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Kimmy Schmidt - Unblockable.

1.31.2016

Kimmy Schmidt - Unblockable. A Dice Masters team with Kobold - Greater Humanoid, Stirge - Epic Beast, and Human Paladin - Lesser Emerald Enclave, and Anger Issues I've been using this strategy in unlimited tournaments since I discovered the core mechanic (and improved it with the help of my opponents) last summer. Since I've seen other folks playing variations on this a few weeks ago, I've decided to write about it. I call this team "Kimmy Schmidt", because the Stirge is unblockable. Here are the important cards:

You can fill out the rest of your team however you like. You'll want something with some blocking strength for when your opponent's characters start coming at you. Power Transfer is nice if you've got it, but your opponent can use it to swap Stirge's attack to something lower. Try to avoid lots of characters cycling through your dice bag so that Swarm will remain effective. Bringing another unblockable character is a good plan; or something with a strong attack that can take advantage of the Anger Issues action.

In tournament play, I found that this setup took a little too long to get up and running to be truly deadly. There are also a few specific threats be aware of:

Dice Masters Rainbow Draft Strategies.

4.12.2015

A rainbow draft is a nice format for a Dice Masters event. Each player gets to open 12 booster packs (always fun) and choose cards from among the packs that all the players opened. (Details). Players make a tournament-legal team from their drafted cards and any 2 Basic Actions from their collections, and then play some games.

With the draft format, players can't use the deadly Super Rare cards from their deep collections, so the format tends to be a little more even than fully-constructed tournaments. It's also an excellent way to fill in holes in your card collection. But there are a few strategies to keep in mind:

Dice Masters Constructed Deck Review - January 2015.

1.6.2015

January Dice Masters Deck I went to a constructed deck tournament for Dice Masters this weekend. I had fun, but didn't expect to lose so much. Here is a review of the cards I brought, and how effective they were in play.