Panini America Provides Details on New Playmat, New Promos, More

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Both inside and outside of Panini America HQ, fans of the company’s 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game are hurtling headfirst into the heart of the holiday season. But developments are moving just as swiftly regarding the game itself.

In recent weeks, company officials have — among other things — created an amended version of the Official Rule Book, developed a fantastic new Playmat, selected two new Promo Cards, worked with FUNimation on a special Blu-Ray insert and provided details on the Orange Truck Lift card that was missing from the first wave of Starter releases. Below, we provide details on all of that.

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Passion Drives Tournament Play for 2014 Panini Dragon Ball Z TCG

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It’s been a month since Panini America released the wildly successful 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game, an epic relaunch of the popular TCG that has received rave reviews and intense levels of participation in shops across North America.

In the weeks since that historic revival, DBZ gamers new and old have returned to the game in a huge way, creating packed houses and renewed excitement with a series of in-store tournaments.

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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 Release Date, Rule Book, Playmat for 2014 Dragon Ball Z Card Game

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While the gaming community continues anticipating the celebrated return of the Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game, officials inside Panini America are steadfastly putting the finishing touches on the 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card in preparation for an October 17 release. Up until now, product information has been a closely guarded secret. But with release coming roughly five weeks from now, it’s time to start sharing all of the juicy details.

Today, that process begins in earnest. Not only have we already given you the official release date (October 17), but we’re also providing the official 2014 Dragon Ball Z Rule Book and a Starter Playmat to help you get the gaming juices flowing. Both of those assets can be accessed by clicking the respective links below after the jump. Stay tuned next week when we start previewing some must-see new promo card images.

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