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Re: Jace Unbanned... thoughts?
« Reply #15 on: February 13, 2018, 09:58:17 PM »
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In my experience with Jace, his ult is not what makes him powerful.  Yeah, it's game-winning, but it's everything else he does that makes him so good.  I put him in the same vein as Liliana of the Veil.  Her ult is powerful, but her other abilities are good even if you never ult her.  Being able to essentially fate-steal your opponent every turn, or brainstorm every turn, is pretty ridiculous. 
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Re: Jace Unbanned... thoughts?
« Reply #16 on: February 13, 2018, 10:18:07 PM »
I think his + is better simply because, especially in modern where its not legal, few people know how to brainstorm properly.
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Re: Jace Unbanned... thoughts?
« Reply #17 on: February 13, 2018, 10:35:24 PM »
True.  But I think even in a format where brainstorm isn't legal, people can figure out how to do it pretty well if they can constantly repeat it every turn with impunity. 

Jace actually presents an interesting idea for a card to slot into my Lantern Deck.  I've got Witchbane orb currently occupying the 4 drop slot.  But I think this would be a fun card to try as a one-of.
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Re: Jace Unbanned... thoughts?
« Reply #18 on: February 13, 2018, 11:35:43 PM »
Theyll still mostly do it wrong id bet.. we could and probably should make a whole thread on the topic
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Re: Jace Unbanned... thoughts?
« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2018, 11:41:38 PM »
Theyll still mostly do it wrong id bet.. we could and probably should make a whole thread on the topic

Maybe make a primer titled "How to not screw up brainstorm"
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Re: Jace Unbanned... thoughts?
« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2018, 11:42:42 PM »
I'll get on that! ;D
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Re: Jace Unbanned... thoughts?
« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2018, 11:49:24 PM »
I'll get on that! ;D

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Re: Jace Unbanned... thoughts?
« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2018, 12:52:55 PM »
Ok, that made me laugh MNG.
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Re: Jace Unbanned... thoughts?
« Reply #23 on: February 14, 2018, 03:32:11 PM »
The rise  of the power of fringe decks in Modern was exciting...and affordable.  I could compete.  As others have mentioned, the two unbanned  cards are not only expensive, but will again require expensive decks to compete as the fringe decks will be relegated back to tier 3 or worse.  I will likely have to again focus on Standard, which might be exactly the reaction WOTC wants.
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