With the help of a friend I’ve translated the two games that can be played with them.
Being that there are only 22 cards (24 if you have the special shiny cards), it doesn’t seem like you could have much fun playing around with them, but I tried the games out and they’re kind of fun. They’re perfect for if you’ve got some SD3 loving friends and you need a way to solve a dispute or something.
The first game is a simple War style game which can last anywhere from five minutes to… well I had to quit playing a few times because it seemed like it was never going to end.
The second game is like Uno, but kinda weird. Its games tend to last under seven minutes every time.
The rules to the game and some other information about the cards in general can be found on the Seiken Densetsu 3 Cards page. The page also contains a link to the Gallery where you can find most of the cards. Eventually I’ll get around to making some better scans of them and put up some easy to print versions, but until then this will have to do.
Also, Seiken Densetsu 3 isn’t the only Seiken Densetsu game to have a card game associated with it. In 1999 Square released the 150 card Legend of Mana Card Duel game. I wrote a little bit about it last year in this news post. Eventually I hope to get this game translated and all the cards scanned as well, but I only have maybe 2/3 of all the cards and I haven’t seen any more for sale in years and years. If you have some Legend of Mana Card Duel cards please contact me because I’d love to figure out what the ones I am missing are.
Both Deques and Kassidy are out right now, but that doesn’t mean the site is going to be completely quiet. I’ll be heading up the MMM updates for a while and I’ll be trying to get some new scans and updates together.