January 17th 2019
The most recent banlist update largely revolved around the banning of Firewall Dragon, but a little 1900 ATK Machine slipped through the cracks amidst the smoke to add an interesting edge to this upcoming format.
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December 19th 2018
A common opinion I see among the Yugioh community is that when a format is diverse, that usually means the format is healthy. Conversely, when the format is healthy, the format is typically diverse. I’d like to critique that claim and talk about instances where we saw healthy diverse formats and where we saw unhealthy diverse formats. Spoiler alert: I would argue that the format we are currently in is an unhealthy diverse format. It’s good that Firewall Dragon got banned, but that doesn’t automatically mean the game is fixed.
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October 27th 2018
Looking at deck profiles online shows you exactly what cards successful players played, but not how they used them. Today I’ll be going over what I consider to be five relevant card ruling topics that I think everyone should know this format.
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October 9th 2018
A bit of time has passed since the landmark 200th YCS events happened simultaneously in Columbus, Utrecht, and Mexico City, where we saw the first major tournaments of the new competitive year. Walking away from that event, many seem to be feeling that Pure Sky Striker is the most powerful deck of the format. I’d like to critique that claim, and talk more in depth about the intricacies of Sky Striker. What important aspects separate the pros from the amateurs?
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