This is the Daily Roundup for the 2022 #OmegaInvitational for Sunday, March 27th. We’ve got roughly 24 hours before the start of the season finale for allied crossplay – here’s all of the daily news packaged up for you for easy consumption.
If you didn’t already know, Team Bayformers will be representing the allied crossplay community at TFcon Los Angeles! They’ve put together an impressive array of Transformers voice actors, artists, writers, and contributors in a single show! Many will be offering autographs to fans at the show. For Transformers TCG collectors, this is a special opportunity to get your character cards signed! We’ve put together this list to assist in your autograph hunt at TFcon LA!
An astute observation, Shockwave! This is just a snapshot from our official signage in preparation for TFcon Los Angeles 2022, where we’ll have a big presence. Come have a chat and a game with us if you’re attending!
And just over the horizon, likely the biggest #transformerstcg news since the game was canceled…
Everyone loves an underdog. A down-on-their-luck character with struggles we can relate to – and can root for in a fight. With this in mind, why roll into the next tournament with the most busted meta deck possible? Let’s celebrate some of the unloved cards in the #transformerstcg – and let’s not just boost one card, but two!
Introducing Two Lwosers – the casual format for neglected stratagems! Players roll into a Two Lwosers (pronounced “losers”) event with not just one playable deck, but two! Each deck is centered around a stratagem that is legal in the format. These stratagems (and their Affects targets) cannot be sideboarded out in the course of a match. In fact, players do not have a 10-card sideboard in this format – they start with 0! Instead, if a player wants to switch up their strategy, they can swap out their entire initial deck for their secondary one!
However, sideboards aren’t entirely eliminated. If an intrepid player chooses some particularly attention-starved stratagems from the legal list for their decks, the choice can allow them a greater number of cards in their sideboard. For example, if a player brings a Pop-Up Attack deck (which grants +3 sideboard cards) and also a Cantankerous Attitude deck (which grants +2 sideboard cards), they can have a 5 card sideboard in total.
As we prepare our 0.2.4.1 minor release for the Waste|Lands Public Beta, we’re showing off the final art for the Junkion Ashtray! He was lovingly drawn by Dan Khanna with colors by Myla Xan. Inspired by the original G1 Junkion engineer, we also took some notes from the GI Joe Doom Cycle. His alt mode is a blend of the classical Junkion bike combined with features from the Doom Cycle.
Announcing the next 1C Open Card candidate! We’ve long wanted to ban Mission Briefing due to its extreme draw power. This wish combined with the fact that it made many draw cards obsolete. Any deck with Battlemasters, Weaponizers, Quintesson Specialists, and the like had an immediate advantage in card draw with Mission Briefing in their decks – and the very existence of the card limited design space greatly. However, the white/green nature of the card was desirable to certain deck comps, so we didn’t want to simply ban Mission Briefing without some sort of replacement. And Hand of Adaptus is that card.
Everyone’s likely cleaning up all the post-holiday junk, but don’t throw this last bit in the trash! We’ve been teasing their arrival since the beginning of the Waste|Lands Public Beta, and they’ve finally arrived. Junkions in the #transformerstcg bring a myriad of surprising – and often, confusing and mystifying – abilities to the battlefield! And they await your download in the Waste|Lands 0.2.4 Public Beta! For starters, check out their peerless leader, Wreck-Gar, The Big Cheese! Now With More Cheese!
Since most of the Junkions and some of the stratagems in Waste|Lands use the new station and Vehicle mechanics, we thought we’d put together an illustrated guide to help. This guide goes through the steps to play stations and Vehicles, in most scenarios of play.
So, what’s next in the Waste|Lands Public Beta? Not much! Already, 153 of the 160 cards in Waste|Lands have been revealed. One final reveal phase remains – then the march to release. If you’re looking at all the cards in Waste|Lands and would like to send us your feedback, use the form! The next couple of weeks will be spent on refinements towards the final 0.2.5 reveal. Stay tuned!
The crew of the Lost Light is delivering our final bag of presents to lucky winners in the final week of our giveaway! But how can they call themselves the Lost Light crew… when there are so many holiday lights?
Congratulations to our Week 3 Winners in our Transformers TCG Holiday Giveaway! Freshly loaded into the Lost Light’s cargo bay, 3 printed cards etched with the holiday spirit of the Aspect of Laughter are headed to their mailboxes.
But if you didn’t win free holiday cards this year, fear not! You can print off your own by visiting our Downloads page! But be quick – it’s going away with the New Year.
With the conclusion of our 2021 Holiday Giveaway, I suppose there’s nothing to look forward to when it comes to free cards… except for all the giveaways we’re doing in the New Year! In fact, the end of the holidays only means we’re going to give away even more cards that look just like the ones printed by Hasbro… and there might even be complete sets of World|Strike and other allied crossplay sets up for grabs! Stay tuned for coming announcements soon.
And have a TRANSFORMATIVE New Year!
Santa may prefer giving to the nice, but Megatron also gives to the naughty! Congratulations to our Week 2 Winners in our Transformers TCG Holiday Giveaway! Freshly loaded into Megatron’s sleigh that suspiciously looks like Astrotrain, 3 printed cards emblazoned with the festive spirit of the Aspect of Laughter are headed to their mailboxes. Again, your input is appreciated as we plan events in the New Year that will appeal to players and fans.
But Megatron always plans ahead, and he’s got one last week’s worth of free holiday promo cards available to players. Indeed, for one more week, we’ll have 8 more sets of the holiday Aspect of Laughter to give away to #transformerstcg fans and players. All you have to do is enter! Our third and FINAL set of winners will be announced next Wednesday. Good luck to all those that enter in our final week. And have a transformative – and TYRANNICAL – New Year! Muwahahaha!
Enter our 2021 Holiday Giveaway! Only ONE week left to win!