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9th Dawn III - How to Play the Card Game (Basic Rules)

Written by Cesar   /   Oct 14, 2020    


Mini guide to explain the basics of the game's card game.

The Basics of the Game's Card Game



Card Game Basics



  • Equal number or higher means you capture the other card.
  • Elements get a +2 bonus on non elements.
  • Dark gets a +1 bonus on all elements but light.
  • When Dark defends against an element, it gets a +2.
  • Ice->Fire->Earth->Ice get a +3 bonus on eachother.
  • Light gets a +3 on dark.
  • At the end of the game, whoever wins, gets to pick an opponent card currently under their control/color.

Attacker v Defender Bonus

  • Neutral v Neutral 0 / 0
  • Neutral v Fire 0 / 2
  • Neutral v Grass 0 / 2
  • Neutral v Ice 0 / 2
  • Neutral v Dark 0 / 2
  • Neutral v Light 0 / 2

  • Fire v Neutral 2 / 0
  • Fire v Fire 0 / 0
  • Fire v Grass 3 / 0
  • Fire v Ice 0 / 3
  • Fire v Dark 0 / 2
  • Fire v Light 0 / 0

  • Grass v Neutral 2 / 0
  • Grass v Fire 0 / 3
  • Grass v Grass 0 / 0
  • Grass v Ice 3 / 0
  • Grass v Dark 0 / 2
  • Grass v Light 0 / 0

  • Ice v Neutral 2 / 0
  • Ice v Fire 3 / 0
  • Ice v Grass 0 / 3
  • Ice v Ice 0 / 0
  • Ice v Dark 0 / 2
  • Ice v Light 0 / 0

  • Dark v Neutral 2 / 0
  • Dark v Fire 1 / 0
  • Dark v Grass 1 / 0
  • Dark v Ice 1 / 0
  • Dark v Dark 0 / 0
  • Dark v Light 0 / 3

  • Light v Neutral 2 / 0
  • Light v Fire 0 / 0
  • Light v Grass 0 / 0
  • Light v Ice 0 / 0
  • Light v Dark* 0 / 0
  • Light v Light 0 / 0

Note that Light v Dark may be bugged. In the current iteration of the game, the bonus is 0/0. It is not confirmed if this is intended or not.

Written by Cesar.


Game:   9th Dawn III