FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is YGOPro DevPro?

A: DevPro is a launcher as well as a server side system for the YGOPro Automatic Duel System that aims to create a seamless duel experience for Yu-Gi-Oh! Players/Duelist Online.

Q: Where can I download YGOPro DevPro?

A: There are download links on our homepage.

Q: Does YGOPro DevPro have an AI?

A: Yes, we have an AI. Its name can be found under the userlist as DevBot. Just right-click its name, and then click “Request Duel.”.Or in the channel “DevPro-English” type in “Duel Devbot”.

Q: How do i make a Deck?

A:Click here to learn how to build decks.

Q: How to duel on DevPro

A:Click here to learn how to duel on DevPro .

Q: How do I make a team?

A: By going to the “Support Devpro ” tab in the launcher and choose the “Create A Team ” option.(This costs 500 Devpoints)

Q: What are Devpoints and how do i get them?

A: “Devpoints ” are points awarded to people who donate to devpro. You can purchase Devpoints on the website just click here. Sign in with your Devpro account to purchase the prices are very cheap.

Q: How do i get chat colors?

A: You can get a chat color by paying 300 DevPoints in the “Support DevPro ” Tab.

Q: Can I become an admin? Is there a test?

A: No they are no tests to become a DevPro admin users are informed when admins for certain jobs are needed. At the moment we only need people who can code cards.

Q: Does DevPro have an Academy?

A: No, DevPro does not have an “academy “, and nor seek to create one. Those “dueling academies ” generate a social pecking order that have repetitively been proven detrimental to the community at large. And thus have resulted in personal attacks on both the staff in older attempts to integrate such a system. As an alternative, YGOPRO offers an affiliate program that allows those who wish to create “academies ” focused around using this system. For those sites, the staff are happy to help mod and/or provide technical support.

Q: When I download YGOPro DevPro it wont open, why?

A: This has to do with file permissions; Right-click the file (DevPro.exe) and run the program as Admin. Make sure you have Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 (or the most recent version), and Direct X installed in your PC/Desktop.

Q: What is programming language is YGOPro DevPro written in?

A: The core program of YGOPro is written in C++; the cards are written in Lua format; the launcher is written in C#; the translation files are written in XML; the website is PHP, HTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript. The web interface, however, is a secret.

Q: I forgot my Password, how do I recover it?

A:Click here to learn how to recover lost passwords.

Q: How do I fix “Font ‘Arial ‘ does not support style ‘Regular ‘ “?

A: This means your computer does not have the font “Arial “installed for some reason. This is extremely bad for a number of reasons, but there is a simple fix, it will also fix other programs or website that are looking for that font.

  1. Open C:\Windows\Fonts (this is where all the font packets are installed)
  2. Now go search for the Arial Font somewhere on the Internet.
  3. Download the said missing font.
  4. Then move it to the C:\Windows\Fonts
  5. Try the program again

Q: When will there be a Mac OS X version of DevPro?

A: There is no MacOS X Version of DevPro yet; however, it is in the making. It ‘s just a tad difficult, so please be patient and wait until its finished. What we advise you to do is the following steps of one of our admins, SuperAndroid17. He downloaded and installed VirtualBox to his MacBook Pro, and installed Windows to his computer using a Windows disk (or a Windows ISO file).

Q: My anti-virus keeps deleting DevPro.exe after the install, how can I fix this?

A: We ‘re are trying to discover the reason as to why these anti-virus programs consider DevPro as a Trojan, we advise you to add Devpro.exe or the directory of DevPro to your Anti-virus Trusted/Exceptions list. We assure you that DevPro is not a virus and it cannot harm your computer in any way possible.Please add “Devpro ” to your Anti-Virus exception list if this problem occurs.

Q: There is a card that does not work right, what should I do?

A: If you across a bug in the game, just save your replay, and go to DevPro ‘s forums into the Cardbug section (after making an account or logging in), and post a bug report by following the directions of the “How to write bug reports ” thread. Also, if you encounter any card text errors, you should report them on the “Card Database Error ” thread in the Cardbug section as well.

Q: I keep getting Unable to connect to host when joining a duel. Why is this?

A: This simply means that the server is being overloaded. Simply keep trying and it will resume shortly.

Q: How do I spectate games?

A: Click here to learn how to spectate games on DevPro.

Q: How do I change the font in the dueling Client?

A: Click here to learn how to change fonts in the dueling client.

Q:When I go to Register with my E-mail I ‘m gettin an “Invalid E-mail ” message, what is this and how do I fix it?

A:The problem is that the system doesn ‘t accept any uppercase letters, all you have to do is type out your full E-mail in lowercase letters.

Q: What is the Checkmate server and how do i use it?

A: Here are three guides on how to use the checkmate server: PDF DOC

Q: I keep on getting the duel has ended when i try to play a ranked game.

A: Click here to learn how to fix that error.

Q: How to force activate cards?

A: To force activate cards you hold the “A ” key on your keyboard.

Q: How do I stop the “chain card ” popup box?

A: To stop the chain card popup box, you hold the “S ” key on your keyboard.

YGOPro DevPro ‘s license:

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files in regards to the YGOPro Client, Launcher, and Card Manager, to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS “, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.