Here’s a list of updates that have occurred on the MetaZoo HQ website over the years across the hundreds of pages on this site. It’d be near impossible to know what’s going on around here otherwise.
Have a browse through past days, and if anything peaks your interest, know that the [links] lead to the page in question for quick and easy access. Thanks for being here, and for taking a closer look around!
SEPTEMBER 5, 2023
- Added the 2 latest stops for MetaZoo’s Hit The Road crew to the [Events & Conventions] page.
- Added images of all the products available at the Flame Tower & Dark Tower Events to the [Tower Goodies] page.
AUGUST 31, 2023
- Updated the [Revive x UFO] page with images of the product, and the 8 known card set images and skateboard decks.
- Updated & added 10 events and appearances to the [Events & Conventions] page.
JULY 16, 2023
- Updated the [Events & Conventions] page with the latest event information.
- Added the missing “MetaZoo 30th Anniversary Celebration” card to the [April Fool’s 30th Anniversary Reprint Edition] page.
- Added the missing “Fish Token” card to the [Native 1st Edition] page’s card set list.
- Fixed issue where Uncle Sam was displaying that it is available in FH & RH on the [Cryptid Nation Base 1st Edition] page.
MAY 19, 2023
- Added images of all the cards (less 5/16), and the card set list to the [30th Anniversary Reprint Edition] page.
MAY 4, 2023
- Made several visually improved changes to the website’s menus, footer area, and [MetaZoo HQ Homepage].
- Added all the Set Logos to the [Blocks & Sets] page, & made several other visually and browser-friendly changes.
MAY 2, 2023
- Completely revamped the image buttons section & cleaned up the [MetaZoo HQ Homepage].
- Added our OG holographic stars background back to all of the website’s pages.
- Added the recently pulled ‘Sacred Fire’ to the [Serialized Cards > Native] page & added the 3 Wilderness Tickets as well.
MAY 1, 2023
- Created a [Tower Event Exclusive Goodies] products page and added images of all of the Water & Earth Tower exclusive products.
- [Jerseys, Pins, Hats, Playmats, Dice, Lanyards, Admission Tickets, Badges, Promos & Plushies]
- Added images of the 5 cards (and boards) we’ve seen to date for the [MetaZoo x Bear Walker] release.
APRIL 30, 2023
- Created a new page to display all of the [Beastie Plushies] and added images and information for every plush released to date.
- Added the recently pulled & shared serialized secret rare alt art ‘Squash Blossom Necklace’ to the [Serialized Cards > Native] page.
APRIL 29, 2023
APRIL 27, 2023
- Created several pages displaying promo cards that follow a story or theme, which can all be accessed using the new [Promo Storylines] page.
- Added a new point to the [MetaZoo Games Timeline] page regarding the release of Wilderness. Many Timeline updates to come.
APRIL 26, 2023
- Added 12 previously missing card images and further set details to the [Caster’s Cup 2022 Mini Set] page.
APRIL 25, 2023
- Added an interview by Turmentic done with artist Kris KW Kampmann to the [MetaZoo Games Artists] page.
- Also updated that same [MetaZoo Games Artists] page to display all of MetaZoo’s Guest Artists to date.
APRIL 24, 2023
- Updated the ‘Promos’ & ‘Secrets’ columns on the [Blocks & Sets] page to link directly to the card(s) in question for easy viewing.
- Added the ‘Falcon Lake UFO’ pre-constructed deck info to the [UFO Theme/Release Decks] page.
APRIL 23, 2023
- Majorly updated the [Serialized Cards] page to include all the latest from Seance & Native; and re-organize the page completely.
- Added the holo variations (FH/RH/NH/N19) for all of the cards on the [Native 1st Edition] page.
- Got a page made detailing [The Native 19]; which are the cards that are printed only in full-holo.
- Added an interview done by Turmentic, with Mike Waddell on March 13, 2023 to the [Michael Waddell Interviews] page.
- Added an interview done by EpicTubeHD, with artist Kelsey Jachino on the [MetaZoo Games Artists] page.
