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Iâ€™ve never gotten into the card game racket. Cards, yes. But card games, never. I should also say that Iâ€™ve never actually given them a try, either, so thereâ€™s that. Outside of a standard deck of 52 playing cards, collectible cards were never a game for me growing up. They were exactly what they implied in their name – collectible. Maybe they were Pokemon in a way, where you had to get a whole set and it was random to do so. You just buy packs and packs and over time amass a collection of cards that eventually could be made into a full set for whatever series was out that year. Also complete with your special cards of foil or whatever thing set it apart from the standard cards. Also, Iâ€™m not talking baseball, here. This is going WAY back to the days of GarbagePail Kids, MARVEL series, and things like that. I still have them somewhere here in the house but yeah – these were never made into a game.
I grew up to see the evolution of collectible cards turning into a game though with Magic. It never hooked me but I also never gave it any time to do so. I looked at the cards and would watch people play from time to time but I didnâ€™t really know what was going on and it never set its claws into me to begin with. I never bit. On any of the card games that eventually arose from Magicâ€™s success – and it was a massive success. I really felt like Iâ€™d missed the boat a lot of the times but again…the interest was never there. Thereâ€™s been card games now based on plenty of different properties and some of which should totally pull me in, but nope. Still nothing.
Iâ€™m not saying it wonâ€™t ever happen for me. Iâ€™m completely open to trying to let these things set root inside my interest, but so far they havenâ€™t. Eventually maybe something will come along and do it or Iâ€™ll experience the right play setting and itâ€™ll all snap in, but for now, Iâ€™m totally fine watching others and wondering what Iâ€™m missing.