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We asked players at YCS Dortmund whether these are the names of Yu-Gi-Oh! cards or Japanese myths!
An emergency ban list? This side of the new year? Genuinely impressed and amazed at the response! The cards that have come off are going to be expensive and in short demand!
Cards of note:
Chicken Game allows you to stall out the game and also get a bunch of advantage from drawing multiple times if you have multiple copies. But it's been a while since it's banning. Can it be unbanned? Watch some opinionated people debate—in this episode of the Banhammer!
"And I'm still not over what they did to Kshatri-La monsters!"
Pot of Greed is infamous from the anime and it's brief stint as legal during the TCG in the early 2000s. The card was so famous in fact, even after they banned it, they couldn't help but reprint it. This is how Pot of Greed was reworked, for the better!
Did you know Pot of Greed has a boss monster? Kind of …