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[CAMS19 Round4] Unity [Balance/Growthl]/Present vs. Persephone [Balance/Feral/Growth]

GL Have fun! @Persephone

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StartingHand Workers

STARTING HAND
Playful Panda
Spore Shambler
Verdant Tree
Forest’s Favor
Rich Earth


WORKERS
Rich Earth


NextHand

Merfolk Prospector
Rampant Growth
Young Treant
Ironbark Treant
Tiger Cub


Discard

Playful Panda
Forest’s Favor
Verdant Tree


Tech 0 card(s)
Get Paid - ($4)
Worker - ($3)
Play Spore Shambler - ($0)

Float ($0)
Discard 3, draw 5


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader: Spore Shambler 2/3+1A (++)
  • :psfist: Elite:
  • :ps_: Scavenger:
  • :pschip: Technician:
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:
*

Buildings:

  • :heart: Base HP: 20

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 5
  • Deck: 0
  • Disc: 3

Gold:

  • Gold: 0
  • Workers: 5
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P1 @Unity ([Balance/Growth]/Present) vs. P2 @Persephone (Green)

Opening hand
  • Verdant Tree
  • Tiger Cub
  • Young Treant
  • Merfolk Prospector
  • Rampant Growth

Player 2, Turn 1


Workers make 5g. (5g)

Hire 6th worker. (4g, 4 cards)
  • Verdant Tree

Recruit Merfolk Prospector for 1g. (3g, 3 cards)
Summon :codexargagarg: Argagarg Garg and his Wisp for 2g. (1g)

Wisp patrols in Scavenger.

Discard 3, draw 5.


Patrols:
:psblueshield: Squad Leader:
:psfist: Elite:
:ps_: Scavenger: Wisp (0 :crossed_swords:, 1 :heart:)
:pspuzzle: Technician:
:eye: Lookout:

:codexargagarg: Argagarg Garg (1 :crossed_swords:, 3 :heart:)
Merfolk Prospector (1 :crossed_swords:, 1 :heart:)

Base: 20 :heart:

:pspig: 1g banked, 6 workers.


5 cards in hand
  • Rich Earth
  • Spore Shambler
  • Playful Panda
  • Forest’s Favor
  • Ironbark Treant
0 cards in deck
3 cards in discard
  • Tiger Cub
  • Young Treant
  • Rampant Growth

Thoughts

Safest options is probably to turtle up with a Prospector behind Argagarg. Next turn I’d have 7g - 1g for tech I, which is enough for Rich Earth + Ironbark if I feel like doubling down on gold superiority. I’m not worried about Unity’s Tech I or early heroes, but Present II has some good stuff and there’s that disgusting Moment’s Peace / Chronofixer combo (which would seem unlikely for P1).

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Tech StartingHand Workers

TECH
Circle of Life
Galina Glimmer


STARTING HAND
Young Treant
Ironbark Treant
Rampant Growth
Merfolk Prospector
Tiger Cub


WORKERS
Rich Earth
Merfolk Prospector


NextHand

Tiger Cub
Rampant Growth
Galina Glimmer
Verdant Tree
Young Treant


Tech 2 card(s)
Get Paid - ($5)
Worker - ($4)
Play Tech I - ($2)
Summon Master Midori - ($0)

Float ($0)
Discard 4, reshuffle, draw 5


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader: Spore Shambler 2/3 +1A (++)
  • :psfist: Elite:
  • :ps_: Scavenger: :codexmidori: Master Midori, Level 1 (2/3)
  • :pschip: Technician:
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:
*

Buildings:

  • :heart: Base HP: 20
  • :heart: Tech I HP: 5

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 5
  • Deck: 4
  • Disc: 0

Gold:

  • Gold: 0
  • Workers: 6
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P1 @Unity ([Balance/Growth]/Present) vs. P2 @Persephone (Green)

Tech 2 cards. (5 discards)
  • Tiger Cub
  • Young Treant
  • Rampant Growth
  • :pspuzzle: Stampede
  • :pspuzzle: Stampede

Player 2, Turn 2


1g from last turn. (1g)
Workers make 6g. (7g)
Exhaust Merfolk Prospector to find 1g. (8g)

Hire 7th worker. (7g, 4 cards)
  • Rich Earth

Begin construction on Tech I for 1g. (6g)

Befriend a Playful Panda and her Wisp for 2g. (4g, 3 cards)

Pay 4g to give Argargarg four levels, reaching maxband. (0g)
He summons a Water Elemental.

Water Elemental patrols in Squad Leader, and a Wisp patrols in Scavenger.

Discard 3, shuffle 8, draw 5.


