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Title: 2015 Nats T2 MP 1st Place
Post by: The Guardian on August 06, 2015, 10:31:07 AM
"Toss Magic"

Check out the deck analysis at Land of Redemption (http://www.landofredemption.com/?p=2156)  8)

100 cards

Good: 38


Dominants
Son of God
New Jerusalem
Angel of the Lord
Guardian of Your Souls
Grapes of Wrath
The Holy Spirit

Forts
Wall of Protection
Herodís Temple

Heroes
Simon the Zealot
Matthew (Di) x2
James son of Alphaeus (Di) x2
Thaddeus (Di) x2
John (I)
Thomas (Di)
Philip (Di)
Bartholomew (Di)
Peter (TEC)
Matthias (TEC) x2
Reassuring Angels (TEC) x2

Good Enhancements/Covenants
Passover Hymn x2
Preaching at Pentecost x2
Peace (TEC) x2
Self-Control
Faithfulness (TEC)
Reach of Desperation (Wo) x2
My Lord and My God x3
The New Covenant

Evil: 38

Dominants

Burial
Christian Martyr
Falling Away
Vain Philosophy
Destruction of Nehushtan

Evil Characters
Simon the Magician (TEC)
King Manasseh (Di)
Damsel with Spirit of Divination (TexP)
Egyptian Magicians
Astrologers (TexP)
Elymas the Sorcerer (TEC)
User of Curious Arts (TexP)
Balaam (Di)
The Rabshakeh
Assyrian Siege Army
Women as Snares
Messenger of Satan (TEC) x3
King of Tyrus (Pr)

Evil Enhancements/Curses
Lurking
Kingís Pomp
Scattered
Invoking Terror x2
Divination (TexP) x4
Forgotten History x4
Two Thousand Horses x2
Death of Unrighteous x2
Rain Becomes Dust

Neutral: 24

Artifacts
Golden Cherubim
Lampstand of the Sanctuary
Holy Grail
Blue Tassels
Altar of Ahaz

Sites
Dragon Raid
Caesarea Philippi
Fortress of Antonia

DAE
Gamalielís Speech x2

Lost Souls
Female LS x2
Hand d/c LS x2
Shut Door LS x2
Wanderer LS x2
Revealer LS x2
Retribution LS x2
Site Remove LS x2
Title: Re: 2015 Nats T2 MP 1st Place
Post by: kariusvega on August 06, 2015, 11:46:53 AM
really cool deck man!! congrats on the wins!!
Title: Re: 2015 Nats T2 MP 1st Place
Post by: The Guardian on August 06, 2015, 12:30:07 PM
Thank you!  8)
Title: Re: 2015 Nats T2 MP 1st Place
Post by: slugfencer on August 06, 2015, 07:13:41 PM
Congrats :-) nice deck and I can see why I never attacked your defense. I would have been smashed
Title: Re: 2015 Nats T2 MP 1st Place
Post by: The Guardian on August 06, 2015, 08:19:33 PM
Thanks  :)

I really liked your combination of Pale Green/Gray for False Peace Divination...when no one runs Naz or HSR, that's even more effective than my Fortress/Messenger.
Title: Re: 2015 Nats T2 MP 1st Place
Post by: slugfencer on August 07, 2015, 11:23:24 PM
Yea I too was surprised by no naz. Do you think that's because everyone likes searching? I mean recent expansions have increased it all over the brigades and it is more widespread than in years past. :o
Title: Re: 2015 Nats T2 MP 1st Place
Post by: The Guardian on August 08, 2015, 12:21:09 AM
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Do you think that's because everyone likes searching?

That would be my guess. Naz tends to slow games down and I think people realize that slowing T2 MP games down is only going to lead to time outs wins at best for them. That being said, I was very surprised not to see any Signet Rings.
Title: Re: 2015 Nats T2 MP 1st Place
Post by: TheHobbit13 on August 08, 2015, 11:57:44 AM
No hoppers, cbp, priests of zeus, writ, magic charms or Aocp?  :o Good win it sounds like the deck dominated this year.
Title: Re: 2015 Nats T2 MP 1st Place
Post by: The Guardian on August 08, 2015, 12:56:11 PM
I decided to go with a Dragon Raid instead of Hoppers. I assumed that everyone would be trying to draw so there wouldn't be a LS shortage too often. I also really hate having Hoppers be wasted by FBTN LS.

Priest of Zeus was in an earlier version, but he became a liability when someone had Judges w/ Ehud (though once I did surprise someone with Lurking after they chose PoZ). I tried running Kingdoms of the World to keep him safe but just felt fluffy so they both came out.

I would definitely choose Charms over Writ, but since I was also running Blue Tassels, I didn't want those to conflict. I'm planning to cut the non-Magicians for this season to add the new ones at which point I'll likely fit in a Charms or two.

The non-use of AoCP you can read about in the Land of Redemption article.  8)