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28 June
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THE KELLY GANG deck. Outlandish Playing Cards very easy to catch

The stories about bandits have always been exciting and, even despite being outlaws persecuted for justice, many of them have become legendary heroes. This is the case of Ned Kelly and his gang that now receive a tribute in the form of a deck of cards: THE KELLY GANG. Son of an Irish father, a convict transferred to the British colony of Victoria (Australia) in the mid-nineteenth century, Ned Kelly grew up with an indelible idea about rebellion against the English…

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24 June
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EL RECUERDO: MUERTOS ILUMINADOS Playing Cards. The fourth deck of a series full of beauty and tradition

One month ago, Sviatoslav Pashchuk (Agitcom) launched his decks EL RECUERDO. His talent as a designer made this campaign a success in which all stretch goals were unlocked including the three editions offered as stretch goals.     The artist also created a very special fourth edition that wasn’t funded and has been just released in a new campaign: EL RECUERDO: Muertos Iluminados.     This deck brings new designs on faces, back and tuck case although it keeps as reference the…

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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….