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July 2007

How To Win Duels - Derek Semeraro

The target audience of this article is Novice to Intermediate. It will teach to reader strategies on how to win duels.

1) Memorize what each card does. It's not as hard as it seems. Memorize the stats,
level, and effect of the card. So, you know what you are up against.

2) Play conservatively. Don't play all of your cards at once,
otherwise they might be gone too fast. Keep your magic and trap
card zone to a limit of 2 or less cards unless the opponent's
Heavy Storm has already been used. Keep your monster count 2
or less, unless the opponent's Torrential Tribute has already
been used.

3) Bluff correctly or don't at all. Only set a non-quickplay magic card
if you have no better cards to set and there are no cards
in your magic and trap zone. Also, beware of bluffs.
Check the opponent's graveyard. If you see that they
had already used a Mirror Force, then you know, they
aren't going to use it again.

4) Think about the future? How will you knock out your
opponent's life points to zero. Try to use your cards
to prepare for that moment.

5) Focus on the big things. Not the little things.
If you put all your focus on one little thing, or relying
on a card, without it, you will lose.

6) Overall, apply your everyday logic into the game and you
should win. Logic such as, I shouldn't set Scapegoat if I
have 2 or more monsters, because, then it wouldn't work.
Think about your moves. Just because an option is there,
does not mean it is good.

If you want to ask me questions, give me comments, or just plain chat with me, you may E-Mail me, sending the message to Newlightink@aol.com. I also use AOL Instant Messenger, screen name is New Light Ink. Thank you for reading.

 


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