The Scroll of Water

On the nature of Tempo:

 

 

"Among the rhythms used to strike an opponent, there is what is called a single beat. Finding a position where you can reach the opponent, realizing when the opponent has not yet determined what to do, you strike directly, as fast as possible, without moving your body or fixing your attention."

~Miyamoto Musashi

The Scroll of Water

Ring of Water

On the Nature of the Water Warrior:

"The Heart of the individual Two Skies school of Martial Arts is based on water; putting the methods of the art of advantage into practice."

"It is by no means possible for me to write down this science precisely as I understand it in my heart. Yet even if the words are not forthcoming, the principles should be self-evident. As for what is written down here, every single word should be given thought. If you think about it in broad outlines, you will get many things wrong."

~Miyamoto Musashi

 

The sweat of a worker and the choice of discernment: Gold Scheme

Miyamoto Musashi wrote:

When the master carpenter exercises discernment in the assignment of jobs, the work progresses smoothly.

 

Much as Miyamoto Musashi understood the need for efficiency and smooth progress, as well as prudence in all things, so must you exercise these qualities when building a exceptionally important aspect of any deck, the gold scheme. Several key things are important when discussing gold scheme of a deck; personality choice, efficiency, utility, viability.

 

Another expansion, another gut check for cards coming out in the most recent expansion, The Shadow's Embrace. Six new personalities, some additional fluff and away we go to the cards!

Shinjo Min-Hee

 

 

The Scroll of Earth:

On the Science of Deck Building: 

Miyamoto Musashi wrote:

The word for carpenter is written with the characters meaning "Great Skill" or "Master Plan." Since the science of martial arts involves great skill and master planning, I am writing about it in terms of comparison with carpentry.

Miyamoto Musashi wrote:

When the master carpenter exercises discernment in the assignment of jobs, the work progresses smoothly. Efficiency and smooth progress, prudence in all matters, recognizing true courage, recognizing different levels of morale, instilling confidence, and realizing what can and cannot be reasonably expected --- such are the matters on the mind of the master carpenter