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Esper has changed the way I look at hourglasses
Posted By: BlackAlbino (3/24/2011 5:27:59 PM)


Kinda silly. Sacrificing 5 moxen just for a time walk O.o
Also, a deck with all 5 rings? That deck would suck!
Posted By: TheWrathofShane (1/19/2013 7:01:28 AM)


Thopter Assembly = GG
Posted By: Bolast (1/15/2011 12:46:05 PM)


Run this with Sharding Sphinx and you can have unlimited turns. Just cast Sleep and attack with five thopters then gain five more thopters and sac them to take an extra turn. Everything untaps (including Time sieve) then attack again. Rinse and repeat. It's that easy!
Posted By: Leonidus78 (1/14/2011 12:53:38 PM)


I was really surprised when I first heard of the deck, actually reasonably successful at a time. But... five artifacts! I mean seriously?

But then they came up with decks filled with 2-mana artifacts that draw you a card, take an extra turn, only to Open the Vaults, draw a few more cards, and take another turn.
Posted By: Gabriel422 (2/1/2011 9:41:29 PM)


Time sieve says: "feed me ornithopters and spell books"
I say: "ok"
Time Sieve says: "Yum"
Salvage Slasher says: "glub-glub"
Posted By: SpirolSekeOlath (7/13/2009 7:53:30 PM)


This card could well become either restricted or banned from extended due to its 2 card combo potential. Hopefully that wont happen, as the combo while simple, is a pain to get out due to the 6 mana requirement. Also, their developers even came up with a deck involving it, so hopefully that is an indicator as to their view on this.
Posted By: Onerios (2/8/2011 7:06:41 AM)


Incoming combo from mirrodin besieged. thopter assembly.
As long as you can produce 6 mana to cast assembly each turn it will provide all the artifacts you need to power your sieve.
A two card combo for infinite turns? yes please.
Posted By: roguepariah (12/31/2010 10:33:21 AM)


I have yet to see someone come up with anything better to run this with than the Thopter Foundry/Sword of the Meek combo. Thopter Combo is already a win condition, and adding Time Sieve just makes sure that you win even harder.
Posted By: DutchSanta (4/23/2010 9:54:37 PM)


Not sure how stupid this is in T2 play, but once out of T2, it becomes very broken. Its not hard outside of T2 to keep enough artifacts in play to play this at every other turn with stuff like the Nuisance engine, Myr Servitor ect.. This should also force you to sac the Time Sieve itself imo.
Posted By: Goblin_of_the_Flarg (5/31/2009 2:35:39 PM)


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