Round 2: Steven Jaman (Harpies) vs. Louis Marcel (Hieratic)
Round two in the YCS and things are heating up! Louis Marcel brings his Indonesian fury using Hieratic Dragon Rulers but can he withstand Steven Jaman harping on with his Harpies! Feathery female flyers versus deadly draconic dragons! Round 2! Duel!
Jaman: Where are you from?
Marcel shows his national pride straight away.
Jaman wins the roll and goes first.
Jaman opens in true leopard skin fashion with a triple set [fd] [st] and ends.
Marcel plays a [sarco] and removes a [tdrag] using the effect to get [influence dragon] to hand. [coc] discards [labra drag] and Marcel gains two cards. He sets one [fd] [st] and ends his turn.
Jaman activates the [hhg] and a [h lady 1] which is punted back to hand by a [ced].
Marcel ends without doing anything. Jaman’s bold fashion sense (see the pic above) must be putting him off, a great tactic from Jaman.
Jaman Summons [h chan] and discards a [h lady 1] to bring out [hpd]. He Overlays into [sack] and brings out two Tokens.
Marcel is struggling against the awesome power of harpies. He discards [influence dragon] for [tdrag] to get [tefnuit] to hand. Jaman [mind crush]s and gets rid of the [tefnuit]. Marcel Normal Summons [eset] and Special Summons [su] and a [f guard] from Deck. [brd] is Synchro Summoned and blows up some impressive traps! [blaster] and [tidal] is Special Summoned from hand and Marcel hits back hard. Main Phase 2 they are overlaid and [sack] makes a flight onto Marcel’s side of the field, Special Summoning two Tokens.
Jaman sets one [fd] [st] and ends.
[sack] pops a [mf] using his effect and [blaster] is Special Summoned from the Graveyard. [tdrag]’s effect brings [debris] to hand and to add insult to injury Marcel Summons a [f guard] to bring an extra 100 damage to the field. In [mp2] [stardust] hits the field and the board looks [i]most impressive[/i] for Marcel.
Jaman Summons [h queen] and plays [h sign] bringing [egotist] to hand and playing it to Special Summon a [h lady 1]. He overlays into [ibzerofyne] and uses the effect. Jaman sees the futility and surrenders.
Marcel wins game one!
Jaman starts again, hoping his luck will change.
He repeats his first play again of three [fd] [sts] cards.
Marcel follows suit with a [sarco] removing [tdrag] and bring [influence dragon] to his hand. He plays an [upstart] and sets two [fd] [sts].
Jaman plays a [hhg] and a [h queen] destroying [bth]. He attacks directly. He returns the [h queen] to his hand and ends.
Marcel plays a [shrine] and discards [labra drag] and [tidal].
Jaman plays his [h queen] again but it’s thrown back into his hand by [ced].
Marcel does nothing.
Jaman uses [h sign] and attacks with [h queen], he returns [h queen] to hand and brings a few cards to hand, including his [h chan].
Marcel assesses the situation and hesitates at the massive amount of [fd] cards that are in front of him. He removes [tdrag] and [labra drag] to Special Summon [blaster] and getting a [debris] to his hand. He attacks straight into… Jaman’s face, he has no response! Marcel sets one [fd] [st] and ends.
Jaman starts his turn and is faced with a [skill drain] during Main Phase 1. His brow furrows in an attempt to formulate a plan. He plays [h queen] and uses [ced] on [blaster]. He attacks directly and sets one more [fd] [st] card.
Marcel Special Summons [tefnuit] and then tributes for [eset]. [tefnuit] then Special Summons [labra drag]. He Synchro Summons [star eater] and attacks. He sets a [fd] [st] and ends.
Jaman is feeling reckless and activates [reckless]! His options are limited but he activates [h sign] bringing [egotist] to hand. Jaman sets one [fd] [st] and one [fd] Monster Card.
Marcel looks puzzled. He Special Summons [eset] which faces a [tt]. Marcel’s board is now clear and he needs a way out. He removes two [eset] and Special Summons [tidal] who falls into a [bth]. Jaman’s [fd] [st] presence is whithering and Marcel attempts to Special Summon [blaster], but he is [mind crush]ed. Marcel ends a disappointing turn.
Jaman plays [h chan]; a big misplay as [skill drain] stops him activating [egotist]. He attacks directly and ends.
Marcel uses [mst] on [reckless] and [iiw] is chained.
Marcel scoops with nothing left to do.
Jaman Wins Game 2!
Marcel plays [sarco] on [tdrag] and brings [influence dragon] to hand. [coc] discards his [influence dragon] and brings hand advantage! He sets one [fd] [st] and ends.
Jaman plays [hhg] and a [h queen] but it’s met with a [sw]. Jaman sets one [fd] [st].
Marcel can’t find anything to do and ends.
Jaman sets one and plays [h queen] with a [h sign] which brings three harpie cards to hand.
Marcel Summons [tefnuit] and uses [wingbeat]. [tefnuit] comes back down and is tributed for [su]. [su] Special Summons a [labra drag] and they overlay into [atum]! [tefnuit] is Special Summoned and [convo] brings [su] to hand. [tefnuit] is then tributed for [su]. [labra drag] is Special Summoned and then a second [atum] is Xyz Summoned. [blaster] is Special Summoned in Defence Mode and [tdrag] in Attack! [gaia dragon] is Xyz Summoned. He overlays into [sack] and Special Summons his tokens! He attacks and ends on a massive board.
Jaman Summons [h chan] and Special Summons [hpd], overlaying into . He steals [sack] and uses the effect to destroy [blaster]. He attacks and ends turn.
Marcel uses two [mst]s to destroy Jaman’s remaining [fd] [st]. The crowd roars! [blaster] and [tdrag] are Special Summoned. He overlays into his own  and takes back his [sack]. He attacks and ends.
Jaman looks at his Deck, to his hand and then back to his Deck. He shakes his head and concedes!
[b]Marcel wins 2-1![/b]