The Emperor Augustus wanted to attribute a mythical origin to the Roman Empire and, to glorify it, he asked the poet Virgil to write a great epic. In meticulous work of more than ten years, Virgil rewrote the works of Homer to present the founding of Rome with the use of all the Greek myths […]
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In 2015, a cool collaboration began between a great company dedicated to magic products, Penguin Magic, and a talented designer who has always been a good friend of Max Playing Cards, Randy Butterfield (Midnight Card Company). That collaboration made possible a bestseller called HoneyBee. Honeybee was a simple but bold deck, perfect for magic, play and […]
One of the most gripping and terrifying fantasy stories was written at the island of Patmos, off the coast of Asia, 2,100 years ago, by someone named John, whom everyone associates with the apostle friend of Jesus. This book, included in the New Testament, is called Revelation, and it narrates, in the form of prophecy, […]
A few months ago, the BICYCLE PARROT project was successfully funded and its production and fulfillment was recently completed. The artist Renee LeCompte had designed several years ago her “Parrots of the World” deck with portraits of some of these species. Following a collaboration with Will Roya (PlayingCardsDecks.com) on the Strigiformes project, Renee began designing a new version of her […]
I am pleased to share with you a new deck that has just been released: THE GOLDEN AGE OF GOLF. This is the first deck inspired by golf depicted in the entire history of Max Playing Cards. It has been designed by a Spanish colorist, illustrator and writer, Jay M. Guerrero, whose passion has led […]
Robert Tomlinson is an artist who has been in the world of playing cards for many years. One of his main goals has been to keep local history alive and he has printed thousands of decks with his seal on which he has paid tribute to historical places and events. His new project is one […]
Being active year after year means that a company is in excellent health. If PlayingCardsDecks.com turned 4 years ago a few weeks ago, Will Roya has recently celebrated the third year of one of his most interesting projects: THE PIP BOX CLUB. Max Playing Cards witnessed its birth in May 2018 and three years later […]
Alain Benoit‘s artistic talent gave birth to Cartomancer, one of the most critically acclaimed decks of 2018 thanks to a charming atmosphere and deep inspiration in human beings, psychology, art and divination. Almost four years later, the artist offers us a new, somewhat more disturbing vision of that inner world: CARTOMANCER DUALITY. Cartomancer is much […]
In a market saturated with soulless decks, multiple recolored versions, and lazy creators, there are some artists who keep us looking forward to their next project. One of my favorites is Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards), a designer who tries to reinvent himself in each new campaign by offering meticulous objects and designs that do […]