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07 November
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THE SISTERHOOD OF BLOOD vol.2 Playing Cards. The most beautiful and dangerous vampires of the 19th century

  Mixing the beautiful and the mysterious, almost terrifying, is something that Kirk Slater (52Ravens) knows how to do with mastery. After “The Coven” and “Sisterhood of Blood“, Kirk has released the second part of his most recent work: THE SISTERHOOD OF BLOOD vol.2. Sisterhood of Blood is not just a deck, but a visual representation of a story starring a group of bloodthirsty women. Kirk not only created the first deck but also the first volume of a book (which…

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25 January
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FIENDS OF FOLKLORE Playing Cards. From the table to the deck

Sometimes the inspiration for playing cards comes from other table or card games. This is the case of Fiends of Folklore Playing Cards. Ghastly Games is a small company dedicated to the creation of table games with a macabre touch. After several successful campaigns with their Ghost Hunter series, Fiends of Folklore has been conceived as a poker deck inspired by the series which collects the most traditional creatures: monsters, witches, vampires and spirits.     The project uses an…

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11 September
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HorROAR! Playing Cards. A terrifying deck with a terribly true story

I could start this article as I start most, talking about a new release and its inspiration, but you’re going to let me tell you a story. This is not just a story of a new deck. It is a story of struggle, courage and overcome and I feel fortunate to be able to share it with you. Over a year ago, Justin Hussain (Ace Collectable Cards), a young man full of talent, sent me his first sketches for a…

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03 May
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THE SISTERHOOD OF BLOOD Playing Cards. Twelve bloodthirsty women

After his success with “The Coven“, Kirk Slater (52Ravens) presents his second and disturbing creation: THE SISTERHOOD OF BLOOD Playing Cards.     Despite being a completely different theme, inspired by London vampires during the Victorian era, Kirk’s is clearly present in the designs, with a choice of simple but intense colors, and the unsettling presence of a set of court cards, all women, enjoying their bloody voracity. There is an interesting story to tell behind each one of them.  …

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07 February
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HorROAR! Playing Cards. First exclusive images form the terrific new deck by Ace Collectable Cards

A new deck is being prepared. It is HorROAR!, the second deck by Ace Collectable Cards. Their first work, Four Seasons, was successfully funded on Kickstarter and the talent of Justin Hussain is underway for a new creation. The inspiration this time comes from the classic horror, with a completely new and original artwork in which each suit represents a different set of characters: vampires, ghosts, witches and werewolves.     Max Playing Cards has had exclusive access to the first…