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Pojo's Yu-Gi-Oh! August 2005
Archive

Wednesday, August 31, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Monster Reincarnation numbered RDS-EN045. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin and Snapper all have reviews.

Dark Paladin makes some change for a dollar with the New Banned List in Dark Paladin's Dimension

Tuesday, August 30, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Autonomous Action Unit numbered DR1-EN087. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, Rj and Snapper all have reviews.

YamiBakuraFan has cranked out another Featured Article today about Gadgets.  Check out YamiBakuraFan's Little Shop of Horrors.

Wicked has a look at some Underrated Cards today. 

Otaku takes a look at the DDM Monster of the Week  Knight of Twin Swords and adds his two cents.

Ben schools you on the New Ban list in The North School.

Weej gives you his Different Perspective on the new ban list.

And, we have several new Tourney Reports to check out from all the weekend action all over the globe.

Monday, August 29, 2005  Rj is using his Deck Garage today to discuss the building and use of Side Decks.  Check out Rj's Deck Garage today.

Leon is back with another new article in the South Wall Corner Club.  Today he's discussing the New Asian Ban List. 

Our Card of the Day is Giant Trunade numbered DB1-EN032. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, Rj, and Snapper all have reviews.

Ryoga, our Yugioh Puzzle Maker, has a Tourney Report for you today. 

Smoke_Rulz has updated the YuGiOh Apprentice Patch for you guys again today. "Added several cards to this update: The new Collector Tin set (Gilford The Lightning, Exarion Universe, Vorse Raider, edited Dark Magician Girl, Rocket Warrior, and Panther Warrior), the last Shonen Jump releases (Exchange of the Spirit and Des Volstgalph), and some World Championship exclusive promos (King of Destruction - Xexex, Queen of Fate - Eternia, and Firewing Pegasus)."  It's in the Apprentice Section

SiphonX examines the New and Better Than Ever Forbidden and Limited list for the Official Card Game.

Friday, August 26, 2005  JaeLove continues his articles describing the Epic War that was staged at GenCon.  The war for North America:  Team America vs. Team Canada.  Check out JAELOVE's Smooth Journey for details on the Tournament, and the Match #2: Max Suffridge vs. Kyle Duncan!!!

Our Card of the Day is Necrovalley numbered DR1-EN032. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, Dark Paladin, Rj, Coin Flip and Snapper all have reviews.

The shackles are unlocked by theDungeonMaster in Dungeon Dice Monsters to let loose a TGIF Two-Fer. Today, we'll look at Joey’s Dungeon Dice Monster Team and the Dungeon Dice Monster of the Week: Knight of Twin Swords.

There's a new Interactive Demo on UDE's Yugioh Site.  Full Details in our News Section today.  "In the demo, Yugi and Joey will guide you through an introductory game of Yu-Gi-Oh! teaching you all the basics in plain terms as you go. You can click through it at your own pace and move your cards around using the mouse. Both characters are voiced by the same actors that bring them to life on TV, making the Demo all the more exciting. And you can review sections as needed using the Menu options. It’s a fun way to learn the game and takes 20 to 25 minutes."

Thursday, August 25, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Spiritual Wind Art – Miyabi numbered CRV-EN053. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, Rj, Coin Flip and Snapper all have reviews.

GSAttack has an update on his Yugioh PDF Checklists Page for you today. "I have updated the English Card Checklist page to include the 2005 Collector Tins and the Shonen Jump Championship promo. The total cards listed is now up to 3,006."

Ron Jackson, Anthony Montalvo and Shugotenshi Kintaro have Tourney Reports for us today.

Wednesday, August 24, 2005  WiCkEd is in his Deck Garage today looking over a Kenshin's Roid's Deck.  Check out Wicked's Deck Garage today. 

Sheckii sent me 3 articles to post today!!  Two are regarding GenCon, and one is a Deck Fix in his Deck Garage:

I just noticed the Voting Poll from JaeLove's Team America vs. Team Canada article wasn't working.  I just tweaked the HTML code and got it working.  So feel free to vote.

