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Subject: How do I tell the new 2nd Edition/printing from the first? rss

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Aaron Cappocchi
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Subject says it. Is "Second Edition" or "Second Printing" on the box anywhere? In the rules? Does the box look any different?

Other than minor typos and clarity corrections, I understand the only major change is to the cards' appearance, making them somewhat easier to read. Are there just color and contrast adjustments, and things like that, or are the cards completely re-designed? I would love to see a side-by-side picture comparing an old card and a new one.

 
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I can answer to the cards as a 1st Edition owner who opted to buy a nex set of cards.

The cards are a thicker stock and better quality. The design doesn't seem to be much changed. If I have the opportunity, I will post a side by side of a card or two this evening (if no one beats me to it).
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It does say Second Edition on the box. I believe maybe upper right hand corner? IIRC, it's not in the starkest color, but it's there somewhere.
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Definitely on box.
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It is on the box.

THe most important changes:

1 - Text was clarified on a card or two.
2 - The card quality was increased for the deck to the maximum thickness possible for a deck of cards to be made from and still be easily shuffled.

--If you wind up getting a 1st ed. game and want/need the 2nd ed. cards, I still have about 35-40 decks remaining.
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Wow, the "2nd Edition" label on the box is hard to spot. It is printed in the upper right hand corner of the front cover of the box. It is about 12pt font, printed sideways (or vertically) and is in a color that is only slightly lighter than the background. It could not be spotted in a photograph or outside bright light. BTW my vision is better than 20/20.
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Are the cards larger in the second edition than the first? A different forum post said the green Mayday sleeves fit the cards, and a couple people concurred -- however that thread is from 2010 and those sleeves don't fit my 2nd edition cards.
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