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Pokémon Card Game BW Starter Set+ / How to Play DS Announced


The Pokémon Card Game BW Starter Set+ (ポケモンカードゲームBW はじめてセット+) has appeared on various retail shops websites. The set includes the cards from the previous Boy and Girl starter set but it also includes a Nintendo DS cartridge called How to Play DS (あそびかたDS) which teaches people how to play the Pokémon Card Game. The DS cartridge has the TCG rules, tutorials and a CPU battle mode. The set will go on sale in Japan on August 5th, 2011 for 2,980yen.

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The set includes:

  • 3 x Half Decks
  • Damage Counters
  • 1 x Pokémon Coin
  • 1 x Play mat
  • Instruction Manual
  • How to Play DS (あそびかたDS) cartridge

Sources: http://item.rakuten.co.jp/toredama/4521329108995/ and http://tocage.jp/pages/1308200227.html

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Post #1
19 Jun 2011 09:47 AM
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Quite interesting they're using a DS cartridge for the rules and tutorial. I believe it's the first time I've seen one not used for a video game.
Post #2
19 Jun 2011 04:50 PM
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There are tons of non-game applications for the DS, particularly in Japan.
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