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Re:SFTF Tournament Mon, 09 July 2012 04:20
My pleasure, Eric. This scenario is absolute carnage!

Geoff and I played tonight and I must say that I don't remind of a match where I had so many great cards - this turned our 1st game (he was Axis, I was Allies) into a most unfair business, aggravated by an internet glitch which resulted in the AI playing a Move Out for him and uncovering 3 infantries (2 ended up killed).
So, even if I made 2 or 3 mistakes during the match, I was able to win with comfort. Some of my cards were: 2 Armor Assault, 1 TFH, 1 Barrage (a wasted and terrible choice), 1 BEL, 1 Air Power, 1 Firefight (7 of the 10 cards I played throughout the match). The only good card that Geoff had was General Advance.
Total of 19 rounds.
Add an overall hit rate of 44% to me vs. 39% to Geoff, and one must agree that this was a rather unbalanced game, luck-wise.

gheintze (ax) 5-10 clorofila (al)

The 2nd game was a total different story, with 27 rounds and an exciting ending - at least to me. Geoff (Allies) had 1 Armor Assault, 1 Medics, 1 Barrage (1st card; took out my Arty), 1 BEL, 1 Air Power. A good set, but not as good as mine in the previous match; plus, I had better cards as axis than he had.
The hit rate favored him slightly (54% vs. 47%), but his strategy - along with that darn mobile Artillery! - was better.

gheintze (al) 10-8 clorofila (ax)

In both games, the BEL was the winning card, as it probably happens in 90% of the scenarios involving multiple objective medals Smile
Hadn't it been the 1st match, this could have been a very fun evening!
Still, Geoff was a most worthy opponent and a gentleman, as it was already evident from previous events (see high above in thread). Thank you!
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Mon, 09 July 2012 17:50
Well done gentleman. However, I do have a question. If the AI played a card for Geoff, do you not think that the game is void and should be replayed? German infantry leaving cover and then proceeding to be wiped out is a pretty big disadvantage. However, in the interest of fairness both battles should be replayed, though it looks like both of you agreed to continue so we will count the results as is. JayKay and I will be playing tomorrow(Tuesday) at 6 P.M. my time. The next round's battle and opponents will be posted after we play unless I hear otherwise.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Mon, 09 July 2012 22:23
LooneyLlama wrote on Mon, 09 July 2012 11:50

Well done gentleman. However, I do have a question. If the AI played a card for Geoff, do you not think that the game is void and should be replayed? German infantry leaving cover and then proceeding to be wiped out is a pretty big disadvantage. However, in the interest of fairness both battles should be replayed, though it looks like both of you agreed to continue so we will count the results as is. JayKay and I will be playing tomorrow(Tuesday) at 6 P.M. my time. The next round's battle and opponents will be posted after we play unless I hear otherwise.


To be perfectly frank, it wouldn't have mattered with the cards and dice that he had. Maybe I get an extra medal or two, but I don't feel the results of the match would have been any different.

Geoff
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Tue, 10 July 2012 09:44
I confess that it didn't even cross my mind to repeat the battle, but it certainly would have make sense to ask Embarassed
I've had at least 2 other tournament games (not in this tournament) where my internet connection went down and the AI played for me; I just used to face that situation with acquiescence.

Anyway, I will be perfectly fine with repeating the 1st match, if Geoff wants.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Tue, 10 July 2012 13:20
clorofila wrote on Tue, 10 July 2012 03:44

I confess that it didn't even cross my mind to repeat the battle, but it certainly would have make sense to ask Embarassed
I've had at least 2 other tournament games (not in this tournament) where my internet connection went down and the AI played for me; I just used to face that situation with acquiescence.

Anyway, I will be perfectly fine with repeating the 1st match, if Geoff wants.


No, no. I don't believe I could have won. We'd have to play twice, as my strategy in the 2nd game was built around needing a big win. I'd rather not hold up the rest of the tournament.

Good luck to everyone in the next round!

