So the idea is that you digitally open from a booster, purchase, trade, are given or win the digital card and then you are able to print it. However, I am sure there will be ways to print cards you dont own if you would like an "illegitimate" print.
As for launching the tech side this year, that's something patrick will have to discuss. If you are interested in printing out and play testing the game currently, we are looking for help on the playtest front. Just let me know!
Sorry about that, @stl1988. I had to rollback the database. It was a head-slappingly good reminder to backup data more than once a week. Anyway, thank you for re-registering. Things should be a lot more smooth around here, now.
Currently cards would not be re-nameable. As for combining cards, if a completely new card is created it would likely have a pre-set, new name. If it's an upgraded version, or a "leveled up" version, maybe just a level indicator using the same base name. For cards that are "socketed", they would use the same name as the host card. (the card being socketed to the host card would be destroyed.
@shawnstoppable Just like in any other game, if there is inconsistency, then you will be called out for it. At higher level RELs there would definitely be deck checks, just as there are in any other major game. Judges would be looking both for legal deck lists and card ownership as well as anything that may be "marking" cards.
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