Starter Deck Opening Videos (2011)
These videos, filmed in 2011, document my misguided attempt at completing out my Legend of Mana Card Duel collection by opening Starter Decks.
1. Introduction and Starter Deck Opening – In this video I give an overview of the types of cards in the Legend of Mana Card Duel trading card game, talk briefly about Boosters and Starter Decks, open a Starter Deck, and finally sort through my collection at the time. This was the third Starter Deck I ever opened, the first two being opened in 2004 and likely 2006.
2. Starter Deck Opening Two – In this video, I continued my efforts to complete my Legend of Mana Card Duel collection by opening up another Starter Deck. Make sure to watch the previous video if you have not yet for an introduction to the game’s cards. I had some misconceptions about the number of commons, uncommons, rares, and holofoils back when I was trying to complete my collection. I have only found three Japanese sites that actually detail the game, and two of them are only card lists! The list I had found at the point of filming this video had some serious errors, leading me to make the wrong assumptions in some of these videos. This was the fourth Starter Deck I opened.
3. Starter Deck Opening Three – Three More Decks! – In this video I really start to learn just how hard it is (actually impossible) to complete a full Legend of Mana Card Duel collection using just Starter Decks. Watch as I slowly drift into insanity while opening three decks and obtain a scant few new cards. These were the fifth, sixth, and seventh Starter Decks I opened.
4. Starter Deck Opening Four – Three More Decks! – In this video I give an overview of the types of cards in the Legend of Mana Card Duel trading card game, talk briefly about Boosters and Starter Decks, open a Starter Deck, and finally sort through my collection at the time. These were the eighth, ninth, and tenth Starter Decks I opened.
5. Starter Deck Opening Five – Two More & Extras – In this final video from 2011, I open two more Legend of Mana Card Duel Starter Decks in a vain attempt to complete out my collection. After that plan falls through, I show off a small assortment of cards I obtained through auctions and count up how many of each type of card there are. The video ends with a tally of all the cards I was still missing. These were the eleventh and twelfth Starter Decks I opened.