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[CAWS18] zhavier [Finesse]/Anarchy/Blood vs EricF [Discipline]/Strength/Finesse


#1

@EricF GLHF!

Looks like I have to face the same deck again. At least this time it’s as player 1…

"P1T1


StartingHand Workers

STARTING HAND
Tenderfoot
Granfalloon Flagbearer
Timely Messenger
Fruit Ninja
Wither


WORKERS
Fruit Ninja


NextHand

Older Brother
Spark
Bloom
Brick Thief
Helpful Turtle


Discard

Granfalloon Flagbearer
Tenderfoot
Wither


Tech 0 card(s)
Get Paid - ($4)
Worker - ($3)
Timely Messenger - ($2)
Zane - ($0)
Hit base for 3

Float ($0)
Discard 3, draw 5


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader:
  • :psfist: Elite:
  • :ps_: Scavenger:
  • :pschip: Technician:
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:

  • Timely Messenger 1/1
  • Zane 2/2

Buildings:

  • :heart: Base HP: 20

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 5
  • Deck: 0
  • Disc: 3

Gold:

  • Gold: 0
  • Workers: 5

#2

glhf 2u2

P2, T1
  1. Safe Attacking — Tech 0
  2. Smoker — Tech 0
  3. Savior Monk — Tech 0
  4. Fox Primus — Tech 0 -> Worker
  5. Aged Sensei — Tech 0

5 gold (5)
Worker (4)
Rook (2)
Savior Monk (0)
Discard 3, Draw 5

SQL - L1 Rook (2/4 +1)
Lookout - Savior Monk (2/2)

Base - 17

6 workers, 0 gold
Hand: 5
Deck: 0
Discard: 3

Next Hand
  1. Grappling Hook — Magic
  2. Sensei’s Advice — Magic
  3. Morningstar Flagbearer — Tech 0
  4. Snapback — Magic
  5. Fox Viper — Tech 0

#3

P1T2


Tech StartingHand Workers

TECH
Nimble Fencer
Nimble Fencer


STARTING HAND
Older Brother
Helpful Turtle
Brick Thief
Spark
Bloom


WORKERS
Fruit Ninja
Helpful Turtle


NextHand

Granfalloon Flagbearer
Nimble Fencer
Wither
Nimble Fencer
Bloom


Tech 2 card(s)
Get Paid - ($5)
Worker - ($4)
Older Brother - ($2)
Tech 1 - ($1)

Float ($1)
Discard 3, reshuffle, draw 5


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader: Older Brother 2/2+A
  • :psfist: Elite: Timely Messenger 2/1
  • :ps_: Scavenger:
  • :pschip: Technician:
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:

  • Zane 2/2, lvl 1

Buildings:

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

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 5
  • Deck: 3
  • Disc: 0

Gold:

  • Gold: 1
  • Workers: 6
Thoughts

He can walk past my patrol and kill zane and max Rook, which seems kinda awful. I can skip tech 1 and midband Zane with 2 cards and kill ROok here. His choices is either snapback or tech up with some more defense. If i leave Rook alone I’m facing either a max rook if he has grappling, or injured mid rook and tech 1, or maybe mid rook and no tech 1 if he has senseis not grappling. Case 1, max rook not patrolling versus my unit and tech 1s possibly. Case 2 and 3, injured mid rook is easily killed by possible haste. Case 1 is worst case, but I can do a lot of damage before he walls up with rook, I think.


#4
P2, Turn 2
  • Grappling Hook — Magic
  • Sensei’s Advice — Magic
  • Morningstar Flagbearer — Tech 0
  • Snapback — Magic
  • Fox Viper — Tech 0 -> Worker

So, I can either delay Tech 1/skip worker and have a max rook, have a L7 rook with 2 damage, and hope no haste shows up (unlikely), or keep Savior Monk alive, maybe build a tower and try to trade off that way. I think the 12 hp of rook wall is better than ~4 hp of other defense, so all-in baby!

Tech in Rambassa Twins and Bird’s Nest

6 gold (6)
Worker (5)
Level Rook to 5 (1)
Grapple Older Brother to Lookout
Savior Monk trades with Older Brother
Rook bypasses patrol and kills Zane, going to L7
Max Rook (0)
Discard 3, rs, Draw 5.

No Patrol

L8 Rook (4/6)

Base - 17

7 workers, 0 gold
Hand: 5
Deck: 5
Discard: 0

Next Hand
  1. Safe Attacking — Tech 0
  2. Smoker — Tech 0
  3. Aged Sensei — Tech 0
  4. Snapback — Magic
  5. Morningstar Flagbearer — Tech 0

whew - no nest, but at least I’ll be assured of Twins next turn.


