The Trade Federation #49

by The Trade Federation

Joe and Bill have a talk about Star Wars Card Keeper!

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Cards that you can’t trade are the buzz of the app, so there’s no surprise that Joe and Bill have to take the time to weigh in on this new phenomenon. There are a lot of different ways to look at the new direction that the app seems to be moving in, so the guys spend a good chunk of time talking about some of the thoughts that people have on either side of the debate. Where do you land? Are easy odds sets that you can’t trade the obvious way forward? Or should we see a return to trade-able cards that are more difficult to collect?

The untradeable issue isn’t only something that Star Wars Card Trader is dealing with, and Bunt is now dealing with a similar mechanic. However, the gallery set on Bunt still has quite difficult odds and the cards themselves can be traded, but must be pulled to receive a ticket that counts towards the awards. Will we see this sort of implementation coming to Card Trader? Joe has what he believes is a brilliant solution to the entire issue that handles things in a positive way for everyone, but you can decide for yourselves!

And now the Green and Orange chase is back! Capitalizing on the redesign of the Laser Burst cards, the new green laser and orange laser burst cards bring back the same style of the old chase. Pull a green at 1:100 and you are given a free pack with a 1 in 6 chance at pulling the orange. Unfortunately, the new packs are double to cost of the previous green chase, so some of the new oranges may end up being very rare indeed. Kylo and Ahsoka kick off the new chase and are such popular characters that they counts have come in quite high, but this seems unlikely to be a trend that continues with less popular characters.

After all that, there’s still the return of the “Hot as Tatooine, Cold as Hoth” poll and after Joe has to step away Bill handles the voicemail on his own. Can he survive Curt’s trivia while flying solo? You’ll have to listen to find out!

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0:00 Intro

0:03 Cards you can’t trade
0:15 Green and Orange Chase
0:40 Weekly Poll
0:58 Listener 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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