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Michael Pflug
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We know that the cards are mtg sized.
I'd like to sleeve them, to keep them in top condition, but will they still fit nicely into the plastic trays?

Can anyone who already has a copy give information on this?


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Not elegantly. The trays were designed to hold sleeved cards, but the box was too big. It hit a certain threshold where shipping would jump by 20% and players would have to pay $6-$8 more. So I made the call to keep the slots the same size but reduce their depth.

So if you want to sleeve the cards, you can. You'll just need to put half of the command cards into the empty schematics tray slot. And as you unlock schematics, store them with the dossiers?

It's not an ideal solution.
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Riot Kades wrote:
Not elegantly. The trays were designed to hold sleeved cards, but the box was too big. It hit a certain threshold where shipping would jump by 20% and players would have to pay $6-$8 more. So I made the call to keep the slots the same size but reduce their depth.

So if you want to sleeve the cards, you can. You'll just need to put half of the command cards into the empty schematics tray slot. And as you unlock schematics, store them with the dossiers?

It's not an ideal solution.


Still fits in the box without chucking insert, so works for me!
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Riot Kades wrote:
Not elegantly. The trays were designed to hold sleeved cards, but the box was too big. It hit a certain threshold where shipping would jump by 20% and players would have to pay $6-$8 more. So I made the call to keep the slots the same size but reduce their depth.

So if you want to sleeve the cards, you can. You'll just need to put half of the command cards into the empty schematics tray slot. And as you unlock schematics, store them with the dossiers?

It's not an ideal solution.


I apologize if this has been answered somewhere else but I'm trying my best to avoid all spoilers to get the best experience I can when I play through. Are the cards unlocked in each mission used for that mission specifically? Or do they persist to each subsequent mission? Basically what I'm wondering is if I store the mission specific cards in the dossier will I need to unload all (including previous missions) of them to play each mission?

Thanks for all your prompt responses and support, Kades. Long time league player here and very happy to cross over my two hobbies.
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They carry over into future scenarios! I'm fairly sure.
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Paul G wrote:
They carry over into future scenarios! I'm fairly sure.


That's correct.
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Just from looking at it, you might be able to make a little tuckbox that sits under the mission dossiers (in that little valley which is there for the cards bulk anyway). Then as you go you just put the new cards unlocked into the tuckbox. Saves you from digging around the previous envelopes at least, so I'm going to try that when it gets here.
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sakoguru wrote:
Just from looking at it, you might be able to make a little tuckbox that sits under the mission dossiers (in that little valley which is there for the cards bulk anyway). Then as you go you just put the new cards unlocked into the tuckbox. Saves you from digging around the previous envelopes at least, so I'm going to try that when it gets here.


I'm still debating on sleeeves myself, but this is an excellent idea.
 
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One thing to note is that these are sturdy, well made cards. They aren't flimsy, like you'll find in some card based games where the publisher decided to save some money.

I've played through the whole campaign, and while everyone's tolerance for wear and tear is going to be different, unless you're someone who sleeves every game, you may very well find that you're comfortable leaving this particular game unsleeved.

Of course, if you have friends prone to casual card-abuse, you may need to sleeve to stop them from themselves
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Pelvidar wrote:
One thing to note is that these are sturdy, well made cards. They aren't flimsy, like you'll find in some card based games where the publisher decided to save some money.

I've played through the whole campaign, and while everyone's tolerance for wear and tear is going to be different, unless you're someone who sleeves every game, you may very well find that you're comfortable leaving this particular game unsleeved.

Of course, if you have friends prone to casual card-abuse, you may need to sleeve to stop them from themselves


Still gonna sleeve mine. I have a couple of friends who are really rough with the cards and I call them out on it every time.
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ksaeger wrote:
chucking insert...
You should never chuck Trayz inserts! ha

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Maybe I can come up with some supplementary Trayz that fit into the envelope spot for sleeved cards...hmmm.
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hi,

maybe it was written somewhere.. but what is the size of the cards?
 
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kompanjon83 wrote:
hi,

maybe it was written somewhere.. but what is the size of the cards?


Standard, Magic The Gathering sized cards. 63 x 88 mm (2.5 by 3.5 inches).
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_GameTrayz_ wrote:
Maybe I can come up with some supplementary Trayz that fit into the envelope spot for sleeved cards...hmmm.


Sign me up! I won't lie, the existence of GameTrayz for a game is a contributing factor for me to buy. Big fan here!
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Just to give a quick heads up to those interested in sleeving this game... It's very much possible to store everything inside the box, even with Ultra Pro Standard sleeves on most of the cards.

First I want to echo Rodney and say that the quality of these cards are top notch so sleeves certainly aren't required. But if you're like me though and want to preserve the game from all forms of grubby handed friends...it might be useful to know how it all fits

Anyway, as Chris mentioned above the existing trays for cards are wide enough to accommodate for the thickness of sleeves (thank you!), so you can have all the Command cards fill those slots, and the rest of the cards bagged up and stored inside of the "DO NOT OPEN" box. You'll need to remove the small insert inside that box and re-position the contents a bit, but if you do you can comfortably store the remaining cards.

Obviously, I think you should DEFINITELY wait to open this box until instructed by the game, but I just wanted to make mention that it will work quite well while once it's opened to keep things neat and organized.
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Does anybody have a card count so I can buy the sleeves in advance? Thanks
 
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There are 191 cards in the game. The full card counts are printed on the back of the box and are as follows...

96 Command Cards
55 Damage Cards
40 Schematic Cards

Note that some of the cards will not be immediately available to you as they are contained in the scenario envelops and you will unlock them as you progress.

Hope that helps!
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mattamd wrote:
There are 191 cards in the game. The full card counts are printed on the back of the box and are as follows...

96 Command Cards
55 Damage Cards
40 Schematic Cards

Note that some of the cards will not be immediately available to you as they are contained in the scenario envelops and you will unlock them as you progress.

Hope that helps!


Does this include...

Spoiler (click to reveal)
The cards in the boss box?

 
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Felkor wrote:
mattamd wrote:
There are 191 cards in the game. The full card counts are printed on the back of the box and are as follows...

96 Command Cards
55 Damage Cards
40 Schematic Cards

Note that some of the cards will not be immediately available to you as they are contained in the scenario envelops and you will unlock them as you progress.

Hope that helps!


Does this include...

Spoiler (click to reveal)
The cards in the boss box?




Spoiler (click to reveal)
Yes.
 
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