View Full Version : A Gen Con event recap

08-20-2012, 04:59 PM
I played in one of the Epic Spell Wars events at Gen Con. In retrospect, I wish I had made time to play in another.

Our match was, for lack of a better word, epic. With the exception of one player (myself) every wizard had one Last Wizard Standing token. The second pod only played two games. We played 6.

Aside from myself and my girlfriend no one at the table had ever played the game. At one point only I and the woman across the table directly from me remained and we each had 1 life remaining. I looked at my hand and confidently laid down one single card; a source that dealt one damage. My remaining opponent started to lay down a full three cards, then had an "Aha!" moment and revised her plan. She too laid down a single card.

One roll of the dice and my hopes were dashed.

That look on my opponent's face though, that was the real joy. That moment where she realized a smaller, faster spell was exactly what was needed made the entire event for me.