"Nice! Yea, you need the cards. They're not too expensive, around $7 for a starter pack. Each game costs $3 though. So it does add up. At least you get a card after you're done.
I wonder if there's a one here... Hidden in an…"
"Yay Centipede, Galaga, and Robotron!
The Gameworks at Seattle has one of those Japanese card games described. Never figured out how to play them... getting cards would have helped but I never made the connection that these were purchased…"