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21 February
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Reprints by ALBINO DRAGON. Relaunch of the campaign to get the most popular playing cards

A few days ago I talked about an initiative by Albino Dragon to reprint some of their most famous decks. The project amazed many backers and also caused some confusion so that, even though the project was already funded, Erik Dahlman took the discerning decision of cancelling the campaign and make some adjustments to make it more consistent and clear. Now, the NEW PROJECT IS LIVE!. Albino Dragon has been a company able to lead the production of playing cards…

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15 February
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PIPMEN WORLD Playing Cards. A few hours to get the universe Pipmen at the best price

Some days ago I talked about the imminent launch of the latest project by Ben Jones (Elephant Playing Cards). The project is live: PIPMEN WORLD. Pipmen World is the last deck of the Pipmen series and it is not only another deck. Apart from the original semi-transformation style used in the previous editions, this deck not only shows the popular characters of the saga but also reveals the entire pipmen universe. Each card is a small piece of a huge puzzle in which…

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14 February
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DON QUIXOTE VOL. 2 Playing Cards. Clavileño will fly to success

Following the success of the first edition that depicted the characters from the first part of “the most famous novel in the world“, Nam Tibon (Cellar Window) has just released the second edition: DON QUIXOTE VOL.2.     This second part , was written by Cervantes in 1615, 10 years after the first one, and there, the characters of Don Quixote and Sancho become aware of the popularity of their adventures (narrated in the first part), something that marks in some…

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09 February
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PIPMEN WORLD Playing Cards. The Pipmen Universe in your hand

After the success with his little men in Pipmen, Ben Jones (Elephant Playing Cards) has his next campaign almost ready and it will be something new and fun: PIPMEN WORLD. Pipmen World will be the last deck of the Pipmen series and it not only will show the popular characters of the saga but will also reveal the entire pipmen universe. Each card will be a small piece of a huge puzzle in which we will see more than 150 little…

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07 February
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DAY OF THE DOLLS Playing Cards: BOMBSHELL Edition. A real bomb of illustrated beauties

Exactly one year ago, Stephen Lewis launched a magnificently illustrated deck. Unfortunately, the project was a bit ambitious (with four different decks) and wasn’t funded. Luckily, Stephen is back with a much better campaign: DAY OF THE DOLLS: BOMBSHELL EDITION.     This deck mixes two of the most popular themes for playing cards fans according the latest successful projects and classic collecting trends: pinups and Day of the Dead.     Stephen partnered with the artist Michael Axt to hand draw illustrations and convert…

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05 February
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BICYCLE VOLCANO Playing cards. Get ready for a series of seven natural disasters

Collectable Playing Cards suggests us a new deck: BICYCLE VOLCANO.     Volcano is the first in a series of seven decks dedicated to natural disasters and designed by Juniardi Satyanagara, an artist who has worked many times with CPC. The colors of lava and fire are the protagonists in the designs that keeps the structure of the traditional cards but with a customization in suits and color combinations in the court cards. The black background will highlight the strength of the vivid…

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04 February
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THE MUSIC BOX Playing Cards Relaunch. You can listen to the melody at least 1000 times

A few weeks ago I talked about an interesting and original project that was finally canceled for its improvement and relaunch. Let’s enjoy again THE MUSIC BOX. Although the essence and structure of the previous campaign remain the same, for this re-launch Classics Playing Cards have halved the funding goal. To do it, they have limited the edition to 1000 decks. Inspired by a traditional music box, the tuck case has an opening, design and finish similar to a real…

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03 February
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METROPOL ONE HUNDRED Playing Cards. One hundred minimalist decks for one hundred backers

Minimalist card fans and cardists will be definitely familiar with the Metropol decks, colorful designs by Mike Lambert (Metropol Cards) from two successful campaigns. Now Mike has launched a new and unique campaign: METROPOL ONE HUNDRED.     Metropol One Hundred is something different from its predecessors. Keeping the same pattern in numbered cards and, especially, in court cards, the designs are somewhat more elaborate and sharp, with white background in faces and dark backs, less use of colors, more sober and…

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30 January
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ROYAL Playing Cards. The new style of Natalia Silva, the portraitist of the kingdom

Natalia Silva, a regular friend of Max Playing Cards, usually gives us her vector style so fun and personal. Now she offers a complete turn in her habitual style with a new deck: ROYAL.     ROYAL explores a new dimension of Natalia’s talent through much more elaborate and complex designs. Inspired by European royalty from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries, the court cards depict famous kings and queens from this convulsive historical time full of intrigue, succession, betrayal…

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29 January
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BICYCLE MYSTIQUE Playing Cards. Relaunch of a soulful deck

Almost a year ago, Shape Shifters Playing Cards launched the Mystique deck project. Despite its interesting design, it was not funded and, fortunately, Gambler’s Warehouse has decided to acquire that designs and launch it again to make it real in the new campaign of BICYCLE MYSTIQUE.     Designed by Michael Encarnacao, the artist behind Paragon, his first solo deck after collaborating on many successful projects with other companies, Mystique represents the union of the soul with the divine, a link that allows…