Star Wars GEMP – Sealed Deck Construction Tips

Star Wars GEMP – Sealed Deck Construction Tips by Nate Louderback – Dorshe1 There is nothing like the smell of opening a new pack of Star Wars cards. Sealed events are one of the more interesting ways to play Star Wars CCG because it opens up creativity for deck-building and… More

Star Wars Virtual Sets

New and Returning Players Article 7- Breaking down a new Virtual Set – by Chris Gogolen What to do when a new Virtual Set is released? Two to three times each year the Players Committee releases a new Virtual Card set.  The first release of the year is usually a larger… More

Star Wars Quick Links

New and Returning Star Wars Players Article Series Part 1 Introducing the current Star Wars CCG Part 2 Starting Effects and Defensive Shields Part 3 Starting Interrupts Part 4 Force Generation Part 6 Preparing for a Major Tournament Part 7 Breaking Down a New Virtual Set Basic Star Wars Deck… More

GEMP Star Wars CCG

I love playing Decipher made card games.  The games make you feel like your in the movies, making choices for the characters as the story progresses.  The art and design are beautiful and the characters are those that you cherish.  I’ve been a big fan of Holotable to play Star… More

Doomtown and Other Updates

Doomtown is now on CategoryOneGames.  You can find the different sets/cards that are available or you can sell/trade us your extras. Doomtown that was going to be put on the site sometime this summer.  It was accelerated with the announcement at GAMA that Doomtown was coming back as a Living… More

Star Wars Worlds 1998

Star Wars worlds is happening August 8-11 in Boston this year.  If you are a newer player or veteran who has never had a chance to attend, go read our article about attending large events and get yourself a ticket. Unfortunately I am not able to make it myself but… More

What have we been up to?

It is always fun to look at websites through web.archive.org and seeing where they started and how they changed over the years.  CategoryOneGames started in 2004 specializing in WARS, Lord of the Rings and VS and quickly added FullMetal Alchemist and eventually Star Wars. The site has gone through a… More

Preparing for a Major Tournament

NARP Series Article 6- Preparing for a Major Tournament – by Chris Gogolen Introduction If you haven’t been to a major tournament before, it’s definitely something I recommend you do at least once in your playing career. I basically define a Major event as any tournament that requires decklists to… More

Walker Basics – Competitive Tournament Decks

Article 5D- Competitive DS Deck- Walkers by Chris Gogolen (Please note, this deck/article has not been updated since the Players Committee’s reset of all Virtual Cards) Introduction This is another thematic deck based around one of the most classic scenes from the film, the Battle of Hoth. This objective underwent… More

Hidden Base Basics – Competitive Tournament Decks

Article 5C- Competitive LS Deck- Hidden Base by Chris Gogolen (Please note, this deck/article has not been updated since the Players Committee’s reset of all Virtual Cards) Introduction The previous LS deck I posted was based on the Profit objective, a very heavy ground based deck. For this article I… More

PROFIT Basics – Competitive Tournament Decks

Article 5B – Competitive Tournament Decks – Profit – by Chris Gogolen (Please note, this deck/article has not been updated since the Players Committee’s reset of all Virtual Cards) Introduction The Profit objective has been a fan favorite since the day it was released, as it captures the events surrounding… More

SYCFA Basics – Competitive Tournament Decks

Article 5- Competitive Tournament Decks – SYCFA – by Chris Gogolen (Please note, this deck/article has not been updated since the Players Committee’s reset of all Virtual Cards) Over the first few articles, I’ve provided some details about the mechanics of the game, the current state of the game, and… More

Star Wars Force Generation NARP Article #4

Welcome back to Article #4 of the New and Returning Players series by Chris Gogolen.  Chris goes in depth this article on Force Generation and what cards are necessary to have in order to give you enough force to get you through your games.   Introduction – force activation Force Activation… More

Top Star Wars SWCCG decks for Holotable

Now that you installed Holotable and can play Star Wars CCG on your computer, you can easily download decks to play right away.  You can download decks from the 2012 Grand Prix into your Holotable decks section.  You can bring up Holodeck to see what cards are in each deck… More

Holotable – Playing Star Wars CCG Online – The Setup

Chris Gogolen’s series will be back later this week. In the meantime, it’s a great time to learn how you can play Star Wars CCG online. Holotable is the easiest way to play Star Wars CCG online.  Not only does it let you play around with all the cards in… More

Iron Man 3, Free Comic Book Day and May the 4th Be With You

Happy May the 4th Be With You everyone.  This is the official Star Wars holiday and to celebrate it, CategoryOneGames is having a 20% off sale on all Star Wars CCG and Star Wars Miniatures figures on the 4th.  I will be restocking throughout the night and part of the… More

Star Wars Starting Interrupts – NARP Series Article 3

The return of the New and Returning Players Series by Chris Goglen Starting Interrupts The Starting Effects article ended up being longer than I expected, so I am creating a separate article to discuss Starting Interrupts. These cards were first introduced in the Jabba’s Palace expansion and there are a… More

Star Trek CCG

I was almost 16 when Star Trek First Contact came out.  It was the first Star Trek movie I ever saw in the theater and it changed how I viewed Star Trek. My family was Star Wars fans in the sense that it was our yearly Christmas Break movie that… More

200,000 Cards

I had a chance to go down to Arizona a couple of weeks back.  My good friend Mike Bahr is the owner of Desert Sky Games and I wanted a chance to see his store and do some trading with him.  We had discussed trading all that I had in… More

Star Wars Starting Effects and Defensive Shields

Star Wars player Chris Gogolen shares part 2 of his article series for New and Returning Star Wars players with C1G. Article 2- Starting Effects and Defensive Shields For returning players especially, the concept of Defensive shields is usually a point of contention. Many would argue that creating this mechanic… More