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Lepprince

Eric Ortega Quintana

About:

Lepprince has been playing the game since 2017 and is known wide and far for posting dumb stuff about Yu-Gi-Oh! on his Twitter.

All Articles by Eric Ortega Quintana

Does Yu-Gi-Oh! Need a Set Rotation?

By Lepprince (2021-10-14)

Most successful trading card games feature some form of set rotation. After a certain period, the cards legal in their main formats rotate out to make way for new ones. This can help avoid busted combos or unfair interactions. However, Yu-Gi-Oh! has survived all this time without such a system. Time for a change?

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Why Crossout Designator Is a Bad Design

By Lepprince (2021-09-22)

It's everyone's favorite time of the year: spoiler season. The 2021 Tin of Ancient Battles is upon us, and amidst a sea of big money reprints, rarity upgrades, and Sacred Beast reprints, Konami has included a card I hoped would never see the light of day in the TCG: Crossout Designator.

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Natural Balance Versus the Ban List

By Lepprince (2021-09-08)

Unlike many of the big trading card games, Yu-Gi-Oh! does not feature a set rotation system. That's why, throughout history, it has had to find other ways to balance the game. One option is to remove cards from the game via bannings. However, there are other, more elegant ways too.

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Top 5 Most Supported Archetypes

By Lepprince (2021-08-26)

There are over 10,000 individual cards in Yu-Gi-Oh!, but they absolutely aren't distributed evenly across the hundreds of archetypes. Some archetypes are miniscule (Skyblaster with just two cards) while others are massive. Let's take a look at the latter (and see how quantity doesn't equal quality).

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Goat Format: Not So Goaty Anymore

By Lepprince (2021-08-12)

Some love it, some hate it, but we all know it: Goat Format—the most popular alternate format in all of Yu-Gi-Oh!—still sees widespread play to this day. However, contrary to popular belief, this niche corner of the game has seen a lot of evolution these past few years. Let's take a look at how and why it changed.

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