My Little Pony: Collectible Card Game (MLP:CCG) is set in the world of Lauren Faust's My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. As you progress through the game, you compete against another player to solve problems with your friends, which will help you win points. The object of the game is to be the first player to score 15 points.
The game consists of a character card, a character deck (containing about 45 "friend", "event", "resource", and "troublemaker" cards), and a 10-card problem deck. Each problem card has a variable cost depending on the direction the card is facing on the table.
My Little Pony: Collectible Card Game is sold in traditional starter decks, booster packs, and theme decks in addition to starter sets that contain two complete decks and special foil-embossed cards. Theme decks and starter sets are based on the "Mane 6" ponies: Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, and Applejack.