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Teaser: “Next Destinies: How it Will Impact the Game”

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Hey guys.  I just got done reading Jak Armstead’s latest article over at ProPokemon.  I think it covers a lot of good points about how the new cards will impact the tournament scene.  He presents new possibilities as well as the impact on current popular decks, and each time he presents a decklist.  I just did a quick count, and it looks like there’s at least 10 decklists in there.

First, he discusses Mewtwo EX which can’t be ignored.  Everyone is discussing it, but he’s got some very good points.  Here’s an excerpt in which he’s discussing a new deck that could be built around Mewtwo EX.

Mewtwo decks are going to form an important part of the metagame for State Championships, and learning how to play against them, and how to play with them, is going to be a major test for players. The two Prize mechanic will lead to the kind of intense strategic encounters not seen since the days of Gardevoir/Gallade decks back in 2008. Then, as now, the taking of Prizes will need to be carefully planned. Taking the initial KO with a Mewtwo-EX will generally be something to avoid, as all it will take is for the opponent to drop their own Mewtwo, a Double Colourless Energy, and a PlusPower and then you will find yourself down on Prizes. Learning to master the ‘Mewtwo Wars’ is essential for anyone with aspirations to win in the upcoming format.

Click here to see the full article at ProPokemon.

Later, after that discussion, his 6133 word article gets into how the new cards effect current established archetype decks.  Here’s one example where he’s discussing the current reigning City’s Champion, Magnezone/Eelektrik.
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Pedro’s Preview

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Yo all you Earthlings, this is Pedro here with a sneak peek at the newest premium article to hit www.propokemon.com.  You can even read an exerpt from the article right here in this article.  The article even contains a top tier, really good deck list for your playing and play testing purposes.   I’m going to pop my Italics converter in my inter-dimensionary porthole for this one so it is easier to read. 

Do you remember a while ago when Pikkdogs did a Six Corners deck analysis and then gave a couple Cities reports where he got knocked around and ended up with losing records.  Well this article is kind of like that deck, except the deck that this article is talking about is actually good.  And the article is written in a way you can understand it, without a ton of spelling errors.  Sounds like a much better article to me.

Now if you want to subscribe to propokemon’s premium membership, you can do so very easily and on the cheap.  It only costs $6 a month to subscribe to propokemon.  That is cheaper than one of the meals from Arby’s that Pikkdogs always talks about in his tournament …

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