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Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« on: January 23, 2020, 09:06:02 PM »
Inspired by ransomman's Marvel Champions topic, I've decided to make one master thread for Magic updates, instead of starting a new topic every time I add something. I'll post new updates as replies here, as well as edit this first post with the current release.

Magic plugin update URL: http://magicplugin.normalitycomics.com/update/updatelist.txt

For questions, bugs, or requests, feel free to either reply here or start a new topic, whichever suits your fancy.

Latest Update:
3/21/20

Unsanctioned is now high-res!
« Last Edit: March 21, 2020, 02:01:00 PM by CrazyChucky »

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2020, 09:06:14 PM »
1/23/20

The most visible change is the addition of the tokens from Theros Beyond Death, but there are a number of other changes:
  • Scripts now say "create" instead of "spawn". Only took me three years to notice I could include Wizards' new templating!
  • Some cards, like Increasing Devotion, can create two distinct numbers of tokens. ("Create five 1/1 white Human creature tokens. If this spell was cast from a graveyard, create ten of those tokens instead.") These cards were only getting a script for the first number; they should now have both.
  • Jace, Cunning Castaway didn't have a clone token, or a script to create it! Fixed, though the image is a subpar placeholder that I'll improve later.
  • Mana costs for cards are now written with their brackets, i.e. {5}{G}{G} instead of 5GG. This makes Phyrexian and hybrid costs legible.
  • Loyalty is now a data column for cards. Doesn't really make any sense for it not to be.
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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2020, 10:12:40 PM »
you should make a dedicated mtg lacky plugin site. post all updates there.

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2020, 07:00:50 AM »
It's on my to-do list, in the "eventually" section. XD

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2020, 12:40:21 AM »
The new holiday card, Decorated Knight, doesn't seem to have an image.

Also, I'm just curious if you are going to add the weird 'playtest' cards. If you don't think they are worth the effort for something very few people will bother with, I def understand, but I was just wondering.

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2020, 08:23:57 PM »
Good catch! The image is uploaded now.

Since the playtest cards aren't intended for constructed use outside of drafting the Mystery Boosters, I figured I wouldn't worry about them until enough information is available to accurately simulate the booster pack.

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2020, 09:02:01 AM »
2/1/20

Unsanctioned has been added. We finally have an official Giant Teddy Bear token, woohoo!

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2020, 09:22:44 PM »
2/7/20

I did an overhaul of the templating system I use for my custom tokens—that is, all tokens that cards can create, but that have never been printed. There are a lot of small improvements, but the most visible is that self-copiers are now fully rendered from templates, rather than merely an overlay over existing cards. This makes them much more visually consistent. Check these out!



With one exception: Jace, Cunning Castaway is literally the only token planeswalker ever, so I did a custom Photoshop job for that:



I also selected some more appropriate art for a few tokens, including this little gem. Did you know they got Stephen Tappin to illustrate a Pincher token to go with his art for Summoning Station, but it was only ever used on MTGO? Now you're free to use it in Lackey.



To see all 110 custom tokens, complete with which cards create them (mouse over for a hover image, or click to view on Scryfall), check out the gallery page.

And lastly, we're now up to date with the latest Oracle text updates.


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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2020, 06:46:30 PM »
2/14/20

Some cards in Theros Beyond Death had incorrect image file numbers and weren't displaying properly. They should work correctly now.

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2020, 10:54:59 AM »
2/16/20

Theros Beyond Death now has its full-art basic lands instead of the regular ones.

I found several more MTGO pieces of artwork for tokens, and this excellent custom Pest artwork by Dominik Mayer.



Also, the Beleren font on real Magic cards uses special glyphs for lowercase "f", "h", "m", and "n" when they end a word, but the version of Beleren available online doesn't do this. I did some custom hacking to fix it.



(Gallery of all custom Lackey tokens)

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #10 on: February 27, 2020, 08:01:44 PM »
2/27/20

Theros Beyond Death is now high-res.

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #11 on: February 28, 2020, 07:41:18 PM »
2/28/20

Oops! Somehow I forgot to add THB to Standard. Fixed now.

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2020, 09:37:39 AM »
3/20/20
  • Added ETB counters for:
    • Modular
    • Graft
    • Vanishing
    • Fading
    • Sagas
  • Added right-clickable scripts to add counters for:
    • Renown
    • Bloodthirst
    • Tribue
    • Fabricate
  • Added script to Jace, Cunning Castaway to correctly create Illusion token

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Re: Magic: The Gathering Plugin Updates
« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2020, 02:00:45 PM »
3/21/20

Unsanctioned is now high-res!