Finals Feature Match Patrick Hoban (Mythic Rulers) vs. Alyxander Lisgathe (Loli Control)

After two long arduous days, these two have made it into the finals. The 15th and 16th seed of the tournament have gone through the gauntlet having to defeat the higher seeds to get to this point today, a win here is truly an accomplishment. Unlike the other rounds, this match will be a best out of 5 instead of a best of 3. Game 1 Alyx wins the die roll and elects to play first. He kicks things off by playing Card Trooper to send Flamvell Guard and Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos to the graveyard. An Upstart Goblin Read more

We’re finally here! Just two more rounds until we’re able to crown the winner of ARGCS Richmond. Alyx had to fight his way to this point after sneaking in at the 16th seed. Corey on the other hand has had an easier route starting off at the 5th seed. Game 1 Corey won the die roll and starts off by summoning Evilswarm Kerkyion and setting 5 backrow. Alyx sets a monster and two backrow before passing. In the EP Infestation Infection was played sending Kerkyion to the deck to add a Evilswarm Castor to his hand. Corey draws and passes Read more

Welcome to Day 2 of ARGCS Richmond! Today we have an interesting matchup involving Marquis Johnson and Kevin Rubio. Kevin breezed through swiss and was a lock in for Day 2 by Round 8. Marquis on the other hand had a tougher time and was forced to play out his Round 9 match yesterday where he knocked out 2-Time Champion Tyree Tinsley. Game 1 Marquis rolls a 12 and will take first. He opens things up by setting a monster and a backrow and passing. Rubio draws and looks at his hand and passes. Marquis contemplates his plays for the Read more

Top 16 Decklists Michael Case Barbee Deck: Mermail Monsters: 3 Mermail Abyssteus 3 Mermail Abysspike 3 Mermail Abysslinde 1 Mermail Abyssmegalo 1 Mermail Abyssturge 1 Mermail Abyssgunde 1 Mermail Abyssocea 1 Mermail Abysshilde 2 Atlantean Marksman 1 Atlantean Dragoons 2 Cardcar D 1 Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls Spells: 3 Upstart Goblin 2 Mystical Space Typhoon 2 Soul Charge Traps: 3 Reckless Greed 3 Abyssphere 2 Breakthrough Skill 2 Vanity’s Emptiness 1 Solemn Warning 1 Torrential Tribute 1 Phoenix Wing Windblast   Side Deck: 3 Maxx “C” 2 Fire Hand 2 Ice Hand 1 Mystical Space Typhoon 1 Dust Tornado Read more

We’re coming to a close to the end of Day 1 and both these duelists are in a position where they’re basically locked into a Day 2 spot, however they both have decided to play this one out. Game 1 Rubio wins the die roll and elects to play first. He kicks things off by playing Hieratic Seal of Convocation to add Hieratic Dragon of Su to his hand. He plays Hieratic Dragon of Eset and tributes that to special summon Su. Eset lets him bright out a Laborite Dragon. Another seal nets him a Hieratic Dragon of Nebthet and Read more

Table 1: Alex Decolator (Geargia) vs. Patrick Hoban (Mythic Ruler) Table 2: Admassu Williams (Mythic Ruler) vs. Kevin Rubio (Hieratics) Table 3: Ethan Reece (Mermail) vs. Cody Angeloff (Ghostricks) Table 4: Sean Coovert (Evilswarm) vs. John Bradley (Mermail) Table 5: Andrew Paller (Geargia) vs. Royce Townsend (Geargia) Table 6: James Guerrero (Mermail) vs. Calvin Tahan (Mythic Rulers)

Hey guys! Welcome to Round 6! As the day starts to wind down we have Spitta up against Alex. Spitta didn’t have far to travel to get to the event today, however Alex had to travel all the way from New York to get here. Both duelists have made it this far with perfect “5-0” records and a win here almost cements a spot for them in Day 2.   Alex wins the die roll and elects to play first. He opens the duel with an Upstart Goblin before T-setting and passing. 9000-8000 Spitta opens Maxx “C”, Vanity’s Emptiness, Soul Read more

Welcome to Round 2 everyone! The duel kicks off with Tahmid rolling a 6 against Moore’s 4 and he elects to take first. Tahmid opens with Mermail Abysshilde, Patrick Hoban, Genex Undine, Atlantean Marksman, Mermail Abyssocea and Mermail Abyssmegalo. He kicks things off with Undine sending Atlantean Dragoons to graveyard to add Genex Controller to his hand while netting him Moulinglacia the Elemental Lord with Dragoons. Upstart follows drawing him a Maxx “C”. He presses onward by discarding Hilde and Marksman to special Megalo netting him a Abyssphere to his hand while Special Summoning Ocea from his hand with Hilde’s Read more

So I felt like it would be cool for you guys to see what it’s like on the writer’s perspective of an event. Going into this event I was fully prepared to play until Jim asked for some writers, and well I personally enjoy the writing aspect of the game more than I do playing so I instantly accepted it. Thursday It took forever, and after a series of delays and having to stop by our locals so people could get cards, we head off to Charlotte around 8:30 PM and after quite a bit of struggling we manage to Read more

Finals Feature Match Patrick Hoban (Mermails) vs. Bodan Temnyk After all’s said and done it comes down, it all comes down to these two.   Game 1 Bodan wins the die roll and starts us off with a Pot of Duality adding Bottomless Trap Hole to his hand. He summons Brotherhood of the Fire Fist – Bear and sets 3 before passing. Hoban starts by playing a Patrick Hoban (Upstart Goblin) to draw a new card. He sets a monster and two backrow before passing. 9000-8000 Bodan summons Brotherhood of the Fire Fist – Gorilla and declares an attack and Read more