The Trade Federation #48

by The Trade Federation

Joe and Bill sit down to talk Funko POP!, Mini cards, Laser Burst and Star Wars Card Trader!

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It’s a packed episode this week as Joe and Bill sit down for Episode 48. Ever wondered why the show is dedicated to Star Wars Card Trader “and other collectibles?” Finally you get a chance to find out as the guys start the show with a chat about Star Wars Funko POP figures and Bill talks a bit about the monthly Smuggler’s Bounty box, as well as the various chase variants found (or not found as the case may be for Bill) in the box. Before long however, it’s a return to the Star Wars Card Trader talk you know and love. Listen as the guys tackle the new Mini card variants and discuss how charging $99 for a smaller version of a digital card seems like the definition of insanity. Worry not if you are concerned that Topps has claimed that the mini cards will never be put on sale as Bill has a very plausible explanation of how they may manage to do that very thing thanks to some clever wording in the transmission.

Next up Joe and Bill get into the new (and arguably best) base variant we have seen in a long while: Laser Burst! As the polar opposite to the new Mini set, the Laser Burst variants look great and are totally free, while also giving collectors a chance to chase a more limited Laser Burst set and the end of every week as a reward for collecting all the free versions. The guys speculate for a short time about how hard they will be to obtain before Joe makes a bold proclamation about values and chasing the Laser Burst sets to the bitter end.

All that and there’s still more new cards (Galactic Crests) as well as the weekly poll and listener voicemails to get into on the latest episode of The Trade Federation!

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0:00 Intro

0:05 Mini Cards
0:13 Laser Burst
0:24 Galactic Crests
0:35 Weekly Poll
0:51 Listener Questions
0:58 Voicemails

About The Trade Federation

Star Wars Card Trader is taking the world by storm. The app from Topps, available on on iOS and Android devices, has more and more followers every day, and has become a fun and exciting marketplace, creating a new generation of deeply involved fans and collectors. From Reddit forums to eBay to social media, #SWCT can be complex–even overwhelming for newcomers.

That’s where the Trade Federation comes in.

The first-ever podcast of its kind, this IS the destination for Star Wars Card Trader users who need to know the most recent information, strategies, and predictions for the future. Join hosts Joe Ryan and Bill Drewnowski each week as they break down the latest news and releases, talk about trade strategy, look at upcoming sets and awards, break down the pricing of cards on eBay and more!

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