More Than Meets the Eye – Here Comes The BOOM

So this past weekend was PAX Unplugged in Phily.  Pasttime Games ran a number of Transformers TCG constructed events over the weekend.  After a number of events, I started to see a pattern forming. It seems that we have our archetypes form in the early history of the Transformers TCG…

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More Than Meets The Eye – Underrated Battle Cards

Decepticon Soundwave back after a short hiatus. Today I’m going to go over some Battle Cards that seem to be underrated currently, but have potential either as good cards for particular matchups or gain value as the card pool increases. Combat Training is an interesting upgrade that can slot nicely…

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Thoughtcast – The Untimely Death of the FLGS?

Today, I am going to be very frank with the future of the ‘Friendly Local Game Store’.  FLGS all across the country are closing. Why is that happening? Players are buying their product elsewhere. When I started playing CCG’s in the mid-90’s, there wasn’t any online options.  You couldn’t go to…

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More Than Meets the Eye – The Odd Couple

Welcome to our strategy article series for Transformers TCG, More Than Meets the Eye. I’ve seen a lot of articles about ranking cards and specific tribes (cards, trucks, planes, tanks, etc). I’m going to do something a bit different.  I’m going to suggest some different but interesting team ideas. Shockwave…

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Cybertron News Network – Soundwave Reporting In

Halt Human! You have stumbled upon the home base for the Decepticons.  I am the one known as Soundwave.  As the master spy, it is my duty to bring the best recon information to my fellow Decepticons. You will find this ‘blog’ quite useful for information about the Transformers TCG.  This…

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Retirement – Setting Sail

It is with a heavy heart, I have decided to announce my retirement as Master Silk.  I have mulled over this decision for quite some time now and I do not cut off my top knot lightly. Still, I feel I must step aside for several reasons: Distance to a…

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Toshi Raibo Kotei Season Results

Toshi Ranbo Kotei Results Grand Kotei PAX Unplugged 2017 Phily – Stephen Didion – Crab Clan Kotei Game On 2017 Madrid, Spain – Pablo Pintor Espinosa – Crab Clan / Unicorn Splash Kotei Pax South 2018 – Christopher Pottorf (Frotrop) – Scorpion Clan / Dragon Splash Kotei WarpCon 2018 Cork,…

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Rokugan’s Rebirth

It has been a long wait for this day.  Two years and 24 days or 755 days to be exact.  It seemed like an eternity. As of September 11th 2015, the Collectible Card Game era ended.  I decided to write a final homage to the CCG and 1st through 4th Edition…

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Truly #L5RHonored

A few weeks ago, Fantasy Flight Games held an #L5RHonored contest to invite players to a special event in London on Sept 2nd.  You can find my entry here. I even had some special tweets from folks about my entry: Can’t say enough good things about my former editor’s passion…

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Forever Mantis #L5RHonored

My fascination with the Far East began at an early age.  Saturday mornings were not only for cartoons but also Kung Fu Theater.  While the terribly dubbed movies were certainly out of sync,  it was the action that I was interested in.  After that, I began studying martial arts as…

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