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28 April
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CALAVERAS DE AZUCAR Luxury Edition Playing Cards. Russia and Mexico meet in the most luxurious tuck case

Calaveras de Azucar was a creation in the purest style of Natalia Silva, with her personal vector graphics inspired by the popular Mexican Day of the Dead. After her successful campaign in which she offered decks in different colors and print-runs, she has just released a very exclusive and beautiful object: CALAVERAS DE AZUCAR Luxury Edition.     For this edition, Natalia has created a unique tuck case, designed for collectors, in which she has used very striking materials for a surprising…

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25 April
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BICYCLE MYSTIQUE BLUE Playing Cards. The soul of the deck is blue now

After the succes of the Mystique deck created by Shape Shifters Playing Cards, Gambler’s Warehouse has launched a second edition: BICYCLE MYSTIQUE BLUE.     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 the communication with the spiritual. This mix of emotions is represented in this deck through a very detailed and ornate artwork, with the so personal style,…

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31 March
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BICYCLE EARTHQUAKE and TORNADO Playing Cards. Two more disasters… but not the last

Collectable Playing Cards began a few months ago a series of decks dedicated to natural disasters. Following Volcano and Wildfire, EARTHQUAKE and TORNADO campaigns are currently in progress.     Both decks keep the same aesthetics of the series, with traditional structure and design but with new color schemes and customized pips. The color scheme is based on the natural phenomenon each one represents, taking black and brown in EARTHQUAKE and black and blue-gray for TORNADO.     Both campaigns…

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24 March
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TALLY HO MASTER CLASS Playing Cards. A completely updated classic

Among the card brands produced by the USPCC, one of the most popular among magicians and cardists is the well-known Tally-Ho. Many artists and producers have created their own custom Tally-Ho decks. Now, Gambler’s Warehouse launches something new and different: TALLY HO MASTER CLASS. Designed by Pablo M. (from 4PM Designs), Tally-Ho Masterclass takes the aesthetics of the classic Tally-Ho tuck case but completely redefines it through a luxurious finish as well as the cards faces, fully customized on pips, indexes, back,…

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23 March
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BICYCLE PREMIUM Playing Cards. The latest refined deck by Elite

All the decks made by Elite Playing Cards share a style and a personal signature: elegant, luxurious, ornate and detailed. The most recent one has been launched: BICYCLE PREMIUM.     The complex designs join the codes and symbols hidden in every corner of the cards in this deck in which tuck case, the brightest gold contrasts with the velvety black. No resources have been spared to make this deck a real beauty. On Bicycle stock and linen finish, the USPCC will use…

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09 March
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THE RIGHT OF KINGS Playing Cards. Get your court and conquer the medieval world

The world of board games is quite wide and alien to playing cards collectors. However, there are times when a board game hides great playing cards decks. That is the case of THE RIGHT OF KINGS. The passion for illustration of Alex Rivas and the sensitivity of Paul Lombardi in his wood works have led them to create a campaign together with an exciting board game. Inspired by epic medieval struggles between kingdoms for power and domination, this board game ensures…

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05 March
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ORIGINS SHADOWS OF HISTORY Playing Cards. Tradition and history as inspiration of beauty

Rick Davidson is one of the most talented artists I have had the pleasure to meet. His love for traditional playing cards and his ability to create elegant designs inspired by the classic patterns with a modern touch brought us ORIGINS Playing Cards. Now, more than three years later, Rick offers us a sequel with two completely different decks: ORIGINS SHADOWS OF HISTORY. In this campaign Rick releases two decks. The SHADOWS OF HISTORY Edition revisits the original with beautifully updated…

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26 February
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Latest releases by Collectable Playing Cards decks. Fire and modern classicism surrounded by explosions

As in previous occasions, several playing cards produced by the prolific Collectable Playing Cards have been launched at the same time. Therefore, in this article I will tell you their three projects that are now available in Kickstarter with different styles and themes.     BICYCLE WILDFIRE     This is the second deck of the series of natural disasters that began a few weeks ago with the Volcano deck. Given the theme, Wildfire remembers the first deck in the series,…

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24 February
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Bicycle BREW HOUSE decks. Playing cards to be served ice-cold

Some people think (I am one of them) that there are not many pleasures in the life comparable to an ice cold glass (or even a mug) of beer. There is a whole culture around the beer specially having in mind it is one of the oldest drinks in the man history. Inspired by the beer and by the advertisements from early 1900, we can find a new playing cards project: BREW HOUSE. The artist behind the design, Daniel J. Kroemer,…

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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…