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Yu-Gi-Oh — Game Play

Fun Formats to Play at Home

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If you're not really a big-tournament player, playing at home with the same decks can get a little predictable after a while. If you'd like to try something new, check out these formats to try with your mates that could be some fun! Draft This is a type of tournament where you get some booster packs and make a deck entirely out of the cards you get from the boosters. There are some standard rules that stores use (that can be seen here) but you can do whatever you like at home. My recommendation would be to get around 6 Battle...

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Yu-Gi-Oh National Championships - All You Need to Know

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Want to go to the national championships but don't know much about this level of tournament? This article contains everything you need to know. The basics When: Sunday 24th April. The first round is due to start at 9:30, be at the venue by 8:30 at the latestWhere: Ellerslie events center (80 Ascot Ave, Auckland, New Zealand 1050)What do I need? Your deck. A deck list. Konami ID. There will be paper to write out your deck list there and if you don't have a Konami ID, you can get one on the dayCost: $30 ($10 for players 12 and...

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Timed Rounds and How to Use Them to Your Advantage

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Timed Rounds and How to Use Them to Your Advantage

The first time you go to a big tournament, you may not be used to being timed when you play and it can be a bit off-putting, here's some tips of how you can make the most of it. 1. Know how long you have In Yugioh, you are allowed to ask a judge how much time you have left in a round. If you feel your first game went on for a long time, ask a judge how much time is left so you can see if you need to adjust how much time you're spending on each move...

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Preparing for Large Events

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Preparing for Large Events

With the national championships coming up (info can be found here), I thought I would give a brief run-down of what to expect going into these events. If it's your first time going to a large event, they can be a little scary, so here you can find out everything you need to know! Before the day It's important to be prepared, so make sure you have all of this ready before you go. Pack your bag the night before so you have everything Write your deck list (more info about this is below) Have your deck ready to go...

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Yugioh Terminology / Glossary

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Have you been reading a few of these articles but have no idea what some of the terms mean? Here's a quick guide to what some of the words mean. Brick: not drawing good cards or the cards you need Cut: Where you place some cards from the bottom of your opponents deck onto the top of their deck after they have shuffled. This is to avoid cheating Deck out: Have no cards left in your deck Draw: Taking a card from the top of your deck and putting it into your hand FTK (first turn kill): this is where...

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Rules to the Yu-Gi-Oh TCG

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Rules to the Yu-Gi-Oh TCG

Have you always wanted to play the Yugioh TCG but don't know how? Have some cards lying around that you have no idea how to use? Here's a guide to playing the game! This is just the basics, so if you have questions about specific cards, you're best off getting in touch with your local judge. How do I win? There are 2 basic ways to win, called win conditions. These are: Reduce your opponents life points to 0 Your opponent can't draw a card when they have to because it's the start of their turn or a card says they must...

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