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By Dilvish the Deliverer
So my friend has decided to run a Legendary Marvel Deckbuilding Games Organized Play event has his new opened store to help advertise his store and to show off the new X-men expansion for Legendary. As he is newish to the game itself and to running events, I have been tapped to help come up with the format. I myself haven't run any Upper Deck Organized Play events, but I have run and played in several other similar other events. For those who play I would like feedback to see if I missed anything, or if anything is unclear. I any one local (or semi-local) wants to play, let me know and I can post the information.
The most important thing to my mind was to make sure that the scenarios were balanced but still allow the players to have agency and be able to show off their skill. As such, I have designed 3 scenarios (Scheme, Mastermind, Villains, and henchmen) and will be allowing the players to draft their own Heroes. Normally all of these factors are determined randomly, which can result in games that can range from simple to practically impossible. Since there will be exclusive cards up for grabs, I wanted to make it fair for everyone. Additionally, as the theme of this Organized Play event is the new X-men expansion, I restricted all choices where possible to the cards provided in that set. I also eliminated the "Driven Mad by Power- Phoenix" card from play as it will potentially break the game.
Link for the scenario and rules are here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Z9RIBps8TxOlmgRBKb8L-n3SSVOLbyfhFD9O5eKllD4/edit?usp=sharing
Below is my spring exchange sent to Fanguard "the god of exchanges" so the pressure was on. he wanted something,, and I quote
"Maybe something inspired by "Fairy Tail" the anime/manga"
So after doing some research and watching a number of Anime shorts online, I selected one of the main characters to emulate along with a background character. Of course I did not choose one of the "good" "guys", instead I went for one of the bad girls!
Using 60129: Chelaxian Infernal Binder as the mini I give you
Minerva Orlando of the Sabertooth guild!
I tried to imitate her power build up magic vortex in her casting hand, which always happens just before she casts a spell. The colors overall are loosely based on the character including her signature whites scarf. I , of course, had too add my own signature color (orange) as well.
Then I added the background Palace guard character. The guards show up in the series in the last episode I watched,,, just cause!
here is 14407: Crusader Templar Ironspine as the guard in his dress palace colors!
I hope you enjoy and all feedback is appreciated!
By Dilvish the Deliverer
So I'm playing in the Kingmaker PbP run by Vil-hatarn.
My character is an exiled Chelaxian noble (well, he's been disowned so I guess that's former noble), and because I like to rationalize my mini purchases (it's not a disorder damn it!), I am trying to find a figure to paint up to represent him (as characters that have painted minis roll better).
Alexi Dromange is Shelaxian as I have said but has been training to be a Aldori Swordlord (fighter type). His main weapon is the Aldori Dueling sword (a curved longsword) and he does wear armor. He doesn't normally use a shield or a second weapon in his off hand. He tends to be well dressed. I havn't decided on facial hair, most likely clean shaven (if bearded a neat goatee or trimmed beard).
I ideas I have had so far:
2144 Eric Swift Blade: Pros Curved sword, clothing could be fancy. Cons: no armor (but maybe his about town wear?) and I'm not digging the 'do rag.
2186 Alfred Redlute: cut out the lute, curve the sword, could work
3065 Kellen, Nobleman Adventurer: cut out the dagger, paint the armor fancy maybe (Alexi will most likely wear heavier armor but could come close)
3556 Ashlan Fell Thrush: Looks great except for the shield. Cool guy why do I not have him? Added to wish list.
60119 Andoran Steel Falcon: Is the shield on his back a separate piece. If so a weapon swap and he can work.
60127 Hell Knight Captain: Ohhh, this could be the one. No conversion needed clean cut (as long as I don't paint stubble).
60148 Sandru Vhiski another useable figure
So what do you guys think? Anyone I over looked? I'm fine with other manufacturers as well, I'm just more familiar with Reaper.
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