Posted: May 18
I recommend this game highly. For beginners, this is an excellent starting point. From a returning player's standpoint, 2014 is by far an easier way to refresh one's memory of basic mechanics. However, no game is without drawbacks.
- There is limited deck building. For a beginner, this is reasonable enough. However, building a deck is half the enjoyment of the game. Yes, in this regard one could simply buy a copy of DToP '15, but that is more money out of pocket.
- Sealed slots are extra. Yes two slots for 40-card decks come with the game, however, as aforementioned, despite the slots being cheap, it is regardless money lost. Of course you could run only two decks, but the paper game is centered around experimentation. It would seem that way in Duels, but alas, it isn't.
Regardless of micro-transactions, the game plays exceptionally well and newcomers will catch on quickly. I speak from experience. Before I picked up an Intro Pack at my local game store I bought this game. I am a better player because of it.