Our Card of the Day is Spiritual Fire Art - Kurenai numbered CRV-EN052. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, Coin Flip, Rj and Snapper all have reviews.

Deathjester checks in with some discussion on Expanding the Metagame and asking Will Swarm Come Back with a Vengeance??? Find out today in Deathjester's Dojo.

And, Rj asks his own questions about Casual Play in Rj's Deck Garage.

We'll throw in some new Top 10's just for fun.

Tuesday, August 23, 2005  JaeLove was at GenCon this past weekend for the Shonen Jump Championships.  An Epic War was staged over the weekend.  No .. not the Shonen Jump Championships!  The war for North America:  Team America vs. Team Canada.  JaeLove: "I introduce to you today my experiences in recording and documenting a battle between Team America and Team Canada. Yes, my friends, the rumors are true. While nameless individuals from both sides chose to spend the better part of the past year arguing and bickering over which country is “superior”, I chose to talk to my good Canadian friends Matt Peddle and Kyle Duncan and make something happen. At Gencon Indy, the epic battle was staged."  Check out JAELOVE's Smooth Journey for details on the Tournament, and the very first match: David Simon vs. Matt Bishop. 

Dark Paladin has a detailed look at the Legacy of Darkness set today. 

Our Card of the Day is Spiritual Water Art – Aoi numbered CRV-EN051. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, Coin Flip, Sandtrap and Snapper all have reviews.

We just posted Tin Images for two more Tins.  I don't think these are on the Internet anywhere else yet.  You can find Tin Images for the Vorse Raider Tin and the Rocket Warrior Tin in our News Section today. 

And, we have a boatload of brand spanking new Tourney Reports. Several from our reliable regulars and a few from some new names.

Monday, August 22, 2005  Well, Shonen Jump GenCon is over.  Congrats to Nareg Torossian of Massachusetts who took first and all the cool prizes that go with it. Congrats Nareg!    Now ... onto all the articles from Wednesday - Sunday I haven't posted cause of GenCon and Summer Fun:  (we have a lot of articles going up today ... stay tuned)

We do have our first comprehensive Tourney Report
in from GenCon. Brandon Fritzler brings us his  GenCon Shonen Jump Championship "Chaos Variant" deck! Our thanks to Brandon.

napay - The YuGiOh Daddio has a new Featured Article for you today. Check out: "Vulnerability: a New Perspective on Black Luster Soldier– Envoy of the Beginning".

Dark Paladin has his thoughts on what should be on the next Ban List today.  He also has a 2nd article titled: "Solutions to certain problems in the metagame".

Our Card of the Day is Spiritual Earth Art – Kurogane numbered CRV-EN050. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, Rj, Coin Flip, Sandtrap and Snapper all have reviews.

Ryoga has another new puzzler for you, and the solution to the last puzzler in When Cards Collide!  Check out "#46: "Manipulation". Can you win the game in 1 turn?  

YamiBakuraFan has cranked out a cool article about 6 6 6 Dice Cards today.  Check out YamiBakuraFan's Little Shop of Horrors.

WiCkEd is back in his garage again.  Today's article is: "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams: Dealing With Deckbuilding".  Check out Wicked's Deck Garage today. 

Ben has a brand new article for you in The North School.  Today he has Deck Theory on Level Conversion Lab. 

Leon is back with a new Featured Article.  Today Leon has an article on Card Advantage.  Check out Leon’s South Wall Corner Club today

Sunday, August 21, 2005  The new Shonen Jump Promo was announced yesterday at GenCon. Metagame has a photo of it, and details from the GenCon Shonen Jump Event.  The new promo is Des Volstgalph.

