The season may be over, but you don’t have to wait for the Euros to get your football fix. The Moon Premier League (in which Moon FC lead the way), is just warming up for the summer, promising a great new twist for fans of football trading cards.
Lots of us remember the childhood thrill of breaking open a new packet of trading cards, anticipating which players we might find within to build out our collections. And then the inevitable feeling of frustration as we thumb through cards which we already own. Some of us still have those feelings, having not kicked the collector’s bug just yet!
And that’s where the genius of Moon FC kicks in. A brand new name in football trading cards, it follows the 12 teams in the Moon Premier League, the universe’s first football league in space! All of its 288 managers and human and alien players are available to collect and trade as virtual cards.
And that’s where things are different from the established names in trading cards. The cards are actually all digital. And without the costs that come with producing traditional physical cards, they are cheaper too. Plus, having played it myself, I have to say the best thing is that it’s much easier to build your collection because once you’ve joined you become part of a community of thousands of other Moon FC members. If you need to make a swap, you can do so easily, all in a fraction of the time it would take to compare physical cards with friends or list them on a site like eBay. So you start getting serious pretty quickly – and if you’re any good at negotiating, you can save yourself money by making smart trades.
Digging around I discovered that they have a club shop soon to come online and even seated memberships in the virtual stadium!
Give Moon FC a go if you enjoy collecting football stickers or cards. It’s only been a week or so, but I’m hooked. Have a try and let me know what you think in the comments below.