What Games I Play

This page lists the ever-growing list of trading card games that I play, along with a few quick pros and cons to each game. This page is subject to change as I hopefully learn more games.

Yugioh

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Pros:

  • Backed by Anime Franchise
  • Mainstream
  • Easy to Learn

Cons:

  • Addictive
  • Terrible “Community”
  • Expensive
  • Power Creep between older and newer sets
  • Reprints that reduce the value of older cards

 

Magic the Gathering

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Pros:

  • Mainstream
  • Popular
  • Multiple Formats
  • Fewer Reprints
  • Generous Community

Cons:

  • Addictive
  • Expensive
  • Card Rotation in Standard
  • Most Cards don’t hold value

 

Pokemon

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Pros:

  • Beloved Characters
  • Backed by Anime and Video-game Franchise
  • Old Cards hold their Value
  • Mainstream

Cons:

  • Card Rotation in its own Standard
  • Power Creep between old and new cards
  • Addictive

 

Naruto

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Pros:

  • Easy to Learn
  • Very Cheap
  • Backed by Iconic Anime Franchise

Cons:

  • Discontinued
  • Power Creep between older and later sets
  • Niche Appeal

 

My Little Pony

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Pros:

  • Innovative Game Mechanics
  • Backed by Popular TV Show Franchise

Cons:

  • Niche Appeal
  • Difficult to Learn

 

Weiss Schwarz

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Pros:

  • Potentially playing a deck based on your favorite series
  • Complex Game Mechanics
  • Anime Artwork

Cons:

  • Difficult to Learn
  • Limited International Release
  • Expensive

 

Cardfight Vanguard

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Pros:

  • Backed by Popular Anime Franchise
  • Mainstream

Cons:

  • Niche Appeal
  • Addictive

 

Wixoss

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Pros:

  • Decent Power-Scaling
  • Backed by Popular Anime Series

Cons:

  • Niche Appeal
  • No International Release
  • Lewd/Scandalous Card Art

 

Force of Will

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Pros:

  • Balanced Game-play
  • Diverse Artwork
  • New and Fresh

Cons:

  • Inconsistent Art Styles
  • Bizarre Secondary Market
  • Limited Set Releases
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4 thoughts on “What Games I Play

  1. How come yugioh doesn’t have power creep as con? Decks like yatalock which were once tier 0 would be laughable now.

    Also isn’t it a bit early to say Wixoss doesn’t have power creep, what with it being less than a year old?

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