FAQ

Frequently asked question about ygopro and yugioh card rulings.

I can only activate Mystical Space Typhoon when the game asks for it. How can I force the activation?
Press and hold 'A' to force activation of cards

In version 1.030.0 V2 and higher you can also hold the left-mouse button.

It keeps asking if I want to activate Mystical Space Typhoon in every phase! Automatic games suck.
Press and hold 'S' to prevent those confirmations from showing up

In version 1.030.0 V2 and higher you can also hold the right-mouse button.

Please add this card [Insert card name here]. I cannot find it!

The card names are based on the names found at http://yugioh.wikia.com. Please make sure the card name you are searching for matches the name there exactly.

When you enter a card name try to make it short. For example when searching for
Ryko, Lightsworn Hunter

just type in:
ryko
and it will show up.

Still can't find the card? Then try searching the card code. If there are still no results then the card is not in the game yet.

 



OK I am 100% sure this card is not in the game. Please add it.
It takes time to program card effects. Please have some patience.

This card [insert card name here] contains a bug!

Sometimes people are confused by the card effect and rulings. Please read the card effect text thoroughly and check the rulings.

Some common mistakes



Ok I triple checked. The card contains a bug!
Describe the situation in detail and post a replay if possible.

A small checklist:

Please post your questions about card bugs at the forum. You can upload a replay of the bug there.

Note: Saying "Stardust Dragon is not working, please fix it!" is NOT the way to do it.



How do you change the game to full screen?
Open system.conf with a text editor and change the fullscreen option to 1.

I want to add my own cards. What do I need?
  1. Add a record to the cards.cdb sqlite database
  2. Add corresponding pictures into the pics folder
  3. Program the card effects in a .lua file in the scripts folder
    Look at other files in the script folder to find out how to program card effects. For a more detailed explanation check out this page (chinese): http://tieba.baidu.com/p/1498183366

Note: Custom cards are not supported on the servers.

How do you change the background songs?
Copy any .mp3 file to the sound folder and name it 'song.mp3'

For advantage and disadvantage music: 'song-advantage.mp3'  and 'song-disadvantage.mp3'

 



How do you change the menu song?
Copy any .mp3 file to the sound folder and name it 'menu.mp3'

I named my file song.mp3 but it still doesn't play

Make sure in the 'Enable music' checkbox in the settings tab is selected.

Windows hides file extensions by default. Your mp3 file might have become 'song.mp3.mp3'
Try naming it 'song' instead. Or turn off the hide extensions feature.



How do you change the background and card sleeves?
Replace the images in the 'textures' folder. Please use images that have the same width and height as the original images.

How do you translate the game?
Replace the texts in 'strings.conf' to translate the gui.
The cards are stored in the cards.cdb sqlite database. Use a sqlite client to modify it.

Does ygopro work on Mac OS X?
Yes, the Mac OS X version is now available at the Download page.

I downloaded the program but can't get it to start. Windows says it doesn't know what software to use
Use Winrar or 7-Zip to extract the downloaded file

What about SEGOC? (Simultaneous Effects Go On Chain)
Turn off "Auto Chain order" in the Settings tab

The online server keeps saying Invalid Deck!

The server does not support the card you want to use.

Please do not use "Don't check deck" to force your way through. It will probably lead to an error during the duel.



How can I cancel a move?

Most moves can be canceled by clicking on the right-mouse button.

On OS X you can also ctrl+click if the right-mouse button is not available.

On Android and iOS touch the screen with two finger at the same time.

Brionac forces me to discard my entire hand!

Right-mouse click to stop discarding.

On OS X you can also ctrl+click if the right-mouse button is not available.

On Android and iOS touch the screen with two fingers at the same time. 



Hieratic Heliopolis forces me to tribute all my monsters!

Right-mouse click to stop tributing.

On OS X you can also ctrl+click if the right-mouse button is not available.

On Android and iOS touch the screen with two fingers at the same time. 



Does ygopro work on Windows 10?

Windows 10 is not officially supported.

You can try the following options if ygopro fails to start.



My decks and settings are not saving on Mac

Please install the app properly. Do not start the game directly from the dmg image. The dmg is read-only.

Follow the installation instructions here: http://www.ygopro.co/HowtoinstallYGOPROonMacOSX.aspx



How to install Ygopro on Mac?
Follow the installation instructions here: http://www.ygopro.co/HowtoinstallYGOPROonMacOSX.aspx