planeswalker

Four appropriate common dual lands (As most decks will at least be Dual colored even if the Planeswalker is one color)

and of course Two Boosters of the current set.

 

And also starting with Kaladesh, Fat Packs are renamed Bundles :rolleyes


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Posted 02 September 2016 - 10:25 PM

PAX has let loose more info on next years sets!

 

So in March comes the 2017 Modern Masters set and the Mind vs Might Duel deck set

 

April comes the Egyptian themed "Amonkhet" set

 

June has a Commander Anthology gathering four previous Commander products–"Heavenly Inferno," "Evasive Maneuvers," "Guided by Nature," and "Plunder the Graves"–together in one pack.

 

June also brings out the next Archenemy set subtitled Nicol Bolas. The set contains four 60-card decks with no new cards, four non-premium planeswalker cards with new art, and a scheme deck containing 20 new schemes.

 

Finally July concludes the Amonkhet block with "Hour of Devastation"

 

Oh and I guess Kaladesh is going to be an artifact heavy set. Invention is the word and it seems the intro video has a Worlds Fair showcase type of vibe.

 

 

 

 


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Posted 02 September 2016 - 11:46 PM

So Kaladesh is an "Aetherpunk" India like plane. New mechanics are Vehicle artifacts, Energy Counters, and Fabricate.

Vehicles are artifacts that become artifact creatures when one or more creatures are tapped for its crew,but the creatures used must have a power equal or greater than the number next to the Crew on the vehicles. And there will be pilot creatures that enhance vehicles when tapped to crew.

Energy Counters will be a power source certain cards will generate and use that will accumulate and not dissipate each turn unless used.

Fabricate is a entering play ability that will either give the creature X +1/+1 counters or put out X 1/1 artifact creatures where X will be the number next to Fabricate on the card.

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Posted 06 September 2016 - 08:00 PM

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Posted 07 September 2016 - 05:49 PM

please please for yawgmoth's sake let him have brought some Pyhrexian oil back on his boots or something. i miss the bio-mechanical men-monsters.



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Posted 09 September 2016 - 05:08 PM

They're probably too busy retconning and ruining another Plane through a rigged poll.


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Posted 12 September 2016 - 06:44 AM

why couldn't they have blown up homelands or kamigawa with Eldrazi instead of Innistrad...





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