Geoff
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Tue, 10 July 2012 15:18
Geoff, don't worry about holding up the tournament. There is no time limit to get it completed. We only have a couple of games left anyway. For what it's worth, in my opinion, any tournament game that the AI is used due to a glitch or disconnect should be replayed. Since a game involves both sides they both should be replayed. However, I do respect both of your decisions to count it as completed.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Tue, 10 July 2012 16:06
I agree with Eric.

Will p.m. Geoff to set another fixture. Plus, it will be an excuse to play again the scenario Smile
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Tue, 10 July 2012 16:36
OK. As the official tournament coordinator has spoken, we will set up another match.

The advantage for me is that I get to play Andre again. Smile We often don't meet because of the time difference.

Maybe, this time he will teach me some Portuguese. (I edit foreign research papers as my job, and we get a lot of papers from Brazil.)

Geoff
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Fri, 13 July 2012 03:13
Geoff and I have played it right, this time, but again luck was not on his side...

Game #1 started ok for gheintze (as allies) but slowly the tide turned in my favor. I had very reasonable cards through the entire game and some crucial, decisive dice in particular occasions. My axis right flank ended up performing very well against the allied push there.

gheintze (al) 6-10 clorofila (ax)

Game #2 was pretty nasty to Geoff, even if it ended up with the same number of medals as the 1st one: his cards were crappy and irregular and he wasn't being able to keep a sustained strategy; I, on the other hand, had a very good card sequence that enabled me to move forward and press on, followed by a retreat when casualties were inflicted (I ended up winning 32 figures, while Geoff scored 31; compare to the final 10 vs 6 medal and you get an idea...)

gheintze (ax) 6-10 clorofila (al)

It just wasn't Geoff's night... I wish it could have been more fun.
I truly hope that these tournaments keep coming and that you guys keep playing them, because it's a true pleasure for me to play against such nice, great players. It has been an honor so far! And of course, I keep hoping that luck does not play such a decisive role in each match, so that both players can enjoy the fight to the end!
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Mon, 16 July 2012 23:57
Ok fellas, the quarterfinals are now completed. With our time difference, it took Jim and I a while to get together, and it was well worth the wait.

Game 1

JayKay2010 (Allies) 7
LooneyLlama (Axis) 10

Jim tried valiently to pressure my right flank but I had terrific cards to counter his every move and eliminated most of his infantry. However, he had two armor assaults that took out my mobile arty and two other units. It looked bleak for the Axis but they were able to eliminate some Allied right flank units and escape two infantry units for the victory.

Game 2

JayKay2010 (Axis) 5
LooneyLlama (Allies) 10

The Allies had terrific left flank cards and pressed the assault. The Axis countered aggressively with their Tigers, but were not initially able to withstand the onslaught. The Allies were able to eliminate one Tiger and two inf. and escape one inf. before the dust settled. They then shifted their focus to the Siegfried line. They were able to eliminate an armor unit, an anti-tank inf. and capture Rimburg. They eliminated the final Tiger for victory.

To tell you the truth, I don't know how I won the first game. After I lost my artillery, I thought it was over. His attacks petered out and I was able to aggressively attack his left flank and center baseline units. I had some really good rolls at the end.

Anyway, the semis will now start. The 1 seed will play the 4 seed and the 2 seed will play the 3 seed.
So...

Sam1812 plays clorofila and Jeronimon plays LooneyLlama.

The scenario will be posted sometime this evening. Good luck to everyone. Also, thanks to Gheintze and JayKay for signing up to play my scenarios. I really appreciate it. It has been my honor to roll the dice with such gentlemen. Again, thanks guys!!
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Tue, 17 July 2012 08:13
Of course I tried playing the battle of Aachen. (I was actualy very naar Aachen visiting my in laws. Razz ) I started a game against Johnny (axis) with an artillery Bombard and destroyed both special infantries in one go. My next turn was no less devastating for the germans, also hitting almost every shot/dice.

And then Johnny cowardly disconnected (or my in laws poor internet connection went down, but I still suspect Johnny Very Happy ). Since you can't resume a Johnny/Hermann game I have played it from both sides against humans and! enjoyed myself.

Another fine scenario.

My tip to people not playing in the SFTF tournament(s) (Hoping there will be more. Wink ): play these scenario's when they are online, for they are more than worth it!

