War Party : Bydgoszcz – Local VTES League #3

October 5, 2010 Leave a comment

On the 14th of October 2010 we are organizing the third tournament from Bydgoszcz VTES League Series.

Details :

Time : 17.00 (registration starts at 16.45)
Format : 2R + Final
Entry Fee : 5-8 PLN (to be discussed before the tournament)
Prizes :All players will draft cards after the final. Winner drafts first.
Place : Pegaz – Centrum Gier , ul. Pod Blankami 6/1

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Reminder – Bydgoszcz 09.10.2010 – Gang Territory Bydgoszcz : Return to Innocence

October 5, 2010 Leave a comment

I would like to remind you about the Tournament that will be held in Bydgoszcz this Saturday (09.10.2010).

We have 32 participants for today (Tuesday).

The tournament starts at high noon (registration starts at 11 AM).

The shop will be opened at 10 AM.

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War Party : Bydgoszcz #2 (VTES League)

October 1, 2010 Leave a comment

There were fourteen people attending the second tournament from Bydgoszcz VTES League Series. Please find the results below :

Final Rank   Name   Prelim GWs   Prelim VPs   Final VPs   TPs Deck Played

  1. Marcin Watras   2   8   3   120 Gabrin zaszywa swiat
  2. Krystian Mirus   1   2   1   84 – Brujah g1
  3. Pawel Kosz   0   2   1   90 – weenie nos obf
  4. Tomasz Zygowski   1   3   0   78 – Ravnos Hazimel toolbox
  5. Arkadiusz Modzelewski   0   2   0   78 – DBR
  6. Adam Talarek   0   2      78 – Nephandus /w Antonio
  7. Marcin Goncerzewicz   0   2      72 – Khazar’s Diary
  8. Maciej Jamroszczak   0   1,5      72 – !NOS rush
  9. Marcin Urbanczyk   0   1,5      66 – Toreador toolbox ?
  10. Lukasz  Modzelewski   0   1      66 – Malk & !Malk politics /w Lutz
  11. Bartosz Wroblewski   0   1      60 – !Ventrue
  12. Bartlomiej Chrobak   0   1      54 – cos na Gargoylach
  13. Lukasz  Goncerzewicz   0   0      48 – Madame Guil TGB
  14. Andrzej Wilczynski   0   0      42 – Akunanse wall

Current rank :

LP   First Name   Second Name   Nick/forum   Current rank   16.09.2010   30.09.2010

  1. Marcin   Watras   warGrim   217   59   158
  2. Tomasz   Pietkiewicz   Pudel   163   163   N/A
  3. Tomasz   Zygowski   Zyga   98   43   55
  4. Bartlomiej   Chrobak   Jabbas   84   75   9
  5. Lukasz   Goncerzewicz   Szatyn   64   59   5
  6. Krystian   Mirus   Chagatai   58   5   53
  7. Pawel   Kosz      52   5   47
  8. Arkadiusz   Modzelewski      46   5   41
  9. Lukasz   Modzelewski      20   11   9
  10. Bartosz   Wroblewski   Wrobz   20   11   9
  11. Marcin   Goncerzewicz   Dragarth   18   5   13
  12. Andrzej   Wilczynski   Santh   14   9   5
  13. Adam   Talarek   Talar   13   N/A   13
  14. Maciej   Jamroszczak   Mroczny   11   N/A   11
  15. Marcin   Urbanczyk   Pelzak   11   N/A   11
  16. Milosz   Wierzchon      7   7   N/A
  17. Krzysztof   Szwed      5   5   N/A
  18. Michal   Marchwinski   Marchewa   5   5   N/A

Next League tournament will be held on the 14th of October 2010.

TWDA :

Deck Name : Gabrin zaszywa swiat
Author : warGrim
Concept taken from : Akseli Jalava with some little tweaking
Description : Survive first, then win.

Crypt [12 vampires] Capacity min: 4 max: 8 average: 6.33333
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5x Gabrin                 8  ANI CHI dom for   Ravno:2
2x Joaquina Amaya         6  ANI CHI FOR       Ravno:2
2x Khalil Ravana          5  CHI ani for pre   Ravno:2
2x Salbatore Bokkengr     4  CHI for pro       Ravno:2
1x Vaclav Petalengro      6  ANI CHI for pot   Ravno:2

Library [82 cards]
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Action [14]
3x Edged Illusion
2x Fatuus Mastery
9x Sensory Deprivation

Action Modifier [18]
3x False Resonance
9x Fata Morgana
6x Freak Drive

Action Modifier/Combat [14]
7x Mirror Image
7x Occlusion

Action/Reaction [3]
3x Draba

Ally [1]
1x Carlton Van Wyk (Hunter)

