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Re: Drain Soul, Stranglevine and gain Life +X
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2014, 04:13:01 PM »
Yes, the order of the two sentences is what makes me believe they're related. It's not much, but there also isn't much there to make me think they aren't related.

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Re: Drain Soul, Stranglevine and gain Life +X
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2014, 04:30:43 PM »
Fair enough. I don't really have any other argument to contribute or counter your interpretation, though I am still satisfied with my own, so we will have to just agree to disagree until we hear an official answer.

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Re: Drain Soul, Stranglevine and gain Life +X
« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2014, 04:49:03 PM »
Absolutely.

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Re: Drain Soul, Stranglevine and gain Life +X
« Reply #18 on: January 28, 2014, 05:11:37 PM »
It is not cumulative. Its life is increased by two for every crush counter on it. It does not compound.

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Re: Drain Soul, Stranglevine and gain Life +X
« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2014, 06:16:05 PM »
Looks like I had it wrong. Thanks for the clarification.

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Re: Drain Soul, Stranglevine and gain Life +X
« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2014, 04:53:52 AM »
I just need to be sure.

Round 1 I cast Strangelvine    , pay 0 upkeep LIFE:    6
Round 2 I put one crush token, pay 1 upkeep LIFE:   6 + (2*1=2) = 8 LIFE
Round 3 I put one crush token, pay 2 upkeep LIFE:   8 + (2*2=4) = 12 LIFE
Round 4 I put one crush token, pay 3 upkeep LIFE: 12 + (2*3=6) = 18 LIFE

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Round 1 I cast Strangelvine    , pay 0 upkeep LIFE:    6
Round 2 I put one crush token, pay 1 upkeep LIFE:   6 + 2 for each token = 8 LIFE
Round 3 I put one crush token, pay 2 upkeep LIFE:   8 + 2 for each token = 10 LIFE
Round 4 I put one crush token, pay 3 upkeep LIFE: 10 + 2 for each token = 12 LIFE

I know the right answer but in our gaming group, there are people that can still interpreted it in different way :)

Thx
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Re: Drain Soul, Stranglevine and gain Life +X
« Reply #21 on: January 29, 2014, 06:11:56 AM »
I just need to be sure.

Round 1 I cast Strangelvine    , pay 0 upkeep LIFE:    6
Round 2 I put one crush token, pay 1 upkeep LIFE:   6 + (2*1=2) = 8 LIFE
Round 3 I put one crush token, pay 2 upkeep LIFE:   8 + (2*2=4) = 12 LIFE
Round 4 I put one crush token, pay 3 upkeep LIFE: 12 + (2*3=6) = 18 LIFE

OR

Round 1 I cast Strangelvine    , pay 0 upkeep LIFE:    6
Round 2 I put one crush token, pay 1 upkeep LIFE:   6 + 2 for each token = 8 LIFE
Round 3 I put one crush token, pay 2 upkeep LIFE:   8 + 2 for each token = 10 LIFE
Round 4 I put one crush token, pay 3 upkeep LIFE: 10 + 2 for each token = 12 LIFE

I know the right answer but in our gaming group, there are people that can still interpreted it in different way :)

Thx

The second method has the total LIFE correct. However, based on the card text this would be a more accurate calculation showing that the base LIFE doesn't change. The crush tokens just accumulate on top of the base.

Round 1 I cast Strangelvine    , pay 0 upkeep LIFE:   6
Round 2 I put one crush token, pay 1 upkeep LIFE:   6 + (2*1=2) = 8 LIFE
Round 3 I put one crush token, pay 2 upkeep LIFE:   6 + (2*2=4) = 10 LIFE
Round 4 I put one crush token, pay 3 upkeep LIFE:   6 + (2*3=6) = 12 LIFE
« Last Edit: March 18, 2014, 05:57:22 AM by wtcannonjr »
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Re: Drain Soul, Stranglevine and gain Life +X
« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2014, 11:32:41 AM »
OOPS, my MATH immunity is unqestionable :)

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