Daily Archives: February 1, 2016

Magic Monday: Oath of the Gatewatch First Impression

Oath of the Gatewatch is Wizard’s latest installment in their addictive tcg Magic: The Gathering.

To me, BFZ was, for the most part, disappointing. I had high hope for the allies, but the best they could do was a gimmick Sac deck. Now, Gideon did provide some umph, some 60 dollar umph.

I remained spoiler free and last week my girlfriend and I bought two of the pre-constructed decks.

I got myself concerted efforts. A green/white deck that relied on the new Mechanic Support.

Support reads “As this card enters the battlefield, Put a +1+1 on up to X creatures. Needless to say I love this mechanic. I’m a green player so getting to make my creatures bigger each turn worked wonders for me.

This was my promo card

Elf Knight

He’s pretty sweet. The rest of the deck felt weird, but effective. It was filled mostly with white weenies and some okay fliers. I was able to beef them up to form a giant massive flying army. I was winning every game until I helped her tweak her deck to be a little better suited(I gave her some reach creatures and plummets to help disrupt my board presence.)

Her deck was the vicious cycle deck. Its a green/black deck that wants to sacrifice creatures to gain advantages. It’s an okay deck, but for whatever reason she couldnt get it going until my army had already amounted. To combat this we gave her some plummets and other forms of removal like ultimate price. After that, she won the next four. We filled the deck with scion token producers and she sac’d them to activate bone splinters, so I never had a board presence. But hey, she was enjoying it!

All in all, I barely feel like these decks gave us a taste of OGW. Our deckes were filled with a bunch more BFZ cards than I thought they would have. And I feel as if her deck didnt seem to redefine standard as much as it was just a rehash of the aristocrats style of play.

I love the support mechanic and I’m definitely interested in building around it. The big draw back is it runs tiny creatures and at times(If I fell behind) support felt like a dead mechanic. You cannot support yourself so if there’s nothing on the field, Gladeheart Cavalry’s support is wasted. I still have more mechanics to fool with so I’m interested in seeing what else this expansion set has in store.

Have you guys got a chance to get your hands on any OGW cards/deck yet?

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The Mew give-away!

Pokemon20 is taking over like a storm. Today Mew went up as a gift and my heart is absolutely broken I do not own a 3ds anymore! ;(

poke_mew

So right out of the gate this is probably the most disappointing gift pokemons they’ve released. Lets a take a closer look though.

Mew. Pokemon Number 151. Level 100. Psychic. Ability: Synchronization. Moves- Pound

Wait. What? Pound? Pound! POUND!? Am I reading this right. So theyre gonna give us this level 100 Mew that just knows pound? Hmmm, what gives?

Do not get me wrong. It’s Mew. It’s great. We can fix this with TMs, but man, throw us a bone. Give it psychic or a move that is exclusive to this Mew. II mean this Mew were talking about it, not Magikarp!

Mew is rumored to be able to learn every move and within the game Mew can learn a good bit of moves. So it’s a rather weird move on Gamefreak’s part only giving it pound. I think they’re trying to play off the original Mew if my research is correct. But whatever. I am happy he’s available on account of how rare these give-aways can be.

Next month is Celebi. and to get a full listing go to pokemon’s website.

What are your thoughts on this Mew?

Which legend are you looking forward to?

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February Update- LoZ, Mew giveaway, Oath of the Gatewatch and more!

Hey guys! It’s February. Time for an update

February will be getting a daily blog challenge starting tomorrow. The Monthly Theme: Legend of Zelda!

Later today I talk about my thoughts on the Mew give-away and do a Magic Monday about my thoughts of Oath of the Gatewatch

Next week I am going to reveal my newest project I’m working on. Codename: Calling all Manga and Anime lovers. I am super excited about it.

If any of this interest you make sure you follow this blog for updates! You can also follow me on twitter @dahubbz!

Check back tomorrow for the Daily Post- My First Experience With LoZ

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