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16 August
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MONGOL EMPIRE Decks. Genghis Khan will become (augmented) reality in your playing cards

More than 100 million people in an area of over 33 million square kilometers made the Mongol Empire the largest contiguous land empire in the history. C79 Studios, a young group of graphic designers, has been working for a long time on a deck inspired by the strength of this great empire and they have just released their creation: MONGOL EMPIRE. But MONGOL EMPIRE is much more than a deck of cards. The artistic development behind this project is huge and…

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16 August
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TANK MASTERS Playing Cards. World War II seen from a tank

Wars are the ultimate demonstration of human’s inability to solve a problem in a civilized manner but have also forged our history and unfortunately remain, for many citizens of the world, a frightening reality they live every day. We must not lose the opportunity to remember the horrors of war to prevent its recurrence. The latest of the “big” wars, World War II, has been the inspiration for the talented Ukrainian artist, Sviatoslav Pashchuk (Agitcom) to create his new deck TANK MASTERS:…

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15 August
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CALAVERAS DE AZÚCAR Playing Cards. Sweet Russian dolls living the Mexican fiesta

After her more traditional style in The Other Kingdom, Natalia Silva strikes back to her roots with an amazing and personal interpretation of the Day of the Dead: CALAVERAS DE AZÚCAR. Those Natalia’s fans will perfectly see in these cards her original style, with a clear remembering of the Russian Folk Art decks but with a fantastic new and colorful designs inspired by the most traditional Mexican celebration. Even if you are a bit tired of so many Day of the Death…

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14 August
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MOIRAI Playing Cards. Your destiny is written and says you will have it in your collection

Feared and respected by Zeus himself, the three Fates (Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos) are represented in many different ways in Greek mythology and also called by other names in several classic mythologies. These deities who embody the Destiny have served as inspiration for MOIRAI Playing Cards.     The creation for this deck arises as a collaboration between two good friends sharing ideas around a lunch. Designed by Steward West (Fanangled) and illustrated by Bob Case, the awesome drawings make use of a great symbolic…

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12 August
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RAINBOW ILLUSION version 2 Playing Cards. An endless source of intense colors

Landry Sanders is an old friend of Max Playing Cards. Since July 2013 I have spoken about his card designs. They all have a characteristic feature: their amazing color. Landry has just released his latest creation: RAINBOW ILLUSION version 2. This deck is inspired by his previous and successful campaign, Rainbow Illusions, although the artist has made some interesting changes. Keeping the cool four color pattern, one per suit, the scheme is somewhat softer. The new back is a version that…