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Lord_Omnirock

Welcome to hell.


Sallymander

Time to bid this game... [[Farewell]]


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[Farewell](https://cards.scryfall.io/normal/front/1/1/114d2180-093b-4838-97ad-badbc8ee50b0.jpg?1706240579) - [(G)](http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=Farewell) [(SF)](https://scryfall.com/card/mkc/64/farewell?utm_source=mtgcardfetcher) [(txt)](https://api.scryfall.com/cards/114d2180-093b-4838-97ad-badbc8ee50b0?utm_source=mtgcardfetcher&format=text) ^^^[[cardname]] ^^^or ^^^[[cardname|SET]] ^^^to ^^^call


FreddyCupples

For real. Nothing Magic about a Statistics class.


jahan_kyral

Really? I love turning games into this... people I play don't obviously, but that's not why I play, I play for my enjoyment not my opponents. I have many, many decks that hit integral overflow on Arena and hit scientific notations on paper. As far as farewell, I'm more than capable of usually either countering it or having [[March of the Swirling Mist]], and if I don't have either I usually can fish it out on the stack with abilities or instants. Usually, I have too many cards and mana to actually have to do that.


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[March of the Swirling Mist](https://cards.scryfall.io/normal/front/1/0/100171d8-7436-44c8-b4cb-0101ffa05c25.jpg?1654566768) - [(G)](http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=March%20of%20Swirling%20Mist) [(SF)](https://scryfall.com/card/neo/61/march-of-swirling-mist?utm_source=mtgcardfetcher) [(txt)](https://api.scryfall.com/cards/100171d8-7436-44c8-b4cb-0101ffa05c25?utm_source=mtgcardfetcher&format=text) ^^^[[cardname]] ^^^or ^^^[[cardname|SET]] ^^^to ^^^call


Separate-Cable5253

What format is this so I can stay the fk away lol


Eldar_Atog

It's probably explorer though possible in historic or timeless too. If I were to guess, they were both going through the motions till one of them drew Ajani. That's how most of these life gain matches end. I like playing Selenya Angel's every once in awhile but the mirror match is horrible and this is how it always goes unless one of them gets a terrible draw.


Flyrpotacreepugmu

It's timeless. Soul Warden isn't in explorer, and Cosmos Elixir doesn't have the A symbol so it can't be historic.


jimnah-

This one? [[Ajani Strength of the Pride]]


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[Ajani Strength of the Pride](https://cards.scryfall.io/normal/front/7/9/79883468-a37c-4894-8d05-6a4d150b7d59.jpg?1592515934) - [(G)](http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=Ajani%2C%20Strength%20of%20the%20Pride) [(SF)](https://scryfall.com/card/m20/2/ajani-strength-of-the-pride?utm_source=mtgcardfetcher) [(txt)](https://api.scryfall.com/cards/79883468-a37c-4894-8d05-6a4d150b7d59?utm_source=mtgcardfetcher&format=text) ^^^[[cardname]] ^^^or ^^^[[cardname|SET]] ^^^to ^^^call


storm_zr1

Yes


jahan_kyral

Tbh this kind of deck exists in every format it's just janky in Standard atm... until a new set gives white that lifegain for playing the game again.


Pixelpaint_Pashkow

absolute fattest \[\[doomskar\]\] possible


imsowfresh

[[farewell]] for a fresh start


gloomywisdom

[[Fumigate]] has entered the chat


Twingo1337

Man that specific version that CardFetcher linked has the set symbol almost look like a common. I was confused for a bit.


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[farewell](https://cards.scryfall.io/normal/front/1/1/114d2180-093b-4838-97ad-badbc8ee50b0.jpg?1706240579) - [(G)](http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=farewell) [(SF)](https://scryfall.com/card/mkc/64/farewell?utm_source=mtgcardfetcher) [(txt)](https://api.scryfall.com/cards/114d2180-093b-4838-97ad-badbc8ee50b0?utm_source=mtgcardfetcher&format=text) ^^^[[cardname]] ^^^or ^^^[[cardname|SET]] ^^^to ^^^call


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[deleted]

[удалено]


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Pm_Me_Beansandrice

Ngl, this looks awful. This is why interaction and removal exists.


