In Service of the Dark Lord AKA Fan Girl Freak Out

With UK Nationals and Worlds having been and now gone, signalling the end to the official FFG Netrunner season, I decided to look back at my results. Overall I ended up finishing top sixteen at UK Nationals and in all five regionals I competed in, the highlights being second place in Huddersfield and fourth at Reading. Consequently, I now feel confident enough in my results, consistency and achievements in the competitive side of the game to discuss my progression from being a fairly run of the mill newb, to Dark Lord’s apprentice and coming out the other side as now being half decent. Hopefully I can continue that upwards trend to become one of the best players in the UK.

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The Flavours of the Game

To quote Alex White at Reading regionals to Dave Hoyland; “You don’t know what you’re talking about when it comes to flavour text Dave, you’re just playing a game where as Chris (Dyer) and I are locked in an enthralling battle in an alternate dystopian cyberpunk future!”

Flavour text is pretty important to some people, it gives us and insight in to the world behind the game we all play. It adds humour and personality it even breaks the 4th wall on acknowledgement of the game. We’ve asked some Netrunner celebrities to give us their thoughts on what flavour text they like most…

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