Adding One Card Won't Hurt Right? (1st @Warwick CO)

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This is based on some of Jai's and not_yeti's tournament winning decklists. Check out theirs for more comedic and insightful commentatry on piloting the deck.

Changes Made and the (Very) Incorrect Theory behind Them

"To Know the Corp, You Must Become like the Corp" - Art of Making Stuff Up

Following the tradition of indesiveness that are Hosh deckbuilders, mixing in the insecurity of not having The Twinning and the spice that is Fermenter. You have this pile of cards that pretends to reference a misattributed quote. This list is incorrect in the sense that you will struggle more to get to your tech cards and pieces. However I would like to propose a question in return:

How much inconsistency we are will to trade off for better value?

(I don't know the answer, but I have seen enough yolo The Price over the past few months to know the answer is greater than 0)

Reflection

"If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles;
if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one;
if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle."
- Art of War; Chapter III · Strategic Attack

Why the seemingly pretentious quotes? Cause I want to bring people's attention to the amount of knowledge check when playing competitively and maybe allow people pocket some actual Art of War quotes unlike these articles. From the basics of icing HQ against Criminal to realising that your SMC target is incorrect 5 turns ago cause now you lose 2 credits worth of value, there are a lot of "Do you know X?" questions that not only allow you to make decisions faster but also opens up new options/lines of play.

Given the diverse meta that we now face, runner can no longer just go vibes based running. If you're not prepared for your opponents game plan in the early game you can easily fall behind into a irrecoverable game state. Whether that is a healthy environment varies depends on who you ask but that means the hermit up in ivory tower bringing his own awesome brew sweeping local scene without knowing what is happening to netrunner will be just a urban legend.

Anecdotally this deck would have preform much worse if I wasn't aware of these cute decks floating around.

Let this be not a deterant to future runners but an invitation for one to connect and explore things that are new, strange or unfamiliar.

-Lap

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