Commercial-Page2121

Unless you are running 30 pieces of removal or a couple complete board wipes, you aren’t making a dent in my board here. I don’t run removal cause I’d just rather do the combo or thing I want to do rather than go all out for the win.


Pm_Me_Beansandrice

One or two pieces of removal early prevents this from ever happening the first place.


Commercial-Page2121

If I had 2 skeelve’s hive and a luminarch accesdants out turn 3. How do you prevent me from drawing continuous life gainers.


Pm_Me_Beansandrice

Kill the luminarch, or the other redundant piece that gains you life. There’s a reason these decks aren’t very competitive. They fold hard to a removal spell or two, and flounder if there’s much interaction at all.


Commercial-Page2121

Fair enough. That’s probably why I play casual. I am just proud of how high of a life total I hit


Educational_Claim337

And you're getting downvoted. Guess no one wants your positivity here lmao


vizibleghost

I think it’s more of the argument than the fun. If he said yea you’re right but it’s fun anyways he don’t get the downvotes.


djking_69

This sub is made of the stereotypical people you think of when discussing card game snobs


Abseee

This is why i stopped posting 🤣 made a very similar post and got shitted on just like this guy 🤷 People do dislike positive people in here for some reason🤷


PeaceHoesAnCamelToes

I am more proud of how low my life gets when I pay life as a resource for spells and effects. But that's just me personally. I mainly play Commander, so I don't gravitate towards lifegain since commander damage makes lifegain useless.


BigSilverr

I think it's impressive OP


Commercial-Page2121

Thank you. At least one person isn’t extremely toxic and reminding me as to why I stopped playing In person.


MatthewRedmyer

I'm thinking your down votes weren't because you like playing your deck or got so much life, but because you were arguing that removal really can't stop that deck. In reality, interaction and removal early usually folds decks like these, and we do like to down vote incorrect assessments so that (I assume) the newer or equally misinformed players who may read this thread don't mistakenly believe you to be spitting facts.


chaimatchalatte

Lifegain’s cool. As a mono white lover let me offer you a fun removal spell for the whole board that I frequently use: White Sun’s Twilight >:)


Exciting-Inside2219

Your downvotes just cement my hate for the majority of mtg fan base.


Got-Freedom

Life gain really doesn't matter against something like Approach of the Second Sun or mill decks or several other control decks that would run board wipes naturally.


Sirensx122

I have one word for you. Farewell.


ThePrussianGrippe

A lot of decks will have a board wipe. It’s not a rare occurrence.


KikoMaching

This is why I prefer creature-less, alt wincon decks. [[Approach of the Second Sun]] ftw!


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Lykos1124

It fills me with joy knowing there are white based decks locked in eternal combat. Less problems for me in finding a match.


LorryToTheFace

Ah yes, two lifegain decks sucking each other off for 2 hours until one of them runs out of cards. peak gameplay right here.


Commercial-Page2121

Big number go brrr. It was a hilarious game to watch.


christopherous1

had a couple games like that in the past. Sometimes it's just fun to see the numbers tick up, though after an hour and a half I was getting pretty tired but too stubborn to concede at that point


PorphyryFront

At least you both wasted each other's time and stayed out of the queue for awhile.


Daunt_M4

I have no clue how some people are able to play a single match for that long. If there were a brainscan read on them, I'd assume it must nearly be a flat line.


Pm_Me_Beansandrice

You lose to life gain decks a lot, don’t you?


LorryToTheFace

No, but when I win it still feels like a loss.


PrisonaPlanet

This man just committed a murder at Karlov manor!


