The Ply was pretty blah to me outside of the sidecut which was super fun.
The most playful yet still mtn capable boards I have ridden so far are the Signal Rocker light, Salomon Drift Rocker, and Flow Verve.
Go ahead, drink that kool-aid.
FS: Forum Sauce 142 $200 plus shipping
FS: Flux SE30 $75 plus shipping