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    It's not 'great', but it's honestly still rather...

    It's not 'great', but it's honestly still rather good, I'd say. I mean, you can always cause yourself TO take Battle Damage if you want it out that turn, and if you do that with a Link Monster (say,...
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    Atop what nitrogames said, pairing that detail...

    Atop what nitrogames said, pairing that detail with how Slayer himself hints at there being future Ritual Spells for the archetype, perhaps each Ritual Spell will do something extra with a particular...
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    Honestly, that it needs to be on the field to...

    Honestly, that it needs to be on the field to work is probably to prevent the archetype from seriously exploding; I mean, if it's ALL Zombie-type, then just imagine how easily it could explode if you...
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    That you didn't remember it kinda underlines...

    That you didn't remember it kinda underlines their point, in a way; The Traveler and the Burning Abyss is the card they mean, which came out alongside the rest of BA's opening lineup of Scarm, Graff,...
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    Thinking about it, what do they even call Q over...

    Thinking about it, what do they even call Q over in Japan? 'cause I'm pretty sure that there's probably been at least one James Bond movie dubbed for a Japanese audience.
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    Damn, did Ciel shove her way into the 7th's slot?...

    Damn, did Ciel shove her way into the 7th's slot? Crud.
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    Sticky: 'Armor', but not necessarily Armor-type or its...

    'Armor', but not necessarily Armor-type or its mechanics. The "Tributes" are effectively you cramming people into the suit, and thus the more Tributes there are the 'bigger' the end result is.
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    Is it just me, or did they build the fella in...

    Is it just me, or did they build the fella in such a way as it's possible to pair him with Herald of Perfection to good effect?
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    Sticky: You gave me Ideas. Monsuit Dinorilla Level 5...

    You gave me Ideas.

    Monsuit Dinorilla
    Level 5 - FIRE - Reptile/Effect
    atk 1600 def 400

    You can Normal Summon this card without a Tribute. This card gains 600 ATK and DEF for each Tribute used...
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    I'm aware, hence my suggesting it might have an...

    I'm aware, hence my suggesting it might have an effect to help you get around that -- and sure enough, it's revealed now and I'm for the most part right on that mark. A Link 2 that will still let you...
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    Honestly, with names like those, I'd be tempted...

    Honestly, with names like those, I'd be tempted to say it's pulling something of a Kozmo and killing two birds with one shot.

    That said, really loving Devil's Deal -- it really puts a LOT more...
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    It also helps matters that this is a Level 1...

    It also helps matters that this is a Level 1 monster, meaning One for One could be used to deploy it.

    But yes, it being Level 1 is primarily useful for pairing with the wealth of Level 4 monsters...
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    I disagree; it'd be entirely possible for a...

    I disagree; it'd be entirely possible for a Subterror Link Monster to have an effect similar to the one the Subterrors use to jump out, to allow them to continue doing so. Or for it to just...
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    To be fair, I don't see why Ties of the Bretheren...

    To be fair, I don't see why Ties of the Bretheren is dead for you to begin with at this point given a LIGHT Fiend archetype exists already (and includes at least a couple Lv3's, Kushano and Dyf).
    ...
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    I've a fondness for Rituals, but honestly them...

    I've a fondness for Rituals, but honestly them making a Link Monster for the theme might work out better in the long run, as it'd give Odd-Eyes (and related themes) more room to work with.
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    Geez, so eager to prove yourself "right" that you...

    Geez, so eager to prove yourself "right" that you start sniping me for text where I'm addressing someone else's point and building off it.

    Burn has until now been a very small niche in Fairy-type,...
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    Funny you mention the Psychic w/ Banish bit, as...

    Funny you mention the Psychic w/ Banish bit, as that's a textbook case of type identity taking a swerve like the Counter Fairy bit I mentioned earlier (only in this case, it seems to have stuck);...
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    Defying expectations for what will do what, it's...

    Defying expectations for what will do what, it's . . . honestly a very great card for the archetype! Put Cobras back in place, make a Great Ogre or Thunder Ogre in short order, refuel an existing...
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    In what world is using the wrong spelling for...

    In what world is using the wrong spelling for what is honestly a made-up word via portmanteau 'good grammar'?

    As for type roles, to be fair, it's not like they haven't shaken things up in the past...
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    I'm more tired of them ending up damsels in...

    I'm more tired of them ending up damsels in distress. Like, can we just get a female lead that doesn't end up in dire straits?

    That said, not sure what to make of Bloody Mary here. The healing is...
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    I dunno, I'd say less that they do it 'better'...

    I dunno, I'd say less that they do it 'better' and more that they do it 'differently'. The Kid manages to let you burn bullets you've already used that turn, but you're still burning those two...
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    On the plus side, if you revive a Link Monster,...

    On the plus side, if you revive a Link Monster, you'll probably end up with a zone that Reloader Dragon can use? Or if you revive Reloader Dragon while you've got another Link Monster out, for that...
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    Honestly, given there's a not-inconsiderable...

    Honestly, given there's a not-inconsiderable chunk of things with ATK greater than what most Link-3 Cyberse-type monsters can put out ordinarily (e.g., certain Raidraptor Xyz), the ability to make...
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    Doesn't need, but that doesn't necessarily stop...

    Doesn't need, but that doesn't necessarily stop Konami from making a Ritual Monster that might want it. There's so much they could do with linked zones beyond just enabling Link Monsters or expanding...
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    I'd say this'll be an instant 3-of for the...

    I'd say this'll be an instant 3-of for the PSYFrames.
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    Hmm; if Missus Radiant is the upgraded Milus...

    Hmm; if Missus Radiant is the upgraded Milus Radiant, then perhaps this dapper-looking Star Boy upgrade would be . . .

