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How to Get Around T.G. Hyper Librarian

July 20th, 2011

The newest Synchro Monster to enter the competitive fray is T.G. Hyper Librarian. Since T.G. Hyper Librarian allows its controller to draw a card every time a monster is Synchro Summoned, it’s important to get rid of your opponent’s Librarian before another Synchro Monster is Summoned. Once an opponent Summons T.G. Hyper Librarian and starts Synchro Summoning monsters while it’s on the field, it may be too late for you to catch up to all of the free cards your opponent was able to draw.


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How to Get Around Brionac

March 31st, 2011

Now that Goyo Guardian is out of the picture thanks to the March 1st, 2011 Forbidden & Limited List, Brionac, Dragon of the Ice Barrier has become the go-to Level 6 Synchro Monster. Whatever ails you, Brionac will fix.

Is Stardust Dragon stopping you from destroying your opponent’s cards? Don’t worry, because Brionac can send that pesky Stardust Dragon back to your opponent’s Extra Deck. Is Legendary Six Samurai – Shi En negating your Spells and Traps? Fear not, because Brionac can handle that too!

Since Brionac can send your opponent’s monsters back to your opponent’s hand or Extra Deck without attacking, even Trap Cards like Dimensional Prison and Mirror Force won’t protect your opponent’s monsters from Brionac. In fact, if you have other monsters you want to attack with, you can use Brionac to send your opponent’s Trap Cards to his hand before entering your Battle Phase.
Since Brionac can use its ability to wipe out an opponent’s defenses and end a Duel, when your opponent is using Brionac against you, it’s important to know how to handle it.


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How to Get Around Summon Negation

March 15th, 2011

Cards that negate Summons have become increasingly popular over the past few months. Solemn Warning¸ which was recently Semi-Limited by the March 1st, 2011 Forbidden & Limited List, is now being played in pairs in just about every competitive Deck. Solemn Judgment, which was first released in Metal Raiders, has been floating around the tournament scene even longer. That’s why if you’re planning to enter a tournament, you should know how to stop these cards from negating your Summons.

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Getting Around Necrovalley and Royal Tribute

February 18th, 2011

Gravekeepers have risen to the top of tournament competition over the past 3 months, wielding strong defensive monsters and 2 of the toughest disruption cards in the history of Dueling.  Necrovalley stops some of the game’s most popular strategies dead in their tracks, while Royal Tribute can rob you of all your monsters as early as your first turn!  The Gravekeeper Duelist has a big advantage: they can design their Deck to avoid playing effects that Necrovalley would stop, and even if they lose all of their monsters to Royal Tribute as they make you discard all of yours, they can recover with Gravekeeper’s Stele, getting their monsters back.  Read on to find out how you can adapt your playstyle, and which cards you can Side Deck, to give you an edge against 1 of the fiercest Decks in competition today.

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How to Get Around Ryko and Caius

February 11th, 2011

If you’ve been regularly playing in tournaments over the past few months you will have seen 2 cards in several Decks. Ryko, Lightsworn Hunter and Caius the Shadow Monarch are popular choices because of their abilities to easily get rid of opposing threats and set up further plays down the line. But what if you’re on the receiving end of their effects though, what can you do to ensure these 2 monsters don’t ruin your chances of winning the Match? Here are some ways to play around these cards so that you’re ready for them in the future.

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