Digital Card Games Actually Make Some Sense

Among those that don’t enjoy digital card games, I’ve noticed that some share a certain sentiment. Basically, they question what the point of a digital card game is. The basic argument is that card games only use cards and static images because it’s the only way for the ideas they represent to expressed. That is,…

Low-Level Multiplayer is the Best

A while back, I started playing the Yu-Gi-Oh! card game, and I’ve learned quiet a bit about it in the year or so that’s passed since then. First, I’ve learned that just about any trading card game is going to be expensive to participate in. It’s amazing just how much money it takes to put…

Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel and the Limitations of Free-to-Play

A couple weeks ago, I went-off on free-to-play games, saying that I think that the model is irredeemable at this point. I even went so far as to say that there are no good free to play games. While I do stand by the first statement, I feel as though I need to take back…

Getting into Trading Card Games as a Video Gamer

For the longest time, I’ve mostly written off trading card games as something not worth engaging in. I mean, I collected Pokemon cards as a kid, but I think that was only because it was the “it” thing to do at the time. All the guys at my elementary school spent their recess and lunch…