D23 Expo 2015 Trading Card Quest

Some of the D23 Expo trading cards I managed to collect
Some of the D23 Expo trading cards I managed to collect

For the 2015 D23 Expo Disney Visa and D23 teamed up to release 30 trading cards and guests could collect and trade them. In the official program you received a starter kit then throughout the days at various locations they were passing out cards and each day a special release was sent out via an alert on the app.

The Headquarters for the D23 Expo Trading Card Quest
The Headquarters for the D23 Expo Trading Card Quest
As the weekend went on the head quarters looked like this most of the time.
As the weekend went on the head quarters looked like this most of the time.

The cards featured an assortment of characters in the Disney family.. ranging from traditional Disney Animation, themeparks and TV to Star Wars and Marvel.

Some of the D23 Expo trading cards worked as sets to form a scene
Some of the D23 Expo trading cards worked as sets to form a scene
Figment... I did not succeed in getting Dreamfinder though...
Figment… I did not succeed in getting Dreamfinder though…
Marvel and Star Wars cards were also part of the D23 Expo Trading Card Quest
Marvel and Star Wars cards were also part of the D23 Expo Trading Card Quest

I thought this was a great idea and as the weekend went on it seemed to have a large following. The problem arose with the limited releases and the large mass of guests that crowded the area for them. D23 did adjust and by Sunday the lines were better managed but it was a learning experience.

An alert went out via the Official D23 Expo App about a trading card release.. it hint led you to believe it was for the Hatbox Ghost. This caused a large number of guests to head for the area.
An alert went out via the Official D23 Expo App about a trading card release.. it hint led you to believe it was for the Hatbox Ghost. This caused a large number of guests to head for the area.
As I waited the crowd grew heavier and the D23 Cast Members and security tried to organize the mob a bit and get them through.
As I waited the crowd grew heavier and the D23 Cast Members and security tried to organize the mob a bit and get them through.
The D23 Expo Hatbox Ghost Trading Card
The D23 Expo Hatbox Ghost Trading Card
After getting my card, this is looking back at the queue (mob) behind me waiting to get theirs.
After getting my card, this is looking back at the queue (mob) behind me waiting to get theirs.
A view of the waiting guests from a higher vantage point.
A view of the waiting guests from a higher vantage point.
The card on Sunday was Launchpad
The card on Sunday was Launchpad
For the card release on Sunday they learned from Saturday and were prepared with Cast Members to form a line. The process was much more orderly.
For the card release on Sunday they learned from Saturday and were prepared with Cast Members to form a line. The process was much more orderly.
The line stretched a good distance for the card
The line stretched a good distance for the card
I found the back of the line and you could not even see the front of it.
I found the back of the line and you could not even see the front of it.

I managed to collect 24 of the 30 and given that I really did not focus on this or actively trade I thought this was a success. Did you participate in the quest? What did you think?

For more of our D23 Expo Coverage visit the 2015 D23 Expo Summary Page

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