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Welcome To The New Era Of Dueling!

August 31st, 2013

Welcome to the first Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series tournament of an all-new era!

Eleven days ago on August 20th Duelists world-wide were shocked to find that the new Forbidden & Limited List would bring sweeping changes to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME.  Dragon Rulers and Prophecy were reined in, along with their predecessors, Mermails and Fire Fists.  Splashable trap cards were Limited and Semi-Limited to balance out the newly-Forbidden status of Heavy Storm.  Generic power cards like Monster Reborn and Pot of Avarice were banished to the Shadow Realm, as were high-impact themed cards like Gateway of the Six.  Cards like Black Whirlwind, Destiny Hero – Malicious, and Scapegoat were removed from the List, returning to three-per-deck.  It was the biggest list of changes ever, affecting a grand total of 47 cards.

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