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What guild won your prerelease?



 
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Akatsuki



Joined: 05 Sep 2006
Posts: 8

PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:39 pm    Post subject: What guild won your prerelease? Reply with quote

I won my first one ever! Smile
I got 1st out of about 60 people.

I had the most ridiculous pool you could ever hope to see:

// Lands
5 [ROE] Plains (2)
3 [R] Forest (3)
4 [M13] Island (4)
1 [RTR] Grove of the Guardian
1 [RTR] Transguild Promenade
4 [RTR] Azorius Guildgate

// Creatures
1 [RTR] New Prahv Guildmage
1 [RTR] Axebane Stag
1 [RTR] Centaur's Herald
1 [RTR] Hussar Patrol
1 [RTR] Centaur Healer
1 [RTR] Archon of the Triumvirate
1 [RTR] Armory Guard
1 [RTR] Azorius Justiciar
2 [RTR] Tower Drake
3 [RTR] Sunspire Griffin
2 [RTR] Isperia, Supreme Judge

// Spells
1 [RTR] Avenging Arrow
1 [RTR] Syncopate
1 [RTR] Inspiration
1 [RTR] Cancel
1 [RTR] Paralyzing Grasp
1 [RTR] Inaction Injunction
1 [RTR] Mizzium Skin

// Sideboard
SB: 1 [RTR] Korozda Monitor
SB: 1 [RTR] Rix Maadi Guildmage
SB: 1 [RTR] Nivix Guildmage
SB: 2 [RTR] Heroes' Reunion
SB: 1 [RTR] Fall of the Gavel
SB: 1 [RTR] Mercurial Chemister
SB: 1 [RTR] Search Warrant
SB: 1 [RTR] Towering Indrik
SB: 1 [RTR] Axebane Guardian
SB: 2 [RTR] Urban Burgeoning
SB: 1 [RTR] Death's Presence
SB: 1 [RTR] Tenement Crasher
SB: 1 [RTR] Survey the Wreckage
SB: 2 [RTR] Splatter Thug
SB: 1 [RTR] Dynacharge
SB: 1 [RTR] Rakdos Shred-Freak
SB: 2 [RTR] Golgari Guildgate
SB: 1 [RTR] Rakdos Guildgate
SB: 1 [RTR] Tablet of the Guilds
SB: 1 [RTR] Golgari Longlegs
SB: 1 [RTR] Judge's Familiar
SB: 1 [RTR] Grisly Salvage
SB: 1 [RTR] Essence Backlash
SB: 1 [RTR] Chemister's Trick
SB: 1 [RTR] Coursers' Accord
SB: 1 [RTR] Common Bond
SB: 1 [RTR] Ethereal Armor
SB: 1 [RTR] Eyes in the Skies
SB: 2 [RTR] Rootborn Defenses
SB: 1 [RTR] Keening Apparition
SB: 1 [RTR] Concordia Pegasus
SB: 1 [RTR] Trained Caracal
SB: 2 [RTR] Sphere of Safety
SB: 1 [RTR] Pyroconvergence
SB: 1 [RTR] Slum Reaper
SB: 2 [RTR] Racecourse Fury
SB: 2 [RTR] Perilous Shadow
SB: 1 [RTR] Stab Wound
SB: 1 [RTR] Dead Reveler
SB: 1 [RTR] Cremate
SB: 3 [RTR] Deviant Glee
SB: 1 [RTR] Assassin's Strike
SB: 1 [RTR] Psychic Spiral
SB: 1 [RTR] Inspiration
SB: 1 [RTR] Downsize
SB: 1 [RTR] Dispel

It was too bad I couldn't really justify splashing Red for Chemister; I might have if it gave me more removal spells. I'm also not sure if I should have went heavier on the populate mechanic. I did have Grove of the Guardian, but chose not to play any of my populate cards. I also decided not to play Downsize (I couldn't find anything to cut). I tested Axebane Guardian, didn't like it either. Finally, I took out Death's Presence since I was usually behind when I hit the late game and needed an impact card or a card to stay alive. Definitely willing to listen to advice for how to build my pool better, as I'm new to limited.

I was about to lose to Rakdos (I think the best decks in general are probably Rakdos themed decks. Unleash is a ridiculous mechanic and the best common removal spells like Auger Spree, Stab Wound, Annihilating Fire etc. are all black or red.), but the 8th grader got a phone call from his mom and had to leave. XD

<--- lucksacking ftw

PS - Is Heroes' Reunion ever playable? Even against Rakdos? Sad
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StarWolf



Joined: 28 Jul 2011
Posts: 80

PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I won with Golgari. I'd paste my pool but it was pretty uninteresting.
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kane2



Joined: 24 Jan 2007
Posts: 94

PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 7:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

We had 160+ at the midnight prerelease.. I ended up 6-2 snagging 11th with(bear with me.. I am having trouble updating MWS so this is being done by hand):

Land
7 Forest
7 Swamp
1 Mountain
1 Rogue's Passage
1 Golgari Guildgate

Creatures
1 Sluiceway Scorpion
1 Trestle Troll
1 Dreg Mangler
2 Drudge Beetle
2 Daggerdrome Imp
1 Sewer Shambler
1 Gatecreeper Vine
1 Stonefare Crocodile
1 Oak Street Innkeeper
1 Corpsejack Menace
1 Desecration Demon
1 Deathrite Shaman

Spells
1 Rakdos Return
1 Treasured Find
1 Traitorous Instinct
2 Launch Party
1 Stab Wound
1 Seek the Horizon
1 Assassin's Strike

Artifacts
1 Rakdos Keyrune
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MTGmanLA



Joined: 31 Dec 1969
Posts: 159

PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I didnt win but I got 6th place (4-1) with Golgari. I had Abrupt Decay in my Guild Pact and got Deadbridge Goliath in one of my normal packs. Had a ton of removal (2 Launch Party, 2 Stab Wounds, Decay, The one thats +3/+3 to one and -3/-3 to another, The guy who makes both players sacrifice when he comes in) and some good pumps (2 Giant Growth and the one thats +1/+1 for each creature + trample as well as the Golgari Guildmage)

I lost round 1 then won out somehow. Out of 5 rounds I played Golgari 4 times. =/
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jdblack



Joined: 13 Jun 2010
Posts: 16

PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Selesnya, but the ability to splash was more important. The top deck had 7 gates/shock lands and played four colors, never had mana problems except to a straight-up mana screw with only two lands until the last two turns.

Edit: I think he only played 3 mono-green creatures, and zero mono-white creatures.
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ralphah



Joined: 29 Apr 2012
Posts: 7

PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 11:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi, here in Taubaté-SP-Brazil, i got 12th, with azorius and Ryk got 1° with Izzet...
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magicman85



Joined: 22 Aug 2009
Posts: 555

PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 12:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got second with Rakdos, beat by Azorius
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Tritemio



Joined: 11 Jan 2006
Posts: 127

PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

At my pre-release with 35 players, this guild won

1° golgari
2° selesnya
3° selesnya
4° azorius
5° selesnya
6° golgari
7° izzet
8° azorius
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EMA



Joined: 15 Feb 2007
Posts: 189

PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Golgari went first in the swiss, top 8 draft was won by selesnya with blue splash.
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