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Pojo's Yu-Gi-Oh!
August 2006 Archive

Thursday, August 31, 2006  FanatikMonk is back with a new Featured Article.  Today his article is titled: "Conundrum: Time Control".  Somebody toss FanatikMonk a Quarter for using the word Conundrum in his title.

Wow, I just get done posting one article from FanatikMonk and a 2nd one pops in my email in-bin.  Cool!  Today's 2nd article is titled: "Skulls Everywhere!" and deals with Skull Lair. 

Carrotizer has a new Featured Article.  Today he's building a Strike Ninja Deck.

News in the Video Game World: Yu-Gi-Oh Double PackKonami announced that Yu-Gi-Oh! Double Pack 2 has shipped to retail stores throughout North America. The game combines Yu-Gi-Oh! Destiny Board Traveler and Yu-Gi-Oh! Dungeon Dice Monsters video games into one game pack, letting Yu-Gi-Oh! fans enjoy two adventures on the Game Boy Advance. Each copy of the game will include three exclusive trading cards: D.D. Assailant, Twinheaded Beast and Emes the Infinity.  This game can be ordered from Amazon.com for $29.99. (Free shipping and usually no tax.  What a deal  ;-)

Our Card of the Day is Destiny Hero - Dogma. EMoD, Tebezu, Dark Maltos, Ryoga, Pippin and DeathJester have reviews.

Tebezu sweats out August's Dogma Days in his latest article.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Destiny Hero - Double Dude. The dudes EMoD, MikeJ, Tebezu, Dark Maltos, Ryoga and DeathJester have reviews.

We have a slew of new TCG Tips & Deck Ideas for you to check out, and a new Top 10 List.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006  We had a bad link to Pook's Featured article yesterday.  Let's try again: Pook is back with another new Featured Article today as well.  Pook's article today is titled: "The Return of the Holy Trinity".

FanatikMonk is back with a new Featured Article.  Today his article is titled: "Pimp My Hat!", and its about rebuilding Soul Control. 

Dark Maltos has some Fan Fiction for you today if you're in the mood to sit back and listen to him spin a yarn. 

Our Card of the Day is Neo-Spacian Flare Scarab. EMoD, Tebezu, MikeJ, Dark Maltos, Pippin, Ryoga and DeathJester have reviews.

Upper Deck has an Online Survey regarding the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! booster release. They asked us to link you guys to it, so that you can provide your opinion on the set.  So, we'll let you jet away from Pojo for a bit today.  ;-)

Carrotizer has 3 new Featured Articles for you today!  Check 'em out.

Monday, August 28, 2006  Deathjester is back again with a new Featured Article in Deathjester's DojoToday's article is titled: "The SECRET to Dueling Success", and deals with Time Management.

We had a broken link to  Dark Maltos' article last Friday.  We fixed this today.  Thanks to the folks that let us know. Today's deck is "Speed Burn".

Our Card of the Day is Neo-Spacian Aqua Dolphin. EMoD, Tebezu, MikeJ, Dark Maltos, Pippin, Ryoga and DeathJester.

We have a new Featured Writer in town - Carrotizer.  His first article is titled: “I Remove 1 Light and 1 Dark … Actually, Make That 1 Insect and…1 Insect?!”

EvanT has updated his Yugioh Checklists and Card Pool file.  Nice work Evan!

Friday, August 25, 2006    Dark Maltos continues his regular series of Friday articles called none other than: "Maltos's Friday Deck".  Today's deck is "Speed Burn".

Our Cards of the Day this week are looking at cards that have had their playability increased or decreased as a result of the new ban list. Today, it's Bottomless Trap Hole. EMoD, Tebezu, MikeJ, Dark Maltos, Yugiman, Ryoga and DeathJester.

Thursday, August 24, 2006   JaeLove describes the action again today in this years Battle for North America.  Check out JAELOVE's Smooth Journey today for Match 8 of the Battle for North America, Round 2. 

FanatikMonk is back with a new Featured Article.  Today he looks at an Anti-Meta deck. 

Our Cards of the Day this week are looking at cards that have had their playability increased or decreased as a result of the new ban list. Today, it's Magic Cylinder. EMoD, MikeJ, Coin Flip, Dark Maltos, Yugiman, Ryoga and DeathJester.

Wednesday, August 23, 2006   Tebezu checks in with a new Featured Article.  Today he discusses how Machine Decks have been impacted by the new Ban List. 

Mofox also has another article in the Journey to the UK Nationals.  It's another turn by turn duel. 

JaeLove continues to describe the action again today in this years Battle for North America.  Check out JAELOVE's Smooth Journey today for Match 7 of the Battle for North America, Round 2. 

