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You guys are completely misunderstanding this card.
It's not a Fact of Fiction. It's a self-milling Tome Scour that lets you keep a card.
Posted By: Lash_of_Dragonbreath (4/22/2012 7:47:10 PM)


It's a lot more difficult to get the card you want, too.
Posted By: Kryptnyt (6/21/2011 9:40:31 AM)


Self-milling Tome-Scour? The unchosen cards go back in your library homie o_O
Posted By: bowlofgumbo (6/2/2012 3:56:18 AM)


Like Truth or Fictionbut much less mana and not as good a card draw. With this card the cards not chosen don't go into the gyard though. I would say run both of these.
Posted By: wholelottalove (9/27/2012 11:18:52 AM)


This card got a conceptual reprint in Theros: Steam Augury. Same process at twice the cost, but you get the whole pile. I assume much of the strategy for optimal use of Truth or Tale will extend to Steam Augury.

When playing against Truth or Tale, you should know that the more options your opponent has, the worse it is for you, all else being equal. In any random 2:3 or 1:4 split, letting your opponent pick from the bigger pile is a mistake. However, your opponent probably knows that you won't let him/her have the pick of a bigger litter, and so will make the smaller litter more desirable. So, generally, your opponent will split the card he/she wants most and the card he/she wants second-most into separate piles.

There are two options for the split - 2:3 and 1:4. The 2:3 split is actually the harder one to deal with, since it gives you the least information about how your opponent values each card. (A 1:4 split typically indicates that the pile of o... (see all)
Posted By: Ragamander (10/17/2013 2:55:46 AM)


Gatherer works better in the Companion app!