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Posts Tagged ‘Vs system tcg’

Card of the Moment: Common Cause

Posted by blantern on October 30, 2009

Card of the day is common cause, yes a team-up made it to the list again! (a record…)

First off, the text

Exhaust any number of characters you control and choose all their affiliations.

Ongoing: Crossover those affiliations.

The potential of this team-up is huge! Because of it I an dusting off my Skrull deck (with a couple of surprises) but I digress.

In a skrull deck, choose a character that has all opoising affiliations and exhaust him/her (Lylja, Mrs.Johnny Storm is the earliest drop; 4) now Black Bolt (Enemy Within) will be at 5/5 or better!!! But I digress yet again.

On the surface you may think this is useful for energize or 5 drop Mystique which is true to a degree the skrull will ve more tha. Efficent for the abuse of the card

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Trying to fly with Alpha Flight

Posted by blantern on October 30, 2009

Trying to build a Alpha flught deck…stay tuned

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Card of the moment: No More Mr Nice Guy

Posted by blantern on October 13, 2009

Long time coming…but first the text:

Ongoing: Non-army characters you control that share one or more names with a shifted card you own get +2/+2.

No More Mr.Nice guy, a card that has completely evolved Vs! From Cable to hulk, any character with the shift keyword, or weapon x can star in a solo deck that’s a problem! Back during the Golden Clone saga single character, I assembled Iron Man No More Mr Nice guy deck, you don’t want a ton of extremis upgrade 2/2 geeks walking around! Almost all characters with shift have big stats and those 2/2’s add up…quickly. 2 of these alone can almost outpump a beatdown! But this is a dangerious card, and weapon X (who’ll be festered later on) doesn’t help!

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Shootout!

Posted by blantern on September 28, 2009

Golden Age Dr.Doom Vs the dangerious X-23 + Domino combo! It was non crisis and actually closer to MHG BYOS save for 5 drop power hungry doom and cover fire! I out pumped x-23 with cover fire! Amazing!!

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Being more organized

Posted by blantern on August 14, 2009

The great catalog process begins….again.
I have decided to rebuild a golden and silver age book, mainly due to the sudden increase of formats and people wanting to mix things and themes up. I am debating on weither or Noe to go buy a common/uncommon toolbox. But until then….

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Hulk! Clone Saga?!?!? How?

Posted by blantern on August 3, 2009

This idea came from the 6 drop weapon X hulk. He can SHIFT!

That’s the deal breaker. I mean his effect alone is worth it, he can defend for free, but I digress. I wonder about the fantastic grey hulk, but I can’t get his effect off in a good way so baaaaaah. I basically gutted my warbound (!) deck and went all Hulks, I decided to add 4 no more mr nice guy and 4 of the weapon X Hulk cause he helps the cause. 4 of the warbound search, 1 Enemy of My Enemy, 1 hero of 2 worlds, means I can get A hulk at any moment. 4 Messiah complex, with massive attack cards. I have 2 8 drops, the warbound and the ultimates. I run 2 decimations so I can KO my field for the 8 drop (it’s an exile trick but I felt it appropriate for the situation) The only problem I can’t stop the Jean Grey lock, but planet weapon should help even the odds. Actually the only thing I have to stop the Jean Grey massive attack run without re-setting with the Phoenix is righteous Anger, then 28 direct. (After 8 the Jean Grey deck uses the 8 drop to reset so they can recruit the 5 and she’s massive, or they keep resetting until the 10 and have 2 5’s. Real nasty. All I can do is wait until they don’t recruit the 8, then go in for the kill

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Stall out!

Posted by blantern on August 3, 2009

Due to a very random error, we ended up not having this weeks HL or the Saturday Post/Mock/ or 2nd HL. Very odd. I tweeked Doom to some close form of perfection. Plus kitted out a Quicksilver Deck. I game him one good team up (wpds finest) and went Brotherhood / Inhumans with a small avengers splash. The focus was to put a Nth Metal on the 4,5,6 drops and pop at people! I did good, but I haven’t began to shave off the fat, plu no pathetic attempts means everyone can go ape sh*t crazy with effects. I love off-curve attacking. Pretty crazy if I do say so myself, but who knows when I deck-tech it all the way

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Clone Saga Golden Update! Doom Vs Iron Man

Posted by blantern on August 2, 2009

Dr.doom vs Iron man, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen such a matchup and it most certanly won’t be the last. Dr.doom has een my main clone saga choice for a while, and with this format it seems only natural to use him. The “lock” on 6 drop shuts down almost everything…save iron man. Well, I have a pro defense deck. That is my nature, that’s how I think. During some play tests, I’ve been able to stall out until 6, with 2 bitter rivals, and pick them off with Planet weapon. I know, stall, burn, smack is kind of a cowards way, but hey, it’s the good Dr! But I never antcipated how powerful Iron Man is. Aside from an absurd amount of search, (2nd only to Mr.Fantastic) he can miss his 6 drop in favor of his 5, and all his drops are Omnipitence proof. If you ignore his draw finesse, the fact that you have a 3 drop attacker, is pure problems. Well, long story short, Doom would be locked Aldo by iron idiot on 6 if he had 2 of his ultimate out there with the 4 drop recovering him, plus only the new doom has flight so all I could do was put down 2 of his characters and he’d just recover his entire field. The key to winning this will of minds lies in diplomatic immunity, along with a cover fire with 5 drop doom. I was able to dupe him into playng a plot twist early on, and I stalled out until 7, where I recruted the attacking 6 drop doom from MUN, so I began to pick on his 4 and 5 drops while the 3,4, & 6 watched safely from the hidden area providing cover fire support. Then on the 8 drop I turned down all my stall cards and waiting on his set up. Thanks to a black box, 7 drop Iron Man wasn’t getting stunned, after exhausting all the big drops and a cover later I picked on his people. I used a combination of messiah complex along with 8 drop doom to keep them exhausted then just waited on planet weapon for the win.

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Iron Man golden clone saga single character

Posted by blantern on July 30, 2009

Iron Man Iron Man Iron Man. Ohh how tough it is to construct thee, actually I have a plan, a darn good one if I say so myself. I figured with only 2 3drops, 2 4 drops, 1 5,6, & 7, what can you do to make him a contender? The answer….. ALOT!!! The main thing is speed speed speed to get your combo’s flowing. At first, I wasn’t gonna risk it, but after actually taking apart my BYOS MUN S.H.I.E.L.D. Going No More Mr. Nice Guy makes some sense. I will put a heavy amount of search into the deck. Secret governments Avengers Assemble!, Avengers Re-Assemble!, Uncertain Legacys, we can rebuild him., black boxes for equips, covet fires, beatdowns, only humans, the deck is a real fighter. Well it’s about 65% done, but I will have the rest later on, and I will playtest till the cows come home!!!!

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Format of the week: Clone Saga GOLDEN single character

Posted by blantern on July 28, 2009

New format, New drama!!!!!!

Rules: Clone Saga, golden, only 1 character.

I’m thinking of Blink, but who knows.

Threats:

Cable
Captain America
Cyclops
Dr.Doom
Wolverine
Punisher
Batman
Superman
Iron Man
Deadpool
Mystique
Blink
Spiderman
Sabertooth
Mr.Sinister
Gambit
Human torch
Invisible woman
Mr. Fantastic
Thing

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