Many of the newer packs (late 2008 onwards) have a "Summit Challenge" game on the reverse of the bar code card. Some of the packs that have been turned into games are "Horror", "Predators, "Dogs", "Dinosaurs and "Doctor Who". They also had two Soccer packs, Soccer Stars and Soccer Stadiums. Categories: Likelihood that said mode of transport will be the death of us all; liability to shrink and travel around inside American schoolchildren, which is quite the devil to get comprehensive insurance cover for; degree to which it doesn’t exist. Categories: *This list has been cancelled, thanks to the Tesco ValueLand Tourism Board*, Cards: Blue cars, red cars, big cars (I don’t know cars very well). Themes include Serial Killers, German Protests and Nuclear Power. The game is played as follows. The packs are: Movies, TV, Pop Stars, Top Toys, Sporting Heroes and WOW. The categories used include Classics (packs not requiring a license and those before Winning Moves UK started categorising their packs), Specials (sold for more for reasons such as needing a license), Juniors (aimed at a younger audience, with only 24 cards instead of the 30 and cases of a different shape) and Limited Editions (packs which have a limited stock and are 'For Big Kids'). Mid 2009, it was announced that Winning Moves UK have been in discussions with parties to try and create a version of Top Trumps for the iPhone.

The packs from this period are now collectable.[3].

Since the 1980's many different manufacturers have produced versions of this game under various names. The cards also have one less stat than the main pack. Activity packs are another version of Top Trumps that have now replaced the old Juniors range. This came with a special Smart Santa collector card, which did not have stats on and was not a Top Trumps card.

Cards: Hideous global warming; lack of water; super volcano! This could happen for example in a three-player game, if you win with your last card and then cause three successive ties. For example, the popular US television series 24 has a Top Trumps pack available, but its STT card is only available with the purchase of special-stickered season 4 of 24 DVDs. Outset Media released a themed version for animal poop called "Dung Deck" where players can battle statistics for frequency, hardness, length, width, smelliness, and yuck factor of an animals' 'business'.

STT cards for the Doctor Who deck were only available with the purchase of season 2, 3 and 4 DVDs. These are: For the 2011 Royal Wedding, Winning Moves UK produced a new pack of Top Trumps based on the Royal Family and guests coming to the wedding. Top Trumps pop art prints reworking images from retro football packs including World Cup and Soccer Stars editions. The packs tended to be priced so that children could collect new packs by saving pocket money for a few weeks. I have not seen any set of rules that covers this problem, and since I cannot see any fair way to resolve it, I suggest that if this ever arises, the remaining players should draw lots to decide who chooses next.

Typically, this lengthens the game considerably. For example, the Marvel Ultimate Villains pack, released with the Daily Mirror and the Daily Record, has previews of Iron Man 2.

The cards are similar to the main decks but there are only 20 cards, 14 of which are playable, 1 instruction card, 4 advert/trivia cards and a title card.

RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! There have been some promotional packs given out in the Daily Record, a Scottish newspaper. The BBC web site has Top Trumps variants with themes of snooker, Buffy, Doctor Who and EastEnders. Different countries sometimes make exclusive packs for that country or others that speak the same language.

The topics covered are more diverse, and include: Winning Moves originally required a different programme to be downloaded for each 3D pack. Another US exclusive was the "New York" pack. English speaking countries have sold some of their packs through the online Top Trumps shop and were unavailable elsewhere. Whoever eventually manages to collect all the cards wins the game. You have to log into both websites to play though. Whoever won the cards then chooses any attribute to read from their next card, and again whoever has the best value of this attribute on their top card wins the cards and has the next turn. They contained 18 playable cards for the packs and 2 extra bonus cards for the Top Trumps Tournaments.

