[Shadowverse] Analyzing the Piercing Rune and Goblin Mage Nerfs

Shadowverse is finally addressing the oppressive tier 1 decks of the Rage of Bahamut meta with some well-deserved nerfs to Piercing Rune and Goblin Mage. While the original article can be found here, the changes are as follows:

Unevolved Piercing RuneBefore
Deal 2 damage to an enemy follower, then deal 2 damage to the enemy leader. If an allied follower evolves, change the cost of this card to 1.

Deal 2 damage to an enemy follower, then deal 2 damage to the enemy leader. If an allied follower evolves, change the cost of this card to 2.

Unevolved Goblin MageBefore
Fanfare: Put a random 2-play point follower from your deck into your hand.

Fanfare: Put a random follower that costs 2 play points or less from your deck into your hand.

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[Games] Fire Emblem Heroes Beginner Tips and Tricks

With my interest in Shadowverse waning steadily with every Daria Runecraft deck I face, I have nowadays been playing other games on my phone, namely Fire Emblem Heroes. I thought I would share some little tactics I have found to be useful in my battles. Heck, Maybe I’ll start writing about this game too.

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[Games] What makes a good MMORPG?

January’s over and that means I no longer have an excuse to be a lazy bum and not blog. During my holiday break, I returned to an MMORPG I used to play, Blade and Soul. However, my experience was mostly a solo one as my usual group of gaming friends refused to return to Blade and Soul. This sparked a discussion of why I enjoyed Blade and Soul yet they did not, and what aspects of MMORPGs make them fun. In other words, what makes a good MMORPG? Disclaimer: I’m not an expert by any means on MMORPGs, nor have I played very many. This is simply an opinion piece which may even be based on outdated information.

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[Misc.] The Sunshine Award

Greetings! It’s been quiet here in YouthfulLaughter with me on a holiday break from the blog due to work and such. I’ve been away from wordpress in general, so I was late in seeing that a fellow blog Yahari Bento nominated me for the Sunshine Award. Thanks a bunch!


  1. Display Award
  2. Thank the person who nominated you, and post a link to their blog on your blog. Try to include a little promotion for the person who nominated you.
  3. Answer the 11 questions they’ve written for you.
  4. Nominate 11 bloggers and write then 11 new questions

Without further ado, my eleven answers to YB’s eleven questions:

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[Shadowverse] Explooooosion!

This is Dimensional Explosion! The finest deck that commands absolute respect from every player! This deck is the perfect shell for the most powerful tool in the Runecraft arsenal, Dimensional Shift, to defeat your opponents in a single turn with a glorious giant explosion! Aggressive decks fancies themselves as superior but Dimensional Explosion will destroy them with the strongest of spells!

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[Quickie] Mob Psycho 100

== Mob Psycho 100 ==

OP Main character.
Well-rounded supporting cast.
Reigen the god.
High octane action scenes with superb animation.
Interesting interpersonal relationships.
Light-hearted charm

Don’t expect:
Beautiful art style (due to cartoony visuals).
Over-the-top comedy as ridiculous as One Punch Man.
Actually, just don’t expect everything to be like One Punch Man.

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[Seiyu Spotlight] Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Welcome to Seiyu Spotlight where we worry about my obsession with voice actors and actresses and fanboy over them. We can’t talk about Seiyus, or voice actors, without first introducing Yoshitsugu Matsuoka. If you watch Shonen anime, you are sure to have heard his voice. He is most known as the voice of Kirito from Sword Art Online, Sora from No Game No Life, and Soma from Shokugeki no Soma. In short, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka is the epitome of the courageous Shonen male protagonist.

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