#5

P1T3


Tech StartingHand Workers

TECH
Crash Bomber
Surprise Attack


STARTING HAND
Nimble Fencer
Wither
Bloom
Nimble Fencer
Granfalloon Flagbearer


WORKERS
Fruit Ninja
Helpful Turtle
Granfalloon Flagbearer


NextHand

Tenderfoot
Spark
Crash Bomber
Brick Thief


Tech 2 card(s)
Get Paid + float - ($7)
Worker - ($6)
Nimble Fencer - ($4)
Drakk - ($2)
Wither Rook - ($0)

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


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader: Nimble Fencer 2/3+A
  • :psfist: Elite:
  • :ps_: Scavenger:
  • :pschip: Technician: Timely Messenger 1/1
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:

  • Drakk 1/3, lvl 1

Buildings:

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

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 4
  • Deck: 5
  • Disc: 0

Gold:

  • Gold: 0
  • Workers: 7
Thoughts

Smash Base even harder? Wither Rook is too important, and that means I should really defend for the moment.


#6
P2, Turn 3
  1. Safe Attacking — Tech 0 -> Worker
  2. Smoker — Tech 0
  3. Aged Sensei — Tech 0
  4. Snapback — Magic
  5. Morningstar Flagbearer — Tech 0

Tech in Leaping Lizard and Nimble Fencer (a mix of counter-attack and cheap defense, with additional techs next turn depending on what comes from zhavier)

7 gold (7)
Worker (6)
Tech I (5)
Smoker (4)
Discard 3, Draw 5. Float 4 gold.

SQL - L8 Rook~ (3/5 + 1)
Lookout - Smoker (1/1)

Base - 17
Tech I - 5

8 workers, 4 gold
Hand: 5
Deck: 0
Discard: 5

Next Hand

Savior Monk — Tech 0
Bird’s Nest
Sensei’s Advice — Magic
Rambassa Twin
Grappling Hook — Magic


#7

P1T4


Tech StartingHand Workers

TECH
Kidnapping
Crashbarrow


STARTING HAND
Brick Thief
Spark
Tenderfoot
Crash Bomber


WORKERS
Fruit Ninja
Helpful Turtle
Granfalloon Flagbearer
Spark


NextHand

Wither
Nimble Fencer
Older Brother


Discard

Brick Thief
Kidnapping
Crashbarrow


Tech 2 card(s)
Get Paid - ($7)
Worker - ($6)
Crash Bomber - ($5)
Tech 2 Blood - ($1)
Tenderfoot - ($0)

Float ($0)
Discard 1, draw 3


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader: Nimble Fencer 2/3+A
  • :psfist: Elite: Tenderfoot 2/2
  • :ps_: Scavenger: Crash Bomber 2/2
  • :pschip: Technician: Timely Messenger 1/1
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:

  • Drakk 1/3, lvl 1

Buildings:

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

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 3
  • Deck: 2
  • Disc: 3

Gold:

  • Gold: 0
  • Workers: 8
Thoughts

I could Max Drakk and Crash Bomber, deal with Rook now. 3+2+3+3+1+2, he has 6+5 +1 defense, if I swing, im just expending all my resources early. I could leave max drakk on defense, then snapback is a problem, letting him snap and nimble fencer, possibly locking me down… Nah, little more defense.


#8
P2, Turn 4

Savior Monk — Tech 0
Bird’s Nest
Sensei’s Advice — Magic
Rambassa Twin
Grappling Hook — Magic -> Worker

Tech in Grounded Guide and Nimble Fencer - hopefully he can’t break both Tech buildings.

Those twins aren’t great here, as they will just trade with Tenderfoot and Messenger… but at least I’m getting card advantage! I could do a Hero, but that would just die to a slightly bigger guy…
This, incidentally, is why Discord isn’t worth it anymore - all the easy pickings will be dead by the time I re-draw it!

8 gold (12)
Worker (11)
Tech II Finesse (7)
Rambassa Twins (3)
Birds Nest (1)
Smoker pings your Tech II for 1 point
Discard 2, rs, Draw 4. Float 1 gold.

