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ThomasR

Thomas Rose

  • Name: Thomas Rose

About:

Best known for his Burning Abyss decks, Thomas has enjoyed Yu-Gi-Oh! competitively since 2010. During is time with the game, he has worked on tournament coverage for official streams and managed to win UK National Championships as well as two YCS events.

This favorite card is Orbital Hydralander.

All Articles by Thomas Rose

Top 10 Card Art in Yu-Gi-Oh!

By ThomasR (2021-05-11)

With now more than 10,000 different cards printed, the game's catalogue features a huge range of visual styles and themes in its illustrations. Working within the confines of just a 44 millimeter square, the artists really need to optimize their images. Here are a few of the very best.

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How to Clean Up the Forbidden and Limited List

By ThomasR (2021-04-23)

As of March 2021 there are 185 cards on the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG's Forbidden & Limited List. Konami has made some efforts to remove surplus entries from the restrictions, but there is much more that could be done. I think it would be possible to clear out 20% of the cards with a single sentence.

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Why You Should Encourage Your Kids to Play Yu-Gi-Oh!

By ThomasR (2021-03-03)

Yu-Gi-Oh! is a trading card game that originated in Japan but can now be found in a wide range of languages across the globe. It can be played casually or in tournaments, from the local level to championships with thousands of competitors. But is it a worthwhile hobby for your children?

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Card Spotlight: Ice Dragon's Prison

By ThomasR (2021-01-12)

Ice Dragon's Prison is one of my favorite cards of the last year. It became a favorite mainly because it has such an interesting effect. Initially I didn't realize just how strong it would be. I picked up a single copy for my cube, but I certainly regret not buying a set for Constructed too!

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The Top 5 Best-Selling Monsters, Spells, and Traps of 2020

By ThomasR (2020-12-21)

For our final Insight article of the year, we're revealing the correct answers to our Christmas contests. It's time to show off the monster, spell, and trap cards that were traded the most on Cardmarket.com between January and the end of October. How many of them did you guess correctly?

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