APRIL 22, 2023
- Added error regarding a blank card found in a gilded WPT Nightfall Playing Card deck to [Errors & Happy Accidents].
- Updated the [Kickstarter x WPT] page for the very last time! All info & product images are now finally up. It’s a detailed page.
APRIL 21, 2023
- Created a page for the [Topps Chrome Series 0: Cryptid Nation] cards.
- Created a page for the [Wilderness: Big Box Edition] Target blister packs.
- Created a page for the [Seance: Big Box Edition] Target blister packs.
APRIL 20, 2023
- The full card set list (including 21 token cards) is now available at the bottom of the [Native 1st Edition] page.
- Updated the [MetaZoo Games Staff] page with all of the latest known information.
APRIL 17, 2023
- Added images of 85% of the Native 1st Edition set cards to the [Native 1st Edition] page, and updated the card set list.
- Updated the [MetaZoo Events & Conventions] page with the latest information.
- Updated the [WPT x Kickstarter] page again with a bunch of additional product details.
APRIL 10, 2023
- Added a “What will MetaZoo Games’ second language entrance be?” FAQ to the [MetaZoo’s FAQs] page.
- Added 2 new interviews to the [Mike Waddell Interviews] page. One by Peeweez0, one by Stephen Barcelo.
- Added the official ‘Cryptid Nation: Native’ Theme Song to the [MetaZoo Games Music] page.
- Updated the [World Poker Tour x Kickstarter] page with a ton of additional product photos and details. Still more updates to come.
- Created a page for [Revive Skateboards x Native], but nothing here yet.
APRIL 7, 2023
- Added photos of 6 more skateboards to the [Revive Skateboards x UFO] page. 8 skateboards now on display.
- Added a photo of all 3 Passports, and the Piasa Bird Backpack to the [MetaZoo Apparel & Merch] page.
APRIL 6, 2023
- Created a page for the [MetaZoo Minis] and added a couple product photos and some details.
- Created a page for the [Native Gala Box Set] and added a product photo and details.
- Created a page for the [April Fool’s / 30th Anniversary Reprint Edition] and added a product photo and details.
- Created a page for the [Valentine’s Day 2023 / Mothman Plushie] and added images of the promo card and plushie.
- Created a page for the [GamerSupps BigFoot Juice] product and promo card.
- Created a page for the [UFO eBay Edition Lunchbox] and added images of the promo card, product and details.
- Updated the [WPT x Faded Spade Kickstarter] page with more details and photos. Much more to come yet!
- Added the CN2E peeling booster pack wrapper happy accident to the [Errors & Happy Accidents] page.
- Updated the [MetaZoo Blocks & Sets] page with all of the latest set information.
- Added a couple more photos to the [MetaZoo x Revive UFO] page; one of the boxes, another of two holographic boards.
APRIL 2, 2023
- Updated the [MetaZoo Card Set Lists] page with all of the Native sets and pages.
- Added ‘Native’ to the menus, and created the [Native Card Set List] page. The sub-pages are coming very soon!
- Updated the [MetaZoo Blocks & Sets] page with the number of cards in a couple of the upcoming Native sets.
MARCH 29, 2023
- Updated the [MetaZoo Blocks & Sets] page with all of the latest sets and information.
- Added 11 upcoming 2023 conventions & Tower events to the [Events & Conventions] page.
MARCH 28, 2023
- Added photos of the ‘Awful’ & ‘Pascagoula River Aliens’ skateboard decks to the [Revive x Wilderness] page.
FEBRUARY 24, 2023
- Added a photo of an 8th card to the [Seance LGS Promos] section called ‘Sentry Box Devil.’
FEBRUARY 21, 2023
- Created a [Bear Walker] page with product details & added photos of several of the boards.
- Created a [What’s Your Passion Jewelry] page with product details & photos of most of the promo set cards.
- Created a [Genesis NFT Card Set] page and added images of the 2 cards we’ve been shown so far.
- Added all 7 of the 2023 Seance LGS Promo cards to the [Seance Promos & Medals] page.
- Added photos of 8 of the 10 skateboard decks to the [Revive x Wilderness] page.
