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Magic: The Gathering - The 6 Most Triumphant Cards From Innistrad
This article will be a bit different; although it is still set in Innistrad and its associated sets, we will be looking at cards that give a feeling of triumph. The full art for Avacyn, Angel of Hope, a card from Avacyn Restored, the third set in Magic: The Gathering's Innistrad block, and a card that[...]
Magic: The Gathering - Innistrad's Six Most Dread-Inducing Cards
We took a look at all the sets that take place on Innistrad – Innistrad proper, Dark Ascension, Avacyn Restored, Shadows Over Innistrad, Eldritch Moon, and Midnight Hunt, and found what we believe to be the most dread-inducing card, speaking aesthetically, in each set Previously, we went over the creepiest, most haunting, and most poignant cards in these sets, and[...]
Magic: The Gathering - Innistrad's Six Most Poignant Cards So Far
Dark Ascension's Helvault Unfortunately, most of the poignance of the original story of Innistrad came in the beginning, when establishing the world of the block, and the end, during Avacyn Restored, when hope was at its highest point (in more than a figurative sense, to be sure) The second set in the block, Dark Ascension, was mostly the rising[...]
Magic: The Gathering: 6 Of Innistrad's Most Haunting Cards
It only shows us that Bud Cook's work is overlooked in favor of many other well-praised artists (who definitely deserve that praise, don't get us wrong!). 3. Avacyn Restored's Raging Poltergeist While many cards in Avacyn Restored do absolutely fall under the "poignant" umbrella that we mentioned we would get to in a later article, only a few are[...]