Each deck in Yugioh belongs to a specific typing based on a variety of attributes. Zac Hill, former designer of Wizards of the Coast (creators of Magic: The Gathering) outlined specific deck types and their ideal representation within a given format. Such deck-types are aggro, control, combo, midrange, and hybrid. In an ideal format, each type represents about a quarter of all competitive decks.
However, in the game of Yugioh, this is hardly the case, as one deck-type may represent about 35% of the metagame, regardless of format. Popularity rules in Yugioh, which inadvertently creates opportunities for less popular decks to thrive. Why? Each deck-type (if well balanced), has strong and weak matchups against one another.Read more