Archive for the 'Strategy' Category

How to Counter the Metagame

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Hey, it’s coolestman22 again. I’ve been meaning to write another article for a while, but no good ideas for an article had really came to me in a while. I finally had an idea, so here is an article on how to tech for your matchups and what cards to tech in to your deck to make your matchup against X deck better.

First of all, by using any of these techs against one deck, I want people to understand that it might make other matchups worse for them. If you devote three spots of your deck to play against X deck, you’ll have less room for techs against Y deck, or less room for more consistency cards to help seal the matchup against Z deck.

Let’s start with the deck that’s won 30 Battle Roads in Masters alone already, Darkrai variants, and why not put the deck that shares a weakness with it alongside.


First off, Darkrai and most cards in Zekeels has a fighting weakness, so we can group them together into one category, and it’s also something we can exploit with a handful of cards, such as:

Terrakion NVI

Terrakion NVI is the most popular …

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Strategy Article: Reading Your Opponent

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

A big hello to all you OHKOers out there.  This is Pikkdogs here with a strategy article.  Before we get into the article, let me introduce my sidekick Pedro.  Hey Pedro.

Hey Pikkdogs.

What bit of trivia do you have to tell us today.

Well I have two things for you.  The first thing we can talk about is the fact that Nintendo has announced what our Spring set will be.  In May the set Dark Explorers will be released.  It is expected to contain most of what was in the Japanese Dark Rush set.  As you might guess, it will focus on Dark Pokemon.  It will also have EXs and Full Art EXs of Raikou, Entei, Darkrai, Tornadus, Kyorge, and Groudon.  Look for more news to come on this set in the coming weeks.  This past weekend was the weekend of the Academy Awards, did you have an Oscar Party Pikkdogs?

Well as a matter of fact I did have an Oscar party.  It didn’t have anything to do with the awards though, I just had some beers with the grouchy guy who lives in my dumpster.

Sounds like fun. 

It was.  But getting  a little serious here, the …

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