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Yu-Gi-Oh! 7 Trials to Glory: World Championship Tournament 2005, known as Yu-Gi-Oh! Day of the Duelist: World Championship Tournament 2005 in Europe and Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters International 2 in Japan, is a Yu-Gi-Oh! game for the Game Boy Advance. Light and Dark clash in a town where everyone waits to Duel. Battles take the place of words and only the best will win tournaments where glittering trophies await the victor.
The game features 1000 cards (105 traps, 220 spells and 675 monster cards) to collect and Duel with. Polymerization and Dark Magician are available with 2 different artworks which count as different cards.
The first password machine, which costs 1,000 DP to use, only allows each card to be obtained once through its use.
The second password machine, located in Mystic Land, costs 10,000 DP to use; however, each card can be obtained multiple times through its use.
DP (Duelist Points) can be earned by winning Duels and can be used to purchase new cards. Upon winning a duel, DP is rewarded as follows:
- 1 DP for every 100 LP your opponent lost during the duel
- 1 DP for every 100 battle damage dealt to your opponent
- 20 DP for each of your opponent's monsters destroyed by battle
- additionally for winning itself
- 50 DP for reducing your opponents LP to 0
- 100 DP if your opponent ran out of cards
- 1000 DP for Exodia, Final Countdown or FINAL
Reward ÷2 if you win in more than 40 turns. Reward x2 if you win in less than 5 turns.
In the "mystic land" reward is 5x the normal reward.
From the start there are 4 locations to visit (hometown, shopping district, coliseum and Area K.C.), another one, the so called "mystic land", appears after winning the national tournament.
On Top of the screen you can see an info column where different messages are displayed like the name of your current location, upcoming tournaments or an occuring event. You have to wait a bit until all current messages have been displayed.
You have weekdays and weekend but no precise date. You can end a day by going home and resting in bed. Some opponents/events only occur on special days. The "banned list" changes every week.
You can talk to chars (A-button) or challenge them to a duel (R-button). Cards can be achieved in the card shop. You can save up to 20 deck recipes.
There are different tournament types in the game. If you register for one of them, you cannot register for another tournament for the same and the following week. Upcoming tournaments are announced in the info column on top of the screen so make sure to check it at least on mondays. You receive a winning trophy at the end of a tournament. You can check your trophy colection at your home.
card shop tournament
If you defeat one of the opponents in the shop the owner (Truesdale) will invite you to his tournament. You cannot really decline since Truesdale does not offer you cards to buy anymore until you accept the challenge. The tournament takes place in the card shop the next Tuesday...which is the regular closing day of the shop if no tournament takes place. You have to win 3 matches. The 3rd opponent ist always Truesdale himself. The price for winning is 3000 DP.
You can register for this tournament in front of the coliseum by paying 100 DP to the receptionist. The first round is a single duel against a random side character on saturday (winning price: 300 DP) the second round is a match against a main character on sunday (winning price: 700 DP). By winning this tournament 4 times you unlock Rex Raptor, Weevil Underwood, Mako Tsunami and Mai Valentine. They appear in the city locations now and can be challenged.
Kaiba Corp tournament
After unlocking Rex Raptor, Weevil Underwood, Mako Tsunami and Mai Valentine and passing 2 weeks without registering for the weekend tournament afterwards you can register for this tournament in the "Area K.C." by talking to the receptionist. You have to beat 7 duelists in a match for the upcoming 7 saturdays. In between you can buy cards in the shop etc. and you should adapt your deck to the weekly changing banned list. The price for winning is the number of the round x 1000 DP except the final with 10'000 DP for beating Seto Kaiba; so you can win 31'000 DP in total. Also the pack "K.C. Special" is now available in the card shop for a while.
After 2 weeks without registering for a tournament this tournament should be announced. You can register for this tournament in front of the coliseum by talking to the receptionist. You have to beat 7 duelists in a match for the upcoming 7 saturdays. The special thing about this tournament is that every round has a special limitation like "no wind monsters". Since this limitation also applies to your opponent he will play with another deck than usually (i.e. Mai with no wind monsters). The price for winning a round is 1000 DP except the final with 7'000 DP for beating Seto Kaiba; so you can win 13'000 DP in total.
The National Tournament
After winning the weekend tournament, the k.c. tournament and the limited tournament and after 2 weeks without registering for a tournament this tournament should be announced. You can register for it in front of the k.c. tower by talking to the receptionist. In the Regionals (preliminary Championship) you have to beat 3 duelists in a match on saturday (winning price: 2000 DP). The next saturday is the final. Beat the opponent for winning 30'000 DP. Also the pack "K.C. Special" is available again in the card shop for a while.
After winning the national tournament you get some applaus, the credit screen appears and you will have to restart the game. You can enter the new location "mystic land" on your map now.
- The Japanese version of this game use the censored TCG card artworks instead of the Japanese.
- Snake from the Metal Gear series makes a cameo appearance in "???". He is disguised as a cardboard box. He says "I don't know why I'm revealing this, but I'm a secret spy. I was hired by an organization, which shall remain nameless, in order to study this Shadow World."