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21 June
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BICYCLE SYNDICATE Playing Cards. The beauty of the passion and teamwork

This deck is very special for me as it is the result of a collaboration of Max Playing Cards with Michael Encarnacao, the talented designer behind Shapeshifters. His awesome designs full of details and elegance have always impressed me and we have talked about working together in a deck for a long time. Gambler’s Warehouse has just released the result of this work: BICYCLE SYNDICATE. Syndicate represents the union of the passion for design and for playing cards. Combining advanced…

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14 June
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Bicycle HONOR EDITION Playing Cards. A smart way to guess your card

Almost three years ago I had the opportunity to meet JL MAGIC, a group of kind and enthusiastic professionals that has become Korea’s most important magic products wholesaler. Their catalog of magical items is the largest in Asia and their playing cards supply is huge, as well as having their own production. Some of these decks are sold exclusively in the Korean market but others become available for the international market. As a Bicycle Playing Cards collector, it is not…

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11 June
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THE PLANETS: JUPITER Playing Cards. Each time colder, each time more beautiful

The trip through the Solar System is becoming faster and, if a little less than a month ago David Goldklang (Vanda Cards) offered us the Mars campaign, he now launches the fifth deck of the series: THE PLANETS: JUPITER.     Illustrated by the Serbian Srdjan Vidakovic (Widakk), this PLANETS series is dedicated to the planets of the Solar System. The artist’s work combines vintage aesthetics with elegance and luxury finishes. This fourth deck is dedicated to Mars, the giant planet….

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30 May
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PAPERCUTS deck. Paper, blade, patience and… playing cards!

Art Of Play is a solid company founded by Dan&Dave magicians that offers a huge catalog of quality design playing cards. Despite their extensive experience in the market, they have just jumped into the crowdfunding scenario to present us a unique deck: PAPERCUTS. What makes this deck so special is that it does not come from a set of illustrations, as usual. In this deck, each card represents a detailed and meticulous handcrafted work. This work has been done by Suzy…

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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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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13 May
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THE PLANETS: MARS Playing Cards. The fourth stop in a trip through the solar system

After Mercury, Venus and Earth editions, David Goldklang (Vanda Cards) continues his journey through the solar system with the fourth deck of the series: THE PLANETS: MARS.     Illustrated by the Serbian Srdjan Vidakovic (Widakk), this series is dedicated to the planets of the Solar System. The artist’s work combines vintage aesthetics with elegance and luxury finishes. This fourth deck is dedicated to Mars, the red planet. Although we have usually imagined the Martians as strange creatures, advanced, with weird biological configurations…

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12 May
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SNAKE OIL ELIXIR deck. The cure for all your playing card ailments

The difference between a doctor and a quack in the eighteen and nineteenth century was not easy to find out. That image of the man who traveled from town to town in a caravan offering false healthy miracles remains in our retina thanks to literature and cinema. Randy Butterfield (Midnight Card Company) has designed a new deck to paid homage to the mounteback, that forerunner of false advertising and Internet’s fake remedies on the Internet: SNAKE OIL ELIXIR.     For…

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11 May
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CTHULHU CARDNOMICON Playing Cards. A new and interesting interpretation of Lovecraft’s fantasy world

The talent of Justin Hussain (Ace Collectable Cards) has given us awesome designs in decks plenty of creativity. He always wanted to produce a deck with the USPCC and he will do it very soon with CTHULHU CARDNOMICON. Lovecraft‘s work has already inspired a few decks. That fantasy world, full of extraordinary characters and beings is perfect to le any artist’s creativity loose. As a big fan of this fictional classic novel, Justin has made his own interpretation of this fantastic universe…

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08 May
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HONEYBEE ELITE Playing Cards. Quality, design, price .. as sweet as honey

When a magic shop with international scope joins a renowned artist to create a playing cards line, the success is assured. That’s exactly what Penguin Magic did in 2015 by counting on Randy Butterfield to create the first edition of the HoneyBee Playing Cards. The success was brilliant and the first two editions sold out in a very short time so a second edition and a special edition using the Metalluxe back foiling technology were produced. That success was followed by…