Do you enjoy unfortunate terminology that’s especially confusing for new players? Me neither, but it’s what keeps this series going – so credit where credit is due, and let’s hippity hop right into it.
I’m sure this question has been asked a hundred different times in a dozen different contexts. Most of the time, the answer is yes. But sometimes, it’s a no. At the end of the day, once you understand how Weiss sees its in-game abilities, this question simply boils down to carefully reading the ability text. So let’s go over some examples, shall we?
In entry #2, I explained that brainstormed cards are one of only 4 things in Weiss that go to Resolution Zone – the other 3 being Events, Triggers and Damage. But if you’re playing in English, that post might have raised more questions than it answered.
Why just brainstorms? How about all the other abilities with the same wording?
So that’s what I’ll go over in today’s special edition of where the hell do my cards go and why can’t Bushiroad translate properly?
I think everyone has at least one minor thing in their lives that they’re too passionate about. Mine just so happens to be lecturing people on why counters aren’t backups, so this should be extremely fun … for me, at least.
One of the most common misunderstandings I see among new Weiss Schwarz players is that playing a card and placing a card on stage are the same thing – they are not. It’s true that placing a card on stage is one of the steps in playing a card, but a card doesn’t always have to be played to be placed on stage.