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From: Loki <daddyjim@**********.COM>
Subject: Re: Wanted !
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 11:27:55 -0700
---Michael Niederkofler <hibou@****.TU-GRAZ.AC.AT> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I dont know if Im the only one, that considers "Wanted" the most
> annoying card of the set. If played with the right (Troll-) deck it
> destroy almost every other deck and there is not much, what cone be
> done. The options you have against it are way too weak, IMHO. "Luck of
> the Irish" fails in 50% of all cases, "Lucky Wabbits Foot" and
> "Protective Spirit" are too expensive so there is only "State of
> Confusion" left which is a rare card, so it is very hard to get 4 of
> them.
> If I overlook something, I would be glad to hear a possibility to
> counter "Wanted".
> It seems to me in general that strategies, that try to kill the
> opponents runners are to strong, compared to other strategies.
Imagine a
> deck consisting of trolls with Harley Scorpions and Katanas, going for
> "Cleanse the Hive". Once there are four or five trolls on the table,
> there is not much what can stop them.

- CoP
- Whoops
- Reinforcements

> And while you wait four the money
> to deploy the trolls you play "Wanted" or "Riots" to eliminate
> key-runners of your opponent, who is then not fast enough to beat you.
> Is there nothing, that can stop such a deck?

First, I play with a couple of Wanteds in UGE Unlimited as there is a
time and place for directed damage and attacks.

An opponent playing with them, including a Big Bully deck isn't that
big of a threat. Keep in mind, at the most they can only have four
Wanteds in a deck and that's taking a couple of slots form other
useful cards.

Ways to deal with Wanted:
- LoTI
- Wabbit's Foot
- Protective Spirit
- Runners that are special resistant (ie - Ghost Who Walks and Dodger)
- SoC back on one of his runners.
- Remember specials can't be recycled, but the Runners they kill can.
- Wanted only lasts through the first attack

There's others as well, but this is OtToMH.

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