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 Trading Card Game Tips from fans

 

July 2007
 

Deck Building Advice

The first thing you must do when building a new deck is to decide what you want the deck to do.

What you want the deck to do?

You have to Stop and Think about what you are trying to accomplish. Do you want the deck to be a beatdown deck? Do you want it to be a Elemental Hero Deck? Think about what you really want it to do, before you start building it! Here are some examples of things you can design it to do…

Get Control (of your opponents monsters), Change Card Position , Cancel Out Effect, Spell Counter, Gamble, Increase Attack/Defense, Decrease Attack/Defense, Pierce Through Defense Position Monsters, Special Summon, Can Not Perform Normal Summon, Flip Effect, Toon Monsters, Spirit Monsters, Union Monsters, LV Monsters

Elemental Hero Monsters, Tokens, Destroy Your Opponent’s Monsters

Destroy Spell/Trap Cards, Hand Destruction

Deck Destruction, Remove Card From Play, Increase Draw, Search Deck

Recover Cards From Graveyard, Return Card

Recover Life Points, Reduce Life Points

Another good bit of advice is to look carefully at the number of cards available to you for your chosen type or attribute. For instance, if you want to make a Fire Deck, there are not that many Fire Monsters to choose from. However if you are going for a Earth or Dark Deck, then you have many to choose from.

Also take a look at the types of monsters that you want, there are few Thunder Types, but many Warrior Types. Above all else, Stop and Think! It’s not hard to build a good deck, all you need is time and cards.

I will add more to this article if it receives good reviews. –Megaverse

megaverse@att.net
 

 

 


 


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