If your Magic: The Gathering playgroup is full of rude people (or if you just like to always be in control), then Common Courtesy from Unglued will make your game much more interesting. This wacky blue enchantment will prevent players from successfully resolving spells unless they ask you for permission first.
Common Courtesy – 2UU
Counter any spell unless its caster asks your permission to play that spell. If you refuse permission, Sacrifice Common Courtesy and counter the spell.
“You didn’t say the Magic word.”
It’s important to note that Common Courtesy specifies “any spell.” That means if your opponent is savvy, they’ll make you counter your own spell if you don’t ask yourself permission (which you should grant).
While you’ll be able to use Common Courtesy to counter any spell, it’s better to leave in on the battlefield for the duration of the game. Against the right person or in multiplayer games, Common Courtesy can counter an untold amount of spells when you’re tapped out – no Force of Will needed.
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