Since it's already Friday on my time zone it's probably not a good idea to start writing an entry now that I finally have time. Even though in this contest I actually had access to the text of the secret ingredient, my entry probably wouldn't have been that great anyway.

It'll be interesting to see how many people will latch onto the things I noticed. Proper understanding of the problem really enhances the enjoyment of seeing what solutions other people propose. I did come up with a decentish maybe-original build centered around Green Star Adept, although the underpoweredness factor seemed unavoidable...