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2007 Trooper Format: Side Decking and Meta Strategies

Using Card Trooper Effectively Card Trooper is the heart of the format.  Using it as a one-off 1900 ATK Sangan-like beater-floater is viable but not...

2007 Trooper Format (Full Deck Library) – Yu-Gi-Oh

Here are the SJC Top 16 Deck Lists for the format. And a Download Link (<1 MB) of the files for the deck lists below...
zoo siding

[Goat Format] Countering Zoo, Aggro, and Beast Decks

We've established that the goal of a Zoo deck is to secure a quick win early game.  It does this by asserting strong field...

Introduction to Trooper Format (Mid 2007) – Yu-Gi-Oh

“Troop Dup Scoop” was a common phrase back in the day. The format certainly had it’s overpowered moments, but it should also be...
Heavy Storm

Principles of Balanced Card Design – Yu-Gi-Oh

Written December 2016 In trying to create some custom cards of my own, as well as viewing other people's creations, I thought about what constitutes...

5 Reasons Why Monarchs Are Subpar in Goat Format

  1) Tsukuyomi hard-counters the low 1000 DEF of the Monarchs.   2) The Attributes of Mobius, Thestalos and Granmarg make them difficult to synergize...
tribe-infecting-virus

[Goat Format] Tribe-Infecting Virus is not mandatory.

Of course, Tribe-Infecting Virus is a very good card and the majority of Goat Format decks have several reasons to include it.  * It...
asura priest

[Goat Format] Pros and Cons of Asura Priest

This is a card that was underrated and under the radar in 2005.  Some players sided 1 copy of it and that's it.  However,...
Snatch Steal

[Goat Format] Is Snatch Steal Overrated?

My intent here is not to provoke a controversy by saying one of the most commonly used cards in Goat Format is bad.  Obviously,...
Abyss-Soldier

Abyss Soldier is Great in Goat Format

Originally, this card was mostly only used in aggressive Zoo/Warrior/Aggro decks.  But now, some Goat Control decks are using it.  Why would people use...