syrup1_gt: mfw 4 minutes until afk
Despoiler98: !next
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Solipsody: !next
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GlennSeto: !next
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GlennSeto: Happy New Year everyone! :)
Earthenone: !card mystic vale
LRRbot: Can't find any card by that name
Earthenone: weird, that game name sounded super mtg card-y :P
FishlegStudio: !advice
LRRbot: Use counters.
StageMgrRob: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: AFK (Time to get away from the keyboard and controller! Join us for board games, cards games and other non-video games. Game: Mystic Vale) at Wed 05:00 PM PST (3m ago).
FishlegStudio: !quote
dungeonmaster099: lrrAWESOME_TK
silverfur64: Yeah, does sound like a MTG card name
Freezerassasin: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: AFK (Time to get away from the keyboard and controller! Join us for board games, cards games and other non-video games. Game: Mystic Vale) at Wed 05:00 PM PST (5m ago).
TehAmelie: !card vale
LRRbot: Found 21 cards you could be referring to - please enter more of the name
Earthenone: !card mystic
LRRbot: Found 52 cards you could be referring to - please enter more of the name
kusinohki: afk, just like my board game group... never starts on time.
TehAmelie: i thought there would be less cards with "Vale" in. . .
NimrodXIV: lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL
lemmel: lrrSIGNAL
kusinohki: lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL
Earthenone: explains why it sounded like a card name if its two words are used that often
Solipsody: Statistically, it's kind of weird they never occurred together.
kusinohki: this or that? - magic card or board game??
Solipsody: This or That? - Mystic* or *Vale?
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TheM8: nice
CaptainSpam: Time for Mystic Whale!
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CaptainSpam: Wait, what?
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Earthenone: do we have a name for this paticular group of 4 or do we go with BBSM?
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Mathonwy: Been so long since I caught an AFK live... I'm gonna enjoy this.
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control_rig: How about a Card Shark?
syrup1_gt: mfw they still haven't started
control_rig: It begins!
Solipsody: @CaptainSpam I can get you a goldfish that took too much acid. Final offer.
jdawgdude500: There has to be a joke about us watching AFK from tech somewhere but I can't think of it
RatherWT: Made it just in time!
CaptainSpam: @Solipsody Deal!
damn_i_am_pretty: AFK me, Batman!
syrup1_gt: hell y
syrup1_gt: A
RatherWT: fite me afk
TehAmelie: i'm at my keyboard, try and stop me!
control_rig: Helloooooo
coelopteryx: new year!!!
syrup1_gt: HI
silverfur64: katesWave
matufin0: Happy new year!
dungeonmaster099: happy 2020
Despoiler98: lrrAWESOME_TK lrrAWESOME_TK lrrAWESOME_TK lrrAWESOME_TK
Nigouki: first non-weeb stream of the year Kappa
Joalni: The year of 2020 hindsight!
control_rig: Happy New Year
BodaciousNia: happy new year
Shadowner: there was no year 0
Diabore: we dont give a bus
Laurence72: it is literallythe 20s
RealGamerCow: plz not this argument again.
coelopteryx: agreed, it's a new decade, a plurality has decided it
Despoiler98: WoooooOOOO lrrHORN
Nameless_Sword: the 20 20s
Uppercaseccc: lrrBEEJ
ky0dar: a decade is ten years.
matufin0: that was a correct woo
NarwhalsInATrenchcoat: We skipped a bunch of days, all the people are wrong
Mathonwy: So, what, only 2021 through 2029 are the 20's? That's stupid.
pharniel: Heh. The email said that BZeej & Healther were going to talk anime
RatherWT: Time is a flat circle made by people thousands of years ago, we can fudge it!
Sarah_Serinde: Okay chat, we're not having the decade argument please
Earthenone: anime talk was last night
TehAmelie: The Twenties 2: this time it's referential
DiscordianTokkan: It's like Hotdogs are Sandwiches or Tacos, only nobody finds it funny
pharniel: Yeah, I just love the lag on the twitch emails
pharniel: it's like an event behind
tetelande: I relate to serge
daytimestar19: This is my first time watching them
Despoiler98: :D
ritchards: uh...
Dog_of_Myth: haha Matt
control_rig: Try Tinder
SharkHero08: beej is a bottom confirmed
RatherWT: That's what switches are for.
silvalunae: I love Matts face
Juliamon: Matt looks into the camera like he's on the Office
jdawgdude500: HA! i get it
Fruan: Beej is a poly bottom, confirmed
Diabore: ben 100% knew what he was doing
Sarah_Serinde: !wyrmwood
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EJGRgunner: Ian Slap!
RatherWT: I need a more powerful bottom.
pharniel: Do the thing
Sarah_Serinde: :D
Despoiler98: YES
pharniel: Ian Slap!
DiscordianTokkan: Yessss
kusinohki: it's been a while since I played, but I don't think you can replace a section with a new section, you can only add sections to a blank place
Taveena: I'm here and ready to be utterly bewildered by a board game whose rules explanation I will not entirely follow!
control_rig: Yessss
Stoffern: Is that LEGAL???
Shadowner: poor Quebec
Despoiler98: yeessssssss
rybackgaming: it's evolving!
silverfur64: yes
Laurence72: Paul once again amazes with new technology
Naarius: Spoopifer next!
silvalunae slaps table
pharniel: November 27th, 2021 - the Ian Slap gained sentience...
syrup1_gt: lrrSACK
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FormerlyBoredGamer: lrrDOTS lrrHEART lrrARROW
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ritchards: by the end of the stream... yes ;)
RatherWT: It'll just take a minute.
Mathonwy: In theory.
kusinohki: !paullove
silvalunae: hehehehe
RvLeshrac: Some sort of Lrrmunculus.
BodaciousNia: btw Beej, that 2020 crapshot was just soooo good, it totally made me think of dimension traveller you play
Nameless_Sword: Paul is amazing on that tech stuff
Laurence72: happy muffin table skap or riot?
Tiber727: @Taveena There's one rule that's easy to misunderstand, but other than that, the game's not too difficult.
Sarah_Serinde: !patreon
control_rig: THis is OUR fault
LRRbot: 2367 patrons for a total of $13,874.17 per month. https://www.patreon.com/loadingreadyrun
ninja_theory_ashrams: oh Hi there chat and stream boys.
Taveena: You underestimate my ability to be confussed by board games!
Dovakey: :O ur gonna be here, dank ass shit
kumatsu: Come bury Ben in beer (please do not bury Ben in beer)
Laurence72 riots
enki1256: The river walk is lovely.
Earthenone: you can find those elusive tex mechs
syrup1_gt: it better be vlogged
ChaoticObserver: It is available
Sarah_Serinde: I forget who it was, but someone has definitely told us who will be at East :D
RatherWT: I'd love to go to PAX sometime.
Nigouki: i think someone already said who's East
Nameless_Sword: pax upon pax upon pax
ChaoticObserver: 3 day and each individual day
Laurence72: a pack of pax
Juliamon: !ppr
LRRbot: The Theros: Beyond Death Pre-Prerelease will be held on 10 January 2020! For more information, see this handy graphic: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EM1jTr9U0AYlGvJ.jpg
RealGamerCow: That reminds me I have to sell my PAX East tickets I think. lrrAWW
Bobtheninjagoldfish: Unplugged = Chillest PAX
Sarah_Serinde: Also there are totally South badges still available, yeah https://south.paxsite.com/
Nigouki: was it James during the Mine-o-Clock?
Ba_Dum_Tish: Beej you are at a 2025 we need you at a 2020
coelopteryx: makes the Eyeballs Emoji of pax east news that will be coming up at some future appropriate time
Dog_of_Myth: Crim!
Sibwow: a lias 5
RatherWT: We are perpetually five years away from flying cars.
egyptcraze: @realgamercow sry to hear. id be willing to buy
kumatsu: still tilted that I'm in Texas the week after South for work benginCry
Traion: MDT is back!
mowdownjoe: This PAX East will be my first PAX. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Nameless_Sword: Wooo PPR!
Taveena: Eyy, nice!
antonaqua: @RatherWT Just like nuclear Fusion reactors
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BecauseGnomes: First sub of the new year!
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djalternative: and cameron will lose spectacularly
Earthenone: ben speaks the truth
control_rig: Sad but true
cthulhudude23: mystic vale: the test bed for Edge of Darkness
Bobtheninjagoldfish: You will pay, Ben.\
RatherWT: Mystic Vale sounds like SergeCraft.
Bobtheninjagoldfish: lol
samuraitiger19: are they playing with expansions?
Taveena: Not only can druids do anything, they come with a bear.
Alas_Babylon: Calling it now, Cameron gets matched up against Melissa round 1 and he gets sent to the Shadow Realm
syrup1_gt: yeah
Mister_Hush: It's a solo-multiplayer game
Sogheim: lrrPAUL Paul, who Protects the Forest! lrrPAUL
silverfur64: lol
Alas_Babylon: but for now, it's ... epeen druid times?