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Re:SFTF Tournament Tue, 17 July 2012 14:45
Jeroen, thanks for your kind comments.

Anyway, I'm having a difficult time deciding which scenario to use for the semi-finals. It's not that I don't have ones I like but I just can't decide which one to use. It will be posted tonight for sure.

      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Tue, 17 July 2012 23:43
Jeronimon wrote on Tue, 17 July 2012 07:13

Of course I tried playing the battle of Aachen. (I was actualy very naar Aachen visiting my in laws. Razz ) I started a game against Johnny (axis) with an artillery Bombard and destroyed both special infantries in one go. My next turn was no less devastating for the germans, also hitting almost every shot/dice.

And then Johnny cowardly disconnected (or my in laws poor internet connection went down, but I still suspect Johnny Very Happy ). Since you can't resume a Johnny/Hermann game I have played it from both sides against humans and! enjoyed myself.

Another fine scenario.

My tip to people not playing in the SFTF tournament(s) (Hoping there will be more. Wink ): play these scenario's when they are online, for they are more than worth it!



Here, here! I second that last paragraph! Thanks so much Eric, for running such a great tournament, i really hope to be invovled in the next one, (with better results hopefully!)

Jim
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Wed, 18 July 2012 02:47
Let the semi-finals begin.

The scenario is Operation Avalanche, Battle of Salerno. You can find it online now. Sam plays Clorofila and Jeronimon plays Looney. I hope you and others who play the scenario enjoy it. Good luck!
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Wed, 18 July 2012 02:54
Jim, thanks for the kind words, also. I have many more scenarios to choose from that I think would be fun to play in another tournament. Since you guys seem to like what's going on so far, I probably will host another tourney once this one is completed.
If you have any thoughts as to a different format for the tourney, or ideas as to types of scenarios you would like to see, please let me know.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Wed, 18 July 2012 03:44
Hi, Eric --

The scenario rules (in the SFTF database) say that the paradrop is 3 units. Does the Editor allow you to choose the number of para units, or is M-Online pre-set to 4?

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Re:SFTF Tournament Wed, 18 July 2012 13:47
Sam, You can choose from 1 to 4 para drop units in the editor. You can also set the range from 3 to 6 hexes.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 00:55
The first semi-final game has been completed.

Game 1

Jeronimon (Axis) 5
LooneyLlama (Allies) 10

The Allies started strong with recon 1 cards being used as air power. He hit on all 8 rolls on the Axis left flank, pretty much decimating that flank. However, a single armor unit was nearly impossible to kill after numerous rolls. It was able to inflict heavy damage and almost took Salerno. There was punch- counterpunch in the center and left flank that favored the Allies due to poor percentage rolls by the Axis.

Game 2

Jeronimon (Allies) 10
LooneyLlama (AXis) 6

The game started somewhat slow for both sides as the Allies pushed off the beach on the right and left flank. An armor assault by the Allies did some damage but was counterattacked by the Axis. He was able to get his left flank armor into the battle but weak rolls hurt their assault. The Allies were able to pick off a unit here and one there without much of a challenge due to the Axis holding 3 recon 1 cards. The Axis was finally put out of their misery but only after they were able to eliminate the all important 6th unit.

In both games the Axis had very poor percentage dice rolls. That hindered any chance of taking an objective to gain those all important 2 medals. Anyway, the game was very close as there was only a one medal and 2 figure difference.

We now await the other semi-final between Clorofila and Sam1812.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 03:15
Second semi-final played as well.

Game #1. Sam's allied Paras got lost, only 1 unit landed. He tried to go center (5 cards to support it from the initial hand, but 3 were Probe cards), with infantry mostly. I didn't have a single center card available until my last turn, but 2 Armor Assault and 2 TFH (one was a product of a counter-attack) were enough to repel the offensive.
Sam was unable to sustain the center offensive, given the abundance of cheap cards like Probe - he had 5 of them throughout the game. I also had lucky dice (49% vs. 39% overall).

sam1812 (al) 6-10 clorofila (ax)


Game #2. This game went perfect for me. Just so you see, starting hand: Air Power, Counter-Attack, Ambush, Close Assault, Assault and Probe (these last 2 in the left flank). Not counting with the final draw, I drew 6 fantastic cards along the way: 3 Assault (2 left flank, 1 right flank), 1 General Advance, 1 Direct From HQ and 1 BEL. My cards were so good that I ended up with a Counter-Attack and a BEL in my hand.