Friday, August 19, 2005  Well, I spent all day at GenCon on Thursday. I wore a pedometer just for the fun of it.  Walked nearly 8 miles yesterday!  This place is huge! Not much going on in the Yugioh Areas though, except for a few small constructed/limited events.  The big tourneys are starting today.  I spoke with Kevin Tewart and they had not yet revealed the cool-new promo card they are giving away at the event.  Kevin said only 3 people in North America even knew what it was.  All 6 tins have been revealed as many of you now know.  I'll try to toss up some photos later today & tomorrow.  Good Luck to everyone playing at GenCon!  - Pojo

Our Card of the Day is Cyber End Dragon numbered CRV-EN036. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, ExMinion Of Darkness, Coin Flip, dawnyoshi and Snapper all have reviews.

How repetitive thinking hurts your game is discussed today in Rj's Deck Garage in his article How Repetitive Thinking, It Hurts Your Game.  Rj also has an article on "Tips for a Professional looking team".

Thursday, August 18, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Cyber Twin Dragon numbered CRV-EN03. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, ExMinion Of Darkness, dawnyoshi and Snapper all have reviews.

SiphonX crawls into his deck to snuff out the kraziest of dueling errors.

And, we have a couple freshly picked Tourney Reports in from the field along with a few new CCG Tips to feed your brain with.

Wednesday, August 17, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Cybernetic Magician numbered CRV-EN016. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, Coin Flip, ExMinion Of Darkness, Rj, dawnyoshi and Snapper all have reviews.

Dark Paladin takes a Wednesday look at Problems in the Metagame today in his Dimemsion.

Tuesday, August 16, 2005  SandTrap has his first Featured Article in nearly two years.  Just before GenCon Indy starts, Sandy check in with: "The Triangles of the Metagame".  Check out SandTrap's SandTrap today. 

Leon is back with a new Featured Article.  Today Leon is answering some Viewer Mail. Check out Leon’s South Wall Corner Club today

Dark Paladin stops by with a detailed look at Cyber Dragon today. 

Our Card of the Day is Drillroid numbered CRV-EN009. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, Coin Flip, ExMinion Of Darkness, Sandy, Rj, dawnyoshi and Snapper all have reviews.

Monday, August 15, 2005  We have a new Featured Writer to introduce to you today.  It's YamiBakuraFan.  He has a new section titled: YamiBakuraFan's Little Shop of HorrorsHis first article is how to build a Yami Bakura Character Deck.  Welcome about YBF! 

WiCkEd is back in his garage again.  Today's article is: "Feel Good Inc.-New Cards , New Thoughts".  Check out Wicked's Deck Garage today.  He's also sending out a request for decks to fix.  Email him if you'd like some help.

Dark Paladin brings you the set review for Labyrinth of Nightmare today.  Check out Dark Paladin's Dimension.

Our Card of the Day is Cyber Dragon numbered CRV-EN015. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, Coin Flip, ExMinion Of Darkness, Sandy, Rj, dawnyoshi and Snapper all have reviews.

We got our hands on a nice, color-coded spoiler for CYBERNETIC REVOLUTION (CRV).  We added it to the left margin with the other spoilers. 

GSAttack has an update on his Yugioh PDF Checklists Page for you today. " The Elemental Energy booster set has been out in Japan for nearly a week. I have created a pre-checklist for the set and included it with the other checklists (better late than never). The card names are translations of the Japanese cards. Actual English card names will not be available till late October."

We received a Press Release from the cool folks at GenCon with news & updates for attendees.  There's some Yugioh Info in the PR as well.  There's one cool thing inside the Press Release - The Username & Password for Free wireless service for Gen Con Attendees!- Press Release

Saturday, August 13, 2005  SiphonX gears up this weekend with his latest feature article, Mechanical Mayhem: Cyber End Dragon. He'll examine Cyber End Dragon's potential of finally offering a serious challenge to the stallwart Black Luster Soldier – Envoy of the Beginning.

The Pre-Ban Champ, zozegirl6 sends us a Tourney Report from Imagination Unlimited in Oakland County, MI. And, we'll throw in a few new CCG Tips and Top 10's to keep you busy this weekend.

