Panini America Sneaks a Peek at 2014 Dragon Ball Z TCG Prizms, Commons and More

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We’ve spent the better part of the last month here on the official blog of the Panini America Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game providing exclusive glimpses of the set in advance of Friday’s highly anticipated release date. But now that release week is finally here, we’re about to ramp up our previewing efforts. Today, we’re giving you the world-premiere first look at the set’s Prizm cards and the Common cards that you haven’t seen yet either here or on one of our partner sites.

Panini America’s Optichrome Prizm technology has taken the sports card world by storm in the last three years, but they’ve never before appeared in a Dragon Ball Z release — until now. Beginning Friday, the Prizm technology will begin gripping the gaming crowd in a big way. One look at the images below and you’ll understand why. Each Starter Deck of the 2014 Dragon Ball Z TCG will include five base Prizm cards and one Prizm Rainbow parallel.

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Panini America Offers a Must-Read Transition Guide for DBZ TCG Players New and Old

Editor’s Note: The following transition guide was written by Richie Williams, an external playtester for Panini America’s 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game and the author of the game’s official rulebook.

When Panini America’s Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game hits stores on October 17, many of you will be experiencing it for the first time. I hope your fresh perspectives bring some new innovations and excitement to the environment. Others of you, however, are coming in as former players of the DBZ CCG. What’s new? What’s the same? This article will detail the changes to the game and get you ready to go on day one.

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Panini Releases New Demo Decks, Card Images for 2014 DBZ TCG

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Hot on the heels of last week’s world premiere reveal of the first three Demo Decks and 75 card images from Panini America’s upcoming 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game, company officials on Tuesday afternoon provided a new installment to keep enthusiasts busy between now and when the game releases on October 17. Today, the company released Demo Decks featuring Orange Goku, Namekian Piccolo and Black Krillin. Those three decks can be accessed as printable PDFs using the links below.

Accompanying today’s Demo Deck releases are must-see images featuring all 75 cards comprising the three respective decks. Panini America will release additional card previews in the coming weeks here on Panini America Dragon Ball Z; fans can also look for exclusive images to be previewed on partner sites Retro DBZ, DBZ Top Tier and DBZ Fanatics. Until then, check out the new Demo Decks and card previews after the jump.

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Panini America Shares Demo Decks, New Images for 2014 DBZ TCG

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Panini America officials on Wednesday afternoon gave anxiously waiting fans of the company’s upcoming 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game plenty of reasons for excitement in the form of three Demo Decks and 75 images previewing the new game set to release on October 17. The three 45-card Demo Decks (included as printable PDFs below) can be used by players to familiarize themselves with the game and to teach others how to play. Fans can access the complete 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game Rule Book and the Playmat here. Enjoy the Demo Decks and preview images below.

Check back next week for three additional Demo Decks as well as details on which of our partner sites will also feature card previews.

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Panini America Unveils Packaging for 2014 Dragon Ball Z TCG

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It’s a package deal. Literally. For this particular post, you see, is all about unveiling the official packaging for Panini America’s 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game. Company officials on Friday afternoon pulled the curtain back on the finished packaging configurations for the 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game’s wrappers, Starter Decks and Booster Packs. As something of a bonus feature, company officials also are sharing the hypnotic “Mojo” foil pattern that will be featured on the set’s Foil cards.

It’s all on display in the gallery below. Enjoy this exclusive sneak peek and stay tuned next week for a downloadable Demo Deck so you can begin testing the highly anticipated return of the Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game. The game releases across North America on October 17.

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Panini America Offers Comic-Con Preview of 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game

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SAN DIEGO — San Diego’s massive 2014 Comic-Con International opened its doors to the general public today after a scintillating sneak peek Wednesday night, and show-goers who stopped by thePanini America booth were treated to a little bit of anime history: The first Promo Card teasing the upcoming release of the 2014 Dragon Ball Z Card Game, the first release of the popular game in almost 10 years.

Panini America is distributing one new 2014 Dragon Ball Z Promo Card during each day of the show (while supplies last); the fifth card in the Promo Set will be available at the FUNimation booth. Fans can also purchase a new Dragon Ball Z playmat at the Panini America booth.

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A Legend Returns: Panini America Bringing Back Popular Dragon Ball Z Card Game

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Panini America, the leading global publisher of licensed sports and entertainment collectibles, announced today that it is bringing the popular Dragon Ball Z card game back to the market for the first time since 2004.

The 2014 edition features more than 200 new cards, reprints of past fan favorites and is completely compatible with the original series. The new game was developed by Panini America Brand Manager Aik Tongtharadol, a former Dragon Ball Z world champion who also worked on the original Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game, most recently in 2004. Company officials will preview and demo the game to the public for the first time this week during the 2014 Comic-Con International in San Diego; company officials also will distribute one free 2014 Dragon Ball Z Promo card each day of the show (Thursday through Sunday) while supplies last.

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