Considering my initial 6 cards, I dropped my paras in the left flank; 2 of them landed safely, cornering the axis infantry and armor. In the end, 7 allied medals came from that flank, including Maiori and Penta. Sam never had a chance, even when he tried to bring his left-flank tanks into the shore - I dropped an Air Power, leaving 1 of the units with a single figure. Even so, he earned 3 medals in a single turn in that flank.
Finals stats were similar, but I had more dice: 67 vs. 50.
Stats (Sam 44% inf, 43% arm; Me 51% inf, 38% arm).

sam1812 (ax) 5-10 clorofila (al)


Usually, I'm lucky when I pull a victory from a top-notch player. This time, I was EXTREMELY lucky with cards!
Thank you Sam for 2 more games; your impressive record in the regular season is not stained after this! Play-offs are just unpredictable.

Another great map by Eric, although just a bit overcrowded to my taste Smile Still, loads and loads of good options.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 04:19
It's one thing to have good cards, and quite another thing to play them well. Andre had great cards in both games, and played them well.

Game 1 - I went into the first game feeling good, because my side that had won 71% of the time, so far. Then, Andre rolled 74d against my 49d, thanks to lots of orders and cards with extra dice. (The 2d Ambush wiping out my 2-figure tank was a painfully nice touch, too.) I put up a valiant defense in front of Salerno, but couldn't keep the hordes out in the end.

Game 2 - The paradrop landed one unit deep in my right flank -- good news, since I was holding three Right cards and a Move Out. But when the Allies followed their initial Attack Left with two Assaults, my armor was so bottled up that the only way to get either of them out of the corner was in body bags. I tried advancing the armor on my left, hoping that a reply on that flank would take some pressure off my right. Instead, Allied Air Power scored 6 hits, including 2 against a tank and 4 against infantry. This was followed by a 2-2-2 and DHQ, each scoring a kill on each flank.

Today, Operation Avalanche lived up to its name. Andre left my troops feeling as though they had just been through either surgery or an avalanche.

Andre, good luck in the finals!

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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 08:19
Would have, could have, should have, Smile

Two very exciting games against Eric (of course Wink ) after the action I told myself that I cold have played less bold and more defensive as the allies and that might have saved me one medal. On the other hand I have played the scenario four times (2 axis 2 allies) and it seems to draw out a more aggressive style of playing in me. (Let's go out and get those guys! Very Happy )

It is kind of Eric to say the dice did not favor me but I feel that that could have been compensated. As Andre stated: never moan about dice or cards. (he said it more nicely I know Smile ). At one point in the game I looked at my cards and had to smile:

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/30626174/jerfotodiv/Probemuch.png

What I noticed was in these longer scenarios the Barrage card is less and less important/powerfull because you can only attack one unit, where you want to do more. So I played my probes to best advantage. Smile

Thanks to Eric for another very enjoyable scenario and the two fun games! Good luck in the final!

To both Andre and Eric of course!
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 13:11
Thank you both for your words, Jeronimon and Sam!

Your 6 cards in the pic are very alike one of Sam's moments, where he had loads of Probe cards. My hatred for Probe cards has been growing considerably, as it seems to be one of the least interesting cards in the game - if not the very worst!
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 13:35
Als I stated in some other thread: adapt improvise and overcome.

If you have probes, probe your way to victory. It worked out fine yesterday. Wink


A wise man from Portugal once taught me: never complain about luck for you diminish your opponents skill.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 15:37
You guys are the greatest. I don't think I could have hand picked 5 better gentleman to play my scenarios. The battles are hard fought and there is a 'firm handshake' with well done after. I look forward to playing more games with you, not against you.

Ok, the final scenario is posted. It is the Battle of Kharkov. Even if Andre and I play it soon, I am going to leave it up for at least a week. Again, I had a hard time choosing. I've got a lot of old scenarios that were well received that you might not have played but I again decided on a new one. I also may start another tournament on a new thread. I hope to get a few more players, but not too many. If any of the new players writes scenarios we will use theirs in the tournament.

