A TCG is an online trading card game, this one happens to be based on the television series Grey's Anatomy. It's fun, it's a great waste of time and you don't have to keep shoeboxes full of dusty cards under your bed. *g*
I began working on Seattle Grace on February 5, 2008. I had been a member of three previous Grey's tcgs, but all had since closed and I missed them. After some positive feedback on various tcg forums, I decided to jump into the fray. We opened for Prejoin on 2/24/08 and held our Grand Opening on 3/18/08. We're back from an extended hiatus as of May 1, 2010.
Cards can be earned in a variety of ways. When you join, you will receive three cards from your chosen collecting deck plus four completely random cards. You can earn cards by playing the games, by trading with other members, and sometimes in the posted updates. Another great way to earn cards is by donating various items. Right around your birthday you will receive some goodies as well.
1. Regular cards make up the majority of the decks and are worth one point.
2. Special cards are worth two points and are a little harder to find. You get these by playing games, trading with other members, and sometimes in the updates. Special cards all have a gradient type of border, or you can check the cards page to see how much a particular card is worth.
3. Event cards are worth three points and are given out sparingly. You'll find them on holidays and other special times in the community. If you join after an event card is posted, the only way to get them is by trading or in a card claim if a member leaves.
4. Member cards are worth zero points, but once you've collected ten of them (your own card counts as one of the first ten) you may take three regular cards of your choice. Just remember to write it down in your trade log!
Mastering a deck means that you have collected every card in that deck. Once you have mastered a deck, fill out the mastered form and you will receive two regular cards of choice (or one special card of choice) and two random regular cards.
Level 1: 1 - 50
Level 2: 51 - 125
Level 3: 126 - 215
Level 4: 216 - 300
Level 5: 301 - 400
Level 6: 401 - 500
Level 7: 501 - 600
Level 8: 601 - 725
Level 9: 726 - 830
Level 10: 831 - 950
Level 11: 951 - 1000 *easy level up for making it this far!
Level 12: 1001 - 1150
Level 13: 1151 - 1300
Level 14: 1301 - 1500
Level 15: 1501 - 1850
For leveling Up, when your total card WORTH is within the range of the next level, fill out the level up form and you will receive two cards of choice and two random cards.
Yes, but in a more limited way than regular members. We can take cards from the updates, we can trade, and we can play games that are powered by a random script (memory, puzzles, lottery, etc) but we won't be able to actively participate in any games in which we've programmed in the answers (scramble, quotes, hangman, crossword puzzle, etc) or the reward cards. What we will do is take the equivalent number of random cards as those prizes would equal. We will use the staff pay randomizer for this, and you can see it at the bottom of the sidebar if you'd like to check it out. (Trust me, we program in better card rewards than are ever given out in the randomizer, lol!) Any duplicate cards we have are exchanged using Randomizer2, also linked in the sidebar, or by trading. That gives us only one card and doesn't allow me a choice. We also use that when any of you trade in a duplicate or receive one random card as a reward. We will not be participating in the forum raffle or the bingo games. If at some point we gain other staff, then perhaps the games will be divided amongst us and at that point in time this section will be updated to reflect those changes. If you have any questions at all about this, please feel free to write to me and we can talk about it.