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CCGs (Collectible Card Games)
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A collectible card game (CCG), also called a trading card game (TCG) or customizable card game, is a game played using specially designed sets of playing cards. While trading cards have been around for longer, CCGs combine the appeal of collecting with strategic gameplay.

The modern concept of CCG games was first presented in Magic: The Gathering, designed by Richard Garfield and published by Wizards of the Coast in 1993. An earlier game that might be described as a collectible card game was The Base Ball Card Game produced by The Allegheny Card Co. and registered on April 5, 1904.

Source: Wikipedia, "Collectible card game," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Magazines
In the height of the collectible card games "craze" in the 1990s there was a number of game magazines published dedicated to them, including the following;

Note: Living Card Games (LCGs) are not considered to be CCGs, they are instead added to the Living Card Game family

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