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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #15 on: November 30, 2015, 03:43:18 AM »
It's cool to see the "underpowered" warlords having a 4-0 streak.  ;D

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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #16 on: November 30, 2015, 08:43:29 AM »
Arxiducs (Priestess) vs. Puddnhead (Straywood Beastmaster)

After 10 rounds of creature destruction the Beastmaster fell to the 3rd Hurl Boulder in a row.

Major points of interest:
1) Arxiducs churned out creatures via his Temple of Asyra and set a guard matrix around his Priestess all while gaining maximum health via a Sunfire Amulet.
2) Puddnhead summoned and fed cats to Kralathor the Devourer while making a slow and steady march toward the Priestess
3) Kralathor fell victim to a sleep spell (for 9 mana!) and was summarily awakened by an elusive Beastmaster.
4) Kralathor devoured every creature (except one that died to a bear) of Arxiducs' and had 6 growth markers by the end of the game.
5) Were it not for Arxiducs heavy (3 Boulders!) use of attack spells and a round of Marked for Death on the Beastmaster it could have been a very different fight.


Congratulations Arxiducs...I owe you a loss someday in the future  ;)


The match was really fun to play. Allow me to share a perspective of the same match.

I was impressed by the biggest Kralator I have ever seen. It came to the priestess who was defending herself with some guards by turn 4. When the gang (beastmaster + krakator + falcon pet) arrived the priestess` corner, I though I could contain that huge crawling mana investment by putting the beast to sleep and then guarding it. Unfortunately, a very timely mongoose agility made it easy for the beastmaster to hit his beast and awaken it. I immediately changed the strategy. Putting the beast to sleep was not going to work (would take too much time/mana) so decided to stick to the main strategy of my book and start a damage race. Cast marked for death  on the beastmaster who was compelled to show up in my epicentre having had no time to invest in armour or defence.
The priestess, two asyrian clerics, one guardian and one grey angels hit the intruder mage with their swords and staffs for a total of 19 dice (attacks + marked for death). I thought that given the priestess´ advantage in number of creatures, that move would generate enough advantage to render kralator`s huge attacks close to negligible by gaining the tempo.
The beast kept eating one creature per turn (including the angels! I did not dare to watch...)
In the meantime, the beastmaster tried to regroup while being chased by the remaining holy creatures and hurl boulders in combination with pillars of light.
Despite some very bad rolls, the amount of dice was eventually enough to provide victory to the servant of Asyra who remained in the arena accompanied by a grizzly and "Macro-Kralathor"!

Thanks, Puddnhead for such a great time. I enjoyed very much the fact that both spellbooks were far from competitive meta. I am looking forward to play with you soon!

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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #17 on: November 30, 2015, 09:01:17 AM »
In retrospect, I think I should have "gotten out of dodge" instead of summoning my bear.  Again, well-played, sir!
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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #18 on: December 05, 2015, 09:12:34 AM »
So where are we at? When are the next matches happening?

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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #19 on: December 05, 2015, 12:13:30 PM »
Tomorrow at 14h (2 PM) in the +1 timezone, moldrid and me will battle.

Something like 8 in the morning for americans I guess.
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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #20 on: December 05, 2015, 01:23:16 PM »
i broke my hand, so it would be good if coshade and me will play later

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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #21 on: December 05, 2015, 01:29:08 PM »
Tomorrow at 14h (2 PM) in the +1 timezone, moldrid and me will battle.

Something like 8 in the morning for americans I guess.

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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #22 on: December 05, 2015, 01:29:24 PM »
i broke my hand, so it would be good if coshade and me will play later

Absolutely! Feel better dude!
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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #23 on: December 05, 2015, 01:36:21 PM »
sure you can. ;)
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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #24 on: December 06, 2015, 07:09:59 AM »
since the servers are down we'll retry at 18h
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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #25 on: December 06, 2015, 11:59:11 AM »
It was a very short game. Only 7 rounds.

