My Splinterlands: Season 4 Episode 1

First season with the new Wild/Modern formats. I have to say I'm surprised with the result. I expected more people playing on Modern formats, and so better DEC rewards for Wild, but it turned out to be the contrary!
In the meantime, Modern feels less predictable. Or at least I'm less consistent with my wins. I thought Modern was the format for me, no question asked, but I realized most of my decks have an alpha/beta card as key addition.

Day 1: Earth

How about a 21 wins streak to start the season? Really blessed with the Earth focus, a good chunk of work done!
I found on my way the most stupid bot. Well, it did get it was the earthquake ruleset. It just forgot to fill in monsters...

Rating: 300 => 1113
Cost of rent: 28 DEC
14 Chests: 34 DEC, 1 Rare, 3 Commons

Day 2: Water

Not a very good day, played in Modern and "only" got 13 chests. I would have expected more with Water. Well, I can't complain as I have also been lucky. Thanks to the speed I avoided a couple of possibly lethal blows.

Rating: 300 => 1113
Cost of rent: 25 DEC
14 Chests: 91 DEC, 2 Rares, 5 Commons

Day 3: Fire

Well, honestly, I'm a bit lost in my tracking. As I played a bit of Modern, a bit of Wild, is the rating(s) relevant to follow? Same, I'm experimenting with rented cards, to a point that following the price of my rented deck is not so important. Not that is has substantially changed (around 20 DEC beginning of the season, 60 at the end), but I have substantially increased my rent received. Without adding much cards. So I will need to check a bit more, on several days, how it goes, and then I will talk to you about it if I'm happy with it.

In the meantime, tracking the daily chests is a good indicator of my performance. 11 is quite bad, and I did waste some ECR but well... Life happens.

Day 4: Water

I tried a new monster, and I like it: Coral Wraith. 2 points of magic sneaky attack damage, for 4 mana, it's quite valuable and not expensive. Let's see him in action

Back to a normal 15 chests: 38 DEC, 1 Rare, 4 Commons

Day 5: Life

I really don't like Life. Some many rulesets render it non optimal, at best, to not say that it sucks. Even when victorious it's not fun. Example of Full tank double heal repair. Ok, that one was fun for kicking the ass of an OP deck. But not very fair play. And without the taunting tank, it's more of a gamble I feel. This one passed by not much

So quite a poor day. I got my ass properly beaten in Modern, and got better results in Wild. 12 chests is not much anyway.

We are still early in the Modern/Wild division, it's only the first few days. Really clever is the one who will predict how it will go. For now, I still hesitate between the juicy DEC in Modern and the consistent wins in Wild. Obviously, I'd like both!



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Oops I didn't realise I missed your post, apologies!

Good to see you and me both don't like Life at all lmao, I'm surprised your rental costs are so low daily! I definitely go over-board with my rentals, definitely need a change of plan now anyway due to these changes, two day rentals is not worth going for a whole deck to try obtain focus wins anymore, everything feels so random to me once again but oh well. I guess I'll just have to play enough games to come up against splinters I could finish my focus challenges with!

For example I have "Anti-Melee" In short, thorns aka Mylor okay easy right? the amount of times I have been forced to use water/life/fire today is just silly. at least Death has one default monster with thorns but If I can't win GG to my focus lmao, oh well guess we see how it gets on

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!PIZZA

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Hmm, Mylor won't work like you think. You will get just +10% for Mylor, the other thorns won't count.
In all cases, in my opinion: it was made to diminish rewards. The cost of chests was increased by 30%. So you have to put 3 focus cards, just to get the same rate of reward. Even if so, will you have the same rate of wins with an unbalanced team to force the focus? I doubt it. And just a little guess but I will bet the probability to get a splinter focus will be quite low. We will see.
Same for Merits. They decrease the probability to get cards in order to make room for merits. Wasn't on potions, you bet! I prefer a common reward card instead of a 1/150th of a gladius card...
It was too generous, it had to change.
!PIZZA
!ALIVE
(and don't worry, I don't track who came who commented and such! there's only 24 hours a day for everyone...)

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Hmmm thanks for the explanation, I really should try read about the updates more lmao & seems it might be worth it to grab a second account now, I was thinking about that a few days back but chasing EoS chests might be easier than pushing for the dailys over-all now at least for the alt account, I'd be happy with these less rewards and what not if I know two accounts are getting x60+ chests a season 😂 Damn, I never knew gladius packs were a thing till I got into the guild, seen some cards with silly CP values so had hope even if they're untradeable "worthless" cards if it could help jump me up to silver quicker but if they're not worth it to you then I doubt I'd care for them either, rip to our easy cards while they lasted lol, we had two good seasons of reaping the rewards 😂

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!LOL
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