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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #30 on: May 01, 2019, 01:02:28 PM »
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So in 5-6 hours from now?


I meant to say I'm free right now for about four hours. With different timezones, saying "X hours from now" has proven to be a reliable way to make appointments.

Hit me up on discord and we could play.

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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #31 on: May 01, 2019, 02:21:46 PM »
Necromancer book seems to be bugged.

Cant add any necromancer only cards.

Lets do it friday and hope for a quick fix.

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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #32 on: May 01, 2019, 02:34:40 PM »
Necromancer book seems to be bugged.

Cant add any necromancer only cards.

Lets do it friday and hope for a quick fix.
Put stats card above mage card in book. Might help.
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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #33 on: May 01, 2019, 02:42:28 PM »
Necromancer book seems to be bugged.

Cant add any necromancer only cards.

Lets do it friday and hope for a quick fix.
Put stats card above mage card in book. Might help.

works - thanks.

I can be ready in 20 minutes Jason

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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #34 on: May 02, 2019, 03:21:21 AM »
So yes, I can confirm that this format has a huge effect on bookbuilding.

I built the book around the anticipation of a ZombieBrute Battle of Attrition, packing ignites, Agonies, Chains of agony and multiple Molochs to get as much direct damage onto the Zombies as possible, without engaging them. The Magma Golem was also meant to slowly melt them away without giving them any bloodthirst-Attackbonus.

I even put Pillar in there.

With Attackspells usually not being worth their mana against resilient and the obvious inclusion of Hauberk and Elemental Cloak, I didn't even bother with attackspells. In Hindsight, using creatures that are actually able to chase and hurt your mage and including at least one fireball to get rid of the idol would quickly solve a problem or two for me...

I'll just take this as a lesson that one can always overthink the counterbuilding.

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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #35 on: May 07, 2019, 10:55:01 AM »
The second week's matchups are set!

Competitors, please contact your foe and schedule a time to play. Please remember to CC arcaneduels@gmail.com for coordination purposes


Round 2

Jacksmack (Necromancer) vs Shoopuff (Wizard)
Farkas (Necromancer) vs Enti (Druid)
Werekingdom (Wizard) vs Jason (Arraxian Crown Warlock)

Reddicediaries (Paladin) vs Ein_micha (Arraxian Crown Warlock)
Sharkbait (Johktari Beastmaster) vs Knabbmaster (Wizard)
Keejchen (Wizard) vs Biblofilter (Bloodwave Warlord)



The front post will reflect this shortly as well
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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #36 on: May 07, 2019, 11:20:27 AM »
Wizard is the most popular mage so far? Four round two selections and I think two in round one?
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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #37 on: May 07, 2019, 11:44:10 AM »
Wizard is the most popular mage so far? Four round two selections and I think two in round one?
I think that is because group 1 is all around the same skill level, in additional to all being hyper competitive.
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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #38 on: May 07, 2019, 05:24:28 PM »
The second week's matchups are set!

Competitors, please contact your foe and schedule a time to play. Please remember to CC arcaneduels@gmail.com for coordination purposes


Round 2

Jacksmack (Necromancer) vs Shoopuff (Wizard)
Farkas (Necromancer) vs Enti (Druid)
Werekingdom (Wizard) vs Jason (Arraxian Crown Warlock)

Reddicediaries (Paladin) vs Ein_micha (Arraxian Crown Warlock)
Sharkbait (Johktari Beastmaster) vs Knabbmaster (Wizard)
Keejchen (Wizard) vs Biblofilter (Bloodwave Warlord)



The front post will reflect this shortly as well

Jason and I are planning to have our game on the 9th at 10:30pst
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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #39 on: May 09, 2019, 10:35:35 AM »
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Round 1

Shoopuff (Necromancer) vs Farkas (Straywood Beastmaster)
Sir Jason Crage (Arraxian Crown Warlock) vs jacksmack (Necromancer)
Werekingdom (Priestess) vs Enti (Arraxian Crown Warlock)

Reddicediaries (Paladin) vs Keejchen (Druid)
Sharkbait (Johktari Beastmaster) vs Biblofilter (Bloodwave Warlord)
Knabbmaster (Wizard) vs ein micha (Wizard)


I just wanted to point out that in every single game so far the 10 channeling mage won against the 9 channeling mage.
Coincidence?

