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Sorry for being late. But if nidia ability says you can't pack maneuver of 4D and greater. So does divas overload! Somehow not legal to pack?

The text of Divas Overload! says it can be packed by any Diva, regardless of their Superstar ability, so it gets around her normal maneuver restriction.

Perfect! Thanks again!

Nice write-up! I've got a question, though, because I think I'm forgetting  some cards, or missing interactions:

 "You play this after a Spit at Opponent, and the net result is you discard 3 and opponent DISCARDS 10! Or how about Who Booked This Match? You draw a net of 6 and he discards a net of 6!" can you run me through the math that gets the numbers this high? Because I'm calculating Spit as forcing a 6 card discard, and WBTM as doing 4 apiece.

And I'm happy to see you mention the Grab Mark's Chair/Reverse 180 combo. I've used it in decks before, but getting to 5F was often a requirement. I hadn't thought of using it with Sandow!


If Boss and Huh ultimately gets their own set, please, please just call them Superstar "Bayley and Sasha", or similar, and keep "Boss and Hug" as a prematch or backstage card. I can't stand it as their team name. XD

Rules Forum / Origins 2013
« on: March 25, 2019, 07:45:03 AM »
Pertinent text: "This card is also considered Origins 2005 for your card effects."

Does this text interact with effects like No More Cheap Pops' "When played at Columbus, OH at Origins, he discards 1 card."?

Or is it (at this time), only effective for The Flannel Shirt? (that being the only other card I find in Lackey that has "Origins 2005" in its text.  I assume it's this latter answer, given that the text on No More Cheap Pops is so much more specific than that on Flannel Shirt.


Virtual Raw Deal / Re: 30 Days of Raw Deal Christmas
« on: December 23, 2018, 05:53:28 AM »
So for The Demon Arrives, even though it says I MUST move a card in my ring I can op out of that and just randomly remove 3 cards from the game?

So I'm not 100% on this, but I believe that because it says MUST you truly must, you cannot simply opt out. The bit about randomly removing 3 cards is probably there in case you've run out of cards in your ring, or every card in your ring is permanent and cannot be removed for its effect. Because without that, you could probably run an interesting build that used a lot of permanent cards to try and avoid the otherwise mandatory effect. I'm not necessarily seeing where that would become abusive, but, of course, I haven't tried to build him to exploit it since the way the card is written has precluded that kind of build.

Virtual Raw Deal / Re: 30 Days of Raw Deal Christmas
« on: December 22, 2018, 09:34:52 AM »
Wow, the Visage is gorgeous. All of the cards on this set have been looking great, Finn is getting some really striking ones.

Virtual Raw Deal / Re: 30 Days of Raw Deal Christmas
« on: December 22, 2018, 07:26:42 AM »
When choosing a card to move from your opponents ring is it the entire number of cards you have removed from the game or just the 2+ you happened to move from under your Superstar card at the time?

The second one: just the number of cards you moved on that activation. The verbage is "you removed", referring back to paying the cost of the effect. If it we're counting the total number of cards removed from the game, it would have been written as "where # is the total number of your cards removed from the game."

Virtual Raw Deal / Re: 30 Days of Raw Deal Christmas
« on: December 16, 2018, 07:59:19 AM »
My fatal flaw as a card game player is my inability to read the cards in their entirety.

Back before I knew about TCO, my playgroup made fantasy cards for each of us. One of my cards allowed me to ignore a sentence in a card for this exact reason.

Virtual Raw Deal / Re: 30 Days of Raw Deal Christmas
« on: December 16, 2018, 07:13:06 AM »

So does this mean on the non-maneuver thing the non-Maneuver doesn't have to be Successful for him to get the bonus Crud on "The Man Gravity Forgot" or what as that seems kinda crappy on that by oh lookee I reversed your Recovery and now I can get Free Bonuses as I think it should be if your Opponent successfully played a non-maneuver on their turn then you get the bonuses.

Counter-point: that means even if Neville has plenty of F and doesn't need the discount, the maneuver still qualifies for being reversed by Your Reach Exceeds Your Grasp (unless it was an RMS maneuver).

Virtual Raw Deal / Re: 30 Days of Raw Deal Christmas
« on: December 14, 2018, 09:16:41 AM »
Bo is looking like a ton of fun. He and The Ascension have me thinking up a fantasy card for those NXT who got called up and were completely squandered.

Virtual Raw Deal / Re: 30 Days of Raw Deal Christmas
« on: December 08, 2018, 08:11:00 AM »
I am really looking forward to playing Alexa. This is yet another set that is an absolute embarrassment of riches. Too much good stuff already. I also appreciate her breathing new life into non-TB Chokehold, which was a mainstay of many of my early decks.

Virtual Raw Deal / Re: 30 Days of Raw Deal Christmas
« on: November 28, 2018, 07:16:25 AM »
... (with one exception, Ascension is kind of a promo Superstar, and has a smaller set.) ...


