What are trading cards?
Trading cards are NationStates' own trading card game. You can generate, trade, and collect cards representing other nations, with each card having its own rarity and value. There is a whole dedicated market where you can buy or sell cards, and compete to rise through the rankings for most valuable decks, as well as increase the value of your nation's own card. Or, you can simply create your own themed collections, e.g., your friends, enemies, regionmates, best flags, and anything else you can think of!
How do I get involved?
Great to hear you are interested! Participating in the trading cards game can be one of the most entertaining aspects of the game. To get yourself started, you can use the following guide:
You should also consider joining The North Pacific Cards Guild, to make the most out of trading cards.
What is the Cards Guild?
The North Pacific Cards Guild is a government-run society that helps promote trading cards within the region, and provides various resources to help its members expand their collections. Examples include:
~ Statistics about market activity through the Card Market Watch.
~ Tools for finding cards through the Card Queries.
~ Prizes for great collections through the Monthly Card Collection Competition.
~ Opportunities to spawn rare cards through the Card Pull Events.
~ Epic cards to jumpstart new collections through the Epic Startup Program.
~ A chance to win some of the most valuable cards in the game through the WADP Card Lottery.
Additionally, the Guild's experienced members can help newer members familiarize themselves with trading techniques and other card-related strategies, once they have mastered the basics.
Finally, the Guild runs a whole lot of other card-related activities, including dedicated regular publications, featured collections, pull events, and so on.
How do I become a member?
Becoming a member is very simple!
What if I still have questions?
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