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24 March
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TALLY HO MASTER CLASS Playing Cards. A completely updated classic

Among the card brands produced by the USPCC, one of the most popular among magicians and cardists is the well-known Tally-Ho. Many artists and producers have created their own custom Tally-Ho decks. Now, Gambler’s Warehouse launches something new and different: TALLY HO MASTER CLASS. Designed by Pablo M. (from 4PM Designs), Tally-Ho Masterclass takes the aesthetics of the classic Tally-Ho tuck case but completely redefines it through a luxurious finish as well as the cards faces, fully customized on pips, indexes, back,…

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23 March
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BICYCLE PREMIUM Playing Cards. The latest refined deck by Elite

All the decks made by Elite Playing Cards share a style and a personal signature: elegant, luxurious, ornate and detailed. The most recent one has been launched: BICYCLE PREMIUM.     The complex designs join the codes and symbols hidden in every corner of the cards in this deck in which tuck case, the brightest gold contrasts with the velvety black. No resources have been spared to make this deck a real beauty. On Bicycle stock and linen finish, the USPCC will use…

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21 March
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INNOVATION BLUE Special Edition Playing Cards. A “reinvented” deck

Detailed illustrations with elegant and elaborate designs and an inspiration from the human beings and their innate concern for knowledge are the keys of the work by Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards) in his playing cards series. After winning successes with his creations, Jody wants to remember the first of the series, Innovation, reissuing the Signature Edition with a striking color: INNOVATION BLUE Special Edition. Dedicated to the world of inventions and their main characters, the deck depicts historical figures…

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09 March
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THE RIGHT OF KINGS Playing Cards. Get your court and conquer the medieval world

The world of board games is quite wide and alien to playing cards collectors. However, there are times when a board game hides great playing cards decks. That is the case of THE RIGHT OF KINGS. The passion for illustration of Alex Rivas and the sensitivity of Paul Lombardi in his wood works have led them to create a campaign together with an exciting board game. Inspired by epic medieval struggles between kingdoms for power and domination, this board game ensures…

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06 March
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INFERNO Playing Cards. A “divine” deck with the beauty of a poem

A political activist and defender of Italian unity, Dante Alighieri, known as “il Sommo Poeta” (“the supreme poet”) has gone down in history as the author of the masterpiece of universal literature: The Divine Comedy. This key work in the transition from the Medieval thought to the Renaissance, has inspired artists such as Boticelli, Doré and Dalí in their drawings and illustrations. Contemporary artists have also been inspired by this beautiful epic verse. One of them, Stefano Protino, has done…

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05 March
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ORIGINS SHADOWS OF HISTORY Playing Cards. Tradition and history as inspiration of beauty

Rick Davidson is one of the most talented artists I have had the pleasure to meet. His love for traditional playing cards and his ability to create elegant designs inspired by the classic patterns with a modern touch brought us ORIGINS Playing Cards. Now, more than three years later, Rick offers us a sequel with two completely different decks: ORIGINS SHADOWS OF HISTORY. In this campaign Rick releases two decks. The SHADOWS OF HISTORY Edition revisits the original with beautifully updated…

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28 February
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Relaunch of THE STAR KINGS Playing Cards. A space trip with gold foil

Last year, the the creative SVI group released a deck inspired by a futuristic comic. The campaign was not funded and after some adjustments they have relaunched THE STAR KINGS. Inspired by the graphic novel “The Warriors of Shambala” from “The Chronicles of Star Frontiers” series, the cards depict a wide variety of characters from the comic book. That comic style is present in the illustrations of the court cards with warriors from the outer space in a symmetrical structure. The numbered cards are…

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26 February
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Latest releases by Collectable Playing Cards decks. Fire and modern classicism surrounded by explosions

As in previous occasions, several playing cards produced by the prolific Collectable Playing Cards have been launched at the same time. Therefore, in this article I will tell you their three projects that are now available in Kickstarter with different styles and themes.     BICYCLE WILDFIRE     This is the second deck of the series of natural disasters that began a few weeks ago with the Volcano deck. Given the theme, Wildfire remembers the first deck in the series,…

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25 February
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REALMS Playing Cards. With these decks you will live fantastic experiences for your karma

Some Far Eastern philosophical traditions describe Samsara as the life cycle, from the birth to the death and its later re-incarnation. According to these beliefs, we accumulate positive actions during our lives that give us karma and that determine our future and evolution. Inspired by these mystical beliefs, my friends of Card Experiment have launched a beautiful deck: REALMS.     REALMS has been delicately designed and completely customized to perfectly fit into the allegory it represents. An intricate back…

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24 February
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Bicycle BREW HOUSE decks. Playing cards to be served ice-cold

Some people think (I am one of them) that there are not many pleasures in the life comparable to an ice cold glass (or even a mug) of beer. There is a whole culture around the beer specially having in mind it is one of the oldest drinks in the man history. Inspired by the beer and by the advertisements from early 1900, we can find a new playing cards project: BREW HOUSE. The artist behind the design, Daniel J. Kroemer,…