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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2015, 04:09:46 PM »
This may be the strangest thread I've stumbled upon in these forums over the past few years. I have no idea what's being written about?

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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #16 on: August 22, 2015, 06:19:37 PM »
It's about Magic: The Gathering and some of its various incarnations/addons/standalone updates. That much I know.

The rest?  ???
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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #17 on: August 22, 2015, 06:27:18 PM »
This may be the strangest thread I've stumbled upon in these forums over the past few years. I have no idea what's being written about?

Yeah, I'm starting to think that too.  :D
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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #18 on: August 22, 2015, 06:29:04 PM »
1st rule of Shandalar 2015: DO NOT ASK ABOUT SHANDALAR 2015!

2nd rule of Shandalar 2015: DO NOT ASK ABOUT SHANDALAR 2015!

3rd rule of Shandalar 2015: try to buy some Disenchants and a full set of Circles of Protection pronto. Those things are invaluable (and possibly illegal in modern play. I was amazed the current Duels doesn't have either of them.) Naturally this means starting with a white deck, though the game will throw in a random minority complement of some other color.
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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #19 on: August 22, 2015, 08:34:37 PM »
This may be the strangest thread I've stumbled upon in these forums over the past few years. I have no idea what's being written about?

Yeah, I'm starting to think that too.  :D

My wife and I just finished watching the movie "Birdman" with Michael Keaton...in some odd way I felt the same way about that movie as I do about this thread.

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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #20 on: August 23, 2015, 02:57:54 AM »
The old 90s now was left by the wayside.  And it's, arguably, the best of the lot due to having some varied vestige of a proper single-player experience. 

It's been very cowed multiplayer shit ever since they started up again. 

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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #21 on: August 23, 2015, 12:04:37 PM »
Am I honestly going to have to do a DAR on Shandalar to instruct young whippersnappers why those of us who know about it keep whinging about Wizards-of-the-Cost not re-making it?

Because I will. If I have to. For... illustration.
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Dawn of Armageddon -- a narrative AAR for Dawn of War: Soulstorm: Ultimate Apocalypse: The Hunt Begins: Insert Joke Here!

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #22 on: August 23, 2015, 12:16:04 PM »
Come on, Jason.  You know you really want to.
Slip down that slippery slope.l
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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #23 on: August 23, 2015, 05:25:21 PM »
I played the hell out of Microprose's Duels of the Planeswalkers.  Although I recall there being an occasional annoying bug in it.

Damn campaign was pretty tough.  O0

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Re: !! Shandalar 2015 !! -- uh, not that it exists, so far as you know
« Reply #24 on: August 23, 2015, 06:47:51 PM »
Come on, Jason.  You know you really want to.
Slip down that slippery slope.l

Slippage!

(...possibly not what that word normally implies in English slang. Or possibly so, considering at least one of the screenshots of the background art, come to think of it...)
ICEBREAKER THESIS CHRONOLOGY! -- Victor Suvorov's Stalin Grand Strategy theory, in chronological order. Lots and lots of order...

Dawn of Armageddon -- a narrative AAR for Dawn of War: Soulstorm: Ultimate Apocalypse: The Hunt Begins: Insert Joke Here!

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

PanzOrc Corpz Generals -- Season One complete; Fantasy Wars AAR, lots of screenies.