The Experience Points Podcast
A weekly video game podcast from the co-writers of

We're all still trying process Microsoft's vision of the future, so why don't we take a short break and consider one of Valve's recent reveals. In a move that both Jorge and I find bizarre and terrifying, Valve is piloting Steam trading cards. While there doesn't seem to be any specific game tied to the cards themselves, the rules and rewards about obtaining, trading, and crafting cards may in fact have the potential to change the way we play and purchase games. Are you tempted by the prospect of a rare foil head crab card or do you plan on relegating your Steam cards to your digital attic, never to be touched? Let us know in the comments!

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Show notes:

- Runtime: 33 min 16 sec
Steam Trading Card FAQ
- Music by: Brad Sucks
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_225_-_House_of_Cards.mp3
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