Really nice place to shop for MTG cards. I have shopped here for several times, and have never had any issue at all. Packages arrive promptley, and all orders have been correct. TCG-World has become my go-to shop for pre-orders.Highly recommended!
This store is aimed more toward collectors than anyone else, hence the name. It has a wide selection of sealed products and also sells some very high-end cards like Ancestral Recall. I might check this one out if I were in Idaho, but I otherwise prefer its many superior online competitors.
CoolStuffInc is a popular store here in Florida, the place where this humble Magic writer resides. It has six different locations all across the state (Miami, Tampa, Hollywood, Maitland, South Orlando, and Jacksonville) and a massive online store for your non-Florida MTG needs.
If you end up ordering from Card Titan, try to order enough products to hit these requirements. Shipping costs for MTG cards really add up over time so take advantage of discounts when they are present!
Troll and Toad is actually the first online card store I ever used, but I used it to order Yu-Gi-Oh! cards. But it still stands to this day as a great online store for your card playing needs. It has a good selection of sealed products and singles at reasonable prices.
TCGPlayer became my pick for the king of card games after it bought ChannelFireball this year. It has a nice clean interface, a huge selection of goods, and an easy-to-use user-based marketplace that lets you buy cards and compare prices from thousands of different stores. It also has one of the best price aggregators for MTG in general, which lets you shop with supreme confidence.
It seems most of the online stores that will ship to Australia or are based in Australia have heavily inflated prices. I run a local casual tournament and buy cards reasonably frequently, sites like CardKingdom.com charging a minimum price of 25 cents for trash singles is beginning to break the bank.
PWCC protested, of course, but then just took their ball home to their own marketplace, which had already been perking along for years. Beefing up their fledgling auction functionality, PWCC just kept rolling.
Like Amazon and eBay, SportsMemorabilia.com allows you to narrow down your shopping, which means you can find all of the PSA certified and graded cards and memorabilia starting from a top-level page.
Beyond the hype generated by things like promos and card breaks, though, The National has always been about showcasing unusual items and big, important cards that the average collector might never encounter out in the wild. You want to see a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle or a T206 Honus Wagner?
Gamenerdz has some of the best prices out there on cards, and you can find plenty of sales for different items. You can go to the Deals section of their website to find the best ones. This site is a great one to check out first in your search for cars.
On Card Cavern, you can find card products such as Pokemon, Final Fantasy, and Weiss Schwarz cards. For each card game, you can look through both sealed and single cards. For Pokemon cards, you can also find Pokemon Trading Card Game Online codes to use in the game.
On Full Grip, you can find Pokemon, Magic, and Digimon, as well as accessories like deck boxes and sleeves. You can find both single and sealed card packs for each game. There is a huge amount of offerings for Pokemon cards on this site, from some of the first base sets to the newest editions.
TCGPlayer is a huge site for anything trading card-related. You can find Magic, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, Cardfight, Dragon Ball Super, Star Wars, Flesh and Blood, and many more cards; you can even find jumbo-size Pokemon cards here. You can also find supplies like card protectors, playmats, and memorabilia.
Troll and Toad is another site with a massive selection of cards to choose from. Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Pokemon are the main card games on this site; however, you can also find Final Fantasy, Dragon Ball Super, or even sports cards here.
On this site, you can also find the big-name trending trading card games to buy. The cards are categorized by type, so you can easily find both common and rare cards to purchase. You can find single cards or products such as booster packs, tins, boxes, and more.
also if it is cheaper what are some good sites? i looked at abugames.com but they completely overpriced basic land cards. then i looked at cardkingdom.com, except when i was about to make my order i was warned about the websites security, normally i dont fret about it, but since i was about to order online i decided not to go through with it.
If you like cheap shipping and aren't in the States, trollandtoad.com works best (it's pretty cheap IN the States too). They usually have lower prices on most cards anyway, and if you don't mind them being in 'played' condition, I find that their 'played' cards aren't actually so bad compared to other sites I've bought from.
