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Froggy McFrogface
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An admittedly cursory scan of the forums didn't yield this thread: are replacement cards available? Mine are beginning to show wear. Also, this is the one component I would love to see upgraded!
 
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At least at WBC (Lancaster PA beginning of August) they are and used to cost 5$. I try to buy a new one alwats, if available so I could see the latest card prints & have a new deck (though they haven't changed for a while). Anyway there are replacement decks. I suggest you contact GMT. If I lived in US I could send you deck, but too lazy to do it from here
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I got replacement decks from GMT a year or so ago, since my early war cards were very scuffed, especially considering the late war cards looked new. Ended up getting replacement decks and sleeving the new cards. Worked like a charm.

Costs a bit, but not terribly much.
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I'm not much of a sleever, but I might need to consider it for this game.
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LennyS wrote:
I'm not much of a sleever, but I might need to consider it for this game.


I never was a sleever but I did for this game, if for nothing else than because of the different wear factors between the three decks (Early War cards always get more play than Late War)
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What is the proper sleeve size for these cards?
 
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LennyS wrote:
An admittedly cursory scan of the forums didn't yield this thread: are replacement cards available? Mine are beginning to show wear. Also, this is the one component I would love to see upgraded!


GMT quoted me $16 plus shipping for replacement cards a few months back.
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rlux202 wrote:
LennyS wrote:
An admittedly cursory scan of the forums didn't yield this thread: are replacement cards available? Mine are beginning to show wear. Also, this is the one component I would love to see upgraded!


GMT quoted me $16 plus shipping for replacement cards a few months back.


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LennyS wrote:
What is the proper sleeve size for these cards?


I used the FFG Standard Card Game sleeves which fits cards which are 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" (63.5 x 88 MM).

http://store.fantasyflightgames.com/productdetails.cfm?sku=F...
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(Note: there are already loads of threads about card sleeves in general, and also specific to TS, that are worth spending a few minutes reading if you intend to sleeve these.)

I originally got the FFG sleeves, and they are just a hair (maybe literally) too big for these cards. They are also pretty thick.

The result, since there are so many cards in the deck in mid-war, is that the deck has a tendency to flop over--the cards just slide off each other and spill onto the table.

I recommend instead that you go with Mayday Games standard sleeves. They fit the cards well, and are nice and thin (my FLGS owner refers to them as "card condoms"). A few posters here have noted that they have a tendency to break/come apart. However, TS isn't a game like MTG where you are constantly shuffling the cards, so this shouldn't be much of an issue. Also, since the sleeves come in packs of 50, you'll have loads left over to tuck in the box in case of breakages.

My .02.

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Definitely from GMT - I wore out my deck after 30 plays or so. Holding those cards for 7 action rounds gets pretty intense, early war cards took a beating. I sleeved them and bought an extra counter sheet while I was at it. Love having those extra 5-8 counters.
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