Squid Head and Squidface

This week, Star Wars Card Trader released a card featuring “Squidface.” It was corrected later that night to “Squid Head,” the name they’ve used previously for this character.

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(Error image originally tweeted by SWCT_Info.)

All of the cards in trader’s inventories updated when the image was changed on the servers, and this proves  an important point about digital trading cards: there are no “error cards.” In real card collecting, misprints and mistakes create rare collectibles. Here, cards in “your” collection can be corrected or changed at any time. Food for thought! Digital “property” has its downsides…

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