As most people know, the Gather Cup was a complete failure. The map favored Arkz, and people abused the time limit and/or used low-cost Arkz decks to block the few pathways. If you had your own tourney like the Gather Cup, how would you make it fair? We could send ideas to ST for if they ever consider having another tourney. Here's my idea:
1 and 2 are the team starting points, A and B are the solo starting points (if it would be a solo tourney)Code:1A1 ##### ##### ##### ##### 2B2
Match Limit: None
Phase Limit: 30 seconds
Dice: 3-5 (ST acually did something right in the Gather Cup. Great Dice.)
Dice Boost Off.
-No more than 6 1-cost creatures
-No Mines Brightness
Each player has a whole week, 24 hours a day, to play matches. Each player can play 20 matches in the tourney ships, and once they finish their 20, they're transported back to the ship select, and can't return. Each match must be against a different player. After the week's over, the top scorers are the only people who can perticipate in the next 3 days, where there's a smaller version, where you play only 10 games. This repeats until there are only 256 players/teams remaining. Once there are, a bracket is set up, and it simply plays like a normal tourney from there.