Reversible title card which came with the original, Glow-In-The-Dark writing and images on the actual cards, in the, In many packs the backs of the cards can be put together as a puzzle. The packs are: These cards are unique as some of them are horizontal and some vertical. All of the packs come in tuck boxes instead of plastic cases.
Or is it...? There are also 55 cards in each set instead of the normal 30. Ways in which your fragile existence will be bought to a tragic end, Reasons that various technologies are being discussed on future TV clip shows for having been abysmal failures in the past, which is right now, Services you’ll be taking from Tesco by the time the cards are produced (in, say, six months time), Cars done in the style of Top Gear (which everyone now loves for NO REASON WHATSOVER), Modes of transport that would be waaaaaay more fun to compare than bloody cars, A.D. After Death: An Interview with Scott Snyder and Jeff Lemire, Don Letts Talks Israelites, Trojan and the Roots of Reggae.

Top Trumps decks have been published based on many different themes. Iceland's Top Trumps are owned by Nordic Games which is the sales department within Iceland. Many countries have different cards in the packs that are also available in England. If this happens, all players place their top card in the middle of the table and the turn remains with same the player who chose that attribute.

They will never be available to purchase as a stand-alone item.

The next player who wins cards also collects the pile of cards from the middle of the table. These are sold through vending machines, as are most Japanese cards. Mini Top Trumps were packs of football cards sold at newsagents. The Books are often written by experts in their appropriate field. Some of these are for TV shows or other things exclusive to that country although there are some packs that would be popular elsewhere, such as the French Scooby-Doo and French, German, Italian and Belgian Asterix pack. They are based on things that young children would like to play with as young children is the primary market for these products. In some packs, some cards have "no data" for certain attributes.

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Launched in 1978,[1] Top Trumps was a card game popular with adults and children in the United Kingdom in the 1970s and 1980s, especially among boys, for whom it was a popular playground pastime. Winning Moves UK has released other Top Trumps–related items. Some variants of the rules allow 'three card pick', whereby a player who has only 3 cards remaining is allowed to choose any of their three cards to play with. The Royal Society of Chemistry has produced a pack of Visual Elements Trumps, using element data for play. [26] They were also giving out giant Top Trumps cards to people who were camping out to see the wedding[27] and giving out free packs of Royal Wedding Top Trumps to those caught on TV showing the giant cards. These came in a choice of four colours: purple, green, grey, and clear. The US horses pack also has a totally different style compared to the UK pack. Winning Moves UK also released two Politicos packs, one in 2007 and one in 2008. [20] These contain Predict and Win cards instead of the bonus Tournament cards that the original Mini pack had. A number of Top Trumps packs have Super Top Trump (STT) cards issued for them, also known as Supercards in the United States. A list can be seen here.[17]. There are multiple football packs released each year, for clubs including Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool. Another common feature for the 3D cards is to feature video clips. A number of packs have now been released in Japan. The starting player - normally the player to the left of the dealer - chooses one attribute - for example length. Each other player then reads out the value of the same category from their cards. This is a game for two or more players in which the object is to win all the cards. In 1992 the rights to the game were purchased by Winning Moves UK, who relaunched the game. Also, front covers of packs are different. Each card depicts one example of the theme (for example a specific make of car, a named sports player) and a list of around 5 to 8 attributes or capabilities (for example speed, height, power) with numerical values. [21] These allowed the winner to either see a football team of their choice or, in the case of the X Factor pack, see the X Factor Live show. Know your dinosaurs? The two zoo packs were released in limited numbers as promotional materials for their namesake zoos. For example, the 3D tarantula from the Bugs collection can also be made to dance, slide on ice, and hunt among other things. NASCAR appeared on the NASCAR website[10] and The Boat That Rocked appeared on Facebook.

There are some variations to the cards in the packs between the American ones and the English ones. TheX Factor finalists pack has also been released.[22]. Each card in the pack shows a list of numerical data about the item. Bonus points for destroying all life on the planet instead of just mankind. So what can replace boring old cars with something more relevant to the child of today? The red one is older than the black and is now out of print. These are the All Blacks pack, only available in New Zealand and the Cricket Australia pack, only available in Australia.