Friday, August 12, 2005  For our Card of the Day today we've asked our reviewers to select a card that they'd like talk about. It's Reviewer's Choice day. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, Otaku, Dark Paladin, dawnyoshi, Sandy, Coin Flip, Rj and Snapper all hop on our Pojo express for this wild ride.

WiCkEd is using his garage today to discuss underrated cards.  Check out Wicked's Deck Garage today.

Weej let's his fingers do the talking in Shuffling techniques for the Beginner and Expert. Take a look at Weej's Different Perspective.

Coin-Flip yuks it up with a look at Why Thievery Sucks in Coin-Flip's New (and amusing) Creeds.

Lord Tranorix has yet another Tantalizingly Terrible Tip.  Actually, today he's looking over a Top 10 List. 

Funny Yugioh Story from Tampa Bay newspaper.

Thursday, August 11, 2005  Yugioh GX will air on Cartoon Network starting in October!  Full Details in our News Section today. 

Our Card of the Day is Hade-Hane numbered SOD-EN032. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, Dark Paladin, dawnyoshi, Sandy, Coin Flip, Rj and Snapper all have reviews.

Weej stops by today with his thoughts on Black Luster Soldier today.  Check out Weej's Different Perspective.

Ryoga has another new puzzler for you, and the solution to the last puzzler in When Cards Collide!  Check out "#44: "Revenge". Can you win the game in 1 turn?  

Ben has a brand new article for you in The North School.  Today he has Deck Theory on Dark Warrior. 

Deathjester is back with a new Featured Article in Deathjester's DojoToday, he catches you up on happenings of the last couple of months.

Wednesday, August 10, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Byser Shock numbered DR1-EN052. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, Dark Paladin, dawnyoshi, Sandy, and Snapper all have reviews. And, Rj joins us as a reviewer.

Tuesday, August 9, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Great Dezard numbered DB2-EN220. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, Dark Paladin, Sandy, and Snapper all have reviews.

Leon is back with his 3rd Featured Article.  Today Leon is CRV Sneak Preview Event. Check out Leon’s South Wall Corner Club today

Smoke_Rulz has updated the YuGiOh Apprentice Patch for you guys again today. "Added Cybernetic Revolution, and the card Embodiment of Apophis. Bryan Holt also sent me a nice e-mail with more card errors! (this guy has nothing better to do, honestly... :P) A list of the fixed cards and why follows. Also, I don't have the flavor text for the first 4 monsters of Revolution, so if you want to hand them over, feel free."  It's in the Apprentice Section

Coin-Flip takes a look at Elemental Energy today in Coin-Flip's New Creeds.

And, we have a few Tourney Reports posted to fire up your red hot August.

Monday, August 8, 2005  WiCkEd has posted another Pojo Staff Duel today.  The Duel is between EMOD & KenshinEtErnal.  The commentators are featured writers Ace of Wicked & TheDungeonMaster.  Check out Wicked's Deck Garage for: "ExMinionOfDarkness VS. KenshinEtErnal". 

Ben has a brand new article for you in The North School.  Today he has Deck Tech with King Dragun. 

GSAttack has an article on the rulings on SP1-EN003 "Embodiment of Apophis" along with a look at the card. 

Our Card of the Day is The Fiend Megacyber numbered DB1-EN047. Lord Tranorix, Dark Paladin, ExMinion Of Darkness, Sandy, and Snapper all have reviews.

CoolexplosionDen sent us a Cybernetic Revolution Spoiler.  It's in the left margin for future reference. 

Some More News from GSAttack: "I attended the Cybernetic Revolution Sneak Preview held by Dream Wizards (www.dreamwizards.com) this weekend. They were very organized and did an excellent job. The Shonen Jump Sneak Peek booklet that accompanied the promo card included information on the next Sneak Preview event. The Elemental Energy Sneak Preview will be held on November 12th and 13th. The promo card for the event will be "Exchange of the Spirit". - GSAttack!

Tranorix schools us with another correction of a common tip that isn't. Inferno Tempest is highlighted in another installment of Tranorix's Tantalizingly Terrible Tips.

