My #Top8Cards
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 12:38PM
John de Jong in Gaming, MTG

Hey, look! I got off my butt and wrote something!

I've been working on this off and on for a couple of weeks, but hit a wall in finishing it. As a result I've decided the best way to complete this and get it posted is to explain my choices in haiku form instead of dithering over paragraphs.

And so, with Sam in bed and a Pastis in hand, let's see the list (in no particular order):

High school's best first turn:
A swamp, Ritual, Sol Ring…
Juggernaut. Cackle.

Though I'd stopped playing,
Slide was the first card
That screamed, "Build 'round me!"

Tickled my fancy
For combos and recurred threats
Oh, also zombies.

You mean it's OK
To overextend your board
Because of this guy?

Loved him in Jund decks:
My turn, nothing, flip; and then,
Your turn, two spells, flip.

Go wide! No, wider!
Squeeze every drop of value
Out of Lightning Bolt.

Notice a trend with these?
Come down fast, hit hard, cast spells.
I foiled these ones, too.

For EDH fun,
Your group hugs cause so much pain.
Good to be villain.

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