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***SPOILERS*** Ruth LoC Playtest Deck
« on: November 16, 2019, 08:49:28 AM »
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As the title says, there are spoilers here. Don't read any further if you prefer to keep the new LoC cards a surprise!

 :)
 ;)
 :D
 ;D
 >:(
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 8)
 ???
 ::)
 :P
 :-[
 :-X
 :-\
 :-*
 :'(
 :laugh:
 :police:
 :angel:

Well, if you're still here I bet you'd love to hear more about how a Ruth offense is testing in LoC. In my best assessment it is a viable option for T1. It's not quite on par with the "Throne" decks that have dominated in recent years, or even with the new crowd favorite - flood survivors. But I'm sure we'll see some Ruth decks with varying levels of success after LoC releases.

Here's the deck I've had a great deal of fun testing. It's running at a lean 50 cards with a 10 card Reserve. LoC cards are marked with a *.

Dominants

*Chronicles of the Kings
Three Woes
Angel of the Lord
Son of God
The Second Coming
Christian Martyr
*Doubt

Lost Souls

Darkness
Exiles
Humble
Hunter
Prosperity
Remnant
*Unfaithful

Support Cards/DaC

Boaz’ Sandal
Endless Treasures
Storehouse (P)
*Threshing Floor
*Land of Moab
Death of Family
*Naomi’s Blessing/Heartbroken

Heroes

*David
*Boaz
*Boaz’ Reapers
*Ruth
*Jesse
*Boaz’ Foreman
*Elimelech
*Obed
*Rahab
Kinsman Redeemer

Good Enhancements

*Your God Will be My God
*Boaz’ Offspring
Ruth Meets Boaz
*Ruth’s Vow
*Harvest Season
*Preparing to Return
*Shared Meal

Evil Characters

Emperor Vitellius
Naaman (LR)
*Moabite Messenger
The Lying Prophet
Profane Daughters
Sabbath Breaker (Ps)
Sabbath Breaker (LR)

Evil Enhancements

False Prophecy (PoC)
Balaam’s Disobedience
*Famine in the Land
Mourn and Weep
Scattered Sheep

Reserve

*Amminadab
Orpah Departs
Kinsmen’s Agreement
*Boaz’ Resolve
*Bethlehem
Orpah
Covenant with Death
Rain Becomes Dust
Unsuccessful
Captured Ark
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Re: ***SPOILERS*** Ruth LoC Playtest Deck
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2019, 01:03:33 PM »
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I appreciate the fact time is taken to nudge Redemption in a direction rather than a complete push over the edge, hoping it works out. Awesome roll out of the test deck and I am eagerly awaiting the set release.

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Re: ***SPOILERS*** Ruth LoC Playtest Deck
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2019, 03:49:16 PM »
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There’s another Bethlehem in addition to the promo?
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Re: ***SPOILERS*** Ruth LoC Playtest Deck
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2019, 04:33:49 PM »
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There’s another Bethlehem in addition to the promo?

Yes, that * is not there by mistake. Seems a little strange that we'd print another Bethlehem already doesn't it?  :scratch: o_O :dunno:

I promise you there is a perfectly good reason that will become clear when all is revealed.  8)
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Re: ***SPOILERS*** Ruth LoC Playtest Deck
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2019, 06:51:04 PM »
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There’s another Bethlehem in addition to the promo?

Yes, that * is not there by mistake. Seems a little strange that we'd print another Bethlehem already doesn't it?  :scratch: o_O :dunno:

I promise you there is a perfectly good reason that will become clear when all is revealed.  8)

Well dang, maybe I need to switch the promo for my upcoming tournament to SoG instead of Bethlehem! :dunno:

I’m quite intrigued about the new Bethlehem as I really like the promo, especially the site side.
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Re: ***SPOILERS*** Ruth LoC Playtest Deck
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2019, 07:06:02 PM »
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I don’t believe that this new Bethlehem makes the promo obsolete. They both serve a very different purpose. Kind of like the various versions of David.
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Re: ***SPOILERS*** Ruth LoC Playtest Deck
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2020, 11:12:51 AM »
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As the title says, there are spoilers here. Don't read any further if you prefer to keep the new LoC cards a surprise!

 :)
 ;)
 :D
 ;D
 >:(
 :(
 :o
 8)
 ???
 ::)
 :P
 :-[
 :-X
 :-\
 :-*
 :'(
 :laugh:
 :police:
 :angel:

Well, if you're still here I bet you'd love to hear more about how a Ruth offense is testing in LoC. In my best assessment it is a viable option for T1. It's not quite on par with the "Throne" decks that have dominated in recent years, or even with the new crowd favorite - flood survivors. But I'm sure we'll see some Ruth decks with varying levels of success after LoC releases.

Here's the deck I've had a great deal of fun testing. It's running at a lean 50 cards with a 10 card Reserve. LoC cards are marked with a *.

Dominants

*Chronicles of the Kings
Three Woes
Angel of the Lord
Son of God
The Second Coming
Christian Martyr
*Doubt

Lost Souls

Darkness
Exiles
Humble
Hunter
Prosperity
Remnant
*Unfaithful

Support Cards/DaC

Boaz’ Sandal
Endless Treasures
Storehouse (P)
*Threshing Floor
*Land of Moab
Death of Family
*Naomi’s Blessing/Heartbroken

Heroes

*David
*Boaz
*Boaz’ Reapers
*Ruth
*Jesse
*Boaz’ Foreman
*Elimelech
*Obed
*Rahab
Kinsman Redeemer

Good Enhancements

*Your God Will be My God
*Boaz’ Offspring
Ruth Meets Boaz
*Ruth’s Vow
*Harvest Season
*Preparing to Return
*Shared Meal

Evil Characters

Emperor Vitellius
Naaman (LR)
*Moabite Messenger
The Lying Prophet
Profane Daughters
Sabbath Breaker (Ps)
Sabbath Breaker (LR)

Evil Enhancements

False Prophecy (PoC)
Balaam’s Disobedience
*Famine in the Land
Mourn and Weep
Scattered Sheep

Reserve

*Amminadab
Orpah Departs
Kinsmen’s Agreement
*Boaz’ Resolve
*Bethlehem
Orpah
Covenant with Death
Rain Becomes Dust
Unsuccessful
Captured Ark

Wasn't Mourn and Weep banned?

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Re: ***SPOILERS*** Ruth LoC Playtest Deck
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2020, 03:46:17 PM »
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This deck was posted in November, prior to the ban.
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Re: ***SPOILERS*** Ruth LoC Playtest Deck
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2020, 08:10:31 AM »
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This deck was posted in November, prior to the ban.

Ah yes.
Sorry didn't realize it was posted that long ago....lol. I haven't been on the boards in quite some time. But anyway, maybe Naaman's CaH's would be a good replace for it. I want to run Ruth as well and am looking for some good suggestions. This one was pretty good. LoR had some good ideas as well!