Friday, August 5, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Star Boy numbered MRD-E109. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, Dark Paladin, Sandy, Coin Flip and Snapper all have reviews.

I'm not sure if everyone fully understands what fully happens when folks contribute a Fan Tip to Pojo's Yugioh Site.  1.  Fan Writes Tip.  2.  Fan Sends Tip to Pojo.com.  3.  Lord Tranorix proofs all tips to assure accuracy.  4.  Lord Tranorix sends the good ones to JonnyO to post on the site.  And/Or ... Lord Tranorix deletes the bad ones so that no one gets bad information.  Lord Tranorix just had the wonderful idea of using the bad tips as a teaching tool.  Today, Lord Tranorix has fun with: Overlooked Elma Combo in Tranorix's Tantalizingly Terrible Tips.

Thursday, August 4, 2005  We have yet another Featured Writer to introduce to you today ... Well you already know this guy.  Starting today, Lord Tranorix has a new column titled: "Tranorix's Tantalizingly Terrible Tips".  What's it about?  Go find out. 

Leon is back with his 2nd Featured Article in as many days.  Today Leon is discussing some underrated Tech Cards.

Weej stops by today with his belated thoughts on the newest Ban List.  Check out Weej's Different Perspective.

And we introduce yet another Featured Writer to you today ... It's Ben Marley.  Ben submitted at article to us, that we posted for the Yugioh Message Board Veterans to vote on.  The vets like Ben, and he's now a Featured Writer.  Check out The North School for his first article: Bazoo RFP

Rj posted a little notice in his Deck Garage today.  It's how to increase your chances to actually have him feature your deck.

Our Card of the Day is The Legendary Fisherman numbered DB1-EN190. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, SandTrap, Dark Paladin, Coin Flip and Snapper all have reviews.

Wednesday, August 3, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Bladefly numbered DB2-EN068. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, sHecKii, SandTrap, Dark Paladin, Coin Flip and Snapper all have reviews.

Rj opens up Rj's Deck Garage again today to have a look at a Toon Deck.  

We also have a new Featured Writer to introduce to you today.  It's Leon.  Leon won a member vote on the message board, and was deemed qualified enough to write features for you guys.  Today's first article is titled: Gear Up!

The DungeonMaster is in the Dungeon Dice Monsters area discussing Yugi's Team. 

We have a big batch of fresh CCG Tips posted for you to study over.

And, Now Playing Magazine has a review of Yugioh Online.

Tuesday, August 2, 2005  Our Card of the Day is Yomi Ship numbered DR1-EN019. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, sHecKii, SandTrap, Dark Paladin, Coin Flip and Snapper all have reviews.

sHeckii, one of our COTD guys, and Featured Writers has decided to open up a Deck Garage.  Today's first fix is: Strike Ninja.

Rj opens up Rj's Deck Garage again to oil up one of the many machine decks he's received lately. 

Weej also has a new Featured article for you today. Check out Weej's Different Perspective for his 2nd article: "Obscurity is your best friend".

The DungeonMaster also rolls back in with a look at A Deck’s Equipment in Dungeon Dice Monsters.

And, Dark Paladin serves up some Pharaoh in Dark Paladin's Dimension today.

Monday, August 1, 2005  Rj is in his deck garage giving you some ideas on what comes handy at tournaments besides your deck. Check out Rj's Deck Garage today.

Our Card of the Day is UFO Turtle numbered DB1-EN047. Lord Tranorix, EMoD, Coin Flip, Dark Paladin, Snapper and SandTrap have reviews.

SiphonX stops by for the first time in about a 1/4 of a year with an all-new Featured Article for you.  Today it's "Taming the Bull: The Dominant Warrior Deck".

We have some Yugioh DVD News for you today.  Season 4 will be on DVD later this year.  Full details in Today's News

The DungeonMaster is in the Dungeon Dice Monsters area discussing a new Team Idea. 


 



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