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Re: Event Details

Posted: April 3rd, 2012, 9:27 pm
by imrahil327
Walsetmd wrote: I think the bigger the spread between first and 2nd place, the less likely will see people take a "chop" and really play for it :)
No offense, Walseth, but this is the exact opposite of how it works- the higher the variance, the more incentive there is to chop.

Re: Event Details

Posted: April 3rd, 2012, 11:55 pm
by Walsetmd
imrahil327 wrote: No offense, Walseth, but this is the exact opposite of how it works- the higher the variance, the more incentive there is to chop.
Well poop... Then I guess I should take that reason off then. :oops:

I still like an $800 first place. :lol:

Re: Event Details

Posted: May 31st, 2012, 11:33 pm
by Jeeps
Just sayin'... this is going to be fun.

Just sayin'

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 5th, 2012, 11:44 am
by Walsetmd
Hey Guys -

Some of you seem to know the area well. Are there places within walking distance (couple blocks at most) for people to get food, or should I be telling my parents to send a pack lunch with all my students.

Thanks,
Walseth

P.S. The energy in Rosemount is off the charts for my players...

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 5th, 2012, 12:18 pm
by cooleo1c
1.) Eddignton's Soup (closed Sunday)
2.) errrr 3 not by hotel (oops) DQ Grill n Chill
3.) By the hotel, Chillis
4.) Burger King
5.) TGI Fridays

Chillis is the only reasonable place in walking distance

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Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 7:13 pm
by fisherizzo47
hey there, i was just wondering if all cards are allowed in the tournament including V cards? I have a group of some former-top 100 star wars players in the world coming Saturday and Sunday. We all need to trade/buy defensive shields and a few other cards, please help us old timers! we are all formally from duluth. Hi Mark Walseth. chris haglund, travis dahle, travis bean will be there saturday 9am and hopefully mike bergum and matt potter also make it; hopefully you remember us =). please help us complete our decks so we can support the game and play again after an 11 year dry spell.

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 7:15 pm
by imrahil327
fisherizzo47 wrote:hey there, i was just wondering if all cards are allowed in the tournament including V cards? I have a group of some former-top 100 star wars players in the world coming Saturday and Sunday. We all need to trade/buy defensive shields and a few other cards, please help us old timers! we are all formally from duluth. Hi Mark Walseth. chris haglund, travis dahle, travis bean will be there saturday 9am and hopefully mike bergum and matt potter also make it; hopefully you remember us =). please help us complete our decks so we can support the game and play again after an 11 year dry spell.
Yes, all cards will be allowed including v-cards. I will try to bring my stack of spare Defensive Shields.

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 7:47 pm
by jimli
Holy * potter and bergum might show up? That would be awesome.

That'd make it three former world champs.

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 7:49 pm
by fisherizzo47
bergum is not a former world champ

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 8:03 pm
by jimli
Well aware, there are two already confirmed.

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 8:41 pm
by The Smoking Gungan
jimli wrote:Holy * potter and bergum might show up? That would be awesome.
OMG

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 9:03 pm
by The Smoking Gungan
Walsetmd wrote:Hey Guys -

Some of you seem to know the area well. Are there places within walking distance (couple blocks at most) for people to get food, or should I be telling my parents to send a pack lunch with all my students.

Thanks,
Walseth

P.S. The energy in Rosemount is off the charts for my players...
traditionally for a tourney you eat breakfast, don't eat lunch, and then eat dinner with erybody afterwards

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 9:05 pm
by Advocate
Don't forget to eat the brownie.

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Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 9:06 pm
by Advocate
Of course my kids have a dance recital this weekend.

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Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 9:29 pm
by jimli
Sorry fisherizzo47, in expressing excitement that potter and bergum might be here, I didn't mean to insult the rest of you guys. Of course it's awesome that you'll be able to make it also.

Not sure which of the three you are, but the name Chris Haglund rings a bell, I must have played him at some point back in the day. Bean I know I played a couple of times and I remember a random late night poker session at Canterbury a few years ago where I sat at the same table as him.

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 6th, 2012, 9:37 pm
by fisherizzo47
haha...it's all good. we are no threat of winning anyhow, but once we start seeing some new decks, watch out; that is if we keep playing? jimli are you from the cities? I think i played you in last tounament i played in (darth vader dark lord of the sith t=shirt). i still have all them shirt btw. 23 of them. i am going to donate my duplicates.

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 7th, 2012, 12:59 am
by Walsetmd
fisherizzo47 wrote:We are all formally from duluth. Hi Mark Walseth. chris haglund, travis dahle, travis bean will be there saturday 9am and hopefully mike bergum and matt potter also make it; hopefully you remember us =).
Wow... :shock:

Speechless... OK, well I guess this is as good as a time for a flashback into my history... The year was 94' SWCCG just came out, blah blah blah, I was TD for Decipher in Duluth, blah blah blah, worked at a comic book store, blah blah blah, Chris Haglund, Travis Dahle, Travis Bean, Mike Bergum, and Matt Potter were part of the local crew.

I can't believe you guys caught wind of this!!! I mean it's literally been like 12 Years. Please come and join the fun. Thanks for showing your support for Nationals Weekend here in MN.

Ummmm... I hear you guys need shields. Sadly I'm not much help here. All of my shield sets get soaked up every year by my new players... I should have the Starting Effects themselves but not so sure about the actual shields.

Please post here or send me a Private Message (if you don't want your old school decks leaked :lol: ) of what cards all of you need to finish them. Potter is going to bring back drop and drain Operatives!

Walseth

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 7th, 2012, 1:21 am
by Jeeps
This. This is why MN is the best region.

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 7th, 2012, 2:19 am
by cooleo1c
This is starting to look like it could be THE swccg event of the year

Re: Event Details

Posted: June 7th, 2012, 7:36 am
by Advocate
Does Matt Potter have an account here yet? He needs a world champion avatar. ;)

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