GunCastor wrote:Now that everyone has had a chance to try out cards from different colors, I just wanted this little tidbit out since I never found this information anywhere else before. You get all the cards found in a starter set, including those extra cards on the side. But they don't have the little symbol in the corner so they're all recyclable. So those cards you don't need can be traded in for gran.
AnnaTheRed wrote:The yellow/green shields are called "Shoshinsha mark", and it is something that "new Japanese drivers must display on their cars for one year. (You must display this mark one in front of the car, and one on back of the car, after you take a standard driver's licence, for one year. This obligation is only for standard licence, not for motorcycle, large vehicle, special car, etc.)" (Thank you, wikipedia!)
The symbol is to tell others "I'm a beginner!"
Of course, in Alteil, using cards with this symbol doesn't make you a beginner. (It just means that the cards are from beginner's/starter file)
It's funny that Japanese staff actually asked us if we wanted to take the symbol off for the U.S. release first.
But since this game is Japanese, we told them we'd want to keep it, it adds a nice Japanese touch. Don't you agree?
There are many "shoshinsha mark" products in Japan. I wonder if Iczers will want a sticker of this symbol...
erestor wrote:i wound't mind buying one
not to show i am a beginner but because it shows up on the starter cards
i am a sucker for pointless things
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