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[Discussion] Excavate

Post by Centrik on Thu May 01, 2014 6:54 pm

Excavate

So Sylvan's have been in the game for months now and we still only know a little bit about "excavate". Excavate is a new term introduced in the new Rulebook (available in the Cyber Dragon Revolution Structure Deck or digitally here). This change was announced a month ago in the Strategy blog, but I have noticed players and judges alike are having some problems understanding how this mechanic works.

Definition (Source: Rulebook): When a card says to “excavate” cards from your Deck, you reveal those cards to both players. Then, before you do anything else, apply the instructions from the card effect that excavated them. Cards that are being excavated are still treated as being in the Deck until sent elsewhere by the card instructions.

Well that sounds pretty much like "reveal" but if so then why did KNM make a new term? I remember that I read a person's state about 2 months ago in a website: "When you excavate something, you reveal it, but when you reveal something, you are not necessarily excavating". (k.) But we MAY find it easier if you think of "discard", "tribute" and "send". That's all like sending to the Graveyard, right? And they're different. Of course most of you guys have already known about this through Dark World's, and maybe an example of "Wind-Ups Zenmaines" with "Blackship of Corn". So yeah, I will just say that "excavating" is a form of revealing cards. Now we know that it's an another form but still: What's the difference? What does it exactly do?

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Re: [Discussion] Excavate

Post by Kandy.JPEG on Thu May 01, 2014 7:42 pm

Old news is old.

This literally came out so long ago.

but k.




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Re: [Discussion] Excavate

Post by Centrik on Thu May 01, 2014 7:56 pm

But did someone open a discussion about it? No. So k.


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Re: [Discussion] Excavate

Post by Kandy.JPEG on Thu May 01, 2014 7:58 pm

No need for a discussion when like everyone knows about it already....k.




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Re: [Discussion] Excavate

Post by Centrik on Thu May 01, 2014 7:58 pm

Seriously there are so many things we don't know about this.


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Re: [Discussion] Excavate

Post by Kandy.JPEG on Thu May 01, 2014 8:02 pm

Like.




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Re: [Discussion] Excavate

Post by Skitoritto on Thu May 01, 2014 8:10 pm

It being treated as reveal enables us to use cards that can "send/destroy idk" revealed stuff.
I'm not even sure if card like that exist,but the fact its being treated as reveal has to have a solid reason.
They made this new way of revealing to reduce the count of letters on card text,and therefor to give less money on the ink.Another reason are reprints,you know how many people want to have the errated version of the card?They don't want to carry papers whom contain its new effect,they want it on the card.
Off Topic [I want to!]:They should have made DW's more easier to understand and re-print them,would be great :D.

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Re: [Discussion] Excavate

Post by Kandy.JPEG on Thu May 01, 2014 8:12 pm

The only reason they made this is because they did not want it to intertwine with LS and make it even more OP than it already is




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Re: [Discussion] Excavate

Post by Order of Chaos on Thu May 01, 2014 10:14 pm

Mr.Kandy wrote:The only reason they made this is because they did not want it to intertwine with LS and make it even more OP than it already is

The other way around , didnt want sylvans to be op with the help of LS.


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Re: [Discussion] Excavate

Post by Kandy.JPEG on Thu May 01, 2014 10:19 pm

same thing




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