Patrols:
:psblueshield: Squad Leader: Water Elemental (3 :crossed_swords:, 1
3 :heart:, 1 :psblueshield:, Anti-Air)
:psfist: Elite:
:ps_: Scavenger: Wisp (0 :crossed_swords:, 1 :heart:)
:pspuzzle: Technician:
:eye: Lookout:

:codexargagarg: Argagarg Garg Lv. MAX (1 :crossed_swords:, 5 :heart:, buffs a unit)
:exhaust: Merfolk Prospector (1 :crossed_swords:, 1 :heart:)
:exhaust: Playful Panda (2 :crossed_swords:, 2 :heart:)
Wisp (0 :crossed_swords:, 1 :heart:)

Base: 20 :heart:
Tech I (5 :heart:)

:pspig: 0g banked, 7 workers.


5 cards in hand
  • Stampede
  • Tiger Cub
  • Ironbark Treant
  • Spore Shambler
  • Forest’s Favor
3 cards in deck
  • Rampant Growth
  • Young Treant
  • Stampede
0 cards in discard

Thoughts

Not entirely sure what to make of Midori. His spells are mostly reactive & he’s awfully expensive for multicolor P1. If they’re planning on getting any use out of him it would suggest they’re taking very cheap units, like Gemscout Owls. Air rush with Circle of Life? Tiny B cuts through Argagarg’s tokens if they’re worried about a stampede. Argonaut is their strongest tech I in a vacuum, would be surprised if they took two with the cost, though. If they’ve been watching my games, they’ll have seen how much I like Rich Earth, and might be thinking they’ll need at least one Owl to keep up in gold?

I have 8g. Options

  • Rich Earth, Tech I, maxband Argargarg. (tech: Huntress and/or Centaur?)
  • Worker, tech I, Playful Panda, maxband Arg. (tech: 2x Stampede?)
  • Worker, tech I, Spore Shambler + Ironbark. (tech: Huntress/Spirit of the Panda?)
  • Worker, Ironbark, maxband Arg.

Option #2 gives me up to 2x Wisp, Merfolk, Panda, Elemental as stampede targets. Assuming I patrol WE in SQL & it dies, that’s easily enough to wipe their board & probably kill tech I.

With nearly all options involving maxband Arg, is it possible they saw this coming and took Moment’s Peace? Maybe, but if they did I just tech 2x Dinosize and build tech II.

Having both Rich Earth and Prospector is really tempting, however… Polymorph beats Immortal, and untargetable Moss Ancient vs. T-Rex / Octavian gives me an edge in a tech III battle, except for Ready or Not. Any decently large Feral unit cuts down on Temporal Hyperion shenanigans, unless they have +1/+1 runes or something.

I´m afraid I will not have the time to finish this game in time as I´m gone most of the weekend and maybe even the beginning of the next week. Not to cause further delay for the tournament I will forfeit. You are in a good postion anyway :wink:

GG @FrozenStorm

@Unity if you need to continue this match into next week, it isn’t a big deal. The tournament format and rules allot for that. If you still wish to forfeit that’s totally your call, but you certainly aren’t in an unwinnable situation and are welcome to play your turn 3 next week, having given me a heads up that you need more time.

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It’s not uncommon for tournaments to need a catch-up week at some point, so don’t over-worry about slowing things down.

O.k. I try, maybe it´s over quick anyway.

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Tech StartingHand Workers

TECH
Galina Glimmer
Temporal Distortion


STARTING HAND
Rampant Growth
Verdant Tree
Tiger Cub
Young Treant
Galina Glimmer
Forest’s Favor


WORKERS
Rich Earth
Merfolk Prospector
Verdant Tree


NextHand

Ironbark Treant
Forest’s Favor
Playful Panda
Circle of Life


Tech 2 card(s)
Get Paid - ($6)
Worker - ($5)
Play Young Treant, draw a card - ($3)
Play Galina Glimmer - ($2)
Play Rampant Growth on Midori, kill Elemental - ($0)
Kill your Scavenger Wisp with Spore Shambler. You draw one Gold.

Float ($0)
Discard 2, draw 3, reshuffle, draw 1


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader:
  • :psfist: Elite:
  • :ps_: Scavenger: Young Treant (0/2)
  • :pschip: Technician: Galina Glimmer (2/2)
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:

  • :exhaust: Spore Shambler 2/3 (++)
  • :exhaust: :codexmidori: Master Midori, Level 1 (2/2)

Buildings:

  • :heart: Base HP: 20
  • :heart: Tech I HP: 5

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 4
  • Deck: 2
  • Disc: 0

Gold:

  • Gold: 0
  • Workers: 7

Oh man, now I tried it 3 times and it just doesn´t move my teched cards to the discard pile. No idea what´s going on.

I really don´t have the nerve to rush this through at the moment. So I forfeit.

@FrozenStorm

Okay, I will respect that decision.

Just know for the future, no need to rush a turn through b/c you feel pressure. If you’re up front about needing more time we’ll be happy to provide it :slight_smile:

Have a great weekend!

Thank you, you, too!

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Well then, good game. Apologies for the delay in taking my first turn.