Cost : 2
Aspect – 1 Elitism
Item – Gear
Effect : Treat the attached character
as though it has no rules text. Pay 2. Pick a
character. Attach this card to the character.
Got Ferret problems? Need to let your
Erotic Assassin attack freely? Or maybe those pesky
Coverts are making you cry. Well, then this card is
another solution for you!
Subversion Matrix can be great if you
play it the right way. Any card that can be both
beneficial to you when used and painful for your
opponent always has a place in anyone’s deck. You
pretty much get to take away your shortcomings of
your creatures, while hurting your opponents
Now, if the countering speeds are
correct, this card pretty much nullifies any card
that would have an effect coming into play. Say your
opponent gets out a Flaming Barduse, and you have
the 2 loose resources. I would assume that you would
be able to attach upon summon, but that makes this
card a little too amazing. Until I get some clearer
errata, I’m gonna stick to this. But still wow.
Like I said, it’s the Ferret Killer,
making it a 1/1/4. Kills off Thief Doyen (0 life at
that point), and kills coverts like crazy. Oh and of
course The Pogo Bear. You know the pogo bear? One
crazy ruling is that if it was already a creature at
the start of your turn, you can Sub.Matrix it to
make it a plain ol’ 3/3/3. So now, it can’t
Schproing! or Hide! But now, you have to keep paying
3, so the Matrix attached satisfies the monster
requirement. Once again, another one of those crazy
rulings that have no clarity yet.
So pretty much, there isn’t much of a
negative side to this card if it is as counter prone
as it is, and if it is as broken as we say, but for
now, it’s hard to really call it anything until some
errata comes up. But I’ll still give the rating.
Constructed – 4/5 –
It costs 2, for 1 aspect, and affects
almost all creatures in the game. There really isn’t
a negative side to this card. Making your opponents
cards doing nothing is always a good thing. However,
it doesn’t help you against Warlord Rush, and you do
have to keep some resources free if you want the
good times to roll on.
Limited – 4/5 –
Once again, same thing. Effect
nullification is great.
Art – 4/5 –
So…if a white cat walks through a
flash of Binary code…it turns into a bird?
Flavor Text –
That’s not really it for Subversion
Matrix, but we’ll get back to it, maybe in a
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