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RobinS

Robin Schrecklinger

About:

Robin has been playing Yu-Gi-Oh! since its earliest days but then quit the game for several years. In 2019, he returned to the game and enjoys it now more than ever. Yet, he also loves to play a round of Goat Format every now and then.

All Articles by Robin Schrecklinger

Are Some Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards Too Generic?

By RobinS (2021-02-10)

The last few formats have featured the same cards being exploited by various decks over and over again. More often than not, such cards wind up banned after a few formats pass, and then the cycle repeats again—just with new cards. This raises the question whether or not some cards are just too generic in the first place.

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Why Is Premature Burial Banned (But Monster Reborn Isn't)?

By RobinS (2021-01-20)

Reviving monsters back from the graveyard has been a powerful strategy since the early days of Yu-Gi-Oh! and Premature Burial allows you to do just that. However, the card itself hasn't been allowed for several years while similar options remain legal. Today, we will look into this.

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The Mathematics of Pot of Desires

By RobinS (2020-12-10)

Few cards in the history of Yu-Gi-Oh! have caused as much controversy and as many debates as Pot of Desires. This article seeks to answer the questions surrounding this card, using math to figure out the pro and contra of running more or fewer copies of this powerful spell. Numbers ahead!

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Why Is Heavy Storm Banned (But Harpie's Feather Duster Isn't)?

By RobinS (2020-12-03)

The most recent ban list update gave us back the infamous Harpie's Feather Duster. However, Heavy Storm remains banned to this day. In this article, we will tackle the question why Konami decided to leave Heavy Storm on the ban list but bring Harpie's Feather Duster back into the game.

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The Mathematics Behind Building Competitive Decks

By RobinS (2020-10-30)

Have you ever thought of a new strategy that seemed powerful in theory but turned out to be inconsistent in practice? When it comes to consistency issues, we have to take a look at probabilities. In this article we will investigate the mathematics involved in building competitive decks.

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