An new mechanic beings new challenges and opportunities to the Game!Read More [Guest article] Mastering Power
With a new set release comes all sorts of new interactions and potential rules inquiries. Here’s a brief rundown of some things that might raise a few questions. New Mechanic Horde Horde is a static ability that appears on some character cards, followed by a number. It means “You may have up to X characters […]Read More Ark Wave 1 Release FAQ
So Starscream has been quite absent from the TCG for some time now and you are really itching for him to do something meaningful, right? Right? Maybe? So what has The Ark done to try and help this guy out? Surely they have devised a Stratagem to make Starscream-Decepticon Lieutenant a formidable foe that strikes […]Read More Starscream’s Return?
While there are cards like Hunker Down and Crushing Treads pushing the tank archetype, the tank decks have not seen much love in the meta of wave 1. The Transformers TCG’s beginning was heavily oriented toward aggro orange deck (Dinobots and Insecticons) which did not leave much place for blue cards, with a few exceptions […]Read More I tank, you tank, we tank!
Woo! With GenCon in full swing and people getting their hands on starter sets, this is going to be an exciting week. Let’s keep rolling with our exploration of the characters being released in Wave 1, focusing for today on the Autobot Rares. Arcee // Skilled Fighter Arcee was (and probably still is) the most […]Read More Autobot [Rare] Characters from Wave 1
It’s time to take a look at the Decepticon Uncommon character offerings from the first wave. Unfortunately, I had trouble finding “clean” images for some of these bots, so we’re stuck with using direct screencaps from the Transformers: Legends mobile game from a few years back, so I apologize for the stat overlays. Chop Shop // […]Read More Decepticon [Uncommon] Characters from Wave 1
Let’s continue with our look at the characters in the first wave of releases! Autobot Jazz // Special Ops Jazz had a fairly prominent role in the first two seasons of the original cartoon. He was typically shown as being fairly high up in the Autobot command hierarchy. In addition, much like Hound, he was […]Read More Autobot [Uncommon] Characters from Wave 1
Today, let’s take a look at the Decepticon Common characters from Wave 1. For the lesser known characters, we’ll take a look at their background in addition to speculating about their in-game mechanics. I’m sure you folks are familiar with Megatron and Starscream, so we’ll just speculate. Barrage // Merciless Insecticon One of the second […]Read More Decepticon [Common] Characters from Wave 1
Bah-weep-Graaaaagnah wheep ni ni bong. Welcome to the first in a series of posts that will explore some of the characters from the first wave. At the moment, my intention is simply to show you the character in question and speculate a little bit on how they might translate into mechanics in the game. First […]Read More Autobot [Common] Characters from Wave 1