- Added the ‘Beast of Bray Road’ release deck set list to the [UFO Theme/Release Decks] page.
FEBRUARY 20, 2023
- Updated the [UFO Theme/Release Decks] page with the ‘Blue Mist’ & ‘Alaskan Triangle Alien’ set lists.
- Added the missing 3A/5 alt art card to the [Pin Club x UFO] page.
- Added print run info & better photos of a couple of the [DimMak Rugs].
FEBRUARY 18, 2023
- Added images of all 38 set cards & 4 promos to the [HiroQuest 2.0] page, and added the full card set list & product photos/info.
- Updated the [Events & Conventions] page to include the latest-announced conventions.
FEBRUARY 17, 2023
- Updated the [UFO Theme/Release Decks] page to include the card set lists for all 5 Theme Decks, several product photos & info.
- Updated the [Seance Theme/Release Decks] & [Wilderness Theme/Release Decks] pages to include several product images.
FEBRUARY 15, 2023
- Updated the [Pin Club x UFO] page to include images of all 13 set cards, alt art cards, and the promo.
FEBRUARY 14, 2023
- Created a [Pin Club Holiday 2022] page and added images of all 19 set cards, promo card & 5 ornaments.
- Updated the [Card Set Lists] page to include the missing few latest announced UFO & Seance mini sets.
- Updated the [Blocks & Sets] page with all of the latest announced sets and collaborations.
FEBRUARY 13, 2023
- Updated the [Dim Mak Rugs] page to include images of all the rugs, and all the promo cards.
- Updated the [Revive x Wilderness] page to include images of all the cards and the full set list.
- Created a [MetaZoo x Flork] page and added images of the Flork promo card, and 11 t-shirt designs.
- Updated ~90% of the [Seance 1st Edition] card images with high quality scans by Caster Society.
- Updated the [MetaZoo Events & Conventions page] with the latest information.
- Added the Lexington Cryptid Con ‘Chibi Babe the Blue Ox’ promo card to the [Seance Promos page].
- Added Alex as Director of Art, and added interview video done with Jett Yates to the [MetaZoo Games Artists page].
- Added 4 errors to the [MetaZoo Errors & Happy Accidents page].
- Updated [MetaZoo Blocks & Sets page] with latest announced sets + Added booster pack & card Print Run info.
- Added the 5 missing promo cards to the [MetaZoo Events & Conventions page]. All 19 cards now on display.
- Created a page for the [Seance Promos, Medals & Secrets], page will be updated with all of the cards shortly.
- Created a page for the [Seance Theme/Release Decks]. Still require scans of all the cards, and the deck lists.
- Made changes to the [About MetaZoo Games page]. Cleaned up & added info about The MetaZoo Foundation.
- Added the Seance theme song to the [MetaZoo’s Official Theme Songs & Music page].
- Updated the [MetaZoo Blocks & Sets page] with all of the latest main sets, special sets & collaboration sets
- Updated all of the card images on the [UFO 1st Edition Card Set List page] to high quality scans!
- Created a poster image for the Supernova 6 that can be viewed on the [UFO Supernova 6 page]
- Added a ridiculously crazy Chibi Mothman holo-bleed error card to the [Errors & Happy Accidents page]
- Updated the 10 main beastie cards that you get with [UFO Theme & Release Event Decks] to high quality scans!
- Added 6 more errors, with images, to the [MetaZoo Errors page]
- Added Robo Flowers 09/10, Gowrow 07/10, Rougarou 05/10 & Foo Fighters 09/10 to the Majestic 12 on the [Serialized Cards page]
- Added Robo Flowers & Rougarou to the secrets section on the [UFO Promos page], as well as the UFO Release Event Medal
- Created a page for, and added images of the [Supernova 6]
- Added holo variant information to the [UFO 1st Edition Card Set List page]
- Added the Second Anniversary Celebration card to the [Cryptid Nation Promos page]
- Added Nightmarchers LGS Promo to the [Wilderness Promos page]. 7 LGS promos in total. Thank you hassbar for sharing a photo!
