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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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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…

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28 September
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DRACONIAN and KNIGHTS Playing Cards. Eternal rivals together in a limited edition

One of the things I most admire of a card designer, whatever the nature of his work is, is when his/her imprint is clearly recognizable. This is undoubtedly the case of Randy Butterfield, an artist of recognized talent (and a good friend) with a really personal style. He has worked over the last few years on a huge number of projects, not only with his Midnight Cards brand but also in collaboration with other creators and companies. Now, he presents…

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15 October
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ROME Playing Cards. Hail, Emperor! those who are about to collect salute you!

My good friend Randy Butterfield (Midnight Card Company) has finally launched the cards in which he has been working during the whole year: ROME Caesar and Antony. ROME is inspired by ancient Rome. and focused on the periods of its first and second triumvirate highlighting two of their most famous protagonists: Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. You can read more about the inspiration of the deck in a previous article I posted in exclusive some months ago. These characters are represented in their own…

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28 March
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ROME Playing Cards. First look at the deck in progress by Randy Butterfield

Randy Butterfield (Midnight Card Company) is an old friend of Max Playing Cards that has delighted us with many designs and his personal style. He is preparing his next deck, ROME, inspired by the Ancient Rome. He has let me “steal” him a few images of what he is designing just now so I hope you like them. There will be two editions of the ROME Playing Cards: Antony and Caesar, in two different colors for back and tuck case. Both will be…

11 August
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Ornate decks by Randy Butterfield: the interview

If I would be asked about the best five decks of 2012, I would include, without any doubt, the Ornate decks: Sapphire and Scarlet. Ornate decks, created by Randy Butterfield (Midnight Card Company) have become one of the most acclaimed and desired products along last months. The design is stunning and elegant, and the whole image is simply amazing. They are printed by USPCC in Aristocrat stock and Premium Magic Finish so high quality guaranteed. No sense to talk more…