November 11th 2019
Future Visions is a strange card. In the anime, Dark Signer Carly Carmine uses it, who otherwise uses the Fortune Lady archetype. What makes it interesting is that it doesn’t directly support Fortune Ladies at all.
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July 17th 2019
On July 1st, the new OCG Limit Regulation came into effect, making Knightmare Mermaid Forbidden in Asia. Fans often speculate that a similar decision may be made here in the TCG. Mermaid was a vital piece of the way Orcust decks were being played in the metagame. This is because it allowed consistent access to a powerful combo with almost any two monsters. While the deck’s time in the spotlight may be coming to a close, dedicated fans will find a similar power level can be found with a little creativity. Let’s look at a few ways you can play Orcust without Knightmare Mermaid.
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April 19th 2019
With Dark Neostorm just around the corner bringing Dingirsu, Orcust of Sheol with it, Orcust will become a major metagame threat. The cornerstone of their gameplan is a combo that starts by summoning Knightmare Mermaid and since it can be summoned with a Link-2 Knightmare monster, almost any engine that gets two monsters on the board can be part of the deck. So, with so many options, how do we decide which Knightmare engines are worth playing? In this article I’ll be listing a bunch of different options and explaining their pros and cons.
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April 11th 2019
Searching cards is an important part of consistency in Yugioh. AlphaKretin goes into what makes a card searchable or not, and how it’s not always the same.
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February 16th 2019
Every time Yugioh adds a new mechanic, there’s some resistance from old-school fans. Xyz Monsters are known to confuse people with their Ranks and Materials. However, these mechanics do serve a specific purpose. In this article, AlphaKretin analyses the design of Xyz Monsters and discussing if the cruft is worth the confusion.
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