Back in the days, when people played 40 card decks and we had no restriction that only allowed us to play a maximum of 4 a single card in our deck, 214's deck was a real powerhouse. Drop a rat asap, and then continue dropping rats ever turn after that. Plain and simple, but a very strong tactic during its time.
of course, this was a time where the "new design" would be the less round corners on our black bordered cards.
On another note, have you guys read this sweet article on the mothership? World Championship 1994. WOHO!