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Posted By: Norrinthewary (2/4/2012 10:20:31 PM)


I gave this a .5/5 stars because it shows how "slow" wizards are. Yes this was among the first cards, but give me a day of testing and I would put my foot down.

Im guessing they wanted to start out there business by making everyone tear threw as much booster packs as they could to get these, Time Walk and Black Lotus. Unless you like loosing to your friends who have a smug attitude while beating you with these cards. It was either you had a deck stacked (no 4 card rule) with these things or you lost, and the only way to get em was to rip someone off or tear threw more booster backs, well played.

Yeah its worth way more now, but thats just because you people cant stop tearing threw them booster packs.

The first time you cast it you can see how good it is... they had 3 sets of testing before they released Alpha to the public. This was ... (see all)
Posted By: TheWrathofShane (3/9/2012 8:44:26 AM)


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Posted By: SIlverSkyz (8/24/2012 10:52:30 AM)


Commenting on Every Card in Gatherer this weekend ^_^

Because I'm bored and as one commentor on Desert said, I have too much time on my hands.

Ancestral Recall is ludicrously ridiculous. There's no way to balance the Boon cycle while you are still trying to Draw three cards at once. If I was going to Restart Magic, I'd try to pick a different effect for the Blue Boon.

Most Blue things don't really work for well as 3-for-1 though, from a Development perspective. :P

Target creature gets -3/-0 until end of turn.

This would actually go very nicely with Healing Salve, Giant Growth, and Lightning Bolt. I might also suggest making the call that Lightning Bolt be divided into two cards, and the Black Bolt hits players and the Red Bolt hits creatures. That would really make the cycle feel VERY interconnected! :D

With Bump in the Night, while a one-mana instant 3-damage to playe... (see all)
Posted By: DarthParallax (3/30/2013 12:30:36 PM)


I am one of the lucky(and I mean lucky) few to own an Alpha Ancestral Recall in decent shape.
Posted By: Ihateworking (7/21/2012 10:42:28 PM)


This and his friend Time walk are sure to get Snappy restricted in Vintage

Very close race between this and Lotus for top card, although this gets my vote

5/5 Stars
Posted By: Hunter06 (6/7/2013 3:06:48 PM)


Come on, force me to draw 3 cards. I can take it.
Posted By: Ibn_Shisha (6/9/2013 2:46:39 PM)


This card is absolutely bonkers. Bonkers, I tell you.
Posted By: BongRipper420 (12/8/2013 2:59:25 PM)


And to think I run Concentrate in about all my EDH decks with blue.
4 mana for 3 cards at sorcery speed? My my, that sounds nice!

1 mana for three cards at instant speed? Hah! You're joking right?
Posted By: SevesDariku (6/3/2014 10:02:39 AM)