Maven is for Datasucker

Diogene 1001


The aim here is to enable Maven by turn 6. Most list get it by turn 8 at the earliest.

With experimentations, Maven really need only 5 programs installed to break most ices. No need to go overboard and put 10+ programs. Even with 3 or 4 programs, for a strenght around 4, you can try to run.

But how do you deal with strenght increasing ices like Surveyor and Seidr Adaptive Barrier? Or super ices like Orion and Macrophage. The answer is simple : Datasucker. You really need just one on the board to make it work. With two, you'll never have problems. If you ever need MU, just trash one to keep the other, one really is enough.

With that in mind, to allow you to make a lot of run with your super Maven, you have Multithreader and e3 Feedback Implants. Runs become cheap even against glacier.

To get setup by turn 6, you need to get Professional Contacts by turn 3. So, you'll mulligan for it. After, Hyperdriver will let you gain extra turns to setup. Because you have a lot to setup.

Engolo will let you deal with anti AI ices. Multiaccess is done through HQ Interface and R&D Interface. Since you can make run for pretty cheap, those will benefit you the most.

Harmony AR Therapy is to prevent grinder deck from taking out valuable pieces. Miss Bones is there to give you a fighting chance against Jinteki: Replicating Perfection and other asset spam decks.

19 Feb 2021 Jtfq99999

If you want to win asset spams, 1x Marathon allow you to pull off way more impact than the second Miss Bones

19 Feb 2021 Diogene

@Jtfq99999 you are right! But I need at least 2 Miss Bones to make sure one will appear early enough to matter and slow the corp. Ideally, 3 Miss Bones and 2 Marathon will make short work of any asset spam deck. Against your Spark Agency: Worldswide Reach deck, such a combo would be devastating (probably).

What could be cut to make space for Marathon? I'm thinking that one R&D Interface could be cut for it. That way, you would have the Miss Bones and multiaccess. I'll test that.

Thanks a lot for the suggestion. Much appreciated. I'll see you in cyberspace. Cheers.

22 Feb 2021 Krams

3 Miss Bones and 2 Marathon? :D
Now that would be asset hate...

Any Console that might fit this deck?
Maybe Mind's Eye to go with the RDIs?

22 Feb 2021 Diogene

@Krams slots are tight here. NetChip take up so much space and is very useful. Diesel could be cut in favor of a console. In faction, Mind's Eye would be very good. Daredevil could be also useful, but it is expensive. Currently, I don't think a console would help the deck, but if you test it and find it useful, please do share. Thanks for the comment. Cheers!

26 Feb 2021 valerian32

Pretty cool deck! = )