[dragon] Dragon Dis?
kyeung at webbernet.net
Thu Jan 21 20:58:03 EST 1999
You.... you... you *burned* copies of Balash and Daini?
I bow before you, my brother.
Dragon Clan Pornographer
Carl Perez wrote:
> Hey all,
> Well, as far as rankings and scoring high for the Honorable Dragon cause-
> I don't think I did too well, having never made it to either of the finals
> for the two Morikage tourneys I went to. I did have a hell of a lot of fun
> though! So, I figure it all worked out alright.
> To start off with, before the tourney had even started my friends and I
> began a new tourney tradition- Card burning! Each of us bought a common
> card from the dime, or quarter bin at the shop, choosing a card
> representing a deck type we didn't like and, well, burned it. At the two
> tournaments I was in I burned a Balash, a Mirumoto Daini, and a Naga
> Warlord. I would've burned a Damesh if I could have found one, but oh
> well. It was kind of amusing that we were destorying L5r cards as a
> display of loyalty to the game. ;)
> I was playing a Dragon Dishonor deck (which was clean in every other way)
> and had hopes, if not expectations of victory. In the first tourney,
> though, I played against a Naga, a speed honor Crane, a Lion with a whole
> bunch of (-) honor requirement weenies, and a Shadowlands Horde player.
> Ouch. It hurt. And after the Naga beat me he took away my charred Balash!
> He said he was rescuing the poor snake, or some such. feh. I think I ended
> up going 1 and four.
> The next tournament was a little better. I'd retooled my deck from being a
> secondary Military force to a secondary honor runner. It was all last
> minute tweaking, done on the floor of the shop a few minutes before the
> game. After we finished our last minute tweaks we went out and burned a
> couple of cards for luck. Since, in the last tournament several people
> 'rescued' our lucky cards from us, we decided to burn two this time, so
> we'd have a backup just in case.
> This was the tournie where I burned and mutilated the traitor Daini and
> the Naga Warlord. heh. Naga burn like chicken. After flaming the two
> cards, I continued to descecrate them, taping and ripping them apart until
> they became a single amalgamation of the monstrocity that first abandoned
> our clan, then joined in the slaughter. heh. I think I'll treasure that
> card always. ;P
> Anyways, this time I managed to win twice, going 2-3. At this rate, if I
> had entered three more tournaments I could have had a perfect record and
> advanced to the finals! Maybe they'll carry over to the next tournament,
> you think? ;) I lost to another weenie filled Lion deck (geez, didn't
> anyone bother to tell the Lion that they're supposed to really suck in
> Jade Extended?!), my friend's Crab honor runner, with it's Taka tricks,
> and a Crane honor munchie. BUT! Butbutbutbutbutbutbut! I did manage to
> dishonor a Naga player to -20! wheee!
> The poor guy forgot that Naga's ignored honor requirements when bringing
> out personalities and ended up discarding Warlords and Shahadets left and
> right! It wouldn't have mattered though, since I had quiet a few shames
> and marries in hand. In fact I kept waiting fro him to bring one of
> them out so I could toast the little bugger.Still, it was a way cool game
> and I was totally psyched afterwards! I don't think I'd have been more
> excited if I'd somehow found myself into the finals!
> heh. So don't scoff at the newly formed tradition of burning cards, since
> it helped me to accomplish a win over our misguided foes.
> Anyway, I think a Unicorn won the first tourney and a Dragon won the
> second. Togashi Amadan already gave reports on both of them. From what I
> could tell of the Dragon winner, he was pretty clean except for some
> poisoned weapons and a Kokujin. Anyway, if was a blast and I hope we get a
> chance to do it again next year!
> * * *
> "Kyuden Hitomi is SO a viable deck!"-
> Mirumoto Giri, The Karasu no Arashi
> Dragon Clan Shadowlands Samurai, and
> Diplomatic Attache to Otusan Uchi, aka.
> "Remember, a wet cat howls in the dark, but a dry fish makes no sound."-
> Togashi Koan, Dragon Clan Insane Tattooed
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