A trading card game where players summon Monsters and activate Spells and Traps to deplete their opponent's Life Points. The game has a strong fantasy theme, and is usually played with 2 players, although it has been adapted to work with more. It has no direct resource system, but utilizes face-down ...

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Activate ignition effect from hand?

I have 2 questions, one generally-scoped and one specific: Can I activate the effect of Disenchanter while it is still in my hand? In general, can one activate monsters' ignition effects from the ...
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Why do cards miss their timing?

My specific question is regarding Lightpulsar Dragon and why it misses it's timing (such as when synchro summoning), while cards like Tuningware don't. I am mainly just looking for an explanation as ...
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Can Japanese Cards be played if using an English based Deck?

I was reading on the Yu-Gi-Oh Wiki that some cards have their artwork changed due to censorship, examples are the Fortune Lady's Original Japanese version English Version with Censor now i am ...
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If effects happen at the same time, whose effect works?

A Graydle card's effect says when it's destroyed by battle or cards and is sent to the graveyard, it comes back as a equipment card and I take control of an opponent's face up monster. My opponent has ...
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How are holographic trading cards printed in an industrial setting?

Are printing techniques trade secrets? I'm wondering what type of printer, foil, cardboard, etc., is required to print holographic cards of the sort you might see in Magic or Yu-Gi-Oh. I can find ...
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Can I use the effect of the Winged Dragon of Ra from the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime in a real game?

The anime says that the Winged Dragon of Ra's attack and defense is what is added up by the attack and defense of the tributes to summon it. From the Yu-Gi-Oh wiki: When Summoned by Tributing 3 ...
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Yugioh: Sacrifice a field card to destroy target monster

Is there a Yugioh card with the effect (activated on the field) that you can discard a card in your hand and/or one you control to target another card on the field and destroy it? This would, in ...
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Does Juragedo always cause a replay?

If I SS Juragedo during the battle step, does it always cause a replay? During either player's Battle Step: You can Special Summon this card from your hand, and if you do, gain 1000 LP. You can ...
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How to calculate the probability to get all cards of Exodia, the Forbidden One by drawing them from my Deck during the Draw phase?

In Yu-Gi-Oh!, there are some cards that allow to the duelist to win a duel automatically. In this case, I'm focusing my question on Exodia, The Forbidden One. To win a duel using Exodia, you must ...
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Why Lava Golem can't attack?

During a duel1, my opponent summoned in my field a monster card known as Lava Golem. When was my turn, I entered in Battle Phase and I go to attack with Lava Golem, but I couldn't. Here is the ...
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Could Panther shark be played face-down defense when summoned by its own effect?

Panther shark effect is : If your opponent controls 2 or more monsters, you can Normal Summon this card without Tributing. If you control "Eagle Shark", you can Special Summon this card (from ...
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Are card modifications from Continuous cards thought of as “effects” - what happens to them?

I'm trying to determine what happens to modified cards when the Continuous card in question is destroyed. From the Yu-Gi-Oh Wikia; Continuous Monster Effects (Japanese: 永続効果 Eizoku Kōka) are a type ...
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What are the probabilities of getting any or all five cards of Exodia using a specified monster card effect

In Yu-Gi-Oh!, there exists a monster effect card called Morphing Jar, which has the following effect: FLIP: Both players discard their entire hands, then draw 5 cards. There are more ...
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Can I activate and resolve Hand Destruction with less than 2 cards in one's hand?

Hand Destruction's effect reads: (Spell/Quick Play) Each player sends 2 cards from their hand to the graveyard, then each player discards 2 cards. My question is simple: If me, or my oponent, ...
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Where can I find Duel Monster tournaments in the U.S.?

I really want to start getting in matches. I'm still a beginner but I want to practice versing people.
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Is there a free site to play Yu-Gi-Oh?

Anything fairly priced will also work. Any suggestions?
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Omega vs Mind Control

Using mind control, my opponent takes control of Omega and uses it's effect to banish itself and a card from my hand. Does Omega return to the field,if yes then when and on whose side of the field? ...
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Winged Dragon of Ra's Attack and Defense Points

On the card of the Winged Dragon of Ra, the attack and defense points are ????. I am wondering that does the Winged Dragon of Ra has infinite power, and if not, what are his defense and attack points? ...
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Summoning Beast King Barbaros with Majesty's Fiend on the field

My opponent summoned Majesty's Fiend on their turn, I have Beast King Barbaros in hand. May I summon Beast King without tribute with Majesty's Fiend on the field and what is Beast King's attack when I ...
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What is the very last step that Juragedo can be special summoned and tributed

My opponent declares and attack with a Nekroz holding Nekroz of Decisive Armor in hand. Can I wait until the damage step to special summon and then tribute Juragedo? Juragedo During either ...
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Returning Monsters to my hand

I'm looking for cards that allow me to return one or more Monster Cards from my own side of the field to my hand repeatedly. By repeatedly, I mean that they can be used several times per turn, ...
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Does Morphtronic Cameran defense effect negate trap and spell?

I wanna know if the effect in defense of the monster "Morphtronic Cameran" negate only effect of other monster or also trap and spell ?
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Calculating the probability of a combo hand [duplicate]

Before I ask the question, I should mention I already saw this and just don't get it. I have a 40 card deck with cards I'll label: A (3 copies) B (3 copies) C (3 copies) D (2 copies) E (1 copy) F (2 ...
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Is there a program/game i can build a deck and play against AI's without a net connection?

