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The Build Phase

The Build Phase is a show dedicated to helping you build a better turn. VS System 2PCG can be a complicated game and that's why you need The Build Phase. Listen in as mrben breaks down the toughest turns, explains difficult plays, and interviews leaders in the community.
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Sep 29, 2016

 

In Episode 34 mrben talks about the recent announcement that there will be no new VS cards until "early 2017." We are pretty bummed about that. But we also got a comment from Danny Mandel about content of the next expansion.

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Sep 27, 2016

 

In Episode 33 mrben interviews David Leader. David is a top 8 finisher at GenCon 2015 and 16 as well as a prominent OldVS player. The discussion touches on tournaments, card balance, formats, and of course Thanos. 

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Sep 23, 2016

 

In Episode 32 mrben lays out the plans for upcoming episodes and plugs two VS youtube channels.
UK VS System 2PCG
Aaron Johnson

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Sep 17, 2016

In Episode 31 mrben goes deep on fantasy card creation. The Awesome Slapstick gets legend treatment with two Supporting Character cards and six Equipment. These cards are just for fun and we make no claims that these are perfectly balanced.

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1 Slapstick 1/1/3
Electroplasm
Any Wacky Prop equipped to Slapstick remain equipped when Slapstick is stunned.
When equipped with a Wacky Prop Slapstick cannot be targeted by opposing Plot Twists or Super Powers.

1 Steve Harmon 1/1/3
Main: Discard a Wacky Prop and remove Steve Harmon from the game. Search your deck for a Slapstick and put him into play in your back row.
Unstable Molecules
When you equip Steve Harmon with the Left Glove you may search your deck for a Slapstick. If you do, remove Steve Harmon from the game and put Slapstick into play in your back row with the Left Glove equipped.

Wacky Prop- Characters named Steve Harmon or Slapstick may have any number of Wacky Props equipped.

1 Right Glove
Equipped character gets +2/+2.
Subspace Storage Pocket
Main: Blue- Search your deck for an Equipment.

2 Left Glove
Equipped character gets +3/+3
Molecular Stabilizer
Any Combat: Red- If Slapstick would become stunned you may instead KO all other Wacky Props equipped and remove Slapstick from the game. Put Steve Harmon from hand into your back row with this Left Glove equipped.

3 Comically Large Mallet
Equipped character gets +10 Attack.
CATCH!- Equipped character has Range. If this character makes a ranged attack KO the Comically Large Mallet after combat resolves.

4 Banana Peel
Oops, did you slip on that?
Any Combat: KO Banana Peel- Stun an opposing attacker.

5 Hand Buzzer
Equipped character gets +12 Defense.
Shocking
Any Combat: Yellow- Freeze an opposing character that attacked the equipped character this turn.

6 The Kitchen Sink
He’s got everything AND the kitchen sink!
If Slapstick is equipped with every Wacky Prop you win the game.
That’s gonna leave a bump.
Main: KO this equipment- KO target opposing character.

Sep 14, 2016

In Episode 30 mrben takes a deck of TheBuildPhase.com forum and analyzes then alters it. Thanks to DangerFord for the decklist.

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Sep 7, 2016


In Episode 29 mrben interviews Danny Mandel, one of the lead designers of VS 2PCG. The conversation ranges from Lone Wolf to comic books, VS old and new, and, of course, Thanos.

Sep 4, 2016

In Episode 28 mrben teases a Super Awesome episode on the horizon, announces the winner of the extended art Thanos playset, and mentions some projects going on around the VS 2PCG community.

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Sep 1, 2016

In Episode 27 mrben reveals the prize for the September giveaway. Then we look at Purple Man.

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