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How fitting that my first random card comment of the day lands me on a card originating in Alpha! What I love about this card is the way that they went about establishing colour hosers back in the day. While Blue Elemental Blast is far too powerful by today's standards, it was important to establish that the enemies colours in Magic weren't just theoretical or philosophical enemies. Blue absolutely hated red, and they were equipped to punish red mages with extreme severity.
This was also printed alongside Red Elemental Blast, and while players and designers alike enjoy symmetry in card design, it allowed design to push the limits of the basic colour pie they had established.
In fact, the symmetry between the elemental blasts was something so beautiful, it was 12 years ahead of its time. By deciding to have create both of these cards, they were able to take the countermagic from blue and the destruction from red, and form it into a single entity. Whether they realized what they were d... (see all)
Posted By: Dr_Jeebus (12/14/2010 12:58:12 AM)


I love color hate. Ahhhhh.... bueno.

Posted By: Gaussgoat (5/14/2010 8:01:24 AM)


1/5: has no effect on the two most powerful creatures in the game: Storm Crow and alternate art Storm Crow.
Posted By: switchblade44 (2/16/2011 8:10:11 PM)


that's not very green
Posted By: DaaNz (3/24/2009 5:17:07 PM)


Very strong color hate.
Posted By: TheWrathofShane (12/6/2012 8:13:45 AM)


Take that, Gray Ogre!
Posted By: Ibn_Shisha (6/9/2013 5:34:26 PM)