Pro Tour Lee (jacqui-standard)

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Sun, 2016-02-07 20:10
jacqui-pup
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Hi everyone. Before I release Rising Waters (set two of MTI block), and before the new plugin update happens, I'd like to have a Constructed tournament.

Pro Tour Lee is a jacqui Standard tournament, so the two sets available to you are Time Hop and Mercadian Tides.

In the spirit of the Magic invitational, the winner will get to work with me to design a card for "Andres" (the set after Rising Waters).

3. Korakhos (2-0) vs. 4. WindyDelcarlo (1-0)
6. HerzinththeDark (1-0) vs. 8. justnobody (2-0)
10. jacqui-pup (1-0) vs. 1. Neottolemo (1-1)
2. fluffyDeathbringer (0-1) vs. 7. Nazsmith (1-1)
9. Marzen64 (0-1) vs. 5. Guitarweeps (1-1)

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Sun, 2016-02-07 20:12
Neottolemo
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Sounds fun. I'm in!

Sun, 2016-02-07 20:38
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Count me in as well

Sun, 2016-02-07 21:00
WindyDelcarlo
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Sure, sure.

Sun, 2016-02-07 21:03
jacqui-pup
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Yaaaaaaaay. 60-card decks, 15-card sideboard, etc, etc.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Sun, 2016-02-07 21:53
Neottolemo
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You're going to use that blue Octopus-making exile Mythic Rare, aren't you?

Sun, 2016-02-07 22:13
jacqui-pup
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No maximum deck size, nope.

And Benthic Knowledge is so cool it almost makes blue worth it.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Sun, 2016-02-07 23:17
WindyDelcarlo
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You can play 61 cards if you really want

Sun, 2016-02-07 23:38
jacqui-pup
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Did I accidentally reprint Battle of Wits???

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Mon, 2016-02-08 00:28
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I'll give it a shot although I'll have to look over the sets a bit to build a deck. To save me some time any particular deck archetypes you'd like to see in action?

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Mon, 2016-02-08 01:07
jacqui-pup
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Well, it needs to finish up before Preasti (and by extension, the plugin update).

GW, I think that Rebels are both 1. powerful and 2. very easy to play and build. There are some very good token strategies too I think.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Mon, 2016-02-08 05:10
Temata38
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I'd like to join if that's alright, though I'm only about 80% sure how the tournament works.

Mon, 2016-02-08 16:07
justnobody
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I'll give it a shot. Brewing is always fun.

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Mon, 2016-02-08 16:46
jacqui-pup
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Basically the same as Athens did, if you were around for that-- round robin, best two out of three. Winner will go 3-0; runners up go 2-1, etc.

Well, that's eight. Can I ask y'all to PM me your decklists? Remember, 60+ cards with a 15 card sideboard, using only cards from the Mercadian Tides and Time Hop expansions.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Mon, 2016-02-08 16:49
Neottolemo
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When does this start exactly? I've got the decklist ready and I'm missing my sideboard, but haven't played games with it yet.

Mon, 2016-02-08 16:52
jacqui-pup
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I'd say... Friday, maybe? Friday sounds like a good time to start.

I'd be willing to have a game with you and see what you could use in the sideboard. :0)

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Mon, 2016-02-08 17:48
WindyDelcarlo
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Of note, round robin isn't the correct term, that term is "Swiss" when you don't face everyone Stick out your tongue That caused confusion in GP Athens

Mon, 2016-02-08 17:53
Liz the Goddess
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Oh ): Am I too late? I made that deck yesterday and everything lol

I like bears.

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:09
jacqui-pup
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Sure, we can do ten people if you've got a decklist. I'd be willing to add myself (playing something janky) for sake of having an even number.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:52
justnobody
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I'm going on a road trip to Canada from Friday to Tuesday, and I won't be on Lackey. If that causes scheduling issues you're welcome to kick me out of the tourney.

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Mon, 2016-02-08 18:54
jacqui-pup
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If you submitted your decklist early and had a match against someone else on Wednesday or Thursday that'd be awesome too.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Mon, 2016-02-08 23:14
justnobody
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Built a deck. If anyone wants to playtest, let me know.

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Tue, 2016-02-09 01:19
WindyDelcarlo
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Whereabouts in Canada are you headed?

Tue, 2016-02-09 02:00
justnobody
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Ottawa area

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Thu, 2016-02-11 01:55
jacqui-pup
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Well, I have decklists for half of you, which is awesome!!

