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This website is dedicated to the Twin Galaxies Video Game Trading Cards.  Here you can find information on how to order decks of cards, how to appear on a card, how to reorder a reprint of your personal card (that is not a rare card), an image gallery of cards, checklists and more.

This initial post is stickied to let people know what we’re about.  Please look below for news about upcoming events, new cards created, when new sets are going to be available and more.

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Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief on a Twin Galaxies Video Game Trading Card

We are honored to commemorate the careers of important people who have contributed to the worldwide video game culture, either as gamers, designers, industry leaders, artisans or iconic personalities.

Craig Glendday tweeted a picture about the card he was honored with at E3 June 5-7, 2012.

Check out the tweet here:  https://twitter.com/craigglenday/status/213687781585723392/photo/1

Check out the card image below:

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Series C Now Available for Purchase

For those interested in purchasing Series C, you can place your order through this post or via the Purchase link at the top of the page.

Series C is $15 + $5.50 shipping and handling for a total of $20.50.

Please note, future series will be rising in costs due to printing costs rising for us as well.

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Order Now: Your Copy of the Cleveland Classic Console and Arcade Gaming Show Display Poster

If you are interested in purchasing a copy of the display poster that will be available for purchase online for the Cleveland Classic Console and Arcade Gaming Show taking place June 23, 2012, here’s your chance.  This poster is 18 inches by 24 inches.Only 10 copies of this poster is being printed  All posters will be signed by individuals attending the event. at the event.  Once they are sold, they are gone and will not be reprinted.

A Buy Now link for having the poster shipped ($30) is available below the image of the poster.  I do not believe the posters will be available for pick up at the event.

If you have any questions, please email grace.snoke@tgi-mail.net

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Order Now: Your Copy of the NW Pinball and Arcade Display Poster

If you are interested in purchasing a copy of the display poster that will be available for purchase online and at the NW Pinball and Arcade show this June 8-10, now’s your chance.

This will be a limited, hand-numbered and signed version of the poster.  Exact number is yet to be determined, but this is a one shot deal.  All posters will be signed at the event.  Once they are sold, they are gone and will not be reprinted.  All details regarding the poster can be found on the order page here: http://videogametradingcards.com/get-your-copy-of-the-nw-pinball-and-arcade-display-poster/

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Order Now: Your Copy of the 56th Philly Non-Sports Card Show Display Poster

If you are interested in purchasing a copy of the display poster that will be seen at the 56th Philly Non-Sports Card show this coming weekend, now’s your chance.

Place your order now for it to be signed at the event.

To order, visit this page:  http://videogametradingcards.com/get-your-copy-of-the-display-for-56th-philly-non-sports-card-show/

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Video Game Trading Cards to Premier at 56th Philly Non-Sports Card Show

Twin Galaxies International will unveil the first set of trading cards for the video game industry to the non-sport trading card industry at the 56th Philly Non-Sports Card Show in Allentown, Penn., April 21-22, 2012.

Apr 11, 2012-Twin Galaxies International announces that it will be an exhibitor at the 56th Philly Non-Sports Card Show to introduce the video game trading cards to the industry and media, conduct celebrity card signings and present awards.

Twin Galaxies will display more than 200 published trading cards – including the completed “Superstars of 2011″ set.  Card samples from the upcoming “Superstars of 2012″ set will be on hand as well. In addition to honoring video game champions who hold world records, these sets will commemorate the history of the worldwide video game industry by honoring iconic industry pioneers, historic events, landmark milestones and noted video game personalities.

A number of gaming celebrities on the cards are planning to attend the event to sign their cards for the public.  Celebrities already confirmed to attend include Billy Mitchell and Walter Day as well as CEO of Twin Galaxies International Pete Bouvier.  More appearances will be announced upon confirmation.

The Philly Non-Sports Card Show is the premier event for non-sport and entertainment card collectors. The “Philly Show” is one of the country’s only exclusive non-sport only trading card shows and is the largest of its kind.

Collectors will find a diverse array of trading cards depicting The Walking Dead to Wacky Packages and Star Wars to Marvel Comics. The show boasts card dealers, artists, publishers, manufacturers, free exclusive promotional card give-aways and more. Exhibiting manufacturers include Breygent Marketing, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Famous Fabrics, Non-Sport Update, Rittenhouse Archives, SideKick and shopTopps.com.

The artist line-up for the 56th Philly Non-Sports Show is outstanding and features the top sketch card artists in the field of trading cards. Those artists include: Axebone, David Gross, Rhiannon Owens, Sean Pence, Elaine Perna and Tony Perna. Top artists from Ireland Trev Murphy and Veronica O’Connell will be exhibiting at their first-ever U.S. card show. Together, these artists have worked on Marvel, Star Wars, Dexter, Vampirella, Bettie Page, DC Comics and many, many other trading card titles.

Admission to the Philly Non-Sports Card Show is just $8 daily. A two-day pass may be purchased for $12. Show hours are Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, 10 AM to 3 PM.

The 56th Philly Non-Sports Card Show will take place at the Merchants Square Mall, 1901 S 12th Street, Allentown, PA, 18103.

