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Old 23rd January 2018, 09:18 PM
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Hasbro has registered a Trademark for Transformers in the card game category, possibly for this upcoming Transformers battle card game.
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Old 11th July 2018, 05:11 PM
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Looks like the official unveiling of the new Transformers trading card game from WOTC will be at SDCC later this month, and Hasbro have released information and promo images.


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TRANSFORMERS TCG from Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast to Launch Later in 2018; Fans to Get Sneak Peek with Convention Edition Item at San Diego Comic-Con and Gen Con
PAWTUCKET, RI AND RENTON, WA–JULY 10, 2018 Hasbro, Inc., a global play and entertainment company, and Wizards of the Coast,a subsidiary of Hasbro and the publishers of the seminal trading card game Magic: The Gathering, provided more details today about a trading card game inspired by Hasbro’s iconic TRANSFORMERS franchise: the TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game. Designed for players ages 8 and up, the TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game will be available for purchase in the United States and certain other markets later in 2018.
The TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game is a fast, easy-to-learn action battling card game designed for two players. Players build a team of TRANSFORMERS character cards and power them up with a customizable deck of battle cards. TRANSFORMERS character cards are huge – character cards in the AUTOBOTS Starter Set and Booster Packs are twice the size of standard playing cards, and can be flipped from bot mode to alt mode and back – and feature premium printing treatment on one of their sides. The deck of battle cards features Action and Upgrade cards to enhance TRANSFORMERS character cards.
“The TCG format lets us pull TRANSFORMERS characters from across the brand’s massive history. From Bumblebee to Sunstorm – the game is digging deep into the TRANSFORMERS lore,” said Drew Nolosco, TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Brand Manager. “We can even focus on different aspects of the same character. Optimus Prime, for example, is immensely powerful in combat, but he’s also a master tactician. The Transformers TCG will let players explore the characters’ depth through engaging and tactical gameplay.”
At launch, TRANSFORMERS fans can look forward to the following:
· AUTOBOTS Starter Set – The AUTOBOTS Starter Set contains cards for two players to begin gameplay, and features OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE, IRONHIDE and RED ALERT character cards. It will be available for purchase at retailers in the United States beginning on Sept. 28, 2018, and in certain other markets later in 2018.
· TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Booster Packs – Players can add to their character card teams and battle card decks for full gameplay with Booster Packs. Each Booster Pack contains 1 TRANSFORMERS character card and 7 battle cards from a pool of 40 character cards and 81 battle cards. Booster Packs will be sold separately and available for purchase at retailers in the United States beginning on Sept. 28, 2018, and in certain other markets later in 2018.
Fans can get a first look at four cards for the TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game in July with the TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Convention Edition. Limited quantities will be available for purchase at Comic-Con International 2018 in San Diego, Gen Con 2018 in Indianapolis and through the Hasbro Toy Shop at HasbroToyShop.com, where available, after the conventions. The TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Convention Edition contains two TRANSFORMERS character cards (CLIFFJUMPER – RENEGADE WARRIOR and SLIPSTREAM – STRATEGIC SEEKER) and two battle cards (All-Out Attack and Tandem Targeting System) not available in the AUTOBOTS Starter Set or the TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Booster Packs.
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Old 11th July 2018, 09:47 PM
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The art looks interesting, but no way in hell would I buy any online card packs if I do collect it. WOTC clearly regard digital packs as an online game subscription and their T&C, as evidenced by the whole recent MTG Jeremy Hamby debacle, are problematic because, as Know Your Meme User OgreOnAStick put it:
I don't have a clue what you're talking about bowspearer - I never played Magic the Gathering.... except for a brief stint in high school with paper cards. What's the scandal/prob, if it won't derail the thread?
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Old 12th September 2018, 06:28 PM
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The official release date is September 28th, and after a few months of having their official facebook page set to private (people need to join to see the releases of details and images), it is now public with all the images available in the gallery, along with setting up pages on Twitter and Instagram.


So far there looks to be a Starter Pack (from the Hasbro site), an SDCC exclusive pack, a Metroplex expansion deck, and regular blind booster packs (includes rare cards like this one of Optimus and upgrade cards like these). If the cards end up being popular, there will no doubt be other special packs and follow up series.
There looks to be a total of 121 cards available in the booster packs (40 character cards and 81 battle cards), in addition to the cards in the special packs. Each booster pack will have a foil character card and 7 battle cards. Most booster packs contain a "rare" card, while 1 in every 79 packs has a "super rare".



Hasbro have also posted up three youtube videos on how to play the game - here - here - here... as well as a pdf of the game rules.
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My Review is here

MayzaPrime's TF Trading Card Review
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Did those cards turn into curly fries yet?

No way on a single cent on this. First there is the company wotc, then there is Matt Tabak.
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Old 12th October 2018, 11:28 AM
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Did those cards turn into curly fries yet?

No way on a single cent on this. First there is the company wotc, then there is Matt Tabak.
Yup, the large character foil cards are starting to curl.

Best you sleeve them as soon as you open them.
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Old 12th October 2018, 11:39 AM
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Have they been found in Australia yet?
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Old 12th October 2018, 04:39 PM
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Yeah, several online hobby game stores have them listed:

Good Games - Starter
Good Games - Booster Box

Gameology - Starter
Gameology - Booster Box

Games Empire - Starter
Games Empire - Booster Box
Games Empire - Booster Pack

I picked up a starter and a booster box.
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Old 12th October 2018, 04:48 PM
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Thanks Kelpie. Goodgames sells you six starter sets, and game-Lott is out of stock. So I just picked up a set from games empire and booster box
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