Equipment [4]
1x Heart of Nizchetus
1x Karavalanisha Vrana
1x Shilmulo Tarot
1x Treasured Samadji

Event [1]
1x Scourge of the Enochians

Master [23]
2x Archon Investigation
2x Dreams of the Sphinx
1x Fortune Teller Shop
1x Giant’s Blood
1x Jake Washington (Hunter)
4x Path of Paradox, The
1x Pentex(TM) Subversion
2x Perfectionist
1x Secure Haven
4x Vessel
1x Week of Nightmares
3x Wider View

Reaction [4]
2x Delaying Tactics
2x On the Qui Vive

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EC Paris – 30 days remaining

September 30, 2010 Leave a comment

There are only 30 days remaining to the EC 2010 in Paris. How does the preparation for the trip looks like?

The flight was booked several days ago. The plan for the trip is as it was last year – first I go to Warsaw (on 25th of October) to visit Toy and then we are going to travel to Paris the next day on 26th of October. We will arrive on CDG airport around 11 AM, so we expect to be at the R.I.P around 1 PM.

Return tickets are booked for 1st of November – it’s a Holiday that day in Poland, so I expect many people travelling to their homes after the long weekend – it may be difficult to be back home before 6 P.M.

During first two days, we are planning to visit some most popular monuments like Eiffel Tower, The Louvre etc. I have already been there, but only for 3 hours at 6 AM, while returning from training (business travel) in Lannion, so this year I would like to see in in more detailed way :). We would also like to visit Troll2Jeax and play a game or two in international environment.  Afternoons and evening we will probably spend in traditional way, drinking  beer and vodka, so that we were in good shape during the tournament :D. All people willing to join us are welcome !!

After last years’ lessons we are prepared for the EC from theoretical side – we already know what kind of decks to play in each tournament – I’m not going to make a mistake from last year…

I hope to meet some new people and get a chance to play against the best.

Below is the list of players from Poland who are going to participate in the EC 2010 :

  1. Izi – Gliwice
  2. Behemot – Bytom
  3. Mirumo – Krakow
  4. Toy – Warszawa
  5. warGrim – Bydgoszcz
  6. Alek – Warszawa

There will be also several Polish players who live abroad.

See you soon in Paris !!!

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Polish NC 2010 – Warsaw 25th of September

September 27, 2010 Leave a comment

The new Polish National Championship is Tomasz “Izi” Izydorczyk, who won the tournament playing Ahrimanes wall deck, scoring 1 GW and 4 VPs in the final and 2 GWs and 6 VPs  in the preliminary rounds, getting to the final from second spot (just behind myself – also 2 GWs 6 VPs). Tomasz proved his domination on Polish VTES scene winning his 4th (??) tournament this year. He is also the leader of Polish VTES League 2010.

I would like to congratulate Tomek his great performance and wish him luck in the incoming EC 2010 in Paris. I wish he made at least the Day 2 finals.

There were unfortunately only twenty people participating, which is very few… That’s really bad news. I wish more people participated in NC next year, which will be held in the winner’s city – Gliwice in 2011.

My games :

I decided to play Howler but changed my mind on our way to Warsaw and chose Anson Cel gun /w Ashur Tablets deck.

Game 1 : Jabbas (Rock Cat) – > Serek (Voting FoS)-> Toy! (DoC Trophy deck) -> warGrim (Anson Cel Gun) -> Gizmo (Tremere Carna wall)

Jabbas killed FoS rather quickly. I managed to kill Tremere. With FBI and Slow Withering on the table Jabbas didn’t have much trouble taking 1 GW and 4 VPs. I would had have more chances to win the table if I had no vampires in torpor (after Shattering Crescendo played by Toy!)

Result : 0 GW 1 VP

Game 2 : Serek (Voting FoS) -> Pelzak (Malk S&B /w the Call) -> Oro (NuBrujah Politics) -> Paczek Piper WG – > waGrim

I knew that I have to take the table to even have chances to get to the final s oI decided to play rather cautious. With WGs on my back I felt rather comfortable. All players decided to push  forward very quickly though , and the first to leave the table was Paczek, then Oro, and Pelzak.

We were heads-up  with Serek fighting for the GW. In my opinion Serek was in better situation but he made several mistakes and I managed to take the table with 1 GW and 2 VPs.

Game 3 : waGrim -> Jabbas (Rock Cat) -> Szewski (Weenie Gangrel – Renegade Garou & Parity Shift).-> aczek (Piper WG)  -> Izi (Ahrimanes wall).

