Saturday, 29 March 2014

Star wars LCG MK Store Championship Results!

So here is the results from todays store championships I went to :)

Due to me not taking notes, I may have gotten some of the games mixed up, but here is a good idea of the day. :)

My goal at the beginning of the day was top 4, so I could receive a gaming mat, so here we go-

Game 1 vs Kyle

His darkside deck didnt kick off very well, and very quickly, Luke, the Falcon made very quick work of the objectives early
Darkside dial at 5, lightside, 3 objectives (win)

So now my darkside decks turn, I am happier with my darkside then lightside, but he is a good player, so I had to be careful. I quickly got the force and kept it all game, and destroyed 2 objectives to his 0, so I won! YAY!
Darkside dial at 12(win), lightside,0 objectives

so 8 points on my first game! WOO

Game 2 vs Ryan

Right so me and Ryan have a bit of history, him and his brother both beat me at x-wing, and I am also part of their championship team for x-wing. I wanted to beat Ryan at something! So here goes nothing!

I went lightside again first and well, won very quickly, he just couldnt stop super friends in the form of Han etc
Darkside dial 6, lightside, 3 objectives (win)

Then came my darkside, and this game was unbelievable, it came down to a turn, he was so close to winning, but where he couldnt get the last damages placed, he left himself open for me to walk in and finish the game!
Darkside dail 12(win), lightside, 2 objectives

Game 3 vs Anton

Right so here goes I am 1st at this point, but after this game, the whole lot gets cut to 4 players (semi-final) so I know I am through at this stage, so this game was just that.. a game with nothing to lose..... lucky for me in the end

Both games he thrashed me! So quick and nothing happened, so no need to write anything else here!

So at the cut we have
Callum-14(i think)
All other players are dropped at this point

So its me vs Callum and Ryan and Anton play each other in the semi-finals, then we find out that Ryans deck is illegal, so Anton goes straight into the final, dam I have already lost to him! Anyway I got to get past Callum next in my semi final!

Game 4 (Semi-final) vs Callum

So I end up playing darkside first, this game proved to be close but I scrapped the dial to 12, but I had 2 objectives with little life left on each! So it could of gone either way!
Darkside dial at 12(win), Lightside, 1 objective

so my lightsides turn, I know I have to destroy 2 objectives and then even if I lose, I still go to the final on a modified win, so I went straight out knowing what I needed, I quickly destroyed 1 objective, which helped, I then to get a second, I had to chuck everything at one, and only just got it! woo, he did win this game though
Darkside dial at 12(win) Lightside, 2 objectives

So well I wanted a playmatt, and now I am in the FINAL! I couldn't believe it, but it was against Anton, and I got thrashed once!

Game 5(Final) vs Anton

So I played Darkside first and well got Vader and his saber out earlier, but Anton had damaged my objectives hard and quickly, so from there I used Vader to hit his objective and use as many cheap blockers as possible, it was close, but he made a mistake last turn, and I won! Just mind you, but I did!
Darkside dial at 12(win), Lightside, 2 objectives

Right so at this point, to win I need to win my game or lose, but only let him destroy 2 objectives, (My darkside had destroyed 3) But he destroyed 4 in our earlier game, so I wasnt 100% confident.

My Lightside got a good start, with Falcon and then Han Solo, hitting 2 objectives hard, I had destroyed 1 objective, he had destroyed 1 to, it was close, and then he graps another objective which puts the deathstar dial to 10!, wait so if I destroy 1 more objective to get 2 objectives, I win, because on his turn (if I dont take the force), he wins, but he wont get another turn to destroy a objective! So I push everything I had to destroy one of his objectives... and it worked... his turn dial went to 12, but he only destroyed 2 objectives not 3 (to draw, and force a 3rd game) or 4 to win!!
Darkside dial at 12 (win), Lightside, 2 objectives

So I won, I sat there in near shock, I am still new to this game, but I won!  I wanted a game mat, but I come out with a plaque, a game box of my choosing (I choose boba) Anton got the other one, 2 promo copies of Han Solo and a bye in a regional!

So that is my day, it was a surprising one, but I finally won something!

Here are my prizes
Happy gaming :)

Store Champion Plaque

Certificate, also gives me a bye at a regional of my chosing

Card box, not that exciting but it will find a use I am sure

And the top 3 (or 4 if TO gives his up) play mat, this is what I wanted, and I got one, I am well chuffed with it :) 

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Busy Busy

So I have been quite busy, so that is why the lack of updates, so here is my last two weeks-

Last sunday played some star wars lcg, won 5-1 (I think) good games, some became a bit one sided, but still good games, I also played another game (forgot its name), involved dice monsters, and rather enjoyed it, a quick fun casual game, nice and relaxing!

So thats about it, I am once again in MK this Saturday but this time for Star wars LCG store championship! So I have been practising on line some of my decks to allow me to prepare, so hopefully I won't lose all my games.

Well thats about it, I will report back after MK Saturday to let you all know my results.

