Gate Cards are the playing surface used for the Bakugan game. The cards contain a magnetic plate in their middle which triggers the Bakugan rolled onto them to open ("Stand"). Gate Cards (Series 2 rules) come in three colors: Gold: Provide additional bonuses based on type of Bakugan.
What is the point of Bakugan?
The objective of the game is to capture three of the opponent's Gate Cards (4 battles). Battle is engaged when rolled Bakugan magnetically pop open on the same Gate Card. G-Power from the Bakugan, Ability Cards (at player's option), and Gate Card are summed to determine the battle's winner.