Browse by Tag - horror

post-thumb-single
25 January
0

FIENDS OF FOLKLORE Playing Cards. From the table to the deck

Sometimes the inspiration for playing cards comes from other table or card games. This is the case of Fiends of Folklore Playing Cards. Ghastly Games is a small company dedicated to the creation of table games with a macabre touch. After several successful campaigns with their Ghost Hunter series, Fiends of Folklore has been conceived as a poker deck inspired by the series which collects the most traditional creatures: monsters, witches, vampires and spirits.     The project uses an…

post-thumb-single
11 September
0

HorROAR! Playing Cards. A terrifying deck with a terribly true story

I could start this article as I start most, talking about a new release and its inspiration, but you’re going to let me tell you a story. This is not just a story of a new deck. It is a story of struggle, courage and overcome and I feel fortunate to be able to share it with you. Over a year ago, Justin Hussain (Ace Collectable Cards), a young man full of talent, sent me his first sketches for a…

post-thumb-single
07 February
1

HorROAR! Playing Cards. First exclusive images form the terrific new deck by Ace Collectable Cards

A new deck is being prepared. It is HorROAR!, the second deck by Ace Collectable Cards. Their first work, Four Seasons, was successfully funded on Kickstarter and the talent of Justin Hussain is underway for a new creation. The inspiration this time comes from the classic horror, with a completely new and original artwork in which each suit represents a different set of characters: vampires, ghosts, witches and werewolves.     Max Playing Cards has had exclusive access to the first…

post-thumb-single
01 September
0

GREMLINS PLAYING CARDS by Albino Dragon. Don’t feed them after midnight

Albino Dragon has always surprised us with very interesting official licensed decks. They have worked with talented artists who have achieved high quality products. This time, they have allied again with a fantastic creator, Nat Iwata, to produce GREMLINS Playing Cards.     Based on Gremlins, one of the biggest blockbusters of the ’80s and its sequel, Gremlins 2, the illustrations show these thugs from another world with a peculiar way of understanding the entertainment. Obviously, sweet Gizmo is also present….

05 October
0

Bicycle Eerie Playing Cards. Dark and classic terror

  If I ask you for naming a group of classic monsters and evil characters in your cultural context, I am sure you will be thinking about the same as me: the wolfman, the witch, the vampire, the mummy,  … All of them have found a deck of cards to rest along the eternity: Bicycle Eerie.     Produced by Gambler’s Warehouse, the Bicycle Eerie deck is a fully customized set of cards depicting classic evil beings you will recognize…

08 June
1

Bicycle Classic Monsters. The classic terror characters all together

  Steven Guisto is an entrepreneur who has decided to create his own playing cards company. He has created Classics Playing Cards, and he has a fantastic mentor, Mike Guistolise, the man behind Collectable Playing Cards and some other great companies dedicated to magic. For this new venture, Steven has launched the very first campaign in Kickstarter: Bicycle Classic Monsters.     The deck is inspired on the horror classics, and the design is dark and disturbing. The court cards…

23 February
0

Monster Montage Bicycle deck. The classic horror films remastered on playing cards

  I have known Scott Carey for a long time as he is the responsible of TuckCase.com, a fantastic friend website dedicated to spread the voice about  playing cards. Nevertheless, I am not going to talk just about him and his website, but about his new venture on playing cards: Monster Montage Bicycle deck.     This deck, inspired of vintage horror films, has been designed by Carlos Bercini that has made a great job reinterpreting the classic monsters to…