RatherWT: Look at my stats, I did the most nature!
tergonis: it's like a green thumb, but subtly different
kumatsu: What's your Druid gearscore sergeKappaccino
Laurence72: I hope you aren't first edition druids and have to defeat another druid to advance a level
Alas_Babylon: I have a gold medal in polymorphing, git gud
Earthenone: 60-90 minutes? so 4 hour stream?
samuraitiger19: I hope they have the heroes. They make the game a lot more fun imo.
cthulhudude23: the game is rather brisk. you guys can likely do 3 games tonight
RatherWT: You see that tree? I did that.
Traion: 60-90 minutes? So a 2.5h stream then Kappa
BodaciousNia: is it Leet too Ben?
Dovakey: does it stop? or does it mean u have a final round and then it stops?
ninja_theory_ashrams: better to reign over the ashes than serve in the forest.
coelopteryx: also i wanna say: i'm glad ian brought shukumei by official hige dandism to all our attention during the melody's escape stream. instead of letting the random shuffle button decide my song-for-the-year, i've declared shukumei is That Song for me cuz it's very good new year energy
antonaqua: I wish my friends liked deck building games :(
Ba_Dum_Tish: sergeSqueak sergeSqueak
cthulhudude23: hopefully they aren't using the talisman expansion. the one that gives free resources from turn 1 on is stupid broken
Tiber727: @antonaqua What is wrong with your friends?
Earthenone: General Overview o7
Mister_Hush: I like this format change
RatherWT: lrrSERGE sergeSqueak
EJGRgunner: I am grateful that you're not going through all the rules
Lord_Hosk: But if you dont go over every rule, how will chat tell you you are playing wrong?
syrup1_gt: o7
RatherWT: You can see that these are thru.
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ducking_mad: AFK all New Years Day
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Dog_of_Myth: Top, middle, Beej
RatherWT: Oh yeah, that means all these cards are sleeved.
Dovakey: isnt your top card face up?
Mister_Hush: Would it make a difference to flip the overhead camera vertically? All the cards appear upside-down from camera perspective
BrowneePoints: This art is SO GORGEOUS
ninja_theory_ashrams: but all I want to talk about is Ben's shirt. it's so nice.
samuraitiger19: ben top card needs to be face up
RatherWT: I love the concept of modular cards.
Dovakey: @samuraitiger19 thats what i thought
Tiber727: This game has a special card that goes on the top of the deck. The card on top of your deck is not in your hand, but counts for going bust.
kusinohki: literally on the deck
samuraitiger19: not bad starting hands for everyone
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Theycallmejokke: Beep boop
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RatherWT: I love these cards!
Ba_Dum_Tish: Seems like it would be better to have the deck face up
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SydPreviouslyHeadache: OH, a friend of mine was talking about this game recently
dangerous_safety: Gambling? Im In
control_rig: Thanks for the HahaShrugLeft @theycallmejokke
SydPreviouslyHeadache: Hi LRR hi chat
TheNerdWonder: Oh, this game. I've seen the computer version of this played. It's pretty cool
syrup1_gt: hello
samuraitiger19: ah pushing the riskiest move
bvorhies: Your gardener?
control_rig: HahaShrugLeft lrrBEN HahaShrugRight
Theycallmejokke: @control_rig Welcome welcome :)
Wicker_Knight: Hi all. It looks like we're playing Splendour: Fantasy Worlds?
Rhonlore: Oh. deckbuilder.
Rhonlore: Got it.
Dovakey: @Rhonlore its a good game thou
Wicker_Knight: Ah, Dominion: Fantasy Worlds
syrup1_gt: mfw its mystic vale
Rhonlore: @Dovakey Apologies, did no t mean it in a derogatory way. I <3 deckbuilders
Tiber727: Aren't there also generic Fertile Soil out there to buy?
samuraitiger19: @tiber727 yep
Dedwrekka: yeah there are
Dovakey: @Rhonlore oh no worries, theres no tone in typing i just thought u didnt like them, it has a neat spin on deck building which is nice
Rhonlore: Yeah this is very cool
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samuraitiger19: unless a card says so
coriolis_storm: @Rhonlore
Rhonlore: ?
cthulhudude23: if folks watching are liking this, the creator also made a game called Edge of Darkness that uses the card building mechanics with worker placement aspects
coriolis_storm: @Rhonlore Originally, the game was marketed as a "cardbuilder" ;-)
Rhonlore: that makes sense
EJGRgunner: It's a little hard to see the cards to me. A bit of glare I think.
samuraitiger19: ah good he didn't forget
daytimestar19: I am rooting for ben
Dedwrekka: On some you can cover another, but that's only on specific cards
cthulhudude23: Ben will become the traitor druid
samuraitiger19: @ejgrgunner I'm not surprised. they are very clear.
Sarah_Serinde: sergeSqueak
markaci: sergeSqueak
DiscordianTokkan: sergeSqueak
Lunareclipse123: sergeSqueak
coriolis_storm: Are they playing with the first expansion? I've played it a few times, and I really like the additional variety the expansion brings
syrup1_gt: Squid3 Squid4
samuraitiger19: 3 mana still good early game
Tiber727: Another thing to mention is for the Spirit Symbols, the symbol that looks like a swirl is a wild.
Dovakey: can u save a energy for next round
Dovakey: or am i thinking of the wrong game
cthulhudude23: @coriolis_storm looks like the base game to me
SoulSpliceV: avachageous
samuraitiger19: I've had multiple hands with nothing but decay
coriolis_storm: @Dovakey No
Rhonlore: never lucky
SoulSpliceV: whammy
Rhonlore: get adam in here lol
samuraitiger19: ooooooo
matufin0: Greed!
RatherWT: (Wheel of Fortune bankrupt sound)
BodaciousNia: Spoilers!!
dangerous_safety: something something hubris
Tiber727: @Dovakey If you bust, you get 1 pity energy you can use any time (but if you bust a 2nd time without using it, you don't get a 2nd one).
atrociouslyambisinister: no Rami?
flapjacksofwar: To the Shadow Zone
atrociouslyambisinister: Anyway lrrGREED
Dovakey: @Tiber727 thats what it was. thank you kindly
RatherWT: Works every time!
samuraitiger19: decay is the worst
cthulhudude23: spoiling is damn brutal in this game. like all press your luck games, you kinda get a pass on doing it early game, but if it happens late game, you're pretty much toast
Dedwrekka: There's a card counting aspect to the game as you have a set number of decay marks in your deck
PMAvers: Man, imagine if Adam was around for this, he'd be pushing his luck all the time.
samuraitiger19: @cthulhudude23 preety much yeah
Rhonlore: @PMAvers Muttering something about justice in this world
syrup1_gt: PREPARE THE LUCKSACK EMOTE
RatherWT: lrrADAM Spin the wheel baybeeee
coriolis_storm: Beej is correct
samuraitiger19: but 5 mana next turn is amazing for Serge early game
samuraitiger19: he got really lucky on his draws there
Dedwrekka: The tricky part is when you add in the effects of Extra decay marks and Negative decay marks
kusinohki: I want to say there are cards with 2 decay, but I could be wrong...
Tiber727: One thing even the rules suggest, don't put multiple decay on the same card. You can bust even when drawing your starting hand.
Dedwrekka: Yes, a fair number of the most expensive cards have multiple decay symbols on single enchantments
coriolis_storm: @kusinohki IIRC, there are 2 cards with multiple decay in the base game
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kusinohki: ok. it's been like 2 yrs since I've last played, so memory fuzzy
ritchards: Dammit twitch
kusinohki: I found the strat choice of "filling your blank cards, vs loading 1 card with 3 things quickly" rather interesting
ninja_theory_ashrams: Haha2020
Dedwrekka: Depends. Some cards combo off of specific symbols so you don't want to spread them out
kusinohki: I vaguely remember trying to load one card with as many helmet symbols as possible
kusinohki: don't remember if it worked well or not...
RatherWT: Oh cool!
Dedwrekka: Yeah, the helmet symbols usually combo out
samuraitiger19: @kusinohki there are some cards that can do insane things with defenders
dangerous_safety: dryad is a gambling wizard
RatherWT: This is maddening!
samuraitiger19: nice hand
coriolis_storm: @kusinohki Yes, there are a few cards that give you points during the game for the amount of helmets showing
RatherWT: Big Decay Energy, nice
jamesk902: Decay, Donkey Kong!
samuraitiger19: I wonder who will go all in on vales
kusinohki: I assume your starting deck is listed in the rulebook *shrug*
Dedwrekka: The top seedling is actually just a reluctant bottom.
RatherWT: What's the opposite of a power bottom?
jessieimproved: !uptime
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 34:23.
samuraitiger19: oooo serge looking to go all in on vales
Shadowner: 2/2/2 cursed, 2/2/2 fertile, 8 blanks?
