decklist is mandatory!
Store/venue: Starship Games
Address: Carrer dels Comtes de Bell-Lloc, 182, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
The sky above the port was the colour of a truita de patates, left on a plate for too long.
“It’s not like I’m no longer playing”, X heard someone say, as they shouldered their way through the crowd around a fruit stand in La Boqueria. “It’s like my mind’s developed this massive ruse deficiency”. It was a Netrunner voice and a Netrunner joke. La Boqueria was still a place mostly for tourists; you could roam around here for a weekend and never hear a word in Catalan.
Rita was tending the bar, her flashy neon dreadlocks swaying gently as she filled a tray with assorted tapas. She saw X and frowned, her independentist face tattoos turning into a fearful mask for a second.
X found a place at the bar, between the laser-precision tan of a Russian wielding a PadCam and the sweaty Hawaiian shirt of a tall Moroccan whose vantablack forearms looked military-grade.
“Messy was in here early, with two kickmurder pendejos”, Rita said, shoving a cassoleta brimming with bravas towards the Russian. “Maybe some business with you, X?”
X shrugged. The Moroccan to their right squinted dangerously at them and flexed his armoured digits.
Rita’s frown deepened. Her tapas were the stuff of legend. In an age of mass-manufactured nutrition, there was something heroic about her dedication to getting the taste right with real ingredients. Her dreadlocks swung around heavily as she reached for a portion of mejillones en escabeche. She always programmed her hair to be easily recognized at the rave parties she frequented - but for work, she kept them in casual mode.
“You are too much the player, X”, Rita snarled; apparently she still couldn’t forget the vermut they spilled the other day. She pulled her hair back from her face before the styling algorithm could kick in. “You are the player of the slightly dead game.”
“Sure,” X said, biting on their first brava of the day. “Somebody’s gotta play around here. Sure the collons isn’t going to be you.”
We would like to invite you to the first big event of the 2019 in Barcelona - B-Com 2: B-Com Harder!
Entry Fee: €20 (until 11th January 2019) / €30 (after 11th January 2019) (details below)
TO/Judge: To Be Announced (no, not Michael Boggs - we wish!)
Legal Card Pool: NISEI System Core 2019 + NISEI rotation + NISEI Most Wanted List are in effect.
To register before the day of the event at a reduced price of €20 per person, please send an email to email@example.com with the following details:
IMPORTANT: preregistration is open only until 11th January 2019. If you want to register from 12th January onwards, the cost is €30.
We can offer up to 34 places across a number of very affordable apartments in the neighbourhood (not more than 15 minutes walking from the venue) to interested groups or solo travellers who are OK to share the accommodation with other participants.
For all details about accommodation, please contact Mar at firstname.lastname@example.org - strictly on a "first come, first serve" basis.
If you have any questions, comments, ideas, suggestions, criticisms, event streaming, additional prize support you'd like to donate or would like to volunteer to help with anything in particular, you can message me on StimSlack (@Vesper) or e-mail me at email@example.com
We also have #barcelona on StimSlack for questions or meeting up with other people.
subject to change depending on circumstances
20:00 – Worlds of Android Quiz @ Meltdown Barcelona: https://www.meltdown.bar/barcelona/
Free event with a tip jar, pre-registration not necessary
For those arriving on Friday, we’ll be hosting a Netrunner-themed quiz and there will be prizes! Pre-registration for this event is not necessary, anyone who shows up can participate.
Menu offer: if you want to take advantage of our host's offer, you can grab a €10 menu (1 pizza or sandwich + 1 drink + 1 cocktail + discounts on most other items as part of the “Happy Hour”) - just make sure you let the organizer know you're interested in coming over that night.
Admin of the Server 1v1 mini-tournament: Play locally on jinteki.net - the winner stays, the loser goes. At the end of the night, the person with the most victories gets a prize!
10:00 - 10:30 - Main Event Registration & decklist collection
Standard format: latest NISEI MWL and rotation
The Main Event has a hard cap of 64 participants. Registration costs €30 on the day and €20 before the event (registration details below).
Decklists are mandatory and all cards must be in opaque sleeves. If you did not sleeve your cards you will be required to purchase sleeves at Starship Games. Proxies will be permitted for those who have not been able to obtain original cards (within reason). If you have made proxies you will be need to show them to the TO to confirm their quality. Proxies must be printed and immediately recognizable as the card they represent, writing the name of the card and a doodle of the art on a slip of paper will not be permitted.
11:00 – Start of Main Event Swiss (Rounds 1 - 2)
We will be playing five rounds of Swiss. Everyone will be given a commemorative alternate art card.
13:15 – 14:45 – Lunch break (many options in the area, you’ll get all the information at the event)
15:00 – 19:30 – Main Event Swiss (Rounds 3 - 4 - 5)
19:35 – Announcing results / Top 8 Cut
19:45 – cleanup & closing of DAY 1
21:30 – drinks/dinner/party time (you’ll get all the information at the event)
10:30 – Start of Top 8 Cut - First Half
The Top 8 Cut games will be played using the double elimination bracket.
10:45 – Start of Side Events
Side Event A: Teamwork Tourney
Free event, pre-registration not necessary (but encouraged)
Sign your team up here, with a team name and the names of the team members.
Side Event Rules: Two-person teams. Each member of the team brings one Runner and one Corp deck. Both Runners and both Corps have to be from the SAME faction, but the identities have to be DIFFERENT.
For example, an Anarch-HB team will have 2 different Anarch IDs and 2 different HB IDs.
In addition to this, each individual card can only be used as many times as it is legally allowed to be in ONE deck when counting cards across BOTH decks (so, up to 1 copy of "limited" cards, up to 3 copies of "standard" cards, and up to 6 of "special" cards across BOTH decks).
For example, if one player uses a copy of Rebirth, the other can not use it at all; if one player uses 2 copies of Paperclip, the other can only use up to 1; if one player uses 4 copies of Spy Camera, the other can only use up to 2, etc.
Latest MWL, errata and standard rotation are all in effect.
Decklists will be collected before the start of the tournament.
The tournament will be played in Swiss format, pairing teams against each other. The number of rounds will be determined by the number of participants. There will be no Top Cut or elimination rounds afterwards. Table talk between team mates during games is highly encouraged.
Side Event B: Board games!
Free event, pre-registration not necessary
On offer: Android (up to 5 players), New Angeles (up to 6 players), Android: Mainframe (up to 4 players), 2 Tags & A Boom! (up to 30 players), Android: Love Letter (up to 4 players), and Hive:Android:Netrunner (world premiere of this 2 player retheme of Hive) (...if someone can bring Android: Infiltration, that would be lovely)
14:00 – 15:00 – Lunch break (many options in the area, you’ll get all the information at the event)
15:00 – 18:00 – Top 8 Cut - Second Half
15:00 – 18:00 – Side Events - Teamwork Tourney & board games
18:15 – 18:45 – Results announcements & wrap-up
18:45 – 19:00 – cleanup & closing of DAY 2
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