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Arena Tips: Market Forces

This week’s Arena is for those of us who love turns that are so insane that they go beyond belief. 40, 50, 60 damage in a single turn? Very possible. Of course, as always, the trade row will need to cooperate. Which is fitting, considering this Arena’s...

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Arena Top 100: Frantic Preparations #2

The “Market Forces” Arena (season 7, week 3 out of 4) is now underway, and we have a new weekly foil: Frontier Ferry. The “Daring Exploration” Arena came to a close this past Monday. Congratulations to dommola for winning the Arena and to everyone that won...

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Arena Tips: Frantic Preparations #2

Another throwback format this week: Last seen in June, here is the return of Frantic Preparations. Here is my article from Week 9 discussing the format as it was. Once again, Frantic Preparations punishes sloppy play, by speeding the game right through the...

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Arena Top 100: Daring Exploration

The “Frantic Preparations #2” Arena (season 7, week 2 out of 4) is now underway, and we have a new weekly foil: Missile Mech. The “Daring Exploration” Arena came to a close this past Monday. Congratulations to Franzmithanz for winning the Arena and to...

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Arena Tips: Daring Exploration

It’s time for the first Wildcard Season in Arena history. What is the prize for playing in all four weeks this season? A random foil that you missed out on. That’s pretty sweet! To get that random foil, you’ll need to play all four arenas, which means...

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Arena Top 100: Fleeting Opportunities #2

The “Daring Exploration” Arena (season 7, week 1 out of 4) is now underway, and we have new weekly and seasonal foils: Heavy Cruiser and Swarmer. We also have the Blob Turkey Challenge this season, with the following goals and rewards: Play every week: Get...

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Arena Top 100: Commitment to the Cause 2

The “Fleeting Opportunities #2” Arena (season 6, week 5 out of 5) is now underway and we have a new weekly foil: Bioformer. The “Commitment to the Cause #2” Arena came to a close this past Monday. Congratulations to dommola for winning the Arena and to...

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Arena Tips: Commitment to the Cause 2

It’s time for a second run of Commitment to the Cause. As I said back in May, you could call this format Super Hyper Turbo Star Realms (non-scrapping edition)! Format Rules and Statistics The Commitment to the Cause scenario rule ensures the fastest games...

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Arena Top 100: Arms Race

The “Commitment to the Cause” Arena (season 6, week 4 out of 5) is now underway, and we have a new weekly foil: Stealth Tower. The “Arms Race” Arena came to a close this past Monday. Congratulations to dommola for winning the Arena and to everyone that won...

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Arena Tips: Arms Race

This week, ships are cheaper and bases are stronger, and it might as well be a completely different game. I went 6-0 this week and I’m on my way to another set of stars, and I did it by throwing out almost five years of experience of playing Star Realms....

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Arena Top 100: Maximum Warp #2

The “Arms Race” Arena (season 6, week 3 out of 5) is now underway, and we have a new weekly foil: Patrol Cutter. The “Maximum Warp” Arena came to a close this past Monday. Congratulations to dommola for winning the Arena and to everyone that won the weekly...

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Arena Tips: Maximum Warp #2

The entire game can change with just one card. That is the promise of most strategy card games, deckbuilding and otherwise. In this week’s Arena, you are going to get that one more card… every turn. Games this week are not at Warp 8, they are not at Warp...

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Arena Top 100: Production Pipeline

The "Maximum Warp" Arena (season 6, week 2 out of 5) is now underway, and we have a new weekly foil: Aging Battleship. The "Production Pipeline" Arena (season 6, week 1) came to a close this past Monday. Congratulations to Bruiser13 for winning the Arena...

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