Welcome to this week's What's the Latest!
Flesh and Blood's latest set, Dynasty has been released and its effects are already starting to show at kitchen tables, Local Game Stores and beyond, across the planet!
Guest writers Yuki Lee Bender, Riley Groff and Wesley Lingard are here with some brilliant articles discussing how Dynasty and its new additions might affect the Classic Constructed and Blitz metagames as well as all you need to know about how to build the foundation of your first deck.
Hayden Dale and Brendan Patrick from Arsenal Pass are bringing you four Blitz games with eight different heroes, accompanied by a deck tech overview for each hero played. Check out their new Dynasty Blitz Beatdown Gameplay Series!
Battle Hardened Hong Kong is going down this weekend! Get along to the event or tune into the stream to check out the first Blitz Battle Hardened tournament since the release of Dynasty!
Over 300 ProQuest events will be taking place worldwide through the course of the season which runs 14-29 January 2023 ProQuest events will be hosted at local game stores worldwide. This Classic Constructed event series is open to all players, and will feature Gold Cold Foil and limited edition prizes, with winners claiming their invitation to the Pro Tour.
Keep reading for the Latest!
Dynasty is here and so is the Dynasty Blitz Beatdown Gameplay Series!
Over the next two weeks Hayden Dale and Brendan Patrick from the Arsenal Pass YouTube channel are bringing you four Blitz games with eight different heroes, accompanied by a deck tech overview for each hero played.
Arsenal Pass are known not only for their incredible game play action and analysis and slick visual content but also as two of the top Flesh and Blood players in the world. Hayden Dale is the Calling Sydney 2019 champion and also the 2021 Australia National champion. Brendan Patrick has had multiple Calling Top 8 finishes including Dallas Fort-Worth and Cincinnati in 2021.
Hayden and Brendan will be pitting a range of established Blitz decks with many dynamic Dynasty additions against each other, exploring the new format and all it has to offer. Decklists will be included as well as an infinite well of knowledge shared through Hayden and Brendan's tips, tricks and in game commentary.
The first two games will explore the Dynasty Blitz format without Legendary and Fabled rare cards- Blitz on a budget. Then for the final two games, it's all systems go as any and all rarities will be played, showcasing the Blitz format's full power, opulence and glory!
Check out the games and decktechs featuring Azalea v Katsu and Dorinthea v Iyslander.
We're pleased to welcome back three guest writers Yuki Lee Bender, Rylie Groff and Wesley Lingard who are here to share their thoughts, observations and predictions on the exciting post-Dynasty landscape.
Yuki gives her early thoughts on how the Classic Constructed metagame may evolve with the release of Dynasty and a few standout cards that could make a huge impact on the format.
Rylie talks Blitz deck upgrades and opens the vaults of Volcor to give you the run down on some interesting and powerful cards from Dynasty which are sure to give Blitz a boost!
Wesley breaks down and breaks up the complexities of purchasing your first Flesh and Blood deck in the first entry in our new series designed for newer players- Jump Start!
ProQuest Season 3
Pro Tour New Jersey and Pro Tour Lille created legends, brought people together and showcased Flesh and Blood play at the highest level. Legend Story Studios is excited to announce ProQuest Season 3 is launching January 14th 2023, which qualifies players for Pro Tour #3 (details to be announced soon).
ProQuest events will be hosted at local game stores worldwide, running from the 14th-29th of January 2023. This Classic Constructed event series is open to all players, and will feature Gold Cold Foil and limited edition prizes, with winners claiming their invitation to the Pro Tour.
Over 300 ProQuest events will be taking place worldwide through the course of the season. Click the link below for more information and make your way to a ProQuest near you!
December 2022 Armory Kit
What a Shitty Xmas Present.....
Warm up for the holidays with December Armory events, and get ready to fill your stocking with Rainbow Foil promo cards!
Following in the tradition that began in 2021 with the holiday themed Cracked Bauble, local game stores will be stocked with exclusive prizing to reflect the festive season for their Armory events in December 2022. Most coveted is the Festive Season Armory Kit exclusive promo, Shitty Xmas Present, a fun take on that familiar seasonal feeling we've all experienced upon receiving that gift you really don't want. Shitty Xmas Present is non-tournament legal, but is sure to add flavor and fun to casual formats such as Ultimate Pit Fight.
The December Armory Kit Christmas 2022 contains:
- 36x Shitty Xmas Present Rainbow Foil
- 2x People’s Champion Shitty Xmas Present Play Mats
- 4x Armory Event and marketing posters
- 1x ProQuest S3 poster
From December 1st, players will have the opportunity to unwrap the Christmas 2022 Armory Kit at your LGS. With the holiday season soon upon us check with your local store on how to earn a Rainbow Foil Shitty Xmas Present (while stocks last). Deserving players from each community will have the chance to be awarded a People's Champion Shitty Xmas Present playmat.
The Battle Hardened series lands in Hong Kong this weekend, November 25-27, offering players another chance to earn Professional Tournament Invitations and get their start on the professional play circuit in the first Dynasty-legal Blitz Battle Hardened. That's not all - alongside the main event on Saturday, there will also be a Classic Constructed PTI event on Sunday, offering another PTI to the winner!
Catch the live stream from 12.30pm Saturday HKT at the Fable Gaming YouTube channel.
The Battle Hardened series is coming to Singapore! From December 10-11, you can join the action starting with the Classic Constructed Battle Hardened tournament on Saturday, followed by a special PTI event on Sunday, and rounding out the weekend with a Super Armory event.
Europe and the UK
The Battle Hardened series returns to Leeds, UK!
From January 13-15, you can join the action starting with a Super Armory event on Friday, leading into the main Battle Hardened tournament on Saturday, followed by a ProQuest event on Sunday. With a mix of Team Commoner and Classic Constructed formats across the three events, now is the perfect time to get your tickets and sign up for the Battle Hardened event!
The Battle Hardened series comes to Belgium for the first time! From January 27-29, you can join the action starting with a Super Armory event on Friday, leading into the main Battle Hardened tournament on Saturday, followed by a ProQuest event on Sunday. The weekend will see both Blitz and Classic Constructed formats across the three events. Secure your tickets today!