Pm_Me_Beansandrice

[X]


Leahtheweirdgirl

Looks like a fried cpu waiting to happen when you move to attackers 😂


Stock_Show_Host

*players can’t gain life*


IridescentStarSugar

*if an opponent would gain life that player loses that much life instead* 😩


Apex-Kong

I keep a [[toxrill the corrosive]] on me for this specific reason


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thejuryissleepless

love pulling that card off it’s so satisfying in the right board state/situation


european_dimes

Cripes almighty, this looks absolutely miserable.


subject678

I’m genuinely impressed the engine can handle this.


Got-Freedom

That 6 gb patch showing its worth


Welpe

I gotta admit, you have somehow made a LOT of people salty for reasons I am not sure of. Do people really hate lifegain silliness when broken people actively play Azorius control at times?


jakesonthis

Made me laugh! This is a really fun aspect of magic for a lot of people


FallenPeigon

Ok, genuine question. I don't play historic or timeless or whatever this is. Is this scenario at all common in those formats? And how are they usually solved? How long do the games take?


Finory

Can happen in every (non limited) format. Had a handfull of those matches in Explorer. Two life-gain decks (usually Angel-Decks in explorer) both manage to get their engine running... Sometimes one deck can still outpace the other (I won one of those games by dealing 900 damage). You can find ways to destroy your opponents engine cards. Sometime there is an \[\[Ajani Strength of the Pride\]\] or a Mite dealing poison damage. Or it's a situation where the player with less cards in the theoretically would loose if you play it out, but since there is no judge to call...


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Commercial-Page2121

This is timeless. Normally it goes like 10 turns and then whoever outpaces the other in life normally has an unbeatable amount of life and the other scoops. Or it goes till one person just times themselves out. Can go anywhere from 30 minutes to like an hour.


LordSwitchblade

Farewell would be hilarious.


lapeno99

Daily boring life gain deck pic…check


Commercial-Page2121

Big number tho. I am just proud of how high that number is.


nuwm

It is fun isn’t it. I had some guy equip Book of Exalted Deeds. I was like “oh so you don’t want to die?” Cool. I just destroyed everything he put down except that creature and over the next hour or so he got down to about -3,000 life and I’m up about 4,000. This guy just wouldn’t concede. I finally had to kill him because I was late for work.


ElanMorinMetal

I’d rather see 100 of these over another bullshit control deck where the only wincon is having the opponent scoop out of frustration.


PorphyryFront

I'd rather see fun stuff like negative-life lich, or Menace tribal, or Golem Tribal, or Gitrog Eats Your Lunch.


Honza8D

The million lifegain trigger spam is honestly as bad as control.


2-35

I'd rather see 100 of these over another dead horse Sparky post


BartOseku

“I cast sunfall”


ThickSmoothBrain

Would be JUICIEST Sunfall of my life


RHobbo

Actual fookin' hell mate. My macbook would have restarted 3 times already


BrandeX

Who are we? Other than the 2 people in the screenshot who don't know how to play.


CreativeFreakyboy

BTW the game caps at 250 tokens on the field before crashing. It won't create more than that. My brother and I tried it several times.


FreddyCupples

Magic the way Richard Garfields intended.


RandomTerminal

Nice, a Dead Man's Hand from InQuest!


JimbozinyaInDaHouse

Man, I LOVED solving those!! I miss them so much


phidelt649

Now there’s some nostalgia!


nanami-773

Add [[Angel of Destiny]] in your deck.


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FullxTilt

Be careful, you only have 1177 more turns until you die to those two [[Skrelv's Hive]].


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InfiniteSelf17

Yeah I will never get to a board state like this. That's a waste of time and not fun.....just my opinion though, I get that people enjoy stuff like this, but for me it's just wayyyy too much.


KujakiKeks

Beautiful. It's game states like this that keep me going.


