The Meta Snapshot: NGOMG

This month on the Snapshot: Anarchs are good, Weyland actually shows up and a new aquatic animal threatens to unseat the mighty turtle. RUNNER Tapwrm’s addition to the MWL was a pretty big deal for the faction it’s mostly played in, Shaper. The lock Hayley builds that dominated Worlds have more or less fallen off…

Council of the Crest: impressions and theorycrafting

Hey guys, welcome to our impressions and theorycrafted decks for the recently spoiled Council of the Crest datapack! eXer Anarch Program: Virus Cost: 2 ••• When you access cards from R&D, access 1 additional card. Trash eXer if the Corp purges virus counters. It’s the return of R&D Interface, but purgeable! Certainly no Medium but…

Inside The Artist Colony with Liiga Smilshkalne

By Eric Ditloff From the cool indifference of Enigma to the manic intensity of her Pop-Up Window alt-art, Liiga has helped define the cyberspace of Netrunner. She agreed to answer a few questions from the Sneakdoor crew about how she imagines and creates the digital world we love. Some of your recent art is especially…

Down The White Nile: impressions and theorycrafting

Hey guys. Down The White Nile, the second pack of Kitara, has now been completely revealed, so here’s a rundown of some thoughts on the new cards. I’ve also theorycrafted a deck for each side to try and explore some ideas and new stuff! Click the images below for a closer look at the cards….

Sovereign Sight impressions and theorycrafting

Hey guys. Sovereign Sight has now been completely revealed, so here’s a rundown of some thoughts on the new cards. I’ve also theorycrafted some decks from the cards that I found the most exciting! Click the images below for a closer look at the cards. By Any Means: I like this. Multiple instances of Demolition…

The Red Sands Awards!

Oh hi guys. It’s the end of the year and you know what that means – our regular end of cycle awards! To help you forget that Red Sands finished months ago, here’s my good buddy Santa to help out. This was obviously done 100% on purpose to let the cards settle into the metagame,…

Hayley vs the World: Post-Worlds Meta Snapshot

Disclaimer: I didn’t go to Worlds. This is a breakdown from the stats, gluing myself to streams, and deep diving into NRDB and Meteor. Firstly, congratulations to Wilfy Horig for a well-deserved win! Worlds was a fantastic event this year with a great variety of factions and ID’s, and was particularly exciting as the first…

A new era: Boggsrunner

You’ve probably seen the screenshot by now – a post on 4chan by spoilerken, known for revealing the 3 tier MWL and plenty of other leaks up to Order and Chaos. Since he (or she) hasn’t been wrong before, we’re going to go ahead with the assumption that it’s real. If you haven’t seen it,…

A Hearthstone aside

Hey guys, I know I’ve been off for a while. After the new Hearthstone expansion came out this month I was having a fantastic time with the game and decided to try to hit Legend for the first time ever. I finally made it today and thought I’d share it with you: Final Murlocadin #…

The Meta Snapshot: BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD

MOONS FOR THE MOON THRONE. …anyway. Weirdrunner continues to happen through Regionals season with a mix of spicy madness and old favorites taking down the big tournaments. We’re seeing a pretty even representation of Runner factions with Anarchs a little more popular than the others, while HB is pretty comfortably the most played Corp side….

Meta Snapshot: The Dankest Timeline

I’ve been out of the game for a couple of months post Quorum, and coming back felt a lot like this: Except in a good way. Seriously, I leave for one dang minute and what happens? A deck with Akshara Sareen, which I’ve repeatedly called the worst card in the game, comfortably won US Nats…