Happy gaming :)

And here is a random picture, of star wars things! :)

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Star wars LCG: Got some games

Yay, so today, I got 8 games of the Star wars LCG in, lost 5 and won 3, but a very good afternoon of gaming.

My DS main deck (Imperial Navy) won its only game, and my LS main deck (Smuggles and Spies) won two games, but my other 5 random decks all lost (guess it was to be expected)

I am now changing my main DS deck  though, as I really need some control, yes its all fun having unlimited resources to spend and loads of star destroyers etc, but it really needs some control, it only just won against a very good deck mind.

It was all great fun and good practice against a really good opponent, and to be fair I think near enough all 8 games were close, but then that's the game, hopefully get some more games in next week, its shame there is not more players, just us two, plus one other, the the other player gets bored to easily and doesn't play anything for long (unless it is the cursed magic!)

I am also looking forward to playing in MK for this game, so I will have two games to play up there, yay for more players to play against. Also helps that in my x-wing championship team, both of my team mates also play this star wars LCG, which sort of convinced me to get into it :)

Anyway happy gaming everyone.
As normal here are some pictures, again related to this game.

One of the Imperial Navy capital ships
Chewbacca for the smugglers deck

Sunday, 9 March 2014

New game: Star wars LCG

So I have picked up a new game (for a good price) after one game, as I got well into the system

So after playing a few more games today of the game, which is the Star Wars LCG, I am still very excited with this game, being into star wars helps as well!

This and x-wing mini's have to be two of the best games I play currently, both being based on Star wars meaning a very big universe to base the games as well as plenty of options to do.

I wont write much about this game, except the edge mechanics and the force balance are small parts of the game, but they all help build one good game, if you ask me FFG have got this game spot on, anyway only a quick blog post, sorry I have not been more active lately.

So here are some pictures to leave you with, today they are going to be based on this game.

Saturday, 1 March 2014

X-wing, MK store championship results

So first of all, well done to Ryan (I claim I half half of his list was borrowed off me)   well done tho!

Anyway, I dont know where I finished yet, mid tableish. But here is the day anyway-

My list
Chewbacca, PTL, Title, Concussion Missile
Blue, adv sensor x2

Game 1 against Kyle
He played with the list that is all over the internet, which is
2x dagger, adv sensor

Cut it short, I was wiped out quickly, only managing to kill biggs and time I had done that I had nothing left, he finished 3rd in the end, and is a good player

Game 2 against Ed
Now Ed is Ryan's brother and all three of us are part of a championship team, good game.
His list-
3x Red pilots

this came down to 2 hull left on chewbacca and 2 left on Wedge, as you can image.. Wedge got into range 1 and shoots first! Bye bye my Falcon!

Game 3 against John
He used
Hwk, ion turret
Blue, adv sensor
Blue, Ion cannon

This game was annoying... I took out Wedge and the adv sensor blue easy, but at the same time he took out both of my b-wings, and from that point he kept ioning chewbacca... and yep no actions for me etc and I just couldnt shake the stress, missed with the Hwk rolling double evade almost every time... lost again!

Game 4 vs Matt H
He used
Kath Scarlet, Deadeye, Assault missiles, Seismic Charge, Recon spec
3 Ties (two were named)

Interesting game, I took out the firespray without taking much punishment, in total he just about killed both of my b-wings, but I had a near enough untouched falcon, yay my first win!

Game 5 vs Andrew
His list
Major Rhymer with 2x adv proton, ptl
3 Ties (Ps3 and Ps4 ones)

Interesting game, he took my b-wings out with them near enough doing nothing (I made a big mistake with my movement) but while this was going on, chewbacca was in annoying mood (well for Andrew) he one hit Howlrunner... then the PS4 tie... then took out the other two ties before major Rhymer got back into the fight, at this point he has no Protons left... so a full health (near enough) falcon vs basically a normal bomber at this point... yep Falcon won me that one!

So 2 wins and 3 loses, and a mid table finish (I will confirm my finishing spot when results go up)

Good day. Here is what I learnt

-4 Rebel ships are so much better then 3... even if one is a Falcon
-Pilot Skill isnt everything
-B-wings with adv sensors require to much thinking and positioning to get the most out of them

So the regional finals are next! I will most likely fly rebels again, and I reckon I will try out my list at the end of March when my LGS hold their x-wing event, this will give me some practice flying it, will have 4 ships though.

Here are a few pictures from the day, I didnt get many though as I forgot

Happy Gaming :)

Game 2 vs Ed

Game 4 vs Matt H

Game 4 vs Matt H, Kath in the Firespray and Chewbacca in the Falcon,
eye each other up, with Chewbacca coming out as the winner

Game 4 vs Matt H, Kath about to die aswell as a tie fighter...
B-wings dont last much longer mind you

The Card on the left is the store championship card everyone gets
The card on the right is the prize for the bottom 12 players
(20 players in total)  Yay cards though :D Any prize is still a prize!