Our summer trading card releases will include a wide array of sketch cards, from gritty to fantasy, gory to cute. Over the next couple of months, every Tuesday and Thursday, we will preview sketch cards that will be inserted into our upcoming sets. Featured today: DC Comics Epic Battles and The Walking Dead Season 3 sketch cards.
Scott and I made the journey to join our friends in the trading card hobby at the biannual show.
Dan Bergren has contributed stunning artwork to several of our trading card sets. In the next couple months, look for Dan's artwork in The Walking Dead Season Three and The Hobbit trading card sets. Read this blog entry for some previews.
Those following the trading card product pages will have seen a lot of signers have been confirmed in the last few weeks, and scans of the signed cards have been added to the galleries. As a brief update, here are some of the cards we have received back in the last couple of weeks:
Canadian artist Vince Sunico is an all-star. To date, no artist has worked on more of our trading card sets. You can find his phenomenal work in our DC Comics and The Walking Dead sets as well as Tarzan and Archer.
This weekend the American Mensa society selected Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension as a 2014 Mensa Select game at their annual Mindgames 2014 event. Congratulations to game designer, Cory Young!
Marcos Payan tells the truth. "You are not a warrior; you’re a beginner!” Let’s change that. This preview should help teach the inner mysteries of yoga and get you into fighting shape for the April release of the Street Fighter Deck-Building Game.
Cryptozoic is excited to announce a new simplified way to distribute promo cards with forthcoming product. Our goal is to eliminate the possibility of promos not coming with product at the point of purchase.
Our Downton Abbey Collectible Cards Seasons 1 & 2 will release next Wednesday, April 16th. Collectors can look forward to rare sketch cards—standard and mini cigarette sized—by this roster of incredibly talented artist
What's greatest about Benjamin Glendenning? The length of his name, the height of his hair, or the immensity of his talent?
3 Foil Cards included in every pack! ICV2 has the exclusive preview of the NiceLands Cards included in the Adventure Time Card Wars: For The Glory! Booster Set. These cards are a future look at the next Landscape tile that will be included in the new Starter Pack releasing later this fall giving you a feel for how these style decks will play. We are also excited to share the final approved packaging for the Display Box. Preview the new cards now!
TGG Extra 86 - GAMA Trade Show 2014: Matt Hyra and Kat Metzen Cryptozoic Entertainment (March 22, 2014): Jeff McAleer sits down with Matt Hyra and Kat Metzen, from Cryptozoic Entertainment, to discuss the latest titles available (or on the horizon) including Adventure Time Card Wars, The Walking Dead, NHL Power Play, Portal, The Hobbit, Archer, Bravest Warriors, their chart topping DC Comics Deck Building Game, and so much more!
It is Day 2 of GAMA 2014 and we wanted to take a short break from the event to share a few photos. Two days, 240 demos, 5 hours on the show floor, and a 6 hour game night in progress, we are at the halfway mark!
On March 17th, hobby store owners, manufacturers, and distributors will gather for the annual Game Manufacturer’s Association Trade Show in Las Vegas. Cryptozoic will be at this event as a sponsor and exhibitor at Booth #101.
George and I will be traveling to Las Vegas this weekend to set up at the Industry Summit, hosted at The Orleans Hotel and Casino.
My task this week is to write about some of the sketch cards that will appear in our upcoming trading card sets. Here's the summary: they're awesome!
We would like to take this opportunity to talk about the For the Glory! Booster packs and the future of Card Wars. When Card Wars was first being conceived, our only releases planned were the two recent Collector’s Packs, and a NiceLands Collector's Pack later this year. We actually printed nearly 5 times the number of boxes as stores had pre-ordered. Obviously the response has exceeded even our wildest expectations. The digital version of the game has also proved extremely popular. We are going back to print as quickly as possible.
Samit Sarka from Polygon interviewed Valve and Cryptozoic today regarding the recently announced Portal board game.
It’s that time of year again!
Girl Scout Cookies!
I’m not really kidding about that, but it isn’t really blog-worthy.
Looking for details about our next DC Comics trading card set? For our fifth DC Comics trading card set, we celebrate a handful of significant crossover events from the past 30 years. Epic Battles features all-new base card artwork inspired by seven storylines...