Irvine, CA. September 27, 2011 – Cryptozoic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the World of Warcraft® Trading Card Game, announced that they have secured the rights to launch The Guild trading cards. This exciting release showcases moments from the first four seasons and features a 72 card base set along with feature autographs and memorabilia from the award-winning web series. The trading cards will be available in retail locations this fall.
“Getting the chance to work with Felicia Day and the other cast members of The Guild is an exciting opportunity for us. With the obvious tie-ins to projects we’re currently working on it was a natural fit,” said Scott Gaeta, COO at Cryptozoic. The Guild trading card set will contain autographs of the cast and costume memorabilia from your favorite episodes. Fans of the series should expect the same level of quality that we put into any Cryptozoic product.”
“We’re huge fans of the World of Warcraft TCG and the work Cryptozoic is doing and we’re thrilled to be working with them,” said Felicia Day, the show’s creator, writer and star. The Guild is an independent comedy web series that started in the late summer of 2007 and features episodes that follow the Guild members’ lives online and offline. The Guild has won numerous awards, including the SXSW, YouTube and Yahoo Web Series Awards in 2008, and 3 Streamy Awards in 2009: Best Comedy Web Series, Best Ensemble, and Best Actress for Felicia Day
The Guild trading cards will be available in five card packs and include two 9-card chase sets as well as randomly inserted cast autographs and costume memorabilia cards. For more information on the upcoming fall release of The Guild trading cards, visit www.cryptozoic.com/tradingcards for more information.
About Cryptozoic Entertainment
Cryptozoic Entertainment was founded in 2010 on the core principle of “Fans First”. The Cryptozoic staff consists of fans who are dedicated to producing the highest quality product and community experience possible. Visit www.cryptozoic.com for additional product and event information.
About The Guild
The Guild is an award-winning independent comedy web series about a group of online gamers created by and starring Felicia Day, now with over 100 million views. The show is available for free on Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE, MSN, Zune.net and The Guild website. Launched in 2007 and funded by the show’s fans, The Guild has since been sponsored by Microsoft and Sprint. Previous seasons of the show are also available on YouTube, DVD, iTunes, Netflix and Hulu.