- Added images of all 93 Sample cards to the [Sample Cards page], organized by card rarity
- Added 2 new interviews done by Mike Waddell on the [Interviews page], now with a total of 20 videos
- Added Mike Waddell’s 4th signature since the inception of MetaZoo Games to the [Mike’s Signatures FAQ]
- Added photos of the 10 main beasties from the pre-constructed decks to the [UFO Theme/Release Decks page]
- Added an awesome interview video with Afton, Jett Yates, Isaac Sky Lee & Poncho to the [MetaZoo Artists page]
- Added the MetaZoo Cryptid Nation Passport to the [MetaZoo Merch page]
- Updated a ton of the card scan/photos on the [UFO 1st Edition Card Set List page]
- Added images of the ‘Foo Fighters’ and ‘Gowrow’ secret rare serialized cards to the [Serialized Cards page]
- Also added the secret/serialized cards to the [UFO Promos page]
- Updated the [MetaZoo NFTs page] with images and information on the MetaZoo Beasties PFPs
- Updated the [MetaZoo Games Staff page] to represent Andy Mourat’s promotion from Head of Product, to Chief Product Officer. Congrats!
- Added 2 new FAQs to the [MetaZoo FAQs page]. One stating how much artists are paid, the other showing Mike’s past & present signatures
- Added the November 2022 Cryptid-Con to the [Events & Conventions page], which MetaZoo today revealed that they will be attending
- Added the Iowa Dragon PHD promo card to the [Wilderness Promos page]
- Created a poster displaying the ‘Wild 7’ and added it to the [Wilderness Wild 7 page]
- Created a page of its own for [Dbruze Blind T-Shirt Boxes]. Every single different main set & special/collab release now has its own page, and will continue to be the case going forward into UFO and beyond.
- The full card set list, in text format, is now found at the bottom of every single card set list page, just below the card scans/images.
- User Profiles have been added to the site! You can now register or login by clicking on the “LOGIN” button on the top menu.
- Created new pages for Halloween 2020 1st ed, Christmas 2020 1st ed, Christmas 2021 1st Ed, Christmas 2020 2nd ed, Halloween 2021 1st ed, Halloween 2020 2nd ed, Pin Club x Cryptid Nation, Pin Club x Nightfall & Dim Mak Blind T-Shirts. These 9 pages of cards used to be split between just 2 pages
- Created a page for the Pin Club x UFO Mystery Collection
- Created a UFO Promos, Medals & Secrets page and added ‘The Far Out Bunch’ promo card
- Created the UFO Theme/Release Decks page
- Updated the Card Set List pages (Full List, Cryptid Nation & Nightfall, Wilderness & UFO) to represent all of these newly created pages
- Several other visual clarity improvements & also added helpful buttons throughout the site
- Added Bold Matsuri’s ‘Chibi Jackalope, ‘Fourth of July’ & ‘NYC King’ promo to Wilderness Promos page
- Created page for Caster’s Cup 2022 Jersey promo cards and added photos of all of them
- Moved entire website and database over from a CentOS v6 server, up to a CentOS v7.9 server
- Updated the PHP version being used from v7.4, up to v8.1, providing a ~30% speed boost
- Website now capable of displaying .webp image files, providing an additional ~50%+ speed boost
- In the process of updating every single image in our database to .webp. Logo, background and other images already converted.
