August CCL, Signups/Round 1: Seen When Snorkeling

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Post by void_nothing » 3 days ago

CCL August Signups/Round 1

"Seen When Snorkeling"

Crystalline Nautilus, taken from Art of MtG, by Brad Rigney and Wizards of the Coast
Welcome to the Card Creation League! Everyone is free to participate in either or both of the first two rounds. Come join us!


It's Unusual Subtypes Month here in the CCL! Every subtype featured in challenges this month has not appeared on many cards.

Design a rare or mythic Nautilus, Sponge, or Starfish creature card.
  • Make sure to include a rarity.
Anyone can enter this first round! Your submissions are due Friday, August 7th, 23:59 EST.
  • Round 1 — Open to Everyone (August 1st–7th)
  • Round 2 — Open to Everyone (August 8th–14th)
  • Rounds 1 and 2 Critiques (Due August 17th)
  • Top 8 — Open to top 8 finishers (August 18th–21st)
  • Top 8 Critiques (Due August 23rd)
  • Top 4 — Open to top 4 finishers (August 24th–27th)
  • Top 4 Critiques (Due August 29th)
  • Final (August, winner determined by public poll)
Please note: For this month we will continue asking first and second round contestants to evaluate seven other contestants during the critique and top 3 period, in order to increase the total number of evaluations each contestant gets.
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Post by BeneTleilax » 3 days ago

Spiralling Nautilus 1UGG
Creature-Nautilus R
1: Gain 1 life.
1: Put a +1/+1 counter on Spiralling Nautilus. Activate this ability only if you gained life this turn.
2: Scry 2. Activate this ability only if Spiralling Nautilus had a counter placed on it this turn.
3: Create a 3/3 blue Squid. Activate this ability only if you scried this turn.

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Post by Subject16 » 2 days ago

Oh boy, marine biology and MtG, two of my favourite things!

Grasping Crown-of-Thorns 3UUB
Creature — Starfish (M)
Your opponents can't untap more than one creature during their untap steps.
At the beginning of each opponent's end step, that player sacrifices a tapped creature.
1UB, T: Tap target creature. Draw a card.
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Post by MonoRedMage » 2 days ago

Lava Sponge 3RR
Creature - Elemental Sponge {R}
Play with your hand revealed.
Lava Sponge gets +1/+1 for each Mountain card in your hand and in your graveyard.
RRRR, Discard two cards: Mill two cards, then draw two cards.

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Post by RaikouRider » 2 days ago

Jewel of Jwar Isle 5UU
Creature - Starfish {M}
When Jewel of Jwar Isle enters the battlefield, for each color, tap up to one target creature of that color an opponent controls. Those creatures can't become untapped for as long as Jewel of Jwar Isle remains on the battlefield.

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Post by Jimmy Groove » 2 days ago

The Patient Thing UU
Legendary Creature - Sponge (MR)
Whenever a player casts a non-creature spell, put a +1/+1 counter on the Patient Thing.
The Patient Thing has hexproof and trample, loses defender, and is a Kraken in addition to its other types as long as it has four or more +1/+1 counters on it.
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Post by Sojourner Dusk » 1 day ago

Tidehollow Starfish
Artifact Creature — Starfish (R)
Tidehollow Starfish gets +1/+1 for each other Starfish you control.
If Tidehollow Starfish would die, instead create two tokens that are copies of Tidehollow Starfish, then sacrifice it.
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Post by netn10 » 1 day ago

Mana Sponge 2U
Creature - Sponge (Rare)
Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, counter that spell. Put X +1/+1 counters on Mana Sponge, where X is that spell's conveted mana cost.

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Post by slimytrout » 1 day ago

Vivid Sea Star 1UG
Creature - Starfish (M)
For each color, the first time you cast a spell of that color on each of your turns, put a +1/+1 counter on Vivid Sea Star and draw a card.
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