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Sinister Shadow Techniques!

September 3rd, 2014

Do you ever feel like your opponent is the one pulling the strings behind your Shaddoll Deck? Shaddolls have been very popular since the release of Duelist Alliance, but they’ve got a few easily exploitable weaknesses that Stellarknight, Burning Abyss, and even other Shaddoll Duelists can use to make you feel like you’re actually playing with Man-Eater Bug, Hane-Hane, and Polymerization. Today we’ll look at 3 different cards that just 1 copy of can change your entire outlook on some of the toughest matchups for Shaddolls! Read more…

Space-Age Stellarknight Technology!

August 28th, 2014

The difference between winning and losing is often just one card. The difference between a completely predictable Deck and one that has access to a wide range of moves normally unavailable to that strategy is often just one card as well. Today we’re going to talk about 3 unpredictable cards that you can play 1 copy of in a Stellarknight Deck to create unexpected wins or increase the variety of plays your Deck can make! Read more…

Why Do Harpie Decks Win?

March 11th, 2014

Harpie monsters have been around for a long time. But it wasn’t until recently that they gained a presence in the top echelons of competitive Dueling. In fact, they even took home the top prize at this past weekend’s YCS in Brazil! Here are some of a typical tournament-level Harpie Deck’s most powerful cards and strongest plays, to give you an idea of how and why Harpie Decks win. Read more…

Why Do Hieratics Win?

March 8th, 2014

One of the biggest stories to come out of YCS Atlanta was the resurgence of Hieratics.  While Fire Fists, Mermails, and Geargia were expected to do well, Hieratic Decks had slowly crept up in Regional Qualifiers, exploding into the Top 32 in our last North American YCS.

Hieratics made strong finishes in previous formats, but older versions of the Deck had access to 3 copies of Red-Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon to create all-in OTK plays that were pretty hit-or-miss.  The new builds combine the fast Xyz and Synchro Summoning powers of Hieratics, and the unique support cards Hieratics have, with the renewable attack power Special Summoning fodder from the 4 Dragon Rulers.  Here’s a breakdown of how that all adds up to a win. Read more…

Why Do Geargia Decks Win?

March 6th, 2014

Geargia Decks can be tough to beat if you don’t know how they work. They have lots of powerful cards and explosive combos that have contributed to their recent tournament success. Here’s a quick rundown of some of their best cards and most powerful plays that you should look out for when facing off against a Geargia Deck.

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