Combat Cards


ZOMG Robo Demos in Testing Now by Osprey Therian
8 +00002010-09-07T05:32:37+00:00302010b+00:00Tue, 07 Sep 2010 05:32:37 +0000 2006, 5:32 am
Filed under: Arenas, Doc Boffin, Game Design, New Cards, Robots

Things have been a little quiet on the blog, however we’ve been busy in our slow but inexorable way.  The newest blip on the horizon is the Robot Demo Deck, currently being tested at Europa.  You can do a little testing yourself if you’ve a mind to: left click Doc’s testing arena (the one with the warnings) to get the Demos from the menu.  The Robot Demo works only on that arena, as it’s all been recoded, but you can fight there anytime using Robot and any other deck.  Saturdays at 3pm is our current testing event time.  Have thoughts, gamepla ideas, possible bugs to squash?  Write it on a notecard and drop it on us – an IM to get our attention is great!

Robot gameplay is a bit different, and balances hard second tier attacks with the need to release heat build-up by drawing or playing a small attack.  While predictabilty leads to some vulnerability, the split defense serves well against discard attacks in particular.  The first cards are HERE.  The battery is the good resource, while heat, shown as a thermometer icon, is something you don’t want.  The first card on the way to a big attack, with a split mid/low defense.  Note that it creates 1 battery resource, but can only be played with less than 1 heat resource.

A big low attack with high/mid defence creates 1 heat resource.


Player can draw or use a small attack (shown here) while heat dissipates.

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Spaceport by Osprey Therian
8 +00002010-07-10T15:46:39+00:00312010b+00:00Sat, 10 Jul 2010 15:46:39 +0000 2006, 3:46 pm
Filed under: Events, Spaceport

For the past [lots of] months Kat Burger has been hosting Combat Cards tournaments every weekend, and I thought I’d post a blog reminder for today’s event, which begins at 11 a.m. and includes both Demo and Custom divisions.

Come and have a few matches!



Spaceport Custom Tournament Winner by Osprey Therian
8 +00002010-05-30T20:36:46+00:00312010b+00:00Sun, 30 May 2010 20:36:46 +0000 2006, 8:36 pm
Filed under: Doc Boffin, Events, Spaceport, Tiny, Tournements

This week’s winner is our own Doc Boffin!



by Osprey Therian
8 +00002010-05-09T23:54:11+00:00312010b+00:00Sun, 09 May 2010 23:54:11 +0000 2006, 11:54 pm
Filed under: Doc Boffin, Events, Raglan Shire, Tiny, Tournements

Doc once again manages to cover his own match with live, blow-by-blow commentary!



Awesome Tournaments! by Osprey Therian
8 +00002010-04-24T22:28:33+00:00302010b+00:00Sat, 24 Apr 2010 22:28:33 +0000 2006, 10:28 pm
Filed under: Doc Boffin, Events, Osprey Therian, Raglan Shire, Tiny, Tournements

Spectators lined the balcony.

Sci -fi weaponry!

Os and Doc watch.

HotSauce

CUSTOM

HotSauce Charisma beat Sidney Fredricksson in the final match to win the 2010 Combat Cards Custom Tournament!

Four players won prizes: HotSauce, Sid, Copper, Karenza

Congratulations!

DEMO

Sidney Fredricksson beat Doc Boffin in the final match of the 2010 Combat Cards Demo Tournament!

Four players won prizes: Sid, Doc, Bloodsong, and Tapple

Congratulations!

Karenza and Copper split the 500L weapons award.



Tournament Time! by Osprey Therian
8 +00002010-04-23T23:28:43+00:00302010b+00:00Fri, 23 Apr 2010 23:28:43 +0000 2006, 11:28 pm
Filed under: Events, Raglan Shire, Tiny, Tournements, Update

Demo and Custom tournaments will be held Saturday, 24 April, at the Space Ferret Dome in Raglan Shire!  Anyone is welcome to sign up and fight on the day – tournament boards courtesy of Kat Burger are in place for demo and custon divisions.  We have just changed version – we are now 2.2, so every fighter needs to use a 2.2 version Demo or Tiny Demo, or a 2.2 Deck or 2.2 Tiny Deck.  If you have a custom deck change the cards like this:

Rez the old deck and the new 2.2 empty deck.

Touch the old deck and approve the transfer.

Take the new 2.2 deck into inventory – now full of cards.



Tiny Combat Cards! by Osprey Therian
8 +00002010-04-18T09:23:18+00:00302010b+00:00Sun, 18 Apr 2010 09:23:18 +0000 2006, 9:23 am
Filed under: Arenas, Osprey Therian, Tiny