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Article Series for New & Returning Players

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Good afternoon everyone!

Over the next few months I will be writing a series of articles designed to help both new and returning players to the game. It will include information on the current state of the game, how certain cards work together, how to keep up with the current environment, and where to get started when preparing for your first event.

I realize of course that these strategies may be a little subjective based on what's worked for me when helping players get familiar with the game, but I'm sure just having a reference point will be helpful for anyone, even if they might disagree with my suggestions :)

The articles will be posted in this forum, and I will also try to submit them through the Community tab so they get posted into that area of the site. Scott Church also expressed interest in posting/linking the articles directly onto the Category1games website. Hopefully this series will help ease players into the game in a positive way so we can continue to grow our community.

I expect to post the first article by the end of the week, so keep your eyes peeled

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Update- I have created a Dropbox folder with all of the Articles, and where I will be posting future article until the PC Site's Article section is back online.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qyhvsqsg8mv3aff/vxk2OYLVHW


Article 7 posted on PC site- http://www.starwarsccg.org/wp/new-retur ... rtual-set/


Article 8 added to my Dropbox- Quick Info about the Reset and results of the Philly Event
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I'd be interested in a competitor to agnos' primers.

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Introduction to the game article posted:

http://www.starwarsccg.org/index.php?op ... Itemid=179


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Article 2 posted- Starting Effects and Defensive Shields


http://www.starwarsccg.org/index.php?op ... Itemid=179
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Article 3 has been posted- this one covers all the Starting Interrupt options

http://www.starwarsccg.org/index.php?op ... Itemid=179
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Article 4 posted- Force Generation:

http://www.starwarsccg.org/index.php?op ... Itemid=179
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Article 5A- Beginner competitive DS deck- SYCFA

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These articles are fantastic for players who are coming back into the game or are new or someplace in the middle of that spectrum.
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Why do you start in Hidden Base with 4 effects? Did I miss something?
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Emkay09 wrote:Why do you start in Hidden Base with 4 effects? Did I miss something?

No, that was a bad copy/paste on my part. Superficial damage wasn't suppose to be in the deck.

Thanks for catching that, I am updating the Article now.
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I'm really enjoying the articles also, so props for that.

Is there a Hunt Down article coming? :)


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Article 6 is done- Preparing for a Major Event

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Nicely done sir!
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Nizmox wrote:I'm really enjoying the articles also, so props for that.

Is there a Hunt Down article coming? :)


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Thanks! And Hunt Down will be down the road. The conventional builds of both Huntdown and HD-V require multiple copies of higher priced mains that substitutions currently do not exist for. The strategies I have focused on so far are ones that require less expense up front.

But we will get into the Mains + Toys heavy decks like TRM and HD/ASM
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Great job, these have been helpful.

I especially liked much of what you said on "major events" and would love to see the meta/playtest section get some expansion.

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SolaGratia wrote:Great job, these have been helpful.

I especially liked much of what you said on "major events" and would love to see the meta/playtest section get some expansion.

:-D

Yes, that will be getting an in-depth feature this month :)
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Does anyone know why the articles section appears to have vanished?


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They took it offline last week to do some upgrades/maintenance
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