Flesh and Blood: The Trading card game coming to Top Deck Inn!

Flesh and Blood is a hero-centric, fantasy themed trading card game. Proudly heralded as the “New-Classic Style” TCG. There are many classic fantasy classes to choose from, each with their own unique playstyles. Dare you pit yourself against other heroes in the world of Rathe for honour and glory?

Welcome to Rathe.. Hero.

Hey everybody! Alfie here.

Today I’m going to be telling you all about the brand new TCG from New Zealand coming to the shop.. Flesh and Blood! This is a new TCG and we’re really excited to see what it has in store for the TCG community. I’ll be going over all the new products coming into the store and covering what this TCG is about! If you’re a fan of “Hero” based card games, utilizing equipment and fighting techniques and exploring unique worlds full of bloodthirsty villains then Flesh and Blood is sure to satiate all those dastardly itches.

What is Flesh and Blood all about?

Flesh and Blood at it’s core is a Trading Card Game all about playing as heroes in the fantasy world of Rathe. Whether you like daring acrobatics and sabotage whilst demonstrating your ninja techniques, rending your foes asunder with brute strength or a combination of finesse with a blade and casting powerful magic.. Flesh and Blood has a unique hero to fit your playstyle.

We will be covering how to play Flesh and Blood in-store and through a video demonstration game to get all aspiring Heroes up to scratch with the core gameplay tenants in Flesh and Blood. So stay tuned!

Product Overview: Welcome to Rathe

Flesh and Blood begins with the ‘Welcome to Rathe’ Booster box and ‘Hero Decks’. This is the first major set for Flesh and Blood and is a great place to start. Each ‘Hero Deck’ is a fully contained deck that are designed to be played right out of the box and accept upgrades from all sets currently released. The ‘Hero Decks’ you can choose from are Brute, Ninja and Warrior and Guardian so there is a large amount of variety to cater to your personal playstyle.

The ‘Welcome to Rathe’ booster box is the second best place to start building your collection of weapons, spells and heroes for exploring the world of Rathe. With a relatively traditional breakdown of rarities each booster box contains the following:

Product Configuration:
• 226 cards in set
• 15 cards per pack + 1 token
• 24 packs per display
• 4 displays per case

Rarity Distribution:
• Premium Foil – 1 per pack
• Rare or higher – 1 + 1 per pack (1 Rare + 1 Rare/Super Rare/Majestic)
• Equipment – 1 per pack
• Common – 11 per pack

With premium foils, guaranteed equipment and rares galore this booster is packed with value for the new adventurer. We will be selling these boxes and packs in-store and online just like every other TCG we stock so don’t hesistate to get in touch and let us know what you’ll be looking to pick up for your excursions and sorties into Rathe!

Arcane Rising Booster set

The second standalone booster set. ‘Arcane Rising’ brings more cards to expand the world of Rathe and gives you more tools and equipment to delve deeper into deck construction. Bringing new heroes into the mix too, this set is a great pickup once you’ve got yourself established. Adding casters to the game opens up a whole new style of play for those accustomed to hack and slash goodness to replace their blades with arcane powers to crush and demolish your opponents! (This is the set I’m most excited for.. dark arts? Spells? Count me in!)

A booster box of ‘Arcane Rising’ contains the following:

Product Configuration:
• 219 cards in set
• 15 cards per pack + 1 token
• 24 packs per display
• 4 displays per case

Rarity Distribution:
• Premium Foil – 1 per pack
• Rare or higher – 1 + 1 per pack (1 Rare + 1 Rare/Super Rare/Majestic)
• Equipment – 1 per pack
• Common – 11 per pack

Crucible of War Booster set

The first supplementary set for Flesh and Blood. ‘Crucible of War’ throws open the armouries and lets you loot and pillage for new weapons and gear to enhance your current strategies for deckbuilding. Massively increasing the variance in decks this is another fantastic pickup for those who want to spice up their gameplay and power up their existing classes with new kit! Whether it’s a new blade, a hammer or something else to crush or pummel your opponent with. ‘Crucible of War’ has the loot you need.

A booster box of ‘Crucible of War’ contains the following:

Product Configuration:
• 198 cards in set
• 10 cards per pack
• 24 packs per display
• 4 displays per case

Rarity Distribution:
• Premium Foil – 1 per pack
• Rare or higher – 1 per pack
• Rare – 1 per pack
• Common – 7 per pack

Formats

Despite being a newcomer to the TCG scene. Flesh and Blood offers a variety of formats for you to partake in. Whether that be the classic 80 card constructed format, the shorter 15-20 minute ‘Blitz’ format or the fantastic casual, commander-esque format ‘Ultimate Pit Fight’ there is a multitude of constructed formats to build for. We will be offering tournament play for the 80 card constructed format and of course, supporting casual play for every other existing format!

But wait.. There’s more?!

For those interested in draft and limited environment play, Flesh and Blood offers their own variant of draft and sealed formats. Flesh and Blood has been designed for an incredible Booster Draft experience. Commit to your favourite hero early or stay open to get a read on which heroes other players are fighting for? Questions like this and more will challenge and reward you in ways you’d never thought possible before! We will be offering draft and sealed play for Flesh and Blood so if you’re a huge fan of limited.. Flesh and Blood has you covered!

If you would like a full, expanded breakdown on each format don’t hesitate to check out Flesh and Blood’s official website. This offers rules and clarifications on each format and how each format is played!

https://fabtcg.com/resources/gameplay-formats/

That’s all for now!

We’re really excited about offering support for Flesh and Blood. All products listed will be available in-store and online for purchase. There is no current release date for Flesh and Blood in the UK but stay with us and monitor our social media channels for when this game will become available in-store. We’re ready to journey into Rathe and engage with our favourite heroes.. are you?

Thanks for Reading!

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