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Winning Decklists: Desert Sky Games February Tournament 2014


#1

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Andromeda: Dispossessed Ristie (Humanity’s Shadow)

Event (21)
3x Account Siphon (Core Set)
3x Dirty Laundry (Creation and Control)
3x Emergency Shutdown (Cyber Exodus)
2x Forged Activation Orders (Core Set)
3x Inside Job (Core Set)
2x Quality Time (Humanity’s Shadow) ••
2x Special Order (Core Set)
3x Sure Gamble (Core Set)

Hardware (7)
3x Desperado (Core Set)
2x Plascrete Carapace (What Lies Ahead)
2x R&D Interface (Future Proof) ••••

Resource (6)
3x Kati Jones (Humanity’s Shadow)
3x Same Old Thing (Creation and Control)

Icebreaker (8)
2x Corroder (Core Set) ••••
1x Crypsis (Core Set)
2x Faerie (Future Proof)
1x Femme Fatale (Core Set)
1x Mimic (Core Set) •
1x Yog.0 (Core Set) •

3x Datasucker •••

NBN: The World is Yours (Future Proof)*

Agenda (12)
3x AstroScript Pilot Program (Core Set)
3x Breaking News (Core Set)
3x Profiteering (Second Thoughts)
3x Project Beale (Future Proof)

Asset (5)
2x Jackson Howard (Opening Moves)
3x Private Contracts (Cyber Exodus)

Upgrade (3)
3x SanSan City Grid (Core Set)

Operation (10)
2x Closed Accounts (Core Set)
3x Hedge Fund (Core Set)
2x Shipment from SanSan (Second Thoughts)
3x Sweeps Week (True Colors)

Barrier (6)
3x Eli 1.0 (Future Proof) •••
3x Ice Wall (Core Set) •••

Code Gate (4)
2x Enigma (Core Set)
2x Tollbooth (Core Set)

Sentry (3)
1x Archer (Core Set) ••
2x Ichi 1.0 (Core Set) ••••

ICE (1)
1x Chimera (Cyber Exodus)


#2

I’ve seen Profiteering in a couple TWIY Rush lists now over TGTBT. What has been the empirical experience there? It doesn’t feel like rush decks really want to surrender bad pub to the runner, especially not in bulk. Then again, 15c buys a lot of SanSan time.

I’ve gotten good mileage out of the surprise tag from TGTBT, and haven’t really felt strapped for cash, on the other hand. Hmm.


#3

My guess is you don’t want to auto-take the 15 - just take the bare minimum that you need to win with the current hand and table situation.

Thing is, 3 BP makes SanSan a trash cost 2, which I wouldn’t be too fond of, personally :slight_smile:


#4

Exactly my question :). Is there a number that does seem worth it? If it is a niche econ card, why not Gila Hands instead?


#5

seeing as all the ice is etr except ichi, i think he’s going for keeping people off the right breakers over taxing them, so the bp would matter less.


#6

Yeah, TWIY is at its best gearchecking as opposed to taxing. Gila Hands is more for longer games, whereas Profiteering is great cash injection for shorter games.


#7

The reason I took Profiteering over Gila Hands is exactly what Lysander said. If Profiteering is the first agenda scored, I’ll take 5 or 10 credits, never the full 15. If it’s the 5th point scored, I’ll often take the full 15 so I don’t have to worry about money until I score the final 2-pointer.