Casual Corner: Buster Blader

Welcome to the Yugioh Casual Corner, where I go over a more casual deck that might be able to function at a local level, but more importantly, is fun as hell. Older Yugioh archetypes like Blue-Eyes, Red-Eyes and Black Luster Soldier all received legacy support, but their support was all bad. Now, in Breakers of Shadow, it’s Buster Blader that gets legacy Yugioh support with the Destruction Swords. Some are good, most are bad. But we’re going to build it anyways because this is Casual Corner, damn it.

The OG  BusterBladertheDestructionSwordmaster-BOSH-EN-UR-1E

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Yugioh Format Archive: September 2011

Welcome to the Format Archive, where I go over a format, one at a time. Last time I covered the March 2011 format and today I’ll cover the September 2011 format and tell you about the best Yugioh decks in the TCG.

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Thursday Thoughts: Pendulum Sorcerer is still good

Now that the Adjusted List is in effect for Tier 2 yugioh events (Regionals, YCS, UDS, etc) is the Performapal deck with Pendulum Sorcerer still worth playing? The short answer is yes. Read on for the long answer.PerformapalPendulumSorcerer

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Building on a Budget: Monarchs

Building on a Budget is a section where I go over a deck that can compete on the local and regional level and is relatively inexpensive. This time, I’m going to talk about Monarchs. And since the structure deck came out recently, that makes it pretty cheap.

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Format Archive: March 2011, the format before Xyz

Since there is relatively little information on older formats one of my goals is to archive each format starting with September 2011, but before I can start there we need some context about the previous format, March 2011. So this is part 1 of the format reflection series.

Three weeks before the new Forbidden & Limited list on March 1, 2011 Storm of Ragnarok (STOR) was released on February 7. STOR contained a re-vamp of Six Samurai and a new hand trap, Maxx “C”. Since Kageki, Kagemusha, Kizan, Enishi and Shi En were all released in STOR, it was basically a new archetype, but was able to benefit from some older archetype-specific cards that most new archetypes don’t have the pleasure of dreaming of, namely Gateway, United and Grandmaster.

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