If your local store has a dollar rare box or something in that vein, I'd dig through that before going online - you often find some good stuff in there. Most stores will also have $.25 commons and $.50 uncommons which, while the uncommons might cost more than online (depending on the uncommon and shipping), you get the cards immediately.
If you're buying more expensive stuff, it's honestly worth it to check all these sites (I usually do). In general ebay will be the cheapest, but some cards (for example, I recently bought Karakas), are hard to find on ebay. Cardshark is great for cards like this, and you can often get a fantastic price there.
Now two decades later I picked up my old Magic cards again and after playing Hearthstone on and off for the last couple of years I wanted to finally learn how to play Magic The Gathering. I picked up a cheap Started set with two pre-made decks and went through the fantastic tutorial in MTG Arena on my laptop.
BigWeb is a great shop for buying singles and pre-order Display Boxes for the latest MTG sets. The site is entirely in Japanese and you need a proxy (like fromjapan) in order to buy from them. If you want some specific singles this is definitely the way to go (proxy + BigWeb) but just for convenience if you want a Japanese Magic drafting experience or to bolster up your collecting with some Japanese MTG cards, I would recommend checking amazon every now and again, waiting for a discount.
Hareruya is probably the most well-known Japanese shop for Magic the Gathering cards. I really enjoy their fantastic selection of Japanese and English cards but am personally much more about their card supplies than MTG cards. I personally prefer to just buy a booster display for drafting instead of picking up singles for the perfect deck. Playing MTG Arena most of the time anyway.
Buying collections is an essential part of mtgfinance. While speculation is far more exciting, buying collections is really the bread and butter of making money with Magic cards. Just look at all the major vendors. They don't buy and sell Magic cards like stocks; instead, they buy them like they were running a pawn shop or second-hand store. If we use Magic players as an example, speculating is sort of like Justin Cohen, they guy who wins a PTQ and Top 8's his very first Pro Tour. It's awesome when it happens, but it's not something that you can really expect or count on. Collection buying, on the other hand, is Christian Calcano, a grinder who grinds prize money week after week, tournament after tournament. Sure, maybe he didn't take home $20,000 in his first Pro Tour, but over time, the profits are just as great. So today I'd like to talk about where to find collections, and begin a discussion on some of the basic rules of collection buying.
In my experience, there are three places to find collections. There may be others out there, but these are the big ones: classified ads (of which Craiglist is likely the most popular), Ebay, and your Magic social circle (this includes Facebook groups, friends, local gaming stores, and players in your local area). I guess it is also possible to find cards at the Salvation Army or some other second-hand store, but I've never had any luck at those places myself. Each of these sources have some positives and negatives, so let's break these avenues down one by one.
The downside of Craigslist is you often have to drive all over the place. I've definitely driven two hours only to turn back and go home with nothing. You also never know who you are going to run into on the other end of the connection, and while most of my experiences have been positive, you still need to be careful walking into a stranger's house with a bunch of cash. There are quite a few people who create very ambitious (or ambiguous) posts on Craigslist, either asking for far more than the cards are really worth, or just not giving enough information, so you need to learn to dig through the slag to find the gold. Finally, the amount of competition for collections (at least in my area) seems to have increased in the past two years.
A final note on Craiglist: make sure to try alternative search terms. I generally use not only "Magic Cards," but "Magic the Gathering," "Magic: the Gathering", and "MTG" as well. You will be surprised how many people don't have the word "magic" and sometimes even "cards" in their listing for an "MTG Collection." Leave no stone unturned in the search bar.
A very small percentage of the cards I buy come from Ebay, and for collections in specific, the ratio is even less. The only upside I see to Ebay is that you can bid from the comfort of your own home which eliminates the driving problem from Craiglist. Apart from this, buying collections on Ebay has the potential to be a nightmare. There are numerous scams and semi-scams which seller can (and do) run, ranging from slipping a couple expensive forgeries into an otherwise legitimate collection, to "stacking" the pictures of their collection. 781b155fdc