From scratch to GFL #1 "The beginning to a grindful journey"

in From scratch9 months ago

Hello today I am starting with a new series on my new community that I have made called the "From scratch" community #hive-136473

I will be doing a series myself called the From Scratch to GFL.
Where I have almost fully emptied out a Splinterlands account and I will be attempting to work my way up to a Gold Foil Legendary card. (Cheapest currently is Scale Doctor at $39.75)

I have given myself a really small boost of delegating to the account a lvl 2 Malric Inferno and a lvl 2 Alric Stormbringer (And nothing else).
The account I will be playing on is called @profitvotes for if you want to follow my games and battles.

Rules for the series

  • I can't use any resources outside of what I earn from splinterlands.

  • I can only aquire resources from playing/trading/renting with my Splinterlands cards (That means I cannot get any help from posting or other external income sources)

  • I can't buy packs / orbs / mystery potions. As I feel like these will get too involved with my gambling addiction.

  • I can't join a guild.

  • I will be using https://monstermarket.io/ to make my purchases, mostly to get some sweet cashback !

  • I am not allowed to go under 60% ERC (Because otherwise I could make some long grind days)

  • Goal is to own a GFL. Renting one does not count.

Enough of that crap, if you have any questions just ask me in the comments

(Some clever/important/thoughtful comments will get upvoted with 30k BATTLE token stake)
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Let's get into the first episode !!!

So currently we are at fking $0

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I am already standing at 500 trophies (from last season, sorry I couldn't wait for it to drop to 0)

My first quest is an Earth one.
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So let's complete it, and see how much DEC we get and how what our rewards give us.

So a couple of matches go by and . . .
I start to realize that having the default beta cards is really awful. Especially for earth splinter at lvl 1

10 games go by and so far I have only won by enemies forfeiting (which did not go towards my quest, but which have made me 2.5 DEC so far)
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The 12th match brough us the 1st vicotry towards our quest !!!
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Finally the quest is completed . . . And here for the 1st rewards of the series !

Honestly I was expecting for a Gold Foil Legendary, but I guess this will do for the start.
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Next goals

  • Kobold Miner lvl 3 (I really think it's a super strong card only costing 2 mana and having 2 attack with sneak)
  • Sea Monster lvl 3
  • Creeping Ooze (any lvl)
  • Furious chicken (any lvl)
  • Dragon Summoner

and I won't mention anything else, because at the start of an account honestly any new card is much needed, but the main focus has to be on fire and water splinter because I have those summoners at level 2.

Analytics / Progress

Starting TrophiesStarting DECStarting Cards Value
5240$0
Current TrophiesCurrent DECCurrent Cards Value
47218.559$0

Total games playedWinsLosses
30723

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[Conclusion: I suck]
I didn't bother playing anymore after the completion of my quest, because I was too tired of losing

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Ambitious! Bronze is brutal though with no upgrades. Thought about doing a similar experiment but always get lazy and end up delegating a lvl3 water summoner and cruising to gold. Best of luck!

Thank you

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Interesting. I did my last experiment about a year ago, before DEC was even introduced. I've been thinking about doing another one, but I'm so not looking forward to playing with level 1 cards again, lol.

Sea Monster is definitely one of the first cards you should aim for. Do not underestimate the power of Goblin Mech in the lower leagues. A Rusty Android is good for magic reflect.
etin spearman is good in high mana games with 3 attack power
Naga windmaster with headwinds could also be a good idea.

You're going for Water and Fire, still, in case those splinters are blocked out, a Wood Nymph makes a whole lot of difference for the basic Earth splinter.

Please keep posting your updates in TP Vote channel - I really want to follow up

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Thanks for the support, I will definetaly put my posts up on the TP Vote channel.

I wish I started this series earlier, because rn some really good cards are out of print, which means I need to collect DEC to get them.
But I guess it makes the challenge harder and more interesting.



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Wonder if Life still dominates lower levels? Will be interesting to follow

It's my first time playing with lvl 1 cards, I had no idea life used to dominate lower leagues, I always thought fire and water dominated

water op

inb4 gfl quest drop

That would be a quick end to the series :D

Well, let's see who's first. ;)
I started playing @kick-starter a week or so ago. Nothing invested except for the starter pack.

Good Luck on your journey aswell :)

I have a slight advandage since I started with 2 levelled summoners

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