Stargate TCG

Stargate TCG

Stargate TCG is a new trading card game based on the long-running Stargate series. It released in both online and physical card formats in April 2007. [cite web |url= |title=Stargate Online Trading Card Game |publisher=Sony Online Entertainment |accessdate=2007-03-07] The first set is to be based on SG-1, though upcoming releases will add additional cards from SG-1 and incorporate Stargate Atlantis as well. The Stargate TCG is designed by Sony Online Entertainment and published by Comic Images.


The TCG pulls players into the Stargate universe as they put their favorite characters together to form a team and send them through the gate to accomplish missions. New gameplay lets characters “learn” from their accomplishments and mistakes to increase their capabilities. There are three different ways to possibly win: Earning experience points, collecting glyphs, or scoring Adversaries.

By completing missions, players can play glyphs onto their characters which unlock abilities that could help them win the game.

Online gameplay

The online version of the game is identical to the standard game and contains the same cards. However, being online it gives players the advantage of a more diverse group of opponents to play against at any time of day or night. Also, it includes an online deck builder and collection management system, making it easy to manage your physical and virtual collections. There are also online tournaments with rewards of free cards and increased player rankings in worldwide standings. Finally, Sony Online has introduced a redemption program known as “Through the Gate”. This allows players to collect the full set of digital cards, and then redeem them online for physical cards. [cite web |url= |title=Stargate Online Trading Card Game - Features |publisher=Sonly Online Entertainment |accessdate=2007-03-07] The online game went live on April 27, 2007.

Cards sets

Set 1: SG-1

The first set is based on the series Stargate SG-1, and contains 292 cards. Starter decks feature Jack O'Neill, Daniel Jackson, Samantha Carter, and Teal'c, and are fully playable, each containing sixty cards including four team character cards that are based on the heroes of the show. Booster packs each contain eleven additional cards, including characters, enemies, missions, weapons and other gear, as well as obstacles that you can use to enhance your deck. The set is made up of 66 Rare cards, 66 Uncommon cards, 100 Common cards, 6 Ultra-Rare cards, and 54 Starter-deck-only cards.

et 2: System Lords

Released on August 16, 2007, the 292 card System Lords expansion focuses on expanding the Villain aspect of the Stargate TCG. Starter Decks feature Ba'al, Apophis, Osiris, and Yu. It introduced a new feature called Dominion and expandeded upon existing traits from the SG-1 set such as Russians, Tok'ra, and NID. The set is made up of 66 Rare cards, 66 Uncommon cards, 100 Common cards, 6 Ultra-Rare cards, and 54 Starter-deck-only cards.

et 3: Rise of the Ori

Released on May 9, 2008. This set include 240 cards and it introduces Ships, Promotion Tokens, and the Blockade ability.

et 4: Atlantis

Announced. No more information as of yet.

World Championships

1st Physical World Championship: August 17-18, 2007 @ GenCon IndyChampion: Scott Watson, Runner up: Dave Morello



* [ Stargate TCG Official website]
* [ Stargate TCG Official website for the Online version of the game]

External links

* [ Kit's Stargate Database] For a Complete Card List, Starter Decks Listings, Card Comments, Sample Decks, Card Combos, and more.
* [] For a Complete Card List, Manage your card inventory Online (have/want,etc), Play Online, Cards reviews, Card decks, Card of the week, Card decks of the week, and much more. 681,000 cards offered for trade! More than 5400 active users, Information about more than 100,000 different cards, Trading offered for 43 games and over 700 expansion sets.
* [] Independent fan site with loads of downloadable resources (Cardlists, Spoilers, Scorecards, Rules), strategy articles, easy to build decklists and much, much more. Frequently updated.
* [ Stargate TCG - Fight for Abydos] A fanmade dreamset based on the Stargate movie.
* [ Origin: Stargate TCG] An SOE fansite dedicated to the Online Stargate TCG. Weekly featured decks and cards as well as competitions and news.

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