GenCon Wrap-up: Preparing for a tournament

by John Wright (handshaker6) A couple weeks ago was GenCon. Hopefully by now you know the happy result: Chris Schoenthal won the North American Championship using a Lannister Banner of the Dragon deck, which had been run through the SoCal testing wringer until it was in championship form. I’ve been trying to

You’re Doing It Wrong, FFG – An Open Letter Regarding the World’s Event Schedule

by John Wright (handshaker6) Note: This week, FFG announced their schedule for their annual World Championships event (https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2016/6/27/ffgs-2016-world-championships/). I’m sure you’ve heard people groaning about them. Maybe you’ve even heard me complaining about it elsewhere. But, I decided I needed to get this out of my system – so here it

You’re Doing it Wrong: The Litterbox, pt. 2

by John Wright (handshaker6) ...Continued from part 1. featured here. The Plot Deck 1x Calling the Banners (Core Set) 1x Heads on Spikes (Core Set) 1x Marched to the Wall (Core Set) 1x Naval Superiority (Core Set) 1x Summons (Core Set) 1x The Long Plan (Taking the Black) 1x The First Snow of Winter (No Middle Ground) Unlike the majority

You’re Doing it Wrong: The Litterbox, pt. 1

by John Wright (handshaker6) I don’t like duplicates. I don’t enjoy 7-cost, monster characters piling up renown and feeling invincible because you were fortunate enough to setup a matching pair of cards. It feels wrong that decks can get away with running a bunch of high-cost investments and still be able