Erik Nance

Author Archive

Toad in the Hole

Considerations for Conquering Seismitoad-EX

Tech for the Few or Prep for the Many?

A Piece on the Spectrum on Teching

Charting a Course

The Mental Map to VA Regionals

Is Rogue In Vogue?

An Examination of the Open-Air Meta

Welp, Time to Play Again

A Mini-Guide for Those Playing to the Tune of 300 CP
This Pokémon generates electricity and channels it into its legs to keep them going strong. _______ can run nonstop for three full days. (Boltund)

Play It Out

In-Game Skill, Part 2: Thinking Strategically

No False Move

On Playing the Pokémon TCG Optimally

6 and Up

The Overt Simplification of the Pokémon TCG

Deft Decisions

In-Game Skill, Part 1: Technical and Strategic Play

It All Adds Up

Summarizing Arithmetic, The Little Rogue That Could
The powerful muscles in its tail generate its electricity. Compared to its lower body, its upper half is entirely too small. (Dracozolt)

The Name of the Game

Strategic Standards in Expanded and Standard Formats

Smart Mistakes

Trading In Conventional Wisdom for a Better Deck


A Brief US Nationals Recap, the Player vs. Judge Perspective, and a Little Something to Count On Come Worlds or Next Season

If You’re Prepared… Or If You’re Not

2014 US Nationals Deck Options for Varying Levels of Readiness

Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

Alternate Strategies to Victory
It flies on wings of apple skin and spits a powerful acid. It can also change its shape into that of an apple. (Flapple)