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    25 Sep 2014
    10 years in the making, the 2014 Gameplayer Championship is here! Gameplayer Championship 2014 Sunday 26 October (Labour Weekend) Ellerslie Race Course, Auckland This years Gameplayer More...

    09 Oct 2014
    It is time! Enter... The New Challengers booster set contains a host of daring cards that no Duelist should be without, including some of the most powerful Pendulum Monsters to date! Starting More...

    25 Sep 2014
    To celebrate the upcoming release of the Geargia Rampage structure deck, hobby stores are getting the opportunity to run a sealed pack tournament using the NEW Geargia Rampage Structure More...

    18 Jul 2014
    The Duelist Alliance is here! Duelist Alliance Sneak Peek Saturday 9th August and Sunday 10th August Duelist Alliance is the latest Set for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG and the More...

    11 Jul 2014
    Going to Hobby League or other Yu-Gi-Oh! event this weekend? With the new Space-Time Showdown Starter deck being released today (Friday 11 July) there are a few new rules coming to the Yugioh More...

    07 Jul 2014
    Oceania has a new Yu-Gi-Oh! Champion, Australia’s Donald Thompson! Donald, and finalist Jono Ritzau, also from Australia, will go on to represent Oceania at Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship in More...

    27 Jun 2014
    Oceania Side Events - No Invite Needed! Even if you haven't qualified for the main event, you can still join in the fun at the Oceania Championship by competing in the Side Events! They require More...

    09 Jun 2014
    Oceania Championship 2014   The World Championship Qualifiers are reaching their climax with the WCQ: Oceanean Championship 2014! At stake are invitations to the World Championship, More...

    05 Jun 2014
    Meet the 2014 Yu-Gi-Oh! National Champion - Barry Huang! Congratulations to the 2014 New Zealand Yu-Gi-Oh! National Champion, Barry Huang! Barry battled his way through New Zealand's first Top 16 More...

    14 May 2014
    New Zealand Yu-Gi-Oh! National Championship 2014    Sunday, 1st June 2014 Guineas Room 1, Ellerslie Racecourse, Auckland   TIMES   8:30 Doors Open/Registration More...

    22 Apr 2014
    Primal Origins Sneak Peek!   Primal Origins is coming! Being the final set in the Zexal series, Konami have saved some of the best for last! Legacy of the Valiant proved More...

    19 Mar 2014
    Travel to 2014 Yugioh Events There has been a lot of discussion recently in regards to this years dates for the National and Oceania Championships. Duelists have been very vocal on both More...

    12 Mar 2014
    Lock these dates in Duelists! 2014 is the 10th Anniversary of Gameplayer-Hobby Co and we have some big celebrations for Yu-Gi-Oh! this year! This is the year the Oceania World Championship More...

    10 Mar 2014
    Gold Series Returns! The Premium Gold Series is a set of 90 cards, including 58 Gold Rare cards and 32 of the new Secret Gold Rare rarity, debuting in Gold Series 2014.? Unlike past Gold Series More...

    10 Feb 2014
    The Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Qualifiers for 2014 is here! Beginning in January, this series of tournaments are your chance to win an invite to the Oceania Championship! Hobby Co and Gameplayer are also More...

    02 Feb 2014
    The following players have qualified to compete in the 2014 Yu-Gi-Oh! Oceania Championship, to be held in Auckland, New Zealand. Invites are determined on finals standings BEFORE cutting to Top More...

    26 Dec 2013
    2014 is going to be one of the biggest years for Yu-Gi-Oh! in New Zealand, and to help kick it off the Legacy of Valiant sneak peek lands January 18-19th! Click here to find a Sneak Peek for Legacy More...

    17 Nov 2013
    Need something to fuel your duel? Can’t wait till Regional season? There's great Yu-Gi-Oh! action heading to Auckland, Hamilton or Christchurch in the coming months! Auckland and More...

    30 Oct 2013
      Jaffe Forrest wins Gameplayer Championship 2013 TOP 8 DECKLISTS PHOTO GALLERY A new Gameplayer Champion has been crowned, Palmerston North's own Jaffe Forrest with Evilswarm! For his More...

