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15 August
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BICYCLE WIND-UP Playing Cards. Have fun with these toys from the past

In a technological world, these little spring-powered brass toys bring some of us memories of our childhood and everyone a fond feeling. Spaaaade&Co, a young company gathered to make original and high quality decks in collaboration with creative and talented artists, pays homage to these toys in their latest creation: BICYCLE WIND-UP.     Artist Hwan Uk Choe (Hanuku) has made beautiful illustrations with a simple and captivating retro style. Aces and court cards represent fun wind-up toys while numbered cards…

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07 July
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New Collectable Playing Cards decks. Videotape these naked beauties that will melt your ice

Production by Collectable Playing Cards is so plentiful and fast that I could make a weekly newsletter only for their new decks. I’ll use this article to talk about their last three creations that combine different styles and themes. While CPC have always worked with the USPCC to print their decks (most Bicycle branded) and have used Kickstarter for co-funding them, this time there is an interesting novelty I will explain you later.   BICYCLE FROST     This deck keeps the…

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13 May
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TRIPLE VISION Playing Cards relaunch. Cyan and red for tridimensional enjoyment

More than six months ago I showed you a very original deck, inspired by the classic anaglyph that create three-dimensional illusions in our brain when watched with the appropriate glasses. The project has been re-launched: TRIPLE VISION. For this revival, some changes to the original designs has been made but above all, the funding goal has been reduced thanks to moving to Legends Playing Cards Company for printing.     One Widow, the creators of these deck, is a young company formed…

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25 October
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TRIPLE VISION Playing Cards. Put your red and blue glasses on and let’s play poker

I wanted to talk today about the TRIPLE VISION deck, which brings back memories of childhood when the 3D technology was based on layered composite anaglyphic images in red and cyan that, with the use of a pair of colored glasses (sometimes homemade), became lovely (and a little dizzy) three-dimensional images in our brain. A revolution in film, photography and comics that made us strange Martian four-eyes that, hypnotized, didn’t want to flash to avoid missing any detail.     The deck has been created…