Tuesday, January 31, 2012

RCotD #81

Random Card of the Day #81:

Avatar of Me - 2UU
Creature - Avatar
Avatar of Me costs {1} more to play for each ten years you've been alive.
Avatar of Me's power is equal to your height in feet and its toughness is equal to your American shoe size. Round to the nearest ½.
Avatar of Me's color is the color of your eyes.

Initial thoughts:

Well, it was only a matter of time until we got an Unhinged card. Kind of fitting after our MUCMonday.

I don't know what to say about this, I mean it varies between each person. The average M:tG player is in their twenties so I guess it's a 6 cost Avatar. Somewhere between 5½-6½ power and it's toughness between 10 and 13. So I suppose it's above the curve. If you would take a reference to RCotD #32:

2-cost 2/2 -- average
3-cost 3/3 -- average
4-cost 4/4 -- below average
4-cost 4/5 -- average
5-cost 6/6 -- average

So by this logic a 6-cost 6/9 vanilla will be about average. Typically you get 6 cost 6/6 fliers but when you add flying to it, it is no longer a vanilla creature. Even if it was a 6-cost 6½/13 I would still not play it. The color of it seems irrelevant, but I guess brown would have to "round to" black.

I suppose the card is good because it's above the curve slightly, but if you're dropping a 6-cost to win games, I would probably compare it to Wurmcoil Engine or any of the Titans still. So I feel most of the time it's a 3/5.

But it's a 6-cost 5½/10½ to me. So 2/5. I would have loved to see a person yell "Judge!" at a Limited event of Unhinged--if only to protest to have it's power accurately measured.

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