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12 August
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AESIR FOIL TUCK Playing cards. Viking mythology in the most luxurious tuck cases

Since Doug Frye launched the very first Aesir deck in 2014, hundreds of card fans have been able to enjoy this world inspired by Viking mythology and its prophecy about the end of the world. Several editions have been created after that but Doug wanted to create something very special so he has launched his new campaign: AESIR FOIL TUCK. For this project, three luxury tuck cases in blue, red and black have been created. To make them more unique…

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19 June
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MANTRA Playing Cards. Three decks that will give you spiritual calm

Mantras are tools with spiritual power traditionally related to the deities of Hinduism. The Shanti Mantras (or Peace Mantras) are prayers present in religious rituals to convey a sense of peace around those who recite them. With an inspiration in these prayers you can find the new MANTRA decks. Created by Noir Arts (NPCC) , these three decks are named after each of the Shanti Mantras, used to calm and remove obstacles from the three realms described in the Hindu…

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30 October
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MIDDLE KINGDOM GOLD AND SILVER Playing Cards. New editions with much more relief

Middle Kingdom Bicycle White and Black were two successful campaigns created by Doug Frye in collaboration with Deveo Media. After completing the fulfillment of both decks, this team of mythology enthusiasts launch a sequel: MIDDLE KINGDOM GOLD AND SILVER. The new decks share the designs with their predecessors, inspired by the ancient China, its origins and its deities. The main change lies in the color combinations: black on silver background and gold on black background.     With a line engraved…

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13 October
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Relaunch of DIVINE ART Playing Cards. New tuck, new back and new printer for this deck about the Hindu Folk Art

Founded by Sunish Chabba, the Guru Playing Card Company was created to spread and create awareness about Indian folk art art forms using a contemporary style. After a first failed funding try, they relaunch the project even with more power: DIVINE ART. Divine Art is inspired by the Hindu Mythology using an unique style blending the traditional imagery of gods and goddesses with an interesting pastel colors combination and detailed ornaments. The mysticism of the Indian mythology is present everywhere and everything…

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17 September
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DIVINE ART Playing Cards. The tradition of the Hindu Folk Art with a contemporary style

Founded by Sunish Chabba, the Guru Playing Card Company was created to spread and create awareness about Indian folk art art forms using a contemporary style. They have just lunched DIVINE ART DIVINE ART. Divine Art is inspired by the Hindu Mythology using an unique style blending the traditional imagery of gods and goddesses with an interesting pastel colors combination and detailed ornaments. The mysticism of the Indian mythology is present everywhere and everything in the deck has been carefully customized to…

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14 August
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MOIRAI Playing Cards. Your destiny is written and says you will have it in your collection

Feared and respected by Zeus himself, the three Fates (Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos) are represented in many different ways in Greek mythology and also called by other names in several classic mythologies. These deities who embody the Destiny have served as inspiration for MOIRAI Playing Cards.     The creation for this deck arises as a collaboration between two good friends sharing ideas around a lunch. Designed by Steward West (Fanangled) and illustrated by Bob Case, the awesome drawings make use of a great symbolic…

13 May
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Relaunch of JACK IN THE GREEN Playing Cards. A deck with vivid and quite natural colors

Nic Carter launched some months ago a colorful deck inspired by the mythological nature and the seasons. The campaign was cancelled and he has decided to relaunch it without changes in the design but with a lower funding goal: JACK IN THE GREEN.     Each suit in the deck represents a different season of the year in which the court cards show different reversible jacks (with different faces depending on the orientation), one per season, and gods and goddesses of different…

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16 April
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SIRENS Playing Cards relaunch. New printers and materials for a beautiful artwork

Perhaps you remember I talked one month ago about the SIRENS Playing cards. The creator decided to cancel the campaign (showing a honest behavior as it was already funded) to fix some potential issues with the printing process and relaunch when he was able to ensure everything would work smoothly with his backers. Just a few days ago, the new campaign was launched: SIRENS Playing Cards. The campaign made by Jianhao Cai (Old Card Maker) remain basically the same in terms of artwork. The…

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04 April
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Jack in the Green Playing Cards. Nature and mythology full of color

Nic Carter is an artist with a taste for colorful. After creating Vivido, a beautiful and extravagant deck, he now launches JACK IN THE GREEN, inspired by the mythological nature and the seasons.     Each suit in the deck represents a different season of the year in which the court cards show different reversible jacks (with different faces depending on the orientation), one per season, and gods and goddesses of different European and Asian mythologies, from Persephone , Frigga,…

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05 March
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SIRENS Playing Cards. Their designs will catch you even more than their songs

Fortunately, there are happy moments for a collector when truly outstanding artistic quality jobs appear. This is the case of the SIRENS Playing Cards. Jianhao Cai (Old Card Maker) is a freelance artist for iOS and web games based in Canada that has been working for hundreds of hours on this project designing, drawing and improving beautiful illustrations about the Sirens, mythological characters portrayed countless times that acquire a strong personality in these cards.     Beautiful but disturbing, a group…