Szewski and myself decided to cooperate a bit and I voted in favor when he played Gangrel Justicar. I was promised to get something from his Parity Shifts. We also stopped Jabbas a bit and let him put only two Rock Cats in play. That made Szewski push forward (he needed a GW to get to the final) and he finally ousted Paczek (Izi tried to block that final bleed – Jabbas tapped WRMH being on 1 pool and the block failed so Jabbas and Paczek died simultaneously). I let Szewski oust Izi (I  knew I would kill all Szewski’s minions anyway) and then killed his wampires, Garous (with Tension in the Ranks on the table).

Result : 1 GW 3 VPs

Final : warGrim -> Domel (Rabbat /w Temptations) -> Jabbas -> Izi -> Oro

Oro started were aggressively playing several KRC’s and bleeding me, so I had no other choice then rushing backward. In the meantime Jabbas tried to go forward but he didn’t manage to hurt Izi’s minions, Domel was producing pool and influencing more vampires. Once my predator was stopped I tried to go forward (played Tension in the Ranks), but my prey bled Jabbas – let him on 1 pool and we was ousted by himself 😉 (Tupdog & Tension in the ranks combo hurts a lot). I had only one ready vampire (Anson) with no single Bum’s Rush in my hand so I knew that was it – last final Powerbase:Montreal run Izi became Polish VTES Champion 2010 (Domel had one ready vampire with no chances to pass through Izi’s defence).

Results :

  1. Izi 1GW 4 VP
  2. Domel 1 VP
  3. warGrim 0VP
  4. Jabbas 0 VP
  5. Oro 0 VP

I didn’t manage to defend second place from last year, but anyway – EC in Paris is a priority for me this year.

TWD :

Crypt [12 vampires] Capacity min: 1 max: 8 average: 5.58333
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4x Howler               8  ANI PRE SPI obf   Ahrimane:2
2x Siamese, The         7  PRE SPI ani pro   Ahrimane:2
2x Cynthia Ingold       6  SPI ani for pre   Ahrimane:2
1x Juanita Santiago     4  ani pre spi       Ahrimane:2
1x Gillian Krader       2  ani dem           Pander:2
1x Zip                  2  ani               Ravnos:3
1x Lisa Noble           1  ani               Caitiff:3

Library [90 cards]
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Action [12]
1x Abbot
1x Aranthebes, The Immortal
1x Army of Rats
3x Deep Song
3x Engling Fury
1x Heart of the City
2x Muricia’s Call

Ally [4]
1x Carlton Van Wyk (Hunter)
1x High Top
1x Mylan Horseed (Goblin)
1x Ossian

Combat [18]
6x Aid from Bats
2x Canine Horde
8x Carrion Crows
2x Taste of Vitae

Combat/Action Modifier [8]
8x Swiftness of the Stag

Event [1]
1x Unmasking, The

Master [17]
2x Animalism
1x Fame
1x Guardian Angel
1x Hungry Coyote, The
1x Jake Washington (Hunter)
1x Pentex(TM) Subversion
1x Powerbase: Montreal
1x Rack, The
1x Smiling Jack, The Anarch
3x Vessel
3x Villein
1x WMRH Talk Radio

Reaction [24]
4x Cats’ Guidance
4x Ears of the Hare
4x Falcon’s Eye
2x On the Qui Vive
10x Speak with Spirits

Retainer [6]
1x Mr. Winthrop
1x Murder of Crows
1x Owl Companion
3x Raven Spy

Please find below the deck I played :

Deck Name : Anson – Volker Ashur ver 1.5
Author : warGrim
Description :

Crypt [12 vampires] Capacity min: 2 max: 8 average: 5.33333
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4x Anson                  8  CEL PRE aus dom  prince Toreador:1
3x Volker, The Puppet     5  CEL pot          prince Brujah:2
1x Jimmy Dunn             4  CEL POT for             Pander:2
1x Parmenides             4  CEL qui                 Assamite:2
1x Victor Tolliver        4  CEL pot                 !Brujah:2
1x Sarah Brando           3  CEL                     !Brujah:2
1x Carter                 2  cel                     !Toreador:2

Library [87 cards]
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Action [8]
8x Bum’s Rush

Ally [1]
1x Carlton Van Wyk (Hunter)

Combat [36]
4x Blur
7x Concealed Weapon
2x Fast Hands
8x Psyche!
6x Pursuit
3x Sideslip
6x Taste of Vitae

Equipment [7]
7x .44 Magnum

Event [2]
1x Anthelios, The Red Star
1x Dragonbound

Master [23]
9x Ashur Tablets
3x Dreams of the Sphinx
1x Fame
2x Haven Uncovered
3x Liquidation
1x Pentex(TM) Subversion
1x Powerbase: Montreal
1x Tension in the Ranks
2x Vessel

Political Action [2]
2x Parity Shift

Reaction [8]
8x Second Tradition: Domain

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War Party : Bydgoszcz – Local VTES League #2

September 19, 2010 Leave a comment

On the 30th of September 2010 we are organizing the second tournament from Bydgoszcz VTES League Series. All players are welcome.  This is a great chance for new players to gain experience !!!

