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Subject: Is this not technically needed but needed? rss

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Bruce Gazdecki
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I know, it's an odd question. I know that this isn't technically required to play, but is this "needed" or at least strongly suggested to have?
 
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Darrell Goodridge
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If you are intending to play 2 player only then no, you don't need it. Heck, even if you are playing 4 player you don't "need" it, although it would help. I made 4 120 pt books out of 1 core and 1 tome. I don't know how many came from the tome, but there were plenty of cards left over from the Core so I could've probably made due.
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so in the spell core tome are no new cards just copies? ( i ordered 1 but in the hope to get more new stuff....

nya but copies are okay to^^
 
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Samuel Hinz
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i'm sure there are new cards. or at least there are new cards in spell tome 2.
 
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Sean Gilley
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In reading the description of the two Spell Tomes on the MWs site, it doesn't seem to me that there are any new cards. There are six cards that they talk about for expanding your library, but of those six, I know that two are already available -- they were used against me a couple of hours ago. :-)

I don't have time right now to go check the other four, but I'm guessing they aren't new cards either. In fact, I hope that they aren't. One of the reasons I appreciate this game is that everyone has the same card set and winning or losing is about skillful use of the cards and not what cards you have. If it starts being about rare cards, my play will be limited to people who don't use them.
 
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David Sterling
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The Core Spell tomes (1 and 2) just add copies of existing cards. They do not add new cards.
They add copies of existing spells. Core Tome 1 focuses on more common spells and Core Tome 2 focuses on rares/epics and legendary cards.

They're not "needed" unless you and a friend start clashing on wanted cards for your spellbooks. You can make plenty of them though with the cards in the box.

 
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Erik Bade
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Now, can someone make a deck using ONLY the two spell tomes? I realize the board and wizard card would be missing but if your helping friend get into the game...
 
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