Shadowner: ouch
coriolis_storm: @samuraitiger19 It's tough with the base game, because the symbol cards are mostly in the higher tiers.
RatherWT: Chieftain switch confirmed.
samuraitiger19: yeah I remember me and my friends just start decay counting
raven534: I kind of want to see a game like this but top and bottom are interchangeable, making middle slots much more valuable
kusinohki: no
RatherWT: This is the kind of crazy modular card game I wanted to see ten years ago.
kusinohki: I forget... the other symbos (green, yellow, etc). they're only used to buy vales?? they don't count as mana to buy cards correct??
RatherWT: Right
coriolis_storm: @kusinohki COrrect
kusinohki: ty
Tiber727: @RatherWT It's an amazing concept, that this game doesn't fully utilize. The designer made a different game with this concept, but I've heard reviews were so-so.
samuraitiger19: very risky to do that though. you better have a good reason to do so.
RatherWT: I'm sure it would work well in an online environment too. If it was a trading card game or something.
RaklarLS: oh hey, someone took the gimmick from Hecatomb and made a non CCG game
thrythlind: how long has it been running?
samuraitiger19: !uptime
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 38:43.
LoadingReadyRun: there is a digital version of it, I believe
kusinohki: buying vales is kind of important though...
samuraitiger19: oof
RaklarLS: just checked on steam, it's on sale atm
m_logan2000: cant stay but I love this game and will check it on the vod
47150n subscribed at Tier 1. They've subscribed for 34 months!
47150n: Happy New Year guys wish you all well ❤
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samuraitiger19: yep and the decay counting has begun
RatherWT: Just give everybody a d12 to keep track.
RatherWT: No card's Ever Really Dead
RatherWT: But hey, guaranteed push.
darkalter2000: Ben can push
samuraitiger19: nice
ninja_theory_ashrams: seems like this game can lead players into gambler's fallacies often
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RatherWT: I love that the card count is always the same.
raven534: Thanks for the HahaShrugLeft @pandalurker42
Sparatical: Is this a one off game? Or a series like Pandemic?
coriolis_storm: That's a very good observation, Paul lrrAWESOME
samuraitiger19: @sparatical one off
RatherWT: lrrGREED_SQ
ContingentCat: the misc spirit
antonaqua: That's awkward
coriolis_storm: @Sparatical There's at least 2 expansions, though (I think a 3rd one came out in 2019)
Lord_Hosk: Dont push, its not nice, thats a lesson you should have learned in kindergarten
samuraitiger19: that was probably the best place to spoil
ninja_theory_ashrams: drinking game, drink every time someone spoils
antonaqua: 57% chancer I think
samuraitiger19: greedy ben
RatherWT: Twenty cards total, right?
coriolis_storm: "Gambling Druids" was probably the prototype name
kusinohki: honestly, I think pushing was a mistake, because the card you buy now misses the reshuffle. *shrug*
antonaqua: "Feeding Gambing addiction harmlessly" The game
RatherWT: He got a blank to use.
samuraitiger19: @kusinohki good point
ninja_theory_ashrams: lrrGREED
damn_i_am_pretty: Punished
RatherWT: lrrGREED_SQ
samuraitiger19: HUBRIS!
Pazzix: STOP BUFFERING
Earthenone: its not a misplay if he spoils this turn and dosent buy anything
Earthenone: :P
kusinohki: don't know how big of an effect all that was, but that's what I was thinking...
Tiber727: I forget, has anyone even bought Fertile Soil yet?
RatherWT: Beej just did.
Dog_of_Myth: There is a pill for that.
samuraitiger19: finally someone buys a fertile soil
Tiber727: Well yes, "besides that" was implied.
TehAmelie: i love the smell of fertilizer in the morning (wait no)
SoldieroFortune: !uptime
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RatherWT: No lrrAWESOME
kusinohki: "why so mad, it only game" (bad russian accent)
raven534: !upweagle
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Earthenone: o/ cam, fam
RatherWT: Paul I love the emote-peek animation.
ninja_theory_ashrams: lrrHEART lrrHEART lrrHEART
TeiranDragon: heeey cam raid, hello camfam
raven534: Hey! Cam Raid!
red_shoes_jeff: RAID!? *poof*
3and4fifths: benginRaid benginRaid benginRaid benginRaid benginRaid benginRaid
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Laurence72: lrrCAMERON lrrCAMERON lrrCAMERON lrrCAMERON
VintageSpiffy: Cam says hello.
coriolis_storm: Hello Cam viewers! lrrAWESOME lrrCAMERON lrrAWESOME
drfox17: happy new year chat
samuraitiger19: don't push. grab the vale.
silvalunae applauds
raven534: !advice
LRRbot: Pressing Q does absolutely nothing.
Tiber727: I don't get why they cheer when drawing a completely blank card. Whether they draw it now or next prep phase, it doesn't really matter.
RatherWT: Your mana costs have exceeded your mana output.
bananderson_: Serge no
damn_i_am_pretty: GDI Serge
Buxx345: lul
Earthenone: hi quote database
red_shoes_jeff: Oh Whiskers...
egyptcraze: youre act7ally right serge- thqt's where we get the f word from
RatherWT: You can just sergeSqueak und.
nartin9: but what about black lotus?
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samuraitiger19: the new lotus card for there's looks awesome
bananderson_: Ben is gonna murder him
RatherWT: Das a clip
HorusFive: Ouch
LoadingReadyRun: Tiber727 you mean when they push?
nartin9: lrrHORN lrrHORN lrrHORN
control_rig: Happy Birthday!
Chellekat_: happy birthday!
antonaqua: Happy Birthday!
Nigouki: Happy Birthday!
djalternative: happy borfday!
ContingentCat: Happy Birthday Matt lrrMATT lrrGOAT lrrHEART
HorusFive: Happy lrrHORN lrrHORN Birthday
Juliamon: Too Many Birthdays...
tenthtechpriest: happy birthyear
Calaban161: Happy Birthday Matt
ninja_theory_ashrams: new years baby
Sarah_Serinde: Happy birthday Matt! lrrMATT
RatherWT: lrrAWESOME Happy Birthday!
kusinohki: happy bday babbo!
emmmettt: Nyx Lotus
ninjim84: Happy Birthday Matt
thrythlind: well, my connection is spotty and I missed the start....I think I'll stop this and pick it up on VOD or youtube
Nigouki: wait, is Ian's fudge still there? Kappa
simriel: Why do you have so much cake XD
CWaltz86: Happy Birthday Matt!
Ubiki: Happy birthday lrrMATT
tknocker: happy birthday!
damn_i_am_pretty: All those bits, all those Cakes
Earthenone: you need a bit labeler
ContingentCat: like a postit with "eat me"
BrowneePoints: Matt turned 30! But matt that's Gay Death and reincarnation into a Bear Birthday!
BasilBrushOff: Happy birthday Matt!
RatherWT: Just get two fridges.
thrythlind: Happy Birthday Matt
HorusFive: A prop fridge
samuraitiger19: @nigouki no.
Earthenone: pride51 these are for a bit, but also help you eat?
RatherWT: Judge! Ben's popping off!
HorusFive: Not to be confused with your fridge prop- which is a non-functioning shell of a fridge
Pazzix: why is it always bufferugbdf[hd
AranMathai: @BrowneePoints Wolf and Fox are also options.
kusinohki: start labeling your food - "ian's lunch" "beej's dinner" "LRL bit"
ContingentCat: gesundheit?
ninja_theory_ashrams: benginCop benginPun benginCop
HorusFive: Probably with a secret door in the back
damn_i_am_pretty: Oh Serge. The hubris
simriel: @RatherWT Not my game, but J'll allow it
Tiber727: @LoadingReadyRun Right. Drawing a blank when pushing is functionally the same as not having pushed, unless you slot a tile into that card this turn.
RatherWT: lol
BrowneePoints: @AranMathai It's just an lgbt in joke that "30 is Gay Death" and Fox is specifically "Silver Fox" which is 50+
samuraitiger19: HUBRIS
damn_i_am_pretty: sergeOffByOne
kusinohki: @Tiber727 the card 'on deck' doesn't count for mana and such. pushing and drawing a blank adds that card to the pool
antonaqua: Always use protection
Earthenone: always be pushing
RatherWT: lrrSERGE - It's got serge protection.
thundervoice_1: lrrAWESOME_TK Happy Birthday Matt
atrociouslyambisinister: Serge protection
samuraitiger19: no grab the vale!
HorusFive: "Never Tell Me The Odds" Dery
LoadingReadyRun: Tiber727 because you stop on the cursed land, you at least get that one extra mana
egyptcraze: just get the vale beej
ContingentCat: Stop cursing him Ben!
Tiber727: @kusinohki Actually, you're right. I forgot about that.
samuraitiger19: you fool now you can grab a vale this turn
Despoiler98: CALLED IT
PMAvers: Let's face it, Wizards is still kind of a dick so might as well not tempt face.
