[dragon] Re: Dragon digest, Vol 1 #120 - 8 msgs
bowman_rob at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 17 20:29:16 EDT 2002
Domo arigato for the insight... <deep bow>.
Yes even from my distant vantage point I have noticed certain cards showing
up more frequently. Again I appreciate your input.
Rob- Mirumoto Shokan
>From: JonPaul4 at aol.com
>Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2002 13:55:53 EDT
> Okay I have been away some the past few weeks so forgive me if this has
> already been covered. I have just noticed that the Dragon Clan won at
> New Legacy tourney with 3 in the top 8 and placed 2nd at Test of the Ruby
> Champion with at least 2 in the final 8.
> Can we get some tourney reports and some deck lists here please? Does
> anyone know anything that can help us the general populance? Domo
> arigato... <bow>.
> Take care,
> Rob- Mirumoto Shokan
>I attended the new legacy event, Dragon with the mirumoto box definitely
>clan to play. Of course with the drawing power it was a complete bandwagon
>clan, but that what happens when a big tourney is involved (plus money). I
>believe nearly half of the 40+ players were playing dragon. As for specific
>decklists that's up to the winning players. (who I don't think are usually
>dragon players, could be wrong) Their decks of course took maximum
>of the card drawing running dueling and PK.
>Every deck that was in the finals (not just dragon) was running exp ki rin
>shrine which should say something about how broke it is, the personal honor
>benefit is plain evil since the decks were mostly honor runners. Also with
>the solid mix of shugenja that dragon has they were running a good
>of spells, touch of death, torrential rain, fist of osano wo.
>I faced the player that took third place who was running an attack/honor
>he used mountain, and dragon tats with a few followers. Most of his force
>"on table" and didn't come from fate actions. With all the mirumoto in the
>game dragon has very few problems with honor running as their backup
>especially with a splash of dueling thrown in.
>Cheap high focus followers were in most every deck that could run them,
>mostly as stand protection, several players were running strike at the tail
>as further protective measures.
>The oddest thing about the tourney was the prevalence of test of might, I
>have not seen this card used in the area for a *very* long time. Most
>everyone who even had a remote ability to attack was running test of might
>since any of their bruisers or people with a clan swords can easily win.
>when they win the battle they receive additional honor for destroying the
>bowed unit, carefully played it generates considerably more honor than an
>iaijitsu duel, which gave me something to think about for my next deck.
>Gold has drastically changed traditional playstyles, each deck that placed
>was very flexible with options of either attack or honor, that said I think
>striving to have a flexible and well rounded deck is the key in gold, where
>strict one minded focus was the key before.
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Rob- Mirumoto Shokan
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