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nomadicXnightmare

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About nomadicXnightmare

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  • Birthday 10/11/1983

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  1. Love it! A good selection of limited models available to purchase and great additions to the Guilder store. I did notice a disturbing lack of that alt. Lazarus model you've been teasing us all with =P
  2. This is it - the final curtain call. Join me for the last event I am hosting before my exodus from the frozen wasteland that is Alaska! When: Sunday, April 30th. Registration begins at 12:00pm. First round kicks off at 12:30pm. Where: Tier 1 Cards & Games, 1921 W. Dimond Blvd. #B3, Anchorage, AK 99515 What: Gaining Grounds 2017 Tournament (see official Wyrd GG17 rules packet). Specifics: 50SS crews each game and a single faction declared at registration. Up to 2 Masters may be utilized during the event w/ up to a 100SS hiring pool (including summoned models; excluding upgrades). 3 rounds will be played. Each round will consist of a 15 minute "setup" period for crew/scheme selection and deployment, followed by 2 hours allocated for actual play. Gaining Grounds 2017 painting requirements are suspended for this event. However, painting is highly encouraged and a separate award will be presented for best painted Crew. Entry fee: $15 Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/378784265824944/
  3. March update! What: Weekly "Malifaux Mondays" Demos and general open play. Where: Tier 1 Cards and Games, located at 1921 W. Dimond Blvd., #B3, Anchorage, AK 99515 When: Every Monday (unless noted). For March: 3/6 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. 3/13 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 3/20 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. 3/27 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. Why: To teach new players about this awesome game known as Malifaux and generally support/promote/grow the local community!
  4. I know I'm late, but here's the February update! What: Weekly "Malifaux Mondays" Demos and general open play. Where: Tier 1 Cards and Games, located at 1921 W. Dimond Blvd., #B3, Anchorage, AK 99515 When: Every Monday (unless noted). For February : 2/6 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 2/14 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. 2/20 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 2/27 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. Why: To teach new players about this awesome game known as Malifaux and generally support/promote/grow the local community! And don't miss our next Gaining Grounds tournament - Heartbreak on Saturday 2/11!
  5. When: Saturday, February 11th. Registration begins at 11:00am. First round kicks off at 12:15pm. Where: Tier 1 Cards and Games, located at 1921 W. Dimond Blvd., #B3, Anchorage, AK 99515 What: Gaining Grounds 2017 Tournament. Specifics: 50ss crews each game and a single faction declared at registration. Up to 2 Masters may be utilized during the event w/ up to a 100ss hiring pool (including summoned models; excluding upgrades). 3 rounds will be played. Awards given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, plus Sportsmanship and various door prizes. Entry fee: $15 If you're in the area, come join us for our third official Gaining Grounds tournament! If you have any questions, please comment below or send me a message. Also visit our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/234567316987393/ Thanks!
  6. January update! What: Weekly "Malifaux Mondays" Demos and general open play. Where: Tier 1 Cards and Games, located at 1921 W. Dimond Blvd., #B3, Anchorage, AK 99515 When: Every Monday (unless noted). For January: 1/2 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 1/9 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. 1/16 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 1/23 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. 1/30 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm Why: To teach new players about this awesome game known as Malifaux and generally support/promote/grow the local community!
  7. December update (kinda late, I know...)! What: Weekly "Malifaux Mondays" Demos and general open play. Where: Tier 1 Cards and Games, located at 1921 W. Dimond Blvd., #B3, Anchorage, AK 99515 When: Every Monday (unless noted). For December: 12/5 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 12/12 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. 12/19 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 12/26 - Unavailable. Why: To teach new players about this awesome game known as Malifaux and generally support/promote/grow the local community!
  8. My wallet aches in anticipation! It's going to be difficult to pick between these factions and I think the models themselves will have to be the deciding factor. I am also a little surprised that the Three Kingdoms did not make an initial showing, but that gives you guys a solid contender for inevitable expansion down the road. 4 is a solid number of factions to start. Super excited for the Kickstarter launch!