Complete show details can be found on Non-Sport Update’s website at: http://nonsportupdate.com/philly.

Or contact Harris D. Toser, Production Manager, at 717-238-1936 or via e-mail at h_toser@nonsportupdate.com

Additional information on the Twin Galaxies Video Game Trading Cards is available on the website:http://www.videogametradingcards.com or by contacting Grace Snoke at grace.snoke@tgi-mail.net.

About Twin Galaxies International
Twin Galaxies International is the world’s official authority on player rankings, gaming statistics and championship tournaments. Home to over 120,000 verified scores from over 52,000 members around the world, TGI has been featured in 2007’s King of Kong’ and ‘Chasing Ghosts’ documentaries, TVs ‘Big Bang Theory’, ‘Chuck’ and multiple print publications and as official adjudicators during E3 2009. For more information, visit www.twingalaxies.com

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Image Galleries Update

Almost all of the cards through 140 have been uploaded into photo galleries under the Image Galleries link at the top of the page.  There are some images missing from some pages, but that will be corrected soon.

I will update with a news post when those images are up as well as when new galleries have been added for images 150-250.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask!

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Video Game Trading Cards Featured on Non-Sport Update Price Guide

Twin Galaxies recently launched Video Game Trading Cards featured on the take-along Non-Sports Update Price Guide and announces Twin Galaxies presence at the Philly Non-Sports Card Show

(For immediate release)
Launched in the second half of 2011, the Twin Galaxies Video Game Trading Cards are gaining popularity amongst gamers and trading card collectors as more sets are scheduled to be added to the unique collection of video game trading cards which focus on the gamers, developers, games and history of the global gaming community.

The April/May issue of Non-Sport Update features The Big Bang Theory on the cover and includes three exclusive promotional trading cards: The Big Bang Theory Seasons 1 & 2, Tarzan 100th Anniversary, and Marvel: Greatest Heroes.

The April/May edition of the Non-Sport Update Price Guide features the Twin Galaxies Video Game Trading Cards on the cover and announces that Twin Galaxies International will be on hand at the  56th Annual Philly Non-Sports Card Show April 21-22 in Allentown, Penn.

This edition ships to stores March 9 and will be available at Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and local comic and card shops across the U.S. at the end of March.  Individual copies can be ordered directly through the publisher.

Anyone interested in ordering a copy can either check their local newsstand or hobby shop towards the end of March or they can order through Non-Sport Update after March 9.

Single issue and subscriptions can be ordered direct from Non-Sport Update via their online store:  http://www.nonsportupdate.com/nsu_store.htm

To learn more about the trading cards or to place an order, please visit: http://www.videogametradingcards.com

About Non-Sport Update
Non-Sport Update is THE magazine for collectors of non-sport trading cards (cards that focus on movies, television, sci-fi, comics, music, etc.–anything other than sports). The magazine is published bi-monthly in January, March, May, July, September, and November.  Each issue is filled with features and departments focusing on the latest trading card releases, promotional cards, online happenings, and vintage cards. The large, 32-page price guide lists values for the most popular card series from the 1880s through today.  Articles cover new and vintage card releases. Inside the magazine, you will also find contests, a schedule of card releases, and much, much more. Each issue comes poly-bagged with sample promotional trading cards.

About Twin Galaxies International
Twin Galaxies International is the world’s official authority on player rankings, gaming statistics and championship tournaments. Home to over 120,000 verified scores from over 52,000 members around the world, TGI has been featured in 2007’s King of Kong’ and ‘Chasing Ghosts’ documentaries, TVs ‘Big Bang Theory’, ‘Chuck’ and multiple print publications and as official adjudicators during E3 2009. For more information, visit http://www.twingalaxies.com

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Twin Galaxies Trading Card Signing and Tribute at Midwest Gaming Classic

Patrick O’Malley and Glenn Thomas of Star Worlds Arcade are hosting a couple of events related to the Twin Galaxies Video Game Trading Cards at Midwest Gaming Classic March 24 – 25 in Milwaukee.

At 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, Walter Day will be presenting new trading cards to the public of MGC. The ceremony is set to run 45 minutes and takes place upstairs in the main speaking area of the event.

From 6: 15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., guests can attend the Twin Galaxies Trading Card Tribute which will be held downstairs in the Star Worlds Arcade room. Guests can get cards signed and talk with a number of the celebrities appearing on trading cards who are attending the events.

Decks of cards can be purchased throughout the duration of the event in the Star Worlds Arcade room. Set A and Set B, sold separately, run $15 each. A combined Set A&B deck runs $30.

This event is free to the attending public of the Midwest Gaming Classic, but you must be attending the event to participate in the events.

For more information on Midwest Gaming Classic, please visit: http://www.midwestgamingclassic.com/

Come to the Midwest Gaming Classic 2012

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56th Annual Philly Non-Sports Card Show

Twin Galaxies International will be attending the 56th Annual Philly Non-Sports Card Show in Allentown, Penn., April 21-22 as exhibitors.

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