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Creating a search query that returns all cards that reference other cards, without having false positives or false negatives is difficult, but I will show the kinds of things to search for to find some of them. All of these queries are using MagicCards.info o:named This is the most basic one, it searches for all cards with "named" in their card text. ...


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You could go with regular black hand disruption like Thoughtseize or Duress then maybe have some Surgical Extraction to clean them up after that. For Bogles, making the player sacrifice a creature would be good. Cruel Edict or Devour Flesh or Geth's Verdict are some low-mana options. You could go for a bomb with Liliana of the Veil What's good about ...


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If you're willing to spend a bit of time up front, you can probably "triage" the cards in a way that might make deck building easier. Grab a large section of cards and sort out the colors you are interested in. Sort the cards within the colors by the set symbol. The idea here is that you're more likely to get interesting synergies from cards that are from ...


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Since you have no prior knowledge about the cards you got, and they are from practically all possible sets of Magic since its first release, your card pool will be wildly inconsistent, and synergies between cards will be incidental, if they exist at all. A veteran player can sift through such a pool relatively quickly because he or she would already be ...


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The Forerunners have what is called Characteristic-Defining Ability, and those function in all zones. So you can only return them with Alesha if you have less than 3 creatures on the battlefield. 208.2a The card may have a characteristic-defining ability that sets its power and/or toughness according to some stated condition. (See rule 604.3.) Such an ...


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Cards from Conspiracy are not legal in Modern unless they were already printed in a Modern legal set. There were 65 new cards in that set, 52 are legal in Legacy and Vintage the remaining 13 are not legal in any Constructed format. The 13 that aren't legal are the ones with the Conspiracy type. The only things that add new cards to the Modern card pool are ...


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One option is to use magiccards.info, which uses "~" in card text search to mean the name of the card that the text is on. So, for example, you can search o:"Whenever you cast a colorless spell, untap ~" This gives exactly one result: Nettle Drone. In addition, Gatherer has a regular expression search that supports the same meaning of "~". So if you ...


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Since Crumble to Dust is a sorcery, you could use the card Warping Wail to counter it. Warping Wail has some other utility and it requiring a colorless mana should be no problem for you.


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It costs four mana. Just kill them before they cast it. Or, in black (and colorless, with Though-Knot Seer), use targeted discard to take it out of their hand, and then kill them before they draw another. You want some sort of targeted discard to deal with sweepers and such anyways, so this doesn't even have to cost a slot. Land destruction spells don't ...


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This isn't mechanics specific, but theming is a good way to go. Themes can be based on Magic blocks with poor synergy or underpowered mechanics, like Kamigawa block (which likely will just make people laugh), or themes can be pulled from outside of the game, like trying to make a Lion King themed deck (or something else you like). Themes limit your options ...


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This is going to feel a lot like going to a Pre-release blindly. Excpet that you want to end up with a 60 card deck (usually 40% lands, so 36 cards, 24 lands). Sort the cards by Color. Within each Color, Sort by mana cost Find your "Bombs" for each color, and separate them from the rest. These will be cards that win the game quickly upon being played ...


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Not sure if this is what your looking for but of course one way to make people happy is to play cards that help everybody, by letting players get mana, draw cards, or any other beneficial "each player" card. Examples of cards that opponents may like: Howling Mine Font of Mythos Temple Bell Prosperity Walking Archive Kami of the Crescent Moon Rites of ...


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I haven't played much EDH, but I can imagine that these kinds of decks are NOT fun: Mass land destruction Too many counter spells / mass destruction "You can't" decks. E.g. Thalia, Sphere of Safety, etc. Now, you have to deal with opponents eventually, so here might be some cards that can swing the tides in your favor while being "cool" Ezuri ...


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30 pokemon (includes evolutions) 12 trainer cards 18 energy Try to focus on two types of pokemon good type sets are water-fire, fire-psychic, and water fighting. You can also have a few normal type pokemon and still be efficient.


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That's way too specific. At the most, I'd look for cards with the following phrases: Whenever cast a colorless spell / casts a colorless spell untap That will allow "Whenever a player casts a colorless spell", for example. And it will allow compound effects that include untapping. Even with those loosen criteria, there's only one match.


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If you're looking for cards that untap based on some event, a query like this might be what you're looking for.



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