Our Cards of the Day this week are looking at cards that have had their playability increased or decreased as a result of the new ban list. Today, it's Sacred Phoenix of Nephthys. EMoD, MikeJ, Coin Flip, Yugiman, Ryoga and DeathJester.

We got a little behind in posting our reader submitted TCG Tips & Deck Ideas, but we're catching up today.

Tuesday, August 22, 2006  Dark Maltos looks at what the new Banned/Restricted has done to his Fiend Deck.

Pook stops by with an article about Chimeratech Overdragon titled: "Hasta La Vista, Yugi - Or - Rise of the Machines"

JaeLove describes the action again today in this years Battle for North America.  Check out JAELOVE's Smooth Journey today for Match 6 of the Battle for North America, Round 2. 

Our Cards of the Day this week are looking at cards that have had their playability increased or decreased as a result of the new ban list. Today, it's Ring of Destruction. EMoD, MikeJ, Tebezu, Coin Flip, Yugiman, Dark Maltos and Ryoga have reviews. Even DeathJester joins the fray.

Melos & Joshua sent us some Tips for posting today. 

Monday, August 21, 2006   Well, the big news from this weekend was the fact that a new Banned/Restricted List is out, and it goes into effect on September 1st.   (Thanks to the many folks who emailed us about the new list!)

FanatikMonk has an article on why he likes this ban list today. 

Dawn Yoshi stops by with a new Featured Article today. DY's newest article is titled: "Is Return Broken, or are you broken?" - Mike actually sent this a while back, and I lost it.  My bad Mike. 

Our Cards of the Day this week will look at cards that have had their playability increased or decreased as a result of the new ban list. We'll start with Reflect Bounder. EMoD, MikeJ, Tebezu, Coin Flip, Yugiman, Dark Maltos and Ryoga have reviews.

JaeLove describes the action today in this years Battle for North America.  Check out JAELOVE's Smooth Journey today for Matches 5 of the Battle for North America, Round 2.  Match 6 will be posted tomorrow morning.

Smoke_Rulz has a New Apprentice Patch!  "I got a few updates for you this time. 1. The major one is the addition of the Power of the Duelist set. Thanks to David Kates for pointing me to a spoiler. 2. The not-so-major one is the addition of some other cards: Hidden Soldiers, a sneak preview card, and the 3 video game promos from World Championship 2006. 3. And the nobody-cares one is some minor updates to Hobby League promos and the Exodia cards, namely renaming of the limbs."  It's on our Apprentice Page for those of you that play Apprentice.

Yugioh Capsule Monsters debuts on Saturday morning television on September 9th.  More details in our News Section today. 

Friday, August 18, 2006   Our Card of the Day is Future Fusion. EMoD, MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Yugiman, Tebezu, Dark Maltos, Pippin and Ryoga have reviews.

Mofox delivers another in his Deck Evolution Series. Today, he declares, in the spirit of Friedrich Nietzsche, Chaos is Dead!

JAELOVE's Smooth Journey travels to Match 4 in the Battle for North America, Round 2.

Tebezu steps up to the pojo plate and gives us his 2 cents worth on the potential Ban-List.

Our recent card of the day, Ultimate Tyranno, is the topic in Dark Maltos' Dueling Dome.

Thursday, August 17, 2006   Our Card of the Day is Chimeratech Overdragon. EMoD, MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Tebezu, Dark Maltos, Pippin and Ryoga have reviews.

There's a little Industrial Speculation today in Dark Maltos' Dueling Dome. Maltos takes a look at the "confirmed" banned list released in Japan.

Deathjester checks in with Part 2 of How to Test-Play like a Champion in Deathjester's Dojo

Wednesday, August 16, 2006   JaeLove describes the action today in this years Battle for North America.  Check out JAELOVE's Smooth Journey today for Matches 1, 2, and 3 of the
Battle for North America, Round 2. 

DMKrietejr sent us a Yugioh GX episode review today for the Episode Guide.  Thanks DMK!

Our Card of the Day is Ultimate Tyranno. EMoD, MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Tebezu, Dark Maltos, Yugiman, Pippin and Ryoga have reviews.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006   JaeLove has an introduction to the players in this years Battle for North America.  Check out JAELOVE's Smooth Journey today.

Our Card of the Day is Miracle Jurassic Egg. EMoD, MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Tebezu, Dark Maltos, Yugiman and Ryoga have reviews.

FanatikMonk has two featured articles for you today. One is an introduction, which he's never done.  The second article contains his thoughts on the upcoming Ban List, and it's move up on the calendar. 

Mofox still needs some of your input to get his Deck Evolution Series of articles up & running.  Head on over and see if you can help.  ;-)

Mofox also has another article in the Journey to the UK Nationals.  It's the conclusion the last turn by turn duel. 