SQL - Big Bird (1/1 +1)
Elite - Luigi (4/2)
Scavenger - L8 Rook~ (3/5) w/ Bird’s Nest
Technician - Mario (3/2)
Lookout - Tweety Bird (1/1)

Smoker (1/1)

Base - 17
Tech I - 5
Tech II - 5 (Finesse)

9 workers, 1 gold
Hand: 4
Deck: 5
Discard: 0

Next Hand
  1. Leaping Lizard
  2. Nimble Fencer
  3. Grounded Guide
  4. Snapback — Magic

#9

P1T5


Tech StartingHand Workers

TECH
Crashbarrow
Discord


STARTING HAND
Wither
Older Brother
Nimble Fencer


WORKERS
Fruit Ninja
Helpful Turtle
Granfalloon Flagbearer
Spark


NextHand

Crashbarrow
Surprise Attack
Bloom


Tech 2 card(s)
Get Paid - ($8)
Crash bomber kills Elite, death hits Tech
Messenger kills Tech
Wither SQL - ($6)
Nimble Fencer - ($4)
Tower - ($1)

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


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader: Nimble Fencer 2/3+A
  • :psfist: Elite:
  • :ps_: Scavenger: Tenderfoot 1/2
  • :pschip: Technician: Nimble Fencer 2/3
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:

  • Drakk 1/3, lvl 1

Buildings:

  • :heart: Base HP: 20
  • :heart: Tech I HP: 5
  • :heart: Tech II HP: 4
  • :heart: Tower HP: 4

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 3
  • Deck: 8
  • Disc: 0

Gold:

  • Gold: 1
  • Workers: 8
Thoughts

Bah I have 3+2+2+3+1 + (2 or 3 drakk) + 2 + 3 from zane and nimble, or wither. He has 5*2+2+2 defense, +birds. Looks like I still don’t have enough offense to break his tech 2, which will be quite unfortunate. And if he has even a grounded guide, my tech 2 is broken. I am not hopeful for my chances of recovering here.


#10

That… was a lot less damaging than it could have been.

P2, Turn 5
  1. Leaping Lizard
  2. Nimble Fencer
  3. Grounded Guide
  4. Snapback — Magic
    Tech Draw: 1. Aged Sensei — Tech 0

Defense: 4 / 2, 3 // 3, 5, 5
Attack: 3r, 1f, 1s
Pay 5 for +2
Pay 2 for +2 or +4 – ok, definitely doing both of those

Tech in Earthquake and 2-step

9 gold (10), draw for Tech, Big Bird re-spawns
Grounded Guide (5)
Nimble Fencer (3)
Nimble Fencer kills Squad Leader
Grave (1)
Leaping Lizard (0)
Tweety Bird kills Tenderfoot, dies to Tower
Rook bypasses patrol, kills Drakk. Grave to L3
Discard 2, Draw 4

SQL - Leaping Lizard (4/5 +1)
Scavenger - Smoker (2/1)
Technician - L3 Grave (3/4)
Lookout - Big Bird (2/1)

Grounded Guide (4/4)
Nimble Fencer (4/1)
L8 Rook~ (3/3) w/ Bird’s Nest

Base - 16
Tech I - 5
Tech II - 5 (Finesse)

9 workers, 0 gold
Hand: 4
Deck: 0
Discard: 5

Next Hand

Savior Monk — Tech 0
Sensei’s Advice — Magic
Morningstar Flagbearer — Tech 0
Nimble Fencer


#11

lizard is 3/5 tho :wink:


#12

I think you ill find upon review my choices for damage were insufficient to the task.

And Grounded Guide boosts everything, including said Lizard.

P1T6


Tech StartingHand Workers

TECH
Bloodlust
Gunpoint Taxman


STARTING HAND
Surprise Attack
Bloom
Crashbarrow


WORKERS
Fruit Ninja
Helpful Turtle
Granfalloon Flagbearer
Spark


NextHand

Timely Messenger
Crashbarrow
Older Brother


Discard

Nimble Fencer
Tenderfoot
Crashbarrow
Surprise Attack
Nimble Fencer
Bloom
Bloodlust
Gunpoint Taxman


Tech 2 card(s)
Get Paid + float + Scav - ($10)
Zane - ($8)
Surprise Attack, sharks kill Lizard - ($3)
Crashbarrow, kills Grave and Smoker, reshuffle draw - ($0)
Zane and Fencer trade with Grounded Guide, Your fencer dies

Float ($0)
Discard 1, draw 3


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader:
  • :psfist: Elite:
  • :ps_: Scavenger:
  • :pschip: Technician:
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:
*

Buildings:

  • :heart: Base HP: 20
  • :heart: Tech I HP: 5
  • :heart: Tech II HP: 4 (Blood)
  • :heart: Tower HP: 4

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 3
  • Deck: 5
  • Disc: 8

Gold:

  • Gold: 0
  • Workers: 8
Thoughts

And there it is, doom! I can clear all but rook and a bird, which is kinda meh, but bleh, I have to or its all done.


