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17 January
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LUXX GREILLE Playing Cards. The most foiled of the LUXX series

LUXX Playing Cards is the premium playing cards range produced by JP Playing Cards (now JP GAMES). LUXX GREILLE is the fourth deck in the series and the second time Rick Davidson becomes the artist behind this luxurious design. Following the previous works, Greille mixes the elegance of the traditional playing cards with a modern touch in geometrical patterns. Apart from the full customization of the faces, keeping the traditional playing cards schema, the main feature of these cards is the…

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25 October
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TITANS Robber Barons Playing Cards. The most despicable way to achieve the success

The concept of “Robbers Barons” was coined by The New York Times to talk about unethical business practices in the mid-nineteenth century and has historically served to refer to these wealthy businessmen who have made fortune through marketing strategies surrounded by villainy, corruption and deceit. With this inspiration, a history lover, a designer and a friend of Max cards Playing Cards, Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards), has created his latest series: TITANS Robber Baron Edition Playing Cards.     These highborn scoundrels…

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17 October
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PRISM: DAY y DUSK Playing Cards. The definitive relaunch. Exclusive images of the SPECTRUM deck

Ben Jones (Elephant Playing Cards) launched some months ago a campaign that, unfortunately, wasn’t funded. He decided to make some changes in the project, with renewed backs and a new pledge system with more affordable levels and some surprises. The relaunch has been a success and in a few days it has overcome the goal of the previous campaign offering two decks to complete the trilogy: PRISM: DAY and DUSK. Ben gave a new twist to the playing cards design…

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17 October
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Upcoming launch by Black Ink Playing Cards: TITANS Robber Barons Playing Cards

Next October 25th, Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards) will launch his latest creation, TITANS Robber Baron Edition, inspired by a business model based on unethical and abusive practices that became popular in the mid of the nineteenth century. This deck will also depict a group of women who dedicated their lives to free others from an oppressive system. A beautiful contrast metaphor between good and evil seen from a very special perspective.     The edition will consist of three decks (White,…

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15 October
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ROME Playing Cards. Hail, Emperor! those who are about to collect salute you!

My good friend Randy Butterfield (Midnight Card Company) has finally launched the cards in which he has been working during the whole year: ROME Caesar and Antony. ROME is inspired by ancient Rome. and focused on the periods of its first and second triumvirate highlighting two of their most famous protagonists: Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. You can read more about the inspiration of the deck in a previous article I posted in exclusive some months ago. These characters are represented in their own…

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26 September
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IMPERIUM Playing Cards. Strong like a lion and elegant like an eagle

Concept Grafix is a young and dynamic entrepreneurial company that begins a new adventure in the graphic creativity business. They wanted to break through the main gate launching a deck full of strength and beauty: IMPERIUM.     Designed by renowned artist known as the Blackout Brother, the illustrations are inspired by the Roman Empire and it power, so it is full of historical references and bold designs. The concept behind the design is represented by two marvelous creatures: the strength…

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18 September
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RAINBOW ILLUSION version 2 Playing Cards RELAUNCH. Color your collection

After a campaign with a thrilling finish that was about to be funded, Landry Sanders decided to stop and check his project to make some adjustments to improve the backers’ experience. Now, he has just relaunched his deck with much more energy and optimism: 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…

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11 September
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CONTOURS Playing Cards. A double line that hides many secrets

Olly Swinyard is an English student and a passionate artist who has been trying for some time to get his cards designs become real decks. With a mainly minimalist style, Olly tried, without success, to fund very interesting decks. Now, he presents us his most mature creation: CONTOURS.     CONTOUR is a quite linear drawing deck with a very simple color pattern and a very simple stroke, but with a great visual strength. The artist has played with a double line to build…

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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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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…