Tournament: October 3rd 2015

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Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Johno » Wed Sep 16, 2015 10:39 am

Following the lows and lowers of our jank tourney, we're returning to our "normal" format for October
October Tournament
Saturday October 3rd 2015

We'll be at Eclectic Games; doors open and registration from 10am; first round starts at 11am. Entry £5.
Five rounds of Swiss, with some minor prize support. All cards up to Universe of Tomorrow will be legal. Data and Destiny will NOT be legal.

NB: Eclectic are moving! This will be our first tournament in our exciting new venue with our new larger games room. Come along to be part of history! The new venue is on Union Street (which locals will know affectionately as Smelly Alley!), I believe at the Broad Street end (the less smelly end!) but should be obvious from the store front.

See you there!
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby mendax » Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:36 am

Clashes with a Bristol GNK, alas.
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Panda with issues... » Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:07 pm

Johno, Universe of Tomorrow was released yesterday. The Eclectic move is happening this coming week, so Eclectic is shut I think Monday through Friday for the move, so this will be the inaugural tournament at the new venue. I'll find the piece of paper to check dates and addresses.
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Yastobaal » Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:46 am

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Brendan » Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:02 pm

If you're itching for Netrunner, we've a mini-tournament in Oxford next Monday (28th).

I've a thread with details, and I try to keep it updated.
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Pete » Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:14 am

I am come to this with I am hazzing decks from the last time I played which was ~3 months ago. (Leela and Butchershop as I recall.) Amazeballs me with your new cards, stupendous me with your improved banter, crushing me with all new pleasure strategies!

I will be on the usual 8:15am train if anyone from Oxford fancies going early to get some nosh in before the slaughter.
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Brendan » Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:50 am

Huzzah!
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Pete » Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:53 am

Well... darn.

I'm not coming to this :cry: I completely forgot that I'm mentoring kids at this Saturday. Yay for automated reminders.

Oh well. I will take what crumb of comfort I can from the thought that I am helping the next generation of actual hackers bloom while you lot are duking it out as virtual hackers.

Still... that crumb is pretty damn small. Infinitesimally small really. I haven't played in ages and I was quite looking forward to it. Next month then. Best of luck to Brendan and Stu in regaining The Bell.

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Brendan » Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:36 am

Sorry I couldn't make this; suffering from some horrible virus. :(
Good luck all! Looking forward to updates.
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby AlexW » Sat Oct 03, 2015 6:49 pm

Oh dear, I stole Jerry's cards.

Jerry, let me know whether you're okay with waiting until the next tourney to get your 2xPublic Support, Product Placement and Franchise City back, or if something in Oxford would be more convenient.


Tournament report: Technically I didn't come last! Hooray! At least everyone I played seemed to find Silhouette and NBN:MN interesting, and I had fun as usual. Netrunner: even fun when you're losing consistently.
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Panda with issues... » Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:37 pm

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby chewie » Sat Oct 03, 2015 11:20 pm

I had a really good day up until the last round were I was in the lead on 5.5 games but then lost both games to Dave E being pipped by astro and forgetting about a rezzed San san on the board and then getting flooded to absolute death in my corp game (Dave won by running my archives and finding 3 points as I could find anywhere else to stash the dam things) oh well better luck next time! I was absolutely drained after that slog out with Joey the round before man that was a tight game dlr milling is dam real now since wireless net pavilion came out. Anyways cheers to Johno and the crew for hosting, really liking the new venue!
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Rotage » Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:38 am

Was a good tournament, still have issues with my runner deck, went 5-0 as corp but 1.5-3 as runner. Cheers to Johno who had to do all the round pairings and SoS by hand due to a technical issue.

For those who can't wait until the next Reading tournament we'll be having one in Aldershot on the Saturday 17th October (viewtopic.php?f=51&t=965) There may even be a trophy on offer for the winner....
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Brendan » Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:07 am

Cool reports guys; interesting Whizzard wasn't pulling his weight (heheh) in a meta dominated by assets. That says a lot, to be honest - Anarchs cards just aren't good enough without an ID power that really glues the deck together.

I'm feeling a lot better today, and I'm itching for some Netrunner. Next time, Reading! Is anyone going to Aldershot?
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Panda with issues... » Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:46 am

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby mendax » Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:52 am

Take your whizzard deck, change it to Val and add a couple of scrubbers. You're now whizzard, but better.
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Swiftie » Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:41 am

After playing a few games against Dave S yesterday i think team sponsorship might be better in its actual faction. Sure you don't have astro, but the ICE is just that much better.

It got to the point in one game where i had to really ICE up R&D but had very little taxing ICE outside of trollbooth. I think it was something like architect, wraparound, wall of static, toll booth, architect. Most of them were installed for free but taxing a shaper deck was vary hard. Could not overdraw the agendas since i was fearing HQ pressure, so they had to move from R&D into my score area.
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Joey » Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:24 pm

I think we should not use a winter kit for the dec tournement as I don't think I can make it and I want that day job playmat so badly.
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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

Postby Rotage » Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:39 am

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Re: Tournament: October 3rd 2015

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