    Star Bourgeoisie?
  27. Given the others are named for plants, maybe this...

    Given the others are named for plants, maybe this one's a partial reference to the cocktail? Tomato juice and all that.

    EDIT: I stand corrected by a quick search, though it IS a plant reference:...
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    Honestly, the idea probably IS as said prior --...

    Honestly, the idea probably IS as said prior -- for it to combine with Spirit Barrier and force your opponent to NOT destroy other monsters of yours by battle (or to redirect one of those 'can attack...
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    Honestly, I think they're trying to introduce a...

    Honestly, I think they're trying to introduce a new direction that people can take the Sams, putting an emphasis on banishment not purely through arbitrary costs but through a subarchetype that...
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    Watch them be silly and make a Pendulum Ritual to...

    Watch them be silly and make a Pendulum Ritual to try to give us more reason to use Odd-Eyes Advent. : V
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    While yes, Fiend's Sanctuary is a card that also...

    While yes, Fiend's Sanctuary is a card that also Special Summons a Token, to say they do 'the same thing' is perhaps a bit short-sighted. I mean, you're comparing a Level 1 DARK Fiend 0/0 body with a...
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    Given it generates a 2000/2000 Level 4 Token with...

    Given it generates a 2000/2000 Level 4 Token with no strings attached -- the only stipulation is that it's in Defense Position and thus not able to attack that turn (unless you use an effect to...
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    Sticky: And I'd solved the issue on my end, too, though...

    And I'd solved the issue on my end, too, though because the only mention of "eddon" as an archetype was in FOOF Dragon I merely omitted the use of an archetype as the qualifier for 'what it has to...
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    Less 'lore related' and more mechanical -- for...

    Less 'lore related' and more mechanical -- for example, look at what Decode Talker and Encode Talker each do in regards to zones they point to: Decode Talker is designed in such a way that it...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the lowkey pot-shot taken at my...

    Thanks for the lowkey pot-shot taken at my designs. /s
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    I certainly can't deny that Konami will on...

    I certainly can't deny that Konami will on occasion make some rather bizarre cards to fill up a pack full, but in this case I wouldn't say it's bad filler -- its applications may not be widespread,...
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    Sticky: True, now that I take a closer look that is a...

    True, now that I take a closer look that is a rather comical coincidence; also, gotta say, the Fire Dragon as byproduct take on those reactions is kind of a clever way to go about it.

    EDIT: As for...
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    Something-something-I-think-it's-blue-and-black-an...

    Something-something-I-think-it's-blue-and-black-another-something.

    On-topic, I kinda hope the other Code talkers have interesting directions they point to and reasons for doing so.
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    Sticky: #SaveMisawasDeck I kinda went a little crazy...

    #SaveMisawasDeck

    I kinda went a little crazy with the Fluorine, guys.

    Fluoreddon
    Level 4 - FIRE - Dinosaur/Effect
    atk 1900 def 0
    Once per turn, during either player's turn: You can target 1...
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    I look forward to seeing what low-original-ATK...

    I look forward to seeing what low-original-ATK monsters could make good use of this card; I mean, really, there's plenty out there that only change their current ATK rather than their original ATK,...
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    I'll admit to not seeing much use for the second...

    I'll admit to not seeing much use for the second effect of this card, outside of A) getting a beatstick or B) getting a material for a Link-4 monster; could someone enlighten me as to a better use...
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    I'm pretty pumped about this card m'self; at...

    I'm pretty pumped about this card m'self; at first with Thunder Ogre my 'we could use Kaiju' idea kinda relied on Twist Cobra, but now Thunder Ogre has a second potential way to get over a Kaiju you...
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    Y'know, now that I think about it, this deck...

    Y'know, now that I think about it, this deck could probably get obscenely good use out of Kaiju now; SS Gameciel, put him in the zone Thunder Ogre points at, badabing badaboom and he just keeps...
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    Sticky: #MakeRitualsGreatAgain I'm not dead yet! ...

    #MakeRitualsGreatAgain

    I'm not dead yet!

    Dungeoness Crab Turtle
    Lv8 - WATER - Aqua/Ritual/Effect
    atk 2550 def 2500
    This monster can be Ritual Summoned with "Turtle Oath". If a "Crab Turtle"...
  45. Yeah, that Machine Reactor deck's probably going...

    Yeah, that Machine Reactor deck's probably going to get a chunk of my funds -- not just for the nostalgia AND fun, but for the "C", Jar of Avarice, Call of the Haunted, and Fiendish Chain prints.
    ...
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    Yup, and then we got a rude awakening when of all...

    Yup, and then we got a rude awakening when of all things Brionac Came Back Wrong.

    And began to freak out when Trishula did too . . . only to be rather underwhelmed at the new effect.

    Here's...
  47. Thread: [COTD] Goukis

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    Most of what would support the Goukis themselves...

    Most of what would support the Goukis themselves directly is more in the backrow (classics like Reinforcement of the Army, Warrior Returning Alive, etc.), at this point in time; fortunately, this is...
  48. Thread: Legacy of Link

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    I'm gonna be honest, for a joke, a lot of these...

    I'm gonna be honest, for a joke, a lot of these cards' effects are pretty damn good, in a 'these could actually be proper and usable cards'; when I came in to check news today (the 2th), I was...
  49. Thread: [COTD] Goukis

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    Honestly, putting another deck in the mix would...

    Honestly, putting another deck in the mix would mostly just support other things being fielded BY the Gouki archetype -- remember, Great Ogre wants Gouki materials. Ultimately, the only way you could...
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    I love how so far Cyverse is managing to avoid...

    I love how so far Cyverse is managing to avoid falling into the pitfalls that both Psychics and Wyrm dropped into out of the gate; it has plenty of usable, rather generic cards that support the type...
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