Toy apparatus with card reader unit and a card having game parameter data
Trading card game method of play
Electronic trading card
Game apparatus for playing an electronic game based on a deck of cards
Game machine and information storage medium
Card game and method thereof for playing a real time card game Patent #: 6554702
ApplicationNo. 10364459 filed on 02/12/2003
US Classes:463/43, Data storage or retrieval (e.g., memory, video tape, etc.)463/1, INCLUDING MEANS FOR PROCESSING ELECTRONIC DATA (E.G., COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME, ETC.)235/375SYSTEMS CONTROLLED BY DATA BEARING RECORDS
ExaminersPrimary: Pezzuto, Robert E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassesA63F 9/24
AbstractTrading cards consist of a single rule card and a plurality of character cards. The rule card is formed with a data recording area on its front surface. The data recording area of the rule card is mechanically readably recorded with rule program data determining a rule of an interactive game. Each character card is formed with a data recording area on its front surface. The data recording area of the character card is mechanically readably recorded with parameter data. An electronic game machine is loaded with a cartridge, and on the electronic game machine, the interactive game according to the rule program data read from the rule card and the parameter data read from the character card is executed on the basis of a game program of the cartridge.