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Jul
28
comment Enchant artifact used to enchant Artifact creature
Perhaps an even better example for "in addition to its other types" is an artifact with another noncreature type, e.g. Spear of Heliod is still an enchantment even after you Ensoul it.
Jul
27
comment Enchant artifact used to enchant Artifact creature
@George The card says base power and toughness to try to make it more clear that it sets (overwrites) the base values, but further modifiers (e.g. +1/+1) still apply. (That's actually a recent wording change; cards like that used to just say power and toughness.)
Jul
26
comment Is there any complete downloadable Pokémon TCG text database?
Honestly, this is pretty close to an answer. If you happen to have a site already, and could just link to that and say "it's not available today but it will be there in a few days/weeks" I think it'd pretty much be an answer.
Jul
24
comment When is a battalion trigger considered “missed” at Competitive REL?
@Rainbolt Well, I suppose that given the answer to the question, you do end up in the situation of trying to guess whether your opponent will mess up, since the trigger can't be considered missed until the first strike damage step, so at the time you're trying to declare blockers, you don't know whether it's going to be missed or not. But obviously you had to ask the question to find out that the rules work that way.
Jul
24
comment Sacrifice help With MTG
Alternatively see boardgames.stackexchange.com/questions/5892/…
Jul
24
comment Sacrifice help With MTG
The other question isn't exactly the same situation, but it should be close enough: you pay the extra cost for Rescue from the Underworld separately from whatever this other ability is, so you sacrifice twice.
Jul
23
comment sacred mesa and activated abilities between untap and upkeep
A general comment: there is never any "between" phases/steps. If there's an opportunity for anything to happen in the game, it's during a phase/step. (As for phase vs step, phases are subdivided into steps, e.g. the beginning phase has untap, upkeep, and draw steps.)
Jul
21
revised Does heroic trigger when the creature is in a graveyard?
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Jul
18
comment What happens when a creature with “Whenever a creature dies” dies simultaneously with multiple other creatures?
For what it's worth, you're also right that it makes no difference whether it's an artifact or a creature with the ability.
Jul
17
revised Are Magic: the Gathering Conspiracy cards colorless?
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Jul
17
revised What is a “Dual-Color OW Battle”?
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Jul
17
comment What is a “Dual-Color OW Battle”?
@Thunderforge I'm pretty sure yes, though I don't have it to confirm. They're explicitly mentioned in the original rules, and this BGG thread is asking about them in the revised version so they apparently exist there. See also this question or this BGG thread for the differences (none mention these cards).
Jul
17
revised What is a “Dual-Color OW Battle”?
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Jul
17
answered What is a “Dual-Color OW Battle”?
Jul
15
comment Single player variant of pandemic?
@warren Yes, I believe I referred to that in my answer.
Jul
14
comment Dominion remodel card -can I trash a card already played?
The rules (including card text) call this "in play" - see for example Peddler.
Jul
14
revised Dominion remodel card -can I trash a card already played?
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Jul
14
revised Pandemic's difficulty seems to rest on the placement of the first epidemic card in the deck
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Jul
14
comment Pandemic's difficulty seems to rest on the placement of the first epidemic card in the deck
Also, teeny note, the 59 cards includes all the epidemics; in easy mode it's 57.
Jul
14
comment Pandemic's difficulty seems to rest on the placement of the first epidemic card in the deck
@dwjohnston Adding epidemics is a pretty solid method of adjusting the difficulty; I'd try that before messing with it on your own.