Is there a way to choose a specific card art out of the basic lands printed within one set?
Posted on June 19, 2019, 12:15 a.m. by Kaigz
I’d like to list this specific Forest in my decklist:
But when I select Odyssey as the printing before adding a Forest to my list, it defaults to one of the other forest artworks from that set. Is there a way to force it to display this specific card?
I've asked this very same question before. Unfortunately no, the database only has one printing from each set. However, you can save the card you'd like to appear as an alter and use your alter code for deck lists.
How you do that, I'm not sure. You'd need to ask someone with more knowledge, but that's how you do it :)
June 19, 2019 2:06 a.m.
It works in concept now, but unfortunately there are still some old sets (like ODY) that don't have all the variants added. We basically just need the Gatherer ID for the card. In this case it's 31627, from the Gatherer URL:
but as you can see, it doesn't work right: Forest .
It does though in some other sets. For example:
Forest Forest Forest Forest
[[Forest (XLN:435437)]][[Forest (XLN:435438)]][[Forest (XLN:435439)]][[Forest (XLN:435440)]]
So I think your best bet is to ask if someone could add the Forest you want, over on the Official Missing Card thread. After that, you should be able to access it using the 'Forest (ODY:31627)' tag.
I'm not sure when they added this, but it's awesome! Also, just in case you weren't aware, there are a bunch of other tips like this in the 'Formatting tips' page (underneath any comment window). This particular one is under 'Tagging Cards in Deck Lists'.
June 19, 2019 1:52 p.m. Edited.
I've gotten about half of the basic lands done. Anything from Shards of Alara upwards I've done, with some supplementary products not included.
June 19, 2019 2:04 p.m.
That’s awesome, thanks! Is there anywhere I can go to see updates on the progress of the updates? Most of the lands I’d like to use are further back than Shards.
June 19, 2019 3:52 p.m.
I can say that the rest of the basics will be pretty far down the line.
After M20 I want to get the 450 missing promos (170 of which are promo basics), the WAR and M20 arena animated styles and some of the more recent missing supplementary products (ARC, DDS, DDT, E02, PCA, W16 and W17) in the database.