Final Fantasy Trading Card Game coming to North America and Europe

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    Square Enix has announced that their trading card game based on the Final Fantasy series will be coming west starting on October 28, 2016. The Final Fantasy Trading Card Game, abbreviated "FFTCG", has been available for over six years in Japan, and has 15 expansion sets which include over 2,000 cards to collect. The first set that will be released outside of Japan is going to be called "Opus 1", and will feature 216 cards. More details are in the press release below.

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  2. VinLark

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    The only trading card game I will ever play is my super manly Pokemon TCG
     
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    These will be nice for collecting
     
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    is it digital? or just paper cards?
     
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    With so many final fantasy games having card games in them (some of them annoyingly required), I wonder how the rules are structured for this one.
     
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    Nah, ain't having time and money for another TCG. Yugioh all the way.
     
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    But why? I couldn't even bring myself to play Gwent.
     
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    Still not Triple Triad.
     
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    Yay another amazing hobby I don't have time or money for XD
     
  11. Pluupy

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    Just play Final Fantasy XIV's then?
     
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    There is nothing like MTG ..... and there wont be :)
     
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    I'd so play it IF I didn't live in the boonies 40 miles from a card shop & have the funds to play it... :/
     
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    As much as I hated triple triad in 8, no way I am having any of this.
     
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    Or not pay a ton of money and play it on the FF mobile app for free on your phone.

    I played Yugioh a bunch as a kid and then again for like a solid year like 2 years ago...these things are a freakin investment. The game looks like it plays like a version of Magic (like most seem to) and doesnt look super intresting, but i might buy some for the art and FF love/nostalgia.
     
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    $15 isn't a ton of money, especially for such a multi-faceted game. I spend that much on dinner every time I go out to eat.
     
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    Ooh they're pulling a Phantasy Star Universe I see, where the game is already 6 years behind before it even makes ot over here.
     
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    Will this feature plenty of 3DCGI artworks ? Because I would gladly collect cards with traditional painted/drawn illustrations (particularly based on creatures, or characters and locations of Final Fantasy II,IV and after) or even computer-assisted 2D graphics.
     
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    I will give it a try when fan make duel emulator for it like Ygopro.