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My MTG Fantasy

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Hey, all!

I stayed up very, very late last night buylisting. As in, not last night, as in this morning until 7 AM. I slept in a bit and had a crazy dream. Since I spent so much time the last few weeks buyliting and I spent most of my time doing Magic-related stuff in general, the game has crept into my dreams. It seems I'm not safe from Magic anywhere.

In the dream last night, I had bought a collection on Craigslist and when I was loading the boxes into my car, the seller handed me a piece of paper and told me not to lose it. I decided at once that the paper must contain the "codes" for the collection and I couldn't lose it or the collection wouldn't "work". What kind of code, though?

When I woke up, I decided the code must have been a cheat code for the collection. I started brainstorming a bit and came up with some Magic collection cheat codes I wish were real. Got some ideas of your own? Leave them in the comment section.

 

Up, Up, Down, Down, Right, Right - All cards are set-sorted and alphabetized.

Down, Up, Left, Right, Down, Up, Left, Right - The non-basic lands section will be stripped of all rares but will contain a Wasteland.

Up, Down, Down, Right, Right - All Dazes, Spell Snares, Submerges and Merfolk creatures in the bulk boxes are now foil.

Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Up, Down - "My aunt bought me something called Portal 3 Kingdoms but it sounded like it's for noobs so I never opened the box."

Down, Down, Down, Up, Left - All artist signatures are replaced by Richard Garfield's signature.

A, B, A, C, A, B - "These are my cheating boyfriend's cards- I couldn't possibly charge more than $1."

X, Square, Square, Triangle, X, Circle - All cards in HP condition become MP, MP becomes SP, SP becomes NM.

Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Select - All instances of fourth edition cards are replaced with cards from Alternate fourth edition; all instances of Alternate fourth edition are replaced with Summer edition.

 

Jason Alt

Jason Alt is a value trader and writer. He is Quiet Speculation's self-appointed web content archivist and co-captain of the interdepartmental dodgeball team. He enjoys craft microbrews and doing things ironically. You may have seen him at magic events; he wears black t-shirts and has a beard and a backpack so he's pretty easy to spot. You can hear him as co-host on the Brainstorm Brewery podcast or catch his articles on Gatheringmagic.com. He is also the Community Manager at BrainstormBrewery.com and writes the odd article there, too. Follow him on Twitter @JasonEAlt unless you don't like having your mind blown.

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