- Search for Tomorrow Tranquil Grove There was a problem adding this item to Cart. I really don’t like the double standards that this whole BS brings up. Hello dear reader, I know that this blog post sometimes get linked in discussions about MTG cards and some of the problematic art that may appear in the game. Dragonlord Kolaghan - I respect the fact that some people see this in the artwork, and I understand where it comes from. However, some folks have gotten fired up over more than just the card’s insane impact on a game. - Nissa's Pilgrimage Hunter's Insight In every self-defense training class men, women, and children alike are taught to do one specific action when they are being held down by a man: kick him in the nuts. GW is quite weak on draw effects, but there are some notable cards like Sylvan Library. Let’s put the two arts together: In context it’s very simple: in one frame Garruk appears to be winning the fight, and in the other frame Liliana has the upper hand. And I dont think the curse comes off by hurting liliana, I think she has to remove it I understand that the fantasy genre is generally biased towards the desires of men, especially in how females are depicted, and I know that it’s a major concern for many gamers, male and female alike (thus why this argument sucks). ( Log Out /  I’m not calling for representation of male “victimization” in art and other media, not in the slightest. Does it ever mention if she lived or if Garruk got the curse removed? Very interesting topic, I wrote my thoughts on the issue and argue that the art is taken out of context, and discuss how easy it would be for Liliana to get out of that position. Sarkhan's Unsealing Card Name: Triumph of Ferocity Cost: 2G Color: Green Card Type: Enchantment Card Number: 198 Artist: James Ryman Card Text: At the beginning of your upkeep, draw a card if you control the creature with the greatest power or tied for the greatest power. Acidic Slime (Full disclosure: I’m a dude, so if you’re going to just toss aside my perspective because I’m not a woman, well just stop reading here and go read some more Ann Coulter, since you’re clearly not willing to hear out anyone with rational thought). One in six women have been the victim of completed or attempted rape. First, it is an ongoing ability to draw an extra card each turn (albeit conditional) for three little mana – only one being green – so it’s super splash-able (as are many of the really good green cards in this set). Curse of Opulence Taking a step back, yes it’s a struggle between a man and woman. publicly apologized for it on her Twitter feed. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Burnished Hart At the beginning of your upkeep, draw a card if you control the creature with the greatest power or tied for the greatest power. I did mention that they withdrew a GameMat with another piece of art though. Based on common self-defense techniques and analyzing the art itself, it is actually Garruk who is in trouble here. Rishkar's Expertise, Walker of Secret Ways Bookmark the permalink. Also if you are going to have female characters as heroes of stories they are going to end up in fights. I don’t know maybe in my country there is no such problems, because as a society we had worse problems to solve than stare at GAME CARDS and try to find some sexual themes. Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product. Kolaghan Monument I would agree with you that sometimes masculinity is not respected and its equated with badness or rape. Even the most humble inhabitants of Peema have the might of the forest behind them. - Magic the Gathering, FNM is TM and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Please try again later. Fellwar Stone Darksteel Ingot Maybe the problem is in someone sexual deviation? I would add Bow of Nylea and Asceticism. Privacy statement | Triumph of Ferocity: More than just a card? - Triumph of Ferocity - Avacyn Restored, Magic: the Gathering - Online Gaming Store for Cards, Miniatures, Singles, Packs & Booster Boxes. Response / Resurgence Along with the fact that it would be fine if that was a guy, even though last I knew guys can also get raped. Both arts depict one planeswalker in peril at the hands of the other. Skyshroud Claim ( Log Out /  As you said, it’s not the point of the artwork and they know that. - You are absolutely over-analyzing if you look at a piece of fantasy art — a piece where it looks like he’s about to drive his fist-spike through her head and both are very, very pissed off with the other — and somehow come to a conclusion of sexual overtones. But on the other hand, it does kind of look like he is about to rape her. I dont think Garruk is too concearned about anything other than removing his curse… look at him, hes like zombie flesh – garruk. When this triggers, the ability (along with the condition as a whole) goes on the stack. WHY would you see rape in this artwork? - Qty: 32. Broodmate Dragon This site is unaffiliated. Apparently Future planeswalkers are secretly revealed in bad uncommons.. James Ryman. Smothering Tithe Check the Uktabi Orangutan where apes are mating, and eg. Thus, I had to find away to refute your claim. Please try your search again later. We can all learn. We all know it’s just as wrong for a woman to beat/abuse/rape a man, yet it’s accepted without so much as a blink in fantasy art/stories/whatever, until it’s a man in that woman’s role. The green soulbond guys (like Druid’s Familiar)and red humans (especially with Vigilante Justice) go uber aggro well before a white or blue player can set up their halo head air force. - First, it is an ongoing ability to draw an extra card each turn (albeit conditional) for three little mana – only one being green –  so it’s super splash-able (as are many of the really good green cards in this set). Triumph of Ferocity | Magic: The Gathering | Collectable Card Games, mtg | At the beginning of your upkeep, draw a card if you control the creature with the greatest power or tied for the greatest power. There was a problem completing your request. Details. I played green-black, red-black, and green-red, and both of the green decks included a fantastic uncommon that some have viewed as an allusion to sexual assault (aka rape). This is ok. That guy catches up to her and threatens to kill her if she doesn't cure him. I probably didn’t follow up on all my thoughts or explained them well enough. Dromoka, the Eternal Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The ability checks whether you’ll draw a card when it resolves. For example, sure, perhaps this image merely indicates that Liliana is weaker than Garruk. by Bradybeanz, EDH Card-Draw Master List What does this for you? - If I had artwork for it I totally could, ’cause what I have in mind is this like really serious scene of them facing off but instead of Garruk with his axe and Liliana with her fireball type thing they have pillows and are dead serious about it. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. }, & its one part of the Innistrad story that actually isnt totally finished, and thats why they made two versions – like a choose your own adventure…. And I will happily reform that clay and add to it by learning and creating a greater understanding of the world around me. I think it was beatifully rendered. Atarka, World Render Triumph of Ferocity. I had a few instances where I had a big creature trapped under a Spectral Prison, so I couldn’t do anything but let it sit there until I drew a spell to target it off. Liliana is likely about to toss said fireball into Garruk’s face, which would instantly swing the fight back into Liliana’s control. Now, I will not remove or change the original text, it stands as a reminder to myself that I in fact changed alot the last few years, and I’m very proud of that evolution. The people who cried about this “ART” are fools. Set: Avacyn Restored Mana Cost: Card Type: Enchantment Description: At the beginning of your upkeep, draw a card if you control the creature with the greatest power or tied for the greatest power. Whiptongue Hydra Scourge of the Throne Add to Cart + Customers who viewed this also viewed: Guild Feud. It also should not be a surprise that as part of that theme there are two similar cards, one in each of the planeswalkers’ colors, depicting them attacking the other. I think you can, but it may not be as clear as you think. There are 0 customer reviews and 2 customer ratings. Not of This World You will receive the Foil version of this card. Hermit of the Natterknolls Adding 6 power to the board for 4 mana is good I heard. Endbringer - Commander's Sphere Steel Hellkite Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. But every time you play a Fantasy game or read a story from a Fantasy world or likewise, do you think/see all violent men as rapists? Rarity: Uncommon. Triumph of Ferocity’s ability will trigger at the beginning of each of your upkeeps regardless of who controls the creature with the greatest power. Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire Hoarding Dragon It’s not just that Garruk is winning. - When it resolves, it allows the effect to occur if the condition is satisfied.