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#1 kfrancia

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 09:32 AM

For those that are collecting the Kid Icarus AR cards, Gamestop is giving away an exclusive pack for free today. It is from 1 PM to 4 PM at select locations.

http://www.gamestop....ents/kidicarus/

Edit: According to a reader at joystiq the cards are
"Eggplant Wizard, Fiends Cauldron, Skyscraper Club, Firework Cannons, and Minos, along with possible random packs."
http://www.joystiq.c...ay-at-gamestop/

Edit 2: Just picked up a pack. All I did was ask about it and he asked if I wanted to try the game. I told him I already own it and he just gave me the pack. There were a couple people instore but not for the event. They had a stack of around 100+ on the counter.
The cards in my deck were: Eggplant Wizard, Fiends Cauldron, Skyscraper Club, Firework Cannons, and Minos.
I'm not sure about the random packs, forgot to ask.

Edited by kfrancia, 14 April 2012 - 06:44 PM.


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#2 DjRoo

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 11:45 AM

I wonder if it's the same card from the Gameinformer magazine...

#3 Zonic505

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:32 PM

Damn, closest one that's doing the event is about 60 miles away from me.

If someone gets the chance to go, let us know which card it is.
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Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:37 PM

Meh, my local Gamestop isn't hosting an event and the other one is 10 miles away. Decisions, decisions...

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:55 PM

did u guys know that if someone posted up a picture of it on the internet, u can actually scan the card to your game.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:56 PM

4 Gamestops closer than Owensboro, and none are having this event. Stupid Gamestop is stupid.

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#7 JStryke

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:59 PM

None close to me, although I will be in Hagerstown later today. Hmmm...

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:02 PM

the one that is closest is over 40 mins away but i do have to work today so it would be on the way. ARGH!!! ill call at 10 and ask what card it is.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:09 PM

Closest one is about a two hour drive. Gas is to expensive for a card.

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#10 Esoul

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:17 PM

Someone on the gamefaqs board posted that the exclusive card is eggplant wizard, which comes in a pack of non-exclusive cards that includes fiend's cauldron, skyscraper club, firework cannons and minos.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:18 PM

ohhh dang im going to see if i can somehow get more then one of the packs then. ill keep people posted on things.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:22 PM

closest one for me over 40 minute trip for me not worth the traffic and headache for the drive. i have 4 locations 5-10 minutes from my house none of them doing it.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:23 PM

Someone on the gamefaqs board posted that the exclusive card is eggplant wizard, which comes in a pack of non-exclusive cards that includes fiend's cauldron, skyscraper club, firework cannons and minos.



Is that pack of cards exclusive to somewhere?

And this card from gamestop, does it come sealed or loose that you know of?

#14 Esoul

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:40 PM

Is that pack of cards exclusive to somewhere?

And this card from gamestop, does it come sealed or loose that you know of?


Looks like that same pack was offered in Canada and PAX East according to eBay descriptions. The cards are all sealed together.

#15 Lexxon

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:48 PM

Closest GS to me doing this is ~25-30 miles away...no thanks.

I went to PAX East and got two cards two different times from the Nintendo rep. Was slightly late for the 3DS panel so I missed out on the packs they were giving out. Not really crazed about getting these things, but it's kinda fun to nab some when the opportunity arises.

#16 GeorgeCostanza

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 02:08 PM

closest one is 1 mile away but I think im to embarrassed to walk in for one card... :(
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#17 flameofdoom666

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 02:11 PM

My brother is going to try and get me one of these...

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 02:16 PM

Hopefully they'll just give me a card now when I go pickup the move controller.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 02:45 PM

I wonder if it's the same card from the Gameinformer magazine...


Which issue had the card?

#20 Brother Daz

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 02:47 PM

Which issue had the card?


This month(prototype 2 cover)

#21 GaveUpTomorrow

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 03:02 PM

Thanks for the post OP. Closest gamestop that is listed to have the card is 1min away. Will be heading out later to grab one.


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Posted 14 April 2012 - 03:07 PM

Does anyone know - in addition to the exclusive card(s), will they be giving out the 10-packs as well?
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#23 phogoodness

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 03:15 PM

Don't think this is worth the 50 minutes round trip.

#24 RabbitSuit

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 03:23 PM

Gah, the only ones that are doing this are on the other side of town.


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#25 Link2999

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 03:33 PM

eh 30min drive. Too bad because I wanted these.

#26 garrett007

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 03:57 PM

This month(prototype 2 cover)


Youre thinking of the best buy magazine, the gameinformer magazine this month is halo 4

#27 UnlockPotential

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 03:59 PM

Too far away. This was a dumb promo.

#28 get_loud

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 04:09 PM

What's the purpose to these cards? I got the ones in the game, from the BB may and GS gave me a promo pack last week. Do they add actual content to the game? I'll have to try them out I guess.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 04:34 PM

What's the purpose to these cards? I got the ones in the game, from the BB may and GS gave me a promo pack last week. Do they add actual content to the game? I'll have to try them out I guess.


In-game? Basically no point. You get a small amount of (100) hearts per each card scanned that you can use on weapons and the like.

Other than that, there's just the whole collectable thing and "AR Card Battles"


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Posted 14 April 2012 - 04:39 PM

Youre thinking of the best buy magazine, the gameinformer magazine this month is halo 4

Derp* yeah I totally read that wrong. It's before noon so mistakes are allowed right?


Anyways I have the 3 cards from the gamer mag I dont need. I'll mail them out to the first person to reply to this post that wants them.

Edit- I just found the card from the GI mag I'll send out with the other 3
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