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Diving Deeper: An introduction to Plunder Patroll, Part 2

By RobinS (2021-09-07)

Today we dive deeper into the ocean on which the Plunder Patroll sails. There are several ways to play the archetype, different ways for the strategy's ships to conquer the seven seas. This article takes a closer look at the going-second variant of the deck and discusses some additional tech choices.

Starting Fresh into the New Format

By Tatsym (2021-07-06)

Real-life events returning, a fresh ban list, still loads of online events to take part in—good reasons to be hyped for the new format. The Dragon Link oppressors are gone and it's open skies for whoever wants to claim the title. Let's look at the meta and collect ideas on how to prepare for upcoming events!

Graveyard Reliance and Its Counters

By TheLastPharaoh (2021-06-28)

The current format features decent diversity—seven different decks showed up in the Top 16 of the Luxury Championship Series. However, it appears that most strategies coincidentally rely on the graveyard, in one way or another, some more than others. You should build your side deck accordingly, and you can!

The New Metagame at the Benelux Extravaganza

By RyanA (2021-06-16)

A new set being introduced to the game is often an exciting opportunity for duelists to build new decks or to update their old ones. Lightning Overdrive added cards to a couple different strategies, which were successful at the past Benelux Remote Duel Extravaganza. Let's see what changed!

Building on a Budget: ABC

By RyanA (2021-04-15)

When Structure Deck: Seto Kaiba came out in late 2016, the entire world was relieved to see it wasn't the 43rd wave of Blue-Eyes support but actually brought a new archetype to the table: the ABC monsters, which were a modern take on Kaiba's XYZ archetype. Even today, these cards pack a punch!

Interview: Nico's Dinosaurs from the Top 8 of LCS XI

By RobinS (2021-03-25)

Luxury Champion Series XI was the first event to follow the new ban list, and it was not entirely clear which decks would perform best in the fresh format. Nico Thielen managed to make it all the way to the Top 8 with his Dinosaurs, so how about a look at the list and an interview with the pilot?

Staples Versus Your Wallet

By TheLastPharaoh (2021-03-17)

I have been playing a lot of remote locals recently and noticed a reoccurring pattern. Players try to build their decks well and are willing to pay to kit their deck out with key cards, but they skimp on the staples. I'm just as guilty of doing this as anyone, and today I want to look at why.

The Best Hand Traps of the Current Format

By TheLastPharaoh (2021-02-25)

Hand traps have played an important role in the game since they entered it, or at least since D.D. Crow. And in every format, some hand traps end up being better than others. This article will examine the most relevant exemplars from the current format. Let us see what it is that makes them good!

Building on a Budget: Dark Magician

By RyanA (2021-02-02)

For competitive players spending a couple hundred euros on a deck is nothing out of the ordinary, but not everyone has the ability to do so. Still that shouldn't stop them from aiming for the best possible results. I firmly believe you should play a deck you like, and for many people that's Dark Magician!

Graveyard Shift: Crow vs. Skull vs. Ghost

By TheLastPharaoh (2021-01-26)

Three hand traps – the Crow, the Skull, and the Ghost – all of them attack the graveyard. The ghost does so from many different angles, the Crow is a surgical strike, and the Fiend can hit the opponent hard, but which is better than the others. Let's find out!

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