Now that there are many sort of broken cards in the game and the entire game can tip in any favour due to topdecking strong cards like Damsel or Monster Reborn, the game is much more complex than last time. Although most people will be like "yugioh is lucksack".
I think many people are having the wrong mindset of the game and they think Yugioh is all just about playing your cards and then drawing the right cards to back it up etc. But thats not the case.
Yugioh is actually quite skilled based now if you think about it. Just not like how it was previously, but in a different way.
If everyone else playing top tier 1 decks have strong cards, then doesnt that make you equal?
I feel that Yugioh now comes down to a few things:
1) Choosing the right tech cards/ deck choice.
2) Planning far ahead and expecting how your opponent is going to play his cards and how you set up the field.
When you give 2 people a hand of 5 cards you will notice they play them extremely differently. That is because people think differently and choose to setup the field differently. If you ever saw Billy Brake play Plants you will be surprised because he makes many moves that differ from the norm. I saw a guy comment on one of Brakes videos that none of those moves were what he would have made and that alarmed him.
Even if you have bad stuff in hand, you dont necessarily lose. There is still mind games and all that. For example you can summon Mystic Shine Ball and smile confidently at your opponent. The first thing that comes to mind is Honest and opponent will surely Warning or some shit.
The same goes if you draw trash hand for Inzektor you can just summon Centipede/ Hornet with an empty field and your opponent will surely take preemptive measures to Warning it. Well, at least that is how I observe most games.
One small move goes a long way. If you have a clear idea what the game is about then it can be said that you know what to do to become a better player.
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