Oh now I'm super intrigued. I really liked the look of them based off their Superstar card, but did not of them as a promo Superstar. Hype-train, depart!

Virtual Raw Deal / Re: 30 Days of Raw Deal Christmas
« on: November 27, 2018, 08:56:02 AM »
Hooray Blue Pants! Absolutely loving the Vaudevillians so far!

General Discussion: Raw Deal / Re: thankful for RDPC
« on: November 23, 2018, 06:03:06 AM »
Hear, hear! Especially in the face of those of us who are ungrateful, thank you to the whole team for all of your hard work and sacrifice in continuing to improve this wonderful game!

Since the SS3 version is MRP, you have to follow that text. However, reviewing it, I don't see any real differences except that the new version also looks for Spinebuster for determining whether you can play it.

To be clear, you are still allowed to pack and play this original version, you just have to treat it and obey the MRP version of the text.

Deck Reviews - Classic / Re: Rey Mysterio Deck List Help
« on: October 20, 2018, 03:20:10 PM »
If you're using Virtual cards, you can pack High-Flying Style and Cruiserweight Style Action. Those make your non-Throwback Japanese Arm Drags 0F High Risks, which might help get that opening Fortitude.

Rules Forum / Re: Blanking card moved from ring and then re-played
« on: September 08, 2018, 08:14:17 AM »
When Heyman uses his ability, he just puts them into his ring or into his Backstage; he never plays them. Accordingly, his stipulations don't encounter step 1 of the timing in playing a card:
"1 Play the card.  Until the card is moved to another area, it is not in any area while resolving the Timing Breakdown."

So his stipulations are always either in his ring or Backstage.

Welcome (back) to Raw Deal / Re: Need Set Help
« on: August 24, 2018, 10:44:02 AM »
You'll probably be hard pressed to build decks out of boosters from earlier sets, unless there's a survivor series in there. You'll be relying on getting sets of the booster only Superstars, and you'll be unlikely to pull basic reversals like elbow to the face, step aside, etc.

You certainly won't have any trouble building 60 card decks, it will just be a very specific meta.

That said, if you supplement those boxes with some of the virtual stuff from this site, you can make up for a lot of that slack, and introduce a horde of complete Superstars, not to mention support for anyone you get from the boosters.

Raw Deal Online / Re: Lackey on iPad update error
« on: June 16, 2018, 06:21:59 PM »
Thank you!

Raw Deal Online / Lackey on iPad update error
« on: June 16, 2018, 03:04:55 PM »
When trying to use the update URL, I'm getting an "ERROR!: unable to download a valid update list.txt" message.  This is on iPad. Anyone else having this issue? Anyone find a work around? (Since this IOS and an app, I don't know how to do the .zip workaround that would address the issue in Windows).

Thanks in advance.

Rules Forum / Jimmy Hart's Megaphone vs. It's Showtime
« on: May 14, 2018, 07:49:19 PM »
Jimmy Hart's Megaphone
Backstage Card
Cannot be packed by Doink.
This card may be moved into your Arsenal.
During your first turn of the game, you may shuffle this card from your Backstage Area into your Arsenal.
You may play this card from hand as if it was F: 20 and a "Reversal: Superstar specific non-maneuver card"; when you have lower Fortitude, as if it was F: 10.
Unique     D: 2

It's Showtime!
Pre-match Event
If it is the first turn of the game, you may reveal your hand to your opponent before his Draw Segment, then overturn the top 2 cards of your Arsenal and put them into your Ringside pile. End your opponent's turn.
F: 0   D: 0

Player 1 has Jimmy Hart's Megaphone in his backstage. Player 1 is going first. Player 2 activates It's Showtime.

Is there any window of opportunity for the Megaphone to go from the backstage area into Player 1's arsenal?

Rules Forum / Flashy LED Jacket and Blank Cards
« on: April 14, 2018, 07:03:33 AM »
Jericho's Flashy LED Jacket
Backstage Card
Once during each of your turns, when you have no face-down cards in your Ring, you may discard 1 card and overturn 1 card and then put 1 non-Superstar-specific card from your Ringside in your Ring face-down.
When you successfully play 1 card with blank text, you may put 1 card from your Ringside on the bottom of your Arsenal and flip 1 card in your Ring face-down.

If I play a card with blank text, may I choose to flip a card facedown but decline to put a card on the bottom of my Arsenal?

Fantasy Cards / Monster Beal
« on: April 07, 2018, 05:39:42 PM »
Monster Beal
If your opponent has the card titled "High-Flying Style" or any card with the word "Lucha" in the title in his Ring, this card is -5F.
If the card titled "As Big and Tough as Any Two Men" is in your Backstage, this card is +5D.
F: 10 D: 10
SV : 3
RMS logo

Maybe not 20, but you can count me in.

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