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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #40 on: May 09, 2019, 10:50:24 AM »
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Round 1

Shoopuff (Necromancer) vs Farkas (Straywood Beastmaster)
Sir Jason Crage (Arraxian Crown Warlock) vs jacksmack (Necromancer)
Werekingdom (Priestess) vs Enti (Arraxian Crown Warlock)

Reddicediaries (Paladin) vs Keejchen (Druid)
Sharkbait (Johktari Beastmaster) vs Biblofilter (Bloodwave Warlord)
Knabbmaster (Wizard) vs ein micha (Wizard)
I just wanted to point out that in every single game so far the 10 channeling mage won against the 9 channeling mage.
Coincidence?
Maybe, I think that it has to do more with the fact that the 10 channeling mages tend to have a bigger tool box compared with the 9 channeling mages which tend to be more specialized (rely on there ability: Pet, Reaper, etc.), those making them easier to counter. Also since this is a new format you are seeing a lot more of the perceived stronger mages upfront. (btw, I think we should keep the ADMW rule of only 1 mage can be played twice).
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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #41 on: May 09, 2019, 12:08:31 PM »
(btw, I think we should keep the ADMW rule of only 1 mage can be played twice).

I really like it that we don't have that rule here.

That enables people to really play to the best of their ability. No holding back, no playing weaker mages because you are force to.. you can go all out.

And considering how experienced the players are that are participating I assume it will tell us something about the actual powerlevel.



Maybe, I think that it has to do more with the fact that the 10 channeling mages tend to have a bigger tool box compared with the 9 channeling mages which tend to be more specialized (rely on there ability: Pet, Reaper, etc.), those making them easier to counter.
I don't agree with that. The inherent abilities are not the deciding factor on how specialized a mage is.
The school they are trained in has a bigger impact. The more spells you can access the more flexible you are.

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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #42 on: May 09, 2019, 12:16:25 PM »
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Round 1

Shoopuff (Necromancer) vs Farkas (Straywood Beastmaster)
Sir Jason Crage (Arraxian Crown Warlock) vs jacksmack (Necromancer)
Werekingdom (Priestess) vs Enti (Arraxian Crown Warlock)

Reddicediaries (Paladin) vs Keejchen (Druid)
Sharkbait (Johktari Beastmaster) vs Biblofilter (Bloodwave Warlord)
Knabbmaster (Wizard) vs ein micha (Wizard)


I just wanted to point out that in every single game so far the 10 channeling mage won against the 9 channeling mage.
Coincidence?

I remember significant play mistakes in most of those match ups by the player playing the nine channel mage (myself included). So too early to tell I think.
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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #43 on: May 09, 2019, 12:19:12 PM »
I just wanted to point out that in every single game so far the 10 channeling mage won against the 9 channeling mage.
Coincidence?

No, the 10 Channelling* mages are flat out better than the 9 Channellers, always have been. They start and action, 6 mana and a played mana cyrtsal up, which is better than any class abilities.

* Around here everyone considers Druid a 10Ch in all but name, it gets teh boost to 10 for free on teh first turn.

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Re: The Arcane Duels League
« Reply #44 on: May 09, 2019, 03:05:26 PM »
I just wanted to point out that in every single game so far the 10 channeling mage won against the 9 channeling mage.
Coincidence?

No, the 10 Channelling* mages are flat out better than the 9 Channellers, always have been. They start and action, 6 mana and a played mana cyrtsal up, which is better than any class abilities.

* Around here everyone considers Druid a 10Ch in all but name, it gets teh boost to 10 for free on teh first turn.

Don't agree entirely. Different strong players have different opinions. It is much too early to make any assumptions about power level.

Also don't think the comment brings anything to this discussion (really). Let's keep this about the league!
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