Another expansion, another gut check for cards coming out in the most recent expansion, The Shadow's Embrace. Six new personalities, some additional fluff and away we go to the cards!

Shinjo Min-Hee

 

 

The sweat of a worker and the choice of discernment: Gold Scheme

Miyamoto Musashi wrote:

When the master carpenter exercises discernment in the assignment of jobs, the work progresses smoothly.

 

Much as Miyamoto Musashi understood the need for efficiency and smooth progress, as well as prudence in all things, so must you exercise these qualities when building a exceptionally important aspect of any deck, the gold scheme. Several key things are important when discussing gold scheme of a deck; personality choice, efficiency, utility, viability.

 

The Book of Five Rings:

An adaptation of the theory and concepts of a classic text to deck building and card playing.

Quotes, inspiration and ideas cited to:

Image

The Book of Five Rings - By: Miyamoto Musashi

Translated by Thomas Cleary

 

The Scroll of Earth:

On the Science of Deck Building: 

Miyamoto Musashi wrote:

The word for carpenter is written with the characters meaning "Great Skill" or "Master Plan." Since the science of martial arts involves great skill and master planning, I am writing about it in terms of comparison with carpentry.

Miyamoto Musashi wrote:

When the master carpenter exercises discernment in the assignment of jobs, the work progresses smoothly. Efficiency and smooth progress, prudence in all matters, recognizing true courage, recognizing different levels of morale, instilling confidence, and realizing what can and cannot be reasonably expected --- such are the matters on the mind of the master carpenter

Hello again! Ogre here with another installment of what my gut tells me about cards and stuff! Wooo! This time our discussion is on he Embers of War previews for Unicorn clan. We get to see the direction design wants us to go in the upcoming expansions and our first glimpse at new personalities.

EoW also contains in a new stronghold for the Unicorn clan and will be my first card target. Then I will meander my way down the personalities we get and then some notes on the other stuff! So onward to the goods!

 

 

The Ki-Rin's Path