Dread_Pirate_Westley: They actually did own that, but the patent has expired.
RatherWT: lrrGREED_SQ
matufin0: LET GO HUBRIS CLAP CLAP
damn_i_am_pretty: you were the chosen one!
HorusFive: Collapsed that wave function. Killed that cat
samuraitiger19: beej you fool!
Kyir: Let's go hubris!
antonaqua: Beej, sometimes, when pushing, protection fails. It cn happen to anyone
Sogheim: wheelerHub waiting...
cdutson: full-on Snerge in tonight's stream
sharkfinnigan: Welcome to the highlights
atrociouslyambisinister: it's pronounced HUB-ris
tknocker: beej was pushed into pushing.
AranMathai: @BrowneePoints I faced that death myself, two years ago. >_> I wasn't aware that Silver fox was 50+, though. Learned something new today :)
RatherWT: Oh, like the other players were sabotaging him.
kusinohki: think I had a deck once with 2 of those 'push protection' card and at least 1 discard card. could almost go through my entire deck every turn. pretty sweet!
ContingentCat: laughterwards: when you can laugh afterwards
Sarah_Serinde: sergeIntoTheSea
Rhonlore: kusinohki thats my kind of deck
RatherWT: That's why the call it Serge Protection. He protected Beej and now he's exhausted.
Earthenone: hootie!
Rhonlore: ^
kusinohki: who dee?
RatherWT: There should be a hootie emote.
CWaltz86: i miss hootie already
ContingentCat: Hootie is such a good member of road quest
cdutson: sergeSnerge intesnifies
antonaqua: You-breeze
ninja_theory_ashrams: hoot hoot
Gadora: @RatherWT Getting the cast emotes updated might take some time. ( :p )
ContingentCat: sergeSnerge
Sarah_Serinde: lrrWOW
PMAvers: Something I love about this game is that other player's turns are just as exciting for you to watch as your own turns
kusinohki: dru-id or dru-ego?
Laurence72: do-id or don't-id
damn_i_am_pretty: Gambling? I
RatherWT: Who wants to add that quote?
atrociouslyambisinister: Druid or Drontid
seenoham: don't do it ben
damn_i_am_pretty: Gambling? I'm in!
raven534: Dru-i'd or Dru-I wouldn't
emmmettt: do it]
coriolis_storm: @CWaltz86 For a moment there, I thought Darius from Hootie and the Blowfish had died
seenoham: you have 5, spend it. no one else can buy hooty
tergonis: get your precious boi
TemporallyAwry: I tuned in at a weird time ... what is happening :D
BasilBrushOff: It’s a trap!
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bvorhies: Do it ben
ContingentCat: {(OvO)} save Hootie Ben
RatherWT: Dru-you-id or Dru-you-ain't, my baybeh.
Sogheim: benginCry benginCry benginCry but your son...
Dog_of_Myth: Hootie!
Lord_Hosk: I dont know whoooo I am without you ben
ContingentCat: got?
red_shoes_jeff: HOOTIE!
Rhonlore: Yesss
YawnLance: He's here! benginDab
Despoiler98: YESSSSS HOOTIE
HorusFive: Hootie came home
RatherWT: Aww, Road Quest spoilers!
CWaltz86: @coriolis_storm fortunatly not
silverfur64: Hootie
Earthenone: now we know hootie survied Roadquest
coriolis_storm: lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL
Sarah_Serinde: katesSir
DiscordianTokkan: Hootie!
red_shoes_jeff: lrrJUDGE lrrSPOOP
YawnLance: Ben please do not smell inside your son
AranMathai: Why would you smell the inside of an Owl?
Mysticman89: Cedric the owl
matufin0: cedric get out of here
cdutson: that is a very specific pull there, ben
HorusFive: Although- is that a RQ spoiler? Now we know at least one person made it back from the Yukon
j0xer: Cedric is the most hated character in videogames
Pharmacistjudge: Watch out Graham... A Poisonous Snake!
BlueMagnusStormCrow: Watch out for the poisonous boardgame!
kusinohki: "and I thought it smelled bad on the outside!"
Mysticman89: I quite liked cedric
matufin0: THERE A POISOOONNUUSSSS SNAKE GRAM
Mysticman89: Na'vi on the other hand
Sarah_Serinde: HorusFive Hootie's been on the LRR set pretty much since they got back from the trip though
Juliamon: Hootie has been on-set for a year now. It's not a spoiler, it's yall not noticing.
clawso2: Howdy
antonaqua: Does the game come with those sleeves or is it custom
RatherWT: It's like a Chekhov's Owl.
Despoiler98: Please Dont Beej
Earthenone: so much mana!
samuraitiger19: @antonaqua come with sleeves
Tiber727: Technically speaking, Hootie is mass produced. It could be one of those goldfish dying situations.
matufin0: and he still has lotus
coriolis_storm: @antonaqua They come with it. You couldn't have the game without them!
Dog_of_Myth: Be like Salt n Pepper.
Rhonlore: the ben chuckle
RobotInProgress: I'm sure he can top
Earthenone: !birb
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minecraftdude131: what is this game?
antonaqua: @coriolis_storm @samuraitiger19 thank you!
ninja_theory_ashrams: power bottom chieftain
Earthenone: mystic vale
minecraftdude131: ok thx
sithenin: I like this game. Last time we played I managed to negate all but 3 curses so I got to play my entire deck each round
samuraitiger19: high risk but great rewards come end game
samuraitiger19: @sithenin I love it when that happens
RatherWT: And then Beej wouldn't have to expend the extra mana.
kusinohki: start player?
PMAvers: Also so I think everyone gets equal number of turns?
samuraitiger19: vales are awesome
ninja_theory_ashrams: paying 2 for that means you can keep that mana for next turn
RatherWT: Exactly, bank it for a better turn.
the_one_and_only_kim: is Serge talking entirely in memes today?
RatherWT: Hey. It's free real estate.
CWaltz86: i really wish i understood what was going on :P
minecraftdude131: same lol
CWaltz86: i get some of the purchasing parts
ArcOfTheConclave: the way this builds your cards is interesting
CWaltz86: but not the pushing part
RatherWT: It's so cool!
Tiber727: @CWaltz86 They're trying to get mana (blue symbol on left of card and not get red symbols.). Mana lets them buy things. They can push to try and draw more cards, but they lose everything if they draw another red.
minecraftdude131: huh
coriolis_storm: @CWaltz86 @minecraftdude131 Basically you flip cards until you reveal 3 red symbols. You can then buy cards with the blue symbols
CWaltz86: are the cards on the left of the table near matt the VP?
kusinohki: pushing - there are 'decay' symbols. hitting 4 decay 'spoils' which mean you lose your turn. players reveal cards until 3 decay. they may 'push' to attempt to add more cards, but risk busting
Zalthia: !uptime
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 1:13:39.
minecraftdude131: okay. I think I get this
ninja_theory_ashrams: rawr
HorusFive: Bear. Just bear
ContingentCat: bear bear bear bear bear bear
CWaltz86: yah thats p simple
Zalthia: I love this game!
minecraftdude131: bear
Earthenone: theres a tree there, totaly a totem
Tiber727: @CWaltz86 They give VP and sometimes have powers. You need the symbols on the top right to buy them.
RatherWT: lrrHORN Bear-bear-bear-bear!
JonnyGlitch: Hi Matt, Ben, Serge, Beej, Paul and Chat!
ninja_theory_ashrams: @jonnyglitch benginHi
samuraitiger19: growth is soooooo good
HorusFive: I could. But I wouldn't
Pharmacistjudge: Ben, you can say No
minecraftdude131: oh goodness
ContingentCat: which Berry does it have the powers of?
A_Dub888: !findquote bear
LRRbot: Quote #4659: "If everyone except you is having a bear problem, you are the bear problem." —Paul [2018-02-07]
CWaltz86: is this a bit lower on the interactive side?
azureHaights: So, I don't know if this is the same for everyone who uses Win10, but my login screen picture just now was taken in Victoria
kusinohki: but if you put growth on the same card as decay it basically cancels the decay on that card...
azureHaights: Thought that was neat
HorusFive: I believe the proper improv is "No, But"
JonnyGlitch: Not sure I can bear these puns
BrindleBoar: This is my totem, this is my bear. One is for fighting, one is for fun.
raven534: !box
LRRbot: In the box is: the illusion of choice
seth_erickson: My totem is shaped like a bear and my bear is shaped like a totem
Zalthia: !box
LRRbot: In the box is: a boat! We've always wanted one of those...
seth_erickson: it's simple really
Tiber727: This bear is a representation of a bear.
Zalthia: Huh. What’s this command?
RatherWT: This is the Platonic Ideal of Bear.
ContingentCat: !findquote yikes
LRRbot: Could not find any matching quotes.
