Hello fellow duelists! It’s time for another Yu-Gi-Oh post! I hope you guys are ready for some awesome cards. Now, let’s duel!
Leotaur Type: Beast-Warrior/Effect Attribute: Earth 4 Stars Appearance: A fearsome lion-beast hybrid with a large sword. ATK: 1500 DEF: 1600 Effect: If this card battles a non-Normal Monster, this card gains 500 ATK during the Damage Step only.
This card can be absolutely brutal in some decks that are filled with Effect Monsters. Having a 2000 ATK beat stick that can easily be used is always a good thing.
Hello fellow Pop Culture Enthusiasts! It’s time for another tropes post! I hope you guys are ready for some amazing facts. Now, let’s begin!
Serial Killer: A dark, but morbidly fascinating trope that’s used in multiple forms of media. It depicts a character, possibly mentally unstable, who kills multiple people. Some examples (not using depictions of real life examples), include; Lucy from the ultra-violent manga and anime, Elfen Lied. She is completely malicious, and slaughters multiple people with her demonic powers. Next, there’s Mr. Zsasz from the Batman Series. He’s one of the more psychopathic prisoners of Arkham Asylum. His body is covered in scars, which represent the amount of people he has killed. Lastly, there’s Dexter from the show of the same name. He’s a unique case, in that he only kills Serial Killers.
Lucy: Cute but extremely dangerous.
Up To Eleven: An incredibly common trope that occurs in many forms of media. It happens when some type of event or tragedy increases power or effect. Some examples include; Most of the cast of the manga/anime series, Eyeshield 21. This is an amazing football series that insanely increases stereotypical bullies and jocks into super humans. Next, we have the Ludicrous Speed dial from Spaceballs. Lastly, there’s the Are you Nuts?! speed on Jimmy Neutron’s Jetpack.
Hello fellow Pop Culture Enthusiasts! It’s time for another tropes post. I hope you guys are ready for some awesome knowledge. Now, let’s begin!
Random Encounters: A widely used trope in various RPGS. It occurs when the party runs into a random horde of enemies. This can happen with or without warning. Some examples include; Final Fantasy I, the party will run into multiple encounters throughout the game, and some squares are deliberately there for this reason. Next, we have virus encounters from the Megaman Battle Network and Starforce series. Lastly, we have Drakkhen which amps up the encounter rate to absurd levels, with even bosses appearing to kick your ass.
An example of this in Megaman Battle Network.
Bloody Horror: A trope used in nearly every form of media. It’s a genre that usuallyincorporates visceral things happening to the body. These can include blood shooting out of orifices, bloody bodies, or anything gory. Some examples include; The Arc of The Covenant scene from Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark. Beams shoot out of the box, melting the Nazis into bloody mush. Next, there’s the bloody elevator from The Shining. Lastly, there’s the 9th man’s fate in the visual novel, 999.
Hello fellow Duelists! It’s time for another Yu-Gi-Oh post! I hope you guys are ready for some epic cards. Now, let’s duel!
Axe of Fools Type: Equip Spell Appearance: An axe with a toothy grin on its hilt. Effect: The equipped monster gains 1000 ATK, also its effects are negated. Once per turn, during your Standby Phase: Inflict 500 damage to the controller of the equipped monster.
This card is extremely unique, and can be used like an Axe Of Despair. Giving a monster 1,000 more attack is very powerful, and the effect negation is actually a lot more useful then one might think. You can negate a monster’s bad effect, and still turn it into a powerhouse. The 500 maintenance cost is nearly nothing, and with so many LP recovering cards, it’ll be smooth sailing for that monster.
Moon Mirror Shield Type: Equip Spell Appearance: A shield that’s covered in golden orbs. Effect: If the equipped monster battles your opponent’s monster, during damage calculation: The equipped monster’s ATK/DEF become equal to the ATK or Defense (whichever is higher) of the opponent’s battling monster +100 during damage calculation only. If this face-up card is sent from the field to the GY: Pay 500 LP; place this card on either the top or bottom of your Deck.