  9. November update! What: Weekly "Malifaux Mondays" Demos and general open play. Where: Tier 1 Cards and Games, located at 1921 W. Dimond Blvd., #B3, Anchorage, AK 99515 When: Every Monday (unless noted). For November: 11/7 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 11/14 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. 11/21 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 11/28 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. Why: To teach new players about this awesome game known as Malifaux and generally support/promote/grow the local community!
  10. Once upon a time... in a city called Malifaux... bad things happened! "Twisted Tales" is a Rapid Growth League wherein players can come together to enjoy the hobby and game that is Malifaux. The League will focus on exposing new players to the game and, for veteran players, adds a fun twist to a conventional escalation league by utilizing Malifaux's Story Encounter system. Winning the League will be less about defeating your opponents and more about exploring all Malifaux has to offer through an achievement point system. The League will begin on October 17, 2016 and run for 6 weeks, culminating with awards and a painting contest on November 28, 2016! Games shall be played at Tier 1 Cards and Games, located at 1921 W. Dimond Blvd., #B3, Anchorage, AK 99515 Additional information and the League Rules Packet is available on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1577085125932630/
  11. October update! What: Weekly "Malifaux Mondays" Demos and general open play. Where: Tier 1 Cards and Games, located at 1921 W. Dimond Blvd., #B3, Anchorage, AK 99515 When: Every Monday (unless noted). For October: 10/3 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. 10/10 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 10/17 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm. 10/24 - 3:00pm to 10:30pm. 10/31 - Unavailable. Why: To teach new players about this awesome game known as Malifaux and generally support/promote/grow the local community!
  12. I'd also like to see an arcanist/outcast master. Frankly Raspy and Marcus both already have that 'on their own' vibe and don't fit as well within the M&SU running theme. When ME2 launched and I saw all the dual faction crews I was rather disappointed arcanists didn't get one (Mei Feng doesn't count as everyone got a TT dual crew). I could very well see one of them turned duel in the future or have another self-contained arcanist come to the fore, benefiting from the protections the arcanists can bring against the Guild while pursuing their own agenda. Or even something as simple as merc spellcasters! That'd be fun!
  13. I can't agree with Vorschlag's assessment enough - I think the "What is a crutch?" question should be based on the individual player and what they are comfortable with, rather than specific models the vocal minority (or majority in some cases) believe them to be. There are some podcasts I listen to where someone will say "You HAVE to take X model, because they are soooo amazing, blah blah blah." and my first reaction is usually "No I don't." But I'm also one of those weird players that attempts to build crews based on overall aesthetics/theme, very much limiting my options in competitive play. Funny thing is, at least on the local level, I get by just fine. Back on topic though, I do have my personal "crutches" I am ashamed (or not) to admit. First one that comes to mind is Johan whenever I run a M&SU crew. It's not even a question - he just goes in the list. Regardless of the scheme pool he will always find something to do, and he's such a bargain for what e does even with the merc tax. Specifically with Marcus, it comes at no surprise that Myranda is an auto take. Wherein there are other beasts to can subbed in for various roles like scheme running or heavy hitting, there is literally nothing available that comes close to the utility and synergy Myranda brings to a beast list.
  14. Logging in a win against the Guild for the Self-Righteous Man! Marcus was very adamant about securing his future initiate from Hoffman's clutches.
  15. When: Saturday, September 17th. Registration begins at 6:15pm. First round kicks off at 6:30pm. Where: Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, located at 600 W 7th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501 What: "Bare Knuckles" Enforcer Brawl at Battle Zone Ursa Gaming Convention! Battle Zone Ursa's premier Malifaux event: "Bare Knuckles" Enforcer Brawl! Come test your mettle in an arena deathmatch style throwdown! Excitement and glory to be had for both Malifaux newcomers and veterans alike! Full rules and tickets available at http://battlezoneursa.com/ or check out the event page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/272606023124154/