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July 17, 2015, 04:07:06 AM
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Description: Austrian Format (for interested gemp-users)
« on: July 17, 2015, 04:07:06 AM »
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Hi guys,

if you want to allow all cards of all sets for a tournament game (except some x-listed cards) you choose EXPANDED Format - but there is a catch: some broken combos like e.g. Mumak Commander GATS and Hate are possibly... could be annoying...
wanna have a more fair game?
wanna let join most players to a tournament? (players with only cards from the fellowship block, players with only cards from the newer sets, players with nearly all cards)

I have invented a format, which makes all that possible - and this format has already been prooved in real life, in real tournaments (e.g. European Tournament in Germany 2008, and many others) - everyone liked it very much!

So, how does it work? Here's the description:

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1.) ALL CARDS FROM ALL SETS ARE ALLOWED (except those listed on the x-list of Austrian Format)

2.) THE PARTS OF YOUR DECKS (free peoples/shadow) HAVE TO BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY

     --> one side of your deck may each consist of one of the following: Cards from set 1-10 OR 7-19
     --> EXCEPTION: set 9, 14, 16, 19 and WETA COLLECTION MAY ALWAYS BE USED
     --> any kind of Alternative Ringbearer or "The One Ring" may also alwys be used
     --> only "new" sites from set 11 and later are allowed

It is that easy.
Some examples for decks in AUSTRIAN Format:

- Ringbound Hobbits (set 7-19) with Forest Nazgul (set 7-19) - this deck is also Standard (The One Ring, Isildur's bane, may be used)
- Hunter Elves (set 7-19) with Twilight Nazgul (set 1-10) - this deck is not Standard, it is not Expanded, it is Austrian Format (Wraith Collection may be used in the Nazgul-part).
- Ringbound Ranger (set 1-10) with Moria (set 1-10) - for Moria, The Balrog, Demon of Might (set 19) may be used

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X-List:

Aggression
Aragorn, Heir to the White City
Courtyard Parapet
Demoralized
Final Account
Galadriel, Lady of Light
Galadriel, Lady of the Golden Wood
Galadriel, Lady Redeemed
Gil-galad, High King of the Noldor
Gimli, Dwarf of the Mountain-race
Horn of Boromir
Namarie
Madril, Defender of Osgiliath
Memories of Darkness
Mordor Fiend
Orkish Smith
Sam, Son of Hamfast
Steadfast Champion
Sting
Strange-Looking Men

R-List

A New Light
A Talent for not Being Seen
Bill Ferny, Swarthy Sneering Fellow
Flaming Brand
Forces of Mordor
Frying Pan
Get on and Get Away
No Stranger to the Shadows
Ottar, Man of Laketown
Ulaire Nertea, Messenger of Dol Guldur
The Shire Countryside
« Last Edit: July 19, 2015, 02:49:10 AM by Olorin »
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