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LLOD’S CARNIVAL Playing Cards. The steampunk and the alien power show

Terry Doll is an imaginative creator dedicated to science fiction writing and game design. In his first foray into playing cards design he offers us a fantastic world that mixes ancestral cultures with the technology of alien civilizations: LLOD’S CARNIVAL. The story behind this interesting deck is played by strange characters dressed in steampunk style…

DEMONOLOGIE Playing Cards. It’s evil! … but it’s good

Inspired by ancient civilizations, old manuscripts and ancestral paintings, Emmanuel Valtierra has always offered us a very personal vision of millenary cultures. After five successful campaigns in which he has created a total of six decks, Emmanuel launches his new creation: DEMONOLOGIE.     Each of the court cards in the deck is dedicated to…

ANCIENT EGYPT Playing Cards. Beautiful illustrations buried in the sands of the desert

There are recurring themes of inspiration in the playing cards design. Ancient Civilizations have always attracted designers and, among all, Egyptian Culture is perhaps one of the most popular. After their success with the “Heroes of a Nation” decks, April GS launch their new creation: ANCIENT EGYPT Playing Cards.     Designed by Konstantin Sheyco and illustrated…

EL DORADO – MAYA Playing Cards. The legend of gold in colorful ancient civilizations

After a first unfunded try, Emmanuel Valtierra, the creator of colorful playing cards inspired by ancient civilizations, relaunches the first deck of a new series: EL DORADO – MAYA.     Inspired by the Mayan culture and symbolism, emperors, gods, women and animals taken from ancient codex are depicted in the court cards in a completely customized deck, full…

EL DORADO – MAYA Playing Cards. The legend of gold in ancient civilizations

Emmanuel Valtierra is already well-known in the playing cards small world for his series about ancestral cultures. Following his success, and going on with artwork based on ancient civilizations, he launches the first of a new series: EL DORADO – MAYA. Inspired by the Mayan culture and symbolism, these new cards leave the colorful aspect…

GREEK POTTERY Playing Cards. The end of the craziest series about ancient civilizations

Original and fun designs inspired by ancient civilizations: this is the style of all the decks created so far by Emmanuel Valtierra, a designer full of creativity that is able to mix in his work culture and craziness in equal parts. Emmanuel has just released the campaign for the fourth and last deck in this…

JAPANESE SCROLLS Playing Cards. Color and tradition of the Japanese culture

A fun and colorful style inspired by ancient civilizations has provided Emmanuel Valtierra with a group of fans that have funded two decks and encouraged him to produce the third one: JAPANESE SCROLLS. After the Aztec world in Aztec Codex and the Egyptian in Glyphs, Emmanuel jumps to another continent to create a unique deck…

BICYCLE SCARAB decks. The power of the sacred beetle

I’ve never been a great fun of bugs, but it is true that some of them have had a very important place in the history of some cultures and civilizations. This is the case of the Scarab beetle in the Egyptian culture, a symbol of power and protection, not only for life, but also after death. Inspired…

The Book of Shadows. The tarot cards of an alchemist in a parallel world

  Andrea Aste is one of those artists who captivates you from the first moment you talk to him. He is one of those artists who transcend beyond his own work. An art lover in all its expressions: painting, theater, drawing, poetry … never fails to explore new artistic adventures. The result of his restless…

Bicycle Ancient Machine Playing Cards. Futuristic robots of the past times

  The last playing cards campaign by Collectable Playing Cards mixes the Ancient Civilizations with the modern robots themes: Bicycle Ancient Machine. With an old and worn background, designs refer to the tradicional characters and with their weapons and objects but turned into robotic warriors. Everything in the deck has been redesigned from the pips to…