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27 March
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ARRCO US Regulation 2018 Playing Cards. The historical standard now updated in a limited edition

Since it was first introduced in 1933 by the Arrow Playing Card Co. at the Chicago World’s Fair, a turning point between the industrialization and cultural exchange eras, until the company was bought in 1987 by the USPCC, its rival of 60 years, the ARRCO brand was always a quality reference for magicians and players.     The latest version of the ARRCO US Regulation cards was printed by the USPCC in 2011, already established in its factory in Erlanger…

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24 March
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COBRA cards from JP Games. Let it bite you

Apart from their well-known LUXX series, JP Playing Cards (JP Games) don’t stop working on other own produced decks. The most recent one is COBRA. For COBRA, JP has counted again on the talent of Rick Davidson. With an idea based on versatility, JP’ head, Paul Middleton, was looking for a reference to some of his favorite decks (such as DCM’s Elites or T11’s Monarchs) that would be interesting for any kind of customer. The design of the faces basically follows…

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13 March
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DEVASTATION SILVER Playing Cards. The new and exclusive edition

After doing it with the special Blue Innovation, Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards), revisits an exclusive edition of one of his best and most acclaimed decks: DEVASTATION SILVER EDITION. With this campaign Jody recovers a fabulous design inspired by the use of weapons of mass destruction along the different periods of history. It is a fantastic reflection on the innate (and contradictory) human need of using weapons to kill their own kind. The cards depict the two sides of a coin made…

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12 March
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Tikilandia Playing Cards. The amusing vision of the ancestral Polynesian culture

Since his childhood, Robert Jimenez dreamed of becoming a great illustrator inspired by his comics readings and all his favorite television series and films. His versatility as a cartoonist has allowed him to publish his illustration works in a large number and variety of formats, from book covers to art galleries. Now he makes a debut as playing cards designer with his first deck: TIKILANDIA. For this deck, the artist has taken inspiration from one of his favorite themes, Polynesian culture…

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11 March
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WORST DECK Of Playing Cards. Celebrating the Worst Show in Vegas!

Las Vegas is undoubtedly the casino games and also magic mecca. Among the huge variety of shows you can find, there is an especially fun proposal: The Worst Show in Vegas. A funny name for a fun show for the whole family that revolves around music, adventure and, of course, magic.     Brian Daniel South (Discover Magic) is a tireless worker, father, magician, designer, entrepreneur, optimist and a good friend of Max Playing Cards. After creating the Different decks,…