check TWD - Resurrection: Pittsburgh

31 Mar 2024 21:27 - 16 Apr 2024 06:03 #111044 by kschaefer
Resurrection: Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh (PA), USA
March 30, 2024
2R+F
10 players
Karl Schaefer
www.vekn.net/event-calendar/event/11312

-- 2 VPs + 1.5s VP in the final, won on seeding

Deck Name: If You Live Long Enough...
Description:
sometimes you get lucky. Today was definitely that day. I have played Carna before and
had much better preliminary rounds, but today it was just about surviving.

Special thanks to Mark Loughman, whose Teenage Witch and Traditional Princess served
as a basis for this. He also kindly provided feedback on early versions of this deck.

Post V5C this deck seems to have more trouble. More clans with easy unlocks, more
bounce. Lots of fast, fast bleed. Round 1 featured five bounces and two DIs on a single
action. The next bleed saw four bounces. Round two and the final had many similar multi-bounce actions. Almost every time my prey was locked he had the right answer for any
bleed that I did.

Crypt (12 cards, min=17 max=28 avg=5.58)
4x Carna, The Princess Witch 7 AUS DOM THA primogen Tremere:3
1x Eugenio Estevez 6 AUS THA dom for Tremere:3
1x Valois Sang, The Watcher 6 AUS DOM nec tha Tremere:3
1x Andrew Stuart 5 AUS DOM THA Tremere:4
1x Frondator 5 AUS dom tha bishop Tremere antitribu:4
2x Neighbor John 5 AUS dom for Ventrue antitribu:4
1x Maldavis (ADV) 4 AUS for pre Caitiff:3
1x Martin Franckel 3 AUS tha Tremere:3

Library (90 cards)
Master (16; 5 trifle)
1x Arcane Library
1x Blood Doll
1x Chantry
1x Direct Intervention
1x Guardian Angel -- gold in the current meta; might try to work in another copy
1x Pentex(TM) Subversion
1x Powerbase: Montreal
1x Rack, The
2x Smiling Jack, The Anarch -- never got to an end game with it
2x Vessel
2x Villein
1x Wasserschloss Anif, Austria -- like an indirect Blood Doll; was solid
1x Wider View -- could be swapped for something else

Action (9)
6x Govern the Unaligned
3x Magic of the Smith

Ally (2) -- having two +1 intercept allies helps a lot
1x Carlton Van Wyk
1x Ponticulus

Equipment (9)
2x .44 Magnum -- could drop one or both; not used
1x Ankara Citadel, Turkey, The -- should be another Govern
1x Bowl of Convergence
1x Heart of Nizchetus -- amazing as always
1x Ivory Bow
1x Kevlar Vest
1x Sniper Rifle
1x Sport Bike

Action Modifier (8)
4x Conditioning
4x Mirror Walk

Reaction (39) -- was barely enough bounce to handle all of the bleed
4x Deflection
2x Delaying Tactics
5x Eagle's Sight
8x Eyes of Argus
3x Forced Awakening -- swapped in more for this version; necessary
4x My Enemy's Enemy
5x On the Qui Vive
2x Salt of Thoth -- saved me from worrying about The Rack, etc; solid today
6x Telepathic Misdirection

Combat (6)
2x Rego Motum
4x Theft of Vitae

Event (1)
1x Scourge of the Enochians -- almost useless today
Last edit: 16 Apr 2024 06:03 by Ankha. Reason: Grammar clean up
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