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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 18:45
As I replied to Eric, I will be going for a short holiday for the next week, and I won't be able to play the tournament's final until next weekend.
Sorry about this.

Already looking forward to play on the next tournament Razz

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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 23:28
Good luck to you both in the finals. This has been great fun...

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Re:SFTF Tournament Sat, 21 July 2012 23:48
Geoff and Jim

Sam and me are going to play the Battle of Kharkov for the 3rd and 4th place. You might do the same for 5th and 6th. Seeing as the scenario will be online for a week at least.

Gives you one more chance to shine in this tournament. Cool
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Mon, 23 July 2012 00:36
The Bronze Medal match has been played.

Game 1

I had Axis, which according to the screen had a 0% winning percentage. Coupled with the fact that I hadn't had a chance to play the scenario (and Jeronimon is a tough opponent), I was nervous.

The Allies got out to a big lead -- 7-4 after turn 16 -- thanks to 3 kills and 2 exited units. But my four kills included 2/3 of their armored units.

Using a BEL, I got an extra engineer into the center (and reduced the lead Factory unit to one figure), and then mounted an offensive with an Assault Center and Attack Center (two kills and a unit in the Tractor Works), while losing only one infantry. I followed this with a 4-unit Infantry Assault, which claimed two medal hexes (score 9-8), and could have won it if my engineer's 3d had rolled a hit against the remaining Russian armor.

The Russians valiantly fought back, killing my engineer in the Factory. However, I had an Armor Assault that retook the Factory and finished off the enemy armor.

Looking at the stats afterward, we saw that the Russians had rolled 18% (4/22) against my armor, and I had rolled 64% (21/33) against their infantry.

25 turns, 10-9 medals, 30-26 figures. Not a very comfortable lead if Jeronimon won the second game.

Game 2

My initial hand included 2-2-2 and both Counter-Attacks. This could be really interesting.

A Germans Attack Right put two Panzers out in the open and close-assaulted my rear anti-tank unit. I responded with the 2-2-2, which knocked one Panzer and scored a triple hit on the SF infantry.

A German Armor Assault followed, but it backfired, as I Countered, killing a Panzer on each flank, as well as the 1-fig SF infantry. After turn 8, I led, 6-0. The Germans came back with 3 kills in their next two turns, but my defenders Infantry Assaulted with 7 units in the middle. This left two German back-line units in mortal danger. Plus, I now drew Assault Center.

It was time for the Germans' Finest Hour. Unfortunately for them, they rolled only one engineer and two tanks. The engineer killed my sniper and moved into the Factory. I Counter-Attacked, killing two infantries and the center engineer, for a 9-4 lead. The Germans responded with a 4-unit Close Assault, but no kills. I exited a unit on my next turn to clinch the victory.

16 turns, 10-4 medals, 31-25 figures. This time, the dice percentages were even, but I rolled 63, to Jeronimon's 49. As he said afterward, he had good cards, but he couldn't do much with them. Despite the lopsided score, this was a very interesting game with tough command decisions on both sides.

Match score: 2-0 games, 20-13 medals, 61-51 figures.

A very interesting scenario. Difficult for the Germans to crack.

To the two finalists, good luck with it ... and have fun!

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Re:SFTF Tournament Mon, 23 July 2012 00:38
And thank you, again, Eric, for running such an interesting tournament with consistently challenging opponents and scenarios. I greatly enjoyed it.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Mon, 23 July 2012 11:15
And congratulations and thanks to Sam for the battles.
Both of them were very enjoyable.

AS Sam already indicated the scenario gives you lot's of choices and opportunities. Different strategies can be played by both sides. Definitely one to play many times.

