|LCG Regionals Mega Event | Published 28 April 2010|
This past weekend the LCG Regionals Mega Event at the Fantasy Flight Games Event Center gave Warhammer: Invasion The Card Game, Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game, and A Game of Thrones: The Card Game players a chance to test their skills against other fans of these great games. The event brought LCG players together to celebrate these titles, traveling from as far as Ohio, Missouri, and Iowa. Whether it was to participate in the tournaments, watch the competitions, or simply enjoy a few open games with friends, attendees of the event found plenty to do.
Jeff Secrest (left) won the regional championship for Call of Cthulhu,
Greg Atkinson (center) won the regional championship for A Game of Thrones,
and Matt Kohls (right) won the regional championship for Warhammer: Invasion.
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Friday night started things off with the Melee Championship for A Game of Thrones. Players came in early to build or modify their decks and prepare for the coming matches. Saturday featured the Warhammer: Invasion tournament, culminating in a nail-biting match between orc and dark elf... and the final AGoT joust saw Greg Atkinson's Lannister Deck (running the City of Shadows agenda) emerge victorious (although Lucas Reed won the melee, Greg's overall score grabbed him the championship). The Call of Cthulhu tournament came down to a hard fought, back-and-forth battle between the two finalists. Finally, many attendees spent Sunday either participating in the AGoT Highlander event or taking on FFG in various staff challenges.
Throughout the event, players also attempted to complete a series of achievements presented in their achievement booklets, creating an exciting new level of gameplay for their favorite LCG. In addition to these events, attendees also got a chance to chat with designers James Hata and Nate French about their work on these games, as well as a bit of insight on future products.
We would like to thank all attendees for sharing the weekend with us, as well as congratulate our new champions. We hope to see you next time!
The Fantasy Flight Games Event Center is a spacious gaming facility offering a variety of exciting hobby gaming events in one comfortable and welcoming location. Located at 1975 Oakcrest Avenue in Roseville, MN, the Fantasy Flight Games Event Center is open seven days a week.
What deck did the winner play?
As far as costs for events, it's all about how you look at it. $25 is not a lot of money for those of us how love to blow our "disposable" income on cards and mini's. I see it as an opportunity to support an event in hopes they will keep doing them in the future. More cash and success, more events and better prizes. Plus we are nerds, if we are not playing, stand around and nerd talk.
FFG were the perfect hosts and the prize support was excellent!
Well worth the 12 hour drive.
I think the Hellblaster is a great card but it's not anywhere near enough to help Empire be played competitively in the current environment (imho). But it IS a fun card, no doubt about it. :D
I heard how lopsided the WI tourney was. Personally, the empire cannon has made it possible to help them jump into the 'rush' scene. Here's hoping for some of the other factions to be viable too!
Well, I paid the $25 just to play Game of Thrones and only the Sat afternoon and sunday events. They should have looked at it as "$25 for your regional events, but if interested you can play in the rest for free." y complaint was that with so many overlapping events I wasn't able to play in something else (if my schedule had permitted it).
Fun event but I wish that each game had its own cost as there were a few of my friends who had zero interest in AGOT or CoC but would have played in the W:I Regionals for a lower price. :(
Grats to the winners - hopefully FFG tweaks or fixes the balance situation with Warhammer: Invasion (where everyone is only playing one kind of deck, really). I'm sure they will. Regardless, it was a fun event (as I said above). :)