Collecting Encyclopedia Updated with Eye-Popping Enhancements

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The Encyclopedia of Collecting for Star Wars CCG was recently updated – for the first time in five years – as Version 3.0! This iteration takes the contents of previous versions to an exceptional new level, increasing the number and quality of images; incorporating additional information and detail throughout; and inserting checklists and total card counts for each set, among other enhancements. There are many new graphics and visuals to summarize the products that Decipher published, including posters, t-shirts, print campaigns, sales sheets, and uncut card sheets. The Encyclopedia 3.0 also includes magazine coverage and tournament promotions. This document has it ALL – there has never been a more comprehensive, tangible, one-stop shop for the Decipher Era’s outputs!

We want to thank Kevin Wilson for putting this document together. His hard work and dedication has led to what you see today! Lastly, as you are going through this amazing document, you will see some outstanding items – if you have one, email scott@starwarsccg.org.

You may access the Encyclopedia v3.0 here:
https://www.starwarsccg.org/collecting/

Also note that the Master Card List - the 3rd item at the above link - was also updated recently, with Virtual Set 13 cards. The Master Cardlist is an Excel spreadsheet with all Decipher & Virtual cards (and underlying cards/sets/rarities) that can be sorted and utilized as a digital inventory mechanism.


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Incredible job. Thank you Kevin. It’s beautiful. I want to print it out in high quality color and have it bound like a book.

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Seriously, this is amazing and a work of art to look at.

Huge thank you to Kevin for taking the time to do this! It was a totally player driven project to update it and I (and the PC) are so thankful to have people like Kevin volunteering for the betterment of the game with incredible resources like this.
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I've been enamored with the easter egg section. Very cool and a lot I didn't know.

It is extremely well done and really a great piece that documents a lot of the game's history and lore.

I will send a photo of the TP LS rares sheet tonight so that it can be added.

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Well done.
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Not sure what I need it for, but damn it looks good! 129 pages! :shock:
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So, with this being the decipher one, is there a PC one? Virtual slips, specials, goodies, and so forth? Obviously 'collecting' v slips is a little silly (to me) especially non-foil/AI ones, but a history of them would be pretty cool if in a similar document.
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fungineer wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:05 pm
So, with this being the decipher one, is there a PC one? Virtual slips, specials, goodies, and so forth? Obviously 'collecting' v slips is a little silly (to me) especially non-foil/AI ones, but a history of them would be pretty cool if in a similar document.
I would really like a document with every single version of every single v-card ever made. That would be so cool if I ever wanted to cube or do something else silly and casual.
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That is massive and super impressive!! Great job!!!!

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Corran wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:14 pm
fungineer wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:05 pm
So, with this being the decipher one, is there a PC one? Virtual slips, specials, goodies, and so forth? Obviously 'collecting' v slips is a little silly (to me) especially non-foil/AI ones, but a history of them would be pretty cool if in a similar document.
I would really like a document with every single version of every single v-card ever made. That would be so cool if I ever wanted to cube or do something else silly and casual.
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TacoBill wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:33 pm
Corran wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:14 pm
fungineer wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:05 pm
So, with this being the decipher one, is there a PC one? Virtual slips, specials, goodies, and so forth? Obviously 'collecting' v slips is a little silly (to me) especially non-foil/AI ones, but a history of them would be pretty cool if in a similar document.
I would really like a document with every single version of every single v-card ever made. That would be so cool if I ever wanted to cube or do something else silly and casual.
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Jnapolit31 wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:35 pm
TacoBill wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:33 pm
Corran wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:14 pm
fungineer wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:05 pm
So, with this being the decipher one, is there a PC one? Virtual slips, specials, goodies, and so forth? Obviously 'collecting' v slips is a little silly (to me) especially non-foil/AI ones, but a history of them would be pretty cool if in a similar document.
I would really like a document with every single version of every single v-card ever made. That would be so cool if I ever wanted to cube or do something else silly and casual.
Seconded/Thirded/Whatevered
All it would require is somebody or some bodies to step up and do it!
It was also partially done I believe by Throdo as well. I believe he found a lot of the old v-card master set pdfs. Jeremy might have them as well.

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Bravo to all involved! This is an incredible document. Thank you for all your hard work!
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Jnapolit31 wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:35 pm
TacoBill wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:33 pm
Corran wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:14 pm
fungineer wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 1:05 pm
So, with this being the decipher one, is there a PC one? Virtual slips, specials, goodies, and so forth? Obviously 'collecting' v slips is a little silly (to me) especially non-foil/AI ones, but a history of them would be pretty cool if in a similar document.
I would really like a document with every single version of every single v-card ever made. That would be so cool if I ever wanted to cube or do something else silly and casual.
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Beautiful, beautiful work!! Really great!!!
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Thank you to all for the comments. I appreciate the gratitude.

Many, many hours got poured into this document, but it was a well worth it and something I've been wanting to do for some time. I found myself looking up previous threads or trying to track down information I know I had seen before far too often. Chris' original releases of the encyclopedia always intrigued me with their content and it was a pleasure getting to work with him and Scott to release this updated version. I think it really has become a definitive reference document on the Decipher era of SWCCG.

Hoping this release helps bring out some of the missing items from others to include to fill in the remaining holes.

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Kwil22 wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 9:19 pm
Thank you to all for the comments. I appreciate the gratitude.

Many, many hours got poured into this document, but it was a well worth it and something I've been wanting to do for some time. I found myself looking up previous threads or trying to track down information I know I had seen before far too often. Chris' original releases of the encyclopedia always intrigued me with their content and it was a pleasure getting to work with him and Scott to release this updated version. I think it really has become a definitive reference document on the Decipher era of SWCCG.

Hoping this release helps bring out some of the missing items from others to include to fill in the remaining holes.
I'm also impressed by the amount of work done seeing this appears to be your very first post on the forums. Kudos, and thanks.
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Wow, this was already one of my favorite documents ever. Absolutely marvelous, especially for someone who doesn't own all the stuff and never will! Thoroughly appreciate the efforts that went into this (past and obviously present with the upgrade!)

Really nice strolling through memory lane and seeing some of the posters, ads, tshirts, and such that I haven't seen for a couple decades, and also seeing some of the content and ads I missed since I didn't make all the tournaments when I was younger.

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Kudos to everyone who put this together. What a great resource. Thanks for the great work.
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I thought I was completely uninterested, but I just got sucked into that for so long. Really well done!

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