All posts in ARGCS Washington DC May 31 & June 1, 2014

In our Top 4 we have a clash of delicious titans!  Both of these duelists have put their own spin on the Madolche archetype, but only one of them can advance to the finals.  Will Nate Forte have another miracle draw of Rank-Up-Magic – The Seventh One or will Pedro Parreno’s strategy achieve victory?  Whose cuisune will reign supreme?  We’re about to find out! Game 1 Pedro wins the die roll and leads off in this savory and succulent mirror match. He starts off with a Normal Summon of Madolche Anjelly which is hit by Nate’s Effect Veiler. He then lays Read more


Our first matchup of the Top 4 highlights two duelists who have taken a tried and true archetype and added a twist to it.  Jordano has added a Traptrix support engine to the consistent Fire Fists, giving him additional defense.  Aaron Furman has gone with Main Deck copies of Ice Hand and Fire Hand, giving him the edge in grindy matchups and blowing out opponents who believe every set monster is a Geargiarmor.  Mind games will definitely be a big part in this match, especially with the fact that both decklists are public knowledge.   Game 1 Aaron wins the Read more


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Welcome to the Finals of Alter Reality Games Circuit Series Washington D.C.! Wow that was a mouthful to say… Anyways, we have Nate Forte piloting Madolches facing off against Aaron’s Geargia Hands! This is the absolute finals of the main event so the winner takes the day! Remember, for Finals we have made the matches a Best of 5 instead of a Best of 3   Game 1: Nate will start things off after winning the die roll. He begins his turn by summoning Madolche Mageleine and searching for Madolche Anjelly with its effect. He then set 2 to end. Read more


Welcome to Top 8 Alter Reality Gamers! Jordano was a featured player from Day 1 where he dominated a Bujin deck in a quick 2-0 victory. Will he be able to pull out the same kind of game ending power that he did before? Or will Luis be able to show him just what the Bujin deck is actually made of? Let’s get into the game! Game 1: Luis will start off the game by setting Solemn Warning and Kaiser Colosseum before summoning Bujin Yamato. In the End Phase Yamato added Bujin Mikazuchi to his hand before sending Bujingi Hare Read more


Welcome guys to Day 2 of the ARG Circuit Series Washington, D.C.!  We kick off our Top 16 with a great matchup featuring two strategies people haven’t paid too much attention to, Sylvans and Spellbooks.  Which one of these “rogue” archetypes will be able to carry their pilot onto the Top 8? Game 1 Jerome starts with a Sylvan Charity, sending back Sylvan Flowerknight and Sylvan Peaskeeper. He Normal Summons Kuribandit, sets two to his backrow then proceeds to the End Phase. Kurbandit excavates two copies of Sylvan Sagequoia, Reckless Greed, Sylvan Flowerknight, and Sylvan Peaskeeper, adding Reckless to his Read more


Jerome Porter – Sylvan [ccDeck=”Main Deck”] 3 Sylvan Hermitree 3 Sylvan Sagequoia 3 Sylvan Komushroomo 2 Lonefire Blossom 2 Sylvan Peaskeeper 3 Kuribandit 2 Sylvan Princessprout 3 Sylvan Flowerknight 3 Soul Charge 1 Book of Moon 3 Sylvan Charity 3 Miracle Fertilizer 3 Phoenix Wing Wind Blast 3 Reckless Greed 3 Trap Stun [/ccDeck] [ccDeck=”Side Deck”] 2 Malevolent Catostrophe 3 Mystical Space Typhoon 2 Nobleman of Crossout 1 Swift Scarecrow 3 Maxx “C” 2 Ice Hand 2 Fire Hand [/ccDeck] [ccDeck=”Extra Deck”] 1 Temtempo the Percussion Djinn 1 Mechquipped Angineer 1 Ghostrick Alucard 1 Lavalval Chain 1 Evilswarm Exciton Knight Read more


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Name: Jordano Ibralim Age: 17 Occupation: Student Hometown: Bajonne, NJ Deck (MVP Card): Acid Trap Hole Previous Accomplishments: Multiple Regional Top 8’s What will you spend your prize credit on: Flights What is your favorite card from Primal Origin: Traptrix Dionea Name: Nate Forte Age: 17 Occupation: Nothing Hometown: Lakewood Deck (MVP Card): Tenki / Rank-Up Magic the Seventh One Previous Accomplishments: Some Regional Tops What will you spend your prize credit on: Gaea’s Cradle What is your favorite card from Primal Origin: Rank-Up Magic the Seventh One Name: Luis Poma Age: 24 Occupation: Student Hometown: Haledon, NJ Deck (MVP Read more


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It’s coming down to the wire, but there are two rounds left in the day! In this match it’s a battle of control decks as Bujins take on Fire Fist Traptrix! People are convinced that Fire Fist are a dead deck, but Jordano Ibrihan looks to change that outlook entirely! But first he has to get over Nicholas Ramsammy’s powerful Bujin deck. Let’s get into the game! Game 1: Nicholas starts the duel by activating Fire Formation – Tenki, allowing him to search for a Bujin Yamato before setting 1 to his backrow, playing Kaiser Colosseum and sending Bujingi Turtle Read more


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Here we are moving into the final round of Day One of the ARG Circuit Series Washington, D.C.! This time we’ll be showcasing two duelists at 5-2, fighting to keep their Top 16 hopes alive as they duke it on the featured Table 7. Will Evilswarms numerous forms of protection be enough to stop the format juggernaut that is Geargia?   Game 1 Justin wins the die roll and decides to go first. He starts off with by Normal Summoning an Evilswarm Castor and then brings out an Evilswarm Mandragora. He then overlays for Evilswarm Ophion, which uses its effect Read more


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Place Name Points 1 Poma, Luis 23 2 Roca, Corey 23 3 Forte, Nate 23 4 Furman, Aaron 22 5 Zaman, Tahmid 22 6 Randolph, Jarred 22 7 Johnson, Desmond 22 8 Reardon, Nick 22 9 Ibrahim, Jordano 22 10 Blank, Jonathan 22 11 Porter, Jerome 22 12 Wigley, Brandon 21 13 Ramsammy, Nicholas 21 14 Ashe, Justin 21 15 Parreno, Pedro 21 16 Viera, David 21 17 Shanhar, Naveen 21 18 Hoban, Patrick 21 19 Georges, Christian 21 20 Kinsley, Terrance 21 21 Guo, Eaton 21 22 Torres, Christopher 21 23 Nunez, Louis 21 24 Mirzada, Haris 21 25 Read more