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OCG 2016.10 Metagame Report #2

Welcome to Week #2 of the OCG 2016.10 format. The release of Raging Tempest had an immediate impact on the metagame. ABC is still in the lead, but the margin has narrowed. Zoodiac is making its mark right...

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OCG 2016.10 with Red-Eyes

At the 46th Aichi CS with Hatti CS Individual Battle, Kuro-Shika (黒鹿) played with a Red-Eyes deck and finished in the Top 7. While Blue-Eyes had dominated the OCG 2016.04 format, and Dark Magician had some minor appearance,...

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OCG 2016.10 Metagame Report #1

Welcome to Week #1 of the OCG 2016.10 format. ABC continues to be the best deck in the competitive scene and is still increasing its lead. Metalfoes follows behind, but is nowhere close to catching up to ABC....

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OCG 2016.07 Metagame (1 Jul – 30 Sep 2016)

The OCG 2016.07 Forbidden and Limited List did not hit any of the top decks, but the metagame shifted with the introduction of ABC. From a total of 506 top-placing decks from 66 competitive Japanese tournaments, here is...

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OCG 2016.10 Metagame Report #0

Welcome to Week #0 of the OCG 2016.10 format. While the OCG 2016.10 Forbidden and Limited List will only be officially in effect on 1 October 2016, numerous card shops have already been running with the new list...

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Summon Animations

Summon Animations of the 6 signature monsters available in the closed beta. Yami Yugi – Dark Magician Seto Kaiba – Blue-Eyes White Dragon Joey Wheeler – Red-Eyes B. Dragon Mai Valentine – Harpie Lady Sisters Téa Gardner –...

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Hiyama Shunsuke’s Decks

Hiyama Shunsuke made history at the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2016 when he successfully defended his title, becoming the very first two-time consecutive World Champion. He is also the first duelist to make it to three consecutive World Championship...

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links closed beta was launched today and I managed to have a go at it. The controls are easy and intuitive – a simple drag for summoning or attacking, similar to the touch gesture that...

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OCG 2016.04 Metagame (1 Apr – 30 Jun 2016)

With Performapal Dracoslayer gone, the opportunity for previously underwhelming archetype has opened up in the competitive scene. From a total of 473 top placing decks from 60 competitive Japanese tournaments, here is the final metagame breakdown of the...

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Swords of Concealing Light

In the recent Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2016, during the first feature match, a ruling issue came up when Samir Bachar played Swords of Concealing Light and Hiyama Shunsuke responded with the effect of his Dragon Spirit of White....