    15 Oct 2013
    - Shadow Specters Sneak Peek November 2nd and 3rd 2013 Prepare yourself for a long Halloween this year, with the latest set for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG - Shadow Specters! Shadow Spectres is full More...

    29 Sep 2013
    Labour weekend has come around again, and that can only mean one thing to Duelists, it's time again for the Gameplayer Championship for 2013! For New Zealand Duelists,  The Gameplayer More...

    27 Sep 2013
    Hobby Co - Bullying and Community Conflict Policy Hobby Co does not condone bullying in any form or through any medium. However, it is not Hobby Co’s position to mediate conflict between More...

    08 Jul 2013
    Let the Judgment commence! Judgment of the Light shines down as the latest set for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG! JOTL is packed full of new XYZ monsters as well as a new arsenal of Synchro monsters, as More...

    06 May 2013
    -Saturday June 1st - Sunday June 2nd - Pioneer Womens Hall?   Corner High Street and Freyberg Place,   Auckland CBD Queen’s Birthday Weekend for 2013 (June 1-2), will host the More...

    27 Apr 2013
    Catchin' all the Action! Info about the event can be found here.   Today's the day, duelists! Today we see who's got what it takes to fight their way to being crowned Yu-Gi-Oh! National More...

    26 Mar 2013
    Duelist's Prepare! The New Zealand Yu-Gi-Oh! National Championship is on it's way! April 27th will see duelist's from all over New Zealand converge on Auckland to find this years National More...

    16 Apr 2013
    Yu-Gi-Oh! Oceania Championships!   When: The Oceania Championship - June 10th Entrance restricted to qualified players only. To see if you have qualified, click More...

    13 Apr 2013
    -In the build up to the Yu-Gi-Oh! National Championship, Playing the Field will be bringing you info on what to expect and how to prepare for the National Championship.   Infesting a More...

    05 Apr 2013
    The Cardfight!! Vanguard Team League 2013 is a three-stage, team tournament campaign running from April through July across the North American, Europe and Asia-Oceania regions. Players of all ages More...

    28 Feb 2013
    Two new collections are coming to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG - Star Pack and the Zexal Collector Tin, both packing exclusive cards not seen in the TCG before! Star Gazing !  - Released March More...

    23 Jan 2013
    Qualified Players List 2013 Unsure if you qualified? Here you will find the list of all Players who have qualified for the Oceania Championship, as well as all related articles to that event, More...

    06 Feb 2013
    Arising from the ashes comes the latest Structure Deck for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG – Onslaught of the Fire Kings! Fanning the flames that blazed from Cosmo Blazer, Onslaught of the Fire Kings More...

    06 Jan 2013
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    06 Jan 2013
    The first  Regional Qualifier is over, with Great Shogun Lu Wang prevailing over the competition with his army of Six Samurai! Sim Samurai have the ability to swarm the field quickly for Rank More...

    27 Dec 2012
    Scorching from the skies, comes....          Cosmo Blazer Sneak Peek - 19 and 20 January 2013 The latest set for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card game. It More...

    17 Dec 2012
    Regional Qualifiers are happening all around the country during January, February and March, building towards the New Zealand National Championship on it's new date of April 27th. Players More...

    11 Nov 2012
    My Sneak Peek Experiences - Kathy "Sebbiesawrr" Qin is a duelist from Wellington and the is the self titled Princess of Cards in New Zealand. She has experience playing many card games More...

    06 Nov 2012
    Cardfight!! Vanguard is the hottest TCG in world at moment, with Organised Play already kicking off across New Zealand in official stores. After it's official release at the Armageddon expo, many More...

    16 Nov 2012
    The Vagabonds 500!  The Vagabonds 500 are here! This summer, Vagabonds stores in Hamilton, Takapuna and Auckland Central will be hosting a series of  tournaments for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, More...

    04 Nov 2012
    Your chance to qualify for the Oceania Championship! Regional Qualifiers for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG are back for 2013! This series of tournaments are your chance to win an invite to the 2013 Oceania More...