PMAvers: To be fair, the druids attacking each other doesn't really make... sense? They might be competing to repair their areas, but they don't want to muck up other's progress.
coriolis_storm: @kusinohki That's the ideal situation, but sometimes that's not possible
samuraitiger19: there is a hero in one of the expansions that's all about the decay
CWaltz86: and the inserts are only ever one section ever?
RatherWT: Lotus Ranch
coriolis_storm: @CWaltz86 Yes
RatherWT: 60-90 minutes my bus.
BodaciousNia: !uptime
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 1:17:42.
CWaltz86: can you ever replace a section inside a card?
ContingentCat: holy moly
coriolis_storm: lrrSERGE lrrHORN lrrHORN
Sarah_Serinde: Well they didn't start right on the hour, and the first several minutes were the opening talk and explaining how the game works
ContingentCat: so the cards are like ogres?
kusinohki: first time playing, rules explanation, sponsor housekeeping, plus stream entertaining... things will always run long on afk
Sarah_Serinde: And games go slower when you're still learning them
coriolis_storm: @CWaltz86 No. The nearest is some inserts that allows you to remove a card from play or from your deck
Tiber727: This game also starts really slow and goes really fast by the end.
kusinohki: they're also not playing 'simultaneously' - one person buying while the prvious player is drawing their cards. that speeds the game up considerably
coriolis_storm: Especially the base game
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RatherWT: lrrHORN Bird-bird-bird-birrrrrd!
samuraitiger19: beej has only 8 decays
ninja_theory_ashrams: squadron hawk
ContingentCat: no Beej Jesus won't help you here
ninjim84: Can Ben fuse Hootie and the Bear to make an Owlbear?
Earthenone: !card slight of hand
LRRbot: Can't find any card by that name
samuraitiger19: what a pull
Ubiki: what a crazy random happenstance
RealGamerCow: "I should ask Alex to cheat at cards. WINK WINK" "Beej, did you just say wink wink?"
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Zalthia: Birb
Dog_of_Myth: !findquote bear
LRRbot: Quote #1366: "BEAR IS GO TO MOON!" —Alex [2014-08-01]
cdutson: hooray! I've finished hidden folks
cdutson: what a fun lil game
ContingentCat: sergeSqueak
raven534: My family generally houserules no curses in Dominion
CWaltz86: im interested what the gang would think of something like Star Realm, now
RatherWT: Look at all those vales.
simriel: I generally hate the expansions that has curses
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Laurence72: it's sort of like Cookie Clicker as a card game
Ballistic_Meatball: Thanks for the HahaPoint @maxlsilver
kusinohki: star realms is really good. I've only played 2 player though
MaxLSilver: Happy New Year! :D
erloas: witch never gets in a game of dominion unless I know the players really well and know it won't be a problem and that there are other cards to counter it
ninja_theory_ashrams: need a massive push
CWaltz86: @kusinohki ive only played three player star realms once and it can get messy
CWaltz86: fun though
brainiac4: Arctic Scavengers has an interesting take on deck-building and interaction. There are two phases, scavenge and skirmish. Cards not used in the scavenge phase are used in the skirmish, when everyone is vying for a single "contested resource" card. So there is interaction, but it's limited.
MaxLSilver: Friend of mine introduced me to this game last year. It's surprisingly relaxing, and I love the overlay thing.
RatherWT: You could put it on a cursed land and make it... blank?
CWaltz86: i keep meaning to buy arctic scavenger cause its p fun, but i keep seeing it when im buying too many other tings i "need"
RatherWT: DM I do that
kusinohki: "just blep it" - serge
samuraitiger19: serg engine is starting to come online
kusinohki: @LoadingReadyRun any chance of a VP supply count down for the overlay?
PMAvers: So if Beej wins, will he do the Dance of the Nine Veils?
CWaltz86: veils go into the deck?
RatherWT: No, seems they stick around. Like Emblems.
samuraitiger19: @pmavers are you trying to get this channel shut down?
ContingentCat: what could go wrong?
kusinohki: I think vales just stay in play and either give a permanent benefit or simply points at the end
samuraitiger19: yep
ContingentCat: @PMAvers but we only have 4 veils
samuraitiger19: @contingentcat this is gonna be a short dance
simriel: !uptime
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 1:32:29.
raven534: !updog
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 10:49:18. lrrSPOT
kusinohki: !Y
LRRbot: HONK
raven534: !upweagle
LRRbot: Nope.
HorusFive: !Y
LRRbot: HONK
simriel: I should go to bed XD
ContingentCat: !y
TemporallyAwry: !badadvice
LRRbot: Don't bite tongue.
Bladinus: Happy New Year, friends! lrrHEART
Sogheim: what about all those weird fertiles everyone forgets about?
kusinohki: !paullove
raven534: lrrPAUL lrrHEART
kusinohki: ty paul!
simriel: Don't bite tongue doesn't feel like bad advice XD
Sogheim: lrrHEART lrrPAUL
TemporallyAwry: !advice
LRRbot: Try standing closer to the sky.
Lord_Hosk: 9 cards all mana
kusinohki: only on one camera angle though? or blending into background?
ContingentCat: sergeSqueak
Lord_Hosk: !clip
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Dog_of_Myth: Wow
Naarius: Beejcraft strikes again!
RatherWT: lrrSACK
CWaltz86: BEEJ COMES THROUGH!!
RealGamerCow: lrrHORN lrrHORN lrrHORN lrrHORN lrrHORN
ContingentCat: lrrSACK
HorusFive: lrrBEEEJ lrrSACK lrrHORN
Laurence72: That's the power of a Level 5 Super Judge right there
HorusFive: You need to tell me if you're a wizard, Beej
Dog_of_Myth: Well Beej is a Lvl 5 Superjudge.
Sogheim: James would rock this game since all he can draw are lands
Laurence72: Beej is not a wizard, at least in this game he is a Druid
HesGotNoPants: it's gigglemancy!
Earthenone: !storm
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RegisTKM: He's popping off
kusinohki: serge is popping off!
Revenentforce: yay made it to the stream
Dedwrekka: I've had a few games where I could just draw my entire deck
coriolis_storm: Nice addition Paul! @LoadingReadyRun
samuraitiger19: I think it's going to be either Sergio's or Ben's game to win.
CWaltz86: really? Beej seems to be doing fairly well?
Revenentforce: dunno what they are playing but i root for serge
CWaltz86: from what i understane
chesul: oh, mystic vale, this game has an interesting gimmick.
samuraitiger19: oops meant beej
CWaltz86: ahh gotcha
kusinohki: I think beej is the only one with a vale right now
kusinohki: serge has quite an engine running though
CWaltz86: how do you pay for veils?
RatherWT: SUPER. HAWK. SUPER. HAWK.
Lord_Hosk: Super... Hawk Super Hawk
Lord_Hosk highfives RatherWT
GDwarf: Awoo
Revenentforce: i thought he said uwu
kusinohki: wearwolves in longon
Ba_Dum_Tish: UwU
RatherWT: @CWaltz86 There are square symbols on the cards. They work like mana for the veils.
HorusFive: #BlameBeej
chesul: I really wish this game were better.
Sogheim: but Beej got him the Lotus, Beej gives with one hand and takes with the other, he is a just Beej
Laurence72: vale = land area veil = thin piece of fabric worn around face
RatherWT: Oh gosh, thanks.
samuraitiger19: poor matt kept pushing and spoiling so I din't think he's in the running
RatherWT: So, as an example, those two bush vales cost one yellow and one green.
Revenentforce: lrrMATT interesting turn
ninja_theory_ashrams: push if you are not buying
Laurence72: Yup :) And wasn't trying to single you out, lots were doing t, bugged me
CWaltz86: ya i think i saw somoeone else do it and went "sounds right"
RatherWT: Well, you can rest assured the message was to some aveil.
Laurence72: lol
Revenentforce: lol
kusinohki: sounds like a valed threat
CWaltz86: oof
Revenentforce: da punz
Caffine1138: I think I'll aveil myself to a beer to sooth the pun burn
ninja_theory_ashrams: benginCop benginPun benginCop
RatherWT: This is the turn!
HorusFive: He's popping off
Revenentforce: puns always get me when im drinking, still have around 150 bucks worth of whiskey left over from last night
RatherWT: Mad lad still has blanks.
BodaciousNia: a bear top
CWaltz86: top bear
CaptainSpam: A top-tier top bear?
ContingentCat: doofa
EscherichiaCole: hurhurhur top bear
RegisTKM: Bear is top tier
samuraitiger19: if serg can grab a growth or two his engine would be near unstoppable.
CaptainSpam: A tip-top top-tier top bear?
ninja_theory_ashrams: this week on TOPBear.
kusinohki: top bears are working on the ark. top. bears.
RatherWT: Instant value.
