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Re: GenCon Report
« Reply #45 on: August 18, 2014, 12:10:37 pm »
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #46 on: August 18, 2014, 01:22:15 pm »
Sandstorm would have wrecked that little army of Birds. Too bad the good Promo cards still haven't been printed.
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #47 on: August 18, 2014, 01:43:47 pm »
nah, who would include it into their spellbooks anyway? Whou would expect the now legendary Falcon Swarm! It is same as with Spanish Inquisition :)
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #48 on: August 18, 2014, 05:53:01 pm »
He beat a wizard in the top 4 who threw blanks on a chain lightning that could have taken out his entire army.

Sandstorm is an efficient zone removal card with a bonus against flying creatures. I run jet streams in my necro, and i would run a Sandstorm if it was a legal card.
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #49 on: August 18, 2014, 08:45:43 pm »
He beat a wizard in the top 4 who threw blanks on a chain lightning that could have taken out his entire army.

Sandstorm is an efficient zone removal card with a bonus against flying creatures. I run jet streams in my necro, and i would run a Sandstorm if it was a legal card.

CL first hit did about 3 hit 2 failed to do damage.  :o
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #50 on: August 18, 2014, 10:57:56 pm »
Hey!
I played that wizard that got in 4th at the tourney. I was too greedy that game and he took full advantage of that. My chain lightning failing to do 2 damage on 4 dice (he had about 2 or 3 birds with 1 or 2 health each) really messed up my focus and I played incorrectly the rest of the game. It was my first tournament ever so I guess I just need to learn to not get off my game plan when things like that happen.

I'll post my spell book sometime tonight if anyone's interested

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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #51 on: August 19, 2014, 08:52:10 am »
Post away, will be great to see what you used

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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #52 on: August 19, 2014, 01:41:04 pm »
Spell books played

 
Player Name
Mage
Alec Carey
Warlord Anvil
Alexander West
Beastmaster Straywood
Andrew West
Forcemaster
Bill Servial
Warlock Araxian
Brandon Freitag
Necromancer
Brian Bivona
Beastmaster Straywood
Chris Nelson
Wizard Air
Chris Ohalloran
Forcemaster
ChrisHarten
Druid
Chuck Carey
Necromancer
David Washburn
Wizard Earth
Eric Ayers
Druid
Harry Hirsh
Warlock Araxian
Jonathan Ambriz
Wizard Water
Jonathan Oberto
Warlock Araxian
Joseph Carey
Necromancer
Justin Bailey
Wizard Water
Justin Lowe
Wizard Air
Kyle Sharkey
Warlock Araxian
Nathan Sanders
Warlord Anvil
Nick Tinko
Wizard Fire
Raymond Slover
Necromancer
Rick Aichele
Forcemaster
Scott Taylor
Druid
Steeven Toenjes
Forcemaster
Stephen Walters
Necromancer
Steven Durst
Forcemaster
Tim Mccurry
Wizard Earth
Timothy Simmons
Wizard Water
Tom Lynch
Warlock Araxian




Wizards 8
   Water 3
   Air 2
   Earth 2
   Fire 1
Warlock 5
   Araxian 5
Necromancer 5
Forcemaster 5
Druid 3
Warlord 2
   Anvil 2
Beastnaster 2
   Straywood 2
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #53 on: August 19, 2014, 02:18:51 pm »
Round 1 Pairings
Justin Lowe - Brian Bivona
Jonathan Oberto - David Washburn
Chris Nelson - Rick Aichele
Harry Hirsh - Bill Servial
Nick Tinko - Jonathan Ambriz
Andrew West - Eric Ayers
Raymond Slover - Steven Durst
Brandon Freitag - Steeven Toenjes
Joseph Carey - Timothy Simmons
Alec Carey - Tom Lynch
Chris Ohalloran - Justin Bailey
Nathan Sanders - Scott Taylor
Stephen Walters - Chuck Carey
Alexander West - Kyle Sharkey
Chris Hartten - Tim Mccurry

Round 1 Totals

 
Player Name
Points Total
Alec Carey
4
Alexander West
4
Andrew West
4
Bill Servial
0
DROP
Brandon Freitag
0
Brian Bivona
0
DROP
Chris Nelson
0
DROP
Chris Ohalloran
4
ChrisHarten
4
Chuck Carey
0
David Washburn
4
Eric Ayers
0
Harry Hirsh
4
Jonathan Ambriz
0
Jonathan Oberto
0
Joseph Carey
0
Justin Bailey
0
Justin Lowe
4
Kyle Sharkey
0
Nathan Sanders
4
Nick Tinko
4
Raymond Slover
0
Rick Aichele
4
DROP
Scott Taylor
0
Steeven Toenjes
4
Stephen Walters
4
Steven Durst
4
Tim Mccurry
0
Timothy Simmons
4
Tom Lynch
0
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #54 on: August 19, 2014, 02:19:46 pm »
 

Round 2 Pairngs
Alec Carey - Alexander West
Andrew West - Chris Ohalloran
David Washburn - Harry Hirsch
Justin Lowe - Nathan Sanders
Nick Tinko - Chris Hartten
Steeven Toenjes - Stephen Walters
Steven Durst - Timothy Simmons
Jonathan Ambriz - Brandon Freitag
Chuck Carey - Eric Ayers
Justin Bailey - Kyle Sharkey
Jonathan Oberto  - Joseph Carey
Raymond Slover - Scott Taylor
Tom Lynch - Tim Mccurry

