Monday, October 22, 2018

Jinzo Was Overrated (Yugioh, Retro Formats)

When Jinzo first came out, it was a big moment for Yugioh.  Up until that point, the game's only LV5+ monster was Summoned Skull. ...
Mefist the Infernal General

[Goat Format] Mefist the Infernal General – YuGiOh!

Pros: * DARK for Chaos, and a better one than Jinzo in most matchups. * Very similar strengths as Airknight Parshath with the piercing and an...
poly

The Evolution of Yugioh Part I

Our story begins in Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, where our heroes, Rocky and Bullwinkle...I'm sorry, that's a totally different story.  As the title suggests, I'm...

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...