The az.shadowfist Facebook Group
and the az_shadowfist Yahoo! Group
promised that the third Tuesday of March 2013 would see the conclusion of the third Arizona Proving Ground hosted by the Samurai Comics Superstore
. The tournament was Final Brawl format
, the standard multiplayer constructed format. Seven regulars, Jerry L., James S., Daniel H., Ken S., Mike M., Carlos V., and myself; irregular Drew C.; and returning newbie Mello A. showed up
and each received a Xin Ji Yang promo card
for their troubles.
Jerry, James, and Daniel all had multiple winning weeks
and so were the finalists. A middle table was people by those who had one winning week, Ken, Mike, Carlos, and I. A consolation table for those who had won none of the previous weeks in the Proving Ground was peopled by Drew and Mello. Jerry decked out, leaving Daniel to beat James for the win. Daniel won 1st place for the entire season of the league and earned a Combat in Kowloon playmat
, The Real Deal promo card
, Evil Brain in a Jar promo card
, Ho Chen promo card
, KFC promo card, Dragon Boat Festival promo card,
and Scrounging promo card
. James achieved 2nd place for the entire season and left with a Shadowfist mug
, Evil Brain in a Jar promo card, Ho Chen promo card, KFC promo card, Dragon Boat Festival promo card, and a Scrounging promo card. Jerry attained 3rd place for the entire season and netted a Guiding Hand large button
, Evil Brain in a Jar promo card, KFC promo card, Dragon Boat Festival promo card, and a Scrounging promo card. Meanwhile, I won the middle table versus Ken, Mike and Carlos while Mello beat Drew at the consolation table. Ken was especially whiny about the tournament director getting prize support, so as he was 2nd place at our table I gave him a The Monarchs small button
, Evil Brain in a Jar promo card, Dragon Boat Festival promo card, and Prince of the Ice Pagoda promo card
. For winning the consolation table Mello earned a Evil Brain in a Jar promo card, Dragon Boat Festival promo card, and General Red promo card
. Daniel earned enough Secret War Society
points to graduate from Lenny Wu to Capoeira Master. Congratulations, gentlesir!
Many people gained levels during the course of the season. Drew went from Rancher to Everyday Hero. Daniel started from Lenny Wu and got to Capoeira Master. Jerry began from Morphic Spirit went to Wild Spirit and finished to Keeper of Echoes. James started as Void Sorcerer and ended as The Blind. Ken began as a Butterfly Knight and finished as a Thunder Swordsman. Shonathon graduated from Shaolin Student to Fist of Shadow. Carlos transitioned from Ape Nuts to Big Macaque Attack. Congratulations to everyone of you!
Thanks to everyone for making the third Arizona Proving Ground season at the Samurai Comics Superstore
so great! Next month we'll have demos and open play