Post by coolkendude on Oct 22, 2012 22:23:59 GMT -5
Here's my version of The Prestige in the current environment.
INCOME/DRAW: 4x - Political Patronage 5x - Knowledge is Power 5x - The Discovery (you can also use this as fodder for Lab Research if you don't have 11s) 4x - Lab Research
THREAT NULLIFIERS: 4x - Tactless Theatrics 4x - Role Reversal
CORE: 5x - A Call to Action 3x - Exit Stage Right 3x - Leo Da Vinci 4x - Auxiliary Ego 4x - Copycat
11s: 2x - Incite Revolt 3x - Mentor's Return
PLAYBOOK: You can either play an ESR combo or just keep drawing and building income so you can play Leo. Copy Leo as often as you can - hold back a few Leos just in case there's a board wipe. Keep applying pressure by attacking with your Leos. Use Tactless for key early game weenies or Role Reversal for sites (if vs. Site-based decks, wait for opponent to stack sites before using RR). Play Incite Revolt if your deck is almost gone - you can get some key cards from your opponent with Incite and the draw power you have will almost surely allow you to draw these cards.
WEAKNESSES: 1) Harbor of Theodossius / Nobles - I used to have Hippodrome for Site-based decks but decided to use Role Reversal instead, I figured for the most part that most site-based decks will overwhelm you with their influence rather than their ability. 2) Multiple Silvios - If it's just one or two Silvios, I think you can still overwhelm them with your Leos but more than that you'll struggle unless you make copies of Silvio as well.