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Friday Update – ROIDS

Jun 15, 2018

Welcome to a round up of the week. We have our latest Merry Melee rotation and more:

Merry Melee Rotation

Welcome to another wild week of Merry Melee with Ryan Sutherland, aka HEXRysu. This week we’ve decided to give the reins of deckbuilding over to a robot with our ROID format. Like many of our Merry Melees, you won’t have to provide a deck for ROID, but instead our Randomly-Optimized-Insta-Deck will be provided for both you and your opponent.

In this format, you’ll be playing with decks of one or two random shards, but the contents of the decks are completely random from Standard cards. These decks can be kind of all over the place with a mono-blood Assault/Scorpinox/Blightbark/Uruunaz deck facing off against a Ruby-Sapphire Runic/Discard/Portal deck. You never know what you’ll need to use to win next. To help you out, the ROID Bot has a powerful charge power to help keep your hand full of options (Pay 4 Charges to draw two cards), but it will all come down to who can optimize their plays the best!

Merry Melee ROID

Format: ROID Bot
Cost: 100 Platinum
Length: Gauntlet (5 wins / 3 losses)
Match: Best of one
Prizes:

  • 3 Wins – Random Standard Rare
  • 4 Wins – Current Set Booster Pack
  • 5 Wins – Current Set Booster Pack and Random Standard Rare

Once again, we have yet another sleeve for those of you able to best use your highly Optimized-Insta-Deck. Check it out below:

ROID is live now and will run for 1 week (ending Friday 6/22 at 10am PT). So, get ready to beep, boop, and bzzzt your way to victory!

HEX BashHEX Clash

Our new Bash & Clash structure is going strong. Come try out our new, short-form tournaments for your chance to win platinum, prizes, and exclusive alternate arts!

Here is the full prizing and schedule breakdown:

Schedule:

Saturdays at 8am PT – Bash
Saturdays at 4pm PT – Clash
Sundays at 8am PT – Clash
Sundays at 4pm PT – Bash 

Bash:

Format: Standard Constructed
Cost: 700 Platinum
Length: 4 rounds, swiss pairings
Match: Best of three
Prizes:

  • 1-0 Wins – n/a
  • 2 Wins – 5 current set booster packs, AAA card
  • 3 Wins – 12 current set booster packs, AAA card, AAA sleeve
  • 4 Wins – 10,000 platinum, AAA card, AAA sleeve, Battleboard

Clash:

Format: Standard Sealed
Cost: 1500 Platinum (or packs + 300 Platinum entry fee)
Length: 4 rounds, swiss pairings
Match: Best of three
Prizes:

  • 1-0 Wins – n/a
  • 2 Wins – 5 current set booster packs, AAA card
  • 3 Wins – 12 current set booster packs, AAA card, AAA sleeve
  • 4 Wins – 10,000 platinum, AAA card, AAA sleeve, Battleboard

Door prizes will still be granted to a few lucky participants. We will be giving out a total of 2 random Battleboards to players without 4 wins, 4 random AAA sleeves to players without 3 wins, and 4 random AAA cards to those favored by Kismet.

See you in the Battlegrounds~

The HEX Team


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