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Stimhack League Round 7


#1

Summer is a perfect time to sit inside and jam a bunch of games on jinteki.net, so with that in mind here is the next round of the Stimhack League.

Most of the text below copied from @SimonMoon, thanks for running it previously!

To take part, please create or have a Stimhack account (which you don’t need to use, but it gives me a point of contact in case of dispute).

I’ll give an introduction for anyone who isn’t aware of what it is (veterans can skip ahead to section labeled skip to here). You play other people in the league and record your results on challenge boards. You find games by either joining the Stimhack slack channel #shl, or just creating a game and saying Stimhack League or SHL in the title. Then confirm your opponent is in the league (there has been a problem with non-leaguers joining, please be polite). After playing your game, the winning person records your results on the challenge boards. At the end of the league, the top 4 players will have a 4 person playoff that will likely be streamed, with the winner being crowned champion.

Newer players are welcome, just be aware that this is a competitive league with people who will be netdecking. If that appeals to you, we’d love to have you even if you don’t feel you’re a great player. Anyone who wants to improve as a competitive player is welcome.

You don’t have to play both sides, but it is encouraged and you record BOTH SIDES SEPARATELY.

If either side disconnects, the game is considered to not count. If you feel you were in a clearly winning, feel free to discuss it with your opponent or PM me if they don’t agree. Warning, no one yet has managed to convince me they were in a 100% win situation.

Veterans skip to here

The SHL is following the ANRPC Code of Conduct. Please be respectful online (http://www.anrplayerscircuit.com/code-of-conduct).
Packs will go legal as they become Tournament Legal on Jinteki. There will be some amount of lag time from release, but I trust the Jinteki crew to keep things updated quickly.

Here is the challenge boards link (if you’re new, you’ll need to make an account, please make it the same name as Jinteki and stimhack):

http://www.challengeboards.net/boards/standings/11458
The password is “kalltkaffe” (minus the quotes “”).

A new rule for this round is that you have to play at least 10 games to be eligible to make the top-4 playoffs.

The league starts Sunday 6/18 and ends Monday 7/31.

Edit: Updated challengeboards starting date to match the one written here (was previously set as Monday 6/19)


#2

Since development of jinteki.net isn’t as fast as it used to be I’m going to allow Blood and Water cards from now on in the league. If you play them and have to do something manually (I’m not entirely up to speed with which cards are fully implemented and which aren’t) do it slowly and be certain your opponent knows what you are doing and why.


#3

Hey!

Played 2 games against @amm yesterday, got an error while trying to submit match reports so I tried a few times. Apparently it worked despite the error, ended up generating 4 reports with comments relating to the first game. Please decline 2 of the 4 reports, the other 2 are legit. Thanks and apologies for the confusion.


#4

Same thing happened with another player yesterday. Everyone has to be a bit careful when approving so that you don’t accidentally approve more games then you should. And check every game so you don’t let it auto-approve to avoid stuff like this.

What I can see I can’t do anything about games that have already been approved by the opponent.


#5

N00b question alert: You don’t have to use the same Runner and Corp decks throughout the league, right?


#6

Sure, you can play different decks.


#7

The league has ended and me, @thebigunit3000, @Joseki and @thesubatomic will do the playoff tonight 6 pm EST. @miek will be streaming: https://www.twitch.tv/anrmiek