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Hopper Theory
« on: May 12, 2018, 12:56:12 PM »
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If you were allowed to play upto 5 copies of this soul in T1-2p would you? How many would you play? Why?

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Re: Hopper Theory
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2018, 01:06:20 PM »
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I guess this is another way of asking, "How many cards do you need in your deck to win?"

While it would depend on a particular strategy, I would think playing 5 Hoppers would typically be good as it would speed up your deck by 5 cards and thus make it much more consistent
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Re: Hopper Theory
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2018, 01:24:41 PM »
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Maybe not, but I would definitely play with CoW Moses.  8)

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Re: Hopper Theory
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2018, 01:43:01 PM »
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Running 5 hoppers would be strange, I'd think. It'd take up five deck slots, but then I would get through my deck quicker and soul drought would be less of a possibility.
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Re: Hopper Theory
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2018, 01:49:20 PM »
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In a deck of 50 cards I use 0 since space is so tight.

HOWEVER, if we could use 5 I would throw 5 of these, another LS and another Dominant to said 50 card deck to get that extra Dominant.
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Re: Hopper Theory
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2018, 06:10:38 PM »
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Im prettying sure that Id build a 50 card deck that uses 5 effectively. Thats not to say Id use 5 in every deck though.
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Re: Hopper Theory
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2018, 07:14:24 PM »
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If Ends of the Earth didn't exist I would happily run all 5. Since that's not the world we live in, it likely wouldn't change most of my normal decks as they would still run 0.

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Re: Hopper Theory
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2018, 07:53:37 PM »
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I'm with Gabe, I think I could construct a really good deck that runs 5, but wouldn't necessarily be the absolute right choice of deck to run. I think there's plenty of counters to things like Ends and Moses
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Re: Hopper Theory
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2018, 10:48:54 PM »
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I guess Ends of the Earth and Lawless really don't worry me. If you are revealing my deck your speeding me up with an enhancement or evil card. I don't think drought is a defense anymore. Even a deck constructed around droughting isn't going to work anymore.

A deck played at 50 with 5 hoppers effectively only has 38 slots verses the standard 42/43, cut your 7 Dom's from that number and your at 31 deck slots. I simply find that very enticing. The reserve can bolster your lack of power.  The set up consistency would dramaticly increase in many themes.
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Re: Hopper Theory
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2018, 11:53:01 AM »
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Obligatory necropost to point out how awesome #Mayhem would be in a deck that runs 5 Hoppers
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