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Upgrade yourself to a shiny XXXVIIIII

Still tweaking my Spirits deck.

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Give yourself a another basic shiny XXXVIIII

Best Land in the set, and looking good in my spirit deck.

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Give yourself a common shiny XXXVIII

Lots of nice art in Core 2019, particularly from Jesper.

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Ordered myself a shiny XXXVII

Also ordered myself a shiny Departed Deckhand to go with it.

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Got given yourself a shiny XXXVI

Nicer than Illusory Gains (non shiny).

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Give yourself a shiny elf XXXV

One of the horns (?) doesn’t look quite right. Nice card though.

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Give yourself a non-shiny XXXIV

A new card for an old deck. Elves+Elementals with a dash of Wurms. Wouldn’t mind a foil of this one.

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Give yourself a basic shiny XXXIII

One of the nicest lands I’ve seen, and even more special in shiny. Might try and get all the Mark Poole Dominaria lands in foil.

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Give yourself a Cearley XXXII

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An overly familiar shiny XXXI

Dominaria is a bit light on Kev Walker. Let’s hope they’re saving him for another set.

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Elf yourself a shiny XXX

Saw a photo of this in shiny and will look good in my fungal elf Brawl deck.

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Give yourself a post-release now-shiny XXIX

Last card, in the last pack in my half of the booster box. Now in shiny. Donated the non-shiny to a good cause.

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Give yourself a pre-release non-shiny XXVIII

Busting open my pre-release boosters, I was disappointed to find Mox Amber taking up a Mythic slot. It may well be worth money, but was no help. It’ll sit next to my unused Chrome Mox.

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My Dominaria preview card

Well, mine and several hundred thousand other Wizard Account Holders.

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Give yourself a shiny Common XXVII

Currently building my collection of Burn and Counter spells.

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Give yourself a sheepy XXVI

My second Terese Nielsen Sheep card. Wish I’d coughed up for a foil Nyx-Fleece Ram now. It also rivals my Polymorphist’s Jest foil for awesome 1 damage to target/all creatures.

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Yet…

I quite like this logo, in a kind of Amiga/Chaos Engine way. The Dominaria cards I’ve looked at so far seem interesting.

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Puff The Magic Dragging

So new, so generic. They’ve got a tough crowd to please.

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Had myself a shiny XXV

Had this for a long time and never realised how nice the art was (particularly in foil).

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Give yourself an overpriced shiny XXIV

Having previously seen one of these, they do look nice. Mind’s Eye is probably the cheapest of all the Kaladesh Inventions; but is still my most expensive card. It’s also a pretty decent card functionally-wise.

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Gave yourself a shiny XXIII

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Give yourself an old, overpriced shiny XXII

‘Tis beautiful in its simplicity.

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Give yourself a shiny XXI

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RIP Bob

Bit late in getting the news, but Bob Wakelin died 20/01/2018. His illustrations were a bright spot in the 80’s when most game art was utter bobbins (Oliver Frey being an exception). I have some signed prints of his art … Continue reading

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Give yourself a non-shiny XX

If only this had been a rare, it would have made a rather smashing shiny. It’s still nice though. And looks mighty fine in my unshiny Ixalan Merdfolk deck.

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