just wait until you see the regular expression ones
lol it's nice of you to say so, but i'm but a pale shadow of the master, Anthony Mattox:Omg, you are a master of scryfall search.
tacked on lifegain is the best kind of lifegain and spider's lifegain is surprisingly real on the defense
when it ETBs, you sacrifice another creature (it 'eats it'), then when it dies U gain 1 life per thing it's conceivably "eaten". I think it scans as a flavourful wholeOh, I love incidental lifegain, but Iwas referring to flavor here. Why does a spider, that shoots web balls, dying, cause me to gain life equal to the creatures in my graveyard? It makes absolutely no sense to me. And designwise, tge abilities seem rather disconnected as well.
Well, all your examples have one thing in common. They do not leave your opponent a choice. As much as I loveYes, much better but I probably still wouldn't play it. It still requires to be heavily into a madness-like archetype. Personally, I would always look into cards like Faithless Looting, Burning-Fist Minotaur or Voldaren Epicure first, that are less reliant on a Rootwalla in your hand.
White has an even stronger option: