Ay Yeah! I was happy to see that a hero deck running Skill Drain’s topped. You see that’s the type of deck I have been running for the past 2 weeks. I knew this type of deck could hang with the big 3 decks.
Congrats to Joseph Giorlando, for his dominating a field of over 4300 people with his Hero Beat deck. He made it all the way to top 4 but lost to the champ Michael Balan playing dark worlds. You can read coverage of their epic match here (Top 4 Feature Match: Michael Balan vs. Joseph Giorlando).
Joseph’s build had many cards that you wouldn’t think of playing within a Hero Beat build. One of the cards that should have caught people off guard were the main decked Skill Drain’s. Skill Drain is one of those cards that can completely shut down Inzektors, Wind-Ups and sometime dino rabbit. While not hurting the monsters in his deck. It actually helped one of his monsters become a 3000 attacking beast.
Joseph’s deck ran a really low monster count with a heavy trap and spell line up. He ran the 4 core READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>
What makes the great players great? I hear this question asked a lot, as if there were a secret response that, once unveiled, would magically transform an average player into an elite one. Of course there is no such thing. The great players have a dozen or more traits that help make them the best at what they do. Furthermore, the elite players are elite in very different ways.
Billy Brake’s skill set varies greatly from that of READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>
All I can say is WOW! This summer is going to be a real good summer for Yu-Gi-Oh players in the TCG. Check out what sets are coming to a yu-gi-oh store near you for the summer.
Here is the article from Konami:
Lots of exciting stuff is coming out in the next few months for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME!
In fact, there’s so much coming out that I wanted to run down the list, including a few new things you might not know about yet. Get ready for some surprises!
First off, this month we just released Order of Chaos Special Edition, which comes with 3 packs of ORCS plus either The Winged Dragon of Ra or Effect Veiler. And next week, on March 20, the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Premium Collection hits shelves. This mini-tin featuring Yugi, Jaden, Yusei, and Yuma comes with Elemental HERO The Shining and Number 34: Terror-Byte, plus 4 more Secret Rares and 8 Super Rares from a new READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>
I once wrote an article asking Is YuGiOh Really Just a Childs Card Game? Most of of the replies I got was, NO! Since we know it’s really not a childs card game and most of us are way pass being a child. Why are some of us scared to let others know we play?
Just this past weekend at my locals, one of the guys was playing and got a call. He picked it up and started to talk to the person on the other line. Since he was in the middle of the table, all of us around him could hear what he READ THE FULL ARTICLE >>