The warlord started running in and casting a battle forge after which he cast a minotaur. The priestess used a knight of westlock and 2 mana crystals in her opening.
The priestess' main strategy was summoning big guys ans buffing them up with bear strength. (2 knight and brogan)
The warlord tried pushing the priestess away from the knights and having some hard hits with his minotaur and his own mace. But Akiro was not in his favor and the rolls were very low.
The muscled-buffed knights and Brogan started dealing damage and even though the warlord had some decent armor, blood started flowing. The warlord realised he had to finish it very soon and trew rocks at the priestess in combination with a suicidal
rock storm. The priestess also had 26 damage, and afterwards the warlord would have initiative. But it could not help because brogan finished of his opponent with 6 damage, just killing the warlord.

Moldrid won!
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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #26 on: December 07, 2015, 12:27:43 AM »
I won't be able to type it better then hale here above so I will stick with his story :P

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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #27 on: December 07, 2015, 02:38:41 PM »
Updated list:

@Halewijn
Did you change your mages? You originally didn't have an Orc Warlord drawn for you?!

Round 2:
Mystery vs Coshade
Arxiducs (Priestess) bt Puddnhead (Beastmaster)
Intangible vs Drefan
Schwenkgott (Dwarf Warlord) bt Adoryc (Druid)
Moldrid (Priestess) bt Halewijn (Orc Warlord)
Theasaris (Beastmaster) bt Sharkbait (Priestess)
Dude bye (which mage?)

Round 1:
Coshade (Druid) bt Theasaris (Johktari)
Drefan (Dwarf Warlord) bt Moldrid (Johktari)
Arxiducs (Priest) bt Adoryc (Beastmaster)
Puddnhead (Adramelech Warlock) bt Dude (Johktari)
Mystery (Orc Warlord) bt Halewijn (Beastmaster)
Intangible (Orc Warlord) bt Sharkbait (Druid)
Schwenkgott (Johktari) bye

Mages:

Puddnhead:
Priest
Necromancer
Adramelech Warlock - win vs Dude (Johktari)
Beastmaster - loss vs Arxiducs (Priestess)

Mystery:
Forcemaster
Beastmaster
Orc Warlord - win vs Halewijn (Beastmaster)
Priestess

Intangible:
Dwarf Warlord
Adramelech Warlock
Forcemaster
Orc Warlord - win vs Sharkbait (Druid)

Arxiducs:
Orc Warlord
Priestess - win vs Puddnhead (Beastmaster)
Priest - win vs Adoryc (Beastmaster)
Druid

Halewijn:
Forcemaster
Beastmaster - loss vs Mystery (Orc Warlord)
Priest
Arraxian Crown Warlock
Orc Warlord - loss vs Moldrid (Priestess)

Dude:
Johktari Beastmaster - loss vs Puddnhead (Adramelech Warlock)
Adramelech Warlock
Dwarf Warlord
Necromancer

Sharkbait:
Druid - loss vs Intangible (Orc Warlord)
Priestess - loss vs Theasaris (Beastmaster)
Forcemaster
Adramelech Warlock

Adoryc:
Warlord
Druid - loss vs Schwenkgott (Dwarf Warlord)
Priestess
Beastmaster - loss vs Arxiducs (Priest)

Moldrid:
Priestess - win vs Halewijn (Orc Warlord)
Arraxian Crown Warlock
Adramelech Warlock
Johktari Beastmaster - loss vs Drefan (Dwarf Warlord)

Theasaris:
Necromancer
Forcemaster
Beastmaster - win vs Sharkbait (Priestess)
Johktari Beastmaster - loss vs Coshade (Druid)

Schwenkgott:
Forcemaster
Johktari Beastmaster - bye
Druid
Dwarf Warlord - win vs Adoryc (Druid)

Drefan:
Necromancer
Orc Warlord
Dwarf Warlord - win vs Moldrid (Johktari)
Priest

Coshade:
Priest
Druid - win vs Theasaris (Johktari)
Orc Warlord
Forcemaster

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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #28 on: December 08, 2015, 03:03:42 AM »
ow shit! I thought I had! :o I though I had the warlord instead of the priest.

You can pick which 1 of the 3 gets erased instead of the warlord.
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Re: MAGE ROARS!!! Round 2 pairings
« Reply #29 on: December 08, 2015, 09:36:54 AM »
Hi everybody! I would like to suggest the organizer to provide a new deadline (a reasonable one, considering Mystery’s hand) to finish up with this round.
If a new schedule sends us all with this league to the Christmas season, I would suggest having a two-week break period of no tournament. Basically to accommodate those of us who will be on holidays without internet access during the season.