Michael Slutsky

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  • Joined Feb ’11

Bio: Name’s Michael Slutsky. I’m a graduate of the University of Minnesota, with a History degree. I’m from Minnesota and play in the Midwest, but travel all over. Hit me up if you want to talk!

I’ve recently gotten into streaming and YouTube! My Twitter and Twitch are below, but here are the links to my entire content creation suite! Drop me a like, follow, and subscribe, and I can’t wait to show you guys what I’m working on!

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ssky57
Twitter: @SSky57
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SSky-Productions-1887058934876162/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-57DcPAFEOs91zqrygQzpg

Ab Ovo Usque Mala

Michael Slutsky on The Season’s Road, Expanded Golisopod/Eeveeloutions, and Waterbox Reborn

Forbidden Knowledge

Introducing Expanded Beyond the Bans and Looking at Espeon/Garbodor & Gardevoir for Ft. Wayne

Rounded Edges

Michael Slutsky on Constructing, Drafting, and Executing a Pokémon TCG Cube Draft

Moving onto the Beyond

Thoughts on the new Expanded and Standard Formats, plus a first look at Volcanion, Gardevoir, and Metagross in BKT-on

Hopping to New Heights

Focusing on a Fantastic Frog Formula and Gauging Greninja’s General Odds of Glory
The skin on its face is impervious to attack, but breathing difficulties made this Pokémon go extinct anyway. (Arctovish)

The Other End of the Rainbow

Analyzing the Format Shift from Seattle to Madison and Decks to Consider Looking Ahead to Mexico

New Kids on the Block

Volcanion/Turtonator, Wishiwashi (?!) and Metagross for Seattle

The Fellowship: The Companion Guide

Further Exploration of Guardians Rising

The Fellowship of the Guardians

Guardians Rising Preview Pt. 1

A Changing of the Guard

Guardians Rising Preview and Cosmic Dream Team
Watch your step when wandering areas oceans once covered. What looks like a stone could be this Pokémon, and it will curse you if you kick it. (Galarian Corsola)

Who’s On First?

Salt Lake City Surprises and Discussion on Matchup-Based Formats

Decidedly Deciduous

Volcanion, Groudon, and Night March for Portland plus an Honest Discussion on the State of the Game

The Mighty Decks

Decidueye, Turbo Dark, Dark/Garb, Waterbox, and Mega Rayquaza for Anaheim Regionals

Starry Dynamo

The Beginnings of PRC–SM Testing with Vespiquen/Decidueye, Eeveelutions/Zoroark, Turbo Dark, and Mega Rayquaza

Rogue None

Schematics for the Lone Star, a Figured-Out Format, and the Intergalactic Battle for Balance
It emits psychic energy to observe and study what’s around it—and what’s around it can include things over six miles away. (Orbeetle)