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

Star Wars – New and Returning Players Part 1

Star Wars player Chris Gogolen shares his article series for New and Returning Star Wars players with C1G. Article 1- Introducing the current Star Wars CCG game to New & Former Players. Whether you haven’t played the game in 10 years, or just picked up your first Star Wars card… More

Star Wars Virtual Set 8.3 – LUUKE

Every few months we are treated to a new virtual set released by the Star Wars Players Committee.  While I couldn’t find a release date for the new set, I would assume it releases late March/early April.  Even though I haven’t found a date, there have been plenty of cards… More

Star Trek is Coming

Star Trek will start popping up on the site starting this week. I’ll be starting with the later sets and moving to the start (since most people have the early stuff and not the later sets). I should have The Motion Picture all the way up either Wednesday or Thursday… More

Middle Earth from ICE – Hobbit & Lord of the Rings

CategoryOneGames is happy to announce that all the sets from Middle Earth from ICE are currently on the site.  This is the first Lord of the Rings – Hobbit based game that came out in 1995 and lasted through 1998. This game was really in depth, games could last hours.… More

Return to Ravnica Pre-Release

Saturday night at 11:30 pm I started to drive to Game Haven in West Jordan Utah to play in the pre-release for the new Magic expansion, Return to Ravnica.  It has been years since I was involved in Magic.  I haven’t played consistently since the Invasion block.  Yes, that is… More

Lego Y-Wing Review

If you grew up with Lego’s as a kid like we did here at CategoryOneGames, then you have a fondness for the Star Wars Lego’s collection. Lego’s took two of the things we like the most and combined them into pieces of artwork that looks great on a bookshelf. Guest… More

World of Warcraft (WOW) On CategoryOneGames

One of the games we recently added to the site is the World of Warcraft TCG. The World of Warcraft Trading Card Game (WoW TCG) is a collectible card game based on Blizzard Entertainment’s MMORPG, World of Warcraft. The game was released on October 25, 2006. Players can fight against… More

30% off all Japanese Star Wars Cards through End of September

For the rest of the month of September, we are offering 30% off all Japanese Star Wars Cards.  We have been stocking up on Japanese Star Wars cards and we want to pass these cards onto you and hook you up with a great discount. This 30% includes Premiere, A… More

The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Foils

The Hobbit’s Official Trailer #2 has been released and if you missed it, sit back and get ready to get goosebumps. The Hobbit Trilogy is going to be epic and it’s a shame that the characters from it will never be integrated into Decipher’s Lord of the Rings game. The… More

What would have been, Decipher and Star Wars

Back when Decktech was still the place that Star Wars players hung out, I posted an article about what could have been if Decipher had not lost the license.  When this article was posted, the first generation of Clone Wars cartoons had just finished, Revenge of the Sith had only… More