Summary: Kyle has confirmed the official shipping date of the Shadow Era Physical Card and more.
Scoop 1: Pre-order Fullfillment June 1-14
World wide availablity in retail stores: July to August.
Scoop 2: Shadow Era will be distributed by Alliance Game Distributors
Alliance Game Distributors are supposedly the largest distributor of hobby games in the world. They will receive Shadow Era physical cards directly from the Cartamundi printers and their sales team will sell directly to retail stores worldwide.
Scoop 3: Digital foils in 2 weeks
You can draw digital foils off of online booster packs. But pre-order people will get 65 digital foils. Oh and by the way, the newly announced 55 cards will also be added as digital bonus for pre-order!! Basically, we will have our digital foil collection matched that of physical.
Scoop 4: Origin Game Fair June 1-3
Some interesting data:
Class Decks: 40,000 (first print run)
Booster Packs: 250,000 (first print run)
Premium Decks: 10,000 (never produced again)
Collectors Edition: 500 (never produced again)
Complete Playsets: 300 (never produced again)
Card Sleeves: 10,000
Other physical bonuses: 5,000 each
Booster pack $3 (comes with 100-200 SC coupon)*
Class Deck $10
*For pre-ordered people, no worries. Kyle has confirmed we will get extra SC added to match up such that we essentially get double SC bonus as originally announced i.e. assumed 150SC on average for # of boosters and give the difference as extra SC.