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You have to admit, you never thought you'd lose to a giant creature with a head that small.
Posted By: Salient (8/29/2011 8:48:32 PM)


Without a doubt my favorite artifact creature, ever.
Posted By: TDL (10/29/2010 10:06:59 PM)


He's a good Tinker target. He's also the 99.99% Thirst for Knowledge target.
Posted By: TheFrostReaper (5/1/2009 7:24:56 PM)


Darksteel Colossus is very cool, but suffers from a problem common to all certifiable bombs. Either he wins you the game, or your opponent pulls out a Swords to Plowshares or whatever and you lost at least a turn, and possibly more, and are probably going to lose the game. I like risk/reward mechanics a lot, but not so much when the game hinges on them, as often happens with the Colossus. It feels like you were cheated out of a victory when an opponent plays a big, self-protected creature you can't deal with, yet it's not much fun when your big, self-protected creature gets killed before it even gets a hit in. The whole thing seems a bit boring to me, like it doesn't encourage interesting play or deckbuilding.

And yet we come back to a key issue: Darksteel Colossus is just so damn cool. It looks like Ted Hughes' Iron Man crossed with Russel from Gorillaz. That's a win in my book!
Posted By: stygimoloch (2/15/2009 10:01:49 AM)


Look out for blightsteel colossus in mirrodin besieged. Same as this, but it costs 12 colorless and has infect. Wow.
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Posted By: divine_exodus (1/22/2011 7:18:18 AM)


One of the mostest awesomest creatures EVER. Such a pain in the butt, such a game winner. Of course he's vulnerable to some removal cards, but why think a card is weak just because it's vulnerable to something? For every card out there there's another that will negate it, so why build a deck around anything at all? Might as well not play at all if you're afraid of Counterspells, Swords to Plowshares, Unsummon, and yes, even Darksteel Colossus.
Posted By: Chrome_Coyote (9/24/2010 2:22:38 PM)


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Posted By: McThor (1/16/2011 7:56:29 PM)


Wish i still had mine
Posted By: BOSH235 (8/5/2009 3:29:04 PM)


why is this rated lower than blightsteel colossus??
Posted By: GengilOrbios (7/28/2011 1:43:04 AM)


"Wish i still had mine"

Same happened to a friend.
Posted By: AlphaNumerical (8/31/2009 1:16:31 AM)