Category Archives: Written by: Matt

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Harpie Tech 2016

Somehow I’ve spent the last month with Harpies. I’ve had an academic sort of fun with them. I’ve tested their Xyz options, many main deck options, and tried to add…

Harpies vs Kozmo

Harpies vs Kozmos

In my previous article, I talk more than a little about this match-up for Harpies. I spent some more time trying to figure it out and the results were more interesting…

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Harpies and Stuff

I didn’t have much time to test Harpies this week, so I won’t harp-on too long. Harpie vs Kozmos This week, I tested against Kozmos. It’s an interesting match-up because,…

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Harpie Lady Testing

It’s hard out there for us birds of prey. I spent a week testing the Harpie Lady archetype. The game has changed so much since I played with them back…

Random Deck Testing

Random Deck Testing

There are too many cards and combinations, and not enough time to test them all. However, I explored some deck concepts that may inspire you.

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Are Pendulum Monsters even worth it?

Pendulum monsters are weird. They’re not like synchro or xyz monsters. Those use pre-existing cards, support pre-existing gameplay by accelerating it. Xyz monsters are my favorite game mechanic in any card game…

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Fun Buster Blader deck profile

It wasn’t easy, but after a week of testing different Buster Blader builds, I’ve fallen on one that’s awesome. Designing to solve issues Going into this build, I asked myself…

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Buster Blader’s new support is underwhelming

The greatest dragon-slayer is brought up into the new yugioh era with support released in the Breakers of Shadow set. A new Buster Blader-themed Fusion, 1 new Synchro, 1 new…

Synchro Summoning - SplashBeast

Synchro Summoning – Yugioh Rulebook

Intro Synchro Summoning is a way to gain consistent access to powerful monsters that are always available. Synchro Summoning solves a problem found in tribute summoning, fusion summoning, and ritual summoning….

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Dinomist Regional Matchup Review

On less than 3 hours of sleep, with a deck finalized that morning, I go 4 – 3 – 1 in 8 rounds of swiss. Here’s my matchup review.