Darkrai garb, a shadowed play for U.S. intercontinentals (By Isaac Milaski)

Hey, Cut or Tap readers! My name is Isaac Milaski, and I’ll be talking about my recent tournament experience at the North American International Championships. I ended up placing 6th in the Senior division after some unfortunate events in Top 8. I chose Darkrai/Garb for this tournament because it had 50/50 matchups or better against the entire field of what Seniors were expected to play. … Continue reading Darkrai garb, a shadowed play for U.S. intercontinentals (By Isaac Milaski)

“Nitro T’ank You:” Three Plays For The Nationals Meta

[Editor’s Note: This piece was originally intended as an analysis for the Mexico Regionals meta (tournament date June 10-11).] Hey Cut or Tap readers! My name is Charlie Kerr, and I am a player from the Florida area that recently aged up to Masters. I am going to be a sophomore in high school next year. Today I am going to reflect on Madison Regionals … Continue reading “Nitro T’ank You:” Three Plays For The Nationals Meta

Improvements to established decks and new archetypes with Guardians Rising

Hey everybody! My name is Nick Conocenti and this is my first article for Cut or Tap. With the new set Guardians Rising coming out in just a few weeks, I am sure everybody, including myself, is itching to see what new archetypes will come out and how this set will affect the meta. Let’s start off by taking a look at already existing decks … Continue reading Improvements to established decks and new archetypes with Guardians Rising

Cut or Tap Pro Podcast Episode 7

This week our guest is Nathian Beck, one of the best players from the West coast. This week we cover how Worlds went for us, talk a little bit about the new format, and make an Expanded Yveltal list together that you can see bellow. Expanded Yveltal list 2 Yveltal BKT 2 Yveltal EX 1 Shaymin EX 1 Jirachi EX 1 Seismitoad EX 1 Yveltal … Continue reading Cut or Tap Pro Podcast Episode 7

Cut or Tap Pro Podcast Episode 5

In this episode we have Isreal Sosa and Jeffrey Cheng as special guests. Bodhi Tracy, Daniel Altavilla, are back as well. We talk more about Zoroark and some other theory with Isreal. However, we also build a Greninja Talonflame list together. While some of us are skeptical about the deck at first, we eventually decide that the deck has a lot of potential. This is … Continue reading Cut or Tap Pro Podcast Episode 5

Cut or Tap Pro Podcast Episode 4

In this episode we have guests Connor Finton and Liam Williams. We decided to make Bodhi a regular, so you will be seeing more of him. Unfortunately Jeremiah couldn’t make it this time. We cover some match ups and the interactions between decks. Options outside of Night March and item lock are also discussed. Connor and Liam weigh in on they have been testing. And … Continue reading Cut or Tap Pro Podcast Episode 4