The Scoop: The Casuals’ Conundrum Pt. 2

Good day, Duelists! Welcome back to The Scoop! This is the realest Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report that you’ll find, and of course it’s right here on ARG! Last week, we began to explore the issue of the conundrum tournament organizers and players that long for larger even turnouts face with the Casuals’ Conundrum. If you didn’t read it, please check it out right here! In a nutshell, the issue is that ARG offers high level events for players to participate in and compete for much better prizes, but they somehow still aren’t able to hit the numbers that even Regional Qualifiers Read more


Hello again, Duelists! Welcome back to The Scoop! This is the realest Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report that you’ll find, and of course it’s right here on ARG! We’ve reached a point in the game where there are options for competitive play that are not run by Konami Digital Entertainment(KDE). There are ARG Circuit Series events at a MUCH more frequent pace than YCS events and on pace with Regional Qualifiers. These events offer much more flexible prize support and offer much more to the competitive player than KDE does at the current time. So for the better, more competitive player, ARG Read more


Hello again, Duelists! Welcome back to The Scoop! This is the realest Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report that you’ll find, and of course it’s right here on ARG! In this game we play, there are many issues that we face from the moment we decide that we’re taking off to an event, until the moment we arrive home. The relevancy of these issues vary between themselves, but the question that is posed to you today is this: Are these issues beyond repair? Granted, this isn’t a question that can be answered currently, but after we dive a bit deeper into the problems that Read more


Hello again, Duelists! Welcome back to The Scoop! This is the realest Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report that you’ll find, and of course it’s right here on ARG! The 150th YCS has concluded and TJ Kinsley has reigned victorious piloting Nekroz! Not only did he win the event, he did not lose a single match the entire event. I had the pleasure of playing TJ as an undefeated during Swiss Rounds, and after a fantastic 3-game match, I can absolutely say that he was very prepared and deserving of his victory. Also, a huge congratulations to fellow ARG Writer Max Reynolds for making Read more


Salutations, Duelists! Welcome back to The Scoop! This is the realeset Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report that you’ll find, and of course it’s right here on ARG! Making the Cut Before Making the Cut It’s most duelists dream to make the top cut and, subsequently, win any YCS event that they enter. This particular YCS, however, may pose a different challenge that precedes the challenge of making the top cut after swiss! Under the FAQ for the 150th YCS in Columbus, there’s a bit of a note which states that the seating for this event is 2,100 people. The most recently significant YCS Read more


My greetings, duelists! Welcome back to The Scoop! This is the realeset Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report that you’ll find, and of course it’s right here on ARG! Is Switching Correct? We’re only a week and some change away from the 150th YCS and players all around the country are scrambling to finalize plans and gather up their decks! With the release of the new set, Crossed Souls, Shaddolls are truly gaining some ground in terms of the number of people converting to the deck. It’s ability to further combat Nekroz with its new Water-based Fusion monster has enticed a great portion of Read more


“But already my desire and my will were being turned like a wheel, all at one speed, by the Love which moves the sun and the other stars” – Paradiso, Canto XXXIII, lines 142–145, C. H. Sisson   The ending of The Divine Comedy   My kindest greeting duelists! We are back again with The Scoop! The realest Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report on the net right here on ARG! Another ARG Circuit Series has ended with Nekroz taking yet another victory, piloted by Nick Ma! Congratulations to Nick on becoming the latest ARG Champion! Also, Konami began sending out spoilers for the next booster Read more


What’s up duelists! We are back again with The Scoop! The realest Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report on the net right here on ARG! We are coming off the coattails of the most recent European YCS in Bochum. Luca Chetoni emerged victorious with Nekroz, with the deck taking the most spots yet again. Congratulations to Luca, but the story of the weekend was the streamed feature match between YCS Bochum runner-up, Eugen Heidt, and Federico Zoppini! If you didn’t happen to see the feature match live, you can catch it here. Eugen was nice enough to take the time to do an interview with me Read more


Hello again everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! The realest Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report on the net right here on ARG! It was a light week in the game for the Americas, as all that really happened were a few Regionals across the country. In Bogota, Colombia, however we had YCS Columbia going on with America’s own Barrett Keys taking home YET ANOTHER championship! So first things first, congratulations to him and the other American players that made the top cut, including Tahmid Zaman and Ankit Shah! Without further ado,  let’s get into what we’ve seen and learned this week in Read more


Welcome to The Scoop! This is the realeset Yu-Gi-Oh! News Report that you’ll find, and of course it’s right here on ARG! It may not always be the longest because news happens fast, but I promise I’ll be bringing you all the Yugi-News and happenings in the community as they occur so keep an eye out for the latest and the realest scoop on everything that you want to know!   If you, for some reason, didn’t attend YCS Chicago this weekend, I’m sure you gave Facebook all it had trying to keep up with the news, since the North Read more