August 31, 2010

Black Return

Why is Konami Printing such worthless cards...

Thats all for today.


August 30, 2010

New Format

Now that I think about it, almost every deck has a good chance in the new format.

Change in play styles of every deck? Yes.

But an equal ground in a sense for a lot of decks?

Also yes.

Isnt that what Konami is shooting for?

August 28, 2010

Revival Rose

Interesting Combination with Pheonixian Cluster Amarylis

Also, Pheonixian Cluster Amarylis can be easily used for Synchro Fodder when combined with some Level Stealer, no?

Thats all for today.

August 26, 2010

New Format

Just thinking...

The banlist leak comes out around the 15th.

Everyone knows it by the 20th(for sure). Confirmed banlist.

Everyone starts making decks/blogging/thinking/playing in the new format around the 25th.

By the 27th, nobody plays the "old" format anymore. You know, the one that is STILL GOING ON.

People have already "converted" to the new format by the 25th.

People stop thinking in the "old format" by a month and a half before the format ends.

Are people thinking too far in the future? Why cant you see into the future and yet remain in the present?

Thats all for today.


August 25, 2010

Scar Red Nova Dragon

I just realized this guy doesnt retain Red Demon's Dragons/Red Demons Dragon/Buster / Saviour Demons Dragon's monster destruction effect.


Still awesome?

Then again it doesnt have a clause to get Red Demons Dragon back when it leaves the field.

Thats all for today.


August 23, 2010


Warrior of the Sun:
During the damage step of the battle with a DARK monster, this monster gains 500ATK.

Warrior of the Moon:
During the damage step of the battle with a LIGHT monster, this monster gains 1000ATK.

:/ Whats with such a big difference?

Are they custom tailored to beat Dark Magician and BEWD?

Thats all for today.

/*End Script

August 22, 2010

In Hindsight...

Rau-kun's Heavy Storm post (s)

Just might be the thing to give an edge this format.

Thats all for today.

/*End Script

August 21, 2010

Chaos Sorcerer at 2

Foolish Burial -> Cross Porter -> Search Neo Spacian -> Activate Convert Contact -> Dump Moss and Panther -> Draw 2.

Summon Cyber Dragon -> Summon Junk Synchron -> Revive Cross Porter -> Synchro Summon Scrap Dragon -> Destroy Cross Porter and an enemy's card. Search Grand Mole.

Summon Chaos Sorcerer. Summon Dark Armed Dragon.

Thats all for today.


Crimison Hell Flare

Cannot negate Gaius...

Which is very, very sad...

On a completely unrelated note, Red Demons Dragon Beat.deck is turning out quite interestingly, especially now that there are 2 Magic Cylinders to Crimison Hell Flare.

Thats all for today.


August 20, 2010

New Format

Miracle Synchro Fusion seems viable.

Lots of Black Rose flying around

Lots of Black Hole casting

Lots of Starlight Road going off because of said two things

Lots of synchroing still going on.

Lots of Infinity Emperors going around because of the past few reasons.

Gaia Drake, Ultimate Psychicker both seem really good this format due to this.

Thats all for today.

G-Ray Out.

August 19, 2010

Machine Emperors X Black Rose Dragon

Summon Black Rose Dragon! Destroy Field!

Summon Machine Emperor! Attack direct and open Limiter Removal!


Summon Black Rose Dragon! Destroy Field!

Chained Starlight Road!

Machine Emperor cannot be summoned due to lost timing!

Thats all for today.

August 18, 2010

New Banlist

It seems like My Body as a Shield will be a bit stronger...

Also, for backrow removal, should we pack Mobius?

As for the reprinted/more usable starlight roads: Two cyclones does combat this "abuse" a bit...

Thats all for today.

August 16, 2010

Cloudian Wizel

So: Cards that can use Wizel well.

Most of the time, You usually cant be certain when the opponent will destroy your monsters, for you to summon Wizel.

So whats the solution?

Destroy your monsters yourself!

Cloudians maintain field prescence well, generate advantage when theyre summoned, and are generally awesome....

Except theyre clouds. Theyre soft and squishy and you die. Very fast.

The only way to combat this is to use Spirit Barrier or Sanctuary in the Sky.

Also to note is Cloudians, when turned to defence, self destruct.

Some dont like that. We do.

It gives you a controllable timing to summon Wizel. Awesome right?

And when Wizel is beating down, you dont have to worry about advantage lost because of Cloudians, which generate the advantage gap right back.

And Sin Stardust. Because its just awesome.