Here we have one of the most powerful Equip Spells in the game. I absolutely love this card, and it can be used to troll your opponent to no end. Giving one of your monsters The Wicked Avatar’s ATK increase will always make it the most power card on the field. Also, as a bonus, it’ll always get recycled back into your deck if destroyed.
Hello fellow Pop Culture Enthusiasts! It’s time for another TV Tropes post. I hope you guys are ready for some awesome trivia. Now, let’s begin!
Evil Genius: One of the most popular tropes ever created. It deals with a malicious person with a very high intellect. They can be anyone, ranging from scientists, to lowly crooks. Some examples include; Johan Liebert from the Anime/Manga Monster. He’s extremely smart, and is also a highly dangerous serial killer. Next, we have The Riddler from the Batman Series. He wears a very extravagant outfit and loves to trick Bruce Wayne. Lastly, we have the German terrorist from Die Hard, Hans Gruber. He’s the big cheese that developed the plan to take over Nakatomi Tower.
(Hans Gruber played by the late and great Alan Rickman)
Nutritional Nightmare: A trope that’s used in made comedies. It deals with a food that’s so unhealthy, that death could occur upon consumption. Some examples include; Deep fried butter, Double Dew from South Park (It’s Mountain Dew with 2X the caffeine), and when Homer forces Bart to add butter to his bacon.
Hello fellow Duelists, and welcome to a special card post! I normally talk about the attributes of various monsters, but today I’m mixing it up! We will be discussing the types of monsters in the game. Today, this post will go over one of my favorite types, Zombies. Zombies have been around since the game’s creation, and I love the various effects. Now, let’s do Ghost Kazuka (Bonz) proud, and unleash the ghouls!
Pilgrim Reaper Type: XYZ/Zombie/Effect Attribute: Dark ATK/ 0 Def/ 0 Rank 6 Appearance: An ultra-cool skeletal monster with a huge scythe. Effect: Requires 2 Level 6 Monsters: This card gains 200 ATK and DEF for every DARK monster in either player’s Graveyard. You can detach one Xyz Material from this card; each player sends their top 5 cards from their Deck to the Graveyard (or their entire Deck, if less than 5). You can only use this effect of “Pilgrim Reaper” once per turn.
Here we have one of the most well made Zombie cards in existence! Its effect is incredibly good in multiple decks that require cards in the graveyard, and you can easily deck out your opponent this way. Also, Zombies are usually DARK attribute, so this thing could gain some massive stats quite easily.
Plaguespreader Zombie Type: Zombie/Tuner/Effect Attribute: Dark 2 Stars Appearance: A small, disease-ridden ghoul. ATK/ 400 DEF/ 200 Effect: If this card is in your GY; You can place 1 card from your hand to the top of the Deck; Special Summon this card, but banish it when it leaves the field.
One of the oldest Tuners in the game, and also one of the best. It’s easily searchable by Allure of Darkness, and is mainly used in destructive Synchro plays. The card used to be limited to one because of how easy it was to make Synchros with.
Hello fellow pop culture enthusiasts! It’s time for another tropes post. I hope you guys are ready for some awesome pop cultural trivia! Now, let’s begin!
Power Creep: A trope that’s highly popular in video games, especially the card variety. It occurs when new content in a game completely trumps the old content. This can be done by adding a new upgrade to an old card, weapon, or other object. Some examples include; Magma Rager from Hearthstone. This card used to be played a lot because of its high attack for low cost. Unfortunately, after Ice Rager was made, the card became completely useless. Next, we have Kartana from the Pokemon series. It is one of the fastest and strongest Pokemon out there, however, its Special Defense is really lacking, and it can be taken out easily by Special Attackers. Lastly, we have Zoodiacs from Yu-Gi-Oh! This archetype was so broken upon release that many tournaments refused to have players use decks based upon them.
Mid NSFW Warning On This One! Marshmallow Hell: This is a heavily used trope in many Ecchi Anime and Hentai. It occurs when a character is suffocated between a taller girl’s massive “tracts of land”. Some examples include; Irina suffocating Nagisa in Assassination Classroom, Litchi suffocating multiple characters in Blazblue, and Angel’s reverse motorboat from King of Fighters XIV.