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27 May
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POLARIS EQUINOX Playing Cards. The premiere on the new VANDA Cards website

Almost 6 years ago, Max Playing Cards published the very first of more than 25 articles dedicated to Vanda Cards. The evolution of the company carried out by David Goldkland has made it a reference in the playing cards design through its own series and the most recent Artists Series. Vanda Cards is now launching a new website with several good news.     On the one hand, and for the premiere, David launches the new Polaris EQUINOX. This deck represents…

25 May
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BLACKTALES Playing Cards. A very traditional pirates

Eduardo “Ed” Méndez is a designer based in Santiago de Chile that has worked in brand and websites designing for several years. Ed has had the interesting initiative of creating a deck of cards as the hallmark of his new designing and professional promotion adventure as Ed. M. Crown: BLACK TALES. Ed has worked for more than a year on this deck looking for a balanced design, which would please all card fans. Thus, he wanted to keep the traditional…

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18 May
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THE HALLOWEEN DECK. Inspired by tradition and illustrated from the heart

Stephen W. Brandt is a talented and imaginative designer, illustrator and animator. He has created a new company, Swabbed Decks, to make an incursion into the card design world. His first work is THE HALLOWEEN DECK. Despite being a theme already used on other decks before, Stephen’s cards are completely different and depict their own interpretation, without filters, of this celebration, especially popular in the Anglosphere and “imported” by many other countries.     Stephen has hand-drawn every one of the…

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17 May
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Bicycle HERCULES Playing Cards. The strongest deck of the Olympus

Among the mythical characters of all times there is one that stands out for his strength and courage. Gambler’s Warehouse has released a new deck based on this hero: HERCULES. Hercules is the Roman name for Heracles, son of Zeus, the king of the gods, and the beautiful mortal Alcmena. He is, without a doubt, the most popular of the heroes in the Greek mythology. His adventures became so famous that they spread from town to town and from culture…

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16 May
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THE LAST LEGION Playing Cards. The epic war between angels and humans

In a world in chaos, 25 years after God’s vanishing and the war between the human race and the fallen angels headed by the Archangel Gabriel, the higher Archangel Michael decided to help the mankind fighting against Gabriel. This interesting post-apocalyptic story is the inspiration for the latest deck by Natalia Silva:  THE LAST LEGION.     For the second time after Avalon, Natalia teams up with Magdalena Korzeniewska to create some very special cards, with beautiful and completely original illustrations. As in…