Exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix Preview: Red-Eyes B. Dragon!

Greetings Yu-Gi-Oh! Fans! Welcome to another Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix: Series One set coming to a retailer near you in 2014!  Today’s preview is a character that’s quite the card, Red Eyes B Dragon! Come see what has us fired up about him! Red Eyes B. Dragon starts his first 2 clicks with Running Shot, Impervious, and the special power Inferno Fire Blast that states Red-Eyes B. Dragon can use Energy Explosion and Penetrating/Psychic Blast. When it uses either, after actions resolve, … Continue reading

CoreTCG Exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix Preview: Flame Swordsman!

The Flame Swordsman is an impressive close combatant in the Yu-Gi-Oh! universe and his HeroClix figure definitely delivers on that promise! Flame Swordsman begins play with a special power titled Salmandra Flamestrike, which allows him to use both Charge and Sidestep.  Charge is a great power to move into the melee against your opponents with, and still make a close combat attack while Sidestep allows Flame Swordsman to move up to 2 squares as a free action.   Need to get … Continue reading

The End Is Nigh: An Introduction To Dragonic Overlord The End!

He’s finally here! One of the most well-known, debated, and controversial cards in the game has finally been printed in English. Dragonic Overlord the End is quite possibly one of the most feared and anticipated cards Vanguardhas ever seen. When the game first arrived to the English market, Awakening of the Twin Blades had just come out in Japan, and it was already known that Dragonic Overlord was making a strong showing overseas. Not only are his own effects strong, … Continue reading

Majesty Lord Blaster: An Intro to BT05: Awakening of the Twin Blades

With the release of BT05: Awakening of the Twin Blades, the long-awaited Phantom Overlord Dragon, Majesty Lord Blaster, and Dragonic Overlord the End are finally here in the English game! This set is probably the most anticipated Vanguard set to date. Let’s talk about the impact these cards are going to bring to the game, and let’s start off with the new Royal Paladin, Majesty Lord Blaster. Majesty Lord Blaster is a very strong and consistent card. It has a … Continue reading

Core TCG’s CBLZ Sneak Peek Is This Weekend!

Don’t forget!  The Cosmo Blazer Sneak Peek is this weekend, so if you’re in the Greater Los Angeles area you should stop by Core TCG for an unforgettable Sneak experience! Want to check out the new Cosmo Blazer booster pack before its official release on January 25th?  Core TCG is hosting two days of Sneak Peek action this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, January 19th and 20th.  The festivities kick off at noon on each day, and entrants will receive five packs … Continue reading

Brandon Smith’s Vanguard World Championship Report!

Going into the Cardfight!! Vanguard World Championship I felt a little nervous; actually, I felt really nervous. It was one of the first times that I felt I was the favorite going into an event. Before the Championship my record in tournament play, counting only Regional events and higher, was 21-2. I’m very proud of that record, but I was starting to feel the pressure of keeping the pace that I’d set for myself. Going into the tournament I was … Continue reading

John Pedro’s Vanguard Nationals Report!

I’m going to start this off by talking about myself a little bit. My name’s John Pedro, and I live in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. I’ve been playing card games almost my entire life from Yu-Gi-Oh to Magic the Gathering, and now Cardfight!! Vanguard. I’m the Assistant Manager at an As Seen On TV store, I have a girlfriend of three years, and the best friends anyone could ever ask for. I’ve really never done anything huge in other games. I … Continue reading

Brandon Bastianelli’s Vanguard Nationals Report!

My name is Brandon Bastianelli. I’m 23 years old and I’m from Michigan. I started playing TCG’s back in 2002, and I’ve played games like Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic the Gathering, Universal Fighting System, and most recently Cardfight!! Vanguard. I took an extreme interest in Vanguard early on, and devoted alot of my time to studying the game and playtesting. Since then I’ve played in three Qualifiers and even earned my invite to the North American National Championship. I participated in three … Continue reading

Get Ready For The Cosmo Blazer Sneak Peek!

Are you in the Greater Los Angeles area?  Want to check out the new Cosmo Blazer booster pack before its official release on January 25th?  Well you’re in luck!  Core TCG is hosting a giant Cosmo Blazer Sneak Peek weekend on Saturday and Sunday, January 19th and 20th at noon on each day.  Entrants will receive five packs of Cosmo Blazer before it’s available for sale; the exclusive Sneak Peek promo card, Noble Arms – Caliburn; and you’ll have a chance to win … Continue reading

YCS Seattle Is Right Around The Corner!

  The final Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series tournament of 2012 will kick off in just two weeks, live at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center!  On November 16th to 18th, some of the greatest duelists in the world will throw down for the title of Champion, in the first-ever YCS tournament to feature new cards from Abyss Rising. Two weeks ago in Providence, Rhode Island we saw Chris LeBlanc take home Championship gold with the new Geargia strategy, crushing Chaos Dragons with a devastating 2-0 … Continue reading