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Genesis Spy
« on: December 19, 2014, 06:18:07 PM »
So, I really think this Card is interesting and I have played around with it a bit. It seems fun and annoying to an Opponent if he suddenly only draws nothing, but just a bit ago I heard in Chat that his Abilities are Oblivion fodder. (Also that a Combo with him + Jetpack is too ressource heavy, though I guess I trade early ressources for later Advantage.)

What do you think of this Card? Have you made it work well yet, have you tried to Combo it with anything specific? Do you think it is worth using or bad. And do you think it is good for the Cards to be Abilities that lower the cost of Oblivion or not?

I personally think it would be good if Oblivion's cost only got lowered by Magic Abilities, that way this interaction could be avoided and it isn't like Verore has any non-Magic Abilities I think.

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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2014, 07:37:13 PM »
Verore has non-magic abilities. However, I find it puzzling what deserves magic, what doesn't and what's the point right now, because as far as I know, nothing interacts with the Magic subtype. Human has negative interactions. Spirit has zero that I can think of, similar to Magic. While it makes senses for them to exist for future design, they're currently doing zero about those two subtypes.
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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2014, 01:00:26 AM »
Human barely has negative, and it's positive interactions aren't positive enough. There are cards in Genesis that need a human pilot to be able to function. Problem is, those cards rarely see play because of that restriction (and it's too costly for what it does). On the other hand, only two cards have an advantage against humans, and one of them rarely sees play while the other is human himself. Unless there's some cards I'm missing, Human Subtype doesn't really have that big of a disadvantage.

I agree that it would be nice to see support cards for other less used subtyping, particularly the magic subtype on certain abilities which seemed to be put there in preparation for something, but as of yet remains unused.
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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2014, 02:03:38 AM »
While we're on the topic of spy, can someone please confirm what misinformation is? If anyone can grab a screenshot of it I will be very thankful as well. I assumed it was a 0 cost ability, but apparently it's a 2 cost or something of that nature...

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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2014, 03:02:07 AM »
Here you are stranger:


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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2014, 09:21:32 AM »
Okay, that is an interesting Card. Now I want to know who Skizzi is though, I hope we get a Card of him/her.

Slightly annoying that it likely combos with Aether Acolyte and Magic Siphoner too now that I think about it.

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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2014, 10:31:14 AM »
Skizzi is the Death Ray Specialist, if I recall. If that's the case, seems like it'd be more in line with Verore. Eh, whatever. It's funny regardless.
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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2014, 12:56:29 PM »
I suppose with the GI+CoV card Research, and that Skizzi is mentioned on a Genesis card, that Genesis Industries and the Cult of Verore have (temporarily?) allied themselves. Not to mention the overcharged cards being another similarity.

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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2014, 05:24:43 PM »
Actually, both cards that have an advantage against humans are human.

I'm starting to think that Skizzi is the character in Research and Misinformation is the data he left behind for GI. Having nothing useful to do with it, they gave it all to the GI Spy to give to their opponents to cause confusion.
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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2014, 07:49:21 PM »
I'm a little disappointed that the card text on Genesis Spy is incorrect, in that Misinformation is NOT a card that does nothing.  When I first read Spy, I assumed the card it spawned would be a completely useless thing.  A card with no type, no subtype, probably even no resource cost.  It might be marginally useful to Exile decks, in that it would boost hand size to get to the chosen discard threshold sooner or be extra random discard fodder.  As yet another bit of misinformation in card text, where it doesn't do what it says it does, I find this rather disappointing.

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Re: Genesis Spy
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2014, 09:08:39 PM »
Would be cool to see some cards interact with misinformation so we could make a solid deck style with spy.

How about something like:
Espionage
1 cost spell 1p GI
If your opponent has misinformation in their hand. Their hand is revealed for one turn.

Undercover Operations
2 cost mission 2p GI
Each time a misinformation card enters your opponents hand Undercover Operations becomes 20% complete. At 100% completion you win the game.