- Updated all the card images on Cryptid Nation Base Set 1st Ed, Nightfall 1st Ed, Wilderness 1st Ed & Serialized Cards pages to fast-loading .webps
- Added Revive Skateboards x Wilderness to Blocks and Sets page, amongst other changes
- Updated the MetaZoo Games Staff page with the newest information
- Added Roswell, New Mexico Release Event to the Events & Conventions page, amongst other updates
- Created sub-heading logos for the remainder of the sub-headings on the Card Set List pages
- Added new photo of ‘Drop Bear’ to the Beastie Ambassadors page
- Created a page for Pin Club x Wilderness
- Created a page for the Dim Mak Rugs
- Added 19th Green Man to Serialized Cards page
- Created a page for the Caster’s Cup 2022 Jerseys & Jersey Promo cards
- Created a page for the Hiroquest (Steve Aoki) special set
- Created a page for UFO 1st Edition; not much here yet
- Added the Dallas Collect-A-Con error plushie to the Novels & Plushies page
- Added the leaked Charlotte Collect-A-Con promo card to Wilderness Promos page
- Updated the Events & Conventions page with the latest information
- Added full holo cards to Wilderness Theme/Release Decks page
- Created a Revive x Nightfall page and added all the card photos & info
- Created an ‘International Beastie Ambassadors’ page
- Added Walmart x Wilderness Promo Box to Card Products page
- Added The Wild Ones, Spookala, Hopkinsville Goblin PHD & Dragon of Oconto Falls Walmart promos to Wilderness Promos page
- Created a page for the Pin Club x Wilderness mini set
- Created a page for the Valentine’s Day 2022 Chibi mini set
- Created a page for the World Poker Tour Kickstarter mini set
- Created a brand new logo for MetaZoo HQ
And I created a ‘mascot’ Red Ink beastie, too!
- Updated the Wilderness Card Set List page
Added the holo variant information to all of the cards.
- April 4, 2022 MetaZoo Hour Summary published
The answers from 34 of the questions were catalogued.
- March 30, 2022 MetaZoo Hour Summary published
There were a total of 44 questions answered.
- Added the Wild 7 to the Wilderness W7 page
These cards were only printed in full holo
- Completed the CN1E Card Set List gallery conversion process
Converted from a 1-row card view, to a 3/4-row card view
- Added WN1E Blister Pack to TCG Card Products page
A photo was shared in the official MetaZoo Discord.
- Completed the NF1E Card Set List gallery conversion process
Converted from a 1-row card view, to a 3/4-row card view
- Started the CN1E Card Set List gallery conversion process
Converting from a 1-row card view, to a 3/4-row card view
- Updated CN Mini Sets, NF Mini Sets, CN Deck & NF Deck pages
Converted the cards on these pages to 3/4-row card views
- Edited & uploaded better Pin Club x Cryptid Nation card photos
Old photos were not squared off & borderless as they are now
- Updated the Wilderness Theme/Release Event Deck page
Added a few spoiler images. More to come soon.
- Started NF1E Card Set List gallery conversion process
Converting from a 1-row card view, to a 3/4-row card view
- Created a page for the $250k cash prize Dallas Tournament
Check out all of the info regarding the tourney on Caster Society.
- Created a page for the Caster’s Cup 2022 Mini Card Set List
A Sewer Alligator card was revealed & confirmed to be full holo.
- Created a page showcasing all of MetaZoo’s Official Music
Shoutouts to Added Color for the banging beats.
- MetaZoo Hour Summary for March 18th, 2022 Published
A total of 51 questions were answered by Mike this time around.
- Updated the Sanctioned Tournaments page
Added details about the $250,000 tournament.
- Updated the MetaZoo Artists & Staff pages
Our very best goes out to you on your life’s ventures, JoJo!
- Video added to Helpful Video’s page
‘MetaZoo Announces Details About $250k Tourney’
- Added PHD Chupacabra Promo to CN Promos
Thanks the_moth_hawk (IG) for noticing & sending in a photo.
- Added WN Fan Art Set Blister & Spellbook to TCG Products
Topps x Wilderness info & release date also updated.
- Added Fan Art Set (2021 Winners) to Wilderness Mini Sets
Includes leaked ‘Bloody Mary’ card by Irene Sol Lee.
- Final 3 cards added to the Wilderness set list!
We now showcase the full Wilderness set list.
- All Google AdSense ads have been removed
A much cleaner experience throughout.
- Topps x Wilderness Series 1 page updated
Latest product information added. Sold out day 1.
- Red Ink Welcome image on homepage updated
Added ‘A Caster Society Resource’ and updated logo.
- The MetaZoo HQ logo has been updated
The Mothman has been removed from the logo.
- Caster Society links added to site menus
Easy access to the Caster Society website.
- March 4th MetaZoo Hour Summary published
118 questions answered. Available in written & video form.
- Added 28 cards > WN1E Card List (38 total)
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