ContingentCat: shuffling a graveyard sounds messy
samuraitiger19: @contingentcat ikr the soil just gets everywhere
Revenentforce: beej is inthe buble
coriolis_storm: @ninja_theory_ashrams "Some say he drove all the way to the Yukon and back in a week. All we know is that we call him.... the Beej!" lrrAWESOME
ninja_theory_ashrams: @coriolis_storm benginLol
samuraitiger19: @coriolis_storm cue awesome theme song by great big circle
HesGotNoPants: what happened to you that made you so fearful of risk beej?
CWaltz86: so wait you cant buy the same turn you make mana?
coriolis_storm: SeemsGood @ninja_theory_ashrams @samuraitiger19
Revenentforce: i wonder that too @HesGotNoPants
BodaciousNia: lrrBEEEJ_SG
BodaciousNia: lrrBEEEJ_SG lrrBEEEJ_SG lrrBEEEJ_SG
HorusFive: We have much to learn from this Beej
chesul: CWaltz86 mana is money in this game, you need it to buy card additions.
orbitaltuna: is that a curling stone?
RatherWT: You don't make the mana until your turn. That's Beej's hand for next turn.
RatherWT: Because he can still press his luck on his turn and maybe lose the hand.
green2008: 57
Loonatic93: Do you have any bear paws?
kusinohki: "wait a minute, I'll go check"
coriolis_storm: @CWaltz86 You draw at the end of your turn, so the next person can go straight to buying once you're done buying yourself. It speeds up the game play
Loonatic93: @kusinohki <3
RatherWT: In theory, lol
kusinohki: *guitar riff* "no! we're all out of bear paws!"
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chesul: coriolis_storm it's meant to speed up gameplay, in reality it slows it down.
Laurence72: I think it works better for a stream to go slower, easier for us to keep track of what is happening
egyptcraze: @laurence72 agreed
darkalter2000: You need points to win.
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RatherWT: Yeah, explaining the draw makes it easier to follow, but in a regular game you'd do it while someone else takes their turn.
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kusinohki: so many games I describe as "you start focusing on income, then you focus on getting VPs... the hard part is figuring out when that switch happens"
RatherWT: Like Ben said, lol
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chesul: RatherWT unless you're playing it with people who understand strategy, what's in your hand matters for what they do in that case.
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LathosTiran: i keep expecting a Firengi to call "confront!"
chesul: kusinohki the transition in this game is super easy once you figure out the break in the game. it's really good for that actually.
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samuraitiger19: this might take a while cause the game doesn't end until the VP pool is gone
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chesul: samuraitiger19 as they were saying, once that pool starts actually draining, which it will soon, the game ends very quickly.
egyptcraze: this is a very interesting deck uilding game. very different from legendary, for ex. i like it
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chesul: it's got a super interesting gimmick, but some large balance issues.
kusinohki: I struggled with legendary... the setup and cleanup left a bad taste...
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seenoham: the term is Hat Trick
coriolis_storm: @chesul The first expansion helps a lot in that regard. Smooths out the power curve by adding more options, especially for the lower-tier inserts
chesul: coriolis_storm does it fix the deck thinning problem?
RatherWT: Oh wait, that middle green also eats the mana.
mrverbal: @kusinohki couldn't stand legendary for exactly this reason
samuraitiger19: ooo matt finally joined the engine game
RegisTKM: Some of matt's cards are also negative mana
mrverbal: game was nowhere near good enough for the time cost
coriolis_storm: IIRC, it doesn't have any effects that allow you to remove cards, so only those from the base game exist (and therefore more rare than the base game)
chesul: anything with green trees is the best.
seenoham: Bear seems just generally good
mrverbal: green trees OP in this right?
chesul: sadly, in my experience, with the base game, green trees are better than literally anything else.
samuraitiger19: yep
Phailhammer: Subs get ads now?
Juliamon: Prime subs get ads now.
Phailhammer: I'm not Prime
Juliamon: Hm
seth_erickson: what a horrible disincentive to sub with prime then
samuraitiger19: should be 28
chesul: mrverbal yea, extremely so sadly. to the point where a barely decent green tree deck will beat an amazing anything else deck.
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PMAvers: Like, Grasslands is pretty nice since it just turns a Cursed Lands into a blank card.
Ba_Dum_Tish: That makes prime a worse option
kusinohki: yeah, the 3 camera angles aren't connected it seems... (vp supply total)
egyptcraze: @loadingreadyrun for some reason as you switch cameras the total pt pool is stuck at 30
PMAvers: Oh jeeze, playing against the computer in the digital version, I just had a turn where I got 19 mana.
LoadingReadyRun: think I have the VP overlay fixed now
egyptcraze: thanks paul!
Juliamon: Yeah, it's not worth investing in Prime if you're specifically doing it to sub, but it still comes with free games and you can always use the sub for channels you just want the emotes from and don't plan on actually watching.
kusinohki: sorry for being so demanding Paul. lrrHEART
samuraitiger19: I think beej might have this.
LadyAtarka: benginHi
samuraitiger19: beej now has ygdrasil
djalternative: @Juliamon can you link me to the prime subs get ads now documentation?
Dedwrekka: I think you can go over the alloted VPs if someone triggers end game but gets more VPs than are left in the pot
Juliamon: Sure, give me a minute
chesul: growth tender is probably the most broken card in the game if you can set it up at all.
ninja_theory_ashrams: @ladyatarka benginHi Haha2020
kusinohki: @Dedwrekka probably? vp supply just triggers end game
djalternative: Also, the "you get free games so you get shit all from other twitch services" is complete bullshit for mac users which still don't have access to the games YEARS LATER
samuraitiger19: holy crap that sucks for prime subs... like the benefits are practically gone...
coriolis_storm: @djalternative Right there with you, although I do enjoy Prime Video, so worth it to me for that
Juliamon: Note that the article is from 2018. This has been in place for awhile now.
kusinohki: got him! (poor serge)
samuraitiger19: push it! push it real good!
kusinohki: as dark as the sun?? did I hear that right?
samuraitiger19: windmill slam buy right there if you have the mana.
ThatLooseCake: Looks like Ben still hasn't drawn the player reference card he accidentally shuffled in
CWaltz86: ah man is Matt gonna loose on his birthday?
UrlorJkron: darken the sun
Earthenone: dont talk to beej or his 4 suns ever again
djalternative: @Juliamon right. that article is completely inaccurate. What they took away was ad-free viewing for every channel subscribed or not. When you do subscribe with prime, you do get ads removed from that channel.
damn_i_am_pretty: C'mon Beej, you got this
kusinohki: "conclave of the endlings!!"
samuraitiger19: get in my belly!
Laurence72: Get in the deck, Shinji!
samuraitiger19: I mustn't spoil. I mustn't spoil. I mustn't spoil.
RegisTKM: You actually all went different builds! Beej is on Symbols, Matt is on Card Quantity, Ben is on Big Mana, and Serge is on Guardians.
Pal_Friendpatine: @djalternative thanks for reading the details! That’s how I thought it worked now. Check channel sub details. If the channel has not turned on “ad-free” viewing for subs then it doesn’t matter the form of the sub. (I have a prime sub channel like this. I see ads)
Gekyouryuu: in new "wanna feel old?" news, I just saw it pointed out that we're exactly as far away from 2050 as we are from 1990
kusinohki: maybe push just to try to get the on deck card??
kusinohki: it has room
samuraitiger19: @gekyouryuu no! no! bad person! none of that! shame on you...
Asimech: @Gekyouryuu Well. F.
ArmadilloAL: Oh man, I love this game.
Gekyouryuu: @samuraitiger19 I was born in 1990, you think I'm HAPPY about this?
Gekyouryuu: because I am not
kusinohki: I don't need help feeling old thank you very much!!
ArmadilloAL: There's nothing like spending the game working on canceling decay, then flopping your entire deck on the field at the end.
samuraitiger19: @gekyouryuu I was born in io
coelopteryx: it makes me feel neither particularly old nor particularly young, so i'm ok with it
Gekyouryuu: io?
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samuraitiger19: *in 89! I'm 30! I already feel too old!
Gekyouryuu: ooof. I'm sorry
Asimech: @Gekyouryuu It's one of Jupiter's moons. Surprisingly good healthcare there.
samuraitiger19: @gekyouryuu lol it's all good
RegisTKM: He's popping off!
ArmadilloAL: I once built a deck with two Cleansing Rain, but managed to never fire them off.
ArmadilloAL: Every time one was on the bottom of the deck, so it had nothing to discard, and then when I shuffled, that one was in play and the *other* one went to the bottom.
samuraitiger19: @asimech yeah but the temperatures that are worse than mercury make it so bad to live on.
ArmadilloAL: I did not win that game.
coriolis_storm: lrrAWW Ben lrrAWW
Asimech: @samuraitiger19 Worse than Mercury? Where on earth did they bury Freddie?
BleedingToast: there needs to be a hootie emote
Ba_Dum_Tish: Top Owl
coelopteryx: also born in io, as it were, & i'm just like. maybe i will start feeling old in 2050 then
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LoadingReadyRun: what sentiment would a Hootie emote express?