    17 Oct 2012
    From the depths of the ocean comes... Abyss Rising! the latest set for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card game. It includes more cards used by Yuma and his friends in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal anime, and More...

    23 Oct 2012
    Congratulations once again to Anthony Tran, this years Gameplayer Champion and winner of a trip to represent New Zealand at a YCS tournament as well as a laptop. A big thank you as well to the More...

    20 Oct 2012
    It’s down to the last match of the day – the finals! Anthony from New Zealand with his TG Stun deck vs Chris from Australia repping Geargia teched with Cardcar D. Both players have fought More...

    20 Oct 2012
    Ladies and Gentleman ... After 7 intense rounds of play, the dust has settle and only 8 players remain! 1st Place - Avon Griffiths Burn More...

    20 Oct 2012
    Where are they now? We are just about to start the last round of the tournament  today before we hit the play off's. Here are the standings at the end of round 6, to see whos going to make it, More...

    20 Oct 2012
      Kevin Lau (Chaos Dragon) vs Joshua Lewis (Dino Rabbit) Kevin wins the dice roll and opts to start game 1. Ns Card Trooper and uses its effect to mill 3 cards form the top of his deck, More...

    20 Oct 2012
    Tech Report! We went out and asked what duelists were teching to combat such a volatile meta. There responses were almost as varied as the deck's we're seeing today! Logan (HERO's) - More...

    20 Oct 2012
    We're in to round 5 in todays tournament - time to update about what is sitting on the top 8 tables! Wind-up's is definitely the main attraction in this top 8, but there is a pocket of HERO players More...

    20 Oct 2012
    Anthony (T.G Stun) vs Avon (Burn). Anthony wins the dice roll and chooses to start. Anthony starts the match by normal summoning Beast King Babrabros, before setting  2 cards to his Spell-Trap More...

    20 Oct 2012
    Kicking it with Kurt and Ryan. Kurt and Ryan are two of our farthest travelling duelists today – both have made the trip from Australia to attend today’s event in New Zealand. So far More...

    20 Oct 2012
    We are half way through round 2 today - time to have a look at what's being played on the top 8 tables! Table 1 K. Walls (Gladiator Beasts) More...

    20 Oct 2012
    Scoping the field... There is a wide range of decks viable this format and today has proved it. Everything is in force today from the expected Chaos Dragons and Wind-up to Geargia's, Psychic's and More...

    20 Oct 2012
    It has begun! Round 1 is just about to start at this weekends Gameplayer Championship! Todays tournament has started later than expected, with duelists being delayed due to a city wide triathlon in More...

    22 Aug 2012
    Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October! The Gameplayer Championship is back for 2012, with some awesome events and some even more awesome prizes! This years Labour weekend brings us two of the More...

    22 Aug 2012
    The new Banned and Restricted list for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG has been around for a few weeks but yesterday Konami posted it on the www.yugioh-card.com website, making it official. This will be in More...

    16 Aug 2012
    Oliver Parle, the 2012 Oceania Champion, is back from the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship held in Tokyo, Japan, 11/12 of August. Although missing out on the Top 8, Oliver did well going up against More...

    23 Jul 2012
    Oceania Coverage Round-up  Here you'll find all the articles related to the 2012 Oceania Championship. Relive all the action from Melbourne, whether you were there or More...

    06 Jun 2012
    New Zealand has a new Yu-Gi-Oh! National Champion, Chris Dalton! 141 players gathered this weekend at Aucklands Ellerslie Racecourse to see who had what it takes to represent New Zealand as our More...

    09 Jun 2011
    Gameplayer now on Facebook!You now have the ability to follow Gameplayer on Facebook, get updates and the ability to "like" pages and articles you want to share on Gameplayer!"Like" Gameplayer by More...

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    Geargia Rampage Structure Deck
    October 17
    Legendary Collection 5Ds October 24
    The New Challengers November 5
     Noble Knights of the Round Table box set  November 21
       
       


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