When i build my deck i like to try and test it out to see what flaws could be exploited and cards used to exploit those flaws while also seeing how difficult it is to implement my strategies while ...
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What happens with continous trap/spell cards when they get negated by Light and Darkness Dragon?

I'm pretty sure they would get destroyed, but people have argued that they stay on the field negated, since the card does not explicitly state "the card gets destroyed and sent to the graveyard." In ...
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Banishing Spell Cards from the graveyard

I'm looking for cards that allow me to banish one or more Spell Cards from my own graveyard repeatedly. By repeatedly, I mean that they can be used several times per turn, including with some ...
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Can I use Hannibal Necromancer's effect to destroy a trap card my opponent just activated?

I have Hannibal Necromancer on the field with 1 spell counter. It is my opponent's turn, and he activated the (previously-set) trap Horn of the Phantom Beast. Can I remove the spell counter from ...
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Sinister Shadow Games and Dimensional Fissure

Can I activate 'Sinister Shadow Games' if Dimensional Fissure has already been activated and, if I can, do I get the second effect to flip up a face down Shaddoll? Sinister Shadow Games Send 1 ...
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Can I activate Sinister Shadow Games if I have no Shaddolls in my main deck?

Can I flip 'Sinister Shadow Games' if I have no Shaddoll cards in my main deck? Sinister Shadow Games Send 1 "Shaddoll" card from your Deck to the Graveyard, then you can change any number ...
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Translation Software [closed]

Which software is best for translating Yu-gi-oh cards from Japanese to English without changing the original art.
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Barrier Statue of the Abyss and Barrier Statue of the Heavens — A Contradiction?

If both of these cards are on the field, how are their effects resolved? Barrier Statue of the Abyss(Effect Monster) No monsters can be Special Summoned, except for DARK monsters. Barrier Statue of ...
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Victory in Yugioh by Unusual Means

My first question is: Is it true that if your opponents obtains more than 5 back field cards (traps, etc) that they automatically lose? I realize you cannot lay more than 5 cards in that area, but ...
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Negative and Infinite ATK in Yugioh

Two questions: (-1) Everyone I've spoke to says that you cannot have negative ATK, why? It's not in the rule book so it seems that if I could reduce the ATK of an opponent to become negative then in ...
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Cause of abbreviations on Yu-gi-oh! cards

Why are certain Yu-gi-oh! cards abbreviated in unusual and inconsistent ways? A number of Yu-gi-oh! cards have unusual, inconsistent abbreviations in their card names that stand out. Perhaps the ...
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morphing jar in a chaos dragon-like deck. yes or no?

I've been using morphing jar a couple times and it's helped out sometimes. Sometimes it hasn't. Wondering if someone with a little more experience would run it. Of course, engine consists of most ...
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Self-Referencing Effects when a Monster is Destroyed

Keep the general implications in mind but, in particular, consider "Banisher of the Radiance". Its effect reads, "Any card sent to the Graveyard is removed from play instead." So does this monster ...
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Can I use Decoy Dragon's effect after Dream Sprite's effect?

Both Dream Sprite and Decoy Dragon can change the attack target of a monster and if Dream Sprite was used to change the attack to Decoy Dragon would Decoy Dragon be attacked or would Decoy Dragons ...
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Can I summon Interplanetarypurplythorny Dragon using Witch of the Black Forest's effect

Just wondering if this is a legal use of the card's effects since IPPT Dragon's effect does state that when a monster on my side of field is destroyed I can special it. Considering that my card being ...
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What card game is popular today, fun for kids, and is a worthy investment at a reasonable cost to my wallet? [closed]

So my son, who is 8 years old, is just noticing his friends getting into card games like Pokemon. I collected sports cards when I was his age and still do. I never got into the card games like ...
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Do Attached Cards follow the Swapped Monster when Creature Swap is used?

Suppose you have cards attached to a creature, and then use Creature Swap. Do those attached cards follow the monster to the other side of the field?
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If I have no creatures in the graveyard, do I nevertheless have one Type of creature?

I have a card called Solidarity, reading: If you have only 1 original Type of monster in your Graveyard, face-up monsters you control with the same Type gain 800 ATK. In the case where the ...
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Is this play involving Red Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon & Lightpulsar Dragon valid?

I was playing against a kid on dueling network and he swore that this play wasn't legal and I pretty much just ended the match to avoid arguing. I know I might be wrong, but here's how it went ...
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Designing a Yu-Gi-Oh! like card game - the game phases

Yu-Gi-Oh! has 6 phases, of which only 4 are actually visible to a player playing in real life. Main phase 1, battle phase, main phase 2, end. I personally do not like the way these phases work, and ...
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Can Slifer be summoned using Red-Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon's effect?

I'm running the first gen print of Slifer. Before I get asked about it, no I don't do tourneys or follow the modern card rulings. I stopped playing yu-gi-oh back in 2007 so I use the same limited ...
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Can items be added to the stack after it has started resolving?

I've been working on streamlining the rules for the abandoned TvTropes TCG project, but the description of the "Stack" system confused me greatly since the stack so rarely sees actual use in Magic ...
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Question about The Shallow Grave (Spell Card)

Here is the chain of events: I activate The Shallow Grave to special summon a needle worm from my graveyard (and my opponent chooses their monster), and then my opponent uses D.D. Crow to remove the ...