Again: thanks to Eric Cool
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Tue, 31 July 2012 23:50
The tournament final will be played this evening, within approximately 3 hours.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Wed, 01 August 2012 05:34
Eric and I finally played Third Battle of Kharkov. I'll shortly resume both matches:

Game #1 http://www.daysofwonder.com/memoir44-online/en/battle/?id=31 344158 started really well for Eric, coming out from axis' left flank and delivering a 6/6 blow vs. infantry in the first turn! By the end of his 4th turn, Eric already had 6 medals (I had 3 by the end of my following turn) and I was out of units in my right flank. One turn later, Eric played an Armor Assault card and managed a score of 8-3. I thought I was dead. But then luck changed dramatically and the dice started smiling my way Smile
By Eric's 8th turn, after intense battle in the center, the score was 7-6 to his favor but it was time for my cards to start failing me: I had 3 right-flank cards (out of an hand of 5) that were completely useless. The good thing is that I didn't had to use any of them, they were left untouched until the end.
I believe that Eric precipitate into defeat with a reckless Armor Assault by (his) turn #10: the turn after I scored 3 medals (lucky dice, still), including 2 of his recently exposed tanks, reaching 8-9.
In my final turn, I even forgot that I could have escaped with an armor unit and went for a 2-figure infantry instead, rolling 2 succesful dice. Dumb-luck of me!

So final hit rates were this unbalanced: overall hit rate of 60% to me (55 dice) vs. 42% to Geoff (77 dice), with 61% vs. 50% against infantry and 59%(!) vs. 19%(!!) against armor. In the 2nd half of this match, Eric didn't have a chance, dice-wise.

LooneyLlama (ax) 8-10 clorofila (al)

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The 2nd game http://www.daysofwonder.com/memoir44-online/en/battle/?id=31 344489 was a whole different business, with lots of tactical plays, strategic retreats and temporizing. Total of 29 rounds and an exciting ending. Eric's Allies had 1 BEL, crippling one of my infantries , but I managed to counter-attack it and infiltrated a nice Engineer unit in the center; it lasted a few turns, but eventually his Arty wasted him by turn #8. At that time, score was only 3-1 to Eric's favor. 2 turns later, he would retreat his last left-flank unit to the center. I went for that flank and center too, as I had very few cards for the other flank.
By turn #24, and after an Air Power had destroyed my Arty (crippled by ice), score was 7-5. 4 turns later, Eric had escaped with a total of 4 units, setting a score of 8-7. But I managed to go offensive in the center not only putting a stop to the general allied runaway, but also to conquer Square hex, with another 2-dice lucky roll.

Balanced hit rates, with an overall of 52% to me (61 dice) vs. 54% to Eric (24 dice only!!!), with 64% vs. 59% against infantry and 19% vs. 40% against armor (but 16 dice to me and only 5 dice to Eric in this department).

LooneyLlama (al) 8-10 clorofila (ax)

Thank you Eric for this Final, either of us could have won it! Also, thank you for providing a great tournament, played by great players, in the realm of great scenarios - the best I've ever played in this game! It was a true honor to me and now I'll be looking forward to Season 2!
Cheers, everybody!

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Re:SFTF Tournament Wed, 01 August 2012 06:46
Congratulations to both of you -- to Andre for winning, and to Eric for creating the scenarios and the tournament!

If I had to be eliminated, I can take comfort in the fact that the guy who did it to me also did it to the organizer in the finals. Smile

The whole thing was fun!

Sam
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Wed, 01 August 2012 13:50
Congratulations to Andre. He played great. I honestly don't think luck had anything to do with the outcome. It was a lot of fun writing the scenarios and playing the games. I couldn't have picked a better bunch of guys to play in this tournament. Again, my heartfelt thanks!

As a teaser, I have a bunch of other new and old scenarios that we never got a chance to play. I had so much fun challenging you guys that I will do it again after Andre plays the French winner.
Look for a new thread near the end of August.
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Wed, 01 August 2012 22:28
Thank you both!

Eric, I believe the French tournament winner will play against Flemish_Havy, winner of the 4th Memoir 44 League tournament, organized by the Triumvirate at BGG: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/guild/1124
      
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Re:SFTF Tournament Thu, 02 August 2012 00:35
Thanks thanks thanks to Eric for organising the tournament.

And thanks thanks thanks to all worthy opponents for making it this much fun!



And as the wise portugese winner said: never complain about luck with cards or dice for it dimishes your opponents skill. Words to live by!
      
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