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25 May
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THE OTHER KINGDOM Collector Edition Playing Cards. A final push for the campaign

If Kickstarter is already the most popular crowdfunding platform among playing cards fans, the growing number of projects seems to begin to overcome the demand and campaigns that would have been widely funded in the past thanks to their artistic or creative quality, have many difficulties to do their goal. In this new scenario, creators look for alternative funding strategies to avoid wasting the hard work involved in creating a deck. I have spoken before about these funding strategies but one of…

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22 May
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BONE AND EBON Playing Cards. Demons from hidden worlds with touches of gold and silver

Noah Whippie is an artist, a graphic designer and an amateur card magician. In 2012 he designed for Diavoli a semi-customized Bicycle deck: Coffin Fodder. Now, his designs have been chosen by Noir Arts to become a new and interesting playing cards project: BONE AND EBON.     Bone and Ebon features original artwork with a Gothic inspiration on the occult. Disturbing designs with characters from dark worlds and illustrations full of demonic symbology are shown in these cards. Bone is…

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17 May
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PRISM: DAY y DUSK Playing Cards. A trilogy of bright relief

Ben Jones (Elephant Playing Cards) gave a new twist to the playing cards design and production with his Prism: Night deck. It was the first time Legends Playing Card Company created a deck using a gloss ink technology to give it a really shocking look. Following the success of the previous Prism campaign, Ben launches two decks to complete the trilogy: PRISM: DAY and DUSK.     The challenge with the Prism series was to create the world first UV gloss ink on…

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17 May
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BICYCLE MYSTIQUE Playing Cards. The link between the soul and the divinity. EXCLUSIVE OFFER FOR READERS!

Shape Shifters Playing Cards is synonymous with elegance, beauty and detailed designs. After Paragon, his first solo deck after collaborating on many successful projects with other companies, Michael Encarnacao releases his latest work: BICYCLE MYSTIQUE.     Mystique represents the union of the soul with the divine, a link that allows the communication with the spiritual. This mix of emotions is represented in this deck through a very detailed and ornate artwork, with the so personal style, elaborated designs but without losing the…

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14 May
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BICYCLE RIDER BACK WOOD DECK. The newest creation by MAX in the TEXTURE series

As expected, Max Playing Cards’ readers deserve to be the first to know. After more than one year, the second deck of the TEXTURE SERIES is ready: WOOD DECK. After the METAL DECK, already sold out, and following the Bicycle “Rider back” series, this second deck will be dedicated to the wood. “It’s not wood but .. who cares?” would be a great slogan for the deck because the goal is to achieve a visual impression of real wood on high quality…