Mofox also sent me this new tidbit.  I thought it was about Pojo.com ... but it wasn't.  :-P  "A YGO Website has been voted in the Top 50 Coolest Websites of the year by Time Magazine:  Yugioh Groove "

We have part 4 of Increase your dueling technique in 7 steps in Dark Maltos' Dueling Dome. Today's chapter -- The Grave.

Monday, August 14, 2006   News on the TCG Front: "Just so you have some advance notice, the next Forbidden/Limited list will go into effect on September 1, rather than the regularly scheduled October 1. (And the following list should be March 1, 2007.) This will be a permanent shift of 1 month forward for all future lists.  The new list will be on the web page soon."  This is confirmed. 

Our old friend Pook stops by for the first time since 2005.  Feel free to check out what he has to say. 

Our Card of the Day kicks off Power of the Duelists Week with the card Hidden Soldiers. EMoD, MikeJ, Dark Paladin and Yugiman get us going.

Friday, August 11, 2006   Our Card of the Day is Destiny Hero-Dreadmaster. EMoD, MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Dark Maltos, Yugiman and Ryoga have reviews.

Thursday, August 10, 2006  Deathjester is back again with a new Featured Article in Deathjester's DojoToday's article is titled: "How to Test-Play like a Champion: Part 1". 

zathras9d sent us the OCG/TCG Card Name X-Ref List to host here.  It's in the left hand margin for future reference as well. 

We want to wish Good Luck to Dark Paladin before he ships out early next week for Basic Training.  He's going into the Army Reserve and will be training until the end of the year.  Thanks for every DP!  Have some canned eggs for me!

Our Card of the Day is Destiny Hero - Captain Tenacious. EMoD, MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Pippin, Dark Maltos, Yugiman and Ryoga have reviews.

Wednesday, August 9, 2006   Our Card of the Day is D-Time. EMoD, MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Dark Maltos, Yugiman and Ryoga have reviews.

Tuesday, August 8, 2006   Our Card of the Day is Forced Back. EMoD, MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Tebezu, Otaku, Dark Maltos, Pippin, Yugiman and Ryoga have reviews.

Monday, August 7, 2006   Smoke_Rulz has a New Apprentice Patch!  "I've added the 8th Structure Deck, Lord of the Storm. I've also added the upcoming 3 Shonen Jump promos: Unity, Yu-Jo Friendship, and Judgment of the Pharaoh."  It's on our Apprentice Page for those of you that play Apprentice.

Our Card of the Day is Ordeal of a Traveler. MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Tebezu, Pippin and Ryoga have reviews.

Matthew Fisher sends us a tourney report from his action at the Power of the Duelist Pre-release tournament held in Milton Keynes, England.

And, we'll toss in some new TCG Tips & Deck Ideas.

Saturday, August 5, 2006   We have a couple tourney reports to check out this weekend. McKay, Tyler and Sam D all saw action.

Friday, August 4, 2006   JaeLove has details about Round Two in the Battle for North America.  Check out JAELOVE's Smooth Journey today.

Mofox is back for another leg of his Newbie's Journey. This week he has another turn by turn duel.  It's titled: The Day Mofox got owned! 

Mofox is also starting a new section that he is calling The Deck Evolution Series.  We posted his Introduction to the series today.  This section requires reader assistance.  ;-)

Dark Maltos is starting up a regular series of Friday articles called none other than: "Maltos's Friday Deck".  Today's deck is "The Hex".

Our Card of the Day is Dark Magician. MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Dark Maltos, Ryoga and Yugiman have reviews.

Thursday, August 3, 2006  Wh1t3Tyg3r sent us a Spoiler for the new Lord of the Storm Structure deck.  It is also in the left margin with all the other spoilers.  Thanks Wh1t3Tyg3r! 

Here's a story from the NorthJersey.com website about Brandon Sherman who finished in the Top 4 at that Yugioh GBA Nationals Championship last month. 

Our Card of the Day is Blowback Dragon. MikeJ, Pippin, Dark Paladin, Dark Maltos, Ryoga and Yugiman have reviews.

Wednesday, August 2, 2006   Tebezu checks in with a new Featured Article.  Today he is looking at a lockdown type deck.

Our Card of the Day is Cyber Dragon. MikeJ, Pippin, Dark Paladin, Otaku, Dark Maltos and Ryoga have reviews. And, we welcome Yugiman to the staff.

Tuesday, August 01, 2006  Dark Maltos in back inside Dark Maltos's Dueling Dome. Today he discusses the aftermath from his "Tears" article two weeks ago.

Dark Paladin also has a new Featured Article for you.  Today he has an article about school & dueling. 

Our Card of the Day is Mobius the Frost Monarch. MikeJ, Dark Paladin, Dark Maltos, Otaku and Ryoga have reviews.

Rodney Watt sends us a couple tourney reports for you to check out.


 



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