Details :

Time : 17.00 (registration starts at 16.45)
Format : 2R + Final
Entry Fee : 5-8 PLN (to be discussed before the tournament)
Prizes :All players will draft cards after the final. Winner drafts first.
Place : Pegaz – Centrum Gier , ul. Pod Blankami 6/1

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Bydgoszcz VTES League – Tournament #1 – results

September 17, 2010 Leave a comment

Please find below the results of the first Bydgoszcz VTES League
torunament held in Bydgoszcz yesterday.(16th of September 2010).

Results were as follows (tournament format : 2R + final):

1   Tomasz Pietkiewicz   2   8   3   120 – Khazar’s diary
2   Bartlomiej Chrobak   1   6   2   108 – Rock Cat
2   Lukasz Goncerzewicz   1   4   0   90 – Mumies spell of life
2   Marcin Watras   1   4   0   84 – Saulot with Auspex support
2   Tomasz Zygowski   0   2   0   72 – Ventrue Law Firm
6   Lukasz Modzelewski   0   1,5      78 – weenie animalism
6   Bartosz Wroblewski   0   1,5      78 – Arika with OBF guys
8   Andrzej Wilczynski   0   1      72 – Kiev Circle BB
9   Milosz Wierzchon   0   0,5      66 – Louhi star deck
10   Marcin Goncerzewicz   0   0      54 – Hardestadt combat
10   Krzysztof Szwed   0   0      54 – Ravnos toolbox
10   Krystian Mirus   0   0      54 – Brujah g1
10   Michal Marchwinski   0   0      54 – Salubri with !Vetrue
14   Pawel Kosz   0   0      48 – weenie nos ??
14   Arkadiusz Modzelewski   0   0      48 – Toreador toolbox

War Party: Bydgoszcz
Bydgoszcz, Poland
16. Sep 2010
15 players
2 R + F

2 GW 8 VP in the prelims 3 VP in the final

Deck Name: Khazar’s Diary
Played by: Tomasz Pietkiewicz
Description: Super consistent and super resilient tier1 staple with no
fancy tech.

Crypt (12):
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1 Isabel Giovanni
1 Gloria Giovanni
1 Francesca Giovanni
1 Cristofero Giovanni
1 Lia Milliner
1 Mario Giovanni
1 Rudolfo Giovanni
1 Paul DiCarlo, The Alpha
1 Marciana Giovanni, Investigator
3 Tupdog

Library (76):
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Master (28):
4 Liquidation
4 Parthenon, The
4 Jake Washington (Hunter)
4 Acquired Ventrue Assets
4 Vessel
1 Powerbase: Cape Verde
1 Pentex Subversion
2 Direct Intervention
2 Archon Investigation
2 Wash

Action (20):
1 Aranthebes, the Immortal
8 Khazar’s Diary (Endless Night)
6 Embrace, The
5 Sudario Refraction

Action Modifier (1):
1 Conditioning

Ally (12):
1 Alia, God’s Messenger
1 Mylan Horseed (Goblin)
1 Leonardo, Mortician
1 Vagabond Mystic
1 Ossian
1 Tye Cooper
1 Impundulu
2 Carlton Van Wyk (Hunter)
3 Repo Man

Event (5):
1 Anthelios, The Red Star
1 FBI Special Affairs Division
1 Slow WItehring, The
2 Unmasking, The

Reaction (10):
6 Deflection
2 Delaying Tactics
2 On the Qui Vive

Pudel’s deck is a very consistent one, without any fancy techniques (Pudel’s description). It was an easy task for him to win the tournament, as there were many players who saw the deck for the first time and were not aware of the threat. Anyway, congratulations to Tomek (former Polish National Champion) who took a longer brake from VTES for visiting us and giving us ( and especially the newbies ) a chance to play with him and gain some experience.

It was a first tournament for several people – I hope you enjoyed it.

The next tournament will take place on the 30th of September 2010.

Next Saturday – on 25th of September Polish National Championship will be held in Warsaw so I suggest we meet twice during the incoming week and test our decks.

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