Someone going Peter Thiel on WotC after losing money however, would justify keeping the system as is, even if most people hate it. I wish a CLEAR narrative was given. to keep the value of their cards. If certain cards that were Legacy-played that are currently on the Reserved List were reprinted, there would be a large influx of players into Legacy. Join us discussing news, tournaments, gameplay, deckbuilding, strategy, lore, fan art, cosplay, and more. Community Question: Is abolishing the Reserved List the way forward for Legacy and Vintage? Ben assumes that Wizards fears a lawsuit from the promissory estoppel crowd. be reprinted as premium-exclusive cards. The reserved list defenders might be small in number, but they'll be loud and making videos that show up on Youtube and spamming reddit and negatively impacting consumer confidence in Magic in general. Despite this, Eternal Masters has had some truly awesome older cards reprinted, giving opportunities to pick up some of the expensive staples of top tier decks at a more accessible price. Not necessarily. To take away booster packs and boxes now, replacing all future sets with fixed regulated card packs, would completely destroy the secondary market, the stores that supply the product, online traders and you, the players, with the trade binder full of cards. May be beating a dead horse, but still deserves to be constantly in the public space until we get better information than in late night smokey backroom meetings policy was made. After all, we already saw Black Lotus on Arena for a brief moment during a special event! After all, no cards from new sets will be included in the list, so there’s pretty much no way that this would affect you in any way. Manaleak.com is unaffiliated with Wizards of the Coast. There is a significant player-based economy behind MTG. WotC released too many—no, seriously, too many—cards in a short period of Suffice it to say, there’s plenty at stake here. For many collectors the effort that went into finding, bartering and finally purchasing some of the more chase older cards is part and parcel with the Legacy or Vintage experience. Kate hails from Worcester MA and also does a bit of Card Altering. was released, the market was full of reprinted cards and their value With these elevated stakes comes an increase in both player bases and a surge in demand for competitive cards. I can see an argument being made that cards printed while the reserve list policy was in place would be problematic. 9 cartes faisant référence à « playing for ante ». Because of the nature of CCGs (Collectable Card Games), Magic: The Gathering involves many different cards per set, leaving us with a great amount of variance in card playability. Print them all at the same level? I mean do you really think Wizards is just saying, no I would not like any money I can get from these sweet sweet reprints? I reached out to Wizards to see if they had any additional comments regarding the Reserved List, and they pointed to their official policy and that nothing has changed. [Card]Intuition[/Card] being printed as a Judge Reward Foil). r/botsrights Contribute message me suggestions at any time Opt out of tracking by messaging me "Opt Out" at any time. All rights reserved. I reached out to Wizards to see if they had any additional comments regarding the Reserved List, and they pointed to their official policy and that nothing has changed. In this case, that meant the Arabian Nights, Antiquities, Legends, and The Dark expansions. Afterwards, more and more cards were added to the reserved list until Mercadian Masques was released in 1999. They are asking you to spend hundreds of pounds, each year to keep coming back and playing a game that they alone can sell to you. Ender likes to write articles and to come up with unusual plays. The downside to all this being that the reserved cards’ prices are already on the rise thanks to the sheer potential for increased demand. .” Even reading the comments on these posts show more supporters than one might expect. In the meantime Wizards continued to print premium foils of various Reserved List cards like Gaea’s Cradle, Survival of the Fittest, and Yawgmoth’s Will (without drastically affecting the price of their original counterparts). This site is © Draftsim.com. Non-English cards were no longer exceptions to the policy. Why do Join our discord here: First of all, while many people want the list gone (myself included), as MaRo said a few years ago on his blog, Wizards has done research and there are many people who are pro-Reserved List who are not actually very vocal about it. The reserved list is a relic of the past, created when Magic was in the middle of a slump of poor sets from Fallen Empires through Homelands. a primal instinct. It would be a very different landscape to the current Legacy metagame, and one that would not be half as powerful. Whether we like it or not, box prices, rarities and therefore expensive playable cards are here to stay for the long haul. It isn’t even a worry about losing to them, but the cost of litigating would be large, and Hasbro would be responsible for the fees. Why was removing these cards from the reserve list not a problem, but removing others would be? identical copies of a select number of cards. Then in 2010, following further complaints from collectors, Wizards decided to rule out the printing of premium versions of reserved list cards, a loophole Wizards had been exploiting (E.g.