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GenCon 2010 Armies

Posted August 2nd, 2010 at 11:33 PM by Cleon
Yeah I decided to post 'em.

Thursday:

General Wars:
Marcu Esenwein 20pt.
Marro Stingers x6 360pt.
Phantom Knights x2 140pt.
520pt., 25 hexes (Utgar)

Smack Down:
Alastair MacDirk 110pt.
Knights of Weston x3 210pt.
Marro Warriors 50pt.
Sir Gilbert 105pt.
475pt., 18 hexes

Friday:

Championship Day 1:
Marcu Esenwein 20pt.
Marro Stingers x5 300pt.
Nilfheim 185pt.
505pt., 18 hexes

Mixed Marvel:
Deathreavers x2 80pt.
Krav Maga Agents 100pt.
Major Q10 150pt.
Marcu Esenwein 20pt.
Venom 150pt.
500pt., 15 hexes

Saturday:

Championship Day 2 (Reinforcements):
(Skull) 95pt. - Isamu, Raelin the Kyrie Warrior RotV
(Shield) 115pt. - Isamu, Krav Maga Agents
(Symbol/Blank) 135pt. - Isamu, Marro Stingers x2

Summoner Wars Tournament:
-Grognack - A Hero Is Born x1, Freeze x3, Ice Wall x3, Reinforcements x2
-Wall x3
-Blagog, Khan Queso, Ragnor
-Fighter x9
-Shaman x3
-Smasher x6

Sunday:

Monster Mash:
Deathreavers x3 120pt.
Major Q9 180pt.
Nilfheim 185pt.
Zetacron 60pt.
545pt., 18 hexes

I dropped Heat of Battle and Lightweight for the SW tournament, and possible footage, shots, and Dealer's Hall time. I may drop Monster Mash as well.

Game on!
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dok's Avatar
Nice. I think knights & champions will be very effective in the treasure glyph formats - knights can swarm while the champions collect glyphs. I wouldn't be surprised to see something like knightsx5/Gilbert/Eldgrim win Treasure Quest. Everybody else is playing cute games with Cyprien and Theracus, and you're just rolling over the battlefield.

I also particularly like your Mixed Marvel army, which seems like a good counter to both of the dominant metagame options that mixed marvel provides (Cap/4th and Thanos/rats).

I think I posted that Monster Mash army at some point, so yeah, I like it too...

Looking forward to meeting and playing you soon!
Posted August 3rd, 2010 at 10:25 AM by dok dok is offline
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S1R_ART0R1US's Avatar
Looks good Good luck!
Posted August 3rd, 2010 at 11:56 AM by S1R_ART0R1US S1R_ART0R1US is offline
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Cleon's Avatar
thanks. And (@ dok) that's exactly what I thought about.

In Treasure Quest I think a bonding squad would be most beneficial. I was maybe going to go with a standard Dwarf Build because Migol or Mogrimm or even Darrak could be quite powerful with a treasure glyph bonus, especially defensively. But, I went with what I'm 5-0 with, so I'll see how I do with the Knights this year.

I didn't feel like bringing Mass + Cap, I think a lot of people will show with that. But I was considering Rats + Thanos + Marcu.

I went with something to counter both. I couldn't fit Q9 to counter the 4th so I grabbed Q10. He also has Wrist Rocket that is a bit better against more powerhouses that I'll face in this one. Krav are really good in this event; it's a lot of high dice rolls and Krav can ignore that. Same with Venom or Spidey with their senses. Rats are there to be rats, maybe mess with a Marvel hero if I can engage one. I chose Venom because I wanted to actually play a Marvel hero for once. I could have been lame and played without one: Q9, Krav, rats x2...maybe Othkurik for a harder hit and to counter Cap adjacency? I also could have gone with Spidey + Isamu, but I think Venom's 6 attack will come in handy and Marcu's for the wound glyph.
Posted August 3rd, 2010 at 12:05 PM by Cleon Cleon is offline
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arp12's Avatar
@dok- the Treasure Quest Event is only 16-hex starting zones.
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Originally Posted by dok
I wouldn't be surprised to see something like knightsx5/Gilbert/Eldgrim win Treasure Quest.
I sure would be, considering you'd have to drop 6 knights.
Posted August 4th, 2010 at 11:01 PM by arp12 arp12 is offline
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Arrow Grut's Avatar

GenCon 2010 Armies

The person who did win treasure quest used-
x3 GSW
Charos
Krav
Isuma

You got the bonding part right, and the high amount of hexes right (15 hexes). Out of the 5 games he played he faced Cyprien 3 times, Ornak 2 times when he was facing Cyprien(Sonya 0), and suprisingly no Theacracus. Cyprien was nearly worthless when he sat Charos on a glpyh and not reaval it, forcing Cyprien to come to him, which he and his greenies would promptly kill. He had to watch out for Cyprien going for the rest of his figures... Luckly Cyprien NEVER got a 20 and killed Charos instanly. He also face an Arrow Grut army, one of the toughest matches he played. He faced R˙chean (don't know how to make little dots Edit-It did it for me!) who he barely won against, who used-
x3 Axegrinders
Darrak Ambershadow
Migol Ironwill

And he also played-
KoW x1
Macdirks x1
Thorgrim
Alistar
Sgt. Drake Alexander
Tarns
So all the armies that I played had either Cyprien, bonding, or Ornak.
oh and the winner was me
Posted August 8th, 2010 at 05:55 PM by Arrow Grut Arrow Grut is offline
Updated August 8th, 2010 at 06:19 PM by Arrow Grut
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Cleon's Avatar
And Arrow Grut is the Treasure Quest winner who refer's to himself as "he" for anyone who's wondering.
Posted August 8th, 2010 at 06:40 PM by Cleon Cleon is offline
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More importantly....did he like the trophy? :wink:
Posted August 8th, 2010 at 07:03 PM by Onacara Onacara is offline
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Cleon's Avatar
Surely and I like my trophy(s) too.
Posted August 8th, 2010 at 08:02 PM by Cleon Cleon is offline
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Arrow Grut's Avatar

Oncara

HE(I) LOVE THE TROPHY!!!
But HE(I) love my D2 better!
Posted August 8th, 2010 at 08:03 PM by Arrow Grut Arrow Grut is offline
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(Game%Maker)'s Avatar
yay the trophy was the best i loved the trophy
Posted August 8th, 2010 at 08:08 PM by (Game%Maker) (Game%Maker) is offline
 
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