#13
P2, Turn 6

Savior Monk — Tech 0
Sensei’s Advice — Magic
Morningstar Flagbearer — Tech 0
Nimble Fencer
Tech Draw: 1. Snapback — Magic -> Worker

Add Grounded Guide and 2-Step for the next possible reshuffle.

rs 7 & draw 1. Tweety respawns, 9 gold (10)
Nimble Fencer (8)
Worker (7)
Nimble Fencer hits Tower for 2, takes 1 damage
Big Bird and Rook break Tech II, your base takes 2, Bird dies to Tower
River (5)
Morningstar Flagbearer (2)
Discard 2, Draw 4. Float 2 gold.

SQL - L1 River (2/3 +1)
Technician - Morningstar Flagbearer (2/2)
Lookout - Tweety Bird (1/1)

Nimble Fencer (2/2)
L8 Rook~ (3/2) w/ Bird’s Nest

Base - 16
Tech I - 5
Tech II - 5 (Finesse)

10 workers, 2 gold
Hand: 4
Deck: 2
Discard: 6

Next Hand
  1. Rambassa Twin
  2. 2-Step
  3. Aged Sensei — Tech 0
  4. Earthquake

#14

Imminent demise.

P1T7


Tech StartingHand Workers

TECH
Shoddy Glider
Shoddy Glider


STARTING HAND
Timely Messenger
Crashbarrow
Older Brother


WORKERS
Fruit Ninja
Helpful Turtle
Granfalloon Flagbearer
Spark
Timely Messenger


NextHand

Crash Bomber
Kidnapping
Wither


Discard

Nimble Fencer
Tenderfoot
Crashbarrow
Surprise Attack
Nimble Fencer
Bloom
Bloodlust
Gunpoint Taxman
Crashbarrow
Shoddy Glider
Shoddy Glider


Tech 2 card(s)
Get Paid - ($8)
Worker - ($7)
Max River - ($1)
Older Brother - ($0)

Float ($0)
Discard 1, draw 3


Board Info:
In Patrol:

  • :psblueshield: Squad Leader: Max River 3/4+A
  • :psfist: Elite:
  • :ps_: Scavenger:
  • :pschip: Technician: Older Brother 2/2
  • :target: Lookout:

In Play:
*

Buildings:

  • :heart: Base HP: 18
  • :heart: Tech I HP: 5
  • :heart: Tech II HP: 5 (Blood)
  • :heart: Tower HP: 2

Economy Info:
Cards:

  • Hand: 3
  • Deck: 2
  • Disc: 11

Gold:

  • Gold: 0
  • Workers: 9
Thoughts

And there it is, dead tech 2, but hey, tower is up and annoying, for what thats worth… Im probably dead to Earthquake, among other possibilities, can’t kill anything this turn with tech 2 down, so this is probably GG.


#15

P2, turn 7

10 gold (12), big bird respawns
2-step (10) Birds become dancers
Rook (crumbles) and Tweety Bird kill River. My River to L3.
River kills Older Brother
Max River to heal (8)
Flagbearer hits Tech 2
Nimble Fencer hits Tech 1
Earthquake (3), buildings fall, your base takes 10.
Aged Sensei (3)
Discard 1, draw 2, rs, draw 1

Technician - Aged Sensei (1/1)
Lookout - Dancing Big Bird (3/3)

L5 River (3/4) w/ 2-step
Flagbearer (2/1)
Nimble Fencer (2/1)
L8 Rook~ (3/5) crumbling w/ nest
Dancing Tweety Bird (3/2)

Various things, see previous turn.


#16

GG, well played!

I think I really should have gone with killing rook on either occasion I had the chance, but it really felt like I would die either way.

I always feel like red has so much trouble dealing with rook, and white with finesse feels as strong as black with finesse.


#17

Yeah, killing Rook on turn 4 was probably your best bet. That would have kept the birds away, and you could have come out of turn 5 with a max drakk and a mostly clear board on both sides.


#18

Maybe killing Rook on T2 would’ve been worth it ? Skipping tech I is fine if you tech some River/Drakk spells, as there are big odds Zane will end up snapbacked. And even so, Snapback on T2 would mean no tech I for Eric either, and no birdies, unless he plans on suiciding Grave. I’m not sure you’d have been fine, but probably better than with big Rook around…


#19

T2 would have been better than t4, I think. But then again, at some point down the line I was likely to face a maxband rook, just because of how much resources it takes to deal with.