Juliamon: Alarm?
coelopteryx: the sentiment of silently witnessing shenanigans
kingofhearts513: HahaShrugLeft HahaShrugRight
Asimech: @coelopteryx "Why leave for tomorrow what you can start today."
e_bloc: Corgo100
PMAvers: Car talk?
Asimech: @LoadingReadyRun Having a hoot.
ArmadilloAL: Letting her cry.
ContingentCat: I tend to think Hootie wears a look of abject horror, so shock?
samuraitiger19: oh God my phone keyboard f'ing with me has turned me into a pseudo meme...
ThatLooseCake: only 5, he just got the tree
ninja_theory_ashrams: groovy
JonnyGlitch: shop smart at Fantasy Cosco
darkalter2000: 3 wild right?
Earthenone: a hootie emote would make sense, there is a history of owls, and would be a nice reminder of RQ when it is over
Juliamon: I wouldn't object to an emote of a very concerned owl. I still think Gibb deserves an emote first though.
Asimech: @ContingentCat Isn't that just how most eagle-owls look? I mean, when they're not looking like disapproving parental figures.
Sarah_Serinde: I would use a Gibb wave emote
Sarah_Serinde: Maybe that's not the best fit for his personality but I want it anyway :P
seenoham: Matt has a free growth doesn't he?
seenoham: so he goes to 4
kusinohki: baby turn do do do do do do
Zu_o: When would they release :Gibbvaguedisappointment: @Sarah_Serinde
ninja_theory_ashrams: power of friendship
Drakas: gibb frump
ContingentCat: @Asimech fair, I'm not that familiar with eagle-owls
Asimech: Though now that I think about I think eagle-owls almost always look like they're disgusted with what you've done with your life and the "abject terror" look is only momentary.
oyleslyck: LUL
djalternative: @Sarah_Serinde fear and loathing gib would work
Dog_of_Myth: LUL
Juliamon: Oh my god.
Caffine1138: lol. Nerds :D
JonnyGlitch: Purple Rain?
RealGamerCow: It was great when Serge invented Chocolate Rain
DiscordianTokkan: Oh Serge
tergonis: serge you are an amazing human
seenoham: when you meme so deep you forget your meme came from another meme
Ba_Dum_Tish: Wow serge
damn_i_am_pretty: Serge, the man without meme
LathosTiran: how many layers are you on my dude
kusinohki: meme-ception if you will
Ba_Dum_Tish: sergeSnerge
coriolis_storm: LOL
Juliamon: At least it's not the first time Serge has unintentionally stolen a meme.
Grevas13: every day I learn more about how Serge is.
Asimech: Oh, Hootie would be a "horned-owl" b/c apparently that's the term for the American ones while "eagle-owl" is for the "old world" owls with the brows.
coelopteryx: @Asimech yeah, i mean, i'll admit to having an amount of "oh hell i'm [age] what am i doing with my life" but i'm doing my best to internalize "i'm not actually Old™ yet & i have time to figure shit out"
Asimech: Also look at this "slightly-tired-derpy" owl: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bengalese_Eagle_Owl.jpg
JonnyGlitch: "your deck is like mine, but bad"
TemporallyAwry: !sass
ContingentCat: lrrWOW
ancientspark: It takes real talent to have as hard of a backhand as that
RatherWT: Sometimes Serge just goes Snerge.
samuraitiger19: damn Matt with the fucking shade!
DarkMorford: !flan
Ba_Dum_Tish: lrrWOW
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coelopteryx: flantasy flan
Asimech: @coelopteryx I've sorta just given up and decided I'm going to try to get into a hobby I might enjoy enough to not feel bad about spending time with it.
JonnyGlitch: Matt has only the highest quality burns
samuraitiger19: serg just goozled himself hard!
sithenin: !updog
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coelopteryx: @Asimech that's legit & a good goal to have
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seenoham: now face left
RatherWT: Thanks for the HahaSleep @sleepingskeleton
samuraitiger19: !uptime
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trident042: Still hoping to see Sentinels of the Multiverse on AFK someday. :D
Loonatic93: Beej with the REM reference!!!!!! PogChamp
coriolis_storm: Now face left?
JonnyGlitch: I think we're all going nowhere Beej
samuraitiger19: @trident042 play oblivion mode!
RockPusher: katesOw katesWa katesWa katesWa
oyleslyck: Oh! the drumming grandma!
coriolis_storm: That was perfectly synced @RockPusher SeemsGood
kusinohki: I sill haven't played against oblivAeon... it looks a little daunting for me
RatherWT: Disturbed is like 75% singer.
ninja_theory_ashrams: lrrMATT Matt, don't look now, but hootie is giving you a death glare. lrrSPOOP
Laurence72: Disturbed does amazing covers
ContingentCat: but hey, if you enjoy the Disturbed, go ahead
Scaredknave: Tak for HahaShrugRight @ladydesco
RegisTKM: Inclusive OR
samuraitiger19: @kusinohki prepare for infinity war levels of hero death
oyleslyck: the video Beej is referencing - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wkCsnFRuwg
RatherWT: I mean, Sound of Silence is amazing, and it's all (name of singer).
kusinohki: @samuraitiger19 I've watched handelabra streams playing it. I can barely keep up...
ContingentCat: yeah the Sound of silence is great, but why are we bringing up Simon and Garfunkle songs?
Gekyouryuu: @trident042 I play that with my friends occasionally. tons of fun. I REALLY enjoy playing Absolute Zero
D1cey1: That Simon and Garfunkel cover of it was really good. Kappa
chesul: yea, Matt is almost definitely going to win at this point.
DipneaDragon: I thought he had no chance :) :)
RatherWT: They're going to call Vales Matts at this point.
kusinohki: @Gekyouryuu AZ is on of my faves. I get angered when I read about people calling him "the worst hero" or whatever...
ArmadilloAL: They're Matt-styic Vales now.
Ba_Dum_Tish: @kusinohki AZs issue is Ra bones him and is a favoured hero
chesul: this is the problem with the game, the person who goes with deck thinning wins, almost universally.
Gekyouryuu: @kusinohki really? that's surprising, because I have a WAY easier time playing him than anyone else, and while I admit that sometimes I need support from friends, I still REALLY hammer most enemies with him
samuraitiger19: My friends and I played a Sentinels game where all of us played heroes with the most opportunities for shenanigans. My friend who played argent adept had to make a flow chart and the villain barely even got turn to play.
djalternative: Matt = Ral
egyptcraze: @chesul thats kinda the case with any deckbuilder tho, to be fair
Ba_Dum_Tish: At least in my playgroup
MaddogM: so I just got here to hear "You've still got a grass" a bit accusatory there Ben :P
seenoham: he has an extra growth
chesul: egyptcraze sort of, most games don't have it even close to as badly.
ninja_theory_ashrams: doesn't really matter, but Matt didn't shuffle after searching
Ba_Dum_Tish: Our group has a rule that we consider legacy as easy mode for bosses
samuraitiger19: lol which legacy?
kusinohki: legacy - good for the team... kind of boring to play
chesul: egyptcraze in this game, a mediocre thinning deck will beat a perfect deck of any other type 8/10 times.
Ba_Dum_Tish: Base one. It makes all multi hitters strong. If you have Ra to covert damage you just become invulnerable
ArmadilloAL: Yeah, I've wondered why they even printed cards with decay symbols in the stock, because no one should ever buy them.
whales9001: heyo how goes this game?
MaddogM: Hootie survived Road Quest? spoilers!
chesul: ArmadilloAL you can definitely buy them, you just need to buy something to counter the decay symbol at the same time.
samuraitiger19: @ba_dum_tish lol yeah I figured. there are just so many variants for so many heroes now. and my friend has them all.
whales9001: also is this a co-op game or are they playing against themselves?
ContingentCat: @MaddogM hootie's been on the set for a while
chesul: whales9001 it's competitive.
holir_: whales, vs.
Earthenone: competitive, but not interactive
kusinohki: @whales9001 non co-op but kind of multi-player solitaire-ish
whales9001: interesting
Ba_Dum_Tish: @samuraitiger19 I have all the hero alts as well. Everyone draws one tacyon is super strong too
djalternative: three bears in a trenchcoat
ContingentCat: that's going to be a huge trenchcoat
Ba_Dum_Tish: 3 moon wolf
kusinohki: freedom 6 tachy... so good. tend to only use her for unlocks in the video game
samuraitiger19: @ba_dum_tish ah tachyon is one of my favorites. alongside unity and setback.
chaostreader: Too bad there aren’t four bears.
chesul: whales9001 are you thinking about buying the game?
whales9001: maybe it looks like it could be like a fun time @chesul
kusinohki: I struggle with setback unless I get "looking up" in play
LoadingReadyRun: I feel like 3 bears in a trenchcoat are unclear on the purpose of the trenchcoat :P
ancientspark: Well, the 3 bears need to look cool, right?
kusinohki: are you sure it's not "3 trenchcoats in a bear"?