Thinking I'll wait a few days before posting matchups; if any of you really want to go up against each other now that'd be cool.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Thu, 2016-02-11 02:13
Temata38
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Hate to be that guy, but I might have to pull out of this. Kinda busy with things right now. Sorry A sad 'frowny'

Thu, 2016-02-11 02:57
jacqui-pup
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O. K.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Fri, 2016-02-12 22:55
jacqui-pup
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Ok, everyone but Guitarweeps has submitted a decklist.

Match-ups are as follows.

Marzen vs. Herzinth
justnobody vs. Guitarweeps
Windy vs. Neo
Fluffy vs. Korakhos

I'll sub in if someone doesn't show up.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Fri, 2016-02-12 23:55
jacqui-pup
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Our first victory of the GP, as Herzinth's white-black fliers beats Marzen's black-red bribery deck 2-1.

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Sat, 2016-02-13 01:19
jacqui-pup
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So part of the reason I'm holding this tourney is to see what cards are too good and what decks need a counter.

Is Goblin Prohibition too oppressive?

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater

Sat, 2016-02-13 06:38
WindyDelcarlo
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The fact that it's an enchantment is really painful. Like, Nevermore is never fun to face, but Meddling Mage can be played around.

Sat, 2016-02-13 15:34
WindyDelcarlo
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I'll be very free tomorrow and free until about 3pm PST today

Sun, 2016-02-14 11:09
Nazsmith
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Can I join in? Or is it to late?

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Mon, 2016-02-15 14:10
Nazsmith
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After a whole day of constant brewing, I have come to a complete mainboard decklist.... now for a sideboard...

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Mon, 2016-02-15 15:08
justnobody
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I'll be able to get on Lackey late tomorrow

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Mon, 2016-02-15 15:53
jacqui-pup
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Naz, I'm going to shower, and when I get back I'll open up Lackey and play a match with you.

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Mon, 2016-02-15 16:17
Nazsmith
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Match...

....Game?....

....Sleep?....

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Mon, 2016-02-15 16:18
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Dota game with friends....

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Mon, 2016-02-15 16:21
Nazsmith
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I suppose ill start up lackey....

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Mon, 2016-02-15 16:59
Nazsmith
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Just talk in server chat to get my attention

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Mon, 2016-02-15 17:25
Guitarweeps
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@justnobody - I should be able to get on after 8:30 EST

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Mon, 2016-02-15 17:35
WindyDelcarlo
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Of note, you probably don't need to post back-to-back like that

Mon, 2016-02-15 19:19
jacqui-pup
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Beat Naz 2-1.

Preserve Warden is pretty good.

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Mon, 2016-02-15 23:54
WindyDelcarlo
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(Also, I think this is more the level of a GP rather than a PT)

Tue, 2016-02-16 00:52
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Please Jac, I beat myself obviosly

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Tue, 2016-02-16 01:07
jacqui-pup
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We're all pros here.

Also, same difference.

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Tue, 2016-02-16 01:22
Nazsmith
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lol

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Tue, 2016-02-16 17:57
justnobody
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Tonight at 8:30 EST sounds good, Guitarweeps

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Wed, 2016-02-17 02:24
justnobody
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Goblins defeated Rebels 2-1

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Wed, 2016-02-17 03:06
Guitarweeps
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Yeah rebels can't do much against that Bloodhand Suppression card.

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Wed, 2016-02-17 04:04
jacqui-pup
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3. Korakhos (1-0)
4. WindyDelcarlo (1-0)
6. HerzinththeDark (1-0)
10. jacqui-pup (1-0)
8. justnobody (1-0)

1. Neottolemo (0-1)
2. fluffyDeathbringer (0-1)
7. Nazsmith (0-1)
9. Marzen64 (0-1)
5. Guitarweeps (0-1)

And round 2 matchups are in the first post.

3. Korakhos (1-0) vs. 4. WindyDelcarlo (1-0)
6. HerzinththeDark (1-0) vs. 8. justnobody (1-0)
10. jacqui-pup (1-0) vs. 1. Neottolemo (0-1)
2. fluffyDeathbringer (0-1) vs. 7. Nazsmith (0-1)
9. Marzen64 (0-1) vs. 5. Guitarweeps (0-1)

[center]"It's exciting to create something that demonstrates how clever you are, that you pushed in a direction that players didn't anticipate. The problem is that the point of game design isn't to be clever, it's to create a great game." --Mark Rosewater