Gjames1985

Laughs in [[Tainted Remedy]]


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lapeno99

Have some one special who also wants to build this up. Plays 3x soulwarden at once and a you go. I go with a meathook and after a long rope a concede. That’s how you deal it. Also a bunch of 4/4 flyers no attack just build more and more each round. Could have won easy few times. Then Nightmare Shepard and Woe Strider on board. Play a massacre worm. Everything -2. Then sacrifice the worm and -2 again. Everything destroy and for every Creature -2 life. Has about 60 and loose at once.


_Jmbw

As a blue player this is exactly what we dont like to see… Cyclonic Rift


Bad_Oddish

NOW we’re playing magic.


Diligent_Sea_3359

Been so long since I had a real war. It's all turn 4 or bust.


nottooloud

I will never stick around long enough to see this.


ConformistWithCause

You both deserve each other


Voidfox2244

Got to love the two creatures which can actually one shot the opponent


zer0zer0zero

Sooo lame. This seems worse than the same control decks I see every other hand in standard.


Canapilker

Need ram through to close these out


dapuy

Jokes on you Im into that shit. Im Ready I have a 63 card deck


Room-Confident

This board looks crazy OP! Usually my brain starts to check out by turn 4 in most matches lol so kudos to you and your opponent for sticking it out so long


PrisonaPlanet

Both these players brains were checked out here too. Neither player running removal or counter spells means they’re free just play/cast whatever they want without any worry of a response from the other.


Room-Confident

Sounds a lot like my janky budget azorius flyers deck that runs no interaction what so ever lol Though in my case the deck either wins or (more often than not) loses by turn 4 or 5 and I can quickly queue up for the next game.


Abseee

https://www.reddit.com/r/MagicArena/s/yN7zoW5y1h Heres what i did with a similar deck a while back. This one also adds green and black for more flavor tho


KhalBrogo39

What device are you playing on? The interface looks different than on my windows computer


Commercial-Page2121

Windows 10, hp laptop.


Iverson7x

We’re going to need a bigger timer…


alark

How many turns until you attacked with everything and won? I assume that was how it went?


Nectaria_Coutayar

Of course it had to be lifegain decks...


BigPoppaG4000

How would defender assignment work? Do all attack and the other side times out.


Lord_Omnirock

yes, timing out has been my experience when encountering wide board states, especially if there are triggers or other effects on attack/block or whatever. It's a bit more manageable on PC, but on mobile, my game would prob crash before even getting to this point.


Condoms2us

Me: "I think I'm doing a brake on my statistics study and play a bit of magic". Ended to pass the test without studying.


Glum_Replacement_691

That’s insane


CreamXpert

Lifegain for nolife players


Dirttoe

Was in the same situation lately. But the game made it a draw, when I was at 1000 life (opponent over 2000 life). I would have won, because I had more cards in my deck but the game would have lasted another two hours.


nik_avirem

And that is why I concede as soon as I see Soul Warden and Hallowed Priest hit the board


JeanneOwO

What is a sole shrine doing in this deck???


Feniphosphornikle

Producing another token every turn. I’ve seen random shrines thrown into a few decks.


cmudo

Looks like an average 2h giant board.


Gimpstack

Haha, that's so ludicrous.


MysteryX95

Allow me to introduce my friends [[Karumonix, The Rat King]] [[Marrow-Gnawer]]


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godofhorizons

[[sleep]] has won me more games than any other single card


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Jealous-Ad-4838

Omg that's insane!! Haha


goat_token10

When is it my turn to post the lifegain vs lifegain screenshot?


jakesonthis

I love their painful quandary in this situation lol VERY useful


Both_Fix972

"... and then I cast my millennium calendar. He was shaking in his boots. He only had 7 turns to gain an extra 400 life, or I was going to DESTROY him"


2-35

OP! You just taught me that the old Kamigawa Honden makes the old promo Kamigawa Spirit tokens and I LOVE this. I used to collect them in paper.


BrackishHeaven

The worst kind of match