Round 2 Totals

Player Name
Points Total
Alec Carey
8
Alexander West
4
Andrew West
8
Brandon Freitag
0
DROP
Chris Ohalloran
4
DROP
ChrisHarten
5
DROP
Chuck Carey
4
David Washburn
8
DROP
Eric Ayers
0
DROP
Harry Hirsh
4
Jonathan Ambriz
4
Jonathan Oberto
0
Joseph Carey
4
Justin Bailey
0
Justin Lowe
8
Kyle Sharkey
4
Nathan Sanders
4
Nick Tinko
7
Raymond Slover
3
Scott Taylor
1
Steeven Toenjes
4
Stephen Walters
8
Steven Durst
8
Tim Mccurry
4
Timothy Simmons
4
Tom Lynch
0
« Last Edit: August 19, 2014, 03:43:36 pm by Shad0w »
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #55 on: August 19, 2014, 02:54:09 pm »
Round 3 Parings

Alec Carey - Andrew West
Justin Lowe - Nick Tinko
Stephen Walter - Steven Durst
Jonathan Ambriz - Alexander West
Chuck Carey - Harry Hirsch
Joseph Carey - Kyle Sharkey
Nathan Sanders - Raymond Slover
Steeven Toenjes - Tim Mccurry
Timothy Simmons - Jonathan Oberto
Justin Bailey- Scott Taylor
Tom Lynch - BYE



Round 3 Point Totals

Player Name
Points Total
Alec Carey
8
Alexander West
8
Andrew West
12
Chuck Carey
4
Harry Hirsh
8
Jonathan Ambriz
4
DROP
Jonathan Oberto
1
DROP
Joseph Carey
4
Justin Bailey
1
Justin Lowe
8
Kyle Sharkey
4
Nathan Sanders
8
Nick Tinko
11
Raymond Slover
3
Scott Taylor
4
Steeven Toenjes
4
Stephen Walters
12
Steven Durst
8
Tim Mccurry
8
Timothy Simmons
5
DROP
Tom Lynch
4
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #56 on: August 19, 2014, 04:04:18 pm »
Round 4 Pairings

Andrew West - Nick Tinko
Stephen Walters - Alec Carey
Alexander West - Harry Hirsh
Joseph Carey - Justin Lowe
Nathan Sanders - Steven Durst
Tim Mccurry - Chuck Carey
Kyle Sharkey - Raymond Slover
Scott Taylor - Steeven Toenjes
Tom Lynch - Justin Bailey

Round 4 Totals

 
Player Name
Points Total
Alec Carey
8
Alexander West
11
TOP 8
Andrew West
13
TOP 8
Chuck Carey
4
Harry Hirsh
9
TOP 8
Joseph Carey
4
Justin Bailey
1
Justin Lowe
12
TOP 8
Kyle Sharkey
8
Nathan Sanders
8
Nick Tinko
14
TOP 8
Raymond Slover
3
Scott Taylor
4
Steeven Toenjes
8
Stephen Walters
16
TOP 8
Steven Durst
12
TOP 8
Tim Mccurry
12
TOP 8
Tom Lynch
8

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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #57 on: August 19, 2014, 04:27:36 pm »
I ran the pairings 3 times
I tried Random and based of strength of schedule
The West bothers always got paired together. This was the random pairings

TOP 8 Single Elimination Pairings
Round 1


Tim Mccurry - Steven Durst
Nick Tinko - Steven Walters

Alexander West - Andrew West
Harry Hirsh - Justin Lowe

Tim won with 24 of 32 health Steven Had 49 Health
Nick won 3 of 41 health Steven Walters was at 3 of 32 at time
Alexander won at 34 of 36 with a [mwcard=FWA04] Hurl Boulder[/mwcard]  Andrew failed on the deflect roll
Justin Won at 30 of 32 Harry failed a defense roll


Top 4 Pairings

Tim Mccurry - Nick Tinko
Alexander West - Justin Lowe

Top 2 Pairings
Nick Tinko - Alaxender West

3rd/4th Pairings
Tim Mccurry - Justin Lowe

Final Stanings

1st - Alexander West
2nd - Nick Tinko
3rd - Tim Mccurry
4th - Justin Lowe
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #58 on: August 19, 2014, 04:57:52 pm »
Well, for next year, I'd definitely say have some one, or somebodies doing some video commentary pre-tourney on who they think will claim the prize, and posting to Youtube and/or Facebook. It would be nice to see how the top 8 perform and even get some ideas for other books (i.e. RUNNING SUPPRESSION WITH A WATER WIZARD  :'( ).

Or even for next tourney having a minion of your own Shad0w, so you don't have to do everything at once.

Other than that, this year's tourney was great and I am thoroughly impressed there were five Forcemasters! They will rise, slowly but surely!
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Re: Mage Wars Tournament @ GenCon Indy 2014
« Reply #59 on: August 19, 2014, 05:02:36 pm »
After the lists publication, perhaps the top 8 players may give a quick rundown of MVP creature/spell and Best Plays, for their books  ;) Not asking for a primer here, just a few tips.
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