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Why does Wizards insist on reprinting Hill Giant over and over again except under new aliases?
Posted By: Robface (9/26/2010 6:49:18 AM)


Guys. Look at the flavor text. "None of which have changed them one bit."
It's so ancient, it is meant to be judged by 1993 standards. That's why it sucks. Because it should have been a standard vanilla card for the early days of Magic, not a crappy creature for 2010's Magic.
Posted By: IndianaWalsh (8/12/2011 7:38:23 PM)


In the Russian name for the card, the Cyrillic letter Ge is used, which in Russian represents a hard G as in the English word "log."
That being said, is the emphasis on the first or the second syllable?
Posted By: Zher0 (4/20/2010 10:36:16 AM)


Vanilla or not, I think the REAL question here is whether to pronounce the J as in "Log" or "Magic." I'm all for the second, as I find the first unpronounceable. I'm sure we'll all be arguing about this for next two years.

"I attack with my Lagac Lizard."

"You're playing that junk?"

"Um, you were supposed to criticize my pronunciation..."
Posted By: ZEvilMustache (4/19/2010 7:00:06 AM)


This card is epic! I have used it in every deck I've ever made:
My RedDeckLoses
My 500 Memnite/4 Mountain/ Lagac Lizard deck
My Yugioh Divine deck
My Monopoly Chance Card deck
My UNO deck
10/5 Stars, Black Lotus! I...
This is the wrong forum, right?
Posted By: Shadoflaam (11/20/2010 12:21:14 PM)


Cardcypher, commons are for limited. Lord of Shatterskull Pass and other bottom-of-the-barrel rares are for your unremarkable kitchen table deck.
Maybe if you were rating it down saying something like, "a copy of hill giant, a baseline card, -1 star for being printed in a limited environment in which a typical aggro deck is less viable than usual," you would have a point, but as things stand it's painfully clear you have no idea what you're talking about.
Posted By: metalevolence (5/5/2010 2:07:31 PM)


Hey, it's either me or Mons's Goblin Raiders.
Posted By: chrishocker (4/16/2010 8:58:14 AM)


"There is never enough vanilla creatures."
"There is"
"So there is never enough Hill Giants."

This is exactly what can explain how red commons work at most.... sadly.
Posted By: Neutralion (4/16/2010 8:20:24 AM)


Go away, Hill Giant! Can't you see that nobody likes you? Dressing up as a minotaur or a lizard won't help!
Posted By: achilleselbow (4/29/2010 7:43:06 PM)


The following cards are strictly better:

Steamflogger Boss
War-spike Changeling
Coal Stoker
Furnace Brood
Hatcher Bully
Kavu Runner
Lavaborn Muse
Lord of Shatterskull Pass
Lowland Oaf
Roc of Kher Ridges
Rosheen Meanderer

The following cards are always better in a mono-red deck:

Talruum Minotaur
Stone Giant
Viashino Fangtail
Zerapa Minotaur
Cyclops Gladiator
Flowstone Giant
Goblin Razerrunners
Highland Giant
Lowland Giant
Mudbrawler Raiders
Pardic Arsonist
Raging Minotaur
aut... (see all)
Posted By: Chamale (12/6/2010 8:10:18 PM)