Cloudian Sin Wizel Beat Control Stall Permission.deck

Monsters 22
3 Zeradias, Herald of Heaven
3 Machine Emperor Wizel Infinity
3 Cloudian - Turbulence
2 Cloudian - Smoke Ball
3 Cloudian - Cirrostratus
3 Cloudian - Altus
3 Cloudian - Acid Cloud
2 Sin Stardust Dragon

Spells 12
3 Sanctuary in the Sky
3 Book of Moon
2 Pot of Duality
3 Cloudian Squall

Traps 7
1 Solemn Judgement
3 Dark Bribe
1 Mirror Force
2 Bottomless Trap Hole

Next big thing?

I dunno.

Thats all for today.

/*Script End

August 15, 2010

Mist King

Mist King makes for an interesting side deck choice for Frog Monarchs

Especially in Mirror Matches.

Special summon Treeborn Frog.

Use Enemy Controller and steal a Monarch

Special Summon Treeborn Frog

Tribute both for Mist King.


Thats all for today.


August 14, 2010

Gemini Sparks

Sometimes, youre just sifting through cards, or paging through your file, and you find some cards you hid behind others or just didnt remember they were there.

So apparently I haves 13 Gemini Sparks now.

Thats all for today.

August 13, 2010

Swap Frog

You can bounce monsters as many times as you summon this guy, but you get only ONE additional normal summon.

So stop misplaying.

Thats all for today.

G-Ray Out.

August 11, 2010

Ally Genex Crusher

Makes an interesting addition to Monarch decks.

Summon Vanity Fiend
Summon Gaius
Summon Jinzo
Summon Dilg

Thats all for today.

G-Ray Out.

August 10, 2010


Can be used to send effect monsters to the graveyard...

also functions as an interesting monarch fodder generator.

Snake Rain instantly pumps it to 5000 ATK.

I'm supposed to write some interesting comboes with this guy, but I really dont have much.

3 Exodius, 3 Battle Fader, 3 Miracle Dig. Makes interesting Monarchs.

Thats all for today.


August 9, 2010

Spell Shattering Arrow

It absolutely wrecks Dragunity Beatdown decks.

It functions as a Heavy Storm or Malevolent Catastrophe, causing Aclys to destroy their own cards, yet without being as valuable game-wise as the two.

Thats all for today.

G-Ray Out.

August 8, 2010

Main Deck Dilg

Is awesome

Thats all for today.


August 6, 2010


Q: If I have 1 other Hero monster, and summon Airman, and activate his first effect, to which the opponent chains Pole Position, his only backrow card, can I choose not to destroy Pole Position?

A: Yes.

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August 5, 2010

Duel Puzzle #14

Life: 8200

Hand: Effect Veiler

Field: Face up ATK Caius the Dark Monarch, Face up DEF Spirit Reaper, 2 Face down cards: My Body as a Shield, Mirror Force), Face up Skill Drain.

Graveyard, Deck, RFP zone, Extra deck, etc, do not matter(I'm feeling nice today.)

Life: 1550

Hand: Dark Armed Dragon(Win!), Trap Eater, Reinforcement of the Army

Field: Face down Call of the Haunted

Graveyard: Jinzo, Mystic Tomato, Allure of Darkness, Dust Shoot, Heavy Storm.

RFP: Caius the Dark Emperor, BF - Sirocco the Dawn

Deck: 29. (Content Free, but order unknown).
Extra: 15(Content is free)

It is currently the standby phase of your turn.

Win this turn.

The method of winning has to account for all possible timings of activation of Effect Veiler.

That being said there should only be about 2-3 significant timings.

August 4, 2010

Wynnda and Erial

Soon, Vairons, Inverz, Larvals and Gemknights will have their versions.

Just wait and see.

Also, in Speed Duels, Eria the Water Charmer is in the Ritua deck, and Wynn is in the Gusta deck.

Definately some connection.

Thats all for today.

G-Ray Out.

August 3, 2010

Gusta Sunbolt

Recruit Genetic Woman

Return RFP'd Gustas to your hand.


Thats all for today.


August 2, 2010

Dragunity Aclys

Q: If this card is not face up on the resolution of its special summoning effect, will the monster still be special summoned?
A: Yes, but Aclys will not be equipped to the monster.

Trivia: If you summon Levaetin/Misteal through this way, and Aclys is sent to the grave/removed from play before Aclys resolved, you can get the equipping effect off Levaetien/Misteal.

Q: Do you select the monster to special summon when activating the effect?
A: No. only at resolution.

Thats all for today.

G-Ray Out.

August 1, 2010

Gold Sarcophagus

Yes, its an awesome card.

But TOPDECK OF DESTINY turning out to be Gold Sarcophagus

Really sucks.

It does.

That being said opening with 2 Gold Sarcophagus, 1 Future Fusion, 1 RoTA, 1 Emergency Call, and 1 Starlight Road is win.

Thats all for today.