Ba_Dum_Tish: That is one heck of a trenchcoat
samuraitiger19: @kusinohki looking up is very key in setback's strategy
ContingentCat: !uptime
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 2:43:05.
Earthenone: 60-90 minutes
djalternative: @LoadingReadyRun maybe they have a different purpose for the trenchcoat
Laurence72: That's a bog trench wearing a coat
kusinohki: always double the box time for a first game
Laurence72: big*
AranMathai: Well, this vod will be cursed.
chesul: whales9001 in all honesty I wouldn't recommend it, it's a really interesting game with a cool and fun gimmick, but it has a major flaw that makes replaying it hard. definitely play it a time or two if you have the option, but I think it has a quick dropoff after that.
ArmadilloAL: Except Beej literally can't buy anything.
SketchyDetails: did he forget to push?
ArmadilloAL: @SketchyDetails Can't push until his turn again.
SketchyDetails: oic
ContingentCat: this is not your blessed savanah
whales9001: @chesul interesting thanks for the info I'll probably just see if one of the lsgs around me have it so I can try it out
kusinohki: doesn't matt have a wild symbol or is that one of the bears?
JonnyGlitch: this is also a computer game right?
Laurence72: The best way to counter three bears is to Goldilocks them
PMAvers: With all that mana generation, that's probably a good point to start buying some of the powerful cards that have some decay on them.
ArmadilloAL: Yeah, you set up while the other players are going, but pushing is part of your turn.
Tiber727: Ask Goldilocks how that worked out.
chesul: whales9001 definitely do, and your play group might find it more interesting than mine did, I'm just telling you my experience with it.
ArmadilloAL: Oh right, that's the card that lets you buy a decay card.
whales9001: @chesul thanks for the info!
jamesk902: !uptime
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egyptcraze: is that top card 9f matt's deck his vp card?
chesul: that's completely possible.
ContingentCat: HahaShrugLeft lrrMATT_SG HahaShrugRight
Earthenone: so even if matt fullcombos he ties?
samuraitiger19: matt essentially has infinite mana
tergonis: the coolest
chesul: Matt has grasped the winning strat of this game.
ninja_theory_ashrams: PJSalt lrrBEN PJSalt
kusinohki: I'm guessing most of the vp cards include decay and everyone avoided the decay cards...
RassilonDND: yes, we get it matt, you like pasteries (bear claws)
Sogheim: yay this art is pretty
ArmadilloAL: VP points are not limited.
chesul: kusinohki it's more that the cards that give VP from the pool are either tiny amounts, or very expensive, and the best way to ramp cash is to get growth.
kusinohki: doesn't everyone get = turns?
ArmadilloAL: If they run out of VP, you pull more out of the "box" until it goes to start player.
PMAvers: Ben moves to Cheat Step
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kusinohki: serge gets all 4 pts
Dovakey: you get all 4
ArmadilloAL: "End of the Game When the tokens in the pool run out, finish playing the current round so that each player gets an equal number of turns, then the game ends. If tokens in the pool run out and a player would still gain , take them from the tokens that were left in the box."
ArmadilloAL: Copy/paste from the rulebook.
PMAvers: So Matt *will* get his turn.
Dovakey: the pool limit is just to set the end game timer basically
PMAvers: I forget if it's in the core or the expansion, there's a upgrade that's worth more points at the end of the game the more blank cards you still have in your deck.
Laurence72: It's free real estate!
kusinohki: @PMAvers guessing expansion since I don't remember seeing that card
itomeshi: Wow.... druidic styling?
RockPusher: lrrGOAT lrrHORN lrrGOAT lrrHORN lrrGOAT
chesul: yea, that's sadly how this game tends to end.
ghostvalv: chaos dunk incoming
red_shoes_jeff: PICTURE THE TREE!
Caffine1138: now i want to roll a Druid Barbarian.....
kusinohki: congrats matt!
Earthenone: mtg has that problem too
aiamethyst: the expansions are good too
chesul: sadly, it's a positive feedback loop, so the person who hits it first generally can get more of it, and wins.
FadedOverseer: thats common in a lotta euro games
FadedOverseer: the slow build up and hard to catch up
SydPreviouslyHeadache: Thanks for the stream, and Happy Birthday Matt
Serpens77: where's the Ian animation
PMAvers: I feel like if you buy the stuff earlier that gives you decay but scores you points, you can end the game faster before the people that are going more set-up can get going.
Dog_of_Myth: Happy Birthday Matt
Koshindan: lrrIAN_TK
kusinohki: @PMAvers that's my thinking as well... *shrug*
icedsly: lrrHEART lrrBEEJ_SA thanks all and happy birthday Matt!
red_shoes_jeff: Who's going for the PENTAPAX this year?
chaostreader: I had Beej sign a shirt at Pax East.
kusinohki: chonk punk
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Serpens77: Thanks for the HahaDoge @dog_of_myth
Earthenone: Thanks!
PMAvers: I dunno, there's that new WWE 2k20 bug that can make a story.
Caffine1138: Beej has feelings
Serpens77: omg that reindeer pupper is so cute
Dog_of_Myth: SeemsGood
Ba_Dum_Tish: There is the wwe2k20 bug
A_Dub888: !findquote land
LRRbot: Quote #5873: "The land council has deemed you worthy!" —Adam [2019-03-08]
seth_erickson: Where is Omnath the eternal question LRRMTG
Sogheim: James is just cursed with mana
RebekahWSD: Betrayal Houses woooo
dangerous_safety: is james the premier lands pilot? Kappa
ContingentCat: Some never got big, some got destroyed during the game
Serpens77: lrrSACK for Serge!
DarkMorford: Persona will never see it comin'
AranMathai: Ian will be playing Shenmue 3 when the sun dies.
ContingentCat: looks not perfect system
MaddogM: Physics engine at work
ContingentCat: Yayy
ContingentCat: Road Quest has been so good
Laurence72: Will Beej live??
ninja_theory_ashrams: hootie won't survive
Sarah_Serinde: !rq&a
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BrindleBoar: for suresies has been called
Bobtheninjagoldfish: I still think Beej sjould try firing up that Gamecube game he found like we talked about at unplugged
djalternative: nice fart ben
TehAmelie: jeez, open a cardboard window, box
Sarah_Serinde: Ben pls
Sogheim: lrrPAUL Paul trying so hard to keep going lrrPAUL
CommunistBakery: aaaaand ben broke everyone
jacobsh97: !storm
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RockPusher: We're to blame!
ninja_theory_ashrams: such thing as too much horn talk, Ben
icedsly: best content
codl_: no refunds
Serpens77: for good or for AWESOME
Ba_Dum_Tish: We did this
ContingentCat: katesNice
RockPusher: New font, who dis
red_shoes_jeff: nice
Laurence72: Does Graham know??
Koshindan: cheer150
Juliamon: 2020, year of the serif
Serpens77: did Graham approve this fontage reconfiguration
SnackPak_: sweet sweet serifs
Sogheim: oh hey the sub track icon thingy is Matt with a birthday hat!
aWabbajack: Sans Serif?
aWabbajack: using BTTV recommended fonts to use?
TehAmelie: i believe the three rules for design are: don't make it look like a swastika, don't make it look like a dong and don't make uppercase I and lowercase l look the same
Sarah_Serinde: pfft Matt
Lord_ZYRK: TehAmelie what about making a capital O look like a 0
TehAmelie: i guess that's #4
Tripleyew: Wow
ContingentCat: nailed it
aWabbajack: lrrAWESOME cohhFlower
aWabbajack: Mind Rift?
Riandisa: Thanks for the fun stream! lrrHEART
LadyAtarka: lrrHEART lrrHEART lrrHEART lrrHEART
Earthenone: and thus my feud with serge began
kusinohki: a boardgame... probably
AranMathai: Woo!:D
ContingentCat: or you can jot it down in your phone brain
codl_: lrrBEN_SQ
aiamethyst: train scenario?
YawnLance: Ooh gonna be real fun! :D
Noxenluxe: Which edition though? SeriousSloth
Serpens77: the elder beings are making time repeat :O
PMAvers: Unless things got weird, probably second again
Serpens77: last time the played M0M it was Second, iirc
Serpens77: with the app
Noxenluxe: Ah, so no dungeon master SeriousSloth
Juliamon: I'm now mad as hell at myself for taking so long to decide on an order that the primary thing I wanted sold out
Earthenone: :(
Earthenone: happens to me all the effing time
Juliamon: I spent all day trying to find things to order with it to justify the shipping
Juliamon: and it sold out less than an hour ago
Earthenone: YUP
Juliamon: I waited a goddamn year for this (couldn't afford it last year)
RealGamerCow: Oh no, that sucks, do you know how long until they are back in stock?
Juliamon: Next year
Juliamon: It's an annual event
PMAvers: pmaverPSY